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Immaculate Misconceptions
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: American English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This book is an amusing (and often serious) memoir of life growing up in Catholic grade and high school. The designation, "Immaculate Misconceptions," applies to the simplistic explanations, half-truths, canonical misinterpretations, and outright disinformation received from the author’s teachers who sought to inscribe their version of the world on his young mind.
In the Shade of the Mulberry Tree: A year in Zambia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,120. Language: British English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Moving to Africa with two young children was not what Catharine had planned to do with her life, particularly given her fear of malaria and tropical diseases. But following her husband to Zambia, she contends with poverty and potholes, motherhood and mosquitoes, and is variously rescued by goats, nuts, lavender and Sherry. Could she ever come to call this home?
I Wish I Lived There Again
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
This is a collection of personal essays about a Midwestern childhood in the mid-twentieth century. They detail the pastimes of children and adults back when life was simpler. The author is one of four daughters and writes about putting on a circus with her sisters, the birth of her baby sister, her father's near fatal car accident, homemade bread, movies, bigamists, pickle vats, and even hair.
The First Floor: Autobiography of a High-Class Call Girl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Engaging, charming, yet disturbing true story of a girl who sinks to the depths of society working on the dangerous London West End call-girl circuit for celebrities and gangsters. She battles alcoholism and prescription drug dependency, suffering life-threatening injury and tragedy whilst trying to reinvent herself. Featured by Liverpool Echo, Wigan Post, Chat Magazine and Radio City Merseyside.
Welcome to Oregon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,210. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Welcome to Oregon” is about Stella’s day job as a travel advisor while teaching night classes after her move from Massachusetts to Oregon. Since then, the author has moved to Oregon's capital, where she now lives and works in only one job at a time. With benefits.
Available Light: Recollections and Reflections of a Son
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Category: Essay » Literature
This collection of memoir scenes and vignettes richly explores beautiful and haunting engagements with family and mortality.
Making Lemonade With Ben: The Audacity to Cope
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seven-year-old Ben is found in a coma, suffers myriad disabilities and, later, mental health issues. Yet, love wins. Narrated with irrepressible humor by the quirky mom, this award- winning tale culminates with Ben’s victorious invitation to Washington D.C., to represent Madison Children’s Museum at a national award ceremony.
Getting Jacked
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of some of the sad events that have happened to me its not all bad though ..so far there has been a few bumps on my road of life i would like to thank you for your interest in my true story.
Pilgrim in the New Retirement
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,070. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Who writes about retirement? Usually it is insurance companies, travel agents, and medical professionals. And what do these outsiders say? "Live the dream!" or "Don't do that!" This diary is the real thing. A noted journalist writes with love and humor about his first "Golden Years," a time full of opportunity and discovery.
A Celebration of Life: A Story of Hope, a Miracle, and the Power of Attitude
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,880. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Join Andrew Botieri as he relates his experiences and the lessons learned on the rollercoaster ride of his near-death experience and miracle of survival from a rare autoimmune disease called Scleroderma. Doctors held out no hope, but when this life-changing medical crisis challenged his very existence, Andrew called on his positive attitude, perseverance, and faith to will himself through.
I,Win
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Price: Free! Words: 20,280. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At age 24 I decided to tell my story. Writing this autobiography gave me the opportunity to pay tribute to my family members who are passionate about life and have instilled this passion in me. My parents' extraordinary support, encouragment, and pure love were my foundation as I navigated life, overcame obstacles, and achieved successes as a young woman with cerebral palsy.
My Dyslexic Journey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
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A personal view of Dyslexia and associated conditions. Exploring the ups as well as the downs.
Storm
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Price: Free! Words: 95,100. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true story of a journey of shattered dreams and empty relationships to the victory of a new dawn and new beginnings.
Living at Twice the Speed of Sound
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Dov Silverman. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you read the Best Seller, "Start-Up Nation" by Dan Senor and Saul Singer then you must read "Living at Twice the Speed of Sound" The Senor/Singer book reveals a broad picture of Israel's Economic Miracle. Eitan (Eddie) Shapiro gives you a sharply focused view of one who contributed to this miracle. He trains for war, visits the Lebanese battle field and storms the boardroom of one of the world'
Infant at 85: Letters on Ending Where you Started
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,300. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Infant at 85 is based on a true story of the unique relationship between a geriatric man and his personal trainer. One develops a sense of empathy and patience while the other comes to grips with the challenges of aging, not so gracefully.
Please eat… A mother's struggle to free her teenage son from anorexia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,540. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Bright, popular and a star on the rugby pitch, 15 year old Ben had everything he could want. But then food-loving Ben began to systematically starve himself. In a matter of months Ben lost one quarter of his bodyweight as he plunged into anorexia nervosa, an illness that threatened to destroy him. This is his mother's story.
Um Sonho de Vida
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Price: Free! Words: 10,670. Language: Unknown language. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Para que você me entenda, sou Kátia Santana, 30 anos, portadora de paralisia cerebral. Esse quadro me torna susceptível a momentos de alegria e tristeza, pois me encontro limitada fisicamente na minha cadeira de rodas, um péssimo automóvel.
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
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Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Your Memoir: Get Started is full of proven ideas and approaches to successfully move you from wanting to write to producing the finished family stories or memoirs you know will be a treasured legacy for your children and grandchildren.
The Fishing Trip That Never Was
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You set the price! Words: 3,920. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
It was summer 2012, It had been raining for months and I was bored, I wanted to go on a fishing trip. So I answered an ad I found on the internet and ended up going fishing with two strangers in a rather dodgy fishing boat. This is the hilarious true story of what happened. This story is ideal for a quick read on the train or on a daily commute to work
We Love Jenni
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“We Love Jenni,” is a frank and revealing biography of the late Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera written by The New York Times best-selling author Marc Shapiro and journalist Charles Vazquez that goes behind the scenes to tell the riveting story of the iconic Latina, who was killed last December 9th in a plane crash in Mexico.