Books tagged: childhood memories

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A Childs War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,400. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
In the 1940 London blitz, George Ryland, a skilled engineer, and his wife Edna lose the style of life it took them years of struggle to obtain when they are bombed out of the house they own in a pleasant suburb. The nostalgic story of their small son Alex is set in the apparent calm of Oxford. Alex reacts with a mixture of hope and anxiety coloured by a selfpreserving humour ....
Barefoot Southern Boy In Shortz
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection of short stories comes from a fresh new voice of the American South. Growing up in the mid-twentieth century in the Southern U. S. was at once idyllic and tenuous. For a barefoot southern boy, the cocoon of what the South had been protected children from what it was going to become. These vignettes carry the reader back to a myopic though heart-warming time in history.
Sins of the Holy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,840. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Colm Casey’s life is on a downward spiral. The suicide of his son two years earlier still haunts him. He has lost all interest in his family and career. Much of his anxiety stems from his ethnic background and troubled childhood. When Casey stumbles across evidence linking the death of an elderly priest to an immigration advice group he is drawn into the murky world of people trafficking.
Going on a Picnic: Poetry Especially for Children
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry
These twenty-one poems, written with a younger audience in mind, recall special moments of childhood--moments of discovery, of excitement, of joy, of learning. All are designed to appeal to the child in the reader...regardless of age.
Pallbearer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
From "Matters Familiar." Two boys, one mother; two lives, separated from birth.
Bubble Gum in Disguise
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When does a child's earliest memory become a life lesson? For author Georgiann Baldino, it's when a troublemaker offers her a bite of very suspicious looking bubble gum.
Love by Destination
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A child is surrounded by lifes influences,only some children are set a more rocky street to play on. A inside vision from the cold steps to the last steps of a tender mind.
The Shoeshine Boy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011 by Publisher's Place. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“...A book that warms the heart.” “Gentle, frank, funny, with just enough detail to bring it to life. Brazzeal’s 20/20 hindsight reveals both humor and depth...” – Kristy Ann Pike The Shoeshine Boy is a rewarding read, and the kind of childhood memoir we’d all like to write if we could.”
Wiffle Ball Summer: The Ride of the Elmoron
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Price: $9.96 USD. Words: 76,150. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a sun-drenched daydream in London, a 20-something nomad journeys through a "vast Buckeye nowhere" in search of his childhood. Along the way he meets bearded drunkards, delightfully dorky Boy Scouts, and baby-pitchforking spirits while finding that home might not be exactly as he remembers. But the true test of his voyage is around the corner and the wandering Elmoron never sees it coming.
The Ashes of Her Shelter
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Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 66,440. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Ashes of Her Shelter is a lyrical novel, with "home" as a strong motif, about the bond between sisters, told from the unreliable viewpoint of an activist, Christine, who loves with a twisted loyalty her conventional sister Leigh-Anne. Christine by accident leads Leigh-Anne into danger and fails to protect her from bad relationships with men. The novel shows the West Coast in the 70s and 80s.