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Singing Magic: Memoir of a Woman Who Thought Singing Was Life
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Price: Free! Words: 86,860. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Memoir of a girl raised in rural Ontario and French Canada in the 1940s and 1950s, who then moved to South Africa in the late 1960s and witnessed the tumultuous dismantling of apartheid. Rich descriptions of people and places in rural Canada and remote regions in South Africa.
Go Ask Your Father: One Man's Obsession with Finding His Origins Through DNA Testing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Shortly before his father's death, Lennard Davis received a cryptic call from his uncle Abie, who said he had a secret he wanted to tell him one day. When finally revealed, the secret--that Abie himself was Davis's father, via donor insemination--seemed too preposterous to be true. Born before the wide use of such technologies, Davis was filled with doubt about the truth.
Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,630. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by FitCat Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes contains the true-life stories of 12 rescue cats, each one told through the feline’s own perspective. Funny, tragic, earthy and inspiring, this artfully-compiled anthology was edited by Janiss Garza, renowned author and columnist for CatChannel online.
Send Me A Parcel With A Hundred Lovely Things
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,690. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In her memoir Carry Gorney considers how her own life was shaped by her refugee antecedents’ experience of displacement and reinvention - ordinary people caught up in extraordinary times in the twentieth century.
The Captain in Me (combo)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In Love With a Sailor and The Captain in Me is a full collection of narrative-based poetry and stories that happened over a two year period from March 2013 - June 2014. In the book, Maeby shares about her dream of a very determined love, the characters in her life, an endless love for jazz music and all things vintage, life’s philosophies, Pirate adventures, life on the Sea and so much more.
Horse & Rabbit Stew
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,310. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This stunning memoir tells the true story of a Vietnam veteran who squandered his advantages and endured a lifetime of inner struggle until he finally discovered why true happiness had eluded him for so long.
A Marvelous Mustang: Tales from the Life of a Spanish Horse
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,560. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This fascinating memoir is the true story of the taming, gentling, and training of a wild and fearful colt through his first four years. Written from the horse's point of view, it takes the reader inside the head and into the world of a real Spanish Mustang. As he struggles to accept life with humans, he lets the reader know what he thinks and how he feels about everything we do with him.
Capturing Divinity
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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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.
Dirty
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: 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.
Swimming Against the Tide
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.
Survival Manual: A Memoir of Near Death, Illness and Survival
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This memoir is my story of how I survived a near fatal illness, had many surgeries, spent almost 30 days in hospital, lived on pain killers and survived against all odds. During those days I recall many of my adventures in TV news covering stories around the world for NBC News. In some ways,it may inspire others to keep going when everything seems darkest.
A Small House in France
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A magical holiday to rural France with their children had sowed the seeds of a daring plan for Brenda and Ray Barrington - to spend the early years of their retirement buying and restoring a cottage in the French countryside for use as a maison secondaire. Their budget and time were limited, but their enthusiasm and determination were boundless.
Time Grooves and Travel Records
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,800. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are some of the stories of my life – just your average Englishman (pommie) – beginning from birth, childhood, schooldays, adolescence and then service life with its world travels, through to leaving the Royal Air Force and England to re-unite with my family in Australia after almost five years. It continues on with my life and travels again during and after my (officially) 21 years of marria
The Journey That Never Was
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 105,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Back in the early 1960's, as two young women in their twenties, they drove one of the first Minis right round the world, and made it home in one piece. The pair survived and the journey took 2 years. This, half a century on, is Jeanne’s enthralling account of the round-the world adventure which at the time was simply swept under the carpet.
The Dancing Debutante
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Elfrida Eden was born into a distinguished family – her uncle was a Prime Minister, Sir Anthony Eden. As one of the last true ‘debs’ she mingled with the stars. She auditioned for Judy Garland and turned down Norman Wisdom’s offer of a film role. She also turned Sean Connery down when he made a pass at her at a party after being cast as James Bond.
As Far As I Remember
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 121,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Michael Bawtree owes his cultured start in life to the country house hotel his parents owned and managed in the 1950s. Michael developed a talent for literature and drama, after he had read English Language and Literature at Oxford took him to Canada, where he embarked on a career in the theatre. As Far As I Remember is part 1 of Michael’s story
Roads Taken
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 121,470. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alan Young developed two passions early in life; music and literature. In his twenties he sought adventure in East Africa, using his academic experience to teach native Kenyans. Roads Taken is his account of those vividly remembered days in a strange land which became a second home to him and where he made friends from all races and backgrounds.
Electricity Supply, The British Experiment
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1987, David Porter found himself at the centre of the energy supply revolution when he helped to form a new body created to fight for the UK’s independent electricity producers. Battles were fought and often won. Politics, rather than the paying customers, drove the industry. This book is David’s story of those eventful years
The Activist Entrepreneur: What I Learned About Business at the Urban Coalition and My Proven Keys to Personal and Career Success
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
In 1967 Walt Douglas was an ambitious IRS computer programmer, transplanted from Washington, D.C., and settling into a new home in Detroit with his wife Retha and young family. That’s when the worst urban riot of the 1960s broke out a few miles from their quiet neighborhood, forever changing their lives and altering the shape of the city’s economy, politics and social relations.
A Man Without Love
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 76,880. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
All Bill wanted out of life was to be a normal bloke, and part of someone’s life... preferably a female’s life. When I first met Bill, he had in the previous six weeks been run over by a freight train and driven a customer's new car through a solid brick wall. This was just the painful start of this young man's journey to find true love, however, for you the reader; a laugh on every page.