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Remembrance
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 108,400. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010 by CyPress Publications. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » General
In 1905, measles ravages a Georgia community, turning neighbor against neighbor. One victim, Luther Smith, is a 29-year old husband and father whose sudden death irrevocably alters the lives of his widow and two young daughters. With no means of support, Leola and her daughters move in with her parents, a home devoid of love. Based on a true story, Remembrance tells a story of love and survival.
The Single Male Parents Cookbook and Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Single Male Parents’ Cookbook, is a delightful combination of food and humor, two subjects everyone will enjoy. As a single parent the author raised his children from the time they were four and six, and soon became an expert in the kitchen. As he said, “My cooking must have been good because both are adults now and still alive, which only attests to culinary skills . . . or luck!”
A Passionate Engagement: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,160. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Categories: 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.
My Father Came From Italy
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Pacific Place Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In his native village of Supino, is a rundown villa bought sight unseen by Mezzabotte Coletta 's daughter Maria - an olive branch after years of family struggle. While she and her husband breathe in the chatter of local tradesmen, fragrant offerings of well-wishing neighbors, and the aroma of fine wine, her father waits in Canada, anticipating the day he will again touch Italian soil.
Crossing 13: Memoir of a Father's Suicide
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Crossing 13" is a coming-of-age story about a thirteen-year-old girl whose life is instantly altered after the suicide death of her father. An award-winning story that will open your eyes, break your heart and touch your soul!
High Bridge
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A short heartfelt story of childhood memory and how even the smallest, incidental experiences can have the biggest effects on us when we don't even know it.
Reversible Skirt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,880. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Reversible Skirt recounts the heartrending decade after one young mother’s suicide, as seen through the eyes of her youngest child, Laura, who was a toddler at the time of the tragedy. It also reveals what Laura and her sisters discovered that led them out of darkness and into productive adult lives.
A Prince in America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,880. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A highly entertaining personal and social memoir which charts the course of an Italian prince who falls on hard times. A Prince in America evokes the captivatingly varied worlds and characters of Belle Époque Europe, the 1929 Wall Street crash, World War Two Rome and of course the movie business and some its most fascinating icons.
If I Should Die Before I Wake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Now I lay me down to sleep. I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take. It’s a simple eighteenth century child’s prayer that has been revised by parents throughout the years. It rolls off our tongues without much thought. Then on the morning of July 1, 2005, it became more than idle words.
The Littlest Caregiver
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When my father was diagnosed with brain cancer, I could handle the hospital. I'm a doctor. I pushed for faster and better treatment. But the actual caretaking? I fumbled. Luckily, my infant son Max was wiser than me. Here is Max and Dad's story. This essay will also appear in my book, The Unfeeling Doctor, Unplugged. "Beautiful...one of your best pieces ever."-Medical Post editor David Hodges