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Memories from Maple Street, U.S.A. Leaving Childhood Behind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,960. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are the stories of a turning point—when the world shifted, and nothing would ever be the same. In this first collection of the MEMORIES FROM MAPLE STREET, U.S.A., series, Sundown Press brings you real-life stories, from the touching to the humorous, the inspirational to the adventurous, and a wonderful group of childhood memories you’ll never forget.
Slowly by Slowly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,610. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
Growing up in a small Mississippi town Patrick dreamed of being a missionary to some exotic far away place. Through a series of disappointments, illness and heartbreak he was compelled to follow a narrow path. This would-be adventurer was being called to die to himself and live in Christ.
Vasele de Croaziera: Viata ascunsa de pe un vas de croaziera
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 144,740. Language: Romanian. Published: June 21, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Subiectul tratat in carte este despre viata pe un vas de croaziera, cu bune, cu rele, pe scurt... dincolo de usile inchise, volumul 1. Spaga, santaj si mafie, rasism dar si iubire. Faze comice de ambele parti, pasageri si echipaj. Info de asemenea cum, cand si unde sa mergi intr-o croaziera. Lectura placuta. Prosperitate si Dumnezeu sa va binecuvanteze!
Four Go Mad in Catalonia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
When Nanny Ab and The Ancient Mariner (not forgetting the faithful hounds) decide to look for a peaceful spot for her to write in the sun, they head for their usual hide-away in Spain. It's June, they know the place and the only thing Nanny knows she's forgotten is her hairdryer. So what can possibly go wrong?
Stand For Something or Stand For Nothing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,780. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book was written to inspire and motivate anyone that is struggling or dealing with hard times in their life. I am hoping to share my story to show people that you must keep fighting even when obstacles are in your way. My mother and I had very little family to help us through very difficult times that would hit us for many years. After reading this story, you will feel very motivated! :
North Oahu Awakens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wondered how the local people behaved during the bombing of Pearl Harbor? This is a true story about 2 young boys growing up in the midst of military movements and battles on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The brothers grow up in the "up country" of the island amid superstition, juvenile detention housing, and military takeovers.
Flashbacks (an unreliable memoir of the '60s)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of memories about growing up hippie in Toronto, during one of the most interesting periods of the 20th century. Not to mention the sex, drugs and rock and roll…
She's All Caught Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
She's All Caught Up is a cautionary tale based on the life of Jamila T. Davis, a federal prisoner serving a 12 1/2 year sentence. Jamila grew up in a loving middle class home, raised to become her parent's ideal star child. All was copacetic until high school years. Jamila rebels and chooses to live life in the fast lane. When this good girl goes bad, it seems there is no turning back!
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My name is Pam and I'm living my dream! But... it wasn't always that way. My background is German and I'm an 80's girl. I grew up in East Berlin before moving to Munich, Germany in 1997. I gave up everything I had and worked hard to make my dream come true. I'm now #livingmydream because I #deserveit! I make every day count. Come back with me on my journey of life.
Sjam Kamaruzaman, A Ghost in the G30S Machine
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 11. Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
WHO was Sjam, a man with five aliases? Who was this native of Tuban, East Java, who was an atheist yet known to be good at reciting verses from the Qur’an? Was he a double agent or just a loyal follower of PKI Chairman D.N. Aidit? The G30S tragedy is a mystery whose secrets have never been fully uncovered. Sjam Kamaruzaman is an important figure in the chaos....
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
Man On The Mountain; A True Story Of Survival At 13,000 Feet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Caught in a sudden blizzard at the crest of Mt. Lady Washington, Colorado, White Wolf realizes he is without protection or direction. Wind-chill temperatures drop each moment and are deadly as he blindly tries to stay alive. Biting winds drive White Wolf’s extremities to freezing in minutes. He can no longer move, with the fierce blizzard limiting his sight to zero. Every second counts.
The Rubber Knife Gang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.
Storia di un pilota, dal funerale di Alitalia alla fuga dal Qatar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,840. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un racconto in prima persona di un pilota di Md80 Alitalia sul suo lavoro considerato ricco di privilegi,ma che è solo passione e sacrificio e che finisce improvvisamente nel dicembre 2008. Tra le vicende degli equipaggi,la disoccupazione e gli sforzi per trovare un nuovo lavoro ci porterà lontano fino in Qatar, ricco Paese, ma gabbia dorata per gli stranieri che ci lavorano.
Stiletto Spies: 10 Female Spies Who Changed the Course of History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In Hollywood, the world of the spying is a glamorous male driven world full of gadgets and fast cars. But real life isn't Hollywood. It takes more than a bit of charm and whiskey to steal secrets…it takes skill. And skill is often a task left up to a woman! The ten female spies profiled in this book, are largely forgotten in history books; they risked their lives for their country and the honor
Wayne Dyer A to Z: His most inspirational quotes and insights
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
There are many good books out there about Wayne Dyer and his teachings. But Wayne Dyer A to Z uses the latest tools and technology to offer radical new insights into his ideas, as well as the character of the man behind those ideas. This book sums up some of his most important life lessons and philosophies, so as to gather all his wisdom in one place.
Screefing: A Tree Planter's Reflection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'Screefing' tells of a group of tree-planters working on the clear-cuts of the northern forest, tracing their development as they become increasingly removed from the urban society in which they have lived. The book is both a narrative and a meditation on individual work, relationships, spirituality, and the human interaction with a rough, fragile, and profoundly ancient landscape.
Cheese Chronicles: The True Story of a Rock 'N' Roll Band You've Never Heard Of
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by Teresa Medeiros. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1985 Tommy Womack and three other guys formed a band called Government Cheese and hitched their sled to the rock and roll dream. Everything they packed for the trip—relationships, standards, their future—will get tossed or bounced off somewhere. They will know they could stop at any time, just by letting go of the dream. Under no circumstances whatsoever will they let go of the dream.
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.
The Astronomer Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin discovery that hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe was a fundamental breakthrough. She was one of the early astronomers to combine the power of physics and chemistry in order to unlock the mysteries of the stars. Born in Victorian England she graduated from Cambridge University and came to America to study at Harvard College to study astronomy.