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A Checkered Past by William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Reading Brother Lawrence by Ken Kuhlken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity(5.00 from 1 review)
The Practice of the Presence of God is a classic of Christian literature, loved by Catholics and Protestants, praised by the likes of John Wesley and A.W. Tozer. During a troubled time, novelist Ken Kuhlken discovered the book helped him find some peace and promised even more if he could fully understand. Reading Brother Lawrence chronicles his search for understanding.
The Making of a Funeral Director by Janice J. Richardson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,790. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What does a funeral director do with their day? Why become a funeral director? Find out in this entertaining story of a funeral director who loved her job.
Four Seasons of Loneliness: A Lawyer's Case Stories by J. W. Freiberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,800. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
A prominent lawyer looks back on his career to explore the moving true stories of four individuals whose lives and law cases were deeply affected by their chronic loneliness.
The Horror... The Horror: An Autobiography by Rick Hautala
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Available for the first time, The Horror... The Horror provides a look into the life and mind of author Rick Hautala. From his days as a child in Massachusetts, to his days in college at the University of Maine in Orono, to the early days of his writing career along with Stephen King's involvement, and ultimately to where his life and career stood in 2009, his autobiography is a compelling read.
Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz by Luke St Germaine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 8 reviews)
The true story of how I was recruited by a notorious door-to-door sales organization, and traveled across the country in pursuit of success. My goal of making millions took some unexpected setbacks as I mastered the art of cold-calling, mouse-killing, and "ringing the bell." A rare look into the culture of Cydcor/DS-Max, this memoir is both harrowing and humorous.
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee by Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fifteen years of intense government harassment leads a psychiatrist, single mother and social activist to close her 25-year Seattle practice to begin a new, safe life in New Zealand. What starts as phone harassment, stalking and illegal break-ins quickly progresses to six attempts on her life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroads her into a psychiatric hospital.
Three Years Dreaming: A Memoir by Matthew Howard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,750. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Dreams, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three Years Dreaming is a journal told entirely in dreams. Dreams follow their own logic, creating unusual narratives where the impossible becomes commonplace. The memoir is a candid, intimate record of events that never happened. Dive into the unconscious life we live when we are not awake. And when it ends the only way a dream really can, you will have survived the journey.
Stories from My Memory-Shelf: Fiction and Essays from My Past by Lori Schafer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,360. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of my life told in short fiction and essays. Features author commentary on the real-life events that inspired the stories.
The Day the World Went Black A Spiritual Journey Through Depression by Eleanor Stoneham
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Intensely personal account, courageously told, of a spiritual journey through crippling, sometimes life threatening, depression and dissociation
You Had to Be There: Three Years of Mayhem and Bad Decisions in the Portland Music Scene by Sharon E. Cathcart
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(3.00 from 1 review)
During her teenage years, author Sharon E. Cathcart dreamed of working in the music business. She lived that dream for seven years, beginning at age 18. Unfortunately, she learned that sometimes dreams turn quickly to nightmares. Updated for 2015, to answer the question: "where are they now?"
Love and Madness: My Private Years with George C. Scott by Karen Truesdell Riehl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Film and theater audiences were attracted to George C. Scott's powerful stage presence and charisma, as was Karen Truesdell, a Stephens College theatre student. After performing with him on stage, a long term love relationship developed. Her liaison with Scott spanned 30 years as his hidden mistress and mother of his child. Truesdell Riehl's account makes a compelling page turner.
Les Pensees Dangereuses: Dangerous Thoughts about Life, Love, Pets, Friends and Depression by Sharon E. Cathcart
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,920. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Part autobiography and part inspiration, "Les Pensees Dangereuses" (French for "dangerous thoughts") is a series of essays on friendship, spirituality, education, bullying, animals, clinical depression and more. Author Sharon E. Cathcart ("In The Eye of The Beholder") shares her thoughts, including an unfinished autobiography, "Unmasking My Phantoms: My Dance With Madness," in this new book.
I Saw Them Ride Away by Harry Arthur Gant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,210. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Castle Knob. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
Harry Arthur Gant lived at the intersection of the Old West and the New West. He was a cowboy in Colorado during the 1890s and a silent-film cameraman in Hollywood. He tells his story with a distinctive mix of Old West plain speaking and New West sophistication, with the rough edges left on. This memoir spans two of the most fascinating parts of America's past.
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