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My Marian Year
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You set the price! Words: 123,640. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A fictional auto-biography describing the daily life of a ten-year-old boy growing up in a Catholic working class family in suburban Auckland, New Zealand, in 1954. The suthor's simple, unvarnished, plain language gives the reader a taste of daily life in suburban New Zealand in 1954. Full of detail and always informative, entertaining and amusing.
Stealing Sunlight: Growing Up in Irishtown
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Funny, sad and harsh, with the bitter ring of truth, this extraordinary memoir of Dublin in the 1940s and 1950s recreates a forgotten community. Angeline Kearns Blain looks back with love and grief at the hardships of her youth, celebrating the warmth and kindness of the neighbours and family who helped each other to survive, stealing sunlight where they could.
Sunshine and Orange Blossom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Ralph Morris’ horizons are broader than his modest upbringing on the coast of North East Lincolnshire might suggest. He combines the thrill of visiting new places and cultures with his love of people watching, a hobby which gives both him and his family much entertainment.