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Beth of Fresh Air: New Zealand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Beth traded in the desk for a hammock, a company mission statement for a journal, and a 401(k) for a wealth of experiences as she quit her full time job and bought a one way ticket to New Zealand. Her observations, wonderings, and dreams were jotted on napkins and gathered to inspire you to take risks. You name the dirty jobs, she’s done them, making travel and help exchange her new normal.
Tales of Phan Rang
Series: Tales of Viet Nam, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,270. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An account of the author's one year tour of duty flying C-123 cargo aircraft in Viet Nam. Provides descriptions of life in country and the missions that were flown. Presented not as a political view but rather simply as an account of that year and what it was like to be there.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
My Life Through A Broken Windshield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,800. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Life Through A Broken Windshield is a collection of truck driving tales from Canada's wild and rugged British Columbia. If you've ever been a truck driver, or are thinking of making truck driving your profession, this book is a must read!
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.
Deliberate Indifference: A Gay Man's Maltreatment by the United States Department of Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
A Gay man struggles to retain his vision against the biased officials of the US prison system.
Growing Up 50's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,710. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the journal of a young Mormon girl growing up in Utah in the 1950's from 5th grade through college.
Grace's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sentenced to life in a men’s prison for killing her former therapist in self-defense, a transgendered woman battles for 20 years for gender-affirming surgery. The memoir begins with the author realizing that she is a girl at age three, and culminates in a legal victory made possible by what can only be described as Grace in action. This beautiful memoir is not only an expose, but a story of hope.
Inside Those Walls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When my mother's body was found dumped on the side of a river road, I was just a year old. As difficult as that was to deal with, the child abuse we would endure made things that much worse. But when my sister brutally murdered her 15 year old daughter in 2009, I realized just how much worse our upbringing was for her. Come read what happened inside our walls.
Man On The Mountain; A True Story Of Survival At 13,000 Feet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Caught in a sudden blizzard at the crest of Mt. Lady Washington, Colorado, White Wolf realizes he is without protection or direction. Wind-chill temperatures drop each moment and are deadly as he blindly tries to stay alive. Biting winds drive White Wolf’s extremities to freezing in minutes. He can no longer move, with the fierce blizzard limiting his sight to zero. Every second counts.
The Pied Piper of Hip Hop
Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 2 ยท Adventures in Journalism, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This extensive profile of Afrika Bambaataa was the first time the words "hip hop" appeared in the Village Voice and this story woke many people up to the fact that rap music, break dancing and graffiti were all artistically connected.
The Life of a Bipolar Depressive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a memoir documenting the journal entries of a young woman battling through bipolar depression. Her life may seem ordinary, but what goes on inside her mind is another story.
Tales of Bien Hoa
Series: Tales of Viet Nam, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,910. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Always wanting to be a fighter pilot, Bob Chappelear volunteered for a second tour of duty in Viet Nam. This is the story of that second tour. It is a telling of what it was like to fly the A-37 Close Air Support Fighter. This airplane was "the worlds smallest fighter, the fastest gun!" The airplane only weighted roughly 6000 pounds but the gun shot 6000 rounds a minute.
Flashbacks (an unreliable memoir of the '60s)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of memories about growing up hippie in Toronto, during one of the most interesting periods of the 20th century. Not to mention the sex, drugs and rock and roll…
Imagination - blessing or curse?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,010. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagination - blessing or curse? by Tony Kirby, Price $2.99 USD. 27,000 words. Language English. This business memoir by America's first computer journalist is packed full of entrepreneurial ideas.
Marko Mihic Memoirs
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 39,440. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An Autobiography of Marko Mihic M.D. This is his true story of his life in Croatia through the second world war, his escape from the communism of the former Yugoslavia, his accomplishments in the field of Medicine, and his leadership of The Knights of Malta in Toronto bringing over 100 million dollars of aid to Croatia during its war of independence.
The Diaries of Claire K. A Young Governess in Germany 1929-33
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
These are from the diaries of Claire Kinross, my mother.My sister and I knew that our mother was an author and poet, but it wasn't until after her death in l991 that we discovered her journals written in her small neat handwriting in black hand bound books.They gave an intriguing and honest look into the young woman that we had never known, while she was a governess in Germany from 1929 to 1933
The Autobiography of a Seaman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,720. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
Lord Cochrane’s autobiography tells the story of one man whose wit and planning enabled the capture of many enemy ships but whose fearless determination afflicted the rest of his life.
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ten-year-old Helga is forced to join the Hitler youth weekly meetings. Lies and treats are used to build her allegiance to the Fuhrer. As the war draws nearer to Berlin, Helga is sent away to a Youth Training Camp. Her slow disillusionment and harrowing escape home, is a coming-of-age story of a young girl's survival of Nazi mind control. This is a 2015 San Diego Book Awards winner in nonfiction.
Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
The true story of how I was recruited by a notorious door-to-door sales organization, and traveled across the country in pursuit of success. My goal of making millions took some unexpected setbacks as I mastered the art of cold-calling, mouse-killing, and "ringing the bell." A rare look into the culture of Cydcor/DS-Max, this memoir is both harrowing and humorous.