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Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones
By Jean Hendy-Harris
Price: Free! Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
How to Say Goodbye
By Chandra Jayne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A healing 9-11 memoir, "How to Say Goodbye" by Chandra Jayne Copyright 2007, relates terrorism to family violence. For most people, 9-11 was purely tragic, but for one woman, 9-11 was a catalyst to healing suppressed grief from childhood violence and reuniting with a mentally ill father that she feared. Treatment for suppressed grief has skyrocketed since 9-11. It's time to heal America's Soul.
A Wander in Vetland
By John Hicks
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks has spent much of his working life as a vet in New Zealand. A Wander in Vetland is an insider's look at his changing profession. These lively tales draw the reader into the more curious aspects of medical and veterinary history - ideal reading for those curious about borborygmi, the use eunuchs made of goose quills, or the potion favoured by Italian women to seduce their lovers...
Twice Afflicted and Gifted: Balancing Bipolar and Breast Cancer
By Marcia Weisbrot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What is it like to experience 2 life threatening illnesses? Marcia Weisbrot who has been diagnosed with both bipolar and breast cancer, shares her story of balancing a life with one, then the other and finally both, bipolar and breast cancer together. Her struggles and ultimate triumph form a compelling story with humor and grace that will touch your heart.
After the Fire: A Personal Essay
By Fred Bubbers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A young writer struggles to find his voice in a long ago writing workshop. Years later the teacher's lessons still provide inspiration.
Cripin Place
By David Ashton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,610. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010 by Heather Mackay. Category: 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.
A Checkered Past
By William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Specks of Happiness
By Keerti Garg
Price: Free! Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
'Specks of happiness' is about the remarkable moments of joy in our everyday life. We all experience them but often tend to bypass them.I am sharing some of these moments from my life.If after reading my stories, you are able to recognize the specks of ecstasy in your life, the purpose of my book would be served
Reversible Skirt
By Laura McHale Holland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,890. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Reversible Skirt recounts the heartrending decade after one young mother’s suicide, as seen through the eyes of her youngest child, Laura, who was a toddler at the time of the tragedy. It also reveals what Laura and her sisters discovered that led them out of darkness and into productive adult lives.
Haddie's in Our Closet!
By J. H. Soeder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,760. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A true story about a 150 year old African American nanny ghost that follows a young couple home from a haunted southern plantation home to Los Angeles. It's a story that shatters all accepted beliefs about ghosts and the afterlife.
How I Learned
By Shamus Young
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
(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.
Mi Gran Amigo
By Sol Brillante
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,050. Language: Spanish. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Todo cuanto desees alcanzar en tu vida, es posible para ti, siempre y cuando, Jesucristo sea tu mejor amigo.
Armazém Colombo
By Carlos Gentil Vieira
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 48,340. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Short stories about the gorgeous life of a boy who was born and raised in the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. In Portuguese only. Este livro é um pequeno tributo às raízes de uma pessoa. De qualquer pessoa. Mostra a vida de um menino e suas interações com o mundo que o cerca, representado por sua família, amigos e colegas de escola.
One Army Wife's Tale
By Jenn Carpenter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
One Army Wife's Tale is a no-holds-barred look into the life of one of our nation's heroes, as seen through the eyes of the wife he left behind when he deployed to Iraq. Told through the daily excerpts of the highly popular blog that gave birth to the memoir, Jenn takes you through the highs and lows of Army life; from day one of her husband's deployment to the tragic twist no one saw coming.
Bringing Home the War
By Theresa Brandt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,980. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Based on the story of an Army Special Forces wife surviving amid the chaotic homefront during the War on Terror. An insider's perspective into the struggles of the families trying to survive in the shadows of the military are virtually untold. The book reads like a novel, but is all the more powerful because it is based on a true story.
Tomorrow's Road Home
By Mel Carney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
Heaven a Reality
By Colette Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Forty seven years ago my dad passed away and shared with our family his experience with Heaven. Heaven a Reality is an account of our experience as a family with a near death experience and our dad's communication since his passing.
I Remember December
By Lawrence Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Grandparenting
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
I Remember December focuses on the bond between grandchild and grandparent, and the loneliness of losing someone very dear to your heart at a young age. This short story is based on true events from my childhood, as I remember them.
Once Upon a White Man - a memoir of War and Peace in Africa
By Graham Atkins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,700. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
From the terrors of Rhodesia’s 1970’s bush war, to the final disintegration of Zimbabwe under Robert Mugabe, this is a traumatic account of a conflicted young man who experiences his life and homeland being torn asunder. Honest, revealing and deeply emotional. Offers intriguing insights into the dilemma faced by patriotic white Africans trapped in the march of politics and history
The Royal Navy & Me
By Frederick Rodgers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a story told through the eyes of a young sailor who joined the Royal Navy in 1955 as a Boy Seaman 2nd class, the absolute lowest rank in the Navy. Follow his induction at HMS Ganges, the toughest boys training establishment in England if not the world., and his first assignment to HMS Cockade in time to visit Australia for the opening of the 1956 Olympic games. One voyage not to be missed