Books tagged: memoir

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 836 results (Try using more keywords)

Houses in Africa
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,780. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I was 10, I was taken from my quiet, safe corner of old Europe and deposited into an exotic new world. Africa, at once breathtaking and soul-destroying, from the snow-capped mountains and teeming game plains of Kenya and Tanzania to the haunted hunger-stalked dustbowls of Ethiopia and the Sudan – the hideous and the magnificent have always gone hand in hand there.
Ellen In Medicaland:True Stories of How I Fell Down Medicine's Black Hole And Still Lived After All
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Ellen In Medicaland:True Stories Of How I Fell Down Medicine's Black Hole And Still Lived After All tells the true story of what it is like to be a patient and a caregiver at a Harvard-teaching hospital in Boston. It is a veritable eye-opener and a window on our broken health system. It also gives you tips on how to navigate this system so that you will thrive while dealing with your doctors.
Book of Souls
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,070. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this intimate glimpse into the heart of his own creative spirit, Jack Ketchum shares his early career, literary influences, and some of the characters that formed the man he has become. From his early respect and admiration for Henry Miller to the tortured lives of friends, and the aftermath of 9/11...
Hooligan: A Mormon Boyhood
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the days before sunscreen, soccer practice, MTV, and Amber Alerts, boys roamed freely in the American West--fishing, hunting, hiking, pausing to skinny-dip in a river or pond. Douglas Thayer was such a boy, and in this poignant, often humorous memoir, he depicts his Utah Valley boyhood during the Great Depression and World War II.
A Blessing in the Storm... Muscular Dystrophy messed up my life and made me whole - Volume Two
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Although Muscular Dystrophy was the catalyst helping me to see my need for God, this book is not just about physical suffering. It's for precious souls who are weary... souls who simply feel beaten down by life. In this 2nd volume, I share wisdom and insights I've learned on this journey.
Rena's Promise - A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,850. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"I do not Hate. To Hate is to let Hitler win." Despite spending over 3 years in Auschwitz this little dynamo of a woman reminds us that against all odds and great adversity, the human spirit can still be an indomitable force for good. A true survivor's story that will change your life.
A Blessing in the Storm... Muscular Dystrophy messed up my life and made me whole - Volume One
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
"A radical transformation. You will learn all about the hopeless broken girl I used to be. It's out of that brokenness you will meet the woman I was destined to become!"
Worry Lines
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,690. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011 by Newave Publishers. Category: Essay » Sociology
WORRY LINES is a collection of essays, satires, and commentaries about everything from banks to hemmorhoid surgery. Sometimes humourous and sometimes thoughtful, many of the pieces have appeared over the years in publications as diverse as The Canadian Journal of Contemporary Literary Stuff and Reader's Digest over the past thirty years.
How God Ruined My Life
By
Series: Life's A Joke!, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
What gives you the right to judge? Is that not God’s Job? After a little education, you would come to realize that God is a being of unconditional love, and in being so, may not even be judgemental him self! And if he is a judgemental God then who are we to judge him for it? So if you are judging this book by its’ cover, perhaps you could learn a little something from these texts!
The Hawk and the Sparrow
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A contemporary fable, The Hawk and the Sparrow recounts 65 years of a woman's life, chronicling the sacrifices that she's made to reach the top.