Count The Ways

Count The Ways

Count The Ways

In her most ambitious novel to date, New York Times bestselling author Joyce Maynard returns to the themes that are the hallmarks of her most acclaimed work in a mesmerizing story of a family—from the hopeful early days of young marriage to parenthood, divorce, and the costly aftermath that ripples through all their lives Eleanor and Cam meet at a crafts fair in Vermont in the early 1970s. She’s an artist and writer, he makes wooden bowls. Within four years they are parents to three children, two daughters and a red-headed son who fills his pockets with rocks, plays the violin and talks to God. To Eleanor, their New Hampshire farm provides everything she always wanted—summer nights watching Cam’s softball games, snow days by the fire and the annual tradition of making paper boats and cork people to launch in the brook every spring. If Eleanor and Cam don’t make love as often as they used to, they have something that matters more. Their family. Then comes a terrible accident, caused by Cam’s negligence. Unable to forgive him, Eleanor is consumed by bitterness, losing herself in her life as a mother, while Cam finds solace with a new young partner. Over the decades that follow, the five members of this fractured family make surprising discoveries and decisions that occasionally bring them together, and often tear them apart. Tracing the course of their lives—through the gender transition of one child and another’s choice to completely break with her mother—Joyce Maynard captures a family forced to confront essential, painful truths of its past, and find redemption in its darkest hours. A story of holding on and learning to let go, Count the Ways is an achingly beautiful, poignant, and deeply compassionate novel of home, parenthood, love, and forgiveness.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Joyce Maynard
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2021-07-13
Total Pages : 464 Pages
ISBN : 9780062398291


Count The Ways

Count The Ways

In her most ambitious novel to date, New York Times bestselling author Joyce Maynard returns to the themes that are the hallmarks of her most acclaimed work in a mesmerizing story of a family--from the hopeful early days of young marriage to parenthood, divorce, and the costly aftermath that ripples through all their lives Eleanor and Cam meet at a crafts fair in Vermont in the early 1970s. She's an artist and writer, he makes wooden bowls. Within four years they are parents to three children, two daughters and a red-headed son who fills his pockets with rocks, plays the violin and talks to God. To Eleanor, their New Hampshire farm provides everything she always wanted--summer nights watching Cam's softball games, snow days by the fire and the annual tradition of making paper boats and cork people to launch in the brook every spring. If Eleanor and Cam don't make love as often as they used to, they have something that matters more. Their family. Then comes a terrible accident, caused by Cam's negligence. Unable to forgive him, Eleanor is consumed by bitterness, losing herself in her life as a mother, while Cam finds solace with a new young partner. Over the decades that follow, the five members of this fractured family make surprising discoveries and decisions that occasionally bring them together, and often tear them apart. Tracing the course of their lives--through the gender transition of one child and another's choice to completely break with her mother--Joyce Maynard captures a family forced to confront essential, painful truths of its past, and find redemption in its darkest hours. A story of holding on and learning to let go, Count the Ways is an achingly beautiful, poignant, and deeply compassionate novel of home, parenthood, love, and forgiveness.

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Author : Joyce Maynard
Publisher : William Morrow
Release : 2021-06-29
Total Pages : 464 Pages
ISBN : 0063113163


Let Me Count The Ways

Let Me Count The Ways

The sins of the father are hilariously visited on the son in this witty and profound novel about the meaning of it all Stanley Waltz is a Polish American piano mover and pugnacious atheist married to a born-again believer. His heroes are H. L. Mencken and Clarence Darrow, and if he confuses “illusion” with “allusion” and thinks a certain style of egg is “bedeviled,” that does not mean his reasoning is any less sound. Unfortunately, his wife is immune to his intellect and insists not just on saving his soul but on taking their son, Tom, to the local gospel mission every chance she gets. It is enough to drive a man into the arms of a mistress “funny as a crutch and twice as perceptive”—and that is exactly where Stan goes. This leaves Tom twice as mixed up as the average son. In the second section of this side-splitting and thought-provoking comedy, he is a professor of English at the local college, his questions about faith, doubt, and morality as unresolved as they are inescapable. As an undergraduate, he stumbled from girl to girl, breaking up with one because she was a nonbeliever, another because she was too pious. His marriage to a beautiful professor of comparative religion is no solution. In short order, he has an affair, breaks his leg, leads a funeral procession hopelessly astray, and suffers a nervous breakdown. Only a miracle can save him—if he can figure out what one might look like. Stanley and Tom Waltz are a father-son duo unlike any other, and Let Me Count the Ways is Peter De Vries at his insightful, brilliant, lightning-witted best.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Peter De Vries
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2014-10-21
Total Pages : 306 Pages
ISBN : 9781497669604


Count The Ways The Greatest Love Stories Of Our Times

Count The Ways The Greatest Love Stories Of Our Times

In the fascinating Count the Ways, award-winning journalist Paul Aron tells the true stories of 25 of the greatest loves of our times. Here are Woodrow and Edith Wilson, for whom love was her path to power . . . and Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson, for whom love meant giving up his throne. Here are Christopher and Dana Reeve, whose love inspired him to live . . . and Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, whose love meant certain death . . . Illustrated with striking photographs of each couple, this collection will make an ideal Valentine's Day or anniversary gift, or serve as a touchingly eloquent way to simply say, "I love you."

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Genre : History
Author : Paul Aron
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2002-01-08
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9780071403269


Count The Ways Little Brown Bear

Count The Ways Little Brown Bear

Little Brown Bear wants to know how much his mother loves him and so Mama Bear tries to tell him by putting it into numbers, in a gentle bedtime picture book.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Jonathan London
Publisher : Dutton Childrens Books
Release : 2002-01-01
Total Pages : 32 Pages
ISBN : 0525460977


Into The Pit Five Nights At Freddy S Fazbear Frights 1

Into The Pit Five Nights At Freddy S Fazbear Frights 1

Five Nights at Freddy's fans won't want to miss this pulse-pounding collection of three novella-length tales that will keep even the bravest player up at night . . .

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author : Scott Cawthon
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release : 2019-12-26
Total Pages : 224 Pages
ISBN : 9781338626964


Counting How We Use Numbers To Decide What Matters

Counting How We Use Numbers To Decide What Matters

“Required reading for anyone who’s interested in the truth.” —Robert Reich In a post-Trumpian world where COVID rates soar and Americans wage near–civil war about election results, Deborah Stone’s Counting promises to transform how we think about numbers. Contrary to what you learned in kindergarten, counting is more art than arithmetic. In fact, numbers are just as much creatures of the human imagination as poetry and painting; the simplest tally starts with judgments about what counts. In a nation whose Constitution originally counted a slave as three-fifths of a person and where algorithms disproportionately consign Black Americans to prison, it is now more important than ever to understand how numbers can be both weapons of the powerful and tools of resistance. With her “signature brilliance” (Robert Kuttner), eminent political scientist Deborah Stone delivers a “mild-altering” work (Jacob Hacker) that shows “how being in thrall to numbers is misguided and dangerous” (New York Times Book Review).

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Deborah Stone
Publisher : Liveright Publishing
Release : 2020-10-06
Total Pages : 312 Pages
ISBN : 9781631495939


I Know Numbers

I Know Numbers

How do we love numbers? Let us count the ways: They're on street signs and bus stops, featured on phones, thermometers, chalkboards, and scales. They show the time and the date, and help us to measure distance, sizing, and so much more. This spirited picture book by beloved author-illustrator Taro Gomi will charm and inform the youngest of readers, offering them a unique—and useful—look at a key concept we count on. Plus, this is the fixed format version, which looks almost identical to the print edition.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Taro Gomi
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Release : 2017-09-05
Total Pages : 40 Pages
ISBN : 9781452162065


Five Ways To Fall Out Of Love

Five Ways To Fall Out Of Love

How do I hate thee? Let me count the ways… ubrey Cash learned the hard way not to rely on love. After all, Webster Casey, the new boy next door she'd been falling for all summer, stood her up at homecoming in front of everyone with no explanation. Proving her theory that love never lasts seems easy when she's faced with parents whose marriage is falling apart and a best friend who thinks every boy she dates is "the one." But when sparks fly with a boy who turns out to be Webster's cousin, and then Webster himself becomes her lab partner for the rest of senior year, Aubrey finds her theory—and her commitment to stay single—put to the test. As she navigates the breakdown of her family, the consequences her cynicism has on her relationship with her best friend, and her own confusing but undeniable feelings for Webster, Aubrey has to ask herself: What really happened the night Webster stood her up? And if there are five ways to fall out of love…could there perhaps be even more ways to fall back in?

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author : Emily Martin
Publisher : Harlequin
Release : 2021-03-16
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9781488076244


Let Me Count The Ways

Let Me Count The Ways

Two leading experts on human sexuality explain how to make sex more enjoyable without intercourse, helping men and women alike rediscover the pleasures of sensuality and "outercourse." 10,000 first printing.

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Genre : Psychology
Author : Marty Klein
Publisher : J P Tarcher
Release : 1998
Total Pages : 210 Pages
ISBN : 0874779561