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For the Love of Beirut
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is a serious story of war told with both humor and gravity from a young boy's perspective, a perspective that matures and broadens as he comes of age. Boyhood escapades that rival Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are part of everyday life in Lebanon along with more daring deeds and just-in-time Houdini escapes. When Sam moves to show all in America what is happening in Beirut, he pays dearly.
Once Upon a White Man - a memoir of War and Peace in Africa
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,700. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
From the terrors of Rhodesia’s 1970’s bush war, to the final disintegration of Zimbabwe under Robert Mugabe, this is a traumatic account of a conflicted young man who experiences his life and homeland being torn asunder. Honest, revealing and deeply emotional. Offers intriguing insights into the dilemma faced by patriotic white Africans trapped in the march of politics and history
The Royal Navy & Me
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is a story told through the eyes of a young sailor who joined the Royal Navy in 1955 as a Boy Seaman 2nd class, the absolute lowest rank in the Navy. Follow his induction at HMS Ganges, the toughest boys training establishment in England if not the world., and his first assignment to HMS Cockade in time to visit Australia for the opening of the 1956 Olympic games. One voyage not to be missed
A Life Less Lost
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 78,270. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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When a mother faces the ultimate threat, the suffering and potential loss of her child, every human resource kicks in, including faith. A Life Less Lost charts the author’s journey through white coats, misdiagnoses, endless appointments & more. KB Walker connects stories from her American childhood to the traumas that face her English family to explain the hope that helps hold her life together.
Bread From the Sky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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How many cat heads do you have to eat before you acquire the characteristics of a cat? Why do you hang a snail shell in a tree? How do you get a curse removed? And who buried a gri-gri in the yard? These and other questions are answered in Bread From the Sky, a Peace Corps memoir.
A Book of Dreams
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,420. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This memoir delivers a vivid portrayal of psychiatrist Wilhelm Reich in the 1950s as he feuds with the US FDA over his concept of Orgone Energy. Told by Reich’s son, the narrative gives a personal glimpse into the last years of Reich’s meteoric career which began with Freud and ended in federal prison. Published in 1973, it inspired songs by Patti Smith (Birdland) and Kate Bush (Cloudbusting).
The Last Stand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A 22 year olds tale of drugs, deceit, and gambling; I take you through my life's adventures. Growing up with a drug trafficking father and a bi-polar, split personality mother, my life was in shambles. This was my struggle out, my way to a better future; unfortunately this was no smooth task. Escaping death in drug and arms deals, surviving off of stolen food because I couldn't afford to eat...
33 Days: Touring In A Van. Sleeping On Floors. Chasing A Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
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This coming of age memoir follows an indie rock band's first tour by van across the U.S. and Canada. No roadies, no soundmen - all they have is their music and each other's friendship. It's a now or never moment-take a shot at your dream or regret it for the rest of your life. They set out on the road to discovery to drink in all they could and maybe sell a few records. They grew up instead.
Kalahari Dream
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,480. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A book for animal lovers. From the authors of the critically acclaimed book 'For the Love of Wildlife' comes a compelling true story of one couple's struggle against overwhelming opposition from conservation authorities, to set up a wildlife rehabilitation centre in the Kalahari.
The Boy Died In Vietnam
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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A raw portrayal of Don’s experience during the Vietnam War, dealing with dead and dying children. He exposes his soul discussing events in his life while coping with PTSD issues, not knowing for 40 years that he was suffering from the disorder. As conditions worsen he moves into a tent in the woods. Through treatment he returns to Vietnam and in a matter of a few months his whole life has changed.
Musikana, Women of Zimbabwe
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Through the eyes of a young idealistic development worker Musikana journeys into post colonial Zimbabwe. From the demise of a young maid’s life, witnessing the harsh realities at a preschool for disabled children to sharing burgeoning dreams of two young teens, the author encounters the life of musikana, the young women of Zimbabwean.
The Class President's Son
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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‘Petey’ Powell’s memoir is the brilliantly illustrated story of how a son's love for his father and family, inadvertently resulted in him making millions in the drug trade in rural North Carolina.
I'm (No Longer) a Mormon: A Confessional
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,500. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the circumstances surrounding the publishing of this book, it is subject to be removed from print AT ANY TIME (based on the reaction of the church, etc). Please download your copy IMMEDIATELY upon purchase! This is a confessional-style memoir intended to be relate-able to those leaving the LDS faith, and to educate non-Mormons about the difficulties of leaving.
Lives Shattered: One Mother's Loss at the Hands of the Legal System
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,240. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An incredible tale of survival, this shocking story shows how one woman overcame soul-crushing pain and loss at the hands of an inept legal system while refusing to leave hope behind.
From Darkness To Triumph: Creating Success Amidst Barriers
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A moving account of the life of Anastasia Charalabakos, a writer and teacher of English as a second language. Raised in a traditional Greek household, Anastasia describes the trials and achievements of her life – inspite of blindness and shares her insights for creating a more understanding and peaceful world.
Cocky's Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,780. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Not since Kirk Douglas’ memoir, The Ragman’s Son, has a memoir spoken so clearly to “The Greatest Generation.”” Night Owl Reviews Through humor intermingled with drama and with nearly total recall, Bert Clayton tells the story of struggling his way through life, joyful, triumphant, sometimes crushed in the process.
Silent Sorority
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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.
From Death Do I Part: How I Freed Myself From Addiction
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
(5.00 from 1 review)
"From Death Do I Part" is written for all addicts and their loved ones, but especially for those who have not been helped by Alcoholics Anonymous or drug and alcohol rehab. Amy shares with us in such a way that not only is the reader engaged in her often gripping, always revealing stories, but they are also warmly invited into her healing process so that they may learn to heal themselves as well.
The Gachi
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,780. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
(5.00 from 1 review)
She wasn’t the only angry woman at U.C. Berkeley. Edgy but unaware of the reasons, she only knew she had to flee, that she couldn’t save the world until she had first saved herself. A passion for music delivered her to Spain, to Seville, a provincial city fertile with the cry of guitar. There, coveting gypsy power, driven to dance with wild audacity, she staked her life on Flamenco.
MAD MAN KNITTING or The Waiter and The Fly
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,590. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A beer, a ballcap, and mad amounts of knitting infuse this story about one of Savannah's most colorful restaurants as it faces its decline. Colorful characters and unabashed prose make this memoir a supplement to those who enjoyed "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil."