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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.
A Checkered Past
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
THE WRITER'S LIFE
Series: HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 667,620. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
A compilation of the author's works over the years.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
The Moratorium of Anya
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,340. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
An adoptive family is forced to abandon their eleven-year-old daughter in Ukraine. In a harrowing and true saga of sacrifice and redemption to secure Anya’s citizenship, a mother fights three governments, as guns are leveled.
How to Fish Without Getting Caught
You set the price! Words: 101,980. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a coming of age story about two young men who faced the dangers and adventures of learning to commercial fish in Puget Sound. It an historical account about what it was like to commercial fish in the 1970’s when Judge Boldt called in federal agents to arrest fishermen. It is an adventure story that will have you turning pages in anticipation and stopping periodially to laugh out loud.
Fool for a Lawyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,610. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A compelling, humorous, and often bizarre memoir, the true story of a subway motorman who rejects the modern relegation of fathers to the absurdity known as "visitation," this is the personal story of a Pennsylvania native finding his way to New York, trying to make sense of life and love and finding himself in an Orwellian sinkhole, fighting for justice against the courts, simply for fatherhood.
Oh, Beautiful: An American Family in the 20th Century
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,270. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An Italian immigrant family clings together. A Polish immigrant family breaks apart. From these backgrounds emerges an American family--a staunchly Catholic U.S. Marine Corps father, an emotionally effusive mother, an Oliver North son, a Hillary Clinton daughter, a mentally ill sister, a jock brother, a lesbian rocker, and a gay male activist--all of whom struggle to find their places in America.
Well Wishers-Second Edition
Series: The M.I. autobiograpy.... Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 133,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Become aware of what is entailed about mental illness in this revealing, accurate and insightful story. A autobiography about living and surviving the very incurring and irascible condition. Exploring and delineating the exaction and experience from being institutionalized and what came to create it that way. It is a true expose on the encounter and eventuality...
I Saw Them Ride Away
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,210. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Castle Knob Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Harry Arthur Gant lived at the intersection of the Old West and the New West. He was a cowboy in Colorado during the 1890s and a silent-film cameraman in Hollywood. He tells his story with a distinctive mix of Old West plain speaking and New West sophistication, with the rough edges left on. This memoir spans two of the most fascinating parts of America's past.
Cocky's Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,780. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: 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.