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Keep Swinging: A 75 Year Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diverse, often humorous stories and anecdotes tracing the author’s ancestors and then spanning 75 years from the Great Depression to the fall of 2012.
Caddy Daze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Caddy Daze is the story of the summers Jim and his high school friends spent toting golf bags at a country club in Westchester, N.Y. The offbeat denizens of the caddy yard are lovingly presented, presided over by a caddy master whose formal education ended in the 6th grade -- but who holds dual degrees from the schools of hard-knocks and street smarts.
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.
All That Can Be Shaken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"All That Can Be Shaken" is a moving true story of a family's struggle with a tragedy that shakes their lives and their faith. Essie and Stephen's idyllic life is torn apart when Stephen is stricken with a deep depression. Although the book's language is clean, some circumstances and events are for the adult reader.
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!
Параноя
Price: Free! Words: 22,920. Language: Bulgarian. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Movements / existential
Тази книга ще отвори пред теб вратата към един анормален дори параноичен вътрешен свят, който, за разлика от твоя, е истински. От този свят ти нищо няма да разбереш, защото не би могъл да го докоснеш. Затова - презирай ме и захвърли тази книга далече!
What the Freak Did I Hit?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Wandering Bard Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tommy Fergerson intertwines the story of his life and what prepared him for the hard decisions that he would face after a tragic skydiving accident. His straightforward attitude and ability to laugh at his own situation brings out his unique humor and internal strength. “What the Freak Did I Hit?” tells of the people and the behind the scenes details that his helmet camera could not capture.
Uma Vida em Perspectiva
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,170. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
De origem Judaica, ainda um adolescente de 16 anos, escapo de Alemanha Nazi para Sudamérica, pobre e desconhecendo o idioma local, Desfrutando uma feliz vida familiar até interrompida por um câncer sofrido por vários familiares, fora de ele próprio. Analisando sua longa vida farta de incidências trágicas e hilariantes, julga “Sim, valia a pena!”, chegando à longevidade contente e satisfeita.
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
Jewish Sailor, Harvard Lawyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,210. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
In this mellow memoir, the Author revives memories of war: defending democracy and the Navy with injections of the miracle clap cleanser, penicillin; and of peace: attending law school, and acquiring talents to crush Jim Crow; and of pater familias: delighting in the charms of his children. Boswell done, Author shifts to Fable and Farce, to trash the cant and humbuggery of American politics.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part Five
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
Sail with Jim - The Dream
Price: Free! Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A ten year old introduced to sailing by a friend makes himself a promise to someday buy his own yacht. This is the 50 year journey to fulfill that promise.
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. 5): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,250. 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. 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. 3): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,320. 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.
Story of a Broken Handmaiden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,170. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
A true story of struggle, hope, and faith, told by the woman who lived it.
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.
Paranoia
Price: Free! Words: 25,440. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
The novel reveals my primitive complexes, inmost emotions and cracked dreams. It is a tale about an escape from the elemental impulses and social clichés through a journey. The emotional path meanders between the unbearable hypocrisy of the stony-hearted society, a self-destructive self-denial and an awe of the natural insanity.