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Being Down, Looking Up: The Adventures of an Itinerant Shoeshiner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,790. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about an unusual journey. A few years ago Rob Walters decided to become a shoeshine boy. He stowed his shoeshine kit, a tent, and a few items of clothing in a trailer, connected the trailer to his push bike and set off from Oxford to visit the old shoe-making cities of middle England. Along the way he polished many shoes and gained a fascinating insight into his own country.
Canadian Scribbler: Collected Letters of an Underground Writer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Always insightful, often witty and consistently inspirational, Canadian Scribbler: Collected Letters of an Underground Writer is a thoughtful collection of letters from one man whose passion for the creative industry—and trying to survive in it—shines through on every page.
Un Correttore a Roma
Price: Free! Words: 33,840. Language: Italian. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
L'autore, nato a Roma a "Ponte Mollo" nel 1930 (l'attuale Ponte Milvio), e cresciuto nell’ambiente popolare durante il fascismo, con vari episodi gustosi, riesce a comunicare al lettore l’odore e il sapore delle storie di un intero quartiere. Lasciati gli studi ha iniziato a lavorare per Paese Sera come correttore di bozze. Ci racconta dell'entourage comunista un po' snob, e dei compagni popolari.
CICADA on the Firing Line
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,560. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(4.00 from 1 review)
Every profession has its own charm and provides beautiful experience in every day life. Banking is not an exception and when one opted for with great interest as a dream profession, it provides a treasure of wealth to bring cheers and the Golden Moments are captured in this maiden attempt.
Amar Atmojibini (1982-1990)
Series: My stories in Bengali script, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: Bengali. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autibiographical account of writer, after he left Governmnt service. This is the concluding part.
OSHA 30 Years, 30 Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,340. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
Ever wonder what it was like to work for OSHA for 30 years? Come along and learn the language of OSHA and see what highlights happened in the agency from 1983-2012 from John Newquist. John started out as a CSHO and worked as a Team Leader, Area Director and Assistant Regional Administrator. Some stories are funny like Chapter 6 and others more serious.
Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.
Autobiography of an Unknown Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 157,930. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of one man's life from his birth in war torn England in 1941, emigration to Namibia in 1951, school and University in Namibia and South Africa, creation of a major construction company during the Border War in Namibia, the company's collapse under apartheid and its effect on his family, making a new start as a contracts manager in the Far and Middle East and his retirement to Thailand.
The Day That Changed My Life - For the Rest of My Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by Micah 6:8 Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Compelling story of how an active single mother and career woman ended up medically retired at age 38.
Village Year: A Sac Prairie Journal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A 3-year journal describing life in the author's hometown of Sauk City, Wisconsin, and its surroundings. It contains poetry, detailed natural descriptions of the region, and colorful anecdotes about the region's inhabitants and some of Derleth's notable friends, like the writer, HP Lovecraft. Illustrated with Woodcuts by Frank Utpatel.
A Trembling Mind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Anxiety
A Trembling Mind guides readers through an aspiring author's quaking thoughts from his writing roost in a Chinese Restaurant, Wellington, New Zealand. TK Charles is our author and narrator. He was a former division one athlete, Fortune 500 employee and presently a confidence diminished twenty something trying to find his way. A Trembling Mind is Part One of a memoir series.
Landing On My Feet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,540. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Landing on my Feet takes the reader on a leisurely stroll back in time where memories have been netted like ling cod, with tales of a coastal boyhood as captivating as fishing for shiners on the Pacific coast where Union Steamships landed at Government Pier after coming all the way from Vancouver.
Love and Madness: My Private Years with George C. Scott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Film and theater audiences were attracted to George C. Scott's powerful stage presence and charisma, as was Karen Truesdell, a Stephens College theatre student. After performing with him on stage, a long term love relationship developed. Her liaison with Scott spanned 30 years as his hidden mistress and mother of his child. Truesdell Riehl's account makes a compelling page turner.
Amar Atmojibini (1959-1982)
Series: My stories in Bengali script, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 11,940. Language: Bengali. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autobiographical account of the author during his service life, Written in Bengali script বাংলা হরফে লেখা আত্মজীবনীর অংশ যাতে রয়েছে সরকারী চাকুরি জীবনের কথা।
A Fool's Journey Book I
Series: A Fool's Journey Volume I, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Book One is the first of an ongoing book series where the Author takes pause to reflect upon his life as a jigsaw puzzle. It is a mystery where he begins to fit the pieces of the puzzle together in the hope of achieving greater understanding of why he is here. "I share with Roland Barthes the opinion that the text is formed by the reader rather than by the author." — Rain-walker
Manga Poverty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Junta Ueno. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Manga Poverty" is a frightening word. A publishing recession with no end in sight, combined with new technology and media that changes everything. In Japan, manga artists find themselves in debt despite working hard week after week. What does this spell for the manga industry? Follow as Sato Shuho stands up to the Japanese manga industry, and find out where his struggle leads him. Autobiography.
Shattered
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,560. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This heart wrenching novel will take you into the cruel world of mental abuse. You will experience the suffering and the pain "Tanya" endured throughout her seventeen year marriage. This novel takes you into the life of one victim...there are
Same Track, Different Track: One Adjunct's Alternative Route to the Tenure Track
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Gone Dog Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
"I was never supposed to be where I am today. In academia, the route to the tenure track has on it a terminal degree, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and other what-everybody-else-has-done things.” So begins author Isaac Sweeney as he chronicles his unlikely path from a newspaper staff writer to his coveted tenure-track position in higher education.
Reflections of a Lifetime
Price: Free! Words: 30,150. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Memoir after being born in a tenement section of New York City during the Great Depression and WWII. Contributions to emerging aerospace, semiconductor and computer industries. Extensive tourist travel to six continents.
Mourning Has Broken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
Giving herself a year of mourning after her sister's untimely death, the author goes about her life as memories and myriads of emotions assail her. Through it all, she explores the meaning of life and the changing of her beliefs, taking the reader through a journey of sorrow, grief, regret, joy and hope.