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Doing Time In Hell by J. Bodie
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Class Act Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Doing Time in Hell is the memoir of J. Bodie, a prison guard at the Nebraska State Penitentiary from 1979-1991. Within these pages are recorded incidents that occurred during his employment, as well as various characters, some infamous, some not, whom he met while he also “did his time.”
From Here To Paris -- Get laid off. Buy a barge in France. Take it to Paris. by Cris Hammond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
The corporate world had dumped me; given me a pat on the back and said, "have a nice life." I thought, "why the hell not?" So I bought an ancient canal barge in France and set off to live a dream. This is the story of how we dragged that old tub all the way through France and into Paris, to live in the shadow of Notre Dame. It was kicking and screaming, laughing and crying, but we made it. Voila!
Yellow Days: A Memoir by Andrew Culver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Andrew Culver had it all: a USC degree, supportive parents, an idyllic childhood, talent, and the sheer brains he would need to put the world in his pocket and take Hollywood by storm. So how did he end up working for a middle-aged Hollywood reject who made him hold up George W. Bush posters on the street? Why was he working as an underpaid Hollywood extra in an Adam Sandler movie?
The Flaming Marshmallow - Part 1 by William T. Moyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had many adventures when I was young. Running from the police, wild women, egging houses, breaking windows, getting away, getting caught, winning fights, losing fights, making out with girls, skipping school, sneaking out at night, summer camp,leeches, outhouses, falling in love, falling out of love, first striptease show , wild women, wilder women and then I turned thirteen.
Tattle Tale Talk #2 by Francis Edwards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Francis Edwards again writes another turn pager. He writes in his second book about his beginning life in Delaware that goes wrong. How could all this happen to one family. Is there an unexplanable undercurrent in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware? The author lets his readers enter a contest to win his family home in Lakeland, Florida.
Tak Trzymać. cz.2 by Władysław Chmielewski
Price: Free! Words: 54,600. Language: Polish. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Książka "Tak trzymać!" cz.2 jest opisem wydarzeń z lat 1991-1999 kiedy pływałem na statkach na stanowisku kapitana statku. Dyplom Kpt. Ż. W. (Master Mariner) otrzymałem w styczniu 1971 r. mając 32 lat i zaokrętowałem jako kapitan na statek s/s "Wieczorek". W czasie 26 lat (1971-98) byłem kapitanem na 30 statkach. Część 1 obejmuje wspomnienia z lat 1955-90.
French Connection Blues by Peter Bono
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,140. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In the early 70s, a young cop discovered how narcotics detectives were stealing confiscated drugs and reselling them to the dealers, so got involved in a secret investigation that put not only his life but the lives of his family and friends...and even his sanity...in jeopardy. This is his story.
How I Came to Be Here by John Middleton
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Take an ordinary Australian boy, add some breakfast cereal, send him to school, and see what happens… Was it fate that led me to become a permanent resident of Japan, or am I simply another example of permissive parenting gone wrong? One man’s story of how he became a pioneering, expatriate law professor in Japan despite having no family connections to this country.
Of dictators and aristocrats: with some common characteristics by Gordon Fischer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fleeting Moments takes the reader on a journey through the remarkable life and times of Walter Gordon Fischer. These autobiographical stories are told in Gordon's inimitable wry style as he journeys through the world in the search of adventure under the guise of making a living.
The Halo of the Jungle by Werner Aron Gert Aron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Carl Aron. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Halo of the Jungle is the true story of the Aron family's forced emigration from Nazi Germany to Ecuador in 1939, and the 10 years they lived on their farm homestead in the eastern rainforest.
Please May I Leave The Room ? by Ken Griffin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,340. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
ken griffin recounts educating antics from his days on the west riding of yorkshire teaching supply staff during the 1950's, 60's and 70's. his own inimitable style is enhanced with illustrations penned by himself.
The Hun's Plumbers (A Military School Experience) by Peter Hitt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you enjoyed the classic novel, THE CATCHER IN THE RYE, you should also like THE HUN'S PLUMBERS. These are mostly true stories from the heyday of military schools when parents of means thought they were doing everyone a favor by sending their adolescent sons to be raised by a military institution during those difficult teenage years. The perspective is from one of those cadets.
Taking Fog to Nantucket by Michael Mosier
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 98,870. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
This book is a true life account of a nomad boy who grew up alcoholic, suffered injury and struggled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and who remained shackled by lack of insight until empowered by love.
The Beauty Girls by Carol Leonard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,590. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Carol Leonard had been a midwife for over 30 years when she experienced a little "blip" in her career and wandered off in a completely unexpected direction. This book is a screamingly funny account of one woman's postmenopausal experience of being in Beauty School.
Sunshine & Shadow: Memories From A Long Life by Harold L. Fix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the personal recollections of a hard-working man from the American mid-west who grew up in the time between two world wars. Born to a 14-year-old-mother and an abusive father, his life journey is a compelling testament to the power of personal integrity and dedication to family. Despite many years of abuse by his father, he was then, and is now, a man of deep honor and respect for others.
Maverick Pilot, Volume Three by Dave Case
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Freight dog to freelance, is flying freighters around the world. Then, becoming an independent international instructor, a test pilot, and the director of flight operations for a flag carrier in the Pacific. It's all PG rated, just a bunch of hangar-flying stories. It's a grand run I'm sharing with you. One that allowed me to taste many of the flavors life offers; for that I'm forever thankful.
Kathy Griffin Raw: Stand-Up Comedian and Reality TV Star by Cindy Vincent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Essential Information Kathleen Mary Griffin was born in Oak Park, Illinois on November 4, 1960. Her mom, Mary Margaret "Maggie" (nee Corbally), and her father, John Patrick Griffin, were first-generation Irish Americans. Maggie worked as a cashier in the Oak Park Medical facility. The last of 5 youngsters, her brother or sisters are Kenny, Joyce, Gary, and John.
Getting Jacked by Jacqueline Smith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of some of the sad events that have happened to me its not all bad though ..so far there has been a few bumps on my road of life i would like to thank you for your interest in my true story.
An Eclectic Life by Pat Holt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of memoirs about growing up in rural New York State beginning in 1940, about family, life, love, work, and travel. The stories, sometimes lighthearted, sometimes poignant are of resilience in the face of the unexpected.