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Living with the Mafia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,610. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The true story of an ordinary working-class Englishman that gave up life in the UK and moved to the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Sicily - land of the Mafia. The story is packed with hints, tips and experiences both bitter and sweet, making it essential reading for anyone even vaguely considering living abroad. Light-hearted, humorous and at times perhaps irreverent also.
As Ever, Pudd
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,850. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It’s difficult to pretend you love someone when you don’t. It’s even harder to pretend you don’t love someone when you do. To whom do we belong? To our spouses or to each other? My husband, the love of my life, met me when we were married to other people. Unforeseen circumstances gave us the chance to receive and absorb real love. This memoir is the story of our romance, told in letters.
East
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel memoir: Inspired by a slim guidebook purchased at Fred and Pat Cody's legendary Berkeley bookstore, Shelley Buck took off alone in 1972 on a journey she hoped would take her overland from Europe to India and Nepal, using mostly public transit. East chronicles Shelley's emergence into adulthood as she crosses into lands she dreamed of visiting. The journey will make her a feminist.
Zero to Sixty
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Zero to Sixty perceptively defines the geriatric predicament that we're either already in or will be sooner than we think. At some point, we all begin to take a closer look in that rearview mirror. Bruce simply challenges us to, "Give life its due respect and take it all in with as many laughs as possible...while it is still a laughing matter."
Behind The Eye Shadow
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,410. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Many books about the medical, scientific, psychological and social aspects of autism have been written. "Behind the Eye Shadow" is not one of them. This book is a poignant and thought-provoking narrative about a mother’s story on learning her son’s autism diagnosis.
Marianne Hofmann
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Marianne Jerke-Hofmann was born in May, 1917 in Berlin, Germany during the height of World War I. Perhaps her birth at such a tumultuous time, prior to the new birth of Berlin, played an important role in shaping her equally tumultuous personality. Marianne survived the First World War and struggled through the Second, even finding employment that benefitted the rise of the Third Reich.
Fire Men: Stories from Three Generations of a Firefighting Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A family memoir of three generations of firefighters - grandfather, father and son.
Dont Let Me Cry
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 31,540. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
At Christmas 2009, Tina Jenkinson’s mother lost her fight with Multiple Sclerosis. Just a couple of months later came the first hint that Tina was facing her own deadly illness – breast cancer. Don’t Let Me Cry is her account of the agonising days, weeks and months that followed and how she finally managed to come through them with a positive prognosis.
Travels on the Breadline
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 74,750. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
They found themselves having to deal with torrential rain and furious gales, frequent punctures and mechanical hitches and encounters with eccentrics from both sides of the English Channel, but in the end their tight budget did not stop them having the holiday of a lifetime and collecting some never-to-be-forgotten memories. Travels on the Breadline is Fran’s memoir of happy holidays.
Who is "I"? - A Journey of Malicious Intent
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A struggle through abuse, mental illness and addictions; written under a pseudonym and peppered with sketches and poetry… this is my journey.
Free to Be: How I Went From Unhappily Married Conservative Bible Believer to Happily Divorced Atheistic Humanist In One Year and Several Complicated Steps
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,630. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a collection of one woman’s thoughts over the course of one year as her life changed and her freedom evolved, as she worked her way out of religious bondage, as she decided there probably is no God and considered why mankind wants one (or two or three), as she explored her freedoms, her past, her future, her culture and her universe. Spattered with wit, beauty, sadness and sarcasm.
Mended: Thoughts on Fear, Love, and Leaps of Faith
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues
A collection of inspirational essays about anxiety, depression, faith, and God.
Like It's 1999: Diary of a Teenager in Love with a Teacher
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
True confessions of a real-life high school student on the cusp of a new millennium. On the eve of the year 2000, Giselle struggles with spirituality, ambiguous friendships, a family dealing with the aftermath of substance abuse and deepening feelings of attraction toward her English teacher, a married man more than twice her age. LIKE IT’S 1999 is the diary of a teenager in love with her teacher.
Tallulah Tumour - Friend or Foe?
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fiona Goldsby has emerged triumphant from the terrifying experience of suffering a serious brain tumour. She found very little written material was available to help her in her battle, so she has written Tallulah Tumour, Friend or Foe? to help others dealing with a similar diagnosis. It is intended to provide information about what the patient may expect, with tips to deal with the side effects.
Along Came A Horse
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,600. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Just when you think you are reading about the life of someone else you realize it is, in actual fact, all about you. For it is in the art of appreciating your life story and what it has to teach you that you get to choose the option of functioning from a position of strength.
The First Time Without You
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Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
"The First Time Without You" is based on a one-year journal maintained after my husband's death. I chose to share my journal in the hopes of helping other going through the same grieving process.
Parenting Pauses: Life as a Deaf Parent
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
New parenting book shares inside look into a deaf parent’s world.
Southern Raised in the Fifties
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 81,710. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ralph Hood, Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame member, was called “a funny man” by Oprah Winfrey. A master storyteller, he writes of his youth in coastal Georgia, making a Molotov cocktail, robbing a prison and painting “Zorro” on a water tower. His stories touch on music, morals, poetry, young love, first dates, religion, being “raised right," and one risque tale he left unfinished. You figure it out.
The Cat, Some Seeds and Fifteen Books
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An english woman's voyage into the virgin and sometimes bizarre Spain of 1950 and her double life existence between the UK and Catalunya until the present day. The local characters, obscure Spanish laws, evening folk dances, a family run hotel, stray dogs, Catalan nationalists, the plumber, the butcher and the baker all take their part in a cacophony of unpredictable philosophising.
Horse Vet - Chronicles of a Mobile Veterinarian
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You set the price! Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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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.