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Bitter Freedom: Memoir of a Holocaust Survivor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Remarkable first-person story of survival in Nazi occupied Poland. Narrowly escaping the Nazi sweep in Southern Poland, Jafa Wallach and her husband, Natan, a physician, were able to send their four-year-old daughter to safety (they prayed) while they themselves—along with two of Jafa's brothers—managed to dig a shallow hole in the ground beneath the cellar of an heroic Polish mechanic's shop.
Everything I Never Wanted to Be
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Everything I Never Wanted to Be is the true story of a family's battle with alcoholism and drug addiction. Any story filled with alcoholics and drug addicts includes a number of horrific events, but in the end, this is an uplifting story that can change behavior and save lives--and make you laugh along the way. "Raw and funny." -- Joel Stein, Time Magazine "Like a maelstrom." -- ForeWord Review
Through the Eyes of a Young Physician Assistant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,460. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the delivery of a newborn, to the terminally ill at the end of their lives, and many in between, Through the Eyes of a Young Physician Assistant will leave you laughing and crying and with a deeper appreciation of PAs.
Final Gifts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015 by Shebooks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Carol Mithers’s memoir of a woman in caregiving hell is funny, sad, brutally honest, and ultimately life-affirming.
928 Maya Angelou Quotes
Price: $1.65 USD. Words: 26,770. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016 by UB Tech. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
--- BIGGEST COLLECTION OF MAYA ANGELOU QUOTES --- Marguerite Annie Johnson alias Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928 - May 28, 2014), an American author, poet and civil right activist. Angelou is famous for her series of seven autobiographies, which focus on her childhood and early adult experiences. In the book title, the number 928 signifies the resemblance of her year of birth 1928.
One Mother of a Porn Star
Series: One Mother of a Porn Star. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Debbie Austin discovers a hidden satchel at the behest of a whispering voice. The satchel’s contents shatter her perfect life. She is thrust into an anguished journey to protect her loved ones, fight depression, and wade thru the truth, good or bad. But her fight with family secrets has only just begun. Does she have the strength to survive each mind-bending blow and save her shattered family?
Trailer Dogs - Life in America's New Middle Class
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Economic policy
Trailer Dogs is the story of survival in today’s near-extinct Middle Class. After losing their small business and life savings to the government’s unfathomable shutdown, the author and her husband are forced to sell their home and move into a travel trailer. Trailer Dogs will make you laugh, cry, and maybe even a little angry. But it will never make you bored.
Can't Eat, Can't Breathe and Other Ways Cystic Fibrosis Has F#$%*d Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,540. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Do you like stories of triumph over adversity? You should watch RUDY--it's really good. But if you like stories of broken homes and broken toilets, I've got the book for you. It's called Can't Eat, Can't Breathe and Other Ways Cystic Fibrosis Has F#$%*d Me. It's about how Cystic Fibrosis has f#$%*d me. After all, there's nothing funnier than laughing at someone else's misfortune
Seen: A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,410. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
An inspirational journey to openness and vulnerability, love and self-worth, seeing and being seen.
Blueprint for an Artist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A personal account—a memoir of sorts. How one artist can reach out and point the way for another: by generosity of spirit and deed and by example. The singer Scott Walker (Engel) lead singer with the Walker Brothers; an American threesome who have travelled to the UK in February 1965 in the hope of becoming successful in the exciting UK music scene. Well they did; and how.
My Wife Has Alzheimer's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly devastating situation.
Two Mad Dogs & An Englishman!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Think 'Marley & Me' times two and you'll have some idea! This is a true, wickedly funny and entertaining story about how life changed but love grew when my wife and I added two outrageously out of control dog’s into the scene!
Two Trees
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 139,170. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017 by Rogue Phoenix Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Julie is adopted by the Beekmans in the late 1960’s and at first, brought up in the idyllic town of Grand Haven, Michigan. When her father dies, her mother, Marge decides to sell everything, leave town and provide Julie and her brothers with some “cultural awareness” which includes enrolling Julie in an all black school in the south.
Cathy's Weightloss Diary Volume 1 2001-2003
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 76,930. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by C&N Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cathysweightlossdiary.co.uk was a popular website running from 2001 through to 2012 following the ups and downs (literally) of one woman's battle with weight, husband, children and life in general. Written with candour and humour it had people connecting in each week to see not only how the weightloss was going, but how Cathy's life in general was going.
Why Fly A Sailplane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Extraordinary 11,000 hour aviator, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying gliders in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for all pilots. He tells how he became involved in this fasinating sport as relaxation while working as a jet fighter test pilot for McDonnell Aircraft. He holds two State Records and the Diamond C Award. All proceeds go to the Catholic Missions.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Color of Water
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The conflicting emotions are highly effective in the autobiography. The author continued to find out who he really was. Likewise, the author’s mother describes the hardships she had to go through as a white Jewish woman.
Swimming with Maya: A Mother's Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration
In a memoir that has been called "heartbreaking and heart-healing," Eleanor Vincent shares an inspiring true story of courage, creativity, faith, and sheer tenacity as she seeks to find balance after unthinkable tragedy. "Vincent's poignant decision to donate Maya's organs will resonate with even hard-boiled readers." Booklist "A moving saga." Midwest Book Review
Champions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 137,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Her name was Marjorie Davis. She was a schoolteacher. She died in 2012 at the age of 44.This is one man’s recollection, an ethereal image, as seen through the eyes of the love of her life. Like all memories it's intensely personal and elusive, yet refuses to die. Based on true events, Champions is a heart-warming and tragic novel of eternal love. THIS STORY IS NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART!
Surviving Tracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
In 1974, the most destructive tropical cyclone recorded in Australia’s history devastated Darwin on Christmas Eve, turning the city into a war zone. This book is a collection of survivor stories.
Daughters of Absence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
A collection of essays by daughters of Holocaust survivors. Despite the unique pressures of being the daughters of "survivors," the contributors have thrived and made the most of their lives, but not in stereotypical ways. Instead, they chose ways that combine compassion with courage, and success with celebration. The result is an uplifting and inspiring book from a group of very inspiring women.

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