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Havasu Palms, A Hostile Takeover
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
The true story of one hard working pioneering family in the 20th century, and how their life’s work was stolen – a theft sanctioned by the United States Government and the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe. Includes over 70 photographs.
Mourning Has Broken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
Giving herself a year of mourning after her sister's untimely death, the author goes about her life as memories and myriads of emotions assail her. Through it all, she explores the meaning of life and the changing of her beliefs, taking the reader through a journey of sorrow, grief, regret, joy and hope.
Dust of the Danakil
Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A gripping memoir of the 1974 humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, Dust of the Danakil is a true story of an ill-conceived project in the violent, drought-stricken Danakil region. The author, sent by UK government pen-pushers to harness seasonal flood water and turn the notoriously aggressive Afar herdsmen into farmers, discovered a hostile environment that almost cost him him his life.
Dear Instant Family
Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dear Instant Family is this widowed dad’s true story of what happened when 400 women responded to his personal ad in New York magazine seeking a wife and a mother for his young children. The memoir ranges from hysterically funny to desperately poignant as the author searches for happiness for himself and his kids. It includes some of the actual letters he received.
Amar atmojiboni (1944-1959)
Series: My stories in Bengali script, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,800. Language: Bengali. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
autobiographical memoirs of the writer in Bengali script. আমার শিক্ষা জীবনের কথা
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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
A Pat on his Back
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Like a lot of people I had a dream. To live in the sun and take life one small step at a time. Kick back, sit back, lie back, be an ex-pat on my back and watch the world go by. With our two trusty dogs, Harvey and Holly, the 'H' Team, my wife and I wanted to move from wet and cold Britain to Cyprus, land of the sun and a place where living would be easier... or so we thought.
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.