Books tagged: memoir

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Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones
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Price: Free! Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
Adventures in Filmmaking
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 96,140. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Peter Rowe has made over 200 films and filmed movie stars, exploding nature, wild animals, features, documentaries, television series, politics and pop culture all over the world. He has now told the best, funniest and most entertaining stories of his long career in his book "Adventures in Filmmaking". “A must-read for anyone fascinated by the entertainment industry."-Jeff Willner, Traveledge
Remnants of a Dream
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
"Remnants of a Dream" is an eclectic mix of short stories based during the period of the agriculture expansion in the early 1900s, created from their remaining remnants.
A Life Exposed
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Beverly Schlechter is one of those people for whom “only in your dreams” often becomes a reality! This book takes “memoirs” way out of the box.
Got to Live
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,300. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Everyone struggles through the loss of a loved one. For Jay Danek, it was the unexpected loss of his father at the age of 58. To honor his dad, he set out to run 923 straight days. His journey took him from life as a 275 pound non-runner, suffering through depression, anxiety, weight gain, and anger, to 100-mile ultra-marathons through the mountains.
Blackbird Singing in the Dead of Night: What to do When God Won't Answer (Updated Edition with Study Guide)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,080. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
Pastor Greg Hunt had devoted nearly thirty years to congregational ministry, helping people experience God and find their way in life. Then came his own crisis of faith and calling. Alarmed, he tries an experiment that changes his life. A beautiful memoir, as well as a special section that is a study guide and workbook for those wishing to teach and or work through their own life points of stress.
From the Septic tank to St. Peters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An amusing glimpse into the hazardous and imaginative world of a child obsessed with all things dangerous. Exhausted guardian angels worked overtime to keep this restless soul from picking the locks on heaven's pearly gates, or perhaps blowing them up. Share the bizarre chain of events that were created and surprisingly survived by the author during his journey from early childhood to adolescence.
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.
A Pat on his Back
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With old age closing in my wife and I decided to take our two dogs and move to Cyprus for a better way of life. What we didn't know is that we would experience the most tumultuous days of our lives that would see us lose our dogs on day one, be evicted from our rented house after three weeks, lose thousands on the sale of our house and face financial meltdown as Cyprus goes bust.
Yes Thailand! A Bittersweet Second Attempt at Teaching English Overseas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,430. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Yes Thailand! is one part memoir, one part travelogue, and five parts humor, tying together funny stories from Nielsen's childhood with the amusing obstacles inherent to working and living in Thailand. Written as a series of interconnected essays, Yes Thailand! covers everything from the humid weather to the Thai language, holidays, public restrooms, ladyboys, and visas.