Biography, Memoirs & Letters

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Rocks in the Water, Rocks in the Sun

A Memoir from the Heart of Haiti

Athabasca University Press

A poor man’s first-hand account of the punishing realities of daily life in Haiti from the final years of the Duvalier dictatorship to the year following the 2010 earthquake.

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Mission Life in Cree-Ojibwe Country

Memories of a Mother and Son

Athabasca University Press

The previously unpublished memoirs of mother and son from a prominent missionary family living near Norway House in the early 1900s.

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A Hunger for High Country

Oregon State University Press

A wilderness memoir set in the mountains surrounding Yellowstone National Park, a story of personal quest and a portrait of conservation of a changing place.

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Learning to Like Muktuk

Oregon State University Press

An unlikely explorer visits post WWII Territorial Alaska and fights to preserve Native foodways.

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Shorts

Stories about Alcohol, Asperger Syndrome, and God

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Insightful, warm-hearted and hilarious stories from a recovering alcoholic woman with Asperger’s syndrome.

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The Looked After Kid, Revised Edition

My Life in a Children’s Home

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Placed in care at an early age, Paolo Hewitt vividly describes his early life spent with an abusive foster family before he is moved to Burbank children's home aged 10. There he meets a gang of inspiring children who are outsiders just like him, and together they struggle to create a life for themselves.

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