Books tagged: personal memoir

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The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
A Misunderstood God
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,810. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
These essays chronicle my encounters with the natural and unnatural world along the way to a different understanding of what it all means. If there is one thing I'd want a reader to take away from these essays, it would be a greater appreciation of the mystery that permeates everything around us. To me, understanding how little we know about everything is the first step to understanding anything.
Fire Up Your Life: A Journey to Transformation
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Fire Up Your Life!, the first book in the Fire Up! series, recounts Donna’s near-death experience in a DC-10 plane crash at Los Angeles International Airport, which occurs directly after she expresses her desire to change her life or die.
Fire Up Your Intuition: A Journey to the Knowing
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Fire Up Your Intuition!, the second book in the Fire Up! series, finds Donna distraught in an emotional and financial crisis. George unexpectedly appears and bestows on her five mysterious envelopes that hold a 30-day assignment that he calls “the gift of intuition.”
A Jew from Riga
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
The author in 2004 visited Riga in order to learn more about her Dad’s mysterious past. How did her father, a young soldier at the start of World War II end up migrating from Eastern Europe to South Africa? And why did he leave suddenly when she was 10 and head for the States? On her travels, Greta learns a lot about Latvia, land of his youth, and Riga, the Baltics' capital city that rocks.
Porcelain Soldier: Discovering Gratitude in Cancer
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 20,590. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At age twenty-eight, Kelli Davis is young, in a promising relationship, and has just embarked on an exciting, fulfilling career that she is passionate about and is taking her places. Then, one night, she is rushed to the emergency room for severe pain in her arm, and is discharged three hours later with a completely unexpected diagnosis: cancer.
In Black In White
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,880. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Woody... young, black, from hardcore Harlem Park of the sixties, plucked from his community and educated in a New England prep school...creating the man he was to become from the fertile soil of both worlds.
Hand-Dyes For Sale: How I Turned My Hobby Into A Business
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Price: Free! Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Have you ever wanted to turn a favorite craft or art-based hobby into a business? Melissa reveals both frustrating and funny experiences with her hand-dyed fabric business. What started as a simple, online shop soon filled her days (and nights) with new challenges, opportunities, and unexpected visitors.
A Year In Beverly Hills
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,840. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A New Yorker's trip to Beverly Hills, California finding it to be a world of difference. As a writer, including comedy writing, the author is immersed in lunches and time with the world's funniest people. They include, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Henny Youngman, Jan Murray, Shecky Greene, Alan King, Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Burns, Buddy Hackett, Red Buttons, and other Hollywood luminaries.
The Corner
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was Sunday, December 7, 1941. The boys and girls that hung around The Corner in Brooklyn were about to embark on an adventure. They were about to grow up. These were tumultuous times, which shaped the future of the colorful and sometimes humorous characters who lived near Sammy’s luncheonette on The Corner. Sterling Place became known for the numerous gold stars hanging in its windows.