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The Eleanor Venture: A Memoir by Eleanor Carlson Flanders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Eleanor Venture tells a coming-of-age story informed by The Dust Bowl and the Great Depression—two events that create hardship in the author’s early years. Eleanor Carlson, oldest of seven and spunky farm girl, forges her unique path into adulthood. A fearless seeker of new places, people, and parties, hers is a humorous, blunt, and self-analytic woman’s voice in the “Greatest Generation.”
The Last Tour: Love, Laughter, and Tears
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,560. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Last Tour: Love, Laughter, and Tears is the story of retired music manager Ron Eckerman who found love and happiness and then was diagnosed with AML, a fast growing bone marrow cancer. His career included managing bands of the 70's. He survived the Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash of 1977 and wrote the book "Turn it up! My years with Lynyrd Skynyrd." He lost his battle with cancer in May of 2014.
Sassy Jane
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of one man's brief encounter with the Bermuda Triangle and the events that lead up to why it was so personal.
Confessions of a Hostie 3 - More true stories of an International Flight Attendant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fasten seatbelts, ensure your seat is fully upright, tray-table stowed and come fly with Danielle in this third installment of turbulent tales of life in the sky: With thrilling crew and passenger stories, valuable tips for potential 'hosties', revelations of her own initial (failed) attempts to join airlines, and perceptive insights into life above and below the clouds - prepare for takeoff...
Nichijo: The Testimony of John Provoo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,240. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1940, John David Provoo, a young American Buddhist studying in Japan, was urged by the U.S. Embassy to return home. In 1942, as a US Army Sergeant in the Philippines, he was among those captured on Corregidor. After years of POW camps on Taiwan and Japan, he was forced to make propaganda broadcasts from Radio Tokyo. He was convicted in a 1952 NYC treason trial, the decision overturned in 1954.
Things My Kids Have Said and Done That Have Amused Me
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Price: Free! Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A lightly edited treasury of quotes, anecdotes, and other memories of a family that always makes me, and I hear others, smile.
Trajectory
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 153,600. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born of Armenian parents in 1924, Paul Malcolm lived his first 20 years in Bombay. He first visited Australia in 1944 while in the Merchant Navy, and settled there three years later. After exotic Bombay he found the Fremantle of 1947 dull, but went on to a much livelier Sydney, then to Broken Hill & in 1959 joined Weapons Research Establishment in South Australia.
Swami Soup
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tap dance with Valerie on her raucous journey up steep inclines and down sudden drops with pedophiles, weird witches, day court, night nurses and plain old crazy New Yorkers at her side. Her insight and silliness will tickle your funny bone while lightening your load with irreverent and magical perspectives on the sad, the wonderful, and the inexplicable.
Between Two Lands
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Price: Free! Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
All my thoughts are written in this short book. I want to help people to believe in themselves, to stand up for what they believe in, and not let people step all over them. Each person is a unique creature, given life by God, and created to serve a purpose. He has molded each and everyone one of us.
Growing up on Eddie's Island
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Price: Free! Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiography is of my experiences in the wilderness of Canada as I was growing up. This was a time before cellphones and the internet. We lived and worked much like our ancestors did prior to the modern technological development.
She's Not Herself
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Young Linda grew up with a mother who was “not herself.” Years later, as a psychotherapist, the author looks back on her childhood in an effort to understand her mother’s mental illness and make sense of the effects of multi-generational traumas. The result is a memoir of love, loss, loyalty, and healing.
Tears of Innocence
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From a loving family this five year old girl is thrown into a world of abuse and torture leading to attempted suicide, near insanity and the contemplation of murder. A true life drama.
A Call to Serve: A Story of Faith and Adventure in the Peace Corps
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Call to Service: A Story of Faith and Adventure in the Peace Corps is Kenneth Watt's personal story of faith and adventure as a Peace Corp Volunteer in the turbulent country of Guatemala from 1988 to 1991.
L'Astore gentile
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Price: Free! Words: 29,900. Language: Italian. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Un diario di gioventù, la ricerca di sè stesso attraverso la gratuità dell'amore, i migliori anni della giovinezza sacrificati per aiutare un amore non corrisposto. La felicità scoperta dietro le sofferenze del cuore. La Speranza eterna cresciuta giorno per giorno fra di una vita forse mai vissuta appieno: questo è l'Astore gentile, da un'antica leggenda alla quotidiana realtà.
Belonging in Africa - An Autobiographical Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,900. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sara finds love with her perfect man, dismissing the fact that he is black and she is white. After all, these are the liberated 1970s, life in newly independent Kenya is wild and wonderful, and young love conquers all. Sam and Sara embrace a future they know will fulfill their dreams. But before long they discover that the world is a complicated place, and horror lurks where it is least expected.
Me and Ellan Vannin: A Wartime Childhood on the Isle of Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,920. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Eyelevel Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A moving story of how one city child adapted to the enormous changes that the second world war brought, and how a rural life on the Isle of Man eventually became the very epitome of 'home'.
Love Life, with Parrots
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,980. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Men come and go; parrots are forever. A woman struggles with loss, feelings of inadequacy, and a head injury while looking for her life partner in all the wrong places. As the number of birds in her life increases, so do the complications and delights. In this heart-lifting tale of love and redemption, the birds impact the author all out of proportion to their combined one-pound weight.
A Hot Time in the Cold War, Moscow 1967-68
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
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The author describes what it was like living in the American Embassy in Moscow, USSR, from 1967-68 in the middle of the Cold War. He was a staff sergeant in the Defense Intelligence Agency who was also the part time editor of TWIM (This Week in Moscow) the only free press in the USSR.
Paris je t'aime
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: French. Published: November 24, 2014 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cesse-t-on jamais d’être de son village ? En « vingt arrondissements et deux rives de fleuve », Colette a cherché à retrouver à Paris sa province perdue, un village en somme avec ses autochtones, ses habitants anonymes ou illustres (Cocteau, Bérard, Bove etc.), ses lieux de rencontres, ses boutiques et ses restaurants (le Grand Véfour).
Little Bottles
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Price: Free! Words: 104,710. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir of a period in my life dealing with alcohol and drug addiction