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Second Chance
By Martha Preston
Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 37,340. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Indicted on 23 counts and convicted of four, multimillionaire Martha Marie Preston faced 40 years in federal prison! Just how her life of Rolls Royces and golf course living had come to this, she wasn’t sure. But she knew she had to find a way out. And so began her Second Chance.
Diary of a Would-be Translator
By Juan LePuen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by Fario. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Was briefly tempted to write today but then remembered that it was Sunday and that the last thing I wanted to be was a Sunday scribbler."
Notes from the Stage Manager's Box
By John Barber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,100. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is an account of the author’s time with the National Westminster Bank Theatre Club. There are tales of production disasters, memorable performances and the funny side of staging a show from the auditions to first night nerves and mishaps. The book concentrates mainly on the eccentrics and the things that can and usually do go wrong on stage seen from the viewpoint of a Stage Manager.
Mi legado
By Madre Teresa de Calcuta
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,540. Language: Spanish. Published: July 3, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Este libro reúne la concepcion que tenía la Madre Teresa de Calcuta, ganadora del Premio Nobel de la Paz, sobre la fe, el perdón, el matrimonio y la familia, de modo que su doctrina se adentre en la vida cotidiana del lector.
Hotfooting it Across Mexico
By kd Grace
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by Linda Paul. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It's the early 1970's. Kd Grace interrupts the boredom of college for a grand adventure. Hitchhiking through Mexico with a complete stranger, she finds kindness and generosity in the unforgettable characters she encounters. For every step forward, unfathomable health issues threaten to bury her in the merciless heat. The narrative gallops to the cadence of kd’s indomitable passion for life.
Angelia's Story: Finding The Truth About My Adoption
By M.A. Krantz
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 26,310. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Imagine growing up your whole life knowing you were adopted. Thirty plus years later, finally finding your birth mother and learning she may have never given you up. The lies, back stabbing and betrayal that occurs, is unbelievable. This is my story.
Holy Trinity College: The Boarding School Mafia Volume 1
By Christina Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012 by DoroClem Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Table Of Contents 1.) The First Night 2.) The Day Before 3.) The Arrival 4.) Campus Tour And Induction 5.) The Locked Room Mystery
Impact: An Anthology of Short Memoirs
By CoCo Harris
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,050. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A literary collection showcasing the art of short memoir with a variety of personal narratives of varying voices and artistic form.
The Lessons of Sport
By T.V. LoCicero
Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
With the death of an old friend, Hall of Fame athlete Dave DeBusschere on a street in Manhattan, I found myself ruminating on the strange uses we make of the relentless world of sport.
Selling the Bison
By T.V. LoCicero
Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A few decades back, when I was divorced, broke and living in a cramped abode fashioned from a two-car garage, the job promised good money and flexible hours. All I had to do was get through a two-day training session.
A Life in the City
By Henry Argasinski
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Eaton Centre was Life in the City and the Mall Walkers were the law, but behind the glamorous fashion and bright lights was another world the public would never see: murder, gang brawls, sexual assault and the torching of several city blocks. These were the secrets which would eventually bring the Mall Walkers down. A Life in the City is a true story in the loss of innocence of a young man.
Squelched: The Suppression of Murder in The Synagogue
By T.V. LoCicero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,490. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
A compelling true story of corporate deceit and criminality; how a major American publisher was pressured to insure that the author’s book, Murder in the Synagogue, would fail; how a remarkable young Jewish woman came forward to tell the author that a wealthy supporter of Richard Nixon had arranged to “squelch” his book, and how the young writer learned an unpleasant lesson on how the world works.
A Father's Angels
By John Waldron
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,580. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
John Waldron had not intended to hire an undocumented worker, or several for that matter, but he needed help with caring for his two young sons. In A Father's Angels, his affecting and redeeming tribute to four Hispanic women and their families, these illegal angels helped redirect the lives of a new father and his children and provided invaluable life lessons on the true meaning of family.
An Ugly Secret
By D.A. Ayers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The candid story of D.A. Ayer's struggle with Body Dysmorphic Disorder, also known as BDD.
Upwards Asphyxiation
By Nancy Reese
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,700. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
As an adopted kid, I never fit in growing up. Being gay didn't make things much easier. Eventually I turned to drugs to numb my fears and hurt, which only made matters worse. Being stuck in addiction feels like hopelessy drowning; you can't catch your breath, and when there you have moments of clarity, all you want is to escape. This is my story on how I escaped.
Forty Short Stories to Read on a Plane
By David Fetherston
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,870. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This collection of forty obscure tales automotive, travel and food tales came from life experiences a bunch of fellow travelers and my own travels. This first-edition covers themes including automotive, food, clothing and the grand world of travel. I hope these will make you smile, or even better laugh recalling incidents from your own life or family times. Look for Volume II coming soon!
A Call From France
By Catherine Broughton
Price: $6.28 USD. Words: 84,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Every parent believes their child will grow up to be somebody really special, somebody to be proud of ... so how do you cope when it starts to all go horribly wrong ? This true story of a British family living in France is told with enormous wit, and though it will sometimes have you laughing it will also have you in tears. A story that will stay on your mind long after you've finished reading.
Thomas, The Friendly Ghost
By Jeannie Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you enjoy ghost stories, you'll love my true story about ghostly encounters. I had my first supernatural experience when I was ten years old. I've seen apparitions and felt the presence of ghosts many times.
The Three Lives of Ged
By John De Roach
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ged has lived three lives, each of them quite different from the other two. This is a story similar to any number of tens of thousands of such stories of migrants who have travelled to Australia to make it their home, while still retaining a love of their homeland. It is, therefore, a remarkable story.
The Real Conrad "Black"
By Conrad Gayle
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
The Real Conrad "Black" is a sociological analysis of one's life through the lens of race, faith and popular culture.