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A Lucky Life

As a longtime pediatrician, Richard Goldbloom placed a high value on connecting with and communicating with his patients and their parents. His ability to reach an audience is evident in this … 304 View
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On Opium

Pain, Pleasure, and Other Matters of Substance

A groundbreaking meditation on pain, painkillers, and dependence from a prescription opioid user. Her writing has been described as "measured," "sensuous," and … 364 View

Pilgrim Souls

Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

This memoir focuses on an experience all of us dread. Pat Lotz was an accomplished author and editor, active in her community, and a loving wife and mother. She succumbed to dementia which was … 224 View
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Introduction

From: Pilgrim Souls

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Outlines the purpose of the book, why he wrote it, important information about cargiving, the progress of Pat’s diagnosis, and talks about the hope of the book to inspire, help and give … 12 $1.20 Add
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Introduction

From: A Lucky Life

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Short into about why he wrote the book 2 $0.20 Add
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Prologue

From: On Opium

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The author describes feeling trapped since her body began to turn against her many years ago, when she first started to suffer the intense joint stiffness and accompanying pain that would turn … 3 $0.30 Add
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Life Before Dementia

From: Pilgrim Souls

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An Introduction to the first part of the book, talks about what it means to care for someone with Dementia 7 $0.70 Add
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From Russia to Montreal

From: A Lucky Life

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Particularly looking at his Grandparents and how they came to Montreal from Russia 24 $2.40 Add
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Opium Eater

The New Confessions

From: On Opium

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After years of being clawed by stiffness and pain the author describes clawing back the life pain took from her. She describes the effects of the opiates she takes for pain, the pain relief, and … 64 $6.40 Add
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Buffalo Bill

From: A Lucky Life

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Talks about his great Uncle William Goldbloom (Buffalo Bill) who was a fur trader in Prince Rupert BC who he met in the late 1940s 7 $0.70 Add
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My Lucky Break

From: Pilgrim Souls

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Talks about Pat and his first Meeting 12 $1.20 Add
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Saturn Devouring His Children: A Tale of Instability in Seven Parts

Death

From: On Opium

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This chapter describes the War on Drugs, and the illegal use of fentanyl by a person living precariously. It also includes an interview with the founder of Mothers Stop the Harm (MSTH) and … 51 $5.10 Add
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A Tale of Instability in Seven Parts

Limits

From: On Opium

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The author describes her writing life in relation to the chronic pain and stiffness of her disease and how, no longer depressed, she has stretched her own limits with opiods, and asks if she can … 23 $2.30 Add
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Before We Met

From: Pilgrim Souls

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Outlines their lives before they were married 16 $1.60 Add
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Eva

From: A Lucky Life

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Talks about his aunt Eva, father’s younger sister, who had a professional theatre career under the stage name Eva Goodrich, complete with diary entries 8 $0.80 Add
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A Tale of Instability in Seven Parts

Vertigo

From: On Opium

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Through the metaphor and the physical condition of vertigo, the author describes a benign temporary condition of incapacitiating vertigo, an artist’s residency in Venice, and the experience … 13 $1.30 Add