Books tagged: irish memoir

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Brightening Over Dillon's
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,980. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: September 8, 2016 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Biographical
Memories of days gone by. 1960s semi-rural Ireland and a schoolboy’s view of life growing up there. Growing up in the sixties wasn’t always easy, with overcrowded houses lacking in running water, central heating and so on. School could be quite difficult too, with corporal punishment a major issue. But life was happy and there was little pressure on children to have this, that and the other.
Melodies at Eventide
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 36,280. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 6, 2016 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir about overcoming disability, told by someone who never allowed the circumstances of his birth to limit his outlook or narrow his horizons. Motivated and guided by a philosophy of mental and physical compensation, he seized every opportunity that was offered to lead an active, fulfilling and independent life, all the while being part of a movement to change society for the better.
The Day the Poppy Met the Shamrock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
The Day the Poppy Met the Shamrock is a personal account that deals with the problem of homelessness, charting one person’s journey from homelessness to resettlement: not just a matter of physical abode but also the deeper, more searching question of finding a home within oneself. God does not close one door without opening another.
Where Did They Get You? a memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 3, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir that charts the changing face of Irish society, as witnessed by one who was a member of the diaspora. It is both a travel and occupational memoir. The author's career in nursing spanned five decades and took her to over eight countries. It is also the story of personal triumph, overcoming adversity, drawing on the strength of her upbringing and her convictions in doing so.
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.
The Little Green House
Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an award winning short story (5,000 words) which begins on a bright sunny April day in 1973 that would forever change the direction of my life. This story is adapted from a completed manuscript and follows me as I lived alone and helpless in a house full of people. How do you lean to cope when everything is taken from you? You have to turn to the only thing left.