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Indiana Canticle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,370. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Indiana Canticle is a set of autobiographical essays that resemble snapshots from my memory. Each chapter is an isolated event which allows the reader to glimpse my childhood life from 1944 to 1951, circumscribed, as it was, by music and books and the forested hills of Southern Indiana.
Dorothea Harfield's Banjer, The Ding Dong Clocks, & Her Love of God
Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Dorothea's family from the hills of North Carolina were loggers and followed work to New England. She was not the prettiest of girls but had an inner quality which touched my heart. She was a true Christian and lived her life because of her "Love of God" Without reading a note of music and with her old banjo, broke into "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" by Earl Scruggs. Read on...
Kings, Killers and Kinks in the Cosmos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,940. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Robert Egby’s great-grandmother, an English Seer, predicted his life. A teenage atheist, he refused to believe her until doors started opening like magic. The strange journey took him into the company of kings,journalists, news photographers, in the Middle East, Germany and western Canada where a radical change took place in Cosmic Consciousness. Autobiography with over seventy photographs.
Prisoner #12973 Thoughts and Reflections from Prison by George Martorano
You set the price! Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The United States of America's Longest Prison Sentence, Life Sentence for First Time Non Violent Offense without possibility of parole and America's most prolific prison writer George Martorano Needs Your Help.
The Lid is Lifted
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 129,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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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.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
The Gauntlet
Price: Free! Words: 49,800. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Imagine being nineteen years old, leaving family friends, and boarding a plane for the horror of Vietnam. The first book in the "Letters to Brian” series, "The Gauntlet," puts you into the boots of a boy’s wrenching journey. Follow his experience from Marine Boot Camp to the jungles of Vietnam.
Blessings of Failure: A Transylvanian Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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A memoir of a Transylvanian physician, a child of communism where failure was guaranteed. In a stubborn pursuit of realizing her parents' failed ideals, she keeps changing careers and countries. She excels in three professions, only to lose each as her inner quest drives her toward an ever-changing vision of becoming. Paradoxically, her freedoms and successes have come from failures.
Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo is a memoir and travel book that begins with a series of losses that set the author on an uncharted path from suburban Michigan to exotic locations around the world. While her story illustrates the redemptive power of change, it is primarily a primer and guidebook for solo travelers who want to explore affordable and exciting locations.
Young Dan and HORROR-able People
Price: Free! Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A collection of true stories, starting seventy years ago in 1941. I was four years old, starting school. The teacher turned school into the house of horror for me. The big kids were a bad bunch, that made it worse. I never got over the fear of going to school. This takes you though my years of school and tells you how I handled, the teachers and the bullies. Learning grammar at 75 years old.
Burned Balls and Other Good Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Burned Balls and Other Good Times is an account of twenty-five years of the life of a Toronto firefighter. The stories are written much like a diary. It's unedited,opinionated and raw. But the stories are true. Some are funny. Some are disturbing as hell,but all are the things the author has lived through,by the grace of God some just barely, and how he's paid in both physical and mental pain.
Thomas, The Friendly Ghost
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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If you enjoy ghost stories, you'll love my true story about ghostly encounters. I had my first supernatural experience when I was ten years old. I've seen apparitions and felt the presence of ghosts many times.
Subterranean Emerald City Blues
You set the price! Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sex trade
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A short memoir from the authors life as a homeless teenager in Seattle during the late 1980's through early 1990's and the sad tale of encountering young prostitutes on the streets.
Ever Considered Modeling? A Scam Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Convinced by the praise she received from family and strangers, a young woman decides to attend model castings to test her luck. One of them leads to what she believes could be her big break, but what she encounters instead is a fraudulent scheme. This a story of deception, crushed dreams, shameless crooks -- and a lesson to be learned.
The Shiny Red Honda
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Growing up in rural County Waterford in the 1950/60's with my beautiful red Honda. The Mass path, crossroad dancing, travelling shows, being an Altar Boy, memories of an age of innocence. It is also about dreams and aspirations; a young man's entry into the world of work, and his brief flirtation with the music business. A story told as it was - warts and all
The Rise and Fall of A Modern-Day Icarus
Price: Free! Words: 136,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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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.
Above the Lake:Tuscany, the artist's journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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The artist/fool with one foot suspended above the abyss, never looking to the future as six months morph into twenty years; Cortona, Camelot-like rising above the lake, casting her spell but lurking in the wings is a parallel universe threatening a rude awakening-welcome to the life of the artist.
Holiday Recollections & Recipes from Grandma Peggy's Kitchen
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Holiday, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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'Love and joy come to you, and a Merry Christmas, too' from Grandma Peggy's kitchen! This quick collection of time-tested recipes includes Savory Roast Beef with Red Wine, Spicy Cocoa Mocha Mix, Dad's Never-Fail Dressing and Grandma's 'old faithful': Hungry Boys Casserole. Also seasonal reminiscences + easy, inexpensive craft ideas. Special bonus section: 'Simply Celebrate!
The Dream Matrix: A Memoir of Connection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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Nancy J. Myers takes us on her journey of discovery into the deep, rich world of communal dreaming. The two women in the story Nancy tells find and forge a spirituality that is their own as individuals but becomes shared in their friendship as they tell their dreams, then grows far beyond that to become a gift to their communities.
On One Occasion ... Ivory Tower and Road Warrior Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The author, a retired electronics consultant engineer, spent eleven years as a researcher and lecturer at Southampton University (the Ivory Tower) and a further twenty-eight years in industry, mostly as a one-man-band consultant roving the world (the Road Warrior). These are his stories: some funny, some sad, and some just interesting.