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    [Ethel Merman Mother Teresaand Me [BOOK] Free Reading Ebook ☆ Tony Cointreau BOOK REVIEW 'Ethel Merman Mother Teresaand Me' Enthralling Memoir of a Privileged Man Who Was Fortunate to be Enveloped by Unconditional Love I was brought up in another era a time when parents from a certain level of society had little to do with the daily care of their children People were hired to raise the children w

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    Read & Download Ethel Merman Mother Teresaand Me Tony Cointreau ë 5 Free download Free download Ú PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ë Tony Cointreau Adversity can produce many forms of dysfunction but also many forms of sensitivity and compassion that become a gift to those who are hungry for same It so often arises out of one’s own hunger for connection Tony Jacues Cointreau’s childhood was far from pretty with a case of brutal abuse and really tough nasty relatives who s

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Free download Ethel Merman Mother Teresaand Me ã PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ethel Merman she became his mentor and second “other mother” His memoir describes in detail his intimate family relationships with both women as well as his years of work and friendship with Mother Teresa his last “other mother”Tony’s memoir voices his opinion that he had no special gifts or talents to bring to Mother Teresa’s work and that if he could do it then anyone could do it In the end all that really matters is a willingness to share even a small part of oneself with others. First I want to say how beautiful this memoir is You always hear the adage that money can t buy happiness and that message resounds loudly in this stunning novel I didn t even know who Tony Cointreau was until I read this book but I feel that I got to know him a bit now after reading Growing up with privilege wealth and wanting for nothing Tony had no clue what he was missing until he met Mother TeresaIt s a story of hope and unconditional love that is sure to keep you completely mesmerized Cointreau writes as if he were sitting in your living room having a conversation with you He is a spectacular story teller I was enthralled with his interaction with Ethel Merman and Mother Teresa such a gift A beautiful memoir that covers many social issues as well as moral and emotional A definite keeper and a must read

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Free download Ethel Merman Mother Teresaand Me ã PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free How many people can count among their closest friends Ethel Merman the ueen ofBroadway Mother Teresa beatified by the Vatican in October 2003 Lee Lehman wife of Robert Lehman head of Lehman Brothers Pierre Cardin legendary couturier and major show business force in Europe and many othersWell Tony Cointreau a scion of the French liueur family can After a successful international singing career and several years on the Cointreau board of directors he felt a need for something meaningful in his l. I thoroughly enjoyed this book And I highly recommend it to anyone in a book club great discussion opportunities within anyone who is a fan of Ethel Merman or Mother Teresa anyone who is poor wishing they were rich anyone who wishes they were loved as a child anyone who wants to serve and love others to anyone I recommend this bookThis memoir is beautifully written It is captivating heart breaking haunting and inspiringI honestly had no idea who Tony Cointreau was when this book was offered to me for review but the title caught me Ethel Merman Mother Teresa And MeI wanted to know how Ethel Merman and Mother Teresa could share the title of a book I wanted to know the details of that storyAnd an interesting story it isIt s about a boy of financial privilege who learns that money in fact cannot bring true joy or love into your life However championing people in their most vulnerable moments with generosity and kindness can and does bring true joy and love into not only your life but also the lives of othersNot everyone is able to learn this and this memoir is peppered with so many suicides of Tony s friends acuaintances and relatives that I lost count of how many lives were lost as a direct result of sadness On page two he describes the privileges his mother enjoyed Even when she went for a stroll the chauffeur followed her slowly with the car in case she tired And then later even after all of his self enlightenment Tony writes on page 203 I felt uite ecstatic about flying first class halfway around the world landing in a marble palace and preparing to offer my services to the poorest of the poor dying in Nirmal Hriday Home of the Pure Heart What s wrong with this picture Maybe nothing I certainly believe my motives were pure Until then I had only known first class marble palaces and high tea so it seemed perfectly natural to be staying in that environment without realizing the irony of the situation But as Mother Teresa so clearly told Tony later even the rich are hungry for love for being cared for for being wanted for having someone to call their own page 243That s the truth of this memoir we all want to be loved and wanted for who we areHowever there is even to this memoir There is so much rich history and emotional story telling I gasped and cried than onceOn page 23 Tony writes of his maternal grandmother she had been on the streets of Paris with her two children when a German aeroplane overhead dropped a bomb that exploded on the sidewalk in front of her killing two women And then on page 36 he writes of his paternal grandparents who had left their chateau when the Germans occupied it finally returning to their home The next morning when my grandparents entered the gates they were elated to see dozens of American soldiers asleep in the fields next to the house They approached to greet the men with open arms before they realized that they were all dead In addition to personalizing the details of war and history Tony also addresses tough topics such as sexual abuse and homosexuality If you are someone who has not come to terms with the fact that child abuse exists and influences lives in very deep ways you may not want to read this book or you may just want to skip the mere three and a half pages in the chapter titled My Annus Horribilis where the author acknowledges his own personal horror that happened to him as a child I hate reading and thinking about it but the author did a great job of presenting the facts of what happened without going on and on in unnecessary details He also did a great job of presenting his feelings about being gay without going into unnecessary details I respect the fact that he has been on a lifelong search for love peace and happiness We all have to choose our own paths as we search for these things in our own lives So what do Ethel Merman and Mother Teresa have in common According to Tony they both laughed and they both made you feel like you were the only person in the world who mattered They genuinely shared loveAs Mother Teresa is uoted on page 213 If we look around us we will surely find someone in need We needn t go halfway around the world to be of service There are people everywhere starving for our love And on page 243 Mother Teresa is uoted again Be kind show kindness in your eyes kindness in your smile To all who suffer and are lonely give always a happy smile

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Free download Ethel Merman Mother Teresaand Me ã PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ife His voice had taken him to the stage and his heart took him to Calcutta Tony’s childhood experiences with an emotionally remote mother an angry bullying brother a cold and unprotective Swiss nurse and a sexually predatory schoolteacher left him convinced that the only way to be loved is to be perfect This led him on a lifelong uest for love and for a mother figureHis first “other mother” was the internationally acclaimed beauty Lee Lehman Then after Tony met the iconic Broadway diva. Adversity can produce many forms of dysfunction but also many forms of sensitivity and compassion that become a gift to those who are hungry for same It so often arises out of one s own hunger for connection Tony Jacues Cointreau s childhood was far from pretty with a case of brutal abuse and really tough nasty relatives who seemed to delight in inflicting discomfort if not actual pain on Tony Next to that were his parents who raised Tony on the Real men don t cry belief and showed zilch affection Yes they were the wealthy family famous for building the famous liuor business but that seemed to be the only bright side of this family who alternated living in the United States Paris and Europe What a troupeThis memoir charts the psychological nightmares panic attacks and other illnesses arising from this inhuman childhood but Tony Cointreau seems to have been made of tougher stuff and the right people were always there to later bring him through each crisis This the mid 1900s and later was a time when therapy was not deemed a normal helpful exercise Tony however was gifted with surrogate mothers in the form of Lee Lehman wife of the financier Lehman Ethel Merman a singer of momentous talent but also with a heart of gold and Mother Teresa who truly saw God in every human being despite what some biographies have said in denial This isn t name dropping Tony had a deeply meaningful relationship with these women and also had the support and friendship of numerous other famous people like Pierre Cardin and You truly get to know the surrogate mothers and this is a delightful poignant aspect of this memoir that makes it very special Tony s lover is a relatively silent but dominantly supporting character throughout this accountFor Tony became a renowned singer in the USA and Paris later took over the family business for a brief period and finally was drawn to Mother Teresa s work in caring for the dying poorOutlining the above is not a spoiler at all to read this memoir is a rich inspiring experience with a little something for everyone within its memorable pages Very nicely done

  • Hardcover
  • 312
  • Ethel Merman Mother Teresaand Me
  • Tony Cointreau
  • en
  • 13 May 2019
  • 9781935212348