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The Diary of John Banfield 1983-90
Price: Free! Words: 482,900. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
John Banfield retired from the teaching profession in 1983 when he and his wife, Dorothy, moved from Lincoln to Eccleshall, Staffordshire, to enjoy their retirement together. John began a diary which recounts their many and varied interests and culminates in his tragic death from cancer. Both mundane and moving, it will be of particular interest to his descendants.
A Hairdresser's Diary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,980. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is the story of a little girl who through a childhood full of struggles, hardships and pain had a dream. That dream was to someday become a hairdresser. Follow her as she trades her dollies in for the real thing.This is the diary of a hairdresser who had a calling and a great memory. It is filled with stories of pain, sadness, gossip, angst, triumph, challenge and most of all, humour. Th
For the Children
Price: $8.85 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
For the Children is a narrative memoir that tells the true story of the author’s family's escape from Hungary and immigration to Canada in 1956, told from the viewpoint of the seven year old child he was at the time.
Simon Ships Out: How one brave, stray cat became a worldwide hero
Price: Free! Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Simon, a mischievous young cat, is smuggled on board HMS Amethyst, his simple life amidst the streets of Hong Kong is transformed into an adventure fit for heroes. Based on the true events of Amethyst’s ‘Yangtze Incident’, Simon quirky yet emotional cat’s eye narrative is sure to move and entertain all who read it.
13 Years in America
Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.94 from 33 reviews)
The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
Kiss Chronicles
Price: Free! Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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.
Confessions Rants and Exploits of a Civil Servant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,690. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: 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
Series: Old Fools, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,080. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010 by Ant Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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
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
What I Did On My Midlife Crisis Vacation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,320. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Are you "woo-woo" curious? Feeling restless about the big picture in life? In this humorous, sassy and oh-so-honest memoir, the author brings you along through a string of compelling adventures, ideologies and introspective moments in hot pursuit of magic, miracles, healing, love, and a deeper grasp of the metaphysical nature of reality. Colorful characters, charlatans and revelations abound.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
Price: Free! Words: 141,760. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(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.
Something Furry Underfoot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Something Furry Underfoot is a funny, touching book about pets that Amy's husband brought home and how Amy ended up helping care for, and falling for, most of them. In addition to frogs, iguanas, dogs, a stray cat, rabbits, and lots of hamsters, you will meet a male hedgehog that escaped three times to mate with a female hedgehog, a ferret that cost $1,200 in vet bills and a domestic duck.
Trail Ways, Path Wise
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,340. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What people are saying... "Just in time to counteract Bill Bryson's lumbering: A Walk in the Woods, here is a book by a guy who actually made it through."JHM "The author’s style is breezy, intimate; he talks to you, to himself, to his trail mates. When he describes a day on the AT you see it, feel it, as if you are there. He writes fluidly, always compellingly readable." JW
Floating Point
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.
Odd Road to Kabul
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This is the remarkable story of survival and a child’s unique ability to pull through a harrowing fourteen-year cycle of neglect and abuse.
The Rogue Aviator - In The Back Alleys of Aviation
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
2015 Revised Edition The Rogue Aviator is a memoir of a fun-loving, adventurous pilot during a unique and tumultuous aviation career. The pulse-racing aviation anecdotes are spiced with humor, pathos, and poignancy along with a smattering of decadence and debauchery. An additional theme of this book presents an insider's view of the aviation industry and the results when the profit factor trumps
Ones a poner time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,260. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A delightfully entertaining cocktail of short stories born from half a century (and counting) of memories and musings. Two parts comedy and one part drama, with just a dollop of farce, this book is best enjoyed while curled up on the couch with a box of chocolates.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
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.