This story is about American families who are motivated to
go to work with American business firms in Switzerland that have higher
salaries and better working conditions than in the United States.
These families are able to send their children to private
schools and to live in sumptuous villas. At the Collège de Léman, a high school
that their teenagers attend, the students become romantically involved with one
another and engage in love affairs. Some are lasting, while others are not. In
one instance, a young girl tries to end her life when her boyfriend breaks up
with her and starts a relationship with her best friend.
After graduating from the Collège the students become
alienated by living abroad. Instead of returning to the United States to
continue their studies in American Universities, they prefer to go to England,
Italy, France and the Middle East.
One student in particular chooses to go to Athens, Greece
where he enrolls at Pierce University to continue his studies. Greece is the
capital of drugs coming from Afghanistan and Iraq. He immediately succumbs to
taking opium and other potent drugs. Was this the reason he chose to go to
Athens? In the meantime, he writes his girlfriend who he jilted to come and
join him in Athens. As much as she still loves him she is undecided on what to
It is for the reader to find out what her decision
would be and how the drug addict conducts himself in Athens with live in
Es war einer dieser Albträume, aus denen man panisch aufwacht, um erleichtert festzustellen, dass man sicher im eigenen Bett liegt. Doch etwas stimmt nicht. Ihr Körper ist blutverschmiert. Jessie weiß weder, wo sie ist, noch was passiert ist. Für sie ein furchtbares Déjà-Vu: Vor 20 Jahren wurden sie und ihre Schwester Fran von vier Männern überfallen. Nach einem heftigen Schlag auf den Kopf verlor Jessie das Bewusstsein und ihr Gedächtnis. Nun scheint die Vergangenheit sich zu wiederholen – doch diesmal liegt ein paar Meter weiter die Leiche eines fremden Mannes ...
I strongly encourage having a spiritual attitude, so I also included poems about spirituality. Lastly, I wrote poems about being in love. I personally feel having a loving mood to go through life is important, too. I know it is easy to become stagnant and get in a rut, especially after a psychotic episode.
This book can invoke motivation for one to recover from a mental illness.
In Lift Your Spirits: A Celebratory History of Cocktail Culture in New Orleans, Elizabeth M. Williams, founder and director of the Southern Food and Beverage Institute, and world-renowned bartender Chris McMillian illuminate the city's open embrace of alcohol, both in religious and secular life, while delving into the myths, traditions, and personalities that have made New Orleans a destination for imbibing tourists and a mecca for mixologists.
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