Books tagged: memoir

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A Memoir of Holstein: An Engineer Traces His Origin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In A Memoir of Holstein, a retired engineer traces his first 18 years growing up on a farm near a small Iowa town founded by Germans. He shares how community, school, friends, relatives, and time spent alone molded his life. Inviting and nostalgic, the wonders of his formative years are examined through the eyes of the boy who lived them with the hindsight of the man who was shaped by them.
Memoir Poetic of a Naked Cop
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Poetic memoir of an ex-cop and Army veteran of Vietnam and West Berlin.
Cinemanager… Confessions from the Movie Theatre
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,680. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Popcorn, Soda and Showbiz... Meet man in charge in the week running up to the biggest film release of the year as he tells all about the thieving staff, customers who love to queue, vomiting children and badly behaved parents. Missing films, burnt popcorn and a projection booth explosion all have to be handled… The show will go on, but how many more things can go wrong before release day?
Unlikely Memories and Two Amnesias
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Holly Winter has two unrelated forms of amnesia: complete and total amnesia and visual amnesia. Her story is here in her new book, "Unlikely Memories and Two Amnesias." Holly Winter is a camera without film. She is a woman without a history. In this memoir, Winter helps us laugh in the face of adversity as she proves, time and again, that she is more than her medical history.
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy is a honest and frank portrayal of a working-class male prostitute’s life. Early abandonment, poverty, lack of education and sexual abuse delivered Paul onto the streets. But, ever optimistic, he does not dwell too much on the past. Without added glamour or grit, Paul shares the raw accounts of his life as a rent-boy in the 90s, from London to Los Angeles.
First Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by BeanPods Press, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
Love, as the hoary cliché holds, is a many-splendored thing: many-splendored, and multifaceted; a periapt to some, an Orloff Diamond to others. Within this volume, we assay to present this ubiquitous—this most basic—but most subtle and nuanced, of human emotions as we would any sacrosanct, dangerous relic. Follow the world of nine authors, three men; six women, as they tingle and bleed for love.
Catholic Schizo
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,800. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Are schizophrenics credible people? Can you believe what they say? Once diagnosed with schizophrenia, everything you say is called into question. What if they are talking about Jesus and their faith? Is that more proof that they are ill?
Mama Say's It's Hogwash: A Texas Woman Comes of Age in Rosebud
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book reveals one little girl’s struggle to maturity in a small town and in a large family, her parents and seven siblings. The times of 1930s and 1940s encompassed such disasters as the Great Depression and World War II.
Teen Wisdom and Other Oxymorons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,150. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
An anthology of real life stories and 27 surprising truths you will not learn in school. After over 1,000 volunteer hours, visits to all 50 states, and explorations behind the closed doors of many religions, Seventeen-year–old Zoe Rose Harness has a lot of tales to tell; the best of these accounts are in Teen Wisdom and Other Oxymorons.
A Gift from The Enemy
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 164,800. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A compelling story set in Italy during World War II as seen through the eyes of an adventurous Jewish boy, this unique memoir is told with humor and grace. During the period of the Holocaust, when his mother fears the Nazi hunt, the love of the boy for his Mutti is ever present even when a new man enters into their lives. Hope, laughter and love will guide you through this book.