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Footnote to a Dream by Benny Michel
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 185,620. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 23, 2013 by ShalvaPub. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This autobiography by Benny Michel chronicles his triumph of becoming one of South Africa's most popular musicians, despite his crippling polio affliction and abuse by his domineering father. It provides unique insights into the music world in South Africa during the "Big Band" era, and records the history of Jewish society in the early days of Johannesburg's history.
Where the Rainbow Fell Down by Lynette Robinson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A raw and deeply moving memoir beginning in mid century New Zealand, Lynette Robinson battles to survive an upbringing profoundly impacted by poverty, family dysfunction and the Catholic Church.
First Person Plural: My Life as a Multiple by Cameron West
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 94,380. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
In this classic New York Times bestselling memoir, Cameron West tells the story of his struggle to come to terms with having multiple personalities. West, who earned a doctorate in psychology in the years following his diagnosis, offers a remarkably poignant account of his efforts to understand the workings of his fragmented mind.
Aslanlı Yol by Sevan Nişanyan
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 56,320. Language: Turkish. Published: December 16, 2013 by Propaganda Yayınları. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sevan Nişanyan'ın otobiyografisi, yaşadığı ilginç öykülerin ötesinde, bir duygu paylaşımı. Nişanyan'ı daha iyi tanımak, maceralı bir hayatı okumaktan zevk almak isteyenlerin kaçırmaması gereken bir çalışma "Aslanlı Yol".
Africa on a Pin and a Prayer by Bob T. Epstein
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This true life adventure to the Middle East and Africa took place beginning in 1961, when I was 17-years of age. I left as a boy from the USA seeking adventure. In 1963, I came home to America, with life altering memories of experiences in places, peoples, animals, vistas and times that changed my immature perspective of life, forever! ~ Bob T. Epstein
Coming Up for Air: My Journey with Bipolar Disorder by Melany Woods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,740. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Melany Woods was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 19. She has been through six manic episodes and depression, one hypomanic episode, three hospitalizations. Melany brings you on her journey from a somewhat normal life to the roller coaster life of bipolar disorder. She will bring you into the experience of bipolar disorder from the eyes of the patient.
Memories of the Great Divide by J. R. Patee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,710. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A memoir of two guys ride along the Continental Divide. Their route followed the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route from Banff Canada to the Mexican Border and is listed as the longest mountain bike ride in the world traversing the lower Canadian Rockies, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico ending at the border area of Antelope Wells
The Making of a Soldier by Elmer Williams, Sr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Historical » USA
The author gained custody of his great grandfather’s Civil War diary at age seven. He then bought his CW musket from his grandfather for $25.00. He spent years translating the diary from Welsh to English and adding family history, starting with their immigration from Wales in 1825. The author briefly had the pleasure of knowing his great grandmother, Sarah. He still remembers her tiny pipe.
Please May I Leave The Room ? by Ken Griffin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,340. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
ken griffin recounts educating antics from his days on the west riding of yorkshire teaching supply staff during the 1950's, 60's and 70's. his own inimitable style is enhanced with illustrations penned by himself.
Marbles by Bob Biederman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Frontiers of Mortality, the singular memoir by Robert Biederman, is a collection of 21 unforgettable and extravagantly diverse personal experiences. Biederman examines life at inception, at death, and the many moral choices in between. His focus is on family relationships, their evolution and devolution as well as a few comic moments that reflect some of the absurdity in our judgment.
Travesía en el Tapón del Darién by Héctor Ruiz-Ospina
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Narra los acontecimientos que le ocurrieron al autor durante el mes de febrero del año 2008 en la selva conocida como: El Tapón del Darién, ubicada en la frontera entre Colombia y Panamá.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back by M. M. Justus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
Episodes And Experiences by Krishnanand
Price: Free! Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Mrugank Patel. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Man can learn more from their own experiences than other sources. In his previous years Swami Krishnanand was narrating the experiences and the episodes of his pilgrimage to his visitors. In its mortal Swamiji is not with us but by his writing we feel his immortal and appealing presence with us.
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher by Carole Marshall
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher chronicles the learning curve of a white middle class professional over two decades in an urban high school in Providence, Rhode Island. While teaching students who desperately need an education, her life is radically enriched by them. It concludes with an inside look at the struggles to improve education and the disastrous effects of recent reforms.
Confessions of a Golf Slut by Susan Fornoff
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Here is the funny and heart-warming "Drive, Putt, Love" golf sister to "Eat, Pray, Love." Trailblazing sports journalist Susan Fornoff tells how golf became her warm blanket through the heartbreaking loss of divorce and death, her compass for a hilarious journey through online dating, and her guiding light in the murky tunnel of midlife career change. Reads like fiction, but it's true!
From Here To Paris -- Get laid off. Buy a barge in France. Take it to Paris. by Cris Hammond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
The corporate world had dumped me; given me a pat on the back and said, "have a nice life." I thought, "why the hell not?" So I bought an ancient canal barge in France and set off to live a dream. This is the story of how we dragged that old tub all the way through France and into Paris, to live in the shadow of Notre Dame. It was kicking and screaming, laughing and crying, but we made it. Voila!
I frullati da Viel by Quelli di ZEd
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: Italian. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Prendere per tutta la vita delle fregature è un record poco invidiabile. Un record che l'autore ha riportato con cura di particolari in questo racconto. Ma si sa, la vita è così e quando dopo anni uno si guarda indietro scopre che, alla fin fine, più che una tragedia quella che è passata è una commedia che vorrebbe raccontare per evitare ad altri di fare gli stessi errori, che però...
Turn Left at the Devil Tree by Derek Pugh
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In the remote Top End outstations of Arnhem Land, Derek Pugh, teacher, naturalist and bushman, founded several schools and joined a lifestyle as old as time.