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The 1950's - A Time To Grow
Series: Memoirs, Memoirs - Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
The 1950's ushered in a tremendous time of change for Australia. As the decade rolled on, outer western Sydney gradually changed from its rural setting and steadily became urbanised. Some very early recollections of my childhood and then a description of my home town Smithfield set the mood for the rich variety of events that unfold.
Ella and Boss: My Agrarian Grandparents of Van Buren County, Iowa
Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: 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.
In Jupiter's Shadow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,460. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hiding from others is easy. Hiding from yourself is trickier. Growing up in Western New York in the late ’70s/early ’80s, Greg is a teenage “detective" searching for self-truth. He confronts Heaven and Hell as he struggles -- within a family full of secrets -- to solve the profound mystery he encounters in the bathtub on the second floor.
A Pain in the Toenails
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Cancer: A Message Of Hope
Price: Free! Words: 35,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: 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.
Sermons in the Storms
Price: Free! Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Mrugank Patel. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Man can learn more from their own experiences than other sources. In his previous years Swami Krishnanand was narrating the experiences and the episodes of his pilgrimage to his visitors. In its mortal Swamiji is not with us but by his writing we feel his immortal and appealing presence with us.
Baby Boomer
Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Categories: 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.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
Stories From the Forest -- stories by a counselor at a camp for children with special needs
Price: Free! Words: 21,190. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
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.
My Operation
Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.22 from 9 reviews)
Some thoughts while facing surgery.
The Greening of Gavin - My First Year of Living Sustainably
Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
As he walked out of the cinema, Gavin knew that his life would change forever. It was the impact of a documentary that kicked him into action, whereby he decided to lower his family's impact on the planet, in the attempt to live a more sustainable lifestyle. This is the story of his first year of 'The Greening of Gavin'.
Gathering Flowers for the Master's Bouquet
Price: Free! Words: 30,290. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
The True Story of One Woman’s Walk of Love
The River
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Flight of the Spirit
Price: Free! Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Categories: 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.
How I Learned
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is an autobiography of an autodidact, a personal story of one boy's meandering path through the American educational system.
Silent Sorority
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
2010 Team RESOLVE Choice Best Book. Silent Sorority reveals with candor, humor and poignancy the intense and at times absurd experience of adjusting to a life as a "non-mom" when nature and science don't cooperate in the family building department. Snappy and irreverent as well as moving, this book offers a contrarian point of view in an era of mommy blogs, designer babies and helicopter parents.
Les Pensees Dangereuses: Dangerous Thoughts about Life, Love, Pets, Friends and Depression
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,920. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Vanida's Journey
Price: Free! Words: 34,090. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: 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.
Letting Go: An Ordinary Woman's Extraordinary Journey of Healing & Transformation
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 152,990. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2009. Categories: 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.
Sure, I Can Do That: a twentieth century american memoir
Price: Free! Words: 32,100. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My father grew up in the poverty of Dust Bowl Kansas during the Great Depression. Sure, I Can Do That is a collection of stories that he told about his life on the farm and his adventures riding the rails as a teenage hobo. These are true stories of an American life, told with humor and honesty. They paint a colorful portrait of a man who overcomes the limitations of his circumstances.