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Bubble Gum in Disguise
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When does a child's earliest memory become a life lesson? For author Georgiann Baldino, it's when a troublemaker offers her a bite of very suspicious looking bubble gum.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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)
What To Do When You Hate Your Job
Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How to Free Yourself from day-to-day Career Pain or Job Dissatisfaction--and Find a Job You'll Really Love...Guaranteed.
Christmas Patrol
Series: The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
a military experience of being on deployment at Christmas
Snake Slayer
Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir of Trinket, a beautiful dachshund with a passion for hunting snakes. In memory of Trinket, my pretty little girl.
President Ronald Reagan & The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial - one of the most visited monuments in America. Each year millions of people the world over make the trip to this hallowed ground. Included in this short story is America's Premier Poster Poem by the author Robert. A. Chapin who was originally invited to meet with The President - and present his framed poem. Plans cancelled marine barracks bombed in Beirut.
The Year Mom Died
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This short autobiographical story examines the year when my Mom died. The lessons she learned and those I learned by being there, taught me more about living than about dying.
Great White Hunting Flop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In colonial days, being a great white hunter was frequent imperial recreation, “the done thing”. But jungle wildlife can dish up nasty surprises. A memoir from the 1950s.
Jackie Peta Pan
Price: Free! Words: 7,560. Language: Australian English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Special Needs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jackie was the youngest child born to a 41 yr old mother. An ultrasound on her mother at 14 weeks gestation, found Placenta Praevia and an abortion was recommended. But her mother was determined to have her baby - even though she would be raising it alone. When Jackie was four, tests revealed that she had Asperger Syndrome - a condition inherited from her father. (PG) Suitable 10yrs onwards
Isabella's Torch: A Thanksgiving Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A 16th century French Christmas carol. Seconds on ice cream. Mom's lime-pineapple Jell-o mold and Dad's secret stuffing recipe. Storifying. This Thanksgiving-themed micro memoir combines holidays past and present, stirring up a gentle reminder that wherever family is on the fourth Thursday in November, we're home.
Horses, Critters, and Other Tales of a Cowboy's life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
These are the stories of my life... That the statute of limitations have run out on anyway! A number of short stories detailing a few of my 'finer' moments... and a couple... uh... less than fine.! I hope reading them will provide you as much enjoyment as dusting off the memories and putting them down on paper has brought me. I Vow! These are all true... with little need for embellishment!
I Am A Southerner
Series: Growing Up Southern ยท The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short memior about what it means to be a Southerner from a Floridian's perspective.
The Story of Charlie Yandle
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: British English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of Charlie Yandle, who came to live in Martock for 8 glorious years.