Minus One is an account of one man's coming-to-terms with his own mortality and the specter of separating from those he loves. It is a buoyant story of friendship chronicled through the observations of thirty-eight people in an exchange of e-mail. With surprising humor the letters capture the anxiety of good-byes while reflecting the wisdom that graces the ordeal of conscious dying. -------------------- "If Tuesdays with Morrie offers instruction on how to live, then Minus One offers lessons on how to die with dignity. It moves like a locomotive, punches like Ali, yet its message is strangely consoling. This is a powerful story that should be read by everyone - twice." Louis C. Saeger, M.D. ...
The arc of Maggie's remarkable life has intersected all the major historical events of the Twentieth Century. From a spare but happy childhood in rural Ohio, loved by parents who with firm, good-natured guidance taught her the morality that formed the bedrock of her personality, she saw the ravages of the Depression, then engaged in the war effort and experienced tragic loss during World War II. She joined the struggle for Civil Rights, and worked to ensure the rise of labor unions and secure women's rights. All her life she has engaged the world with feisty intelligence, sharp-witted humor and tenacious courage.
Get the guide more collectors depend on for comic book pricing. New and updated, this 1997 edition puts readers at the leading edge of comic pricing, from 1961 (Silver Age) to the present, and includes a detailed checklist for easy cataloging and grading of collections. It's from the same comics experts that produce the Comics Buyer's Guide, comic fandom's #1 weekly newspaper. 300 photos.
The authors capture the leading edge of the comics industry with pricing from 1961 (Silver Age) to the present. Independent releases and hard-to-find editions, plus all the regular releases are covered in detail. 300 photos.