Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs

My Random Life: A Work in Progress
By
Price: Free! Words: 20,280. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Episodes from the life of an average Asian American guy with depression and bipolar disorder, finding healing and experiencing freedom from shame. Preview portions of a forthcoming book.
Une Goutte de Vie dans l'Amer
By
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: French. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
L'histoire vraie d'un enfant insouciant, dans le Paris des années 30, élevé dans l'amour de la France et de ses valeurs républicaines par ses parents immigrés juifs polonais. Brusquement éveillé de son enfance par la guerre, il va découvrir le coté sombre des hommes. Miraculé du camp de Drancy, il assiste, impuissant, au départ de ses parents vers Auschwitz, devient résistant et tente de survivre.
Widowhood 101
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The story of my journey through the first 18 months of being a widow. It's a big learning curve and I hope that some of what I've learned will be of value for others
A Mask for Every Face
By
Price: Free! Words: 47,560. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book was intended to be about one life. It became more. In recalling her childhood, the author did not hold up a mirror to discover the truth; she instead applied a paintbrush, and an analyst's eye. Her discussions range from Asperger's Syndrome to the history of her community. With this well-documented memoir, Ms. Moore engages in a conversation about important issues of our time.
the happy trails of hitch hike mike
By
Price: Free! Words: 85,580. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
an auto biography by me! sorry its raw but thats how i wrote it! its my attempt at recalling my younger years as a traveller, this handsome young adventurer has grown up to be one of ucluelets favourite authors! join the happy trails of hitch hike mike and travel deep into your heart, full of smiles! my song writing through the years is included stay tuned more happy trails to come!
Angry Blog
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As the saying goes, don’t pick a fight with a poet. During the darkest two years of his life, serial blogger Darren How didn’t just get angry… he got mad. He dealt with it the only way he knew how: write. He wrote of business school and the Asian workplace, and couldn’t decide which was scarier. He wrote of love and friendship, neither of which he was sure existed.
A Wander in Vetland
By
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks has spent much of his working life as a vet in New Zealand. A Wander in Vetland is an insider's look at his changing profession. These lively tales draw the reader into the more curious aspects of medical and veterinary history - ideal reading for those curious about borborygmi, the use eunuchs made of goose quills, or the potion favoured by Italian women to seduce their lovers...
This Way Up - Where would I be without a good set of wheels?
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,810. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rhett Brown the Life Saver. Now that’s a strange title for a man in a wheelchair. Why is he in a chair? Why is he labelled a ‘tetraplegic’? What does that mean for him? How does he cope with everyday life? One day on a construction site … A near suicide, divorce, rehabilitation – any one of these would stretch a person to the limit, but Rhett had them all to deal with. Read his amazing story.
Accidental Poetry
By
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A memoir about a night long ago, and my attempt to write a poem about it.
Prostate Cancer Guide, The Things Your Doctor Probably Won't Tell You, & How To Deal With Them.
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
(5.00 from 1 review)
Prostate cancer is the 800lb ape hiding in every man’s closet. This cancer is feared by men like no other. At least one man in six will get it. The fear is justified, for it is, after all, a cancer. But ignorance of the disease is not. Unfortunately, there’s a problem: Getting straight information from a doctor is sometimes like pulling teeth.
The Year Mom Died
By
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This short autobiographical story examines the year when my Mom died. The lessons she learned and those I learned by being there, taught me more about living than about dying.
Big Pink
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
He was processing him at the jail when his prisoner spit right in his face, in front of about ten other officers. The room got deathly quiet. Gary slowly brought his head up looked into the drunk driver’s eyes and said in his slow southern drawl, “My, you have an unusually large supply of saliva tonight.” From that night on Gary was called "Spittle".
Hello Dolly
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had begun to notice little things, strange little things. I was in the grocery store couple of days ago, just walking around with the damn song going through my head. I remember I was looking at the cans of sweet baby peas, when an older guy with a white beard strolled by pushing his cart. As he passed I could hear him humming “Hello Dolly” to himself. It freaked me out.
Fritz
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She took a deep breath and sort of sobbed it out, “Last Wednesday night I met him at the Glenwood baseball park after it had closed like I usually did when he is on second shift. We made love on a piece of cardboard in the baseball dugout. We had done this several times before, but this time it was different.” This time he hurt me.
The Bionic Man
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Clyde had a secret weapon that he used with a great deal of skill. It was his bionic leg. He had an artificial right leg that he could wield with incredible speed and accuracy. He had sent many a young police officer to the hospital with that bionic leg.
Fun With Winos
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Abner was wearing a “Coca Cola’ uniform and was apparently walking to work at the bottling company a few yards away from where he died. He never made it to work, because a large “Pepsi” truck’s passenger side mirror hit him in the back of his head and killed him as he walked on the shoulder. “Pepsi” and “Coke” are very competitive, but this just couldn’t be a conspiracy or could it?
Finding My Way: the torn years
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Adolescence
Finding My Way: the torn years: a memoir that reflects upon the rites of passage through which every teen must travel on his or her journey to adulthood. Sheldon's account will inspire teens who are suffering the pain of not fitting in, peer pressure, bullying, and wrestling with societal expectations, while also encouraging adults feeling that they missed their chance to explore their dreams.
The Biscuit
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had walked about seventy five feet, when I came upon something in the middle of the median. There in the light from my flashlight was what appeared to be a human leg. The leg was from mid thigh on down to the foot. It was fully clothed with pants, sock and shoe. It looked like it had been surgically amputated. It looked fake so I had to touch it to be sure it wasn't a joke.
What To Do When You Hate Your Job
By
Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How to Free Yourself from day-to-day Career Pain or Job Dissatisfaction--and Find a Job You'll Really Love...Guaranteed.
The Stakeout
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a true account of one of the most unusual police stakeouts that I was ever assigned. The full force and high technology of the police department was brought to bare to apprehend the culprit that was using the bathroom on the jogging path in an upscale neighborhood. The suspect was known as the "Serial Dumper". You just can't make this stuff up.