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Badges, Bears, and Eagles: The True Life Adventures of a California Fish and Game Warden
By Steven T. Callan
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 89,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Over his 30 years as a wildlife protection officer for the California Department of Fish and Game, Steve Callan and his working partner, Dave Szody, conducted some of the most fascinating, complex and highly successful wildlife investigations in California history. They also collected a wealth of true stories—action-packed, suspenseful and often humorous.
Love的母亲
By Emily Hawk
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“爱的母亲 - 女儿的故事”是一个情感故事,一个年轻的女孩,她从她的母亲需要接受和喜爱。作为首次的作者,艾米莉鹰分享她的故事鼓励其他年轻人忠于他们的心,打破虐待循环,生活美好的生活。
The Little Website That Could
By Rosie Cornell
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 173,590. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the book the National Australia Bank does not want you to read. Although written for an Australian audience, this book is a must read for all bank customers who believe their bank can be trusted. After losing at Summary Judgement, Rosie launched the ihatethenab.com website and so began her journey of discovery into the dark underbelly of Australian banking.
Franco and Anna Gennusa “Their Journey”
By Mary B. Patterson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,090. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The love between a man and wife is tested by the threat of war and raising their six daughters. Franco Gennusa must provide for his family while secretly working with the Resistance Party. Franco’s involvement may mean protection for his wife and daughters, but the burden of war and financial stress, in addition to Franco’s drinking problem, may be more dangerous to them than the German soldiers.
The Love of a Mother - A Daughter's Story
By Emily Hawk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
“The Love of a Mother - A Daughter's Story” is an emotional story of a young girl and her need for acceptance and love from her mother. As a first-time author, Emily Hawk shares her story to encourage other young people to stay true to their heart, break the abusive cycle and go on to live a wonderful life.
Mr.Taxi's Idea
By Jeff Gee
Price: Free! Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Memoir of a long time N.J. cab driver and how he helped a tv producer create a hit show on a chance ride to Newark airport . The book took just about a year to write and is a true story.
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch
By Mike & Vicki Lynn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kiwi born and bred, happily married for 36 years, leaving the country of their birth, their friends and family for a new country, new lifestyle, and the chance to watch their grandchildren on their journey through life. Over the Hill and Across the Ditch is a humorous view on the Australian way of life by Mike & Vicki Lynn
A Few Choice Words: The Fine Art of Talking to People Who Don't Speak Your Language
By Barbara Brabec
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign languages
THIS COLLECTION of anecdotes and stories has been adapted from journals the author kept in the 70s while traveling abroad with her husband, Harry, then an out-of-work musician who came up with a unique idea for how to be paid to travel abroad with all expenses reimbursed. The book humorously illustrates how Harry communicated with people in many different countries who had little or no English.
Meadowbrook
By James Calore
Price: Free! Words: 24,980. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A collection of short stories, some true, others fiction. Which is which? You may be surprised.
Stealing Sunlight: Growing Up in Irishtown
By Angeline Kearns Blain
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Funny, sad and harsh, with the bitter ring of truth, this extraordinary memoir of Dublin in the 1940s and 1950s recreates a forgotten community. Angeline Kearns Blain looks back with love and grief at the hardships of her youth, celebrating the warmth and kindness of the neighbours and family who helped each other to survive, stealing sunlight where they could.
A Lifetime of Small Adventures
By Bill Birnbaum
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,840. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An adventurer’s stories from childhood to senior years including crash landing in a small plane in rural Mexico and surviving numerous close-call hitchhiking experiences. At age 64, when turned down by the Peace Corps’ medical department, Bill and his wife sold their home and moved to Peru where they created their own volunteer opportunities. If you love adventure, this book's for you.
Rebel Mama: How To Raise Your Kids Without Losing Yourself
By Dusti Arab
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
Rebel Mama: How to Raise Your Kids Without Losing Yourself (or why dropping out and having kids was the best decision I ever made) is part-memoir, part-parenting guide for unconventional moms. Through her story of parenting as a young, poor dropout, Dusti Arab blows the top off outdated "What to Expect" style parenting advice and opens up a provocative discussion.
Sketches of an Evolutionary Goddess Book I - Origins
By ria sweetraw takharu
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sketches of an Evolutionary Goddess - Origins is a memoir, confession, awakening realization of one women's soul journey from self and cultural inflicted illusions to a blossoming becoming and channeling of Goddess Divine Feminine Energy! 10% of book sales are donated to The Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature. ♥
Memoirs of Living With an Asshole Or How I Was Rear-ended by Ulcerative Colitis, J-Pouchitis, and the Medical Profession
By Tippy Casey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,320. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tippy Casey writes of a long personal battle with IBD. It is described through journal memoirs, emails, and other various communications made throughout the fight.
The Early Years
By Vincent Caggiano
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
THE EARLY YEARS is a biography about growing up in New York City during the 1930's and 40's. This part spans approximately 80 years, including the 1930’s depression years, the rise of the mafia, and the author's brush with it. The first immigrants came from Caggiano, a small Italian village in the south of Italy, near Pompeii and Sorrento. Settling in the East side of NYC along the East River.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
By David B. Oliver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
Just A Couple Of Chickens
By Corinne Tippett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,970. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
“Just A Couple of Chickens” is a genuinely enjoyable read. Laugh out loud funny, informative and utterly timely. Getting a couple of chickens was Andrew’s idea, but Corinne took it over the top with thirty fluffy pheasant, five and twenty chickens, over forty chukar, and fifteen ducklings. There were twelve smelly quail, nine girl geese, two roosters, and a partridge in a pine tree.
Drunk & Crying on Stilts
By Renee Payne
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,680. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Drunk & Crying on Stilts is a birds-eye view of an unforgettable family out of whack, told through the eyes of a pugnacious child who holds out hope that one of the TV families she worships will one day adopt her. Part nod to her drunken but well-intentioned father, and part trip through her mother's demon battleground, Payne is a master at blending heartbreak and hilarity.
Six Years From Home
By Anthony Farcich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Six Years From Home tells of the events and atrocities a young American boy experienced when he was caught in Yugoslavia (Croatia) at the outbreak of World War II.
On One Occasion ... Ivory Tower and Road Warrior Stories
By Ben Bennetts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The author, a retired electronics consultant engineer, spent eleven years as a researcher and lecturer at Southampton University (the Ivory Tower) and a further twenty-eight years in industry, mostly as a one-man-band consultant roving the world (the Road Warrior). These are his stories: some funny, some sad, and some just interesting.