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Boomer Down: From Fast Lane to Crashed Lane
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Quintessential Boomer Steve Meltzer was living the limo-licious life of a Mad Men-style ad executive in Hong Kong. Great money, eye-popping travel, blue-chip clients. Teak-paneled suites, top-shelf martinis and speaking gigs all over Asia. When his firm died, he returned, jobless but hopeful, to the US--and crashed. Here is his witty, brutally honest, before-during-after story (some heard on NPR).
Three Score Years and Ten
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Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This, Elizabeth Love's fifth published book, is a condensed profile of the man she met 14 years ago and a short record of their friendship.
Jewish Sailor, Harvard Lawyer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,210. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this mellow memoir, the Author revives memories of war: defending democracy and the Navy with injections of the miracle clap cleanser, penicillin; and of peace: attending law school, and acquiring talents to crush Jim Crow; and of pater familias: delighting in the charms of his children. Boswell done, Author shifts to Fable and Farce, to trash the cant and humbuggery of American politics.
The Fathers We Find
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Charles Ries' novel The Father's We Find reminds me of Frank McCourt's (Angela's Ashes, "Tis, Teacher Man) memoirs with their keen attention to character and strong voice. Ries' characters' voices are ring loud and clear, I can hear them calling, long after putting the book down." ---- Karla Huston Winner of The Main Street Rag 2003 Chapbook Contest
Life of a Push Goddess
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An Inspirational Autobiography By Sharina Jones In this compelling and inspirational book, author Sharina Annette Jones shares her life experiences following a shooting incident which left her paralyzed as a very young child.
Billy Idol Gone Wrong
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I have been called many things in my time, but "Billy Idol gone wrong" surely takes the cake! Look beyond the differences in fashion sense and demeanour, however, and his fans might be surprised to discover that my supposed antithesis and I actually have some things in common. A reflection on how we expatriates come to assimilate physically in our adopted countries either by accident or design.
For the Love of God! A memoir of Army Basic Training?
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A boy joins the Army without a clue. While in Basic Training, his girlfriend converts to a different religion, saying that God wants her to be single. The young man's only hope is that he can hold on to her long enough to make her realize they were meant to be together. Until then, his hands are tied in the testosterone-drenched school of combat.
Blessed
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
An amazing life. As a New Yorker brought up in the world of Broadway theater, the author, Burt Boyar, became a child radio actor in the late 1930’s, early 40’s. Then he became a caviar taster, a polo player, a widely syndicated Broadway columnist, close friend and biographer to Sammy Davis, Jr. with the worldwide Best Selling book, Yes I Can.
Faking It In France
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,030. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Living semi bankrupt in France wasn't the dream I'd fantasied about. Homesick and disillusioned, I knew something had to change, but what?
My Name Is Ross: An Alcoholic's Journey
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: Australian English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a compelling book for anyone suffering from alcoholism, seeking to understand it, or wanting to warn loved ones and friends of its affects. Brutally honest and inspiring, it tells the life story of one of Australia's well-known writers as an alcoholic and his struggle to become and stay sober.
Once Upon A Road Trip
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,580. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
*Think 'Eat, Pray, Love'...the teen version. A pre-life crisis on a shoestring budget. *A geeky girl goes on an unlikely 8-week adventure--encountering unexpected danger, wonderment, grief, and love. *A fiction-like retelling of a young woman's true story--made up of 3rd person narrative and actual journal entries.
Under An African Sky
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Julene Hodges Schroeder was raised in an Ethiopia that was beginning to emerge from centuries of isolation. Under An African Sky is a story you can read to your children and grandchildren, about a girl who lived an unusual life and loved it.
My Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoir from the pre- school days to the retirement containing pictures of interesting places, history of sites visited, pre-war period of british india and the freedom movement, Riot, indepedence, Partition of indai. all these turbulent period written as seen by the author..
Nerves of Steel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a story about my mother, Dr. Shi Ming Hu, and her extraor-dinary journey from China to America, her heartbreaking separation from her husband and family, her lonely days of struggle, her re-markable accomplishments, and a profound love for her children and friends that transcended time and space.
Stories for Oliver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,080. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Wrightson’s goal with this memoir was to provide a look at his life, from childhood to present, so that his grandson would have an understanding of who his grandfather was. The book contains 40 humorous, eye-opening, reminiscent, and thoughtful tales, plus ten beautiful poems. I give Stories for Oliver a solid five stars and I recommend it to readers of all ages." Charline Ratliff
Hello Dolly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had begun to notice little things, strange little things. I was in the grocery store couple of days ago, just walking around with the damn song going through my head. I remember I was looking at the cans of sweet baby peas, when an older guy with a white beard strolled by pushing his cart. As he passed I could hear him humming “Hello Dolly” to himself. It freaked me out.
Bonus Materials (The Beloved Daughter)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"The Beloved Daughter: Bonus Features" contains a mini memoir recounting Alana's experiences writing her award winning novel, character studies, deleted scenes, sneak peaks, and more. It is not the novel but contains supplemental materials meant to be enjoyed after reading "The Beloved Daughter."
Une Goutte de Vie dans l'Amer
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Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: French. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
L'histoire vraie d'un enfant insouciant, dans le Paris des années 30, élevé dans l'amour de la France et de ses valeurs républicaines par ses parents immigrés juifs polonais. Brusquement éveillé de son enfance par la guerre, il va découvrir le coté sombre des hommes. Miraculé du camp de Drancy, il assiste, impuissant, au départ de ses parents vers Auschwitz, devient résistant et tente de survivre.
The Other Hidden Wound: Uncovering the Effect of Patriarchy on the Male Psyche
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
In his 1970 book "The Hidden Wound," Wendell Berry presented the hidden effect of racism on white people. Today Travis Mamone proposes a similar hidden wound--the hidden effect of patriarchy on men. In this e-book, Mamone takes a look at his life and discovers the way patriarchy made him view women as less than human.
India Unplugged. What Really Happens When You Are Traveling, Living and Working in India
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
How do you take a bucket shower? Why are your colleagues offended if you don’t bring chocolate to the office? How do you bargain with a dentist? In her new book, Aurelia shares the most eclectic and personal stories from her life in India. Entertaining, witty, and insightful, India unplugged is an irresistible treat for armchair tourists, experienced expats and adventurous backpackers alike.