Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs

The Black Tuna Diaries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
This is a true account of the life of America's most written about marijuana smuggler. Between the accounts of his smuggling adventures, Robert tells his life story. Life as a member of "The South St. Gang", his years as an actor, a famous pitchman, a successful entrepreneur in America and England, Bull Fighter in Spain, TV producer, smuggling pilot, big game fisherman, and federal inmate.
Vagabond Boy: Memoir of a Youth's Journey Through a Heartland of Chaos
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,440. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
(5.00 from 1 review)
A boy navigates through a chaotic childhood while traveling throughout 1950s America with his restless parents. The author's encounters with strange landscapes, curious people, and dubious caretakers dangle lessons he must choose or discard. He is swept toward an emotional chasm that threatens to swallow and imprison him forever, and he must decipher secrets in a local pond to secure his future.
Chronicles of a Norfolk Farmer: Contributions to the Daily Express, 1937-1939
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 2. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Covering Williamson's last months at Shallowford in Devon, the family's move to a derelict farm in North Norfolk in 1937, the difficulties encountered by a total beginner to farming – including the disastrous crash in the price of barley in 1938 – and the opening months of the Second World War, these 45 articles form a fascinating contemporary record of those times.
Caminar y Cavilar: Cuentos bajo el signo de la Cruz y a la sombra de la cruz gamada
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lejos de Metz y su familia y solo en España durante la Primera Guerra Mundial. Vivió la vorágine de la Guerra Civil de España, y cárceles y campos de Concentración en la Francia ocupada por los Nazis - hasta poder reunirse con su familia en Cuba después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
Reginald F. Lewis Before TLC Beatrice: The Young Man Before The Billion-Dollar Empire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,610. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Following the 1987 leveraged buyout of Beatrice Foods, Reginald F. Lewis was solidly positioned as CEO of a billion dollar conglomerate and a major player on Wall Street. Still in his forties, with a personal fortune that placed him on the Forbes 400 list, this pioneering African American businessman had achieved unimaginable success without benefit of inherited wealth or family connections.
The Unauthorized Autobiography of W.B.: The War Years (1933-1945)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,120. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This memoir by Walter Bodlander, in his 90s, reflects on his odyssey as young German Jew in the 1930s fleeing to Switzerland, France, Palestine and returning to his native Germany as an officer in the US Army. The book explores some of the psychological adjustments of a boy, raised in a fully assimilated German family, coming to terms with his Jewish ancestry. Full of self reflection and humor.
Musikana, Women of Zimbabwe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Through the eyes of a young idealistic development worker Musikana journeys into post colonial Zimbabwe. From the demise of a young maid’s life, witnessing the harsh realities at a preschool for disabled children to sharing burgeoning dreams of two young teens, the author encounters the life of musikana, the young women of Zimbabwean.
Blessed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
An amazing life. As a New Yorker brought up in the world of Broadway theater, the author, Burt Boyar, became a child radio actor in the late 1930’s, early 40’s. Then he became a caviar taster, a polo player, a widely syndicated Broadway columnist, close friend and biographer to Sammy Davis, Jr. with the worldwide Best Selling book, Yes I Can.
Helen: A Psychic Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is a memoir of Helen Gilman, a long time resident of Boulder, Colorado. She was more than 90 years old when she died. She was deaf for most of her life and worked as a psychic reading the tea leaves of thousands of residents during the many years of her practice. This book contains many remarkable stories telling of Helen's uncanny ability to see things invisible to others.
On my way to Samarkand - memoirs of a travelling writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Garry Kilworth is a varied and prolific writer who has travelled widely since childhood, living in a number of countries, especially in the Far East. His books include SF and fantasy, historical novels, literary novels, story collections, children's books and film novelisations. This autobiography covers family history, travels and his experiences in publishing. 'a master of his trade' (Punch)
Coming Together
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 132,410. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Coming together is a memoire of my healing journey, filled with my stories and life lessons. Join me as I lead you through my personal spiritual journey to an honest healing of my heart; through my decent into abandonment, abuse, death, drugs and deep sadness, followed by my ascension into healing. I grow with the evolution of my true story, and as it comes together, we come together.
Who Decides? A Journey out of the Shadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by BWM Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
A young child faces the unknown. The tragic death of her mother from Tuberculosis. The uncertainty of the war years. The hateful treatment of her sadistic stepmother not only to herself but to her father and her two sisters. Yet still giving her the strength to grow into a capable person, with great hopes for the future.
A Hairdresser's Diary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,960. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Hairdressing: an act of transformation. We search for the right hairdresser. Telling them stories about our lives that we don’t share with everyone. They become the keeper of our diary. Sometimes we wonder what the world looks like from their eyes.
Abseiling Spiders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine a man who's outlook on life is similar to Don Quixote, who's approach to life is similar to Spike Milligan's and who's drinking habits mirror those of the late and much loved George Best. If he could speak French he would probably say Non,je ne regrette rien. Fall about funny, belly laughs by the bucket load.
Love Letters
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 162,810. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is proof that love conquers all. In its pages is a record of a young couple in love and their dreams, aspirations and devotion - not just for each other, but also for God whom they both loved with a passion and wholeheartedly desired to serve. In 1949, after meeting and falling in love, Effie and John’s romance was put to the test with John residing and studying at the then Melbourne Bib
Two Old Fools on a Camel ~ From Spain to Bahrain and back again
Series: Old Fools, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Ant Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Middle Eastern
*New York Times Bestseller* Vicky and Joe leave their Spanish mountain village to work for a year in Bahrain. How could they know that the Arab Spring was poised to erupt, throwing them into violent events? Teaching Arab kids, working with crazy teachers, forming life-long friendships and being placed under house arrest, Vicky and Joe laugh and lurch through their year in Bahrain.
Taking Fog to Nantucket
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 98,870. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
This book is a true life account of a nomad boy who grew up alcoholic, suffered injury and struggled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and who remained shackled by lack of insight until empowered by love.
Queue Jumper
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 94,870. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was 1982 and I was 26 years old, endeavouring to adopt a child from a Third World country. My book is a firsthand account of being one of a small number of forerunners travelling to the source, contesting authorities and being labelled a ’queue jumper’. I embarked on this journey naively unaware of my so-called crime. Due to a political agenda, I was forced to remain on foreign soil for my act
Droplets of Mercy
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 50,290. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a true story of a family whose humour and pain, trust and love, was the wealth that bound them together.
The Halo of the Jungle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Carl Aron. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Halo of the Jungle is the true story of the Aron family's forced emigration from Nazi Germany to Ecuador in 1939, and the 10 years they lived on their farm homestead in the eastern rainforest.