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The 1950's - A Time To Grow
Series: Memoirs, Memoirs - Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
The 1950's ushered in a tremendous time of change for Australia. As the decade rolled on, outer western Sydney gradually changed from its rural setting and steadily became urbanised. Some very early recollections of my childhood and then a description of my home town Smithfield set the mood for the rich variety of events that unfold.
Ella and Boss: My Agrarian Grandparents of Van Buren County, Iowa
Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This short nonfiction piece reveals the character of rural Iowa through the eccentricities of loving grandparents. It is a story of agrarian grandparents told by one of their thirteen grandchildren. Though anecdotal in nature, this work somehow reveals a good synopsis of what growing up in Van Buren County, Iowa during the 1980s was really like.
Rise: A Collection Inspired by Lift
Price: Free! Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Adventure » General
In celebration of the Kindle version release of LIFT, an award-winning falconry memoir, author Rebecca K. O’Connor shares a complementary collection of essays, short stories and poetry that further examines life in the shadow of a raptor’s wings.
The River
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
On January 12, 1998, writer Mariellen Ward found her mother's body. She had died in the night of heart failure. The River is a free e-story about how the lilting waters of India's most sacred river helped her heal from the irreconcilable loss.
A Pain in the Toenails
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ah, the innocence of medical school. This is a story from my third year of clinical clerkship, when I started rotating through the hospital wards. One patient taught me about ulcerative colitis...and a few other things. You can also find this essay in my book, The Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World and Other True Tales from the Emergency Room.
The Greening of Gavin - My First Year of Living Sustainably
Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
As he walked out of the cinema, Gavin knew that his life would change forever. It was the impact of a documentary that kicked him into action, whereby he decided to lower his family's impact on the planet, in the attempt to live a more sustainable lifestyle. This is the story of his first year of 'The Greening of Gavin'.
In Jupiter's Shadow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,460. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hiding from others is easy. Hiding from yourself is trickier. Growing up in Western New York in the late ’70s/early ’80s, Greg is a teenage “detective" searching for self-truth. He confronts Heaven and Hell as he struggles -- within a family full of secrets -- to solve the profound mystery he encounters in the bathtub on the second floor.
Baby Boomer
Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in the '50s in rural Ontario is a rich, learning experience. This autobiography takes you through the swinging 60s and my life as a single mom in the 70s and 80s. It's a beautiful life.
Gathering Flowers for the Master's Bouquet
Price: Free! Words: 30,290. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
The True Story of One Woman’s Walk of Love
Stories From the Forest -- stories by a counselor at a camp for children with special needs
Price: Free! Words: 21,180. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Because of the people, campers and counselors, on the pages of this story I am a better person. I have been taught the real meaning of courage, perseverance and unconditional love. I have been shown a standard I can only hope to one day live up to and I am deeply indebted to each of them for that.
My Operation
Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.22 from 9 reviews)
Some thoughts while facing surgery.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
Vanida's Journey
Price: Free! Words: 34,090. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I decided to get help to figure out why I have always struggled with wanting to be a woman and decided to confront my misery, I embarked on the beginning of journey I did not expect to go on. This is an honest look at the beginning of my journey towards womanhood.
The Making of a Scientist: A Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Robert W. Fuller. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
The Making of a Scientist is Calvin Fuller’s story of his youth, education, and scientific career in the greatest research laboratory of the postwar era.
Time To Write: 2012 short story prize
Price: Free! Words: 26,690. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
To celebrate NMIT’s centenary, the Bachelor of Writing and Publishing launched its inaugural Time To Write short story competition offering writers a chance to be published by NMIT’s Yarra Bend Press. In keeping with the centenary, the theme was TIME and we looked for 600 to 1000 word submissions from writers. Winners and selected shortlisted works have been published in this anthology.
How I Learned
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is an autobiography of an autodidact, a personal story of one boy's meandering path through the American educational system.
Flight of the Spirit
Price: Free! Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Homer Shoup, arrested in 2004 and charged with attempting to assassinate Vice President Dick Cheney, writes about his life-changing experience immediately afterward. Shoup writes about the man he was and the man he has become since.
Les Pensees Dangereuses: Dangerous Thoughts about Life, Love, Pets, Friends and Depression
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,920. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Part autobiography and part inspiration, "Les Pensees Dangereuses" (French for "dangerous thoughts") is a series of essays on friendship, spirituality, education, bullying, animals, clinical depression and more. Author Sharon E. Cathcart ("In The Eye of The Beholder") shares her thoughts, including an unfinished autobiography, "Unmasking My Phantoms: My Dance With Madness," in this new book.
Silent Sorority
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,400. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
2010 Team RESOLVE Choice Best Book. Silent Sorority reveals with candor, humor and poignancy the intense and at times absurd experience of adjusting to a life as a "non-mom" when nature and science don't cooperate in the family building department. Snappy and irreverent as well as moving, this book offers a contrarian point of view in an era of mommy blogs, designer babies and helicopter parents.
Grenada
Series: The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
An account of the Grenada Invasion (Operation Urgent Fury)