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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit by Jane Morris
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch by Mike Lynn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(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 Writer's Life: How do Successful Writers Really Live by Bo Karma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016 by 22 Lions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a self-biography about my life as a writer. I won’t be dedicating the following pages to explaining how to make money as a writer but merely describe what it really is to be like the 1% in the book industry, how it feels and how I spend my days.
Knock, Knock, Can Coleen Come Out? by Coleen Harty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,770. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Take a journey with Coleen as she strives to break free from the conformity of her childhood. After following the expectations of family, church and society for years, she finally begins questioning the beliefs that were ingrained in her. The more she questions and begins to trust herself, the more she starts to free her own Soul from its confines.
Lost and Found in France by Rita Clements Lee & Brian Lee
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 18,070. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Rita Clements Lee. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The parallel memoirs of two students separated by the English Channel. In a pithy, humorous manner, Rita recounts the most vivid experiences of her student days as an assistant at a School in Albi, Southern France. 1969/70. Brian, meanwhile, relates his trials and tribulations over the intervening period.
Do These Work Boots Make My Feet Look Fat? by Kathleen McLaughlin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
The 1970’s was a daunting time for women working in non-traditional jobs. Kathleen McLaughlin obtained a position with a local utility as the first woman mechanic’s helper. The reaction of the men on the job was unexpected. This book is a humorous collection of snippets of her non-traditional life: personal time, work time and her promotion into the curious world of corporate administration.
The Other Side of Philip K. Dick by Maer Wilson
Price: $7.83 USD. Words: 55,560. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is the truth behind the legend of Science Fiction great, Philip K. Dick? In spring, 1972, Phil Dick moved to Fullerton, CA, where he met Mary (Maer) Wilson. Amid marriage proposals, marathon talk-fests and a love for music and films, they forged a strong friendship that would last the rest of his life. Wilson’s quirky, yet unflinchingly honest, memoir reveals a funny and generous man.
Surviving Tracy by Patti Roberts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
In 1974, the most destructive tropical cyclone recorded in Australia’s history devastated Darwin on Christmas Eve, turning the city into a war zone. This book is a collection of survivor stories.
Scarred for Life: One Woman's Struggle with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Prescription Drug Addiction by Lucy Burlington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Critical Mass Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"This is my testimony and if it [helps] just one person... it will all be worth it." -- Lucy R. Burlington In the late 1970s, Lucy was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Keeping the pain at bay led her to make some unfortunate decisions. So others might benefit, she wrote her story but died before it could be published. Thirty years later, this gripping, concise memoir is as timely as ever.
So Long, It's Been Good To Know You by Bert Brun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bert Brun’s restlessness has kept him moving all his life from one occupation to another, sometimes in such far-flung countries as Indonesia and New Zealand. He tells of his life experiences, as well as his checkered personal life. He concludes with his take on how life in America has changed over the last 80 years.
Unsettling Life Revised & Updated by Tony Lockhart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,950. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I wrote Unsettling Life when, and because, I was emotionally insecure. I'm happy to say that I haven't changed.
How To Be Homeless With Grace & Style by "Brute" Bruttomesso
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Formerly homeless author offers practical advice on making this difficult and dangerous lifestyle as safe and comfortable as possible. Just because you're at the lowest point of your life doesn't mean you have to be a "bum"! The second half of the book recounts the series of soul-crushing ordeals and astonishing miracles which finally delivered him out of homelessness.
The Clod by Luke Farid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,050. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A true story of the struggle faced by young soulmates in 1970s England. When Zahra, a Pakistani Muslim, introduces her intended marriage partner, fellow Mental Health Nursing colleague, Luke, to her family there ensues a dramatic clash of cultures, family tragedy and a desperate struggle against all the odds to reunite across continents and convention in a tale of love, loss and faith.
The Flaming Marshmallow by William T. Moyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
We finally came upon an old dilapidated shack that Butch swore was the real blob man’s house. It was a creepy rundown old shed out in the middle of the forest. We stood there staring at the shed as the older boys played their flashlight beams on it. I started thinking that maybe this is the blob man’s house and not some trick being played by the older boys.
Why You Should Listen to Me by Daniel Marques
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015 by 22 Lions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book is an autobiography describing a personal insight leading to the author’s decision of becoming a writer. It shows an uncommon path of meaningful experiences and dramatic choices, as well as a peculiar way of observing problems.
Un viitor luminos by Teodor Flonta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,170. Language: Romanian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial s-a sfârşit dar vieţile ţăranilor din Lupoaia, un sătuc din Transilvania, sunt răvăşite de impunerea unor schimbări draconice şi fără sens de către un nou regim care doreşte să creeze un om nou, pentru o societate nouă. Guvernul totalitar recent instalat ameninţă să elimine familia Flonta, declarându-l pe Pavel, tatăl lui Teodor, chiabur – “duşman al poporului”.
And I Thought I’d Be a Nun by Georgianne Landy-Kordis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,450. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
"We are less damaged by the traumas of childhood than by the traumatic way we remember childhood." Psychologist James Hillman ‘And I thought I’d Be a Nun’ is a heart-wrenching, true, family drama about the life, trials, and tribulations of author, Georgianne Landy-Kordis. No book comes closer to exposing the depths of a woman’s soul. Forced to deal with extraordinary hardships, death, rejection."
Marilyn & Me: A Timeless Love Story by augusta wind press
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,390. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A joyous, loving memoir of two people discovering one another after fifty years apart.
Betrayal & Conquer: An American Story of Courage & Resilience by Ramona Ortega-Liston
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,610. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Only in America is this story possible. Ramona grew up poor in the Des Moines river bottoms planting fields and driving tractors at12. At 17 she suffered the stigma of unwed motherhood. This inspiring story follows Ramona’s pursuit of her American dream—college, home ownership, raising a family, running for Congress, volunteering at the White House and dancing at presidential inaugural balls!
Out of Poverty: Living and Teaching in Asia by Judy Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In their mid 50s, Judy Smith and her husband, Roger Cristofoli, reached a financial crisis. Although loaded with university degrees, technical training and years of experience, they were not able to find employment anywhere in Canada. At the brink of losing their home and going on welfare, they happened across an advertisement for English teachers in South Korea.
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