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Off The Rails - Excerpts From My Life by Steven Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My personal history of crazy and bizarre experiences growing up in Northern California. Living the life of a husband, father and drummer and finally coming to grips with my own spiritual path after a long difficult search and answering the question; is a drummer really a musician?
Mama Say's It's Hogwash: A Texas Woman Comes of Age in Rosebud by Shirley Burton
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
This book reveals one little girl’s struggle to maturity in a small town and in a large family, her parents and seven siblings. The times of 1930s and 1940s encompassed such disasters as the Great Depression and World War II.
First Love by MultipleAuthors2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by BeanPods Press, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Love, as the hoary cliché holds, is a many-splendored thing: many-splendored, and multifaceted; a periapt to some, an Orloff Diamond to others. Within this volume, we assay to present this ubiquitous—this most basic—but most subtle and nuanced, of human emotions as we would any sacrosanct, dangerous relic. Follow the world of nine authors, three men; six women, as they tingle and bleed for love.
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy by Paul Douglas Lovell
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Travel(5.00 from 1 review)
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy is a honest and frank portrayal of a working-class male prostitute’s life. Early abandonment, poverty, lack of education and sexual abuse delivered Paul onto the streets. But, ever optimistic, he does not dwell too much on the past. Without added glamour or grit, Paul shares the raw accounts of his life as a rent-boy in the 90s, from London to Los Angeles.
Unlikely Memories and Two Amnesias by Holly Winter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Holly Winter has two unrelated forms of amnesia: complete and total amnesia and visual amnesia. Her story is here in her new book, "Unlikely Memories and Two Amnesias." Holly Winter is a camera without film. She is a woman without a history. In this memoir, Winter helps us laugh in the face of adversity as she proves, time and again, that she is more than her medical history.
6,000 Inmates in My Backyard by Constance Bannan Barnes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,170. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I was three years old, my family and I moved into a twenty-room mansion with a tennis court, a stable for our horses and a swimming pool that held a million gallons of water. Little did I know this fairy tale home was next to the largest walled prison in the world. Governor G. Mennen Williams had appointed my father, William H. Bannan, to the warden’s position at Jackson State Prison.
Leading U: Inspirational Stories from UAlberta Alumni & Students by Emerson Csorba
Price: Free! Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Leading U assembles the stories of incredible University of Alberta alumni and students. Whether it's Randy Boissonnault, Brad Ferguson, Amy Shostak or Ashlyn Bernier, Leading U shares the on-campus experiences and reflections of the university's distinguished leaders. For incoming students looking to make their own mark on campus, this is a must-read.
Pure Blind Faith by Lisa Willice Silva
Price: Free! Words: 32,190. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an amazing story of a woman's journey of faith. God asked for the faith of a mustard seed. But what happens when your faith is the size of an Avocado seed? This women was given her a rare & special spiritual gift. This is her compelling true story of a lifetime of Pure Blind Faith.
My Life by Dilip Kr. Bandyopadhyay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoir from the pre- school days to the retirement containing pictures of interesting places, history of sites visited, pre-war period of british india and the freedom movement, Riot, indepedence, Partition of indai. all these turbulent period written as seen by the author..
Cinemanager… Confessions from the Movie Theatre by Jeremiah Jackson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,680. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry(5.00 from 1 review)
Popcorn, Soda and Showbiz... Meet man in charge in the week running up to the biggest film release of the year as he tells all about the thieving staff, customers who love to queue, vomiting children and badly behaved parents. Missing films, burnt popcorn and a projection booth explosion all have to be handled… The show will go on, but how many more things can go wrong before release day?
Le Romantisme et la Mystique by Галина Сычева
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,230. Language: French. Published: September 25, 2013 by Wiener Literat. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Je présente ce livre des mémoires qui ne contient que les impressions les plus vives de mon enfance et les coïncidences surprenantes et mystérieuses qui avaient lieu dans ma vie. J’ai écrit la plupart de mes mémoires au présent pour faire plonger le lecteur dans la situation qui m’a impressionnée. Je n’ai rien inventé, tous les faits sont authentiques.
Behind the Bamboo Fence by Gradus Mulder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
A story of Courage, Despair and Hope. This is a true life account of WW11 for a Dutch family living in the Celebes (Sulawesi) between 1942 and 1945. The story tells of life in the POW camps, and of how a young Dutch lady with her children had to survive under the brutal Japanese.
A Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss by Mike Hilton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,790. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It covers the life starting from the Grandmother who experienced the hardship in the 1920’s of a mother who had to bring up her two children without any financial help so her children her children were subjected to a very hard life.
Journey To South Africa by Mary Helen Gill
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,800. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a true auto biography of how, a dream came true and the author and family immigrated to South Africa in 1968, during the Apartheid years, and of what it cost them to make this decision. The places they visited and of how they built up their new lives and re-settled, even though there were a few draw backs. Having been unaccepted firstly by the Afrikaner community they struggled to settle.
Us and Them by Sid Tafler
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,020. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Did you ever feel your face prickle under the hostile gaze of a stranger? Us and Them is a vivid memoir for anyone who ever feared or mistrusted another person because of their skin color, their religion or the language they spoke--or faced that fear and suspicion. "Graceful, lucid writing." Vancouver Sun "Told with skill and sensitivity." Victoria Times Colonist
Leaves of Change: Lessons on Love, Laughter, and Living by Durham Editing and E-books
Series: Durham Editing and E-books Anthologies 2013. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Leaves of Change is a diverse collection of prose and poetry memoirs by independent authors. Featuring the works of Aleshia Clarke, Andrew Rose, Barbara H. Poole, Christina Gerberich, Julia Rose Grey, Kelli Lane, Linda Harris Sittig, Mellissa Black, Pamela Sloan, Rebecca Poole, April J. Durham, and Patrick Durham.
The Rubber Knife Gang by jonna clark-aprahamian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.
The Notebook of a Nature-lover by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 12. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 30,710. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An enchanting anthology originally written as a regular column for the Sunday Referee that reflects Henry Williamson’s unique ability to communicate his passion for the English countryside, whether it be observing salmon leaping in the River Bray, watching partridges in his field and a spider in its web, walking on Dartmoor and Exmoor, or tales of his young children exploring the natural world.
Two in a Million by Ben Murnane
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Ben is a normal, bright, ambitious student. The only difference between his life and yours is that he has a rare blood disease – Fanconi anaemia – which gives sufferers a life expectancy of 22 years. Two in a Million describes what it’s like to live with a life-threatening illness, to undergo a life-saving procedure, to recover slowly and try to live normally as a student in Dublin.