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The Heart Behind the Badge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,110. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Heart Behind the Badge is a memoir that outlines the life and events of Ron Shipp that led up to him testifying against one of his friends in what would be known as The Trial of the Century. Not one of his 15 years on the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) could have prepared him for what he was about to face.
Kalahari Dream
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,340. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A book for animal lovers. From the authors of the critically acclaimed book 'For the Love of Wildlife' comes a compelling true story of one couple's struggle against overwhelming opposition from conservation authorities, to set up a wildlife rehabilitation centre in the Kalahari.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
The Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Coroner's Report and Other Medical Facts About The Causes Of
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Michael Jackson had six different drugs in his body, but he need not have died: a common nontoxic neurohormone could have treated the chronic insomnia that led to his drug abuse and ultimate death.
Blip on the Radar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,340. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mix one dreamy Irish helicopter pilot with a crew of Taiwanese, Chinese, Philippinos and Indonesians, and you get everything – from confusion, to fireworks, to hilarity. Flying in those remote Pacific areas, thousands of miles from Search and Rescue capability, ‘Moggy’ Meyrick was touched by our common humanity, and awed by Nature. This book is written for everybody, not just helicopter pilots.
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
On a Wing and a Prayer: A True Story by A Survivor of a Tragic Crash in the Pacific Ocean
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Plane crash in the Pacific. Two of us. Seats torn loose from the floor. Water rising. Jammed exit door. Shark-infested waters. Separated by currents, grievously injured. Night looming. Untrustworthy life vests. Rescue unlikely. Six-foot waves: inhaling and ingesting salt water. Hypothermia winning. Facing death, seeing death …
Race with the Devil: The Gene Vincent Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,810. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Gene Vincent—most famous for his classic 1956 single "Be-Bop-A-Lula"—is one of the most influential rock 'n' roll artists of all time. Updated and revised, featuring new information, interviews, and photographs, this 2016 edition of the critically acclaimed 2000 original is the most comprehensive survey ever written of Vincent's groundbreaking career and turbulent personal life.
Horncastle's Suitcase
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,510. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
My life growing up on the West Coast NZ in a poor farming family of 12. A quick paced read that takes you into my personal life- my alcoholic father, making do out of nothing, finding wealth in business, losing a daughter to cancer, attempted suicide, depression, alcoholism, and coming back out the other side to an amazing family and supportive friends. Still here and I want to make a difference.
Confessions of a Villain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: Australian English. Published: April 17, 2016 by Power of Words. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Imagine yourself to someday be a famous singer? Hang onto your microphone, you’re in for a bumpy ride…  NOA takes you into a world of TV auditions, music videos, profit-seeking producers and a music industry that preys on the vulnerable. Confessions of a Villain is keenly observant and insightful, a guide for others on the road to becoming creative, unique and well-known stars.
The Class President's Son
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
‘Petey’ Powell’s memoir is the brilliantly illustrated story of how a son's love for his father and family, inadvertently resulted in him making millions in the drug trade in rural North Carolina.
What Were You Thinking?
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 93,240. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Written in her perspective, the child chronicles her life from toddler to teenager, then young adult. When her two alcoholic parents were so inattentive to their toddler that a pedophile uncle found his way into her life, while the adults partied in the next room… When her parents put him into her child’s bed when he was home from a tour at sea in the merchant marine…
On One Occasion ... Ivory Tower and Road Warrior Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The author, a retired electronics consultant engineer, spent eleven years as a researcher and lecturer at Southampton University (the Ivory Tower) and a further twenty-eight years in industry, mostly as a one-man-band consultant roving the world (the Road Warrior). These are his stories: some funny, some sad, and some just interesting.
Lady Master Pearl - My Teacher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fascinating biography of a modern American lady master who played a pivotal role in transmitting a new form of spiritual teachings during the 70s-80s. Unlike the theoretical teachings that had characterized esotericism up to that point, her open heart transformed people through a direct transmission of consciousness. An ordinary appearing woman who achieved liberation in the midst of daily life.
M.E. and me. Chronic Fatigue: My Recovery After 10 Years
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,950. Language: British English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Chronic fatigue syndrome, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
ME/CFS is a much-misunderstood but devastating condition. Recovered author, Stuart Aken, provides insight, help, advice and hope for those affected.
Friendship: A True Story of Adventure, Goodwill, and Endurance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,610. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Relationships
Young Francis Mandewah dreamed of a better future, but saw no way out of his impoverished situation, until one day when he met a man who changed his life. An African boy from the region made famous by the film "Blood Diamond" is befriended by an American pilot. That friendship brings great opportunities and blessings that affirm the boy’s faith in God and test his courage, strength and endurance
Somlandela
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,270. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was a young, unmarried missionary arriving in Africa. He was a battle hardened marine who had been torpedoed by a German U-boat off the Coast of Africa. Both were Norwegian, and both met in Africa. This is the true biographical story of two lives fully committed to following Gods call to Africa. Ella and Olav Sörensen, Norwegian missionaries to Swaziland, Mozambique and South Africa
Steve Reeves Legends Never Die
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,810. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is about my life with Steve ("Hercules") Reeves, during the last seven years of his life. It is written from the perspective of a woman who was (and will always be) deeply, madly in love with Steve Reeves, the incomparable, world class bodybuilder, larger-than-life actor and last, but not least, rancher, horse breeder and author. Dozens of heretofore unpublished pictures included
A Checkered Past
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
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.