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Boat Girl: A Memoir of Youth, Love, & Fiberglass
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Boat Girl” is the heart-breaking memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. Melanie paints a vivid picture of the trials and tribulations of family life aboard a sailboat without drowning the reader in the technical details of sailing. “Boat Girl” strikes a perfect balance between a coming of age story and a sea tale, enjoyable for boaters and land-lovers alike.
Transformed Life with Cancer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Diagnosed with an incurable form of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma at 39, Andrea looked for answers as the vitality was drained from her. She felt ill prepared for the long battle ahead and struggled to find the information she needed. Through her journey she gained significant knowledge about this disease which she shares in this book so that others can be better prepared for their fight.
Adventures in The Lake Disctrict
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Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From abseiling 150 feet down into an abandoned quarry, to climbing the tallest mountain in England, this short book recounts the adventures of twelve friends in a mountain school in The Lake District, one the most beautiful areas in England.
It Shouldn’t Happen to a Teacher
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,200. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The hilarious and barely credible (but very true) reminiscences of a retired deputy headmaster. Illustrated with 30 cartoons.
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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"Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA" is Richard Hill's true and intensely personal story of how he pieced together the long-kept secret of his own origins. This highly suspenseful book is a page-turning saga of personal detective work and the first book to chronicle the paradigm-shifting application of genetic genealogy to adoption search.
On my way to Canada
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: Russian. Published: September 8, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
На примере одной российской семьи показывается весь процесс иммиграции и адаптации в Канаде, даются советы как лучше и без потерь пройти этот нелёгкий путь. С чего начать, как не попасться на удочку мошенников и избежать ненужных трат.
Hope Tastes Like Chocolate - Musings 2002-2012
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A selection of essays, poetry, reviews and commentary by Center for Digital Storytelling founder Joe Ed Lambert. From 2002 - 2012, Lambert wrote online commentaries on numerous issues including the arts, politics, movie and theater reviews, travel writing, culture and society, mindfulness,and the nature of story and storytelling, and the comings and goings of his personal life.
Tales From a One-Alley Town
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of short stories by Bill Dickey. Bill Dickey was born in Belen, Mississippi in 1939. His stories encompass a sampling of the many experiences he has had over the years as he met and made new friends wherever he went. He is a true storyteller and has had a wide audience for his stories as he traveled the world. He has come full circle, back to Belen, the one alley town.
The Beach House
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Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A wind-swept ocean shore, an old cabin where time seems to stand still and fond memories of family at the beach. A short story from the author of "The Wading Pool."
Company of Stone: A Memoir
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Best-selling author, and movie actor, John Rixey Moore explores the unexpected lessons learned in the strange but rich monasticism of forgotten men a brotherhood housed in crumbling medieval masonry, and, one shared in the dangerous rocky depths of the gold mine. An engaging adventure of discovery is full of unexpected surprises, a call to adventure that lives at the heart of human nature.
How To Be Homeless With Grace & Style
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Formerly homeless author offers practical advice on making this difficult and dangerous lifestyle as safe and comfortable as possible. Just because you're at the lowest point of your life doesn't mean you have to be a "bum"! The second half of the book recounts the series of soul-crushing ordeals and astonishing miracles which finally delivered him out of homelessness.
Popcorn Miracles
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,560. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Popcorn Miracles are true, inspirational stories about extraordinary happenings that include healings, finding Mr. Right, money matters, work issues and more.
A Sip, a Bite, a Mouthful: A Memoir of Food and Growing Up in Shiraz
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A story of growing up in Shiraz of the 1960s told through memories of food and cuisine, A Sip, A Bite, A Mouthful contains an account of Iranian customs, passions and rituals; it depicts a vivid picture of life in pre- and post-revolutionary Iran; and it touches on experiences of Iranian expatriates and the migration of their favourite foods, feasts, tastes and eating habits to the west.
The 1950's - A Time To Grow
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Series: Memoirs, Memoirs - Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.00 from 1 review)
The 1950's ushered in a tremendous time of change for Australia. As the decade rolled on, outer western Sydney gradually changed from its rural setting and steadily became urbanised. Some very early recollections of my childhood and then a description of my home town Smithfield set the mood for the rich variety of events that unfold.
Sacre Bleu! - We're Here
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Price: $1.45 USD. Words: 13,660. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My husband Tony and I moved to rural France in January 2008. His employers had made him an offer he couldn't refuse, so we held hands, ran towards the edge of the cliff, closed our eyes - and jumped! We had no idea exactly how we would survive, Tony's pension being very small, and the house, a huge wreck, but we knew that being as self-sufficient as possible was the only way forward.
Revise Priorities Ahead! Life on a Spiritual Path
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This juicy memoir recalls an idyllic, rural child’s Innocence, N.Y Ganglands, Seattle Rock&Roll-Auto Accidents-Addiction-Out of body-Carrier Success-Violations-Brotherhoods-Seeking Truth&Freedom-Hippy Joys-Romance-Love-Pathos-Poetry&Prose-Sex-Controversy-Religion- Spirituality-Satori-Serendipity-World Travel- Building utopia-Masters&Disciples-Barely Avoiding a Waco all with Open Honesty and Humor.
To Elsie With Love
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
On their 49th anniversary, Elsie asked Wes to write the story of their marriage for her. The memoir that he wrote takes the reader on a journey from college days at the University of Oregon through WWII and into the years Wes & Elsie spent building a family together, bolstering their community, and exploring spirituality.
My Wife Has Alzheimer's
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly devastating situation.
Cutting the Strings
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This riveting autobiographical account takes the reader on a journey around the globe as Little strikes out on her own at an early age and discovers a world that not only embraces her but transforms her existence. Little does well in telling her story and readers will likely be impressed and moved by the way the author “cut the strings” that were holding her back.
Unexpected Tales and Feel Good Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life does not come with an instruction manual. When I found skunks in my crawl space, I could not refer to page 98 to see what to do about it. I couldn't find a chapter about how to tell your neighbor that you accidentally burned up his yard. There was also no instruction on not climbing on a firetruck in the dark, because you might fall and break your finger off. You may not be able to laugh at