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Becoming Mrs. Rogers: Learning to Live the Fragile X Way
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Becoming Mrs. Rogers is the true and heart-felt story of one couple's journey into acceptance following a devastating genetic diagnosis for both of their sons. Their story, its highs and lows entwined with its wisdom and compassion, has become a beacon of hope for thousands of families struggling with fragile X and other autism spectrum disorders.
This Force of Memory: a Surgeon's Story of Addiction and PTSD
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This Force of Memory chronicles the spiral of a surgeon into PTSD and eventual addiction. It is a memoir of a physician who becomes an addict after experiencing the horrors of medical error first hand. It is the memoir of a surgeon who discovers a healing mechanism quite removed from the operating room.
Unsettling Life - What did I do wrong?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,730. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
So, I have this thing called Bipolar Affective Disorder, (BAD!!!) and when you read Unsettling Life you will discover that living with BAD can be frequently funny, sometimes sad and often oddball, but never, ever, dull. The most common remarks I get from readers are: What a journey! What a life! What next?
Absence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What does neglect bear? In free verse, J. Mbonisi describes a childhood of neglect and its far-reaching tentacles into adulthood. Absence is a thought-provoking memoir about coping and functioning in neglect's aftermath uniquely relayed through verse.
In The Wake of Lies
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 110,790. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The compelling true story, chronicling the life of renowned psychic Carrie Shubert. A rebellious teen growing up in the hippie music scene, Carrie decides to escape the drug and sex-crazed music culture to settle down and live a 'normal life' with a seemingly ordinary salesman.
Long Climb Back: Trekking Through Loss and Beyond
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Long Climb Back, writer Rita Hartley traces her journey through loss after the sudden tragic death of her husband. As part of her healing journey, Rita decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro — a lifetime dream that her husband had before he ran out of time. Her climb also raised money to grant a child’s wish through Make-A-Wish Foundation and inspired that child's parents, and others, to do the same.
Tending The Fire: Through War and The Path of Meditation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,000. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tending the Fire is the gripping, enlightening, and very human story of Ralph Steele's transformative journey through war and meditation to a sense of wholeness, responsibilities, peace and compassion.
A Mother's Touch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Based on a true story: Behind every smile is a story. Behind every lie is the truth. I have experienced everything that a woman could possibly experience yet I survived it all.
The Spiritual Gifts of Health Problems
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Price: Free! Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Every now and then, and it doesn’t happen often, it suddenly hits you, as if for the first time, that this isn’t going to go away in an hour. It occurs to you that you will not find relief. That you are not just enduring through it for a little while until it gets better – this may never get better! So this is your new life. Learn more from the life of Clint Goodman...
Before The Descent: The Collected Annotated Essays (2006-2012)
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Series: The Descent, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Warning! These are collected blog posts from the years 2006 -2012 with light commentary. If that is not your kind of thing please DO N OT BUY THIS BOOK! If you have read and liked my previous Descent books and wanted to know a little more back story then please proceed.
Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,030. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by SturdyGrace Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Reverend Dave became Daffy Dave, but it wasn't easy. Years of struggle and lots of hard work lay between the two. Dave wasn't able to do it alone, but he didn't have to, and neither do you. Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown is the story one man's journey from despair to contentment, and is a road map for anyone else trying to do the same.
Please God, Which Side is Up?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Please God, Which Side is Up?" is the memoir of an ordinary family man, who relates here snatches of his life from his invalid childhood in Scotland to training as a commando in the Royal Marines, to working as a journalist in Africa in the unsophisticated ‘50s and '60s; and latterly as a public relations specialist in South Africa.
Shining Light, Revealing Conversations with Dedicated People
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,180. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Shining Light is a collection of 22 revealing conversations, including black and white portraits, with people who share amazing stories about their lives. As Muriel Rukeyser once said, "The universe is made of stories, not atoms."
Creed's Car
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Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Ride along with Creed, Uncle Henry, and Bob in a 1929 Ford during a short-lived hunting adventure.
Amerika? America! - From Immigration to Espionage
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Series: Krutein Memoirs, Book 3. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 90,210. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Amador Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Vol.3 of the remarkable autobiographical memoirs of Eva Krutein finds the family moving to California - in the 1960s! - with five teenagers! Suddenly Eva's narrative is interrupted by her husband, Manfred. His secret diary is quoted at length, revealing how his "ocean mining" job for Howard Hughes is really a secret spy project to raise a lost Soviet submarine from the floor of the Pacific.
After The Descent: Volume 1 - 2013
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Series: The Descent, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
“After the Descent Volume 1” is a collection of my Journal Essays from the year of 2013. Originally these essays were available to read for free on my website followed by a release in eBook format. I plan on releasing one of these Volumes every year.
A Cautious Descent Into Respectability: The Collected Essays
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Series: The Descent, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,900. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Category: Essay » Author profile
This is the story of how I came to accept who I am. This is a story of fear, hate, depression, and hope. There will be tears and there will be pain, I lay my soul bare and tell the truth no matter how bad it makes me look. This story is a therapy session. This story is my truth, and I make no apology.
Legacy: The Hemophilia of Yesterday
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,650. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ralph Dean Rytting was diagnosed with hemophilia in 1943 at age sixteen. With the limited treatment available at that time, he endured debilitating bleeds. Yet he never let the disease crush his desire to be educated, work, and raise a family. Faithfully recording his thoughts and feelings, Ralph reveals how he overcame life's unpredictable challenges with faith, humor, and irrepressible optimism.
The High Price I Had To Pay 3: From The White House To Federal Prison: Sentenced to 11 Years As a Non-Violent Offender
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Price: Free! Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Voices International Publications Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The High Price I Had To Pay 3, is a captivating true story about the life of Gwendolyn Hemphill. Rising from humble beginnings, Hemphill worked relentlessly to overcome barriers of poverty and racism. Climbing to the top of the political ladder, Hemphill made her way to the White House under the Carter Administration. One bad decision landed this 73 year old woman an 11 year prison sentence.
The Algerian Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Christian-Yves Georges. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Algerian Stories – The Ghost in the Well; The Last Caravan; The Ancient Enemy and Mirage – recount four unique and memorable events from the author’s life as a child born and raised in Algeria. The poetic prose and beautiful illustrations bring these exotic tales to life.