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Roads Taken
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 121,470. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alan Young developed two passions early in life; music and literature. In his twenties he sought adventure in East Africa, using his academic experience to teach native Kenyans. Roads Taken is his account of those vividly remembered days in a strange land which became a second home to him and where he made friends from all races and backgrounds.
Electricity Supply, The British Experiment
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1987, David Porter found himself at the centre of the energy supply revolution when he helped to form a new body created to fight for the UK’s independent electricity producers. Battles were fought and often won. Politics, rather than the paying customers, drove the industry. This book is David’s story of those eventful years
Off The Reservation: Stories I Almost Took to the Grave and Probably Should Have
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Equal parts shocking and moving, Off the Reservation: Stories I Almost Took to the Grave and Probably Should Have is an absurdist confessional memoir, accurately detailing the reckless hijinks of a bipolar alcoholic with borderline personality disorder. This stranger-than-fiction true story spans over three decades, as Michael recounts his tales with wincing honesty.
Sorcerers and Orange Peel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethnic & Tribal, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sorcery is a fact of life in many African societies; the supernatural is taken for granted. ‘Sorcerers and Orange Peel’ is a true story of witchcraft, spells, Poro devils and frightening apparitions in a remote and inhospitable corner of West Africa – an eventful journey through the haze where science meets superstition.
I Know Him For Myself
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by GodKulture. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As you spiritually mature, you must strengthen, and nurture your relationship with the Lord. This book gives believers a foundational aspect on the importance of having and improving your personal relationship with God.
Kamala Philips de Silva
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a brief appreciation of the life and achievements of Kamala Philips de Silva, mother of Santhusht, Chinthan, Renuk and Jani.
Chan Sun - A Life in Pictures
Price: Free! Words: 190. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is dedicated to Mr. Chan Sun, a father from Hong Kong. It outlines his life stories by including his and family life pictures and wish his offspring and descendants would know more of their ancestors in future.
The Activist Entrepreneur: What I Learned About Business at the Urban Coalition and My Proven Keys to Personal and Career Success
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1967 Walt Douglas was an ambitious IRS computer programmer, transplanted from Washington, D.C., and settling into a new home in Detroit with his wife Retha and young family. That’s when the worst urban riot of the 1960s broke out a few miles from their quiet neighborhood, forever changing their lives and altering the shape of the city’s economy, politics and social relations.
A Man Without Love
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 76,880. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
All Bill wanted out of life was to be a normal bloke, and part of someone’s life... preferably a female’s life. When I first met Bill, he had in the previous six weeks been run over by a freight train and driven a customer's new car through a solid brick wall. This was just the painful start of this young man's journey to find true love, however, for you the reader; a laugh on every page.
The Journey
Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A series of essays, interviews and book exerpts written by or about a middle aged woman with a disabilitie. Hopefully the reader will get some insight into the world of the disabiled from a woman's perspective.
The Wit and Wisdom of a Nonagenarian
Price: Free! Words: 18,990. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
Changes
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is a testimony without a test ? The struggles of an average teen on a journey to greatness.This Book tells the story of a young woman learning life lessons along the way and finding the pathway to overcoming it all. Her unrelenting faith to believe and trust, in spite of the obstacles she faced, took her from adversity to success.
What A Rotten Colon! A Story Of A Cancer Survivor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Although the definition of a cancer survivor refers to a person who is alive, I prefer to use the word cancer survivor as one who has survived at least 5 years of cancer. My patient had survived 8 years in spite of being given a year to live. 1 Introduction 2 Sudden Abdominal Pain 3 The Surgery 4 The Day after Surgery 5 Remission 6 Relapse 7 The Daughter’s Story 8 Simple Guide to Colon Cancer
Redefining Strong
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,170. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Redefining Strong is a riveting story of self-discovery, sacrifice, and healing. Phoenix White takes you on a journey through her skeleton closet to help you identify and clean out the BS in your life so that you can begin to heal from the inside out. She shares techniques and soul exercises to help you rid yourself of the pain and fear that hold you back from unlocking your full potential.
Poland's Daughter: How I Met Basia, Hitchhiked to Italy, and Learned About Love, War, and Exile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,730. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A double memoir of the Second World War and its aftermath. Basia is a colonel's daughter in eastern Poland, only to have her father murdered and herself sent into Russian captivity; Dan grows up in an America wracked by the Great Depression. They meet at a British university in 1955, and each learns a great deal about the other, in Manchester, Paris, and Lerici.
Old McLarsen Had Some Farms - a memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A memoir with a difference, the first book in the 'Old McLarsen Had Some Farms' series tells the tales of a 'tree change' made last century before that expression was even a glimmer in its creator's eye. 40+ years later, Old McLarsen and his Missus still farm - on a small retirement property in South Australia, still laughing and crying, and remembering all the survival skills they have learned.
Don't Ask Me To Believe
Price: Free! Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A wide range of ordinary people tell of the life experiences that led them towards or through or away from faith in God. Issues as diverse as religious teaching, childhood abuse, fear, intellectualism, illness, homosexuality, bereavement and crises of confidence - reveal some of the factors that make someone say, 'I believe this - and maybe this - but don't ask me to believe that!'
Never Admit to Having a Senior Moment
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
She's No Turnip
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 70,490. Language: Australian English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Blue Wings. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
She’s No Turnip is the true story of a mother’s journey from conception, miscarriages and eventually the birth of her baby and the months that follow. A warm and deeply personal account as the mother shares her memories of a baby born with a chromosome abnormality – Trisomy 18, Edward’s Syndrome.
Tales From Behind The Fitting Room Curtain
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Preparing for sales events, tills that don’t work, the last-minute Christmas shopper and customers who take their prayer mat into the fitting room... Just a few of the day-to-day challenges of working in retail. An amusing account of life from the other side of the curtain. For those who work in retail – and for those who just love to shop.