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You Can't Take Africa Out of the Child By Marion Walker
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Marion Walker gives an account of her life as a nurse in Rhodesia known as Zimbabwe since 1980.She describes the early days of the War of Independence 1972 through to 1981 which saw the handing over... More > the country from the colonial regime to the Mugabe administration. The bravery of the indigenous people who carried on living through impossible situations that took all their ingenuity and strength of character to survive the combat at all was admirable. After qualifying as a midwife she went back to general nursing into ‘Accident and Emergency’ doing her bit for Queen and Country. Circumstances caused the family to immigrate to England. After nine interesting years of N.H.S midwifery hospital experience she obtained the job of her dreams in another war zone of sorts. Community midwifery allowed her to become an autonomous midwife in an inner-city area of England. She worked for a GP practise in a designated geographical area. She loved that job and would have done it for nothing.< Less
Sunny Side Up - The Gritty Memoirs of a Crazy Chica By Holly Kay Cronk
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Lying on a truck seat or the cold metal top of an old freezer, Holly would close her eyes and instantly leave her body behind, returning only when the embarrassment of exposing her pudgy adolescent... More > body to her grandfather was over.She was trapped in all directions, praying, dreaming and waiting for the day to come when she would be free.Sunny Side Up-The Gritty Memoirs of a Crazy Chica is a true story that follows the life of a little girl who spends her childhood living with secrets.As a teenager she gets married.Soon drugs, alcohol and domestic violence become a huge part of her life.20 years and three kids later life comes to a screeching halt.Decades of addiction and abuse erupt into a violent confrontation.As the SWAT team surrounds her family home waiting for her husband to surrender, Holly knew there was no turning back.Fighting for her husband and her family, she prevails and a new life opens up only to set the stage for an ultimate betrayal and the rape of her daughter at Ft. Hood Texas.< Less
Bud Loftus: An Irish-American's Journey By Bernard Loftus
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Bud Loftus: An Irish-American’s Journey is the compelling story of Bud Loftus, the son of Irish immigrants and an American success story. Settling in Philadelphia, Bud’s parents married... More > and had six children, but Bud’s father was an alcoholic and his marriage failed. Penniless and fatherless, 5-year-old Bud and his siblings were raised on welfare. Facing a bleak future, Bud and his siblings received a free Catholic school education and it became their salvation and ticket out of poverty. Just 17 when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Bud signed up for the Marines the next day. This is an intriguing account of Bud’s family, education, and service to his country during WWII. Starting at the bottom and rising through the ranks of the FDA, Bud became a world-renowned drug manufacturing expert. His book chronicles the fascinating, heartwarming, and often heartbreaking journey of a poor man who achieved the American Dream, and never forgot where he came from.< Less
BENJY By Stoney Stonebraker
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The true story of James R Beauchamp, Benjy, as told to Stoney Stonebraker. A man down on his luck befriends a stranger and tells them him his life story. The man, Stoney Stonebraker decides to... More > publish Benjy hard luck memoir to raise money to help Benji turn his life around. In the suburbs of 1960s California we get to know Benjy and his working class family, his parents divorce, and his placement in a strict foster home where he plots a hapless escape. Against all odds, he and his sister hitchhike across the country to reunite with their estranged mother. Benjy narrates his jock days and dreams of being an actor and life on a oil rig. A sudden near death experience makes him the miracle man and through it all, we are touched by Benjy’s enduring faith in God. His rough and tumble life unfolds with fancy cars and crack ups, marriage and separation, kids and bills. Benjy’s adventures include working as an actor and hanging out with OJ Simpson and Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones.< Less
The Fifties Mystique By Jessica Mann
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Many young women ‘long to put the clock back to the post-war years when life seemed prettier and nicer.’ In this book Jessica Mann demolishes such preconceptions about their... More > mothers’ or grandmothers’ young days, showing that in reality life was uglier and nastier. Born just before WW2, she grew up in the post-war era of austerity, restrictions and hypocrisy, before anyone even dreamed of Women’s Lib. The Fifties Mystique is both a personal memoir and a polemic. In explaining the lives of pre-feminists to the post-feminists of today, Mann discusses the period’s very different attitudes to sex, childbirth, motherhood and work, describes how she and other young women lived in that distant world with its forgotten restrictions and warns against taking hard-won rights for granted. Jessica Mann is the author of 21 crime novels and 4 non-fiction books. As a journalist she has written for national newspapers, weeklies and glossy magazines and is the crime fiction critic of The Literary Review.< Less
my life 20 By Michael House
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my life 20 The warm weather looks like a good reason to blame global warming. I think of the seasons. The last season I had any involvement with females was the year of my traumatic brain injury. I... More > was mixing with college girls as a high school Senior. My development was entirely too fast. All of my problems I blamed on Granny’s saying a promise was a dream. It was the most miserable season in my life. It gets better. I've heard very many people say that because it is very true. The current season's ugliness goes away with time. That tells me not to jump the gun but count to ten. That's what I did wrongly Valentine's Day nineteen ninety three. I unbuckled and prayed for death. I went out of the rear window when the driver fell asleep and we went off the road. That’s when we went through the telephone pole at Pine Hills Golf Course in Winder, Georgia. It was an u< Less
The Right to Release: A Trail of Empty Bottles Across Europe By Cole Higgison
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After self-reflecting for a few weeks, I thought a lot about if I was to die tomorrow, would I be happy with everything I had done. Had I ever lived my “dream?” I realized that although... More > my life had been interesting, the answer was “No.” Think about it, what would you do before you die? Where would you go? What would you see? Who do you want to meet? I took the chance and “released” from “real life” to see what was out there. It is a right that we all have. I know many people have traveled to “find themselves” and though that was not my intent, it happened. I did something that no one can ever take away from me – something for myself. For the first time in my life I did not have a plan, was selfish and it felt great. The first thing I packed was a wine key. This is my European story: 42 cities, 14 countries, in 80 days – solo and unplanned.< Less
No Place but UP! By Lance Fox
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Growing up in central Wisconsin is synonymous with growing up on flat ground and in oxygen-rich air. At age sixteen I faced my first uphill climb; the emotional battle of coping with the loss of my... More > father. At thirty-six years of age Hodgkin's Lymphoma claimed his life. His death was a wake-up call for me that life can be short. Eleven years later, I became a father. The day occurred six weeks earlier than expected. The fragility of life was once again revealing itself. During my premature son's hospital stay I picked up a book about Mount Everest. Although I had never climbed before, my dream to stand on top of the world was sparked within after reading that book. I didn't exactly know how or when but I knew that I would go to that mountain. Within all of us resides a vision, a defined quest in life. It is a unique purpose, waiting to be unlocked. Twelve years after my vision occurred, I became one of less than four thousand people in the world to reach its highest point.< Less
Journey of an American Immigrant: A Memoir By Sam Sampath M.D.
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Before he was a military man or a respected doctor, Sam Sampath was a high school student writing an essay on a family-oriented theme. As he sat and wrote, he imagined himself as the patriarch of his... More > family, just like his own father. He imagined that like his father, he had two sons, and he named them Deepak and Rajesh because they sounded like good and appealing names. In Journey of an American Immigrant, he looks back at how he and his wife, Sulochana (which in their Indian language means “one with beautiful eyes”) made his high school dream a reality by working hard and loving each other. He also looks back at his life from a boy in India to his military service and education at home and overseas—as well as the journey his family ultimately made to the United States of America. Another central theme is his work in India and in the United States as a doctor, which he continues to this day at age eighty.< Less
Journey of an American Immigrant: A Memoir By Sam Sampath, M.D.
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Before he was a military man or a respected doctor, Sam Sampath was a high school student writing an essay on a family-oriented theme. As he sat and wrote, he imagined himself as the patriarch of his... More > family, just like his own father. He imagined that like his father, he had two sons, and he named them Deepak and Rajesh because they sounded like good and appealing names. In Journey of an American Immigrant, he looks back at how he and his wife, Sulochana (which in their Indian language means “one with beautiful eyes”) made his high school dream a reality by working hard and loving each other. He also looks back at his life from a boy in India to his military service and education at home and overseas—as well as the journey his family ultimately made to the United States of America. Another central theme is his work in India and in the United States as a doctor, which he continues to this day at age eighty.< Less

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