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Out of my Mind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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This is a collection of short stories, some true, often reflecting aspects of my early upbringing in rural Nelson, New Zealand. The rest are from my imaginings - 'out of my mind'. There are ten stories in this book and a further ten in the second, 'Further Out'. A third book isn't 'Far Out'.
Coppin' the Chemo
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,070. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
‘Sitting in the rainforest, my mind lost in cascades, the world was wet ... I thought back to that awful wet and windy day in July, when I was told by a nurse with a deadpan expression that I definitely had IT. I realised, in my busy life, that now could be my Down Time. Would I not be gently cared for … cushions appearing for my head and stools for my feet ... But how wrong could I be?’
The Hun's Plumbers (A Military School Experience)
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
If you enjoyed the classic novel, THE CATCHER IN THE RYE, you should also like THE HUN'S PLUMBERS. These are mostly true stories from the heyday of military schools when parents of means thought they were doing everyone a favor by sending their adolescent sons to be raised by a military institution during those difficult teenage years. The perspective is from one of those cadets.
Committed
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,420. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A unique and ambitious contribution to the annals of the memoir genre. It tells the story of a Washington, D.C. journalist-turned-lobbyist who disguises his bipolar disorder as well as his estrangement from his parents and heads out on a five-week cross-country U.S. road trip.
Never Admit to Having a Senior Moment
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
One Dead Crow: Personal Accounts of the Paranormal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
One Dead Crow, Personal Accounts of the Paranormal is part autobiography, part journalism, part mystery, part history and a peek into real-life supernatural events that occurred in the life of the author.
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story is the true story and personal adventures of a man who discovers that decisions made in life can take you down many different paths. From Vietnam Veteran to nude model and everywhere in between, he steps outside the box late in life to find personal fulfillment.
The Circles of Life: My Ukrainian Family's Odyssey of Secrets, Love and Survival from Pre-War Odessa to the Promised Land and America
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this memoir in letters, Anna Aizic retraces her Ukrainian family’s odyssey of secrets and escape from Odessa to Israel, her own journey to America, and her creative path to healing from metastatic breast cancer.
Swimming with Maya: A Mother's Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In a memoir that has been called "heartbreaking and heart-healing," Eleanor Vincent shares an inspiring true story of courage, creativity, faith, and sheer tenacity as she seeks to find balance after unthinkable tragedy. "Vincent's poignant decision to donate Maya's organs will resonate with even hard-boiled readers." Booklist "A moving saga." Midwest Book Review
Rattlesnake Dreams: An American Warrior's Story
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 171,140. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of war, journalism, and growing up in the US Pacific Northwest. Spans the second half of the 20th century, and into the 21st. True stories, nightmares and dreams; and one essay.
Where the Rainbow Fell Down
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.
Miracle on 91st Street
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joseph Parenti was hit by a stolen speeding car. His life was turned upside down in a few minutes. His heart stopped three times and he suffered a traumatic brain injury.
Fastest Man In the World: The Tony Volpentest Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tony Volpentest was born without hands and feet—a condition so rare it does not have a name. Doctors said he would never be able to walk without prosthetics or special accommodations; Tony proved them all wrong. In high school he took up the least likely sport for someone with­out feet—track. Through sheer will and perseverance he went from last place in every race to the pinnacle of his sport.
The Kid in Me: A Personal Account of My Teen Pregnancy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,410. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Two minutes after peeing in a cup, the consequence of having unprotected sex paralyzed Maggie. The words, "You're pregnant" reverberated on the bare walls of the clinic. Fifteen years old, class president, honor student, dumped by her boyfriend, Maggie had few options. She decided to hide the pregnancy. This an honest account of the emotional journey a teenager travels when hiding her pregnancy.
Where Destiny Leads
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
this is the story of an adventurous young man, that bored with main stream Britain headed off to travel the world, finally working on a huge cattle station in Northern Australia. The world was a very different place than we see today. It offers fascinating insights into life that seems long ago and shares many of the experiences with memorable pen portraits, of people and events.
Letters To a Lover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A pretty 24-yr-old single young woman left the big city of Berkeley, CA, to go to her first teaching job in the little country town of Tulare. She met a young man in her college art classes, at the U of C, Berkeley. She wrote regularly to this friend, who saved all her letters. The letters are here, exactly as she wrote them, except names are changed for privacy. A true love story of the 1930s.
Hour of the Wolf: An Experiment in Ageless Living
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
2 a.m. The hour of the wolf. You wake up filled with regrets, and haunted by dashed dreams, wondering what went wrong. For Paul Lipton, a successful lawyer in his sixties, his mind’s howling in the darkness reminded him that time was slipping away. His solution to these sleepless nights became an adventure, and an experiment in ageless living.
Green Suede Shoes: An Irish-American Odyssey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,810. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This rock 'n' roll Angela's Ashes begins in County Wexford, Ireland, a then womb-like theocracy. After emigrating Kirwan finds himself with the Ramones at CBGBs and the brothers McCourt & Lester Bangs at The Bells of Hell. He forms Black 47 under the watchful eye of Joe Strummer. Green Suede Shoes remembers three decades of a lost New York, and the people who have made it what it is.
Sober Truths: The Making of an Honest Woman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
After 20 years of misery drinking, Kelly found she had to change most of her life to stay sober. This memoir tells how she learned to be with loneliness and anxiety, oo let go of the jealous dramas of the past, and to embrace a new life. Sobriety isn't easy; in fact, it is continual hard work. But Kelly offers hope to those who cannot imagine a life without alcohol from one who has recreated hers.
The Barista is IN
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
... whether you need coffee, a pep talk, or a quad Venti, non-fat, no whip, three regular mocha, three sugar vanilla, iced mocha... to go. Whatever it is, your barista is here for you. Enjoy the daily happenings and hilarity of barista Dairy Martin as she chronicles the day by day life of a barista in the big Seattle based coffee shop.