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Bride Price
Series: African Memoir, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,030. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
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A tale of intrique and ingenuity set in Africa, Bride Price tells the true story of Ian Mathie and his foster daughter, Abélé. When a hated and feared man demands to marry Abélé, Ian is forced to rely on his wits and courage to find a way within the rich traditions of the area to set a fair 'bride price' that the man would refuse to pay. Beautifully written with sensitivity and authenticity.
Two Lives in One: The Struggles and Triumphs of a Dyslexic Mensa
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,120. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013 by Graham Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / learning disabilities
“Words have always held a place of power and mystery in my life. That is because I am severely dyslexic, and will never be able to read beyond the fourth-grade level.”
Heart of England: Contributions to the Evening Standard, 1939-1941
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 4. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: British English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
Written originally as a way of paying off unexpectedly high bills during his early years of farming in Norfolk, these beautifully written articles by Henry Williamson, set in both Norfolk and Devon, are counterpointed and given immediacy by the inclusion of the evening’s headlines after each article, depicting the deteriorating international situation as the Second World War begins.
The Class President's Son
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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‘Petey’ Powell’s memoir is the brilliantly illustrated story of how a son's love for his father and family, inadvertently resulted in him making millions in the drug trade in rural North Carolina.
Walking The Path
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 117,590. Language: British English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Everyone has a journey through life. In the esoteric world it is known as 'walking the path'. For those who step willingly on the path, they agree to a speeding up of internal growth. Shane P Ward took that step and the result may be considered controversial; was it just life unfolding and did implausible events really happen? Whatever you may think, be prepared for an emotional roller coaster.
Overthinking the Marathon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,810. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Overthinking the Marathon is an intimate look at one man's preparation for his 21st marathon, covering the details that make running interesting and fun, even – no, especially – when it hurts. "Ray's loaning himself out as a thoughtful, veteran, and funny training partner. You couldn't find a better one as you get ready for your next 26.2-miler." -Amby Burfoot, 1968 Boston Marathon winner
Music of the Spheres: An Unfinished Journey
Price: $5.20 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"The rain bounced off the bonnet of the car, the wipers working at a furious speed did little to improve my vision and reflected my inner agitation. Orange patches of light shed a comfortless glow on the road. As the red traffic lights loomed in the mist, I applied the brakes. Nothing happened. I pumped the pedal, and panicked."
Hold Fast to Your Dreams
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,450. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2013 by Evangelista Media srl. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
From humble beginnings in Ireland, George Lee’s inspiring, dream-catching story soars through blue skies that include piloting Royal Air Force Phantom fighter jets, winning three World Gliding Championships titles, and taking HRH Prince Charles on his first gliding flights.
Boney & I Anorexia, Ustrasana and the Lost Apple Core
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,820. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Eating Disorders
“Boney & I: Anorexia, Ustrasana and the Lost Apple Core,” is a true story of a young woman’s successful battle to overcome anorexia. Lou and ‘Boney’—the voice inside Lou that makes her starve herself—embark on a journey together that takes them across the world in search of an elusive ‘paradise’. But the real journey is within.
The Black Tuna Diaries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
This is a true account of the life of America's most written about marijuana smuggler. Between the accounts of his smuggling adventures, Robert tells his life story. Life as a member of "The South St. Gang", his years as an actor, a famous pitchman, a successful entrepreneur in America and England, Bull Fighter in Spain, TV producer, smuggling pilot, big game fisherman, and federal inmate.
Devil Walk: A True Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Warfare, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Come along for the ride as Clint Byars bares his heart and tells of the dark night when he descended into the demonic realm-and encountered Satan face-to-face. Experience with him the months of unremitting mental torment when he simply went through the motions of daily life even as he believed he was actually dead and in hell.
Vagabond Boy: Memoir of a Youth's Journey Through a Heartland of Chaos
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,440. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
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A boy navigates through a chaotic childhood while traveling throughout 1950s America with his restless parents. The author's encounters with strange landscapes, curious people, and dubious caretakers dangle lessons he must choose or discard. He is swept toward an emotional chasm that threatens to swallow and imprison him forever, and he must decipher secrets in a local pond to secure his future.
You Might As Well Be Singing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Musical Memoir - A retired couple's singing career with different choral groups and orchestras, their favorite conductors, their favorite music, and their unusual experiences.
Chronicles of a Norfolk Farmer: Contributions to the Daily Express, 1937-1939
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 2. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Covering Williamson's last months at Shallowford in Devon, the family's move to a derelict farm in North Norfolk in 1937, the difficulties encountered by a total beginner to farming – including the disastrous crash in the price of barley in 1938 – and the opening months of the Second World War, these 45 articles form a fascinating contemporary record of those times.
Homestead on the Trask
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
As the World enters the 20th century, a young boy and his widowed family survive...and thrive...in the primitive wilds of the Oregon Coast. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always enlightening, this is how our ancestors once lived. A vivid personal account, enriched by detailed ink sketches and photos by the author. Republished and distributed by Nancy Maddux Thornton, his daughter.
Caminar y Cavilar: Cuentos bajo el signo de la Cruz y a la sombra de la cruz gamada
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Lejos de Metz y su familia y solo en España durante la Primera Guerra Mundial. Vivió la vorágine de la Guerra Civil de España, y cárceles y campos de Concentración en la Francia ocupada por los Nazis - hasta poder reunirse con su familia en Cuba después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
The Comeback Kid, The Memoirs of Thomas L. Hay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,310. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The life story of an ordinary midwestern small town red blooded American male. At least he thought he was ordinary until he started to discover the many dark secrets in his life. Follow his journey from innocence to competence to life in the fast lane. From puppy love to international playboy. From UFOs to abductions. It is a journey filled with adventure, mystery, romance, joy, and heartbreaks.
Reginald F. Lewis Before TLC Beatrice: The Young Man Before The Billion-Dollar Empire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,610. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Following the 1987 leveraged buyout of Beatrice Foods, Reginald F. Lewis was solidly positioned as CEO of a billion dollar conglomerate and a major player on Wall Street. Still in his forties, with a personal fortune that placed him on the Forbes 400 list, this pioneering African American businessman had achieved unimaginable success without benefit of inherited wealth or family connections.
Gathering Flowers for the Master's Bouquet
Price: Free! Words: 30,290. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
The True Story of One Woman’s Walk of Love
The Unauthorized Autobiography of W.B.: The War Years (1933-1945)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,120. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This memoir by Walter Bodlander, in his 90s, reflects on his odyssey as young German Jew in the 1930s fleeing to Switzerland, France, Palestine and returning to his native Germany as an officer in the US Army. The book explores some of the psychological adjustments of a boy, raised in a fully assimilated German family, coming to terms with his Jewish ancestry. Full of self reflection and humor.