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I Am, I Did Cora's Story
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is Cora's story. Born from a Japanese father and Filipino mother in the Philippines, surviving World War II, ending up in a prisoner of war camp on Leyte, surviving all the attempts to harm her and her family because of her Japanese/ Filipino background. It was here she was told her brother had been killed.
Żądza Pieniądza
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,170. Language: Polish. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bo pieniądz to “Bόg i ojciec i matka”. Biografia samo zrealizowanej bohaterki i jej wilkiej straty widziane przez krzywe zwierciadło emigracji.
Indian American… Then Indian Again
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It is the tale of an average Indian woman who emigrated to USA, and then returned to settle in India, 18 years later. Whether it is mistaking a cake doughnut for spicy vada, suffering sticker shock at the furniture store or watching the ‘tokey’ get its shot of spices, or being reintroduced to Indian bureaucracy, family gossip or the crazy traffic, this book is chock-full of real experiences.....
A Lifetime In Medicine
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 69,840. Language: American English. Published: July 13, 2013 by G and J Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this memoir, Dr. Al Roberts, who entered medical school in 1950, tells the story of his own development as a physician against the backdrop of the dramatic changes in medicine since the mid-twentieth century, with echoes as far back as the 20`s gleaned from his physician-father`s career.
苇明纪念文集(中文人物追思)
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
苇明,原名为阙伟明,出生于中国江苏常州。1978年考入南京大学。1982年考取CUSPEA项目赴美国攻读博士。1986年转加拿大Simon Fraser University物理系做博士后。1988年,回北京大学物理系工作,为CUSPEA项目学者中第一个学成回国的。1989年,又因春夏之交的重大事件而重返加拿大,并和以前就认识的魁北克法裔姑娘结婚。去世前,在多伦多大学和Ryerson大学任教授,为加拿大注册医学物理学家。从中学起,他就是作文好手,赴美后也笔耕不断,发表过许多诗歌,小说,散文,政论和时评。苇明于2005年不幸离世,编者愿以本书作永远的纪念。 ISBN:9781301261284
Already Written - Absurd Tales of Non-Fiction Volume One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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How does a woman crossing the street get hit by a potato? How can a spiral notebook cause a child lasting mental trauma? What makes a food court so dangerous? Eight million stories could be told from the residents of New York City, most of which could not be made up even by the best Fiction writer. Nobody has time to listen to all eight million accounts, so Already Written will cover just one.
Threshold: A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,050. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Award-winning series of creative essays about how a family survives, generation after generation, across race, through time, despite distance. How do communities sustain themselves in the face of enormous change? THRESHOLD provides a pattern gleaned from one American family's struggle to thrive, against the odds.
Shoes of a Servant
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,920. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Motivated by idealism and inspired by the lyrics of her favorite songs, Diane Benscoter left home at age 17 in search of answers. She found those answers in a religious cult known as the Moonies. Often humorous and always heartbreaking , Benscoter’s story carries the reader into the world of mental manipulation, providing compelling insight on how human vulnerabilities open the door for extremism.
Up The River
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: Australian English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sometimes phobias can take over our life, sometimes we can surprise ourselves by overcoming them. The writer overcomes a fear with humorous outcome.
A Country Gal in the City
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by Dream Write Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“A Country Gal in the City” is a compilation of short stories and poems, all based on real life experiences.
Pose Prose & Poems "My Thoughts Exactly"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
A compilation of poetry and prose originally published in 1998.
I Forget to Remember
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Living with a brain impairment, my funny, sometimes sad, insightful account of what happened to me, how it changed my life, for the better, and the insights I can share to fully understand what we go through, physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. This book is written in short chapters, allowing readers to input their own stories, struggles and to help those who love them understand.
My Journey With Depression: a short recount of a self-harm and depression survivor
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Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression
Depression is very common, yet very misunderstood. By sharing my story, I hope to be able to clear up some misconceptions about depression and self-harm, all the while reaching out to those struggling with it and letting them know that they are not alone.
Behavioral Science: Cleaning/Aloneness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Real thoughts of a mentally ill person. Sometimes I'm not sure what's really me, and what's the voice inside my head insisting that everything will be all right as long as I don't lose myself. Other times I'm sure I'm already gone.
Honest Sid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you're going to live outside the law, you'd better be honest. This seeming paradox was the operating principle of Sid Probstein's life. Guileless and endlessly optimistic, he was known as Honest Sid around his stomping ground of New York's Broadway. Sid wasn't a tough guy, or even a bad guy.
From Platforms to Bridges
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From Platforms to Bridges is a memoir of an everyday man. Growing up in Barrow-in-Furness in the 1960s and holidaying in Devon with his extended family, Paul realised that there was a wider world out there which he was adamant to explore.
Survivor Guilt
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Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: Australian English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Ask not for whom the bell tolls . . ." "Survivor Guilt" is a short memoir about my experiences in the 2009 bushfires, which are now known as Black Saturday. Facing trauma of such magnitude forces you to rethink your priorities. The bonus story "My love is like a rose garden", contemplates love and persistence.
Athens, WI: The Place Where Time Stood Still
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 36,770. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The real power of memory lies in the richness of experience a town such as Athens offered. Daily we played, fished, swam and hung out together. We were inseparable from our friends. How often in any personʼs life does someone buried deep in your memory, someone you have not spoken to in five decades call to say, “Eddie! Remember me!”
The Hun's Plumbers (A Military School Experience)
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
If you enjoyed the classic novel, THE CATCHER IN THE RYE, you should also like THE HUN'S PLUMBERS. These are mostly true stories from the heyday of military schools when parents of means thought they were doing everyone a favor by sending their adolescent sons to be raised by a military institution during those difficult teenage years. The perspective is from one of those cadets.
Pressing My Luck: A Doctor's Lottery Journey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 2001, Dr. Shirley Press won 56 million dollars (17.5 million take home) in the Florida Lottery. In her memoir, Pressing My Luck, Dr. Press takes readers on a tour of her life and looks back on how the lottery windfall affected it. With insight and candor, Dr. Press recounts her decisions, daily struggles as well as post-lottery observations on family, friends and life in general.