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Bitter Freedom: Memoir of a Holocaust Survivor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Remarkable first-person story of survival in Nazi occupied Poland. Narrowly escaping the Nazi sweep in Southern Poland, Jafa Wallach and her husband, Natan, a physician, were able to send their four-year-old daughter to safety (they prayed) while they themselves—along with two of Jafa's brothers—managed to dig a shallow hole in the ground beneath the cellar of an heroic Polish mechanic's shop.
A Satin Place/Hope After Abortion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Millions of women suffer from the aftermath of abortion. It's our country's best kept secret. This author shares her story. Nineteen, single and pregnant, those she loved and trusted the most told her she should have an abortion. No one cared what she wanted. Little did she know the impact it would have on her for the rest of her life.
Just Like a Woman: The Rock Criticism of Ellen Willis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
The 1960s, Ellen Willis said, were a time when magazines saw that “there was this thing called youth culture, and they were interested in getting authentic young people to write about it.” Willis was one of these. Right out of the box, her rock criticism was as unsentimental as it was passionate, with the publication of a 1967 essay in Commentary about Bob Dylan that was personal journalism at it.
13 Years in America
Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
The Protected Will Never Know: 10th Anniversary Edition
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Two Peas Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
Entering the Army in June of 1969 and “In Country” by November, there began the journey. Vietnam was more than just a war. Vietnam was also the oppressive heat of the jungle, the bugs and mosquitoes, the snakes, the swamps and rice paddies, the monsoon rains and the constant grind of “Humping the Boonies.”
Bluejacket: A Sailor's Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
From World War II to Korea to Vietnam, Chet Bright handled some of the Navy’s most dangerous jobs. He faced the prospect of death at sea many times, but he lived for the adventure. Bluejacket is the story of those adventures, from his days at war to his post-military years sailing the Caribbean. He gave his life to the sea. In return, it gave him these memories.
Visions of My Father: Ode to Killer Joe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
His hand gripped my bicycle seat as he ran alongside me that warm summer day. Even though he was young and strong, he was breathing heavily, keeping me upright while we made our way down the street. “Don’t let go me go, Daddy,” I said as I steadied myself. “I won’t let go of you; not until you can do it on your own.” I want to share my Dad, Joe Romano, with you and what a wonderful father he was!
Murphy and me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
We’ve all gathered around the dinner table with family and friends and shared our Murphy’s Law stories, when what could go wrong did at the worst possible time. In time our daily routines returned to normal,and recounting those stories made for fun dinner conversation. But what do we do—and this is truer today during the global economic crisis—when Murphy’s Law becomes the new routine?
The Seagull's Gardener: My Father's Last Odyssey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,320. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
In the early 1900s Woody grew up running barefoot in the lush valleys of Territorial Hawaii. As he approaches ninety he insists he’s too busy to die. A tale told with photos of Old Hawaii, signature dishes, & unforgettable dreams, Pam Chun’s lyrical memoir of her father describes their bond across time and distance and her frustration of caring from him from 3,000 miles away.
Beamish Boy (I Am Not My Story): A Memoir of Recovery & Awakening
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,430. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
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“. . .A beautifully written memoir. . .poignant and inspirational. . ." —Kirkus . . .a fascinating, poetic memoir. . .” —ForeWord Reviews “A compelling story of a boy's climb out of pain and into poetry” —Adair Lara, San Francisco Chronicle, former columnist and author of "Naked, Drunk, & Writing" "an extraordinary story of second chances" —Marci Shimoff, New York Times Bestselling Auth