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Flashbacks (an unreliable memoir of the '60s) by Morgan Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of memories about growing up hippie in Toronto, during one of the most interesting periods of the 20th century. Not to mention the sex, drugs and rock and roll…
Cheese Chronicles: The True Story of a Rock 'N' Roll Band You've Never Heard Of by Tommy Womack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by Teresa Medeiros. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1985 Tommy Womack and three other guys formed a band called Government Cheese and hitched their sled to the rock and roll dream. Everything they packed for the trip—relationships, standards, their future—will get tossed or bounced off somewhere. They will know they could stop at any time, just by letting go of the dream. Under no circumstances whatsoever will they let go of the dream.
The Rubber Knife Gang by jonna clark-aprahamian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.
A Checkered Past by William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Memories from Maple Street, U.S.A. Leaving Childhood Behind by Cheryl Pierson, Carol Huff, Kathleen Rice Adams, Sue A. Monkerss, Vella Munn, Christine Hope, Celia Yeary, Jim Landwehr, Emma Hopewell, Christine Waldman, L.D.B. Taylor, Vonn McKee, Katharine Chua, Mandy Waysman, Shayna Matthews, Sharon Cunningham, & Jean Bonin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,960. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are the stories of a turning point—when the world shifted, and nothing would ever be the same. In this first collection of the MEMORIES FROM MAPLE STREET, U.S.A., series, Sundown Press brings you real-life stories, from the touching to the humorous, the inspirational to the adventurous, and a wonderful group of childhood memories you’ll never forget.
She's All Caught Up by Jamila Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
She's All Caught Up is a cautionary tale based on the life of Jamila T. Davis, a federal prisoner serving a 12 1/2 year sentence. Jamila grew up in a loving middle class home, raised to become her parent's ideal star child. All was copacetic until high school years. Jamila rebels and chooses to live life in the fast lane. When this good girl goes bad, it seems there is no turning back!
Horses, Critters, and Other Tales of a Cowboy's life by BK Gore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
These are the stories of my life... That the statute of limitations have run out on anyway! A number of short stories detailing a few of my 'finer' moments... and a couple... uh... less than fine.! I hope reading them will provide you as much enjoyment as dusting off the memories and putting them down on paper has brought me. I Vow! These are all true... with little need for embellishment!
Tonight at the Morpheum: A Hospital Farce in Three Acts by Markham Pyle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,840. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2015 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
Historian and critic Markham Shaw Pyle, in this "long essay" medical memoir, looks back with wry (or rye) humor and his signature wit and style on thirty years of missed diagnoses and misdiagnoses, culminating in his 2014 heart attack and triple bypass. By turns hilarious and harrowing, this is ultimately a survivor's tale of hope.
The Day Our Son Tried To Kill Himeself Because He Had Autism by Teresa Smelser
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
On a cold December night in 2010 our son tried to kill himself. He left my husband and I a terrifying suicide note that left us searching for answers ourselves and for our son. I share this story because I learned something about Autism and Asperger's Syndrome that day that I did not know before.
#Livingmydream by Pamela Gerstmann
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My name is Pam and I'm living my dream! But... it wasn't always that way. My background is German and I'm an 80's girl. I grew up in East Berlin before moving to Munich, Germany in 1997. I gave up everything I had and worked hard to make my dream come true. I'm now #livingmydream because I #deserveit! I make every day count. Come back with me on my journey of life.
Screefing: A Tree Planter's Reflection by Rodger Wilkie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'Screefing' tells of a group of tree-planters working on the clear-cuts of the northern forest, tracing their development as they become increasingly removed from the urban society in which they have lived. The book is both a narrative and a meditation on individual work, relationships, spirituality, and the human interaction with a rough, fragile, and profoundly ancient landscape.