Books tagged: memoir

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The Invisible Prison: Scenes from an Irish Childhood
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Dedalus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Irish poet and broadcaster Pat Boran's bestselling prose memoir is an evocative and humorous portrait of small-town Ireland in the late 1960s and early '70s, made up of short self-contained scenes which combine to form a unique record of a time. "Gentle... affectionate... good-humoured... heart-breaking..." - The Irish Times
Road Hard and Put Up Wet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,490. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Road Hard and Put up Wet” is a retrospective of Howard’s business travel over 46 years against a backdrop of changing culture, jobs and job expectations, and business as a whole. Often funny and sometimes sad, any professional traveler (road warrior) and their families should be able to relate to these recollections.
My Journey From Six Months to an Adult
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir is about sacrifice, dedication, commitment, and living with a sense of purpose.
Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful?
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,910. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this funny and moving memoir, Walsh recounts an idiosyncratic childhood that included an attempt to track down a crazed serial killer, a First Amendment battle with his fourth-grade principal, running the local KKK (that’s Kenny’s Kid Kare) babysitting service — and the mysterious disappearance of his father.
Once Upon A Road Trip
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,580. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
*Think 'Eat, Pray, Love'...the teen version. A pre-life crisis on a shoestring budget. *A geeky girl goes on an unlikely 8-week adventure--encountering unexpected danger, wonderment, grief, and love. *A fiction-like retelling of a young woman's true story--made up of 3rd person narrative and actual journal entries.
Everything I Needed to Know About Parenting I Learned in Prison
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
When Leslie got a job as a prison guard, her friends called her a female Barney Fife. But it turned out to be unique on-the-job training for motherhood. This non-fiction short will take you inside the prison and share tips on how to avoid riots in your own home. Leslie is the mother of five children (three teenagers, heaven help her!). Her youngest is seven so parole is a long way off.
Dan Poynter's Transplant Handbook for Patients: Replacing Stem Cells in Your Bone Marrow
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 40,840. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Transplant Handbook for Patients describes what will happen on a day-by-day basis. Written from a patient’s point of view, the author provides solutions and first-hand knowledge that could only come from a successful author who has undergone this amazing medical experience.
Turn Left at the Devil Tree
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the remote Top End outstations of Arnhem Land, Derek Pugh, teacher, naturalist and bushman, founded several schools and joined a lifestyle as old as time.
Cocktail Hour Conversations: MemoIRISH Reflections
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 50,100. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Non-fiction Collection of Essays, Wramblings, Tirades, Rants, Hip Shots And the Occasional Thoughtful Reflection 200 pages. 50,000 words. All Stories written by Bill Rayburn MemoIRISH Recollections
Delta the Dancing Elephant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Delta’s story is told in the first person narrative coercing the reader to anthropomorphize, to empathize, and to put themselves in her shoes, so to speak. An Asian elephant whose family was killed in the 1930’s, she takes you through seven decades in the life of an individual who is normally not thought of twice: a performing elephant. Find hidden facts and clues in the text! See the reviews!