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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
58 Feet: The Second That Changed Our Lives
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Mark and Robyn Glaser’s lives were unexpectedly turned on their heads when, in 2010, they were involved in a serious motorcycle accident. After suffering terrible head and spinal injuries, the prospects for Mark ever living a normal life again seemed bleak. The story of his recovery and return to normality is an amazing tale of resilience, perseverance, and the power of family.
Finding a Road to Somewhere
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life does not always go as planned. This is a story about me and my family, what happened when things suddenly made a drastic change into an emergency situation. Seemingly when life could not be worse we found our way to a new rewarding life and career. I hope you enjoy our story and also that it may give you or someone else courage to keep going when things go bad.
Hear I AM - Conversations with God Through Hurt and Healing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,800. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Have you ever found yourself talking to God, even when you weren't sure he was listening, even when you weren't sure he was really there? Angela sure has. In fact, she couldn't stop talking to him when her kidneys failed and she became critically ill and she was told that her blood and bone marrow were overrun with the fall-out of a type of cancer she knew next to nothing about—multiple myeloma.
Memoir Poetic of a Naked Cop
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Poetic memoir of an ex-cop and Army veteran of Vietnam and West Berlin.
A Memoir of Holstein: An Engineer Traces His Origin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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In A Memoir of Holstein, a retired engineer traces his first 18 years growing up on a farm near a small Iowa town founded by Germans. He shares how community, school, friends, relatives, and time spent alone molded his life. Inviting and nostalgic, the wonders of his formative years are examined through the eyes of the boy who lived them with the hindsight of the man who was shaped by them.
SIXTEEN Vs, Book Two, The Mid Teen Years
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Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 2. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 111,450. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tragedy hits Victor's family and recovering from the temporary split-up helps shape his character. School yard games spin off in nostalgic events for kids living in the early 1960s. His continual desire for adventure creates several problems and unexpected outcomes. His many ‘firsts’ provide humorous memories for anyone. Life lessons abound as he escapes dangerous situations.
The Dreamer's Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The Dreamer's Road (Part 1) tells the story of Jack Jordan. A bright and adventurous boy, struggling to realise his dreams and his potential growing up in a 1980's repressed, Thatcherite Britain. His solution: expand his horizons and flourish. This book tells the tale of a young man’s journey to emotional, intellectual and sexual freedom.
The Pastor's Shadow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,270. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Taking advantage of a shelter's Christmas special, Pastor Dave and his wife adopted a sad, thin chocolate Lab. They had to coach Shadow to be a dog—to swim, fetch and bark. She thrived, and became the loving, big-hearted dog Dave had longed for since he was a boy. Pastor Dave's humorous tale of his 10-year relationship with the sweet but stubborn Shadow will tug at your heart and make you smile.
Misfit: Changemaker with an Edge
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,320. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From scared, shy, gay, immigrant, geek with Aspergers genes all the way to prominent social entrepreneur and global changemaker. The raw story of a very unlikely and colorful journey.
Losing the Girls - My Journey Through Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Beyond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Delve into the breast cancer journey and beyond in Losing the Girls, a unique memoir differentiated by the author’s cutting-edge nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM)―a little-known breast cancer surgery technique that leaves the breast completely whole. Shirley Alarie shares her story to boost awareness of this specialized procedure so women facing mastectomies will know all of their options.
Life on the Line: A Basketball Story
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Series: Life is A Free Throw-Might As Well Make It!, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
In 2005 I had back surgery. At 66, my rehab would be difficult. I joined a local gym and rediscovered the sport of my youth, Basketball. I couldn’t run the court but I could throw up a Free Throw. In doing so I’ve developed my own technique, ”The Net Technique” I invite you to see how my love of Basketball as a boy eventually led me to shooting 97% at 73 years young.
The Long Road to Freedom - A Survivor's Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Dream Write Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author intended initially to present a brief summary of events in his personal life. However, as he wrote he realized he could not ignore major national and international events which had an impact on his country, his family, and his life. WWII, and the imposition and affects of Communism on the population of Eastern and Central Europe, figures prominently into this captivating memoir.
As I See It: From a Blind Man's Perspective
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,520. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this book, Robert Branco, who has been blind from birth, discusses numerous issues pertaining to blindness, including legislation, discrimination, employment, myths about blindness, and adaptive technology. This second edition includes two dozen new essays on website accessibility, relationships, Beep Baseball, personal care issues, and much more.
Adventures with a Greying Dog Volume 1: Kennel Hunting
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,490. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Through history depression has been described as a black dog. This collection of posts from the Greying Dog blog records the living of a normal life with an unwanted pet, with poignancy, candour and more humour than you might expect.
Savvy Stories
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Series: Savvy Stories, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A funny look at childhood's lost, magical moments, viewed through the heart of a father.
From Paupers to iPads
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Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: British English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A journey through seven generations, tracing a family's changing fortunes from the woollen mills of Yorkshire and the shipyards of Wales, through two world wars and into the hi-tech world of the 21st century
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story is the true story and personal adventures of a man who discovers that decisions made in life can take you down many different paths. From Vietnam Veteran to nude model and everywhere in between, he steps outside the box late in life to find personal fulfillment.
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.
Down on the Farm
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Paul and author Joei Carlton Hossack, 2 city slickers from Montreal purchase a weekend getaway.