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When Waves Collide: Not "American" Enough, Yet Too "White Washed"? by Phat Le
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,510. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
When Waves Collide is Phat Le’s call for a deeper embrace in our cultural differences--- starting with an honest assessment of his own life journey. His exploration with the themes of love, relationships, family, and loss reveals the fact that no matter the differences in our cultural background, intense human emotions and the need for connection are universal.
Do You Fear Death? and Other Memoirs by John Walters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
Memoirs on life, death, old age, family, travel, writing, and other topics. Includes: "Do You Fear Death?", "New York in the Summer", "It's Been a Long, Strange Trip", "Where You're Meant to Be", "The Cold", "Getting Old: A Journal; Part One: Scary Stuff", "Getting Old: A Journal; Part Two: Good Stuff".
Journey from San Rocco by Rosalind Cuschera
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,440. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: 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.
Melanoma Mama: On Life, Death, and Tent Camping by Constance Emerson Crooker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
A Stage IV cancer patient finds joy while entangled in a tango with death. In this witty and wise tale, the author fills the spaces between her medical dramas with her zest for life. During her solo, cross-country tent camping adventure she learns that when life and death no longer matter, true joy is possible. The author's honesty will impact you forever.
Pigtails & Penny Loafers by Linda Fritch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
I was raised on a farm. My early memories were waking up to the smell of bacon and the sound of my mother in the kitchen humming a gospel tune as she made biscuits and gravy and scrambled the eggs. After breakfast, my dad and brothers went to work and I helped mother and then went outside to play. Not once did she ask me, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" She just let me grow up...
Somlandela by Dr. Ralph Sorensen
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 44,830. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was a young, unmarried missionary arriving in Africa. He was a battle hardened marine who had been torpedoed by a German U-boat off the Coast of Africa. Both were Norwegian, and both met in Africa. This is the true biographical story of two lives fully committed to following Gods call to Africa. Ella and Olav Sörensen, Norwegian missionaries to Swaziland, Mozambique and South Africa
Outward Bound (Merchant Navy post ww2) by Ian M Malcolm
Price: $7.84 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
The author describes his first post-war year in the Merchant Navy, on the Liberty Ship Samnesse, with detailed information about the different countries visited and numerous interesting photographs. Outward Bound is the sequel to "Life Aboard a Wartime Liberty Ship" published by Amberley and which received excellent reviews.
Rainbow in my Heart by John Henry Ellen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,370. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the incredible true love story of John and Jeannie - how John returned home from work one day to find his wife, Jeannie, lying on the floor unable to move. Jeannie was paralysed from the neck down and the story that follows is of this brave couple’s fight to stop the authorities from placing her in an aged care facility.
A Diplomat's Wife at the Court of the Tsar by Anna Sofie Scavenius
You set the price! Words: 45,720. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs of the wife of a Danish diplomat who was the last Ambassador at the Court of the Tsar in St Petersburg at the time of the Russian revolution. She had unique experiences of the Tsar and his family and provides many insights into the events of the time.
A Haunted House Will Always Be Haunted by William Jervis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
How growing up in a haunted house leaves it's mark on young chidren, and how evil spirits influences child abuse.
A Long Time Ago: Growing up with and out of Star Wars by Gib van Ert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,580. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the summer of 1977, sitting in the back seat of a borrowed station wagon at the only drive-in in town, Gib van Ert saw the first ninety minutes of a film that changed his world—and the world in general—forever. Then he fell asleep. So began a torrid thirty-five-year love affair with Star Wars, complete with infatuation, lust, devotion, jealousy, betrayal, despair, separation and reconciliation.
All Creatures Great and Famous: Interviewing Stars of the '70s by Graham Higson
Price: Free! Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
The behind-the-scenes stories of a young writer interviewing celebrities in the 1970s, the adventures and the pitfalls. This little book reveals all.
Aunt Pokie by Kyle A. Miller
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aunt Pokie is a true story about untrue family legacies. If my grandmothers were to be believed, my blood harbored the greatness of Pocahontas and Betsy Ross. After a decade of genealogical research, and a DNA test, I discovered my grandmothers weren’t the only ones who could spin a good yarn.
So You Returned to Sark by Christine Davies Curtis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In ‘So You Returned to Sark’ Chris’ marriage comes to a dramatic head. She returns to Sark with ‘the love of her life,’ Peter, and begins a very different existence to the one she had earlier when she ran a guest house and smallholding in this tiny Feudal Island just off the French coast. She is the district nurse and trains as a homeopath, visiting patients by bike as there are no cars.
Walking The Path by Shane Ward
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 117,590. Language: British English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: 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.
Years Without Hope by Werner Juretzko
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,360. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1955, Werner I Juretzko was accused of and tried for anti communist activities. He was sentenced to 13 years of incarceration for so-called ”crimes against Article 6 of the Constitution” of the German Democratic Republic. This is his story.
When Breath Becomes Air: by Paul Kalanithi and Abraham Verghese | Summary & Highlights with BONUS Critics Corner by Summary Reads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: American English. Published: January 18, 2016 by Jordan Kaufman. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR: By Paul Kalanithi and Abraham Verghese | Summary & Highlights - NOT ORIGINAL BOOK, includes our BONUS Critics Corner When Breath Becomes Air is the emotional story of the renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Paul Kalanithi. As he nears the end of his 7-year residency he gets the report no one wants, cancer.
The Singing Elms - The Autobiography of Lauris Elms by Lauris Elms
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 124,400. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Sir Charles Mackerras: Lauris in her day was one of the great Australian Singers. now she has added writing to her achievements. Dame Joan Sutherland: i am sure this book will be avidly read by the opera and concert going public, and that they will have almost as much pleasure from it as i have.
Lawyerly Behaviour by John Middleton
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I was a mischievous tyke in Melbourne, no one imagined I would grow up to be an Australian lawyer, let alone a New York attorney or law professor in Japan. If my family had only been paying attention, however, they would have seen the signs when I dutifully removed my pyjamas at the door at the age of three. Naughty, but nice!
Imperflections by Robert M. Neff
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imperflections is Auto-biograghical in nature written as Creative non-fiction. Beginning with my turning 5 acres of forest into a fertile family garden while I was 10 and 11 years old. At age 12 I was literally raising a 35 year-old alcoholic. Summer School and my Plebe year at Culver Military Academy complete 6 years in my rear-view mirror.