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Southern Raised in the Fifties
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 81,710. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: 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.
The Secret Life of Captain X: My Life with a Psychopath Pilot
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Marriage to an airline pilot seemed a dream come true. She ignored the red flags, abuse, continually hearing “You’re so lucky to be married to him!” Never empathic, putting them in serious debt, he promised to fix things. Instead he divorced her. When she uncovered his prostitution habit, he left her, taking their child. The horror finally ended when she realized he was a socialized psychopath.
A Real Apprentice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Retired Aircraft Engineer progressed from apprentice to Planning, Production Engineer to Senior Prod: Engineer, following 5 year diversion into Traffic Management. From early retirement became a sub contract consultant using engineering experience in Space Engineering, Aircraft, Nuclear. During the cold war I traveled East & West Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Belgium, Ardenne by motorcycle.
Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Right Hand to the Champ is the highly anticipated memoir chronicling twelve years Tasha Robinson-White spent working for the iconic boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. As she became the CEO of Mayweather Music and the President of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation, her life and career were forever changed by the complicated working environment she was a part of.
Vision-Quest: A Saga of the 1960s
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,150. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the woods of New England a youth copes with childhood fantasies and begins a search for his identity. When the period of the turbulent sixties begins, Paul, is just out of college, a zoology major. His wandering pits the logic of his scientific background against an uncontrollable urge of the artist within. The artist is trying to get free to find and express an uncertain meaning in life.
Picture Perfect?
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Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Picture Perfect? is an honest, soul-bearing memoir that pulls back the curtain on the story behind a family picture that went viral. With inspiring candor, Kordale Lewis describes his struggles with childhood sexual abuse, a drug-addicted mother, suicide, the trials of teen fatherhood, and more. His story provides a bold challenge for readers to redefine their own meaning of a perfect family.
All the Blessings of Life: The Best Stories of F. W. Boreham (Revised)
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 88,840. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010 by John Broadbanks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Throughout his life F. W. Boreham wrote and refined his stories in order to master the difficult art of telling a story well. Such diligence was awarded as Dr. Boreham became recognized as one of the leading Christian preachers and writers in the first half of the twentieth century.
Hip Hop
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 ยท Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
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In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
From A Caregiver's Point Of View
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Series: For One Night Only, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For it is in giving that we receive ... A slowly evolving spiritual quest takes the narrator of From a Caregiver's Point of View to a multitude of intentional communities over a roughly twenty year period, beginning in Glasgow, Scotland and culminating in Jacksonville, Florida. What does he learn from these experiences and how does his search impact the lives of the people he interacts with?
A Sky Full of Challenges
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Extraordinary test pilot, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying early to recent jet aircraft in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for pilots. You will learn about many unique challenges encountered in the successes and tragedies of fighter development during the "Golden Age of Aviation." All proceeds are sent to Catholic Missions.
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global community follows the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today's digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.
Pigtails & Penny Loafers
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Price: $2.96 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 and represented by Docs2eBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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I was raised on a farm. My early memories were waking up to the smell of bacon and the sound of my mother in the kitchen humming a gospel tune as she made biscuits and gravy and scrambled the eggs. After breakfast, my dad and brothers went to work and I helped mother and then went outside to play. Not once did she ask me, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" She just let me grow up...
No One Would Listen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,760. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
No One Would Listen Poppy and Ivan came from different cultures, beliefs, values, and very different personalities. At first happy, then begins huge problems, stress, and failure in health. Her husband arranged secretly to send her and their five young children to live with his sister on a distant and primitive farm. She did not go. Lots of things happen in the years following, including Ivan
The Tao of Cob: How a Kansas Grandmother Built Her Own Natural Home in the Woods
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The Tao of Cob is a how-to book on earthen-house building, written as a memoir in Dorethy's pithy, homespun philosophical voice.
Smiles, Tears And Heartbreaks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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After my wife passed away I began to write in earnest. This industrious activity though quite therapeutic in helping me cope with the loss of my wife left me with a stack of essays and shorts pertaining to random happenings in my life. The stories have been intentionally left unarranged, like the random events that generated them. The reader is at liberty to enjoy or to trash accordingly.
Love Poured Out for Viet Nam
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Living Stones Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Chester and Mary Travis were Christian & Missionary Alliance missionaries to French Indo-China (today known as Viet Nam) between 1925-1975. They experienced an abundant measure of Christ’s indwelling and overflowing life. One of the aims of this book is to share the unusual experiences and their unshakable faith in their Lord and Saviour.
Guarding bin Laden: My Life in Al-Qaeda
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Thin Man Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Originally published in French, this well-reviewed 2010 memoir by Osama bin Laden's former bodyguard provides an unparalleled account of life in the heart of al-Qaeda in the run-up to 9/11. ‘Bin Laden’s former bodyguard delivers a breath-taking account’ Tele et Vous 15 September 2011 ‘An intriguing glimpse of life inside the al-Qa’ida chief’s lair’ Sunday Times 19 April 2010
Open Wide: Dr. Mark Manhart's Journey in Dentistry, Theatre, Education, Family, and Life
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Mark Manhart's memoir takes the reader through his "open life" and his "secret life". A highly trained dentist who is actively engaged in developing new treatments and therapies, his inner passion, which keeps him charged, is his involvement in theatre as a playwright, director, and sometimes an actor.
Swimming Against the Tide
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.
The Journey That Never Was
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 105,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Back in the early 1960's, as two young women in their twenties, they drove one of the first Minis right round the world, and made it home in one piece. The pair survived and the journey took 2 years. This, half a century on, is Jeanne’s enthralling account of the round-the world adventure which at the time was simply swept under the carpet.