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When Breath Becomes Air: by Paul Kalanithi and Abraham Verghese | Summary & Highlights with BONUS Critics Corner by Summary Reads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: American English. Published: January 18, 2016 by Jordan Kaufman. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR: By Paul Kalanithi and Abraham Verghese | Summary & Highlights - NOT ORIGINAL BOOK, includes our BONUS Critics Corner When Breath Becomes Air is the emotional story of the renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Paul Kalanithi. As he nears the end of his 7-year residency he gets the report no one wants, cancer.
Found: Working Out Life Through an Aspergers Lens by Judith Chambers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,480. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
FOUND is an autobiography with an Asperger's tilt. With extraordinary honesty, courage and vulnerability Judith Chambers describes how her family has dealt with the diagnoses of herself and her son, their major life stressors, and the way they manage life now. FOUND is a lyrical, at times searingly raw depiction of life, that ultimately offers hope amongst the painful truths.
How I Learned by Shamus Young
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is an autobiography of an autodidact, a personal story of one boy's meandering path through the American educational system.
Every Day Makes a Difference by Raymond Nye
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,770. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My memories from around 2 years of age.Through years of an abusive spiteful mother.My Apprenticeship capers.Concluding with my National Service and my return home to continue living with my lovely wife. A true account of my first 25 years of learning just what makes us what we are.
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.
My Trials by Owen Cowherd
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From an early age, Owen Cowherd, professionally known as “Mr. Testimony,” was destined to live his life in front of an audience. Few would have imagined that his performance would be a new brand of gospel hip-hop and his audience… anyone who would be saved.
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.
Some Dreams are Worth Keeping by Second Wind
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,010. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Bipolar is a condition which is affecting thousands of Americans. Susie Johnson’s book takes you inside the world of bipolar, letting you see what life is really like on the other side of the rainbow.
Peru: the Beautiful, the Mystical and the Ugly by Halle McQueen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Halle McQueen's interest in plant medicine inspired her to go to Peru. However, her naivety and lack of knowledge about local cultures exposed her to many experiences. Some were illuminating with Ayahuasca ceremonies but others were dangerous and very ugly. Her plant medicine knowledge was also challenged when she became very ill. This is a factual account of those times.
Inadmissible by Tamer Elsayed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,840. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A penniless immigrant comes to the U.S. in pursuit of a world-class education. He works hard, earns a Ph.D. from one of America's top universities and becomes a professor. That may sound like a tale of perseverance, but the story also includes prison, a ban from entering the United States, and triumph.
PTA - Tales of a Physical Therapist Assistant by Wade Ballance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,360. Language: American English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments(5.00 from 1 review)
What do My Cousin Vinny, The Goat Man and voodoo ceremonies in the deep south have in common? They represent only a few of the interesting people and adventures had by Wade Ballance in his Physical Therapy career. This book tells the transformative story of how a YMCA gym rat went on to become one of the highest paid in his career. Engaging and an easy read!
See You Now: A Memoir of Shane's Triumph Over SMA by Lisa Oltmans
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
A true story of miracles and divine interventions. Shane received a death diagnosis at the tender age of 8 weeks old. According to the medical books, babies with the most severe form of spinal muscular atrophy type I, also called Werdnig Hoffman, never survive the age of 2 years old. With a great deal of courage and a wonderful sense of humor, he overcame many obstacles to beat the odds and live.
Daveland by marty castleberg
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,440. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
Daveland is a darkly humorous memoir written like a novel about a man who leaves everything to write and travel. He thought he would chase a little Spanish and tango, only to find that something was chasing him. Welcome to Daveland.
Three Jobs: Bridging the Finance Gap for the Missing Middle by Chad Jordan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three Jobs provides an inside look at what it means to take "impact investing" to the next level by focusing on the entrepreneurial journeys of a few key partners.