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Man of Many Hats by Elmer Kauk
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The youngest of 9 children traces his family’s journey from Catherine the Great’s Russia to life on a farm in Oklahoma and Montana in the 1900s. He journeys to California at 26 with his wife and 3 small children to work in construction. Their lives were filled with adventure, hardships, a lot of hard work, and happiness. This memoir was written for his children, grandchildren and extended family.
Just an Ordinary Woman by Myriam Donin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,600. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My life is curiously riveting, not because it involves wars or celebrities, quite the opposite. I'm just an ordinary woman, who thanks to unwise decisions and some plain old bad luck, has spent the last forty years stumbling from one disaster to the next. This is my story.
Feeding a Monster by Veronica Loving
Price: $11.00 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Concrete Jungle Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Based on a true story, a healing and inspirational true story about a woman, her daughter and their family torn apart by the monsters they attracted and allowed to grow within them. These two women share their painfully honest version of events that transformed their lives, but not before hitting their individual rock bottoms.
Rude Biker Chick by Sash Walker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Codependency, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Rude Biker Chick: Lessons From My Daddy tells the story of Sash Walker growing up in the arms of her biker father. Divorce, separation, and death took her away from the one person who taught her to love. Eventually learning to ride her own motorcycle,
Crawl Walk Run by Jennifer Galvin-Anderson, MA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,840. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is Jennifer’s story of overcoming both a Traumatic Brain Injury and Cancer at the age of fourteen. Despite the adversities, Jennifer went on to receive her Masters degree in Holistic Health and now uses her life to empower and inspire others to live their best life.
JobJoy: Finding Your Right Work Through the Power of Your Personal Story by George Dutch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,800. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I want to show you that there is another way to approach your career. You don’t need to roll the dice and gamble away your life force. We can approach career choice systematically, with deliberate intentions to make the most of our talents and motivations. The clues are in your own story! Learn how to mine it for golden nuggets that reveal where to work and what to do there--jobjoy for life!
A Thousand Screaming Mules: The Story of Stubbon Hope and One Dad's Dream to Transform Kids' Lives by Ty Schenzel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,960. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The unexpected story of an ordinary man with an extraordinary vision of hope As a father, Pastor Ty Schenzel believed that if he loved his kids deeply, crazily, and unconditionally that they would see life, God, and their futures with hope and expectation. His children grew up knowing that “a thousand screaming mules” could not keep their dad from being there when they needed him.
One and One Make Five by Mavis Gunter
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
‘One and One Make Five’ is a collection of stories and anecdotes based on the experiences of a family living in a wattle and daub house on a small farm in the bush between the years of 1932 to 1942. It illustrates the challenges of living without water or electricity and the hardships encountered due to a ten year drought and The Depression.
The Gospel According to Josh: A 28-Year Gentile Bar Mitzvah by Josh Rivedal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,890. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
From The Maury Povich Show to International Public Speaker… Tortured by his thoughts, Josh finds himself standing on the ledge of a 4th floor window, contemplating ending it all; in a moment of truth, he must reach out to the only person who can help him before it's too late. A comedic and poignant tale of love, loss, struggle, survival—a journey through depression and coming out the other side...
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…
39 Jours En Enfer by SanPietro (Paul Vidosa)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,970. Language: French. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Après plus de 35 ans de silence, la publication électronique permet à l’agent secret, matricule SP 004 (SanPietro), de raconter ses mésaventures pendant une opération avortée de la GRC visant à infiltrer et descendre un des plus grand Cartels de drogues. Abandonné par son partenaire et son officier de liaison, il est emprisonné et torturé à Barranquilla, Colombie, où il languira pendant 39 jours.
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography by Cathy Scott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography is an intimate look at the day-to-day dealings of a drug kingpin in the heart of the ghetto. It's also the story of a boy born in poverty Texas who grew up in a single-parent household in the heart of South Central Los Angeles, pushed through the school system each year and ended up illiterate. His options were few, and he turned to drug dealing.
Voices on the Wind by Cecile Yazbek
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 and represented by LHA Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Eva’s South African-born mother dies suddenly at home in Sydney, Eva, in her first year of teaching, travels to Johannesburg to fill in the stories of her Lebanese ancestors.
As I See It: From a Blind Man's Perspective by Robert T. Branco
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,520. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this book, Robert Branco, who has been blind from birth, discusses numerous issues pertaining to blindness, including legislation, discrimination, employment, myths about blindness, and adaptive technology. This second edition includes two dozen new essays on website accessibility, relationships, Beep Baseball, personal care issues, and much more.
Campbell's Rambles: How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life by Patricia L. Fletcher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,090. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 2 reviews)
How the author obtained her first guide dog, Campbell: what motivated her, the extensive training she had, the special relationship she developed with her trainer, and the good friends she made. Challenges awaited her back home, including domestic abuse. With honesty, courage, and humor, Patty Fletcher tells an inspiring and informative story of personal development.
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.
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.
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.
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!