Books tagged: memoir

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The Old Man in the Bag and Other True Stories of Good Intentions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
This collection of true short stories (with old photographs and letters) is about a young American couple who spend two years in a tiny village of grass huts helping very poor Ethiopian farmers establish a new town in the lowland jungle of Ethiopia’s Rift Valley. The stories are about how life choices are never black and white and even selfless good intentions can sometime have a serious downside.
Bride Price
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Series: African Memoir, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,030. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tale of intrique and ingenuity set in Africa, Bride Price tells the true story of Ian Mathie and his foster daughter, Abélé. When a hated and feared man demands to marry Abélé, Ian is forced to rely on his wits and courage to find a way within the rich traditions of the area to set a fair 'bride price' that the man would refuse to pay. Beautifully written with sensitivity and authenticity.
What I Think
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir of the poet's life. How he felt about everything and how he was so different from other people.
The Way It Was
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,930. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Way it Was gives a vivid account of growing up “Poor-White” in South Africa during the first half of the Twentieth Century. Scandals in the family, camping trips in the company of happy-go-lucky relatives, learning about sex, blind dates, family quarrels and an unconventional wedding make this an extraordinary and poignant coming-of-age story.
Elusive Little Sucker - My Entirely Too Long and Totally Circuitous Search for Happiness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
So, you and I are having coffee in a little café off the main street in town. The conversation meanders as it always does between friends. We talk about our kids and our jobs and our husbands. And somewhere in one of those lulls of companionable silence, I spill a secret that I have kept hidden for the longest time. I have been unhappy my whole life, I tell you.
Red Lipstick and How It Saved My Life My journal from the year I was crazy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,620. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One woman's story of her journey to sanity with a little help from the cosmetics aisle.
Trees In My Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This short memoir is a homage to the trees that I have touched and that have sustained me.
My Life as an Elton Fan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,840. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
I wrote this book for Elton fans and anyone who enjoys Elton John's music. This book includes some amazing stories I experienced as an Elton fan and some sureal life experiences too. A story of action packed drama and exciting concert events that I experienced... Including when Elton actually spoke to me.
The Importance of Being Shine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mamma named me Shine not just because of my sunshine colored fur, but because the day she came to get me I was shining with excitement. There I lived all my days: just me and Mamma, a dog named Luna, 59 cats, a one winged pigeon and an infamous rodent. This is my story...
Up, Up and Away
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 48,050. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Have you ever had a problem and you just couldn’t get it solved? When you feel like you’re making a difference, do more roadblocks seem to be placed in your way? Do you believe that no matter what you do, someone is always trying to hinder your progress? This is a harrowing tale of someone trying to do right but continually butting up against multiple roadblocks that will make the reader cringe.