Books tagged: anecdotes

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Just Joshin': A Year in the Life of a Not-so-ordinary 4th Grade Kid
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A collection of 63 humorous elementary classroom anecdotes, following Josh through his fourth grade year. Written by his teacher.
I Hate My In-laws
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How can it be that the love of your life can come accompanied with such criticizing and audacious family members? The subject of belligerent in-laws is a common and yet sensitive issue and one that will resonate with millions of people around the world.I am certain that this book will strike a chord with just about anybody who is married and will identify with the hapless wife,who tries to please.
Through My Looking Glass: A View from the Beach
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,250. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A collection of 68 humorous personal experience stories, gleaned from Jan's 11-time Washington Newspaper Association award-winning column.
Boredom is Anti-Life: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A Sample: Ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq paid no attention to the superstition that it is bad luck to whistle in a dressing room, but she once shared a dressing room with a ballerina who did. Because the only way to get rid of the bad luck is to go outside the dressing room and twirl three times, Ms. Le Clercq says that “for one whole season I spent more time twirling off stage than on.”
Flashes
Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
A miscellany of short stories, flash fiction, anecdotes, poetry and quotations.
The Coolest People in the Arts: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A Sample: Margot Fonteyn once was surprised to find out that a man she had thought was half-Oriental was actually 100% Panamanian. It turned out that as a boy he had lived in Japan. His face was injured in an earthquake, and the Japanese doctors performing plastic surgery on him had given him an Oriental appearance.
Diamond Moments
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,430. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
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Diamond Moments is a book of hope and comfort, a perfect bedside book. With short anecdotes and drawings, Leone Harris shares special moments from her life - of natural beauty and divine inspiration. For many years Leone and Evan had an 'open house'where hitchhikers and seekers found love and acceptance. Now she looks back, with humour, joy, and love for people and nature.
Burned Balls and Other Good Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Burned Balls and Other Good Times is an account of twenty-five years of the life of a Toronto firefighter. The stories are written much like a diary. It's unedited,opinionated and raw. But the stories are true. Some are funny. Some are disturbing as hell,but all are the things the author has lived through,by the grace of God some just barely, and how he's paid in both physical and mental pain.
The Peculiar Observationist: Observations and Anecdotes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
This ebook is a collection of stories on real people I have seen and met. From the streets to the subway, the strangers around us impact our lives. This is for all people, from those who are young and are still in the "scared of strangers" stage, to the college age where opinions have turned into a way of life, to adults who have their own stories to tell. This is appreciation for the stranger.
Gabby's Gold: Anecdotes of Classic Country Music Artists, Writers and Musicians
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,510. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Country
For over forty years Gabby has been in the radio business playing classic country music – that era of country music from the birth of the Nashville Sound in the late nineteen fifties, to the eighties. This book is an exhilarating collection of stories and anecdotes of many of Gabby’s personal experiences while working with the biggest-named Nashville stars and other people in the business.