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Man of Many Hats
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The youngest of 9 children traces his family’s journey from Catherine the Great’s Russia to life on a farm in Oklahoma and Montana in the 1900s. He journeys to California at 26 with his wife and 3 small children to work in construction. Their lives were filled with adventure, hardships, a lot of hard work, and happiness. This memoir was written for his children, grandchildren and extended family.
Dreams of Hope and Visions of Divine Intervention: A Personal Story of an Eventful Life, This Far
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,910. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
More often a politician speaks because he has to say something but a prophet speaks because he has something to say. The writing of my story is not prompted by “Me too—I have to say something!” It is, rather, because I have something to say—a story to tell. Come with me, lend me your ears, and listen to the story of divine intervention.
Just an Ordinary Woman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,600. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My life is curiously riveting, not because it involves wars or celebrities, quite the opposite. I'm just an ordinary woman, who thanks to unwise decisions and some plain old bad luck, has spent the last forty years stumbling from one disaster to the next. This is my story.
Love Letters From My Mother
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Years passed and as I finally reread the letters I saved from my mother, I relive my teenage years with honest clarity, as if it were yesterday. This is a coming of age memoir written with the hope of finding love lost. I am shocked and disappointed by the outcome ~ but I remain hopeful.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
Vasele de Croaziera: Viata ascunsa de pe un vas de croaziera
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 144,740. Language: Romanian. Published: June 21, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Subiectul tratat in carte este despre viata pe un vas de croaziera, cu bune, cu rele, pe scurt... dincolo de usile inchise, volumul 1. Spaga, santaj si mafie, rasism dar si iubire. Faze comice de ambele parti, pasageri si echipaj. Info de asemenea cum, cand si unde sa mergi intr-o croaziera. Lectura placuta. Prosperitate si Dumnezeu sa va binecuvanteze!
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…
North Oahu Awakens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War
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Have you ever wondered how the local people behaved during the bombing of Pearl Harbor? This is a true story about 2 young boys growing up in the midst of military movements and battles on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The brothers grow up in the "up country" of the island amid superstition, juvenile detention housing, and military takeovers.
Were You Born Stupid? Tales of an Hispanic-American Family
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,280. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Were you born stupid?” is a phrase I often heard my father ask me as the eldest of his seven children. This memoir is of what now seems an enchanted childhood, written through a boy’s eyes, set in the 1950’s through 70’s, growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. It relates the trials and triumphs of a large Hispanic family, a life abundantly joyful, at times brutal.
The Truth About The Coming Global Currency Reset
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,480. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
There are many people who believe there is a global currency reset coming soon. This reset will result in an overnight crash of the dollar and the stock market.This global currency reset is predicted to be worse than the 2008 meltdown. This book explores the validity of those claims. It seeks the truth concerning our future economic forecast.
The Right Thing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
This is a true account of a four-month period in Dr. Banting’s life, where she was faced with a life or death choice after lodging with strangers she “met” on the Internet. Dr. Banting highlights the plight of the forgotten who suffer silently in homes that could be in your neighborhood.
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography is an intimate look at the day-to-day dealings of a drug kingpin in the heart of the ghetto. It's also the story of a boy born in poverty Texas who grew up in a single-parent household in the heart of South Central Los Angeles, pushed through the school system each year and ended up illiterate. His options were few, and he turned to drug dealing.
Suomen Führer Valtakunnanjohtaja Pekka Siitoin 1944-2003
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,410. Language: Finnish. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Pekka Siitoinista kertova vuonna 2006 julkaistu kulttikirja nyt e-kirjana.
A Follower of Jesus: From alpha to omega in faith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A religious biography of a minister of the Presbyterian Church in New Zealand. He traces the stages of his religious development from childhood to age 84. The Rev. Ewing C Stevens examines the changes in his faith at different ages and through his experiences of sickness, marriage, family deaths, and 55 years in radio broadcasting. He asks how a Christian can define himself in the 21st Century.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
Sixty Days to Sanity, A College Freshman's Struggle to Overcome Mental Illness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
In the fall of 1989, Pete Barnes was a wide-eyed teenager bound for college. Less than a month later, he was fighting his way out of a padded room. Millions of people face the stigma from mental illness. Sixty Days to Sanity attempts to fight misconceptions of bipolar disorder by bringing the reader along for the ride.
39 Jours En Enfer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,970. Language: French. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Après plus de 35 ans de silence, la publication électronique permet à l’agent secret, matricule SP 004 (SanPietro), de raconter ses mésaventures pendant une opération avortée de la GRC visant à infiltrer et descendre un des plus grand Cartels de drogues. Abandonné par son partenaire et son officier de liaison, il est emprisonné et torturé à Barranquilla, Colombie, où il languira pendant 39 jours.
Slave To The Farm
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
Voices on the Wind
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 and represented by LHA Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Eva’s South African-born mother dies suddenly at home in Sydney, Eva, in her first year of teaching, travels to Johannesburg to fill in the stories of her Lebanese ancestors.
Talking with Kids - Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know about Blindness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In his first nonfiction book, children's author Brian K. Nash recounts his experiences speaking to schoolchildren in the 1980s about his lifelong blindness, to which he has adapted with determination, optimism, and humor. Join him as he tells about barbecuing, bicycling, bowling, scuba diving, jumping from high places, Louis Braille, guide dogs, and much more. Photo: Brian and Arrow in 1983.