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Fearful Odds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by Artemis Publishers Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is an autobiographical account of 23 years in the British South African Police Force.
The Way It Was
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,930. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Way it Was gives a vivid account of growing up “Poor-White” in South Africa during the first half of the Twentieth Century. Scandals in the family, camping trips in the company of happy-go-lucky relatives, learning about sex, blind dates, family quarrels and an unconventional wedding make this an extraordinary and poignant coming-of-age story.
The A-Z of Being British
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,660. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the real story of what it is to be a 21st century Brit. If you don't already think Britain is in a mess, you will by the time you've finished reading this book. And if you think Britain is in a mess but can't quite find the words for it, this book may be just the tonic you need. But all is not yet lost. Brian knows he is not alone in wanting his nation back.
Heart of England: Contributions to the Evening Standard, 1939-1941
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 4. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: British English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
Written originally as a way of paying off unexpectedly high bills during his early years of farming in Norfolk, these beautifully written articles by Henry Williamson, set in both Norfolk and Devon, are counterpointed and given immediacy by the inclusion of the evening’s headlines after each article, depicting the deteriorating international situation as the Second World War begins.
But I Did Everything Right
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
This collection of personal essays on prematurity reveals one mother's experience coping with the extremely premature birth of her first son, Mikan, who weighed a mere 1 lb. 12 oz.
The Class President's Son
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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‘Petey’ Powell’s memoir is the brilliantly illustrated story of how a son's love for his father and family, inadvertently resulted in him making millions in the drug trade in rural North Carolina.
Walking The Path
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 117,590. Language: British English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Everyone has a journey through life. In the esoteric world it is known as 'walking the path'. For those who step willingly on the path, they agree to a speeding up of internal growth. Shane P Ward took that step and the result may be considered controversial; was it just life unfolding and did implausible events really happen? Whatever you may think, be prepared for an emotional roller coaster.
Overthinking the Marathon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,810. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Overthinking the Marathon is an intimate look at one man's preparation for his 21st marathon, covering the details that make running interesting and fun, even – no, especially – when it hurts. "Ray's loaning himself out as a thoughtful, veteran, and funny training partner. You couldn't find a better one as you get ready for your next 26.2-miler." -Amby Burfoot, 1968 Boston Marathon winner
Music of the Spheres: An Unfinished Journey
Price: $5.20 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"The rain bounced off the bonnet of the car, the wipers working at a furious speed did little to improve my vision and reflected my inner agitation. Orange patches of light shed a comfortless glow on the road. As the red traffic lights loomed in the mist, I applied the brakes. Nothing happened. I pumped the pedal, and panicked."
Boney & I Anorexia, Ustrasana and the Lost Apple Core
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,820. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Eating Disorders
“Boney & I: Anorexia, Ustrasana and the Lost Apple Core,” is a true story of a young woman’s successful battle to overcome anorexia. Lou and ‘Boney’—the voice inside Lou that makes her starve herself—embark on a journey together that takes them across the world in search of an elusive ‘paradise’. But the real journey is within.
Poetic Whispers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Anthology of poems written by my mother and me. We are both published authors of fiction and non-fiction. Poetry portrays our personal emotions: love, sadness, joy, anguish and happiness. Poetry is our beginning and our end.
The Memory List Question Book 101
Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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The Memory List Question Book 101 is chock full of questions. It includes some of the most useful questions you can ask yourself as you write about your own life or your subject's life. This book will direct you to recover information that will make your lifestories accurate and vivid.
Devil Walk: A True Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Warfare, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Come along for the ride as Clint Byars bares his heart and tells of the dark night when he descended into the demonic realm-and encountered Satan face-to-face. Experience with him the months of unremitting mental torment when he simply went through the motions of daily life even as he believed he was actually dead and in hell.
April 27, 2011 Alabama Tornado Outbreak - A Short Story of Survival
Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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On April 27, 2011 sixty two tornadoes touched down in Alabama, seven of those in Limestone County alone. This is Jennifer Adair's story of survival from one of those seven tornadoes, a deadly EF5 that left a 132 mile path of destruction across Northern Alabama and Southern Tennessee.
Chronicles of a Norfolk Farmer: Contributions to the Daily Express, 1937-1939
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 2. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Covering Williamson's last months at Shallowford in Devon, the family's move to a derelict farm in North Norfolk in 1937, the difficulties encountered by a total beginner to farming – including the disastrous crash in the price of barley in 1938 – and the opening months of the Second World War, these 45 articles form a fascinating contemporary record of those times.
Tragedies and Triumph: The Story of a Quadriplegic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
True story of a man facing a devastating injury. Heartwarming and tragic.
Homestead on the Trask
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
As the World enters the 20th century, a young boy and his widowed family survive...and thrive...in the primitive wilds of the Oregon Coast. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always enlightening, this is how our ancestors once lived. A vivid personal account, enriched by detailed ink sketches and photos by the author. Republished and distributed by Nancy Maddux Thornton, his daughter.
Caminar y Cavilar: Cuentos bajo el signo de la Cruz y a la sombra de la cruz gamada
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Lejos de Metz y su familia y solo en España durante la Primera Guerra Mundial. Vivió la vorágine de la Guerra Civil de España, y cárceles y campos de Concentración en la Francia ocupada por los Nazis - hasta poder reunirse con su familia en Cuba después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
The Comeback Kid, The Memoirs of Thomas L. Hay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,310. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The life story of an ordinary midwestern small town red blooded American male. At least he thought he was ordinary until he started to discover the many dark secrets in his life. Follow his journey from innocence to competence to life in the fast lane. From puppy love to international playboy. From UFOs to abductions. It is a journey filled with adventure, mystery, romance, joy, and heartbreaks.
Reginald F. Lewis Before TLC Beatrice: The Young Man Before The Billion-Dollar Empire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,610. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Following the 1987 leveraged buyout of Beatrice Foods, Reginald F. Lewis was solidly positioned as CEO of a billion dollar conglomerate and a major player on Wall Street. Still in his forties, with a personal fortune that placed him on the Forbes 400 list, this pioneering African American businessman had achieved unimaginable success without benefit of inherited wealth or family connections.