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A Hairdresser's Diary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,520. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the story of a little girl who through a childhood full of struggles, hardships and pain had a dream. That dream was to someday become a hairdresser. Follow her as she trades her dollies in for the real thing.This is the diary of a hairdresser who had a calling and a great memory. It is filled with stories of pain, sadness, gossip, angst, triumph, challenge and most of all, humour. Th
Lost Time, Bad Dreams and Miracles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 280,820. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this literary journey through the incredible life of AnnieMae Robertson, the author, renamed Bernie in this book, works to solve the mystery of the missing times in her life.
After the Bitter Comes the Sweet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After growing up in poverty in wartime China, Yulin Wang married Sidney Rittenberg, an idealistic American who had stayed in China to help the Communists after 1949. Working for Radio Peking, they had four children and a good life until the Cultural Revolution, when her husband was jailed on false charges. Her memoir is a tale of determination, resilience, and struggle.
I Sell Death - Autobiography of a Terrorist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,370. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A true story of an Ex-Terrorist from Al-Qaeda who gave up arms six years ago tracing his journey from being a simple teenager to a riot victim to a dreaded bomb-expert involved in multiple bombings across India, Afghanistan, Algeria, etc. and his re-conversion back to a normal human being
Escape From Serfdom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,130. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The memories of boy growing up in a small town in central Cuba, reaching adulthood during Batista dictatorship, living for almost four years in the suffocating Castro’s revolution, and finally leaving behind everything he and his family ever knew to find freedom in the United States.
Bogart: In Search of My Father
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,010. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For countless millions, Humphrey Bogart’s screen performances and real-life persona merged to make him one of the world’s most fabled figures—a legend of mythic proportions. But for his only son, Stephen, eight years old in 1957 when his father died of lung cancer, Humphrey Bogart’s giant shadow was a burden he carried until he finally came to understand the private man.
The Girl Next Door...And How She Grew
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was the sweet-faced gal who won our hearts as the spunky heroine of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS…the all-American beauty who kicked up her heels with Fred Astaire in ROYAL WEDDING. Jane Powell grew up alongside Elizabeth Taylor, Roddy McDowall and Ann Blyth…and she and Liz were bridesmaids at each other’s weddings. But MGM’s golden-voiced girl realized she’d never found happiness...
See You Now: A Memoir of Shane's Triumph Over SMA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book is a memoir of triumph and miracles. You always have the choice to either give up or fight. This is the story of the fight to live in spite of insurmountable odds. Maybe giving up is the easiest choice, but we never picked the easy way. Shane received a death diagnosis at the tender age of 8 weeks old. According to the medical books, death by age 2. Fortunately, Shane couldn't read.
Fatherless
Price: $21.85 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: British English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The infant Phil lives with his poverty stricken mother Annie in a 1950s Yorkshire mill town. But Annie's mental state frequently breaks apart as she is burned by loss and desertion. Sent to a distant orphanage Phil struggles for identity and belonging. With love and humour Phil Barber tells the fascinating story from the dark earth of his tangled roots into a troubled adolescence.
Vivências de Uma Geração
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 12, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Vivências de uma geração retrata o modo de vida da geração do baby boom – a geração que nasceu nos primeiros anos pós-II Guerra Mundial e que precedeu a minha.
Bobby Joe's Recess Rebellion: Thoughts on Surviving the Playgrounds of Life
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In this heartfelt collection of stories based on events in his own life, Robert Joseph explores three “playgrounds” that shaped his young life: Catholic school, the Army, and an inner-city public school where he worked as a teacher.
Host of Memories: Tales of Inevitable Happenstance
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 71,880. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Following his parents’ divorce, in 1950s segregated pre-Castro Miami, the author moves to New York City, where he was raised amidst eccentric and loving relatives and friends. Tales of his early years as an awkward “only child”; his Jewish roots; his fortuitous encounters with Chinese culture; and his embrace of sexuality show how one man’s present has been shaped by the richness of his past.
Something In The Stars (A Story Of Innocence, Ambition And All That Jazz)
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 94,770. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born and raised on a farm in the rural countryside of Buckinghamshire, England, a young boy spent his childhood driving tractors and feeding sheep, all the while dreaming of another life; a life of music. With an insatiable desire to succeed, he moved to London in the 1980s and Los Angeles California in the 1990s. Surmounting many obstacles along the way, This is his story.
Moving Forward In Reverse: A Diary about Finding a New Normal
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,920. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Moving Forward In Reverse is an inspirational memoir about the positive aspects of being human.
Over the Hills
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,690. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Over the Hills, Peter Steele recounts the story of his turbulent childhood in England and his student years at Cambridge University. There he learned mountaineering and medicine, culminating in his selection as medical officer to the ill-fated 1971 International Expedition to Mount Everest.
We Were Not Spoiled, A Franco-American Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
To read We Were Not Spoiled: A Franco-American Memoir by Lucille Ledoux as told to her son, memoir author and teacher Denis Ledoux, is to travel back in time and place and experience the daily life of a woman from a different generation. When Denis’ mother, Lucille, was in her mid-eighties, he decided to preserve the stories about her life he had heard throughout the years.
Misereres y exsultates
Price: Free! Words: 56,160. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A través de pequeños ensayos, Celine Armenta, narra la relación que tuvo con las monjas en su infancia y su decisión por ingresar al convento y, diez años después, dejarlo.
Jenny's Daughter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jaqi Wade, raised in depression-era California, wasn’t prepared for life in her new home, Brazil, but she managed. She’d been expecting surprises. The biggest surprise was how hard it was to come home again after twenty years!
Alice and Me: An Alice Springs Experience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Having survived over seventy years of life in this land, I have at various times stood with my back to Australia – at Seaford, Scarborough, Townsville and Darwin – and in each place I have felt the bulk of the country behind me like the hand of a protective parent: huge, ancient, wild and inhospitable. I have wandered, I have loitered and I have played ... and so I came to Alice Springs...
Auschwitz #34207 - The Joe Rubinstein Story
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,440. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Seventy years ago Joe Rubinstein walked out of a Nazi concentration camp. Until now, his story has been hidden from the world. Shortly before dawn on a frigid morning in Radom, Poland, German soldiers forced twenty-one year-old Icek “Joe” Rubinsztejn onto a crowded, open-air truck. The next day, several around him were dead. From there, things got worse for young Joe—much worse.