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To Sark and Beyond
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chris Davies Curtis has combined her first 3 books: first she is a District Nurse in London in the 1960's. Then she and her husband move to the Feudal Island of Sark to run a guest house and smallholding of 200 hens, goat and a donkey; they travel to NZ by ship, touring in a delivery van they explore work there for 2 years, finally emigrating and Chris gets a job as a rural District Nurse.
The Wrong Shade of Yellow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I was middle aged and homeless, soon to be penniless, and really and truly no different from that bag lady sitting on the bench over there. I couldn’t jack it in and go home, because I didn’t have a home to go to anymore. The bicycle and the tent were now home. Wherever I found myself on any given night was now home. And that meant, for tonight, Genoa Piazza Principe Railway Station was home.
Pony Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Breedles Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Pony Tales is based on the true life adventures of Peta, a young woman trying to establish a riding school in the wilds of Canada. Read about her escapades and those of her students as they battle their way through eccentric characters, and the treachery of those mothers willing to do anything to win! If you love ponies, funny characters and mischief this is an entertaining read that will delight.
The Uses of Adversity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,710. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of my mother, who, in 1939, discovered her husband was suffering from tertiary syphilis – an affliction which could be cured then only by long years of treatment. The horror with which syphilis was surrounded was similar to that provoked by HIV/AIDS in the 1980s.
Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother's Wisdom Triumphs Over the Harmful Practices of Her Medical Profession
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Surgeon Adrienne Carmack, MD, shares the personal and professional experiences that led her to become an advocate for natural childbirth, breastfeeding, and genital autonomy.
Sober Truths: The Making of an Honest Woman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
After 20 years of misery drinking, Kelly found she had to change most of her life to stay sober. This memoir tells how she learned to be with loneliness and anxiety, oo let go of the jealous dramas of the past, and to embrace a new life. Sobriety isn't easy; in fact, it is continual hard work. But Kelly offers hope to those who cannot imagine a life without alcohol from one who has recreated hers.
Tales From The Parlour and The Trenches
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Historical novel mainly set during the First World War. Elicited from a biography, this true story is a rude, politically incorrect insight into the war deeds, occurred on the Italian front, through the eyes of Enea, a young aristocrat who'll become adult and wise (or perhaps precociously old) after his baptism of fire and blood
Dairy Cows and Duck Races
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: British English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Earlswood Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This first hand account of farming and associated business life in the north of England - near to 'James Herriot' country - in the 1970s and 1980s, relates heart-warming tales with humour and candour. It depicts some remarkable rural characters and the hard reality of business life.
Catching Butterflies
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Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
Are We Normal? “Funny, True Stories From an Everyday Family”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Life is way too short,” says Christina Scalise, “so try to enjoy every minute of it with a sense of humor!” Scalise’s book, “Are We Normal?” started as a journal of their family’s funny and challenging moments, meant for her own kids to enjoy. Then she decided to share the stories with the world. If others can’t relate to them, she says, “I hope readers at least get a good laugh out of them.”
Calling All Women “Your Chariot Awaits You”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,260. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dr. Carballo-Perelman challenges women to become empowered and asks, “Why haven’t women achieved equality with men? How can we change these realities forever, creating a new world for future generations?” If you’re ready to shatter the glass ceiling and change your internal perceptions, here are practical tips, encouragement, and motivation to move toward empowerment.
Coup D’état Oman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,700. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Oman on 23 July 1970, Ray Kane led the only coup d’état executed by British Officers in living memory. All accounts of the coup by writers and academics repeat and so perpetuate what might be termed the British government – approved version of events. Read on to learn the truth.
Jam on the Ceiling
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a newspaper columnist of many years, Wes talked about writing a book but didn't realize he'd already written one until his sons went through more than 700 of his columns and compiled the best into Jam On The Ceiling. In this book, Wes talks about Oregon history and politics, the changing times and technology, traveling, hiking, and building a log cabin with his son William L. Sullivan.
Fire Sail: The Journey Continues – Part 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fire Sail: The Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream– Part 1 describes the 7 yrs of trials & tribulations as the Marins build a 40-foot sailboat from a bare hull in Maine. Not a travelogue, the story follows their lives and events on a two-year live-aboard adventure. Part 2 finds the Marins sailing deep into exotic seas. Along the way they make new friends and experience new adventures.
The Life and Times of a 'Gotcha'
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: June 1, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Back in the 80s and 90s, when this book is set, a Gotcha was Dublin slang for a security guard. This book is based on actual events but "how much is true and how much actually happened? You wouldn’t believe me if I told you." Amid the boredom of a mind numbing job, sometimes emerged a madness and events which you really could not invent; you really just had to be there.
My Mind Is An Open Mouth: A Life Behind the Mic
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
With his outlandish, machine-gun rapid-fire humor, Cork Proctor has been knockin' 'em dead for sixty years. . . literally. From his first attempt at stand-up comedy as a gravedigger entertaining his co-worker to lounges and showrooms around the world--on land and sea--this left-handed, dyslexic, two-time high school dropout has not only seen it all, he tells it all.
How My Ordinary Became Extraordinary
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I thought I needed some excitement in my life. Rushing to the hospital for eighteen hours of open-heart surgery wasn’t what I had in mind. This is the true story of my recovery from an aortic dissection and the people and mindsets that pulled me through it. Whether you are standing atop your personal mountain or still scaling the cliffs, this book is for you.
Bozo's Boy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happened to the smartest kid in Colorado? He didn't grow up to be a rocket scientist! A humorous romp through fifties and sixties America.
Who's the Girl in the Fat Suit?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,110. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is not a diet book. This is a story about an average 38 year old woman who had lived inside a fat suit for far too many years.
And I thought I’d Be a Nun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,440. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"We are less damaged by the traumas of childhood than by the traumatic way we remember childhood." Psychologist James Hillman ‘And I thought I’d Be a Nun’ is a heart-wrenching, true, family drama about the life, trials, and tribulations of author, Georgianne Landy-Kordis. No book comes closer to exposing the depths of a woman’s soul. Forced to deal with extraordinary hardships, death, rejection."