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Trying to Understand Brazilian Culture: Memoir of a Brit in São Paulo
Price: $6.91 USD. Words: 34,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Within this book, some incredibly highbrow questions are explored about Brazil. Does it really resemble a giant, dangerous game of Grand Theft Auto? What’s it like to live in a football-mad country? Are ALL Brazilian women beautiful? What is it like to teach here? And perhaps the most important question of all is addressed within these pages: why, oh why, do Brazilians wear so little on the beach?
The Great Lottery Pay-off
Price: Free! Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When a Buddhist monk becomes a millionaire after winning the Thai government lottery, life is never the same again for a seven times divorced British pensioner. Gerry Skoyles doesn't benefit financially, but has to negotiate immense obstacles subsequently created by an abbot in saffron robes. Unscheduled, often weird events provide an opportunity to explore exotic locations off beaten tracks.
A Flower Shines Thru
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
You may be asking, Who is this man Ronald Wilde and what is he writing. I'm considered a man well rounded in both waist and experience. I'm obviously also middle aged and walk on a tilt. I guess my one leg gives the tilted part away. Some unkind souls question the Middle Aged part of that statement. In truth, I'm rapidly pushing old which means I've accumulated a treasure trove full of what some t
Help Me! I'm Slipping: One Couple's Love Story Coping With Alzheimer's Disease
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,110. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Theirs had been a love story, a story of friendship, courtship and marriage, beginning when she was seventeen and he was a dashing Navy officer. It was a fairytale that never ceased-even Alzheimer's couldn't come between them. Phyllis Brown relives this one-of-a-kind love she shared with her husband, Bert, in HELP ME! I'm Slipping.
All the Safe Places: An Australian Child's War
Price: $1.85 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: Australian English. Published: May 11, 2014 by StarBytes Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / school age
Award-winning author Ann MacDonald shares funny, touching stories about growing up during the second World War. Ann is evacuated to a country town far from the safe places of her early childhood, and matures from a carefree nine-year-old into a tougher and wiser teenager.
Blood,Sweat and Teabags
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,680. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Take an exhilarating Ambulance ride through the 1970’s Streets of Liverpool This is a memoir of my time as an Ambulance man in Liverpool, which spans the years of 1969 to 1979.
My Home Sweet Rome: Living (and loving) in Italy's Eternal City
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 130,920. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
It’s a nice place to visit but would you really want to live there? Sari Gilbert, who has lived for close to 40 years in what many have called the Eternal City, answers with a resounding “yes”– but it’s a “yes… but”. A native New Yorker who moved to Rome after graduate school, Gilbert's book describes life in the Italian capital: to sum it up, “fascinating, and delightful, but not at all easy”.
Right-Hearted: Finding What's Right With a Wrong-Sided Heart
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart
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Standing before the sky I had little idea my next two weeks would be overwhelmed with wild love, lust, confusion, tears and a beautiful girl. She and I would share the stories of our hearts...our right-sided hearts. Right-Hearted: Finding What's Right With A Wrong Sided Heart is the story of two lustful teenagers who together confront their life-threatening conditions.
No Girls Allowed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,120. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In Hessville, Indiana, Kevin Blair learns that the girls around him are not all they seem to be as he finds himself in one disaster after another. When the onset of puberty strikes, he is left at the mercy of all things feminine and his naive view of the world; a cross between Curious George and Godzilla. A humorous recollection of events that made growing up in the Sixties so unforgettable.
How I Came to Be Here
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Take an ordinary Australian boy, add some breakfast cereal, send him to school, and see what happens… Was it fate that led me to become a permanent resident of Japan, or am I simply another example of permissive parenting gone wrong? One man’s story of how he became a pioneering, expatriate law professor in Japan despite having no family connections to this country.