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Rivas, Mim Eichler

Overview
Works: 31 works in 120 publications in 4 languages and 14,099 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Case studies  Anecdotes  Miscellanea  Guidebooks  Drama 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F499.C69, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mim Eichler Rivas
Finding fish : a memoir by Antwone Quenton Fisher( Book )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 2,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Antwone Fisher tells the story of his life, from his birth to a prison inmate to his success as a screenwriter in Hollywood, discussing his childhood and teen years in foster homes, his stint in the Navy, his attempts to find his mother and father, and the determination that led him to create the life of his dreams
The pursuit of happyness by Chris Gardner( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the age of twenty, African American Gardner arrived in San Francisco to pursue a promising career in medicine. However, he surprised everyone and himself by setting his sights on the competitive world of high finance. Yet no sooner had he landed an entry level position at a prestigious firm, Gardner found himself caught in a web of challenging circumstances that left him part of the city's working homeless with his toddler son. Motivated by the promise he made to himself as a fatherless child to never abandon his own children, the two spent almost a year in shelters, "HO-tels", and soup-lines. Never giving in to despair, Gardner went from being part of the city's invisible to being a powerful player in its financial district.--From publisher description
Becoming Dr. Q : my journey from migrant farm worker to brain surgeon by Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa( )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the life story of Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa from impoverished childhood in a tiny village in Mexico to illegal immigrant, American citizen, student at the University of California, on to Harvard Medical School, and becoming an internationally renowned neurosurgeon
Angels along the way : my life with help from above by Della Reese( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of actor and minister Della Reese, who appears on the popular television show "Touched By An Angel," discussing her childhood in the slums of Detroit, her singing career, her television talk show, and her Christian faith
Start where you are : life lessons in getting from where you are to where you want to be by Chris Gardner( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author shares the life lessons that enabled him to rise from a homeless single father to a millionaire businessman and outlines steps for recovering from professional or physical setbacks and finding the motivation to pursue new challenges
Beautiful Jim Key : the lost history of a horse and a man who changed the world by Mim Eichler Rivas( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the true story of Beautiful Jim Key, an extraordinary horse who was said to have an IQ of a human sixth-grader and of his trainer Dr. William Key, a self-taught veterinarian and former slave, and relates the many abilities the horse had including tell time, read, write, and do mathematics
A game of character : a family journey from Chicago's southside to the Ivy League and beyond by Craig Robinson( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The eagerly anticipated inspirational memoir from Michelle Obama's brother, celebrating the extraordinary family members and mentors who have shaped his life
The tanning of America : how hip-hop created a culture that rewrote the rules of the new economy by Steve Stoute( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Fortune 500 companies need to reenergize or reinvent a lagging brand, they call Steve Stoute. In addition to marrying cultural icons with blue-chip marketers, Stoute has helped identify and activate a new generation of consumers. He traces how the "tanning" phenomenon raised a generation of black, Hispanic, white, and Asian consumers who have the same "mental complexion," based on shared experiences and values. This consumer is a mindset--not a race or age--that responds to shared values and experiences, rather than the increasingly irrelevant demographic boxes used by corporate America. Stoute believes there is a language gap that must be bridged in order to engage this market force, and this book provides that translation guide. Drawing from his company's case studies, as well as from extensive interviews with leading figures of multiple fields, Stoute presents an insider's view of how the power of popular culture is helping reinvigorate the American dream.--From publisher description
A mother for all seasons by Debbie Phelps( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Mother for All Seasons is the heartfelt, intimate memoir of an everywoman -- single mom and an educator who raised three exceptional children, including the greatest Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps
Berry, me, and Motown : the untold story by Raynoma Gordy Singleton( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saving each other : a mystery illness, a search for the cure, a mother/daughter love story by Victoria Jackson( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jackson was the American Dream personified until her daughter, Ali, was diagnosed with Neuromyelitis Optica, a little understood, incurable, and often fatal autoimmune disease that can cause blindness, paralysis, and life-threatening seizures. At the age of 14, Ali was given a terrifying prognosis of four to six years to live. Told in alternating viewpoints, they narrate their very different journeys of coming to terms with the lack of control that neither mother nor daughter have over NMO, and their efforts to take their fight to a global level
Star power : an astrological guide to supersuccess by Jacqueline Stallone( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is said that Jacqueline Stallone's astrological advice led her son Sylvester to become one of the wealthiest and most popular movie stars today. Now she reveals in full detail the secrets to success that have brought fourtune to Hollywood stars, and she shows readers how to apply those principles in their own lives
Finding fish by Antwone Quenton Fisher( Recording )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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A game of character by Craig Robinson( Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Craig Robinson, the brother of Michelle Obama, has enjoyed tremendous success in both the business and basketball arenas. Here he shares valuable insights on what it takes to be a great leader in all aspects of life
How to sell your idea to Hollywood by Robert Kosberg( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beautiful Jim Key : the lost history of the world's smartest horse by Mim Eichler Rivas( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the story of a bay stallion who was at the forefront of American popular culture between 1897 and his death in 1912 for his abilities to spell, do mathematics, and perform other tricks, in a tale that also shares the story of the horse's trainer
Start where you are [life lessons in getting from where you are to where you want to be] by Chris Gardner( Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author shares the life lessons that enabled him to rise from a homeless single father to a millionaire businessman and outlines steps for recovering from professional or physical setbacks and finding the motivation to pursue new challenges
A mother for all seasons by Debbie Phelps( )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A heartfelt, intimate memoir of an everywoman, a single mom and an educator who raised three exceptional children, including Olympian Michael Phelps
Start where you are : life lessons from the Pursuit of happyness by Chris Gardner( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Start where you are : life lessons in the pursuit of happyness by Chris Gardner( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author shares the life lessons that enabled him to rise from a homeless single father to a millionaire businessman and outlines steps for recovering from professional or physical setbacks and finding the motivation to pursue new challenges
 
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Alternative Names
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Rivas, Mim E.
Rivas, Mim Eichler
Languages
English (96)
Spanish (2)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
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