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Grandpa Stories by James McCann
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
Crazy: My Seven Years at Bruno Bettelheim's Orthogenic School by Roberta Carly Redford
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 by Ingrid Stabins
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 by Mary E Trimble
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 by Timothy Leonard
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 by Charles White
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 by Graham Wilson
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.
Nửa Đời Nhìn Lại by Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,600. Language: Vietnamese. Published: September 24, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Nửa Đời Nhìn Lại Copyrighted by Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Published by Kệ Sách - 2012 Distributed by Smashwords ISBN: 9-781-3016-8143-3
Old Geezer's Memoirs by J H Ellison
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?
Hope Tastes Like Chocolate - Musings 2002-2012 by Joe Ed Lambert
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A selection of essays, poetry, reviews and commentary by Center for Digital Storytelling founder Joe Ed Lambert. From 2002 - 2012, Lambert wrote online commentaries on numerous issues including the arts, politics, movie and theater reviews, travel writing, culture and society, mindfulness,and the nature of story and storytelling, and the comings and goings of his personal life.
Oh Uganda, may God uphold thee by John Haden
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
two lives, two voices, one ugandan, one british, both christian, both educators and with a friendship across cultures, time and distance, this is their story from uganda's troubled west nile region, trying to serve God and uganda under idi amin, obote and museveni, facing violence and misunderstanding and learning to forgive and to triumph over adversity; a joint memoire to mark uganda's 50th year
Almost Total Recall by Terry Aspinall
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.
Il sangue è acqua by Giulio Giustiniani
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,730. Language: Italian. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
La storia di una famiglia, o meglio di famiglie, raccontata in modo originale. Ricostruisce usi, costumi, idee ed educazione nel mondo aristocratico italiano fra il 1800 e la prima metà del ventesimo secolo. Scritto con ironia e senza pregiudizi, questo racconto autobiografico descrive antenati italiani, inglesi e russi, ed è ambientato fra Firenze e Lucca, in Toscana, e Venezia.
Si nada cambia by Ben Romero
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.
Blood is Water by Giulio Giustiniani
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,500. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of a family, or better of families, told in an original way. It rebuilds uses, habits, ideas and education in the Italian aristocratic world between 1800 and the first half of the twentieth century. Written with irony and without prejudices, this autobiographical novel deals with Italian, British and Russian ancestors, and it is set between Florence and Lucca in Tuscany and also Venice.
A Road Less Travelled - A memoir of a privileged life by Robin Knight
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.
Natalae... From Across The Universe by Natalae Jaennae Alluneedis
Series: Social Awareness, Book 1 · , Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 162,910. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
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 Henry Argasinski
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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 Arny Humble
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,220. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Evangelism
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.