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New York Survivor By Anthony Motta
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If you can laugh at your ups & downs you will appreciate this book. It is a wannabee comedian's tumultuous ride through life. An uplifting story of how life's struggles sometimes make you... More > stronger and funnier. It's the author's hilarious memoirs redux - first written in 2007 and now expanded years later. It describes his young days in Long Island City and his exciting career at People magazine, The New York Times and MMR, Inc. The author also relates his antics in school, his crazy friends, Army days, surviving cancer, dealing with retirement, and his experiences with several media darlings of publishing and television. If you know NYC, you will love the author's uproarious memories of life in "the concrete jungle".< Less
God Lights His Candles By Dorothy E. Morris
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Dorothy E. Morris, poet and freelance writer, publishes poetry regularly in the South Boston Literary Gazette and in 2009 won its first prize for a short memoir piece. She has published two... More > chapbooks, and she co-hosts a poetry reading series at the South Boston Library. Dorothy is currently marketing a children’s picture book and is working on a memoir. Additionally, she is an officer of the South Boston Arts Association and a member of the Special Libraries Association. In a prior life she was an assistant vice president at Standish, Ayer & Wood, as Director of Corporate Information. For 13 years she wrote travel articles for the Patriot Ledger. She resides in Quincy, Massachusetts.< Less
The Good Years By Eric Anderson
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Eric Anderson is a lifetime resident of Sonoma County. He and his wife Alyne traveled all over the world. This autobiography, entitled THE GOOD YEARS - 1925 to 2013, is a written legacy for his 15... More > descendants. This is the first in a series of memoirs written with the help of Sequoia Senior Solutions, Inc. of Petaluma, California. This new personal history service is called The LifeBook Project. From their earliest memories of life in Sonoma County, to their shared adventures in present times, these memoirs are a living legacy. This book tells an authentic, amusing, and touching story. In THE GOOD YEARS 1925 to 2013 Eric Anderson shares the strength, humor, dedication, and values which he and Mrs. Anderson shared in their life together. Sequoia Senior Solutions created The LifeBook Project to help seniors write autobiographical memoirs, so everyone can leave a written legacy for the future. Sequoia Senior Solutions invites you to enjoy THE GOOD YEARS – 1925 to 2013 by Eric Anderson.< Less
A RECORD OF BUDDHISTIC KINGDOMS (A.D. 399-414) By JAMES LEGGE Fa-Hien
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A RECORD OF BUDDHISTIC KINGDOMS Being an Account by the Chinese Monk Fa-Hien of his Travels in India and Ceylon (A.D. 399-414) in Search of the Buddhist Books of Discipline 1. Nothing of great... More > importance is known about Fa-hien in addition to what may be gathered from his own record of his travels. I have read the accounts of him in the "Memoirs of Eminent Monks," compiled in A.D. 519, and a later work, the "Memoirs of Marvellous Monks," by the third emperor of the Ming dynasty (A.D. 1403-1424), which, however, is nearly all borrowed from the other; and all in them that has an appearance of verisimilitude can be brought within brief compass.< Less
A RECORD OF BUDDHISTIC KINGDOMS (A.D. 399-414) By JAMES LEGGE Fa-Hien
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A RECORD OF BUDDHISTIC KINGDOMS Being an Account by the Chinese Monk Fa-Hien of his Travels in India and Ceylon (A.D. 399-414) in Search of the Buddhist Books of Discipline 1. Nothing of great... More > importance is known about Fa-hien in addition to what may be gathered from his own record of his travels. I have read the accounts of him in the "Memoirs of Eminent Monks," compiled in A.D. 519, and a later work, the "Memoirs of Marvellous Monks," by the third emperor of the Ming dynasty (A.D. 1403-1424), which, however, is nearly all borrowed from the other; and all in them that has an appearance of verisimilitude can be brought within brief compass.< Less
MY BED OF ROSES (Book II) By Vickie Gail Miller
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Seperation of her parents, and later divorce, was only the beginning of her family's many trials and tribulations, as Vickie travel further in her memoir, past her father, Selvia Miller, moving back... More > home with his mother in Waco, and her mother, Irene, taking her and her siblings to start a life in Midland. Far from simplicity, the young southern girl learns that had catered to her life in Waco and Obrien, as her life travels rapidly into unforetold territories of fortitude and resourcefulness, venturing into a romance,that bring greater challenging changes to her life.Compelling, rich, and full of life, fun times as well as bad, as this memoir continues into book III, "My Bed Of Roses."< Less
Interconnected: Tropical Biodiversity of St. John, U. S. Virgin Islands By Cynthia Moulton
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You don’t have to be a naturalist to care about nature, and you don’t have to be an expert to appreciate the distinctive lives of animals. That’s the main theme in this ecology... More > narrative written as part travel diary – part memoir. Cynthia Moulton, a biology professor at Castleton University who has been traveling to St. John with college students for more than fifteen years, is uniquely qualified to lead you on a tour of the fascinating lives of animals residing in the sea, sand, and trees of this enchanted tropical island. Snorkel over the fringing reef of Waterlemon Cay, along the rocky shore of Yawzi Point and in the mangroves of Hurricane Hole. Swim with sea turtles, stingrays, groupers and damselfish to appreciate their beauty and grace, as well as their struggle for survival. From sex-changing parrotfish to group sex in corals, the animals of the island have stories to tell and secrets to reveal. Discover the many mysteries behind the island’s subtle web of life in Interconnected.< Less
Interconnected: Tropical Biodiversity of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands By Cynthia Moulton
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You don’t have to be a naturalist to care about nature, and you don’t have to be an expert to appreciate the distinctive lives of animals. That’s the main theme in this ecology... More > narrative written as part travel diary – part memoir. Cynthia Moulton, a biology professor at Castleton University who has been traveling to St. John with college students for more than fifteen years, is uniquely qualified to lead you on a tour of the fascinating lives of animals residing in the sea, sand, and trees of this enchanted tropical island. Snorkel over the fringing reef of Waterlemon Cay, along the rocky shore of Yawzi Point and in the mangroves of Hurricane Hole. Swim with sea turtles, stingrays, groupers and damselfish to appreciate their beauty and grace, as well as their struggle for survival. From sex-changing parrotfish to group sex in corals, the animals of the island have stories to tell and secrets to reveal. Discover the many mysteries behind the island’s subtle web of life in Interconnected.< Less
THE BACKPACKER COLLECTION By Sarah J. Harper
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'The Backpacker Collection' are the foul-mouthed, irreverent memoirs of eternal writer / wanderer Sarah J. Harper over her six years of travelling in 40 countries across Europe, Asia, Africa and the... More > States, and are probably of absolutely no interest whatsoever to anyone except the author herself (and possibly also her mum). That said, if tales of tropical illness, civil warzones, hellish border crossings, weird and wonderful foodstuffs, diarrhoea and last but not least various global acts of drunken debauchery on my part are in any way your thing, then please feel free to purchase / download a copy and have a read yourself - just don't say you haven’t been duly warned as to the complete lack of decency / morality / literary talent whatsoever inherent within these pages first!!!< Less
From the Narrow Passage By David T. Gochenour
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“From the Narrow Passage” recounts the life of Dr. David Gochenour (1880-1930) as taken from his extensive memoirs. As the seventh generation of Swiss Mennonites (Brethren) living at the... More > Narrow Passage farmhouse in the Shenandoah Valley, Dr. Gochenour became the first in his family’s history to leave farming, the first to get a college education, the first to live in a big city, the first to wed a woman from outside the ranks of the Brethren, the first to record his life extensively by camera and the first to travel outside America—all against the opposition and disapproval of his parents and family. When his marriage blew up, all his expectations of a glorious career and happy family were dashed, and he went into self-imposed exile. While abroad, he encountered America’s wildernesses, the great American canal project in Panama, American colonialism, the Great War, and later the Great Influenza Pandemic< Less

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