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North South North
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 240,330. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Hughes Henshaw Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A powerful, nonfiction, intense saga spanning three generations starting in a small Lithuanian village at the turn of the century. The book covers forced exile, the Holocaust, apartheid, the Texas real estate and banking crisis of the eighties, lawsuits, business mistakes,personal misfortune, love affairs gone awry and the various countries that provided safe harbor for the families. 762 pages
Flygirl Adventures: An Autoflyography
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,400. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A candid, funny heart-warming account of one girl's struggle to achieve her dream - to fly! And it's all here - the agonies and ecstasies of failure and triumph. Initially rejected as an air hostess, Mays then became a flying instructor and subsequently an executive jet pilot for the world's rich and famous, thereby offering us a unique glimpse into the world of private jet travel.
Making Lemonade With Ben: The Audacity to Cope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Seven-year-old Ben is found in a coma, suffers myriad disabilities and, later, mental health issues. Yet, love wins. Narrated with irrepressible humor by the quirky mom, this award- winning tale culminates with Ben’s victorious invitation to Washington D.C., to represent Madison Children’s Museum at a national award ceremony.
From Dusk Till Dawn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am 47 years old and have been searching for my whole life for true happiness an sometimes thinking I may have found it, yet every adventure is short lived and I find myself back at the drawing board. My history has been that of depression, destruction and debt but finally I have found my nieche and wow is my life changing.
How You Can Get a Job at Walt Disney Studios Without a College Degree
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 154,270. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Working for Walt Disney is a childhood dream, shared by millions of people, from all across the world. Since the founding of the studios in 1923, only a small fraction of individuals have ever experienced the bliss of making that dream coming true. After working at the illustrious Studio for more than 6 years, author Eric Muss-Barnes shares his story of how that wish-upon-a-star came true for him.
Me & U2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
‘Me And U2’ is an account of Cathal's life set to the backdrop of his love affair with U2's music. For all U2 fans who have ever disliked an album, loved a single, struggled to get a ticket, camped outside an arena, worn out favourite videotapes or simply just sometimes got lost in the music, this book will have at least one reference that will make you say, ‘That could have been me!’.
Walking The Path
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 117,590. Language: British English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Everyone has a journey through life. In the esoteric world it is known as 'walking the path'. For those who step willingly on the path, they agree to a speeding up of internal growth. Shane P Ward took that step and the result may be considered controversial; was it just life unfolding and did implausible events really happen? Whatever you may think, be prepared for an emotional roller coaster.
On my way to Samarkand - memoirs of a travelling writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by infinity plus. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Garry Kilworth is a varied and prolific writer who has travelled widely since childhood, living in a number of countries, especially in the Far East. His books include SF and fantasy, historical novels, literary novels, story collections, children's books and film novelisations. This autobiography covers family history, travels and his experiences in publishing. 'a master of his trade' (Punch)
Grandpa Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A generational memoir of troubled youth and redemption
Crazy: My Seven Years at Bruno Bettelheim's Orthogenic School
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,080. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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
Price: Free! Words: 126,440. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 141,680. 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.
Old Geezer's Memoirs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,800. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 388,440. Language: British English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 184,410. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Seventh-Day Adventist, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
(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.