Download e-book for kindle: None of This Was Planned: The Stories Behind the Stories by Mike McCardell

By Mike McCardell

ISBN-10: 1550177788

ISBN-13: 9781550177787

Vancouver information icon and co-host of CTV’s “The final Word,” Mike McCardell is the crafter of human-interest tales that counteract the doom and gloom of traditional information programming. along with his unerring intuition for teasing out the robust “hook” of human connection from the main harmless (or weird and wonderful) occasions, McCardell’s precise standpoint has endeared him to millions of fans.

He has additionally amassed a lot of his favorite tales inside of numerous essay collections that experience offered a mixed overall of seventy-five thousand copies, making him besides identified for his written stories as for his television appearances. lately, McCardell additionally explored new genres with such titles as Haunting Vancouver and Cardboard Ocean, delving into either the heritage of Vancouver and his own historical past. With None of This was once Planned, McCardell returns to his vintage structure of the quirky and uplifting brief essays that validated him as an area legend. enthusiasts of his earlier works will appreciate a brand new number of tales that includes McCardell’s time-honored voice and delivering either moments of shock and the peace of mind that pleasure and humour will be sparked from the easiest acts.

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Escravas (Portuguese Edition) - download pdf or read online


ISBN-10: 9892321243

ISBN-13: 9789892321240

Filhas de pai iemenita e mãe britânica, Zana e Nadia nasceram em Inglaterra, onde viveram até ao dia em que o pai lhes propôs uma visita ao Iémen. As irmãs acreditaram estar perante umas férias de sonho: iam conhecer a família paterna e o país sobre o qual ouviam histórias desde meninas. O que se seguiu, foi um pesadelo. No Iémen, foram separadas e casadas à força com desconhecidos. A viver em condições sub-humanas numa cultura à qual eram alheias, transformaram-se no alvo preferido dos aldeões. Após oito anos de agonia, Zana fugiu. Mas o preço que pagou pela sua liberdade foi tremendo: teve de abandonar o seu filho, Marcus. Nadia não conseguiu. Por amor aos filhos, ficou e resignou-se à escravidão. Zana e a mãe, Miriam, fizeram então uma promessa: trazer Nadia e os filhos de ambas para Inglaterra. Acreditavam que os homens da sua família e os governos dos dois países tomariam uma atitude. Estavam enganadas. Para ambas, começava mais um longo calvário. Perante a indiferença da comunidade internacional, Nadia continua cativa no Iémen. Zana e Miriam não desistem da sua luta. Escravas é um pedido de ajuda. Um grito de revolta. Um documento primary sobre uma das práticas mais aberrantes do mundo contemporâneo.

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Download e-book for iPad: Dreams Really Do Come True by Gail Turner Stevenson

By Gail Turner Stevenson

ISBN-10: 1635257077

ISBN-13: 9781635257076

this can be an autobiography a couple of little lady who was once separated from her relatives as she struggles with a life of occasions that spread. alongside the best way, she discovers God and the way he solutions her prayers at a really younger age, as she attempts to maintain attaining out to discover her relatives. yet there’s regularly a disadvantage within the approach. She needs to be brave and powerful as God directs her via demanding situations and occasionally loneliness, yet as a result of her love and devotion towards God, he solutions her prayer, precisely what she asks for. She supplies her stories and scriptures to illuminate the trail for all readers for you to witness the entire presents, miracles, and radiant love that God provides to someone who gets him of their center. That little lady is me, the writer. subscribe to me in my trip as we go back and forth via life’s slender course and be uplifted in realizing that God is often there. He carried me in the course of the roughest storms and now, I see a rainbow of miracles that happened in my existence and nonetheless proceed, at the present time. desires relatively do come actual!
—Gail Turner Stevenson

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Download PDF by Roy Turner,Roy Turner: Dominatrix: Candid interviews with 20 real life Dominatrixes

By Roy Turner,Roy Turner

ISBN-10: 1481296345

ISBN-13: 9781481296342

‘Dominatrix quantity 1’, is a needs to learn for any ladies contemplating exploring their dominant part. It bargains the definitive and such a lot broad-ranging foreign learn of the topic ever undertaken. performed over a 10-year interval, by way of the BDSM journal writer and author, Roy Turner, those eBooks provide an entire, frank and absolutely specified perception into the genuine global of the dominatrix, those that paintings in the ‘sex industry’, in addition to those that reside out the ‘Fem/Dom’ way of life in private.

Mistress Antoinette unearths her Spanish consumers have been into ‘religious’ punishments while in England the variety of males the following who've a ‘knicker’ fetish regularly amazes her. apparently adequate, black knickers appear to be the large turn-on with males in England, while in Catholic Spain it truly is almost always virginal white knickers that maybe unsurprisingly, are the main popular.

And, Mistress Brigitte of the Dutch SM-Studio Phoenix, who shape a truly chuffed prolonged S&M ‘family’ comprising of a married Mistress and grasp including their female and male slaves who reside, paintings and play jointly. or even do the baby-sitting and the school-run!

For the devoted fetishist, no journey to the German urban of Munich will be entire with out a visit the studio of woman Claudette; another way really aptly named ‘Bizarradise’. the real gourmet of outrageous eroticism will locate every little thing on supply or even the more odd tastes fortunately accommodated during this liberal, or a little less conservative, oasis of normally extremely right-wing Bavaria.

The no-nonsense, company like technique of Mistress Jacqueline, is standard of yank dominants. Her autobiography, ‘Whips and Kisses’, in addition to her many television appearances, mail order corporation and lecture excursions Jacqueline has confirmed herself as fairly an impressive strength at the American fetish scene.

Tokyo born Mistress Midori is the daughter of a eastern mom and German-American father. either her mom and dad are collage professors. Following a diversified and winning occupation within the usa military and in trade, see how she stumbled on herself a certified dominatrix in San Francisco.

As her identify indicates, leave out Spiteful’s pursuits certainly lean towards the hard-core finish of the SM spectrum, together with the nailing of foreskins to tables and the burning of swastika’s into flesh with cigarettes. She is additionally a number one practitioner of the problematic paintings of jap rope bondage. regardless of her predilections for the extra severe different types of game-playing, she strictly adheres to the bounds of defense and consensuality, practising her dungeon crafts in South London.

Plus, many different revealing interviews with specialist and way of life mistresses together with the chinese language Dominatrix, Mai-Ling. Mistresses; Adelle, Andria, Christine Deering, Cassandra Payne, Dominique, Eva, Hades, Rowena, Xena. Goddesses, Venus and Dianna Vesta, plus girl Amber and Madam Karra.

Publisher’s notice: This e-book includes particular sexual content material, photo language, and events that a few readers may well locate objectionable. it's meant for an grownup audience.

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Download PDF by Mica Rath: Gypsy Bags & Traveling Jackets: A Journey of Sorts

By Mica Rath

Gypsy baggage & touring Jackets is a trip of religion chronicled in journals spanning twenty-three years. A miniseries of sessions, query marks, and exclamation issues prepared in styles of reflections, solutions and awestruck moments that mirror not only collections of recorded occasions yet jumbled suggestions in a soul-searching workout of discovery.

These are tales adapted in transparency; tales of religion rewarded, wish rekindled and love poured out in methods unimaginable.

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New PDF release: Esther's Journey A Holocaust Memoir

By Esther Weingarten,Judith Schumer

ISBN-10: 061559235X

ISBN-13: 9780615592350

"I locked the door to the condo that have been my domestic for a few years and the place I were so satisfied till lately. I knew that i might by no means be again again."
These are the phrases that Esther used to explain the start of the adventure that took her and her small daughter out of Nazi-occupied Warsaw, Poland in 1939 in a quest to save lots of either their lives. This e-book is a first-person account of a woman's braveness and resilience in the course of poor times.

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Download e-book for iPad: A Newfoundlander in Canada: Always Going Somewhere, Always by Alan Doyle

By Alan Doyle

ISBN-10: 0385686196

ISBN-13: 9780385686198

Following the wonderful luck of his bestselling memoir, Where I Belong, nice tremendous Sea entrance guy Alan Doyle returns with a hilarious, heartwarming account of leaving Newfoundland and gaining knowledge of Canada for the 1st time.

Armed with an identical personable, candid type present in his first booklet, Alan Doyle turns his viewpoint outward from Petty Harbour towards mainland Canada, reflecting on what it used to be wish to enterprise clear of the comforts of domestic and the familiarity of the island.
     Often in a van, occasionally in a bus, sometimes in a vehicle with damaged wipers "using Bob's belt and a rope stumbled on via Paddy's Pond" to drag them backward and forward, Alan and his bandmates charted new territory, and he consistently measured what he observed of the colossal state opposed to what his forefathers as soon as referred to as the Daemon Canada. In a interval punctuated by way of victorious leaps ahead for the band, deflating steps backward and every little thing in between—opening for Barney the Dinosaur at an outside song pageant, being propositioned at a gasoline station mail-order bride provider in Alberta, consuming moonshine with an aged church-goer on a Sunday morning in PEI—Alan's few proven notions approximately Canada have been usually debunked and his personal identification as a Newfoundlander used to be regularly challenged. traveling the rustic, he additionally chanced on how others view Newfoundlanders and the way skewed those photographs can occasionally be. requested to play in entrance of the Queen at an incredible Canada Day competition on Parliament Hill, the live performance organizers guaranteed Alan and his bandmates that how to show off Newfoundland tradition used to be for them to be towed onto level in a dory and brought now not as Newfoundlanders yet as "Newfies." the men weren't amused.
     Heartfelt, humorous and constantly insightful, those tales faucet into the complexities of group and Canadianness, forming the portrait of a tender guy from a tiny fishing village attempting to outline and carry directly to his feel of domestic whereas navigating an enormous and various and wonder-filled country.

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New PDF release: Life CAN Be Interesting

By Paul D. Jensen

ISBN-10: 1480925063

ISBN-13: 9781480925069

existence may be Interesting
By Paul D. Jensen

Life should be fascinating includes a variety of historic references to occasions, areas, and occasions the place the writer, Paul D. Jensen, stumbled on himself in the course of his lifetime. This booklet chronicles those distinct moments whereas he spent nearly all of his existence on army energetic accountability, army Reserve accountability, or as a Civil carrier employee with the army.

About the Author

Paul D. Jensen spent round thirty-eight years of his operating occupation in federal “Contracts and Acquisitions.” within the past due Forties, he labored on a number of diversified video clips within the “Special Photographic results division” of twentieth Century Fox studios in Westwood, California. within the early Nineteen Sixties, he was once chosen, quite often because of his skill with the japanese language, to paintings for per week with the social director on the Sano inn in Tokyo, the place a wide convention, which incorporated many American army individuals, used to be being held.

Paul has lived within the small city of Winton, California, when you consider that 1984. either he and his deceased spouse, Beverly, loved doing wooden initiatives every time they've got spare time. They raised six children.

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Download PDF by Lord Christian Halliday: Memoirs of a Gigolo - My Early Years

By Lord Christian Halliday

ISBN-10: 1682131580

ISBN-13: 9781682131589

ISBN-10: 1682131602

ISBN-13: 9781682131602

Your quest to find how my existence as a gigolo started is laid naked for you as arrayed around the sheets intriguingly sure among covers.
Is double entendre?
Oh convinced, it such a lot surely is.
The own memoirs I’ve acknowledged for you've happened in my lifestyles within the distinctive demeanour I’ve defined herein, and in these tremendous recognized phrases of Mr. Robert Leroy Ripley, you'll decide to “believe it or not.”
On the opposite hand, do you dare disclose your self to my brazenly provocative contents?
While you think of that call permit me demonstrate that it was once my mom whom estimated my existence could be lived as a gigolo and that my own perception’s consistently been that dwelling this kind of carefree way of life may lead to a fascinatingly most excellent lifestyles, one choked with enjoyable, experience, pleasure, and more.
Fortunately for all my notion has confirmed to be spot on.
When i started tapping at the keys of my desktop, my whole proposal method was once to easily list a number of of my life’s extra attention-grabbing stories which will proportion them with my closest buddies, which I’m now unveiling to you.
I’ve selected to list a few because of their funny results and others for his or her total uniqueness.
Then there are these that are so totally fantastic that I simply needed to contain them in addition in order that every person may possibly show their one hundred pc utter disbelief to me, which regularly makes me laugh.
If the memoirs comprising those early years of my early life and past serves to motivate your individual sensual mind's eye to roam unfastened, as I understand they shall, then my self-imposed activity of putting those phrases on paper has been a winning use of my time and that i thanks upfront for permitting this ebook and its contents to trap your interest.
As a attempt, I’ve selected the 1st bankruptcy of this ebook to behave as a kind of veritable exhibit to right away degree your curiosity point. If you’re certainly involved within the kind of existence event it includes, then by means of all ability proceed on. in spite of the fact that, recognize upfront that are supposed to you continue extra, I warrantly your eyes might be opened extensive and your mind's eye will locate new avenues to discover, in addition to locations to go to and reports to experience, as a result, please get pleasure from your trip touring alongside the meandering, captivating paths that compose those earliest memoirs of my life.
It’s now time that you can trip forth, and if you’re of age, be happy to get your self thoroughly cozy, probably ensconced in entrance of a blazing hearth with a tumbler of wine to hand and luxuriate in a while on my own with me.
So take a deep breath, settle in, and now, begin…Salût!


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Julie Evans's Joy Road: How I Quit Smoking and Found the Lord PDF

By Julie Evans

ISBN-10: 0997603003

ISBN-13: 9780997603002

It’s 1977, and there's no GPS to lead our 21-year-old flower baby, Julie, towards salvation. So how does she get there? She takes a gloomy, loud, and frightening joyride via one furry problem direction after one other, slightly escaping from the grips of the Svengalis and the Warlocks she draws unwittingly. And, simply because Julie’s susceptible, craving spirit has touched us, we trip in the back of her kaleidoscope eyes from Key West to New Orleans and directly to a frantic cross-country bicycle journey pedaling from the bowels of Minnesota into the gaping jaws of purgatory, new york. thankfully, Julie doesn’t abandon us there. No. No. No. She takes us in her smooth, loving palms and consists of us to Woodstock the place she reveals her personal distinct, unique salvation dwelling between squirrels, geese, a couple of goats, and a pony. Don’t leave out this joyride to pleasure Road.

"Joy highway is a marvelously written publication. Get it!"
-Abigail Thomas, writer of a 3 puppy Life

"In pleasure street Evans takes us on a tortuous and fascinating trip full of pleasures and ache, excitement and affliction, pleasure and unhappiness, looking for her objective in lifestyles. Coming from a kin damaged through disease and dependancy, Evans struggles to flee her scenario via experience, pleasure and hazard, as though attempting first to suppose after which to dissipate the entire discomfort surrounding her. via a wide ranging sequence of adventures from Key West to New Orleans to Minnesota to long island urban, Evans' memoir leads us to a small farm in Woodstock, long island, the place she unearths herself through taking good care of animals and other people. This fantastically polished and intimate tale unearths the deep disappointment within the narrator's middle, her therapeutic powers, her knowledge and her abiding innocence."
-Mihai Grunfeld, writer of Leaving: stories of Romania, and affiliate Professor, Vassar College

"On the line of existence we take many turns. the 2 plus a long time Julie Evans stocks with us in pleasure street is a rollercoaster journey: occasionally a road to hell, different instances hairpin activates airborne dirt and dust roads; all in a quest to find the Julie she used to be intended to be. it is a genuine page-turner."
-Tom Nolan, writer of moment slicing and Milo's Gift

"The cultivation of one's soul is a personal trip that contains profound curiosity for all seekers. The reward of pleasure street by means of Julie Evans is built on fact, intuitive perception and braveness in self-expression. Julie opens her hands to her readers to hitch her odyssey via life's betrayals into non secular wonderment. choose this booklet up and it'll stick on your fingers. shut its disguise to sleep and an hour later try out again."
-Lawrence Winters, writer of The Making and Unmaking of a Marine

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