Tag:Memoir

Happiness: A Memoir: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After

Happiness: A Memoir: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After A shirt-grabbing, page-turning love story that follows a one-of-a-kind family through twists of fate that require nearly unimaginable choices.Happiness begins with a charming courtship between hopelessly attracted opposites: Heather, a world-roaming California girl, and Brian, an intellectual, homebody writer, kind and slyly funny, but loath…

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The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love

The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love “This book is the story of the two love affairs that interrupted the trajectory of my life: one with farming—that dirty, concupiscent art—and the other with a complicated and exasperating farmer.”Single, thirtysomething, working as a writer in New York City, Kristin Kimball was living life…

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Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America

Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America This new Readers Circle edition includes a reading group guide and a conversation between Firoozeh Dumas and Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner.” In 1972, when she was seven, Firoozeh Dumas and her family moved from Iran to Southern California, arriving with no…

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May I Be Happy: A Memoir of Love, Yoga, and Changing My Mind

May I Be Happy: A Memoir of Love, Yoga, and Changing My Mind In the candid, contemplative memoir May I Be Happy, revered yoga teacher Cyndi Lee gives readers an unforgettable gift: the ability to focus on our experiences as we have them, on the way to a lighter life. For all her wisdom as…

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The Gift of an Ordinary Day: A Mother’s Memoir Reviews

The Gift of an Ordinary Day: A Mother’s Memoir The Gift of an Ordinary Day is an intimate memoir of a family in transition-boys becoming teenagers, careers ending and new ones opening up, an attempt to find a deeper sense of place, and a slower pace, in a small New England town. It is a…

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Battle for Grace: A Memoir of Pain, Redemption and Impossible Love

Battle for Grace: A Memoir of Pain, Redemption and Impossible Love Battle for Grace is about a seven-year-old girl who sees Funny Girl and has a dream. To act, to dance and to sing. It’s also about how she becomes a woman whose life is virtually destroyed by a crippling mystery illness and how she…

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Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir

Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir After undergoing gall bladder surgery at age twenty-three, Jennette Fulda decided it was time to lose some weight. Actually, more like half her weight. At the time, Jennette weighed 372 pounds.Jennette was not born fat. But, by fifth grade, her response to a school questionnaire asking “what would you change about…

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Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir

Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir After undergoing gall bladder surgery at age twenty-three, Jennette Fulda decided it was time to lose some weight. Actually, more like half her weight. At the time, Jennette weighed 372 pounds.Jennette was not born fat. But, by fifth grade, her response to a school questionnaire asking “what would you change about…

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