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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
Saving My Knees: How I Proved My Doctors Wrong and Beat Chronic Knee Pain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,690. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
In his mid-40s, the author was diagnosed with patellofemoral pain syndrome, or chondromalacia patella (2nd ed.: Aug. 2017). Four doctors failed to help him. This inspiring story tells how he launched a year-long experiment to save his knees. He read from clinical studies, medical textbooks -- and was stunned to discover many things he was never told. He formed a plan and fully recovered.
Dear Baseball Gods: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,340. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
A memoir of a baseball player who endured two career-threatening arm injuries, only to come back and become an All-Star after each one. Dear Baseball Gods is written as a series of letters, conveying lessons learned from a lifetime as an athlete. It chronicles the process of falling, getting back up, learning from it, and continuing on. The Baseball Gods never made it easy.
Edith's Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by van Horton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The moving story of 'the Anne Frank who lived,' Edith's Story is based on the diaries of a young Dutch girl who survived the Nazi Occupation hiding in plain sight, having found shelter with a courageous Protestant family. The rest of her family perished in the Holocaust. Winner of the Jewish Quarterly's Wingate Award, the audio-book Talkies Award, and translated into eight languages. A classic
Shenanigans: The US-Ireland Relationship in Uncertain Times
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Rare insight into the US-Ireland relationship by a woman at its center for over two decades.
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.
Amidst the Shadows of Trees: A Holocaust Child’s Survival in the Partisans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miriam M. Brysk’s memory is remarkably sharp, distinguishing this memoir from many others. At 7, she and her parents escaped the Lida ghetto to join Jewish partisans in the Lipiczany Forest. Hunted by German soldiers, she experienced childhood terror that lingers with her. Her father, a surgeon, saved hundreds of lives and helped build and supervise a partisan hospital in the swamps of the forest.
Second Lives: A Modest Collection of Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mashups
The thirty short stories in Second Lives reveal a humanity of a wide range of characters, including a motherless girl of twelve appalled by what's happening to her body, or a drunken broad looking to run off with Jesus, or a teenage boy dreaming of the winning bull ride. This author lovingly draws her versatile cast with clear-eyed detail and perfect pitch, leaving reader enriched.
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.
A Lion Where There Were Lambs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,440. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
A quest for justice in the Pacific Northwest by a crusading anti-corruption federal prosecutor, consumer protection and environmental champion.