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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: New Annotated Edition by Benjamin Franklin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,200. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography has received widespread praise, both for its historical value as a record of an important early American and for its literary style. William Dean Howells in 1905 asserted that "Franklin's is one of the greatest autobiographies in literature, and towers over other autobiographies as Franklin towered over other men."
Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant (volume I) by Ulysses S. Grant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,570. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
The autobiography of Ulysses Grant has been highly regarded by the general public, military historians and literary critics. Positive attention is often directed toward Grant's prose, which has been praised for its conciseness and clarity, He portrayed himself in the persona of the honorable Western hero, whose strength lies in his honesty and straightforwardness.
Farthest North: New Annotated Edition by Fridtjof Nansen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 142,590. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nansen's "Fram" expedition was an attempt by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen to reach the geographical North Pole by harnessing the natural east–west current of the Arctic Ocean. In the face of much discouragement from other polar explorers, in 1893, Nansen took his ship "Fram" to the New Siberian Islands, froze her into the pack ice, and waited for the drift to carry her towards the pole.
Growing Up in White South Africa by Neville Herrington
Price: $11.39 USD. Words: 215,840. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Growing up in White South Africa” is a delightful journey back into the past that brings alive an era that should resonate with those who lived through it, and fascinate those that didn’t. Neville captures the sounds, smells, nuances, events and special characteristics of a post war age that remain etched in his memory.
Escapee from Sandbed Hell by Gordon Long
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Escapee from Sandbed Hell" chronicles the life of a young man from rural Georgia as he begins exploring the world. It starts in 1950, when he enlists in the Air Force as the Korean War heats up. Poignant and humorous vignettes capture his footsteps as they change from bare feet on the farm through military boots to dress shoes of academia. What a ride! See also: "Livin' PO in Sandbed Hell Redux."
Odyssey Uncharted – a World War II Childhood Adventure and Education Wrapped in mid-20th Century History by Flemming Heilmann
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Japanese invasion forces Flemming's evacuation from Malaya to Australia and eventually a perilous voyage home to Denmark. At school in England he leads a mutiny. Vacations surviving terrorist attacks in Malaya, meeting King Sobhuza of Swaziland, confronting apartheid. Cambridge years trigger rejection of religion, popular preconceptions and dogma before tackling the world of reality and risk.
Across Two Novembers: A Year in the Life of a Blind Bibliophile by David L. Faucheux
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,330. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Friends and family. Restaurants and recipes. Hobbies and history. TV programs the author loved when he could still see and music he enjoys. The schools he attended and the two degrees he attained. The career that eluded him and the physical problems that challenge him. And books, books, books: over 230 of them quoted from or reviewed. All In all, an astonishing work of erudition and remembrance.
Life After Death by Sue Pepper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Always energetic – hockey at school, badminton, swimming – Sue Pepper didn’t realise something was going wrong with her body until her late thirties when periods of tiredness became unusually long.
Enjoying the Adventure of the Long Haul: The Faith-Adventure of an Ordinary Kiwi by Jack Guerin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,990. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
The Faith journey of an ordinary Kiwi (New Zealander) and his adventures with his young family in New Zealand and eight Asian nations.
Wishing on a Star: The Life of Eddie Carroll by Carolyn Carroll & Brad Strickland
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,210. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Whether Eddie Carroll came into your life early or late, an immediate treasured friendship was created. You became a part of his family, something which can still happen by just reading this biography." Gary Schaengold President of Disneyana Fan Club
THE CALLING - A Kentucky Country Doctor and his Registered Nurse Wife Become Medical Missionaries To Haiti by Robert Johnson, MD
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,830. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
The compelling story of a troubled teen who found his manhood and his calling treating the wounds of those who fell in the killing fields of Korea. After years of medical practice in rural Kentucky, he and his RN wife find spiritual growth and redemption in serving the poor of Haiti while founding MISSIONS OF LOVE, Inc, an international mission in partnership with the Haitian government.
Trapeze: The Unexpurgated Diary of Anais Nin, 1947-1955 by Anais Nin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,920. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2017 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Trapeze is the gripping account of how novelist/diarist Anais Nin began and maintained a nearly-impossible double life with a husband in New York and a young lover in California.
Life Check A Human Journey by H David Whalen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,910. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was rescued from drowning twice, stood face-to-face with a bear, and almost crushed by a dump truck before age six. My teen and adult life not much better. Not all of the stories are tragic. Many are funny and some are amazing. I’m no stranger to juvenile hall, jail or mental ward. I retired after thirty-four years of being a serial entrepreneur, with numerous licensed inventions.
A Woman in a Man's World by Clem van Vliet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Spanning seventy years, this charismatic autobiography chronicles the rags-to-riches story of a woman determined to succeed in a male dominated world of business. Set in Southern Africa against the back drop of a world war, the savage Rhodesian bush war and turbulent political change, it is a story of raw courage, of disaster and danger, liberally spiced with humour, interesting people and animals
Veronica, Hidden Harm by Veronica Cook
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Hidden Harm Veronica Cook writes a biographical account of the difficulties of life growing up with parents who are drug addicts.
My Father's Daughter, From Rome to Sicily by Gilda Morina Syverson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,910. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017 by Divine Phoenix. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this nonfiction memoir, My Father's Daughter From Rome to Sicily, by Gilda Morina Syverson, we are captivated by a trilogy travel adventure, with ancient sites of Rome, contrasting the landscape of a picturesque countryside, the seaside villages of Sicily, and olive trees in the valley of Mount Etna. This Novello Literary Award Book Finalist exudes passion, eloquence, and heartfelt language.
Wine Comes in Six-Packs by Lisa Orban
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,280. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
“Looking back at the wreckage of my relationships, they have one common denominator… me.”
Motherhood: Lost and Found by Ann Campanella
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,670. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017 by Divine Phoenix. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Motherhood: Lost and Found takes the reader on a journey where Alzheimer’s disease and infertility intersect. At age 33, award-winning author and poet Ann Campanella returns to her home state of North Carolina ready to build a horse farm and start a family. Ann’s foundation is shaken when she experiences multiple miscarriages at the same time her mother spirals into Alzheimer’s.
Renunciation: My Pilgrimage from Catholic Military Chaplain, Hawk on Vietnam, and Medal of Honor Recipient to Civilian Warrior for Peace by Charles Liteky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,850. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017 by Thomas Fenton. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Renunciation" tells the story of Chaplain (Capt.) Charles Liteky, a Catholic chaplain who was awarded and then renounced and returned the Medal of Honor. As he became aware of the true nature and reasons for the war in Vietnam and after seeing the effects of U.S. government policies in Central America (and, later, Iraq), he became the only Medal of Honor recipient to renounce this honor.
The Fear by Gerard Fritsch
Price: Free! Words: 160,210. Language: Australian English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the remarkable story of a twenty years old conscript called Chris who is send after a short training in Algeria to fight the Algerian army of liberation. He has to survived in this inferno 851 days or 28 months in the most dreadfull condition, sleeping under tents without any confort next to the mighty electric barrage and fighting side by side with the French Foreign Legion.
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