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Enablement, Empowerment and Wellness - Author offers crisis intervention program for adolescents
PETERSHAM, Mass., Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Author and longtime guidance counselor Lorraine R. Maille writes that there are countless crisis intervention programs for treating adolescents; however, these programs very seldomly improve students' emotional welfare. In response, she's created her own method, which she details in Enablement, Empowerment, and Wellness: A Crisis Intervention Program for Counselors Working with Students of High School and College Age (now available through 1stBooks).
The Path to a Patent - New guidebook geared to help inventors in design, patent and marketing stages
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Countless people have created genius inventions. However, the system designed to protect people's ideas is the very system that requires such complicated applications that it is extremely difficult to receive a patent and get the idea rolling. In `Launch to a Successful Idea!,' Vesta M. Attaway details how to apply for a patent and offers tips and tricks to prevent frustration when receiving a patent and researching and marketing one's idea.
Searching for Love -- New memoir tells of dancer's life, failed marriages and Native American heritage
CONKLIN, Mich., Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- From day one, Crystal Rivers says her life was an "evil, vicious, sex trip." In the new autobiography, Someone Please Love Me: A True Story of a Dancer from the Movie Porky's (now available through 1stBooks), Rivers describes her life from the earliest days in an orphanage to life with her eighth husband. In a telling work, this lifelong dancer reveals it all.
Code of Silence: New Book Details the Demise of a Deadly Gang
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In October 2003, Ann Lee will launch People Against Gang Violence (PAGV) in Minneapolis. Lee's organization hopes to curb gang violence in the chilly Midwestern city, which has been wrought by havoc for more than a decade. Lee first became involved in the cause after a disturbing case that took the lives of five children in a devastating fire. The fire, and the violence surrounding it, is the subject of her new book, Code of Silence: The Andre Coppage Story (now available through 1stBooks).
When Sleeping Giants Woke --New Book Recounts Author's Firsthand Experience of World War II
ARKANSAS CITY, Kan., Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dec. 7, 1941 was an infamous day in American history. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor awoke a sleeping giant and thrust it into a conflict that threatened to engulf the world. But thanks to millions of ordinary heroes, the forces of Hitler and Hirohito were thwarted. The new book, I Was There When the World Stood Still (now available through 1stBooks), gives author K. Ray Marrs's firsthand account of that day and the subsequent war.
Life on Sawtooth Sunset Ranch - New Book Remembers Author's Childhood Growing Up on New Mexico Ranch
SAN ANGELO, Texas, Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- It wasn't long ago that the Wild West was tamed. The settlers of the early 20th century blazed the land in newly founded New Mexico, building homes, herding sheep and putting up fences. Although life was hard, author Naomi Wadsworth still holds fond memories of her childhood on the ranch, which she relates in her new book, Sawtooth Sunset Ranch: Payne-ful Reminiscing (now available through 1stBooks).