In 1951 Collier's magazine published "Adventures of a Young Doctor," a series of six articles in which Scottish writer/physician A. J. Cronin, bestselling author of "The Citadel," chronicles his experiences-some heartwarming, some thrilling, some humorous-as a young doctor. Subsequently, these articles appeared as chapters in Cronin's larger autobiography, "Adventures in Two Worlds" (1952). CONTENTS: Part 1. Epidemic At Sea Part 2. The Wonderful Sleep Part 3. Dangerous Lunatic Part 4. Wuddy Houseboat Tam Part 5. A Cool Customer Part 6. Thirty-Eight Coffins
Could you spend two weeks at sea with your family?Thanks to an unexpected windfall, the Bensons are treating themselves to a luxury cruise. With stop-offs in Barcelona, Rome and Marseilles, plus constant entertainment onboard, it's a dream come true . . . Or is it? Last time Chelsea Benson went on holiday with this lot she nearly went crazy.Her mum and sister are convinced Chelsea's boyfriend Adam will propose on the ship. Chelsea's sure he won't, but she can't help feeling butterflies as they set sail. Is Adam going to pop the question, or will the only thing to pop be Chelsea's ego?Onboard dramas, family upheavals, memories and sunshine . . . Fall in love with the Benson family, and treat yourself to a five-star family cruise, all without leaving your sofa.
Adventures and Confessions of a Fat Lady Who Sings is a memoir of fattitude. Stephanie Mesler is a fat lady who sings, has been for more than a half century. Here, she shares some of her escapades and imparts some wisdom. She is guaranteed to make you laugh and could very likely make you cry. It takes strength to live life amply. Let the fat lady tell you how.
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