Life List

Life List Author Olivia Gentile
ISBN-10 160819146X
Year 2009-07-01
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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After her four kids were nearly grown and she was about to turn 50, Phoebe Snetsinger was told she had less than a year to live. Snetsinger, a St. Louis housewife and avid backyard birder, decided to spend that year traveling the world in search of birds. As it turned out, her doctors were wrong, but Phoebe's passion had been ignited and she spent the next eighteen years crisscrossing the globe recklessly staking out her quarry. En route she contracted malaria in Zambia, nearly fell to her death in Zaire, and was kidnapped and gang raped on the outskirts of Port Moresby. Yet none of this curbed her enthusiasm. By the time she died in a bus accident while birding in Madagascar in 1999, Phoebe was world renowned and had seen more species-8,500 of the roughly 10,000-than anyone in history. A fascinating portrait of a hobbiest whose obsession contributed to both her success and her demise, Life List brings Phoebe Snetsinger and the wild world of amatuer ornithology to vivid life.

The Life List

The Life List Author Lori Nelson Spielman
ISBN-10 9780345540881
Year 2013-07-02
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Bantam
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INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER In this utterly charming debut—perfect for fans of Cecelia Ahern’s P.S., I Love You and Allison Winn Scotch’s Time of My Life—one woman sets out to complete her old list of childhood goals, and finds that her lifelong dreams lead her down a path she never expects. 1. Go to Paris 2. Have a baby, maybe two 3. Fall in love Brett Bohlinger seems to have it all: a plum job, a spacious loft, an irresistibly handsome boyfriend. All in all, a charmed life. That is, until her beloved mother passes away, leaving behind a will with one big stipulation: In order to receive her inheritance, Brett must first complete the life list of goals she’d written when she was a naïve girl of fourteen. Grief-stricken, Brett can barely make sense of her mother’s decision—her childhood dreams don’t resemble her ambitions at age thirty-four in the slightest. Some seem impossible. How can she possibly have a relationship with a father who died seven years ago? Other goals (Be an awesome teacher!) would require her to reinvent her entire future. As Brett reluctantly embarks on a perplexing journey in search of her adolescent dreams, one thing becomes clear. Sometimes life’s sweetest gifts can be found in the most unexpected places. Praise for The Life List “A wonderful, touching story that reminds us to live life to its fullest.”—Cecelia Ahern, New York Times bestselling author of P.S., I Love You “Spielman’s debut charms.”—Kirkus Reviews “You won’t want to miss Lori Nelson Spielman’s remarkable debut, an intensely emotional novel of transformation and trust. It’s about how we let go, and how we never let go. The Life List has great heart, and even greater soul.”─Sarah Addison Allen, New York Times bestselling author of The Peach Keeper “Irresistible! Everything I love and look for in women’s fiction. A clever, funny, moving page-turner.”─Susan Elizabeth Phillips, New York Times bestselling author of The Great Escape Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Knitter s Life List

The Knitter s Life List Author Gwen W. Steege
ISBN-10 9781603427708
Year 2011-10-21
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
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Knit a traditional gansey sweater with indigo yarn. Tour a spinning mill. Discover five ways to cast on for socks. Meet your personal knitting hero. The Knitter’s Life List is a richly illustrated compilation of 1,001 experiences and adventures that devout knitters won’t want to miss. You’ll find classic techniques to master, time-honored patterns to try, unusual yarns to work with, museums to see, books to read, and much more. Get inspired and live the knitting life of your dreams!

The Sibley Birder s Life List and Field Diary

The Sibley Birder s Life List and Field Diary Author
ISBN-10 0451497457
Year 2017-03-14
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Clarkson Potter
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"From leading ornithologist and bestselling author David Sibley comes this essential write-in field companion for all levels of birders. This indispensable birder's companion includes both ample space for on-site notes and a life list to be filled in by the legions of passionate birders who have bought Sibley's bestselling guides. Included are entries for the 923 species found in the United States and Canada, with space for recording where and when a bird was seen and for notes or memories about the sighting. At the back is a complete checklist of all the birds for building the life list."

1 000 Places to See Before You Die

1 000 Places to See Before You Die Author Patricia Schultz
ISBN-10 9780761148296
Year 2003-05-22
Pages 992
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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Describes essential places to see from around the world, offering information on what to find at each spot and the best time to visit.

My Life List

My Life List Author Inc. Sterling Publishing Co.
ISBN-10 9781402762383
Year 2009-01-01
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Sterling Publishing Company
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An entire industry of popular books, films, and social-networking websites has blossomed around the phenomenon of the life list—the process of recording your aims and goals. There are a variety of very good reasons why people have developed such a passion for creating these lists: they're results-oriented, quantifiable, and upbeat, a tangible sign of hope for the future. Plus, for the anxious and time-challenged (and who isn't?) they help us boil down the essentials of our search for meaning and happiness into its simple, fundamental elements. Now, My Life List makes it even easier to join in the self-improvement movement. It's the ultimate organizer, a beautiful keepsake, fill-in journal where you can list your goals—all the things you want to do and be. A few pages of motivational and instructive introductory remarks encourage you to begin the odyssey toward fulfillment and happiness; then the rest of the pages are blank, awaiting your own words, thoughts, hopes, and dreams. Every time you accomplish one of your goals on your list, just check it off…and experience a wonderful feeling of joy at a job well-done. Inspiring quotes are sprinkled throughout the journal to keep you motivated and on task. It's the perfect gift…for friends, family, and oneself.

Creating Your Best Life

Creating Your Best Life Author Caroline Adams Miller
ISBN-10 1402762593
Year 2009-01-01
Pages 276
Language en
Publisher Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
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Designed to help you understand how to set and achieve clear-cut goals while also learning how and why this process can contribute to greater contentment.

The Best Life List

The Best Life List Author Dee Dee Clermont
ISBN-10 9781440530074
Year 2012-01-18
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Adams Media
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Which books belong on every woman's bookshelf? Can you really plan a safe solo vacation? How can you take control in any emergency? Finally, life's essential decisions and directions are gathered in one place! In this all-purpose guide to everything, you will find sage advice, practical tips, and fun solutions boiled down into 298 lists, including: Extend Your Life by Ten Good Years Work Smarter, Not Longer Dress Your Closet Well Know That He Loves You, Even If He Rarely Says It Make It Chic--On the Cheap! Thank People You Never Think of Thanking And so many more! No matter your job, lifestyle, or fashion taste, you can finally have all the secrets to living the good life in one book!

Gizelle s Bucket List

Gizelle s Bucket List Author Lauren Fern Watt
ISBN-10 9781501123658
Year 2017-03-07
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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"The ... adventure of a 160-pound English mastiff and the twenty-something girl who grew up alongside her"--Amazon.com.

Herper s Life List

Herper s Life List Author Chad Arment
ISBN-10 1930585187
Year 2005-01-01
Pages 199
Language en
Publisher [Landisville, Pa.] : Coachwhip Publications
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Herper's Life List gives reptile and amphibian enthusiasts an organized format for recording first field encounters with North American species. Book includes a checklist of full species, and notational spaces for species, subspecies, and notable varieties.

Life List

Life List Author Chris Dunford
ISBN-10 2895077134
Year 2006
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Novalis
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A captivating story that is as much about searching as it is about identifying and recording.

Life List

Life List Author John N. Cole
ISBN-10 0892724153
Year 1997
Pages 191
Language en
Publisher
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From the opening chapter, where he describes an encounter with a saw-whet owl in a snowstorm, it's clear that Life List is much more than a book about birds. It is also a most unusual autobiography, the story of a remarkable man whose work has ranged from commercial fishing on Long Island to founding a successful newspaper in Maine.