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Walking on Ice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Walking on Ice is part romantic memoir, part travelogue and part “girl’s own adventure”. The tale begins in the warm climes of New Zealand in the South Pacific when an on-line friendship between an American & a New Zealander blossoms into romance, and concludes among the Eskimo in the wintry wilds of remote Alaska. A book for adventurous romantics and arm-chair travellers alike.
The Eleanor Venture: A Memoir by Eleanor Carlson Flanders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Eleanor Venture tells a coming-of-age story informed by The Dust Bowl and the Great Depression—two events that create hardship in the author’s early years. Eleanor Carlson, oldest of seven and spunky farm girl, forges her unique path into adulthood. A fearless seeker of new places, people, and parties, hers is a humorous, blunt, and self-analytic woman’s voice in the “Greatest Generation.”
The Last Tour: Love, Laughter, and Tears
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,560. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Last Tour: Love, Laughter, and Tears is the story of retired music manager Ron Eckerman who found love and happiness and then was diagnosed with AML, a fast growing bone marrow cancer. His career included managing bands of the 70's. He survived the Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash of 1977 and wrote the book "Turn it up! My years with Lynyrd Skynyrd." He lost his battle with cancer in May of 2014.
Confessions of a Hostie 3 - More true stories of an International Flight Attendant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fasten seatbelts, ensure your seat is fully upright, tray-table stowed and come fly with Danielle in this third installment of turbulent tales of life in the sky: With thrilling crew and passenger stories, valuable tips for potential 'hosties', revelations of her own initial (failed) attempts to join airlines, and perceptive insights into life above and below the clouds - prepare for takeoff...
Nichijo: The Testimony of John Provoo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,330. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1940, John David Provoo, a young American Buddhist studying in Japan, was urged by the U.S. Embassy to return home. In 1942, as a US Army Sergeant in the Philippines, he was among those captured on Corregidor. After years of POW camps on Taiwan and Japan, he was forced to make propaganda broadcasts from Radio Tokyo. He was convicted in a 1952 NYC treason trial, the decision overturned in 1954.
Things My Kids Have Said and Done That Have Amused Me
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Price: Free! Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A lightly edited treasury of quotes, anecdotes, and other memories of a family that always makes me, and I hear others, smile.
Trajectory
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 153,600. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born of Armenian parents in 1924, Paul Malcolm lived his first 20 years in Bombay. He first visited Australia in 1944 while in the Merchant Navy, and settled there three years later. After exotic Bombay he found the Fremantle of 1947 dull, but went on to a much livelier Sydney, then to Broken Hill & in 1959 joined Weapons Research Establishment in South Australia.
Swami Soup
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tap dance with Valerie on her raucous journey up steep inclines and down sudden drops with pedophiles, weird witches, day court, night nurses and plain old crazy New Yorkers at her side. Her insight and silliness will tickle your funny bone while lightening your load with irreverent and magical perspectives on the sad, the wonderful, and the inexplicable.
Growing up on Eddie's Island
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Price: Free! Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiography is of my experiences in the wilderness of Canada as I was growing up. This was a time before cellphones and the internet. We lived and worked much like our ancestors did prior to the modern technological development.
She's Not Herself
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Young Linda grew up with a mother who was “not herself.” Years later, as a psychotherapist, the author looks back on her childhood in an effort to understand her mother’s mental illness and make sense of the effects of multi-generational traumas. The result is a memoir of love, loss, loyalty, and healing.
Tears of Innocence
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From a loving family this five year old girl is thrown into a world of abuse and torture leading to attempted suicide, near insanity and the contemplation of murder. A true life drama.
A Call to Serve: A Story of Faith and Adventure in the Peace Corps
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Call to Service: A Story of Faith and Adventure in the Peace Corps is Kenneth Watt's personal story of faith and adventure as a Peace Corp Volunteer in the turbulent country of Guatemala from 1988 to 1991.
L'Astore gentile
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Price: Free! Words: 29,900. Language: Italian. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Un diario di gioventù, la ricerca di sè stesso attraverso la gratuità dell'amore, i migliori anni della giovinezza sacrificati per aiutare un amore non corrisposto. La felicità scoperta dietro le sofferenze del cuore. La Speranza eterna cresciuta giorno per giorno fra di una vita forse mai vissuta appieno: questo è l'Astore gentile, da un'antica leggenda alla quotidiana realtà.
Belonging in Africa - An Autobiographical Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,900. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sara finds love with her perfect man, dismissing the fact that he is black and she is white. After all, these are the liberated 1970s, life in newly independent Kenya is wild and wonderful, and young love conquers all. Sam and Sara embrace a future they know will fulfill their dreams. But before long they discover that the world is a complicated place, and horror lurks where it is least expected.
Me and Ellan Vannin: A Wartime Childhood on the Isle of Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,930. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Eyelevel Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A moving story of how one city child adapted to the enormous changes that the second world war brought, and how a rural life on the Isle of Man eventually became the very epitome of 'home'.
Love Life, with Parrots
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,010. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Men come and go; parrots are forever. A woman struggles with loss, feelings of inadequacy, and a head injury while looking for her life partner in all the wrong places. As the number of birds in her life increases, so do the complications and delights. In this heart-lifting tale of love and redemption, the birds impact the author all out of proportion to their combined one-pound weight.
Little Bottles
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Price: Free! Words: 104,710. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir of a period in my life dealing with alcohol and drug addiction
Behind Sight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,000. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Behind Sight" is a #1 best selling true story about a young man who lost everything when a drunk driver swerved into his lane killing his best friend. Billy's mangled body eventually healed, but his mind and spirit were lost somewhere in the pile of wreckage. Billy Garrett draws you into a deeply moving story of how the power of relentless perseverance can draw hope from devastation and loss.
A Real Apprentice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Retired Aircraft Engineer progressed from apprentice to Planning, Production Engineer to Senior Prod: Engineer, following 5 year diversion into Traffic Management. From early retirement became a sub contract consultant using engineering experience in Space Engineering, Aircraft, Nuclear. During the cold war I traveled East & West Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Belgium, Ardenne by motorcycle.
You're Not From Around Here, Are You? Reminiscences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,800. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I start with my birth, then there was a World War, and then I went to Norman. When everything collapsed in 1945, my family and I became refugees. We trekked across Germany, emigrated to Canada, then the United States, Missouri and Idaho. I was married and continued my journey, had children and divorced, earned a PhD and ended up at the University of OK in 1981, later remarried and am still here.