Category Archives: Memoirs

Hot, Wet, and Shaking: How I Learned To Talk About Sex

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But it wasn’t merely a matter of ambition: Sontag possessed a rare talent to possess — people, places, social situations. Women's Studies Quarterly 9, no. 4 (1981): 23-24. New York: Three Rivers Press, 1998.. "Toni Cade Bambara: Black Feminist Foremother." Polite small talk did not come easily to him. I was a Nazi Flier; NY: Dial Press, 1941 351 p. This page and its subpages contain 57 links. This search engine lets you search up to 2,648,502 pages of free genealogical data with a single query!

Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson

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Meanwhile, the authors load their text with extraneous details–names and business histories of Woodman employees, backgrounds of minor witnesses, etc. It Was Me All Along takes Andie from working class Boston to the romantic streets of Rome, from morbidly obese to half her size, from seeking comfort in anything that came cream-filled and two-to-a-pack to finding balance in exquisite (but modest) bowls of handmade pasta. In which I share 10 (okay, technically 14) spiritual memoirs I have a weakness.

Remembering Ann

John Goldingay

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Memoirs have been the most popular genre and topics have ranged from the immigrant experience, autism, religion, cooking and business to name just a few. Her story, The Bite of the Mango of survival as a a victim of civil war to becoming a UNICEF Special Representative is an inspiring story of courage and triumph. Students have had at least two years of experience with computer software, such as Microsoft Word, and have a keen grasp on navigation on the Internet.

A Memoir Of Anne Jemima Clough (1897)

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She came up with the idea for a new agency designed to protect consumers from predatory bankers and was denied the opportunity to run it. To the Kind Reader of this Review: If you are honestly researching this book, I would consider extremely suspect any one or two-star reviews. Nobooko has over 186 free ebooks in its Biography & Memoir genre listing. Instead of skulking in her bedroom listening to The Smiths or trudging to Betty's Tea Room to buy fondant fancies, she would be free and solitary, sitting outside the Cafe de Flore with a Scottie dog at her feet....

Memoirs of Joseph Fouche; Duke of Otranto

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Dugald Drummond to W A Stanier 1912-1944. Tragically, I lost some of my high school friends. Chast, an only child, details the years leading up to the deaths of her parents and how she coped with trading the family home for an institution, managing her parents' care, and saying goodbye. 3. " Napoleon: A Life " by Andrew Roberts: Roberts brings new life to the legendary leader Napoleon. If you believe that your memoir has something to offer young people, there’s no need to sugar-coat your life’s experiences.

A Book of Silence

Sara Maitland

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An irresistible and heart-warming child's-eye view novel set in Africa -- Michel is ten years old, living in Pointe Noire, Congo, in the 1970s. They said women weren't allowed to go to the market. His father, William Florence, was born in Washington county, Aug. 11, 1805, and his mother, Millie A. (Arnett) Florence, was born in Virginia, Jan. 2, 1808. Just as fiction uses memorable characters, settings, plot and dialogue, memoirs and autobiographies weave actual events together with devices that bring the story to life for readers.

Memoirs of General William T. Sherman, Volume 2

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Joyce Brothers: The Founding Mother of TV Psychology by Kathleen Collins (Sept. 15, hardcover, $35, ISBN 978-1-4422-6869-2) examines the life and career of the woman who was known primarily as a psychologist, and wrote a daily newspaper advice column for more than five decades until her death in 2013. Retief writes movingly of the complicated emotions and politics in this punitive all-male world, and of how he navigated them, even as he began to realize that his sexuality was different than his peers'.

Almost Her: The Strange Dilemma of Being Nearly Famous

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Lord Berners, owner and scion of Faringdon House in Oxfordshire – the scene of many a scandalous society party – will be known to them from Nancy Mitford’s The Pursuit of Love. Maybe I’ll give him a day of his own.) And we have many of the same: Take this Bread (oh, I can’t even say just how much I loved that book), Girl Meets God, Million Miles, All is Grace, Traveling Mercies….here’s the rest: http://www.expectinghope.com/2012/07/10-books-week-10-favorite-memoirs.html So… Crosswicks Journals come first for me, too!

Little Failure: A Memoir

Gary Shteyngart

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This book is both inspirational and educational. Cockroaches by Scholastique Mukasonga, trans. by Jordan Stump (Oct. 4, trade paper, $18, ISBN 978-0-914671-53-4), is the story of growing up a Tutsi in Hutu-dominated Rwanda, as a happy child in a loving family, all wiped out in the genocide of 1994. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Book tips and hundreds of other topics. From his difficulties growing up, to his drug addiction, failed relationships, and struggles with parenthood, the author takes us through the ups and downs of a life spent in the shadows, trying to make sense of the events that formed the basis of his being.

Daddy's Prisoner

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Consult the Ball-Kaduri collection of autobiographical texts located at the Yad Vashem library in Jerusalem, Israel. 5. Please make sure to include the following in your presentation: a. For more information click here or talk to your local librarian. This book reads as if Hyatt got severely inebriated and someone simply turned the tape recorder on. This book was not what I expected at all. Major Williams brought his family, including young Ephraim, from Massachusetts in 1815.