Unforgettable

A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime

Author: Scott Simon

Publisher: Flatiron Books

ISBN: 1250061156

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

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"I'm getting a life's lesson about grace from my mother in the ICU. We never stop learning from our mothers, do we?" UNFORGETTABLE is a son's spirited, affecting, and inspiring tribute to his remarkable mother and the love between parent and child. When NPR's Scott Simon began tweeting from his mother's hospital room in July 2013, he didn't know that his missives would soon spread well beyond his 1.2 million Twitter followers. Squeezing the magnitude of his final days with her into 140-character updates, Simon's evocative and moving meditations spread virally. Over the course of a few days, Simon chronicled his mother's death and reminisced about her life, revealing her humor and strength, and celebrating familial love. UNFORGETTABLE, expands on those famous tweets to create a memoir that is rich, deeply affecting, heart-wrenching, and exhilarating. His mother was a glamorous woman of the Mad Men–era; she worked in nightclubs, modeled, dated mobsters and movie stars, and was a brave single parent to young Scott Simon. Spending their last days together in a hospital ICU, mother and son reflect on their lifetime's worth of memories, recounting stories laced with humor and exemplifying resilience. UNFORGETTABLE is not only one man's rich and moving tribute to his mother's colorful life and graceful death, it is also a powerful portrayal of the universal bond between mother and child.
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Unforgettable

Enabling Deep and Durable Learning

Author: W. Michael Gray

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1532600143

Category: Education

Page: 302

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We have an uneasy relationship with the relentless deluge of information gushing out of academia and our media outlets. To turn it off is escapist, but to attempt to cognitively grapple with it is overwhelming. In Unforgettable: Enabling Deep and Durable Learning, a nationally recognized master teacher gives professors and their students the means to chart a clear path through this information explosion. Humans crave explanatory patterns, and this book enables teachers to think deeply about their academic disciplines to find and articulate their core explanatory principles and to engage their students in a compelling way of thinking. An alternative title for this book could be Why the Best College Teachers Do What They Do because the author articulates a compelling rationale that will equip faculty to create and deliver transformative courses. Students in transformative courses grapple with essential questions and gain mental muscle that equips them for real world challenges.
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Unforgettable

Author: Cindy Skaggs

Publisher: Entangled: Ignite

ISBN: 1633758052

Category: Fiction

Page: 250

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Vicki Calvetti made it out of the mob—or so she hoped. But when the old family hitman, the FBI, the Justice Department, and a smoking hot man from her past crash land on her doorstep, she learns she's not quite done. An undercover cop chasing revenge, Blake Reilly gets the shock of his life when Vicki walks back into his life and into his club full of more drug dealers than a pharmaceutical convention. Catching up doesn’t take long, and their undeniable chemistry is full-speed-ahead until someone ends up dead, putting both their lives at risk unless Vicki can remember the secrets she paid to forget. The Untouchable series is best enjoyed in order: Book #1 Untouchable Book #2 An Untouchable Christmas, novella Book #3 Unforgettable Book #4 Unstoppable
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Jenni Vive: Unforgettable Baby! (Bilingual Edition)

A Life in Pictures—Su Vida en Fotos

Author: Jenni Rivera

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501101315

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 160

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A moving collection of never-before-seen photos of Mexican singing sensation Jenni Rivera, including previously unpublished pages from her journal. This tribute represents a lasting legacy to a beloved entertainer, mother, and sister who died tragically in a plane crash in 2012. Excerpts from her journals allow glimpses into the real Jenni and provide insight into her inherent strength and her unwavering spirituality that kept her afloat even in the most trying times.
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Unforgettable!

The 100 Greatest Moments in Los Angeles Sports History

Author: Richard B. Perelman,Mark Meyers

Publisher: Towery Pub

ISBN: 9781881096214

Category: Photography

Page: 224

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Unforgettable

Author: Shelley Munro

Publisher: Shelley Munro

ISBN: 099414833X

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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1941. Britain is at war and under threat from the enemy. Life is fragile and love is more important than ever. Margo can’t forget Johnnie. A chance meeting brings an opportunity to correct past mistakes, to show him they belong together. Bombs rain down on the city and they take refuge. It’s a night of discovery, of passion and bittersweet love laced with danger and the realization that Johnnie must return to fight the enemy. Margo is thrilled they’ve become lovers, but in the morning old problems resurface and she faces one final test to prove their love is unforgettable.
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Unforgettable

Author: Aleatha Romig

Publisher: Romig Works LLC

ISBN: 1947189506

Category: Fiction

Page: 177

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What happens when one visit turns unforgettable? From New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author Aleatha Romig comes another of her steamy novellas exploring hidden desires. UNFORGETTABLE is a stand-alone story in the INDULGENCE series. Stories may be read in any order. *Warning: reading may set your e-reader on fire while bringing a smile to your face.
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Unforgettable

Author: Maya Banks

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1488064571

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Two fan-favorite Pregnancy & Passion stories featuring absolutely alpha men and the women who bring them to the brink by #1 New York Times bestselling author Maya Banks. Originally published as Enticed by Her Forgotten Lover and Wanted by Her Lost Love in 2011. Enticed Bryony Morgan fell hard for hotelier Rafael de Luca… and then he vanished, leaving her pregnant! Now she’s tracked him to his New York gala, determined to get answers from him. But to her shock, Rafael can’t remember her or the sizzling summer nights they shared at his island retreat. When he recreates their time together, secrets he’s hidden are about to come to light… Wanted When wealthy developer Ryan Beardsley kicked his cheating fiancée out of his life, he couldn’t help but write her one last check that would cover all expenses she could possibly have… But for some reason, she never cashed it. When he storms back into her life demanding answers, he’s about to uncover a betrayal... but not the one he expects!
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Unforgettable

Author: Meryl Sawyer

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504027272

Category: Fiction

Page: 405

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A man saves the life of a woman who has no memory of her identity—and may be a dangerous criminal—in this steamy, mesmerizing tale of romantic suspense A volunteer with the Maui search and rescue team, Greg Braxton is training a greyhound under the extreme conditions of a lightning storm when he finds an unconscious woman in a car at the bottom of a cliff. When she awakens, she doesn’t know who she is or what she was doing in a treacherous rainforest in the middle of a raging storm. Nothing about the woman makes sense. She has the face of an angel but was found dressed in tawdry clothing, wearing a dead woman’s shoe. Is she an innocent victim, or a cunning criminal hiding behind amnesia? Greg takes to calling her “Lucky” because she’s lucky to be alive, but no matter how much Greg comes to admire and desire the woman he saved, he can’t give her back her past. With the law closing in, Lucky and Greg must discover her true identity before someone else—someone obsessed with her—finds her first.
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Unforgettable

Author: Gloria Cook

Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd

ISBN: 1780101317

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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A new suspense saga from a much-loved author - 1947. Kindly, unassuming widow Dorrie Resterick continually finds herself confidante to others’ troubles. She would prefer to keep in the background, but life throws her many a mystery, and once she even found a scrap of evidence in a dreadful local crime – the double murder of two villagers. While the police decided the scrap of paper Dorrie brought to them solved the case, Dorrie was never sure – and when new tenants arrive at long-abandoned creepy cottage Merrivale, the site of the murders, their actions inadvertently plunge the whole village into danger . . .
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