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A Hairdresser's Diary by Christine Hannon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,520. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the story of a little girl who through a childhood full of struggles, hardships and pain had a dream. That dream was to someday become a hairdresser. Follow her as she trades her dollies in for the real thing.This is the diary of a hairdresser who had a calling and a great memory. It is filled with stories of pain, sadness, gossip, angst, triumph, challenge and most of all, humour. Th
Lost Time, Bad Dreams and Miracles by AnnieMae Robertson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 280,820. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this literary journey through the incredible life of AnnieMae Robertson, the author, renamed Bernie in this book, works to solve the mystery of the missing times in her life.
After the Bitter Comes the Sweet by Dori Jones Yang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After growing up in poverty in wartime China, Yulin Wang married Sidney Rittenberg, an idealistic American who had stayed in China to help the Communists after 1949. Working for Radio Peking, they had four children and a good life until the Cultural Revolution, when her husband was jailed on false charges. Her memoir is a tale of determination, resilience, and struggle.
I Sell Death - Autobiography of a Terrorist by Raj
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,370. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A true story of an Ex-Terrorist from Al-Qaeda who gave up arms six years ago tracing his journey from being a simple teenager to a riot victim to a dreaded bomb-expert involved in multiple bombings across India, Afghanistan, Algeria, etc. and his re-conversion back to a normal human being
We Were Not Spoiled, A Franco-American Memoir by Denis Ledoux
Price: Free! Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
To read We Were Not Spoiled: A Franco-American Memoir by Lucille Ledoux as told to her son, memoir author and teacher Denis Ledoux, is to travel back in time and place and experience the daily life of a woman from a different generation. When Denis’ mother, Lucille, was in her mid-eighties, he decided to preserve the stories about her life he had heard throughout the years.
Misereres y exsultates by Celine Armenta
Price: Free! Words: 56,160. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A través de pequeños ensayos, Celine Armenta, narra la relación que tuvo con las monjas en su infancia y su decisión por ingresar al convento y, diez años después, dejarlo.
Alice and Me: An Alice Springs Experience by Bryan Clark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Having survived over seventy years of life in this land, I have at various times stood with my back to Australia – at Seaford, Scarborough, Townsville and Darwin – and in each place I have felt the bulk of the country behind me like the hand of a protective parent: huge, ancient, wild and inhospitable. I have wandered, I have loitered and I have played ... and so I came to Alice Springs...
In and Out of Sync by Dave Mullan
Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
When the second therapy for his prostate cancer failed, NZ Methodist minister Dave Mullan did another evaluation of his life. As you do. Remembering how much the family had appreciated his father’s prodigious effort in producing his life story, Dave decided to write more than the short stories of The Saga of Wasp.
Crying Over You - Surviving When Your Family Is Mentally Unstable by Christian Seaborn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 201,930. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
Crying Over You, the true story of surviving unimaginable violence at the hands of a mentally ill father and the mental, emotional and alcoholism damage that created over the course of many years. The 61 year story of the Seaborn family of Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington as told by Christian Seaborn.
The Diary of John Banfield 1983-90 by Robert Banfield
Price: Free! Words: 482,900. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
John Banfield retired from the teaching profession in 1983 when he and his wife, Dorothy, moved from Lincoln to Eccleshall, Staffordshire, to enjoy their retirement together. John began a diary which recounts their many and varied interests and culminates in his tragic death from cancer. Both mundane and moving, it will be of particular interest to his descendants.
Tales from Baggins Bottom - Best Bits Book 2 by Diane Parkin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,830. Language: British English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 2006 Diane was still a freelance journalist working part-time from home and an active member of the National Union of Journalists’ Freelance Industrial Council (NUJ and FIC respectively). In February of 2006 she was introduced to the local live music scene and the foundations for Diane’s Gig List were set. The blog was Diane's writing diary, her journal on the life of a writer and editor.
Surfer, Soldier, Outlaw, Saint by Crayton Bates
Price: Free! Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I sat straight up in bed, the sweat flowing from every pore in my shaking body. Terrified, looking around the darkened room, I could see my club jacket (colors) hanging from a hook on the wall. The nightmares and flashbacks had become more intense. So much so, that I dreaded to succumb to sleep. I reached under the pillow, pulled out my .45 caliber automatic and placed the barrel on my temple.
Fear Of Failure by James E. Aarons DVM
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,540. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The autobiographical work “Fear of Failure” documents the life and times of James Aarons, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. It is a bold, uncensored look at the struggles of a young man looking for fulfillment in his profession and love in his life. Dr. Aarons pulls no punches and makes no excuses as he charmingly writes his way through his life’s journey.
In A Different World: A Teenager's Battle With Autism And Mental Health (Parts One, Two and Three) by Hannah Barlett
Price: Free! Words: 109,100. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
A memoir about a young woman who suffers from autism and poor mental health struggling through secondary school, work and beyond. Hannah deals with suicide, police threats, discrimination and abuse from the people who are meant to help her. A compelling true story.
If Pets Could Talk by Dave Courtice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If pets could talk, think of the tales they could tell! Dave Courtice, a veterinarian for over forty years, regales us with what pets have told him. The life of an animal care giver is full of happiness, sorrow and pathos – and Dave has seen everything “in the book” and more. Share his life and experiences as the practice of veterinary science changes throughout his career. Enjoy the humor.
Jungle Birds in the Living Room by Howard Voren
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An intriguing series of adventures that will interest people from all walks of life. It contains a cultural, political and natural history education that is enriching to everyone. Regardless as to whether they have ever had a curiosity or interest in birds, the ordeals endured and the true stories about how they got from the jungles of Central & South America to our living rooms is captivating.
Riding With No Hands by Harrison Wilde
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,180. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A biographical memoir of a 12 year old boy struggling alone to find his place in life as he learns about life, death, love, and his sexual awakening, all in the context of an abusive father and the haunting specter of sexual abuse. The secret of his abuse permeates his life, friendships, and relationships.
Vision-Quest: A Saga of the 1960s by Paul Palul Rideout
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,290. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
"A wonderful, introspective yet entertaining romp through the 1960s as seen through the eyes and sensitivity of an artist, yet interpreted and recounted by a scientist with a great respect for nature and native culture." -George Winship, The Village Wordsmith. Layers of adventure, romance, cultural shock, psychology, philosophy fill this off-beat, but true, journey of awakening in the sixties.
Tak Trzymać. cz.2 by Władysław Chmielewski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: Polish. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Książka "Tak trzymać!" cz.2 jest opisem wydarzeń z lat 1991-1999 kiedy pływałem na statkach na stanowisku kapitana statku. Dyplom Kpt. Ż. W. (Master Mariner) otrzymałem w styczniu 1971 r. mając 32 lat i zaokrętowałem jako kapitan na statek s/s "Wieczorek". W czasie 26 lat (1971-98) byłem kapitanem na 30 statkach. Część 1 obejmuje wspomnienia z lat 1955-90.
Scholars and Gentlemen by Joan Priest
Price: $1.57 USD. Words: 147,980. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There are a number of remarkable families who have made their mark on Australian life in the 20th century — Street, Kent-Hughes, Bonython, Cilento, Durack, Mackerras — are some that spring instantly to mind. It has been my purpose to illustrate this by tracing the diverse careers of the Mackerras family and assessing the contribution they have made to the development of this country.