Books tagged: memoirs

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Who Stole the Train?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This short, nonfiction semi-biographical story from WWII tells of an Army Officer and five enlisted men racing the Russians to capture a Japanese experimental laser cannon. The weapon is located on a cliff overlooking the Sea of Japan. Read this entertaining account to find out who ultimately won the race and the extremes they went to in order to complete their mission!
Learning to Love a Stranger
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
When families make the decision to adopt overseas they often think the big challenges come with the administrative processes. Those are huge challenges, but even bigger ones and the amazing awards come when that child, who has been just a thought, finally comes home. In this book, several families discuss that all important first year they were "learning to love a stranger."
Myths, Memoirs and Confessions of an Ex-Felon
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As society has it, “Once a felon, always a felon”. However, as RoMay dispels the myths associated with prison, shares his memories and confesses about his pains, fears, heartaches and happiness, he's finally grown new skin to become the impossible. An EX-Felon.
Growing Up With Shanghai- 10 Shanghai Soundwalks
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,610. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“Growing Up With Shanghai” is a series of soundwalks with young Shanghainese who were born and raised during the rapid modernization of their city in the 1980s and 1990s. These recordings capture not only their most intimate memories of the locations where they grew up, but also the progress and growth Shanghai has undergone in the past 30 years.
How to Get Your Book Published Free in Minutes and Marketed Worldwide in Days
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,750. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010 by Gordon Burgett. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Only now can a writer get his or her book published free in minutes and have it marketed worldwide in days. Gordon Burgett now offers a how-to, step-by-step guide that walks beginners and veterans through the process: from writing to submitting to marketing. It can be a novel, cookbook, nonfiction, kids' book, memoir, or a dozen other kinds. In fact, this book is a perfect example!
Olga - A Daughter's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Based on a true story. Set in Kingston and England when Jamaica was the jewel in the crown of the British Empire, ‘Olga – A Daughter’s Tale’ is the saga of one family’s history, heritage and culture - obeah, a form of witchcraft. It is the story of an innocent young woman and how world events, personal tragedy and malicious intent all combined to separate her from her beloved family.
Thanatos Rising
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Too dark for science and too evil for theology, but some secrets refuse to stay hidden.. Postgraduate student Harry Chesterton uncovers a trail of dark science that leads to the old monastery above the Welsh university town of Aberystwyth. "Thanatos Rising" is a fusion of Gothic horror, dark science and heroic fantasy.
Dropping the fig leaves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,710. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Green e-books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Brian Hommel lives in Gilbert, Arizona with his wife,Kim and three daughters, Abbey, Ellie Grace and Selah Faith. He works for Unlimited Potential Inc. and is currently the chaplain for the Arizona Diamondbacks. As a former professional baseball player Brian now ministers to that unique community.
Grandfather J. B.: Letters to My Grandson
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Memoirs through poignant, witty letters by a self-taught immigrant to his professor grandson from 1959-66, first published by Little Brown and now in quality digital. Both sweet and acerbic, with plenty of subtext and wistfulness of dreams of philosophy or just college, the book compels attention for its strong characters deftly revealed by short letters--and always the correction of the grandson.
Tom Sawyer In Hell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,950. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
All life is a series of stories and Tom Sawyer in Hell is mine. The narrative follows the misadventures of a naive young man who has optimistic expectations about life that rapidly go south as he makes his way thru college, courts and jails and small town lawyers, strip clubs, a gig as a Park Avenue doorman, hopelessness, psychopharmacology, absurdity, and the struggle to land a corporate job.