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A Mercenary, some spanners, a Triffid and a hedge
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Price: Free! Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Welcome to the second piece of the jigsaw of the mangled sludge of words and stuff that will eventually curdle and congeal into the boondoggle of the memoir, No stranger to the P45. This is actually a prequel to the first mini-book, 'A hitman, a chopstick and a darlek'
Raven's Flight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
This autobiography tells the fascinating tale of a woman's life through 7 decades from World War II into the 21st century, a journey of growing up and growing wiser in America.
Ao Anoitecer
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Mas neste lamaçal, nem tudo foi negativo, pois eles (reformados, aposentados e pensionistas) foram nomeados como principais donos do país, certamente por antiguidade, e por isso escolhidos para assumirem, com maior peso, as dívidas resultantes de tanta “inteligência”, mediante o crime de “abuso de confiança”, forma suave de apelidar o acto de quem fez uso dos valores que lhes ficaram à guarda! …
Ao Anoitecer
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Os mais jovens que, em princípio, não se revêem nesta prosa, terão o privilégio de conhecer o passado de alguns dos seus conhecidos, perceber o porquê de algumas atitudes e opções que até então lhes pareciam “menos adequadas” e, em algumas das imagens, poderão encontrar elementos importantes que, no futuro, lhes servirão para enriquecer a sua formação.
Summer with the Indians
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Summer with the Indians is my personal memoir as a boy working in the migrant orchards of the Okanogan in 1961. The book also provides an opportunity to see the Native American from a different perspective as I share some additional insight and experiences in the years that followed.
Fifty Shades of Arugula at the Psychiatric Salad Bar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a diverse collection of short satirical pieces. There are rants against the Social Security Admin ; the customer service of Comcast, the perks of being a monopoly and a story about the shared horror of a trip to the RMV. Stories of life experiences include my first visit to an ashram: being one of the last people on earth to get a cell phone; and a trip to the Nervous Hospital.
Avec Toute Ma Force
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: French. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
En 1966, une petite fille âgée de trois ans entreprend le voyage de son orphelinat au Pakistan pour la famille d’un diplomate aux Pays Bas. C’est le récit rafraichissant et sincère d’une militante, auteure et conférencière, Gabriella van Rij.
An Anti-Life: Memoirs of a Neurotoxic
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,700. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What if a physical illness could inspire violence and murder? This is the question posed by 'An Anti-Life' and its anonymous author, "Mr. Nas."
Another Fool's Paradise
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,470. Language: Australian English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dreams of adventure become reality when, in 1961, nineteen-year-old Roger J Burke gets a job in New Guinea as a Cadet Patrol Officer. Come with Roger as he tackles the clash of cultures; the harshness and humor of colonial administration; patrolling in country; earthquakes, tropical diseases, and other nasties; investigating murders and suicides; and just missing death by a spear in the gut....
Dancing with Hector: Letters from a Cracked Head
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,740. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Vigilante Publishing Group LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bondage is a middle aged woman struggling with drug addiction, leading her to a failed suicide attempt. Through her letters, she gives her version of the ‘why’ and the ‘how’ she became a ‘zombie,’ eventually selling her soul to “Hector” aka cocaine.
Girl with the Crooked Smile - Stuck in a Moment
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,040. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A riveting tale of courage, faith, hope, and survival, Girl with the Crooked Smile takes readers on an intense and moving journey that begins in Panama when a pregnant American mother of three is diagnosed with a massive brain tumor. Revealing what it really takes to weather life's storms, this inspiring page-turner will leave you with a fresh new optic as you tackle your own life challenges.
Committed
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,420. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A unique and ambitious contribution to the annals of the memoir genre. It tells the story of a Washington, D.C. journalist-turned-lobbyist who disguises his bipolar disorder as well as his estrangement from his parents and heads out on a five-week cross-country U.S. road trip.
The Wayfarers: Journeying through a Century of Change
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Virginia Ames was born in the Deep South at the dawn of the twentieth century. In her hundredth year, Ames takes us back to the 1970 cross-country sojourn wherein she and daughter Mary poignantly and critically looked at a century of sociability and social change—including race relations, revolutionary politics, the auto, space exploration, and flight.
Fond Memories of Bygone Days (Or How I Learned to Slow Dance)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,890. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Fond memories of what days? The days when we were young and full of confidence that, come what may, things would go our way. The late Fifties and the Sixties were simpler days--a time when even getting into mischief could be delightfully amusing. This book shares the adventures of a boy who grew up in a small college town in the American South during that period & who thoroughly enjoyed his youth.
Outside the Box
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Price: Free! Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This fourth volume of poetry from Miss Harrison is all about being outside the box. The theme of individuality and celebrating who you are runs through the volume. The book is divided into eight parts, with the first seven touching upon multiple topics such as individuality, beauty, racism, injustice, feminism, being a nerd, etc. The eighth part is a bonus of horror short stories.
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.
Treading Clams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,550. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Treading Clams is a young man's memoir of growing up in a small seaside town at the end of the Second World War. Like the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, John "The Crabber" White takes us on eight different life changing adventures across an all American landscape. He reminds us of a more romantic time when children grew up unsupervised on the streets and back lots of small town America.
A Broken Boy On The Broken Road
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Price: Free! Words: 89,610. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The story is set in Canada and winds its way from the nation's capital city, Ottawa, to towns and cities from British Columbia to Quebec. A young male child is born into a world that is dark with hidden secrets of incest and abuse. This story traces that young child's story until he finally breaks free in order to begin a new life in a new place to call home.
Sex and Soul
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,680. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sex and Soul is a frank and often funny account of one woman’s transition from good Catholic girl to an out and open gay woman of color.
Be a Man: How I Spent One Year Drinking, Shaving, Farming, and Fathering My Way Toward Masculinity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Peter Andre wed the love of his life, he assumed he would cross two thresholds at once: marriage and manhood. But months after he exchanged vows, Peter is the same passive-aggressive man-child he has always been. In an effort to become a rugged, rustic, capital-M Man, Peter decides to complete a different manly activity every week for an entire year.