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Finding China by gabriel bates
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
Finding China is Gabriel Bates' first digital mini poetry chapbook. Short, direct, and only 20 poems long, this collection is deeply personal and as visceral as prose gets.
My Huckleberry Friend And Me by Frank Rawlins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,820. Language: British English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A way of life, a way of growing up, began to change as the 1950s moved into the Swinging Sixties, as the TV era evolved. It wasn’t an age of innocence – mischief aplenty included pilfering and poaching, gang fights, and discovering sex – but it was an age of comparative freedom. These rascally tales are irreverent, funny, politically incorrect. Not so much Cider With Rosie as Tizer with Terry.
Tattle Tales: An Anthology by SHOWritingGroup
Price: Free! Words: 39,200. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A group of writers walk into a bar, er…library and then the words really flew! No, seriously, what happens when you get a group of writers together twice a month at their local library? Besides parsing words, it might result in a book like this. Short stories, poetry, memoirs--the Hillsborough County, FL-based SHO Writing Group covers all the bases in their first collection.
More Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades by Perry Gamsby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by StreetWise Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Even more true adventures in the Philippines with pick pockets, scammers, pirate banca captains, dodgy business partners, suicidal scuba divers and a lot more! The highly entertaining add easy to enjoy writing style of the author once again gives the reader excellent value for money in this second volume of Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades!
Tales Of A Tenacious Tenor by Robert P. Mitchell
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Why aren’t you singing at the Met? You’ll walk in Bob’s shoes through it all – onstage and off. His story is unique in the annuals of opera. You don’t want to miss it.
What's Wrong With You! (What You, Your Children, and Our Students Need To Know About My 15 Year Imprisonment From Age 20 to 35) by Omar Yamini
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“….prison is not the trembling, “What’s that noise; somebody’s going to hurt me” fear. It’s the fear of being kept, treated, and controlled like an animal. It’s the fear of losing your human dignity.” It is a must that young people understand this. It must register in their minds that in prison are men in their 50's still serving time for something stupid that they were convicted of as teens.
Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades by Perry Gamsby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,810. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014 by StreetWise Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
An entertaining collection of true life adventures in the Philippines. 25 years of regular vacations & living there as an expat saw the author playing Russian Roulette with a drunken police sergeant, fighting off knife wielding Bini Boys (transexual street walkers) & dodging the crossfire of a drive by shooting while singing Willie Nelson songs in a KTV Bar! By the author of ‘Out of Stock, Sir!’
Kill Daddy by Gerald Freeman
Series: Get A Life. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,820. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Trauma from the past becomes a part of who you are. It weighs down on the present, suffocating life and preventing you from healing and moving on. If you continue to carry this baggage around long enough, you will eventually become who you are not. Believe in the essential goodness of your true self, however, and you'll accept the past, but let go of the burden, and finally become the real you.
Nobody's Baby: Memoir of An Unwanted Child by Toni Macante
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,330. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Toni Macante was born with a birth defect that resulted in a severely disfiguring left leg. Neglected by her parents, she learned tenacity and resilience that served her well when she faced life on her own while coming of age and coming out as a lesbian in the late forties and early fifties.
English Yarns and Beyond by Gary Troia
Series: The Ray Dennis Series, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,970. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
In this short story collection, Gary Troia shares his adventures, travels and memoirs from his life. Anyone who has ever done building work for brutal wage slavery and wondered if they were going mad, will recognise the life of Ray Dennis, (Troia's alter ego) which evokes a vision of mind-numbing, soul-destroying workplaces and workmates.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up by Amy Crimi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
Brass Bands and Rice Pudding by Roy Osborne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,350. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A heartfelt remembrance of times past. Growing up on the East Coast of England before and during the Second World War, it's the story of an evacuation to the country, and the onwards journey through life in a era now forgotten.
Getting Down to Brass Tacks - My Adventures in the World of Jazz, Rio, and Beyond by Amy Duncan
Price: Free! Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the 1950's a young teenage piano student is given an LP of a jazz pianist and is struck with a major epiphany while listening to his music: this was what she wanted to do with her life! This riveting autobiography of a woman in the world of jazz takes us on Amy Duncan’s adventures as a struggling musician and writer in Boston and New York to her exotic life in Rio de Janeiro
Empower! by petitjoli
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Inspiring stories of Breakthrough, Triumph and Discovery Empower is a unique, collaborative book project that features the individual stories of more than twenty dynamic women who stepped out of their comfort zones and moved toward their own divine purpose. If you have a dream in your heart but keep holding yourself back, this book will inspire you toward instant action.
Echoes From An Unexamined Life by Steve Sagarra
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,760. Language: American English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Friendship, love, regret, history, reflection...how many lives does it take to save just one? This is the question underlying Echoes From An Unexamined Life, a journey of spiritual humanism concentrated on the existent presence of our mortal lives and the connections we make over a lifetime.
1913-1916. Служба в банках. Санкт-Петербург. Часть I. Адриан Тимофеев. by Adrian Timofeev
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: Russian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
На Невском проспекте в Санкт-Петербурге в начале XX века были сосредоточены основные банковских и финансовых учреждений Российской Империи. Невский проспект практически представлял собой российский вариант WALL STREET. Я жил, учился и работал на Невском проспекте в течение 15 лет с 1902 по 1916 год. Мне посчастливилось начинать свою банковскую карьеру в крупнейших российских банках на Невском.
Un viitor luminos by Teodor Flonta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: Romanian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial s-a sfârşit dar vieţile ţăranilor din Lupoaia, un sătuc din Transilvania, sunt răvăşite de impunerea unor schimbări draconice şi fără sens de către un nou regim care doreşte să creeze un om nou, pentru o societate nouă. Guvernul totalitar recent instalat ameninţă să elimine familia Flonta, declarându-l pe Pavel, tatăl lui Teodor, chiabur – “duşman al poporului”.
After a Bleeding Brain “Life Goes On” by Andrew S. Bloom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,560. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Andrew Bloom has overcome more obstacles in a few years than most face in a lifetime. As told in his first book, A Bleeding Brain, he suffered three brain aneurisms and risky surgery, leaving him with nerve damage, paralysis, and weakness on his right side. After a Bleeding Brain continues his story, efforts to recover, and insights into how to successfully deal with life-changing disabilities.
Genius of Friendship: T. E. Lawrence by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 15. Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
'Genius of Friendship', long out of print, is a memoir by Henry Williamson recounting his friendship with T. E. Lawrence – ‘Lawrence of Arabia’. This was a friendship chiefly through correspondence, and the memoir quotes extensively from Lawrence’s letters to Williamson, which are both literary and personal in content, and make for fascinating reading.