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An Antipodean Affair
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Working as a simultaneous conference interpreter with United Nations, Valerie Barnes travelled to India, Iran, Nigeria, Zambia and Zaire. She also met and fell in love with Peter, an Australian delegate who had decided to sail single-handed in a 22-foot yacht from England to Australia to separate his past from his future.
1965 - The Diary of Osric Martext
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,410. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Editor's note: Osric Martext was born in Miami in 1949. He was taken to South Carolina in 1953 when his family moved there, settling in a large house built before the Revolution, Dirleton Plantation, in the crossroads town of Stateburg, which lies between Columbia and Sumter, just south of the Wateree Swamp. This is his story.
Sons of Suicide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,430. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An insightful, viscerally emotional memoir, Sons of Suicide relates the story of a young man’s life after losing his Mother to suicide—and succeeding, in spite of experiencing one of the most devastating tragedies known to man.
God's On Our Side, Sweetie! But The Devil Has Control!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,020. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Larry and Deborah have been forced, through their tenacity towards justice, to fight for it all alone, while shockingly uncovering federal and other crimes that concern anyone with an account of any type in a financial institution; relies on attorneys, real estate and medical professionals; trusting our USA Constitution or conducting business today.
Kickstart My Heart
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,770. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Carnival of Dating Disasters: An hilarious, raw account of separation and divorce en route to new love.
Grandpa Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
It all started one day, when BJ and Darrian giggled at me and made fun of how I started so many things that I said to them with the phrase, " When I was a boy .. ". But Grandpa Stories is not about being their grandpa so much as a collection of stories of how I was lucky enough to grow up to be their Grandpa. I have always loved great story telling and I hope you do as well
Tainted Paradise
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: British English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A European from an anti-apartheid family found himself living in South Africa for one year ten years before apartheid ended. This is what he saw and heard.
To Hellas and Back
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 90,620. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Modern-Day Greek Tragedy: A funny, moving true story of a woman following the love of her life to the ends of the earth, only to lose her mind!
The Wild Boy of Aveyron
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A generational memoir of troubled youth and redemption
Keep Swinging: A 75 Year Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diverse, often humorous stories and anecdotes tracing the author’s ancestors and then spanning 75 years from the Great Depression to the fall of 2012.
Caddy Daze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Caddy Daze is the story of the summers Jim and his high school friends spent toting golf bags at a country club in Westchester, N.Y. The offbeat denizens of the caddy yard are lovingly presented, presided over by a caddy master whose formal education ended in the 6th grade -- but who holds dual degrees from the schools of hard-knocks and street smarts.
Crazy: My Seven Years at Bruno Bettelheim's Orthogenic School
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author resided at the Orthogenic School for seven years and shares her most personal experiences there. The world-renowned Bruno Bettelheim was the director, and she shows him for the tyrant he was, bullying the children both mentally and physically and telling them they were crazy when they clearly were not.
All That Can Be Shaken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"All That Can Be Shaken" is a moving true story of a family's struggle with a tragedy that shakes their lives and their faith. Essie and Stephen's idyllic life is torn apart when Stephen is stricken with a deep depression. Although the book's language is clean, some circumstances and events are for the adult reader.
Give Me Tomorrow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,080. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir chronicles the early life and tragedies of a young German girl during WWII in Pomerania, as the Soviet Union expelled thousands of eastern Europeans from their homelands and reshaped countries’ borders as part of an Allied agreement near the end of the war.
The Lost Society: The Prison Memoirs of Tyreese Malloy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist
Over the course of 22 months in state prison and county jail, King Thai documented his experience in journal entries, philosophical essays, and poems. He offers an intimate look into the mind of a prisoner, the horrendous conditions of modern day chattel slavery (aka the Prison Industrial Complex),religion, and Hip Hop culture.
Tubob: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
TUBOB: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps is a memoir of a newly married couple who discover themselves in new light as they work and learn about a different culture in a third-world country. They find strength and frustration trying to make a difference. Caught up in a military coup, they seek refuge in a house with 116 other people and wonder if their lives will ever be the same.
My Longest Round
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
’I’ve been fighting since the day I was born. No, I’ve been fighting from the time I was curled up inside my mother’s belly. The day my father shot himself in the head, that’s when my fight started’ Wally ’Wait-a-While’ Carr is an Australian and Commonwealth champion boxer who held twelve titles in six divisions.
Subject to Change
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A hybrid metafictional memoir by a prescient Vietnam veteran. He was in Morocco on 9/11. It blends journalism, history, creative nonfiction and world travel. It incorporates abandonment, loss, exile, renewal, creativity, diversity, kindness and gratitude.
The Dream Pushers: A Nightmare of Death, Lies,and Deceit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,100. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rags Anderson was one of the six million who faithfully obeyed the teachings of Jehovah's Witnesses until the day he opened his son's history book and discovered a contradiction between world history and a Jehovah's Witness core religious teaching. Who had the most to lose,his religion, or academia? The answers is a tangled mass of deaths,lies,and deceit that will haunt him forever.
Listening For Coyote
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An American classic, this adventure memoir tells the story of a 1000-mile hike across Oregon's wilderness in 1985. Sullivan is held at gunpoint by a marijuana grower, poisons himself with mushrooms, and hikes 40 miles a day through Hells Canyon trying to outrun snowstorms. But he also encounters the spirit of the wilderness -- Coyote, the legendary trickster god.