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A Green Hill Far Away
Price: $5.30 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Gingernut Books Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Green Hill Far Away is a collection of Joan's earlier memoirs, a delightful and poignant mix harking back to the latter days of the war years. Never self-pitying, the stories have elements that will draw a smile or a tear and sometimes a full belly-laugh.
What Lies Within
Price: $9.23 USD. Words: 101,230. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is both an autobiography, in which Gary describes a very eventful life, and an exploration into meaning. After a deprived childhood in a poor part of Melbourne Gary enjoyed some larrikin teenage adventures before his strong ambition to succeed through study and sport led him into a more conventional ways. He describes his early working life as a struggle to maintain a difficult marriage
Footnote to a Dream
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 185,620. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 23, 2013 by ShalvaPub. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This autobiography by Benny Michel chronicles his triumph of becoming one of South Africa's most popular musicians, despite his crippling polio affliction and abuse by his domineering father. It provides unique insights into the music world in South Africa during the "Big Band" era, and records the history of Jewish society in the early days of Johannesburg's history.
Where the Rainbow Fell Down
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A raw and deeply moving memoir beginning in mid century New Zealand, Lynette Robinson battles to survive an upbringing profoundly impacted by poverty, family dysfunction and the Catholic Church.
Please May I Leave The Room ?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,340. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
ken griffin recounts educating antics from his days on the west riding of yorkshire teaching supply staff during the 1950's, 60's and 70's. his own inimitable style is enhanced with illustrations penned by himself.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
Privileged Witness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,850. Language: British English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Geepy Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Patriot's Journey through Partition and the Independence of Pakistan
Once Upon A Road Trip
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,700. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
*Think 'Eat, Pray, Love'...the teen version. A pre-life crisis on a shoestring budget. *A geeky girl goes on an unlikely 8-week adventure--encountering unexpected danger, wonderment, grief, and love. *A fiction-like retelling of a young woman's true story--made up of 3rd person narrative and actual journal entries.
Growing Up 50's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,710. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the journal of a young Mormon girl growing up in Utah in the 1950's from 5th grade through college.
Betty's Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 186,640. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the tradition of Frank McCourt and "Angela's Ashes," Don Dempsey uses "Betty's Child" to tell the story of life with his cruel and neglectful mother, his mother's abusive boyfriends, and hypocritical church leaders who want to save twelve-year-old Donny's soul but ignore threats to his physical well-being. A Hoffer Award Grand Prize Finalist. "Heartrending and humorous." Kirkus Reviews
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Travel
(5.00 from 1 review)
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy is a honest and frank portrayal of a working-class male prostitute’s life. Early abandonment, poverty, lack of education and sexual abuse delivered Paul onto the streets. But, ever optimistic, he does not dwell too much on the past. Without added glamour or grit, Paul shares the raw accounts of his life as a rent-boy in the 90s, from London to Los Angeles.
Cotton Field of Dreams: A Memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,870. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Presidential Diarist Janis F. Kearney’s love letter to her parents TJ and Ethel Kearney. A coming of age memoir spanning three decades and chronicling the life and struggles of this cotton sharecropping family.
Gracias a la Vida
Price: $18.00 USD. Words: 196,720. Language: Spanish. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Lillian Díaz Sol, desde 1975 dirige Pigmalion, la primera Escuela de Etiqueta, Protocolo e Imagen Personal en El Salvador. Su trabajo en el Servicio Exterior fue realizado en Estados Unidos, siendo Cónsul General para 14 Estados con sede en New Orleans de 1970-974. En la República de Panamá como Consejera Comercial y Cultural y luego como Encargada de Negocios de 2006-10.
A Secretly Handicapped Man
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,680. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born over 80 years ago without feet & with only one hand, the author faced discrimination because he looked different, then he made the difficult choice to have his legs amputated which provided freedom from pain and a life free from snap judgment.
Prawners Down Under (Vol2)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,990. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Prawners Down Under is a sprawling, rollicking book that recounts first hand the adventurous saga of Brian Bienke’s lifetime of fishing in the waters of Australia’s New SouthWales and Queensland’s tropical north.
Prawners Down Under (Vol1)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,270. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Prawners Down Under is a sprawling, rollicking book that recounts firsthand the adventurous saga of Brian Bienke’s lifetime of fishing in thewaters of Australia’s New SouthWales and Queensland’s tropical north.Brian’s story follows four generations of his family from the 1920s untilthe present, sailing out of their home base of Byron Bay and thenBrunswick Heads, in northern New SouthWales.
The Story of Millard and Linda Fuller, Founders for Habitat of Habitat for Humanity and the Fuller Center for Housing
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 104,960. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Forty years ago Millard Fuller and his wife Linda left behind their materialistic lifestyle and crumbling marriage to start over as missionaries in Zaire. On returning to Georgia, they founded Habitat for Humanity—as their Christian ministry, started building houses for the poverty-stricken. Fired by the International Board in 2005, they immediately founded The Fuller Center for Housing.
All Too Human
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I came to this book as a hostile critic. I’d said I would review it and felt I ought to do so, but what do I care for a book by a black, English, kick-boxing champion who has spent time in prison. Now I care. It is a significant, thought provoking and entertaining piece of literature, potentially life changing and not far from masterpiece. Jeff Hunt – Humanist Society of New Zealand
Shattered Dreams - The True Story of A Young Woman Too Young To Die
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 117,290. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Shattered Dreams is a true story of one young womans heartbreak when told that she had just months to live due to complications giving birth to her baby boy.
Being Down, Looking Up: The Adventures of an Itinerant Shoeshiner
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.