Books tagged: memoir

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Kicking The Odds
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,370. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Kicking The Odds is the story of Brett Sheldon, who was born with a birth defect that left him with short arms. In it, he talks about growing up, overcoming the obstacles and preconceptions of others, and how he excelled in athletics and in life. Sheldon also shares how the decision to walk on as a kicker for Indiana State Univerity led to an appearance on the Dr. Phil Show and much more.
The Unfeeling Wannabe Surgeon: A Med School Memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,430. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The hours are inhumane. The people are insane. But you literally hold someone's life in your hands. And the one thing that nobody told me before I plunged hands-first into my surgical rotation, the thing I had to discover for myself, was that, compared to anything else in medicine, every blood-spattered second of surgery is so much fun.
Escape to an Orphanage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,630. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the early 1940s a family is embroiled in scandal and a boy’s life turned upside down when his Orthodox Jewish mother leaves his father for her lesbian lover and becomes a Pentecostal Christian. Cruelly abused at the hands of his mother's sadistic lover, he is returned to a father who no longer wants him. Rejected by both his parents, he finds acceptance and dignity in an orphanage.
An Old Man Who Lives Alone and Talks To His Cat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,000. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of slightly fictionalized, autobiographical short stories from one man's life.
Bitter Freedom: Memoir of a Holocaust Survivor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Remarkable first-person story of survival in Nazi occupied Poland. Narrowly escaping the Nazi sweep in Southern Poland, Jafa Wallach and her husband, Natan, a physician, were able to send their four-year-old daughter to safety (they prayed) while they themselves—along with two of Jafa's brothers—managed to dig a shallow hole in the ground beneath the cellar of an heroic Polish mechanic's shop.
A Satin Place/Hope After Abortion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Millions of women suffer from the aftermath of abortion. It's our country's best kept secret. This author shares her story. Nineteen, single and pregnant, those she loved and trusted the most told her she should have an abortion. No one cared what she wanted. Little did she know the impact it would have on her for the rest of her life.
Just Like a Woman: The Rock Criticism of Ellen Willis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
The 1960s, Ellen Willis said, were a time when magazines saw that “there was this thing called youth culture, and they were interested in getting authentic young people to write about it.” Willis was one of these. Right out of the box, her rock criticism was as unsentimental as it was passionate, with the publication of a 1967 essay in Commentary about Bob Dylan that was personal journalism at it.
13 Years in America
Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
The Protected Will Never Know: 10th Anniversary Edition
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Two Peas Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
Entering the Army in June of 1969 and “In Country” by November, there began the journey. Vietnam was more than just a war. Vietnam was also the oppressive heat of the jungle, the bugs and mosquitoes, the snakes, the swamps and rice paddies, the monsoon rains and the constant grind of “Humping the Boonies.”
Bluejacket: A Sailor's Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
From World War II to Korea to Vietnam, Chet Bright handled some of the Navy’s most dangerous jobs. He faced the prospect of death at sea many times, but he lived for the adventure. Bluejacket is the story of those adventures, from his days at war to his post-military years sailing the Caribbean. He gave his life to the sea. In return, it gave him these memories.