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Out of Whole Cloth: The Life of Bettye Kimbrell by Joyce Cauthen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,790. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Abandoned by her mother when 8 years old, married at 13, a mother at 14, Bettye Kimbrell’s steadfast goal was to create good lives for the five children she had with her charming but unfaithful husband. A natural storyteller, Kimbrell vividly relates how she overcame one obstacle after another to raise her family and to achieve unforeseen recognition as a quilter of the highest order.
Sirocco: A French Girl Comes of Age in War-Torn Algeria by Danielle A. Dahl
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,770. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Algerian War of Independence begins in 1954, forever changing the lives of the French colonials, including 10-year-old Nanna and her family. The conflict lasts for 8 years, but despite the constant threat of terrorist attacks, Nanna confronts the usual challenges of growing up--helping to raise her spirited siblings, struggling with math, and defying her harsh father by falling in love.
Diary of a Cornish Fisherman: Newquay, 1962–1967 by Trevor Simpson
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Life in a Cornish fishing community in 1960s is the subject of this absorbing memoir, told in a style that is warm, engaging, humorous and packed full of incident. A book that will appeal to anyone who has gone to sea or wishes that they had. Generously illustrated, complete with a glossary of nautical and fishing terms, it doesn’t just introduce us to the life of the seafarer; it invites us in.
A Green Hill Far Away by Joan Vardy
Price: $5.30 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Gingernut Books Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Green Hill Far Away is a collection of Joan's earlier memoirs, a delightful and poignant mix harking back to the latter days of the war years. Never self-pitying, the stories have elements that will draw a smile or a tear and sometimes a full belly-laugh.
Sri Lankan and Zimbabwean Memories by Terrence Perera
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book is a collection of autobiographical reminiscences of the author’s life, mainly in Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, written in a humorous, satirical style that makes the book interesting reading.It also relates, how in Zimbabwe, the author overcame racial prejudices and formed intimate, lasting friendships with members of the other communities.
Do You Fear Death? and Other Memoirs by John Walters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
Memoirs on life, death, old age, family, travel, writing, and other topics. Includes: "Do You Fear Death?", "New York in the Summer", "It's Been a Long, Strange Trip", "Where You're Meant to Be", "The Cold", "Getting Old: A Journal; Part One: Scary Stuff", "Getting Old: A Journal; Part Two: Good Stuff".
Don't Let Your Dream Business Turn Into a Nightmare: A Cautionary Tale for Would-Be Entrepreneurs by Alan Stransman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,600. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 2004, Alan Stransman set out to create his dream business, one of the first day spas in the world for men, by raising money from investors. The result was a classic confrontation between a visionary entrepreneur and hard-headed investors - a recipe for sheer disaster. Hilarious and heartbreaking, "Don't Let Your Dream Business Turn Into a Nightmare" is a must read for would-be entrepreneurs
W.I.F.E. (woman in fun environment) WITH HORSES by Ransae Lindamood-Hall
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Read about life experiences while living with and loving horses. Read about my life before horses, the influences that gave me a passion and love for horses. Let me tell you outrageous stories of our passions, horseback riding and camping.
Spring Days in Devon, and other Broadcasts by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 14. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,850. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
During the late 1930s Henry Williamson, perhaps best remembered today as a ‘nature’ writer, broadcast talks on the BBC. Scripts of those in this e-book cover various subjects on nature in North Devon from his own inimitable viewpoint, from a description of a walk along the sands with his young son to talks on the red deer, otter, barn owl and stoat; and his move to a derelict farm in Norfolk.
What Lies Within by Gary Hipworth
Price: $9.23 USD. Words: 101,230. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is both an autobiography, in which Gary describes a very eventful life, and an exploration into meaning. After a deprived childhood in a poor part of Melbourne Gary enjoyed some larrikin teenage adventures before his strong ambition to succeed through study and sport led him into a more conventional ways. He describes his early working life as a struggle to maintain a difficult marriage
The Diploma Nurse: Her Shining Day; Her Fading Touch by Jessie Glover Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
A memoir of the times when Diploma nurses were educated in Hospital schools of Nursing, amid controversy with the Nursing leaders, who believed this learning would be better in college settings. The author gives an historical insight to the way things were and how in her opinion, this diploma nurse was right for this time. Wilson was a diploma student herself, and also a nursing administrator.
When I grow up I want to be a cowboy. by Mark Ehasz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
An average everyday child of the 60's should have an autobiography right? This is about what I knew when I was growing up and did not have to wish I knew. This is about what I want my kids to know and why not everybody else in the process.
Footnote to a Dream by Benny Michel
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 185,620. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 23, 2013 by ShalvaPub. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This autobiography by Benny Michel chronicles his triumph of becoming one of South Africa's most popular musicians, despite his crippling polio affliction and abuse by his domineering father. It provides unique insights into the music world in South Africa during the "Big Band" era, and records the history of Jewish society in the early days of Johannesburg's history.
Where the Rainbow Fell Down by Lynette Robinson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A raw and deeply moving memoir beginning in mid century New Zealand, Lynette Robinson battles to survive an upbringing profoundly impacted by poverty, family dysfunction and the Catholic Church.
The Poems Of Eileen Powell by William Gough
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Eileen Powell gathered her Poems a& sent them to Newfoundland Press - it was a delight to discover just how many poems, on so many topics, were in one manuscript envelope. Eighty-Nine years old, the Author still lives in Corner Brook. And it gives us great pride to be able to introduce her gathered poems. Welcome to the Poems of Eileen Powell, the First Edition of "Newfoundland Press".
Reverie: Ultra Short Memoirs by CoCo Harris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,890. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Telling Our Stories Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of ultra short memoirs, telling the stories of our lives, about a hundred words at a time.
First Person Plural: My Life as a Multiple by Cameron West
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 94,380. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
In this classic New York Times bestselling memoir, Cameron West tells the story of his struggle to come to terms with having multiple personalities. West, who earned a doctorate in psychology in the years following his diagnosis, offers a remarkably poignant account of his efforts to understand the workings of his fragmented mind.
Aslanlı Yol by Sevan Nişanyan
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 56,320. Language: Turkish. Published: December 16, 2013 by Propaganda Yayınları. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sevan Nişanyan'ın otobiyografisi, yaşadığı ilginç öykülerin ötesinde, bir duygu paylaşımı. Nişanyan'ı daha iyi tanımak, maceralı bir hayatı okumaktan zevk almak isteyenlerin kaçırmaması gereken bir çalışma "Aslanlı Yol".