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  • Enchantment and Despair

    Montana Childhood Stories, 1925 – 1937 by

    Deadly drought, near fatal accidents, blizzards, grasshopper plagues, choking dust storms, endless days of relentless toil for measly crop yields … … enchanting big skies, an endless undulating prairie, the spine-tingling cry of midnight coyotes, ...


  • 'Happy' Norman, Volume II (1958-1979)

    Nuclear Assignments, Caribbean Mishaps and Mid-Life Crises by

    The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man in Letters to my Grandchildren and Other Friends In Volume II the 30 year old Keith returns to the UK and begins a career as Commercial Director in the UK Atomic Energy Authority. When, after 13 years, the ...


  • My True Life in Short Stories

    by

    From a very humble beginning filled with hardships, the sixth child in a family of fourteen, I was born on a small impoverished farm on the Gaspé Peninsula, in Quebec, Canada, just a tiny dot on the map as I say, and had a very unusual and fulfilled ...


  • East Germany and the Escape

    Kitchen Table Memoirs by

    The true story of Alfred Kienitz set in East Germany – before, during and after WW2 – tells of many hardships suffered during those times. Raised with six brothers and sisters, Alfred was part of a family that worked hard to survive. His parents ...


  • To Climb a Mountain

    Growing Up in the Canadian West: Adventure Amid Turmoil and History by

    In the early 1900s, the dream of owning their own land draws thousands of immigrants to the Canadian West. One of them is Billy King, an adventurous youngster who emigrates from England with his family to a rough-and-tumble Saskatchewan town and ...


  • The Family Album (in Russian: Семейный Альбом)

    Reminiscing About the Past (in Russian: Воспоминание о прошлом) by

    Захватывающие, эмоциональные и вдохновляющие мемуары, Семейный Альбом: Воспоминания о Прошлом, рассказывают о неунывающей семье, проживавшей в России и Советском Союзе в одни из самых смутных и трудных периодов страны. Декорированная фотографиями ...


  • Being Bertha

    How a Wayward Woman Became a Local Legend by

    The Ekelund family moved to Canada in 1903 and settled in what is now Southern Alberta when Bertha, their sixth child was only five years old. Growing up in a family that was torn apart by the tragedy of their mother’s death, Bertha developed an ...


  • Canadian Canoe Expedition

    5200 Miles from British Columbia to Quebec by

    To celebrate Canada’s Centennial, ten men paddled a canoe from British Columbia to Quebec. They relived the challenges of “Les Vrais Voyageurs”, fishing, hunting and sleeping under the stars. They survived treacherous rapids, waterfalls and ...


  • Landestreu, An Odyssey

    The Story of a Family over Time by

    The eighteenth century saw Prussia, Russia, and Austria competing for prominence in Central and Eastern Europe. Each sought to expand its territory by annexing weaker states. This led to the first partition of Poland in 1772 and subsequently to ...


  • The Family Album

    Reminiscing About the Past by

    A searing, emotional and inspiring memoir, The Family Album: Reminiscing About the Past tells the story of a resilient family living in Russia during some of the country’s darkest and most difficult history. With photographs dating from the end of ...