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Jealous Justice by Alan Thorne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alan Thorne, rose through the ranks of his local police force to become a chief superintendent in his early forties.This is the story of how a decent `top copper' found himself framed by jealous colleagues and had no choice but to resign from the force and rebuild his life - and how he then found himself facing a terrible personal tragedy.
A Distant Island by Patrick Ashtre
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,760. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
On the morning of September 11, 2001, Patrick Ashtre was a happily married man with a lovely wife, three children, and a house in Arlington, Virginia. He was a good father and husband and, looking into the mirror each morning, he was happy with the reflected image—but all that was about to change.
Loose Neighbours by Jim Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: British English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life in an alien country can be daunting. Life in Spain and in particular the south of Spain can also funny, interesting and complicated. This book is about life in a community; where racism, jealousy, religion, deceit, scullduggery and downright nastiness all play their part.
The Lessons: The True Story of a Parasitic Novel by Madeleine Watson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,860. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is about my novel, The Lessons. At the age of nineteen, I made the decision to pen this novel. As soon as I began, an illness cut me down for a week. I thought nothing of it, determined I was going to begin this novel as soon as I felt better. Little did I realise how this novel would affect my life. With illustrations.
The Journey That Never Was by Jeanne de Ferranti
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 105,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Back in the early 1960's, as two young women in their twenties, they drove one of the first Minis right round the world, and made it home in one piece. The pair survived and the journey took 2 years. This, half a century on, is Jeanne’s enthralling account of the round-the world adventure which at the time was simply swept under the carpet.
A Journey of Pride: From Mauritius to Melbourne by Jacques Coosh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Gay & lesbian
When his older brother asks him if he is gay, Jacques is first stunned by the question. Soon after he’s come out, Jacques leaves behind the idyllic island of Mauritius, and embarks on a journey of self-discovery. This is a poignant story of resilience and hope. Despite the challenges, Jacques finds fulfilment, happiness and success, living the life he wanted.
So Far, So Good: The Saga of a Broken Neck, and the Good Life that Can Follow by Lee D. Goldstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Every year, 40,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries. Lee Goldstein is one of them. Lee has been living with his injury for 66+ years, making him unofficially the longest living quadriplegic in history. The story of his injury and the reasons for his survival are chronicled in this stunning book. Lee tells of his terrible injury, his fight for life, & the amazing life he has led ever since.
Where the Rainbow Fell Down by Lynette Robinson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A raw and deeply moving memoir beginning in mid century New Zealand, Lynette Robinson battles to survive an upbringing profoundly impacted by poverty, family dysfunction and the Catholic Church.
Where There's Will - There's a Way - Reflections on My Son Will and His Cancer Journey by Tom Canan
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.
A Bridge To Cross - The True Story of One Family's Flight from The Nazis by Hans Berger
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 125,120. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The references in this book are from the pages of my mother’s journal. The incidents described in my manuscript details our struggle fleeing the Nazis, the Russians, and the flight to the West. I know this to be true. My name is Hans-Günter Berger, and I was there.
My Name Is Jack Johnson, But I'm Not The Singer by Jill Johnson
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 246,140. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2018 by Two Peas Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of a family’s love, perseverance, and determination in the face of unpredictable difficulties. Through Jill Johnson’s journal writings and memories, we get an insightful view into autism, childhood cancer, and the strength of a unique young man. Often touching, sometimes funny, and occasionally heartbreaking, this memoir is Jack’s walk through a life well-lived.
The Patriotic Art by Martin Rickerd
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 126,870. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
The FCO gave Martin Rickerd a fascinating career, which took him to some wonderful parts of the world – and some less wonderful, but they too were immensely interesting and memorable. No retired member of the Diplomatic Service can claim to have been entirely happy about everything throughout their career. But neither can they say they did not enjoy some marvellous benefits in terms of experience.
Footnote to a Dream by Benny Michel
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 185,620. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 23, 2013 by ShalvaPub. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This autobiography by Benny Michel chronicles his triumph of becoming one of South Africa's most popular musicians, despite his crippling polio affliction and abuse by his domineering father. It provides unique insights into the music world in South Africa during the "Big Band" era, and records the history of Jewish society in the early days of Johannesburg's history.
Swimming Against the Tide by George P Raven
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.
Shrink: The Autobiography of a Psychotherapist by Jed Golden
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.
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.
A Slice Of Life Behind Bars by Ken Gilbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,890. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Memoirs of a heavy drinker involved in the licensed trade for over twenty five years mainly based in the North East of England and Scotland. Alcohol consumption is discussed in depth showing all its wart and attributes and how it affects lives and relationships. You will wonder if you have ever had a drink problem and will look at today's binge drinkers in a different way.
The Flying Phone Booth: My 3 years behind the Candid Camera by Lou Tyrrell
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.
The Lid is Lifted by Paul D Kennedy
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 129,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.
A Life Less Ordinary by Chris Van Dyk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when an American from a small, rural town goes overseas to live and teach in one of the biggest cities in South Korea? Follow me on my one year journey to find out!