Books tagged: memoirs

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The Tale of Thisbe - An Extraordinary Cat
By Terri Cabral
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,080. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Category: Fiction
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.
The Peach Tree Limb
By Jim Dobkins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010 by UCS PRESS. Category: Nonfiction
The author relives adventures he experienced in 1940's and 1950's California as the son of a conman who served six prison terms and was married five times. Ranging from humor to serious, we go from Midnight the nannygoat baby-sitter to nearly driving the pickup off a cliff and getting the truck off the train tracks seconds before a freight train roared by, and a most unusual birthday present.
Poison In The Blood: The Memoirs of Lucrezia Borgia
By M. G. Scarsbrook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,570. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Category: Fiction
1497, Renaissance Rome: in their ruthless quest for power, the powerful Borgia family are terrorizing the city, poisoning their enemies. But when Lucrezia Borgia learns that her new husband is next to die, she struggles to help him escape from Rome before the assassins strike. However, as tragedy looms ever closer, she finds herself confronting enemies far more sinister than she ever imagined...
Chasin' Wild Dreams ...Through The Years
By Danielle Titus
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,170. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
An inspirational story that tells of one girls childhood abuse that led towards her future of wrong choices and more abuse. Through the poetry you'll read in this book you will see how she was able to make it back across the broken bridge her choices had left her with and rise above the weighted chains of abuse; through Faith, Hope, and Love.
Hello Central, Give Me Heaven
By Richard Bankowsky
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,700. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Category: Fiction
HELLO CENTRAL begins back in the fall of 1946 in post World War II New Jersey on the Erie-Lackawanna train heading down to The Wilbour Eddy School for Boys where Roman Jake Jakowsky, a culturally and socially deprived graduate in the lower half of his high school class, will spend an additional two (not one) years prepping for admission into his hero Albert Einstein's Princeton University.
The Journal of A Perimeter Man Vol. IV Metaphor Bridge
By Jann Burner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The purpose of a Metaphor Bridge is to communicate commonly held knowledge in an uncommon manner so that by the time the "reader" passes over the bridge they will be closer to "owning" that which they already know and posses. Reality, after all, is merely a group consensus. We give something a "name", and as a culture, we agree on that symbolic name, and so…it IS valued.
Bygones
By Alexander Kotlarevski
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 117,240. Language: Russian. Published: January 11, 2011 by Iouri Haller. Category: Nonfiction
Memoirs of Alexander Aref'ev
A Marvelous Paranoia (A Memoir)
By Terry Simons
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A narrative of growing up in rural Oregon.
Driving Minnie's Piano: Memoirs of a Surfing Life in Nova Scotia
By Lesley Choyce
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Pottersfield Press. Category: Nonfiction
Novelist Lesley Choyce weaves together his real-life adventures living by the sea at Lawrencetown Beach on Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore. He writes of his love for the rugged coast and tells tales of the ordinary and the extraordinary. His story involves accounts of what it's like surfing in the Canadian North Atlantic through all four seasons, including the frigid depths of winter.
This I Believe . . .(I Believe)
By Robin Munson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This I Believe . . .(I Believe) is a heartfelt series of reflections from a woman born in Middle America in the middle of the 20th century. Robin Munson scavenges the depths and the shallows of her mind to share her perspective on subjects ranging from the ongoing battle between humans and ants to the possibility of redemption to a woman’s quest for the perfect bag.