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My Wife Has Alzheimer's by J. Wesley Sullivan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly devastating situation.
Holiday Recollections & Recipes from Grandma Peggy's Kitchen by Kristine Lowder
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Holiday, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
'Love and joy come to you, and a Merry Christmas, too' from Grandma Peggy's kitchen! This quick collection of time-tested recipes includes Savory Roast Beef with Red Wine, Spicy Cocoa Mocha Mix, Dad's Never-Fail Dressing and Grandma's 'old faithful': Hungry Boys Casserole. Also seasonal reminiscences + easy, inexpensive craft ideas. Special bonus section: 'Simply Celebrate!
The 1950's - A Time To Grow by Jon Peasey
Series: Memoirs, Memoirs - Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(3.00 from 1 review)
The 1950's ushered in a tremendous time of change for Australia. As the decade rolled on, outer western Sydney gradually changed from its rural setting and steadily became urbanised. Some very early recollections of my childhood and then a description of my home town Smithfield set the mood for the rich variety of events that unfold.
Following Moira: Sunset Fragment by Mardi Shakti
Price: Free! Words: 31,830. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Incredibly Multi-Dimensional Story of Being HUman. This is my novel, in shattered pieces, each fragment reflecting a different perspective, a different lens. We are whole, yet we are also in pieces. We are multi-dimensional. Please donate to support my art - see my bio. (Hug)Official Order of Fragments: Scarlet Rose Fire Gold Azure Indigo Violet Sunset ♥ Paperback to cherish COMING SOON!
Simple Green: Confessions of a Former Earthchild by Deborah J. Lightfoot
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
"Simple Green," by a semi-lapsed environmentalist, is a rumination on keepsakes and mementos and how best to Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle them after somebody dies and leaves all their stuff behind -- a life's residue, inevitably destined for the landfill, unless a sentimental collector intervenes. A personal essay/memoir by Deborah J. Lightfoot, author of the "Waterspell" fantasy trilogy.
A New Forest Childhood 1903-1916 by Thomas Gilbert Scott
Price: Free! Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The memoirs of Thomas Gilbert Scott growing up in Sway in the New Forest before the Great War. This ebook version does not contain the photographs, family tree or map of the print edtion.
Cancer Un Mensaje de Esperanza by Jairo Alvarez
Price: Free! Words: 37,670. Language: Spanish. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cáncer - Un Mensaje de Esperanza es un recuento preciso de las experiencias personales del autor durante seis años como paciente exitoso que ha sobrevivido al cáncer de próstata. Por largo tiempo ha sido un observador y un estudioso de esta área y es un convencido de que su testimonio puede ser de gran ayuda para la humanidad.
When Real Life Begins by Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A vibrant woman tells how, as her actor husband fights for his life, the closer he gets to death, the more powerful his acting grows...while in this turmoil, she discovers her passion to produce theatre. True play of Claire Higgins and Kricker James. “Tour de force. Thrilling.” PLAYS INTERNATNL “Unforgettable. You wish it would stop, but know you’d feel robbed if it did.” NEW YORK TIMES
The Red Flyer by Robert Chase Harris
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Memoir of a boy, his dog, a red Flyer wagon, & a shotgun. A short story of a young boy in the late 1920s who sneaks out with his dog to go hunting. A taste of Bob's style & a glimpse into who he is. Entertaining for young and old.
Hungry Minds by Sumiko Saulson
Series: Short Stories from "Things That Go Bump In My Head", Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Bullying(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Hungry Minds" is a very short autobiographical tale about bullying, reading, and what lies in the heart of a writer: especially a very young one. In the brief essay, the writer discusses awkward and painful experiences related to entering Junior High School. It is written from the perspective of a literate seventh grader and is appropriate for younger readers
Our Dark Knight by Bissera Kostova
Price: Free! Words: 41,150. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A personal memoir by a mother about the sudden death of her 25-year-old son, a charismatic writer, thinker and athlete, who pushed himself beyond his limits. As she seeks to make sense of the tragedy in the early months of grieving, she incorporates some of the writings he left in his last few months, painting his unique and indelible character, which held his many friends in thrall.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness by David B. Oliver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
A True Childhood Haunting by Diana R. Gomez
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It took me years to decide how I was going to design my non-fiction horror book. Because I have so many ghost encounters I can discuss, in different scenarios and with different spectators (Yes, I do have witnesses!), I decided to break it up into short stories. I want my audience to be able to embrace each individual account to the fullest and at the end bring it all together. Stay tuned.
Plum Loco by Linda Boltman
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Plum Loco is a humorous, heartwarming story about a single woman’s quest to replace her favorite red plum tree after firefighters are forced to cut it down in an attempt to save her home during the San Diego Witch Creek Fire of 2007. Lost without it, the author goes on a quest to find a replacement. The resulting story is her journey to bring the red plum home.
The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale (Essay) by C.D. Reimer
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: American English. Published: December 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Have you ever wondered how far a grandmother would go to get the hottest Christmas toy for her baby granddaughter? I never did until I witnessed how desperate my mother was to get a Cabbage Patch doll in the early 1980's. A violent incident that changed my childhood forever. (A 950-word essay.)
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA by Richard Hill
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption(5.00 from 1 review)
"Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA" is Richard Hill's true and intensely personal story of how he pieced together the long-kept secret of his own origins. This highly suspenseful book is a page-turning saga of personal detective work and the first book to chronicle the paradigm-shifting application of genetic genealogy to adoption search.
Out of Kentucky by Wilson Zaring
Price: Free! Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The autobiography of Wilson Miles Zaring. How a Kentucky tobacco farmer grows up to be a math professor at a major university.
Fulton Avenue - Growing Up in the San Fernando Valley in the 1970's by JP Myers
Price: Free! Words: 52,660. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
My parents moved my brother and I from Minneapolis to LA in 1968. Little did they know what would happen. This story are the highlights of my childhood, the good the bad and the traumatic. My parents were party animals. My father was a drummer and my mother was secretary. They both loved to drink and smoke and listen to Sinatra. Living with them and seeing them divorce and growing up.