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On Giants' Shoulders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,080. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by WEC Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bringing new life to Japan. The inspiring story of a lad from southeast London, who became a missionary in Japan and today is an authority on Japanese literature.
Supper with the President
Series: African Memoir, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
West Africa in the 1970s: volatile years immediately following independence brought the author in contact with a number of Presidents, Kings, Emperors, village and tribal chiefs and a succession of extraordinary people. Circumstances contrived to place him at dinner with four heads of state whose rule had immense impact, positive and negative, on their countries and on West Africa.
Base Jumping: The Vagabond Life of a Military Brat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Military families make great sacrifices for their country. While the soldiers wear the uniform and risk their lives, the families live like gypsies with all the responsibilities of holding the family unit together, and receive only a fraction of the recognition they deserve. This is the story of my life growing up in a military family.
Boomer Down: From Fast Lane to Crashed Lane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Quintessential Boomer Steve Meltzer was living the limo-licious life of a Mad Men-style ad executive in Hong Kong. Great money, eye-popping travel, blue-chip clients. Teak-paneled suites, top-shelf martinis and speaking gigs all over Asia. When his firm died, he returned, jobless but hopeful, to the US--and crashed. Here is his witty, brutally honest, before-during-after story (some heard on NPR).
For the Love of Beirut
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a serious story of war told with both humor and gravity from a young boy's perspective, a perspective that matures and broadens as he comes of age. Boyhood escapades that rival Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are part of everyday life in Lebanon along with more daring deeds and just-in-time Houdini escapes. When Sam moves to show all in America what is happening in Beirut, he pays dearly.
Oltre il Peccato
Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: Italian. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
(3.00 from 1 review)
Qual è il legame tra un’adultera palestinese vissuta nel 33 d.C, e una giovane milanese ventenne alla fine degli anni ottanta? Come può l’incontro tra quell’adultera e Gesù aver inciso sulle scelte di Lucia? L’attualità sconcertante del Vangelo rivive nella storia di Lucia, nel suo amore per Diego, nella sua scelta di portare avanti una gravidanza improvvisa alla ricerca di sé.
Life at African Bible University
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This Book is a life I experienced while at African Bible University. It has pictures that show you how life can be enjoyable for students.
Bombs and Butterflies: Over the Hill in Laos
Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 32,260. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jo Carroll knew too little about Laos when she stepped off the long boat in Huay Xai. Did you know that Laos is the most bombed country in the world? She didn't. Yet the sight of a flock of butterflies, rising again and again to flutter at sunset, reflect the courage of Laos and her people as they pick themselves up and dares to share their secrets.
Landmarks From Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Landmarks From Home is Miguel Baines' fourth collection of easy-to-read poetry. Miguel's work is simple and entertaining, appealing to a wide readership. In Landmarks From Home, Miguel turns his attention toward the best known and most discussed features of the nearby towns and countryside. With a mixture of humour and objectivity, Landmarks From Home will make readers feel like they're present.
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.
I Made a Promise
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,450. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2013 by Evangelista Media srl. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
One night I fervently prayed to God, “Lord, You say that You exist. My dream is to become a soccer player in Serie A. If You make this dream come true, I’ll be a missionary for You throughout the world.” This is the promise I made to God. He has done His part—now it's my turn.
From the Septic tank to St. Peters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
An amusing glimpse into the hazardous and imaginative world of a child obsessed with all things dangerous. Exhausted guardian angels worked overtime to keep this restless soul from picking the locks on heaven's pearly gates, or perhaps blowing them up. Share the bizarre chain of events that were created and surprisingly survived by the author during his journey from early childhood to adolescence.
Creative Trail: The Evolution of LCB
Price: Free! Words: 43,830. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Creative Trail is a compilation of poetry collected over a period of seven years that touches on topics such as love, spirituality, and everyday life situations. The author also provides commentary that shows his evolution over the years as an artist, as well as human being. Readers are encouraged to re-think their purpose, legacy, and how they view the world, including the people in it.
The Great Summer of Philosophy!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This story is brought to light within the court room of serendipity. This ocean-side experience places both Philosophy and Reality on one giant environmental stage. These two forces are soon put into their place by the power of nature. Each scene is weaved together with delightful bits of ongoing action and chunks of humor. Each reader will laugh at one giant act of youthful stupidity.
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
Downright Funny: Extraordinary Scenes From Everyday Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Downright Funny is a collection of true stories that come from my everyday experience.As my friends and family have heard these tales over the years, they have usually ended up laughing hysterically and asking for more.I hope you, too, will find meaning and laughter in the adventures of an ordinary life.
Sightless in Seattle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
Taken straight from her personal journals written during her time at seeing eye-dog school, this delightful book will take the reader along on the journey with two inexperienced individuals, dog and woman, coming together to form a team.
Strip Roads and Sports Cars
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
To many, the three decades recounted in this book can be described as the golden era' of motoring life in southern africa.
Insomnia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Insomnia, the bane of many night owls, is Miguel Baines' third collection of poetry. Often described as a writer of "easy-to-read poetry", Miguel's work is simple and entertaining, appealing to a wide readership. When Miguel can't sleep, sometimes writing poems helps him calm down. Insomnia is the result of many, many sleepless nights.
A Life Exposed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Beverly Schlechter is one of those people for whom “only in your dreams” often becomes a reality! This book takes “memoirs” way out of the box.