Books tagged: memoir

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After the Fire: A Personal Essay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young writer struggles to find his voice in a long ago writing workshop. Years later the teacher's lessons still provide inspiration.
An Accidental Atheist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,800. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Australian author, John Kelly gives us this delightfully funny, yet poignant, bittersweet account of life in Australia both past and present as he confronts the challenges he faces and tackles his demons both real and imagined.
In Jupiter's Shadow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,460. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hiding from others is easy. Hiding from yourself is trickier. Growing up in Western New York in the late ’70s/early ’80s, Greg is a teenage “detective" searching for self-truth. He confronts Heaven and Hell as he struggles -- within a family full of secrets -- to solve the profound mystery he encounters in the bathtub on the second floor.
I Took the Buddha Shopping
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
"When you are asleep you don't know what goes on with those who are awake." When he said that I started to realize this guy wasn't just a retired businessman living by a country club. We were very different men, unlikely to meet. He'd been a CEO and I'd been a street person and yet we became friends. This is the story of that friendship, of a spiritual teaching and of opening a man's heart.
Growing Up Mostly Normal in the Middle of Nowhere: A Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,030. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With the depth of a memoir and the flow of a novel, John Sheirer chronicles how his simple youth of farm, sports, school, nature, and family led him to an unlikely adulthood as an author and college professor. He explores intensely personal experiences and relationships with humor, surprise, awe, suspense, and deep insight. He teaches us we can go home again.
My Patients With Tales
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
My Patients With Tales is a collection of stories of animals and the people who own them. It explores characters such as the dog who wore a life preserver, Charlie-Cat's claws, and others. Through these characters and their tales, Dr. Pope explores not only the nature of animals, but the nature of their owners, the owner-pet relationship, and the nature of the love that connects the two.
Life Was A Cabaret: A Tale of Two Fools, A Boat, and a Big-A** Ocean
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 58,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2009 by Moonlight Mesa Associates. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A rollicking, award-winning travel memoir that details a hilarious six years aboard the sloop, Cabaret, as the author manages to stay afloat for 25,000 miles of fun and adventure from Alaska to the South Pacific. A terrific read for sailors or those who love adventure stories and sea yarns. If you're planning to go to sea, this book is a MUST! Audacious and bold!
No Child Left Behind??? The True Story of a Teacher's Quest
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 77,300. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dramatic yet hopeful memoir of teaching at-risk students. If you liked the movie "Dangerous Minds" with Michelle Pfeifer, you'll like this book. Compelling true story of one teacher's quest to leave no child behind. Blake's search for her pupose in life leads her to teach science in inner-city school. But will the stress overcome her love of teaching?
Stronger than Dirt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
After years of running the rat race, Kim Schaye and Chris Losee traded in their urban lifestyle for a farm in rural New York. Stronger Than Dirt recounts their transformation from lifetime city dwellers to full-time flower growers. Told from alternating viewpoints of a husband and wife, Stronger Than Dirt is an inspirational tale for anyone who ever wondered what it would be like to pursue a dream
A Wonderful Woman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This brief memoir describes aspects of family life during and after the Second World War. It is offered in memory of my mother, Rose, a truly wonderful woman. Nowadays, similar living conditions are often portrayed in TV shows where a family may suffer a month in such poverty. My wonderful mother coped for ten hard years and ensured that her three children survived, and often thrived.