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A Genteel Spy
By Judith Riker Damon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,650. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Two Peas Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Betsey Royce knows better than to say anything on that day in 1862 when she peeks around the upstairs bedroom door to discover her mother staring out the window with a pair of field glasses. Martha Royce sits watching and counting as men in blue uniforms march up Columbia Turnpike and into Franklin, Tennessee. For Betsey, that can mean only one thing: the war has come to her doorstep.
Escape From Critical Confusion
By Joseph Harris
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Escape From Critical Confusion is an autobiography that has a focus on a dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency and the life of a drug addicted person. It also demonstrates how to escape the thinking that has been molded by these experiences.
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir
By Stephanie Allen-Early
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir is a portrait of a country that no longer exists, addressing the generations who have no idea about what Yugoslavia was like. The author travelled extensively in the former republics: both as a foreign service wife in the socialist period, and an international relief worker during the subsequent collapse of the society leading to all out civil war.
Mr. Olcott's Skies: An Old Book and a Youthful Obsession
By Thomas Watson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The story of how an old book and a small telescope shaped a passion for stargazing, and how that passion was lost and then rediscovered over the course of a lifetime.
The smoke of the fatherland
By Joseph
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 48,920. Language: Russian. Published: April 5, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Прошло три года, как я прочла это повествование. Мне было интересно читать. Может быть потому, что это и о моей матери, и о моей бабушке, и о деде, которого я представляю только из разговоров между дядей и матерью.
Adventure With a Glass Eye
By Julie Anita Raymond
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Young Graham Laycock is cheerful, confident, precocious and assertive. Tragedy strikes when he is nine years old, and for two years he is without hope.
From Snow to Sand
By Valentin Lycho
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,130. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Valentin Lycho’s "From Snow to Sand" is an autobiography written simply and honestly, and provides a unique insight into the life of a civilian family at the Eastern Front of World War II. Surviving the devastation and terrifying horrors of war, they later found themselves as immigrants on the other side of the world where they faced the difficulties of beginning a new life in a new country.
Of Course! How Many Light Bulbs Does It Take to Change?
By Ian Patrick
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 72,940. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by D. Patrick Miller. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
In his first book, Ian Patrick frankly discusses some of the toughest challenges known to students of A Course in Miracles. Now, in one volume, Fearless Books presents the best of Ian’s insights and personal revelations selected from over 100 editions of the United Kingdom's highly respected Course newsletter, Miracle Worker.
Through the Storms of Life!
By Kottia Tsotsi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,900. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Knocked down is permitted, Knocked out is not! This is my real life story and teaching. It is my biography and a testimony of my ailment involving muscle and nerve failure in my legs that lasted 7 years. I hope this book becomes encouragement and inspiration to those who go through real storms in life.
Girl from the Gulches
By Ellen Baumler
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,210. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Montana Historical Society Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This detailed memoir recalls a young pioneer’s journey from the Great Plains to childhood on the Western frontiers to life on the Flathead Indian Reservation as wife of the Indian agent. A forbidden sled ride, the creaking of the hangman’s rope, her father giving the last of their water to his dying mule; Ronan recounts her experiences with vivid clarity and warmth.
Letters from an Expatriate in Europe
By Rabindranath Tagore
Price: Free! Words: 21,420. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2012 by A. Datta. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tagore wrote these letters nearly three decades before becoming the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. They give an in-depth view of Victorian England through the eyes of an Indian and a Bengali. The author drew flak from his own critics for his dissections of the Anglo-Bengali and English psyches. His words are as relevant and enjoyable now as they were then …
Life in the Old Neighborhood...And Beyond
By Chester Parks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Chester Parks was born into a Polish immigrant family in one of the poorest neighborhoods on the northwest side of Chicago, IL during the Great Depression. He and his brother were raised by their mother. Hard work, determination, and the love of a good wife and children were the ingredients for Chester's happy life.
Latresse
By William Theaux
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 74,640. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Analyse de la fonction de l’absence que l’écriture permet à la conscience humaine de comprendre. A la place de cette absence la lettre compose la nomination. Le nom permet alors tabou et refoulement (nom d’Akhnaton tabou, nom d’Œdipe refoulé). Rédigé la veille de prendre connaissance du caractère historique d’Œdipe ; examen clinique de ne "parier que du père" (selon Lacan).
Beamish Boy (I Am Not My Story): A Memoir of Recovery & Awakening
By Albert Flynn DeSilver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,430. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
“. . .A beautifully written memoir. . .poignant and inspirational. . ." —Kirkus . . .a fascinating, poetic memoir. . .” —ForeWord Reviews “A compelling story of a boy's climb out of pain and into poetry” —Adair Lara, San Francisco Chronicle, former columnist and author of "Naked, Drunk, & Writing" "an extraordinary story of second chances" —Marci Shimoff, New York Times Bestselling Auth
Melanoma Mama: On Life, Death, and Tent Camping
By Constance Emerson Crooker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Stage IV cancer patient finds joy while entangled in a tango with death. In this witty and wise tale, the author fills the spaces between her medical dramas with her zest for life. During her solo, cross-country tent camping adventure she learns that when life and death no longer matter, true joy is possible. The author's honesty will impact you forever.
Men from the Adverts Telly
By Ron Lewis
Price: $4.56 USD. Words: 79,980. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Broadcasters behave outrageously in “Men from the Adverts Telly,” a Welsh journalist’s personal recollection of the Golden Age of Independent Television. Greedy bosses, bolshie unions and hell-raising hacks are recalled in a first book described by top literary agent James Gill as “intriguing and hair-raising stuff - Life on Mars meets Drop the Dead Donkey.”
Monkey on the Wing
By Steven Adams
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the true story of the life of a loveable Aussie larrikin, tracing his wild and exuberant, often shocking, youthful adventures and travels all over the world, up until the accident that took his eyesight and should have taken his life.
From Rags to Rags
By Tina Morrison
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 101,340. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Rags To Rags is Tina Morrison's true story of wasted childhood back in Poland during 60’s and 70’s. It portrays a painful journey through neglect, despair, horrors of domestic violence and poverty inflicted by alcohol abuse.
Malinki the Medic
By Peter A. Brandt
Price: Free! Words: 89,790. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Peter A. Brandt. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Malinki The Medic: From Child 'Prisoner Of War" to Old Age - The Life of Gerd J. Brandt
Growing up in spite of Hitler
By Peter Grabow
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,660. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many books have been written about the brutality and atrocities committed by the unbelievably evil government of Nazi Germany. The author, born three years before Hitler came to power has now reached the age of 82 and is therefore part of a generation inevitably and steadily reducing in numbers and feels compelled to write his story as it unfolded within his war-torn country.