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"Mummy where are you"?
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 66,300. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a non fiction memoir written by the Author which tells a remarkable story of betrayal to a two year old boy who was left alone on the 15th October 1936 Newcastle Australia. Police and child welfare were unable to solve a mystery that still exists today where are the parents? Political hurdles and no legislation existing to adopt a child without parent consent at that time created havoc.
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!
The Time of My Life
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 44,560. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When the opportunity came for Peter McNally to join the board of the newly-created London Weekend Television as Finance Director, Peter, still only in his thirties, seized it with both hands. He became a senior member of the team that steered LWT to dramatic success in the 1970s, eventually sharing in its financial fortunes, which has enabled him to enjoy many hobbies in later life.
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.
Wearing Yesterday's Underpants - Again
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I promised Servane that our honeymoon would be really different to our previous adventures. She expected a relaxing shopping tour of Paris. Instead she got dragged across the world on a budget overland trip from Beijing to Barcelona, forced to eat flea-ridden Mongolian mutton, fire an AK-47 in a Soviet bunker and spent a night locked in a Polish toilet.
Letters to My Son
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is by my Great Great Grandfather, John Bemrose, who wrote a series of letters, 60 in all to his son, Weightman, who was experiencing as we understand it today a rough time in his teenage years. So his father wrote him this series of letters, based on his own life and times in his own teenage years in England and America, during the early 1800’s.
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.
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.
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.
Steve Jobs Bio: The Unauthorized Autobiography
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,170. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Steve Jobs in His Own Words. Get a unique insight into the mind of one of the most influential thinkers, creators and entrepreneurs of all time. The man responsible for ringing in the digital age, known for his perfectionist attitude and futuristic vision. Hear his story from the advent of the personal computer to revolutionizing the handheld industry with the iPod, iPhone, iPad and more...
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.
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..
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.
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.
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.
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
Наши в Лондоне или Исповедь гастарбайтера
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: Russian. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Легко ли покинуть обжитое место и начать жизнь с нуля в новой стране-без знания языка, без документов и денег? Какие препятствия будут ждать вас на пути к успеху? Вам придется столкнуться с обманом и предательством, пренебрежением и открытой враждой...
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.
Oh Uganda, may God uphold thee
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
two lives, two voices, one ugandan, one british, both christian, both educators and with a friendship across cultures, time and distance, this is their story from uganda's troubled west nile region, trying to serve God and uganda under idi amin, obote and museveni, facing violence and misunderstanding and learning to forgive and to triumph over adversity; a joint memoire to mark uganda's 50th year
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.