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North South North
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 240,330. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Hughes Henshaw Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A powerful, nonfiction, intense saga spanning three generations starting in a small Lithuanian village at the turn of the century. The book covers forced exile, the Holocaust, apartheid, the Texas real estate and banking crisis of the eighties, lawsuits, business mistakes,personal misfortune, love affairs gone awry and the various countries that provided safe harbor for the families. 762 pages
Making Lemonade With Ben: The Audacity to Cope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Seven-year-old Ben is found in a coma, suffers myriad disabilities and, later, mental health issues. Yet, love wins. Narrated with irrepressible humor by the quirky mom, this award- winning tale culminates with Ben’s victorious invitation to Washington D.C., to represent Madison Children’s Museum at a national award ceremony.
From Dusk Till Dawn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am 47 years old and have been searching for my whole life for true happiness an sometimes thinking I may have found it, yet every adventure is short lived and I find myself back at the drawing board. My history has been that of depression, destruction and debt but finally I have found my nieche and wow is my life changing.
Me & U2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
‘Me And U2’ is an account of Cathal's life set to the backdrop of his love affair with U2's music. For all U2 fans who have ever disliked an album, loved a single, struggled to get a ticket, camped outside an arena, worn out favourite videotapes or simply just sometimes got lost in the music, this book will have at least one reference that will make you say, ‘That could have been me!’.
Grandpa Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
It all started one day, when BJ and Darrian giggled at me and made fun of how I started so many things that I said to them with the phrase, " When I was a boy .. ". But Grandpa Stories is not about being their grandpa so much as a collection of stories of how I was lucky enough to grow up to be their Grandpa. I have always loved great story telling and I hope you do as well
Crazy: My Seven Years at Bruno Bettelheim's Orthogenic School
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author resided at the Orthogenic School for seven years and shares her most personal experiences there. The world-renowned Bruno Bettelheim was the director, and she shows him for the tyrant he was, bullying the children both mentally and physically and telling them they were crazy when they clearly were not.
Memoir from the Flash
Price: Free! Words: 126,440. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about the author’s early years of growing up in a dysfunctional family with a spoiled, underachieving father and an insecure mother who lost both parents to suicides at different times and suffered from an intense fear of thunderstorms. Yet through it all he managed to rise above it all to turn out fairly normal.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
Price: Free! Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
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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.
Almost Total Recall
Price: Free! Words: 388,440. Language: British English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Almost Total Recall an Autobiography by Terry Aspinall. From 1943 to 2014. Who served in the Royal Marines in Borneo during the Emergency Campaign. Became involved in Hang Gliding during 1973-74 and several Rock n Roll bands around the world. The highlight being when he and a couple of friends managed to change the history of the Modern Hang Glider. 388,455 Words and 1091 Pages.
A Life in the City
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Eaton Centre was Life in the City and the Mall Walkers were the law, but behind the glamorous fashion and bright lights was another world the public would never see: murder, gang brawls, sexual assault and the torching of several city blocks. These were the secrets which would eventually bring the Mall Walkers down. A Life in the City is a true story in the loss of innocence of a young man.
Cream From Butterflies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a personal story that reveals life in the mid-twentieth century that is mainly peaceful, mostly prosperous, when Americans dreamed big and dreams came true. And on a smaller scale, the story of how a writer can be formed: by commitment to a diary. The writer's five year diary written between 1959 and 1963 is included between essays about growing up in a small Wisconsin town.
Undercover Girl: Growing up transgender
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
In 1966, on the edge of a puberty she doesn't want, a transgender girl hears a news story, and knows there are other people like her. Will she ever become her true self? A story of love, hope, friendship, growing up, and acceptance, with some comedy and terror thrown in.
IN TE LIFE AND MIND OF A PHYSICALLY, MENTALLY, SEXUALLY & VERBALLY ABUSED WOMAN
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,150. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Breaking the cycle.” I am a casualty of Pandora's Box. As a result, I began to cover my pain by walking down" A Path of Destruction.
My Only Crime Was Being Born, Vol. 3
Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,490. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Volume 3 of my autobiography continues the misadventures of Jeffee in a world he doesn't belong. Unlike Frodo in Lord of the Rings, Jeffee still hasn't found the Fire of Mordor to destroy the ring...yet. Learn about my Artic adventures in Michigan, about a lot of other crazy, funny, sad stuff, some of my insights into the Bible - it's all there, I lived it all & want to share it with you.
A Lark Ascending
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,720. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This biographical novel is the true story of a father's love for his three year old daughter struck down with Leukemia after a visit to Sweden at the time of Chernobyl. Together they explore fight for her survival in a health service that could not cope. It is a story of love and hope. The story became an inspiration behind the founding of The Laura Centre, Rainbows & other children's charities.
My Only Crime Was Being Born, Volume 2
Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 134,710. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Volume 2 continues the adventures of Jeffee as he bravely does battle with a world he was never cut out for. Volume 2 focuses mainly on the strange and unusual adventures Jeffee had in the land of work. You will read about many strange (and bad) adventures I had as I entered the work force. The strangest "job" I ever had was my time in the Army starting with getting drafted - amazing!
In Black In White
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,880. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Woody... young, black, from hardcore Harlem Park of the sixties, plucked from his community and educated in a New England prep school...creating the man he was to become from the fertile soil of both worlds.
Los Desengaños
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,710. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cuba to 1959 - This is not the Cuba of Havana tourists, politicians and prostitutes. This is a candid first person account of life as it was on the other end of the island. Of life on a cattle ranch, the tradition bound city of Camaguey, and later, the mining town of Nicaro in Oriente province. The author describes living with political unrest in the background that exploded into a revolution.
Robin's Double Life: Island to Outback Australia
Price: Free! Words: 113,880. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Plunged into the depths of a devastating drought, Mitchell in the outback is home to Robin, her husband and menagerie. Month by month, throughout 2007, Robin takes you to the heart of an outback community with its river, warmth and abundance. Will the drought break? What fate befalls Sally, the terrier? Summer on Phillip Island and winter in Mitchell sounds ideal. But the truth is more complex.
My Only Crime Was Being Born - An Autobiography, Volume 1
Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was born on Friday the 13th, the only Friday the 13th incidently, in the year I was born. I have led an interesting life, with many strange, odd incidents. However some good things happened which you see when I show you the wonderful letters my "Pen Pal" from Hong Kong wrote me and finally after six years we got together. I write about school, college baseball, bad jobs with great satire.