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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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Words On My Wings, tales from the cockpit
By Tosh McIntosh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Boarding an airliner, have you ever glanced to your left and wondered what it's like up there with your hands and feet on the controls? And are you curious about what it's like flying a tactical fighter in combat? Tosh McIntosh knows. Book One of Words On My Wings, tales from the cockpit, begins the story of an aviator's journey as seen through the lens of personal experience.
The Rubber Knife Gang
By jonna clark-aprahamian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.
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.
Here and Away: Discovering Home on an Island in Maine
By Deborah Cummins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,560. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
After years of being drawn to northeast Maine from her native Midwest, Deborah Cummins traveled to Deer Isle, an island in eastern Penobscot Bay. In this gathering of essays and lyrical meditations that span several years Cummins invites readers to join in her journey of discovery, an eloquent exploration of the meaning of home and the differences between being from someplace and of a place.
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)
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.
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.
Snake In The Grass
By Rhonda Hunnel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,200. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How many of us have used the idea "what if", and my life would have been different. We cannot go back and change what is already done. We learn by the example of others. You can learn by these true stories of real life experiences that will make you cry, feel angry or stand triumphant. The choice is yours to find change and live a better life for yourself and your children.
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.
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.
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.
Diary of a Lollipop in a Peanut Factory
By Jane Elissa
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,970. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
…The story of an unexpected life… Take the train into the station. Step on the platform. Walk to Broadway and open the curtain into the backstage world of New York City—Join designer Jane Elissa as she meets sports, entertainment, and fashion celebrities while raising money to wipe out Leukemia.
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?
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.)
Overthinking the Marathon
By Ray Charbonneau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,810. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Overthinking the Marathon is an intimate look at one man's preparation for his 21st marathon, covering the details that make running interesting and fun, even – no, especially – when it hurts. "Ray's loaning himself out as a thoughtful, veteran, and funny training partner. You couldn't find a better one as you get ready for your next 26.2-miler." -Amby Burfoot, 1968 Boston Marathon winner
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.
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.
Walk To Freedom
By Carolyn Merrimon
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiography of my life story. I was previously confined at Ft. Leavenworth United States Disciplinary Barracks located in Fort Leavenworth, KS. This is a Military Confinement Facility where military men and women, who have been court-martialed, are confined together.
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.