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Dust of the Danakil
Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A gripping memoir of the 1974 humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, Dust of the Danakil is a true story of an ill-conceived project in the violent, drought-stricken Danakil region. The author, sent by UK government pen-pushers to harness seasonal flood water and turn the notoriously aggressive Afar herdsmen into farmers, discovered a hostile environment that almost cost him him his life.
On Giants' Shoulders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,080. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by WEC Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bringing new life to Japan. The inspiring story of a lad from southeast London, who became a missionary in Japan and today is an authority on Japanese literature.
Supper with the President
Series: African Memoir, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
West Africa in the 1970s: volatile years immediately following independence brought the author in contact with a number of Presidents, Kings, Emperors, village and tribal chiefs and a succession of extraordinary people. Circumstances contrived to place him at dinner with four heads of state whose rule had immense impact, positive and negative, on their countries and on West Africa.
For the Love of Beirut
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a serious story of war told with both humor and gravity from a young boy's perspective, a perspective that matures and broadens as he comes of age. Boyhood escapades that rival Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are part of everyday life in Lebanon along with more daring deeds and just-in-time Houdini escapes. When Sam moves to show all in America what is happening in Beirut, he pays dearly.
A Pat on his Back
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Like a lot of people I had a dream. To live in the sun and take life one small step at a time. Kick back, sit back, lie back, be an ex-pat on my back and watch the world go by. With our two trusty dogs, Harvey and Holly, the 'H' Team, my wife and I wanted to move from wet and cold Britain to Cyprus, land of the sun and a place where living would be easier... or so we thought.
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
Strip Roads and Sports Cars
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
To many, the three decades recounted in this book can be described as the golden era' of motoring life in southern africa.
A Life Exposed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Beverly Schlechter is one of those people for whom “only in your dreams” often becomes a reality! This book takes “memoirs” way out of the box.
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
Outlasting the Nazis and Communists: My Life in Vienna and Prague
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
When Germany invaded Czechoslovakia in 1939, the fate of Paul Vantoch’s Jewish father hung in the balance. The tightly woven chronicle tells the unforgettable tale of how Paul helped his father survive Hitler’s systematic extermination of Jews, and how Paul and his mother escaped the Communists.
Beyond the Spotlight: On the Road With Phyllis Diller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013 by Wigeon Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
As Robin Skone-Palmer approached the mansion on Rockingham Avenue, she didn’t know what to expect. “Ask for Phyllis Diller,” the employment agent had said. Curious as much as nervous, she studied the beautiful house. Three-and-a-half hours later, she walked away wondering if she’d just stepped into Alice’s Wonderland. Join Robin as she recalls her days as personal secretary for the comedienne.
Man in a Mud Hut
Series: African Memoir, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,170. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca
A true-life memoir from West Africa. The culture shock experienced by a London-based government trouble-shooter when he travels to Africa only deepens when he is hit by tropical fever, mysterious forces and the ramifications of corruption at high level. His gradual coming to terms with Africa opens a window on the colour, vibrancy and richness of rural life in Africa in the 1970s.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Oh Boy, It's Hot!
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The mid 1970s witnessed huge wealth being amassed from the extraction of oil from deep below the shifting sands of the vast Arabian deserts. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia underwent an amazing metamorphosis, unparalleled in human history. Chaos ruled! With lily white knees and flapping shorts, Robin Shea appeared in the Red Sea port of Jeddah to stake a claim in the oil boom.
The Lions Roar and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Rose Slater. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a story of lions and their escapades in a game park outside nairobi, kenya
Something Furry Underfoot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Something Furry Underfoot is a funny, touching book about pets that Amy's husband brought home and how Amy ended up helping care for, and falling for, most of them. In addition to frogs, iguanas, dogs, a stray cat, rabbits, and lots of hamsters, you will meet a male hedgehog that escaped three times to mate with a female hedgehog, a ferret that cost $1,200 in vet bills and a domestic duck.
Muskets and Memories: A Modern Man's Journey through the Civil War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 188,870. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Antietam Creek Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of the American Civil War as told through the eyes of a veteran Civil War reenactor and historian. By mixing the modern reenactment narrative with historical facts, the author presents a fresh examination of the war, along with its causes and consequences.
Hunting the Dream
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Man, His Magazine, the Adventures - "Hunting the Dream" is much more than the typical info-packed book artfully crafted by award-winning journalist and Hall of Fame archer, M. R. James. Much more, it’s a candid and reflective memoir spotlighting the storybook life, remarkable career, and unforgettable outdoor adventures of a man whose millions of published words have inspired and guided readers.
No Horns, No Trumpets: A Memoir of Brain Injury and Recovery
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by Pamela Clark Bickle. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A mother’s life shatters when her 15-year-old son is the victim of a motorcycle accident. When he comes out of the coma, doctors tell her no treatment plans for traumatic brain injury exist in 1970. So Alice Clark brings Rick home. Using her head and heart, she guides him from sitting in a wheelchair to downhill skiing, from being unable to speak to writing and editing a monthly newsletter.