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Picture Perfect?
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Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Picture Perfect? is an honest, soul-bearing memoir that pulls back the curtain on the story behind a family picture that went viral. With inspiring candor, Kordale Lewis describes his struggles with childhood sexual abuse, a drug-addicted mother, suicide, the trials of teen fatherhood, and more. His story provides a bold challenge for readers to redefine their own meaning of a perfect family.
On the Surface
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 129,950. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two young entertainers elude the mob and serendipitously stumble upon a livelihood performing at sea. It was the 1970s, when Captains were kings and pretty dancers made them beg, when passengers read books in deck chairs facing the ocean spray, and when solid ships, unfazed by rough seas, turned disaster into romance.
Two Old Fools on a Camel ~ From Spain to Bahrain and back again
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Series: Old Fools, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
*New York Times Bestseller* Vicky and Joe leave their Spanish mountain village to work for a year in Bahrain. How could they know that the Arab Spring was poised to erupt, throwing them into violent events? Teaching Arab kids, working with crazy teachers, forming life-long friendships and being placed under house arrest, Vicky and Joe laugh and lurch through their year in Bahrain.
Black Koi Tattoo: Chasing the Dragon, A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Black Koi Tattoo: Chasing the Dragon is a memoir about the endless search for the perfect high. For nearly half of his life, Christopher Padgett struggled with alcohol. Read the dark, yet inspiring, story of how alcohol abuse led to addiction, and the fight to break free and live a life of sobriety. Includes the gut-wrenching journal kept during his attempts at recovery, and two new short stories.
Raven's Flight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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This autobiography tells the fascinating tale of a woman's life through 7 decades from World War II into the 21st century, a journey of growing up and growing wiser in America.
The Return Ticket
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,940. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the story of a 1941 British Rail ticket and its journey from the UK to Singapore, Malaya and Thailand, eventually returning back to the UK four years after issue. Along the way, it sampled the delights of Cape Town, the hostile environment of the Malayan jungle, the horrors of working and surviving in various Japanese POW camps, and the joy of reunion with its owner’s wife and child.
Der Traumvater
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: German. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diese Memoiren zeichnen ein lebhaftes Bild des Psychiaters Wilhelm Reich, der in den 1950ern wegen seines Orgonenergiekonzepts mit den US-Behörden im Clinch lag. Sein Sohn erzählt die persönliche Geschichte der letzten Jahre der Karriere Reichs, die mit Freud begann und im Gefängnis endete. 1973 erschienen, inspirierte dieses Buch Lieder von Patti Smith(Birdland); Kate Bush(Cloudbusting).
A Thailand Diary 1 January - 31 December
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
One of a series of books on Thailand culture and lifestyle, written in a diary format and introducing real Thai people. Read what the Thais feel about the culture shock that foreigners usually experience during their visits here and be entertained by the surprises that Westerners find in their contact with the Thais. A readable and often humourous book with entries that are fun to browse. . .
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
Memoirs of My Bipolar Aquarian Son
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Deceased bipolar Aquarian son, Cal. Complicated disposition during elementary/teen years. Diagnosed bipolar at age 29. Remarkable IQ in certain arenas; lacked common sense in others. Witty, quick, and loved to write poetry/songs [some included in this book]. A variety of music was his world; heavy metal was his style. Endured void of musically accomplished biological father.
Standing In The Shadows "The Light"
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The long-awaited and much-requested autobiography of Canadian psychic medium Ray R. Ellis. A fascinating story of a man with extraordinary gifts, including previously unpublished stories involving major celebrities
YO MIZ! (1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,950. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What’s really going on in our public school classrooms? Good question. • Journalists are not allowed in… • Teachers risk punishment if they speak out… • School administrators will only share the good stuff… • Most lawmakers? Clueless. Yo Miz! has the answer. Yo Miz! is the seriously funny memoir of an unconventional “edu-tainer,” assigned to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools. Fa real!
Screefing: A Tree Planter's Reflection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
'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.
Il sapore della madeleine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,890. Language: Italian. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Alla ricerca del tempo perduto: in questo libro infinito, a mille livelli di seduzione (come la coscienza, come la memoria, come l’amore), riletto con stupore sempre rinnovato, mi chiedo se sia lecito cercare una tenera sfumatura di intimità: i cibi magici dell’infanzia e della giovinezza. Chiedo scusa a Marcel Proust se questo racconto può apparire banale .Io credo, tuttavia, che ne sorriderebbe.
Walking on Ice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Walking on Ice is part romantic memoir, part travelogue and part “girl’s own adventure”. The tale begins in the warm climes of New Zealand in the South Pacific when an on-line friendship between an American & a New Zealander blossoms into romance, and concludes among the Eskimo in the wintry wilds of remote Alaska. A book for adventurous romantics and arm-chair travellers alike.
"Mummy where are you"?
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 66,300. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a non fiction memoir written by the Author which tells a remarkable story of betrayal to a two year old boy who was left alone on the 15th October 1936 Newcastle Australia. Police and child welfare were unable to solve a mystery that still exists today where are the parents? Political hurdles and no legislation existing to adopt a child without parent consent at that time created havoc.
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fifteen years of intense government harassment leads a psychiatrist, single mother and social activist to close her 25-year Seattle practice to begin a new, safe life in New Zealand. What starts as phone harassment, stalking and illegal break-ins quickly progresses to six attempts on her life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroads her into a psychiatric hospital.
Memories of Pinecrest
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 20,190. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true history of Pinecrest, California as well as stories about camping, the dances, adventures, and what life was like growing up in the 1950's and 1960's in a small resort town that many believe to be "magical".
Oxford: Son of Queen Elizabeth I
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,300. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
On July 21, 1548, Princess Elizabeth Tudor gave birth to a son at Cheshunt, England. The father of the child was Thomas Seymour, her stepfather. The child was placed in the home of John de Vere, 16th Earl of Oxford and raised as Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, better known to the world by his pen name "William Shakespeare." This is his story.
Flying Colors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jonathan cracks open many doors for an intimate yet revealing look at a world most people never get to see; Apartheid, civil aviation, Israel, gay rights & more “I really enjoyed [your book]. I read it in one sitting and found it absolutely riveting. You’re both a strong writer and a gifted story teller. Many thanks for sharing it with me.” Matt Mills, Editorial Director, Pink Triangle Press.