Books tagged: memoir

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Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher chronicles the learning curve of a white middle class professional over two decades in an urban high school in Providence, Rhode Island. While teaching students who desperately need an education, her life is radically enriched by them. It concludes with an inside look at the struggles to improve education and the disastrous effects of recent reforms.
We're Crazy!, a Memoir About U.S. Values
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,590. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
This is a guidebook for our children and grandchildren, to make sure they understand the mess the seniors are leaving them! They inherit the confusion of a struggle of values. So this is a low-tuition course on "What's Important?", from the curriculum of The School of Hard Knocks, from one senior citizen who wants us all to keep thinking about our own values.
Dagny Rocks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
Mister Shifter
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 87,880. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The trials, tantrums and triumphs of a removals man. Based on the author’s real-life experiences, Mister Shifter will leave you chuckling at the exploits of Frank and his team, while nodding your head in sympathy at the predicaments they find themselves in along the way.
Swinging on the Garden Gate: A Spiritual Memoir
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
A woman's coming-of-age journey through the rugged landscape of Wales to the reflective quiet of a retreat center. Along the way she questions and explores the depth of her Methodist faith as she comes to terms with her bisexual identity. Andrew skillfully and seamlessly weaves the threads of spirituality, sexuality and the creative process out of the compelling events of her life.
The Making of a Soldier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Historical » USA
The author gained custody of his great grandfather’s Civil War diary at age seven. He then bought his CW musket from his grandfather for $25.00. He spent years translating the diary from Welsh to English and adding family history, starting with their immigration from Wales in 1825. The author briefly had the pleasure of knowing his great grandmother, Sarah. He still remembers her tiny pipe.
Adventures with the Ancient Crystal Skulls
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 39,000. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This inspirational memoir is about a woman's spiritual awakening through these amazing artifacts. Joky ("YOH-kee") van Dieten is the guardian of a "crystal skull family." Some have paranormal and therapeutic effects on people and animals. Coauthor Jill Gurr shares valuable information on other crystal skulls. Take this motivational journey to learn how the crystal skulls can unleash your power.
Circus Towne
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Elephants galloping on snowmobile trails, clowns in the backyard, horses running down the Garden State Parkway, these are just a few of the adventures of Ronnie Francis in the amusing story "Circus Towne". Circus Towne is a comical memoir about a girl growing up in a tourist business in the white mountains of New Hampshire. Re-live the 70 and 80's amusement trends from clowns to video games.
My Emancipation Proclamation and Other Essays on Writing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Inspiration and insight for writers. Includes: "My Emancipation Proclamation", "Freedom", "Paper Dragons", "The Elusive Pursuit of Literary Fame and Fortune", "The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Writer", "One True Reader", "The Tortoise Manifesto", "What it's Like to Self-Publish".