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Carrying Autism, Feeling Language
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Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures takes a closer look at what language means to her and the way she views the world. A great insight for everyone. N.B. This book is still under construction and sections are added or edited every couple of weeks. Please re-visit.
Horse Vet - Chronicles of a Mobile Veterinarian
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Gunshot injuries. Breeding disasters. Controlling trainers, nutty horse owners, warm hearted clients and “laugh-out-loud-funny stories that you just can’t make up”- Dr. Courtney deals with it all in this lively series of tales about the life of a mobile vet in the Colorado Rockies. Diehl makes us laugh, cry and smile, and shows what it’s really like to be a mobile veterinarian.
The Pencil Case
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
(5.00 from 1 review)
Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo is a memoir and travel book that begins with a series of losses that set the author on an uncharted path from suburban Michigan to exotic locations around the world. While her story illustrates the redemptive power of change, it is primarily a primer and guidebook for solo travelers who want to explore affordable and exciting locations.
The Shiny Red Honda
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Growing up in rural County Waterford in the 1950/60's with my beautiful red Honda. The Mass path, crossroad dancing, travelling shows, being an Altar Boy, memories of an age of innocence. It is also about dreams and aspirations; a young man's entry into the world of work, and his brief flirtation with the music business. A story told as it was - warts and all
The Rise and Fall of A Modern-Day Icarus
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Price: Free! Words: 136,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you lifting weights because you want to develop more muscle mass? Why do most think that more muscle mass leads to an increase of resting fat metabolism? When you hypertrophy your muscles, you are enlarging Type IIb muscle fibres, which are glycolytic. There is an increase of carbohydrate metabolism, not fat metabolism. I have had problems with stress. Read my life-struggle to understand why.
The Dream Matrix: A Memoir of Connection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nancy J. Myers takes us on her journey of discovery into the deep, rich world of communal dreaming. The two women in the story Nancy tells find and forge a spirituality that is their own as individuals but becomes shared in their friendship as they tell their dreams, then grows far beyond that to become a gift to their communities.
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kiwi born and bred, happily married for 36 years, leaving the country of their birth, their friends and family for a new country, new lifestyle, and the chance to watch their grandchildren on their journey through life. Over the Hill and Across the Ditch is a humorous view on the Australian way of life by Mike & Vicki Lynn
Becoming a Superhero: Based on a True Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,500. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Oliver was a lost child. Even though he had a good background, he managed to screw up his life. He was a military brat. His father served 24 years in the US Navy. His mom was loving and kind, but very strict. Maybe too much discipline was too much for him?
Honest Sid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you're going to live outside the law, you'd better be honest. This seeming paradox was the operating principle of Sid Probstein's life. Guileless and endlessly optimistic, he was known as Honest Sid around his stomping ground of New York's Broadway. Sid wasn't a tough guy, or even a bad guy.
99 Jobs: Blood, Sweat, and Houses
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A carpenter can fix the house. But how do you fix a broken home? In this award-winning memoir, Joe Cottonwood recalls a lifetime making repairs. Everybody needs a little help, a little warmth: the blonde in the hot tub—the dying billionaire—the wounded war vet—the rebel teen— the lonely French teacher—and the author himself. "Expertly crafted!"—Kirkus. "Gritty and entertaining."—Publishers Weekly.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
Kill Daddy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,820. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Trauma from the past becomes a part of who you are. It weighs down on the present, suffocating life and preventing you from healing and moving on. If you continue to carry this baggage around long enough, you will eventually become who you are not. Believe in the essential goodness of your true self, however, and you'll accept the past, but let go of the burden, and finally become the real you.
Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Open Books Press. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bobbi Carducci’s life was about to change. Her ill father-in-law 's odd behavior was a mystery when he came to live with her and Mike. For the next seven years Bobbi did everything she could to save him from himself—while he tried to convince everyone that he didn’t need her and that she was crazy. Caregiver Bobbi took on “the system” and Rodger’s Schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, dementia...
Something Furry Underfoot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Something Furry Underfoot is a funny, touching book about pets that Amy's husband brought home and how Amy ended up helping care for, and falling for, most of them. In addition to frogs, iguanas, dogs, a stray cat, rabbits, and lots of hamsters, you will meet a male hedgehog that escaped three times to mate with a female hedgehog, a ferret that cost $1,200 in vet bills and a domestic duck.
An Ugly Secret
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The candid story of D.A. Ayer's struggle with Body Dysmorphic Disorder, also known as BDD.
Dancing in Heaven — a sister's memoir
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
Born with severe brain damage, my sister Annie never out grew the needs of an infant. She didn’t walk or talk. Our parents fed her, changed her clothes, and lifted her from her bed to her wheelchair and back for her entire life of 51 years. A window into my family’s life with a severely disabled member, Dancing in Heaven is a testimony to the basic intrinsic value of human life.
A Memoir of Holstein: An Engineer Traces His Origin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
In A Memoir of Holstein, a retired engineer traces his first 18 years growing up on a farm near a small Iowa town founded by Germans. He shares how community, school, friends, relatives, and time spent alone molded his life. Inviting and nostalgic, the wonders of his formative years are examined through the eyes of the boy who lived them with the hindsight of the man who was shaped by them.
Living With P.T.S.D.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,850. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
m,y 43 year journey with post traumatic stress disorder while desperately trying to live a normal life. starting the present day the book jumps back and forth from my encounters with the v,a, to self medicating through raising a family in a broken marriage and yet having the strength to go on.
Seriously Mum, What's an Alpaca?
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Series: Seriously Mum, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,210. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.86 from 7 reviews)
Leaving England and moving to Spain to set up an alpaca breeding farm was never going to be easy… 'Seriously Mum, What’s an Alpaca?’ is the frank and charming story of a brave couple who risk everything to move to Spain to follow their dream.