Books tagged: memoir

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Endurance: A German Tale from the World War Era
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Nicole Carter. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Endurance: A German Tale from the World War Era is the memoir of Peter Bowman, raised in 1920s-1930s Germany. His story is told as recalled during his twilight years, through the eyes of a philosophic mental health professional. Endurance is a reflective tale of rebellion against conformity, in a time when conformity was the best strategy for survival.
Woman Steps In Poetry and Prose
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,960. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Woman Steps In Poetry and Prose is a love letter to feminism. Author, CJ Johnson strings together poetry, flash fiction, and memoir to shape what makes women have their inner magic. Sisterhood and self-love are one in the same in this precious book of poems and tales.
Romance at Sheppard Field 1944
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Vern Ludwick was born December 21, 1916 in Wyoming. His family eventually moved to California. He met the love of his life in 1944 at Sheppard Field in Wichita Falls, Texas, while serving as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army Air Forces. He married the woman he fell in love with on December 8, 1944. This is the story of the beginning of the love between the young couple, Vern and LaFaye.
Africa on a Pin and a Prayer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This true life adventure to the Middle East and Africa took place beginning in 1961, when I was 17-years of age. I left as a boy from the USA seeking adventure. In 1963, I came home to America, with life altering memories of experiences in places, peoples, animals, vistas and times that changed my immature perspective of life, forever! ~ Bob T. Epstein
Memoirs of a Rum-Runner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
This is the true life story of a Spaniard in the New World. Landing in Mexico as a boy in 1816, Clemente is at heart an entrepreneur, or mafioso; he hustles through wars, gambles against revolutionaries, teetering from one side of the law to the other. Between Havana, Tampico and New Orleans, he amasses fortunes and shakes his fist at death. A bronze statue of him still stands in Utrera, Spain.
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher chronicles the learning curve of a white middle class professional over two decades in an urban high school in Providence, Rhode Island. While teaching students who desperately need an education, her life is radically enriched by them. It concludes with an inside look at the struggles to improve education and the disastrous effects of recent reforms.
We're Crazy!, a Memoir About U.S. Values
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,590. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
This is a guidebook for our children and grandchildren, to make sure they understand the mess the seniors are leaving them! They inherit the confusion of a struggle of values. So this is a low-tuition course on "What's Important?", from the curriculum of The School of Hard Knocks, from one senior citizen who wants us all to keep thinking about our own values.
Dagny Rocks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
Mister Shifter
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Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 87,880. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The trials, tantrums and triumphs of a removals man. Based on the author’s real-life experiences, Mister Shifter will leave you chuckling at the exploits of Frank and his team, while nodding your head in sympathy at the predicaments they find themselves in along the way.