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  • Two Women 1 Disease

    by Beth Pauvlinch
    When my mother/best friend was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer, we thought our lives were over. My mother always insisted that she would NEVER endure the torture her Grandmother, who had been diagnosed back in the 1970's, had experienced. Through gentle persuasion, we convinced her that treatment had changed drastically since then and she decided to fight. Fight it she did and was cancer free . . . until she was diagnosed with a second primary cancer - pancreatic which had already metast... more
  • Growing Up in Disneyland

    by Ron DeFore

    Part bio of Ron's father, movie, and TV star, Don DeFore, and his own autobio. Don DeFore earned a star on Hollywood Boulevard and co-starred with many Hollywood legends.  Best known for "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" as next-door-neighbor, "Thorny," and role as "Mr. B" in the 1960s TV series, "Hazel." The title is a metaphor for Ron's life in a celebrity family filled with adventures  but is also literal as Ron spent much of hi... more

  • My Piece and My Peace: The Autobiography of Brandon A. Rowell

    by Brandon Rowell
    At the age of thirty-four, I am less bothered by the fact that I have to move back in with my parents than by the circumstances leading to the change. I had already accomplished everything that I put my mind to, including playing on a championship basketball team, learning Spanish, and earning two degrees from Morehouse College in four years. I even beat the odds upon graduating in 2002 by settling into a career with a major insurer that promised to pay six figures, a coup, considering the... more
  • The Rhythm of My Life

    by Yvon Milien
    Throughout his life, author Yvon Milien has faced delays, denials, frustrations, isolation, failure, betrayals, affronts from friends, and the premature loss of loved ones many times. His experiences were a mix of the sad and the tragic, and he needed to develop values to survive and support himself. In The Rhythm of My Life, he narrates his story. Inspirational in substance, this memoir offers a perspective of how to deal with the challenges, how to tune into the rhythm of fires the wind of des... more
  • The Medusa Enigma

    by Dino Panvini, M.D.
    You will read about the bizarre conspiracy actions that were taken against Dr. Panini's professional career, personal life and safety, with multiple murder attempts and fraudulent allegations by the legal, medical system ,all because he did the right thing. These mind boggling actions will amaze and astound you. In thirty years, he never had a malpractice judgment or settlement against him, something few surgeons in this country can say. As you will learn, one of the lawyers mentioned in this bo... more
  • 1063 Cedar Drive South: One Boy's Memories

    by Rich Lewis
    “1063” is a collection of 46 interwoven short stories as seen through the eyes of a boy growing up in the 1950s and 1960s in the village of New Hyde Park, NY, a Long Island suburb. The stories describe a much simpler time in America, as he learns to understand and negotiate with the adult-powered world, beginning with his immediate family, freshly arrived from Queens, NY. Perched on his red tricycle, he attempts to make sense of the “little red smoking vehicle,” noisily cruising on his stree... more
  • You Don't Know How Lucky You Are: An Adoptee's Journey Through the American Adoption Experience

    by Rudy Owens
    Nearly 50 years after he was relinquished for adoption, Rudy Owens learned how fortunate life can be. In 2014 in San Diego, Owens met his biological half-sister for the first time. That meeting inspired Owens to tell his adoption story set against the larger adoption narrative that has impacted millions of adoptees, their birth parents, and their collective biological and adoptive families. Owens’ autobiography offers insights on the widespread American institution of adoption, a national social... more
  • World War II

    by Pith Schure
    Inspired by my father’s memories and those of my own, I undertook to assemble the stories of several persons on World War II. I happened to be connected in one way or the other to those people. This war has and still does impress upon me because of the madness of its initiators, the unreserved support by the mass of the German population, the collaboration of traitors and the resistance by the right ones. The latter deserve our respect.
  • Memories of Pith

    by Pith Schure
    Following his love for travelling, the author offered his services as an expert in the field of physical and institutional rural development in 23 countries into the age of 70. From Africa, back to Europe and then on to the Caribbean. Back and forth from Europe to countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean as far as South America, this is an extensive account of the places and cultures he experienced, combined with important family events that marked his life. Memories of Pith by Pith Schure... more
  • The Great History of the Manor Bouchove Part 1: Small Village in the Big World

    by Pith Schure
    We live in a house in the centre of a small village. With its stately façades and turret, the villagers sweetly call it châtelet. Before us, French noblesse have stayed in it, gentry with impressive estates in France. During dozens of holiday trips, we have located and documented all of it. But that didn’t give any answer to the question: How to present it in a digestible… no, in a captivating manner? How to abridge the centuries and how to connect the turbulent history of Europe with everyda... more
  • The Great History of the Manor Bouchove Part 1: Small Village in the Big World

    by Pith Schure
    Having lived in a house the villagers of Bouchove sweetly call châtelet, I realised I have enjoyed a privileged life. This is also true for the place of my birth, Maastricht—the most beautiful town of the world, I shamelessly claim. I have grown up there in a good family with ten children. Eighteen years old, I started my study on Rural Development in Wageningen, which is the smallest university town of the Netherlands. There, I had the luck to find my lifetime wife, who followed me to all th... more
  • The Great History of the Manor Bouchove Part 1: Small Village in the Big World

    by Pith Schure
    We live in a house in the centre of a small village. With its stately façades and turret, the villagers sweetly call it châtelet. Before us, French noblesse stayed in it, gentry with impressive estates in France. During numerous holiday trips, we located and documented all of it. But that didn't give an answer to the question: How to present it in a digestible...no, into a captivating manner? How to abridge the centuries and how to connect the turbulent history of Europe with everyday life in... more
  • Head Strong: How a Broken Neck Strengthened My Spirit

    by Scott W. Fedor
    On July 3, 2009, Scott Fedor dove into a lake, broke his neck, and instantly altered the course of his life–forever. A driven individual, with a thirst for adventure who thought he had his life planned out, Fedor was left paralyzed and subsequently drowned. Given little hope by doctors for a productive life, Scott refused to give up and instead made it his mission to embark upon a new adventure and defy the odds. This captivating and inspirational memoir recounts the collection of life experi... more
  • If I Survive: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 100-year-old Lena Goldstein's Miracle Story

    by Barbara Miller
    “If I Survive.” This thought haunted Lena. Her loved ones were cruelly forced from her arms in the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland and perished in Treblinka Death Camp. This is a true story of Holocaust survival. In ww2 books, it is a searing story of human rights abuses and genocide. The story of Nazi Germany and the Jews is a story of anti-Semitism, Nazi concentration camps, gas chambers and World War 11 (wwii). The Warsaw ghetto where the Nazis had imprisoned the Jews was being emptied as Hitl... more
  • Public

    by Charles Roberto
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  • Kid69

    by Sandy McKnight
    Sandy was a Brooklyn boy in search of a world beyond Bensonhurst. By 1969, he was 15, and ready for anything --- and in the fields of people at Woodstock, on the incense-laced streets of the East Village, and amidst Vietnam war demonstrators...he found it. It's the story of an adventurous kid in even more adventurous times. Part 'coming of age', part 'coming of rage', part revolution, part revelation...here comes Kid69!

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