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The Writings of A Curious Mind: A Collection of Essays, Memoirs, and Short Stories
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,390. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
In essay form, the author uses the rational dimension of his curiosity to explore controversial social, political, and economic issues. In memoir and short stories forms, he uses the emotional dimension of his curiosity to explore the lives of people caught up in the circumstances of life.
Camille 1944
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,450. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A seven-year-old girl in Occupied France(WWII) talks. She has much to tell using words she should not. She does not understand jokes outside of Knock, knock, who is there, but she does not mind because she holds very little esteem of adults in general .
Exit the Labyrinth: A Memoir of Early Childhood Depression — Its Onset and Aftermath
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,900. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression
For more than forty years, Margo Witz has been troubled by the effects of an early childhood trauma she can’t remember. Despite years of therapy, she has experienced severe depression and recurrent nightmares. Although this is a true story, it reads like a novel. For those who enjoy memoirs, this is a must-read. Those who have battled with depression may also find comfort in this book.
Memoirs of a Young Boy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Askia Moses is a self-made man. A loving husband and father, his overwhelming success today came as a result of hard lessons learned from growing up in difficult circumstances, with few chances to escape the harsh realities of life. This is a coming-of-age story about poverty, a love of soccer, betrayal, dubious business deals, and never giving up, no matter the cost.
Cottage Ties
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Events in our lives create lasting impressions. Some are obvious and have an immediate impact, others simmer over time and, without our realizing, become imbedded in the way we conduct our lives. These are memories of a time in my childhood when 3 generations of family worked together to change a 2 room hunting cottage into a 4 bedroom home. The lasting impressions still simmer in my heart.
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.
The Little Garage Library
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
If you like to read, or simply enjoy good stories, can you remember how or when you started on your reading journey? Did someone inspire you to become an avid reader? A grandparent, maybe? Or, perhaps, a neighbor, aunt/uncle, older sibling? Most of us can put a face on that question - and truly be thankful they were there. Here is my story, from the bottom of my heart.
America's Best of Times And How To Get Them Back
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,190. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
America's Best of Times (And How to Get them Back) offers recollections of what it was like growing up across America in the fifties and sixties. The story contains a mixture of a young boy's personal experiences with a chronological progression of events and culture that shaped these decades. It's a fun trip down memory lane with a conservative message in Chapter 19 "Saving America".
Tomorrow isn't Promised
Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This story is about the death of my grandma and how it affected my father.
Betty's Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 186,640. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the tradition of Frank McCourt and "Angela's Ashes," Don Dempsey uses "Betty's Child" to tell the story of life with his cruel and neglectful mother, his mother's abusive boyfriends, and hypocritical church leaders who want to save twelve-year-old Donny's soul but ignore threats to his physical well-being. A Hoffer Award Grand Prize Finalist. "Heartrending and humorous." Kirkus Reviews