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Look Up To Get Up
By Rohit Naidu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aiming to break the failure cycle of those who grew up in broken homes and struggle to achieve their own greatness, Rohit always remembers words he was once told earlier in life. We all do fall; it is inevitable. But when you fall, fall on your back because if you can look up, you can get up.
Autobiography by a Former Underage Sex Slave
By Niiles Punkari
Price: Free! Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Incest, forced prostitution, insanity, alcoholism, violence and submission, all in the heart of the Swedish welfare state. After a brutal childhood Niiles Punkari begins a journey towards some form of recovery. It is a journey full of mistakes which are depicted in explicit details, a style which is compensated with intellectual mediation in the most awkward spots - so humor exist also.
Bonnie and Klyde + 2 Cats: The Journey of a Starving Artist
By K.O. Giuseppe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,490. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Redd, KOG, Panda and Tabbey, make their way across the country in search of the american dream, expecting to coast through life as they did in Connecticut, but they were thrown around by life. They hit hard times. In order to survive, they have to bend and break some laws.
Driven Beyond Success
By Edward Primoff
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,800. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This remarkable true story is of a man who overcame unbelievable challenges and how he became a huge success in business with stories that will bring tears of joy and sadness. Primoff shares some of the adventures of his amazing life; his double-life working with the FBI; a plot to murder him and his reflections on politicians and celebrities he came in contact with in the G. W. Bush White House.
The Art of Trapeze: One Woman's Journey of Soaring, Surrendering, and Awakening
By Molly McCord
Series: The Awakening Consciousness Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,930. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With nothing to lose and only a dream to gain, Molly McCord moves to Paris to follow the courageous call of her heart. She arrives in a city she has never visited before and builds her dream life until a bigger purpose unfolds. Filled with love, authenticity, adventure, and laughter, this bestselling memoir is an unexpected journey to deeper levels of personal consciousness and soul growth.
The Joys and Perils of Serving Abroad: Memoirs of a U.S Foreign Service Family
By Diego Asencio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by MAP. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diego's first overseas assignment was to Mexico, where he assisted jailed or troubled Americans and shipped dead Americans home, tasks that were "an effective introduction to the Foreign Service," he opines. Diego went on to assignments in Panama, Portugal, Brazil, and Venezuela, was appointed ambassador to Colombia and Brazil, and also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.
Ezra and Hadassah: A Portrait of American Royalty
By Heather Young
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ezra and Hadassah: A Portrait of American Royalty is a memoir of a family torn apart due to mental illness and developmental delays. It chronicles the struggles of foster care, adoption and the redemption that comes from reconnecting with imperfect family.
Could You Be Loved: A Memoir of Scars and Guitars
By Margarita M.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,650. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seductive, heartfelt, and gritty, Margarita M.'s "Could You be Loved: A Memoir of Scars and Guitars", is a stripped-down, honest account of longing, romance and survival. The story begins in the sterile room of an ER where Margarita recovers from a life-threatening illness. When she finally returns to “normal life” we discover the healing process has just begun.
The Pioneer of Chinese American Education - Dr. Theodore Chen
By Wen-Hui Chen
Price: Free! Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of Dr. Theodore Chen, lovingly told by Dr. Wen-Hui, his wife of 60 years. Professor Chen was the first Chinese scholar to be granted tenure at USC, where he taught for 35 years and revived the Asian Studies Department. Dr. Chen's academic, literary, humanitarian, and public speaking accomplishments are interspersed with the moving story of the Chens' long marriage and family life.
Aluca, Sotia Tenorului
By Maria Margareta Babeanu Moldoveanu
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 54,940. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Povestea adevarata a doua vieti consacrate scenei: Aluca Babeanu, Prim-balerina la Opera Nationala din Bucuresti si Vasile Moldoveanu, marele tenor. Prin munca indarjita, Tenorul ajunge sa fie unanim recunoscut in toata lumea, fiind sustinut indeaproape de Aluca, care renunta la cariera sa artistica de balerina si se dedica trup si suflet iubirii vietii ei.
Another Thursday's Child
By E.S. Abramson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,310. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sardonyx, the fiery green gemstone created by volcanic eruption, describes Another Thursday’s Child’s unique life. The tales that chronicle the life of the author Elaine Abramson prove just how true that is. Throughout her life, adversity and misfortune frequently led to hilarity as she struggled to overcome the myriad of obstacles life dropkicked in her path including headhunters, crazed bosses,
One Woman and Her Dog
By Viv Billingham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
Out of Whole Cloth: The Life of Bettye Kimbrell
By Joyce Cauthen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,790. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Abandoned by her mother when 8 years old, married at 13, a mother at 14, Bettye Kimbrell’s steadfast goal was to create good lives for the five children she had with her charming but unfaithful husband. A natural storyteller, Kimbrell vividly relates how she overcame one obstacle after another to raise her family and to achieve unforeseen recognition as a quilter of the highest order.
Sirocco: A French Girl Comes of Age in War-Torn Algeria
By Danielle A. Dahl
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 87,770. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Algerian War of Independence begins in 1954, forever changing the lives of the French colonials, including 10-year-old Nanna and her family. The conflict lasts for 8 years, but despite the constant threat of terrorist attacks, Nanna confronts the usual challenges of growing up--helping to raise her spirited siblings, struggling with math, and defying her harsh father by falling in love.
Diary of a Cornish Fisherman: Newquay, 1962–1967
By Trevor Simpson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,830. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life in a Cornish fishing community in 1960s is the subject of this absorbing memoir, told in a style that is warm, engaging, humorous and packed full of incident. A book that will appeal to anyone who has gone to sea or wishes that they had. Generously illustrated, complete with a glossary of nautical and fishing terms, it doesn’t just introduce us to the life of the seafarer; it invites us in.
A Green Hill Far Away
By Joan Vardy
Price: $5.30 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Gingernut Books Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Green Hill Far Away is a collection of Joan's earlier memoirs, a delightful and poignant mix harking back to the latter days of the war years. Never self-pitying, the stories have elements that will draw a smile or a tear and sometimes a full belly-laugh.
Sri Lankan and Zimbabwean Memories
By Terrence Perera
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book is a collection of autobiographical reminiscences of the author’s life, mainly in Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, written in a humorous, satirical style that makes the book interesting reading.It also relates, how in Zimbabwe, the author overcame racial prejudices and formed intimate, lasting friendships with members of the other communities.
W.I.F.E. (woman in fun environment) WITH HORSES
By Ransae Lindamood-Hall
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Read about life experiences while living with and loving horses. Read about my life before horses, the influences that gave me a passion and love for horses. Let me tell you outrageous stories of our passions, horseback riding and camping.
Spring Days in Devon, and other Broadcasts
By Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 14. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,850. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
During the late 1930s Henry Williamson, perhaps best remembered today as a ‘nature’ writer, broadcast talks on the BBC. Scripts of those in this e-book cover various subjects on nature in North Devon from his own inimitable viewpoint, from a description of a walk along the sands with his young son to talks on the red deer, otter, barn owl and stoat; and his move to a derelict farm in Norfolk.
What Lies Within
By Gary Hipworth
Price: $9.23 USD. Words: 101,230. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is both an autobiography, in which Gary describes a very eventful life, and an exploration into meaning. After a deprived childhood in a poor part of Melbourne Gary enjoyed some larrikin teenage adventures before his strong ambition to succeed through study and sport led him into a more conventional ways. He describes his early working life as a struggle to maintain a difficult marriage