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Hostage of Paradox: A Qualmish Disclosure
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 218,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A profound odyssey of a young college graduate who enlists in the military to avoid being drafted, becomes a Green Beret Airborne Ranger,and is sent to Vietnam where he is plunged into high-risk, operations under contract to do CIA—work for which he was neither specifically trained nor psychologically prepared, yet for which he is ultimately highly decorated. A Pulitzer Prize entry.
Passing for Normal: Memoirs of a Cult Child
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In Passing for Normal Carl invites you into the mind of an unwitting cult member. With a series of short stories and scenes, he takes you on a journey through the early years of that child’s life, from birth to escape. The point of view ages with the boy, giving the reader a candid insight into what life was really like in the 1980s and 90s as a second-generation member of The Family International
Our Blissful Bayou Beginnings
Price: Free! Words: 28,670. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The first in a series, this novella covers the origins of a centuries-old on-and-off relationship between a wealthy young lawyer and his mistress.
The Wading Pool and A Place on the River
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two short memoirs likely to spark your own youthful memories. A visit to the old library park brings back summer memories of long ago. Bonus: "A Place on the River," recalls the calming and healing powers of a free-flowing stream. From the author of "The Beach House," and "The Stoplight."
Memoirs of a Village Boy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,910. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book narrates the life story of the author from early childhood in a typical village in India to a retired life in the United States. It shows the courage and determination of a father to give the son the best possible education in spite of having no resources to speak of. Still he manages to send him to university. The son gets a respectable Government job but later goes to USA.
Death-Defying Nina
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
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A true story about three sisters and a mother of a mid-life crisis.
Snapshots of a War Bride's Life
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by Joy A. Beebe. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A 1940s account of a young English girl and her family living and working during WWII. After an eternity of scary bomb sounds, sleeping under a table, and watching London burn, 22-year-old Joy marries American soldier Carl and leaves Britain behind. Traveling first by troop ship, then by train the couple arrives in Salem with $10 to their name and a two-year-old son to begin their life in America.
A Romance with the Heart
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 39,460. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
This true story of a journey from small-town boy to highly respected heart specialist, is filled with life’s insights and triumphs—and an insider’s look at how heart medicine developed and evolved in the 20th century. The book’s genuineness and honesty will engage you; its historical revelations will fascinate you.
Lost Among The Marigolds: A Diary of India
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In this engaging memoir, a homeless American artist flees New York to backpack across India. Armed with a wry sense of humor and boundless curiosity, he crisscrosses a dazzling, fragile, complicated country. Alternately joyous and wistful, "Lost Among The Marigolds" describes an unforgettable journey, an amazing land, and the wondrous complexities of the human condition.
Out of The Transylvania Night
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“I’d grown up in the land of Transylvania, homeland to Dracula, Vlad the Impaler, and worse, dictator Nicolae Ceausescu,” writes the author. “Under his rule, like vampires, we came to life after sundown, hiding our heirloom jewels and precious documents deep into the earth.” Fleeing to the US to rebuild her life, Aura discovers that attaining the American dream is easier than “being” an American.