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Memoirs of the Basement Steps
By Lucas Gentry
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
2662 words. A short tale showing the changes in viewpoint from childhood to adulthood. Memories centered around the basement steps, and how they represent a journey into the unknown.
Memoirs of a Young, Black Male Construction Worker: Articles about the Black Male Experience
By Mitchell Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a series of articles, some historical and some modern, that illustrate the everyday struggles of young black males in America.
Autobiography by a Former Underage Sex Slave
By Niiles Punkari
Price: Free! Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Incest, forced prostitution, insanity, alcoholism, violence and submission, all in the heart of the Swedish welfare state. After a brutal childhood Niiles Punkari begins a journey towards some form of recovery. It is a journey full of mistakes which are depicted in explicit details, a style which is compensated with intellectual mediation in the most awkward spots - so humor exist also.
Sunny Side Up: Life and Times of Backyard Chickens
By Natalie Kwong
You set the price! Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This fun, quick-read eBook exclusive is about 13-year-old Natalie growing up in a suburban town with crazy chickens living in her backyard. Short stories include a desperate chicken escape, a surprise rooster, a poor little chick with a crooked beak, and more. Written when Natalie was 11-years-old in 2012, readers will feel her emotions as she tells her tales of quirky chickens.
The Joys and Perils of Serving Abroad: Memoirs of a U.S Foreign Service Family
By Diego Asencio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by MAP. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diego's first overseas assignment was to Mexico, where he assisted jailed or troubled Americans and shipped dead Americans home, tasks that were "an effective introduction to the Foreign Service," he opines. Diego went on to assignments in Panama, Portugal, Brazil, and Venezuela, was appointed ambassador to Colombia and Brazil, and also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.
Walls Go Up, Walls Come Down
By Skot David Wilson
Price: $1.91 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Part of my life in the 80's, where I lost my way, then found myself again after isolation, drugs, prison, contractual work for the NSA, then my path back to myself
The Pioneer of Chinese American Education - Dr. Theodore Chen
By Wen-Hui Chen
Price: Free! Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of Dr. Theodore Chen, lovingly told by Dr. Wen-Hui, his wife of 60 years. Professor Chen was the first Chinese scholar to be granted tenure at USC, where he taught for 35 years and revived the Asian Studies Department. Dr. Chen's academic, literary, humanitarian, and public speaking accomplishments are interspersed with the moving story of the Chens' long marriage and family life.
Who Turned Out The Lights?
By Ronald Wilde
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,640. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hold on for a bumpy ride! For Ron Wilde, it’s like a 24/7 roller coaster with eyes closed. Every turn brings new challenges like blindness, and new joys and adventures including forbidden hospital love. Ron will make you laugh one second at the characters he meets and gasp the next at the gut wrenching details of his epic health struggles.
1985, An Atlantic Crossing Memoir
By Skot David Wilson
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A pseudo autobiographical account of my Atlantic circumnavigation written in third person. It was where I found redemption and peace, coming to terms with the death of my father, injustices I endured, and anger and resentment which drove me to lose myself and make serious and costly life mistakes, and how I found redemption, forgiveness, and resolve to life by my conscience without regrets.
1978, Crossing America And Back:
By Skot David Wilson
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autobiographical account of my trip circumventing the United States in 1978 taken when I was 17, after losing my father, and trying to come to terms with his death.
The Ongoing Relevance of the Sixties and Seventies and Other Essays and Memoirs
By John Walters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Essays and memoirs on the sixties and seventies, rock music, writing, travel, science fiction, and other topics. Includes: "The Ongoing Relevance of the Sixties and Seventies", "A Tales of Two Jackets", "Reflections on The Who's Performance of Quadrophenia in San Diego, February 5th 2013", "Loneliness Versus Solitude", "Standing Up to Intimidation", "On Attending ConDor 2013, San Diego
Diary of a Cornish Fisherman: Newquay, 1962–1967
By Trevor Simpson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,830. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life in a Cornish fishing community in 1960s is the subject of this absorbing memoir, told in a style that is warm, engaging, humorous and packed full of incident. A book that will appeal to anyone who has gone to sea or wishes that they had. Generously illustrated, complete with a glossary of nautical and fishing terms, it doesn’t just introduce us to the life of the seafarer; it invites us in.
Zut Alors! - Part Deux
By Andrea Frazer
Price: $1.45 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A successor in time to 'A Breath of French Air' but in the style of 'Sacre Bleu! - We're Here', this short covers the next round of refurbishment on a very neglected old French house. It is also the story of 2013, which was a disaster from start to finish on many fronts and a triumph on others.
Sri Lankan and Zimbabwean Memories
By Terrence Perera
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book is a collection of autobiographical reminiscences of the author’s life, mainly in Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, written in a humorous, satirical style that makes the book interesting reading.It also relates, how in Zimbabwe, the author overcame racial prejudices and formed intimate, lasting friendships with members of the other communities.
Recession
By Ann MacDonald
Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by StarBytes Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short story about Uncle Ezra, who grew up during the Recession, and at 91 still can't bear to waste stale food.
Life In "E" motion
By ELR Jones
Price: Free! Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A book of poems that takes you along for the journey from child to woman. Poignant, eloquent, soul clenching. Prepare yourself for to be touched by the words as they move from the page to touch your heart!
Do You Fear Death? and Other Memoirs
By John Walters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs on life, death, old age, family, travel, writing, and other topics. Includes: "Do You Fear Death?", "New York in the Summer", "It's Been a Long, Strange Trip", "Where You're Meant to Be", "The Cold", "Getting Old: A Journal; Part One: Scary Stuff", "Getting Old: A Journal; Part Two: Good Stuff".
The Diploma Nurse: Her Shining Day; Her Fading Touch
By Jessie Glover Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir of the times when Diploma nurses were educated in Hospital schools of Nursing, amid controversy with the Nursing leaders, who believed this learning would be better in college settings. The author gives an historical insight to the way things were and how in her opinion, this diploma nurse was right for this time. Wilson was a diploma student herself, and also a nursing administrator.
When I grow up I want to be a cowboy.
By Mark Ehasz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
An average everyday child of the 60's should have an autobiography right? This is about what I knew when I was growing up and did not have to wish I knew. This is about what I want my kids to know and why not everybody else in the process.
Reverie: Ultra Short Memoirs
By CoCo Harris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,890. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of ultra short memoirs, telling the stories of our lives, about a hundred words at a time.