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Life is...a Coming of Age Memoir
Alf Wood Life is...a Coming of Age Memoir
  • English
  • 67869 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 1583
  • 9

Life can be wonderful; then again, life can be a total mess especially for a young boy just emerging from childhood into puberty and adulthood. Being a teenager can be a bitch at the best of times but when trying to cope with a family break-up it is even tougher. The foll... Read more...

Keywords: Coming of age memoir, youth, childhood, break up, puberty, adult, naughty, funny, teenager


Tough Love
Lillian Speerbrecker Tough Love

Truth Behind The Trouble Teen Industry

  • English
  • 18644 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 1278
  • 2

Tough Love is about the 9 months I spent in the care of Troubled Teen Boarding Facilities and the abuse that occurred. These things and worse are happening every day to the youth of American that are locked behind the walls in these facilities. Don't ignore whats happening.

Keywords: Tough Love, Troubled Teens, TTI, WWASP, Child Abuse, Survivor, Parenting


Argentine Eyes
Angelina Khoo Argentine Eyes

Ojos Argentino

  • English
  • 23338 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 851
  • 0

A series of circumstances have forced me into the life of a wandering nomad trying to find my place in this world. My journey for identity takes me into the very birthplace of the Argentine tango, Buenos Aires. A chance encounter happens between me and a mysterious Argenti... Read more...

Keywords: relationship, tango, travel, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Buried Secrets Unfolded:  Memories of Sexual Abuse
Jennifer Agard PhD Buried Secrets Unfolded: Memories of Sexual Abuse
  • English
  • 3535 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 658
  • 1

A male relative seeks a better life, including the job in the city. His aunt allowed him to live with her and family but unknowing to her; he was sexually abusing her 12-year-old daughter, Donna, who was afraid to tell anyone. She felt afraid, and shame so buried the secret for 28 years.

Keywords: Week, mother, dress, service, alone, dad, noisy, embarrass, neighbor, window, disgust, annoyance, mother, motorcycle, road, bike, people, triumph, [more]


Man's Inhumanity towards Man
Ursula Frank-Pegg Man's Inhumanity towards Man
  • English
  • 45942 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 577
  • 2

War at times is still in my thoughts, in my dreams. . Once you have experienced it, particularly as a teenager, at the most vulnerable age, it becomes the foundation of your life. I have known it all: hunger, poverty, homelessness, above all fear in its most Horrible form, ... Read more...

Keywords: war, terror, loss, faith, courage, endurance


The Life of Samuel Johnson
James Boswell The Life of Samuel Johnson
  • English
  • 217137 Words
  • Ages 8 and up
  • 533
  • 2

The Life of Samuel Johnson is a biography of Dr. Samuel Johnson written by James Boswell. It is regarded as an important stage in the development of the modern genre of biography; many have claimed it as the greatest biography written in English.

Samuel Johnson, often ref... Read more...

Keywords: the life of, samuel johnson, james boswell, biography, english history, english literature, classic biography


Seven Pillars of Wisdom (Annotated)
Thomas E. Lawrence Seven Pillars of Wisdom (Annotated)
  • English
  • 252018 Words
  • Ages 6 and up
  • 474
  • 1

Seven Pillars of Wisdom is the autobiographical account of the experiences of British soldier Thomas E. Lawrence (1888-1935) ("Lawrence of Arabia"), while serving as a liaison officer with rebel forces during the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turks of 1916 to 1918.

Charl... Read more...

Keywords: T. E. Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia, Seven Pillars of Wisdom, Biography, Autobiography, Adventures, Ottoman Turks, Insurgency, Tyrkey, Middle East, World War I, Lawrence, Arabia, King Hussein, Thomas E. Lawrence


Blood Brothers
R. Sanchez Blood Brothers

The Vietnam War

  • English
  • 7059 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 466
  • 1

Follow along on a journey with Corporal Roger Sanchez United States Marine Corps, a combat infantry Marine during the Vietnam War.

A time in American history that divided a nation and a generation.

The story is a journey from innocents, to the reality of the dark natur... Read more...

Keywords: Biography, War, Milirary, Marines, Vietnam War, History, Short Story


An unknown legend of india
Gaurav Pundeer An unknown legend of india

A bharat ratna

  • English
  • 8761 Words
  • Ages 6 and up
  • 461
  • 0

“I had gone to Delhi to attend the meeting of the Congress Working Committee. It was the meeting at which partition of the country was discussed. Gandhiji and I were against the partition. I cannot say what the other members felt about it, because I had not talked to them... Read more...

Keywords: Tolerate, Blood, Violence, Heartfelt remembrance, Resolution, Witnessing, Holy Harams, Misconception, Missionaries


Monochrome is Fine
Andrew J Roberts Monochrome is Fine
  • English
  • 16203 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 417
  • 2

A light-hearted autobiography of a part of his working life by Andrew Roberts. The story is from New Zealand and takes us from when he first started work as a Surveyor on the East Coast and Rotorua, through to him becoming an IT Consultant with some amusing stories along th... Read more...

Keywords: autobiography, computers, rotorua, new zealand, nz, funny


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