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Les Mémoires de 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.
Walks by Big Alex's Pond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,790. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2019 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ten years after Big Alex MacDonald leaves his home in Ashdale, Nova Scotia, in the 1880's to find his fortune, he amasses fabulous wealth almost overnight in the Yukon and becomes known as "The Klondike King". At his death a decade later, there is not enough money in his estate to cover expenses.
On My Road to Heaven : A Bold and Joyful Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,210. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Mexico. Juárez in the ‘40s, watch out! Better be nimble, tough, and clever. Ozzie is all that with charm and charisma. He has bold conquests in business, money, romance, and mystical adventures. Through spirit, he does miracles of healing. Later, in his hero’s journey, he loses it all. He surrenders to unconditional love, finds joy and riches within. He fulfills his life purpose—enlightenment.
SIXTEEN Vs, Book Two, The Mid Teen Years
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.
To Sark and Beyond
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.
5 Days in January
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,920. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Aging
'5 Days in January' chronicles a father and son's Lewy Body Dementia journey from onset right through to its final moments. It is a brutally honest and highly personal account of the rollercoaster that is LBD - "Bastard Lewy".
Dirty
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.
The Auschwitz Garden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,740. Language: Australian English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This novel aims to capture the life story of a truly remarkable man who survived being a concentration camp prisoner in Auschwitz and Mauthausen and then immigrated to Australia where he continues to live a long, healthy, and happy life. It is based on the memories of a now 95-year-old man who has a lucid recollection of events and takes great pleasure relaying them to his family by word of mouth.
Spirit of the Stones: A Retrieval of Earth Wisdom
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 120,020. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Earth shares the spirit of its wisdom with us at all times. All we have to do is stop, be still and listen to the silent voice of the EarthSpeak! In this true story, the author completes an ancient Earth assignment as a “secretary to the stones” to tap into the vital storehouse of wisdom to access the wealth of knowledge crucial to living in resonance with ourselves, our planet and beyond.
Turtle Tushies in the Land of Banana Beer, A Peace Corps Memoir
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,880. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A newly married Texas couple with great teeth join the Peace Corps to teach fish farming among the friendly, hard-working people of Burundi. Grappling with motorcycles, banana beer, bugs, frogs, charcoal-spewing imbabulas, mud, tons of rain, falling down, getting up, political uncertainties, language and cultural barriers, they work with courageous farmers, and learn we are all One in the heart.
With My Head In The Clouds – Part 2
You set the price! Words: 148,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
“It was in the March that I nearly met my maker. I was in the descent and as we passed 10,000ft I brought the speed down to the required two hundred and fifty knots. We had just cleared the cloud cover and into clear skies and I was just changing a radio frequency when I suddenly looked up and saw a light aircraft about half a mile ahead coming straight at me descending at the same rate as I was.
Occupation Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 170,410. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2018 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Told through the eyes of an observant and resilient boy, the book begins with the German seizure of Athens in 1941. Grim events of war, displacement, and exile never extinguish the curiosity – even the joys – of his childhood. Compelling writing mixes reality and fantasy to concoct a memorable tribute to the human spirit, from Asia Minor to Greece to Canada. —Douglas Babington, Bivouac Prayers
The Missing Lifeguard: A Young Man’s Reckless Journey from Youthful Innocence to Bold Maturity
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,570. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A wonderfully exciting coming of age love story that spans many years from youthful innocence to bold maturity. Sometimes being lucky is the only thing that gets you through all the drinking and drugs, smuggling, kidnappings, murders, bank robbery and heartbreak. One of those books you can’t put down!
Shrink: The Autobiography of a Psychotherapist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,630. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / general, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The wild, autobiographical story of Marty Obler, shrink: his childhood in an extremely poor, dysfunctional family eventually returning to Brooklyn and storming through Brooklyn College, getting his Ph. D., and, finally beginning a successful practice as a psychotherapist, in which he details a number of riveting case studies, not the least of which is his own—more of a self-analysis.
Growing Up White Trash
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,240. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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“White Trash,” was a phrase Mama often used whenever she had one too many beers to drink.
Cream From Butterflies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a personal story that reveals life in the mid-twentieth century that is mainly peaceful, mostly prosperous, when Americans dreamed big and dreams came true. And on a smaller scale, the story of how a writer can be formed: by commitment to a diary. The writer's five year diary written between 1959 and 1963 is included between essays about growing up in a small Wisconsin town.
Banking on Burlesque
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: British English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Banking on Burlesque is the incredible true story of one woman's double life as a banker by day, burlesque showgirl by night.
The Flying Phone Booth: My 3 years behind the Candid Camera
Price: $4.77 USD. Words: 197,420. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Come back to the sixties. Come back and meet Mr. Candid Camera himself, Allen Funt. Meet the self proclaimed genius whose one great idea became America's favorite television show. Meet the man who invented "Smile, you're on Candid Camera." Join the crew and produce the comic sequences that made America laugh every Sunday night on CBS.
Where There's Will - There's a Way - Reflections on My Son Will and His Cancer Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,160. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is the story of Will's life, how he weathered so much adversity in his fight with cancer and kept fighting when many would have given up, how he deeply loved the many kind people and the gentle animals that helped him and his family along the way, and the signs he sent us after he left us for heaven. It is a story which cannot help but inspire people, a story that needed to be told.
Trial & Error
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,920. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2020 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Judge Charles Harris QC retired in 2017, he was the most experienced and longest-serving member of England’s cadre of civil judges. After 26 years as a Barrister, he spent 24 years as a Circuit Judge, working in Oxford, the Midlands and London, and has dealt with every kind of dispute, from dangerous animals and negligent doctors to the sale of the Ritz Hotel.