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25 Years in the Rearview Mirror: 52 Authors Look Back by Stacy Juba
Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Inspired by Stacy Juba's bestselling novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, this collection of poignant and uplifting essays is the perfect book to enjoy over your morning coffee. Read about school days, quirky jobs, romance, raising a family, hard times, the writing journey, and much more in these slice of life vignettes from 52 writers. Reflect upon the small defining moments that shape your life.
An Ordinary Man In An Ordinary World by Martin McGregor
Price: Free! Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.33 from 3 reviews)
I have seen more in 41 years of life than some people would see in many lifetimes. I have lived and loved hurt and suffered. My father was an alcoholic, but I never stopped loving him. This is the story of a messed up childhood, and Micheal Jackson thought he had it bad? No chance. I witnessed, death, rape torture, fighting, hatred and suffered at the hands of bullies. This is my true story
The Onion Peeler by Malcolm Whyman
Price: Free! Words: 71,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
This book navigates the life of Malcolm Whyman, depicting a captivating view of wartime britain, the hungry 50's, the swinging 60's , the turbulent 70's and the free for all of the early 1980's . As biographical books swamp the shelves, this book offers a refreshing take on the genre. Ultimately Whyman shows that you dont have to be famous to have a life full of twists and turns.
Topsy Turvy Talk by 20830Press
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,040. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The war memoirs of Count Aleksander Fredro. Known as the Polish Moliere for his very popular comedies, Fredro served under Napoleon as a staff officer of the Grande Armee. This book is his witty, truthful, and sometimes irreverent journal of his wartime years, including the fateful year 1814.
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones by Jean Hendy-Harris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
Sailor Soldier Lover by Lon Bram
Price: Free! Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A factual account of an extraordinary saga of resiliency, courage and sailing skill by a continuous twice-around solo ocean circumnavigator in a 43-foot sailing yacht.
Far Beyond the Borderlands of Scotia by Carl Halling
Price: Free! Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An incredibly informative compendium of writings...essays, verses, memoirs...a thrilling voyage through history, culture, literature, poetry, art and far more besides, all from a Christian point of view.
Black Sheep Never Cry, Dedicated to the Memory of JFK, Jr. by Lori Finnila
Price: Free! Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was told something about a plane and that she would be the only one to help him.
Shamans and Healers : The Untold Ayahuasca Story (FREE SAMPLE) by Andrew Osta And Friends
Price: Free! Words: 22,400. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The Amazon rainforest of Peru holds many secrets. There, magic is still alive, the impossible happens, and spirits freely interact with humans. Shamans with very real supernatural powers claim to heal incurable diseases using magical songs. Darkness battles against light in a constant war, and many souls are at stake. But the biggest secret of that mysterious world has never been told. Until now.
Bare Naked Wayne by Wayne Schmidt
Price: Free! Words: 95,030. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tell-all self-portrait of a private man, chronicling the author's quest for truth, love, and purpose in life. Stories include: "Growing Up with Jesus," "God Sends Maggots," "Thank God for LSD," "Tom Washington Shit in My Hat," "I Burn Miss Utah at the Stake," "Saving the Great Lakes," "I Wore Abbie Hoffman's Coat," and his sordid tale of life as the sixth husband of a white witch.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.