Books tagged: memoir

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All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres showcases her disastrous first year of teaching in rural Hawaii. Somehow her teacher training didn't prepare her for The Monster Copier, Matthew the Plane-Hurler, and 80-hour workweeks. At the end of each chapter, she explains where her New Teacher Self went wrong and offers time-saving, practical hints and tricks you don't learn in teacher college.
His Words
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“His Words” is a memoir about a man who paid the ultimate price for his country. He was a West Point graduate, a Gulf War veteran, a Captain in the Army and my husband. I relate how he was able to give me the courage to keep moving on as I read his letters from the past. The advice and encouragement he gave me as I raised our children can now inspire all who struggle through life's hardships.
Tomorrow's Road Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
Cotswolds Memoir: Discovering a Beautiful Region of Britain on a Quest to Buy a 17th Century Cottage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,750. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An English actress and comedy writer returns from Hollywood to her homeland to buy a cottage in the Cotswolds,the most beautiful part of Britain. Her exciting search turns into a laugh-out-loud, good life, foodie, meet the eccentric locals, explore the idyllic Cotswolds fun read as she finds the sense of community lacking in her urban existence and decides 'It doesn't get much better than this!'
Hanging Out in Paris and Hollywood "The Turbulent Journey of a Filmmaker"
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Price: $150.00 USD. Words: 37,510. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Two CIA agents are shot dead outside the CIA headquarters in Langley by a Pakistani man Aimal Kansi. The story had hit the world news headlines. A filmmaker living in Paris sets out to make a film on this story, and aims to expose the truth beyond the news. He goes to Hollywood where the unexpected happens. And soon his life turns upside-down... A quest for idealism...
Training on Empty
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
An engaging and honest autobiography of a former elite runner who nearly perished from anorexia, one that also explores the biopsychosocial and sociological aspects of this pervasive, malignant, but ultimately surmountable disease. Brittin's comprehensive account of her tribulations combined with her background in psychology makes this a unique must-read for athletes & health professionals alike.
Defining Moments: A Suburban Father's Journey Into His Son's Oxy Addiction AND How to Prevent, Detect, Treat & Live With The Addict Among Us-Combined Edition
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,890. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Substance Abuse & Addictions / Alcoholism
Both of DeHaven's books in one download! In the first, this father chronicles his journey into the world of prescription drug abuse and the life experiences that brought him to go undercover to save his son. In the second, DeHaven brings first hand insight, obtained through over 400 interviews, into what is America’s fastest growing medical epidemic. Forward by Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack.
Sailing Through Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,320. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The unshakeable bond between human spirits. A memoir. Con warned me on our third date that he planned to sail in his retirement; I fell hard for him anyway. In the blink of an eye we're tossing off the lines in Finland, and sailing into wild seas, testing my courage. Life and death revisit my world and fate plays the final card.
Green Apples (Sold Separately)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,850. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life is what you make it to be, but if it was easy it would't be life. We all should wear 3-D glasses because the natures around us has the answers right in our face. Everyone wants love, but a great relationship is about two main things. First, find out the similarities. Second, respect the differences. Think small create small, think big create big. Astrology plays large roles in our lives.
Transitions
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 22,770. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A joyous memoir of early 20th Century life in the small mining town of Franklin, New Jersey. From flowers to influenza, immigrants to imagination, this happy read recalls life at a sometimes simpler, sometimes stark, time in the life of America.