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Back to College after the War
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs of a World War II veteran and publishing industry professional (and founder of Worthy Shorts). A story of the colorful urban ethnic street and campus life of the depression and war-time era in New York City, and of a multicultural experience of military and college life that began the rapid dismantling of the invisible discriminatory barriers.
Bred in Chicago to Be A Catholic Women's College Activist
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This reflection on growing up during the Depression, her college days and later teaching career, is an adaptation of a memoir by Sister Perkins that appeared in an anthology published by Praeger in 2006 (American Students Organize).
I Wandered from New Orleans: Poems from the South
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This collection of verses leads through the author's travels around the South as well as the explorations of life's celebrations and shortcomings. Experience the trials of months spent homeless on the city streets to the ruin left behind by Hurricane Katrina. Meet intriguing characters and delve into the lives of individuals who were parted too soon from this world.
Zigzag: Flashbacks of a Painter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An erratic journey through fifty short stories and illustrations by artist Gym Halama. Pulp, fiction, autobiographical sketches and oil on canvas brought together in a fascinating book. ‘It's a great read, atmospheric and witty.’ Peter Capaldi ‘Her book is a little gem...’ Sam Cutler ‘A fascinating memoir of a fascinating life.’ Paolo Hewitt ‘Terrific.’ Chris Stewart
The Single Male Parents Cookbook and Short Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Single Male Parents’ Cookbook, is a delightful combination of food and humor, two subjects everyone will enjoy. As a single parent the author raised his children from the time they were four and six, and soon became an expert in the kitchen. As he said, “My cooking must have been good because both are adults now and still alive, which only attests to culinary skills . . . or luck!”
Bubble Gum in Disguise
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When does a child's earliest memory become a life lesson? For author Georgiann Baldino, it's when a troublemaker offers her a bite of very suspicious looking bubble gum.
Shinto Poem Field: Poems For Departed Friends
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the place where I remember friends and relatives. It's a book from my heart - and I'm inspired by the way that Shinto approaches encourage us to recall those who've left but are not forgotten. I plant bulbs in a fertile field. Praise for William Gough's work: "Gough’s writing is...poignant, spare, with the strength and subtlety of a fine woodcut..."E. Annie Proulx
Ocean Of Childhood
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
William Gough was raised in Newfoundland, growing up in various Outports where he traveled with his mother and father, a cottage hospital doctor. In 1984, his father, Dr. Jim Gough, died - and this book, a poem about everyday family life, is his response.
Chappie World War II Diary of a Combat Chaplain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Reality combat! This first-hand account of a WWII combat chaplain who served on the front-lines across North Africa and Europe with the 20th Combat Engineers is a unique journal containing information and observations not found in other books. Chappie recorded events as they occurred, transporting the reader to the battlefields of WWII in a way that puts a human face on the tragedy of war.
Grace in the Growing Season
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,300. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From a heartland farm through the Orient aflame to the Old World in a Cold War at the tip of a supersonic spear—a single-seat jet fighter; then from the metropolitan madness of post-modern America and Europe through Florida’s slothful Suncoast and the Delectable Mountains of the Blue Ridge to a laid-back life on the road, I’m a blessed soul. This is the story of Grace in my Growing Season.
Mail-Order Kid: An Orphan Train Rider’s Story
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mail-Order Kid looks at the orphan train movement through the eyes of one small child who yearns to know her "real" mother, survives a tortured childhood, and ultimately, as an adult, comes to terms with her past, her faith, and herself.
3:14 am
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Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
3:14 am is based on a real life incident that took place between 3:14 and 4:14 am on 1 June 1998.
I'm Taking My Eggs and Going Home: How One Woman Dared to Say No to Motherhood
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 67,630. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This award-winning memoir traces Manterfield’s descent from rational 21st century woman to desperate mama-wannabe. She examines the siren song of motherhood and the truth about being childless in a mom-centric society. This is a story about love, desire, and choices; it is the story of a woman who escapes her addiction, not with a baby, but with her sanity, marriage and sense-of-self intact.
Without A Mother
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010 by Linda Phillips. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
June migrated from England to Australia in 1954, married an Australian and had two sons. After completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and journalism she worked in the specialised field of corporate communications. In the mid seventies she joined the International Information Bureau of the ICRC in Geneva as foreign correspondent.
Chasin' Wild Dreams ...Through The Years
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,170. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An inspirational story that tells of one girls childhood abuse that led towards her future of wrong choices and more abuse. Through the poetry you'll read in this book you will see how she was able to make it back across the broken bridge her choices had left her with and rise above the weighted chains of abuse; through Faith, Hope, and Love.
IQATF: The Less Lethal Option
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the fourth in my series The Path Less Travelled and deals with the time I spent working on the Iraqi Advisor Task Force contract in Southern Iraq. This was a classic and effective non lethal information collection program that really highlights the value of non lethal methodology.
Captain Courageous: My True Story
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Captain Courageous is the autobiography of Martin Skylark, also known as “Captain Sky”: An intrepid ship’s captain who cheated death many times. He survived shipwrecks, typhoons, tsunamis and pirate attacks. He had a girl in every port and danger as a constant companion.
Big Things In Little Packages
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My life told through autobiographical detail, journals and poems.
Growing Up Feminist in a Muslim Land
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir by an Egyptian woman is at once a personal journey and an investigation into the political and social construction of modern Egypt. It casts a humorous, though at times a cynical, look at all those events, refusing to privilege one ideology over another or to pay homage to particular idols, figures or unquestioned modes of thinking.
You Had to Be There: Three Years of Mayhem and Bad Decisions in the Portland Music Scene
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Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
(3.00 from 1 review)
During her teenage years, author Sharon E. Cathcart dreamed of working in the music business. She lived that dream for seven years, beginning at age 18. Unfortunately, she learned that sometimes dreams turn quickly to nightmares.