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Florida Cracker Boy: Tales of Misspent Youth
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Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Betsy Bolger Paulet. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Florida Cracker Boy: Tales of a Misspent Youth” teems with adventures, fishing tips and crusty language. His yarn “On the Evils of skipping school” traces a teenage lark which mixes some incredibly dumb coincidence, a good friend Chuck, chuck’s rifle, and a ’56 Nash Rambler. Lee describes the pair as “country boys, as stubborn as razorbacks and mean as shedding rattlesnakes.”
Fred and Me
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Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Anti-war, Pro Troops. In the year 2032 two old men reminisce about their past, our present. It's a little story about war by someone who has no idea what he is talking about.
Old Pat T and the Great Bathroom War & Other Tales of My Youngin Days
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Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A compilation of short shorts about growing up in the Sixties. Cars that take off on their own, dueling teachers, Hansel Exposed, Witches and Martians, drafting twelve year olds and more great fun! Read as imagination takes its last stand!
The River
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
On January 12, 1998, writer Mariellen Ward found her mother's body. She had died in the night of heart failure. The River is a free e-story about how the lilting waters of India's most sacred river helped her heal from the irreconcilable loss.
Paid in Plates
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Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A short autobiographical story about me and the mob. Paolo was a wanted man in hiding. He was wanted by mafia families in at least two American cities. He was running for his life. What I couldn't figure out was why he wanted me to write a movie script about it.
I Am A Southerner
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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A short memior about what it means to be a Southerner from a Floridian's perspective.
Confessions of a '60s Moonchild
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Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A brief memoir of life in the 60s' in Toronto including drugs and finding my self through spiritual seeking, finding a guru and walking the streets raising funds for a cult. Marriage and divorce and life again.
Sister Albert Marchetti - "An Angel Of God"
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mid 1950's and mother wanted us to receive a Catholic education. Our diocese was thriving with the best schools in our state dedicated teaching nuns. Sister Gabriel was one who used the fear of God coupled with the rubber tipped pointer across your knuckles to keep you in line. Sister Gabriel was very demeaning until Sister Albert Marchetti was assigned the new Mother Superior! True Story.
Daddy Die Hard
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Gone Dog Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After his father left his family, the author found a replacement in the unlikeliest of fictional characters - the gun-weilding, hard-cursing, cigarette-smoking John McClane from the movie Die Hard. About 2,000 words.
President Ronald Reagan & The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial
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Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial - one of the most visited monuments in America. Each year millions of people the world over make the trip to this hallowed ground. Included in this short story is America's Premier Poster Poem by the author Robert. A. Chapin who was originally invited to meet with The President - and present his framed poem. Plans cancelled marine barracks bombed in Beirut.
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.
A Pain in the Toenails
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Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Ah, the innocence of medical school. This is a story from my third year of clinical clerkship, when I started rotating through the hospital wards. One patient taught me about ulcerative colitis...and a few other things. You can also find this essay in my book, The Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World and Other True Tales from the Emergency Room.
For Joy
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You set the price! Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of intense lessons from life, this book is an emotional kaleidoscope of events that might make you laugh, cry, reflect, or become inspired. This is a fast-paced compilation of short stories and songs, almost entirely true, written while residing on a compact wildlife sanctuary, in a nearly unknown jewel of a town in north Georgia.
Specks of Happiness
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Price: Free! Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
'Specks of happiness' is about the remarkable moments of joy in our everyday life. We all experience them but often tend to bypass them.I am sharing some of these moments from my life.If after reading my stories, you are able to recognize the specks of ecstasy in your life, the purpose of my book would be served
7 Temples to Bill Gates
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Price: Free! Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of a man who made seven temples dedicated to Bill Gates.
Ranting of a Psychic Grandmother
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Price: Free! Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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An astute visionary grandmother has psychic visitations from indigenous grandmothers who mirror her outrage at the problems facing today’s children. After feeling inspired and haunted to somehow be part of the solution for today’s children and families and address the dire needs and consequences of a society out of touch with its tribal roots, this grandma gets creative.
Rise: A Collection Inspired by Lift
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Price: Free! Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In celebration of the Kindle version release of LIFT, an award-winning falconry memoir, author Rebecca K. O’Connor shares a complementary collection of essays, short stories and poetry that further examines life in the shadow of a raptor’s wings.
My Best Friend Georja
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Price: Free! Words: 200. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is a poem I wrote a few years ago, when my best friend Georja died, I'm posting it now because it is a few days away from her 3rd anniversary. She was an unbelievable friend, and a wonderful person. She was the first person who ever treated me like a friend, I owe her so much.
Alexandra
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Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
How one father deals with the loss of a child and what he learns from it. From the author of A Grandfather's Legacy, The Art Teacher, and Christmas Patrol.
The Lost Poem
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Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is an excerpt from the memoir "World Without Pain: The Story of a Search". In the 1970s, while hitchhiking through southeastern Iran on his way to India, another traveler stole Walters' passport. Forced to return to Tehran, totally broke, he begged on the streets for weeks while trying to obtain a new one. The lost poem arose from his despair.