Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs

Baby Boomer
By
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.
Grenada
By
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An account of the Grenada Invasion (Operation Urgent Fury)
President Ronald Reagan & The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial
By
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial - one of the most visited monuments in America. Each year millions of people the world over make the trip to this hallowed ground. Included in this short story is America's Premier Poster Poem by the author Robert. A. Chapin who was originally invited to meet with The President - and present his framed poem. Plans cancelled marine barracks bombed in Beirut.
Have You Ever Considered Modeling? This Is My Scam Story
By
Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Somehow on my way to pursuing a modeling career I got scammed. Now I am sharing my story to help raise awareness of how easy it is for aspiring models to be tricked.
Steal This Hero: An Abbie Hoffman Love Song In Two Verses, One Chorus and a Coda
By
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A funny and deeply moving memoir of the author's finding Abbie Hoffman's "Steal This Book" while a pre-teen growing up in a Midwest small town at the end of the Nixon era, and of his disappointing "coming of age" as a full-fledged Abbie-loving cultural revolutionary "Yippie" during a '70s-'80s that had long ago traded "The Revolution" for the hedonistic, "Shut up and dance!" ethic of Disco-mania.
Christmas Patrol
By
Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
a military experience of being on deployment at Christmas
A Bright Light Over My Bus
By
Price: Free! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Do you wonder what it’s like to be haunted by things you can’t see? To be terrorized by your own toys? To have no one believe you, not even the people who claim to make it their business to listen? Jennifer White knows. This brief anecdote is the personal, true experience of an alien abductee who didn’t even know she was an abductee – until a researcher made her mad.
A Wonderful Woman
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
This brief memoir describes aspects of family life during and after the Second World War. It is offered in memory of my mother, Rose, a truly wonderful woman. Nowadays, similar living conditions are often portrayed in TV shows where a family may suffer a month in such poverty. My wonderful mother coped for ten hard years and ensured that her three children survived, and often thrived.
Great White Hunting Flop
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In colonial days, being a great white hunter was frequent imperial recreation, “the done thing”. But jungle wildlife can dish up nasty surprises. A memoir from the 1950s.
The Year Mom Died
By
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This short autobiographical story examines the year when my Mom died. The lessons she learned and those I learned by being there, taught me more about living than about dying.
The Greening of Gavin - My First Year of Living Sustainably
By
Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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'.
Paid in Plates
By
Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A short autobiographical story about me and the mob. Paolo was a wanted man in hiding. He was wanted by mafia families in at least two American cities. He was running for his life. What I couldn't figure out was why he wanted me to write a movie script about it.
The Story of Charlie Yandle
By
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: British English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of Charlie Yandle, who came to live in Martock for 8 glorious years.
A Soldier’s Tale: Albert Money at the Battle of Aubers Ridge, May, 1915
By
Series: Leadership, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(3.00 from 1 review)
First-person account by British Army Private Albert Money of his experiences in one of the bloodiest and most futile battles of World War 1. Seriously wounded by machine gun fire he spent hours in No-man's land lying in a muddy ditch surrounded by the dead and dying, eventually crawling back to the British trenches. Casualties for the day, 10,000 men. Territory gained, not a single inch.
Horses, Critters, and Other Tales of a Cowboy's life
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
These are the stories of my life... That the statute of limitations have run out on anyway! A number of short stories detailing a few of my 'finer' moments... and a couple... uh... less than fine.! I hope reading them will provide you as much enjoyment as dusting off the memories and putting them down on paper has brought me. I Vow! These are all true... with little need for embellishment!
Snake Slayer
By
Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir of Trinket, a beautiful dachshund with a passion for hunting snakes. In memory of Trinket, my pretty little girl.
Warriors, Peacemakers and the Embarrassing Question of Love: A Peacenik's Memoir of the 1991 Gulf War
By
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Of this I was certain: To meet the violent hysteria of war with an equally hysterical peace movement could only create an irreconcilable "Us-Them" situation. As with the war, there would have to be winners and losers. But to meet a hysterical world with an open heart might bring a lasting peace, an "Us-Us" situation in which everybody won. And to be so idealistic, so Utopian, was embarrassing...
My Journey
By
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This the story of my journey in faith leading to my becoming an Anglican priest in my old age.
Confessions of a '60s Moonchild
By
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A brief memoir of life in the 60s' in Toronto including drugs and finding my self through spiritual seeking, finding a guru and walking the streets raising funds for a cult. Marriage and divorce and life again.
I Am A Southerner
By
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short memior about what it means to be a Southerner from a Floridian's perspective.