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Letters To a Lover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A pretty 24-yr-old single young woman left the big city of Berkeley, CA, to go to her first teaching job in the little country town of Tulare. She met a young man in her college art classes, at the U of C, Berkeley. She wrote regularly to this friend, who saved all her letters. The letters are here, exactly as she wrote them, except names are changed for privacy. A true love story of the 1930s.
I'll Blame It On The Wind
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 163,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Austin Macauley Publishers are honoured to announce the publication of ‘I'll Blame it on the Wind' by Mathew Colbert. This heart wrenching story details horrific physical and sexual abuse, and is at its core, a tale of survival.
The Mayor: How I Turned Around Los Angeles After Riots, an Earthquake and the O.J. Simpson Murder Trial
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The only Republican to be elected mayor in Los Angeles in the last 40 years, the core of Richard J. Riordan’s success as a politician, philanthropist, and businessman has always been empowering people and getting things done with clear-eyed, compassionate pragmatism. In this book, he shares how he brilliantly turned around L.A. after it faced near disaster.
Jurnalul Opheliei
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 29,660. Language: Romanian. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Jurnalul Opheliei" este oglindirea adolescentei expuse pericolelor societăţii contemporane, în care părinţii îşi desconsideră copiii şi sexul se promovează încă de la cele mai fragede vârste, devenind, la un moment dat, o sursă sigură de venit.
Miracle on 91st Street
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joseph Parenti was hit by a stolen speeding car. His life was turned upside down in a few minutes. His heart stopped three times and he suffered a traumatic brain injury.
The Struggle: My Life and Legacy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Live life until you run out of life! is the inspiring mantra of eighty-seven-year-old Bernice Sims. She was born during The Great Depression, a protester during the Civil Rights era, and a young single mother who raised six children. Sims has penned her struggles to offer hope and encouragement to future generations.
Tsunami Reflections - Otsuchi Remembered
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book details the fate of Otsuchi, the author’s retirement home, as a microcosm of the horrific tsunami that destroyed Japan’s Sanriku Coast on March 11, 2011. The narrative provides geographical and historical context and reflects on the tsunami’s aftermath, loss of family members and home, mass funerals, cultural aspects, humanitarian efforts, and plans for recovery.
Against The Flow - A True Story Beginning in 1930s Outback Australia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life growing up in outback Queensland was tough in the 1930's. Ruth Ann Jellet should know, she lived it. In Against The Flow, her first book written just shy of her 80th birthday, she recalls the hardship and memories of a Queensland long gone.
Les Mémoires de la marquise de la Rochejaquelein
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Price: $1.32 USD. Words: 136,160. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ces Mémoires racontent les batailles, les grands désastres, les misères qui marquent les plus funestes guerres civiles de l’histoire de France, la Guerre de Vendée.
In the Shadow of the Wind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
There is life after loss. Through a sequence of extraordinary events, In the Shadow of the Wind tells how one ordinary woman learns to dance on the threshold of fear, to cherish every moment of life, and to believe in her inner resources to conquer adversity.
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: 106,500. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
So, I have this thing called Bipolar Affective Disorder, (BAD!!!), it is an illness which prevents me from settling down. I have moved home over 100 times, so far. Unsettling Life is the story of those moves and the adventures that came with them. When you read it, you will discover that living with bipolar can be frequently funny, sometimes sad and often oddball, but never, ever, dull.
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.
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.
Mirror Talk: A Memoir
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,240. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Winner of the 2012 IndieReader Discovery Award for Best Memoir Mirror Talk is a heartfelt and often hilarious memoir about a Catholic girlhood, working as a young actress in New York, and being a middle-aged poet in the burbs.
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.