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Us and Them
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,020. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Did you ever feel your face prickle under the hostile gaze of a stranger? Us and Them is a vivid memoir for anyone who ever feared or mistrusted another person because of their skin color, their religion or the language they spoke--or faced that fear and suspicion. "Graceful, lucid writing." Vancouver Sun "Told with skill and sensitivity." Victoria Times Colonist
Leaves of Change: Lessons on Love, Laughter, and Living
Series: Durham Editing and E-books Anthologies 2013. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Leaves of Change is a diverse collection of prose and poetry memoirs by independent authors. Featuring the works of Aleshia Clarke, Andrew Rose, Barbara H. Poole, Christina Gerberich, Julia Rose Grey, Kelli Lane, Linda Harris Sittig, Mellissa Black, Pamela Sloan, Rebecca Poole, April J. Durham, and Patrick Durham.
The Rubber Knife Gang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.
The Notebook of a Nature-lover
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 12. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 30,710. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An enchanting anthology originally written as a regular column for the Sunday Referee that reflects Henry Williamson’s unique ability to communicate his passion for the English countryside, whether it be observing salmon leaping in the River Bray, watching partridges in his field and a spider in its web, walking on Dartmoor and Exmoor, or tales of his young children exploring the natural world.
Two in a Million
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Ben is a normal, bright, ambitious student. The only difference between his life and yours is that he has a rare blood disease – Fanconi anaemia – which gives sufferers a life expectancy of 22 years. Two in a Million describes what it’s like to live with a life-threatening illness, to undergo a life-saving procedure, to recover slowly and try to live normally as a student in Dublin.
Doing Time In Hell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Class Act Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Doing Time in Hell is the memoir of J. Bodie, a prison guard at the Nebraska State Penitentiary from 1979-1991. Within these pages are recorded incidents that occurred during his employment, as well as various characters, some infamous, some not, whom he met while he also “did his time.”
My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stephen Nasser somehow dug deep within his soul to survive the brutal and inhumane treatment his captors inflicted on the Jews. He was the only one of his family to survive--but the memory of his brother's dying words compelled him to live. Stephen's account of the Holocaust is told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy.
Somlandela
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,270. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was a young, unmarried missionary arriving in Africa. He was a battle hardened marine who had been torpedoed by a German U-boat off the Coast of Africa. Both were Norwegian, and both met in Africa. This is the true biographical story of two lives fully committed to following Gods call to Africa. Ella and Olav Sörensen, Norwegian missionaries to Swaziland, Mozambique and South Africa
Holding Back the Tears
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 69,500. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Follows Susan’s incredible life and her continued search for answers and information about her tormented childhood when she and her brother were given away by their mother and subsequently sent to Australia under the Child Migrant Scheme..
Kathleen 1-4-3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Condensing our 50+ years of marriage so that you will understand your grandmother’s many abilities and unique personality is a difficult challenge. You should want to learn a little bit of your ancestry on both Donnie’s and Pop’s side along with what life was like growing up in the 1940’s and 1950’s and much more. In 1961, when we got married there was no how-to book on married life!
Small Boy in the Sunshine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Robert Brien grew up in the warm sunshine in South Africa before immigrating to Rhodesia and then further north to England. Bob's passion for life and desire to experiment in all manner of things makes you wonder how he has managed to survive through to such a ripe old age! His friends and family never quite know what he’s going to do next … Life is never boring in such company!
Cotton Field of Dreams: A Memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,870. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Presidential Diarist Janis F. Kearney’s love letter to her parents TJ and Ethel Kearney. A coming of age memoir spanning three decades and chronicling the life and struggles of this cotton sharecropping family.
Gracias a la Vida
Price: $18.00 USD. Words: 196,720. Language: Spanish. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Lillian Díaz Sol, desde 1975 dirige Pigmalion, la primera Escuela de Etiqueta, Protocolo e Imagen Personal en El Salvador. Su trabajo en el Servicio Exterior fue realizado en Estados Unidos, siendo Cónsul General para 14 Estados con sede en New Orleans de 1970-974. En la República de Panamá como Consejera Comercial y Cultural y luego como Encargada de Negocios de 2006-10.
A Secretly Handicapped Man
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,680. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born over 80 years ago without feet & with only one hand, the author faced discrimination because he looked different, then he made the difficult choice to have his legs amputated which provided freedom from pain and a life free from snap judgment.
Autobiography of a Love Shy Man: Preoccupations and Unresolved Issues in My Life with Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
In first part I dwelt with the issue in all its detail on how attraction to women developed and shaped. In the second part one gave an account of resolving the issue. One had critically appraised oneself on how attractive one is to women, one’s choice of women, and life situation of having no social access to women of one’s liking.
From a Country Hilltop
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 9. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Henry Williamson (1895-1977), novelist, remains best known for his much-loved Tarka the Otter. Between 1951 and 1969 he published his novel sequence A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight. While writing these he continued to write short pieces for newspapers and magazines. From a Country Hilltop is a collection of 58 of these written between 1958 and 1964 for the Sunday Times and the Co-op Home Magazine.
The Trek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,360. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In The Trek, David Schachne takes readers with him on his harrowing attempt to reach the summit of Kala Patthar, in the Himalayas. It is a riveting, gut-wrenching account of his physical, emotional and spiritual odyssey, where you will encounter the most spectacular, awe-inspiring scenery on the planet, along with some of the most horrific physical conditions imaginable.
Expectations of a Tree Change
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,480. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the memoir of a 77-year-old male, his heritage, his upbringing through the Depression and WWII years. A journey through his life, which included a major tree change that produced many obstacles and hurdles that were overcome by adopting a positive attitude.
Just Call Me Madam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,110. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My name is Jenny Wren and this is my life story from a naïve child bride of stolen youth to a madam in the alluring sex industry.
As I See It: From a Blind Man's Perspective
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,520. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this book, Robert Branco, who has been blind from birth, discusses numerous issues pertaining to blindness, including legislation, discrimination, employment, myths about blindness, and adaptive technology. This second edition includes two dozen new essays on website accessibility, relationships, Beep Baseball, personal care issues, and much more.