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Jon by Jacqueline Fredrickson
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 37,370. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jon Fredrickson was 16 when he started to complain of headaches and sickness. An eyesight test revealed the shocking news that he had developed a brain tumour. Sadly no more could be done for Jon, and he died at the age of only 26. His mother Jacky kept a diary of her years of trial, and she has now developed it into this moving and inspiring book.
Microbes, Music and Me by John Postgate
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Microbiology and jazz music aren't a common duet but for Professor John Postgate they are the two subjects that define his lifetime. John, brother of Oliver who created the beloved Children's shows Bagpuss and Clangers, describes his autobiography as "a book about doing science" and describes in entertaining detail the account of his life.
Santo Antônio: Uma Vida Só de Amor by Antônio Jorge Madureira Garrido
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 26,950. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 3, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fernando Martins de Bulhões, nosso Santo Antônio, dedicou sua vida aos pobres, e foi o grande orador de Deus, através do seu vasto conhecimento das sagradas escrituras, o que vem a justificar o grande milagre da permanência intacta de sua língua santa, depois de quase 800 anos de sua morte, e que se encontra exposta à visitação em sua Basílica de Pádua, na Itália.
Were You Born Stupid? Tales of an Hispanic-American Family by Michael Franco
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,670. 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.
Baby Steps Facing Up To Fibromyalgia by Jackie Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
Fibromyalgia is one of the most misunderstood, misdiagnosed conditions of modern medicine. It is chronic and without a cure. It causes pain when there is no inflammation or infection, it causes fatigue, loss of appetite, loss of sleep, even memory loss. This book is not a comprehensive study of the disease, it is one woman's experience; how she survives despite the debilitating symptoms.
The Canister X Transmission: Year One - Collected Newsletters by A.P. Fuchs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Running weekly, The Canister X Transmission was sent to readers worldwide, serving as a source of inspiration for writers and artists everywhere. The newsletter covered four main topics: Creative Thought of the Week, Work Updates, Fanboy News, Marketing/Publishing Tip of the Week. Exclusive to this collection is a special Issue Zero newsletter. Welcome to The Canister X Transmission: Year One.
The Bricklayer and President Franklin Roosevelt Miami, Florida February 15, 1933 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
Franklin Roosevelt came to Miami after winning a landslide Presidential election over Herbert Hoover in November 1932. FDR came to Miami just weeks before he was to take office as President. He was driven to Bayfront Park in a Buick after he departed a yacht owned by Vincent Astor. With a cheap revolver in hand Giuseppe Zangara found it difficult get close to the President in the dense crowd.
My Father's Guru by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a child growing up in the Hollywood Hills during the 1950s, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson thought it was perfectly normal that a guru named Paul Brunton lived with his family and dictated everything about their daily rituals, from their diet to their travel plans to his parents’ sex life. But in this extraordinary memoir, Masson reflects on just how bizarre everything about his childhood was.
Keep Forever (Хранить вечно) by Aleksandr Sokolenko (А. К. Соколенко)
Price: Free! Words: 28,350. Language: Russian. Published: August 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aleksandr Sokolenko wrote his four stories about USSR labor camps in the months before his death, in 1970. His granddaughter, Maria Feht, has now collected them under the title Keep Forever. Александр Соколенко, написал свои четыре рассказа о сталинских лагерях в последние месяцы жизни, в 1970 г. Его внучка, Мария Фет, подготовила сборник этих рассказов под общим заголовком «Хранить вечно».
Adventures of a Taoist Master by Father Axel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
ENCOUNTERS WITH THE PARANORMAL. For the first time, Fr.Axel reveals his memoirs. These are the adventures of a Western Psychologist, who abandons his former life in search of an authentic Taoist Master in Asia. Fr.Axel finally finds his destination in the person of a mysterious Taoist Ritual Master in Southeast Asia. Later he accompanies the Master on his travels in the inscrutable East.
Rosebush by Charles Rogers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,150. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Myrtle Allen was born in Paris, Texas, in 1896. She saw the doughboys go away to fight World War I, survived the flu epidemic after the soldiers came home, had children and raised them during the Great Depression. Over a lifetime of 99 years, she was divorced once and widowed twice. She met presidents and governors, politicians and judges.
Cycling Widows 2 by Alannah Foley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,280. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
CYCLING WIDOWS 2 The Trials & Tribulations of Living with an Obsessive Cyclist... Do you live with an obsessive cyclist? Then find out how to deal with topics like bike porn, fetid laundry, and the Curse of the MAMIL – all these & more are deftly tackled in this long-awaited sequel. Brought to you by the author of The Cycling Widow's Survival Guide & Cyclopathic Tendencies.
A Pilot’s Story by John L Gaston
Price: $3.77 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From an early age, a boy growing up on a farm in Dust Bowl Kansas during the Great Depression dreamed of flying. Hard work, dedication, and the hand of Divine Providence made that dream come true. From accelerated flight training during World War Two, through a career in the service of his country, to a fifteen year career in corporate aviation -- here is the story of his lifelong love affair wi
A War Bride's Memoirs by Audrey Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,530. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Roger Golden Brown. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Audrey recalls her childhood in London between the two World Wars, painting a picture of English life at that time. World War 2 comes, turning life upside down and she writes extensively about the difficulties and uncertainties. After dating an American serviceman, they marry and after the war, with 400 other war brides, she sails to America, reuniting with her husband, Jake, in Washington State.
Voy a morir. Biografia de Jose Cruz, fundador de Real de Catorce by Juan Pablo Proal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: Spanish. Published: July 31, 2015 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
José Cruz Camargo Zurita es el líder, compositor y fundador de Real de Catorce, el grupo de blues más importante de México. A mediados de la década pasada, los médicos le diagnosticaron una enfermedad crónico-degenerativa que le consume la vida. Y es así, cargando la muerte en cada concierto, que José Cruz continúa consolidando su mito. Es ésta su biografía, una historia honesta, cruda e inédita.
Reflections at Highpoint by JONAH NDIRITU
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
When adversity strikes, life has to move on regardless. We cannot accept the circumstances. The positive law is to grind on. On the concrete jungle, there is no soil to support the life. The resources necessary to survive has been taken away by the time you are born. JoJo finds himself at an unfortunate circumstance searching for happiness from Kenya to US for Happiness. They took all of it. Fight
Alison Nicholas: Walking Tall by Madeleine Winnett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
In this candid and entertaining book, Alison Nicholas explores her years on both the LET and LPGA Golf Tours, the ups and downs, her tournament records, her faith, and – of course – the Solheim Cup.
Olive Trees Around My Table by Cecile Yazbek
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 82,820. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 and represented by LHA Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Olive trees around my table is the warm-hearted and, at times, heart-breaking story of Cecile Yazbek; a Lebanese girl growing up in the 50s and 60s under the shadow of the new apartheid system in South Africa.
Daughters of Nazareth by Trisha Hughes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For Trisha Gourgaud, life growing up in 50s Australia was a mix of love for her French father and love tinged with uncertainty for her Irish mother. A blissful time was cut short when one day she was taken by the police to the local children's home, Nazareth House, a home for neglected and abandoned children. This event meant she would never see her mother again and rarely see her father.