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Seventeen Sisters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This series of seventeen stories focuses on the Barlow family, a family that epitomized the Mormon, polygamous lifestyle. It was led by Albert Barlow, a father of thirty-four children and a husband to three women for over fifty years. The seventeen living daughters of Albert's family here to tell their story. They have seen it all, they have experienced it all.
In Search of Happiness
Price: Free! Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This book compiles writings stemming from the autobiographical workshop taught by DEMAC at the Las Mercedes foster home. They are revealing testimonies of the various types of abuse suffered by its nine authors. The illustrations, created by the girls themselves, appear throughout the book, as well as the represented calligraphy.
El amor está en la página 52
Price: Free! Words: 46,530. Language: Spanish. Published: July 27, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Franziska Surber Geisser en su testimonio narra su feliz infancia en Zurich, Suiza y cómo conoce México en su adolescencia. Regresa a Suiza para rápidamente volver a México y desarrollarse en todos los aspectos: estudio, trabajo y en la vida misma, tanto en lo espiritual, afectivo y emocional.
God Father, I Don´t Believe in You Anymore
Price: Free! Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In this autobiographical testimony, Amparo Espinosa Rugarcia expresses her concern and rebelliousness towards traditional religious teachings concerning Yahweh.
Querido Serrat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,820. Language: Spanish. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Este es el relato de Lucía, una muchacha que crece en una familia típica de los años sesenta-setenta. Nos cuenta su paso por la escuela Preparatoria y la Facultad de Medicina en los años setenta. Lucía nos comparte sus angustias y alegrías. Nos narra sus “amores platónicos”, sus amores reales y la que se convierte en su gran ilusión desde los catorce años, conocer al “Querido Serrat"
Love And Suffering: My Road To Liberation
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 63,070. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2015 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Nooshin Mehrabani, the author of this book is a native of Iran. The author takes the readers through a guided tour of her life – her happy moments and travails seem to go hand-in-hand. Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba has been her Guru and God, guiding her through every moment of her life.
Before the Iron Curtain: My WWII Childhood (Iron Curtain Memoirs Volume I)
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
When Anne Frank was in Holland, Irene was growing up in Germany. Hitler was rising to power, and her friend, Esther, wore a yellow star and Nazi youth marched. From Kristallnacht and hidden Jewish neighbors to whistling bombs, and a prison cell, Irene takes us on a World War II journey through the eyes of a child who survived it all and is still living today.
In Those Days Book 1 The Ties That Bind
Series: In Those Days. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,580. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 1909 at the age of thirteen, Nellie camps with her family in the new State of Oklahoma. They fled crop failure at home in East Texas. She loved her parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters. All of them believed they could pull through the worst of circumstances. Instead, they barely scraped by with enough to eat. The book provides detailed background of her family life in those days.
In Those Days Book 2 On the Run
Series: In Those Days. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,290. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Nellie is dragged along when her husband fears death at the hand of her father. From boardinghouses, to cheap hotel rooms, and then a winter in a boxcar, she’s had enough and demands a decent roof over their heads before the baby comes. Nellie makes many new friends along the way. Her trail of friends irritates her spouse, except for whatever he can get from them.
In Those Days Book 3 Hiding From the Great World War
Series: In Those Days. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,470. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
At less than twenty years old, Nellie birthed three children. Her friend's husbands return from the start of WW 1, dead or mortally wounded. When the draft board sends for her husband, he loads the buckboard and takes them out of civilization. She must find ways for them to survive. Living off the land changes the way she looks at her marriage and it forever changes the way she looks at herself.
Her Finest Hour
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,060. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Her Finest Hour serves as a reminder that freedom isn’t free and that the most unlikely people, including a teenage girl enrolled in art school, can rise to life’s greatest challenges.
Shikoku. Peregrinaje de la madurez a la vejez.
Price: Free! Words: 24,780. Language: Spanish. Published: June 17, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía decidió preparar el tránsito de la madurez a la vejez con sabiduría. Para ello realizó un profundo viaje interior enmarcado por un peregrinaje a monasterios budistas en Shikoku, Japón. Describe los preparativos existenciales que realizó en episodios del pasado y presente para proyectar ese futuro que ella aspira a construir en el día a día.
¿Por qué sigo siendo católica?
Price: Free! Words: 33,550. Language: Spanish. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La Iglesia católica no nos reconoce a las mujeres la autoridad moral para tomar decisiones, ni nos permite ser sacerdotes: ¿por qué sigues siendo católica? ¿Qué nos mantiene en la Iglesia? Ciertamente, ésta no es una pregunta menor si tomamos en cuenta que la población católica de esta región es de un poco más de quinientos millones de personas (alrededor de 40% de la población católica mundial),
Dios Padre, ya no creo en ti
Price: Free! Words: 34,650. Language: Spanish. Published: June 16, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
En este testimonio autobiográfico, Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía, expresa su inquietud y rebeldía hacia las enseñanzas religiosas tradicionales que se tienen de Yavé.
Why Am I Still a Catholic?
Price: Free! Words: 34,150. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
If the Catholic Church does not treat us women as equal, why do we keep being catholic? This book contains 5 essays that try to answer this question. These works are based on everyday specific situations that women live in an un-equal environment in Spanish Speaking America (Ibero-America).
Gatekeeper to Los Alamos: Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,780. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » American
In March 1943 Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin took a position that catapulted her into the center of the Manhattan Project. A rare combination of gentility and fire, Dorothy was the one point of contact with the world beyond "the Hill," a world that did not know of the existence of the community she guarded.
Love is on Page 52
Price: Free! Words: 48,260. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Franziska Surber Geisser describes her happy childhood in Zurich, Switzerland, and her adolescence in Mexico. Later she decides to return to Mexico and improve herself both spiritually and affectively. She has three daughters, separations, quarrels and discoveries to later return to her family in Switzerland. For her, hard-to-understand lessons, are part of life's perfect puzzle.
Don't Fence Me In: The Adventures of a Soccer Mom Turned Cowgirl
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,510. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The true story of a litigation attorney, single Mom from Jersey who chucks everything and moves to Colorado to become a cowgirl. Life change at its best, both hilarious and heartbreaking, follow Phyllis as she shows up scared and brave in the wild West. Of course there's a cowboy, equal parts exhilaration and heartbreak. A read for everyone who dreams of being free.
Misereres y exsultates
Price: Free! Words: 56,470. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A través de pequeños ensayos, Celine Armenta, narra la relación que tuvo con las monjas en su infancia y su decisión por ingresar al convento y, diez años después, dejarlo.
Tornado Warning: The Extraordinary Women of Joplin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Summer approaches and the residents in Joplin anticipate the fun activities that will follow. What they don’t anticipate is the mile-wide tornado that will devastate the town on May 22, 2011. The tornado kills over a hundred people and leaves thousands homeless. In the face of this tragedy, seven women must gather their courage. Each makes different choices as Joplin recovers from the destruction.