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Village Year: A Sac Prairie Journal by August Derleth Society
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A 3-year journal describing life in the author's hometown of Sauk City, Wisconsin, and its surroundings. It contains poetry, detailed natural descriptions of the region, and colorful anecdotes about the region's inhabitants and some of Derleth's notable friends, like the writer, HP Lovecraft. Illustrated with Woodcuts by Frank Utpatel.
Under the Tucson Moon by Kim Antieau
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For nine winters, writer Kim Antieau traveled to the Sonoran Desert where she wrote novels and a series of deeply personal essays about borderlands: those in-between places where creativity thrives or dies, those places profane or sacred, joyful or despairing. These pieces provide a unique window into the life of a creative artist as she writes about nature, illness, healing, family, and more.
A Trembling Mind by TK Charles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Anxiety
A Trembling Mind guides readers through an aspiring author's quaking thoughts from his writing roost in a Chinese Restaurant, Wellington, New Zealand. TK Charles is our author and narrator. He was a former division one athlete, Fortune 500 employee and presently a confidence diminished twenty something trying to find his way. A Trembling Mind is Part One of a memoir series.
Wommack's Life Lessons Learned: Reflections in a Mirror by David R. Wommack
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Wommack's Life Lessons Learned crystalizes the lessons learned during the 65-year lifetime of David R. Wommack. His professional career has spanned 7 realms -- public and private accounting; sales & marketing of computer systems, software, & multimedia; restauranteur; financial consulting; an artist of expressionist portraits and figures; and now an author and writer.
Where Did They Get You? a memoir by Bridget P. McDonnell
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 3, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir that charts the changing face of Irish society, as witnessed by one who was a member of the diaspora. It is both a travel and occupational memoir. The author's career in nursing spanned five decades and took her to over eight countries. It is also the story of personal triumph, overcoming adversity, drawing on the strength of her upbringing and her convictions in doing so.
Mommy Where Were You? by Migsie Jensen
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / parent & adult child, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mommy, where were you? Is that a question you have asked? This book is a pathway to healing and restoration in the broken and fractured relationships between a mother and her daughter. Migsie takes you on her journey and the journey of others who have found healing through forgiveness and the power of the Father’s love.
Landing On My Feet by Dan Propp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,540. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Landing on my Feet takes the reader on a leisurely stroll back in time where memories have been netted like ling cod, with tales of a coastal boyhood as captivating as fishing for shiners on the Pacific coast where Union Steamships landed at Government Pier after coming all the way from Vancouver.
To What Green Altar: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal, Volume II by Samantha Mozart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Emma, my mother, was a sweet, beautiful woman, an accomplished watercolorist and pianist, who loved entertaining, travel and raising her toy poodles, until one day she laid down her half-finished sketch, slipped into dementia and I fell backwards into becoming her sole caregiver. "Begins the Night Music: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal, Vol. I" & "To What Green Altar ... Vol. II" tell our story.
Love and Madness: My Private Years with George C. Scott by Karen Truesdell Riehl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Film and theater audiences were attracted to George C. Scott's powerful stage presence and charisma, as was Karen Truesdell, a Stephens College theatre student. After performing with him on stage, a long term love relationship developed. Her liaison with Scott spanned 30 years as his hidden mistress and mother of his child. Truesdell Riehl's account makes a compelling page turner.
The Pursuit of Inspiration by Truman Dayon Godwin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
INSPIRATION! A feeling that comes upon us, usually without solicitation, and which can influence our moods and behavior in mysterious ways. They can force a change in habits, or a re-evaluation of values, or the achievement of extraordinary goals. Whether intentionally used or not, inspirations are driving forces in our lives that are always available to us in one form or another.
Amar Atmojibini (1959-1982) by Dilip Kr. Bandyopadhyay
Series: My stories in Bengali script, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 11,940. Language: Bengali. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autobiographical account of the author during his service life, Written in Bengali script বাংলা হরফে লেখা আত্মজীবনীর অংশ যাতে রয়েছে সরকারী চাকুরি জীবনের কথা।
A Fool's Journey Book I by Mosanami Etal
Series: A Fool's Journey Volume I, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Book One is the first of an ongoing book series where the Author takes pause to reflect upon his life as a jigsaw puzzle. It is a mystery where he begins to fit the pieces of the puzzle together in the hope of achieving greater understanding of why he is here. "I share with Roland Barthes the opinion that the text is formed by the reader rather than by the author." — Rain-walker
What Were You Thinking? by Sharon Levine
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 93,240. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Written in her perspective, the child chronicles her life from toddler to teenager, then young adult. When her two alcoholic parents were so inattentive to their toddler that a pedophile uncle found his way into her life, while the adults partied in the next room… When her parents put him into her child’s bed when he was home from a tour at sea in the merchant marine…
Manga Poverty by Shuho Sato
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Junta Ueno. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Manga Poverty" is a frightening word. A publishing recession with no end in sight, combined with new technology and media that changes everything. In Japan, manga artists find themselves in debt despite working hard week after week. What does this spell for the manga industry? Follow as Sato Shuho stands up to the Japanese manga industry, and find out where his struggle leads him. Autobiography.
The Doctor Is In: My Success at the Crossroads of Autism and Spirituality by Dr. Patrick V. Suglia
Price: $6.47 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This autobiography talks about how Dr. Suglia managed to cope with lifelong challenges with health, learning, and social integration despite having autism. In this book, Dr. Suglia talks about how his spiritual philosophy helped him succeed and continue to develop in his career and personal life.
Shattered by Valerie Bowen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,560. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This heart wrenching novel will take you into the cruel world of mental abuse. You will experience the suffering and the pain "Tanya" endured throughout her seventeen year marriage. This novel takes you into the life of one victim...there are
Same Track, Different Track: One Adjunct's Alternative Route to the Tenure Track by Isaac Sweeney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Gone Dog Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
"I was never supposed to be where I am today. In academia, the route to the tenure track has on it a terminal degree, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and other what-everybody-else-has-done things.” So begins author Isaac Sweeney as he chronicles his unlikely path from a newspaper staff writer to his coveted tenure-track position in higher education.
The Hun's Plumbers (A Military School Experience) by Peter Hitt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you enjoyed the classic novel, THE CATCHER IN THE RYE, you should also like THE HUN'S PLUMBERS. These are mostly true stories from the heyday of military schools when parents of means thought they were doing everyone a favor by sending their adolescent sons to be raised by a military institution during those difficult teenage years. The perspective is from one of those cadets.
Nomad by Winston Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: Australian English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An exciting novel, non fiction, about the establishment of an aviation company in Papua New Guinea in the post independence era. Jealousy of the existing operators and a Company Secretary endeavouring to wrest control from the founder provides a story of conflict, determination and intrigue. The result of which keeps the reader in suspense from cover to cover.
Reflections of a Lifetime by Robert Carney
Price: Free! Words: 30,150. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Memoir after being born in a tenement section of New York City during the Great Depression and WWII. Contributions to emerging aerospace, semiconductor and computer industries. Extensive tourist travel to six continents.