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I Wish I Lived There Again
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
This is a collection of personal essays about a Midwestern childhood in the mid-twentieth century. They detail the pastimes of children and adults back when life was simpler. The author is one of four daughters and writes about putting on a circus with her sisters, the birth of her baby sister, her father's near fatal car accident, homemade bread, movies, bigamists, pickle vats, and even hair.
Tea and Me
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 214,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rod set sail for a new life in India after applying to work as an engineer. During his career in the tea industry he fell in love with the country and its way of life. Tea and Me is the story of Rod Brown’s colourful early years in West Bengal in the 1950s, complete with encounters with tigers, leopards and poisonous snakes and some hilarious adventures with the local people.
All Screwed Up
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,720. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Introducing my book, "All Screwed Up", A Revealing and insightful autobiography,offering an interesting point of view about our society and prisons.
Sight Beyond What I See: The Moses Jerome Jordan Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Moses grew up in the sixties. His early years were filled with drama and excitement that would continue until adulthood. All he wanted to do was to be accepted by his family. He was determined to find love in school or through friendships that he would find in later years. Like many youths whose fathers left them as infants, he would not feel sorry for himself. His mindset was to never give up.
Tambre nel cuore
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: Italian. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Tambre nel cuore” è un libro di 127 pagine, con 79 testi e una trentina di immagini, alcune di inizio ‘900. L’autrice racconta episodi di vita paesana negli anni dell’infanzia, cioè fino al ’60.
The Immigrant
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by National Pacific Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Immigrant is the fascinating true story of George Tamer, a man who truly knew the meaning of hardship. Growing up in Lebanon during the early part of the 20th century, George, his family, and many of their fellow citizens endured extreme poverty and great suffering under Turkish occupation during the First World War, before embarking on a journey to begin a new life in far-away New Zealand..
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.
Fire Men: Stories from Three Generations of a Firefighting Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A family memoir of three generations of firefighters - grandfather, father and son.
The Day the Poppy Met the Shamrock
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Day the Poppy Met the Shamrock is a personal account that deals with the problem of homelessness, charting one person’s journey from homelessness to resettlement: not just a matter of physical abode but also the deeper, more searching question of finding a home within oneself. God does not close one door without opening another.
As I See It: From a Blind Man's Perspective
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,520. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Killing Me Softly: Drugs, Medical Ethics, and Terror in Benzo Land
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
A warning to the general public, as well as information on how to understand friends and dear ones who have accidentally become dependent on Benzodiazepines, this book also speaks for all who suffer, most often silently, and appeals to policy makers and the medical profession to work towards ensuring justice to victims and to behave more ethically in future.
How to turn the table on your landlord when he gets nasty!
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a real life story about an eviction lawsuit that lasted 7 months, was full of surprises, and ended in a big monetary reward for the tenant. The book is intended to prepare a tenant for a fight when the landlord plays nasty.
Growing Up After Fifty
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Has a career of great accomplishment left you unfulfilled? Growing Up After Fifty is the story about an honorable man who always played by the rules, and by doing so, expected happiness and satisfaction to come naturally. When it didn't, he went on an inner journey to find out what would.
When Life Was Unfair... How One Man Survived... And Learned How To Cope
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth isn’t” - Mark Twain. This book chronicles a man’s journey through an eventful life. When his dreams were dashed and life knocked him down, how did he get up and move on? People can be amazingly resilient, but what determines who will be? Roberto hopes that sharing his story can help others.
One Girl's Life in Army Basic Combat Training
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You set the price! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I never saw myself joining the army. It wasn't even something I'd put on the back burner as a possibility in case my life goals didn't pan out. But after earning BA and MA degrees, I found myself, age 27, hopelessly in debt and working my old part-time job. Worse? I was living in my parent's basement on the spare bed. So I embarked on a crazy adventure... and it all stared in army basic training!
An American Odyssey
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 69,410. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
Beginning with the story of his ancestor who emigrated from Europe and fought in the American Revolution and taking us through his own service in World War Two and his career afterwards, Kenneth Weaver depicts a truly American odyssey.
No-one in Particular
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,320. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in a Victorian country town in the 50's was fascinating for Graham Jones - the challenges of post war economics and lifestyle of an ordinary family who shared a passion for music and entertaining. Graham lived in the shadow of his older, more talented brother, who would later commit suicide. This sibling rivalry instilled in him the drive to succeed in anything he turned his hand to.
One Moment: A Memoir of Loss, Stillbirth, Faith, and Hope
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,730. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"One Moment" chronicles the author’s experience with sudden loss in her personal life and inside her classroom. It is also her memoir of growing up in West Virginia, daughter to a working single mother for part of her life. Clearly, it is the loss of her granddaughter to stillbirth that dominates this memoir and helps inform the public about a little known epidemic.
Deliberate Indifference: A Gay Man's Maltreatment by the US Dept of Justice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The true story of a young homosexual man who runs afoul of the law and goes to prison where he begins to lose his eyesight while the authorities refuse to provide needed treatment to a gay man.
The Littlest Caregiver
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
When my father was diagnosed with brain cancer, I could handle the hospital. I'm a doctor. I pushed for faster and better treatment. But the actual caretaking? I fumbled. Luckily, my infant son Max was wiser than me. Here is Max and Dad's story. This essay will also appear in my book, The Unfeeling Doctor, Unplugged. "Beautiful...one of your best pieces ever."-Medical Post editor David Hodges