Books tagged: memoir

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Paper Airplane: Unique Tales From A Mile High
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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In this tumultuous, distinctive memoir, Kersten L. Kelly looks back on the most influential individuals that she encountered while flying through the clouds. She recalls life lessons from perfect strangers about love, family, perseverance of dreams, and humility. The book proves the phrase “you never know what you will learn on an airplane” over and over again.
My Farthest North
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
During three weeks in the High Arctic our heroine reaches her ‘farthest north’ as well as her ‘coldest north’. With a wry sense of humour, this fictionalised memoir introduces us to a diverse cast of characters, including polar bears, reindeers, walrus, a Polish Arctic explorer, a Russian sea captain, a quirky expedition leader ... and the shadowy Eduardo.
Any Fool Can Let Out String
Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
ANY FOOL CAN LET OUT STRING is a short story, a memoir as it were, of a time in the author’s life when the importance of family trumped the pursuit of the daily grind. Readers will find the piece humorous and engendering a maybe-I-should-try-to-do-something-like-that reaction. This work is by the same older gentleman whose “way with words” was revealed in his other works.
I Was Raised To Be A Lert
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Red Bird Chapbooks. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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I Was Raised To Be A Lert is a collection of short childhood stories based on the life and blog posts of Pearl Vork-Zambory.
The Boon: Thoughts of a Schizophrenic in Remission
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,530. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Accompany Eugene Uttley on a mythological “hero's journey” to another world and back again, and join him as he articulates the prize that he won there – The Ultimate Boon. Through his struggles in coping with schizophrenia, Uttley has come to know what he wants. Now he just needs to figure out how to get it.
Memoirs of a Fighting Dog
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literature » Educational
See the world of dog fighting through the dogs point of view as he shows you exactly what his life is about and what happens when fighters fail in the pit.
A Tough Cookie Christmas: a true tale of sobriety, the holidays and baked goods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Playwright and blogger Sean Paul Mahoney recounts his first holiday season sober. With a biting sense of humor and a ton of baked goods, can this former hot mess survive "the most wonderful time of the year"?
Helen: A Psychic Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is a memoir of Helen Gilman, a long time resident of Boulder, Colorado. She was more than 90 years old when she died. She was deaf for most of her life and worked as a psychic reading the tea leaves of thousands of residents during the many years of her practice. This book contains many remarkable stories telling of Helen's uncanny ability to see things invisible to others.
The Orange Trees of Baghdad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this “powerful and important book” (Vancouver Sun), Leilah Nadir uncovers her lost roots, in the Iraq her father left behind decades ago. In the brutal aftermath of the invasion, a surprise reunion brings east and west together. Orange Trees won the George Ryga Award; Naomi Klein called it “Lovingly woven together … reminds us that Iraq is not just a war; it is a country.”
America Redux: Impressions of the United States After Thirty-Five Years Abroad
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1976 John Walters left the United States in search of adventure and literary inspiration. He lived for many years in India, Bangladesh, Italy, and Greece. Finally, faced with the economic catastrophe in Greece and the lack of opportunities for his sons, he returned to the land of his birth. Without home, without job, without resources, he confronted his own country as if for the first time.