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Jasper Remembered By Wilfrid Worland
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The colorful residents of Jasper, Indiana, are fondly recalled in this memoir of growing up in the early 1900s. The author in mid-life recollects his family, school life, escapades, travel, and his... More > injuries and illnesses, as well as his child's-eye-view of Jasper's industries and businesses. With a keen eye for detail and an astounding memory, Wilfrid's stories are thoughtful, humorous and touching. Includes maps, photographs, drawings, and extensive index.< Less
Jasper Remembered By Wilfrid Worland
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The colorful residents of Jasper, Indiana, are fondly recalled in this memoir of growing up in the early 1900s. The author in mid-life recollects his family, school life, escapades, travel, and his... More > injuries and illnesses, as well as his child's-eye-view of Jasper's industries and businesses. With a keen eye for detail and an astounding memory, Wilfrid's stories are thoughtful, humorous and touching. Includes maps, photographs, drawings, and extensive index.< Less
I Was a Beatnik for the CIA By Michael Yates
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In this episodic memoir, set during the coldest days of the Cold War, an American agent, disguised as a bohemian, and controlled by the CIA, is sent on a series of missions that he neither... More > accomplishes nor comprehends. His travels bring him into contact with jazz musicians, radicals, assassins, acid freaks, biker gangs, punk rockers, Jack Kerouac, Bob Dylan and the Manson family. I Was a Beatnik for the CIA is a stream-of-consciousness satire of culture and politics in the 1950s, 60s and 70s.< Less
April in Paris By Charles House
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A memoir about an estranged mother and adult son traveling through Europe, discovering adventure, pleasure, and each other. Coincident with American bombing of Libya, the duo become immersed in the... More > aftermath--hiding in a bunker, espying OPEC ministers debating the next action, becoming unwitting targets of terrorists, strolling in the radiation-laden air of Chernobyl. The outcome is surprising -- opening the doors to a second family. learning about a secret genetic heritage, coming to terms with and respecting life choices for each.< Less
Fragments 1965-2014 By Odile Ayral
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Second part of the memoirs of a French native who moved to the US in 1965. The first part from 1941 to 1965 was written in French because it took place in France. This part from 1965 to 2014 is... More > written in English because it took place in America. It describes her life with her first husband, who suffered from Hodgkins disease and died of it in 1983, her life as a single mom, her battle with breast cancer, her career as a professor and author, and finally her numerous travels with her second husband.< Less
A LONG ROAD TO SURVIVE (MY BED OF ROSES 3rd Publication) By Vickie Gail Miller
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Growing up in the American rural south, in the middle of the century, in the southern state, Texas,roses were far from being offered to the young girl, who grew into womanhood, struggling for a slice... More > of American pie, through years of struggles, hardship, and challenging tests. Far from dismal, yet offered in testament, in the author's (Vickie) memoir, is fortitude, resourcefulness, great saga, and resilence of human spirit, in her struggles to overcome turning points of darkness down her long road of travel.< Less
The Life Story of Isadore Levinson By Isadore Levinson
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When he arrived in New York in 1880, at the age of 20 years old, Isadore Levinson left behind the old world for the new. He soon became a peddler, like many others, traveling by train and on foot (or... More > by Indian pony) from Chicago to Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Colorado and then on to California. This candid and poignant memoir was written in 1929.< Less
Preacher's Daughter, Preacher's Kids, Church Kids: The phenomenon of growing up crazy in the Apostolic Pentecostal Church By Jennifer Herring
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This memoir captures an African American woman's life in a family of nine children, as the daughter of the preacher who converted the entire family as he travelled from the Baptist to the Apostolic... More > Pentecostal denomination. Her story explores each sibling's response as well as her own to the strict lifestyle of the Apostolic Pentecostal. She shares her evolution in establishing her own identity, growing in her own beliefs and faith in the God of her childhood.< Less
I Went to the Sea for Oranges By Mary Kopchains
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I Went to the Sea for Oranges is the true story (a memoir) of a young girl, Nellis McBroom, living in a small town in the Pacific Northwest in the early 1900's. At an early age she aspires to... More > experience "all the pleasure and all the pain" that life has to offer. Her determination to attend a prestigious eastern college, to travel, and to be independent, at a time when it is not easy for women to do so, leads her to a life of romance and tragedy. Yet, she manages to achieve as many of her goals as one can expect in the short span of a lifetime.< Less
The Heart Hath Its Own Memory paperback By Jean Langley Brodie
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The story of a life spanning the Great Depression, WWII, a stint in the US Navy as one of the WAVES, raising a large family, writing, and traveling, among other things. Jean Langley Brodie's life... More > exemplifies a positive outlook in the midst of change. Her memoir chronicles over eighty years in a nutshell, with bits of her philosophy and stories of family life.< Less

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