Books tagged: memoir

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Angels In The Desert
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 82,360. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
When a bearded soldier is deployed to Operation Desert Storm, his fight for survival puts him at gunpoint and makes him a martyr.
A Cafe in Space: The Anais Nin Literary Journal, Volume 13
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Seventeen contributors, including Anais Nin herself, comprise an issue that focuses on Nin's new diary, Trapeze, the effects Nin's parents had on her life and work, an expose by one of Nin's lovers, how Nin continues to inspire across generations, cultures, and sexual orientation, Henry Miller's final years, Nin's erotica, Djuna Barnes, poetry, short fiction and visual art.
Wired For Sound: A Journey Into Hearing, Revised And Updated, With A New Postscript
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,820. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The new revised and updated version of the classic book on deafness and cochlear implants is now available as an ebook. This rare “inside” account of hearing with a cochlear implant, the first effective artificial sensory organ ever developed, is a moving story about a deaf woman’s journey through deafness and into hearing.
Swallows in the Day (Bats in the Night)
Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 88,000. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 2012, Lorraine Watts was told she had months, not years, to live following a late diagnosis of cancer. 'Swallows in the Day (Bats in the Night)' chronicles her journey into lasting recovery. The book takes readers on an uplifting spiritual journey interwoven with positive memories of recent Istrian holidays.
The Half Fund: He’s Taking His Ball and Going Home
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Dan Duffy was twenty-nine when he heard the worst three words imaginable: “you have cancer.” Testicular. Stage three. His life became equal parts fear and anger, with a dash of stupidity for flavor. From systematically alienating everyone around him to embracing psychological and physical acts of acute masochism and loathing, cancer became the least of his worries.
To Set My Feet A-Dancing
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
‘To Set My Feet A-Dancing’ - a glimpse into childhood during the late 1950s/early 1960s. "This has something for everyone's palate, to laugh about and with. Written with an undertone of humor and a twist of irony, it's a great period piece.” Harper Collins review
I Was a Cold War Penguin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,210. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Firstly, you can blame it all on Biggles. You remember him, the eponymous hero of such literary gems as Biggles Flies Undone.” So begins the memoirs of Dafydd Manton. These tales of life in the RAF during the 70's and 80's range from the comic to the absurd and have to be read to understand what it was like to have been a “Cold War Penguin”.
Right On Laurel Street: Another Westside Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
Jessica Smith, class clown of Santa Cruz High’s class of ’94, suffered multiple tragic losses after graduating. The most life-altering loss occurred the day Darryl Virostko won the 1st annual Mavericks contest. Here Smith shares the losses and lessons that restored her joy and will to live.
Crime Against Nature
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016 by A Midsummer Night's Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
The first title from Sapphic Classics, a co-edition between Sinister Wisdom Magazine and A Midsummer Night's Press to reprint seminal works of lesbian poetry.
Troubled Mission: Fighting for Love, Spirituality and Human Rights in Violence-Ridden Peru
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,110. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A successful US attorney abandons his law practice to volunteer with a religious organization in Peru. In his sometimes romantic, sometimes terrifying, always inspiring memoir, John Wagner searches for love, spirituality, and the chance to fight against injustice and oppression in a country not his own, while working for a religious organization he could not trust.