Books tagged: memoir

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Adventurers Against Their Will: Extraordinary World War II Stories of Survival, Escape, and Connection-Unlike Any Others
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,540. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
2013 Global Ebook Award Winner: Nonfiction Biography Sorting through her parents belongings after their deaths, Joanie Holzer Schirm discovered an extraordinary lost world. Hand-written on faded and brittle stationary, stamped by censors, were 400 letters from 78 correspondents-along with carbon copies of the letters her Czech father had sent to them during World War II. An unforgettable story!
Conversation With A Barn Cat
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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This short collection of essays will bring a smile of recognition to those who love the people, the land, and the culture of the Ozarks. The author evokes the rhythms of a nearly forgotten life style. The overall tone is gentle good humor blended with love for the time and place. Illustrations by Betty Singer evoke sweetness and empathy.
Showing Heart: The True Story of How One Boy Defied the Odds
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,260. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Showing Heart is the heart-rending story of how one family comes together to live life fully in the face of adversity. Torn by grief and disappointment, Henry and Leighann struggle to come to grips with their son’s fatal diagnosis. With his tiny heart beating precariously outside of his body, they strive to fight for his life while balancing the needs and emotions of their two young daughters.
Sex & Surrender: An Addict's Journey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,670. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sex & Surrender graphically recounts the addictive cycle which lasted nearly 12 years and almost ended the life of A.D. Burks. Therapy and spiritual counseling provided a temporary respite and helped him devise a four-step process to manage his addiction. Yet his true breakthrough didn’t come until the root of his pain was uncovered.
Kosher Sutra
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,840. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Courses & dishes / general, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A memoir of a life well spent and a nostalgic romp through the innocence of the 1950s, the confusion of the 1960s, and the growing, but always interesting, stability of the decades since. Flavored with good recipes, an unflagging sense of humor and an eye for the absurd, Kosher Sutra is a whimsical look back at an enchanting world.
Pushing Over the Apple Cart, Book One: Joy
Price: Free! Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Pushing Over the Apple Cart, a true trilogy, is the story of a sensational college sex scandal, well-covered by media at the time, and the court case that resulted in an historic, and unexpected, victory. Five females, one male, one courtroom, one college, one secret. All true. Pushing Over the Apple Cart, Book Two: The Endeavor, is published on Kobo, with Book Three to be published in October.
The Albuquerque Years
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sharon Lippincott's memoir of her idyllically happy preschool years in a semi-rural Albuquerque neighborhood in the years immediately after WWII. Includes author notes at end.
Juilliard to Jail
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Leah Joki was a Juilliard-trained actress looking for fame and fortune in Hollywood, but her path took a one hundred and eighty degree turn when she fell in love with teaching theater in prisons.
Lives Shattered: Second Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Law » Family law
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An incredible tale of survival, this shocking story shows how one woman overcame soul-crushing pain and loss at the hands of an inept legal system while refusing to leave hope behind. Lives Shattered: Second Edition includes growing up in Iowa during the 50's and 60's. Celine's independent spirit provides the backdrop for the humorous and dreadful stories that have been her life.
Rattlesnake Dreams: An American Warrior's Story
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 170,360. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
A memoir of war, journalism, and growing up in the US Pacific Northwest. Spans the second half of the 20th century, and into the 21st. True stories, nightmares and dreams; and one essay.