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Daddy Die Hard by Isaac Sweeney
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Gone Dog Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After his father left his family, the author found a replacement in the unlikeliest of fictional characters - the gun-weilding, hard-cursing, cigarette-smoking John McClane from the movie Die Hard. About 2,000 words.
My First Ninety Years by Mary Jane Baird
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Murder Creek Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(3.00 from 3 reviews)
The author gives us an opportunity to experience some of the more memorable moments in her long, rich life. First, as a child growing up in a small town in Kansas during the Depression, later as one of the fortunate young women who went to college during that time, and then as the wife of a very successful Presbyterian minister for 50 years.
Aroma of Orange Pekoe - Non-fiction e-book by Jeff Tikari
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,670. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2008. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
The life and living; the entertaining and ways of Tea Planters who made a living in those remote plantations of north-east India in the 1950s. Scots, Brits, and Indians lived in a cohesive society mostly cut off from the rest of the world. They built their own clubs where they danced and entertained; played indoor and outdoor games; drank and lived a rugged life - hunting, fishing and trekking.
Leading U: Inspirational Stories from UAlberta Alumni & Students by Emerson Csorba
Price: Free! Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Leading U assembles the stories of incredible University of Alberta alumni and students. Whether it's Randy Boissonnault, Brad Ferguson, Amy Shostak or Ashlyn Bernier, Leading U shares the on-campus experiences and reflections of the university's distinguished leaders. For incoming students looking to make their own mark on campus, this is a must-read.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope by Graham Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
Ero venuto da lei per parlare con voi ma tu non c'eri by Rino Ottonaro
Price: Free! Words: 37,750. Language: Italian. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My first and last autobiography. Simply my life with its ups and downs. Post-war years I have done a thousand jobs and many removals. I had joys and sorrows. I describe everything in an ironic tone. Text in Italian.
Kiss Chronicles by Virginia M. Sanders
Price: Free! Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.92 from 12 reviews)
When I turned 30 without getting my first kiss — yes, you read that right. Read over it again if you need to. Anyway, when I turned 30, I decided I had to take action and get a first kiss to be remembered. So I devised a method to get my first kiss in a way that would be guaranteed to make it meaningful: I would auction off my first kiss for charity.
Moved Out of Our Comfort Zone by Phyllis Porter Dolislager
Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
We moved three times in twelve months! From Boynton Beach, Fl To Palm Beach, FL To West Palm Beach, FL To Townsend, TN From a 3-bedroom ranch to two condos to a log cabin--in the Smoky Mountains--with black bears as visitors. After 24 years in the same job, Ron changed jobs two times those 12 months. Ron’s sister also passed away, in Detroit, and he was the executor of her estate.
Zythom T1 L'âge d'or est devant nous by Zythom MEM
Price: Free! Words: 43,210. Language: French. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sur un ton impertinent et plein d'humour, le blog de Zythom fourmille d'anecdotes vécues, tant sur sa vie personnelle ou professionnelle que sur ses activités d'expert judiciaire. Elles sont réunies dans cet essai pour participer à l'éclairage du public à travers le point de vue rarement exprimé de l'homme de l'art.
After the Fire: A Personal Essay by Fred Bubbers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A young writer struggles to find his voice in a long ago writing workshop. Years later the teacher's lessons still provide inspiration.
Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools by Victoria Twead
Series: Old Fools, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,590. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010 by Ant Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.70 from 23 reviews)
*New York Times bestselling author* If Joe and Vicky had known what relocating to a tiny mountain village in Andalucia would be like, they might have hesitated... They have no idea of the culture shock in store. No idea they'll become reluctant chicken farmers and own the most dangerous cockerel in Spain. No idea they'll help capture a vulture or be rescued by a mule.
Not Like My Mother - Becoming a sane parent after growing up in a CRAZY family. by Irene Tomkinson
Price: Free! Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 2 reviews)
“This is a “how to” manual that reads like a smart funny novel. Get ready for a wisdom ride.” - Nancy Slonim Aronie – Author of WRITING FROM THE HEART/ NPR commentator Have you ever said I am not going to do to my kids what my parents did to me? Being the parent you always wanted is not necessarily the parent your kids need. Become the parent your kids need and heal your history.
In the Company of Heroes: Life-Shaping People, Life-Changing Moments by Woodrow Sears
Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you were lucky, mentors showed up to guide you through life's challenging times. You owe your heroes and need to pass their favors along to others. You're invited to meet 15 exceptional people who shaped my life. Most are no longer with us, so this book is part of my pay-back. I hope it will prompt you to remember the heroes in your life, and to keep those gifts alive by sharing them.
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle by Elsan Zimmerly
Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
The author, a novice sailor, and her husband set out from Juneau, Alaska on a sailboat headed for Seattle, WA. Though early spring, winter weather prevailed in the far north making the voyage long and stressful. Storms, rough seas, frigid temperatures, dense fog, intense rain squalls test their abilities, stamina and their marriage.
A Grandfather's Legacy by Joe C Combs 2nd
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A story about a families sacrifice during the civil war and the funny conclusion that makes their abolitionists sacrifices moot.
The High Price I Had To Pay 2 Sentenced To 30 Years As A Non-Violent. First Time Offender by Michelle Miles
Price: Free! Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The High Price I Had To Pay 2 is a cautionary tale based on the life of Michelle Miles. As a means to escape poverty, Miles tried her hand in the drug game, joining the notorious "Burrell Organization." Little did she know, this poor choice would land her a 30 year sentence in federal prison. Miles' jaw dropping story will make you think. Does the U.S judicial system represent justice for all?
Undercover My Story by Greg Quesnelle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Undercover My Story is an exciting fictional memoir that takes you into the undercover world and presents with brutal honesty what the underbelly of society is really like. This entertaining story is a must read for any crime fan. Take a peak inside the dangerous and gripping life story of a young undercover officer who dared to tackle drugs, crimes and murder.
Emigrant for a day by Francesco Lolli
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
I moved to Sweden for a PhD from Florence, Italy. I studied neurology and made new experiences in the neurological laboratories of Stockholm. The book is the stoy of a special day in my life in the ice and darkness. Memories from a different time and space.