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Bogart: In Search of My Father by Stephen Humphrey Bogart
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 by Jane Powell
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 by Lisa Oltmans
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.
Disarmed: An Exceptional Journey by Ginger Manley
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 47,260. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Disarmed is the story of John Manley, a Disabled American Veteran who lost his left arm in pilot training in the US Air Force in 1965. Hardly missing a beat, he has continued for fifty years to be a competitive athlete, successful businessman, and father and husband, but his "damn artificial arm" has a mind of its own, often causing hilarious and seemingly unbelievable but hilarious events.
Fatherless by Philbar
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.
Daybook -- Swedish Musings 1967-1969 by Ulf Wolf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
Between the summers of 1967 and 1969 I jotted down many a stray thought in the black notebook(s) that I carried with me just about everywhere I went, often taking a time out to note what I had just observed or what just occurred to me. Some years later I typed up an extract of these notes, and some years after that I translated these Swedish entries to English. This is the result.
Footprints: A Memoir by Kirk Hall
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
This memoir is a collection of stories and thoughts that I had written for my sons. I am publishing this “lightly-edited” version for those who may have interest in knowing more about my life after reading any or all of my PD-related books. Additionally, I hope it might stimulate ideas for those who may be thinking about writing their own memoir.
Vivências de Uma Geração by José Conteiro
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.
Человек и история Книга четвертая Москва коммунальная предолимпийская by Владимир Фомичев
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,550. Language: Russian. Published: May 11, 2015 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Четвертая книга мемуарных воспоминаний из серии «Человек и история» рассказывает о профессиональной деятельности автора на ряде знаковых объектов Москвы в предолимпийские 80-е годы. Это и жилой район «Черемушки», бывший в свое время образцово-показательным объектом в сфере жилищного строительства, и не менее легендарный спортивный комплекс «Лужники», и автомобильный гигант АЗЛК.
Bobby Joe's Recess Rebellion: Thoughts on Surviving the Playgrounds of Life by Robert Joseph
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 by Peter Rupert Lighte
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) by Chris Standring
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 by Scott Martin & Coryanne Hicks
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 by Peter Steele
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 by Denis Ledoux
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 by Celine Armenta
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 by Jaqi Wade
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!
#Livingmydream by Pamela Gerstmann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My name is Pam and I'm living my dream! But... it wasn't always that way. My background is German and I'm an 80's girl. I grew up in East Berlin before moving to Munich, Germany in 1997. I gave up everything I had and worked hard to make my dream come true. I'm now #livingmydream because I #deserveit! I make every day count. Come back with me on my journey of life.
Alice and Me: An Alice Springs Experience by Bryan Clark
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 by Nancy Geise
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.