Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs

Grandpa Stories
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It all started one day, when BJ and Darrian giggled at me and made fun of how I started so many things that I said to them with the phrase, " When I was a boy .. ". But Grandpa Stories is not about being their grandpa so much as a collection of stories of how I was lucky enough to grow up to be their Grandpa. I have always loved great story telling and I hope you do as well
The Wild Boy of Aveyron
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
A generational memoir of troubled youth and redemption
Crazy: My Seven Years at Bruno Bettelheim's Orthogenic School
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author resided at the Orthogenic School for seven years and shares her most personal experiences there. The world-renowned Bruno Bettelheim was the director, and she shows him for the tyrant he was, bullying the children both mentally and physically and telling them they were crazy when they clearly were not.
Give Me Tomorrow
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,080. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir chronicles the early life and tragedies of a young German girl during WWII in Pomerania, as the Soviet Union expelled thousands of eastern Europeans from their homelands and reshaped countries’ borders as part of an Allied agreement near the end of the war.
Tubob: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
TUBOB: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps is a memoir of a newly married couple who discover themselves in new light as they work and learn about a different culture in a third-world country. They find strength and frustration trying to make a difference. Caught up in a military coup, they seek refuge in a house with 116 other people and wonder if their lives will ever be the same.
Subject to Change
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A hybrid metafictional memoir by a prescient Vietnam veteran. He was in Morocco on 9/11. It blends journalism, history, creative nonfiction and world travel. It incorporates abandonment, loss, exile, renewal, creativity, diversity, kindness and gratitude.
Memoir from the Flash
By
Price: Free! Words: 126,440. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about the author’s early years of growing up in a dysfunctional family with a spoiled, underachieving father and an insecure mother who lost both parents to suicides at different times and suffered from an intense fear of thunderstorms. Yet through it all he managed to rise above it all to turn out fairly normal.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
By
Price: Free! Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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.
Old Geezer's Memoirs
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,800. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Joe, an elderly gentleman in his eighties, sat listening to a speaker on TV. The speaker asked his audience, "Where has your journey in life taken you? What were your challenges? How did you overcome these challenges? What are your happy memories? Have you written down your journey for your posterity to enjoy?
Almost Total Recall
By
Price: Free! Words: 388,440. Language: British English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Almost Total Recall an Autobiography by Terry Aspinall. From 1943 to 2014. Who served in the Royal Marines in Borneo during the Emergency Campaign. Became involved in Hang Gliding during 1973-74 and several Rock n Roll bands around the world. The highlight being when he and a couple of friends managed to change the history of the Modern Hang Glider. 388,455 Words and 1091 Pages.
Si nada cambia
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 184,410. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Seventh-Day Adventist
Una historia de perseverancia, cambios y lealtad a Dios de una esposa y madre acosada, afligida, maltratada, abandonada y perseguida por el esposo y por las autoridades de su pueblo; traicionada por su madre y por su hijo mayor por leer y aceptar las enseñanzas de la Biblia en una época cuando era prohibida su lectura por la misma iglesia a la cual pertenecía. Cómo, finalmente, el hijo, el esposo.
A Road Less Travelled - A memoir of a privileged life
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Robin Knight reported around the world for American newsmagazines and corporate publications for 40 years. He began covering international events in 1968 when he joined US News & World Report and soon after found himself in Northern Ireland as the civil rights movement began. Over the next 28 years, working for this prestigious American weekly publication, he reported from 50 countries in Europe.
Natalae... From Across The Universe
By
Series: Social Awareness, Book 1 ยท , Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 162,910. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lessons learned from a personal journey and struggle for peace A memoir Natalae Jaennae Alluneedis This book is about my personal journey through life from James to me, Natalae, how the expression of who I am has affected those around me, and ultimately how all of us are impacted… even you.
A Life in the City
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Eaton Centre was Life in the City and the Mall Walkers were the law, but behind the glamorous fashion and bright lights was another world the public would never see: murder, gang brawls, sexual assault and the torching of several city blocks. These were the secrets which would eventually bring the Mall Walkers down. A Life in the City is a true story in the loss of innocence of a young man.
From Kansas to Kalimantan
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,220. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is an amazing description of a journey from the humble beginnings in Kansas to one of the most strategic international missionary impacts that I have personally witnessed. Arny and Wanda Humble truly embodied the incarnation of Christ as they became Indonesian. I have watched them in action with national Indonesian leaders and have seen the enormous respect as those leaders look to Arny.
A Luminous Future
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
Spread Thin & Moving Fast
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tale of adventure, exploring new worlds, and meeting crazy characters. After growing up in an Irish-Mexican family, Ed became a restless street kid and adventurous teen. As a young adult he was thrown out of schools, became a golf hustler, hung out with artists, pimps, and actors, got drugs for friends, escaped from many petty scrapes, and followed his first love to the University of California.
From Rags to Rags
By
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 101,340. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Rags To Rags is Tina Morrison's true story of wasted childhood back in Poland during 60’s and 70’s. It portrays a painful journey through neglect, despair, horrors of domestic violence and poverty inflicted by alcohol abuse.
Cream From Butterflies
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a personal story that reveals life in the mid-twentieth century that is mainly peaceful, mostly prosperous, when Americans dreamed big and dreams came true. And on a smaller scale, the story of how a writer can be formed: by commitment to a diary. The writer's five year diary written between 1959 and 1963 is included between essays about growing up in a small Wisconsin town.
1309 Days to Freedom
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the autobiography of Dietrich W. Geschke, who was born in pre-war East Prussia. Kept along with his mother and sister on Russian collective farms in post-war Kaliningrad Oblast (pre-war East Prussia) for 3 1/2 years and eventually escaped from East Germany to West Germany. His family immigrated to the U.S. in 1952.