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Pizzles in Paradise
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
John Hicks is an English trained vet. In a quirky yet literate style this memoir describes his education, courtship and subsequent emigration to New Zealand with Viv, his young wife. His numerous anecdotes are lively and good-humoured, occasionally poignant and often hilarious. It will be enjoyed by all those who love animals, have owned a pet, worked on a farm or read James Herriot.
Finding Fred
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Things change in an instant. One minute a family is whole, the next it is completely and irrevocably altered by tragedy. At the age of sixty-two, the author and his family come to grips with the loss of a father and its profound effect on the lives of his family though a set of remarkable circumstances.
Pixie Dust
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,490. Language: Australian English. Published: May 22, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How do children survive a mother's abandonment and a stepmother's cruelty in an outback town in the 1950's? With imagination, a strong sibling bond, and humourous adventures, they escape a bleak home life. This book will take you on a comical and poignant journey. The chapters Fresh Milk and The Veggie Patch (abridged) were finalists in the Newcastle Herald Short Story Competition 2018 and 2020.
Lockdown SA - Through the Eyes of a Nature Guide
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Frank’s latest short story is an emotional account of the impact of being incarcerated at home while an invisible virus ravishes the world. The man who gained fame from an epic wildlife encounter known as The Battle at Kruger now faces ruin as his chances of guiding again diminishes day by day. Read about the memories that keep him alive as he watches the movie of his life unfold before him.
Musikana, Women of Zimbabwe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Through the eyes of a young idealistic development worker Musikana journeys into post colonial Zimbabwe. From the demise of a young maid’s life, witnessing the harsh realities at a preschool for disabled children to sharing burgeoning dreams of two young teens, the author encounters the life of musikana, the young women of Zimbabwean.
The Trains We Rode
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The dramatic true-life adventures of recreational collegiate freight train riding. Personal recollections of dodging railroad police (sometimes unsuccessfully); bone numbing cold, walking zombie tiredness, what the #@!$% moments and beautiful scenery you can only see seated in a lawn chair in the open doors of a boxcar. NEW LOWER PRICE!!
Horse Vet - Chronicles of a Mobile Veterinarian
You set the price! Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Gunshot injuries. Breeding disasters. Controlling trainers, nutty horse owners, warm hearted clients and “laugh-out-loud-funny stories that you just can’t make up”- Dr. Courtney deals with it all in this lively series of tales about the life of a mobile vet in the Colorado Rockies. Diehl makes us laugh, cry and smile, and shows what it’s really like to be a mobile veterinarian.
Already Written - Absurd Tales of Non-Fiction Volume One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
How does a woman crossing the street get hit by a potato? How can a spiral notebook cause a child lasting mental trauma? What makes a food court so dangerous? Eight million stories could be told from the residents of New York City, most of which could not be made up even by the best Fiction writer. Nobody has time to listen to all eight million accounts, so Already Written will cover just one.
Tomorrow's Road Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
They Called Me 33: Reclaiming Ingo-Waabigwan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,880. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2020 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Karen longed for acceptance, validation and love, but had no ability to form healthy, meaningful relationships. Born into a large family already suffering the effects of two generations of residential school, and surviving her own nine years at St.
Capturing Divinity
Series: Sai Student Memoirs. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: British English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Devotional
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is a collection of divine moments – moments that arose at the most unexpected times and in the most beautiful ways to assure him that his beloved Bhagawan always has him in His sight.
Jumping the Bull: Surviving Life, Love and Adventure in Ethiopia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,990. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 3, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jumping the Bull tells the quirky, humorous and poignant story of one woman's attempts to unravel the mysteries of a new culture - a culture unlike anything she has known before. Whether you are an adventure or an armchair traveler, this book offers a sustained mix of action, drama and humor with, above all, a gritty honesty about life and love in a strange and exotic culture.
Flight Into the Unknown
Series: The Nine Lives of Gila. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,790. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
Manipulated into marrying a penfriend from Canada with a small child, I emigrated from Germany to Canada. After lots of trials and tribulations and despite many ups and downs, the marriage lasted tor twenty years. I created a comfortable life for us, raised two stepchildren and a son. When my husband cleaned out every bank account. Through divorce, I lost everything. I had to start a new life.
Craving Normal: An Ordinary Life Veers Off Track...Way Off
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Sociology
(5.00 from 1 review)
Living in a rock hut on a nude beach. Staying in a religious commune. Facing an angry man with a gun. Riding camels. Hiding freaky health food lunches from lucky Twinkie eaters. Michele didn’t experience these things living in the suburbs of San Francisco. Then came the counterculture revolution. Her entire life changed.
Old McLarsen Had Some Farms - a memoir
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
(5.00 from 1 review)
A memoir with a difference, the first book in the 'Old McLarsen Had Some Farms' series tells the tales of a 'tree change' made last century before that expression was even a glimmer in its creator's eye. 40+ years later, Old McLarsen and his Missus still farm - on a small retirement property in South Australia, still laughing and crying, and remembering all the survival skills they have learned.
Alligators and Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,300. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young woman faces danger—and finds courage and community—in Alabama during the 1960s.
Unlucky In Love - Confessions of a Die Hard Romantic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A personal memoir about childhood trauma, relationships and journey of self-healing.
Growing Up White Trash
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,240. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
“White Trash,” was a phrase Mama often used whenever she had one too many beers to drink.
Driving Ambition - Memoirs Part One
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
From a childhood of poverty in a London slum to command of one of Her Majesty's Ships, the first part of this tale takes us through three wars and to most of the world's oceans, with a happy ending.
Fill The Cup - Memoirs Part two
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the opening fiery interview with a Commander-in-Chief the second half of this tale roams through events at sea, in NATO and UK Headquarters, and to transition into a civvy street of finance, gasp-making charity work and a family life never without drama of some kind or another. It has a happy ending.