Books tagged: polio

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Die To Live: To the Edge of Heaven and Back
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Three life-threatening illnesses. Three glimpses of Heaven. Three times she had to come back. Based on the true story of Virginia Isbell’s journeys to the edge of eternity, DIE TO LIVE explores the controversial world of out-of-body experiences. Following her early years and the people that influenced Virginia, this is a fascinating memoir of coming to terms with life…and death.
Crush At First Blush: Collection Of Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Dearly beloved readers, in the absence of love and the presence of desire and lust, we gather here today to witness the union of letters “U” and ”I” in poetry writing, thereafter the birth of this collection as a result. Pieces of injustice, regret and death but above all love and crush.
The War Against Polio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
The War Against Polio describes the author's father's experience with polio. It also tells true stories of other polio survivors and is a concise but comprehensive history of polio in 20th century America. It covers F.D.R., polio treatments, the March of Dimes, the Salk vaccine, post-polio syndrome and the possibility of spiritual growth with severe paralysis.
The Man Within
Price: Free! Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
THE MAN WITHIN is the historic autobiography of a knuckle-head growing up in the 50’s and 60’s. The story starts with a devastating disease, moves into the foolishness of my teenage years, and the immaturity of being a young adult. God has opened his eyes to the illusions of what we call “church” and has uncovered to him a truth regarding the transparency of the rites and rituals of today.
The Original Edison Field
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,620. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Historical » USA
The baseball season of 1951 doesn’t arrive soon enough for young Jimmy Fletcher, and the perfect refuge for this 10-year-old boy during that enchanted summer in the fictional town of Marshfield is transformed into The Original Edison Field. That’s where his dream of playing for the New York Yankees takes root. Unexpectedly, his quest ends all too soon.
What Does It Mean Being A Rotarian?
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 67,680. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Much of what is said in this book is the legacy of what the founder of Rotary International said or was literally picked up during his readings in the various conferences that Paul Harris performed throughout his life.Those who are part of this project called Rotary play a leading role in this epic endeavor that we undertake to overcome inequalities in a world of need.
The Ascorbate Papers, volume III: 1950-1959
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,170. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vitamins
A compendium of selected 20th-Century original medical & scientific literature on the clinical use of Ascorbate a.k.a. “Vitamin C” in the treatment and prevention of illness and disease.
The Ascorbate Papers, volume II: 1940-1949
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,150. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vitamins
A compendium of selected 20th-Century original medical & scientific literature on the clinical use of Ascorbate a.k.a. “Vitamin C” in the treatment and prevention of illness and disease.
That Glorious Child, Fynn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011 by Casa de Snapdragon. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Lynn Strongin's book, "That Glorious Child, Flynn," is a cornucopia of stories about children north, south and Irish. The heartbeat is a special needs child, Fynn. In one sense he is one of the new indigo children, exceptionally gifted as well as otherworldly: smaller than other children, a mystical boy born with milk white curls which mysteriously turn black as coal in early childhood.
A Polio Memoir
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,630. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Captain Bob Axtell fought in battles in the Pacific during WWII and survived, he also survived fifteen months in the Korean Conflict, but he didn’t fight his toughest battle until he returned home. In a matter of days, he went from being a healthy man to the isolation ward at William Beaumont Army Hospital — he had become one of the early polio statistics in 1952's polio epidemic.