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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.
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.
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.
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?
Edge of the Earth
Price: Free! Words: 84,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity
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Edge of the Earth is a storyteller's memoir. It takes the reader from Aunt Tassie's cider cellar, a couple miles down the road to the Woodstock Festival, on to the punishing waves of Hawaii's North Shore and to three of the four corners of the earth. Ultimately, this book is as much a recollection of the lives of those encountered along the author's seven decade journey as it is an autobiography.
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.
Canoeing down the Darling
Price: Free! Words: 62,200. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2018 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to canoe down the Darling River in western New South Wales? Canoeing down the Darling is the story of eight trips in a 15-foot canoe between 2013 and 2017. Tony Pritchard brings us his baggage, his crazy bird observations and humanity blended with truth and idiotic humour.
Not Dark Yet
Price: Free! Words: 88,760. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Darkly funny, life-affirming and emotional, Not Dark Yet is the semi-autobiographical story of a man trying to move on in the face of tragedy. In tail-spin two years after his fatherly grandfather died and the love of his life left him in the space of a week, Tom is moving from drink to drink, woman to woman, bizarre situation to crazy situation; the only moving he isn't doing is moving on.
Paddling Down the Darling
Price: Free! Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the 1970s I had drifted down the Darling River in western New South Wales. An eighteen month trip in a ten-foot boat with no motor. I had adventure, found love, and experienced a personal awakening (sometimes referred to as a breakdown). Then in 2010 I returned to the Darling, and just in case I missed something, I did the same trip in 2012 and in 2013.
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
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…
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.
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.
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.
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!'
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.
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.
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.
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

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