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Ella and Boss: My Agrarian Grandparents of Van Buren County, Iowa
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Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This short nonfiction piece reveals the character of rural Iowa through the eccentricities of loving grandparents. It is a story of agrarian grandparents told by one of their thirteen grandchildren. Though anecdotal in nature, this work somehow reveals a good synopsis of what growing up in Van Buren County, Iowa during the 1980s was really like.
Bubble Gum in Disguise
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When does a child's earliest memory become a life lesson? For author Georgiann Baldino, it's when a troublemaker offers her a bite of very suspicious looking bubble gum.
How It Looks Going Back: Growing Up In The Montana Woods
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,410. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Doris Knowles Pulis was a girl to explore her new home in Montana’s remote Yaak Valley, an old-timer offered her this advice about traveling in the woods: “Turn around every once in a while so you know how it looks going back.” Fortunately for readers, she did, and her memoir is a delightful account of quirky neighbors, strange adventures, interesting wildlife, and one loving family.
Flight of the Spirit
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Price: Free! Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Homer Shoup, arrested in 2004 and charged with attempting to assassinate Vice President Dick Cheney, writes about his life-changing experience immediately afterward. Shoup writes about the man he was and the man he has become since.
7 Temples to Bill Gates
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Price: Free! Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of a man who made seven temples dedicated to Bill Gates.
The High Price I Had To Pay 2 Sentenced To 30 Years As A Non-Violent. First Time Offender
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Price: Free! Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Category: 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?
Stories From the Forest -- stories by a counselor at a camp for children with special needs
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Price: Free! Words: 21,190. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Because of the people, campers and counselors, on the pages of this story I am a better person. I have been taught the real meaning of courage, perseverance and unconditional love. I have been shown a standard I can only hope to one day live up to and I am deeply indebted to each of them for that.
The River
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
On January 12, 1998, writer Mariellen Ward found her mother's body. She had died in the night of heart failure. The River is a free e-story about how the lilting waters of India's most sacred river helped her heal from the irreconcilable loss.
Letting Go: An Ordinary Woman's Extraordinary Journey of Healing & Transformation
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 156,690. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Letting Go is the extraordinary story of a woman who retires & moves with her husband only to be left when he confesses, “I never wanted any of this….” Abandoned 600 miles from everyone she knows, her dream shattered, without a home or job, she asks “Why?” Join Nancy and her unusual teachers from Nature and the spiritual realms to learn how she lets go and embraces her destiny.
A Pain in the Toenails
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Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Ah, the innocence of medical school. This is a story from my third year of clinical clerkship, when I started rotating through the hospital wards. One patient taught me about ulcerative colitis...and a few other things. You can also find this essay in my book, The Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World and Other True Tales from the Emergency Room.
What To Do When You Hate Your Job
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Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How to Free Yourself from day-to-day Career Pain or Job Dissatisfaction--and Find a Job You'll Really Love...Guaranteed.
My Operation
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Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.22 from 9 reviews)
Some thoughts while facing surgery.
Vanida's Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 34,090. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I decided to get help to figure out why I have always struggled with wanting to be a woman and decided to confront my misery, I embarked on the beginning of journey I did not expect to go on. This is an honest look at the beginning of my journey towards womanhood.
Baby Boomer
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Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in the '50s in rural Ontario is a rich, learning experience. This autobiography takes you through the swinging 60s and my life as a single mom in the 70s and 80s. It's a beautiful life.
You Don't Know Crazy
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,080. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
From Broadway star to mental patient. Her struggle with mental illness is the underlying and recurring theme in her life until, the day, she walked away from the mental health system and became her own doctor and healer. Wambui shares how mental illness stole her life and how she took it back and re-invented herself.
Les Pensees Dangereuses: Dangerous thoughts about life, love, pets, friends and depression
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Part autobiography and part inspiration, "Les Pensees Dangereuses" (French for "dangerous thoughts") is a series of essays on friendship, spirituality, education, bullying, animals, clinical depression and more. Author Sharon E. Cathcart ("In The Eye of The Beholder") shares her thoughts, including an unfinished autobiography, "Unmasking My Phantoms: My Dance With Madness," in this new book.
Dramaville is not a place; it’s a state of mind
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,780. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Brace yourself for this memoir filled with drama, emotional turmoil, and an inspiration to never give up! Dramaville is not a place; it’s a state of mind chronicles the life of Andrea Lewis from birth until the age of forty. She was on a mission to find happiness but instead her life played out like a sitcom series.
Cancer: A Message Of Hope
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Price: Free! Words: 35,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cancer: A Message of Hope is a Pulitzer Prize Nonfiction finalist written by Jairo Alvarez. The book concentrates on the author's struggles with the "silent killer" and his eventual "new-life" after radical surgery. The book contains both an inspirational story as well as medical facts that have the potential to better inform those dealing with prostate cancer.
Gathering Flowers for the Master's Bouquet
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Price: Free! Words: 30,290. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The True Story of One Woman’s Walk of Love
Storm
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Price: Free! Words: 95,100. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true story of a journey of shattered dreams and empty relationships to the victory of a new dawn and new beginnings.