Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir

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
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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.
Hand-Dyes For Sale: How I Turned My Hobby Into A Business
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Price: Free! Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
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Have you ever wanted to turn a favorite craft or art-based hobby into a business? Melissa reveals both frustrating and funny experiences with her hand-dyed fabric business. What started as a simple, online shop soon filled her days (and nights) with new challenges, opportunities, and unexpected visitors.
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Young Dan and HORROR-able People
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Price: Free! Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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A collection of true stories, starting seventy years ago in 1941. I was four years old, starting school. The teacher turned school into the house of horror for me. The big kids were a bad bunch, that made it worse. I never got over the fear of going to school. This takes you though my years of school and tells you how I handled, the teachers and the bullies. Learning grammar at 75 years old.
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
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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
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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.
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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"Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA" is Richard Hill's true and intensely personal story of how he pieced together the long-kept secret of his own origins. This highly suspenseful book is a page-turning saga of personal detective work and the first book to chronicle the paradigm-shifting application of genetic genealogy to adoption search.
Subterranean Emerald City Blues
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You set the price! Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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A short memoir from the authors life as a homeless teenager in Seattle during the late 1980's through early 1990's and the sad tale of encountering young prostitutes on the streets.
Have You Ever Considered Modeling? This Is My Scam Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Somehow on my way to pursuing a modeling career I got scammed. Now I am sharing my story to help raise awareness of how easy it is for aspiring models to be tricked.
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
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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
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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.
Above the Lake:Tuscany, the artist's journey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The artist/fool with one foot suspended above the abyss, never looking to the future as six months morph into twenty years; Cortona, Camelot-like rising above the lake, casting her spell but lurking in the wings is a parallel universe threatening a rude awakening-welcome to the life of the artist.
Trucking in English
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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This is the tale of what happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to actually drive 18-wheelers across North America instead of just dreaming about it. She learns how to hit a moose correctly and how to be hijacked. She is almost arrested in Baltimore Docks and survives a terrifying winter tour of The Rockies. Nothing goes well, but that’s why there’s a book.
Holiday Recollections & Recipes from Grandma Peggy's Kitchen
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Holiday
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'Love and joy come to you, and a Merry Christmas, too' from Grandma Peggy's kitchen! This quick collection of time-tested recipes includes Savory Roast Beef with Red Wine, Spicy Cocoa Mocha Mix, Dad's Never-Fail Dressing and Grandma's 'old faithful': Hungry Boys Casserole. Also seasonal reminiscences + easy, inexpensive craft ideas. Special bonus section: 'Simply Celebrate!
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
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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.
On One Occasion ... Ivory Tower and Road Warrior Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The author, a retired electronics consultant engineer, spent eleven years as a researcher and lecturer at Southampton University (the Ivory Tower) and a further twenty-eight years in industry, mostly as a one-man-band consultant roving the world (the Road Warrior). These are his stories: some funny, some sad, and some just interesting.