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By Gerald Stanley

It is not easy living among the dead. Before they go in the ground, they spend some time in a funeral parlor and use the occasion to get you, if you are the Night Man, the guy who runs the place from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M. When they come at you, they are always smiling, unless their face was botched by the person who makes a living making them smile. They rarely move, while you’re watching. They hide their actions to fool the living, but not me. I was always on my guard.

What a plush job, I thought, when I signed up.

1. Answer the phone, then call the boss to report who died and where. (But eventually, a call comes at 3:00 A.M. from a hysterical woman: “My husband just hung himself in the shower” and you’re thinking, “How did he do it? Was he a midget?”)

2. If there are any bodies downstairs, take the bereaved to them. (But, eventually, a daughter hugs her mother for the last time, and the coffin hits the floor and Mom rolls out, and you call the boss and say, real seriously, “There’s a problem in the Chapel…”)

You can handle these—but not the dead when they come at you in a thousand ways…


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By Debbie Wilson

When the applause dies down and the stage lights are turned off, the dancer takes a bus home to sit in a tub of hot water to soak aching muscles. In Third Swan from the Left, author Debbie Wilson makes it clear that life in the world of professional dance is not all champagne and tutus.

The stories in her memoir offer a synopsis of a rich journey—from beginning dance at age four, to aspiring student, through the performance years, and her travels around the globe. The narrative provides true insight into what it means to be a working dancer. Wilson’s keen awareness of world politics, social inequalities, bureaucratic bungling, and more provide a comical and critical look at the universe. Against the backdrop of dance, Third Swan from the Left offers a perspective on the world as Wilson sees it.

With anecdotes appealing to aspiring dancers, former dancers, families of dancers, and friends, Third Swan from the Left shows that dance is a primal connection to our emotional lives beyond the material world we live in—a combination of the physical movement and the creative input forces us to constantly connect with our true essence.


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By Curt Solomon

The whole world knows how much hockey is a vital part of Canadian culture. The cold winters, old rinks, and frozen ponds are ubiquitous to millions of Canadians and contextual for countless more across the world. Even for those who didn’t play ice hockey, the game still became palpable. In My Road Hockey Obsession, author Curt Solomon tells the story of a group of young friends building their lives, friendships, and adolescence around road hockey.

For Solomon, road hockey was much, much more than a pastime. It was the only pastime. When he started playing road hockey, he knew he had found the city of gold, and there was no use looking for or pursuing any other activity. In this unique story built entirely around ball hockey, Solomon shares how he and his friends transformed a simple pastime into the most bonding and durable period of their lives. Road hockey was how they grew up, how they communicated, how they thought, and how they forged life-long memories.

My Road Hockey Obsession narrates a joyous story that sparks nostalgia—the days of orange balls, plastic blades, and the hollow sound of wooden sticks on asphalt.


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By William L. Otto
Some people float through life with never a care, a worry, or a problem, and others break their back to get through it. Author William L. Otto was one of those men. In The Last of the Dinosaurs, he shares his story as well of the story of a family, an age, and a city.

A businessman, veteran, father, son, player, operator, and friend, Otto grew up on the depression-era streets of the Bronx. His story begins with the hard scrabble life of a poor family doing what was necessary to survive, even as Otto’s father took the meager amount they made to spend on drinking and gambling. Like many boys of that time, Otto did what he could to earn money for his family, regardless of the risks. Through hard work and hustle, Otto found himself in the office cleaning business, an industry populated with union bosses, power brokers, and the kind of mob-connected characters infamous around New York City.

The Last of the Dinosaurs chronicles Otto’s dealings with these colorful, but very real, figures in business and social circles His tales include friendships with Olympic champions, office brawls with union leaders, life-saving interventions from mob bosses, and showdowns with the city’s most powerful figures.

Despite Otto’s resilience and hard work, he was eventually confronted with financial ruin, betrayal, and heartbreak from those he loved and trusted the most. He persevered and found happiness and peace with what remained, and to this day he remains indefatigable.

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By Debbie Wilson

When the applause dies down and the stage lights are turned off, the dancer takes a bus home to sit in a tub of hot water to soak aching muscles. In Third Swan from the Left, author Debbie Wilson makes it clear that life in the world of professional dance is not all champagne and tutus.

The stories in her memoir offer a synopsis of a rich journey—from beginning dance at age four, to aspiring student, through the performance years, and her travels around the globe. The narrative provides true insight into what it means to be a working dancer. Wilson’s keen awareness of world politics, social inequalities, bureaucratic bungling, and more provide a comical and critical look at the universe. Against the backdrop of dance, Third Swan from the Left offers a perspective on the world as Wilson sees it.

With anecdotes appealing to aspiring dancers, former dancers, families of dancers, and friends, Third Swan from the Left shows that dance is a primal connection to our emotional lives beyond the material world we live in—a combination of the physical movement and the creative input forces us to constantly connect with our true essence.


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By Debbie Wilson

When the applause dies down and the stage lights are turned off, the dancer takes a bus home to sit in a tub of hot water to soak aching muscles. In Third Swan from the Left, author Debbie Wilson makes it clear that life in the world of professional dance is not all champagne and tutus.

The stories in her memoir offer a synopsis of a rich journey—from beginning dance at age four, to aspiring student, through the performance years, and her travels around the globe. The narrative provides true insight into what it means to be a working dancer. Wilson’s keen awareness of world politics, social inequalities, bureaucratic bungling, and more provide a comical and critical look at the universe. Against the backdrop of dance, Third Swan from the Left offers a perspective on the world as Wilson sees it.

With anecdotes appealing to aspiring dancers, former dancers, families of dancers, and friends, Third Swan from the Left shows that dance is a primal connection to our emotional lives beyond the material world we live in—a combination of the physical movement and the creative input forces us to constantly connect with our true essence.


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By Grace Carrington

In 1999, author Grace Carrington was a college-educated, young, single, employed woman just doing her thing in New York City. And then she met the charming Mr. LC, a man ten years her senior. In Deconstructing My Fairy Tale, Carrington tells the story of how she—a hotheaded Jersey girl—despite many red flags, pursued the all-American dream with Mr. LC.

In this memoir, she shares her personal journey throughout a decade of her life. It begins with a fairy tale illusion conceived in the mind and heart of a young, emotionally out-of-control girl and ends with reality and restoration as a mature mother of two. Carrrington tells how she struggled to maintain her sanity when the fairy tale became a nightmare because of lying, cheating, infidelity, money woes, and her own secret love affair.

Told like a modern-day Greek tragedy, sprinkled with humor, sass, and emotional meltdowns, Deconstructing My Fairy Tale shares how, after losing everything, Carrington found the faith to rebuild an authentic life, becoming stronger and wiser in the process.


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By William L. Otto
Some people float through life with never a care, a worry, or a problem, and others break their back to get through it. Author William L. Otto was one of those men. In The Last of the Dinosaurs, he shares his story as well of the story of a family, an age, and a city.

A businessman, veteran, father, son, player, operator, and friend, Otto grew up on the depression-era streets of the Bronx. His story begins with the hard scrabble life of a poor family doing what was necessary to survive, even as Otto’s father took the meager amount they made to spend on drinking and gambling. Like many boys of that time, Otto did what he could to earn money for his family, regardless of the risks. Through hard work and hustle, Otto found himself in the office cleaning business, an industry populated with union bosses, power brokers, and the kind of mob-connected characters infamous around New York City.

The Last of the Dinosaurs chronicles Otto’s dealings with these colorful, but very real, figures in business and social circles His tales include friendships with Olympic champions, office brawls with union leaders, life-saving interventions from mob bosses, and showdowns with the city’s most powerful figures.

Despite Otto’s resilience and hard work, he was eventually confronted with financial ruin, betrayal, and heartbreak from those he loved and trusted the most. He persevered and found happiness and peace with what remained, and to this day he remains indefatigable.

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By William L. Otto
Some people float through life with never a care, a worry, or a problem, and others break their back to get through it. Author William L. Otto was one of those men. In The Last of the Dinosaurs, he shares his story as well of the story of a family, an age, and a city.

A businessman, veteran, father, son, player, operator, and friend, Otto grew up on the depression-era streets of the Bronx. His story begins with the hard scrabble life of a poor family doing what was necessary to survive, even as Otto’s father took the meager amount they made to spend on drinking and gambling. Like many boys of that time, Otto did what he could to earn money for his family, regardless of the risks. Through hard work and hustle, Otto found himself in the office cleaning business, an industry populated with union bosses, power brokers, and the kind of mob-connected characters infamous around New York City.

The Last of the Dinosaurs chronicles Otto’s dealings with these colorful, but very real, figures in business and social circles His tales include friendships with Olympic champions, office brawls with union leaders, life-saving interventions from mob bosses, and showdowns with the city’s most powerful figures.

Despite Otto’s resilience and hard work, he was eventually confronted with financial ruin, betrayal, and heartbreak from those he loved and trusted the most. He persevered and found happiness and peace with what remained, and to this day he remains indefatigable.

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By Grace Carrington

In 1999, author Grace Carrington was a college-educated, young, single, employed woman just doing her thing in New York City. And then she met the charming Mr. LC, a man ten years her senior. In Deconstructing My Fairy Tale, Carrington tells the story of how she—a hotheaded Jersey girl—despite many red flags, pursued the all-American dream with Mr. LC.

In this memoir, she shares her personal journey throughout a decade of her life. It begins with a fairy tale illusion conceived in the mind and heart of a young, emotionally out-of-control girl and ends with reality and restoration as a mature mother of two. Carrrington tells how she struggled to maintain her sanity when the fairy tale became a nightmare because of lying, cheating, infidelity, money woes, and her own secret love affair.

Told like a modern-day Greek tragedy, sprinkled with humor, sass, and emotional meltdowns, Deconstructing My Fairy Tale shares how, after losing everything, Carrington found the faith to rebuild an authentic life, becoming stronger and wiser in the process.


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By Gerald Stanley

It is not easy living among the dead. Before they go in the ground, they spend some time in a funeral parlor and use the occasion to get you, if you are the Night Man, the guy who runs the place from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M. When they come at you, they are always smiling, unless their face was botched by the person who makes a living making them smile. They rarely move, while you’re watching. They hide their actions to fool the living, but not me. I was always on my guard.

What a plush job, I thought, when I signed up.

1. Answer the phone, then call the boss to report who died and where. (But eventually, a call comes at 3:00 A.M. from a hysterical woman: “My husband just hung himself in the shower” and you’re thinking, “How did he do it? Was he a midget?”)

2. If there are any bodies downstairs, take the bereaved to them. (But, eventually, a daughter hugs her mother for the last time, and the coffin hits the floor and Mom rolls out, and you call the boss and say, real seriously, “There’s a problem in the Chapel…”)

You can handle these—but not the dead when they come at you in a thousand ways…


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By Gerald Stanley

It is not easy living among the dead. Before they go in the ground, they spend some time in a funeral parlor and use the occasion to get you, if you are the Night Man, the guy who runs the place from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M. When they come at you, they are always smiling, unless their face was botched by the person who makes a living making them smile. They rarely move, while you’re watching. They hide their actions to fool the living, but not me. I was always on my guard.

What a plush job, I thought, when I signed up.

1. Answer the phone, then call the boss to report who died and where. (But eventually, a call comes at 3:00 A.M. from a hysterical woman: “My husband just hung himself in the shower” and you’re thinking, “How did he do it? Was he a midget?”)

2. If there are any bodies downstairs, take the bereaved to them. (But, eventually, a daughter hugs her mother for the last time, and the coffin hits the floor and Mom rolls out, and you call the boss and say, real seriously, “There’s a problem in the Chapel…”)

You can handle these—but not the dead when they come at you in a thousand ways…


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By Margaret R. O’Leary, MD
Over the span of forty years, Professor Raphael Dorman O’Leary passionately imparted to his students his love of writing and English literature at the University of Kansas. When he died after a short illness in 1936, his personal effects were passed to several relatives until Dennis O’Leary, and his wife, Margaret, discovered his papers while restoring a family house. Amid Professor O’Leary’s papers were two slim and battered booklets containing the colorful journal that he kept during his sabbatical in Oxford, England, from 1910 to 1911.
The journal paints a vibrant picture of O’Leary’s academic, social, political, and religious encounters in Oxford, England, as he and his family attempted to adjust to an alien world. Professor O’Leary portrays with humor and pathos his myriad encounters with professors, politicians, Rhodes scholars, shopkeepers, nurses, street urchins, and mummers while vividly describing the dreary climate, tea and dinner parties, football games, the marketplace, musty bookstores, Oxford’s slums, and the birth of his son in a rooming house bedroom.
Notes from Oxford, 1910–1911 reveals a fascinating glimpse into the experiences of a revered English professor during his one-year sabbatical in Oxford, England.
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By Carol A. Kuhnert
Carol Kuhnert always trusted priests completely. As a child growing up in a strict Catholic family, clergy stood on pedestals next to God in her eyes. When her brother, Norman, expressed a desire to become a priest and entered the seminary after eighth grade, Carol had no idea that one day, her daughter would reveal a shocking secret: Norman was a serial pedophile.

Stunned and angered by what she learned, Carol not only reveals how she confronted her brother and the Catholic Church but also reflects on the events that led up to that moment, providing a poignant glimpse into her faith, her belief that priests were infallible, and her trust in the church, its leaders, and their assurance to her that they were handling everything. But as time passed and Carol struggled to understand why molesters were being left in active ministry and victims were being ignored, she details how she embarked on a purposeful crusade to prompt the church to take action and bring justice and hope to its sexual-abuse victims.

No Longer on Pedestals shares the powerful and inspirational true story of one woman’s journey to the truth and her subsequent heartfelt mission to reach out to abuse survivors after she learns her brother is a pedophile priest.

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By Philip Staal

It was 1942 in Amsterdam when Isaac and Anna Staal began noticing their Jewish neighbors disappearing. Some were taken away by Dutch police. Some vanished in the middle of the night. As the Nazis embarked on a manhunt for Dutch Jews, Isaac and Anna made the agonizing decision to entrust their children to strangers and seek another hiding place for themselves. On May 21, 1943, the time had come. Dazed with sleep, Philip and his brother were given a last hug by their parents and put in the arms of an aunt who went out the door softly, got on her bicycle with the two tiny tots, and disappeared in the silent night.

Sixty years later, Philip was commissioned to work for the restoration of rights in the Netherlands. When looking through archives and records, he discovered the well-kept secret of the war orphans’ guardians’ organization.

In his compelling story that weaves between past and present, Staal not only shares a heartbreaking narrative of his childhood as a toddler separated from his parents during World War II and forced to live in orphanages after years of hiding but also how he eventually made it his personal mission to reimburse assets and restore rights lost by Dutch victims of persecution, and search for the legacies of war orphans’ parents, including his own.

Settling the Account shares poignant personal narrative, historical facts, and one man’s determined pursuit to bring justice to Dutch-Jewish war orphans, and their murdered parents and resolve the mystery of his past.


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