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Memom’s Diary - Memoirs of Katherine Harvey Rogér By Jeanie Marsolan Bazer
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Memom's Diary is a compilation of Katherine Harvey Rogér’s memoirs. A life of perspective emerges through her struggles and joys as a wife, mother, writer, artist, and historian during... More > the years 1928 and again during World War II. Her ancestral history is interspersed throughout the book and embellished with early photographs from her albums, newspaper clippings and more found in her scrapbooks. The diary serves as a springboard, jumping from portions of her life to a pictorial journey of her father’s life. Horace H. Harvey, known as the “Father of the Inland Waterways” - so named for the key role he played in developing the Harvey Canal into the Intracoastal Waterway. What began as a drainage ditch in the 1720s, shortly after the founding of New Orleans, is today a vital link in the expansive Intracoastal Canal system. Whether reading about the every day life of raising a large family or of a life contributing to Louisiana history, one will find that each life was truly extraordinary.< Less
Rwanda Review By Compilation
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My sophomore year of high school, I traveled to Rwanda with my father, Rick Bass, and our dear family friend, Terry Tempest Williams. Rick and Terry were teaching a writing workshop at the National... More > University of Rwanda at Butare, and I was along to photograph the journey. From the voices that spoke at this workshop, the stories they told rattled us deeply, their deep and honest tones were so meaningful and powerful, and these stories continue to stay close to us, and still run through our minds daily. Since returning, we have been trying to find a way to publish these captivating stories, and to share these moving voices. This anthology serves as an outcome of the years that we have spent working on this process and digesting the experience and words from these students and from these distinct accounts of Rwanda. We are producing this anthology as a way to mark our continued interest and appreciation of the words and people represented within.< Less
The Normandy Kitchen Garden By Katherine Steele
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An enticing mixture of food writing, blog, memoir and recipe book, based on the need to find the quickest and tastiest ways of using produce from the garden. It includes photographs of fruits,... More > vegetables, prepared dishes and the vegetable patch, together with blog entries, recipe ideas, anecdotes and memories. There are individual chapters on twenty-two different fruits and vegetables, from Apples through to Turnips: thoughts on jam-making, influential cookery writers, herbs and salads and an index of over seventy recipes.< Less
Printer's Devil Review | Fall 2013 (Paperback) By Thomas Dodson
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Printer's Devil Review is an independent, open access journal of literary and visual art. We provide emerging writers and artists with access to publication and inquisitive readers with new voices... More > and visions. In this issue: poems by Gillian Devereux, Maggie Golston, Kathleen Hellen, David McAleavey, and Nate Pritts. You’ll also find Marc Watkins' story about a backwoods marriage and the compromises of queer life in rural America, and a story by David Vardeman featuring illustrations by Harriet Burbeck. This issue also features excerpts from Gemma Cooper-Novack’s novel Go Home Faster and Jade Sylvan’s memoir Kissing Oscar Wilde (with photos by Caleb Cole). Paintings by Keith Francis explore the power of natural forces, and photographs by Amber Tourlentes delve into the changing character of Boston’s Gay Pride Parade.< Less
The Slamming Door: Bone Cancer, Asperger's, and Loss By Clarisse N. Renard
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The Slamming Door is a true story. In September of 2008, Clarisse N. Rénard was asked to move in with her cousin-in-law, who had just been diagnosed with bone cancer…by his daughter,... More > Berta. Find out how an Aspie who has learned social skills by rote, one who has earned respectable academic credentials but does not function well in many work environments, navigates a labyrinth of death, dying and loss, and how she copes with anxiety induced by travel and changes in her environment, and how she slowly, painstakingly comes to recognize the signs of hostility around her while making no apology for who she is. Read on to find out how an articulate and meticulous Aspie dealt with all of these problems and situations, and how she viewed it all. There is nothing wrong with those who are different. The problem is those who won’t accept or respect them. The memoir includes photographs of points of interest in Manhattan, and other items of interest.< Less
Fur Baby's Keepsake Book (8.25x10.75 Neutral - Dog) By Elizabeth Parker
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A One-of-a-Kind, 8.25x10.75 Fill-In-The-Blank Keepsake for your Dog. In this yellow colored pages with black text, illustrated and photography rich book, you'll find dozens of topics to talk about... More > regarding your dog's first years and beyond. A canine version of the human baby books, there's plenty of room for photographs and threaded between is a spot for you to paste an envelope with a piece of your dog's fur or old ID tags. Perfect for your own dog, or as a gift to someone who just welcomed their own canine fur baby into their house. This version is yellow, but there is also a pink for girls and blue for boys!< Less
The 50 / 60 Kid - A Palo Alto Dreamer By jane horton
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What was Silicon Valley like before it was "Silicon Valley?" For both those who recollect the Bay Area in different times, and those who only know it now, this story delights with how... More > things used to be; the orchards, Sunday afternoon drives, and children who explored creeks, neighborhoods and life with intensity and passion. Growing up in Palo Alto in the 1950s and '60s meant a life filled with stories about good and bad guys: Davy Crockett, Communists, Republicans; the Church, and the Mickey Mouse Club. Jane’s vivid imagination is both her salvation and her nemesis, and seeing the world through her eyes brings to mind how imagination can triumph in even the most mundane situations. Her story of changing times evokes the hopes, discoveries, joys and disappointments that children confront, and of how some things never change. More than 50 photographs enrich Jane’s story, and you may find yourself remembering childhood wonders, joys and confusions as you relax and reflect with the Palo Alto Dreamer.< Less
A Three Megapixel Journal By Waswo X. Waswo
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Around December of 2002, writer and photographer Waswo X. Waswo gifted his assistant, M. Srinivas Rao, a small digital camera. "A Three Megapixel Journal" tells an intimate, confessional... More > story of the entry of digital photography into the life of a chemical-process, black-and-white "purist". Waswo X. Waswo finds himself becoming more and more fascinated with his assistant's "toy", eventually using the three megapixel to document a journey he and Rao take together through southern India in early 2005. The result is a series of two hundred and seven intriguing photographs, coupled with a compelling tale of an artist's adjustment to new technology.< Less
Keep Breathing: Recollections from a 103-year-old By Morrie Markoff
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“When you reach the age of 100, suddenly, even if you did nothing notable, you are a celebrity. Friends, even longtime ones, neighbors and strangers look at you differently. You see and feel... More > it. When perfect strangers find out, they shake your hand, as if, by osmosis, you can transfer the secrets of long life to them.” Morrie Markoff only has this advice: Keep Breathing. These are his recollections from the last century beginning in a New York tenement in 1914. Morrie recalls his impoverished beginnings that led to his creative years as a metal sculpture artist and photographer. Although he never set out to achieve any milestones, Los Angeleno Morrie has received media attention for his first gallery showing at age 100, diamond anniversary to his wife Betty, and his first book signing at age 103. Morrie has no plans to take it easy. He only has plans to “Keep Breathing.”< Less
From The Crusades to Gulag and Beyond By Valery G. Yankovsky
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Red-bearded bandits- Tiger hunts in Manchuria- Exotic customs of the Far East- the terror of imprisonment in the infamous Gulags- find these and more in this memoir of a man who lived to tell about... More > it all. Ranging from the Yankovsky Peninsula near Vladivostok in Russia, to Shanghai and Harbin, finally escaping to build Novina, a fabulous "Russian Camelot" in the mountains of North Korea, which was visited by Yul Brynner and his family when he was a youth. Readers of Rock Brynner's book "Empire and Odyssey" will want this big volume of true tales of danger, courage, romance and adventure. A testament to many men and women determined to survive, prosper and be free against terrible odds. Non-fiction, 336 pages with over 80 pages of vintage photographs and 3 Family Trees. (NOTE: The Download is very large; it requires a high-speed connection. Please contact me if you have any problem with it.)< Less