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When I Was Young
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a collection of pieces, Short Stories and Very short Stories, about some of the experiences that appear on the screen in my brain from time to time. To get the honor of a private screening like that must mean that they are events from my youth that left an impression. I have also been told that it’s so interesting to hear about OLDEN TIMES. These events did happen about sixty years ago.
One Dead Crow: Personal Accounts of the Paranormal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
One Dead Crow, Personal Accounts of the Paranormal is part autobiography, part journalism, part mystery, part history and a peek into real-life supernatural events that occurred in the life of the author.
Leaving Moose Jaw
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,440. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The second book by Taylor Lambert takes the reader on a wild ride across the Indian subcontinent with no plan, plenty of whisky, and a journalist's sharp eye. Spanning five months and thousands of kilometres, this is India as seen through the eyes of an itinerant, itchy-footed journalist who just wanted to get out of Moose Jaw.
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
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Where Did They Get You? a memoir
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 3, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir that charts the changing face of Irish society, as witnessed by one who was a member of the diaspora. It is both a travel and occupational memoir. The author's career in nursing spanned five decades and took her to over eight countries. It is also the story of personal triumph, overcoming adversity, drawing on the strength of her upbringing and her convictions in doing so.
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.
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.