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The Killing of an Author
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The Killing of an Author has been described as a nonfiction publishing thriller having "a sense of humour from start to end." It is the true story of small town Indian boy pursuing an American Dream: to become a novelist. The very human story of his quixotic quest for freedom in the Land of the Free is funny as well as instructive for writers, editors, publishers, as well as the general readers.
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.
The Veranda
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Veranda is a beautifully crafted view of a complicated life from the vantage point of middle age. A woman has hunkered down in a modest retreat that's perched on a hillside in the Central American jungle. Fortified by her unshakable belief that all complexity can be understood if one thinks and writes enough about it, she spends every day on her veranda striving to gain perspective on the hodg
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
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Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Your Memoir: Get Started is full of proven ideas and approaches to successfully move you from wanting to write to producing the finished family stories or memoirs you know will be a treasured legacy for your children and grandchildren.
To What Green Altar: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal, Volume II
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Emma, my mother, was a sweet, beautiful woman, an accomplished watercolorist and pianist, who loved entertaining, travel and raising her toy poodles, until one day she laid down her half-finished sketch, slipped into dementia and I fell backwards into becoming her sole caregiver. "Begins the Night Music: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal, Vol. I" & "To What Green Altar ... Vol. II" tell our story.
Mother, A Memoir
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
"Mother" follows the turbulent relationship between the author’s mentally ill Pakistani mother and the author himself who carries the same mental illness. From living together in the slums of New York City’s Lower East Side in the 1980s through the author’s education in Connecticut and the several hospitalizations he has to confront, Mother is a powerful and unforgettable read that tries t
Getting Out There and Other Essays on Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Inspiration and insight for writers. Includes: "Getting Out There", "Staying Put", "Step By Step", "Endings", "On Exercise", "Reality Check", "The New Hack Writers", and "The Lepers of Literature".
Behind the Wall of Grace
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Behind the Wall of Grace is a testimony of spiritual recovery. A story of transformation, offering my spiritual journey as a guidebook for overcoming fear, changing perceptions, and creating a life you love to live for. I traded self-doubt, a struggle with rejection, self-esteem, and addictive behaviors for a reconnection with a personal, loving and forgiving Savior.
Stress Fracture: A Memoir of Psychosis
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,090. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
This psychology memoir is about the things that break us and how we heal. A wife and mother is swallowed by psychosis, where she meets Jesus, dances with Ellen DeGeneres, and narrowly escapes eternity in the underworld. Recovery included psychiatric treatment and spiritual contemplation. Left scarred and damaged, health returns with grace and peace earned through acceptance of bipolar disorder.
Simple Man
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Learning to live without a father, from generation to generation.