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In Polygamy's Shadow: From a Mormon Childhood to a Life of Choice
Price: $7.98 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
A true story of growing up Mormon in the 1950s and 60s on the West Coast of British Columbia. Maggie Rayner struggles to keep herself from being devoured by the Mormon church and her parents' unrelenting loyalty to it.
Finding My Way
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 154,030. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
This is the story of a Midwestern Protestant upbringing gone wrong. The struggle to rise above his roots to live a fulfilling life despite the attempts to keep him emotionally broken. It’s a journey of self-discovery. It’s a coming out story, a coming of age story. It’s the story of his struggle to rise above all those who would entangle him and keep him from rising above.
Water Project
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 117,550. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Water Project: the effects of near death in children through personal experience
A Spiritual Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,250. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Did you know? That we are powerful beings with the ability to use our inner strength for the benefit of humankind. Throughout her life, Susan Kapatoes has felt moments of divine intervention - compelling events revealing our existence extends far beyond the boundaries of the physical world. A Spiritual Journey empowers each of us to take positive action and awaken our own inherent wisdom.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Hope In the Unseen
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was the first book written and published by the author and journalist Ron Suskind. The book presents the biographical account of the life of Cedric Jennings during his last years in high school and initial years in college.
Handing Back Control
Price: Free! Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There have been periods of time, events and instances throughout my life where God has taught me about myself, my desire to control my world and my circumstances, and about freedom. It has been a painful journey at times, but a journey toward freedom.
An Incredible Talent for Existing: A Writer's Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From her vividly evoked existential childhood to writing her first children's book on a sugar high during a glucose tolerance test, Pamela Jane takes the reader along on a highly entertaining personal, political, and psychological adventure.
No Regrets, Mr. Hoover Part One
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,070. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016 by Courtney Bowen. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1950, Joseph Webb boarded a Washington D.C. bus to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the beginning of a two-decade career under J. Edgar Hoover in Nebraska and Texas. No Regrets, Mr. Hoover Part One vibrantly details the author’s first experiences as an FBI agent during the 1950s and 1960s from training to meeting Mr. Hoover, first assignments and gaining expertise.
Dancing on the Precipice My fight with cancer
Price: Free! Words: 15,870. Language: British English. Published: January 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Boleslaw Lutoslawski tells us poignantly about his struggles with cancer, which were rewarded with a full recovery. The message of the book is optimistic. It brings hope to the people, who are afflicted with this dangerous disease. Professor Andrzej Szczeklik Andrzej Szczeklik (1938 –2012) was a Polish immunologist working at Jagiellonian University School of Medicine in Kraków, Poland.
To Set My Feet A-Dancing
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
‘To Set My Feet A-Dancing’ - a glimpse into childhood during the late 1950s/early 1960s. "This has something for everyone's palate, to laugh about and with. Written with an undertone of humor and a twist of irony, it's a great period piece.” Harper Collins review
Blond around the world ot I did it my way
You set the price! Words: 112,860. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book was translated from Russian by the author, with no correction of native English speakers so pleace don't judge it too strict. This is the travel book of a girl who happened to wander decently on our planet. She describes what made her run away from the gray and gloomy reality.How she survived along the way with minimal financial base. And not just survived but enjoyed the life.
Masks: A Hudson Valley Childhood
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 43,820. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Memories come back to us often as pictures. We may see these images clearly. They are not merely color and lines but have emotional content. These are the kinds of pictures displayed in Masks: A Hudson Valley Childhood. Except for a few photos, all the artwork expresses a poignant moment. These, along with the text, tell a simple and true story--as true as memory allows.
Right On Laurel Street: Another Westside Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
Jessica Smith, class clown of Santa Cruz High’s class of ’94, suffered multiple tragic losses after graduating. The most life-altering loss occurred the day Darryl Virostko won the 1st annual Mavericks contest. Here Smith shares the losses and lessons that restored her joy and will to live.
The Scottish Ambassador, Learning How To Be Scottish in America
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bill Bryson with a Scottish accent. An ex-pat Scot travels the US, persuading bemused Americans to teach her things she never learned back home. As she Scottish country dances in Honolulu, attempts to play bagpipes in New Orleans and golfs for the first time on a rattlesnake-infested sand course in Arizona, she learns what it means to be Scottish, Scottish-American and at home so far from home.
Eastern Capers etc.
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life in Gisborne, New Zealand in the mid 20th century as recounted by one who grew up there. The nostalgic journey is well appreciated by her readers, and young people are fascinated by recollections of those times. There are stories of fun playing by the river, of family picnics at the beach, of escapades in mother's car after a school dance. Two decades of family life are covered, 1940 - 1960.
La Venezuela de Marianto
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,090. Language: Spanish. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
La Venezuela de Marianto recoge el sentir y hacer de una mujer, madre, educadora y escritora venezolana nacida en Democracia en el año 1960. La escritora desliza su pluma en desahogo ante tanto sinsentido en su amado país desde la entrada del siglo XXI. Es la vivencia de la mujer venezolana de clase media que ha navegado entre la incertidumbre, la necesidad y la felicidad.
Sophia's Challenging Journey
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 35,540. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sophia Turol was born in Poland. In 1939 came World War II and all her dreams and desires vanished. She was at the age of 12 when Russians occupied Poland and sent her family out of Poland to labour camps in Siberia. This book is a true account of Sophia's journey
50 Years with my hands in a basin - A memoir by Susan Ratapu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016 and represented by IntrepidSparks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
50 Years with my hands in a basin, is a short memoir by Susan Ratapu, featuring a collection of memories and short stories from both her early life growing up in and around Greytown, New Zealand, and her over 50 years experience as a hairdresser, including owning and operating 4 hair and beauty salons around the region.
Memoirs: Life on the Farm for the Seven Jordan Sisters 1890 to 1919
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016 by Carolyn Dale. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In thirty-one episodes that read like short stories, Ella P. Jordan Dale writes with charm and humor authentic to the era about the Jordan family's farm near Mount St. Helens from 1890 to 1919. Vivid details recount daily life and adventures, and accompanying essays place the farm and family within the pioneer history of Washington State.
When Breath Becomes Air: by Paul Kalanithi and Abraham Verghese | Summary & Highlights with BONUS Critics Corner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: American English. Published: January 18, 2016 by Jordan Kaufman. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR: By Paul Kalanithi and Abraham Verghese | Summary & Highlights - NOT ORIGINAL BOOK, includes our BONUS Critics Corner When Breath Becomes Air is the emotional story of the renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Paul Kalanithi. As he nears the end of his 7-year residency he gets the report no one wants, cancer.