Books tagged: Personal Memoirs

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Where the Hell Were Your Parents?

By Nathan Weathington

Where the Hell Were Your Parents? is a coming-of-age true story about what happens when you let your kids run feral — it’s half Goodfellas, half Stand By Me, and three-quarters Dukes of Hazzard. This comic memoir is an unapologetic romp through the rural South with the Weathington ... Read more

Wild Apples

By Wayne Curtis

There is a dreamlike quality to many of the stories in this new collection from Wayne Curtis. In Wild Apples, he returns to familiar themes of love and longing, and the push-pull emotions which inevitably accompany any attempt to break free of the ties that bind. Simple pleasures ... Read more

Wild Fierce Life

By Joanna Streetly

Unflinching and heart-stopping stories that evoke a respect for nature both in its fragility and its power.WILD FIERCE LIFE is a heart-stopping collection of true stories from the Pacific Coast that build a vivid portrait of life on the continental edge and one woman's evolving ... Read more

Wild Fierce Life

By Joanna Streetly

Wild Fierce Life is a heart-stopping collection of true stories from the Pacific Coast that build a vivid portrait of life on the continental edge and one woman’s evolving place within it. Author Joanna Streetly arrived on the west coast of Vancouver Island when she was nineteen, ... Read more

With a Closed Fist

By Kathy Dobson

A gutsy, no-holds-barred, coming-of-age story.In the Point St. Charles of the author’s childhood people move for one of two reasons: their apartment is on fire, or the rent is due. Starting in 1968, eight-year-old Kathy Dobson shares her early years growing up in Point St. ... Read more

Work of Her Hands, The

By Plynn Gutman

The Work of Her Hands is Plynn Gutman's effort to capture the stories of her grandmother's life and to recreate a way of life that has all but vanished from our memories. Marie Anne Lacaille would have said she was an ordinary woman, but to her granddaughter and her family, she ... Read more

Wrestling with Rhinos

By Dr. Jerry Haigh

Graduating from veterinary college in 1965, Jerry Haigh is transported from Scotland to the wilds of Kenya where his first patient is a giraffe with a sore foot. Not having encountered many giraffes in Scotland, he turned to his knowledge of cattle to improvise a treatment and ... Read more

You Can`t Always Get What You Want

By Sam Cutler

An exhilarating, all-access rock memoir from someone who has seen and done it all, this telling recounts the many experiences of Sam Cutler, the former tour manager of the Rolling Stones and the Grateful Dead. With intimate portraits of other stars of the psychedelic circus ... Read more