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The Good-Bye Man
By Linda Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,070. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
The clandestine career choices made by her father, Thomas Townsend Brown, and by the man who was her first love, would affect Linda Brown's life for years. Her memoir, THE GOOD-BYE MAN, offers an unusual perspective of the Cold War era from NICAP to General Curtis LeMay and the RAND Corp. It is her love song to her parents, and to some unusual companions, seen and unseen along the way.
This Ocean Called Freedom: My Eight Decades of Challenge and Transformation
By Diane See
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,060. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This Ocean Called Freedom: My Eight Decades of Challenge and Transformation, is a poignant memoir that chronicles a woman’s search for a life that makes sense. During a span of 80 years, Diane See repeatedly challenged the status quo.
One Woman and Her Dog
By Viv Billingham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
The Final Push
By Chabopye Freddy Pilusa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Adam Piskorski. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young Chabopye finds himself in the thick of the struggle against apartheid in the 1980's. Opposition to apartheid exposes him to constant harassment, detention and torture. This story is a triumph of spirit over adversity typical of young activists of his era. The story recognises the role played by rural activists in the journey towards freedom in South Africa.
PreDumb: Before I Came To LA
By Mark Hayes
Series: RanDumb: The Adventures of an Irish Guy in L.A., Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,880. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mark Hayes has been dubbed "Ireland's craziest and wittiest writer, a poet at times". Saying that, he has also been called "the runt of Irish litter-ature" so take your pick. Before the #1 Amazon Humour book RANDUMB: THE ADVENTURES OF AN IRISH GUY IN LA there was PREDUMB, the hilarious stories of Mark growing up in Cork, the real capital of Ireland, as they like to call it.
A Deadly Path To Treasure
By Robert C. Moran
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of the incredible adventures of one man that led him to be part of the richest Spanish treasure finds in the history of the New World. It's estimated that the total value of the 1715 and the 1622 Spanish Fleet treasure recoveries could approach $800 million dollars and more is still being found by the divers today. (Includes over 130 photos.)
The Tao of Cob: How a Kansas Grandmother Built Her Own Natural Home in the Woods
By Dorethy Hancock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The Tao of Cob is a how-to book on earthen-house building, written as a memoir in Dorethy's pithy, homespun philosophical voice.
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By Kelvin Purdy
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 58,530. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kelvin's story is a must read for anyone who has experienced childhood abandonment, familial trauma, and is seeking hope and meaning. For those studying the complexities of human behavior, and for anyone needing affirmation that risking vulnerability and living with profound empathy is the foundation of resilience and humanity, this book is a definite gift. PAUL DEMPSEY
Horizon Fever - Explorer A E Filby's own account of his extraordinary expedition through Africa, 1931 - 1935
By AE Filby
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Proclaimed "the World's most travelled motorist", my Uncle Archie undertook some breathtaking expeditions, including this 37,000 mile journey from London to Cape Town and back. Encountering pygmies, big game, missionaries and much more, this is an honest, colourful, often shocking account.
Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
By JoAnn Flanery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,030. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The day after his thirty-ninth birthday JoAnn Flanery’s husband had a massive heart attack and died in her arms.  While trying to adjust to a new life alone and facing the unique challenges of raising a disabled daughter by herself, she moved across the country to get the special help needed for her child while fighting breast cancer herself.  Tears blend with laughter in this inspirational story.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
By Rory Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime
By Jill Homer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
"Ghost Trails" is the true story of an ordinary person - timid, nonathletic, raised in the suburbs of Salt Lake City - and her unlikely route to one of the most difficult bicycle races in the world, a 350-mile epic along Alaska's frozen Iditarod trail. Through her struggles and intimate confrontations with her fears and weaknesses, she discovers the surprising destination of her life's trails.
Tales of Phan Rang
By Robert Chappelear
Series: Tales of Viet Nam, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An account of the author's one year tour of duty flying C-123 cargo aircraft in Viet Nam. Provides descriptions of life in country and the missions that were flown. Presented not as a political view but rather simply as an account of that year and what it was like to be there.
Tragedies and Triumph: The Story of a Quadriplegic
By Randy Kabrick
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
True story of a man facing a devastating injury. Heartwarming and tragic.
Two Old Fools on a Camel ~ From Spain to Bahrain and back again
By Victoria Twead
Series: Old Fools, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
*New York Times Bestseller* Vicky and Joe leave their Spanish mountain village to work for a year in Bahrain. How could they know that the Arab Spring was poised to erupt, throwing them into violent events? Teaching Arab kids, working with crazy teachers, forming life-long friendships and being placed under house arrest, Vicky and Joe laugh and lurch through their year in Bahrain.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(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.
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. Category: 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.
Confessions from the Massage Couch: A Massage Therapist's Musings on the Meaning of Life
By Paola Bassanese
Price: $9.20 USD. Words: 28,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
What's the meaning of life? The intimacy and comfort of the massage room brings out amazing insights. This book is a collection of thoughts from conversations between a massage therapist and her clients.
Web of Lies - My Life with a Narcissist
By Sarah Tate
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is an auto-biographical novel which describes in graphic (and often harrowing) detail, what it's like to be sucked into the world of a person with a personality disorder. The reader is taken on a journey of what first seems like the perfect love story, but which ends in a nightmare as Sarah describes how her life was almost destroyed by her pathological partner.
A Luminous Future
By Teodor Flonta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 19 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'