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Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
TORN. The Story of an Undeserving Wallaby Drowning in a Septic Tank.
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 91,350. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The funniest, most heartfelt book ever written, one that every one should read. At some time in our lives we are all young, carefree and reckless with our whole lives ahead of us. Then one day we wake up and realize that everything has changed. All the things that we loved dearly about our life have been torn from us and we are challenged with putting the pieces back together one laugh at time.
Dirty
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
MC Flux, AKA Carl Rodney Thomas, is a top drum and bass MC. Talent-spotted for top clubs, he was soon the MC of choice. But Flux has spent plenty of time on the dark side and dicing with the law. This is his raw, colourful story, written with the help of his close friend Peter Spence. Vivid and explicit, this is not a story for the faint-hearted.
Me: A Rewrite
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,280. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A comedic snippet of Anna’s alias life as she comes face-to-lasered-face with her aging face, furrowing brow, sagging butt and lack of “the one." Searching for authenticity, she considers Botox®, tests male-female friendships and tries to rev up to switch from Gucci to Goodwill in pursuit of creativity and… well, anything else! Warning: Swears, sarcasm, politically incorrect ramblings and TMI.
How I Accidentally Started the Sixties
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“This is a monumental, epic, glorious literary achievement. Every page, every paragraph, every sentence sparkles with captivating metaphors, delightful verbal concoctions, alchemical insights, philosophic whimsy, absurd illogicals, scientific comedy routines, relentless, non-stop waves of hilarity. The comparisons to James Joyce are undeniable. Wow! Whew! Wild! Wonderful!”" Timothy Leary
Transition: A Journey in Laos
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The year was 1994. Somewhere in Bokeo, a tiny province in Laos, a seven-year old Sanva and his family were about to start building their new lives after being stateless for years. When the opportunity came for Sanva to continue his education in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, he found himself faced with one of his most difficult decisions yet: to obey his father and stay on in Bokeo or defy him.
A More Simple Time: How Cycling Saved My Soul
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,710. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
By twist of fate cycling became more than a hobby. It became my beat. As America's top journalist covering US cycling (1989-96), I watched the rise of extraordinary athletes from Linda Brenneman, Alison Dunlap and Dede Demet to Steve Hegg, Bobby Julich and Kent Bostick. They shared their quests, one pedal stroke at a time. It's a ride to the Atlanta Olympics that changed my life and saved my soul.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Why Fly A Sailplane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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.
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
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.
Southern Raised in the Fifties
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 81,710. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ralph Hood, Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame member, was called “a funny man” by Oprah Winfrey. A master storyteller, he writes of his youth in coastal Georgia, making a Molotov cocktail, robbing a prison and painting “Zorro” on a water tower. His stories touch on music, morals, poetry, young love, first dates, religion, being “raised right," and one risque tale he left unfinished. You figure it out.
Grace's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sentenced to life in a men’s prison for killing her former therapist in self-defense, a transgendered woman battles for 20 years for gender-affirming surgery. The memoir begins with the author realizing that she is a girl at age three, and culminates in a legal victory made possible by what can only be described as Grace in action. This beautiful memoir is not only an expose, but a story of hope.
Memoir Writing Maps
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Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Want to write better memoir? Memoir Writing Maps shows you proven ways to access pertinent, detailed memories that make for vivid, interesting lifestories. The book is full of tested strategies to explore memories that add meaning to a story (and its characters) so that your tale comes alive. "Maps" is especially useful for a writer who claims to be blocked or unable to remember. Great value.
An Ugly Secret
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The candid story of D.A. Ayer's struggle with Body Dysmorphic Disorder, also known as BDD.
Memoirs of a Gondolier: Where Do People Find Love?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of true stories & events experienced by a Las Vegas gondolier, Umberto, who over the years has been made privy to countless stories from real couples on where they first met & how they found love. We get a glimpse into the fascinating life of a gondolier, whose remarkable experiences & captivating stories shed light on many issues of love, inspire & entertain along the way!
Dear Susie: Tales from the Mill Village
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a series of short stories taking place in a small mountain town in Western North Carolina, revolving around life in a textile/cotton mill village. The stories center around the author's family and friends. It is a humorous look back at what life was like in a small town in scenes from the 1930's through the 1960's.
Exílios
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Exílios é um conjunto de pequenos textos escritos no período a seguir ao término dos meus estudos no Ensino Superior. Retratam os sentimentos vividos por mim na altura. A publicação destes textos tão pessoais tornou-se imperativo uma vez que há cada vez mais jovens a viver situações semelhantes. Infelizmente estes textos continuam actuais.
Finding Fred
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Things change in an instant. One minute a family is whole, the next it is completely and irrevocably altered by tragedy. At the age of sixty-two, the author and his family come to grips with the loss of a father and its profound effect on the lives of his family though a set of remarkable circumstances.
Una Noche con B.B. (Español)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: Spanish. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Mini-memoria de una actuación en directo de B.B. King en el mítico Blue Note Jazz Club en el Greenwich Village de Nueva York.