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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.
Madame Pedamamaki
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Madame Pedamamaki takes us into the world of a smiling ‘girl’ who secretly mourns, throughout her long life, the lack of ‘a corner of her own’. Born and raised in Alexandria (Little Paris) Egypt in an overcrowded family apartment and onwards through her three marriages, she constantly yearns for just ‘a small corner and plenty of time’ in which to indulge her greatest pleasure – reading!
The Shiny Red Honda
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Growing up in rural County Waterford in the 1950/60's with my beautiful red Honda. The Mass path, crossroad dancing, travelling shows, being an Altar Boy, memories of an age of innocence. It is also about dreams and aspirations; a young man's entry into the world of work, and his brief flirtation with the music business. A story told as it was - warts and all
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.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 4): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 2)): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,040. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
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
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
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.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
The Mighty Cobra & The Pink Rabbit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Yoga
Get the inside scoop on what it really takes to survive Bikram's Hot Yoga teacher training. The author, a former trading desk worker, roars loudly in her entertaining illustrated memoir of a pear-shaped type-A gal struggling to reclaim her self image in the hottest place on earth: yoga teacher boot camp.
Mumma, Can You Hear Me?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
This fascinating autobiography introduces a woman who was born into poverty in Auburn, Maine, and who followed her faith—-and her teenage husband—-into mission work in Brazil. Though often sorely tested, Betty’s faith and remarkable sense of humor remained strong through a fascinating life spent helping children and raising two families of her own. This edition includes Betty's poetry as well.
Memoirs of a Johnny's Fanboy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Boysterous Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
The story of one man's exciting, adventurous, and sometimes scary journey into the world of Japanese teen idols, told with the same spirit, humour, and blunt honesty that earned him devoted fans and enemies alike as a blogger and fanboy.
Memoirs of The Dream Chaser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dreams were generated when children actually knew how to play. Follow the true-life shenanigans and misadventures of a young boy in the decades of the forties and fifties, through his memoirs of cowboys, clubhouses and Cathead biscuits.
Yellow Days: A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Andrew Culver had it all: a USC degree, supportive parents, an idyllic childhood, talent, and the sheer brains he would need to put the world in his pocket and take Hollywood by storm. So how did he end up working for a middle-aged Hollywood reject who made him hold up George W. Bush posters on the street? Why was he working as an underpaid Hollywood extra in an Adam Sandler movie?
A look at the life or hunting the Bird of Luck
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 60,320. Language: Russian. Published: August 29, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book, based on some secret of life, which I have learned beyond the ordinary life is my attempt to give people a way to personal happiness. It certainly looks too presumptuous on my part, but I do not expect that everyone who reads this book will make themselves happy. But the one who wants happiness- will achive it, I am sure.
God, You Can Take My Mental Illness - Just Not The Part Where You Speak To Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
Australian writer and Christian social commentator Jo Hilder writes about faith, cancer, mental illness, addiction, family and marriage in a series of searingly honest and refreshingly funny essays.
Broken, Surviving Childhood Abuse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,700. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
As I look back I often said to myself, if only I had sought mental help things may have been different. But it was so hard to admit it I needed help. So many times I have uttered these words to myself…..I will always be broken until I die!
Kissing Frogs: My Misguided Search for Prince Charming
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What would you give up for the sake of finding love? In Kissing Frogs: My Misguided Search for Prince Charming, Anne Flanagan chronicles her disastrous search for someone, anyone, to be her Mr. Forever. Defining her life’s worth by her relationship status, Anne convinces herself that each man she dates, from The Eye Guy to Jabba the Hut, could be The One.
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.
They're Gonna Murder You - War Stories From My Life at the News Front
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,010. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
As an investigative reporter, Clarence Jones was always taking risks. Friends constantly warned: They're Gonna Murder You. His specialties were organized crime, crooked cops and politicians. Who better to kill you than cops who will investigate the homicide? He was the only reporter for a local station to ever win TV's equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize 3 times. A stunning book. A remarkable career.
Optimistka
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,070. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Galina Briskin's exciting new novel, "Optimistic Woman" is largely a autobiographical novel. "The impossible is possible" - you can determine the life motto of Pauline, the heroine of the book, This is a truly fascinating story about an immigrant from Russia being able to find success and happiness and work towards a free society after walking down a thorny road.