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The Rattlesnake Shoot-out
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Read about what happens when my father, who has a proclivity for nearly killing himself when working around the house, encounters two rattlesnakes in the dogs' yard.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Sadhu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an excerpt from the memoir "World Without Pain: The Story of a Search". In the 1970s, as a young writer hungering for experience, Walters journeyed from Sri Lanka through India and into the Himalayas in Nepal. Near-penniless and alone, high in the mountains, he was confronted with a life-changing choice.
Fighting the unknown - part 2 - Impossible flashbacks
Series: Fighting the Unknown. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,920. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
Part 2 'Impossible flashbacks' from the book 'Fighting the Unknown'. Part 1 has to be read first, to fully understand how horrifying this 'crime of the century' is. Hans Smedema writes how he suddenly started to get flashbacks after 28 years of suppression of the traumatic rape of his own wife! And how all involved denied and covered up everything. An unbelievable case of horrifying mind control!
True Tails
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 61,490. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Winner of 6 National Book Awards, its the never-before-told story of a boy who discovers he can “hear” the thoughts of birds and animals—tiny insects to the largest living creatures today, whales—and “speak” back to them with his mind. Its “tails” describe the miracle that is life, as the animals’ clearly sentient behavior in response to him and as witnessed by others.
Stories for Oliver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,080. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Wrightson’s goal with this memoir was to provide a look at his life, from childhood to present, so that his grandson would have an understanding of who his grandfather was. The book contains 40 humorous, eye-opening, reminiscent, and thoughtful tales, plus ten beautiful poems. I give Stories for Oliver a solid five stars and I recommend it to readers of all ages." Charline Ratliff
Dreams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: Russian. Published: May 14, 2011 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sometimes I see the dreams which are like plots of another life. Here they are gathered together. Иногда снятся сны, которые являются сюжетом, сюжетом иной жизни. Я их записываю. Часть из них вошла в разные циклы. Но здесь они собраны все вместе.
THE WRITER'S LIFE
Series: HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 667,620. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
A compilation of the author's works over the years.
Grenada
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An account of the Grenada Invasion (Operation Urgent Fury)
Monster Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,910. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
In a falling down cabin overhanging Topanga Creek, 75 year old Jackie Boyle Blaisdell lived alone without heat, electricity, plumbing or phone guarding the memory of her late husband, Paul Blaisdell, 1950's B-movie king Roger Corman's brilliant, forgotten monster maker. Jackie and Paul's love was immense, defying Hollywood's betrayal of Paul and his death from cancer at 53. This is her story.
So You want to Live on Sark
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,780. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
An amusing an poignant true story of a couple's move to the tiny car-free Feudal Island of Sark in the British Channel Islands. Chris and Ken Davies opened a guest house and also ended up with 200 hens, hives of bees, milking goats, two cats the dog Hugo and donkey Pedro. Chris nursed in the community mix of Sarkese and English, and we meet many characters. Delighfully illustrated by the author.
Renaissance - A Journal of Discovery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Renaissance is a book for anybody who has found themselves suddenly alone and wondering how to re-build their lives after the breakdown of a dysfunctional marriage. As Sarah struggles to come to terms with what has happened, she finds solace through therapy and friends. Renaissance is a story of hope, love, and the unbreakable bonds between a mother and her children.
The Road Between
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 34,120. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a child living on the Alberta prairies during the 1930s and 1940s, Florence Bell traveled between the influence of three cultures: English morals and manners of her family working as missionaries on the Blackfoot Reserve, her Indian neighbors emerging from their tribal past, and the Canadian people striving for independence. Dust, the Great Depression, and World War II added other dimensions.
Midnight at OASIS
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,980. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Fontaine Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Told with endearing honesty, Trevor Fearnley’s journey takes us along a path strewn with some unexpectedly funny but frequently challenging obstacles, which he overcomes with ingenuity, hard work and incredible luck.
A Grandfather's Legacy
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A story about a families sacrifice during the civil war and the funny conclusion that makes their abolitionists sacrifices moot.
Thirteen Years Old in the Fourth Grade
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An autobiography detailing my experience as a beginning teacher in the public school system. It is my ventilation and my release. Brace yourself as I tell it like it is and reveal some truths about the system that governs pretty much most of the world.
SAT & BAF! Memories of a Tower Rat
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this entertaining and enlightening memoir, the author carries you with him as he provides security for live Pershing II nuclear missiles in Cold War Germany. He takes you up to the towers, out to the field, and out on the town. It includes adventure, history, travel, romance, and a lot of humor. For the first time, someone tells you what it was really like to stand between the Bear & the Eagle.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
My Father Came From Italy
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Pacific Place Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In his native village of Supino, is a rundown villa bought sight unseen by Mezzabotte Coletta 's daughter Maria - an olive branch after years of family struggle. While she and her husband breathe in the chatter of local tradesmen, fragrant offerings of well-wishing neighbors, and the aroma of fine wine, her father waits in Canada, anticipating the day he will again touch Italian soil.
FUNemployed: Finding the Upside in the Downturn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,350. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a woman's story of transformation from overworked and stressed out to passion-seeking and fun-loving. Called “inspirational and witty” by reviewers and “a laugh-out loud manifesto for how to live your life” by readers, this ebook is a must read for anyone recovering from a major life setback, needing a boost or simply wants to get out of a rut--regardless of employment status.
A Good Horse Has No Color: Searching Iceland for the Perfect Horse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After several visits to study the medieval sagas, Nancy Marie Brown returns to Iceland to search for the perfect horse. She arrives shaken by tragedy, but finds inspiration in the volcanic landscape, alive with stories. Riding a variety of horses, and meeting horsemen as independent and stubborn as their mounts, she opens herself up to this strange and wonderful world.