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Escapee from Sandbed Hell by GORDON LONG
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Escapee from Sandbed Hell" chronicles the life of a young man from rural Georgia as he begins exploring the world. It starts in 1950, when he enlists in the Air Force as the Korean War heats up. Poignant and humorous vignettes capture his footsteps as they change from bare feet on the farm through military boots to dress shoes of academia. What a ride! See also: "Livin' PO in Sandbed Hell Redux."
Long Tussle with Dearth by Kennedy Siboe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It is not easy growing up in a little village on the slopes of Mt Elgon. It is a marginalized, desolate place devoid of basic government infrastructure. In the eighties and nineties, the region was (and it still is) steeped in myth, custom, tradition and abject poverty. Almost everything was governed by superstitions and curious belief in mythical forces.
An Automobile Odyssey by John Dalessio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,040. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
You are about to read a story of a man who started out in life with next to nothing and was able to achieve the American dream with notable success in the automobile industry. Much has been written about America’s love affair with the automobile. My love affair with the automobile was a lasting one. I can recall my humble start as a parts counterman in a NAPA Auto Parts store.
Bad Choices Make Good Stories by Oliver Markus Malloy
Price: Free! Words: 67,430. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Becker and Malloy LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Oliver, a teenage hacker living in Germany, meets Donna online. She's an American girl living in New York. After chatting and talking on the phone for months, he finally decides to surprise her with a visit. But he soon finds out that things are not what they appeared to be, and that this visit will change his life forever.
A Charmed Life in Ceylon by Tony Buxton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,770. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
The author's fascinating adventures in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in the early 50's portray an adventurous lifestyle that most of us dream about, but would be impossible today. He set himself up as an underwater guide attracting the wealthy and famous to this new sport. They repaid him by inviting him to their homes in Europe where he experienced a lavish lifestyle he hardly knew existed.
Odyssey Uncharted – a World War II Childhood Adventure and Education Wrapped in mid-20th Century History by Flemming Heilmann
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Japanese invasion forces Flemming's evacuation from Malaya to Australia and eventually a perilous voyage home to Denmark. At school in England he leads a mutiny. Vacations surviving terrorist attacks in Malaya, meeting King Sobhuza of Swaziland, confronting apartheid. Cambridge years trigger rejection of religion, popular preconceptions and dogma before tackling the world of reality and risk.
In No Particular Order: A Memoir by Kevin Brennan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,520. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A memoir-in-vignettes by novelist Kevin Brennan (Parts Unknown, Yesterday Road), demonstrating that life is a kaleidoscope of individual moments.
Circus Dreams Fulfilled by Jack Prince
Price: Free! Words: 28,400. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This story about a boy's dream to become a circus star is timely. A boy can't even be a circus star anymore. The Ringling Brothers Circus has folded its tents, but the lure of the circus endures. Only the circus blends stage paint and talking giraffes, blood-sweating hippos and athleticism, grifters and artists.
All Aboard! Memoirs of the MacDowell Sisters, Sweethearts of the Air by Edith & Grace McDowell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,670. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by Deep7Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In an era before their gender was allowed to vote, two sisters blazed trails in business and entertainment, touring North America and earning their way: as public stenographers, war correspondents, secretaries to senators, journalists, musicians and early radio celebrities - bringing native Hawaiian music to the mainland as The MacDowell Sisters, “Sweethearts of the Air”.
ElderStory 2: Who We Are by Gordon A. Long
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,360. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The second book in the ElderStory series of family stories collected by the Surrey Seniors' Planning Table. 70 stories by 41 storytellers, ages 11 - 98.
Across Two Novembers: A Year in the Life of a Blind Bibliophile by David L. Faucheux
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,330. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Friends and family. Restaurants and recipes. Hobbies and history. TV programs the author loved when he could still see and music he enjoys. The schools he attended and the two degrees he attained. The career that eluded him and the physical problems that challenge him. And books, books, books: over 230 of them quoted from or reviewed. All In all, an astonishing work of erudition and remembrance.
The End of Schooling by David H M Wright
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,530. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How much the prosperity of both individuals and nations would burgeon if only more funding could be provided for education is a popular contemporary view.
Life After Death by Sue Pepper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Always energetic – hockey at school, badminton, swimming – Sue Pepper didn’t realise something was going wrong with her body until her late thirties when periods of tiredness became unusually long.
The Invisible Crime: Part II by Michael F. Bell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,940. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2017 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In this chilling true life experience and expose,' author, investigative journalist and whistleblower Michael Fitzhugh Bell, reveals a new form of Covert Domestic Terrorism being perpetrated on U.S. citizens and people all around the world.
Programmed for Failure… But God by Esther V. Smith
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,180. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2017 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Esther has the kind of story they make movies about. Her mother was an alcoholic, her father, a two-time murderer. All odds were against her ever becoming a successful, well-rounded woman. But…God intervened in her life. Today, Esther, is an international gospel music singer, teacher, and speaker. Her sincere desire is to inspire others to live a life free from the constraints of the past.
The Boys from Brokenback by Barry Flanagan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,790. Language: Australian English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At the height of production at the Brokenback Mine over two hundred men were employed. This novel - a sequel to ‘Brokenback’ - is a collection of short stories about these men, their working environment and their private lives.
Happy Life. Memoirs of a Lucky Man. by Vlad Zeit
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Short life story of a lucky man who was born and lived half of his happy life in the USSR and now is coming close, with a luck, to live as many years, or more, in the USA. Observations of and contemplation on the troubling sickening developments in Gilded Age America for almost forty years. Chapter "American Melodrama" is attempt to express thoughts about disastrous political event of 2016.
Survivor's Game by David Karmi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
David Karmi is a survivor of Auschwitz, Dachau, and the Warsaw Ghetto. He enured forced marches, starvation, and even persecution after the Allies freed him from the camps. This is a story of strength, courage, some luck - and an amazing man, told in his own words. It is the biography of a survivor.
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