Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir

My Wife Has Alzheimer's
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
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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.
Musikana, Women of Zimbabwe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Through the eyes of a young idealistic development worker Musikana journeys into post colonial Zimbabwe. From the demise of a young maid’s life, witnessing the harsh realities at a preschool for disabled children to sharing burgeoning dreams of two young teens, the author encounters the life of musikana, the young women of Zimbabwean.
The Devil in Me,
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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My mother’s traumatically true story will show you that sometimes what breaks your heart might also be the very thing that will transform it from its dark wreckage into something brave and beautiful. Her story will help you find the courage to trust love one more time, but first, you must start the journey with me from the beginning...
The Pencil Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
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A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
Memoir Writing Plans 101
Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Want to write better memoir? This book, as all Memoir Network books, helps you to "write from the inside out" so that you might learn how to trust yourself in this process of becoming a writer. It is part of a series of Memoir Network Writing books. Please check this site or The Memoir Network site (insert the three words of the name) for additional titles.
En busca del verdadero mundo
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Esta corta biografia relata un pequeño recorrido de la vida del autor de las obras que aquí yacen publicadas. Cualquier tipo de información vinculante con otras personas ha sido modificada bajo un seudónimo. Espero que lo disfruteis, lectores.
Up The River
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: Australian English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Author profile
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Sometimes phobias can take over our life, sometimes we can surprise ourselves by overcoming them. The writer overcomes a fear with humorous outcome.
What I Learned from Jane
Price: Free! Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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What I Learned From Jane is the true story of how a child born with severe brain damage changed her mother's life. Here is an excerpt: "And I have no other explanation for how it feels to have given birth to a person and then spent a few days with them before letting them go other than that: It feels like being a mother probably feels every day. It felt like being a mother."
The Power of Acceptance: One Year of Mindfulness and Meditation
Price: Free! Words: 31,650. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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For a day, a week, even a month at a time, she had the feeling continuously. It was the feeling of connection with the Divine, and Mollie Player wanted to hold on to it forever. But how? The Power of Acceptance is a year-long journal in which she shares her attempt to do a sitting meditation each day, then remain in the state of meditation as much as possible after that.
My Journey With Aladin
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 62,400. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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“My Journey with Aladin” is a true story about a little girl, her torn family and an extraordinary horse that brought them closer together.
Soldier, Storyteller: A Woman Soldier Goes to War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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On August 2, 1990, Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. Within twenty-four hours, he controlled the entire country. Five days later, the United States was deploying soldiers and had named the military operation Desert Shield. This would be the largest deployment of women at the time. Soldier, Storyteller is a rare inside look at war from a woman’s perspective and answers "What was it like?"
North Oahu Awakens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War
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Have you ever wondered how the local people behaved during the bombing of Pearl Harbor? This is a true story about 2 young boys growing up in the midst of military movements and battles on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The brothers grow up in the "up country" of the island amid superstition, juvenile detention housing, and military takeovers.
Owner of the House
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: American English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism
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Telemarketers: the true story of how my son and I beat the machine and had a good laugh doing it.
Edge of the Earth
Price: Free! Words: 84,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
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Edge of the Earth is a storyteller's memoir. It takes the reader from Aunt Tassie's cider cellar, a couple miles down the road to the Woodstock Festival, on to the punishing waves of Hawaii's North Shore and to three of the four corners of the earth. Ultimately, this book is as much a recollection of the lives of those encountered along the author's seven decade journey as it is an autobiography.
Growing Up White Trash
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 172,240. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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“White Trash,” was a phrase Mama often used whenever she had one too many beers to drink.
Survivor: The Story of One Woman's Personal Transformation from Victim to Survivor
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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In this book, written in a unique and poetic style, Lindsay Keane tells her very personal story of healing after sexual assault. She was victimized in high school and originally dealt with the trauma through denial. This caused her pain to seep out in various ways throughout the years (PTSD, Depression, Toxic relationship cycles, etc.). Eventually, her experiences led her to seek and find healing.
Dear Dad: Working through my father's death
Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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When I was 26 years old, I lost my Dad to cancer. My Dad was my whole world, and I had never had to grieve like this before. This is series of letters I wrote to him after learning his diagnose up until this November. Learning to live without him as been my most difficult trial yet. This is my journey.
Letting Go and New Beginnings: A Mother's Poetic Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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"Letting Go and New Beginnings: A Mother's Poetic Journey" tells a very personal yet universal story through inspiring poetry and lyrical photographs. Supports parents with teens leaving home, to encourage understanding, heal rifts, and ease the pain of separation by giving voice to a complex and deeply emotional time. Sharing these poems may enrich and deepen family relationships.
Why did Everything Happen?
Price: $2.77 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The white stripes on the road are passing by at breakneck speed. The bus driver does not heed our cries "to get off the road and pull over!" The driver is fixed on his path no matter how much you plead for a different path. He just keeps shifting gears and presses down on the accelerator. "We have to get off this road. This isn't the path we chose!" That is only the beginning of the trip.
Indiana Canticle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,370. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Indiana Canticle is a set of autobiographical essays that resemble snapshots from my memory. Each chapter is an isolated event which allows the reader to glimpse my childhood life from 1944 to 1951, circumscribed, as it was, by music and books and the forested hills of Southern Indiana.