Diary Of A Company Man

Author: James S. Kunen
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762776277
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Diary Of A Company Man. James S. Kunen—author of The Strawberry Statement, an account of the 1968 student uprising at Columbia University—chronicles his adventures on the road to finding meaning in work and life. He traces his evolution from a rebellious youth who sees working as a kind of death, to a laid-off corporate executive who experiences not working as a kind of death, to a reinvented and reinvigorated individual who discovers something important and meaningful to do. The experience of falling victim to America’s recession-ravaged economy (and the people who run it) leads him along a career path far different from anything he had planned. After years of making a living, Kunen finally learns how to make a life. Diary of a Company Man will be a revelation not only to baby boomers but to young people trying to figure out what to do with their lives.

Fraser S Magazine

Author: James Anthony Froude
Size: 43.27 MB
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Fraser S Magazine. Contains the first printing of Sartor resartus, as well as other works by Thomas Carlyle.

Company Man

Author: Harry Barrett Pratt
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9781326665333
Size: 72.23 MB
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Company Man. Diarists become historians when their lives are touched by momentous events, whether fleeing the Great Fire of London, or hiding in an attic from the Nazi's. My grandfather Harry Barrett Pratt was born in 1890 in the North East of England. He oiled the wheels of Sir Thomas Lipton's grocery empire throughout the turbulent first half of the 20th Century, broken only by military service during WW1, which took him to the lesser known theatre of war in East Africa. He was a workaholic, intent on providing for his family. From shop floor to Board of Directors, he was a company man. He had the ear and respect of Sir Thomas. His career span two world wars and the financial depression He kept a meticulous diary during those years, which gives a fascinating insight into the impact of global conflict on a nation. This is a tribute to a generation.

Diary Of An Ordinary Man As In Extraordinary

Author: Peter Kerestur
Publisher: Peter Kerestur
Size: 72.53 MB
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Diary Of An Ordinary Man As In Extraordinary . On March 10, 1993, the author underwent his second open-heart surgery. Diary is a year’s worth of events, thoughts, incentives, and reactions to, that came about in the wake of this highly traumatic experience in one’s life. It records that life not only goes on without bothering to slow down; it rather picks up its speed while expanding on its subjects. Night driving, beach thunder storm, snow winter storms, car repairs; indoctrination, religion, immortality, funny bone; small man vs. corporate man, citizen vs. cop, near-death moments vs. reality, poems; seemingly racist, opinionated, slanted, color red; Europeans and the scourge of the world; times when Pepsi was still another Cola; no subject is a taboo. When gas was $1.30 for a gallon of unleaded super. Entries are dramatized somewhat, yet faithful to the spirit of the events treated. Some could be cut out and pasted on a refrigerator door, such as “Ridicule is an offshoot of arrogance, arrogance of superiority, and superiority of ignorance (page 332).” The anchor event is the author’s car crash that might or might not have led to his aortic valve’s replacement. And it is the event that conceived the Diary, in retrospect notwithstanding. The event that also gave birth to philosophical essays not normally expected to be triggered by. Almost twenty years since, is the history repeating itself? Back then, “rain forest” replaced “jungle,” today “climate change” replaces “global warming.” Whom are we kidding?

The Diary Of A Patient Man A Father S Struggle

Author: William Stoneking
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1430301988
Size: 36.37 MB
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The Diary Of A Patient Man A Father S Struggle. A compelling and inspirational true story of a father's plight and fight for his only child and the nightmares of dealing with his domestically violent ex-wife and a biased court system that tried to chase him away.

Diary Of An Old Man

Author: Chaim Bermant
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1448206146
Size: 74.41 MB
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Diary Of An Old Man. "Yes," as Cyril might say, "being old's all right, once you get past the age of trying to be young." First published in 1966, Diary of an old man is a real tour de force. It covers one winter month in the life of an old man living in a tiny pension. The prosaic events which are recounted - keeping warm, finding accommodation, cooking, reading papers in the local library - conceal an extraordinary feat of imagination on the part of the author: Mr. Bermant's concept of Cyril, his narrator, is so complete that this book is not only intensely moving, but is also a real contribution to an understanding of the human condition. It has become costumary for a sociologist to speak of "the problem of old age"; but until the "problem" is accepted subjectively, by individuals, it is an empty phrase. In this very unusual, often very funny book, Mr. Bermant strips the reader of all illusions, and shows just what it is to be old, and poor, and friendless, and yet not to lose a sense of humour or the will to live.

The Diary Of An Unreasonable Man

Author: Madhav Mathur
Publisher: Penguin Books India
ISBN: 014306813X
Size: 43.46 MB
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The Diary Of An Unreasonable Man. Jim Corbett (1875 - 1955) was born in Naini Tal and spent most of his life in the hills of Kumaon. He is considered a hero for keeping the forested area intact and tracking and killing maneating leopards.