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The smoke of the fatherland by Joseph
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 48,920. Language: Russian. Published: April 5, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Прошло три года, как я прочла это повествование. Мне было интересно читать. Может быть потому, что это и о моей матери, и о моей бабушке, и о деде, которого я представляю только из разговоров между дядей и матерью.
Adventure With a Glass Eye by Julie Anita Raymond
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Young Graham Laycock is cheerful, confident, precocious and assertive. Tragedy strikes when he is nine years old, and for two years he is without hope.
From Snow to Sand by Valentin Lycho
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,130. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Valentin Lycho’s "From Snow to Sand" is an autobiography written simply and honestly, and provides a unique insight into the life of a civilian family at the Eastern Front of World War II. Surviving the devastation and terrifying horrors of war, they later found themselves as immigrants on the other side of the world where they faced the difficulties of beginning a new life in a new country.
Through the Storms of Life! by Kottia Tsotsi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,900. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Knocked down is permitted, Knocked out is not! This is my real life story and teaching. It is my biography and a testimony of my ailment involving muscle and nerve failure in my legs that lasted 7 years. I hope this book becomes encouragement and inspiration to those who go through real storms in life.
Letters from an Expatriate in Europe by Rabindranath Tagore
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,470. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2012 by A. Datta. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tagore wrote these letters nearly three decades before becoming the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. They give an in-depth view of Victorian England through the eyes of an Indian and a Bengali. The author drew flak from his own critics for his dissections of the Anglo-Bengali and English psyches. His words are as relevant and enjoyable now as they were then …
Life in the Old Neighborhood...And Beyond by Chester Parks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chester Parks was born into a Polish immigrant family in one of the poorest neighborhoods on the northwest side of Chicago, IL during the Great Depression. He and his brother were raised by their mother. Hard work, determination, and the love of a good wife and children were the ingredients for Chester's happy life.
Latresse by William Theaux
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 74,640. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Analyse de la fonction de l’absence que l’écriture permet à la conscience humaine de comprendre. A la place de cette absence la lettre compose la nomination. Le nom permet alors tabou et refoulement (nom d’Akhnaton tabou, nom d’Œdipe refoulé). Rédigé la veille de prendre connaissance du caractère historique d’Œdipe ; examen clinique de ne "parier que du père" (selon Lacan).
Serenade by Judy Goldstein Botello
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012 by Diana Lindsay. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This slice of life short story from author Judy Goldstein Botello will bring music to readers ears. Struggling with a career, children, and a broken marriage, Botello rediscovers joy in the familiar strum of a guitar.
Beamish Boy (I Am Not My Story): A Memoir of Recovery & Awakening by Albert Flynn DeSilver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,430. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization(5.00 from 9 reviews)
“. . .A beautifully written memoir. . .poignant and inspirational. . ." —Kirkus . . .a fascinating, poetic memoir. . .” —ForeWord Reviews “A compelling story of a boy's climb out of pain and into poetry” —Adair Lara, San Francisco Chronicle, former columnist and author of "Naked, Drunk, & Writing" "an extraordinary story of second chances" —Marci Shimoff, New York Times Bestselling Auth
Melanoma Mama: On Life, Death, and Tent Camping by Constance Emerson Crooker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
A Stage IV cancer patient finds joy while entangled in a tango with death. In this witty and wise tale, the author fills the spaces between her medical dramas with her zest for life. During her solo, cross-country tent camping adventure she learns that when life and death no longer matter, true joy is possible. The author's honesty will impact you forever.
Men from the Adverts Telly by Ron Lewis
Price: $4.56 USD. Words: 79,980. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Broadcasters behave outrageously in “Men from the Adverts Telly,” a Welsh journalist’s personal recollection of the Golden Age of Independent Television. Greedy bosses, bolshie unions and hell-raising hacks are recalled in a first book described by top literary agent James Gill as “intriguing and hair-raising stuff - Life on Mars meets Drop the Dead Donkey.”
Monkey on the Wing by Steven Adams
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the true story of the life of a loveable Aussie larrikin, tracing his wild and exuberant, often shocking, youthful adventures and travels all over the world, up until the accident that took his eyesight and should have taken his life.
From Rags to Rags by Tina Morrison
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 101,340. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: 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.
Growing up in spite of Hitler by Peter Grabow
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,660. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many books have been written about the brutality and atrocities committed by the unbelievably evil government of Nazi Germany. The author, born three years before Hitler came to power has now reached the age of 82 and is therefore part of a generation inevitably and steadily reducing in numbers and feels compelled to write his story as it unfolded within his war-torn country.
What I Did On My Midlife Crisis Vacation by Debbianne DeRose
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,820. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Are you "woo-woo" curious? Feeling restless about the big picture in life? In this humorous, sassy and oh-so-honest memoir, the author brings you along through a string of compelling adventures, ideologies and introspective moments in hot pursuit of magic, miracles, healing, love, and a deeper grasp of the metaphysical nature of reality. Colorful characters, charlatans and revelations abound.
Cream From Butterflies by Candace Hennekens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
The Making of a Two-bit Mystic: Motorcycle Days by R. P. Antweiler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"So, what's your book about?" I pause. I've been putting this thing together for 20 years, struggling to get the words right. What's a good ten second answer? "Well, mostly it's about trying to see the world in a way that infuses some magic into life. My framework of motorcycle travel and the stories of native peoples and farmers and prospectors help to illustrate what that way of seeing is.
Cancer: A Message Of Hope by Jairo Alvarez
Price: Free! Words: 35,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cancer: A Message of Hope is a Pulitzer Prize Nonfiction finalist written by Jairo Alvarez. The book concentrates on the author's struggles with the "silent killer" and his eventual "new-life" after radical surgery. The book contains both an inspirational story as well as medical facts that have the potential to better inform those dealing with prostate cancer.