Category Archives: Memoirs

Confessions of an Eco-Shopper: The True Story of One Woman's

Kate Lock

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But the realities of leaving one life and starting another may not be all it's cracked up to be. Seaworthy: A Swordboat Captain Returns to the Sea by Linda Greenlaw: Whether working on land or the sea, the captain of swordfish vessel Seahawk offers up some incredible stories and advice regarding leadership, bravery and pressing on despite severe setbacks. In 1993, he filed for divorce from Anna Nicole and her son returned to Houston.

Tarmacs & Tantrums: My True Story... (Paperback) - Common

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It is not only the subject matter that appeals to me: the narrative is honest, gripping, emotional. This is a very nicely compiled and presented collection of material relating to correspondence between the old boys of Bournemouth Grammar School and their headmaster, Edward "Tig" Fenwick. Melvin Jacoby [...] An Affair with Beauty – The Mystique of Howard Chandler Christy: The Magic of Yout... — The artist Howard Chandler Christy, most well-known for creating the “Christy Girl,” was an artist famous in the early 1900s.

The Hands of War: A Tale of Endurance and Hope, from a

Marione Ingram

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American journalist van der Leun moves to South Africa, becomes intrigued with the murder of a young American antiapartheid activist by black Cape Town residents, and discovers that the facts are not simple. 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'. I found the passages describing action to be surprisingly unemotional, for even as good friends die Husbands expresses his horror and regret in quite measured terms.

Suddenly Blind: From Tragedy to Triumph: The Resilience of

David Wermuth

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This book is a must read for airheads, retards, mutants and crackheads. I contacted Collections Canada and ordered her military records. A heartbreaking portrait of country music’s founding father and “Hillbilly King ”who died in the backseat of a Cadillac at the age of 29: Williams was country music’s first real star—and its first tragic martyr. She is a world class athlete and Olympian. This does not stop every word on every single page reading as if someone was scratching a chalkboard in front of your eyes.

In Pursuit of Pat O'Brien

Tami Hotard

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Katie’s story is a story of youth gone good. Aug 31st 2000 (Volume 4, Issue 35) In her latest memoir, French-Canadian memoirist Lauren Slater describes her struggle with epilepsy and her eventual cure through psychotherapy and medication. Memoirs written during wars often work in the opposite sense, where memoirs are written with the author of the memoirs as a player in the big picture. I’d love to find a copy and read it again.” When I presented her with a new copy of this edition, I asked if I could read aloud my favorite passage (early in the book) concerning Thomas Merton’s `little brother’ John Paul (five years younger) who, like his older brother was a French-born, American citizen.

Becoming Pastor

Jeffrey Kanode

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Price - $19.95 Now, for the first time, the private Afrikakorps photograph collection of Rommel’s second in command, Generalleutnant Fritz Bayerlein, is presented in this landmark publication. The big secret of the French weight control seems to be lots and lots of walking and stair climbing. Any fan of Fleetwood Mac, especially during the “Rumours” era knows about the turbulent relationship of Stevie and Lindsey, but this book details the sources of the tension, including excessive drug use, Lindsey’s controlling tendencies and harsh critiques of Stevie’s songs, and even their competitiveness with each other, which the author highlighted with a story of Lindsey imitating Stevie and becoming violent onstage with her during a “Tusk” tour concert.

I Thought You Had A Bigger Dream - Second Edition

Penny Robichaux-Koontz

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I was engaged in Malcolm’s life from start to finish. Cole, the son of Jesse and Elizabeth Cole, was born in 1820, in Newton county, and reared on the farm in Henry county, coming to Meriwether county in 1842. What might they have talked about if they met at a party? Some of the pilots included: Oesau, Wick, Bär, Dickfeld, Gollob, Muncheberg, Crinius, Trautloft, Mölders, of course, Lutzow and others. Memories of Hands of the Cause of God: Zikrullah Khadem, John Robarts, and Tarazullah Samandari Jack and Eileen Boyd came to Canada from Scotland in 1957, became members of the Bahá'í Faith in 1960, and immediately started pioneering: to Niagara Falls, Niagara on the Lake, and Yellowknife in the North West Territories, where they served from 1965-1969.

Trying to Get It Right

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Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love, and Writing by Jennifer Weiner (Oct. 11, hardcover, $27, ISBN 978-1-4767-2340-2). Buy Member Credits during the first 10 days of the month for only $17.49 each and redeem them for any book on the site. We accept checks, money orders and all major credit cards via the shopping cart, mail, or by phone at 816-204-7593. Until his death at 97 he remained undaunted; happy, sharp-minded, and healthy, he continued to engage life to its fullest.

By Susan Spencer-Wendel - Until I Say Good-Bye: My Year of

Susan Spencer-Wendel

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I was not really interested in reading about him meeting celebrities, or his ridiculous obsession with loosing weight, it was boring. However, the story and Martin’s miraculous life is mostly left to speak on its own. But despite the fact that memoirs are, by definition, self-referential and are therefore—to one degree or another—filled with variations of me, me, me, I don’t really enjoy (and therefore tend not to read) what I call the “Children of Job,” sub-genre of memoir-writing.

Young Emma (Library of Wales)

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Sometimes it takes the experiences of others to motivate us to get started in an upward direction. GoodReads.com asks people to vote for the books they’ve enjoyed most during the current year. Send a cheque for £8.50 to her at 76 Commercial Road, Hayle, TR27 4DH Some desperate glory: the diary of a young officer, 1917 reprinted by Pen & Sword Military, 2010 This is another reprint of a Great War 'classic' by Pen & Sword. We design a personalized and unique DVD box slip cover for your video biography or family history video.