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"The Holiness of the Real": The Short Verse of Kenneth Rexroth
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 101,160. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Amador Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
With this e-edition of Donald Gutierrez's masterful "The Holiness of the Real," students and lovers of American poetry will now have an in-depth analysis of the short works of San Francisco's most iconic poet at their fingertips. Here is the exact text of Amador Publishers' 2014 2nd Edition of Gutierrez's authoritative guide to the works of Kenneth Rexroth, revised for convenience and ease of use.
Dirty
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
MC Flux, AKA Carl Rodney Thomas, is a top drum and bass MC. Talent-spotted for top clubs, he was soon the MC of choice. But Flux has spent plenty of time on the dark side and dicing with the law. This is his raw, colourful story, written with the help of his close friend Peter Spence. Vivid and explicit, this is not a story for the faint-hearted.
Shifting Gears
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,660. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
That 1977 banana-yellow VW camper bus just sat there facing the road looking out at us as if asking, "What took you so long?" She was beautiful in all of her dusty, rusty "I've seen better days" splendor. We had talked for the past year about buying an old VW camper bus.
Little Prince: The Accidental Life of a Lucky Orphan
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,280. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by WingSpan Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1937, during the Great Depression, the young mother of a two-year-old boy died while giving birth to a baby girl, and the boy's father, victim of severe depression, abandoned the family, leaving the boy an orphan. More than seven decades later, the author, in this personal memoir, relates how he was raised with much love by his late mother's family, and has led a happy, productive life.
Madame Parapluie
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 131,730. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parapluie é um relato de coragem cuja mensagem de esperança, tão importante nos dias de hoje, vai além do tempo dos factos e das pessoas referidas. É um testemunho de sabedoria, um manual de iluminação, e não só uma autobiografia de Elisa Damião.
Pleasant Valley Lost
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 138,020. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Set amid the turbulent times of the late 1960s, Pleasant Valley Lost chronicles the last days of a family dairy farm condemned to destruction by a federal dam project. As the family struggles to find a new home and build their future, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers moves into Pleasant Valley, ruthlessly destroying a community and its history.
MAFIA WIFE: Love, Murder & Madness
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Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 123,440. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Lynda Lustig met Louie Milito, she was a sixteen-year-old high-school dropout with a taste for adventure and an agonizing childhood. When they were married two years later, he was not yet a “made man” in the powerful Gambino crime family. Louie was a hairdresser who dabbled in petty thievery. But Lynda was so happy to be out of her domineering mother’s loveless house.
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.
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.
I Am Not Garbage
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Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 182,010. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
I Am Not Garbage is an inspiring account of one woman's journey to redemption, restoration, and revolution. Not only will the reader learn about hers, they will be compelled to find their own healing. Readers will be taken on a journey of tragedy to triumph as the author spins her tale of molestation, rape, and abuse, to redemption and transformation.
The Grown-Ups Wouldn’t Like It
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 200,240. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"For the first five years of my life I was brought up by someone my mother happened to meet on the beach. 'I'm going back to Nigeria next week to rejoin my husband,' she mentioned to this woman, 'but I've got a baby of six months and I don't know what to do with her..."
A Lot of Loose Ends - A Vet in Africa
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
A Lot of Loose Ends is Roland's account of his experiences in treating animals of all shapes and sizes in Africa and his many encounters with farmers, pet owners and politicians. Some of the tales he has to tell are hilarious, others hair-raising and a few horrific, but all are fascinating.
Time Grooves and Travel Records
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,800. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are some of the stories of my life – just your average Englishman (pommie) – beginning from birth, childhood, schooldays, adolescence and then service life with its world travels, through to leaving the Royal Air Force and England to re-unite with my family in Australia after almost five years. It continues on with my life and travels again during and after my (officially) 21 years of marria
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.
A Lifetime in the Eye of the Storm
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Hiep lived her life, from earliest childhood, at the center of the war. This is her story of love and loss, triumph and tragedy. It is the story of all women who have lived through a war, with only their steadfast love, hope and faith in God to give them the strength to go on living.
Scholars and Gentlemen
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Price: $1.57 USD. Words: 147,980. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There are a number of remarkable families who have made their mark on Australian life in the 20th century — Street, Kent-Hughes, Bonython, Cilento, Durack, Mackerras — are some that spring instantly to mind. It has been my purpose to illustrate this by tracing the diverse careers of the Mackerras family and assessing the contribution they have made to the development of this country.
As Algemas de Ouro
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 151,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 26, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ao longo da História da Humanidade, sempre nos disseram, que quando nasce um ser humano, seja homem ou mulher, ele tem o seu destino traçado. Como eu sou igual a todo o mundo vou seguir assim as mesmas regras.
A More Simple Time: How Cycling Saved My Soul
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,710. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
By twist of fate cycling became more than a hobby. It became my beat. As America's top journalist covering US cycling (1989-96), I watched the rise of extraordinary athletes from Linda Brenneman, Alison Dunlap and Dede Demet to Steve Hegg, Bobby Julich and Kent Bostick. They shared their quests, one pedal stroke at a time. It's a ride to the Atlanta Olympics that changed my life and saved my soul.
You Can't Cook a Dead Crab and Eat It
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,070. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Imagine spending 85 days living in a popup tent camper while driving 8,000 miles around the American West in search of a place to call home. We didn't imagine it. We lived it. This is the story of that journey. An unforgettable time when we taught our daughters an important lesson: When your life isn't going the way you envisioned, take control and make your life what you want it to be.
As Far As I Remember
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 121,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Michael Bawtree owes his cultured start in life to the country house hotel his parents owned and managed in the 1950s. Michael developed a talent for literature and drama, after he had read English Language and Literature at Oxford took him to Canada, where he embarked on a career in the theatre. As Far As I Remember is part 1 of Michael’s story