Books tagged: adventures of growing up

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Sure, I Can Do That: a twentieth century american memoir
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Price: Free! Words: 32,100. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My father grew up in the poverty of Dust Bowl Kansas during the Great Depression. Sure, I Can Do That is a collection of stories that he told about his life on the farm and his adventures riding the rails as a teenage hobo. These are true stories of an American life, told with humor and honesty. They paint a colorful portrait of a man who overcomes the limitations of his circumstances.
The Early Years
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Back then the big old house was heated with an old coal furnace. One of my winter chores each morning before walking to school, which was only one block away, was to go down to the basement and shovel coal into the furnace fire box from the coal bin. It was a big responsibility for a six year old boy.
The Mummy Dick
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Humor / General
Mom decided that the best way to get my mind off of being abandoned for the year was to have me circumcised the first day that I arrived at Granny and Papa’s house. Why this procedure was not done right when I was born is still a mystery to me. Evidently the whole family just wanted to have a good laugh at my expense.
Martha, the Seaside Cat & Other Stories.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,440. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Martha, the Seaside Cat & Other Stories is a collection of stories set in Cornwall. These stories are about a black cat, Martha, and her life with Polly, her daughter, and Ginger their friend, and the adventures they have in this lovely seaside village. The stories are magical and innocent and will appeal to all ages, young and old.