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Sarge! Cases of a Chicago Police Detective Sergeant in the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s by John DiMaggio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,680. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
“SARGE!” is a fascinating memoir by the late Chicago Police Detective Sergeant John A. DiMaggio, one of the most decorated officers on the force during a career that spanned the years 1957 to 1991. Among his awards are two Superintendent’s Awards of Valor and Mayor Richard J. Daley’s Praiseworthy Acknowledgment Plaque for Exceptional Act of Bravery Involving Risk of Life.
The Queen's Escape, memoirs of a Lightworker (Book 1 of The Queen's Saga) by Paula Liebe
Price: Free! Words: 108,240. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Dutch Paula Liebe escapes her corporate career and moves to Mexico to start a spiritual center. Paula also escapes the pain from her childhood abuse in continued battles with her addictions. She has traveled the world to learn about spiritual teachings to heal her wounds, but there is a secret that holds the key to her healing process. Will she be able to reveal this secret to her therapist?
Catching Butterflies by Maurice Puyau
Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage(5.00 from 1 review)
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
Getting Down to Brass Tacks - My Adventures in the World of Jazz, Rio, and Beyond by Amy Duncan
Price: Free! Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the 1950's a young teenage piano student is given an LP of a jazz pianist and is struck with a major epiphany while listening to his music: this was what she wanted to do with her life! This riveting autobiography of a woman in the world of jazz takes us on Amy Duncan’s adventures as a struggling musician and writer in Boston and New York to her exotic life in Rio de Janeiro
Ecstasy of the Deep by Tony Buxton
Price: Free! Words: 137,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The astonishing autobiography of an Englishman who spent his whole life chasing his dreams. Most of them were either underwater exploring far off unknown reefs in Asia and the Pacific or living it up with the rich and famous who shared his passion for diving. Tony Buxton’s charmed life takes him from the French Riviera and Rome in its 1950s and 1960s heydays to years operating an underwater touris
Letters by Melchior de Marion Brésillac
Price: Free! Words: 806,490. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016 by SMA publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
922 letters of Mgr. Melchior de Marion Brésillac. The original letters were written in French. The collection has been published both in print and digital formats. This particular book is the translation of the previously published french version.
Why Me? The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story by Burt Boyar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,330. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Why Me? is the self-portrait of one of the extraordinary men of our time, who became a figure of controversy because he dared to live his life not as a Negro but as a man.
Metafizik İstihbarat by Hakan Yılmaz Çebi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 100,600. Language: Turkish. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Metafizik istihbarat için yapılacak bir çalışmanın bir ömür boyunca yaşanmış,araştırılmış ve nasıl gözlendiğini deneyimlerle anlatan alanında klasik olacak derecede ilgi görüp,yıllardır geliştirilip yeni baskıları yapılan kitap !
The Rise and Fall of A Modern-Day Icarus by A Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 136,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you lifting weights because you want to develop more muscle mass? Why do most think that more muscle mass leads to an increase of resting fat metabolism? When you hypertrophy your muscles, you are enlarging Type IIb muscle fibres, which are glycolytic. There is an increase of carbohydrate metabolism, not fat metabolism. I have had problems with stress. Read my life-struggle to understand why.
Dirty by M C Flux
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: 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.
Combat Crew by John Comer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,050. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Combat Crew is one of the best memoirs about the air war over Europe ever written. John Comer kept a journal of the 25 missions he flew in 1943 when the casualty rate on his base was close to 80%. After each raid Comer gathered the crew together and pieced together the air battle from a 360-degree perspective. His book is handwritten history, recorded within hours after the battles occured.
Gilliflowers, Bonds of Affection, Memoirs of a Houseboy 2008 by Gillibran Brown
Series: Memoirs Of A Houseboy, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,500. Language: British English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Fasten your seatbelts for another round of domestic adventures with houseboy Gillibran Brown. Gilli walks, talks and quips us through another year with his beloved dictators Dick and Shane. In many respects it's a difficult year for Gilli with some tough decisions to come to terms with.
Les Mémoires de la marquise de la Rochejaquelein by La Marquise de la Rochejaquelein
Series: La Guerre de Vendée, Livre 1. You set the price! Words: 136,160. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Ces Mémoires racontent les batailles, les grands désastres, les misères qui marquent les plus funestes guerres civiles de l’histoire de France, la Guerre de Vendée.
To Sark and Beyond by Christine Davies Curtis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chris Davies Curtis has combined her first 3 books: first she is a District Nurse in London in the 1960's. Then she and her husband move to the Feudal Island of Sark to run a guest house and smallholding of 200 hens, goat and a donkey; they travel to NZ by ship, touring in a delivery van they explore work there for 2 years, finally emigrating and Chris gets a job as a rural District Nurse.
Mảnh Trời Xanh Trên Thung Lũng by Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự
Price: Free! Words: 283,750. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
TIÊU DAO BẢO CỰ MẢNH TRỜI XANH TRÊN THUNG LŨNG Hồi Ký – Tự Truyện Copyrighted @2013 Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords Edition ISBN 978-1-3017-2853-4
Torn From the Inside Out by Sara Niles
Series: The Torn Trilogy, I. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 139,500. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sara was raised by an uncle and several aunts who were all in their eighties, when she was but a small child; leading to an early marriage to an abusive man when Sara was only sixteen years old. Sara endured abuse for over a decade, and was forced to flee for her life during a cold, February thunderstorm.
Born Yesterday: The True Story of a Girl Born in the 20th Century but Raised in the 19th by Rachel Williams-Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,460. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The book is a memoir of growing up in physical and social isolation stemming from a one-family, cult-like version of extreme religion, yet shaking free from family dysfunction and spiritual abuse to develop a wholesome life grounded in faith.
The Stargate Chronicles: Memoirs of a Psychic Spy by Joseph McMoneagle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Joseph McMoneagle is now known as the best Operational Remote Viewer in the history of the U.S. Army's Special Project—Stargate. His intelligence collection results have never been surpassed and rarely equaled. This remarkable memoir chronicles his military career, his early life, and gives a wonderful birds-eye view into US Military politics.
The Clouds Still Hang by Patrick C Notchtree
Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 247,990. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Coming out
"The Clouds Still Hang" is a trilogy based heavily on the author's life telling a story of love and loyalty, betrothal and betrayal, triumph and tragedy; novels that chart one man's attempts to rise above the legacy of a traumatic childhood. It is a trilogy because it is written in three sequential parts, each long enough and able to stand alone; but it forms one long story.
SIXTEEN Vs, Book Two, The Mid Teen Years by Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 114,050. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Life stages / school age
Tragedy hits Victor's family and recovering from the temporary split-up helps shape his character. School yard games spin off in nostalgic events for kids living in the early 1960s. His continual desire for adventure creates several problems and unexpected outcomes. His many ‘firsts’ provide humorous memories for anyone. Life lessons abound as he escapes dangerous situations.
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