Books tagged: memoir adventure

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The Tale of Thisbe - An Extraordinary Cat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,080. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The Tale of Thisbe chronicles 8 years in the life of a spunky, little cat named Thisbe. She experiences many adventures, some hardships, unusual friendships with a variety of animals and a unique learning experience with a resident ghost. Received an HONORABLE MENTION in the London Book Festival and the New England Book Festival in 2011.
19th Year: A Memoir of 1972-1973
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
19th Year: A Memoir of 1972-1973 covers my first hitchhiking trip across country, protesting at the 1972 Republican Convention in Miami and traveling rough through Europe and North Africa.
Riding in a Matatu
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A humorous account of the author's two years living in Kenya and working for the UN. Lonergan's memoir tells two parallel stories: one of the vivid contrasts in Kenyan society and the other recounting the vagaries of working in the UN system. From his unsuccessful attempt to become a Maasai warrior to the story of his pet rhinocerous, Murani, readers will be constantly beguiled and entertained.
Eating Kimchi and Nodding Politely
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,670. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Imagine leaving behind everything familiar to live in a foreign country where you don't speak the language and don't know a soul. Imagine you wrote a book about your time there... Scribed with a flair for humor, emotion, character and depth "Eating Kimchi and Nodding Politely" is a collection of snapshots that cover the two years that Alex Clermont lived in South Korea, learning and eating.
Nine Lives Short Story Collection, Book 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,600. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
A collection of exciting and humorous true police stories from my years as a police officer. They show the reader what it is really like to work in law enforcement. If you have a good sense of humor you might even keep your sanity. You just can't make this stuff up, because no one would believe it could actually happened.
Tubob: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
TUBOB: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps is a memoir of a newly married couple who discover themselves in new light as they work and learn about a different culture in a third-world country. They find strength and frustration trying to make a difference. Caught up in a military coup, they seek refuge in a house with 116 other people and wonder if their lives will ever be the same.
Paulina Annenkova
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,160. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
December 1825. St Petersburg, Imperial Russia. Two lives torn apart by revolution. The true story of one woman’s determination to follow her destiny. For fans of Anna Karenina and Dr Zhivago. Published with full color maps, Paulina Annenkova is a sumptuous historical novel about power and passion in Imperial Russia.
Bitter Oranges and Sweet Blossom
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Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When the opportunity arises to leave damp and dreary 1980s England, they would be foolish not to take it. So they do. Loaded up, complete with the family cat, the Yull family head off on an adventure to the South of France.
My Farthest North
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
During three weeks in the High Arctic our heroine reaches her ‘farthest north’ as well as her ‘coldest north’. With a wry sense of humour, this fictionalised memoir introduces us to a diverse cast of characters, including polar bears, reindeers, walrus, a Polish Arctic explorer, a Russian sea captain, a quirky expedition leader ... and the shadowy Eduardo.
The Adventures of Lucky Mike - The Danger Zone (Book Two)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,510. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At fifteen, Lucky finds himself desperately alone, living in the subways of London! In a dramatic twist of fate he is conscripted into the navy as a diver, which has some breath-taking moments, like being attacked by a Great White shark! In a quest to overcome his fear of heights, he takes up skydiving and Base jumping, perhaps the worlds most dangerous and thrilling sports!