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Picture Perfect?
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Picture Perfect? is an honest, soul-bearing memoir that pulls back the curtain on the story behind a family picture that went viral. With inspiring candor, Kordale Lewis describes his struggles with childhood sexual abuse, a drug-addicted mother, suicide, the trials of teen fatherhood, and more. His story provides a bold challenge for readers to redefine their own meaning of a perfect family.
Dairy Cows and Duck Races
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: British English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Earlswood Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This first hand account of farming and associated business life in the north of England - near to 'James Herriot' country - in the 1970s and 1980s, relates heart-warming tales with humour and candour. It depicts some remarkable rural characters and the hard reality of business life.
Silent Courage
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management
(5.00 from 1 review)
At the age of twenty-five, Mary Byrne Eigel finally found the answer she had pursued since childhood. The reason for her unexplained, persistent pain was finally named. She learned she had been born with bi-lateral hip dysplasia. Mary presents an insightful perspective on the attitude, tools, and resources she enlisted while navigating her own road to wellness and a pain-free lifestyle.
The Wrong Shade of Yellow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I was middle aged and homeless, soon to be penniless, and really and truly no different from that bag lady sitting on the bench over there. I couldn’t jack it in and go home, because I didn’t have a home to go to anymore. The bicycle and the tent were now home. Wherever I found myself on any given night was now home. And that meant, for tonight, Genoa Piazza Principe Railway Station was home.
The Life and Times of a 'Gotcha'
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: June 1, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Back in the 80s and 90s, when this book is set, a Gotcha was Dublin slang for a security guard. This book is based on actual events but "how much is true and how much actually happened? You wouldn’t believe me if I told you." Amid the boredom of a mind numbing job, sometimes emerged a madness and events which you really could not invent; you really just had to be there.
Are We Normal? “Funny, True Stories From an Everyday Family”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Life is way too short,” says Christina Scalise, “so try to enjoy every minute of it with a sense of humor!” Scalise’s book, “Are We Normal?” started as a journal of their family’s funny and challenging moments, meant for her own kids to enjoy. Then she decided to share the stories with the world. If others can’t relate to them, she says, “I hope readers at least get a good laugh out of them.”
Freak Show Without A Tent: Swimming with Piranhas, Getting Stoned in Fiji and Other Family Vacations
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Price: $6.25 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Possibilities Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Fishing for piranhas in the Amazon, getting stoned at Fijian kava ceremonies, and witnessing the ancient ritual of land diving on Pentecost Island is the stuff of National Geographic cover stories – and Nevin Martell’s childhood vacations.Freak Show Without a Tent is a grandly hilarious memoir-misadventure that is equal parts National Lampoon’s Vacation, Romancing the Stone and Crocodile Dundee.
Bozo's Boy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happened to the smartest kid in Colorado? He didn't grow up to be a rocket scientist! A humorous romp through fifties and sixties America.
Fill The Cup - Memoirs Part two
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From the opening fiery interview with a Commander-in-Chief the second half of this tale roams through events at sea, in NATO and UK Headquarters, and to transition into a civvy street of finance, gasp-making charity work and a family life never without drama of some kind or another. It has a happy ending.
Driving Ambition - Memoirs Part One
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From a childhood of poverty in a London slum to command of one of Her Majesty's Ships, the first part of this tale takes us through three wars and to most of the world's oceans, with a happy ending.
Fire Sail: A Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream – Part 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
Hiding in Water: A Memoir Based Mostly in Reality
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,730. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when your father claims to be a prophet from another planet? Hiding in Water uses its unique platform to share a universal story of reconciling belief with reality: belief in ourselves, in others, in our chosen religions, and even in those who lead our countries. (EPUB version)
The Lid is Lifted
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Price: $4.17 USD. Words: 129,040. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.
Pony Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Breedles Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Pony Tales is based on the true life adventures of Peta, a young woman trying to establish a riding school in the wilds of Canada. Read about her escapades and those of her students as they battle their way through eccentric characters, and the treachery of those mothers willing to do anything to win! If you love ponies, funny characters and mischief this is an entertaining read that will delight.
Tales From The Parlour and The Trenches
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Historical novel mainly set during the First World War. Elicited from a biography, this true story is a rude, politically incorrect insight into the war deeds, occurred on the Italian front, through the eyes of Enea, a young aristocrat who'll become adult and wise (or perhaps precociously old) after his baptism of fire and blood
What's Wrong With You! (What You, Your Children, and Our Students Need To Know About My 15 Year Imprisonment From Age 20 to 35)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
“….prison is not the trembling, “What’s that noise; somebody’s going to hurt me” fear. It’s the fear of being kept, treated, and controlled like an animal. It’s the fear of losing your human dignity.” It is a must that young people understand this. It must register in their minds that in prison are men in their 50's still serving time for something stupid that they were convicted of as teens.
Finding Harry
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,340. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
One man’s struggle to rise above his Midwestern Protestant roots to live a fulfilling life despite the attempts to keep him emotionally broken. It’s a journey of self-discovery. It’s a story unlike any other: it’s a coming out story, a coming of age story. It’s the story of his struggle to rise above all those who would entangle him and forever keep him from rising above.
El humor de Borges
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,270. Language: Spanish. Published: November 17, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
El autor, amigo y colaborador de Borges, reúne aquí episodios en los que Borges despliega un humor radiante y una ironía puntual, a modo de antología de la inteligencia y la gracia de uno de los escritores que más y mejor enriqueció la literatura del siglo XX.
Libro de Sueños
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,020. Language: Spanish. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology
Esta memoria ofrece un vívido retrato del psiquiatra Wilhelm Reich. Contada por el hijo de Reich, la narrativa ofrece una visión personal de los últimos años de la carrera meteórica de Reich que comenzó con Freud y terminó en una prisión federal. Publicada en 1973, inspiró las canciones de Birdland de Patti Smith y Cloudbusting de Kate Bush.
SIXTEEN Vs, Book Two, The Mid Teen Years
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Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 2. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 111,450. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tragedy hits Victor's family and recovering from the temporary split-up helps shape his character. School yard games spin off in nostalgic events for kids living in the early 1960s. His continual desire for adventure creates several problems and unexpected outcomes. His many ‘firsts’ provide humorous memories for anyone. Life lessons abound as he escapes dangerous situations.