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Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood by William Poy Lee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.
Aluca la Femme du Ténor by Maria Margareta Babeanu Moldoveanu
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: French. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Opera
Aluca nous dépeint le magnifique univers artistique de l’Opéra, à travers les incessants voyages entre l’Europe et les Etats-Unis, en quête de la consécration du public, tout en nous révélant l’inexorable détresse d’un couple qui se déchire, malgré ce grand amour, et qui va les pousser à se séparer, dans une souffrance partagée.
“0”Fearless entire series bonus book TellMeVision including book covers from whole series by honea byrne
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Johnny Walker Knight comes to completely destroyed in a fanatic Christian influenced homeless shelter and the only thing he has to save himself is watching old reruns of the 1960’s Batman episodes starring Adam West. The night before his whole world, of being with his girlfriend working a normal minimum wage paying job, and occasional recreational drug use, was changed.
James - Memories of my Brother by Frazer Hart
Price: $5.01 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: American English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Frank Hart always looked up to his brother. Their father, killed in a drunken gun duel, their unreliable mother having abandoned them - these two discarded boys make their way out of the Deep South, surfacing thousands of miles away in New York City as two well-educated young men in the Great Depression. These are the epic tales of my late grandfather’s early days with his beloved brother, James.
Autobiography of an Unknown Man by Christopher Bruce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 157,930. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of one man's life from his birth in war torn England in 1941, emigration to Namibia in 1951, school and University in Namibia and South Africa, creation of a major construction company during the Border War in Namibia, the company's collapse under apartheid and its effect on his family, making a new start as a contracts manager in the Far and Middle East and his retirement to Thailand.
The Day That Changed My Life - For the Rest of My Life by Rita Dearion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by Micah 6:8 Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Compelling story of how an active single mother and career woman ended up medically retired at age 38.
Dare I Call It Murder? by Larry Edwards
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,280. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by Wigeon Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Larry Edwards unmasks the emotional trauma of violent loss as he ferrets out new facts to get at the truth of how and why his parents were killed. “. . . chilling . . . palpable . . . powerful . . .” —Kirkus Reviews Pulitzer Prize nominee - 2014 Benjamin Franklin Award nominee - 2014
Village Year: A Sac Prairie Journal by August Derleth Society
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A 3-year journal describing life in the author's hometown of Sauk City, Wisconsin, and its surroundings. It contains poetry, detailed natural descriptions of the region, and colorful anecdotes about the region's inhabitants and some of Derleth's notable friends, like the writer, HP Lovecraft. Illustrated with Woodcuts by Frank Utpatel.
Under the Tucson Moon by Kim Antieau
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For nine winters, writer Kim Antieau traveled to the Sonoran Desert where she wrote novels and a series of deeply personal essays about borderlands: those in-between places where creativity thrives or dies, those places profane or sacred, joyful or despairing. These pieces provide a unique window into the life of a creative artist as she writes about nature, illness, healing, family, and more.
A Trembling Mind by TK Charles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Anxiety
A Trembling Mind guides readers through an aspiring author's quaking thoughts from his writing roost in a Chinese Restaurant, Wellington, New Zealand. TK Charles is our author and narrator. He was a former division one athlete, Fortune 500 employee and presently a confidence diminished twenty something trying to find his way. A Trembling Mind is Part One of a memoir series.
Wommack's Life Lessons Learned: Reflections in a Mirror by David R. Wommack
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Wommack's Life Lessons Learned crystalizes the lessons learned during the 65-year lifetime of David R. Wommack. His professional career has spanned 7 realms -- public and private accounting; sales & marketing of computer systems, software, & multimedia; restauranteur; financial consulting; an artist of expressionist portraits and figures; and now an author and writer.
Where Did They Get You? a memoir by Bridget P. McDonnell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 3, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir that charts the changing face of Irish society, as witnessed by one who was a member of the diaspora. It is both a travel and occupational memoir. The author's career in nursing spanned five decades and took her to over eight countries. It is also the story of personal triumph, overcoming adversity, drawing on the strength of her upbringing and her convictions in doing so.
Mommy Where Were You? by Migsie Jensen
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / parent & adult child, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mommy, where were you? Is that a question you have asked? This book is a pathway to healing and restoration in the broken and fractured relationships between a mother and her daughter. Migsie takes you on her journey and the journey of others who have found healing through forgiveness and the power of the Father’s love.
Landing On My Feet by Dan Propp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,540. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Landing on my Feet takes the reader on a leisurely stroll back in time where memories have been netted like ling cod, with tales of a coastal boyhood as captivating as fishing for shiners on the Pacific coast where Union Steamships landed at Government Pier after coming all the way from Vancouver.
To What Green Altar: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal, Volume II by Samantha Mozart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Emma, my mother, was a sweet, beautiful woman, an accomplished watercolorist and pianist, who loved entertaining, travel and raising her toy poodles, until one day she laid down her half-finished sketch, slipped into dementia and I fell backwards into becoming her sole caregiver. "Begins the Night Music: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal, Vol. I" & "To What Green Altar ... Vol. II" tell our story.
Love and Madness: My Private Years with George C. Scott by Karen Truesdell Riehl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Film and theater audiences were attracted to George C. Scott's powerful stage presence and charisma, as was Karen Truesdell, a Stephens College theatre student. After performing with him on stage, a long term love relationship developed. Her liaison with Scott spanned 30 years as his hidden mistress and mother of his child. Truesdell Riehl's account makes a compelling page turner.
The Pursuit of Inspiration by Truman Dayon Godwin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
INSPIRATION! A feeling that comes upon us, usually without solicitation, and which can influence our moods and behavior in mysterious ways. They can force a change in habits, or a re-evaluation of values, or the achievement of extraordinary goals. Whether intentionally used or not, inspirations are driving forces in our lives that are always available to us in one form or another.
Amar Atmojibini (1959-1982) by Dilip Kr. Bandyopadhyay
Series: My stories in Bengali script, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 11,940. Language: Bengali. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autobiographical account of the author during his service life, Written in Bengali script বাংলা হরফে লেখা আত্মজীবনীর অংশ যাতে রয়েছে সরকারী চাকুরি জীবনের কথা।
A Fool's Journey Book I by Mosanami Etal
Series: A Fool's Journey Volume I, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Book One is the first of an ongoing book series where the Author takes pause to reflect upon his life as a jigsaw puzzle. It is a mystery where he begins to fit the pieces of the puzzle together in the hope of achieving greater understanding of why he is here. "I share with Roland Barthes the opinion that the text is formed by the reader rather than by the author." — Rain-walker
What Were You Thinking? by Sharon Levine
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 93,240. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Written in her perspective, the child chronicles her life from toddler to teenager, then young adult. When her two alcoholic parents were so inattentive to their toddler that a pedophile uncle found his way into her life, while the adults partied in the next room… When her parents put him into her child’s bed when he was home from a tour at sea in the merchant marine…