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Stealing Sunlight: Growing Up in Irishtown
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Funny, sad and harsh, with the bitter ring of truth, this extraordinary memoir of Dublin in the 1940s and 1950s recreates a forgotten community. Angeline Kearns Blain looks back with love and grief at the hardships of her youth, celebrating the warmth and kindness of the neighbours and family who helped each other to survive, stealing sunlight where they could.
Sunshine and Orange Blossom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ralph Morris’ horizons are broader than his modest upbringing on the coast of North East Lincolnshire might suggest. He combines the thrill of visiting new places and cultures with his love of people watching, a hobby which gives both him and his family much entertainment.
Defyning Moments
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by DannaGrace Global Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
If each of us is the hero of his or her own story, we need to share these stories to help each other face the challenges, disappointments, and fears that allow our best qualities to emerge. Failure is absolutely necessary to understand success. Rejection builds the stage where we later stand to bask in the light of love and appreciation from those who really matter.
Go Ask Your Father: One Man's Obsession with Finding His Origins Through DNA Testing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Fertility and Conception
Shortly before his father's death, Lennard Davis received a cryptic call from his uncle Abie, who said he had a secret he wanted to tell him one day. When finally revealed, the secret--that Abie himself was Davis's father, via donor insemination--seemed too preposterous to be true. Born before the wide use of such technologies, Davis was filled with doubt about the truth.
We Were Not Spoiled, A Franco-American Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
To read We Were Not Spoiled: A Franco-American Memoir by Lucille Ledoux as told to her son, memoir author and teacher Denis Ledoux, is to travel back in time and place and experience the daily life of a woman from a different generation. When Denis’ mother, Lucille, was in her mid-eighties, he decided to preserve the stories about her life he had heard throughout the years.