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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.
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.
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: 21,190. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Letting Go: An Ordinary Woman's Extraordinary Journey of Healing & Transformation
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 152,990. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Letting Go is the extraordinary story of a woman who retires & moves with her husband only to be left when he confesses, “I never wanted any of this….” Abandoned 600 miles from everyone she knows, her dream shattered, without a home or job, she asks “Why?” Join Nancy and her unusual teachers from Nature and the spiritual realms to learn how she lets go and embraces her destiny.
Sure, I Can Do That: a Twentieth Century American Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My father grew up in the poverty of Dust Bowl Kansas during the Great Depression. Sure, I Can Do That is a collection of stories that he told about his life on the farm and his adventures riding the rails as a teenage hobo. These are true stories of an American life, told with humor and honesty. They paint a colorful portrait of a man who overcomes the limitations of his circumstances.
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.
You Don't Know Crazy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,080. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Broadway star to mental patient. Her struggle with mental illness is the underlying and recurring theme in her life until, the day, she walked away from the mental health system and became her own doctor and healer. Wambui shares how mental illness stole her life and how she took it back and re-invented herself.
Nearly Knighted: Life after Winning a Pulitzer Prize
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,310. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2009 by Issues Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Eric Newhouse’s diary tells what happens after winning a Pulitzer Prize: the honors, the travels, and the opportunities. And the other side of the coin: lost time and a desperate struggle to continue reporting what is important to him: amplifying the voices of those who normally go unheard, so that policy-makers and citizens know the human consequences of official actions. Uplifting. Caring.
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.
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Series: Travel Memoirs. Price: Free! Words: 49,090. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Living the dream! For many Australians that dream is travelling around this great land of ours. How much better if we can take the comforts of home with us? That's just what my wife and I did. We bought a caravan to take with us on our journeys. Some people thought we were mad; others would have loved to be bold enough to do the same thing. Come along, strap yourself in and join us.
Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
The true story of how I was recruited by a notorious door-to-door sales organization, and traveled across the country in pursuit of success. My goal of making millions took some unexpected setbacks as I mastered the art of cold-calling, mouse-killing, and "ringing the bell." A rare look into the culture of Cydcor/DS-Max, this memoir is both harrowing and humorous.
My Only Crime Was Being Born - An Autobiography, Volume 1
Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was born on Friday the 13th, the only Friday the 13th incidently, in the year I was born. I have led an interesting life, with many strange, odd incidents. However some good things happened which you see when I show you the wonderful letters my "Pen Pal" from Hong Kong wrote me and finally after six years we got together. I write about school, college baseball, bad jobs with great satire.
Extraordinary The Power Of Believing
Price: Free! Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about Bran 7's life, it's about him not getting along with his mom and some family members. being in a group home and he found extraordinary supernatural connections to Tupac Shakur, supernatural stuff kept on happening to Bran 7 and he had mild autism, that made it hard for him to communicate, with Bran 7 keeping on trying to heal it, God and him healed it, this book is extraordinary
How It Looks Going Back: Growing Up In The Montana Woods
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,410. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Doris Knowles Pulis was a girl to explore her new home in Montana’s remote Yaak Valley, an old-timer offered her this advice about traveling in the woods: “Turn around every once in a while so you know how it looks going back.” Fortunately for readers, she did, and her memoir is a delightful account of quirky neighbors, strange adventures, interesting wildlife, and one loving family.