Small Victories Book

Small Victories


  • Author : Julia Turshen
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Date : 2016-09-06
  • Category : Cooking
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781452148762

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I can't wait to cook my way through this amazing new book, Ina Garten writes in the foreword to this cookbook of more than 400 recipes and variations from Julia Turshen, writer, go-to recipe developer, co-author for best-selling cookbooks such as Gwyneth Paltrow's It's All Good, Mario Batali's Spain...on the Road Again, and Dana Cowin's Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen. The process of truly great home cooking is demystified via more than a hundred lessons called out as "small victories" in the funny, encouraging headnotes; these are lessons learned by Julia through a lifetime of cooking thousands of meals. This beautifully curated, deeply personal collection of what Chef April Bloomfield calls "simple, achievable recipes" emphasizes bold-flavored, honest food for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. More than 160 mouth-watering photographs from acclaimed photographers Gentl + Hyers provide beautiful instruction and inspiration elevate this entertaining and essential kitchen resource for both beginners and accomplished home cooks.

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Small Victories


  • Author : Anne Lamott
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Date : 2014-11-10
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780698189744

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The New York Times bestseller from the author of Help, Thanks, Wow, Hallelujah Anyway, Almost Everything, and Dusk, Night, Dawn. Lamott's long-awaited collection of new and selected essays on hope, joy, and grace. Anne Lamott writes about faith, family, and community in essays that are both wise and irreverent. It’s an approach that has become her trademark. Now in Small Victories, Lamott offers a new message of hope that celebrates the triumph of light over the darkness in our lives. Our victories over hardship and pain may seem small, she writes, but they change us—our perceptions, our perspectives, and our lives. Lamott writes of forgiveness, restoration, and transformation, how we can turn toward love even in the most hopeless situations, how we find the joy in getting lost and our amazement in finally being found. Profound and hilarious, honest and unexpected, the stories in Small Victories are proof that the human spirit is irrepressible.

The Goddess of Small Victories Book
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The Goddess of Small Victories


  • Author : Yannick Grannec
  • Publisher : Other Press, LLC
  • Date : 2014-10-14
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 472
  • ISBN : 9781590516379

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An internationally best-selling debut novel about the life, marriage, and legacy of one of the greatest mathematicians of the last century Princeton University 1980. Kurt Gödel, the most fascinating, though hermetic, mathematician of the twentieth century, has just died of anorexia. His widow, Adele, a fierce woman shunned by her husband’s colleagues because she had been a cabaret dancer, is now consigned to a nursing home. To the great annoyance of the Institute of Advanced Studies, she refuses to hand over Gödel’s precious records. Anna Roth, the timid daughter of two mathematicians who are part of the Princeton clique, is given the difficult task of befriending Adele and retrieving the documents from her. As Adele begins to notice Anna’s own estrangement from her milieu and starts to trust her, she opens the gates of her memory and together they travel back to Vienna during the Nazi era, Princeton right after the war, the pressures of McCarthyism, the end of the positivist ideal, and the advent of nuclear weapons. It is this epic story of a genius who could never quite find his place in the world, and the determination of the woman who loved him, that will eventually give Anna the courage to change her own life.

Small Victories Book

Small Victories


  • Author : Mary Lou Pierce-Dickerson
  • Publisher : American Foundation for the Blind
  • Date : 2000
  • Category : Medical
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN : 0891283536

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Each year, approximately 400,000 babies are born prematurely in the United States. Little information exists to help parents deal with the challenges of having an infant with many medical needs and the resulting stresses they encounter. Small Victories offers a selection of interviews with individuals who were born prematurely and with parents of children who were born prematurely who discuss the many issues they faced. The book contains a detailed resource guide that provides suggestions for parents of premature babies as well as information on support for families.

Celebrating Small Victories Book

Celebrating Small Victories


  • Author : J.V.R. Prasada Rao
  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Date : 2020-11-26
  • Category : Medical
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN : 9781636337623

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A firsthand account of the courageous and determined effort, helmed by the author, to combat the devastation caused by the AIDS epidemic in India and later in Asia Pacific region. Fighting immeasurable odds at a time when India carried the second largest disease burden in the world, the author steered the ship of the Indian Government’s response through its most critical stage. The story continues as the author takes the reins of UNAIDS, the Joint UN programme on AIDS in the Asia Pacific region, and aligns the organisation to the needs of those countries. The author then presents an unbiased and critical assessment as the Special Envoy to the UN Secretary General on the current faltering of AIDS response in Asia Pacific. This book is a summary of the roles essayed by the author as policy maker, programmer, advocate and activist for HIV/AIDS in a career spanning over two decades.

Small Victories for the Soul VII Book

Small Victories for the Soul VII


  • Author : Tom Sheehan
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Date : 2019-01-09
  • Category : Poetry
  • Pages : 174
  • ISBN : 9780359348992

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Walk a ways with me, here by the Saugus River and the Old Iron Works, where I played as a boy, where Arethusa bulbosa (dragon's mouth orchid or swamp pride) waits for spring and new reeds to hide the young of red-winged blackbirds, where indentured Scot servants worked off their passage, where Captain Kidd brought his treasure to bury on Vinegar Hill (not found yet by boy or man), all leading me to say: The Hour Falling Light Touches Rings of Iron (at the First Iron Works of America, Saugus, MA): You must remember, Pittsburgh is not like this, would never have been found without the rod bending right here, sucked down by the earth. This is not the thick push of the three rivers? water hard as name-calling?. Slag makes a bucket bottom feed iron rings unto water, ferric oxides, clouds of rust.

Apathy and Other Small Victories Book
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Apathy and Other Small Victories


  • Author : Paul Neilan
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Date : 2007-04-01
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9781429907347

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A scathingly funny debut novel about disillusionment, indifference, and one man's desperate fight to assign absolutely no meaning to modern life. The only thing Shane cares about is leaving. Usually on a Greyhound bus, right before his life falls apart again. Just like he planned. But this time it's complicated: there's a sadistic corporate climber who thinks she's his girlfriend, a rent-subsidized affair with his landlord's wife, and the bizarrely appealing deaf assistant to Shane's cosmically unstable dentist. When one of the women is murdered, and Shane is the only suspect who doesn't care enough to act like he didn't do it, the question becomes just how he'll clear the good name he never had and doesn't particularly want: his own. “The malaise of cubicle culture may be well-trodden comedic territory by now, but Neilan's debut skewers office life with a flourish for the grotesque.” —The Village Voice

Small Victories Book

Small Victories


  • Author : Jeff Mercer
  • Publisher : Xulon Press
  • Date : 2007-11-01
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN : 9781604772630

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When the author's son, Daniel, was 17, he transitioned from a star athlete and honor student to a terminally ill cancer patient. This spellbinding saga of courage, selflessness, and faith will leave readers grateful for the small victories which bless daily life. (Motivation)

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Approaching the Possible


  • Author : Jo Storm
  • Publisher : ECW Press
  • Date : 2005
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Pages : 523
  • ISBN : 9781550227055

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What is it about the TV show Stargate SG-1 that makes it so popular - so different from comparable series? A comprehensive introduction for new fans and a multi-season storyline and character development reference for longterm fans. Interesting facts and sidebars for each episode uncover not only the myths and science behind the stories but the writing, directing and special effects used to tell them. With exclusive interviews with cast members, writers, directors and special effects supervisors, this is THE story of the CGI wunderkind that is SG-1.

Little Victories Book
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Little Victories


  • Author : Jason Gay
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Date : 2016-05-31
  • Category : Humor
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780804173322

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"The Wall Street Journal's popular columnist Jason Gay delivers a hilarious and heartfelt guide to modern living. Four times a week, millions of men and women turn to Jason Gay's column in The Wall Street Journal. Why is Gay so celebrated? It starts with his amusing, fan's-eye-view of the sports world, which he loves but doesn't take too seriously. But his most celebrated features are his "Rules" columns, which provide untraditional, highly amusing but useful advice for navigating the minefields of everyday life. In this, his first book, Gay provides witty and wise advice on the Big Questions. Such as how to behave at work: "If you are excited about the company holiday party, this is likely an early-warning signal from the lighthouse to cancel, because you may fit the profile of the person who winds up kissing four co-workers, then stands on the coach at 2:00 a.m. railing against the company healthcare plan before passing out, then waking up twenty minutes later and demanding everyone take a taxi to Atlantic City for breakfast." Gay makes the case that it is not the grand accomplishments like climbing Mt. Everest (which, as he points out, is expensive and stressful) that make life sweet but conquering the small everyday challenges, like putting pants on before 2:00 p.m. on a Saturday. Little Victories is a life guide for people who hate life guides. Whether the subject is rules for raising the perfect child without infuriating all of your friends, rules for how to be cool (related: Why do you want to be cool?) or rules of thumb to tell the difference between real depression and just eating five cupcakes in a row, Gay's essays--whimsical, practical, and occasionally poignant--will make you laugh and then think, "You know, he's kind of right.""--Provided by publisher.

Small Victories Book

Small Victories


  • Author : Samuel G. Freedman
  • Publisher : Turtleback
  • Date : 1991-05-01
  • Category : Education
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 0613181417

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Account of an urban high school teacher's struggles and success in sending her students to college.

Little Victories  Small Defeats Book

Little Victories Small Defeats


  • Author : John D. Ferguson
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Date : 2009-01-14
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 235
  • ISBN : 146282434X

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Little Victories, Small Defeats Our world is fully capable of taking an innocent, sensitive, intelligent young man and through death, hypocrisy, retribution and remorse turn him into a drifting, aimless shell of what he might have been. That this happens to James Branaugh is not a story in itself. That James can find his way back from a useless existence, find and give lasting love, and muster the will to redeem his place in society while battling for his life, is a story. That tale comprises the theme of this book. James, the central character, hails from a small farm in the back country of West Virginia. Before his life can really begin, he is left spiritually destitute through the death of his wife and daughter at the hands of a small time drug dealer, and morally adrift by his own redress of the crime. The next several decades of idle wander brings him full circle to his boyhood home. This return is made to finally embrace peace and live his remaining years amid the soothing comfort of the ancestral farm. Before any solace is found, James finds himself in the middle of an old and on-going Machiavellian plot to acquire or control all lands in the immediate area including his own. The ever escalating war of greed is delivered to his doorstep by none other than a US Senator and County Sheriff. Thankfully, James does not have to fight alone, and acquires fellow soldiers in the form of a crippled lawyer, half crazy woodsman, renegade FBI agent and a two-fisted lover. The battles rage from Washington townhouses to high pasture barns and include some decidedly undesirables in hand-to-hand fighting. Someone once said that “all real stories end in death”. Death is no stranger to the characters in this archetypical yarn of good versus evil. Set among bucolic hills, the rustic normalcy of country life serves as counterpoint to the chaotic appeal of contemporary living. The charm of simplicity stands in stark contrast to the narcotic of progress. This blend of contradic

Little Victories Book

Little Victories


  • Author : Yvon Roy
  • Publisher : Titan Comics
  • Date : 2020-07-08
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN : 9781787735347

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The award-winning graphic novel autobiography of a father, and the challenges he faces raising his autistic son. A beautiful visual exploration of the highs and lows experienced by a parent learning how to adapt to his son’s autism. Faced with a challenging road ahead, the author uses creative flair and ingenuity in order to connect with his son, enabling him to reach his fullest potential and prepare him for the transition into adulthood. This stunning insight into the nature of autism and the daily struggles of a parent uses humor and compassion to convey its message. This is the perfect creative outlet for anyone – from parent to teacher – looking for detailed information on the subject with a more personal touch. Yvon Roy won the Best Biography Award from the Disability Fund and Society, as well as reciving the INSPIREO High School Students Award for the most inspiring youth book, and the Literary Award for Citizenship from the Maine Teacher’s League. “Diving into this exquisite comic book is truly a journey into the life of a child and will interest all parents concerned with understanding what their offspring is made of.” – Huffington Post “A beautiful book, both in substance and form.” – BD Gest “A vibrant song of comfort for autism.” – Actua BD

Eat This Poem Book

Eat This Poem


  • Author : Nicole Gulotta
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Date : 2017-03-21
  • Category : Cooking
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780834840652

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A literary cookbook that celebrates food and poetry, two of life's essential ingredients. In the same way that salt seasons ingredients to bring out their flavors, poetry seasons our lives; when celebrated together, our everyday moments and meals are richer and more meaningful. The twenty-five inspiring poems in this book—from such poets as Marge Piercy, Louise Glück, Mark Strand, Mary Oliver, Billy Collins, Jane Hirshfield—are accompanied by seventy-five recipes that bring the richness of words to life in our kitchen, on our plate, and through our palate. Eat This Poem opens us up to fresh ways of accessing poetry and lends new meaning to the foods we cook.

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Small Victories


  • Author : Adrian Harte
  • Publisher : Jawbone Press
  • Date : 2018-09-12
  • Category : Music
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1911036378

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‘When I first heard about this Faith No More biography, I didn’t know what to think. But I have to give credit where it is due, it’s a quality piece. The man has done his research and it shows. It provided me with more than a few revelations … and I’m in the band.’ — Bill Gould, Faith No More Small Victories: The True Story of Faith No More is the definitive biography of one of the most intriguing bands of the late twentieth century. Written with the participation of the group’s key members, it tells how such a heterogeneous group formed, flourished, and fractured, and how Faith No More helped redefine rock, metal and alternative music. The book chronicles the creative and personal tensions that defined and fueled the band, forensically examines the band’s beginnings in San Francisco’s post-punk wasteland, and charts the factors behind the group’s ascent to MTV-era stardom. Small Victories strips away the mythology and misinformation behind their misanthropic masterpiece Angel Dust, explores the rationale behind the frequent hiring and firing of band members, and traces the unraveling of the band in the mid-1990s. It also examines the band’s breakup and hiatus, explores their unwelcome legacy as nu-metal godfathers, and gives a behind-the-scenes view of their rebirth. Based on meticulous research and hundreds of interviews with current and former band members and other key figures, Small Victories combines a fan’s passion with a reporter’s perspicacity.