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Blue Men, A Short Memoir of 1968
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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“The Flower Children Are Blue Men Everywhere.” It was 1968, the United States was in turmoil, and those lyrics encompassed the times in more ways than one. For one young man, coming of age in 1968 was to realize more truths about himself than about the times in which he lived. One teacher in particular showed him the way, a teacher he hated. This brief memoir is about enduring lessons learned.
Keeping Track: The Inner Eye of an Outdoor Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,440. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010 by Graybooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Written over the course of 20 years by the founding editor of Gray’s Sporting Journal, these 70 short pieces form a very personal and moving memoir of a thoughtful life spent in the outdoors with his growing family and a few like-minded and unforgettable characters. By the end of this book, they’ll all be etched in your mind, too.
Paddle Beads
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,400. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010 by Graybooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ross McIntyre and his wife Jean spent 40 years together paddling the great wilderness rivers of North America. Paddle Beads is Ross’s inspirational and moving memoir of those trips and the resultant lifetime journey they took together.
Eight Days in Africa: The Story of an African Safari
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,720. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
This is the story of the author's first African safari. But it's more than just the story of the hunt, it's a roadmap showing all of the steps that the author took to plan his trip. Not quite a how-to manual, the book tells you the things you need to know about planning a safari while presenting the information in narrative prose designed to keep you turning pages to see how the hunt ends.
The Little Green House
Price: Free! Words: 5,040. 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 won the 2010 Adult Writing Contest for Unpublished Eassy.
My Blissful Life As a Submariner's Wife
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,160. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Military families have it all, don't they? Free medical, dental, and benefits galore. But what about the dependents left behind when the active duty member deploys? No amount of money can replace when they miss some of life's major milestones, such as the birth of a child, a baby's first steps, or a high school graduation. Do you think you understand the life of the military family? Think again...
From Death Do I Part: How I Freed Myself From Addiction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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"From Death Do I Part" is written for all addicts and their loved ones, but especially for those who have not been helped by Alcoholics Anonymous or drug and alcohol rehab. Amy shares with us in such a way that not only is the reader engaged in her often gripping, always revealing stories, but they are also warmly invited into her healing process so that they may learn to heal themselves as well.
North Campus Days
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,850. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A reflective yet amusing look at college life from freshman orientation to graduation day. Not the typical college tale with the usual characters, but instead a fun, poignant four-year journey. Step into the author's world of everyday happenings with his unique group of friends and the search for the girl of his dreams – all woven into an entertaining story.
Climbing St. Friday: A Coming-of-Age Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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Climbing St. Friday is a poignant, nostalgic look at the 1970s adventures of a young Greek-American girl who is sent by her parents from a small town in the Midwest to Athens, Greece, for a year of college. As she spreads her wings in the land that introduced democratic ideals to the world, she does so against the backdrop of a country recently taken over by an oppressive military regime.
Mystical Journey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
A Memoir of the bond between a brother and sister, he being honored with awards in Italy, she in the final days of her life in the US. The compassionate journal of an artist/writer who, despite professional advances abroad, is haunted by a sibling who encouraged his work over long years,is now on her death bed. "Bring back wonderful stories," she'd told him. This is how she shared the journey.