Books tagged: memoir

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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!
C-Cameron: Donald Cameron's Memoirs of World War II in Bomber Command
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Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1939, Britain declared war on Germany, and a young Canadian working at the experimental gardens in Craibstone, Scotland, voluntarily enlisted in the Royal Air Force. These are the memoirs of my late grandfather, Don Cameron, Lancaster bomber pilot with RAF Squadron 115 based at Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England. They cover his training, his active service, and his later flying with BOAC.
Where the Boat Sinks--Every Day
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Where the Boat Sinks--Every Day is a traveler's memoir from a journey to Phuket, Thailand--and the surprising outcome of an event involving a sinking boat.
My Battle Within
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,330. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Running is Paul Hassett's way of coping with depression, and the way that he has found to really let go of the past. Many times in his life, he has pulled the pain of the events in his life inside of him and held tight. But he finally found something that helped him release it. Running has saved Paul's life.
Don't Hurt Me, I'm a Pastor
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General
This book is a collection of true stories giving a glimpse into the strange and wonderful life of a small church pastor. With back stabbing parishioners, pressure to put more bodies in the pews and dollars in the plate, local churches stealing parishioners from each other, as well as ministers who get fired for nothing, you’ll find that ministry is not what you thought it was.
This Life of Mine: A Collection of Short Stories by J.E. Gilbert
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This largely autobiographical series of vignettes captures the grimness, wildness and unpredictability of an era when times were tough and people were tougher. Gilbert’s simple, yet masterful storytelling frequently leads the reader in very unexpected directions. These human narratives ring with honesty and humor and contribute to preserving a unique part of the past.
Confessions of a Golf Slut
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Here is the funny and heart-warming "Drive, Putt, Love" golf sister to "Eat, Pray, Love." Trailblazing sports journalist Susan Fornoff tells how golf became her warm blanket through the heartbreaking loss of divorce and death, her compass for a hilarious journey through online dating, and her guiding light in the murky tunnel of midlife career change. Reads like fiction, but it's true!
The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,930. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true-life memoir of a child star. In 1973, Sophie Neville was cast as Titty alongside Suzanna Hamilton and Virginia McKenna in the EMI/Theatre Projects movie of 'Swallows & Amazons'. Made before the advent of CGI or digital technology, the young actors lived out Arthur Ransome's epic adventure, with all of its camaraderie and thrills, on location in the British Lake District.
Beset: The Pursuit of Happiness in Times of Crisis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The true story of a single father who embarks on a personal journey like no other following a slide into emotional and financial crisis. As problems mount, internal chaos grows and his young son’s autism worsens, he realises that he himself is his own worst enemy and begins to unearth the true meaning to his life...
Reasonable Malice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A little life lesson involving drug dealers, stolen video equipment, revenge, kidnapping and a pair of Nikes. Kids, don't try this at home. Includes sneak peek of How To Survive When the Bottom Drops Out.