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A Tale of Two Ag Pilots: It started as frothy fun for both of them but ended up becoming toxic – Aerotoxic by PilotPressLTD
Price: $3.83 USD. Words: 58,950. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Enjoy these tales told in parallel by two wannabes, both of whom had a burning desire to fly agricultural aircraft and become qualified, working Ag Pilots in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Peter Lawton and John Hoyte describe their separate tactics and routes towards achieving their Holy Grails.
Turbulent Times & Clear Skies by Nazie El Masry & Jane Warren
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a senior aeronautical engineer with Britain's airlines in the 60s, 70s & 80s, it was engineer and playboy Nazie El Masry's job to keep these man-made birds in perfect condition. Turbulent Times and Clear Skies is the story of his exploits in the most glamorous industry of all, as he defeated the odds to build an aviation business of his own.
I Swear By Almighty G-G-G-God by Nick Clements
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 81,800. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Nick Clements became his criminal father's worst nightmare by becoming a mould-breaking young copper. This is the story of how it happened, rich with humour and horror, danger and excitement. Above all, the memoir tells of a young man's determination to escape his past and prove himself as a fearless representative of the law.
My Villa by Antoine R Rahil
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,730. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Moving to a new land out of choice is one thing. Forced to flee and never being permitted back to your homeland is quite another. Rahil weaves his melodic memories of growing up in Palestine, his early life as a refugee in Egypt, and later, his daring move to Canada, alone. “I felt that my wings were not good enough to fly.”
Cycle of Hope: My Journey from Paralysis to Possibility by Tricia Downing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
On September 17, 2000, Tricia Downing's life took a detour. While training on her bicycle, Tricia collides with a car that turns directly in her path, and instantly becomes paralyzed from the chest down. Cycle of Hope chronicles Tricia's journey from the first terrifying moments of impact with the car through rehab and her emergence as a world-class athlete.
Awake I by Gregory Hoey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
"Powerful. Compelling. Great prose, Great story-telling abilities, Dramatic. Complex and acutely intelligent are the words best used to convey the breadth and majesty of this undoubted classic!" -Carey Holbourn-Armfield, editor of Atlantic Times Monthly.
The Rorkes Drift North by Lindy Rorke
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,090. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This entertaining memoir is set in Gatooma (Kadoma) during the time the country Zimbabwe was still known as Rhodesia. It is largely an account of a family history that touches on the lives of so many others and their memories.
Tallweed by Paul David Robinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,930. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Faith Naber wanted to share with us what it was like to grow up in Mount Greenwood during the great depression. She started her book at the beginning of her first memory of THE HOUSE that her parents built. Her parents and four children to live in a wall tent on the floor of a house without walls or a roof through a Chicago winter in 1924. Faith was 4 years old.
Through the Dragon's Gate by Jean O'Hara
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 83,460. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jean O'Hara is now a prominent psychiatrist in London, but she grew up in a humble tenement flat in Hong Kong in the 1960s. Jean developed a fascination for medicine and moved to the UK to attend medical school. This book is her account of a childhood steeped in the culture of China, and first steps in a career in medicine.
Johnny De Silver FDA: Reflections of a Candy Cop by BF Oswald
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 121,610. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
You would think working for the Food and Drug Administration would be humdrum and routine... but it seldom was. From assignments that included inspections of the cosmetic industry, to white-collar violations and even undercover investigations, no two assignments were the same. This is the true story of the life of investigator #768 in the FDA from 1960 to 1964.
Out of Latvia - The son of a Latvian immigrant searches for his roots by David Kerr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Jirgens tells the story of his youth as the son of a Latvian immigrant in Australia. He shares his father’s stories of life under Soviet rule and dreams of seeing Latvia himself. In1980, despite the possibility of being drafted into the Soviet army or sent to Siberia, Peter enters Latvia. His thirst for adventure almost costs him his life.
Paddling Down the Darling by Tony Pritchard
Price: $2.99 USD. 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.
The Fear by Gerard Fritsch
Price: Free! Words: 160,210. Language: Australian English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the remarkable story of a twenty years old conscript called Chris who is send after a short training in Algeria to fight the Algerian army of liberation. He has to survived in this inferno 851 days or 28 months in the most dreadfull condition, sleeping under tents without any confort next to the mighty electric barrage and fighting side by side with the French Foreign Legion.
Pure Ambition by Jake Land
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
The struggle of a poor migrant boy, determined to become wealthy. Also to overcome the brainwashing of being born and raised by deeply religious parents into a Protestant cult which greatly clashed with his ability to communicate with the spirit world almost from birth. He also tells many details of his secret life as an undercover agent for over 30 years, under various guises.
I Also Walked on This Earth by Eugene Stefaniuk
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 350,510. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Eugene has walked over eight decades of his life on this earth and knows his walk is coming to the end. Before he bids farewell to this earthly walk, he wants to leave for family, relatives and friends his earthly life history. His life history is varied; from a farm boy who grew up in the: “Great Depression”, to being a school teacher, a military man and lastly a clergyman.
A Love Undeniable, A Life Unforgettable: A Memoir by Scott G. Howard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It was ‘severe like’ at first sight. Chris Conlon was a bright light in Scott Howard's life from the first moment he laid eyes on her. What started out as a chance meeting over mini golf ended as a deeply touching journey through life, love and battling bone cancer. In this book, Scott shares how love is the one thing that gets you through it all.
In Pursuit of Knowledge by Sher M. Khan
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 132,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Born a humble village boy in Pakistan's Swat Valley, Sher Khan had the curiosity, the intelligence and the determination to succeed in a career in medicine, becoming a senior registrar in a UK hospital. Sensitive, wide-ranging and often very funny, Sher's story portrays the life of a wise and kind man - a village boy who became a world traveller.
Pulpits and Plain Sailing by Kevin Cooney
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 130,810. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
After leaving the Merchant Navy Kevin Cooney started out on his own with a humble engineering shop. A chance encounter led him to specialise in manufacturing stainless steel components for yachts, and it wasn't long before he caught the sailing bug himself. Thanks to ingenuity and determination Kevin managed to make Cooney Marine successful.
Resilient Ruin: A memoir of hopes dashed and reclaimed by Laura McHale Holland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,250. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A teenage orphan rebels against her cruel guardian. Living on dreams, rock ‘n’ roll, and moonlit kisses, she doesn’t know she will fall far before she can build a better life. Set in the stormy Sixties, her story reflects the times. If you like tales with brave, unaffected heroines; striking scenes; and tension that grips you page after page, you’ll love this memoir of forgiveness and survival.
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