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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.
My Life at Sea
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,280. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In his autobiography, Marcus Geerts, Master Mariner, eloquently describes his love of the sea, his upbringing in South Africa, joining a training ship at 13, followed by a merchant navy career sailing throughout the world, being part of Convoy PQ2 to Archangel where he was iced in, joining Task Force 'O' for Operation Neptune on D-Day and completing 50 round trips to pick up and disembark troops.
A Bucket of Warm Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small village in Central Africa which promised adventure lured us from Canada. Flying medavac flights over uncharted jungle and teaching English to highly motivated teenagers - what could be better? The promise was fulfilled and much much more. But at the end, deep in the jungle, we were saved by the very people we had come to help.
Travelling Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,960. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Due to mitigating external circumstances, Joe and Helen are forced to travel the world at short notice. A packed Suitcase; passports and cash are always at hand. Throughout their travels they come into contact with 'Off shore' Bankers, Illegal drug manufacturers and an array of colourful bedfellows all of which beggars the Question: will the relationship survive?
Biography of SP Malhotra
Price: Free! Words: 78,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / food industry
He became head of his family and business when he was only fifteen. Orphaned at nineteen, rendered homeless by Partition at twenty-one, Satpal Malhotra arrived in Pune at 8.30 pm on the 13th of November 1947. In three days time he had rented a shop, set up a business, and even made a profit.
Out of the Blue
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
PC David Watson was a policeman of the old school. He patrolled the towns and cities of England's north by car and on foot, where a fight against crime lurked around every corner. Until, one day, disaster struck. Out of the Blue is an inspiritational inside take on policing at the sharp end - the dangers, the frustrations, the thrills and dark humour. Policing the streets was only the start...