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Against the Grain: A Historian's Journey
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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.
An Iranian at Home and Abroad
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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.
A Glance in the Mirror
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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
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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.
A Lot of Loose Ends - A Vet in Africa
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Roland Minor knew early on that he wanted to become a vet. A Lot of Loose Ends is Rolandʼs account of his experiences in treating animals of all shapes and sizes and his many encounters with farmers, pet owners and politicians. Some of the tales he has to tell are hilarious, others hair-raising and a few horrific, but all are fascinating.
Live to Give: My Journey From Despair to Fulfillment by Jane Frances Thompson
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jane Thompson shares her true adventure of growing up in an overwhelmed alcoholic Irish Catholic household to the wilds of Alaska! She shares her healing journey with her mother and father. Her beloved teacher in India, Sathya Sai Baba, came to her in dreams and visions and led her to full Self-Realization. She ventures to India to see Him seven times.
Growing Up Boeing: The Early Jet Age Through the Eyes of a Test Pilot’s Daughter
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An insider’s perspective of the Boeing test pilots and engineers who regularly risked their lives as they tested and certified the early commercial jets, 707s through 767s. Passionate about flying, Boeing test pilot S. L. “Lew” Wallick and his Flight Test colleagues lived lives full of risk and adventure while raising their families in the Puget Sound area of Washington State.
Dates to Remember or Wish You Could Forget “Getting it O So Right”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,890. Language: American English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Gabrielle Anna treks a world that most women—and even men—would never dare to tread: An open-eyed and open-minded approach to dating. Through much trial and error, Gabrielle finds her own path through the treacherous journey of finding love and understanding. Join her in her quest as she searches for truth and love in most of the wrong—and some of the right—places.
Home for the Friendless: Finding Hope, Love, and Family
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,960. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The eldest of three in an unconventional family making their way through The Great Depression, Betty narrates this humorous and poignant recollection. Although poor in possessions, Betty's family leads a life so rich in turmoil that it rivals today's sitcoms.
Double Happiness: One Man's Tale of Love, Loss, and Wonder on the Long Roads of China
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tony Brasunas had never left the United States nor taught a class on anything. The adventure that changed him forever, that broke open his heart and awakened his mind, began in a high school classroom in hot, coastal Guangzhou, China, and culminated on the plateaus of ancient Tibet. A journey across China and through the soul of a young American, Double Happiness is travel writing at its best.
The Art of Trapeze: One Woman's Journey of Soaring, Surrendering, and Awakening
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Series: The Awakening Consciousness Series, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 122,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With nothing to lose and only a dream to gain, Molly McCord moves to Paris to follow the courageous call of her heart. She arrives in a city she has never visited before and builds her dream life until a bigger purpose unfolds. Filled with love, authenticity, adventure, and laughter, this bestselling memoir is an unexpected journey to deeper levels of personal consciousness and soul growth.
A Green Hill Far Away
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Price: $5.30 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Gingernut Books Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Green Hill Far Away is a collection of Joan's earlier memoirs, a delightful and poignant mix harking back to the latter days of the war years. Never self-pitying, the stories have elements that will draw a smile or a tear and sometimes a full belly-laugh.
What Lies Within
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Price: $9.23 USD. Words: 101,230. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is both an autobiography, in which Gary describes a very eventful life, and an exploration into meaning. After a deprived childhood in a poor part of Melbourne Gary enjoyed some larrikin teenage adventures before his strong ambition to succeed through study and sport led him into a more conventional ways. He describes his early working life as a struggle to maintain a difficult marriage
Footnote to a Dream
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 185,620. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 23, 2013 by ShalvaPub. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiography by Benny Michel chronicles his triumph of becoming one of South Africa's most popular musicians, despite his crippling polio affliction and abuse by his domineering father. It provides unique insights into the music world in South Africa during the "Big Band" era, and records the history of Jewish society in the early days of Johannesburg's history.
Where the Rainbow Fell Down
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A raw and deeply moving memoir beginning in mid century New Zealand, Lynette Robinson battles to survive an upbringing profoundly impacted by poverty, family dysfunction and the Catholic Church.
Please May I Leave The Room ?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,340. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
ken griffin recounts educating antics from his days on the west riding of yorkshire teaching supply staff during the 1950's, 60's and 70's. his own inimitable style is enhanced with illustrations penned by himself.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
Wake Up Call: How I Changed my Life and Business--and You Can Too
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,470. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Wake-Up Call: How I Changed My Life and Business—and You Can Too, Harvey Bookstein reveals the secrets behind Therapeutic Accounting®, his innovative and holistic approach to business. But Harvey’s story isn’t just about business: it’s about living a full life while achieving success in the workplace.
Letters from Mallorca
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 105,870. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Letters from Mallorca” is the true story of life in a Spanish hospital. A blood infection resulting in a three-day fever, alerted ex-pat, Kevin to the fact that something was desperately wrong, and within hours he had an emergency operation to amputate his left foot. This is the sad, also funny story of the next six months of his life, how he learned to walk again and found love in the process.
Spinster of Science: A Memoir, From Girlhood To B.Sc. Graduate
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A coming-of-age story about a girl with notions of becoming a scientist, to forward intelligent, sustainable human life on earth. What a gauntlet to run, overcoming stumbling blocks and thwartings without end. What an education, in how nature works, people behave, and human systems operate. What a graduation, into a world where science continues its many bad habits, to the detriment of all nature.