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And I Thought I’d Be a Nun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,450. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
"We are less damaged by the traumas of childhood than by the traumatic way we remember childhood." Psychologist James Hillman ‘And I thought I’d Be a Nun’ is a heart-wrenching, true, family drama about the life, trials, and tribulations of author, Georgianne Landy-Kordis. No book comes closer to exposing the depths of a woman’s soul. Forced to deal with extraordinary hardships, death, rejection."
It's Only a Life -- But It's My Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A glorious cornucopia of real life adventures. She shares the mantra which carried her through difficult times. Her description of travels paint pictures of wondrous sights in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Men were attracted to her colorful way of life. Their stories add space to the later years. At 92 years Esther is still going strong.
Two Dogs And A Suitcase: Clueless In Charente
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The title says it all: what we have and where we are. This book, the sequel to Glass Half Full: Our Australian Adventure, follows our French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in Australia.
A Real Apprentice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Retired Aircraft Engineer progressed from apprentice to Planning, Production Engineer to Senior Prod: Engineer, following 5 year diversion into Traffic Management. From early retirement became a sub contract consultant using engineering experience in Space Engineering, Aircraft, Nuclear. During the cold war I traveled East & West Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Belgium, Ardenne by motorcycle.
Black Koi Tattoo: Chasing the Dragon, A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Black Koi Tattoo: Chasing the Dragon is a memoir about the endless search for the perfect high. For nearly half of his life, Christopher Padgett struggled with alcohol. Read the dark, yet inspiring, story of how alcohol abuse led to addiction, and the fight to break free and live a life of sobriety. Includes the gut-wrenching journal kept during his attempts at recovery, and two new short stories.
Pigtails & Penny Loafers
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Price: $2.96 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 and represented by Docs2eBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
I was raised on a farm. My early memories were waking up to the smell of bacon and the sound of my mother in the kitchen humming a gospel tune as she made biscuits and gravy and scrambled the eggs. After breakfast, my dad and brothers went to work and I helped mother and then went outside to play. Not once did she ask me, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" She just let me grow up...
Rude Biker Chick
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Codependency
(5.00 from 1 review)
Rude Biker Chick: Lessons From My Daddy tells the story of Sash Walker growing up in the arms of her biker father. Divorce, separation, and death took her away from the one person who taught her to love. Eventually learning to ride her own motorcycle,
13 Years in America
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Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.94 from 33 reviews)
The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
Kiss Chronicles
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Price: Free! Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.92 from 12 reviews)
When I turned 30 without getting my first kiss — yes, you read that right. Read over it again if you need to. Anyway, when I turned 30, I decided I had to take action and get a first kiss to be remembered. So I devised a method to get my first kiss in a way that would be guaranteed to make it meaningful: I would auction off my first kiss for charity.
A Story Almost Told
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
(4.91 from 33 reviews)
Everyone's life is a story. Mine became more of one than I ever imagined possible. All I wanted to do was get my movie made. How did I know this dream would take me across three continents? How could I know I'd become part of an IRS sting? I never expected a baby-faced conman would destroy my life nor did I expect to see aparthied in South Africa or be arrested in New Orleans and much more.
The Greening of Gavin - My First Year of Living Sustainably
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Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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'.
Turning a Deaf Ear
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,080. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Despite spending the first three decades of her life in relative silence, Allyson Raphel’s strength and candor is tempered with a biting sense of humor. Not only is this her personal story of getting a cochlear implant, but her perspective on being deaf and the roller coaster transition to becoming what some in the deaf community call a “hearie." Silence, she learned, can be golden.
Confessions Rants and Exploits of a Civil Servant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,690. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Ramona Swann's 30-year career spanned assignments at the Departments of Defense, Transportation, Agriculture and Energy in a navigation up the civil service career ladder that plays out like a dark comedy. Ramona's world was one of excessive waste, tangled rules, indecipherable regulations and, of course, ever present politics. Confessions offers a view inside government.
Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools
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Series: Old Fools, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,590. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.70 from 23 reviews)
*New York Times bestselling author* If Joe and Vicky had known what relocating to a tiny mountain village in Andalucia would be like, they might have hesitated...  They have no idea of the culture shock in store. No idea they'll become reluctant chicken farmers and own the most dangerous cockerel in Spain. No idea they'll help capture a vulture or be rescued by a mule.
Sons In The Shadow: Surviving the Family Busines As an SOB (Son of the Boss) Revised 2012 Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,880. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: 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 Art Teacher
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Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An essay about an art teacher's lasting impact on his students.
I Am A Submariner
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An inside look at being an submariner, the triumphs and tragedy.
A Tree Change...at any age--and the risks/rewards in meeting a man on the Internet!
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Price: Free! Words: 46,630. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When Patria and Jack moved to a hobby farm in a beautiful Australian valley, life seemed to get better every year. With Jack constantly affirming his happiness and gaining Australian citizenship, his trusting partner was dumbfounded to discover he had covertly resurrected an old romance and that Stella was coming from USA to share his life, saying, 'I will share my toys, but not my man'!
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
Our Name Wasn't Written - A Malta Memoir (1936-1943)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,680. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.60 from 10 reviews)
This is the memoir of a young mother struggling to feed, clothe and house her family on “the most bombed island on earth” — Malta, during World War II. Written by two generations of eye-witnesses to the destruction wrought on the strategically vital island of Malta by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.