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Turn Around: Life's Testimony
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Price: Free! Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Let me take you on a journey with me through sexual abuse to reality check and a conclusion you will never forget. Gain insight on living with mental illness. My struggles are my own but I cannot honestly take credit for my triumphs. This is not a clinical study and I have also included excerpts from "Whispers", my personal diary.
Powered On
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Indigo River Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Powered On is the true story of Sarah Churman's amazing transition from a life without natural hearing to a new world of sound. Nearly three decades after being born profoundly deaf, an advancement in technology allowed Sarah to hear the voices of her own children clearly for the very first time. In this deeply personal work, she reveals what it means to experience both sides of a disability.
Moms are from Mars: a savory blend of memories, opinions, advice and ridiculousness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From non-Pulitzer Prize winning author/blogger, Janene Murphy, come true life tales highlighting her struggle to figure life out. Laugh along as she chronicles her stumbles through dating, money, high school, travel, fashion, and motherhood. Be warned, though. She has learned from her mistakes. You'll find plenty of opinions and advice, as well.
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk
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Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk recounts the author's early days on the San Francisco punk scene, and tells the tale of a young Catholic boy who escapes his conservative Texas upbringing to live the life of a free-spirited punk rocker in the San Francisco of the 1970's.
Lemonade Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,140. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This meaningful biography—from the hand of a now-polished diamond in the rough—is nothing short of what all hopeful foreigners come to U.S. shores to achieve. Lloyd S. Daley has managed to overcome obstacles, resolve brutal memories, educate and hoist himself into a solid, contributing citizen. Lemonade Life is a tell-all of what it is really like growing up on the uneven playing field of life.
Carrying Autism, Feeling Language
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Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures takes a closer look at what language means to her and the way she views the world. A great insight for everyone. N.B. This book is still under construction and sections are added or edited every couple of weeks. Please re-visit.
Out of my Mind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of short stories, some true, often reflecting aspects of my early upbringing in rural Nelson, New Zealand. The rest are from my imaginings - 'out of my mind'. There are ten stories in this book and a further ten in the second, 'Further Out'. A third book isn't 'Far Out'.
The Patriotic Art
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 126,870. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
The FCO gave Martin Rickerd a fascinating career, which took him to some wonderful parts of the world – and some less wonderful, but they too were immensely interesting and memorable. No retired member of the Diplomatic Service can claim to have been entirely happy about everything throughout their career. But neither can they say they did not enjoy some marvellous benefits in terms of experience.
Dumb Fire Trucks
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,940. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Laugh or cry your way through the loaded memoire of Theresa Piacentini Smith, an American wife, mother, entrepreneur, airline ramp serviceman, home chef, swimmer, seafood sales lady and writer.
En busca del verdadero mundo
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Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Esta corta biografia relata un pequeño recorrido de la vida del autor de las obras que aquí yacen publicadas. Cualquier tipo de información vinculante con otras personas ha sido modificada bajo un seudónimo. Espero que lo disfruteis, lectores.
Clive: Working for the Man in the Age of Vinyl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1978, at age 21, after years of playing in a band, the author was hired by Clive Davis to be a talent scout for his new label, Arista Records. It was a dream job for somebody who'd lived and breathed music. The only problem was it was 1981, disco topped the charts and Clive was more interested in having hits and building his empire than making great records. A riff on life, ambition and music.
West Of Independence
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Warning!! This book contains the following: A UFO, Mormons, Regret, Roadkill, Love, A Little Black Rental Car, A Dragon, Family Conflict, Cotton Picking, Bigotry, Cigarettes, A GPS Named Maggie, Grief, Rattlesnakes, Laughter, The Grand Canyon, A Root Beer Float, Dinosaurs, Redemption, A Cow That Eats Plastic, Tragedy, A Meteor, Loss, A Wormhole, Fear, A Volcano, Ignorance, and Shoepers.
Hope Is Within Reach: Overcoming the Challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,710. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
You’re sitting in the doctor’s office waiting for your child’s diagnosis. The doctor utters the words you have feared: autism spectrum disorder. The only words you can say are, “What can I do now?” Hope Is Within Reach: Overcoming the Challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorder is a story of instinct, determination, perseverance and ultimately never giving up.
Just Me: Humorous, Helpful & Odd
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is collection of amusing stories, essays, bloggings, and thoughts from Kevin’s life. Many magazines, ezines, and newsletters have published his stories. His humor and style of writing sets him apart from the norm. Some publications have honored him with awards, as well.
Silence: My Worst Stand-Up Comedy Performances and Experiences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,420. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Silence: My Worst Stand-Up Comedy Performances and Experiences chronicles Tim Boyle's most cringe worthy stories about the times when things in his comedy career didn't go as planned. Honest, mean-spirited, and sometimes embarrassingly sad, this collection of stories is about one man's failed attempt at bringing joy to the world through laughter. Who said the pain of others can’t be funny?
A Life in the Academy
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 263,750. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
A delightful journey that takes the author from his second year of life to his seventy-fourth. Along the way, Wolff gives us an inside look at Harvard, the University of Chicago, Columbia, the University of Massachusetts, and a variety of other institutions of higher learning in the United States and South Africa.
Social Disability: One Person's Recovery Journey
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
This is the story of the recovery struggle from brain injury by a rehabilitation specialist whose professional experience includes working in brain injury recovery programs.
Rattlesnake Dreams: An American Warrior's Story
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 171,140. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of war, journalism, and growing up in the US Pacific Northwest. Spans the second half of the 20th century, and into the 21st. True stories, nightmares and dreams; and one essay.
The Albuquerque Years
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sharon Lippincott's memoir of her idyllically happy preschool years in a semi-rural Albuquerque neighborhood in the years immediately after WWII. Includes author notes at end.
Letters To Friends
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Through letters to her friends, Mia tells the story of her family’s triumphs and heartbreak, her adjustment to life in a new country and her quest to find true love. She travels to Africa, Europe, India, China and the United States and discusses a wide range of topics, from religion to politics to her sex life or frequent lack thereof.