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Living at Twice the Speed of Sound
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,670. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Dov Silverman. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Eitan (Eddie) Shapiro gives you a sharply focused view of Israel's Economic Miracle through this memoir. He goes to war only to later storm the corporate boardroom and take his part in shaping his country's future. Information in this book has been cleared for disclosure by the Israeli Military Censor. Some names and dates were changed to protect those endangered by evidential exposure.
Please eat… A mother's struggle to free her teenage son from anorexia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,540. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bright, popular and a star on the rugby pitch, 15 year old Ben had everything he could want. But then food-loving Ben began to systematically starve himself. In a matter of months Ben lost one quarter of his bodyweight as he plunged into anorexia nervosa, an illness that threatened to destroy him. This is his mother's story.
One Silken Thread: Poetry's Presence in Grief
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,760. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
Lee Scheingold’s rich, painful intellectual and personal journey—following the death of her husband—is described from viewpoints that have informed her life: psychoanalysis, clinical social work, Buddhism and family medicine. Yet it is poetry that is the connecting thread, beginning with the Russian poems which she studied in college. Turning to poetry allowed her to face her grief and a new life.
Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,850. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The life of a humanitarian aid worker in stories and verse from around the world--inspired by war-affected populations rebuilding their lives with unbreakable spirit. From Rwanda to Cote d'Ivoire, Congo to Serbia, Morocco to South Sudan "Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa" depicts one woman's journey living and working in the face of adversity.
Where the Cranes Fly
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,310. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Uri Palti begins his book “Where the Cranes Fly” with the immigration of his family to Australia in 1975 and takes us through his first years in Australia. He then goes back to the year he was born and continues to tell us about his interesting life until this very day. However, this isn’t just “another” biography...
Come Back Early Today
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 98,750. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Come Back Early Today tells the powerful true love story of Marie’s remarkable 30-year relationship with a delightfully colorful, wickedly eccentric Romanian gentleman and scholar. The book is also a valuable resource for Alzheimer’s caregivers, illustrating how Marie solved numerous problems that typically arise when caring for someone with dementia.
My Home Away from Home
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,250. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the ages of 12 to 19, the author attended a school for the blind. He tells about life in the "cottages," academics, sports, field trips, vocational training, and more. He had good and bad teachers, followed wise rules and absurd ones, met good friends and bullies, and welcomed administrative changes. Perkins educated him very well; this book will surely educate and entertain many others.
From Dusk Till Dawn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am 47 years old and have been searching for my whole life for true happiness an sometimes thinking I may have found it, yet every adventure is short lived and I find myself back at the drawing board. My history has been that of depression, destruction and debt but finally I have found my nieche and wow is my life changing.
How You Can Get a Job at Walt Disney Studios Without a College Degree
You set the price! Words: 146,930. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Working for Walt Disney is a childhood dream, shared by millions of people, from all across the world. Since the founding of the studios in 1923, only a small fraction of individuals have ever experienced the bliss of making that dream coming true. After working at the illustrious Studio for more than 6 years, author Eric Muss-Barnes shares his story of how that wish-upon-a-star came true for him.
I've Been in Your Bedroom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,750. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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I'm a real estate broker. It's a fudged memoir, all about selling houses and what it's like from my side of the desk. I've been fooling around with names, actual happenings, some of them borrowed, to protect the innocent and not-so-innocent. However, my tale is true enough so that if you're interested in getting into real estate sales, don't say I didn't warn you.
Franco and Anna Gennusa “Their Journey”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,090. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The love between a man and wife is tested by the threat of war and raising their six daughters. Franco Gennusa must provide for his family while secretly working with the Resistance Party. Franco’s involvement may mean protection for his wife and daughters, but the burden of war and financial stress, in addition to Franco’s drinking problem, may be more dangerous to them than the German soldiers.
Me & U2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
‘Me And U2’ is an account of Cathal's life set to the backdrop of his love affair with U2's music. For all U2 fans who have ever disliked an album, loved a single, struggled to get a ticket, camped outside an arena, worn out favourite videotapes or simply just sometimes got lost in the music, this book will have at least one reference that will make you say, ‘That could have been me!’.
The Lesson of the Lost Horse: A Chinese-American Journey of Hope and Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An exhilarating, inspirational page-turner of poignant childhood memories, culture shock, high-tech revolution, global travels, corporate intrigue, uncompromising love, and one woman's search for her Chinese-American identity—set in rural Portuguese Macau and modern-day Chicago.
Choices
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A brutally honest search for psychological self-awareness. One mans’ story of battling drug addiction, alcohol abuse, incarceration and his own demons. Autobiographically, the writer invites us to share a disturbingly frank journey, living on the streets of England, surviving horrors and committing horrific acts upon him self and others.
The Singing Elms - The Autobiography of Lauris Elms
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 124,400. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Sir Charles Mackerras: Lauris in her day was one of the great Australian Singers. now she has added writing to her achievements. Dame Joan Sutherland: i am sure this book will be avidly read by the opera and concert going public, and that they will have almost as much pleasure from it as i have.
Stealing Sunlight: Growing Up in Irishtown
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Funny, sad and harsh, with the bitter ring of truth, this extraordinary memoir of Dublin in the 1940s and 1950s recreates a forgotten community. Angeline Kearns Blain looks back with love and grief at the hardships of her youth, celebrating the warmth and kindness of the neighbours and family who helped each other to survive, stealing sunlight where they could.
Kolleblommen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,610. Language: Dutch. Published: February 13, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Verbijstering, vertwijfeling, angst voor de dood, aanvaarding en verzet: de emoties waarmee Noëlla Danckaert te maken kreeg nadat de diagnose "borstkanker" werd gesteld. Dit dagboek is het relaas van haar strijd tegen de gevreesde ziekte, voor velen nog steeds een taboewoord. Maar "Kolleblommen" (dialect voor klaprozen) straalt ondanks de beladen inhoud een positieve boodschap uit.
The Gunners of Shenyang
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.
Storia di un pilota, dal funerale di Alitalia alla fuga dal Qatar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,310. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un racconto in prima persona di un pilota di Md80 Alitalia sul suo lavoro considerato ricco di privilegi,ma che è solo passione e sacrificio e che finisce improvvisamente nel dicembre 2008. Tra le vicende degli equipaggi,la disoccupazione e gli sforzi per trovare un nuovo lavoro ci porterà con molta ironia lontano fino in Qatar, ricco paese, ma gabbia dorata per gli stranieri che ci lavorano.
Talking with Strangers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why would a woman travel on her own through the Middle East? With an interest in alternate travel and ancient history, she ignores pulped opinion and terrorist hype and goes to find the truth. This book is a journey from Athens to Cairo on local transport; through towns, markets and ancient ruins. It confronts trusted opinions and demands a greater respect for all people.