Scar Tissue

Autore: Anthony Kiedis
Editore: Hachette Books
ISBN: 1401381766
Grandezza: 75,58 MB
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The New York Times bestseller by one of rock's most provocative figures Scar Tissue is Anthony Kiedis's searingly honest memoir of a life spent in the fast lane. In 1983, four self-described "knuckleheads" burst out of the mosh-pitted mosaic of the neo-punk rock scene in L.A. with their own unique brand of cosmic hardcore mayhem funk. Over twenty years later, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, against all odds, have become one of the most successful bands in the world. Though the band has gone through many incarnations, Anthony Kiedis, the group's lyricist and dynamic lead singer, has been there for the whole roller-coaster ride. Whether he's recollecting the influence of the beautiful, strong women who have been his muses, or retracing a journey that has included appearances as diverse as a performance before half a million people at Woodstock or an audience of one at the humble compound of the exiled Dalai Lama, Kiedis shares a compelling story about the price of success and excess. Scar Tissue is a story of dedication and debauchery, of intrigue and integrity, of recklessness and redemption--a story that could only have come out of the world of rock.

Scar Tissue

Autore: Anthony Kiedis
Editore: Hyperion
ISBN: 9781401307455
Grandezza: 48,72 MB
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Vista: 4241
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Now in paperback, the New York Times bestseller by one of rock's most provocative figures Scar Tissue is Anthony Kiedis's searingly honest memoir of a life spent in the fast lane. In 1983, four self-described "knuckleheads" burst out of the mosh-pitted mosaic of the neo-punk rock scene in L.A. with their own unique brand of cosmic hardcore mayhem funk. Over twenty years later, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, against all odds, have become one of the most successful bands in the world. Though the band has gone through many incarnations, Anthony Kiedis, the group's lyricist and dynamic lead singer, has been there for the whole roller-coaster ride. Whether he's recollecting the influence of the beautiful, strong women who have been his muses, or retracing a journey that has included appearances as diverse as a performance before half a million people at Woodstock or an audience of one at the humble compound of the exiled Dalai Lama, Kiedis shares a compelling story about the price of success and excess. Scar Tissue is a story of dedication and debauchery, of intrigue and integrity, of recklessness and redemption -- a story that could only have come out of the world of rock.

Scar Tissue

Autore: Anthony Kiedis
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1401381766
Grandezza: 56,40 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 9152
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The New York Times bestseller by one of rock's most provocative figures Scar Tissue is Anthony Kiedis's searingly honest memoir of a life spent in the fast lane. In 1983, four self-described "knuckleheads" burst out of the mosh-pitted mosaic of the neo-punk rock scene in L.A. with their own unique brand of cosmic hardcore mayhem funk. Over twenty years later, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, against all odds, have become one of the most successful bands in the world. Though the band has gone through many incarnations, Anthony Kiedis, the group's lyricist and dynamic lead singer, has been there for the whole roller-coaster ride. Whether he's recollecting the influence of the beautiful, strong women who have been his muses, or retracing a journey that has included appearances as diverse as a performance before half a million people at Woodstock or an audience of one at the humble compound of the exiled Dalai Lama, Kiedis shares a compelling story about the price of success and excess. Scar Tissue is a story of dedication and debauchery, of intrigue and integrity, of recklessness and redemption--a story that could only have come out of the world of rock.

Scar Tissue

Autore: Gustavo Pérez Firmat
Editore: Bilingual Press
ISBN:
Grandezza: 76,10 MB
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Vista: 4296
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In this, his most revealing and courageous book to date, the widely-acclaimed author of Life on the Hyphen and Next Year in Cuba tells the story of how it is to experience two of the shaping events in our lives--surviving illness, enduring loss--in more than one language. Writing with candor and conviction, Pirez Firmat chronicles, in prose and verse, how the death of his exiled father and his own diagnosis of prostate cancer (a disease from which his father also suffered) brought him to a place he had never been, and he had never left. Much more than a recovery journal, Scar Tissue is an eloquent reflection on the resources for healing and renewal available to those whose lives and loyalties are divided between countries, cultures and languages.

Scar Tissue

Autore: Daryl Erdman
Editore:
ISBN: 9780981929040
Grandezza: 11,53 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 4131
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"There are many books on entrepreneurship but very few written by someone that can both `do and teach'. Daryl is one of the nation's leading authorities on entrepreneurship. Scar Tissue is a must read for anyone wanting to succeed as an entrepreneur!" Chris B. Berghoff, Founder and CEO Control Products International, Adjunct Professor Entrepreneurship, University of Minnesota and University of St. Thomas "...a serial entrepreneur, gifted teacher and a venture capitalist has uniquely presented war stories as scar tissue that are deeply rooted in contemporary entrepreneurship theory..." Dr. Rajiv Tandon, former Associate Director of the Entrepreneurship Program at University of St. Thomas and an international entrepreneur "...In this book, Erdman combines good stories, connections with research findings, and good Mid-western common sense. I would advise anyone with entrepreneurial aspirations to enlist Daryl Erdman as a trusted advisor..."John Spitzer, Clinical Professor of Finance, University of Iowa "...a must read for budding entrepreneurs, experienced entrepreneurs or any general reader interested in the entrepreneurial journey..." Susan Johnson, former Student and Founder of Magellan Medical Consulting "...We `bet the ranch' more than once, and Daryl's advice along the way was priceless..."Mark Ahlstrom, CEO WindLogics Inc. "I highly recommend this book to anyone thinking of launching a business. The insights and stories will help the reader understand and anticipate some of the pitfalls associated with this journey. Daryl has a unique style that makes this book entertaining while conveying his wisdom and expertise..." Keith Thorndyke, former Student and Founder of five businesses and adjunct lecturer at the University of St. Thomas Graduate MBA program "...Storytelling is a powerful learning tool and his stories are riveting. It is difficult to put the bookdown once you get started. The book flows logically and is easily read by novice entrepreneurs. Experienced entrepreneurs will get a kick out of reliving some of their own experiences..." Richard Leake, Professor of Management, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa "...a treasure- a true delight - a road map for the entrepreneur and business owner in any stage of business development. It's filled with stories and practical knowledge any business owner can put to immediate use- a must read, and one to keep close to the desk..." Nicole Robbins, former Student and Founder of Peace of Mind Daycare and Footprints Academy "Succinct descriptions - concise and thorough - the "bet the farm" examples and personal `bet the farm' examples are excellent." Ted Fredrickson, former Dean at the University of St. Thomas and former President of Capitol University in Ohio Daryl Erdman's first book, Scar Tissue, offers expert insights and lessons on entrepreneurship. By illustrating his teachings with examples from his own business ventures as well as those of the students he has mentored, Daryl creates a lively book filled with practical advice. He uses the concept of "scar tissue" to explain the business missteps that entrepreneurs must either avoid or overcome to achieve success. Scar Tissue is instructive for those new to business and will resonate with those already experienced in business development and ownership.

Scar Tissue

Autore: Michael Ignatieff
Editore:
ISBN: 9780143054665
Grandezza: 26,61 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 2021
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At the heart of Michael Ignatieff's disquieting novel of a woman's descent into illness are the tangled threads of a family, strained by tragedy yet still tenuously connected. An anguished philosophy professor watches his dying mother's measured steps into the mysterious depths of neurological illness: the misplaced glasses, kitchen catastrophes, and anecdotes told over and over to a family overcome with fearful sympathy. His strenuous efforts to make sense of his mother's suffering lead him to learn all he can about her illness, renewing contact with his neurologist brother in the process. But medical science can do nothing to ease loss, and genetics now routinely predicts destinies that medicine is powerless to avert. More than a tale of isolated tragedy, "Scar Tissue" explores the fragile lines of memory, their configuration in identity, and the ways in which both are at one moment formed and the next shattered. Nominated for the Booker Prize, "Scar Tissue" is an intensely personal novel about family, love in all its guises, and the ultimate triumph of life over loss. Shortlisted for the 1993 Booker Prize "Ignatieff's novel impresses in its wisdom as much as in its restraint ... This is a rich novel written by a magnanimous writer with an exquisite talent for naturalism."-- "The Times"

Scar Tissue

Autore: Charles Wright
Editore: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 146687743X
Grandezza: 65,48 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 141
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Hard to imagine that no one counts, that only things endure. Unlike the seasons, our shirts don't shed, Whatever we see does not see us, however hard we look, The rain in its silver earrings against the oak trunks, The rain in its second skin. --from "Scar Tissue II" In his new collection, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Wright investigates the tenuous relationship between description and actuality--"thing is not an image"--but also reaffirms the project of attempting to describe, to capture the natural world and the beings in it, although he reminds us that landscape is not his subject matter but his technique: that language was always his subject--language and "the ghost of god." And in the dolomites, the clouds, stars, wind, and water that populate these poems, "something un-ordinary persists." Scar Tissue is a groundbreaking work from a poet who "illuminates and exalts the entire astonishing spectrum of existence" (Booklist).

Scar Tissue

Autore: William G. Tapply
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312991005
Grandezza: 40,50 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 6590
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When a car accident kills the fifteen-year-old son of one of Brady Coyne's clients, along with the boy's girlfriend, Brady's subsequent investigation, in his latest case, uncovers some suspicious facts that the police seem intent on ignoring. Reprint.

Scar Tissue

Autore: Michael Ignatieff
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780374527693
Grandezza: 13,92 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 4493
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The author of Blood and Belonging chronicles one woman's descent into Alzheimer's and her sons' painful witness to the tragedy, which is enhanced by their careers in philosophy and neurology and by strengthened family bonds.

Scar Tissue

Autore: Trace Conger
Editore:
ISBN: 9780996826709
Grandezza: 53,15 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 2899
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Underground private investigator, Finn Harding, returns in this fast-paced, gripping crime thriller. When Finn discovers an acquaintance, Dr. Daryl Jennings, is entangled in a fentanyl smuggling operation, he negotiates a deal with the head of an Indianapolis criminal organization to earn the doctor's freedom. But freedom doesn't come cheap. To fulfill his obligation, Finn must locate an anonymous criminal banker who skipped town with $5 million of the organization's money. But how do you find a man with no name, no identity, and no known location? In his toughest case yet, Finn must rely on his skill, cunning, and an unlikely connection from his past to find the banker and the cash before Dr. Jennings' time runs out. Along the way Finn discovers that loyalties run deep, everyone has secrets, and some mistakes can never be forgiven. SCAR TISSUE is the follow-up to Conger's award-winning debut novel, THE SHADOW BROKER.