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Against the Grain: A Historian's Journey
By Jerold S. Auerbach
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
AGAINST THE GRAIN is a collection of challenging and insightful essays from a reflective American historian. Jerold Auerbach, Professor Emeritus at Wellesley (where he taught 40 years), writes in the Foreword how his academic career and his time in Israel "each in its own distinctive way converged to liberate me from my past as a non-Jewish Jew." The historian reflects back on this dilemma.
Unrestorable Habitat: Microsoft Is My Neighbor Now
By Lois Phillips Hudson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,030. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Foreverland Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Unrestorable Habitat: Microsoft Is My Neighbor Now recounts how that valley was transformed over the course of Hudson's lifetime, roughly the sixty-five years from 1937 to 2003.
Fire Men: Stories from Three Generations of a Firefighting Family
By Gary Ryman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A family memoir of three generations of firefighters - grandfather, father and son.
Even More Ketchup than Salsa: The Final Dollop
By Joe Cawley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,650. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Have you ever dreamed of just throwing it all in and starting life again somewhere else? If the first six months of running the Smugglers Tavern had been a baptism of fire, the subsequent years were about as much fun as bobbing for apples in a vat of acid. The trials and tribulations of trying to make a better life abroad continue with disastrous consequences in this true life travel narrative.
Should I Forgive?
By Nyasha Gapa
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 64,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The courageous few Zimbabweans who dared to stand up to President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF party in the election campaigns of 2008 were persecuted, assaulted and in many cases brutally murdered. Should I Forgive? is based on the experiences of a young wife and mother, Nyasha Gapa, who was raped and beaten for daring to campaign for Morgan Tsvangirai’s opposition party MDC
The Cockney Commando
By Anthony Collins
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,350. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Motherless and sent to an orphanage by his out-of-work father, Tony Collins found the odds were stacked against him as he started life in the rough East End of London. But by joining the Royal Marines, Tony escaped into a new world, fraught with danger and tragedy, but also with the chance for love, friendship and success. A story of triumph in adversity and of challenges overcome.
An Iranian at Home and Abroad
By Cyrus Kamrani
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 127,690. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine visiting a tourist town for a break and being picked up by the police because you are not a local, then finding yourself with a rope around your neck in a public execution? Iran comes under close scrutiny as the author tries to come to terms with life where freedom of speech, movement and to wear the clothing of one's choice does not exist.
I Couldn't Even Boil An Egg
By Elisabeth Lindesay
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 91,280. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After moving from Iran to Jordan while their first child was still a tiny baby, the couple went on to set up home successively in Syria, Lebanon, Sudan, Tunisia, Libya, Qatar, Kuwait and Morocco, giving them a far greater insight into life in the Middle East than most Westerners could dream of. I Couldn’t Even Boil an Egg is Lis’s account of those happy, hectic years.
The Last Governor Diaries
By John W Heffernan
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,930. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Last Governor Diaries is a virtual record of the author’s 30 year journey through the NSW Department of Corrective Services and the many remarkable characters he meets along the way. Frightening yet, at times.
Trailing: A Memoir
By Kristin Louise Duncombe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Trailing is superb telling of a young wife's emotional struggles to find her place in life while following her dedicated doctor husband on humanitarian medical misisons in East Africa. Painfully honest, she shares the good, the bad, and the ugly of living in the shadow of someone else's dream. This book is certain to act as a mirror for anyone who feels stuck and without purpose. An inspiration!
Iron in the Blood
By Richard Morris
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 64,580. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Richard Morris has held down some of the most demanding senior jobs at British Rail and Eurotunnel and taken responsibility for everything from dealing with major accidents to the personal travel arrangements of the Royal Family. Along the way he has made many friends and encountered a variety of remarkable personalities, from Her Majesty the Queen to one of the Kray twins.
A Glance in the Mirror
By Terence Kearey
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 125,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Terence Kearey emerged from a wartime Home Counties childhood to enter the world of work at a time of upheaval, technological revolution and trade union militancy. The women in his life helped to shape it, carrying him through the trials of family life, many ups and downs and the occasional disaster. Now retired and at peace, Terence can look back peacefully on a turbulent, but mainly happy time.
Operation Dolby
By Constantine Buller
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 124,940. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Constantine Buller was appalled by the corruption and the callous games some of his colleagues liked to play on unsuspecting members of the public, so he left the Force. But the bent coppers he had snubbed had long memories. A few years later his new life as a successful businessman collapsed in ruins when they set him up by fabricating evidence for a non existent crime.
Shit Happens
By Doona Moolands
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this book, I have stepped outside my comfort zone and slipped into chronic over-share mode in a warts and all account of these events. From the stupid things I did or endured in my childhood to the introduction of my husband and children in my life, right up to present day where I am back at work. Sadly, I am still living future chapters for the next book as incidents continue to happen to me.
Up out of Egypt
By Helen Marsh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,660. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This story tells of a rebellious teenage girl and the consequences of that rebellion which leads to pregnancy at the age of 14. You will read of the pain of having to give her baby up for adoption and later a troubled teenage marriage. It is also tells of the journey of new found faith, the reunion of her first born and the difference God made in Helen's life. It is a story of hope and forgiveness
Radical Survivor: One Woman's Path Through Life, Love, and Uncharted Tragedy
By Nancy Saltzman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,410. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Radical Survivor chronicles elementary school principal Nancy Saltzman’s extraordinary saga as a two-time cancer survivor who lost her entire family in a small-plane crash. Told with honesty, insight, and laugh-out-loud flashes of humor, Radical Survivor traverses the full spectrum of human emotions, offering a compelling gift of hope.
Under An African Sky
By Julene Hodges Schroeder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Julene Hodges Schroeder was raised in an Ethiopia that was beginning to emerge from centuries of isolation. Under An African Sky is a story you can read to your children and grandchildren, about a girl who lived an unusual life and loved it.
In Garrison
By J.H. Hardin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The Marines I have seen around the world have the cleanest bodies, the filthiest minds, the highest morale, and the lowest morals of any group of animals I have ever seen.
We Were Only Bairns
By Howard Gee
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 69,910. Language: British English. Published: March 5, 2014 by KMFPublishing.co.uk. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born in the City of Edinburgh’s back streets in 1941, Howard Gee is uniquely placed to tell the stories of growing up with his pals on those streets during the early forties and fifties. Howard’s stories map a rapidly changing world with good humour and laugh out loud scenes of daily adventures that reflect family life in those difficult times during and just after the war.
A Lady in France
By Jennie Goutet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Told with honesty and strength, A Lady in France is a brave heart-stopping story of love, grief, faith, depression, sunshine piercing the gray clouds—and hope that stays in your heart long after it’s finished.