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Death-Defying Nina
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
A true story about three sisters and a mother of a mid-life crisis.
Pizzles in Paradise
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Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks is an English trained vet. In a quirky yet literate style this memoir describes his education, courtship and subsequent emigration to New Zealand with Viv, his young wife. His numerous anecdotes are lively and good-humoured, occasionally poignant and often hilarious. It will be enjoyed by all those who love animals, have owned a pet, worked on a farm or read James Herriot.
Tomorrow's Road Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
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.
Already Written - Absurd Tales of Non-Fiction Volume One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
How does a woman crossing the street get hit by a potato? How can a spiral notebook cause a child lasting mental trauma? What makes a food court so dangerous? Eight million stories could be told from the residents of New York City, most of which could not be made up even by the best Fiction writer. Nobody has time to listen to all eight million accounts, so Already Written will cover just one.
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.
My Wife Has Alzheimer's
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly devastating situation.
Musikana, Women of Zimbabwe
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Through the eyes of a young idealistic development worker Musikana journeys into post colonial Zimbabwe. From the demise of a young maid’s life, witnessing the harsh realities at a preschool for disabled children to sharing burgeoning dreams of two young teens, the author encounters the life of musikana, the young women of Zimbabwean.
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.
The Trains We Rode
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The dramatic true-life adventures of recreational collegiate freight train riding. Personal recollections of dodging railroad police (sometimes unsuccessfully); bone numbing cold, walking zombie tiredness, what the #@!$% moments and beautiful scenery you can only see seated in a lawn chair in the open doors of a boxcar.
Indiana Canticle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Indiana Canticle is a set of autobiographical essays that resemble snapshots from my memory. Each chapter is an isolated event which allows the reader to glimpse my childhood life from 1944 to 1951, circumscribed, as it was, by music and books and the forested hills of Southern Indiana.
Kings, Killers and Kinks in the Cosmos
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,940. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Robert Egby’s great-grandmother, an English Seer, predicted his life. A teenage atheist, he refused to believe her until doors started opening like magic. The strange journey took him into the company of kings,journalists, news photographers, in the Middle East, Germany and western Canada where a radical change took place in Cosmic Consciousness. Autobiography with over seventy photographs.
The Lid is Lifted
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 129,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
The Gauntlet
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Price: Free! Words: 49,800. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine being nineteen years old, leaving family friends, and boarding a plane for the horror of Vietnam. The first book in the "Letters to Brian” series, "The Gauntlet," puts you into the boots of a boy’s wrenching journey. Follow his experience from Marine Boot Camp to the jungles of Vietnam.
Blessings of Failure: A Transylvanian Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A memoir of a Transylvanian physician, a child of communism where failure was guaranteed. In a stubborn pursuit of realizing her parents' failed ideals, she keeps changing careers and countries. She excels in three professions, only to lose each as her inner quest drives her toward an ever-changing vision of becoming. Paradoxically, her freedoms and successes have come from failures.
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.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
Burned Balls and Other Good Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,510. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Burned Balls and Other Good Times is an account of twenty-five years of the life of a Toronto firefighter. The stories are written much like a diary. It's unedited,opinionated and raw. But the stories are true. Some are funny. Some are disturbing as hell,but all are the things the author has lived through,by the grace of God some just barely, and how he's paid in both physical and mental pain.
Thomas, The Friendly Ghost
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you enjoy ghost stories, you'll love my true story about ghostly encounters. I had my first supernatural experience when I was ten years old. I've seen apparitions and felt the presence of ghosts many times.