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A Burmese Heart by Y.M.V. Han
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A Burmese Heart is an engrossing account of surviving history as told through the eyes of Tinsa Maw-Naing: a former political prisoner, daughter of a Prime Minister and wife of guerrilla leader. It is also the story of a country and its people - revolutionaries, intellectuals, martyrs, innocent bystanders - who are perpetually caught in the violent cycles of politics, a history silenced until now.
Looking Up at the Great Depression: Funny Things Happen on the Way to Decorum by George L. Andersen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,440. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Sociology
The author, George L. Andersen, was fortunate enough to be born into the "Great Depression" to a family starting from scratch in "Fish-town"-a poor area of Philadelphia, PA. Today such a start is considered a major handicap; but then, the values and beliefs of all the adults there, were those that made possible the "Greatest Generation."
Under the Influence of Evil - A Brutally Abusive Childhood Exposed by Darlene Deacon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Isolated from the outside world, Darlene had no idea how brutally abusive her life was. She just thought it was normal. Her mother, Jean, beat her from infancy, mentally abused her, and later sold her to men to use as they pleased. All the while, Darlene suffered sexual abuse at the hands of her father since a toddler as Jean looked the other way. Leaving home as a young teen, Darlene ended up in
Gorilla Warfare Against The Bureaucratic State; Confessions of a Lefty Libertarian by Michael Silverstein
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,480. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Kay Wood. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The author’s painful (and often painfully funny) encounters with the solar, environmental, parking ticketing, and poetry establishments.
Coming to Las Vegas, A True Tale of Sex, Drugs & Sin City in the 70s by Carolyn V. Hamilton
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This memoir tells how the author arrived in Las Vegas in 1973 to join a circus, opened the new MGM Grand Hotel/Casino as a cocktail waitress and, among other adventures, experienced a city-wide Culinary Union strike. Each story told in this memoir—of the Martin Scorsese “Casino” era of Las Vegas—is true, and many of them are humorous as well as outrageous.
Soliciting from Home by Melanie Russell
You set the price! Words: 31,020. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2015 by M L Eaton. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young lawyer. 1970s England. Packed with authentic and endearing characters, unexpected romance and good old fashioned country town drama, Soliciting from Home is an amusing, occasionally sad, but always warm-hearted fictionalised account of a young woman setting up a legal practice in a small community in 1970s England
Divorce, Empowerment, and Attorneys: What You Need to Know by Nadine Larsson
Price: $8.94 USD. Words: 29,130. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A refreshingly honest memoir about surviving divorce, this is the third edition of a book that came out originally under the title, You Can Do This! Divorce, Empowerment, and Attorneys-What You Need to Know, a primer by Nadine Larsson. Now revised and expanded, this book continues to be a refreshingly honest memoir about surviving, and thriving after, divorce.
You Guys are Good - for Girls! One Woman's Musical Breakthrough in a Male-Dominated World by Donna R. Gataletto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,290. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
The autobiography of the leader of several all-woman electric bands in the 1960s and 1970s.
The Diary of John Banfield 1983-90 by Robert Banfield
Price: Free! Words: 482,900. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
John Banfield retired from the teaching profession in 1983 when he and his wife, Dorothy, moved from Lincoln to Eccleshall, Staffordshire, to enjoy their retirement together. John began a diary which recounts their many and varied interests and culminates in his tragic death from cancer. Both mundane and moving, it will be of particular interest to his descendants.
By His Side - Tales of Love and Loyalty Between a Man and His Dogs by Brian David Kolowich
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 152,060. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true story of the love between a mother and son, life and death, and unflinching loyalty as it recounts the warm, spiritual relationships between BK, the human, and his string of canine companions during his 33-year journey from college days to family man. Laugh yourself silly at the mis-steps, antics and unbelievable coincidences of this heart warming story. Beautifully written
Tales from Baggins Bottom - Best Bits Book 2 by Diane Parkin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,830. Language: British English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 2006 Diane was still a freelance journalist working part-time from home and an active member of the National Union of Journalists’ Freelance Industrial Council (NUJ and FIC respectively). In February of 2006 she was introduced to the local live music scene and the foundations for Diane’s Gig List were set. The blog was Diane's writing diary, her journal on the life of a writer and editor.
By the Scruff of the Neck - A Suitcase of Memories by Henri Licht
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 124,650. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Told through the eyes of a young boy, ‘By the Scruff of the Neck’ begins its tale in post-WWII Holland of the 1940s and gives a candid and often humorous account of a Catholic childhood and the dynamics of family life. In contrast, the impact of the German occupation of Holland provides an insight into the privations of the time, as well as the subsequent decision to migrate to Australia in 1952.
Man of the Forest by David Drangsholt
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,210. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about the history of exploration and survey of Victoria's timber resources. It is the story of three Norwegians, but more especially my father, Kristian Drangsholt. It also encompasses the way of life at that time and the growing up of a family in the forests and the constant moving from place to place.
Surfer, Soldier, Outlaw, Saint by Crayton Bates
Price: Free! Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I sat straight up in bed, the sweat flowing from every pore in my shaking body. Terrified, looking around the darkened room, I could see my club jacket (colors) hanging from a hook on the wall. The nightmares and flashbacks had become more intense. So much so, that I dreaded to succumb to sleep. I reached under the pillow, pulled out my .45 caliber automatic and placed the barrel on my temple.
Passing Along A Dream - The Story Behind the Center Lovell Inn Essay Contest by Bil Mosca
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
“Passing Along A Dream” is the true story behind the first Center Lovell Inn Essay Contest. Bil and Susie Mosca spent twenty years at the Inn and then began the search for a new innkeeper through a unique essay contest. The winning essay and a sampling of the entries are included. The winner and current innkeeper, Janice Sage tells of her dream and how fate stepped in and brought her to Maine.
Caught In A Web:Changed by Destiny by Ethel Oden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Ethel Oden lived a life of horror from her childhood. She escaped the life she lived and when she became an adult, her life became more difficult to endure. Her life was filled with deception and twisted love. She overcame her past by escaping the web she once lived, by making decisions for her life to fulfill her destiny.
Aren’t You Glad That It’s Not Christmas Everyday? Memoirs of a Wizzard Drummer. Ex Drummer of Roy Woods Wizzard. Charlie Grima by Charlie Grima
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a few years of friends encouraging me to write about my times in this business of showing off, I decided to give it a go. I’ve started from the humble beginnings of emigrating to the UK, in the hope that you get a grasp of the culture shock of change that I have experienced. For the better of course. I like to think that I have grasped the “Brummie” sense of humour along the way. Oroight?
Fear Of Failure by James E. Aarons DVM
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,540. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The autobiographical work “Fear of Failure” documents the life and times of James Aarons, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. It is a bold, uncensored look at the struggles of a young man looking for fulfillment in his profession and love in his life. Dr. Aarons pulls no punches and makes no excuses as he charmingly writes his way through his life’s journey.
Behind the Mic by Robert Dustman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Black Rose Writing firstname.lastname@example.org. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A true story of one broadcaster's meandering, fast-paced, roller-coaster, up and down career through the convoluted and on occasion unpredictable maze of the radio and television news business.
Before, Afdre, and After (my stroke ... oh what fun) by Maureen Twomey
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
In Before, Afdre, and After, Twomey offers a sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes comical, and ultimately inspiring account of what it is to lose everything when you’re supposed to be in the prime of your life—and what it takes to get it back, piece by tiny piece.