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Spread Thin & Moving Fast
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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
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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.
The Highest Peak
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miracles or Coincidences A powerful and captivating memoir of a woman’s determination to push past the obstacles that should have defeated her.
13 Years in America
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Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.94 from 33 reviews)
The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
The Protected Will Never Know: 10th Anniversary Edition
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Two Peas Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Entering the Army in June of 1969 and “In Country” by November, there began the journey. Vietnam was more than just a war. Vietnam was also the oppressive heat of the jungle, the bugs and mosquitoes, the snakes, the swamps and rice paddies, the monsoon rains and the constant grind of “Humping the Boonies.”
A Genteel Spy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,630. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Two Peas Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Betsey Royce knows better than to say anything on that day in 1862 when she peeks around the upstairs bedroom door to discover her mother staring out the window with a pair of field glasses. Martha Royce sits watching and counting as men in blue uniforms march up Columbia Turnpike and into Franklin, Tennessee. For Betsey, that can mean only one thing: the war has come to her doorstep.
Escape From Critical Confusion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Escape From Critical Confusion is an autobiography that has a focus on a dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency and the life of a drug addicted person. It also demonstrates how to escape the thinking that has been molded by these experiences.
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir is a portrait of a country that no longer exists, addressing the generations who have no idea about what Yugoslavia was like. The author travelled extensively in the former republics: both as a foreign service wife in the socialist period, and an international relief worker during the subsequent collapse of the society leading to all out civil war.
From Snow to Sand
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,130. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Valentin Lycho’s "From Snow to Sand" is an autobiography written simply and honestly, and provides a unique insight into the life of a civilian family at the Eastern Front of World War II. Surviving the devastation and terrifying horrors of war, they later found themselves as immigrants on the other side of the world where they faced the difficulties of beginning a new life in a new country.
Life in the Old Neighborhood...And Beyond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Chester Parks was born into a Polish immigrant family in one of the poorest neighborhoods on the northwest side of Chicago, IL during the Great Depression. He and his brother were raised by their mother. Hard work, determination, and the love of a good wife and children were the ingredients for Chester's happy life.
Latresse
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 74,640. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Analyse de la fonction de l’absence que l’écriture permet à la conscience humaine de comprendre. A la place de cette absence la lettre compose la nomination. Le nom permet alors tabou et refoulement (nom d’Akhnaton tabou, nom d’Œdipe refoulé). Rédigé la veille de prendre connaissance du caractère historique d’Œdipe ; examen clinique de ne "parier que du père" (selon Lacan).
Beamish Boy (I Am Not My Story): A Memoir of Recovery & Awakening
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,430. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
“. . .A beautifully written memoir. . .poignant and inspirational. . ." —Kirkus . . .a fascinating, poetic memoir. . .” —ForeWord Reviews “A compelling story of a boy's climb out of pain and into poetry” —Adair Lara, San Francisco Chronicle, former columnist and author of "Naked, Drunk, & Writing" "an extraordinary story of second chances" —Marci Shimoff, New York Times Bestselling Auth
Melanoma Mama: On Life, Death, and Tent Camping
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Stage IV cancer patient finds joy while entangled in a tango with death. In this witty and wise tale, the author fills the spaces between her medical dramas with her zest for life. During her solo, cross-country tent camping adventure she learns that when life and death no longer matter, true joy is possible. The author's honesty will impact you forever.
Men from the Adverts Telly
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Price: $4.56 USD. Words: 79,980. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Broadcasters behave outrageously in “Men from the Adverts Telly,” a Welsh journalist’s personal recollection of the Golden Age of Independent Television. Greedy bosses, bolshie unions and hell-raising hacks are recalled in a first book described by top literary agent James Gill as “intriguing and hair-raising stuff - Life on Mars meets Drop the Dead Donkey.”
Monkey on the Wing
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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
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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.
Malinki the Medic
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Price: Free! Words: 89,790. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Peter A. Brandt. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Malinki The Medic: From Child 'Prisoner Of War" to Old Age - The Life of Gerd J. Brandt
Cream From Butterflies
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Price: $2.99 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.
The Making of a Two-bit Mystic: Motorcycle Days
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"So, what's your book about?" I pause. I've been putting this thing together for 20 years, struggling to get the words right. What's a good ten second answer? "Well, mostly it's about trying to see the world in a way that infuses some magic into life. My framework of motorcycle travel and the stories of native peoples and farmers and prospectors help to illustrate what that way of seeing is."
A Promise Fulfilled
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A PROMISE FULFILLED is a story about CJ Rock's adopted daughter from Korea and her struggle for normalcy.