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Choices
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A brutally honest search for psychological self-awareness. One mans’ story of battling drug addiction, alcohol abuse, incarceration and his own demons. Autobiographically, the writer invites us to share a disturbingly frank journey, living on the streets of England, surviving horrors and committing horrific acts upon him self and others.
The Singing Elms - The Autobiography of Lauris Elms
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 124,400. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Sir Charles Mackerras: Lauris in her day was one of the great Australian Singers. now she has added writing to her achievements. Dame Joan Sutherland: i am sure this book will be avidly read by the opera and concert going public, and that they will have almost as much pleasure from it as i have.
Love Among the Ruins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A World War II love story, and a true story. Arthur Robinson serves in the US Army in North Africa and Italy. Silvana Rigacci is a young woman living in Florence. When they meet by chance, love manages to bloom among the horrors of war.
Stealing Sunlight: Growing Up in Irishtown
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Funny, sad and harsh, with the bitter ring of truth, this extraordinary memoir of Dublin in the 1940s and 1950s recreates a forgotten community. Angeline Kearns Blain looks back with love and grief at the hardships of her youth, celebrating the warmth and kindness of the neighbours and family who helped each other to survive, stealing sunlight where they could.
Nothing Vanishes, Memoir of a Life Transformed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nothing Vanishes offers an intimate exploration of family history in which the searing question persists: Am I Enough?
Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
Series: Accepting the Unacceptable, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,010. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
The day after his thirty-ninth birthday JoAnn Flanery’s husband had a massive heart attack and died in her arms.  While trying to adjust to a new life alone and facing the unique challenges of raising a disabled daughter by herself, she moved across the country to get the special help needed for her child while fighting breast cancer herself.  Tears blend with laughter in this inspirational story.
The Summit Seeker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,380. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In The Summit Seeker, Vanessa Runs explores trail and ultra running on an emotional, psychological, and spiritual level. Her vivid descriptions of spectacular trails call you into wild places where you will find rugged beauty, expansive wilderness, and deep personal insights. Vanessa's stories of struggle, hunger, and adventure appeal to our most primitive drive as a species: to survive.
Kolleblommen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,610. Language: Dutch. Published: February 13, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Verbijstering, vertwijfeling, angst voor de dood, aanvaarding en verzet: de emoties waarmee Noëlla Danckaert te maken kreeg nadat de diagnose "borstkanker" werd gesteld. Dit dagboek is het relaas van haar strijd tegen de gevreesde ziekte, voor velen nog steeds een taboewoord. Maar "Kolleblommen" (dialect voor klaprozen) straalt ondanks de beladen inhoud een positieve boodschap uit.
The Gunners of Shenyang
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.
Storia di un pilota, dal funerale di Alitalia alla fuga dal Qatar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,840. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un racconto in prima persona di un pilota di Md80 Alitalia sul suo lavoro considerato ricco di privilegi,ma che è solo passione e sacrificio e che finisce improvvisamente nel dicembre 2008. Tra le vicende degli equipaggi,la disoccupazione e gli sforzi per trovare un nuovo lavoro ci porterà lontano fino in Qatar, ricco Paese, ma gabbia dorata per gli stranieri che ci lavorano.
Talking with Strangers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why would a woman travel on her own through the Middle East? With an interest in alternate travel and ancient history, she ignores pulped opinion and terrorist hype and goes to find the truth. This book is a journey from Athens to Cairo on local transport; through towns, markets and ancient ruins. It confronts trusted opinions and demands a greater respect for all people.
The Importance of Being Shine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mamma named me Shine not just because of my sunshine colored fur, but because the day she came to get me I was shining with excitement. There I lived all my days: just me and Mamma, a dog named Luna, 59 cats, a one winged pigeon and an infamous rodent. This is my story...
The Sun Shines Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by BWM Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Enjoying a well off comfortable life with her family in Australia, the author looks back at the life she endured during occupied Hungary in WWII and later. Mari takes us back to the years after that very dark period and allows us to travel through some parts of Europe, including the ruins of Pompeii, then to free, but austere Australia of the 1950s.
Born Young - The Life & Loves of Tom Standard; Beginnings
Price: Free! Words: 24,030. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Born Young - The Life & Loves of Tom Standard" is an autobiography specifically written as a love letter to my Great-Grand Children and their descendants. You, too, are welcome to peruse it; I hope you find a snippet or two you can relate to and enjoy. When I read my Great Granddad's Civil War diary, I felt near him. That's why this love letter to those who follow me.
Red Lipstick and How It Saved My Life My journal from the year I was crazy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,620. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
One woman's story of her journey to sanity with a little help from the cosmetics aisle.
Windows Into the Past
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,490. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
"Windows Into the Past" is my recollection of growing up on a farm in south Mississippi during the depression. In a series of connected short stories, it highlights the part I played as a young girl and the hard work and pleasures of farm life. It shows how kids can not only survive, but thrive, under unthinkable conditions while doing chores that were dangerous but expected.
The Mom Who Took Off On Her Motorcycle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,010. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
When New York Times writer Diana Bletter sets off on a motorcycle journey from New York to Alaska, she has no idea what she's in for. After all, she only has six motorcycle lessons under her belt. How will she fight off her fears, winds, rains,grizzly bears, bison and...helmet hair? In this spellbinding tale, Bletter shares humor and passion of her and her husband's ride that changes them forever.
Threshold: A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A series of eighteen stories about one American family’s struggle to thrive across race and through time and space. From five-year-old Joseph Swope kidnapped and adopted by a war chief to Cecil Colburn, blasting up U.S. 41 with a turtle as co-pilot, trying to save a marriage, this memoir reveals what happens when communities fail and how they thrive.
9:17 a.m., a collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
9:17 a.m., Amber Jerome~Norrgard's second collection of autobiographical essays chronicles the Indie Author's life as a mother, podcast personality, and Independent Author with her characteristic style of straight, to-the-point and honest reflections on life, motherhood, and moving on
Manhasset Stories - More Baby Boomer Memories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The second book in the Manhasset Stories series in which the beloved town is regaled. From the Park Avenue canopy of sycamores to the day the Yankees beat the Dodgers at St. Mary's, Rosenwasser's stories recall the Baby Boomer days with love and humor.