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Village Year: A Sac Prairie Journal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A 3-year journal describing life in the author's hometown of Sauk City, Wisconsin, and its surroundings. It contains poetry, detailed natural descriptions of the region, and colorful anecdotes about the region's inhabitants and some of Derleth's notable friends, like the writer, HP Lovecraft. Illustrated with Woodcuts by Frank Utpatel.
Under the Tucson Moon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For nine winters, writer Kim Antieau traveled to the Sonoran Desert where she wrote novels and a series of deeply personal essays about borderlands: those in-between places where creativity thrives or dies, those places profane or sacred, joyful or despairing. These pieces provide a unique window into the life of a creative artist as she writes about nature, illness, healing, family, and more.
Where Did They Get You? a memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 3, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir that charts the changing face of Irish society, as witnessed by one who was a member of the diaspora. It is both a travel and occupational memoir. The author's career in nursing spanned five decades and took her to over eight countries. It is also the story of personal triumph, overcoming adversity, drawing on the strength of her upbringing and her convictions in doing so.
To What Green Altar: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal, Volume II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Emma, my mother, was a sweet, beautiful woman, an accomplished watercolorist and pianist, who loved entertaining, travel and raising her toy poodles, until one day she laid down her half-finished sketch, slipped into dementia and I fell backwards into becoming her sole caregiver. "Begins the Night Music: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal, Vol. I" & "To What Green Altar ... Vol. II" tell our story.
Love and Madness: My Private Years with George C. Scott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Film and theater audiences were attracted to George C. Scott's powerful stage presence and charisma, as was Karen Truesdell, a Stephens College theatre student. After performing with him on stage, a long term love relationship developed. Her liaison with Scott spanned 30 years as his hidden mistress and mother of his child. Truesdell Riehl's account makes a compelling page turner.
What Were You Thinking?
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 93,240. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Written in her perspective, the child chronicles her life from toddler to teenager, then young adult. When her two alcoholic parents were so inattentive to their toddler that a pedophile uncle found his way into her life, while the adults partied in the next room… When her parents put him into her child’s bed when he was home from a tour at sea in the merchant marine…
The Doctor Is In: My Success at the Crossroads of Autism and Spirituality
Price: $6.47 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This autobiography talks about how Dr. Suglia managed to cope with lifelong challenges with health, learning, and social integration despite having autism. In this book, Dr. Suglia talks about how his spiritual philosophy helped him succeed and continue to develop in his career and personal life.
Shattered
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,560. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This heart wrenching novel will take you into the cruel world of mental abuse. You will experience the suffering and the pain "Tanya" endured throughout her seventeen year marriage. This novel takes you into the life of one victim...there are
Nomad
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: Australian English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An exciting novel, non fiction, about the establishment of an aviation company in Papua New Guinea in the post independence era. Jealousy of the existing operators and a Company Secretary endeavouring to wrest control from the founder provides a story of conflict, determination and intrigue. The result of which keeps the reader in suspense from cover to cover.
Signing with A Heavy Hand and Heart, Love Mommy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,890. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
I take my FAS and turn it into a teaching tool to help others learn what I go through every day of my life. If one person listens to what I have to say, then I have done my job. This is what I was born to do. I have won many awards for my work. The awards I’ve won have been great, but my biggest award is knowing that my message is being delivered and knowing I might make a difference for 1 child
Behind These Eyes: One Agoraphobic's Journey To A Meaningful Life
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 117,330. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The author takes us with her on her journey through a non-traditional life filled with adventure, pain and life affirming experiences. She suffers from a severe form of agoraphobia that does not keep her out of the game of life. While her story may not have the end we anticipate in a book about overcoming a disability, overcoming a disability is what she has achieved. We can all learn from her!
Born in Sarajevo
Series: Born in Sarajevo, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1992, what remained of the once diverse and peaceful Yugoslavia began to dissolve. The war that followed presented a picture that was much different than the normal depiction of good verses bad. The casualties ran deeper than the physical wounds and no one escaped unscathed. This is my story of a search for a new home and the separation from those I love... a story of being uprooted.
Mourning Has Broken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
Giving herself a year of mourning after her sister's untimely death, the author goes about her life as memories and myriads of emotions assail her. Through it all, she explores the meaning of life and the changing of her beliefs, taking the reader through a journey of sorrow, grief, regret, joy and hope.
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
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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.
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.