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Hanging On To My Dreams: Bouncing Back From All Rejections
By Arnold Henry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
In this memoir covering the first 23 years of his life, Arnold Henry recounts the story of his difficult childhood on St. Lucia. Growing up without the acknowledgement and support of his father and in the home of an abusive step-father, the author outlines the steps he took to achieve his dreams of playing NCAA D-I basketball in the USA and how his career was almost derailed by an accusation.
Knives, Lipstick, and Liberty One Woman's Journey
By Jenn Coffey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,360. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Five years after moving to New Hampshire with a simple plan to live in a state where liberty still exists and to raise my son in a better environment. It seemed like a simple plan at the time, a good move to make. So how did I end up a New Hampshire state representative? Good question, and one that not one person who knew me before the move would have ever seen coming, and yes,that includes me.
On my way to Samarkand - memoirs of a travelling writer
By Garry Kilworth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Garry Kilworth is a varied and prolific writer who has travelled widely since childhood, living in a number of countries, especially in the Far East. His books include SF and fantasy, historical novels, literary novels, story collections, children's books and film novelisations. This autobiography covers family history, travels and his experiences in publishing. 'a master of his trade' (Punch)
Isan Father-in-Law - A family’s roots in Northeast Thailand
By Lawrence Whiting
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,580. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Isan Father-in-Law is a biography of the author’s father-in-law, Mr Rin. It draws on family and historical sources to uncover his career. Mr Rin is revealed as a teacher, farmer, community leader, rural development activist, conservationist, and father of eight girls.
When Rupert Murdoch Came to Tea: A Memoir
By David Nunan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,900. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is acclaimed linguist and author David Nunan’s fascinating account of growing up in the Australian outback in the 1950s and 1960s. (Publisher’s note: Spellings and vocabulary are Australian English; a glossary of terms that may be unfamiliar to North Americans is provided at the back of the book.)
North Korea: On the Inside, Looking In
By Dualta Roughneen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Irish Engineer, Dualta Roughneen, experienced the trials and tribulations of North Korea from 2004 to 2007 as an aid agency worker - keeping notes of his observations and thoughts. In this beautifully written and amusing book, he reveals what life is really like in the 'Hermit Kingdom'.
The Project Diaries
By Norris Pimpton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Project Diaries is a story of a family's journey in Los Angeles through the eyes of a young boy. Take a ride as violence, death, abuse and drugs were his world. Feel all the joys and pains as the visions haunted a family just hoping to live the American dream.
To Bed on Thursdays
By Jenny Selby-Green
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,390. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
TO BED ON THURSDAYS is Jenny Selby-Green’s delightful memoir of life as a newspaper reporter in 1950s Britain. In the course of her work, Jenny was bullied by Robert Maxwell, snubbed by President Eisenhower, entranced by Sophia Loren and stalked by a delusional actor named Nigel. Her memoir celebrates a simpler age when newspapers were respected and news-gathering was still an honourable trade.
Kolleblommen
By Noëlla Danckaert
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,610. Language: Dutch. Published: February 13, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Verbijstering, vertwijfeling, angst voor de dood, aanvaarding en verzet: de emoties waarmee Noëlla Danckaert te maken kreeg nadat de diagnose "borstkanker" werd gesteld. Dit dagboek is het relaas van haar strijd tegen de gevreesde ziekte, voor velen nog steeds een taboewoord. Maar "Kolleblommen" (dialect voor klaprozen) straalt ondanks de beladen inhoud een positieve boodschap uit.
For the Love of God! A memoir of Army Basic Training?
By Damon Ortt
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A boy joins the Army without a clue. While in Basic Training, his girlfriend converts to a different religion, saying that God wants her to be single. The young man's only hope is that he can hold on to her long enough to make her realize they were meant to be together. Until then, his hands are tied in the testosterone-drenched school of combat.
Faking It In France
By Karen Bates
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,030. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Living semi bankrupt in France wasn't the dream I'd fantasied about. Homesick and disillusioned, I knew something had to change, but what?
Rough Mix
By Johnette Napolitano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Johnette Napolitano was born in Hollywood, California and has toured the world as the main voice and bassist of the Los Angeles rock band Concrete Blonde. A respected and prolific songwriter and recording artist, Napolitano is also a gallery artist and has studied art in Mata Ortiz, Mexico and Flamenco in Spain.
The Joys and Perils of Serving Abroad: Memoirs of a U.S Foreign Service Family
By Diego Asencio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by MAP. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diego's first overseas assignment was to Mexico, where he assisted jailed or troubled Americans and shipped dead Americans home, tasks that were "an effective introduction to the Foreign Service," he opines. Diego went on to assignments in Panama, Portugal, Brazil, and Venezuela, was appointed ambassador to Colombia and Brazil, and also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.
Finders Losers
By Jack Slack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a revised edition of the original out of print hardcover book. It is the personal story by the finder of millions of dollars in sunken pirate treasure. Such a discovery is the stuff of dreams that became a nightmare. This is a tale of the tragic results of finding a treasure.
Red Lipstick and How It Saved My Life My journal from the year I was crazy
By Amanda Snyder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,300. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One woman's story of her journey to sanity with a little help from the cosmetics aisle.
Memoirs of an American Family in Occupied Japan
By John and Marion Allison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a unique account by two Americans of their experiences in the vastly different culture of post-war Japan, during an exhilarating time of renewal, with insights into the economic reconstruction of Japan, and the common bonds of humanity that transcended the cultural divide.
Living Without Knowing Who You Are: Undiagnosed Asperger's Syndrome
By Travis Breeding
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine growing up having no idea who you were. Imagine that there was a part of you missing that you didn't discover until you were 22 years old. Imagine being made fun of or bullied because you didn't know something was a part of you? This is the story of Travis Breeding. Travis was officially diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome at the age of 22.
Confessions of a Fast Food Worker (Part 1)
By George Dwight
Price: $2.11 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Confessions of a Fast-Food Worker (Part 1) is George Dwight's debut tell-all on his five-year career with a fast-food chain he refers to as "Ronny's." The nineteen non-fiction short stories that make up Part 1 illustrate the writer's "tricks of the trade" working in the industry—tricks he used to get even with customers, coworkers, and even the "Ronny's" corporation.
Muskets and Memories: A Modern Man's Journey through the Civil War
By Jeffrey Williams
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 188,870. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Antietam Creek Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of the American Civil War as told through the eyes of a veteran Civil War reenactor and historian. By mixing the modern reenactment narrative with historical facts, the author presents a fresh examination of the war, along with its causes and consequences.
Walking The Path
By Shane Ward
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 117,590. Language: British English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Everyone has a journey through life. In the esoteric world it is known as 'walking the path'. For those who step willingly on the path, they agree to a speeding up of internal growth. Shane P Ward took that step and the result may be considered controversial; was it just life unfolding and did implausible events really happen? Whatever you may think, be prepared for an emotional roller coaster.