Books tagged: family memoir

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Whimsical Edna
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,880. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Biographical
Always looking for the good things amongst the not so good Edna seeks to enjoy life no matter what comes across life’s path. Whether it’s being relegated to her in-law’s kitchen to eat her meals with the servants or it’s sleeping under the stars with her husband on one of their moves. She chooses to find delight in every situation.
Slantindicular: Stories Among Other Things
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,080. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Slantindicular is a collection of observations that raises more questions than it answers, chiefly "what is the point of this?" See questions born, questions coming of age, questions striking out on their own, questions begetting even more questions. This questionable collection of stories and comics will have you questioning why you didn't buy it sooner.
Family Secrets
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In the late 19th century, orphans became a ward of the county. When that happened to my grandmother, she was sold as a bond servant, setting the course of her life into motion. At the age of 18 the man who held her bond had taught her to read and write, be a good Christian woman, and the mysteries of housekeeping. Giving her a watch, a bible and $10 she was on her own for the first time...
Emergency Rations: How One Young Tail Gunner Survived World War Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1943, Robert Stewart Goodrich tries to enlist in the Air Force to fight the Nazi onslaught. Rejected due to irregular heartbeat, he gets his father, an Air Force Colonel, to pull strings and get him in anyway. Bob, as tail gunner in the B-17 Flying Fortress, can expect to live through perhaps only a dozen missions. Bob endures 35 missions, and shares what he learned in order to survive.
Simple Man
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
Learning to live without a father, from generation to generation.
58 Feet: The Second That Changed Our Lives
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
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.
Threshold: A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A series of eighteen stories about one American family’s struggle to thrive across race and through time and space. From five-year-old Joseph Swope kidnapped and adopted by a war chief to Cecil Colburn, blasting up U.S. 41 with a turtle as co-pilot, trying to save a marriage, this memoir reveals what happens when communities fail and how they thrive.
Average Joe: An Autobiography of a Working Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many years ago we gave my parents a computer. When they asked, “What will we do with it?” we suggested that they write their life stories. This is Dad’s life story, in his own words.
Follow the Dog Home: How a Simple Walk Unleashed an Incredible Family Journey
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 59,480. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Follow the Walsh family as they lead you through the incredible and inspirational tales of their favorite family relatives. Curl up with these engaging stories of miracles, joy, and life’s struggles, as Bob, Samantha, and Kevin Walsh share their truly amazing journey. Whether it’s the Walshes or your own family, you know the family dog is part of your life. You can always follow the dog home.
Autism Dad: Adventures In Raising An Autistic Son
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,050. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Autism is a challenging puzzle ... but Autism Dad has a clue! Funny, informative, poignant, and engaging, Autism Dad explores the initial devastation of an autism diagnosis, the autism/vaccine controversy, autism in the media, education, therapy and treatments. Above all, Autism Dad is about living with, raising, and loving a child with autism, told from a father’s perspective.