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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.
The Change Agent: How a Former College QB Sentenced to Life in Prison Transformed His World by Damon West
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,350. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Inspirational
The true story of a well-raised kid, a three-year starting quarterback, a young person filled with potential…until a shocking addiction took hold.
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?
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
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
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.
The Power of Faith When Tragedy Strikes by Chris Norton & Christy Hayes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,370. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
Told through alternating chapters, this inspiring father-son memoir recounts a young man’s seemingly insurmountable quest to regain movement in every part of his body, and a father’s struggle to be the rock his son and family lean on in the face of their worst nightmare. Chris Norton was given a 3 percent chance of ever moving anything below the neck...
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.
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.
Cost of Justice in India by Dr. A.M. Mathai
Price: Free! Words: 154,830. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book outlines the grueling experiences I went through as I decided to build a house and retire in the country I grew up in: India. Servants tried to poison me, and tried to kill me with machetes, as corrupt police and lawyers were corrupted easily, always siding with the highest bidder, rather than justice.
Saudi Bodyguard by Mark Young
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 150,390. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The working life of a bodyguard for the Saudi's and the unusual experiences he faced. Experiences of a bodyguard that worked with the upper echelons of the Saudi Arabian royal family and others.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Making of a National Hero by Sir Kennedy Simmonds
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 185,200. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2019 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dr. the Right Excellent Sir Kennedy Alphonse Simmonds, the only living National Hero of St. Kitts and Nevis, was the first Prime Minister of this great country. He contested nine general elections—1966, 1971, 1975, 1980, 1984, 1989, 1993, 1995 and 2000—the most in our history since adult suffrage in 1952. This book chronicles Sir Kennedy's humble upbringing in Basseterre's Rosemary Lane.
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.
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 !
My Beautiful Detour: An Unthinkable Journey from Gutless to Grateful by Amy Oestreicher
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,150. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
What happens when an ordinary teenager has to turn into a warrior to survive? Amy Oestreicher had ambitious plans for college and a Broadway career, until her stomach exploded the week before her senior prom. Months later, she awoke from a coma to learn that she might never be able to eat or drink again. A heroic adventure through trauma, and discovery of cultivating resilience through creativity.
In One Lifetime by Graham Forlonge
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 163,250. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2020 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is an autobiography of a man who had over 50 mostly major PTSD events in his life. It recounts the trials, struggles, and lessons learned over a life span of 67 years. It recalls his childhood, time as lifesaver, police diver, police driving instructor, member of SWOS, professional NRL footballer, running Police Citizens Youth Clubs (PCYC), Security Manager of the world renowned Porgera
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