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Pennies In The Grass
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of a Liverpudlian woman who reluctantly followed her husband to Vancouver, Canada, in the 1960s in pursuit of a better life. The book deals with the author’s experiences as a child in England growing up in the Great Depression of the 1930s and World War II, the many challenges to her health after she sailed to Canada, the sadness, stresses and struggles of a homesick immigrant.
As I Walked Out Through Spain in Search of Laurie Lee
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Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by SilverWood Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One man's search through Spain in the footsteps of writer Laurie Lee.
The Lullaby Illusion: A Journey of Awakening
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Doug DuBosque. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Lullaby Illusion details the harrowing personal journey of a young American woman facing seemingly insurmountable situations while living in the Middle East and Europe. After miscarriages, a stillbirth, revolt, and war, and divorce, Susan seeks solace by creating art, and recording her vivid dreams. Through difficult life changes she discovers her ticking clock is not biological but creative.
The Old Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Old Man came about after a 70th birthday gathering at Cowra in 2001. My brothers were recalling growing up with our father, Ross Bernard Lamond, or as he became known, RB, RBL and The Old Man. The boys said to me, “You had better do something about getting some of them into a story before one of us passes away.’’ So, here they are.
Simple Man
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Learning to live without a father, from generation to generation.
Beautifully Broken
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,530. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A story showing God's love to His children.
Funny Bones - My Life in Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Freddie 'Parrotface’ Davies was a superstar of British television, radio and variety theatre before, in the twilight of a packed career, he began to act in films such as the cult classic Funny Bones, alongside Lee Evans and Jerry Lewis. With a foreword by Ken Dodd, this unique autobiography is a poignant and hilarious evocation of a vanished world and a rich nostalgic treat for comedy connoisseurs
Tea and Me
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 214,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rod set sail for a new life in India after applying to work as an engineer. During his career in the tea industry he fell in love with the country and its way of life. Tea and Me is the story of Rod Brown’s colourful early years in West Bengal in the 1950s, complete with encounters with tigers, leopards and poisonous snakes and some hilarious adventures with the local people.
The world in my fist
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Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 85,710. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by AIDIF Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the spring of 1967, Nino Benvenuti was the first Italian to keep the entire nation awake all night for an event taking place on the opposite side of the ocean, in New York, when the six hour time lapse collapsed under the enthusiasm for his victory over Emile Griffith in the old Madison Square Garden stadium.
Il mondo in pugno
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Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 76,890. Language: Italian. Published: July 7, 2014 by AIDIF Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nino Benvenuti è stato il primo italiano, nella primavera del '67, a tenere desta per un'intera notte la nazione per un evento che si svolgeva dall'altra parte dell'oceano, a New York, annullando le sei ore di differenza oraria con l'entusiasmo per la sua vittoria contro Emile Griffith sul ring del vecchio Madison Square Garden.
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ten-year-old Helga is forced to join the Hitler youth movement's weekly meetings, where lies and tasty treats are used to entice her allegiance to the Fuhrer. As the war draws nearer to her home in Berlin, Helga is sent away to a Hitler Youth training camp. Her gradual disillusionment, followed by her harrowing escape home, is a coming-of-age story of a young girl's survival of Nazi mind control
Autobiography of a Zen Master
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Price: $999.99 USD. Words: 63,640. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir and guide to the author's unique approach to Zen practice, covering such topics as psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, hypnosis, meditation and enlightenment.
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,720. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope is the compelling true story of a family’s struggle with the sudden onset of their father’s severe mental illness and subsequent homelessness. The perspectives of his three children, his spouse, and his own distorted reality combine to offer readers a glimpse of a world that will feel hauntingly familiar or dramatically eye-opening.
Pardon Me for Protruding and Other True Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Young attorney Bolo Jackson has his hands full: Wacky cases and clients, nutty law partners, and a steamy secretary. Laugh-out-loud funny, touching, and true, you’ll love these stories of Bolo’s early years practicing law in North Carolina.
Reclaiming Lives: Rediscovering Myself While Educating Kolkata's Poor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,040. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I'm bent on empowering children here in the Kolkata slums, reclaiming their lives. But, of course, I'm also, really, reclaiming my own. The journey hasn't been easy. At each juncture, I was beset with fears and doubts, never given room for complacency or ease. Though scarred by mistakes and misgivings, the journey has been made, not a single step has been wasted.
Donutheads and Dilettantes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,730. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Melange Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why would the rich need a social worker? Who would ever believe it? Yet, Michael, a newbie social worker, would soon find out. And in doing so, would uncover a world of wisdom, stamina, laughter, and friendship. Life lessons for all.
A Small House in France
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A magical holiday to rural France some years before had sowed the seeds of a daring plan for Brenda and Ray Barrington – to spend the early years of their retirement buying and restoring a cottage in the French countryside for use as a maison secondaire. Their budget and time were limited, but their enthusiasm and determination were boundless.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago"
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Price: Free! Words: 67,150. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.
Anatomy of a Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 223,030. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
Anatomy of a Life is a haunting and heart-rending memoir, a truly inspirational story strongly recommended to anyone struggling to find their place in this world. It brings to light what most people bury deep inside and never speak of; raw emotion expressed in a unique and captivating style as well as including little known facts on abuse and the diverse effects ill-treatment has on one's psyche
Why Do Lettuces Grow
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 139,990. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiography of an ordinary man's life, starting from his earliest memories as a child until his mid-seventies. It includes his experiences, thoughts that worried him deeply, his different careers, his travels to many different countries both for work and pleasure and the quest for some understanding of the intriguing mysteries surrounding life, the world we live in and human behaviou