Someone Talked

Author: R. Conrad Stein
Publisher: ChironBooks
ISBN: 9781935178170
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During World War II, young Dan and Tony are suspicious of foreign accents and strange behaviors, but tracking a "spy" leads to a shocking discovery.

Someone Talked Someone Listened

Author: Bryant Sparks
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781452066486
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Thank you all for your support. This book is currently a MUCH talked about book. It was also recently featured in the Kids Life Magazine in Tuscaloosa Alabama..

Someone To Talk To

Author: Mario Luis Small
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190661429
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When people are facing difficulties, they often feel the need for a confidant-a person to vent to or a sympathetic ear with whom to talk things through. How do they decide on whom to rely? In theory, the answer seems obvious: if the matter is personal, they will turn to a spouse, a family member, or someone close. In practice, what people actually do often belies these expectations. In Someone To Talk To, Mario L. Small follows a group of graduate students as they cope with stress, overwork, self-doubt, failure, relationships, children, health care, and poverty. He unravels how they decide whom to turn to for support. And he then confirms his findings based on representative national data on adult Americans. Small shows that rather than consistently rely on their "strong ties," Americans often take pains to avoid close friends and family, as these relationships are both complex and fraught with expectations. In contrast, they often confide in "weak ties," as the need for understanding or empathy trumps their fear of misplaced trust. In fact, people may find themselves confiding in acquaintances and even strangers unexpectedly, without having reflected on the consequences. Someone To Talk To reveals the often counter-intuitive nature of social support, helping us understand questions as varied as why a doctor may hide her depression from friends, how a teacher may come out of the closet unintentionally, why people may willingly share with others their struggle to pay the rent, and why even competitors can be among a person's best confidants. Amid a growing wave of big data and large-scale network analysis, Small returns to the basic questions of who we connect with, how, and why, upending decades of conventional wisdom on how we should think about and analyze social networks.

Someone Would Have Talked

Author: Larry J. Hancock
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780965658270
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Forty years after John Kennedy's murder in Dallas, the event remains a part of the American conscious. Polls show the majority of the public still believes there was some sort of conspiracy involved in his assassination and the average person thinks it just might be exposed once the government releases all the confidential documents some day. Those that deny the conspiracy question scoff at all this, stating that no conspiracy could have been good enough that somebody would not have talked after all this time. After all we all know even successful criminals feel compelled to tell someone, sometime.Someone Would Have Talked tackles that objection head on, examining a number of examples of individuals who talked when they shouldn't have. Some talked before the assassination and some afterwards. These are not the people who sold their stories or whose names you would see in the tabloids. These are real people, many of them involved in the secret war against Castro and the U.S. Government project intended to assassinate him. You find their remarks in reports made to Police, the FBI and Secret Service. Reports which were never addressed in any coordinated or proactive criminal investigation.Even more important are the remarks made to family, best friends and lawyers remarks often made when the individual involved was terminally ill or nearing death.Ranging across 5 years of cold war history and a vast span of documents, many of them only available in the last three to four years, Someone Would Have Talked evaluates these leaks and confessions and connects the dots, showing the connections between the individuals involved and demonstrating the evolution of a conspiracy which led the death of a President in Dallas, Texas. Then it goes beyond, using more documents, White House diaries and telephone logs as well as executive tape recordings to detail how the new President managed a cover-up which defeated the goal of the conspiracy even after the plotters had successfully killed John Kennedy.The records have been released, people have talked, witnesses have finally revealed the elements of both the conspiracy and the cover-up, the real history is here in Someone Would Have Talked and the 1,400 pages of reference exhibits that come on this CD with it.

Someone Would Have Talked Updated

Author: Larry Hancock
Publisher: JFK Lancer Production
ISBN: 9780977465736
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More than 14,000 documents, White House diaries, telephone logs, and executive tape recordings detail the conspiracy designed to mislead the nation about the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Hancock evaluates these leaks and confessions, showing the connections between the individuals involved and demonstrating the evolution of a conspiracy.

Straight Talk About Death For Teenagers

Author: Earl A. Grollman
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807095702
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If you are a teenager whose friend or relative has died, this book was written for you. Earl A. Grollman, the award-winning author of Living When a Loved One Has Died, explains what to expect when you lose someone you love.

Talk To Me Like I M Someone You Love Revised Edition

Author: Nancy Dreyfus, Psy.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101657847
Size: 27.73 MB
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"The most crucial relationship advice book since Men Are from Mars." —Erin Meanley, Glamour.com Talk to Me Like I'm Someone You Love is a brilliant interactive relationship tool that can help couples stop arguing and begin healing. Couples therapist Nancy Dreyfus hit upon this revolutionary practice during a particularly angry couples-therapy session in which a wife's unrelenting criticism of her husband was making him more and more emotionally withdrawn. Suddenly, Dreyfus found herself scribbling on a scrap of paper, "Talk to me like I'm someone you love," and gesturing to the husband that he should hold it up. He did, and within seconds, the familiar power differential between the two shifted, and a gentler, more genuine connection emerged. This revised edition features two new sections—one on making love and another on deepening trust—containing over 25 new "flash cards for real life," written statements that hold the power to express what we wish we could say to the person we love but for which we can't find either the right words or the right tone in which to say them. Each of the statements in this book is accompanied by "field notes" from the author that explain when, why, and how to use the statement, as well as real-life stories from the author's practice.

Pregnancy The Most Talked About Guide Of All Time

Author: Bonnie Henry
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1329783816
Size: 37.65 MB
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Are YOU Worried About Having a Healthy Pregnancy? Are You Afraid You Don’t Know What to do to Ensure Good Health for YOU AND YOUR BABY? DON’T WORRY! We know how you feel - and we are here to help! Discover everything you need to know by grabbing a copy of this ebook today.

How We Talked And Common Folks

Author: Verna Mae Slone
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813139171
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Two of Verna Mae Slone's most beloved books -- How We Talked and Common Folks -- are now available in a single edition. How We Talked is a timeless piece of literature, a free-form combination of glossary and memoir that uses native expressions to depict everyday life in Caney Creek, Kentucky. In addition to phrases and their meanings, the book contains sections on the customs and wisdom of Slone's community, a collection of children's rhymes, and stories and superstitions unique to Appalachia. More than just a dictionary, How We Talked is a rich compendium of life "on Caney," offering an understanding of the culture through the distinctive speech of its people. Originally published in 1979, Common Folks documents Slone's way of life in Pippa Passes, Kentucky, and expands on such diverse topics as family pets, coal mining, education, and marriage. Slone's firsthand account of this unique heritage draws readers into her hill-circled community and allows them to experience a lifestyle that is nearly forgotten. Whether she is writing about traditional Appalachian customs like folk medicine or about universal aspects of life such as a mother's yearning for the little girl she never had, Slone's instinctive sense of what matters most makes Common Folks a compelling meditation on a legacy worth remembering. Published together for the first time, How We Talked and Common Folks celebrate the spirit of an acclaimed Appalachian writer.

How To Talk About Books You Haven T Read

Author: Pierre Bayard
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1596917148
Size: 47.23 MB
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In this delightfully witty, provocative book, literature professor and psychoanalyst Pierre Bayard argues that not having read a book need not be an impediment to having an interesting conversation about it. (In fact, he says, in certain situations reading the book is the worst thing you could do.) Using examples from such writers as Graham Greene, Oscar Wilde, Montaigne, and Umberto Eco, he describes the varieties of "non-reading"-from books that you've never heard of to books that you've read and forgotten-and offers advice on how to turn a sticky social situation into an occasion for creative brilliance. Practical, funny, and thought-provoking, How to Talk About Books You Haven't Read-which became a favorite of readers everywhere in the hardcover edition-is in the end a love letter to books, offering a whole new perspective on how we read and absorb them.