Books tagged: memoir

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From Garden to High Place: A Parable of Faith, Philosophy, and Mental Illness
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
This little memoir recounts the author's spiritual journey from a deeply conservative Christianity to a Beautiful Orthodoxy. It relates his intellectual history, a long and winding path from parochialism to a Life of the Mind that he prays is well-thought, robust, nuanced, and tolerant. It tells of his struggle with mental illness. And it gives glimpses of lovely people in his life.
James R. Doty MD’S Into the Magic Shop A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality
Extraordinary things happen when we harness the power of both the brain and the heart.
20/20: The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives
Price: Free! Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
20/20 - The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives is a retrospective of America’s most recent wars told through twenty oral histories from a cross section of veterans who served on the front lines of Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom. These tales come “from the horse’s mouth” and explain the many physical and emotional highs and lows of life in the combat zone and after.
Minor Diversons
Price: Free! Words: 30,420. Language: Australian English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mashups
First book in my new experimental style that I am calling particlism. Inspired by Cubist artwork.
Meanwhile, in Italy (A Parallel Romance)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,700. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Italy, ghosts hitch rides on unsuspecting tourists and cities are built out of stupid, spectacular dreams. In D.C., it's wet and cold. In Italy, Eleanor and Reginald fell in love a dozen different ways over wines and adventures. In D.C., they've long since broken up and disappointed themselves and each other. The past and the present are like two different worlds, and neither feels real.
Simply Bob: Searching for the Essence
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 35,460. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Robert Brown has taken on a monumental task, writing a memoir less about a person and more about the ideas that make being alive worthwhile; philosophy rather than heartache, enlightenment rather than abuse, thought rather than emotion. This is gentle wisdom, well expressed, that will talk to those seeking personal answers to life’s grandest questions.
A Hole in My Life. Battling Chronic Dizziness.
Price: $2.30 USD. Words: 84,670. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
In 1995 a doctor made the amazing discovery that some people actually have holes in their head. And many can even hear their own eyes moving. The author found out the hard way that she was one of them. This is her remarkable true story. "What struck me particularly was how well the book was written. The author not only has an important tale to tell, she uses a gold-tipped pen," says a reader.
The Trees Were Spinning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,920. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
I lived for two years in a dusty village near the coast of Kenya, East Africa. I went with some thought of bringing change to the Duruma people, but in the end I was changed as much or more than anyone else. Here are the joys and struggles of being a stranger in a strange land, and insights into culture, spirituality and human nature.
Am I Okay, God? Devotionals from the Seventh Dimension
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,110. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
"Am I Okay, God? Devotionals from the Seventh Dimension" answers many questions teens ask dealing with hot topics like self-esteem, dating, bullying, abortion, careers, forgiveness, salvation, and even deeper theological issues related to the end times and the Lord's return.
It's Always Friday
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 114,300. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Richard Youens' worked in film insurance. His work took him around the world, from Switzerland to Singapore, involved him in multi-million-dollar claims and brought him into contact with an array of Hollywood stars. It's Always Friday is a light-hearted account of his adventures before, during and after his career in film insurance.