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Southern Raised in the Fifties
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 81,710. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ralph Hood, Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame member, was called “a funny man” by Oprah Winfrey. A master storyteller, he writes of his youth in coastal Georgia, making a Molotov cocktail, robbing a prison and painting “Zorro” on a water tower. His stories touch on music, morals, poetry, young love, first dates, religion, being “raised right," and one risque tale he left unfinished. You figure it out.
In the Cockpit with Cliff Robertson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
In the Cockpit with Cliff Robertson is the third volume in the Passion for Flight series; these short biographies (under 20,000 words) tell the stories of notable pilots who inspire young and old alike. An actor who appeared in more than 100 movies, Cliff Robertson's roles in aviation included helping launch EAA’s Young Eagles program in 1992 and serving as its first chairman.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
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…
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.
The Blonde Beast of Birkenau and Belsen: The Life and Crimes of Irma Grese
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This biography is about Irma Grese, the infamous female camp guard, who committed heinous war crimes in Auschwitz-Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen during the Holocaust. She is also the youngest woman executed by the British during the twentieth century.
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.
Ohio Portraits Vol. 1: A Midwestern Micromemoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Researchers call it the Cleveland Brain Drain. We grow, we suck all the nutrients from the dirt, we learn, we save our money, and we leave. We are statistics. We move by trends, like the grandparents and parents who brought us here. They placed their roots beside the veins of salt that ran beneath the lake. We have placed thin roots in the air. A huge hunk of us stays. But not the brain.
What I Learned: An Autobiography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,300. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author has managed a battery factory, served as an officer in the Coast Guard Reserve, taught university level mathematics, practiced law, and served as an operations research analyst for the Navy. He and his wife have travelled extensively, giving free rein to their curiosity. This book ends with some of the author's thoughts about God, humanity, freedom, poverty, and some simple steps huma
Finding, Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes: Trading Religion for Amazing Grace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Finding Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes is the story of a Jewish girl who struggles as a child to fit in with her peers and, as a woman, to find love, purpose, and a sense of belonging. In her early twenties, Marsha finds acceptance when she becomes a Christian during a trip to Idaho, but it comes with a price.
The “Gold Special” Train Robbery: Deadly Crimes of the D’Autremont Brothers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From award winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and the bestselling author of Murder of the Banker’s Daughter and Murder at the Pencil Factory, comes a powerful new historical true crime short, The “Gold Special” Train Robbery: Deadly Crimes of the D’Autremont Brothers.
#Livingmydream
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My name is Pam and I'm living my dream! But... it wasn't always that way. My background is German and I'm an 80's girl. I grew up in East Berlin before moving to Munich, Germany in 1997. I gave up everything I had and worked hard to make my dream come true. I'm now #livingmydream because I #deserveit! I make every day count. Come back with me on my journey of life.
The Greatest Investment of the 21st Century
Price: $2.19 USD. Words: 16,680. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This ebook is the second time in 24 years that the author has communicated with the public about an investment that can generate a large sum of money on a few dollars. The last time was the author's recommendation to buy Bitcoin at $13.00. (original price $0.75). Bitcoin hit a peak price of $1,200 per coin. Mr. Haim is the former business manager to the pop singers Michael Jackson and Madonna.
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.
The Clumber Love Story
Series: Historical Love Stories, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
the 4th duke of newcastle was a sad and unhappy man until he met and married 18 year-old georgiana in 1807. he took his 18 year old bride to clumber house, a fine mansion in the middle of sherwood forest. tragically their idyllic marriage ended with her death at the age of 33 but his thoughts and plans remain vividly in the diaries he wrote at the time. these form the basis for this ebook
Prescription for Disaster: The funny side of falling apart
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get ready to split your stitches! A book about the hilarious side of being ridiculously diseased - laughing at life and encouraging others to do the same.
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.
This Funny Earth of Mine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"A ruthlessly inward-looking and intentionally antisocial celebration of solitude...if there's such a thing as cheerful abrasiveness, you'll find it here...it reads like a sort of Walden for the city dweller." (I.Q. Magazine) The author's last two humor books, Read This Instead and the Wacky Adventures of God, have been included after the new material.
When the Cheese Slides Off Your Cracker
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After Elizabeth Owen gave birth, the cheese slid off her cracker. This is a story about postpartum depression, vertigo, booger walls, bodies in the woods and Loretta Lynn. It’s a story about mucus plugs, panic attacks, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and babies. This is a story about what happens when the cheese slides off your cracker. But most importantly, it’s a story about getting better.
An Ugly Secret
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The candid story of D.A. Ayer's struggle with Body Dysmorphic Disorder, also known as BDD.