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Ruminations of an Old Codger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,320. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I have been fortunate to have a long life that, although hard at times, has been good, productive, and adventurous. When my children asked me to do an autobiography, I had misgivings about such a difficult and comprehensive project. So I consulted my good friend, confidante, and mentor, Mr. Wiggins, and this is what he advised: - see long description for more.
Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Genders
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,550. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Imagine if, after fifteen years as a lesbian couple, your partner turned to you and said, "I think I'm really a man." What would you do? How would you respond? For Diane and Jacob (née Suzy) Anderson-Minshall this isn't a hypothetical question. It's what really happened.
Memoirs of an American Family in Occupied Japan
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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.
Journey from San Rocco
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,440. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In post WWI Italy, a widow with four children is given the opportunity to travel to America to marry a wealthy widower. This may be her only chance for prosperity and happiness, but is she willing to accept his terms that she is to bring only one child for now to America? Based on the author’s family history, from 1918 to 2006, the dynamics of a family, separated and rejoined.
Teeny
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,790. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a collection of seventeen short stories concerning a little girl called Teeny who spent her preschool childhood on her grandfather’s small farm in the countryside, away from the danger of Hitler’s threatened invasion.
House of the Ancestors
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tony Crisp's true story of a passionate love affair and the death of my best friend, This is autobiographical about a twisting pattern of events that led to opening a door to meeting my dead friend, journeying with him through his experience; his introduction to a woman I would meet; and this all while he was 'dead'. But it is more than that, because it went on to show how a dream led to love.
BLIND JOURNEY A Journalists's Memoirs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,950. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jack Hawn, retired television dramatist and sports journalist, reveals his exciting life as a journalist in the 1950s to 1991, and his personal life. He covered Muhammad Ali title fights, boxing at the 1984 Olympics, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dinah Shore, and other celebrities. You'll enjoy reading this fascinating memoir.
Three Score Years and Ten
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Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Artemis Publishers Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This, Elizabeth Love's fifth published book, is a condensed profile of the man she met 14 years ago and a short record of their friendship.
Departures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The is a moving book of poetry by an upstate New York hospice Chaplain. The poems about true experiences from working with terminally ill patients. Most of the poems are written in an Ancient Japanese style called a Haibun. A Haibun is a combination of a brief narrative plus a Haiku. As you might expect many of the stories are moving but surprisingly there is also humor. Enjoy
Like A Criminal - (A Memoir)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 2012 the author himself was arrested on false felony charges. This is the story of how that arrest came about, and details time in a very large facility as seen by a sixty year old with no serious jail experience.
Nerves of Steel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a story about my mother, Dr. Shi Ming Hu, and her extraor-dinary journey from China to America, her heartbreaking separation from her husband and family, her lonely days of struggle, her re-markable accomplishments, and a profound love for her children and friends that transcended time and space.
Adventure, The Story of My Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was born in Hungary and grew up under the communist regime. After I was married, my husband and I made the difficult decision to flee our homeland with our 2 children because we believed there were better opportunities for us elsewhere. The escape in 1987 was dangerous, stressful and the following months were also difficult while we waited in Austria to see where we could emigrate to.
Not Done Yet: A Tale of Transformation Through Transplant Surgery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,620. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Vivid recollections and delightful anecdotes show us how the power and generosity of the human spirit come together to make real life miracles happen. An inspirational story of the journey through liver transplant surgery. Contains practical recommendations for those with health challenges and models of resilience for anyone who has ever asked, "Why me?", "What now?" and "Can I handle this?"
UKIYO-E Poems from the Floating World
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Collection of Poetry authored by Ilona Garrett.
Poison Heads
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Poison Heads, Jonny English writes of his first years in the Manchester Police Force at the time of the IRA bombings. A Police Constable who was actually there and on the scene, English “tells all” about life in the Manchester Police Force as it really was during the 1970s: love, corruption, violence and more. This is the true story, told by a man who was there!
With Sai Baba by My Side
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Price: $11.85 USD. Words: 88,150. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Erik Istrup Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Marguerite Jalving, stands firm in her own opinions. She gives vent to spontaneous anger as well as enthusiasm and sometimes less humble thoughts to Sai Baba, when He goes too far. At the same time, she feels the deepest affection and humble surrender for the divine, which is this book’s paradox. The book is both humorous and deeply devotional. Illustrated with Sai Baba’s artwork via Jalving.
PreDumb: Before I Came To LA
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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.
Trees In My Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This short memoir is a homage to the trees that I have touched and that have sustained me.
Young, Divorced and Fabulous: Four Women Share their Journeys, their Friendship and their Sisterly Advice on Embracing Second Chances
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,810. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you're going through a separation or divorce, wondering if there are other people out there that “get it,” then this is the book for you. Before the candles on their thirtieth birthday cakes were blown out, the four authors found their marriages crumbling. They had every intention of being wed until death do them part, but they learned the hard way that sometimes love doesn't conquer all.
Vanessa's Choice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is an excellent true story following a young lady as she has to make a decision between abortion and adoption when she finds herself pregnant without a job or a clue as to what being a mother first means.