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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.
A Father's Gift: Stories From Our Past, Volume 2
By M.E. Cardona
Series: A Father's Gift: Stories From Our Past, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,510. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The second short story collection by M.E. Cardona, in collaboration with EV. Volume two includes 15 short stories that are part family history and part tall tales she has heard from her father and neighbors while growing up in the small dusty town of Rosita. "Tragic, comic, and terrifying tales that will take you to the author's small town and leave you there wanting more."
Sing: A Short Memoir
By Matthew Laxton
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
An emotional true life story of brotherly love and loss. Sing is the story of two brothers, and a few days that changed everything.
Episodes And Experiences
By Krishnanand
Price: Free! Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Mrugank Patel. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Man can learn more from their own experiences than other sources. In his previous years Swami Krishnanand was narrating the experiences and the episodes of his pilgrimage to his visitors. In its mortal Swamiji is not with us but by his writing we feel his immortal and appealing presence with us.
Belonging
By Robert W. Fuller
Price: Free! Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Belonging traces Robert Fuller’s personal evolution and suggests that taking one’s questions seriously will lead to a life of meaning and purpose. Accompany Fuller as he meets with “somebodies” like Robert Oppenheimer, Indira Gandhi, Mikhail Gorbachev, David Bowie, John Denver, and President Jimmy Carter, and share in the wisdom he finds in people whom the world writes off as “nobodies.”
Smell the Blue Sky: Young, Pregnant, and Widowed
By Valerie Willman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The day Valerie found out she was pregnant with her second child was the day her husband died.
Inkslingers 2013: Memoirs of the Southwest
By Eveline Horelle Dailey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Two Cats Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An anthology of short-story memoirs about life in the Southwest. Twenty-two writers from the greater Phoenix, AZ, area (known as The Inkslingers) share memories from poignant to philosophical and everything in between to give you a flavor of life as they know it.
I Have Asperger’s (I Just Never Knew It)
By John Foltin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
All my life, I knew I was different from everyone else. I was very shy. I had weird eating habits. I was smart, yet immature. It wasn’t until much later in life that I discovered the reason. I had Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of autism. This is my story of how I dealt with it growing up and the changes I’ve made since my diagnosis. $1 from every book sold will be donated to Autism Speaks.
Marko Mihic Memoirs
By Marko Mihic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,440. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An Autobiography of Marko Mihic M.D. This is his true story of his life in Croatia through the second world war, his escape from the communism of the former Yugoslavia, his accomplishments in the field of Medicine, and his leadership of The Knights of Malta in Toronto bringing over 100 million dollars of aid to Croatia during its war of independence.
I'm Only Human After All (The Empowerment Series Book 1)
By Alex I. Rogers
Series: The Empowerment Series. Price: Free! Words: 46,660. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Bullying
What do you do if you find yourself suddenly, and without provocation, the target of high school aggression, relentless insults, and painful isolation? Such is the dilemma of teenager Alex Rogers, the main character in I'm Only Human After All, the thought-provoking, absorbing novel inspired by the real-life trials of the author.
She's All Caught Up
By Jamila Davis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 125,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
She's All Caught Up is a cautionary tale based on the life of Jamila T. Davis, a federal prisoner serving a 12 1/2 year sentence. Jamila grew up in a loving middle class home, raised to become her parent's ideal star child. All was copacetic until high school years. Jamila rebels and chooses to live life in the fast lane. When this good girl goes bad, it seems there is no turning back!
Thoughts from My Autistic Mind: Book I
By Travis Breeding
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Thoughts From My Autistic Mind is the first book in a series of blog entries by Author Travis Breeding. Travis has autism and strives to provide society with an understanding of what living with Autism is like on a daily basis by sharing his blog entries with all of us. Travis gives the reader a detailed look into his mind and emotions as he navigates every day life on the Autism Spectrum.