Books tagged: memoir

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Anyone for Love? Poems by John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
An anthology of over 100 original poems, ANYONE FOR LOVE includes major prize-winners in top writing contests. However, no less than 72 poems are published here for the first time. Reid decided to include only work he still enjoyed reading and reciting, even though some excluded poems had attracted critical acclaim. Reid's own favorites are his tribute to Walt Disney's pal, Ub Iwerks, and "Love".
Pieces of Paper: A short story set in Tokyo
Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00)
A chance encounter brings a hint of romance to a young woman's journey through the streets of Tokyo. Author Jeannie Lin's semi-autobiographical short story explores questions of identity and connectedness in the digital age. Author's note: All proceeds from the sale of this story will be donated to the Red Cross for the relief effort in Japan.
Doorways to Significance: Finding Peace, Power, Passion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
(4.50)
It's never too late to change the brokenness.
Nickels for the Plate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00)
Whiskeypalians and country Baptists fight for the soul of the young David Davis during his summer trips to mid-fifties East Texas--with hilarious results...And who says you can't fight the preacher for the last piece of white meat at Sunday dinner?
Behind The Walled Garden of Apartheid
Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 73,760. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Set against the backdrop of the draconian apartheid regime, Behind the Walled Garden of Apartheid, Datnow’s memoir of growing up in South Africa deftly conjures up the era's blatant racism and the rich African landscape. The author vividly recreates her growing up years as white and Jewish at the height of the apartheid regime.
Ghellow Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,910. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ghellow Road is a literary diary of a young girl's journey through the tangled labyrinth that is her life. Theresa's story begins in a large midwestern city where she is born to loving parents in 1965. For a brief moment in time, her life is full, as is her heart, and the world is hers to receive without consequence.
My Pathway to Purpose -- A True Story about Overcoming Obstacles and Finding My Inner Self
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,730. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00)
Learning to overcome self esteem issues, cancer and ultimately finding purpose, this story is a humble, vulnerable depiction of an ordinary girl doing something extraordinary and ultimately finding her reason for being.
To Drink The Wild Air - a memoir - One Woman's Quest to Touch the Horizon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,850. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author Birgit Soyka gives the reader a glimpse of her life philosophy from the back seat of a motorcycle. Her memoir races along the twisting roads of untamed dreams and an obsession to follow the horizon. The ride is about cultivating self-worth and integrity capturing the essence of life with curious eyes and determined courageousness.
I Am Not My Brother's Keeper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,420. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is a true story and not easy to read. It’s about children hurt by their own parents. It’s a story of a father who manipulates the legal system, welfare system, relatives and police, a father who controls his wife, dominates, intimidates and starves his own children. And it’s about a sister and brother in law with the guts, will and wherewithal to stop him.
At Ease
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 37,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00)
The voice of a young woman both optimistic and afraid reveals one family’s secret to staying strong as they watch a mind unravel: humor. At Ease offers an honest and raw glimpse of the sadness and frustration that Alzheimer’s brings, while revealing laughter, light, and levity as the saving graces for one family suddenly at war.