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Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher
By Carole Marshall
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher chronicles the learning curve of a white middle class professional over two decades in an urban high school in Providence, Rhode Island. While teaching students who desperately need an education, her life is radically enriched by them. It concludes with an inside look at the struggles to improve education and the disastrous effects of recent reforms.
Stokesified!
By Angelo J. Falanga
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 157,890. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
Frank A. Stokes (1954-2010) said "Stokesified" to describe how any sound he heard he made his own. Raised in Brooklyn NY, he saw the rock and roll shows of Alan Freed and Murray The K. Playing in the 1970's CBGB's underground, emerging after meeting Jaco Pastorius as a jazz composer on fretless bass and recording, Frank Stokes honored his Native American heritage by offering each note as a prayer.
When Life Was Unfair... How One Man Survived... And Learned How To Cope
By Roberto J. Samores
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth isn’t” - Mark Twain. This book chronicles a man’s journey through an eventful life. When his dreams were dashed and life knocked him down, how did he get up and move on? People can be amazingly resilient, but what determines who will be? Roberto hopes that sharing his story can help others.
Matinee and Evening “The Story of Actors Abby Lewis and John Seymour”
By Paula Moore
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,900. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This is the story of Abby Lewis, a beautiful, strong, and determined actress, and her husband, the charming, sophisticated actor John Seymour. Their love story spans more than five decades, through many trials and triumphs. The story gives an insider’s look into the trials and rewards of life as an actor. It paints a compelling portrait of a couple who “made it” in an extremely competitive field.
Flight for Life
By Louis Gross
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Journey of a Child Holocaust Survivor The enormity of the destruction of six million Jews in a span of less than a decade is a challenge for most to conceptualize. As a young boy born into a privileged life in Europe, Lou Gross had a rich quality of life. With the onset of World War II though, all Slovakian Jews found themselves equally at risk of losing their lives. Lou’s young, carefr
In Your Wildest ...
By Joe Grier
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
In Your Wildest ... is a chronicle of ten crazy years in the life of the author: the dramatic transition from rock 'n roll musician to missionary/pastor and his adventures on the road as a Christian gypsy during most of that time. From rock festivals to Russian battleships to Turkish jail cells and shark-infested waters, you're going to enjoy this ride!
Deception
By Deb Myers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by LIFE SENTENCE Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
Deception takes us on a deaf girl's emotional journey. In this powerful theatre-of-the-mind memoir, Deb Myers examines the devastating consequences of the sexual abuse that followed her life. At sixteen, after a break up with her boyfriend, she reached out to a much older married teacher for emotional support. Their friendship crossed the line.
MAD MAN KNITTING or The Waiter and The Fly
By Gregory Patrick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,590. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A beer, a ballcap, and mad amounts of knitting infuse this story about one of Savannah's most colorful restaurants as it faces its decline. Colorful characters and unabashed prose make this memoir a supplement to those who enjoyed "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil."
Kalahari Dream
By Chris Mercer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,480. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: 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.
Along Came A Horse
By Johanna Bouwman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,600. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Just when you think you are reading about the life of someone else you realize it is, in actual fact, all about you.
Window to another World, Joyland Orphanage, The Philippines
By Sarah Willmott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
‘Window to another World’ is a light-hearted collection of anecdotes from an orphanage mum’s experience in Mindanao, Philippines. All proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Joyland Orphanage.
A Nourishing Life
By Dorothy Riddle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,930. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Katharine (Kittu) Parker Riddle's captivating account of her extraordinary life journey to nourish the world. Raised in northern India, her ability to love humanity shines through as she traces her work to empower women through nutrition education in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, as well as the U.S., despite the emotional dramas of her physical health.
9/11 Truther: The Fight for Peace, Justice and Accountability
By Jon Gold
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
9/11 Truther is the story about an everyday American who saw that something was wrong with what we were told about 9/11, and tried to do something about it.
The Pied Piper of Hip Hop
By Steven Hager
Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 2 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: 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.
Open Wide: Dr. Mark Manhart's Journey in Dentistry, Theatre, Education, Family, and Life
By Leo Biga
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.
Iron in the Blood
By Richard Morris
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 64,580. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Richard Morris has held down some of the most demanding senior jobs at British Rail and Eurotunnel and taken responsibility for everything from dealing with major accidents to the personal travel arrangements of the Royal Family. Along the way he has made many friends and encountered a variety of remarkable personalities, from Her Majesty the Queen to one of the Kray twins.
Heroine
By Maryanne Katsidis
Price: $5.41 USD. Words: 47,330. Language: Australian English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This book presents a dynamic, no-nonsense approach, within its heartfelt stories, leaving the reader filled with a sense of empowerment and equipped to transform and liberate their life. This book comes with action steps on how to ignite personal power, self-worth and confidence reconnecting the reader to abundance of love, honesty, trust, respect and freedom.
Rainbow Over Narre Warren
By Elsie Johnstone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,130. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by G. & E. Johnstone Pty Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Catholic priests receive such regular negative publicity that we tend to overlook the many good men who dedicate their lives to preaching the gospel and ministering to their congregations. Father John Allen was such a man. Although the priestly life is a solitary one that both connects and separates, Father John was amazingly connected and loved.
PreDumb: Before I Came To LA
By Mark Hayes
Series: RanDumb: The Adventures of an Irish Guy in L.A., Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,880. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mark Hayes has been dubbed "Ireland's craziest and wittiest writer, a poet at times". Saying that, he has also been called "the runt of Irish litter-ature" so take your pick. Before the #1 Amazon Humour book RANDUMB: THE ADVENTURES OF AN IRISH GUY IN LA there was PREDUMB, the hilarious stories of Mark growing up in Cork, the real capital of Ireland, as they like to call it.
The Good-Bye Man
By Linda Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,070. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
The clandestine career choices made by her father, Thomas Townsend Brown, and by the man who was her first love, would affect Linda Brown's life for years. Her memoir, THE GOOD-BYE MAN, offers an unusual perspective of the Cold War era from NICAP to General Curtis LeMay and the RAND Corp. It is her love song to her parents, and to some unusual companions, seen and unseen along the way.