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Tale Of A Tea Planter
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Price: Free! Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jim Glendinning describes the early parts of his life coming from a small town in Buckinghamshire to become a Tea Planter in India.
13 Years in America
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Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.94 from 33 reviews)
The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
Kiss Chronicles
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Price: Free! Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: 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.
The Greening of Gavin - My First Year of Living Sustainably
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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'.
The Art Teacher
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Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An essay about an art teacher's lasting impact on his students.
I Am A Submariner
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An inside look at being an submariner, the triumphs and tragedy.
A Tree Change...at any age--and the risks/rewards in meeting a man on the Internet!
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Price: Free! Words: 46,630. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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When Patria and Jack moved to a hobby farm in a beautiful Australian valley, life seemed to get better every year. With Jack constantly affirming his happiness and gaining Australian citizenship, his trusting partner was dumbfounded to discover he had covertly resurrected an old romance and that Stella was coming from USA to share his life, saying, 'I will share my toys, but not my man'!
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
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Price: Free! Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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.
I was a drummer she was a dancer
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Price: Free! Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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"In just a few minutes, my life would be changed forever," the author explains. "It was like the Beatles." A fascinating journey through punk rock and new wave, love and loss, and finally joy and closure.
The Life & Times of a Boomer Baby
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Price: Free! Words: 23,470. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Personal anecdotes about growing up on a farm in the rural south during the 1960s. The author's sometimes humorous and sometimes poignant recollections tell the story of one family's joys and struggles amid changing times.
25 Years in the Rearview Mirror: 52 Authors Look Back
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Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
(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.
Christmas Patrol
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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
Isabella's Torch: A Thanksgiving Memoir
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Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A 16th century French Christmas carol. Seconds on ice cream. Mom's lime-pineapple Jell-o mold and Dad's secret stuffing recipe. Storifying. This Thanksgiving-themed micro memoir combines holidays past and present, stirring up a gentle reminder that wherever family is on the fourth Thursday in November, we're home.
Grandfather's Uncle
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Price: Free! Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A lovingly crafted memoir, written with a single-minded purpose, can offer a rare opportunity to really get to know a great person through literature. In the style of the old Reader's Digest monthly feature "My Most Unforgettable Character," McQuillan recounts the life of "Big Philip", who died in 2011 at 98 y/o. His colorful, witty, and wryly entertaining father will not easily be forgotten!
An Ordinary Man In An Ordinary World
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Price: Free! Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Category: 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
My Operation
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Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.22 from 9 reviews)
Some thoughts while facing surgery.
The Autobiography of our Beloved
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Price: Free! Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this book you'll follow the life of Inez Faultner Proffitt Hanes spanning from 1910 - 2001. This touching and honest look back on her life, spanning over 90 years, was written in her own hand and published in limited edition by her family.
Not Like My Mother - Becoming a sane parent after growing up in a CRAZY family.
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Price: Free! Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
(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.
My Life
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
This book is about the life of a blessed and gifted author.
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle
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Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
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The author, a novice sailor, and her husband set out from Juneau, Alaska on a sailboat headed for Seattle, WA. Though early spring, winter weather prevailed in the far north making the voyage long and stressful. Storms, rough seas, frigid temperatures, dense fog, intense rain squalls test their abilities, stamina and their marriage.