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Memoirs of a Remarkable Survivor
By C.Y. Dillon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,090. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is dedicated to anyone who has earned their diploma from the University of Hard Knocks! Be thankful for your own resilience--not everyone can take a beating and stand up. In 1993, a family counselor told the author it was remarkable that she had not attempted suicide. "You haven't even heard half of it!" Today, the author's life is full of love, peace, joy and harmony. Here is light.
Cream From Butterflies
By Candace Hennekens
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a personal story that reveals life in the mid-twentieth century that is mainly peaceful, mostly prosperous, when Americans dreamed big and dreams came true. And on a smaller scale, the story of how a writer can be formed: by commitment to a diary. The writer's five year diary written between 1959 and 1963 is included between essays about growing up in a small Wisconsin town.
The Making of a Two-bit Mystic: Motorcycle Days
By R. P. Antweiler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,280. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two-bit Mysticing (verb): prospecting the stream of our surroundings for buried nuggets in the graveled bottom. This is the story of keeping two wheels on the road while learning to gather moments that shine—like brain-cell gold. This mental gold is the marrow of our spiritual and artistic lives.
Cancer: A Message Of Hope
By Jairo Alvarez
Price: Free! Words: 35,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cancer: A Message of Hope is a Pulitzer Prize Nonfiction finalist written by Jairo Alvarez. The book concentrates on the author's struggles with the "silent killer" and his eventual "new-life" after radical surgery. The book contains both an inspirational story as well as medical facts that have the potential to better inform those dealing with prostate cancer.
A Promise Fulfilled
By C J Rock
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A PROMISE FULFILLED is a story about CJ Rock's adopted daughter from Korea and her struggle for normalcy.
1309 Days to Freedom
By Dietrich Geschke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the autobiography of Dietrich W. Geschke, who was born in pre-war East Prussia. Kept along with his mother and sister on Russian collective farms in post-war Kaliningrad Oblast (pre-war East Prussia) for 3 1/2 years and eventually escaped from East Germany to West Germany. His family immigrated to the U.S. in 1952.
Veronica's Diary III, Awakening the Woman Within
By Veronica Esagui
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 126,340. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like its predecessors, The Journey of Innocence and Braving a New World, Awakening the Woman Within has been translated from the original Portuguese journals Veronica kept throughout her life. After thirty years of marriage she finds the courage to ask for a divorce. Chronologically she is 47 years old but physiologically she is a youthful college student with a new career in mind.
Unbelievable
By Helma Pietsch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
True events in Europe from 1958 to the middle of 1960, narrated into a humorous and romantic story, also disclosing the background of a scientific discovery, which was then never revealed to the public.
Who the hell is Stokey Woodall?
By Peter Stokey Woodall
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 73,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Woodall's credentials as a writer are that he has lived and is a natural storyteller. He's sailed over 300,000 miles including 30 trips across the Atlantic,survived being ship wrecked in the Red Sea,been locked in a bordello in Caracas and was pursued by angry Argentinean sailors during the Falklands war.His English teacher, who said "you will not go far" would be proud. Paul Gelder YM.
Leaves From The Fig Tree
By Diana Duff
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,920. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by Rebel ePublishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An extraordinary life shared by an extraordinary raconteuse. ‘ … One spoke to me once of years passing and conjured up a picture of a great fig tree, the leaves falling, each leaf another year of his life.’
American Chick in Saudi Arabia
By Jean Sasson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Jean Sasson answers a call to work in the royal hospital in Saudi Arabia, what should have been a 2-year stay turns into a life-changing adventure spanning over a decade. In this inspiring 75-page memoir, Jean is plunged into the hidden lives of the veiled women in Riyadh, where women are locked in luxurious homes and fundamentalist mutawas terrorize the streets.
Memoirs of an American Family in Occupied Japan
By John and Marion Allison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a unique account by two Americans of their experiences in the vastly different culture of post-war Japan, during an exhilarating time of renewal, with insights into the economic reconstruction of Japan, and the common bonds of humanity that transcended the cultural divide.
After The Bombs - My Berlin
By Heidi Sieg-Smith
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This recollection begins with the life of a German family at the beginning of the First World War and continues with their struggles in the aftermath of the Second World War. After the war Berlin was mostly rubble and the Cold War was heating up. The Berlin Blockade and the construction of The Wall placed the city in the center of the Cold War.
Chasing Semolina, love and the perfect pasta dish
By Piero Manno
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What happens when a chef in a California town decides to open his own restaurant against the wishes of his domineering, superstitious, and hopelessly old-country mother?
A Tree Change...at any age--and the risks/rewards in meeting a man on the Internet!
By PATRIA CANNING
Price: Free! Words: 46,630. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When Patria and Jack moved to a hobby farm in a beautiful Australian valley, life seemed to get better every year. With Jack constantly affirming his happiness and gaining Australian citizenship, his trusting partner was dumbfounded to discover he had covertly resurrected an old romance and that Stella was coming from USA to share his life, saying, 'I will share my toys, but not my man'!
Prisoner of War (POW) #74324
By Robert Stermscheg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Real heroes aren’t born. Rather, they are ordinary people who have risen to meet seemingly insurmountable challenges in the face of adversity. What really defines a person is the way they face those obstacles and overcome them. We don’t have to look to Hollywood to find examples; in fact, we need look no further than our backyards. My backyard, that is. My father, my dad, John Stermscheg, is such
The Perennial Freshman
By George Whiteman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,800. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012 by shelfstealers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"I remember [George] as being the most creative photographer and designer that I ever worked with. After he painted my thumb and applied the star, he photographed what may be one of the most famous album covers ever. How can you forget a guy like this? I had no idea he was a writer. His writing is as creative and scintillating as the rest of his talents and personality.” —Don McLean (American Pie)
I Hate My In-laws
By Debbie Carrington-Klein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
How can it be that the love of your life can come accompanied with such criticizing and audacious family members? The subject of belligerent in-laws is a common and yet sensitive issue and one that will resonate with millions of people around the world.I am certain that this book will strike a chord with just about anybody who is married and will identify with the hapless wife,who tries to please.
My Diabetic Soul - An Autobiography
By A. K. Buckroth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,590. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Som you've been diagnosed with diabetes. Now what? Sure, life changes will happen - they have to. But diabetes does not have to be a death sentence. It is up to you and the non-diabetics in your life to respect the strategies of this disease - and you. I know. This book inspires readers through true stories with a zeal for life and spiritual ingegrity. It is a blueprint toward health.
What Peace There May Be
By Susanna Barlow
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this coming of age memoir, the author recounts six critical years of her life of isolation, polygamy and abuse. After secretly reaching out to someone on the outside, she faces new challenges and finds renewed hope in her struggle to overcome the obstacles to free herself and discover her true worth as a human being.