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A Hidden Madness
By James T. R. Jones
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book tells the candid story of an accomplished individual--a law professor--who has reached the pinnacle of his profession despite suffering for over 30 years from the severe mental illness bipolar disorder. He has done so mostly in silence because of fear of stigma. He shows that one can enjoy a successful and fulfilling professional and personal life, even with a serious disease.
Against the Grain: A Historian's Journey
By Jerold S. Auerbach
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
AGAINST THE GRAIN is a collection of challenging and insightful essays from a reflective American historian. Jerold Auerbach, Professor Emeritus at Wellesley (where he taught 40 years), writes in the Foreword how his academic career and his time in Israel "each in its own distinctive way converged to liberate me from my past as a non-Jewish Jew." The historian reflects back on this dilemma.
Unrestorable Habitat: Microsoft Is My Neighbor Now
By Lois Phillips Hudson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,030. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Foreverland Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Unrestorable Habitat: Microsoft Is My Neighbor Now recounts how that valley was transformed over the course of Hudson's lifetime, roughly the sixty-five years from 1937 to 2003.
An Iranian at Home and Abroad
By Cyrus Kamrani
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 127,690. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine visiting a tourist town for a break and being picked up by the police because you are not a local, then finding yourself with a rope around your neck in a public execution? Iran comes under close scrutiny as the author tries to come to terms with life where freedom of speech, movement and to wear the clothing of one's choice does not exist.
Another Yin Oan a Wan Way Tickut
By Brian Brown
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 131,920. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is Brian Brown's personal diary of his rise from Belisha Boy signalman up to the giddy heights of 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Corps of Signals between 1939 until 1945 and includes 31/2 years as a Prisoner of War after being ordered by CIC Percival to surrender to the Japanese at the fall of Singapore on 15th February 1942.
Presidents' Body Counts: The Twelve Worst and Four Best American Presidents Based on How Many Lived or Died Because of Their Actions
By Al Carroll
Price: Free! Words: 162,740. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Speak No Evil About Presidents. So say most textbooks, journalists, commentators, and even some historians. Not in this book. An eye opening look at all the evil done by presidents, mass murder, incompetence, and terrorism, and a look at the noblest presidents also. The most insightful and damning expose of the presidency you will ever see, by a historian and professor.
Teaching for What?
By Michael Fusco
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
“Teaching for What?” traces my turbulent career as an educator in Connecticut public, vocational and parochial schools, and how that experience drove me into depression and early retirement. It is also a somewhat scathing critique of the system of education, in general.
A Glance in the Mirror
By Terence Kearey
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 125,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Terence Kearey emerged from a wartime Home Counties childhood to enter the world of work at a time of upheaval, technological revolution and trade union militancy. The women in his life helped to shape it, carrying him through the trials of family life, many ups and downs and the occasional disaster. Now retired and at peace, Terence can look back peacefully on a turbulent, but mainly happy time.
Operation Dolby
By Constantine Buller
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 124,940. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Constantine Buller was appalled by the corruption and the callous games some of his colleagues liked to play on unsuspecting members of the public, so he left the Force. But the bent coppers he had snubbed had long memories. A few years later his new life as a successful businessman collapsed in ruins when they set him up by fabricating evidence for a non existent crime.
A Lady in France
By Jennie Goutet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Told with honesty and strength, A Lady in France is a brave heart-stopping story of love, grief, faith, depression, sunshine piercing the gray clouds—and hope that stays in your heart long after it’s finished.
A Lot of Loose Ends - A Vet in Africa
By Roland Minor
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Roland Minor knew early on that he wanted to become a vet. A Lot of Loose Ends is Rolandʼs account of his experiences in treating animals of all shapes and sizes 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.
Sadism, Songs and Stolen Liberty
By Stephen Mann
Price: $8.19 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Stephen Mann writes of his experience as a boy entrant to the British Royal Navy, his despair then anger at finding that he could not escape from a world of arbitrary rules and personal violence. His humour and North London independent spirit however shines through and despite his frustrations, the cracking momentum of the book is maintained as we enjoy adventures with Stephen and his shipmates o
The Stargate Chronicles: Memoirs of a Psychic Spy
By Joseph McMoneagle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joseph McMoneagle is now known as the best Operational Remote Viewer in the history of the U.S. Army's Special Project—Stargate. His intelligence collection results have never been surpassed and rarely equaled. This remarkable memoir chronicles his military career, his early life, and gives a wonderful birds-eye view into US Military politics.
Firelight of a Different Colour: The Life and Times of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing
By Nigel Collett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
When Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing threw himself to his death from the terrace of Hong Kong’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel in 2003, he was the greatest star of his generation in the city. At the forefront of almost all the cultural changes Hong Kong saw during his lifetime, Leslie came to embody the unique spirit of the city. Firelight of a Different Colour commemorates a life that continues to inspire.
The Space in Between: A Story about Nina
By Diane Eklund-Abolins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,400. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The Space in Between tells the true story of a Latvian woman whose life is impacted by two world wars and a revolution. She experiences much personal tragedy but manages to retain her belief that most people are good.
Sixteen Vs, Book Four, The Young Adult Years
By Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 4. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 225,150. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chaos and unusual circumstances reign in Victor's life during the late '60s. At this last home location, he struggles in unique life lessons, surprising school events, and backfired plans. Tragedy in romance, a puzzling marriage start, and the military draft round out his trials. As Victor comes of age, he navigates through different types of challenges. Some successfully, and others, not so well.
Valuable discovery
By laila ouhssaine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,710. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
In the arctic night, Julie Dorval grabs a lot of rough diamonds containing an exceptional stone in the offices of a mine north of Yellowknife. She also drilled a dark secret.
Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio - Love In Japan, Korea & Beyond
By Jennifer Jean Miller
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,500. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio is a timeless tale -- two legends with extraordinary careers in their individual fields and remarkable existences. This book chronicles each of their lives from the days before they met, until their paths finally crossed, their nine month marriage, the love after their marriage, and the love he held for her beyond her life and until the end of his.
Live to Give: My Journey From Despair to Fulfillment by Jane Frances Thompson
By Jane Frances Thompson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jane Thompson shares her true adventure of growing up in an overwhelmed alcoholic Irish Catholic household to the wilds of Alaska! She shares her healing journey with her mother and father. Her beloved teacher in India, Sathya Sai Baba, came to her in dreams and visions and led her to full Self-Realization. She ventures to India to see Him seven times.
A Sailor's Life
By SeaWaves Press
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,310. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
By Peter Godwin Chance Life and times of Commander Peter G Chance RCN (Ret'd) through World War II, Korean War and Cold War.