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Gold Mine to Gold Medal and Beyond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,870. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
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From "the best seat in the house", former goalie Ivan McLelland recounts his life journey from the gold mines of Ontario to the gold medal round of the 1955 World Ice Hockey Championship vs. Soviet Russia. "Gold Mine to Gold Medal and Beyond" is more than a book for hockey fans or Canadian history buffs. It's the life story of a man who created a life of love, integrity and accomplishment.
CURED - The Power of Forgiveness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Cured” is a story about the power of forgiveness. In 1962, Carl Ray an 18-year-old black man witnessed the murdered of his father by a white man who shot him eight times. The man was enraged because Ray failed to address him as “sir.” Ray was burdened with the guilt of causing his father's murder. In 1984, he was released from his self made prison of guilt when he forgave his father’s murderer.
Life in the Bumpy Lane
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 91,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / elder abuse
An Australian war baby bio full of controversy. Family tragedy at birth, devout Catholic upbringing and sexual abuse by a priest, but the light only dawned eight years later, in a Seminary. Barred from home, starting work, changing careers, raising a family in the corporate rat-race and struggling through recession, all along the way ten years behind his peers: an ordinary life, with feeling.
No One Would Listen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,760. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
No One Would Listen Poppy and Ivan came from different cultures, beliefs, values, and very different personalities. At first happy, then begins huge problems, stress, and failure in health. Her husband arranged secretly to send her and their five young children to live with his sister on a distant and primitive farm. She did not go. Lots of things happen in the years following, including Ivan
Memoirs of a Johnny's Fanboy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Boysterous Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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The story of one man's exciting, adventurous, and sometimes scary journey into the world of Japanese teen idols, told with the same spirit, humour, and blunt honesty that earned him devoted fans and enemies alike as a blogger and fanboy.
Hope Tastes Like Chocolate - Musings 2002-2012
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A selection of essays, poetry, reviews and commentary by Center for Digital Storytelling founder Joe Ed Lambert. From 2002 - 2012, Lambert wrote online commentaries on numerous issues including the arts, politics, movie and theater reviews, travel writing, culture and society, mindfulness,and the nature of story and storytelling, and the comings and goings of his personal life.
Without A Song
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: Australian English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a jazz life; intimate and inspirational. saxophone, sydney jazz, heroin addiction, buddhism. awakening.
A Prankster In Paradise
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An autobiography of an industrial welding engineer recording his travels and adventures working in all parts of the world. I was Supervising the construction of oil and gas pipelines, power stations, pulp mills, boilers etc in England, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the jungles of Papua New Guinea, lawless towns of South Africa and the deserts of Kuwait and Malaysia.
Dandelion: A Memoir of a Free Spirit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Catherine James longed to get away from her young, beautiful, and wickedly irresponsible mother: to her beloved grandmother or glamorous Aunt Claire or dashing race-car driver father—who had never been a part of her life. She had not wanted to escape to a California orphanage. It wasn’t until a chance meeting with a very young Bob Dylan that Catherine was inspired to make her escape.
MILE 1202: Life Along The Alaska Highway
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Stuart Channel Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life in a small isolated town set in the spectacular panorama of the Yukon, delivered with detailed, factual incisiveness.
A Crash Course On the Anatomy of Robots
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,570. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Pangea Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
CRASH COURSE is a daring hybrid of adventure, verse, and travel fiction, framed by a chronicle of self-revelation in a pitch-perfect voice for the post-millennium. This book heralds the return of a novelist of impressive literary gifts.
From Fjord to Floathouse One Family’s Journey From the Farmlands of Norway to the Coast of British Columbia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
from FJORD TO FLOATHOUSE is the saga of hardy pioneers who worked and lived along the remote mainland coast of British Columbia in the first half of the twentieth century.
Memoirs of The Dream Chaser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dreams were generated when children actually knew how to play. Follow the true-life shenanigans and misadventures of a young boy in the decades of the forties and fifties, through his memoirs of cowboys, clubhouses and Cathead biscuits.
Yellow Days: A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Andrew Culver had it all: a USC degree, supportive parents, an idyllic childhood, talent, and the sheer brains he would need to put the world in his pocket and take Hollywood by storm. So how did he end up working for a middle-aged Hollywood reject who made him hold up George W. Bush posters on the street? Why was he working as an underpaid Hollywood extra in an Adam Sandler movie?
A look at the life or hunting the Bird of Luck
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 60,320. Language: Russian. Published: August 29, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book, based on some secret of life, which I have learned beyond the ordinary life is my attempt to give people a way to personal happiness. It certainly looks too presumptuous on my part, but I do not expect that everyone who reads this book will make themselves happy. But the one who wants happiness- will achive it, I am sure.
God, You Can Take My Mental Illness - Just Not The Part Where You Speak To Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
Australian writer and Christian social commentator Jo Hilder writes about faith, cancer, mental illness, addiction, family and marriage in a series of searingly honest and refreshingly funny essays.
Oh Uganda, may God uphold thee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
two lives, two voices, one ugandan, one british, both christian, both educators and with a friendship across cultures, time and distance, this is their story from uganda's troubled west nile region, trying to serve God and uganda under idi amin, obote and museveni, facing violence and misunderstanding and learning to forgive and to triumph over adversity; a joint memoire to mark uganda's 50th year
Diary of a Lollipop in a Peanut Factory
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,970. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
…The story of an unexpected life… Take the train into the station. Step on the platform. Walk to Broadway and open the curtain into the backstage world of New York City—Join designer Jane Elissa as she meets sports, entertainment, and fashion celebrities while raising money to wipe out Leukemia.
Broken, Surviving Childhood Abuse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,700. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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As I look back I often said to myself, if only I had sought mental help things may have been different. But it was so hard to admit it I needed help. So many times I have uttered these words to myself…..I will always be broken until I die!
Conversations with My Muse: A Year with Calliope
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,840. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A year long ongoing dialog with my muse about the writing life.