Books tagged: memoir

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Fat Boy Thin Man
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
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From early childhood, the author was fat until he was obese, and stayed that way into his 30s. Then, haltingly and churlishly, he undertook the practices and treatments designed for alcoholics, until his life got better and stayed that way. He now has been in a normal-size body for 20 years, and shares the methods he believes will work for many others who give them a try.
Before The Road Came
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Sixty years ago, Britannia was the home of the largest copper mine in the British Empire. Several thousand people lived in its two main communities: The Townsite and The Beach. It was a scant 50 miles from Vancouver, but was accessible only boat. Before The Road Came is a story about life in that isolated mining camp, during WW2.
Turning Sixty - Prematurely
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,250. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is true a story of turning 60 and reflecting back on my life - beginning the day I turned 6. The book tells of my memories growing up, the people I met and places I lived along the way - and an event that would change my life forever.
Reptiles on Caffeine
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Stress
Explorations into the reptilian brain as observed in a coffee shop. Personal drama and caffeine seem to go hand in hand. Join author Brooke Musterman as she deftly compares the human psyche to that of reptiles. In this delightful book, she humorously reminds us that we are all fundamentally reptilian and that coffee connoisseurs are nothing more than Reptiles on Caffeine,
French Fried: one man's move to France with too many animals and an identity thief
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,200. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
* NY Times bestseller * Animals behaving badly, other people's misfortunes and a bizarre true crime story. His identity stolen, life savings gone, and getting nowhere with the police, Chris decides to solve the crime himself. But unlike fictional detectives he has an 80 year-old mother-in-law and an excitable puppy who insist they come along if he's going anywhere interesting - like a stakeout.
Balkanized at Sunrise
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
After the bloody Balkan wars of the '90s, the Croatian government hired a penniless science-fiction author to write the official biography of its President. Instead of propaganda, the biography became a darkly comic and sadly tragic tale of deception, danger, death and desire, where guilt abounds, but responsibility remains elusive. "Balkanized at Sunrise": a true and fascinating memoir.
Facts, Myths, Folklore, & Fables
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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Who hasn't said, "Someday I'm going to write my life story." Most of us mean to do just that, but aren't sure where to start. Here's a guide that will give you that starting point, and a process to help you work your way through to the end. Facts, Myths, Folklore, & Fables won't tell you how to be a writer, or what to write, but it will give you a roadmap to follow as you gather the data.
Emigrant for a day
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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I moved to Sweden for a PhD from Florence, Italy. I studied neurology and made new experiences in the neurological laboratories of Stockholm. The book is the stoy of a special day in my life in the ice and darkness. Memories from a different time and space.
Oh, Beautiful: An American Family in the 20th Century
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,270. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An Italian immigrant family clings together. A Polish immigrant family breaks apart. From these backgrounds emerges an American family--a staunchly Catholic U.S. Marine Corps father, an emotionally effusive mother, an Oliver North son, a Hillary Clinton daughter, a mentally ill sister, a jock brother, a lesbian rocker, and a gay male activist--all of whom struggle to find their places in America.
A Life Less Lost
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 78,270. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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When a mother faces the ultimate threat, the suffering and potential loss of her child, every human resource kicks in, including faith. A Life Less Lost charts the author’s journey through white coats, misdiagnoses, endless appointments & more. KB Walker connects stories from her American childhood to the traumas that face her English family to explain the hope that helps hold her life together.