Books tagged: oral history

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Inside these Rooms
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 41,730. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book opens the door to closed A.A. meetings just a crack while preserving the anonymity of the members. Its purpose is to let you get a taste of what happens in the meetings. You hear the exact words of the members as filtered through one set of attentive, loving ears. Stories and quotes from members of A.A. and Al Anon are woven together to give you a ring side seat at the meetings.
The Kingdom Bell of the Night
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,580. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Mother saw a ghost, and we believed her when she described her terrifying experience. This collection of ghost stories is based on Mother's ghost and other real stories passed down in the family for over 100 years. Each story tells of an incident or event experienced by a family member. The resulting stories can be scary, strange, or even unbelievable.
Forty Thorns
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on the Oral Memoir of a Turkish Revolutionary Woman, the epic Forty Thorns blends past with present in a war-torn love story that parallels the new nation during the critical years of the emerging state with its dramatic events, changes, and the universal women’s struggle for self-determination.
Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Oral History Evidence and Interpretation
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Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Oral History Evidence and Interpretation Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 2 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Read about the original Oral History interview with Mrs. Kathleen Squire (formerly James) known as “Bunty” or “Bunty James”...
Conversations with the Elders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
What few people know about WWII concerns the fate of thousands of Russians of German descent who were exiled to Kazakhstan and Siberia after Hitler invaded the USSR. From 1995 to 1997, two US Catholic sisters interviewed 22 labor camp survivors whom they met while serving in a Catholic parish in Chelyabinsk. How these men and women managed to survive will both inspire and astound you.
Shafshoofa Maleshi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
These narratives of common Libyans examine how they have been affected by the 2011 upheaval and its aftermath. How did Italian colonialism affect the lives of common Libyans? What were the opportunities brought about by independence? What meanings did Arab nationalism to different people? How does the 2011 liberation war open new horizons to veterans and youngsters?
White Coat Wisdom: Extraordinary doctors talk about what they do, how they got there and why medicine is so much more than a job
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Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 162,950. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
White Coat Wisdom by Stephen J. Busalacchi is an award-winning hard cover book that chronicles the experiences of extraordinary physicians.
Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk About Race and Identity
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this 20th anniversary edition of the landmark "Black, White, Other" (Morrow, Quill), journalist Lise Funderburg explores the lives of 46 adult children of black/white unions. Her subjects' unflinching honesty, humor, and deep feeling result in a stunning—and enduring—portrait of race in America. New foreword by novelist Mat Johnson and links to updated commentary from original participants.
Destination Saipan Was Amelia Earhart A Prisoner Of Imperial Japan?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
My ebook looks at theories of Amelia Earhart's July 2, 1937 disappearance. The narrative focuses on Saipan as the probable location of where Earhart's Lockheed Model 10E airplane crashed. Among the people profiled in my book is an eyewitness who saw what she believes to be Amelia Earhart's aircraft as it crashed into a Japanese military zone on Saipan. The witness is still alive in California.
Dynasty: The New York Yankees 1949: 1964
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 225,330. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The classic Yankee team history by best-selling author Peter Golenbock, available electronically for the first time. An unprecedented and unparalleled look at the most amazing stretch of success by the greatest franchise in baseball history. All the players and all the stories are here, told with pride, nostalgia, joy, and honesty and emotion that only a master like Peter Golenbock could elicit.