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The Shiny Red Honda
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Growing up in rural County Waterford in the 1950/60's with my beautiful red Honda. The Mass path, crossroad dancing, travelling shows, being an Altar Boy, memories of an age of innocence. It is also about dreams and aspirations; a young man's entry into the world of work, and his brief flirtation with the music business. A story told as it was - warts and all
Jewish Sailor, Harvard Lawyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,210. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
In this mellow memoir, the Author revives memories of war: defending democracy and the Navy with injections of the miracle clap cleanser, penicillin; and of peace: attending law school, and acquiring talents to crush Jim Crow; and of pater familias: delighting in the charms of his children. Boswell done, Author shifts to Fable and Farce, to trash the cant and humbuggery of American politics.
Sail with Jim - The Dream
Price: Free! Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A ten year old introduced to sailing by a friend makes himself a promise to someday buy his own yacht. This is the 50 year journey to fulfill that promise.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 5): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 4): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 3): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 2)): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,040. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
Story of a Broken Handmaiden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,170. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
A true story of struggle, hope, and faith, told by the woman who lived it.
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.
Paranoia
Price: Free! Words: 25,440. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
The novel reveals my primitive complexes, inmost emotions and cracked dreams. It is a tale about an escape from the elemental impulses and social clichés through a journey. The emotional path meanders between the unbearable hypocrisy of the stony-hearted society, a self-destructive self-denial and an awe of the natural insanity.
If You Fly... Don't Crash!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
“There are old pilots, and there are bold pilots, but there are no old bold pilots.” — W.W. Windstaff The author piloted Air Force heavy jets for over two decades, in peacetime and wartime. IF YOU FLY… DON’T CRASH! (Confessions of a White-knuckle Pilot) highlights some of the good, the bad, and the simply silly aspects of aviation experienced during his thousands of hours airborne.
Average Joe: An Autobiography of a Working Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many years ago we gave my parents a computer. When they asked, “What will we do with it?” we suggested that they write their life stories. This is Dad’s life story, in his own words.
A Life in Perspective
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Jewish adolescent of 16 years escaping from Nazi Germany, landing in South America poor and unknowing the local language. Enjoying an happy family life until disrupted by cancer of family members and his own. Looking back on his long life, though full of tragic and hilarious experiences, he judges: “Yes, it was worthwhile!”, last but not least due to his regular practice of Meditation.
Closed On Tuesdays
Series: Travel Memoirs. Price: Free! Words: 49,090. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Living the dream! For many Australians that dream is travelling around this great land of ours. How much better if we can take the comforts of home with us? That's just what my wife and I did. We bought a caravan to take with us on our journeys. Some people thought we were mad; others would have loved to be bold enough to do the same thing. Come along, strap yourself in and join us.
Going Bare!
Price: Free! Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(2.00 from 1 review)
I have always wanted to try naturism and in August 2012 I got my wish as my terrified wife and excited kids joined me as we went to a naturist resort in southern France for a few days. This book offers a light-hearted look at our first family holiday in five years, when I persuaded them to go bare in public for the first time.
From Fear To Love: My Journey Beyond Christianity
Series: Biography & Memoir · Harry Willson Humanist Philosophy, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 75,810. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
WINNER! Philosophy Book, 2013 NM-AZ Book Awards! The "philosophical memoir" of Harry Willson, former clergyman and committed writer-teacher-activist. Those who come for the first time to Harry's work will discover an informed, irreverent voice of reason in a world gone mad on dogma, hype, guilt trips and power trips. Above all, Harry's commitment to personal and mutual liberation shines through.
Una Vida en Perspectiva
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,830. Language: Spanish. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
De origen Judío, aun adolescente de 16 años, escapó de Alemania Nazi para Sudamérica, pobre e ignorando la lengua local. Disfrutando una feliz vida familiar hasta interrumpida por un cáncer sufrido de integrantes de su familia además de él propio. Analizando su larga vida llena de incidencias trágicas y hilarantes, juzga “Si, valía la pena!”, al llegar a la longevidad contento y satisfecho.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
(5.00 from 1 review)
Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres showcases her disastrous first year of teaching in rural Hawaii. Somehow her teacher training didn't prepare her for The Monster Copier, Matthew the Plane-Hurler, and 80-hour workweeks. At the end of each chapter, she explains where her New Teacher Self went wrong and offers time-saving, practical hints and tricks you don't learn in teacher college.
Nửa Đời Nhìn Lại
Price: Free! Words: 176,600. Language: Vietnamese. Published: September 24, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Nửa Đời Nhìn Lại Copyrighted by Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Published by Kệ Sách - 2012 Distributed by Smashwords ISBN: 9-781-3016-8143-3