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Geezer Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,210. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Geezer Stories is about finding the happy in the heartache. It's about forgiveness, letting go of the past, loving imperfectly. It's about accepting our parents' failings as well as our own. It's about finding that intangible sense of community and support we all need as we face this uncharted journey of parenting our parents together with compassion and shared understanding.
Stepping Into Rural Wisconsin: Grandpa Charly's Life Vignettes from Prussia to the Midwest
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,840. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
There are many narratives about European immigrants that came to the US in the 1800s, but few talk about the families that arrived from Prussia. This recollection entertains, educates, and informs readers with fascinating historical details, how life was lived in the early 1900s in rural Wisconsin.
Missing Father: A Daughter's Search for Love, Self-Acceptance, and a Parent Lost in the World of Mental Illness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / general
At once a powerful story of a daughter's literal and figurative search for her father and an indictment of the mental health system with legacies to this day, Missing Father will touch readers searching to make sense of the complexities of love, family and self-understanding.
A Kangaroo In My Sideboard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,310. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An Englishwoman’s account of emigrating to Australia in 1949, together with her asthmatic husband, their three year old daughter – and her mother’s antique sideboard!
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived is a social history about a German family living through the tumultuous years of 1914 to 1947. The story is told through journals, letters, and photos that were saved by Willy Geheb who was the only family member that immigrated to the United States. Historical comments, added for depth and clarity, enrich the reader's experience.
Dorie in the Mirror
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017 by Fruitbearer Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
Come along with Dorie to where in all began in a little town of Wolsum, Holland. Don’t bring your cell phones or your tablets—just sit with her a while and grab your favorite drink as she reflects on her roots and how her life has unfolded. Settle in for a glimpse of how God moves and massages His mysterious ways to unravel His truth. May these pages inspire you to reflect on your own legacy.
Reluctant Witness Caring for Dad on His Journey Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,650. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
After Dad’s Alzheimer’s dementia diagnosis, I became his caregiver. This book comes from diary entries and others’ experiences of providing care for loved ones. Some is fiction, most is true. Keep an open heart as you journey with Ernest and Eartha Rose through the tough times--confusion, resistance, and pain--of caregiving, along with the good times, moments of love, joy, and peace.
Say Yes On Saturday: Based On A True Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,690. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
This is a thoroughly engaging coming-of-age story about love, adventure, and discovery.
You'll Eat Worse Than That Before You Die- An Anthology of Family, Friendship and Food
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,390. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
This book is your intimate dining experience with award-winning Australian writers. Taste Tim Tams in Thailand, catch a meal from a window in Cyprus, discover delicate differences in a large family, learn how to wrap bakcang, discover why broken biscuits are so addictive and how to plan your lunch outing at a wake. But most of all, learn why 'the language of love should always be food'.
Go Ask Your Father: One Man's Obsession with Finding His Origins Through DNA Testing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Fertility and Conception
Shortly before his father's death, Lennard Davis received a cryptic call from his uncle Abie, who said he had a secret he wanted to tell him one day. When finally revealed, the secret--that Abie himself was Davis's father, via donor insemination--seemed too preposterous to be true. Born before the wide use of such technologies, Davis was filled with doubt about the truth.