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Growing up Snook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up Snook is the story of my life from my earliest memory to that of the end of my Senior year in high school. It is a humorous memoir, and it deals with a very large family of 11 children sharing one bathroom and a kindred spirit. It is about friendships, childhood and memories that endure a lifetime.
High Bridge
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Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
Dancing in Heaven — a sister's memoir
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Born with severe brain damage, my sister Annie never out grew the needs of an infant. She didn’t walk or talk. Our parents fed her, changed her clothes, and lifted her from her bed to her wheelchair and back for her entire life of 51 years. A window into my family’s life with a severely disabled member, Dancing in Heaven is a testimony to the basic intrinsic value of human life.
Escape to an Orphanage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,630. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the early 1940s a family is embroiled in scandal and a boy’s life turned upside down when his Orthodox Jewish mother leaves his father for her lesbian lover and becomes a Pentecostal Christian. Cruelly abused at the hands of his mother's sadistic lover, he is returned to a father who no longer wants him. Rejected by both his parents, he finds acceptance and dignity in an orphanage.
Not An Angel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I discovered that I liked girls one afternoon that summer. I was on my way home after mowing a couple of yards, when I ran into two older girls from my elementary school. I could tell that they were far wiser than I was. They were very pretty and I was impressed, because they were both smoking cigarettes. I thought that was very cool. They actually stopped and started a conversation with me.
Memoirs: Early Childhood 1929-1943
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Laura Nunn. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bette James shares with us her early childhood memories of growing up during the Great Depression. Bette writes candidly about the events of her life and her feelings towards her parents, grandparents and her siblings. Memories: Early Childhood, 1929-1943, includes numerous photographs of Bette and her family, and the house where they all lived, in Mt. Wayte, Framingham, MA.
Stories My Parents Told Me: Tales of Growing Up in Wartime Malta
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Stories My Parents Told Me is a collection of seven short stories based on actual events during World War II on the Mediterranean island nation of Malta. The stories describe a difficult time for children and their families where survival was paramount and family ties were what sustained them. These stories describe a culture of a time past for a deeply religious and frugal people.
My life: In 100 poems
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
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
Betty's Child
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 186,640. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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
Tomorrow isn't Promised
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Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This story is about the death of my grandma and how it affected my father.