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by Charles McCormack
Climb aboard Charlie’s magical couch and enjoy the psychoanalytical ride of your life. Lay back and get into his mind; meet his wives, lovers, friends, co-workers, demons, children, and peers; share his accomplishments and failures; hopes and fears: a story of pain, joy, suffering, and self-discovery that illuminates the human condition and unfolds with a clarity few can match.
A memoir, Hatching Charlie follows an author born into an abusive military family who grows up as a nail... more
by Kramer Wetzel"Blook" Blog to book, from a culturally rich time, essays on creativity, bass fishing, and Shakespeare -- set in old Austin, TX.
by Anitya Press BooksIn this regional tale about Oakland, California, Phoebe - a Pugchi mix - has a dream that takes readers on a colorful journey to some of her favorite places in this historic city.
by Peter Wood
Mud Between Your Toes is a memoir about a white, gay, boy growing up during the 1960s/1970s Rhodesian Bush War. Written with passion and wit, it is a tale of independence, loss and identity.
Peter Wood is an African. He is white, but he also holds a Chinese passport. And he is also gay.
Growing up during the 1970s on his family's farm in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), Peter was swiftly introduced to a harsh world in which friends and relatives were murdered in ambushes—and the... more
by Greg Mortonn 1983, at the age of ten, I was appearing opposite Hollywood icon Kate Jackson on the hit television series Scarecrow and Mrs. King. Four years later I was like every other teenager trying to find his way in the world. I spent the next twenty years searching for a direction. On January 18th, 2008 I lost my job. On January 19th, 2008 I had to be rescued from the side of a mountain. This is my lesson in balance.
by Dyana WellsBuddha and a Boat is the second autobiographical novel in the Anchors in An Open Sea trilogy by Dyana Wells. Alice and family return to their sailing, cycling and back-packing adventures through Vanuatu, New Caledonia and back to New Zealand. This time there are life-defining intersections to be navigated. The physical joys and triumphs of her journey, and the inner spiritual explorations that are a key part of meaning for Alice, become entangled in the stormy outbreaks of her romance. Whe... more
by Dyana WellsThe Yoga of Sailing details the true life adventures, and thrills and spills of Alice, her daughter and father as they meet challenges on a small yacht in a large ocean. Fiji becomes the backdrop for family adventure and melt downs. When a new man sweeps her off her feet, it leads to romance, passion and heroic confusion. And all the while Alice keeps juggling the spiritual and the physical. The natural world was Alice’s retreat – now who or what is supporting her? Join an intrepid journey tha... more
by Angelique AndersonFrom the time she was very young until she became an adult, Star's whole life was always about finding her family and a home to call her own. As far back as she could remember, she had been sent away to live with people she didn't know. She was passed back and forth between family, strangers, and foster care. Growing up, Star endured many types of abuse and loss—painful experiences that sent her spiralling into all the wrong things. This short-story series of a girl who started out lost but even... more
by Edie Jarolim
A Brooklyn-born poetry PhD moves west and finds her mojo. Approaching middle age, Edie Jarolim takes a brave step, something many people just fantasize about: She quits her job in travel publishing, leaves her hometown of New York City, and moves to Tucson, Arizona, to become a writer. This book, which tells tales from both sides of the travel editor's desk, proves it was a smart move. Her wickedly funny prose spares no one she encounters, least of all herself. Getting Naked for Money: ... more
by Edie Jarolim
by DR. RICK SCARNATIFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:\tJames Branscum, Marketing Representative \tTate Publishing and Enterprises \tPhone: (888) 361-9473 \tE-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tuesday, September 27, 2011 Columbus physician shares inspiring story in new book COLUMBUS, Ohio – In his new book, “Soul Explosion,” Columbus physician Dr. Rick Scarnati shares how he accomplished the impossible by giving his life to Jesus and being “supercharged” by the Holy Spirit. Dr. Scarnati describes how, throug... more
by John-James FarquharsonThe People?s Republic of China have hired several hundred so-called foreign experts and assigned them to specific state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to help transform these into modern world-class companies. As far as I know, I was the first and only foreigner heading up the human resources in such an enterprise. The purpose of this short book is to provide a snapshot of what really happens inside: how the party functions in the company; how people issues are addressed, including industrial and soci... more
by Mitchell McCradyThe first book of a series, the adventure begins near Pittsburgh, PA. Buying one-way tickets to Europe, two friends are contracted to harvest Christmas trees in the Highlands of Scotland. Battling with each other, the weather and their penchant for drugs and alcohol, the protagonist is searching for the difference in life and the real meaning of art. He has a guitar, a camera, and a snowboard... Nothing out of the ordinary. Everyone does this right?
by Josef *
Josef is lost in a secret world of sexual gratification, a true-life Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, unable to halt the “roller coaster of conflicting emotional extremes that never stopped long enough for me to get off.”
“I gave myself to that sexual playground completely, and loved every minute of it when it was happening. It was only afterwards that spikes of shame, guilt, and self-¬loathing would be driven deep into my heart.”
He traces the beginnings of hi... more
by D.R. RansdellD.R. Ransdell would have never guessed that nostalgia for living in Mexico would lead her to join a mariachi band in Tucson, Arizona. Nor would she have guessed that learning by ear could be such a devilish challenge. Despite scheming rivals and flirtatious compadres, she persevered. She participated in stage performances and rowdy house parties while learning song after song. In her book the former Illinoisan recounts memorable evenings at El Mariachi Restaurant and describes the exasperating p... more
by Larry SementoAn Extraordinary True Adventure Story In this riveting account of an expedition to climb Denali, the author describes how a childhood fascination with mountaineering led to the adventure of a lifetime. As an average middle-aged guy, he began mountain climbing as a pastime, eventually signing on with a guided group to attempt an ascent of Denali. Formerly called Mt. McKinley, Denali is the highest peak in North America and well known for its vicious winds and dreadfully cold weather. Durin... more