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A Thousand Sparks of Light
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Shining a light on the appalling issue of medical error, this stirring memoir tells of one health professional's empowering story from the hospital mishap to the courtroom battle that catalyzed her now public crusade. More than the legal battle, this is an intimate spiritual journey, an unforgettable story about not giving up on yourself — and also provides advice on taking charge of your safety.
Edith's Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by van Horton Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The moving story of 'the Anne Frank who lived,' Edith's Story is based on the diaries of a young Dutch girl who survived the Nazi Occupation hiding in plain sight, having found shelter with a courageous Protestant family. The rest of her family perished in the Holocaust. Winner of the Jewish Quarterly's Wingate Award, the audio-book Talkies Award, and translated into eight languages. A classic
Among The Spirits
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,960. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Mark Johnson. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Among The Spirits tells the story of Irene Allen-Block who discovered at a very early age that she wasn’t like the other children she played with while growing up in England -- she could see and communicate with spirits! This would lead Irene down a unique and sometimes lonely path of self discovery.
Still A Foreigner
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,280. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A return to the American way of life after a long absence
The Tail on my Mother's Kite
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What can possibly go wrong in a household led by a mother who is educated, rich, and beautiful? As Maralys and her brother, Allan, learn, the answer is everything. Thanks to a mother who marries seven times, the children are dragged from city to city and husband to husband. Yet this memoir proves that youthful willpower can prevail over powerful adversity.
My Butterfly Cancer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Metamorph Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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My Butterfly Cancer is the shockingly harsh and honest look into a year in the life of a cancer patient. Walk with her as she takes the grueling trip from diagnosis to remission and beyond, to becoming an independently-published author. 20% of sales goes to cancer charities.
My Bipolar Backpack
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,900. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / bipolar disorder
In this powerful memoir, My Bipolar Backpack, Susan Ralphe employs sharp storytelling skills honed over a long, newspaper-reporting career to tell her own story of long-term, heart-wrenching bipolar madness and recovery from it.
Super Days
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Price: Free! Words: 41,730. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is about my days at St Anne’s Convent School, Chandigarh from 1980 to 1993, but if you studied at a convent school anywhere in India in those days, you will probably find bits of your own life in it.
Raven's Flight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This autobiography tells the fascinating tale of a woman's life through 7 decades from World War II into the 21st century, a journey of growing up and growing wiser in America.
Ao Anoitecer
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Os mais jovens que, em princípio, não se revêem nesta prosa, terão o privilégio de conhecer o passado de alguns dos seus conhecidos, perceber o porquê de algumas atitudes e opções que até então lhes pareciam “menos adequadas” e, em algumas das imagens, poderão encontrar elementos importantes que, no futuro, lhes servirão para enriquecer a sua formação.
Summer with the Indians
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Summer with the Indians is my personal memoir as a boy working in the migrant orchards of the Okanogan in 1961. The book also provides an opportunity to see the Native American from a different perspective as I share some additional insight and experiences in the years that followed.
Fifty Shades of Arugula at the Psychiatric Salad Bar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a diverse collection of short satirical pieces. There are rants against the Social Security Admin ; the customer service of Comcast, the perks of being a monopoly and a story about the shared horror of a trip to the RMV. Stories of life experiences include my first visit to an ashram: being one of the last people on earth to get a cell phone; and a trip to the Nervous Hospital.
The Prince of Gypsies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
True-blooded Romany Gypsy Tony Marshall tells the story of his family, going back as far as the legendary ‘King of the Gypsies' Billy Marshall in the 18th century. He describes his father's escapades as the family moved from England to the US to Australia and back and his own similar journeys.
Avec Toute Ma Force
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: French. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
En 1966, une petite fille âgée de trois ans entreprend le voyage de son orphelinat au Pakistan pour la famille d’un diplomate aux Pays Bas. C’est le récit rafraichissant et sincère d’une militante, auteure et conférencière, Gabriella van Rij.
An Anti-Life: Memoirs of a Neurotoxic
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,700. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What if a physical illness could inspire violence and murder? This is the question posed by 'An Anti-Life' and its anonymous author, "Mr. Nas."
Another Fool's Paradise
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 178,460. Language: Australian English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dreams of adventure become reality when, in 1961, nineteen-year-old Roger J Burke gets a job in New Guinea as a Cadet Patrol Officer. Come with Roger as he tackles the clash of cultures; the harshness and humor of colonial administration; patrolling in country; earthquakes, tropical diseases, and other nasties; investigating murders and suicides; and just missing death by a spear in the gut....
Girl with the Crooked Smile - Stuck in a Moment
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,040. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A riveting tale of courage, faith, hope, and survival, Girl with the Crooked Smile takes readers on an intense and moving journey that begins in Panama when a pregnant American mother of three is diagnosed with a massive brain tumor. Revealing what it really takes to weather life's storms, this inspiring page-turner will leave you with a fresh new optic as you tackle your own life challenges.
Committed
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,420. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A unique and ambitious contribution to the annals of the memoir genre. It tells the story of a Washington, D.C. journalist-turned-lobbyist who disguises his bipolar disorder as well as his estrangement from his parents and heads out on a five-week cross-country U.S. road trip.
The Wayfarers: Journeying through a Century of Change
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Virginia Ames was born in the Deep South at the dawn of the twentieth century. In her hundredth year, Ames takes us back to the 1970 cross-country sojourn wherein she and daughter Mary poignantly and critically looked at a century of sociability and social change—including race relations, revolutionary politics, the auto, space exploration, and flight.
Outside the Box
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This fourth volume of poetry from Miss Harrison is all about being outside the box. The theme of individuality and celebrating who you are runs through the volume. The book is divided into eight parts, with the first seven touching upon multiple topics such as individuality, beauty, racism, injustice, feminism, being a nerd, etc. The eighth part is a bonus of horror short stories.