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Right Words at the Right Time Your Turn!

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ISBN-10: 0743497430

ISBN-13: 9780743497435

Edition: 2006

Authors: Marlo Thomas, Bruce Kluger, Carl Robbins, David Tabatsky

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From big cities to farm communities, from office cubicles to hospital wards, from Normandy Beach to Boston's Fenway Park, the contributors to this remarkable volume -- selected from among thousands in a nationwide search -- tell riveting stories about the words that changed their lives forever. You'll meet a "Plain Jane" from Seattle, whose world was rocked by a passing remark made by her favorite musician, backstage at a concert. You'll hear from the bereaved fiancé of a 9/11 victim, who found hope in a note pinned to a teddy bear. You'll laugh with a beleaguered soccer mom, who reveals the single phrase she never wants to hear again. And your heart will break for a prison inmate, who…    
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List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication date: 4/25/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 7.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.914

Marlo Thomas was born Margaret Julia Thomas on November 21, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan. She was raised in Beverly Hills, California. Her parents called her Margo as a child but she became known as Marlo because of her childhood mispronunciation of the nickname. Marlo Thomas graduated from the University of Southern California with a teaching degree. She began appearing as a regular on the Joey Bishop Show (1961-1962). She continued her acting career with appearances on My Favorite Martian and Bonanza. It wasn't until 1966 when she acieved the role of Ann Marie on the sitcom That Girl. The series ran for 5 years and gave her a Golden Globe Award and four Emmy nominations. After this series…    

Arnold Schwarzenegger was born in Thal, Austria, in 1947, in a small village bordering the Styrian capital Graz. Schwarzenegger served in the Austrian Army in 1965 to fulfill the one year of service required at the time of all 18-year-old Austrian males. During his army service, he won the Junior Mr. Europe contest. In 1967, Schwarzenegger won the title of Mr. Universe for the first time, becoming the youngest ever Mr. Universe at the age of 20. He would go on to win the title three more times. Schwarzanegger moved to the U.S. in 1968 at the age of 21. In 1970, at age 23, he captured his first Mr. Olympia title in New York, and would go on to win the title a total of seven times.…    

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Acknowledgments
Foreword
The Simple Stuff
The Homecoming
A Beautiful Shade of Yellow
A Message in a Teddy Bear
An Umbrella to Remember
Wisdom on Wheels
Confessions of a Plain Jane
Leuven Zen and the Art of Trying
Guinea Pigs, Pancakes, and Why I Hate Nike
Eye on the Road
At a Crossroads Forty
The Big Fix
Breaking the Chains
Jasheway-Bryant Jumping the Tracks
The Clock
Busted!
What I Found on the Couch
Saved Me
Taking Chances My Perfect Mess
Facing the Music
Bottom of the Ninth
Everyone Is Shy
Bull Ahead
Reames The Juror
The Right Road
Finding Yourself Coffee with Sam
What Mama Said
The Ride Home
Through My Daughter's Eyes
On the Same Ground
More Than Feet and Inches
Braffman Saved!
By Any Means Necessary
Survival A Silent Night in Vietnam
Bitter or Better
Within My Reach
A Single Word
A Serious Case of the L.I.D.s
The Poem That Reached Through Time
Chew Your Water
Nobody Dies Here
Doing the Thing You Cannot Do
15 Minutes
Friends & Family The Well
The Boy at Ground Zero
That's What Friends Are For