This collection of true narratives reflects the dynamism and diversity of nurses, who provide the first vital line of patient care. Here, nurses remember their first sticks,” first births, and first deaths, and reflect on what gets them though long, demanding shifts, and keeps them in the profession. The stories reveal many voices from nurses at different stages of their careers: One…
By Lee Gutkind
ISBN 10 : 9780740787720
ISBN 13 : 0740787721
"When I wrote a tribute for my mother years ago, I never anticipated it would take a worldwide journey. Nonetheless, that is exactly what happened. The story I am about to share wi..
ISBN 10 : 9781402234330
ISBN 13 : 1402234333
Now there is a hand to hold... Each year about eight million Americans suffer the death of someone close to them. Now for thse who face the challenges of sudden death, there is a h..
ISBN 10 : 9780810123649
ISBN 13 : 0810123649
Tragedy and comedy intimately and movingly mingle in Helene Cixous's The Day I Wasn't There. Its narrator, who resembles Cixous, recounts the birth and death of her first child, a ..
ISBN 10 : 9780557059508
ISBN 13 : 055705950X
Oh how wonderful to have an imagination. To dream of bigger and different things. That's just what Jerry James does to become someone or something else only to realize being himsel..
ISBN 10 : 9781617491474
ISBN 13 : 1617491470
In 1968, 24-year old Denny McLain turned the baseball world upside down by winning 31 games for the Detroit Tigers. McLain was also a musician. After he won both the MVP and Cy You..
ISBN 10 : 9781496930286
ISBN 13 : 1496930282
Clay Easter is sixty-three-year-old disabled man whose wife leaves him. While the news doesn't devastate him, it does mean some big changes are coming. He works as a copy editor an..
ISBN 10 : 9780595433254
ISBN 13 : 0595433251
Chauffeur Carol Shedrick stepped out of her limo on a busy street on a Saturday night. She was ready to open the back door and let out her neighbors and their friends who had asked..
ISBN 10 : 9781606475959
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Patricia B. Hogenes has written a book that is long overdue for domestic violence victims. As a past victim, and survivor of abuse, Patricia has found a way to reach out to those s..
ISBN 10 : 9781633553118
ISBN 13 : 1633553116
"The Spaceman's Lament" concerned a man who wound up where he wasn't going ... but the men on Space Station One knew they weren't going anywhere. Until Confusion set in......
ISBN 10 : 9780829437676
ISBN 13 : 0829437673
I Wasn’t Dead When I Wrote This is a recipient of the QED Seal, which stands for Quality, Excellence, Design for ebooks and applications. Perhaps the greatest gift we receive whe..