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The Return of Saturn by Heinz Ebser, Sr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This is the story of Heinz and his journey through life. His travels will take him to five continents. Eventually settling in his dream destination Australia, he describes locations and everyday life in his new country. Work will take him to more locations around Australia and South East Asia, but personal problems make his life a misery. Finally, fate will take him to a new start in Thailand.
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer by Marlene Fanta Shyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.
American Chick in Saudi Arabia by Jean Sasson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Essays
When Jean Sasson answers a call to work in the royal hospital in Saudi Arabia, what should have been a 2-year stay turns into a life-changing adventure spanning over a decade. In this inspiring 75-page memoir, Jean is plunged into the hidden lives of the veiled women in Riyadh, where women are locked in luxurious homes and fundamentalist mutawas terrorize the streets.
No Jam Butterfly: A Transgender Novella by Nicole Jay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Live life through the eyes of a transgender woman. In this novella, I write about my personal experiences as a transgender woman before I identified as transgender. This novella focuses on how transgender feelings affect someone before they themselves know that they're transgender. It touches on matters of love, suicide, confusion, and dysphoria.
All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too by Katrina Ayres
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education(5.00 from 1 review)
Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres showcases her disastrous first year of teaching in rural Hawaii. Somehow her teacher training didn't prepare her for The Monster Copier, Matthew the Plane-Hurler, and 80-hour workweeks. At the end of each chapter, she explains where her New Teacher Self went wrong and offers time-saving, practical hints and tricks you don't learn in teacher college.
Growing Up Kanaka Revisited by Anthony Dias Souza
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A condensed bio of my first eighteen years on the Big Island of Hawaii during World War II following Pearl Harbor attack written primarily for the benefit of my six sons to quote me "So that they would understand why their father was so weird by contemporary standards.
Found: Working Out Life Through an Aspergers Lens by Judith Chambers
Price: $4.95 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.
A Hairdresser's Diary by Christine Hannon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,980. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is the story of a little girl who through a childhood full of struggles, hardships and pain had a dream. That dream was to someday become a hairdresser. Follow her as she trades her dollies in for the real thing.This is the diary of a hairdresser who had a calling and a great memory. It is filled with stories of pain, sadness, gossip, angst, triumph, challenge and most of all, humour. Th
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.
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.
A Hairdresser's Diary: Scissors Retired by Christine Hannon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,390. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
. These are stories filled hardships and disasters, mingled with blessings and joy, and through it all you will come to see how a six-year old girl who was lost, unloved and abused became a woman of great passion and inspiration.