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Memoir

  • Api's Berlin Diaries. My Quest to understand my Grandfather's Nazi Past

    by Gabrielle Robinson
    “This is not a book I will forget any time soon. The story and the questions stay with me.” Story Circle Book Reviews Moving and provocative, Api’s Berlin Diaries offers a personal perspective on the fall of Berlin 1945 and the far-reaching aftershocks of the Third Reich. After her mother’s death, Robinson found her grandfather’s diaries and discovered that he had been a member of the Nazi party. Her memoir juxtaposes her grandfather’s harrowing account serving as doctor in the ruins of Berlin... more
  • Where Do I Go from Here?

    by Torrey C. Butler
    This playing field called life is a journey, but it isn't always fair. The load causes so much pain, at times tears are shed and even starts to become unbearable. We all eventually get to the point where we ask ourselves this question: Where Do I Go from Here? This is the memoir of a young man who overcame numerous serious obstacles to achieve more than he thought possible. Torrey Butler describes his experiences so as to help others who are also seeking a better way forward, offering advice and... more
  • The Art of Symeon Shimin

    by Tonia Shimin

    "The Art of Symeon Shimin" presents a striking view of the life and art of this Russian born Jewish artist. Curated and edited by his daughter, the book includes essays, more than 100 plates and archival photographs and an autobiography. With paintings held in collections including the Chrysler Museum of Art, this is the first complete collection of Shimin's work that dramatically showcases art of rare beauty and raw expression.   

     

    Throughout his lif... more

  • And She Called It Worship

    by Jeanelle Frontin

    This isn’t the standard way to write a book description, but let me take a minute to be straight with you: writing a memoir was never a part of my plans. While when men plan, God laughs, I think when women plan, God shudders. Why? Well, it seems that we women have a special gift for learning our lessons the hard way. And being the overachiever that I am, I have, at times, signed up for the hardest crash courses on life.

    For the most part, you will find within these pages a bunch o... more

  • The View From Breast Pocket Mountain

    by Karen Hill Anton
    From NYC the author first travels through Europe, and overland to Iran and Afghanistan. Serendipitous encounters with famous people add color to this unusual story. Acquiring wisdom along the way, her shared experiences of love, hope and tragedy highlight our interconnectedness and humanity. This memoir is a treasure trove of experience crossing borders and cultures, and creating home in a far-off country, Japan.
  • The Sport Is Steroids

    by Jim Rutter
    Athletes have used performance enhancing drugs to set world records in dozens of sports. In 2009, one young American weightlifter sought to achieve the same. Pat Mendes’ journey would see him win three national titles, compete internationally for two countries and appear on the world stage aside the titans of the sport. His career ended due to a pair of faulty anti-doping tests—one proven in court to be totally unreliable. To this day, Pat is the only American to snatch 200kg. He trained har... more
  • When He Was Anna

    by Patti Hornstra
    When He Was Anna by Patti Hornstra has been called raw, emotional, brave and honest. When Patti’s child comes out as transgender, her world is rocked, to say the least. This memoir is the story of a reckoning still in progress, but one thing holds true-- Patti’s child is fiercely loved, even when understanding and acceptance proves to be a rocky road.
  • 101 Arabian Tales: How We All Persevered in Peace Corps Libya

    by Randolph W. Hobler
    A collective memoir of 101 of my fellow Libyan Peace Corps volunteers from 1968--1969. Follows them all through training, teaching English at sites all over Libya, through the Ghaddafi revolution and in the Epilogues what they've done over the last 50 years. Full of compelling, poignant, tragic, triumphant, exciting and funny anecdotes, all deftly woven together.
  • The Parables of Sunlight

    by Margaret Dulaney
    Especially during the era of COVID, many have fantasized about leaving the big city behind to take up a life in the country. Author Margaret Dulaney didn’t just dream about it – she did it. After 18 years living in Manhattan, she and her husband traded in their hectic city life for the peace of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Taking on one hundred acres of neglected farmland, they discovered a rich community of souls, both human and animal. Dulaney is sharing that story – which suddenly seems al... more
  • The Sixth of September

    by Callista Bowright
    Olivia comes from a simple Lancashire background, where her terrible, traumatic childhood leads on to further drama, pain, and tragedy, which mould her into a tough, beautiful fighter. Sophie is raised in wealth and comfort; she has the education, talent, and intellect but no confidence. She struggles, in her hippy way, through similar life experiences – and appalling losses – with nervous bravery. Both are sensual, raunchy, strong, and loving women, who defy society’s hypocrisy. Then, one Septe... more
  • Self Service Automation

    by gsn self service Automation
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  • The Strong Ones: How a Band of Civilian Women Made Their Mark on the Army

    by Sara Hammel
    They said women couldn’t keep up. They said women weren’t strong enough to do the military’s toughest jobs. In 1995, a ragtag band of civilians came to prove them wrong. THE STRONG ONES will inspire a new generation with its cast of ordinary women overcoming daunting obstacles—and will thrill readers with a stunning and heartwarming twist. This is the inspiring true story of forty-five civilian women, including the author, who volunteered for a controversial seven-month Army strength stud... more
  • Speaking Volumes

    by Gordon Griffin
    How a fishmonger’s son growing up on Tyneside (with a Geordie accent) became the person who recorded over 900 (and counting) audiobooks and got the MBE from the Queen for it. A ‘Billy Elliot” story that’s ‘heart-warming’ and ‘inspirational’. As Miriam Margolyes says on the back cover: “a witty and moving memoir of how a working class boy becomes THE voice of the spoken word. An honest and vivid account plus excellent advice for those of us who work with words..”
  • Seven Summits for Dad

    by Anthony McClaren
    A journey through loss, despair, reflection, and redemption. Anthony McClaren didn't have an idyllic childhood. His mother was an extremely unconventional woman who passed away from Cancer in her early 50s. His father, an Air Force Master Sergeant, spent his final years battling Parkinson's Disease with Anthony as his primary caretaker. Following his father's death also in his 50s, Anthony was faced with an overwhelming amount of grief and uncertainty about his own place in this world. Alw... more
  • Luck Times Two, An Adoption Memoir

    by Sandra Wilson
    The book will take you to China, as you learn the challenges that Fu Shuang faced living in an orphanage and going to boarding school for over a decade. Then you will travel back with her to America after her adoption, as she lives family life while learning English, enduring bullying and coming of age. It is a story of faith and hope and of course, luck.
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    by Pendant Light
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