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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.
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
Well Wishers-Second Edition by Danny Allen
Series: The M.I. autobiograpy.... Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 133,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Become aware of what is entailed about mental illness in this revealing, accurate and insightful story. A autobiography about living and surviving the very incurring and irascible condition. Exploring and delineating the exaction and experience from being institutionalized and what came to create it that way. It is a true expose on the encounter and eventuality...
A Life in the City by Henry Argasinski
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Eaton Centre was Life in the City and the Mall Walkers were the law, but behind the glamorous fashion and bright lights was another world the public would never see: murder, gang brawls, sexual assault and the torching of several city blocks. These were the secrets which would eventually bring the Mall Walkers down. A Life in the City is a true story in the loss of innocence of a young man.
Betty's Child by Donald Dempsey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 186,640. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the tradition of Frank McCourt and "Angela's Ashes," Don Dempsey uses "Betty's Child" to tell the story of life with his cruel and neglectful mother, his mother's abusive boyfriends, and hypocritical church leaders who want to save twelve-year-old Donny's soul but ignore threats to his physical well-being. A Hoffer Award Grand Prize Finalist. "Heartrending and humorous." Kirkus Reviews
Marilyn & Me: A Timeless Love Story by Jack Underhill
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 117,390. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A joyous, loving memoir of two people discovering one another after fifty years apart.
Grace's Daughter by Michelle Lynne Kosilek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sentenced to life in a men’s prison for killing her former therapist in self-defense, a transgendered woman battles for 20 years for gender-affirming surgery. The memoir begins with the author realizing that she is a girl at age three, and culminates in a legal victory made possible by what can only be described as Grace in action. This beautiful memoir is not only an expose, but a story of hope.
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.
Becoming Patrick: A Memoir by Patrick McMahon
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Becoming Patrick is the story of one adopted man’s universal quest for identity by uncovering the truth of his past. After an anguished search, the call to his original mother releases a torrent of conflicting emotions. He absorbs her shocking revelations, comes out as gay once again, and during a sometimes turbulent unfolding, forges a profound bond which shapes a future rooted in truth.
Mission Possible: A Missionary Doctor's Journey of Healing by Dawn V. Obrecht, M.D.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,200. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Drama, humor, tears and the joy of traveling around the world to help others -- whether in the devastation of a tsunami, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, or in the jungles of South America, the very people Dr. Obrecht helps teach her, in turn, much about life, living and the value of relationships. Through DocDawn's experiences, you may discover more about yourself and your purpose in life.
Vote Tekno Party by A. E. Elliott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,380. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Displaced and prematurely cynical, Selene loses herself in London's free party scene in 1998. She has one goal in mind: to erase herself...
The Pencil Case by Lorraine Cobcroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
Company of Stone: A Memoir by John Rixey Moore
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Best-selling author, and movie actor, John Rixey Moore explores the unexpected lessons learned in the strange but rich monasticism of forgotten men a brotherhood housed in crumbling medieval masonry, and, one shared in the dangerous rocky depths of the gold mine. An engaging adventure of discovery is full of unexpected surprises, a call to adventure that lives at the heart of human nature.
Spirit of the Stones: A Retrieval of Earth Wisdom by Amalia Camateros
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,040. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and 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.
Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown by David John Mampel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,040. 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.
Ghetto Plainsman by Jarid Manos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 195,480. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Gritty, raw and spiritual, Ghetto Plainsman chronicles one man’s triumph over humiliation, self-hatred, anger and violence in a chaotic journey between urban survival and the life-or-death struggles of the ravaged American Great Plains. This gripping parable takes us from the streets to the even more devastated American West and finally into a place of deeper healing for us all.
Another Fool's Paradise by Roger J Burke
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 178,460. Language: Australian English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dreams of adventure become reality when, in 1961, nineteen-year-old Roger J Burke gets a job in New Guinea as a Cadet Patrol Officer. Come with Roger as he tackles the clash of cultures; the harshness and humor of colonial administration; patrolling in country; earthquakes, tropical diseases, and other nasties; investigating murders and suicides; and just missing death by a spear in the gut....
No stranger to the P45 - Volume One by Dan W.Griffin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,530. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Hailed by one reader as "The funniest (they) have ever read" while Andy McNab, author of the acclaimed war memoir 'Bravo Two Zero' wrote simply, "Buy this book (or else!)" Visit the author's website for a chance to win Volume Two, or download the 'London 2012 Olympic Jubilee Special Edition' to your device now! If you enjoyed this, please leave a comment. If you didn't... then please do not!
Tales of an Animal Communicator - Master Teachers by Nancy A Kaiser
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,670. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tales of an Animal Communicator ~ Master Teachers chronicles the tales of the remarkable animals that taught an animal-loving pharmacist that she was destined to be an animal communicator and healer.
Born Yesterday: The True Story of a Girl Born in the 20th Century but Raised in the 19th by Rachel Williams-Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,260. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The book is a memoir of growing up in physical and social isolation stemming from a one-family, cult-like version of extreme religion, yet shaking free from family dysfunction and spiritual abuse to develop a wholesome life grounded in faith.