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The Dancing Debutante by Elfrida Eden Fallowfield
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: 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.
You Can't Cook a Dead Crab and Eat It by John Rezell
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,070. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Imagine spending 85 days living in a popup tent camper while driving 8,000 miles around the American West in search of a place to call home. We didn't imagine it. We lived it. This is the story of that journey. An unforgettable time when we taught our daughters an important lesson: When your life isn't going the way you envisioned, take control and make your life what you want it to be.
A More Simple Time: How Cycling Saved My Soul by John Rezell
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,710. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
By twist of fate cycling became more than a hobby. It became my beat. As America's top journalist covering US cycling (1989-96), I watched the rise of extraordinary athletes from Linda Brenneman, Alison Dunlap and Dede Demet to Steve Hegg, Bobby Julich and Kent Bostick. They shared their quests, one pedal stroke at a time. It's a ride to the Atlanta Olympics that changed my life and saved my soul.
Fate Brought Me Home by Jayne Carol
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Fate Brought Me Home" is a true story about the many times in Jayne's life that she had fallen, and how the universe showed her the way. It's about a greater love, and about fate. In life, things happen for seemingly no reason, but there is always a reason, whether it be a lesson to learn or karma to pay or even as payback. There is always a reason.
Breaking Out of Show Business: What I've Discovered by Not Being Discovered by Michael Paul Ziegfeld
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"You have probably never heard of me. There may be a very slight possibility you recognize my name or maybe my face. But I have no delusions. I've always said, 'I’ve sky-rocketed to the middle.' This is a little taste of my attempts to move up the ladder. I hope you like it. These are the highlights of my life...so far." - Michael Paul Ziegfeld
As Far As I Remember by Michael Bawtree
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 121,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: 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 by Alan R Young
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 121,470. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: 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 by David Porter
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: 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
Off The Reservation: Stories I Almost Took to the Grave and Probably Should Have by Michael Rossi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Equal parts shocking and moving, Off the Reservation: Stories I Almost Took to the Grave and Probably Should Have is an absurdist confessional memoir, accurately detailing the reckless hijinks of a bipolar alcoholic with borderline personality disorder. This stranger-than-fiction true story spans over three decades, as Michael recounts his tales with wincing honesty.
Sorcerers and Orange Peel by Ian Mathie
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethnic & Tribal, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sorcery is a fact of life in many African societies; the supernatural is taken for granted. ‘Sorcerers and Orange Peel’ is a true story of witchcraft, spells, Poro devils and frightening apparitions in a remote and inhospitable corner of West Africa – an eventful journey through the haze where science meets superstition.
I Know Him For Myself by Kelly P Lee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by GodKulture. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As you spiritually mature, you must strengthen, and nurture your relationship with the Lord. This book gives believers a foundational aspect on the importance of having and improving your personal relationship with God.
Kamala Philips de Silva by Arch de Silva
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a brief appreciation of the life and achievements of Kamala Philips de Silva, mother of Santhusht, Chinthan, Renuk and Jani.
Chan Sun - A Life in Pictures by Alice Y. W. Chan
Price: Free! Words: 190. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is dedicated to Mr. Chan Sun, a father from Hong Kong. It outlines his life stories by including his and family life pictures and wish his offspring and descendants would know more of their ancestors in future.
The Activist Entrepreneur: What I Learned About Business at the Urban Coalition and My Proven Keys to Personal and Career Success by Walt Douglas, Sr
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.
The Journey by Cathy Grant
Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A series of essays, interviews and book exerpts written by or about a middle aged woman with a disabilitie. Hopefully the reader will get some insight into the world of the disabiled from a woman's perspective.
The Wit and Wisdom of a Nonagenarian by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 18,990. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
Changes by missrudy0715
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is a testimony without a test ? The struggles of an average teen on a journey to greatness.This Book tells the story of a young woman learning life lessons along the way and finding the pathway to overcoming it all. Her unrelenting faith to believe and trust, in spite of the obstacles she faced, took her from adversity to success.
What A Rotten Colon! A Story Of A Cancer Survivor by Kenneth Kee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Although the definition of a cancer survivor refers to a person who is alive, I prefer to use the word cancer survivor as one who has survived at least 5 years of cancer. My patient had survived 8 years in spite of being given a year to live. 1 Introduction 2 Sudden Abdominal Pain 3 The Surgery 4 The Day after Surgery 5 Remission 6 Relapse 7 The Daughter’s Story 8 Simple Guide to Colon Cancer
Redefining Strong by Phoenix White
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,170. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Redefining Strong is a riveting story of self-discovery, sacrifice, and healing. Phoenix White takes you on a journey through her skeleton closet to help you identify and clean out the BS in your life so that you can begin to heal from the inside out. She shares techniques and soul exercises to help you rid yourself of the pain and fear that hold you back from unlocking your full potential.
Old McLarsen Had Some Farms - a memoir by Christine Larsen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A memoir with a difference, the first book in the 'Old McLarsen Had Some Farms' series tells the tales of a 'tree change' made last century before that expression was even a glimmer in its creator's eye. 40+ years later, Old McLarsen and his Missus still farm - on a small retirement property in South Australia, still laughing and crying, and remembering all the survival skills they have learned.