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With Passion: An Activist Lawyer's Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,930. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in a Depression battered family, one tangled by a mortal secret, this book tells the improbable story of a leader of the civil rights movement who thought of himself as a miscast lawyer but ended up defending peaceful protesters, representing Mohammad Ali, counseling Lenny Bruce, bringing the case integrating 100s of Southern hospitals, and leading the fight against the death penalty.
Occupation Child
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 170,410. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2018 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Told through the eyes of an observant and resilient boy, the book begins with the German seizure of Athens in 1941. Grim events of war, displacement, and exile never extinguish the curiosity – even the joys – of his childhood. Compelling writing mixes reality and fantasy to concoct a memorable tribute to the human spirit, from Asia Minor to Greece to Canada. —Douglas Babington, Bivouac Prayers
Habana 505
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 193,410. Language: Spanish. Published: February 3, 2018 by thelittlefrench@zoho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Hijo de una encumbrada familia, perteneciente a la élite cubana, Fernando Pruna Bertot tenía ante él un prometedor futuro. Viajando entre Nueva York y la Habana, fue colecciónando conquistas y dólares hasta que un día Fidel Castro se hizo con el poder en Cuba.
Twists and Turns - Episodes in the Life of Ambassador Eric M. Javits
You set the price! Words: 108,260. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Twists and Turns is a personal, revealing memoir that bares previously untold episodes of international historical interest from an insiders perspective as a member of the Javits family, including famous figures in his legal career in New York, and as an arms control Ambassador in Geneva and The Hague.
My Escape to Terra Australis and My Part in the Near Death of the Australian Wool Industry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,510. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book provides an absorbing account of life in Australia, tracing the life and times of young migrant Gerry Dubbin following his escape, in 1959, from a Britain on the long road to decline.
From the Prairie to the Pentagon: The Inspiring Story of the Airman Who Achieved the Highest Position Ever Held by an Enlisted Woman in U.S. Military History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,270. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Denise Jelinski-Hall was plucked out of a small town in Minnesota by a member of the National Guard. Over the next three decades, Denise rose through the ranks, ultimately serving as the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. She achieved the highest position ever held by an enlisted woman in the history of the U.S. military.
Journal of Janet Tallulah, Volume 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,360. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Journal of Janet Tallulah, Volume I, is a courageous and intimate inner record of a young woman's struggle for meaning and direction in life. It is honest and open in its internal conversation.
Off The Record
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,290. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a second generation American-Italian boy growing up in Brooklyn in the 50s and 60s, it seemed like there wasn’t enough hours in a day to do all the things I wanted to do. When was I going to stop and think, “Hey, where did I come from?” While I am writing this at the age of 63, it is the foremost question on my mind, but when your 7 years old who cared to find out. All I had to do was ask.
Jealous Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alan Thorne, rose through the ranks of his local police force to become a chief superintendent in his early forties.This is the story of how a decent `top copper' found himself framed by jealous colleagues and had no choice but to resign from the force and rebuild his life - and how he then found himself facing a terrible personal tragedy.
Merlin and Arvin: A Shamanic Dream Odyssey: Volume 2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,870. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Human civilisation's first dream memoirs. AIDS memoir set in theatre world of late-20th century New York City and Toronto. Spiritual odyssey which spans past lives through dreams of lovers embarked on their soul's evolution. Reincarnation, past-life dreams and Michael Teachings overleaves add depth and insights to the abiding love of two star-crossed lovers.
On My Road to Heaven : A Bold and Joyful Life
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,210. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Mexico. Juárez in the ‘40s, watch out! Better be nimble, tough, and clever. Ozzie is all that with charm and charisma. He has bold conquests in business, money, romance, and mystical adventures. Through spirit, he does miracles of healing. Later, in his hero’s journey, he loses it all. He surrenders to unconditional love, finds joy and riches within. He fulfills his life purpose—enlightenment.
The Best Fooling
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 115,690. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this second volume Michael Bawtree recounts his experience as a new immigrant in Canada, and his first steps as a professional actor, a university instructor, a book critic and playwright. Michael's story gives us a picture of Canada's theatre activity in the sixties and seventies, with honest portraits of some of its most distinguished artists
Diplomat, Dissident, Spook
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,590. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For his first posting, a fresh-faced Canadian diplomat and his young family are dispatched straight into the belly of the beast: the USSR in full-on Cold War mode. Next stop, Havana – with an additional assignment: clandestine intelligence gathering for the CIA. Espionage and intrigue abound in this fast-paced, timely, and compelling memoir. With a foreword by Mikhail Gorbachev.
A Child @ 70
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,250. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2017 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A New Life in the Philippines When Terence first arrived in Asia in 2010, he told the many girls he met two things: that he had no plans to get married and that he did not intend to have any children. He was in Asia merely to let his hair down. Five years later he was happily married to a dazzling Filipina and father to an equally dazzling baby boy. A Child @ 70 describes Terence’s radical transi
Caretakers and Lifesavers - My Memoirs
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 118,830. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book is about my complex, fulfilling life in EMS, Health Care, Medicine and many personal adventures as I can remember them. The stories and presentations are as accurate and as clear as I could portray them without hurting or harming others along the way. Along the way, I have learned so many valuable lifelong lessons...
Sex And Sidiki 11: Surviving the tribal homeland of 9/11 terrorists
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 117,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sex and Sidiki 11 takes place from 1988 to 1991 on the escarpment in Abha city, Asir province, the tribal home of 9/11 terrorists and follows on from my years at the Jeddah military hospital in book 1. I left Saudi forever in March 1986 to trek or die in Nepal. I was 300 pounds and miserable. Three months later after Everest Base Camp and the Annapurna circuit, I was 70 pounds lighter.
Growing Up White Trash
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,240. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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“White Trash,” was a phrase Mama often used whenever she had one too many beers to drink.
The $8 Man
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,140. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Stories of Indian immigrants who succeeded through resilience, vision, and sacrifice.
The Rorkes Drift North
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.
Johnny De Silver FDA: Reflections of a Candy Cop
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.