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A Merchant Seaman's Survival - An Autobiography - An Escape Story of World War II
By Edward J. Sweeney
Price: $6.89 USD. Words: 53,510. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012 by Allan J. Sweeney. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a true-life World War 2 escape story. Edward J Sweeney’s merchant ship was sunk by a German raider, which led to hair-raising escapes from jails in France and Spain. He was re-captured and escaped from a German troop train on the way to a labour camp; a concentration camp in Argeles Sur Mer, France; and from the notorious labour concentration camp at Miranda de Ebro, in Spain...
Out of the Bag: A Search for Missing Pieces
By Greg McAllister
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,880. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
We begin in the secreted, all-boys world of a Catholic seminary in the 1950s and progress through Vietnam protests, race riots, and the sexual revolution. A young would-be priest crosses his fingers during the oath of celibacy, moves to the Haight Ashbury, gets his girlfriend pregnant, and finally wakes up naked and sore in a padded cell. It's the boomer tutorial, all about change and humor.
Undercover Girl: Growing up transgender
By Jill Davidson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1966, on the edge of a puberty she doesn't want, a transgender girl hears a news story, and knows there are other people like her. Will she ever become her true self? A story of love, hope, friendship, growing up, and acceptance, with some comedy and terror thrown in.
Excursions in My Mind
By Nana Awere Damoah
Series: Ghanaman Musings, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this brilliant series of articles, supported by quotations from literary sources, the Bible and contemporary Church leaders, Nana Awere Damoah covers the broad sweep of Christian faith as practised in everyday life.
Sally Bone
By Sheila Fields
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Blenheim Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
At the age of four Sally gets into the wrong carriage in a train of evacuees and ends up in a little village called Chrishall. Churchill's victory speech was the first real disaster in Sally's life: she had to leave her little Paradise and return to a world she had not known for six years. But although living far away, she promised that one day she would tell the World about her wartime friends.
Born Minus
By honeynews
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,280. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Armand Miele's autobiography and selected musings for the Rockland County Times tell the American struggle from every angle, from growing up in the Depression-era Bronx, to building and re-building successful businesses, to battling terminal cancer and winning, and surviving the crushing loss of a child. Miele revived the weekly Rockland County Times from bankruptcy in his senior years, saving a l
The Struggle of Love
By P S
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Struggle of Love is a true story that describes in detail a tumultuous nine year relationship with the wrong man. A “family” life dominated with domestic and sexual abuse! This was a dysfunctional, hostile relationship, but the author could not break away. Reclaiming her life required a strong support system and professional help to recover, heal and rebuild relationships with her daughter
A Seven-Year Goodbye: a journey through child loss and beyond
By Margo Gallagher
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,500. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Losing a child is like no other loss. It’s unimaginable. How does one survive such a devastating loss? You survive it because you have to, but you don’t have to take this journey alone. This book is about my experiences during the first seven years following the death of my 20 year old son Aaron. I will take you through some of my deepest feelings, thoughts and my healing process.
Finders Losers
By Jack Slack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a revised edition of the original out of print hardcover book. It is the personal story by the finder of millions of dollars in sunken pirate treasure. Such a discovery is the stuff of dreams that became a nightmare. This is a tale of the tragic results of finding a treasure.
Ultima dintre iubiri (poveste)
By Adria Martin
Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: Romanian. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a true story Iubirea apare intre doi oameni oricand, pe neasteptate si-ti poate schimba total viata. O poveste despre lucrurile care conteaza, despre familie si rolul persoanelor in varsta in viata copiilor. Pentru pret de cateva minute, te vei intoarce in leaganul copilariei. Aseaza-te comod si savureaza vremurile fara timp ale unui copil.
At Home Wherever the Road Leads
By Sanda Horeis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by Leonard Flachman. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
After a long career as a journalist and communication specialist, Sanda Horeis and her husband, Willie (a longtime educator and guidance counsellor, sometimes referred to as “The German”), sold their home and much of the items inside, gathered all their belongings into a motorhome, and started out on their retirement adventure. As they crisscrossed the country, Sanda wrote wonderfully insightful a
Disguised as a Man: Malachi Martin & Me
By Sally Hawthorne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,140. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Father Malachi Martin, a Roman Catholic priest, scholar and exorcist, was a best-selling author and media celebrity in the mid-1970's. At the peak of his career, a fifty-seven year-old Martin began a disastrous Abelard-Heloise-style love affair with a troubled teenager who had seen him on TV. She now recounts the story of her decade-long romance with the controversial cult figure and pop-prophet.
Life, Dreams and Magical Landscapes
By Kali Amanda Browne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stories, poems, dreams and journal entries written between 1997-2007 but covering a wider space of time. Its sole purpose: to elevate words to mental images that defined us at different periods of our lives. The use of the royal we here is not conceit but evidence that with every entry a different person can be identified, because we all grow and develop into different people as we mature.
Yes, We Treat Aardvarks
By Robert M Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
He's operated on whales, administered antibiotics to performing lions, barely escaped alive after treating unpredictable chimps, cared for every imaginable household pet. Well-known veterinarian, cartoonist, writer, and leading authority on horse behavior - Dr. Robert M. Miller shares his memoirs of a life filled with all the joys and tragic moments that caring for, and loving, animals brings.
I Make a Lousy Someone Else
By Jeremy Thomas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A biographical narrative of a South African Indian, how he grew up in Johannesburg, and his subsequent emigration to New Zealand. The purpose of this book is to provide future grandchildren with breadcrumbs of the human condition, through the eyes of an everyday man. Writing this has forced me to get beyond the various roles we play and produce a 'real' book.
Sweet Memories: Tears of a melody
By Stella Mpisi
Price: Free! Words: 18,010. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After the simultaneous death of her parents due to a car accident, ten year old Stella and her two sisters are orphaned. About a year after the tragic loss, Stella and her younger sister are taken illegally and by force, by a maternal uncle, out of South Africa and are brought to a foreign country where they suffer both emotionally and physically for nearly six years...
The Boy Died In Vietnam
By Don P. Bick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A raw portrayal of Don’s experience during the Vietnam War, dealing with dead and dying children. He exposes his soul discussing events in his life while coping with PTSD issues, not knowing for 40 years that he was suffering from the disorder. As conditions worsen he moves into a tent in the woods. Through treatment he returns to Vietnam and in a matter of a few months his whole life has changed.
Dragonfly Wings for Emmalee
By Steve havertz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,560. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The cancer was taking its toll on her frail body. Smiling proved difficult on that summer morning for what were to be our last photographs taken together. A dragonfly appeared and hovered directly above her head. She giggled. “I can feel the wind of its wings on my head. It tickles.” A tiny dragonfly lifted her spirits that day. Her story will strenghthen, teach and inspire.
The Corner
By Jerry Hammer
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was Sunday, December 7, 1941. The boys and girls that hung around The Corner in Brooklyn were about to embark on an adventure. They were about to grow up. These were tumultuous times, which shaped the future of the colorful and sometimes humorous characters who lived near Sammy’s luncheonette on The Corner. Sterling Place became known for the numerous gold stars hanging in its windows.
Just A Misdemeanor Or Two
By LaVall McIvor
Price: Free! Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir covers 11 years of my life between the ages of 13 and 23. During my teenage years I was an out of control juvenile delinquent with little supervision, living in my little protected community in Southern Oregon. I had no regard for anyone except myself, uncaring of others feelings. When I graduated high school it was like a slap in the face when I had the draft facing me.