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A Transformative Journey Out, Beyond, and Back: My Evolving Relationship with Tradition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,180. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018 by Thomas Fenton. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author describes how he bucked his Irish-Catholic childhood Tradition and went on on a transformative journey as a Maryknoll missionary with cross-cultural and inter-religious ramification, into realms of spiritual growth beyond imagining. And a successful search for his Dad that marked his whole life. And back again to savor the joy of sharing these riches with one and all.
Marriage is More Than Just a Wedding Band
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 308,870. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Marriage Is More than Just a Wedding Band Leads on from that traumatic evening and we get to discover what happens to Ben after his kidnapping... Will he get away in time for the wedding?
American Empty: Nine Lamentations for the Republic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,970. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2018. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In nine discrete but related essays, an American writer considers the darkening patterns of American life -- social, cultural, moral and political -- since November 22, 1963.
A Delicious Life: One Moment at a Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,230. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This true story is retold by Gary, a 30-year-old nurse who has taken a job doing night shifts in a suburban Sydney nursing home. He is a well-travelled young man, haunted by the hurt caused by calling off his wedding.
CMT and Me: An Intimate 75-year Journey of Love, Loss and Refusal to Surrender to a Disabling Disease
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,010. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Linda Crabtree grew up in the early ‘40s, when the future for a little kid with a disability wasn’t promising. Seventy-five years later she writes about her forays into education, journalism, running a charity, art, antiques, designing a home and her travels. This passionate, entrepreneurial woman has kept plugging away despite a progressive neuromuscular disease, Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT).
Arnhem Land's Children
Price: Free! Words: 142,530. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was hot, sudden stillness was in the late afternoon air. The waterhole's surface shone with unnatural smoothness. Pig tracks at it's edge told of pigs just gone. Bubbles popped up, spreading ripples, fracturing tree and sky reflections; decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have known better, I should have smelt crocodile!! What is it about the Northern Territory that fascinates us all?
World In My Eyes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 173,260. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017 by Indigo River Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Richard Blade's autobiography is much more than a spotlight on any one decade.   Instead, he gives you a jaw-dropping, uncensored insider's look into the world of music, movies, and television and its biggest stars, starting in the sixties and continuing through to the new century.
Off The Record
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,290. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a second generation American-Italian boy growing up in Brooklyn in the 50s and 60s, it seemed like there wasn’t enough hours in a day to do all the things I wanted to do. When was I going to stop and think, “Hey, where did I come from?” While I am writing this at the age of 63, it is the foremost question on my mind, but when your 7 years old who cared to find out. All I had to do was ask.
Concussion Is Brain Injury: Treating the Neurons and Me (Revised Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,430. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
"...the intricate details of the author’s experience are riveting and enlightening." Kirkus Reviews In the year 2000, two drivers slammed into the car Shireen Jeejeebhoy was in. Her brain bounced around inside her skull; the person she'd been died. Shireen searched and searched for treatments to heal her dead neurons and herself. This is her journey. This is her message: you are not alone.
It's All About Me and a few others.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,650. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an explicit book about a life a hedonistic lifestyle and non-stop adventures. Skiing, windsurfing, free diving, and mostly engaging with females while creating successful businesses. Read and learn how to put fun first regardless of right or wrong. Over fifty 5 star reviews and a finalist for best non-fiction of 2017. A must read.
Brilliant Scottish Inventors Innovators Scientists and Engineers Who Changed the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 376,130. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Over eight hundred great minds are introduced in Brilliant! Scottish Inventors, Innovators, Scientists and Engineers Who Changed the World. Metal-works, medicine, astronomy, surgery, architecture, machinery, transportation, geology and mathematics; among many others, those are only a select handful of fields explored in this collection of brief accounts of life-altering Scottish accomplishments.
Commodore's Messenger: A Child Adrift in the Scientology Sea Organization
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,760. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At age 11, Janis, along with her brother Peter Jr. and her sister Terri, traveled to the Mediterranean to join Scientology’s inner core, the Sea Organization. Aboard the Scientology ship Apollo, she worked for eight years as one of the personal messengers of Scientology’s controversial founder, L. Ron Hubbard. She had a front-row seat as Hubbard expanded his new religion into a worldwide empire.
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: New Annotated Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,200. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography has received widespread praise, both for its historical value as a record of an important early American and for its literary style. William Dean Howells in 1905 asserted that "Franklin's is one of the greatest autobiographies in literature, and towers over other autobiographies as Franklin towered over other men."
Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant (volume I)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,570. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
The autobiography of Ulysses Grant has been highly regarded by the general public, military historians and literary critics. Positive attention is often directed toward Grant's prose, which has been praised for its conciseness and clarity, He portrayed himself in the persona of the honorable Western hero, whose strength lies in his honesty and straightforwardness.
Farthest North: New Annotated Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 142,590. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nansen's "Fram" expedition was an attempt by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen to reach the geographical North Pole by harnessing the natural east–west current of the Arctic Ocean. In the face of much discouragement from other polar explorers, in 1893, Nansen took his ship "Fram" to the New Siberian Islands, froze her into the pack ice, and waited for the drift to carry her towards the pole.
Escapee from Sandbed Hell
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Escapee from Sandbed Hell" chronicles the life of a young man from rural Georgia as he begins exploring the world. It starts in 1950, when he enlists in the Air Force as the Korean War heats up. Poignant and humorous vignettes capture his footsteps as they change from bare feet on the farm through military boots to dress shoes of academia. What a ride! See also: "Livin' PO in Sandbed Hell Redux."
Гадкие утята
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 205,940. Language: Russian. Published: June 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Люди ведут себя рационально по отношению к толстым книгам, откладывая их... Что такое «рационально», можно прочесть в эссе «Гадкие утята». Ещё можно прочесть про априорные синтетические понятия чистого разума (на самом деле, одно единственное). Кант был прав, что без них невозможно, и Гегель был абсолютно прав, что их не может быть, но одно-таки нашлось. Оно же – простое (представляет нерушимое ед
Odyssey Uncharted – a World War II Childhood Adventure and Education Wrapped in mid-20th Century History
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Japanese invasion forces Flemming's evacuation from Malaya to Australia and eventually a perilous voyage home to Denmark. At school in England he leads a mutiny. Vacations surviving terrorist attacks in Malaya, meeting King Sobhuza of Swaziland, confronting apartheid. Cambridge years trigger rejection of religion, popular preconceptions and dogma before tackling the world of reality and risk.
Across Two Novembers: A Year in the Life of a Blind Bibliophile
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,290. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Friends and family. Restaurants and recipes. Hobbies and history. TV programs the author loved when he could still see and music he enjoys. The schools he attended and the two degrees he attained. The career that eluded him and the physical problems that challenge him. And books, books, books: over 230 of them quoted from or reviewed. All In all, an astonishing work of erudition and remembrance.
Life After Death
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Always energetic – hockey at school, badminton, swimming – Sue Pepper didn’t realise something was going wrong with her body until her late thirties when periods of tiredness became unusually long.