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Manhood From The Hood
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As I continue to navigate life as a mature man, I wonder: With all my efforts, am I truly leaving a vital legacy for the next male generation? Should I, could I do more? Or is my influence running out of strength and time? I’m just one man. Then again, so was my grandfather. So are millions of men throughout our land—grandfathers, fathers, uncles, brothers.
Teaching Abroad: an alternative life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Teaching Abroad combines travelogue, cultural description and teaching tips into a memoir giving a first hand account of what it's like to teach and earn a living overseas. The journey takes us from Central Europe to Oman, from Micronesia to East Asia. As creative nonfiction, it reminds us that success is not a destination; it is a journey.
Resurrecting Proust: Unearthing Personal Narratives through Journaling
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Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,810. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
~Bridges the journal-memoir connection ~Suggests techniques along with an array of story-generating prompts ~Provides an excellent resource for extracting expressive and creative personal narratives ~Mines the depths of which personal writing can play an integral part in unearthing your life stories ~Helps you to follow the story of your inner life To the place where memory meets insight
2010 Hindsight: A Year of Personal Growth, In Spite of Myself
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Author Sharon E. Cathcart started 2010 with two resolutions: take more exercise and learn French cookery. Instead, she found herself on a journey of personal growth as she rose to unanticipated challenges.
My Blindy Girl
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Price: $2.23 USD. Words: 84,290. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Baby Katy’s eyes jiggle, bounce, cross, and squint, but her mother, author Ellen Tomaszewski, soon discovers that she's got much bigger problems: learning how to accept imperfection, dealing with others' insensitivity, and especially, living with her own unmet expectations.
The Restful Peace
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Price: $9.88 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Morning greeting me in the same frightful way as before, only today I found the compassionate man I had become aware of on the previous day seated next to me. I was too ill to hold a conversation with anyone, but he remained perpetually cheerful as he conversed with other patients around us. He told of events which had happened to him during his incarceration in Germany and Russian prisoner of war
The Reluctant Apostle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The author, a player in his youth, is persuaded to coach a Seattle little league team, with utterly disastrous results. Losing every game is only the beginning. It is the mix of heroics and tragedy in lower case, the torments and the injustices, the rain, mud, the charm of each young player, and the coach's reflections on subjects from Plato to giftedness, that render this book unforgettable.
Cabin Fever
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,910. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When William L. Sullivan and his wife Janell built a log cabin in the wilds of Oregon's Coast Range, they were swept up in 25 summers of back-to-the-earth adventure, felling trees with a crosscut saw and confronting beaver in the refrigerator. Along the way they raised a family and puzzled out a murder mystery that had haunted their roadless homestead for decades.
A Passionate Engagement: A Memoir
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,160. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Passionate Engagement is both a love story and a story of political activism. In this remarkable memoir, Ken Harvey (award-winning author of If You Were With Me Everything Would Be All Right) reveals his own experience of coming out as a gay man, of meeting and falling in love with the man who would become his husband, and of growing into a social and political activist.
Humorous Incidents: Short Stories and Essays
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,290. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As the title suggests, this is a series of interconnected stories and chapters, which are (meant to be) humorous in aspect. They are in fact, non-fiction events from the author's own life and experiances.