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Subterranean Emerald City Blues
You set the price! Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sex trade
A short memoir from the authors life as a homeless teenager in Seattle during the late 1980's through early 1990's and the sad tale of encountering young prostitutes on the streets.
Tomorrow's Road Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
His Words
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“His Words” is a memoir about a man who paid the ultimate price for his country. He was a West Point graduate, a Gulf War veteran, a Captain in the Army and my husband. I relate how he was able to give me the courage to keep moving on as I read his letters from the past. The advice and encouragement he gave me as I raised our children can now inspire all who struggle through life's hardships.
All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres showcases her disastrous first year of teaching in rural Hawaii. Somehow her teacher training didn't prepare her for The Monster Copier, Matthew the Plane-Hurler, and 80-hour workweeks. At the end of each chapter, she explains where her New Teacher Self went wrong and offers time-saving, practical hints and tricks you don't learn in teacher college.
Mumma, Can You Hear Me?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
This fascinating autobiography introduces a woman who was born into poverty in Auburn, Maine, and who followed her faith—-and her teenage husband—-into mission work in Brazil. Though often sorely tested, Betty’s faith and remarkable sense of humor remained strong through a fascinating life spent helping children and raising two families of her own. This edition includes Betty's poetry as well.
Lebanese Immigrant's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,360. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Mother was pleased with her daughter's birth. Father cried because a daughter's dowry costs money. What does a girl do when her parents plan to marry her off to a stranger in Lebanon when she turns twelve? World War II comes to her rescue until her father makes another marriage contract. A serious car accident frees the girl to attend nursing school, travel, and find her own true love.
Sunny Side Up
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,550. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
Sunny Side Up is a memoir about a young woman’s search for meaning during the restless 1970s. Her yearlong quest takes place at an esoteric school run by the philosopher J.G. Bennett, himself a student of the elusive G.I. Gurdjieff. This thoughtful memoir will appeal to anyone who has questioned authority or loved blindly.
Blown Horizonz: Incidental Notes on Psychedelic Noise, Abstract Rap, and Other Music That Will End Your Mind
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,410. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative, Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
Collecting over a decade worth of writing about mind-boggling sound, Blown Horizonz strips away the insignificant fuzz and takes you to the deep dark places where music can remake you, remake us, remake our whole society into something bigger, weirder, and more free.
Forty Thorns
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,870. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on the Oral Memoir of a Turkish Revolutionary Woman, the epic Forty Thorns blends past with present in a war-torn love story that parallels the new nation during the critical years of the emerging state with its dramatic events, changes, and the universal women’s struggle for self-determination.
Dandelion: A Memoir of a Free Spirit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Catherine James longed to get away from her young, beautiful, and wickedly irresponsible mother: to her beloved grandmother or glamorous Aunt Claire or dashing race-car driver father—who had never been a part of her life. She had not wanted to escape to a California orphanage. It wasn’t until a chance meeting with a very young Bob Dylan that Catherine was inspired to make her escape.