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UKIYO-E Poems from the Floating World
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Collection of Poetry authored by Ilona Garrett.
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.
Eva's War: A True Story of Survival
Series: Biography & Memoir ยท Krutein Memoirs, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,720. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
Danzig, a Free City between the Great Wars, then seized by Hitler in 1939, is threatened by Soviet troops as Eva Krutein flees with her daughter in January, 1945. It is the beginning of a harrowing year of privation, defeat, moral quandaries, growth and, finally, healing. This compelling account of the hardships and horrors of war remains throughout an uplifting family odyssey.
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.
Histórias do Terceiro Tempo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A ideia básica do livro é de que todos nós - e não apenas as celebridades e as pessoas que realizaram feitos extraordinários -fizemos muita coisa na vida e temos histórias para contar. As histórias, contadas em tom de conversa informal, cobrem um período extenso da vida do autor, desde sua infância até a velhice. Estão agrupadas em capítulos, em função de assuntos comuns.
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.
Knives, Lipstick, and Liberty One Woman's Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,360. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Five years after moving to New Hampshire with a simple plan to live in a state where liberty still exists and to raise my son in a better environment. It seemed like a simple plan at the time, a good move to make. So how did I end up a New Hampshire state representative? Good question, and one that not one person who knew me before the move would have ever seen coming, and yes,that includes me.
Rough Mix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
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Johnette Napolitano was born in Hollywood, California and has toured the world as the main voice and bassist of the Los Angeles rock band Concrete Blonde. A respected and prolific songwriter and recording artist, Napolitano is also a gallery artist and has studied art in Mata Ortiz, Mexico and Flamenco in Spain.
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
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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.
Multiple Sclerosis, Melanoma and More
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Anxiety
Multiple Sclerosis, an Enigma was the first volume of the story of my unexpected diagnosis of RRMS (relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis) and the nightly injections that contributed to the end of my career. Told in first person point of view, the stories quickly engaged readers who had experienced their own unexpected disappointments in life. Multiple Sclerosis, Melanoma and More is part 2.
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.
A Clear Water Stream
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 11. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a newly illustrated edition of a much-loved classic of country and angling literature. Set in the first half of the 1930s, it tells of the time when the Williamson family lived at Shallowford in Devon. A two-mile stretch of fishing came with the cottage, on the River Bray, which runs through the deer park close by, and the book tells the story of Williamson's relationship with the river.
Journey from San Rocco
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,440. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In post WWI Italy, a widow with four children is given the opportunity to travel to America to marry a wealthy widower. This may be her only chance for prosperity and happiness, but is she willing to accept his terms that she is to bring only one child for now to America? Based on the author’s family history, from 1918 to 2006, the dynamics of a family, separated and rejoined.
Andrew's Angels: A Volunteer's Story of Hurricane Andrew
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
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Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in August 1992. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Nancy Pelletier was one of many Red Cross volunteers who felt called to do whatever they could to ease the suffering. This is the moving story of the horrendous destruction she witnessed, the grateful people she aided, and the lifelong friends she made. With photos.
My Journey With Meniere's Disease
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,030. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
A personal story about Meniere's disease including diagnosis, treatment and ultimately living with hearing loss. A must read for Meniere's patients and their caregivers.
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.
James - Memories of my Brother
Price: $5.01 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: American English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Frank Hart always looked up to his brother. Their father, killed in a drunken gun duel, their unreliable mother having abandoned them - these two discarded boys make their way out of the Deep South, surfacing thousands of miles away in New York City as two well-educated young men in the Great Depression. These are the epic tales of my late grandfather’s early days with his beloved brother, James.
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.