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November Rose: A Speech on Death
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body, Essay » Literature
2008 Independent Publisher Book Award Winner. In this penetrating and thought-provoking meditation on the death of the beloved other and the turmoil into which it throws those who were close to him, philosopher Kathrin Stengel pinpoints the personal and social complexities of life after death in a way that cannot but make us doubt some of our common practices in dealing with death and survival.
The Vocation of Poetry (Winner of the 2011 Independent Publisher Book Award for Creative Non-Fiction).
Series: Subway Line, no. 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Essay » Literature
Winner of the 2011 Independent Publisher Book Award for Creative Non-Fiction. In a sequence of rivetingly personal essays, Europe's premier contemporary poet and essayist, Durs Grünbein, reflects on his own evolution as an artist and on the meaning and importance of poetry for life in general.
Runaway Mind: My Race with Bipolar, New Edition with Maggie's Tips for Coping with Bipolar
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,800. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Transmedia Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Runaway Mind, My Race with Bipolar, chronicles author, Maggie Reese's journey with bipolar disorder. In her memoir, Maggie reveals her battle with the illness, which came to light during her teen years as an Olympic hopeful competitive runner and almost claimed her life. She shares her harrowing struggle with being bipolar through her own words and her friends and family.
Tapestry Of Love: A Brother, A Sister, And An Odyssey Through Cancer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,590. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
Healing is a state of burdenlessness. Tapestry Of Love is a memoir of a journey through cancer by a brother and sister. Michael, dealt with cancer twice in his life and died young, at the age of 34. This is a first person narrative,in both of our voices, describing our experiences in coping with the illness, with life and death, with grief and healing.
After the Rosy-Fingered Dawn: A Memoir of Greece
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,210. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Greece has always been regarded as the birthplace of western civilization and a Mediterranean paradise. In The Iliad and The Odyssey Homer uses the magical epithet rosy-fingered dawn to describe the sunrise over a land of myth, fascination, and mystery. But when preconceptions and illusions are swept aside, what is Greece really like?
How to Write a Memoir - procrastination to print made simple
Price: Free! Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Have you ever wanted to write a memoir? With easy-to-understand instruction and a pragmatic approach, this ebook encourages you how to stop procrastinating and complete your manuscript, giving insight into the art of good writing as you progress from a bestselling self-taught author. Please note: It is not intended to be a comprehensive grammar, punctuation or stylistic guide.
Gabby's Gold: Anecdotes of Classic Country Music Artists, Writers and Musicians
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Country
For over forty years Gabby has been in the radio business playing classic country music – that era of country music from the birth of the Nashville Sound in the late nineteen fifties, to the eighties. This book is an exhilarating collection of stories and anecdotes of many of Gabby’s personal experiences while working with the biggest-named Nashville stars and other people in the business.
Marley's Diary: A Spiritual Look at Life From a Dog's Perspective
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Marley's Diary is about a German Shepherd Dog that tells tales about events that happened in her life as well as many of her friends. She begins asking spiritual questions about life and death as her health begins to fail. Upon her death she wakes up at the Rainbow Bridge where she spiritually connects with her former owner and teaches the reader about unconditional divine love.
How Do I Write My Life Story?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Have you wanted to write your life story for a long time but just don't know where to start? Have your children or grandchildren been asking you to get some memories down on paper but you don't feel confident enough to do it? Or have you started on your story but have run out of steam and don't know how to get back on track? Don't stress, How Do I Write My Life Story? is just for you!
A Father's Angels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,580. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Parenting
John Waldron had not intended to hire an undocumented worker, or several for that matter, but he needed help with caring for his two young sons. In A Father's Angels, his affecting and redeeming tribute to four Hispanic women and their families, these illegal angels helped redirect the lives of a new father and his children and provided invaluable life lessons on the true meaning of family.