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Vietnam My Great Escape
By Tina Bui
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My name is Tina Bui, I was born and raised in Vietnam. I came to Australia more than 38 years ago after escaping three days before the fall of Saigon, which ended the Vietnam War. To be born and raised in the war torn country of Vietnam, life was not an easy one.
Even More Ketchup than Salsa: The Final Dollop
By Joe Cawley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,650. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Have you ever dreamed of just throwing it all in and starting life again somewhere else? If the first six months of running the Smugglers Tavern had been a baptism of fire, the subsequent years were about as much fun as bobbing for apples in a vat of acid. The trials and tribulations of trying to make a better life abroad continue with disastrous consequences in this true life travel narrative.
Should I Forgive?
By Nyasha Gapa
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 64,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The courageous few Zimbabweans who dared to stand up to President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF party in the election campaigns of 2008 were persecuted, assaulted and in many cases brutally murdered. Should I Forgive? is based on the experiences of a young wife and mother, Nyasha Gapa, who was raped and beaten for daring to campaign for Morgan Tsvangirai’s opposition party MDC
The Cockney Commando
By Anthony Collins
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,350. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Motherless and sent to an orphanage by his out-of-work father, Tony Collins found the odds were stacked against him as he started life in the rough East End of London. But by joining the Royal Marines, Tony escaped into a new world, fraught with danger and tragedy, but also with the chance for love, friendship and success. A story of triumph in adversity and of challenges overcome.
The Promise I Kept
By Adele Rickerby
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Promise I Kept is Adele’s story of her nightmare journey halfway round the world to find and adopt a baby, to negotiate her way through the barriers created by red tape and corrupt officialdom and finally to carry her tiny new daughter safely home to a life where she could be properly loved and cared for.
An Iranian at Home and Abroad
By Cyrus Kamrani
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 127,690. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine visiting a tourist town for a break and being picked up by the police because you are not a local, then finding yourself with a rope around your neck in a public execution? Iran comes under close scrutiny as the author tries to come to terms with life where freedom of speech, movement and to wear the clothing of one's choice does not exist.
I Couldn't Even Boil An Egg
By Elisabeth Lindesay
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 91,280. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After moving from Iran to Jordan while their first child was still a tiny baby, the couple went on to set up home successively in Syria, Lebanon, Sudan, Tunisia, Libya, Qatar, Kuwait and Morocco, giving them a far greater insight into life in the Middle East than most Westerners could dream of. I Couldn’t Even Boil an Egg is Lis’s account of those happy, hectic years.
Safeguard Our Flank
By Terence Kearey
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 28,410. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Terence Kearey was born in North Harrow in 1935, one of three children of a hard-working lower middle class family. His new book 'Safeguard Our Flank' focuses on a key campaign of the First World War in which his father, Regimental Sergeant Major (later Major) Albert Kearey, played a key role.
Who is "I"? - A Journey of Malicious Intent
By Victoria Mae
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A struggle through abuse, mental illness and addictions; written under a pseudonym and peppered with sketches and poetry… this is my journey.
The Last Governor Diaries
By John W Heffernan
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,930. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Last Governor Diaries is a virtual record of the author’s 30 year journey through the NSW Department of Corrective Services and the many remarkable characters he meets along the way. Frightening yet, at times.
Behind the Wall of Grace
By Stephanie Davis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Behind the Wall of Grace is a testimony of spiritual recovery. A story of transformation, offering my spiritual journey as a guidebook for overcoming fear, changing perceptions, and creating a life you love to live for. I traded self-doubt, a struggle with rejection, self-esteem, and addictive behaviors for a reconnection with a personal, loving and forgiving Savior.
Trailing: A Memoir
By Kristin Louise Duncombe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Trailing is superb telling of a young wife's emotional struggles to find her place in life while following her dedicated doctor husband on humanitarian medical misisons in East Africa. Painfully honest, she shares the good, the bad, and the ugly of living in the shadow of someone else's dream. This book is certain to act as a mirror for anyone who feels stuck and without purpose. An inspiration!
Confessions from the Massage Couch: A Massage Therapist's Musings on the Meaning of Life
By Paola Bassanese
Price: $9.20 USD. Words: 28,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
What's the meaning of life? The intimacy and comfort of the massage room brings out amazing insights. This book is a collection of thoughts from conversations between a massage therapist and her clients.
One Step Further
By Steve Genis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,180. Language: Australian English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Steve Genis’ autobiography One Step Further is an inspirational story of a young man grappling with the long-term effects of childhood bullying, poor self-image and confidence. Steve talks about growing up in a traditional European family, trying to set an example for his younger siblings whilst at the same time, trying to deal with the pressures of adolescence, adulthood and love.
Iron in the Blood
By Richard Morris
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 64,580. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Richard Morris has held down some of the most demanding senior jobs at British Rail and Eurotunnel and taken responsibility for everything from dealing with major accidents to the personal travel arrangements of the Royal Family. Along the way he has made many friends and encountered a variety of remarkable personalities, from Her Majesty the Queen to one of the Kray twins.
A Glance in the Mirror
By Terence Kearey
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 125,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Terence Kearey emerged from a wartime Home Counties childhood to enter the world of work at a time of upheaval, technological revolution and trade union militancy. The women in his life helped to shape it, carrying him through the trials of family life, many ups and downs and the occasional disaster. Now retired and at peace, Terence can look back peacefully on a turbulent, but mainly happy time.
Operation Dolby
By Constantine Buller
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 124,940. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Constantine Buller was appalled by the corruption and the callous games some of his colleagues liked to play on unsuspecting members of the public, so he left the Force. But the bent coppers he had snubbed had long memories. A few years later his new life as a successful businessman collapsed in ruins when they set him up by fabricating evidence for a non existent crime.
Casa mia: quattro anni su quattro ruote
By Riccardo McOtter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: Italian. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Il terremoto del 2009 in Abruzzo raccontato da un ragazzo di trent’anni, che in seguito al sisma decide di trasferirsi in camper pur di non dover rinunciare a ciò che più ama: scrivere romanzi.
Lagos State: My Life of Service with Integrity
By Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 65,450. Language: Simple English. Published: March 10, 2014 by MakeWay Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a story that reveals the results of character building. Despite his initial setbacks, Brigadier-General Johnson rose to become one of the most loyal and respected leaders of Nigeria. This entertaining autobiography provides a mixture of both funny moments, and the serious side to the life of this officer and a gentleman who operated with loyalty, integrity and discipline.
Keeping Faith
By Kola Olutimehin
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 54,290. Language: Simple English. Published: March 10, 2014 by MakeWay Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Keeping Faith is the biography of a man who has been described as one who has the ability to associate with the good, the bad, and the ugly without being tainted by the inconsistencies of those lives. It has been written in an entertaining manner for ease of read and relaxation, whilst you also learn those qualities that make for a life with good results.