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Commodore's Messenger: A Child Adrift in the Scientology Sea Organization
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,760. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At age 11, Janis, along with her brother Peter Jr. and her sister Terri, traveled to the Mediterranean to join Scientology’s inner core, the Sea Organization. Aboard the Scientology ship Apollo, she worked for eight years as one of the personal messengers of Scientology’s controversial founder, L. Ron Hubbard. She had a front-row seat as Hubbard expanded his new religion into a worldwide empire.
Escapee from Sandbed Hell
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Escapee from Sandbed Hell" chronicles the life of a young man from rural Georgia as he begins exploring the world. It starts in 1950, when he enlists in the Air Force as the Korean War heats up. Poignant and humorous vignettes capture his footsteps as they change from bare feet on the farm through military boots to dress shoes of academia. What a ride! See also: "Livin' PO in Sandbed Hell Redux."
Odyssey Uncharted – a World War II Childhood Adventure and Education Wrapped in mid-20th Century History
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Japanese invasion forces Flemming's evacuation from Malaya to Australia and eventually a perilous voyage home to Denmark. At school in England he leads a mutiny. Vacations surviving terrorist attacks in Malaya, meeting King Sobhuza of Swaziland, confronting apartheid. Cambridge years trigger rejection of religion, popular preconceptions and dogma before tackling the world of reality and risk.
Turn Left at the Devil Tree
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In the remote Top End outstations of Arnhem Land, Derek Pugh, teacher, naturalist and bushman, founded several schools and joined a lifestyle as old as time.
Gilding the Coucal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,820. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
Dancing in the Bamboo Forest: A Travel Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,780. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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In the candid and inspiring memoir, Dancing in the Bamboo Forest, yoga teacher Djahariah Mitra takes the reader on an adventurous journey through South Indian temples, ashrams, beaches, and night clubs. She explores vast cultural differences, obstacles to traveling as a woman alone, and her own internal journey to self-acceptance.
Elvis, Sherlock & Me
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 134,920. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A combination memoir and history of the film business covering the decades from the 40's through the present. Here is an examination of classic Hollywood and such iconic studio bosses as Jack L. Warner, Darryl Zanuck and Walt Disney.
The Temerity of Hope
Price: $9.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kidnapped, gagged and locked in a closet, Beverley Boissery hoped for rescue with the fierce, bitter longing of a wounded child. That experience taught her a life-long lesson. We must have the temerity to hope, otherwise life can be futile and we will be overcome by despair. The Temerity to Hope is funny, poignant, electrifying and, at times, desolate. "Boissery's memoir is electrifying in its tr

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