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Passing for Normal: Memoirs of a Cult Child
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
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In Passing for Normal Carl invites you into the mind of an unwitting cult member. With a series of short stories and scenes, he takes you on a journey through the early years of that child’s life, from birth to escape. The point of view ages with the boy, giving the reader a candid insight into what life was really like in the 1980s and 90s as a second-generation member of The Family International
A Victim of Bullying
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Price: Free! Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
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At some point, everyone has either been bullied or seen bullying happen. As a society, we’ve ignored the problem because of its prevalence and acceptance as a part of growing up. However, what if suicides from bullying occurred as young as 8-years-old? Would society finally wake up? This is what almost happened to me, and this is the story of how I not only survived, but conquered bullying.
All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres showcases her disastrous first year of teaching in rural Hawaii. Somehow her teacher training didn't prepare her for The Monster Copier, Matthew the Plane-Hurler, and 80-hour workweeks. At the end of each chapter, she explains where her New Teacher Self went wrong and offers time-saving, practical hints and tricks you don't learn in teacher college.
Have You Ever Considered Modeling? This Is My Scam Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Somehow on my way to pursuing a modeling career I got scammed. Now I am sharing my story to help raise awareness of how easy it is for aspiring models to be tricked.
Behind Whispering Pines
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Price: Free! Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Imagine growing up hearing you are nothing. Imagine believing you are predestined to be useless and worthless. Imagine believing you are unlovable and TWO mothers despised you enough to either toss you aside or abuse you.
April 27, 2011 Alabama Tornado Outbreak - A Short Story of Survival
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Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
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On April 27, 2011 sixty two tornadoes touched down in Alabama, seven of those in Limestone County alone. This is Jennifer Adair's story of survival from one of those seven tornadoes, a deadly EF5 that left a 132 mile path of destruction across Northern Alabama and Southern Tennessee.
I Wanted To Tell You
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Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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No one can ever understand what it means for a child to see his/her Dad behind bars, the best one can do is to relate. I Wanted To Tell You, is written by a boy twelve years later after his Dad was imprisoned-and he hopes that his Dad would find it somewhere in his heart to forgive him for all those years he never visited him. He also has something important he's always wanted to tell his Dad.
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
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Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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Your Memoir: Get Started is full of proven ideas and approaches to successfully move you from wanting to write to producing the finished family stories or memoirs you know will be a treasured legacy for your children and grandchildren.
Immaculate Misconceptions
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: American English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This book is an amusing (and often serious) memoir of life growing up in Catholic grade and high school. The designation, "Immaculate Misconceptions," applies to the simplistic explanations, half-truths, canonical misinterpretations, and outright disinformation received from the author’s teachers who sought to inscribe their version of the world on his young mind.
A Fool's Journey Book I
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Series: A Fool's Journey Volume I, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Book One is the first of an ongoing book series where the Author takes pause to reflect upon his life as a jigsaw puzzle. It is a mystery where he begins to fit the pieces of the puzzle together in the hope of achieving greater understanding of why he is here. "I share with Roland Barthes the opinion that the text is formed by the reader rather than by the author." — Rain-walker
Rough Mix
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Johnette Napolitano was born in Hollywood, California and has toured the world as the main voice and bassist of the Los Angeles rock band Concrete Blonde. A respected and prolific songwriter and recording artist, Napolitano is also a gallery artist and has studied art in Mata Ortiz, Mexico and Flamenco in Spain.
Bonus Materials (The Beloved Daughter)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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"The Beloved Daughter: Bonus Features" contains a mini memoir recounting Alana's experiences writing her award winning novel, character studies, deleted scenes, sneak peaks, and more. It is not the novel but contains supplemental materials meant to be enjoyed after reading "The Beloved Daughter."
Walls Go Up, Walls Come Down
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Price: $1.91 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Part of my life in the 80's, where I lost my way, then found myself again after isolation, drugs, prison, contractual work for the NSA, then my path back to myself
Right-Hearted: Finding What's Right With a Wrong-Sided Heart
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Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Standing before the sky I had little idea my next two weeks would be overwhelmed with wild love, lust, confusion, tears and a beautiful girl. She and I would share the stories of our hearts...our right-sided hearts. Right-Hearted: Finding What's Right With A Wrong Sided Heart is the story of two lustful teenagers who together confront their life-threatening conditions.
The Greening of Gavin - My First Year of Living Sustainably
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Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
As he walked out of the cinema, Gavin knew that his life would change forever. It was the impact of a documentary that kicked him into action, whereby he decided to lower his family's impact on the planet, in the attempt to live a more sustainable lifestyle. This is the story of his first year of 'The Greening of Gavin'.
The Art Teacher
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Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An essay about an art teacher's lasting impact on his students.
I Am A Submariner
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An inside look at being an submariner, the triumphs and tragedy.
My Not-So-Ordinary Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
"My Not-So-Ordinary Life" is a memoir that tells the author’s life story up to age 28. The book reminisces about her innocent times in childhood, reveals the difficult experiences she faced in adolescence, and shows how she persevered and changed her life as an adult. The message of the book is: Life has its ups and downs but, ultimately, you will be okay, and maybe even good, in the end.
Grandfather's Uncle
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Price: Free! Words: 19,390. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A lovingly crafted memoir, written with a single-minded purpose, can offer a rare opportunity to really get to know a great person through literature. In the style of the old Reader's Digest monthly feature "My Most Unforgettable Character," McQuillan recounts the life of "Big Philip", who died in 2011 at 98 y/o. His colorful, witty, and wryly entertaining father will not easily be forgotten!
Christmas Patrol
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Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
a military experience of being on deployment at Christmas