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Miss America by Day

Miss America by Day
  • Author : Marilyn Van Derbur
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2004
  • Total pages :561
  • ISBN : 0972829857
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Summary : Marilyn describes in detail, her courageous search for healing from sexual abuse/rape as a child

Miss America by Day

Miss America by Day
  • Author : Marilyn Van Derbur
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2003-01-01
  • Total pages :546
  • ISBN : 1935689517
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Summary : Won the prestigious Writer's Digest award. 1,900 books entered the national competition, Miss America by Day won first place in the "Most Inspirational Book" category. In this award winning book, former Miss America, Marilyn Van Derbur, describes, in detail, her healing process after 13 years of incest. "I wrote the book, not because I want someone to learn more about me but so readers can learn more about themselves. And so that loved ones can better understand the brutal recovery process and never again say, "just get over it." The pain ends, I promise . . . IF you do the 'work' of healing. A loving, long-term relationship and grounded well, adjusted children await you. A judge for the Writers Digest book competition wrote: "Seldom as a judge have I wanted to read the entire book but I devoured every word of this riveting story... Told with stark honesty and vivid details that were so important in ridding herself of the pain, torment and shame..." Anyone who knew Marilyn Van Derbur as a child and young adult believed she had it all -- a loving family, a beautiful home, an active social life. But beneath the surface, Van Derbur was a troubled young woman who lived through horrific panic attacks and excruciating physical pain every day of her adult life. Starting when she was just a child of five, she was sexually abused by her father until she turned 18. Van Derbur uses the term "incested," eschewing the more vanilla terms of "molestation" or "abuse." As a student and young adult, Van Derbur was an overachiever with an unconscious need to stay very busy. She realizes now this was a coping mechanism to keep her two worlds separated-the "night child" who suffered at the hands of her father and the "day child" who was happy and outgoing. After being named valedictorian of her high school class, she went on to college. Persuaded to enter a local beauty pageant, she ultimately was crowned Miss America. Ignoring the sheer terror she felt at the prospect of speaking in front of others, Van Derbur went on to become a highly successful motivational speaker. She writes of her endless need to be respected by others, all the while believing that if others really knew who she was, they would hate her and look at her with disdain and disgust. The perfectly poised mask she showed the outside world was a far cry from the tortured, panic-stricken, anxious woman within. The shame she felt within was a constant in her life, reminding her that she was "unworthy." When a newspaper reporter learned of her story, Van Derbur's private shame became front-page news. Then she landed on the cover of People magazine. Soon incest survivors from around the country were reaching out to her, desperate to tell someone what had happened to them. It became instantly clear that her new role in life was to help others who had suffered incest and to help teach everyone how to make sure their children are safe from predators.

Miss America by Day

Miss America by Day
  • Author : Marilyn Van Derbur
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2003-01-01
  • Total pages :561
  • ISBN : 0972829849
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Summary : Former Miss America Marilyn Van Derbur was 53 years old when she was able to speak publicly the words "I am an incest survivor." It was as important step in her recovery and it brought the ugliness of incest out into the open for millions of others. The devastation and shame of incest, which Van Derbur repressed for many years, stayed with her through adulthood. Here, she shares the wisdom and knowledge she has gained through the personal experiences of herself and others, and tells how children can be protected.

Looking for Miss America

Looking for Miss America
  • Author : Margot Mifflin
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-08-04
  • Total pages :320
  • ISBN : 9781640092242
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Summary : From an author praised for writing “delicious social history” (Dwight Garner, The New York Times) comes a lively account of memorable Miss America contestants, protests, and scandals—and how the pageant, nearing its one hundredth anniversary, serves as an unintended indicator of feminist progress Looking for Miss America is a fast–paced narrative history of a curious and contradictory institution. From its start in 1921 as an Atlantic City tourist draw to its current incarnation as a scholarship competition, the pageant has indexed women’s status during periods of social change—the post–suffrage 1920s, the Eisenhower 1950s, the #MeToo era. This ever–changing institution has been shaped by war, evangelism, the rise of television and reality TV, and, significantly, by contestants who confounded expectations. Spotlighting individuals, from Yolande Betbeze, whose refusal to pose in swimsuits led an angry sponsor to launch the rival Miss USA contest, to the first black winner, Vanessa Williams, who received death threats and was protected by sharpshooters in her hometown parade, Margot Mifflin shows how women made hard bargains even as they used the pageant for economic advancement. The pageant’s history includes, crucially, those it excluded; the notorious Rule Seven, which required contestants to be “of the white race,” was retired in the 1950s, but no women of color were crowned until the 1980s. In rigorously researched, vibrant chapters that unpack each decade of the pageant, Looking for Miss America examines the heady blend of capitalism, patriotism, class anxiety, and cultural mythology that has fueled this American ritual.

Being Miss America

Being Miss America
  • Author : Kate Shindle
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-09-01
  • Total pages :248
  • ISBN : 9780292739215
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Summary : Recounts the author's experiences as Miss America 1998, providing a history of the pageant and profiling other former winners.

Miss America

Miss America
  • Author : Howard Stern
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-08-24
  • Total pages :496
  • ISBN : 006188555X
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Summary : Now with more than forty pictures of naked breasts, Howard Stern's Miss America offers remarkable revelations about: Howard's secret meeting with Michael Jackson! The Stern family pact with Adolf Hitler! Howard's never-before-revealed mental illness! With chapters on Howard's ongoing battle with the FCC and his legendary campaign for governor of the state of New York, Miss America covers some of the greatest news stories of recent history—from the Atlantic City penis sandwich to an exclusive with Jackie O's embalming-fluid delivery boy and of course, Philadelphia's own fecal-obsessed Uncle Ed.

Trauma Through a Child's Eyes

Trauma Through a Child's Eyes
  • Author : Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.,Maggie Kline
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-05-18
  • Total pages :536
  • ISBN : 9781556438516
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Summary : An essential guide for recognizing, preventing, and healing childhood trauma, from infancy through adolescence—what parents, educators, and health professionals can do. Trauma can result not only from catastrophic events such as abuse, violence, or loss of loved ones, but from natural disasters and everyday incidents such as auto accidents, medical procedures, divorce, or even falling off a bicycle. At the core of this book is the understanding of how trauma is imprinted on the body, brain, and spirit, resulting in anxiety, nightmares, depression, physical illnesses, addictions, hyperactivity, and aggression. Rich with case studies and hands-on activities, Trauma Through a Child’s Eyes gives insight into children’s innate ability to rebound with the appropriate support, and provides their caregivers with tools to overcome and prevent trauma.

Bye Bye, Miss American Empire

Bye Bye, Miss American Empire
  • Author : Bill Kauffman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-07-10
  • Total pages :336
  • ISBN : 9781603582810
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Summary : It's been almost a century and a half since a critical mass of Americans believed that secession was an American birthright. But breakaway movements large and small are rising up across the nation. From Vermont to Alaska, activists driven by all manner of motives want to form new states-and even new nations. So, just what's happening out there? The American Empire is dying, says Bill Kauffman in this incisive, eye-opening investigation into modern-day secession-the next radical idea poised to enter mainstream discourse. And those rising up to topple that empire are a surprising mix of conservatives, liberals, regionalists, and independents who-from movement to movement-may share few political beliefs but who have one thing in common: a sense that our nation has grown too large, and too powerfully centralized, to stay true to its founding principles. Bye Bye, Miss American Empire traces the historical roots of the secessionist spirit, and introduces us to the often radical, sometimes quixotic, and highly charged movements that want to decentralize and re-localize power. During the George W. Bush administration, frustrated liberals talked secession back to within hailing distance of the margins of national debate, a place it had not occupied since 1861. Now, secessionist voices on the left and right and everywhere in between are amplifying. Writes Kauffman, "The noise is the sweet hum of revolution, of subjects learning how to be citizens, of people shaking off . . . their Wall Street and Pentagon overlords and taking charge of their lives once more." Engaging, illuminating, even sometimes troubling, Bye Bye, Miss American Empire is a must-read for those taking the pulse of the nation.

The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day
  • Author : Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-03-18
  • Total pages :256
  • ISBN : 9780345809339
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Summary : Kazuo Ishiguro's Booker Prize-winning masterpiece became an international bestseller on publication, was adapted into an award-winning film, and has since come to be regarded as a modern classic. The Remains of the Day is a spellbinding portrayal of a vanished way of life and a haunting meditation on the high cost of duty. It is also one of the most subtle, sad and humorous love stories ever written. It is the summer of 1956, when Stevens, a man who has dedicated himself to his career as a perfect butler in the one-time great house of Darlington Hall, sets off on a holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and, unexpectedly, into his own past, especially his friendship with the housekeeper, Miss Kenton. As memories surface of his lifetime "in service" to Lord Darlington, and of his life between the wars, when the fate of the continent seemed to lie in the hands of a few men, he finds himself confronting the dark undercurrent beneath the carefully run world of his employer.

The Night She Won Miss America

The Night She Won Miss America
  • Author : Michael Callahan
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-04-24
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 1328915832
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Summary : A young woman is swept up in the glamour and excitement of chasing the title of Miss America 1950--only to vanish the night she wins.

Sweet Valley Confidential

Sweet Valley Confidential
  • Author : Francine Pascal
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-03-29
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 1429965207
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Summary : A New York Times Best Seller! Now with this striking new adult novel from author and creator Francine Pascal, millions of devoted fans can finally return to the idyllic Sweet Valley, home of the phenomenally successful book series and franchise. Iconic and beloved identical twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield are back and all grown up, dealing with the complicated adult world of love, careers, betrayal, and sisterhood. WANT MORE SWEET VALLEY RIGHT NOW?? Become a fan of Sweet Valley Confidential on Facebook or Twitter.

Coraline

Coraline
  • Author : Neil Gaiman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-11-02
  • Total pages :192
  • ISBN : 9781408808191
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Summary : When a young girl ventures through a hidden door, she finds another life with shocking similarities to her own. Coraline has moved to a new house with her parents and she is fascinated by the fact that their 'house' is in fact only half a house! Divided into flats years before, there is a brick wall behind a door where once there was a corridor. One day it is a corridor again and the intrepid Coraline wanders down it. And so a nightmare-ish mystery begins that takes Coraline into the arms of counterfeit parents and a life that isn't quite right. Can Coraline get out? Can she find her real parents? Will life ever be the same again?

Something to Declare

Something to Declare
  • Author : Julia Alvarez
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1998-08-01
  • Total pages :300
  • ISBN : 9781565128392
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Summary : “Julia Alvarez has suitcases full of history (public and private), trunks full of insights into what it means to be a Latina in the United States, bags full of literary wisdom.” —Los Angeles Times From the internationally acclaimed author of the bestselling novels In the Time of the Butterflies and How the García Girls Lost Their Accents comes a rich and revealing work of nonfiction capturing the life and mind of an artist as she knits together the dual themes of coming to America and becoming a writer. The twenty-four confessional, evocative essays that make up Something to Declare are divided into two parts. “Customs” includes Alvarez’s memories of her family’s life in the Dominican Republic, fleeing from Trujillo’s dictatorship, and arriving in America when she was ten years old. She examines the effects of exile--surviving the shock of New York City life; yearning to fit in; training her tongue (and her mind) to speak English; and watching the Miss America pageant for clues about American-style beauty. The second half, “Declarations,” celebrates her passion for words and the writing life. She lets us watch as she struggles with her art--searching for a subject for her next novel, confronting her characters, facing her family’s anger when she invades their privacy, reflecting on the writers who influenced her, and continually honing her craft. The winner of the National Medal of Arts for her extraordinary storytelling, Julia Alvarez here offers essays that are an inspiring gift to readers and writers everywhere. “This beautiful collection of essays . . . traces a process of personal reconciliation with insight, humor, and quiet power.” —San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle “Reading Julia Alvarez’s new collection of essays is like curling up with a glass of wine in one hand and the phone in the other, listening to a bighearted, wisecracking friend share the hard-earned wisdom about family, identity, and the art of writing.” —People

Miss Americas God

Miss Americas God
  • Author : Mandy McMichael
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-11
  • Total pages :350
  • ISBN : 1481311972
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Summary : The Miss America pageant has extraordinary staying power. Despite the cultural winds of the past century, Miss America continues to captivate the nation, giving America what it wants most--sex, entertainment, competition, religion, and even self-discovery. In Miss America's God, Mandy McMichael traces the pageant's long and complicated history. She demonstrates that the pageant is a little explored window into American culture, one that reveals a complex cocktail of all Americans hold dear. Ultimately, McMichael contends that the pageant is an unexpected cultural space of religious expression and self-discovery for many contestants whose faith communities support and validate their pageant participation. Miss America's God utilizes feminist theory, women's history, sociology, psychology, ethnography, and religious studies to explain the enduring popularity of the pageant, as well as religion's curious embrace of its spectacle. While contestants use the pageant to build faith and identity, the pageant uses the faith of the contestants to remain relevant in a society that is increasingly suspicious of it. McMichael shows just how central religion has been to Miss America. Religion, for Miss America, sanctifies sex, ritualizes entertainment, justifies competition, and enables self-discovery. Religion makes Miss America a cultural icon that withstands the test of time.

Child and Country

Child and Country
  • Author : Will Levington Comfort
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1915
  • Total pages :348
  • ISBN : UOM:39015063527264
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Americanah

Americanah
  • Author : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-06-30
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 0008205221
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Summary : SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEYâe(tm)S WOMENâe(tm)S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2014. From the award-winning author of âe~Half of a Yellow Sun,âe(tm) a powerful story of love, race and identity. As teenagers in Lagos, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is under military dictatorship, and people are fleeing the country if they can. The self-assured Ifemelu departs for America. There she suffers defeats and triumphs, finds and loses relationships, all the while feeling the weight of something she never thought of back home: race. Obinze had hoped to join her, but post-9/11 America will not let him in, and he plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Thirteen years later, Obinze is a wealthy man in a newly democratic Nigeria, while Ifemelu has achieved success as a blogger. But after so long apart and so many changes, will they find the courage to meet again, face to face? Fearless, gripping, spanning three continents and numerous lives, the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning âe~Americanahâe(tm) is a richly told story of love and expectation set in todayâe(tm)s globalized world.

The Indian To-day: The Past And Future Of The First American

The Indian To-day: The Past And Future Of The First American
  • Author : Charles Alexander Eastman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-03-24
  • Total pages :206
  • ISBN : 1011111411
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Summary : This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Little Miss History Coloring Book

Little Miss History Coloring Book
  • Author : Barbara Ann Mojica
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-12-29
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 0988503093
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Summary : Ready for some fun? Now you can color some of my adventures in this first of my coloring books. Grab those crayons, pencils or markers and put your colors on these historical people and places.

Daily Prayer Journal Book

Daily Prayer Journal Book
  • Author : Sara Blank Book
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-09-17
  • Total pages :122
  • ISBN : 1976469708
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Summary : Start writing a prayer journal that will help you be more purposeful in your prayer life. This Journal contain for 120 days that one of thesemethods will assist you in keeping a daily prayer time. In addition, the prayer journal will have space to write: Today's Verse, Lord teach me to, I am thankful for, Prayer Requests. Blank prayer journal to take notes and reflect on your relationship with Christ. Size 8 x 10 Inches.

One Line a Day

One Line a Day
  • Author : Annie Watts
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-02-09
  • Total pages :366
  • ISBN : 1508415226
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Summary : Do you ever stop to wonder what you have been through until you got where you are?Or simply want to record your journey in a one line a day five year memory journal? The One line a day 5 Year Journal shows you what you were thinking each day—for five years of your life. Simply turn to today's date, record the one life changing moment you had, and when you finish the journal, start over. As you return to the daily pages again over the years, you'll notice how your focus change (or don't)! This classically but simply designed journal—is the perfect gift for anyone who loves to reflect back at some point in their life.

Miss America

Miss America
  • Author : Ann-Marie Bivans
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1992-06-01
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 0942361490
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Summary : Based on 13 years of research and over 150 interviews with 25 former Miss Americas, Bivans details the glamour, thrills, and heartache that surround each year's contestants. Photos.