A cancer memoir unlike any other, Meredith is by turns scathing, bitter, sarcastic, peevish, neurotic, and above all hilarious as her experience as a patient allows her to digress on the dilettante’s life she’s led and the assorted characters she’s met.
As the old medical saying goes, when you hear hoofbeats think horses not zebras, but for a veterinarian in South Africa those hoofbeats might very well belong to zebras!
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Although severely burned, little Josie was on the road to recovery until a devastating medical error had tragic consequences. Read this health memoir to discover what her mother did to make a difference.
“Join the Navy and See the World” was one of the benefits of joining the United States Navy, but as the young sailors clinging to sodden mattresses watched their submarine the USS Grenadier slip to the bottom of the ocean floor they had no idea what kind of world they were about to encounter.
For Jennifer Joyner, life as a morbidly obese woman was a series of daily humiliations: on any given day she might crack the toilet seat, break the swing, outgrow her clothes, endure casual cruelty, be unable to tie her shoes, find bathing difficult, and the list, sadly, went on and on. Being morbidly obese also meant […]
A wicked stepmother…secret boyfriends…staying out late…even though Mattie VanOrsdol was a teenager in the tiny community of Floral, Kansas in the 1880s, her diary entries could probably have been written today! A vivacious, chatty girl, Mattie had many beaux and friends in her community, but her unhappy relationship with her “cross and unkind” stepmother, and the […]
Christmas Day, 1941: a troop train filled with young, scared, and lonely soldiers made a brief, late evening stop in the small town of North Platte, Nebraska – and witnessed a miracle. The miracle was the North Platte Canteen: a place where soldiers could get off the train and enjoy free food, magazines, music, dancing, […]