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Unremembered Wings
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Get out!” Looking out on the sweeping lawns of McDonnell’s Methodist Children’s Home in the spring of 1974, eight-year-old Paul Wayne Buras had no idea of the implications those two words would have on his life. That day, Paul’s gruff, abusive father took his three youngest children to the nearest orphanage, herded them to the administration building, and drove away.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 1: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 1 features James Crumley, Lester Goran, Floyd Salas, James Scott Linville, Noel King, Vanessa Berry, Mimi Lipson, Peter Doyle, and poetry by Elias Greig, Pip Muratore, Lindsay Tuggle, Tessa Lunney, Chris Oakey, Fiona Yardley, and Paolo Totaro.
Dragons and Butterflies 2: War With Her Father
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
#2 in the Jean Ridgeway series from Marie Jensen. Jean's battle with her abuser becomes a war, & there can only be 1 winner. But in adolescence, she must also face family, boyfriend & school issues, deceit, jealousy, heartbreak & tragedy. In the end, her physical and mental well-being are threatened, as her visions of the future become as heart-wrenching as her experiences of the past & present.
TURNS: A Collection of Memoir Chapbooks
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Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A volume of short memoir chapbooks comprised of compelling narratives. The following authors and titles are featured: Deep Blue: Poems of a Navy Life by Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot; My Life in Shoes by Pamela L. Laskin; The Enigma by Gerri Luce; Scenes from My Life on Hemlock Street: A Brooklyn Memoir by Arlene L. Mandell; Learning from Lady Chatterley by Gloria Nixon-John; My Two Years in Priest Corp
Parachute, Pray, or Laugh
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Exploits of the New Psychological Warfare Unit (Psy-Warriors) in the Korean War: Join the crew of Psy-Warriors in actual flights as they make military history as a Special Operations Wing of the US Air Force.
One Single Thought
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
This book is a unique view of my life through my eyes. It has all the ups and downs of life but eventually things come together.
The Way It Was
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a story of life in rural Eastern Ontario, Canada, in the 1920s and ‘30s when wages were fifty cents a day plus room and board, cars were rare, homes were without hydro, and neighbors helped neighbors. Alan and Betty met in 1934, fell in love, and raised a family of eleven children, some of whom have contributed memories of their parents, and life in a big family.
Set Yourself Free: Reon Schutte's 10 Principles to Break Out of Your Personal Prison Through the Power of Choice
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,900. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012 by Henschel Haus Publishing, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
During Reon Schutte's journey to liberation from both literal incarceration and the prison of the mind, he discovered the key to freedom: The Power of Choice. In his first book, Reon shares 10 Principles--lessons he learned the very hard way--and provides simple exercises to immediately put the Principles into practice in our own lives.
Bad taste, poor judgement and a complete inability to act responsibly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,220. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The modern World is undoubtedly a young man's oyster, with freedom and opportunities like never before. Follow the real life travels, travails and, most of all, the wonderfully entertaining misadventures of an ordinary young man with a taste for beer and a tidy piece of skirt, against whom the good things in life conspire to prevent him from growing up and acting responsibly.
Remembrance of Dingbats
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,180. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memories as written down for posterity, some funny, some heartbreaking, some in the form of dreams.
Here All Along
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Here All Along is one woman's struggle to leave an abusive marriage, twice. Her struggle through the court system in hopes of finding someone to help protect her and her daughters from her ex-husbands who refused to let go. Her fight to obtain and keep her restraining order three years in a row and finally learning who she could count on to protect her and her children.
Outside Looking In
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Derwent Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life has its price, and one way or another; we will all pay for it. In 1966, I went to see a clairvoyant called, 'Madame Faye.' Her prediction of the death of president J.F. Kennedy brought her worldwide recognition. For me she predicted, “You will be successful with your music, but only after a long hazardous journey, and you'll have to sacrifice everything for it."
Another Chance at Life: A Breast Cancer Survivor's Journey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
This is the story of my 1998 breast cancer and mastectomy (with no reconstruction). The book deals primarily with the surprising emotional benefits I gained. The five appendices offer a wealth of practical information on risk factors for breast cancer, ways to help prevent it, and much more. "Beautiful, moving, informative, uplifting." "A terrific read – well-written, frank, and honest."
A Montanan's Tales of Teaching and Travelling
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by We Green Solutions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir is by Peggy J. Browning. She shares her life vignettes, and her experiences, particularly her dedication to teaching 12-year-olds, a career she embarked on when she was almost 50. It includes the texts of speeches she had presented over the decades to enthusiastic audiences in her native Great Falls, Montana, as well as more recent recollections of her travels around the world.
Letters to My Sons
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children
"Oedipus Rex," "King Lear," and the terrors of a Greek tragedy, Kafka's definition of the perfect book, silly humor: all these come together in this journal of a father's soul. For 16 years, the author raised his three children in Long Island, New York, often as a stay-at-home father, taking his sons out for ice creams, walks in the park, bicycling, car rides . . . until something happened.
The Fathers We Find
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Charles Ries' novel The Father's We Find reminds me of Frank McCourt's (Angela's Ashes, "Tis, Teacher Man) memoirs with their keen attention to character and strong voice. Ries' characters' voices are ring loud and clear, I can hear them calling, long after putting the book down." ---- Karla Huston Winner of The Main Street Rag 2003 Chapbook Contest
My Journey with Carli
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this story, the author shares his personal experiences during his many visits with Carli Ward, a 25-year-old woman with Asperger’s Syndrome, who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. The author covers his emotional first meeting with Carli through to her eventual death eight months later, adding details of her background and life story.
A Luminous Future
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 19 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
Influentia: 50 Years on Earth as it is in Carolyn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,180. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A cleverly written memoir comprised of a collection of colorful essays, "Influentia: 50 Years on Earth as it is in Carolyn" celebrates the 50 most influential people, places and things in the life of award winning producer Carolyn McDonald.
Djinxed
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 106,760. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Adventurous family living in Indonesia in the 1970s