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Taos Soul: Love Stories, Heroes, and Wild Adventure by John Hamilton Farr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,960. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"It was Friday afternoon, and the post office was full of Indians..." From the opening sentence, you know you're in a different world. Part memoir, nature writing, black comedy, confession, and journal of spiritual discovery, Taos Soul is a collection of 62 true stories about life in an old adobe at 7,000 feet in northern New Mexico from 2005 to 2010. (See Buffalo Lights book for earlier years)
Under My Roof -- A Mother's Story of the Heinous Crime of Incest--Second Edition by Emalou King
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,950. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by Six Degrees Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Second Edition with Reader Conversation Guide and new Intro. It was midnight in her hell and, without realizing it, she just destroyed all the evidence...Under My Roof is a memoir written through the eyes of a mother, an RN, who discovers the terrible crime of incest has been perpetrated in her own home. This story is a mother's personal triumphant journey of discovery, tragedy, pain and healing
Dramaville Is Not a Place; It’s a State of Mind by Andrea Lewis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,780. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships(5.00 from 1 review)
Brace yourself for this memoir filled with drama, emotional turmoil, and an inspiration to never give up! Dramaville is not a place; it’s a state of mind chronicles the life of Andrea Lewis from birth until the age of forty. She was on a mission to find happiness but instead her life played out like a sitcom series.
Shadow Scorpion Memoirs of an Assassin by White Wolf Von Atzingen
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 238,220. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Shadow Scorpion by White Wolf Von Atzingen is an autobiography of a young man who was taken into the CIA and trained in the elite and shadowy methods of assassination. Through many years he survives severe mind control, programming, and experiences that can only be described as a living hell. Living through the unlivable, and triumphing, Wolf is able to begin the long, toilsome path of healing.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago" by Neil Landers
Price: Free! Words: 67,150. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.
Sons In The Shadow: Surviving the Family Busines As an SOB (Son of the Boss) Revised 2012 Edition by Roy H. Park, Jr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,790. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.67 from 3 reviews)
“Sons in the Shadow is a wonderful book.” – P. J. O’Rourke, Author "It's a gripping human drama." Award-winning author and commentator Robert H. Frank, Professor, Cornell University
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee by Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fifteen years of intense government harassment leads a psychiatrist, single mother and social activist to close her 25-year Seattle practice to begin a new, safe life in New Zealand. What starts as phone harassment, stalking and illegal break-ins quickly progresses to six attempts on her life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroads her into a psychiatric hospital.
Cripin Place by David Ashton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,600. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010 by Heather Mackay. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
David’s life story isn’t for the faint hearted, feeble minded or humourless. It exposes how life is for persons living with MS, dependant on the vagaries and mindless inconsistencies of State funded care and oft times compassionless bureaucracy. A gripping and roller-coaster read, you will be outraged, humbled, overwhelmed, angered, nourished and inspired in turn, sometimes on the same page.
Growing Up Mostly Normal in the Middle of Nowhere: A Memoir by John Sheirer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,030. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With the depth of a memoir and the flow of a novel, John Sheirer chronicles how his simple youth of farm, sports, school, nature, and family led him to an unlikely adulthood as an author and college professor. He explores intensely personal experiences and relationships with humor, surprise, awe, suspense, and deep insight. He teaches us we can go home again.
My Story by Les Shipp
Price: Free! Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
This is my life story beginning from 1920 before I was born to the present 2014. Growing up in isolation as a child, battles to become integrated into ordinary society.
Poverty and Promise: One Volunteer's Experience of Kenya by Cindi Brown
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,080. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Cindi Brown sold everything to volunteer in Africa. With only her skills and desire to assist others, Brown hit Kenya hard... and then Kenya hit back. Follow Brown's setbacks and victories while getting an insider's view of Barack Obama's Luo homeland, polygamy, cycling past Cape Buffalo, floating past hippos, Sikh weddings, and Luo burials. Book proceeds train Africa's future leaders.
Beamish Boy (I Am Not My Story): A Memoir of Recovery & Awakening by Albert Flynn DeSilver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,430. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization(5.00 from 9 reviews)
“. . .A beautifully written memoir. . .poignant and inspirational. . ." —Kirkus . . .a fascinating, poetic memoir. . .” —ForeWord Reviews “A compelling story of a boy's climb out of pain and into poetry” —Adair Lara, San Francisco Chronicle, former columnist and author of "Naked, Drunk, & Writing" "an extraordinary story of second chances" —Marci Shimoff, New York Times Bestselling Auth
Legacy of the Blue Heron: Living with Learning Disabilities by Harry Sylvester
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: American English. Published: June 7, 2010 by Oxton House Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A moving personal account of coping with learning disabilities by a severe dyslexic who became an engineer, businessman, boat-builder, and president of the Learning Disabilities Association of America. This entertaining storyteller's experiences lead to wise, common-sense advice for solving many problems faced by students, parents, and educators. (The Introduction explains the book's title.)
The Pioneer of Chinese American Education - Dr. Theodore Chen by Wen-Hui Chen
Price: Free! Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
The story of Dr. Theodore Chen, lovingly told by Dr. Wen-Hui, his wife of 60 years. Professor Chen was the first Chinese scholar to be granted tenure at USC, where he taught for 35 years and revived the Asian Studies Department. Dr. Chen's academic, literary, humanitarian, and public speaking accomplishments are interspersed with the moving story of the Chens' long marriage and family life.
The Second of Three by Lindsay Boyd
Series: For One Night Only, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When you're born at the end of the line there's only one place to go. Such is the realisation and primary motivating force at the heart of The Second of Three. For those whom fate has decreed birth and upbringing in a kind of no man's land - whether a figurative or literal one or a combination of both - the urge to find a sense of 'place' and 'belonging' may be ever more strongly felt.
Different Stars for Different Times: Memoirs of a Woman Doctor by Margaret Guthrie
Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiographical account traces the story of Dr Margaret Guthrie following her return to New Zealand in 1963 as a widowed mother of three children. She describes her experiences as a medical officer in an Airforce Base and as New Zealand's first female medical superintendent of a major hospital in the 1970s. Since the 1980s Margaret has been at the forefront of gerontology in New Zealand.
Vagabond Boy: Memoir of a Youth's Journey Through a Heartland of Chaos by Joel Everett Harding
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,440. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development(5.00 from 1 review)
A boy navigates through a chaotic childhood while traveling throughout 1950s America with his restless parents. The author's encounters with strange landscapes, curious people, and dubious caretakers dangle lessons he must choose or discard. He is swept toward an emotional chasm that threatens to swallow and imprison him forever, and he must decipher secrets in a local pond to secure his future.
THE DUNES OF PILGRIM LAKE - One Woman's Search for Family by heather dune macadam
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Natl Book Award Nominated author brings out her memoir about one woman's struggle to find her family. Told from 3 different points of view and framed by the creation and deconstruction of a painting, this story within a story tells each family member's individual story until they finally come together on canvas, in a work of art that can only be defined as family. See paintings on my website
My Coyote Creek by Jeff Bradford
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 8 reviews)
My Coyote Creek is an honest and emotional memoir told by the youngest of three children about a mother’s creative struggle to provide a normal upbringing for her children while living with an abusive sociopathic husband. This story shows a mother’s amazing resolve to create secure bliss for her children filled with adventures right out of a modern-day Huck Finn scenario.
Floating Point by Shelley Buck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine running away to sea without giving up your day job! In Floating Point, the author and her family seek to shorten a daunting commute to Silicon Valley by moving to a boat. This travel memoir chronicles an adventure lived beneath the radar of suburban life as the new owners of the Egret learn the ropes and are transformed by their life on the water. Published by ePicaro Press.