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Sailing with Impunity: Adventure in the South Pacific by Mary E Trimble
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Seattle couple sell their house, buys a sailboat, and sails 13,000 miles throughout the South Pacific.
Inspiring the Art of Living Well by Ernie ZumBrunnen
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Harvey S. Leff. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of short stories written by residents of Willamette View, a non-profit retirement community in Portland, Oregon. The memories and events document happenings in the long personal and professional lives of residents, including childhood memories, remarkable coincidences, a phone call from the White House, analysis of the Nixon tapes, the naming of the Ebola virus, and more.
A Hairdresser's Diary by Christine Hannon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,520. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the story of a little girl who through a childhood full of struggles, hardships and pain had a dream. That dream was to someday become a hairdresser. Follow her as she trades her dollies in for the real thing.This is the diary of a hairdresser who had a calling and a great memory. It is filled with stories of pain, sadness, gossip, angst, triumph, challenge and most of all, humour. Th
Las Crónicas del Exilio by Manuel Paucar Gonzalez
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,610. Language: Spanish. Published: May 22, 2015 by ManuPax Editores. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
La vida en los Estados Unidos de hoy en día está llena de matices que van del claro-oscuro más lógico, hasta lo absurdamente cómico y trillado. En medio de todo aquello un escritor peruano llamado Manuel Páucar González se auto-denominó exiliado en su propia ley. Escribió y publicó una serie de artículos que se convirtieron en la columna mejor conocida como Crónicas del exilio.
Lost Time, Bad Dreams and Miracles by AnnieMae Robertson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 280,820. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this literary journey through the incredible life of AnnieMae Robertson, the author, renamed Bernie in this book, works to solve the mystery of the missing times in her life.
After the Bitter Comes the Sweet by Dori Jones Yang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After growing up in poverty in wartime China, Yulin Wang married Sidney Rittenberg, an idealistic American who had stayed in China to help the Communists after 1949. Working for Radio Peking, they had four children and a good life until the Cultural Revolution, when her husband was jailed on false charges. Her memoir is a tale of determination, resilience, and struggle.
I Sell Death - Autobiography of a Terrorist by Raj
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,370. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A true story of an Ex-Terrorist from Al-Qaeda who gave up arms six years ago tracing his journey from being a simple teenager to a riot victim to a dreaded bomb-expert involved in multiple bombings across India, Afghanistan, Algeria, etc. and his re-conversion back to a normal human being
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.
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.