Books tagged: autobiography

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The Divine Mistake
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Price: $13.91 USD. Words: 106,920. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Sydney, then the Aboriginal community of Yirrkala, then South America, then New York, the artist Theresa Byrnes experiments with Iyengar yoga, acupuncture, psychic massage, tantric sex and even bondage. And while moving into a wheelchair on July 27, 1996, was “one of the saddest days in my life,” Byrnes later concedes the greater mobility “liberated me from my awkwardness.”
The Suffering of Being Kafka
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Price: Free! Words: 44,530. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
A second volume of short stories and poetry translated from the Hebrew.
Flights Of Adventure
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Flights of Adventure is a collection of real-life adventures to stir the blood of anyone who loves aviation. This book covers a wide variety of experiences, from wingwalking to notable female pilots like Marion Hogsdon, who changed the history of women forever. This is as close as you can get to experiencing aerial adventure while keeping your feet firmly planted on the ground.
Sala, More Than a Survivor
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 33,920. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the inspirational true story of Sala Lewis, who at age 10 saw her family taken away by the Nazis. Her uncompromising determination led her to the same camp as her sister Dora, and together the two young sisters fought to keep themselves and their fellow prisoners alive.
I Want to Show You: Poems
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Through poetry, Jane Gilgun tells the story of one woman’s life. Inspired by Carolyn Heilbrun’s Writing a Woman’s Life, Jane writes in imagistic, lyric, and narrative styles to convey the rhythms of a life fully lived that includes the wonder of erotic love, the intrigues of bodily changes, and the warmth and com-fort of everyday life.
Daddy Bent-Legs: The 40-Year-Old Musings of a Physically Disabled Man, Husband, and Father
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
DADDY BENT-LEGS is a memoir all about the author's life experience growing up with a physical disability (Cerebral Palsy). Told through a series of eclectic anecdotes, the book is very much an "Everything-You-Ever-Wanted-To-Know-About-Physical-Disabilities-But-Were-Afraid-To-Ask" affair. It's light-hearted, humorous, and an easy-to-pick-up read for all ... an impactful, inspirational testimony.
On the Road to Heaven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In a style reminiscent of Jack Kerouac, Coke Newell's groundbreaking autobiographical novel traces an LSD-to-LDS pilgrimage across two continents. From Colorado's 1970s hippie heyday to the coca fields of Colombia, it's a journey through Thoreau ascetics, Ram Dass Taoism, and Edward Abbey monkey-wrenching to the mission fields of one of the world's most conservative contemporary religions.
Strange Thinkings
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,840. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book contains shorter pieces from the author's strange and original mind, and includes fiction, humor, poetry, science fiction novelette, philosophical musings and autobiographical material. Try a free taste of Dueling Toilets (the first story) for an idea of what awaits you.
Henry's Nursing Notes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,290. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ian Martin spent three years as a hospital orderly and kept a ward diary chronicling the sights, sounds and smells that assailed him. Based on this record, "Henry Fuckit's Nursing Notes" is an unflinching account of nursing the sick and dying. Looking through the eyes of his disreputable hero, Martin uses a brutal blend of cynicism and dark humour to describe a world of suffering and pathos.
Legacy of the Blue Heron: Living with Learning Disabilities
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,860. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010 by Oxton House Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
A moving personal account of coping with learning disabilities by a severe dyslexic who became an engineer, businessman, boat-builder, and president of the Learning Disabilities Association of America. This entertaining storyteller's experiences lead to wise, common-sense advice for solving many problems faced by students, parents, and educators. (The Introduction explains the book's title.)