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A Luminous Future
By Teodor Flonta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 19 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
Djinxed
By Ellen Hawkins
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 106,760. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Adventurous family living in Indonesia in the 1970s
Do Chickens Have Hangovers?
By Frank C. Newby
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 125,250. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Art
A story for children that adults will enjoy, recounting the experiences of a time that most people alive today will not remember unless they have paid close attention to their grandparents and older relatives. Full of anecdotes and humor that bring alive the era before, during, and after the Great Depression leading up to modern times.
Spread Thin & Moving Fast
By Ed De Avila
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tale of adventure, exploring new worlds, and meeting crazy characters. After growing up in an Irish-Mexican family, Ed became a restless street kid and adventurous teen. As a young adult he was thrown out of schools, became a golf hustler, hung out with artists, pimps, and actors, got drugs for friends, escaped from many petty scrapes, and followed his first love to the University of California.
Melissa's Gift
By Olin Dodson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 143,860. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Bay Tree Publishing/Ardenwood Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A poignant, personal memoir, Melissa’s Gift recounts how a deeply solitary man discovers he has fathered a daughter while traveling years before in Central America. She evokes a capacity to love in him he has never known, even while she slowly wastes from the dreadful disease of cystic fibrosis.Written with beauty and power, Melissa’s Gift is an unforgettable story and a deeply moving read.
Monkey on the Wing
By Steven Adams
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the true story of the life of a loveable Aussie larrikin, tracing his wild and exuberant, often shocking, youthful adventures and travels all over the world, up until the accident that took his eyesight and should have taken his life.
From Rags to Rags
By Tina Morrison
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 101,340. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Rags To Rags is Tina Morrison's true story of wasted childhood back in Poland during 60’s and 70’s. It portrays a painful journey through neglect, despair, horrors of domestic violence and poverty inflicted by alcohol abuse.
Cream From Butterflies
By Candace Hennekens
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a personal story that reveals life in the mid-twentieth century that is mainly peaceful, mostly prosperous, when Americans dreamed big and dreams came true. And on a smaller scale, the story of how a writer can be formed: by commitment to a diary. The writer's five year diary written between 1959 and 1963 is included between essays about growing up in a small Wisconsin town.
1309 Days to Freedom
By Dietrich Geschke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the autobiography of Dietrich W. Geschke, who was born in pre-war East Prussia. Kept along with his mother and sister on Russian collective farms in post-war Kaliningrad Oblast (pre-war East Prussia) for 3 1/2 years and eventually escaped from East Germany to West Germany. His family immigrated to the U.S. in 1952.
Veronica's Diary III, Awakening the Woman Within
By Veronica Esagui
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 126,340. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like its predecessors, The Journey of Innocence and Braving a New World, Awakening the Woman Within has been translated from the original Portuguese journals Veronica kept throughout her life. After thirty years of marriage she finds the courage to ask for a divorce. Chronologically she is 47 years old but physiologically she is a youthful college student with a new career in mind.
Leaves From The Fig Tree
By Diana Duff
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,920. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by Rebel ePublishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An extraordinary life shared by an extraordinary raconteuse. ‘ … One spoke to me once of years passing and conjured up a picture of a great fig tree, the leaves falling, each leaf another year of his life.’
The Perennial Freshman
By George Whiteman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,800. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012 by shelfstealers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"I remember [George] as being the most creative photographer and designer that I ever worked with. After he painted my thumb and applied the star, he photographed what may be one of the most famous album covers ever. How can you forget a guy like this? I had no idea he was a writer. His writing is as creative and scintillating as the rest of his talents and personality.” —Don McLean (American Pie)
How To Cope...with life
By Terrance L. Weber
Series: Terry Talks, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,340. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How To Cope...with life" is meant to be a Prayer Warrior's Handbook. Many of the stories told here tell about the same kinds of real-life events that active Prayer Warriors pray about every day when on duty. They will bravely stand on the front lines of those worldwide battlefields because this book can give them the endless supply of God's ammunition needed to overcome all attacks of the enemy.
9/11 Truther: The Fight for Peace, Justice and Accountability
By Jon Gold
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
9/11 Truther is the story about an everyday American who saw that something was wrong with what we were told about 9/11, and tried to do something about it.
The Road Less Travelled
By John Porter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 247,910. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the epic tale of a real-life journey that began by mistake way back last century in a quiet European backwater, spanning three continents in a largely unexpected fashion: a fifty-year walk. It includes triumphs, adventure, excitement and dissappointments, heart-rending losses, love, death, discovery, wonderment and hope. Retrace the journey as you too wander along The Road Less Travelled.
The View from the Summit
By Howard Munns
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 146,770. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by Melissa Bowersock. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Howard Munns (1911-2002) was a gifted self-taught artist. Born in a homesteader's sod hut on the barren plains of Montana, orphaned by the age of 17, his early life was tempered by poverty and hardship and annealed by the Great Depression. The View from the Summit is his story in his own words.
Through Christina's Eyes
By Julia K Anderson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,250. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
The rippling effects of choices made in a family…A mother’s love for her children…Unspoken communication… This inspirational, true-life story explains a mother’s choices, struggles, and beliefs. The life experiences of a family are creatively weaved through Christina’s history in Sweden and her children’s lives in early 1900’s Chicago. The book culminates with the true life, present day experie
My China Eye
By Israel Epstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,690. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The final work of Israel Epstein (1915-2005), one of the very few Westerners to experience the Chinese Communist Revolution firsthand, from its earliest days to the highest levels of power.
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.
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.