Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir

The Long Road to Freedom - A Survivor's Story
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Dream Write Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author intended initially to present a brief summary of events in his personal life. However, as he wrote he realized he could not ignore major national and international events which had an impact on his country, his family, and his life. WWII, and the imposition and affects of Communism on the population of Eastern and Central Europe, figures prominently into this captivating memoir.
As I See It: From a Blind Man's Perspective
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,520. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this book, Robert Branco, who has been blind from birth, discusses numerous issues pertaining to blindness, including legislation, discrimination, employment, myths about blindness, and adaptive technology. This second edition includes two dozen new essays on website accessibility, relationships, Beep Baseball, personal care issues, and much more.
Adventures with a Greying Dog Volume 1: Kennel Hunting
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,490. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Through history depression has been described as a black dog. This collection of posts from the Greying Dog blog records the living of a normal life with an unwanted pet, with poignancy, candour and more humour than you might expect.
From Paupers to iPads
By
Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: British English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A journey through seven generations, tracing a family's changing fortunes from the woollen mills of Yorkshire and the shipyards of Wales, through two world wars and into the hi-tech world of the 21st century
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story is the true story and personal adventures of a man who discovers that decisions made in life can take you down many different paths. From Vietnam Veteran to nude model and everywhere in between, he steps outside the box late in life to find personal fulfillment.
Stories My Parents Told Me: Tales of Growing Up in Wartime Malta
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Stories My Parents Told Me is a collection of seven short stories based on actual events during World War II on the Mediterranean island nation of Malta. The stories describe a difficult time for children and their families where survival was paramount and family ties were what sustained them. These stories describe a culture of a time past for a deeply religious and frugal people.
Down on the Farm
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Paul and author Joei Carlton Hossack, 2 city slickers from Montreal purchase a weekend getaway.
It was all Greek to Me
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: American English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Diane was the first Navy Radioman female to be assigned to Nea Makri, Greece right before the attack on Cyprus in 1974. Amidst enraged anti-American sentiments and fire-bombs, a young woman from California finds danger, adventure, and love.
Africa Lives in My Soul: Responses to an African Childhood
By
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How do missionary kids really feel about growing up in Africa? This heartfelt book exposes their raw feelings about their childhoods in Angola and Congo from the 1930s to the 1960s. Variously called third culture kids, global nomads, or MKs, we share an overwhelming love for Africa along with a lifelong sense of not belonging in North America.
Swimming with Maya: A Mother's Story
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In a memoir that has been called "heartbreaking and heart-healing," Eleanor Vincent shares an inspiring true story of courage, creativity, faith, and sheer tenacity as she seeks to find balance after unthinkable tragedy. "Vincent's poignant decision to donate Maya's organs will resonate with even hard-boiled readers." Booklist "A moving saga." Midwest Book Review
The Autobiography of a Cad
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,070. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
'The Autobiography of a Cad is a wonderfully sharp, clever, funny and cutting book which for some reason has been hugely underrated. Anyone reading it now will realise that, while Britain might have changed beyond recognition, our politicians remain exactly the same.' Simon Hoggart
Bruised But Not Broken
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It helps to know that others have been where you are. The drug nightmare has so many women in the grip of despair, leaving them with broken marriages, depleted finances and emotional bondages, but there is hope.
BloggyBook Summer Season 2013
By
Series: BloggyBook, Summer 2013. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,480. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life goes by really fast. It’s like someone is turning the hands of time and not giving you a chance to treasure each moment we have in life.
Do These Work Boots Make My Feet Look Fat?
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The 1970’s was a daunting time for women working in non-traditional jobs. Kathleen McLaughlin obtained a position with a local utility as the first woman mechanic’s helper. The reaction of the men on the job was unexpected. This book is a humorous collection of snippets of her non-traditional life: personal time, work time and her promotion into the curious world of corporate administration.
Hour of the Wolf: An Experiment in Ageless Living
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
2 a.m. The hour of the wolf. You wake up filled with regrets, and haunted by dashed dreams, wondering what went wrong. For Paul Lipton, a successful lawyer in his sixties, his mind’s howling in the darkness reminded him that time was slipping away. His solution to these sleepless nights became an adventure, and an experiment in ageless living.
The Making of a Peace Corps Volunteer: From Maine to Thailand
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,600. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a different book about the Peace Corps experience. It shows how the author’s growing up in Acadian French-speaking Maine prepared him for service as one of the first volunteers in Thailand. His unique background in the Acadian French culture of Northern Maine helped him to work effectively in Thailand, and thereby helped to shape the Peace Corps in the vibrant organization it i
Outrageous Fortune
By
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 214,410. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Controversial, passionate and wittily written account of a leading playwright’s success, marriage, divorce and his encounter with legal stupidity and malice.A young actor/playwright, a nobody from nowhere, met a beautiful aspiring model. They fell in love, married; he wrote an international smash hit play and film comedy and made their fortune with There’s A Girl in My Soup.
Neither Here Nor There
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
A memoir of a 7-decade struggle against guilt and fear to accept myself as both gay and as a Christian. It was a long journey with numerous detours and dead-ends, but in the end I gained some insight of what it means to be fully human and willing to take risks.
Angels & Skunks: Highlights From the Life of Michele Roby Eastman
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,560. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Michele, born 2-2-1970, grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana with her sister and two brothers. Though born last she quickly maneuvered her way to a position of power at the head of the family. It was NOT a hostile takeover. This story is witness to the life she loved, a remembrance of childhood stories, growing up in middle America in the 70s-80s, and a reflection of the many legacies she left behind.
Adrian Timofeev. My Lectures for the Soldiers of the General Staff in 1902. Part 2.
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is an extract from my prison diary of 1903-1906. I was 20 and I did a propaganda work among the workers and soldiers in St. Petersburg in 1902.