Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs

The Pioneer of Chinese American Education - Dr. Theodore Chen
By
Price: Free! Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of Dr. Theodore Chen, lovingly told by Dr. Wen-Hui, his wife of 60 years. Professor Chen was the first Chinese scholar to be granted tenure at USC, where he taught for 35 years and revived the Asian Studies Department. Dr. Chen's academic, literary, humanitarian, and public speaking accomplishments are interspersed with the moving story of the Chens' long marriage and family life.
Belonging
By
Price: Free! Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Belonging traces Robert Fuller’s personal evolution and suggests that taking one’s questions seriously will lead to a life of meaning and purpose. Accompany Fuller as he meets with “somebodies” like Robert Oppenheimer, Indira Gandhi, Mikhail Gorbachev, David Bowie, John Denver, and President Jimmy Carter, and share in the wisdom he finds in people whom the world writes off as “nobodies.”
She's All Caught Up
By
Price: Free! Words: 125,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
She's All Caught Up is a cautionary tale based on the life of Jamila T. Davis, a federal prisoner serving a 12 1/2 year sentence. Jamila grew up in a loving middle class home, raised to become her parent's ideal star child. All was copacetic until high school years. Jamila rebels and chooses to live life in the fast lane. When this good girl goes bad, it seems there is no turning back!
Somewhere Children Shout
By
You set the price! Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Somewhere Children Shout takes you back to the life of a kid in the Catskills in the 1950s, a candid look at growing up in a town with one traffic light, and where picking up a bottle of milk had to be postponed until Monday. But for a kid in the fifth grade it was pretty close to perfect, a time and place for discovery.
Leading U: Inspirational Stories from UAlberta Alumni & Students
By
Price: Free! Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Leading U assembles the stories of incredible University of Alberta alumni and students. Whether it's Randy Boissonnault, Brad Ferguson, Amy Shostak or Ashlyn Bernier, Leading U shares the on-campus experiences and reflections of the university's distinguished leaders. For incoming students looking to make their own mark on campus, this is a must-read.
Conformed, Reborn, Transformed: A Spiritual Journey
By
Price: Free! Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
(4.00 from 1 review)
Conformed, Reborn, Transformed is one man’s true spiritual journey, a journey in which he encounters the various moments of life that made him question everything he had been taught. His experiences will resonate with anyone who is looking for meaning in a world of chaos. See what awaits you as you enjoy the journey to the center of a soul. http://www.conformedreborntransformed.com
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones
By
Price: Free! Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
Biography of SP Malhotra
By
Price: Free! Words: 78,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
He became head of his family and business when he was only fifteen. Orphaned at nineteen, rendered homeless by Partition at twenty-one, Satpal Malhotra arrived in Pune at 8.30 pm on the 13th of November 1947. In three days time he had rented a shop, set up a business, and even made a profit.
Obviamente Vol. 1: 2012/13
By
Series: Obviamente, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 112,480. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Este primeiro volume compila todas as edições do Obviamente, o diário público de Luís Filipe Alves, editadas de 12 de Maio de 2012 a 12 de Maio de 2013, passando por assuntos tão diversos como criticas a filmes, desabafos sobre problemas de trabalho, ataques de pânico, o processo de revisão e lançamento do primeiro livro do autor, exemplos de criação e desenvolvimento de ideias para histórias,
Pushing Over the Apple Cart, Book One: Joy
By
Price: Free! Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Pushing Over the Apple Cart, a true trilogy, is the story of a sensational college sex scandal, well-covered by media at the time, and the court case that resulted in an historic, and unexpected, victory. Five females, one male, one courtroom, one college, one secret. All true. Pushing Over the Apple Cart, Book Two: The Endeavor, is published on Kobo, with Book Three to be published in October.
Hồi Ký Nguyễn Hiến Lê
By
Price: Free! Words: 292,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Năm 1935, hồi mới vào đời, làm ở Sở Thủy lợi Nam Việt, những lúc lênh đênh trên kinh rạch miền Hậu Giang, nhớ mặt nước xanh rêu của Hồ Gươm, con đê thăm thẳm của sông Nhị, tôi viết hồi kí, chép lại những hình ảnh của người thân, những vui buồn của tuổi thơ và tuổi niên thiếu. Viết được khoảng sáu trăm trang vở học trò, không có ý in thành sách mà chỉ để vài người thân đọc. Tập đó còn lại được vài
Bare Naked Wayne
By
Price: Free! Words: 95,030. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tell-all self-portrait of a private man, chronicling the author's quest for truth, love, and purpose in life. Stories include: "Growing Up with Jesus," "God Sends Maggots," "Thank God for LSD," "Tom Washington Shit in My Hat," "I Burn Miss Utah at the Stake," "Saving the Great Lakes," "I Wore Abbie Hoffman's Coat," and his sordid tale of life as the sixth husband of a white witch.
Sixteen Vs, Book One, The Childhood Years
By
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 119,130. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sixteen Vs in one family? Maybe you thought you had a large family? Imagine sixteen. Read my compelling and exciting collection of life events that will make you wonder how I survived in a large family. Experience my early life trials spanning near-death, to tender and heartwarming moments growing up in the 1950/60s on a Louisiana farm.
Kiss Chronicles
By
Price: Free! Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.92 from 12 reviews)
When I turned 30 without getting my first kiss — yes, you read that right. Read over it again if you need to. Anyway, when I turned 30, I decided I had to take action and get a first kiss to be remembered. So I devised a method to get my first kiss in a way that would be guaranteed to make it meaningful: I would auction off my first kiss for charity.
Storm
By
Price: Free! Words: 95,100. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true story of a journey of shattered dreams and empty relationships to the victory of a new dawn and new beginnings.
The Autobiography of Amos G. Gona: More Than Luck
By
Price: Free! Words: 55,070. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book, The Autobiography of Amos G. Gona, relates experiences of Amos G. Gona during the eighty years that he has lived so far. It was researched, compiled, and written for him by Ophelia De Laine Gona.
Mean Streets - Life in the Apartheid Police
By
Series: The Mean Streets, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 100,510. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
A brutally honest and unconventional account of life in the Apartheid Police in the five years before Mr Nelson Mandela was released from jail in South Africa. It tells the story of a young cop finding his way on the mean streets of South Africa dealing with violent crime, political uprising and counter insurgency. This is the first book of two and about his training at the Police College.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
By
Price: Free! Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
Almost Total Recall
By
Price: Free! Words: 388,440. Language: British English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Almost Total Recall an Autobiography by Terry Aspinall. From 1943 to 2014. Who served in the Royal Marines in Borneo during the Emergency Campaign. Became involved in Hang Gliding during 1973-74 and several Rock n Roll bands around the world. The highlight being when he and a couple of friends managed to change the history of the Modern Hang Glider. 388,455 Words and 1091 Pages.
Crosscultural Doctoring.On and Off the beaten Path
By
Price: Free! Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is about my academic career as an Ob&Gyn; my decision at 55 to jump in the unknown; my work abroad; and how I accomplished this. The book is a series of loosely connected anecdotes, medical and non medical, funny and not so funny. I will convey the excitement and satisfaction of this decision. The hope is that the book will inspire others to make the jump and may be even to write their story