Books tagged: memoir

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Six Years From Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Six Years From Home tells of the events and atrocities a young American boy experienced when he was caught in Yugoslavia (Croatia) at the outbreak of World War II.
Fortune - The Aftermath of an Infamous Bank Vault Heist
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Brian James’s sequel to his first book, HEADSTONE, answers most questions about the infamous heist. However, it also opens up so many more possibilities. What was actually taken from the trusting depositors in the Fourth of July holiday weekend vault burglary of the early ‘80s was known only to the perpetrators, and few of them would have knowledge of what ultimately happened to their fortune!
Drunk & Crying on Stilts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,680. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Drunk & Crying on Stilts is a birds-eye view of an unforgettable family out of whack, told through the eyes of a pugnacious child who holds out hope that one of the TV families she worships will one day adopt her. Part nod to her drunken but well-intentioned father, and part trip through her mother's demon battleground, Payne is a master at blending heartbreak and hilarity.
Just A Couple Of Chickens
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,970. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
“Just A Couple of Chickens” is a genuinely enjoyable read. Laugh out loud funny, informative and utterly timely. Getting a couple of chickens was Andrew’s idea, but Corinne took it over the top with thirty fluffy pheasant, five and twenty chickens, over forty chukar, and fifteen ducklings. There were twelve smelly quail, nine girl geese, two roosters, and a partridge in a pine tree.
Chasing Butterflies: A Memoir from Cyberspace
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 42,830. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Amsterdam, The Netherlands. In the fall of 2011, a wonderful man called Phil found me on Facebook. It all seemed like a chance encounter that turned into a long-distance relationship.
The Gunners of Shenyang
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.
The Summit Seeker
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,380. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
In The Summit Seeker, Vanessa Runs explores trail and ultra running on an emotional, psychological, and spiritual level. Her vivid descriptions of spectacular trails call you into wild places where you will find rugged beauty, expansive wilderness, and deep personal insights. Vanessa's stories of struggle, hunger, and adventure appeal to our most primitive drive as a species: to survive.
Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,030. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The day after his thirty-ninth birthday JoAnn Flanery’s husband had a massive heart attack and died in her arms.  While trying to adjust to a new life alone and facing the unique challenges of raising a disabled daughter by herself, she moved across the country to get the special help needed for her child while fighting breast cancer herself.  Tears blend with laughter in this inspirational story.
Nothing Vanishes, Memoir of a Life Transformed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nothing Vanishes offers an intimate exploration of family history in which the searing question persists: Am I Enough?
Overlooked
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Price: Free! Words: 120,410. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Conflict of Laws
Some are exonerated by DNA evidence . Kelvin Kingsbury Purdy remains convicted , in Canada , after being scientifically excluded by it ...