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A Circus Without Elephants: A Memoir by Maralys Wills
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Maralys Wills unwittingly becomes the ringmaster of an eight-sport family—a troupe of five boys and a girl that discovers joy and laughter in offbeat creations like double decker bicycles and primitive hang gliders. Thanks to the kids, she soars to 2,000 feet on a tandem hang glider, plays tennis with Dinah Shore, and appears on Family Feud. When tragedy strikes she must find the courage to go on.
Just Paper and Ink by Writer's Ink Cooperative
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Collective Works of Writers' Ink Cooperative This unique assortment of writings--Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Children's Stories, and Inspirational--is the reflections and inspiration of Writers' Ink members.
Memories of a Ballplayer: Bill Werber and Baseball in the 1930s by Bill Werber
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rich in anecdotes and humor, Bill Werber's Memories of a Ballplayer is a clear-eyed memoir of the world of big-league baseball in the 1930s. Originally published by SABR in hardcover in 2000 and in paperback in 2001, the book is still in print, but now also available as an ebook.
I am a Dirty Immigrant by Anderson A Charles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Riots, revolution, invasion, this island boy thought he had experienced everything, that is until he migrated to the Kentucky mountains. Blacks, he could not understand, whites, well that mountain twang was another language to him. From state to state, big city to little towns being slapped by culture shock as he tries to assimilate.
Shattered Dreams - The True Story of A Young Woman Too Young To Die by Jonathan Lake
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.
Nerves of Steel by Shauley Cheng
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a story about my mother, Dr. Shi Ming Hu, and her extraor-dinary journey from China to America, her heartbreaking separation from her husband and family, her lonely days of struggle, her re-markable accomplishments, and a profound love for her children and friends that transcended time and space.
When Rupert Murdoch Came to Tea: A Memoir by David Nunan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,900. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
This is acclaimed linguist and author David Nunan’s fascinating account of growing up in the Australian outback in the 1950s and 1960s. (Publisher’s note: Spellings and vocabulary are Australian English; a glossary of terms that may be unfamiliar to North Americans is provided at the back of the book.)
Faces of War: Iraq, the Road to Heaven or Hell by Michael Foster
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
One young American soldier, a Mortuary Affairs specialist, went to Iraq to bring home fallen soldiers and almost ended up a fallen warrior himself. This is the true story of Michael Foster, his team, and their time spent on the battlefield and in the mortuary retrieving and processing the corpses of allies and hostiles, strangers and friends -- and it is the story of those who can no longer speak.
Letters Home: The Story of an Air Force Wife by Glenda Geeslin Helms
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
In the 1970's, Glenda met the love of her life, Michael, a Sgt. in the Air Force. She left her family and all that was familiar to follow him to Italy where they married. During the next eight years, they were sent to Italy and Germany where their lives were filled with adventure, travel, hardships, and homesickness as they experienced the magic of Europe together.
My Name Is Ross: An Alcoholic's Journey by Ross Fitzgerald
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: Australian English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
This is a compelling book for anyone suffering from alcoholism, seeking to understand it, or wanting to warn loved ones and friends of its affects. Brutally honest and inspiring, it tells the life story of one of Australia's well-known writers as an alcoholic and his struggle to become and stay sober.
Autumn Dreams (Book Two of the Miracles Trilogy) by Amber Jerome~Norrgard
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 59,180. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Amber Jerome~Norrgard continues the story of how she beat the odds of infertility in Autumn Dreams, Book Two of the Miracles Trilogy. Taken from the author’s journal entries and essays, Autumn Dreams is a true life account of a woman’s battle with post-partum depression and infertility, the devastating loss of her miscarriage in 2007, and the miracle of the birth of her second daughter.
Being Down, Looking Up: The Adventures of an Itinerant Shoeshiner by Rob Walters
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.
Eva's War: A True Story of Survival by Eva Krutein
Series: Biography & Memoir · Krutein Memoirs, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,720. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
Danzig, a Free City between the Great Wars, then seized by Hitler in 1939, is threatened by Soviet troops as Eva Krutein flees with her daughter in January, 1945. It is the beginning of a harrowing year of privation, defeat, moral quandaries, growth and, finally, healing. This compelling account of the hardships and horrors of war remains throughout an uplifting family odyssey.
Canadian Scribbler: Collected Letters of an Underground Writer by A.P. Fuchs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Always insightful, often witty and consistently inspirational, Canadian Scribbler: Collected Letters of an Underground Writer is a thoughtful collection of letters from one man whose passion for the creative industry—and trying to survive in it—shines through on every page.
Histórias do Terceiro Tempo by Washington Conceicao
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A ideia básica do livro é de que todos nós - e não apenas as celebridades e as pessoas que realizaram feitos extraordinários -fizemos muita coisa na vida e temos histórias para contar. As histórias, contadas em tom de conversa informal, cobrem um período extenso da vida do autor, desde sua infância até a velhice. Estão agrupadas em capítulos, em função de assuntos comuns.
Where I Was: A Memoir from the Margins by Constance Singam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,700. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Where I Was is a rich, entertaining and compelling account of the life of an extraordinary woman. Through humorous and moving accounts, Constance captures in words the images of the people, places and events that are the source of her most powerful memories. These images are connected to key turning points in her personal journey, set against or within the context of important historical events.
A Clear Water Stream by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 11. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a newly illustrated edition of a much-loved classic of country and angling literature. Set in the first half of the 1930s, it tells of the time when the Williamson family lived at Shallowford in Devon. A two-mile stretch of fishing came with the cottage, on the River Bray, which runs through the deer park close by, and the book tells the story of Williamson's relationship with the river.
Journey from San Rocco by Rosalind Cuschera
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,440. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In post WWI Italy, a widow with four children is given the opportunity to travel to America to marry a wealthy widower. This may be her only chance for prosperity and happiness, but is she willing to accept his terms that she is to bring only one child for now to America? Based on the author’s family history, from 1918 to 2006, the dynamics of a family, separated and rejoined.
Andrew's Angels: A Volunteer's Story of Hurricane Andrew by Nancy Pelletier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in August 1992. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Nancy Pelletier was one of many Red Cross volunteers who felt called to do whatever they could to ease the suffering. This is the moving story of the horrendous destruction she witnessed, the grateful people she aided, and the lifelong friends she made. With photos.
A Lifetime In Medicine by Albert D. Roberts
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 69,840. Language: American English. Published: July 13, 2013 by G and J Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this memoir, Dr. Al Roberts, who entered medical school in 1950, tells the story of his own development as a physician against the backdrop of the dramatic changes in medicine since the mid-twentieth century, with echoes as far back as the 20`s gleaned from his physician-father`s career.