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This Is Africa: A Dream Chaser's Odyssey by Dashiel Douglas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 119,720. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The True Tale of 7 Countries, 4 Arrests, 3 Name Changes, 2 Escapes, 1 War, a Terrorist Attack and an Entertainment Pimp. This honest and engaging memoir provides a rare and insightful glimpse into the reality of life in Africa. 'This is Africa' takes the reader on two dream chasing quests, which the author artfully weaves into one uproarious and unforgettable story.
Journey to the Self by Maureen Burns
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,160. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A child of wartime London, Maureen emigrated to the other side of the world in the 1950’s. Crossing the Alps in a bubble car, sailing through the Suez Canal, driving in the Australian outback alone, she recreated herself time and time again. A maverick spirit with an appetite for change, Maureen set out to see the world and to see how it would change her.
Questing Marilyn: In Search Of My Holy Grail, Personal Growth Through Travel by Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem M.Ed.
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 129,810. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Travel with Marilyn on a quest for Self discovery as she journeys through England and Ireland. Using the Holy Grail as a metaphor for her search for the essence of her authentic self, Marilyn shares personal thoughts, feelings, beliefs and challenges so you will feel you are along on her trip. Learn life skills that are incorporated into relationship issues as events do not meet her expectations.
Shrink: The Autobiography of a Psychotherapist by Jed Golden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,630. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / general, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The wild, autobiographical story of Marty Obler, shrink: his childhood in an extremely poor, dysfunctional family eventually returning to Brooklyn and storming through Brooklyn College, getting his Ph. D., and, finally beginning a successful practice as a psychotherapist, in which he details a number of riveting case studies, not the least of which is his own—more of a self-analysis.
Adios, Mi Pequena Habana by Cecilia M. Fernandez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,880. Language: Spanish. Published: June 8, 2016 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La revolución arrancó de raíz a Cecilia, con apenas seis años, de su cómodo hogar de clase media en Cuba y la plantó en el vecindario de bajos recursos de la Pequeña Habana en Miami. Su padre mujeriego se enfocó en reconstruir su carrera, persiguiendo la promesa americana de riquezas y liberación del pasado.
Gulp by Nigel Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 170,330. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When life no longer belongs to you, you need to disappear. This journey takes the reader on a journey, of one man's story of survival, inspiration, self-discovery and reinvention.
Ruby's World by Karen Baldwin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,410. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"An extraordinary story, beautifully told. Baldwin's account of her adventure in Africa is honest, moving, frequently funny, sometimes startling, and always compelling. This is a journey of faith, and it carries the reader along every twist and turn in that journey with remarkable clarity and grace." -- Sean Murphy, author of "The Time of New Weather"
Letters by Melchior de Marion Brésillac
Price: Free! Words: 806,490. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016 by SMA publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
922 letters of Mgr. Melchior de Marion Brésillac. The original letters were written in French. The collection has been published both in print and digital formats. This particular book is the translation of the previously published french version.
I Was a Cold War Penguin by Dafydd Manton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,210. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Firstly, you can blame it all on Biggles. You remember him, the eponymous hero of such literary gems as Biggles Flies Undone.” So begins the memoirs of Dafydd Manton. These tales of life in the RAF during the 70's and 80's range from the comic to the absurd and have to be read to understand what it was like to have been a “Cold War Penguin”.
Only Yesterday: Times of my Life by Richard Baldwyn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a book of adventures written by an eighty-five-year-old and dedicated to his two-year old grandson, containing drama, tragedy, comedy, not to mention history in its most exciting yet moving form. How can one not be enthralled by the extraordinary real life events related here?
A Distant Island by Patrick Ashtre
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
On the morning of September 11, 2001, Patrick Ashtre was a happily married man with a lovely wife, three children, and a house in Arlington, Virginia. He was a good father and husband and, looking into the mirror each morning, he was happy with the reflected image—but all that was about to change.
A World Ago: A Navy Man's Letters Home (1954-1956) by Dorien Grey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,790. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
A World Ago chronicles, through one young man's journal and vivid letters to his parents, his life, adventures, and experiences at a magical time. It follows him from being a Naval Aviation Cadet to becoming a “regular” sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga on an eight-month tour of duty in the politically tense Mediterranean Sea.
Turtle Tushies in the Land of Banana Beer, A Peace Corps Memoir by Anita Pauwels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,880. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A newly married Texas couple with great teeth join the Peace Corps to teach fish farming among the friendly, hard-working people of Burundi. Grappling with motorcycles, banana beer, bugs, frogs, charcoal-spewing imbabulas, mud, tons of rain, falling down, getting up, political uncertainties, language and cultural barriers, they work with courageous farmers, and learn we are all One in the heart.
So Far, So Good: The Saga of a Broken Neck, and the Good Life that Can Follow by Lee D. Goldstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Every year, 40,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries. Lee Goldstein is one of them. Lee has been living with his injury for 66+ years, making him unofficially the longest living quadriplegic in history. The story of his injury and the reasons for his survival are chronicled in this stunning book. Lee tells of his terrible injury, his fight for life, & the amazing life he has led ever since.
A Journey of Pride: From Mauritius to Melbourne by Jacques Coosh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian
When his older brother asks him if he is gay, Jacques is first stunned by the question. Soon after he’s come out, Jacques leaves behind the idyllic island of Mauritius, and embarks on a journey of self-discovery. This is a poignant story of resilience and hope. Despite the challenges, Jacques finds fulfilment, happiness and success, living the life he wanted.
With My Head In The Clouds – Part 2 by Gwyn Mullett
You set the price! Words: 148,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
“It was in the March that I nearly met my maker. I was in the descent and as we passed 10,000ft I brought the speed down to the required two hundred and fifty knots. We had just cleared the cloud cover and into clear skies and I was just changing a radio frequency when I suddenly looked up and saw a light aircraft about half a mile ahead coming straight at me descending at the same rate as I was.
That Good Night: More Memoirs of a Nurse Teacher by Shirley Phillips
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,040. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In That Goodnight: More Memoirs of a Nurse Teacher, Shirley Phillips, nurse, ward sister, teacher and carer almost into her 70th year, recounts episodes from her career. The milestone of Project 2000 where nurses training now included the degree qualification at the expense of practical experience in the ward saw a deterioration in care quality.
Ecstasy of the Deep by Tony Buxton
Price: $4.99 USD. 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
Dirty by M C Flux
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
MC Flux, AKA Carl Rodney Thomas, is a top drum and bass MC. Talent-spotted for top clubs, he was soon the MC of choice. But Flux has spent plenty of time on the dark side and dicing with the law. This is his raw, colourful story, written with the help of his close friend Peter Spence. Vivid and explicit, this is not a story for the faint-hearted.
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