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Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal
Price: Free! Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish is a personal memoir of the author's tour of duty in Vietnam during the war that tore America's heart in half. It is a tale of his adventures and misadventures while serving in the rear echelons of the 9th Infantry Division. This telling of the Vietnam story is not politically correct, just true.
Destructive Silence: Based on a True Story
Price: Free! Words: 84,190. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If you never speak of the past, can it be erased? Lacey Edwards has a past. A past that changed her life forever. A past she wants desperately to forget. ***Warning***This novel contains explicit language, sexual situations and abuse that some might find offensive.
Carrying Autism, Feeling Language
Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures takes a closer look at what language means to her and the way she views the world. A great insight for everyone. N.B. This book is still under construction and sections are added or edited every couple of weeks. Please re-visit.
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre
Price: Free! Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown
Price: Free! 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.
Ghosts of Childhood
Price: Free! Words: 85,770. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A childhood background including murder, suicide, wartime allegations and a father caught by shellfire leads to problems common and uncommon.
Catching Butterflies
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.
BREATHE: Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Price: Free! Words: 81,060. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016 by StoneThread Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / respiratory
If you need to understand life with COPD, whether as one who has been diagnosed or as a caregiver, this is an invaluable glimpse into an often misunderstood universe.
The Queen's Escape, memoirs of a Lightworker (Book 1 of The Queen's Saga)
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?
Kara Mia
Price: Free! Words: 55,440. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart
Kara Mia is the story of sudden loss and slow recovery in a teenager with Long QT syndrome - a genetic cause of an often fatal heart rhythm disturbance. Told by her mother and her physician the book combines the unique insights of both as Kara slowly recovers from a near fatal cardiac arrest.
Funny Attractive F*cked Up People: Part I
Price: Free! Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
2014. It was a lot of the same with the group of friends I had. Gossip married us like covalent bonds. Love was always the goal. Cupid had more than one arrow in his holster. It was okay to try any drug once. People who made creativity possible often made life impossible. No one judged you, unless it was behind your back. We were all playing the city’s version of chutes and ladders…
Getting Down to Brass Tacks - My Adventures in the World of Jazz, Rio, and Beyond
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
Don't Ask Me To Believe
Price: Free! Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A wide range of ordinary people tell of the life experiences that led them towards or through or away from faith in God. Issues as diverse as religious teaching, childhood abuse, fear, intellectualism, illness, homosexuality, bereavement and crises of confidence - reveal some of the factors that make someone say, 'I believe this - and maybe this - but don't ask me to believe that!'
Sarge! Cases of a Chicago Police Detective Sergeant in the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s
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.
Scotty and Me
Price: Free! Words: 74,000. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A true story of a single mother trying to come to grips with the loss of her son after a catastrophic accident. But he doesn't die, he lives many years in a state nightmares are made of.
Minor: Volume One
Series: The Journals of Meghan McDonnell. Price: Free! Words: 63,040. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Screenplays » Action Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Minor is the first of the journals that writer Meghan McDonnell has chronicled from age 8 to now - almost 30 years. Her candid musings on daily life and family, social and romantic relationships coalesce in a unique commentary on growing up, facing down passion and fear, and American life. Volume 1 spans her 8th year through age 17: reflections on family, friends, school & survival camp.
Ecstasy of the Deep
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
Sandra A True Story
Price: Free! Words: 70,040. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the first years of her life, four-year old Sandra has endured TB, the death of her mother, and the abandonment of her father. It is 1938 and Hitler runs Sandra's homeland and much of the homeland of Germany's neighbors.
It's a Mad, Mad World
Price: Free! Words: 53,340. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Find out about the hen that crowed, a house break-in that wasn’t, the truck driver who lost his bale and the fire alarm that wouldn’t stop and much more. Read about the majesty of Zion National Park and marvel at the pressure on top High School students in California. It is indeed a Mad, Mad world.
A Ramble
Price: Free! Words: 82,440. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Three generations of Gehrons lives are chronicled in this memoir by one of those whose life typified what has come to be known as The Greatest Generation.

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