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The Sand Man by Wm. G. Thilgen Jr. (Billl)
Series: Anthologies, Two. Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
According to tradition, the sandman is a character in many children(s) bedtime stories. He is said to sprinkle sand or dust on or into the eyes of the child at night to bring on dreams and sleep. The grit or "sleep" in one's eyes upon waking is supposed to be the result of the Sandman's work the previous evening.
Queens Nurse to Godzone by Christine Davies Curtis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales of real life district nursing in London in the sixties and New Zealand in the seventies. Follow Chris as she cycles round the rough streets of London and later drives around a large rural area, visiting her patients. There is pathos and humour.
Where The River Meets The Sea - An Oral History Of Growing Up In The Wild King Country Of New Zealand During The Great Depression by Jane Wilks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(4.00 from 1 review)
'Where the river meets the sea; is a vivid account of a rural childhood in New Zealand during the Great Depression. It was a time of great hardship and life was very simple. For many, it meant living off the land and the sea to eke out a basic existence. The character and resilience of Grace - whose childhood is told, is reflected in this entertaining and informative oral history.
Crawl Walk Run by Jennifer Galvin-Anderson, MA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,840. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is Jennifer’s story of overcoming both a Traumatic Brain Injury and Cancer at the age of fourteen. Despite the adversities, Jennifer went on to receive her Masters degree in Holistic Health and now uses her life to empower and inspire others to live their best life.
My Name Is Ross: An Alcoholic's Journey by Ross Fitzgerald
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: Australian English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
This is a compelling book for anyone suffering from alcoholism, seeking to understand it, or wanting to warn loved ones and friends of its affects. Brutally honest and inspiring, it tells the life story of one of Australia's well-known writers as an alcoholic and his struggle to become and stay sober.
Welcome to Paradise by Isabel Stepanik
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Isabel Stepanik was barely 20 when she left her large warm extended family in Peru and crossed the world to Australia. It was the seventies and she found a country where ‘siestas’ were unheard of, and the streets were empty after 5 – very different from the lively culture she had left behind.She never dreamed that she would make Australia her home, and certainly not that she would end up spending
Autumn Dreams (Book Two of the Miracles Trilogy) by Amber Jerome~Norrgard
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 59,180. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Amber Jerome~Norrgard continues the story of how she beat the odds of infertility in Autumn Dreams, Book Two of the Miracles Trilogy. Taken from the author’s journal entries and essays, Autumn Dreams is a true life account of a woman’s battle with post-partum depression and infertility, the devastating loss of her miscarriage in 2007, and the miracle of the birth of her second daughter.
Being Down, Looking Up: The Adventures of an Itinerant Shoeshiner by Rob Walters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,790. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about an unusual journey. A few years ago Rob Walters decided to become a shoeshine boy. He stowed his shoeshine kit, a tent, and a few items of clothing in a trailer, connected the trailer to his push bike and set off from Oxford to visit the old shoe-making cities of middle England. Along the way he polished many shoes and gained a fascinating insight into his own country.
Eva's War: A True Story of Survival by Eva Krutein
Series: Biography & Memoir · Krutein Memoirs, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,720. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
Danzig, a Free City between the Great Wars, then seized by Hitler in 1939, is threatened by Soviet troops as Eva Krutein flees with her daughter in January, 1945. It is the beginning of a harrowing year of privation, defeat, moral quandaries, growth and, finally, healing. This compelling account of the hardships and horrors of war remains throughout an uplifting family odyssey.
Canadian Scribbler: Collected Letters of an Underground Writer by A.P. Fuchs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Always insightful, often witty and consistently inspirational, Canadian Scribbler: Collected Letters of an Underground Writer is a thoughtful collection of letters from one man whose passion for the creative industry—and trying to survive in it—shines through on every page.
Histórias do Terceiro Tempo by Washington Conceicao
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A ideia básica do livro é de que todos nós - e não apenas as celebridades e as pessoas que realizaram feitos extraordinários -fizemos muita coisa na vida e temos histórias para contar. As histórias, contadas em tom de conversa informal, cobrem um período extenso da vida do autor, desde sua infância até a velhice. Estão agrupadas em capítulos, em função de assuntos comuns.
Un Correttore a Roma by Carlo Sisti
Price: Free! Words: 33,840. Language: Italian. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
L'autore, nato a Roma a "Ponte Mollo" nel 1930 (l'attuale Ponte Milvio), e cresciuto nell’ambiente popolare durante il fascismo, con vari episodi gustosi, riesce a comunicare al lettore l’odore e il sapore delle storie di un intero quartiere. Lasciati gli studi ha iniziato a lavorare per Paese Sera come correttore di bozze. Ci racconta dell'entourage comunista un po' snob, e dei compagni popolari.
Knives, Lipstick, and Liberty One Woman's Journey by Jenn Coffey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,360. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Five years after moving to New Hampshire with a simple plan to live in a state where liberty still exists and to raise my son in a better environment. It seemed like a simple plan at the time, a good move to make. So how did I end up a New Hampshire state representative? Good question, and one that not one person who knew me before the move would have ever seen coming, and yes,that includes me.
Rough Mix by Johnette Napolitano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
Johnette Napolitano was born in Hollywood, California and has toured the world as the main voice and bassist of the Los Angeles rock band Concrete Blonde. A respected and prolific songwriter and recording artist, Napolitano is also a gallery artist and has studied art in Mata Ortiz, Mexico and Flamenco in Spain.
CICADA on the Firing Line by R.S. Pillai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,560. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(4.00 from 1 review)
Every profession has its own charm and provides beautiful experience in every day life. Banking is not an exception and when one opted for with great interest as a dream profession, it provides a treasure of wealth to bring cheers and the Golden Moments are captured in this maiden attempt.
Where I Was: A Memoir from the Margins by Constance Singam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,700. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Where I Was is a rich, entertaining and compelling account of the life of an extraordinary woman. Through humorous and moving accounts, Constance captures in words the images of the people, places and events that are the source of her most powerful memories. These images are connected to key turning points in her personal journey, set against or within the context of important historical events.
Amar Atmojibini (1982-1990) by Dilip Kr. Bandyopadhyay
Series: My stories in Bengali script, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: Bengali. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autibiographical account of writer, after he left Governmnt service. This is the concluding part.
Multiple Sclerosis, Melanoma and More by Terry Crawford Palardy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Anxiety
Multiple Sclerosis, an Enigma was the first volume of the story of my unexpected diagnosis of RRMS (relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis) and the nightly injections that contributed to the end of my career. Told in first person point of view, the stories quickly engaged readers who had experienced their own unexpected disappointments in life. Multiple Sclerosis, Melanoma and More is part 2.
OSHA 30 Years, 30 Stories by john newquist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,340. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
Ever wonder what it was like to work for OSHA for 30 years? Come along and learn the language of OSHA and see what highlights happened in the agency from 1983-2012 from John Newquist. John started out as a CSHO and worked as a Team Leader, Area Director and Assistant Regional Administrator. Some stories are funny like Chapter 6 and others more serious.