Books tagged: memoirs

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My Life in Cottage Homes in 1920s
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Annie's family were taken to the workhouse when her father could no longer work through illness. This is a documentary type memoir written by Annie when she was 84 years old. Her daughter-in-law typed it up, as these stories should not be lost.
Betty's Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 186,640. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the tradition of Frank McCourt and "Angela's Ashes," Don Dempsey uses "Betty's Child" to tell the story of life with his cruel and neglectful mother, his mother's abusive boyfriends, and hypocritical church leaders who want to save twelve-year-old Donny's soul but ignore threats to his physical well-being. A Hoffer Award Grand Prize Finalist. "Heartrending and humorous." Kirkus Reviews
My life: In 100 poems
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a detailed description of my life through 100 poems. the book contains a large variety of poems including haikus, cinquains, diamantes and limericks. i wanted to write this book as a sense of expression of the things that have happened in my life. i have been through quite a lot of bad experiences in life but this book symbolises hope and will hopefully give inspiration to other people
Leaves of Change: Lessons on Love, Laughter, and Living
Series: Durham Editing and E-books Anthologies 2013. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Leaves of Change is a diverse collection of prose and poetry memoirs by independent authors. Featuring the works of Aleshia Clarke, Andrew Rose, Barbara H. Poole, Christina Gerberich, Julia Rose Grey, Kelli Lane, Linda Harris Sittig, Mellissa Black, Pamela Sloan, Rebecca Poole, April J. Durham, and Patrick Durham.
Neither Here Nor There
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of a 7-decade struggle against guilt and fear to accept myself as both gay and as a Christian. It was a long journey with numerous detours and dead-ends, but in the end I gained some insight of what it means to be fully human and willing to take risks.
Dolor y Dinero-La Verdadera Historia-(Pain and Gain-The Untold True Story)
Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: Spanish. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
La verdadera historia tras la película Dolor y Dinero Este libro demuestra que a veces la verdad es más extraña que la ficción! En 1994, Marc y su familia vivian una vida normal en Miami, Florida. No se imaginaba que en Noviembre de ese año, su vida y la de su familia iba a cambiar para siempre. Los acontecimientos que se iban a desarrollarse no podían ser concebidos por la imaginación más vivida.
A Country Gal in the City
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“A Country Gal in the City” is a compilation of short stories and poems, all based on real life experiences.
Slave To The Farm
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
Yes Thailand! A Bittersweet Second Attempt at Teaching English Overseas
You set the price! Words: 37,620. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Yes Thailand! is one part memoir, one part travelogue, and five parts humor, tying together funny stories from Nielsen's childhood with the amusing obstacles inherent to working and living in Thailand. Written as a series of interconnected essays, Yes Thailand! covers everything from the humid weather to the Thai language, holidays, public restrooms, ladyboys, and visas.
"He Killed Our Janny:" A Family's Search for the Truth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
International Bestseller-Shocking true story of domestic violence, physical and sexual child abuse and a mother's fatal journey with a very evil man. ['84 Janyce Hansen Unsolved Case, Aurora, Colorado] 5 Stars! "This book evoked so much emotion from me - Book voyeurs who are able to tackle tough subject matter will love this tale." --Kim Cantrell, True Crime Book Reviews