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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit by Jane Morris
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
Betrayal & Conquer: An American Story of Courage & Resilience by Ramona Ortega-Liston
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,610. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Only in America is this story possible. Ramona grew up poor in the Des Moines river bottoms planting fields and driving tractors at12. At 17 she suffered the stigma of unwed motherhood. This inspiring story follows Ramona’s pursuit of her American dream—college, home ownership, raising a family, running for Congress, volunteering at the White House and dancing at presidential inaugural balls!
The Other Side of Philip K. Dick by Maer Wilson
Price: $7.83 USD. Words: 55,560. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is the truth behind the legend of Science Fiction great, Philip K. Dick? In spring, 1972, Phil Dick moved to Fullerton, CA, where he met Mary (Maer) Wilson. Amid marriage proposals, marathon talk-fests and a love for music and films, they forged a strong friendship that would last the rest of his life. Wilson’s quirky, yet unflinchingly honest, memoir reveals a funny and generous man.
Out of Poverty: Living and Teaching in Asia by Judy Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In their mid 50s, Judy Smith and her husband, Roger Cristofoli, reached a financial crisis. Although loaded with university degrees, technical training and years of experience, they were not able to find employment anywhere in Canada. At the brink of losing their home and going on welfare, they happened across an advertisement for English teachers in South Korea.
Fill The Cup - Memoirs Part two by Charles Wylie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From the opening fiery interview with a Commander-in-Chief the second half of this tale roams through events at sea, in NATO and UK Headquarters, and to transition into a civvy street of finance, gasp-making charity work and a family life never without drama of some kind or another. It has a happy ending.
Mary's Story - From Bob's Hut to Personalised Plates by Mary Mitchell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,090. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Mary Roberta Mitchell,an Elder of the Mardigan Tribe, tells the story of her life from 1938 to present day, living in outback south western Queensland, Australia around the Cunnamulla/Eulo area.
Driving Ambition - Memoirs Part One by Charles Wylie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From a childhood of poverty in a London slum to command of one of Her Majesty's Ships, the first part of this tale takes us through three wars and to most of the world's oceans, with a happy ending.
Love And Suffering: My Road To Liberation by Nooshin Mehrabani
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 63,070. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2015 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Nooshin Mehrabani, the author of this book is a native of Iran. The author takes the readers through a guided tour of her life – her happy moments and travails seem to go hand-in-hand. Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba has been her Guru and God, guiding her through every moment of her life.
And I Thought I’d Be a Nun by Georgianne Landy-Kordis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,450. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
"We are less damaged by the traumas of childhood than by the traumatic way we remember childhood." Psychologist James Hillman ‘And I thought I’d Be a Nun’ is a heart-wrenching, true, family drama about the life, trials, and tribulations of author, Georgianne Landy-Kordis. No book comes closer to exposing the depths of a woman’s soul. Forced to deal with extraordinary hardships, death, rejection."
How To Be Homeless With Grace & Style by "Brute" Bruttomesso
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Formerly homeless author offers practical advice on making this difficult and dangerous lifestyle as safe and comfortable as possible. Just because you're at the lowest point of your life doesn't mean you have to be a "bum"! The second half of the book recounts the series of soul-crushing ordeals and astonishing miracles which finally delivered him out of homelessness.
So Long, It's Been Good To Know You by Bert Brun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bert Brun’s restlessness has kept him moving all his life from one occupation to another, sometimes in such far-flung countries as Indonesia and New Zealand. He tells of his life experiences, as well as his checkered personal life. He concludes with his take on how life in America has changed over the last 80 years.
Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown by David John Mampel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,390. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by SturdyGrace Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » 12-step programs
Reverend Dave became Daffy Dave, but it wasn't easy. Years of struggle and lots of hard work lay between the two. Dave wasn't able to do it alone, but he didn't have to, and neither do you. Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown is the story one man's journey from despair to contentment, and is a road map for anyone else trying to do the same.
Scarred for Life: One Woman's Struggle with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Prescription Drug Addiction by Lucy Burlington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Critical Mass Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"This is my testimony and if it [helps] just one person... it will all be worth it." -- Lucy R. Burlington In the late 1970s, Lucy was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Keeping the pain at bay led her to make some unfortunate decisions. So others might benefit, she wrote her story but died before it could be published. Thirty years later, this gripping, concise memoir is as timely as ever.
Surviving Tracy by Patti Roberts
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.
Marilyn & Me: A Timeless Love Story by augusta wind press
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,390. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A joyous, loving memoir of two people discovering one another after fifty years apart.
Detours and Reminiscences by Laura Remson Mitchell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Originally titled "Detours through the Twilight Zone," this collection of never-before-published short stories pays homage to the classic television series. Interspersed with the stories are the author's recollections of the circumstances surrounding and/or inspiring each tale. The final story, "Castles in the Air," was the basis for Mitchell's novel The Reality Matrix Effect.
Do These Work Boots Make My Feet Look Fat? by Kathleen McLaughlin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
The 1970’s was a daunting time for women working in non-traditional jobs. Kathleen McLaughlin obtained a position with a local utility as the first woman mechanic’s helper. The reaction of the men on the job was unexpected. This book is a humorous collection of snippets of her non-traditional life: personal time, work time and her promotion into the curious world of corporate administration.
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch by Mike Lynn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 1 review)
Kiwi born and bred, happily married for 36 years, leaving the country of their birth, their friends and family for a new country, new lifestyle, and the chance to watch their grandchildren on their journey through life. Over the Hill and Across the Ditch is a humorous view on the Australian way of life by Mike & Vicki Lynn
Un viitor luminos by Teodor Flonta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,170. Language: Romanian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial s-a sfârşit dar vieţile ţăranilor din Lupoaia, un sătuc din Transilvania, sunt răvăşite de impunerea unor schimbări draconice şi fără sens de către un nou regim care doreşte să creeze un om nou, pentru o societate nouă. Guvernul totalitar recent instalat ameninţă să elimine familia Flonta, declarându-l pe Pavel, tatăl lui Teodor, chiabur – “duşman al poporului”.
The Clod by Luke Farid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,050. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A true story of the struggle faced by young soulmates in 1970s England. When Zahra, a Pakistani Muslim, introduces her intended marriage partner, fellow Mental Health Nursing colleague, Luke, to her family there ensues a dramatic clash of cultures, family tragedy and a desperate struggle against all the odds to reunite across continents and convention in a tale of love, loss and faith.
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