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Dueling the Dragon - Adventures in Chinese Media and Education
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 42,680. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"Fascinating", "eloquent", "horrifying!" These are among the ways readers have described LeRoy's first-hand accounts of China and of working in its state-media and education systems. With a journalist's eye and lively wit, his narrative weaves through extremes of elation and despair, while uncovering the deep roots of corruption tearing at China's social fabric.
Long Tussle with Dearth
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It is not easy growing up in a little village on the slopes of Mt Elgon. It is a marginalized, desolate place devoid of basic government infrastructure. In the eighties and nineties, the region was (and it still is) steeped in myth, custom, tradition and abject poverty. Almost everything was governed by superstitions and curious belief in mythical forces.
My Dyslexic Journey
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A personal view of Dyslexia and associated conditions. Exploring the ups as well as the downs.
A Bucket of Warm Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small village in Central Africa which promised adventure lured us from Canada. Flying medavac flights over uncharted jungle and teaching English to highly motivated teenagers - what could be better? The promise was fulfilled and much much more. But at the end, deep in the jungle, we were saved by the very people we had come to help.
Growing up on Eddie's Island
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiography is of my experiences in the wilderness of Canada as I was growing up. This was a time before cellphones and the internet. We lived and worked much like our ancestors did prior to the modern technological development.
Hope in the Valley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hope in the Valley is a memoir written by Elizabeth Fischer and her husband, Kevin. At 26 years old, Elizabeth was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma cancer which flipped everything she knew upside down. From medical uncertainty to eternal promise, these pages are an intimate look at the life of Elizabeth and the Hope of Christ above everything the world could throw at her.
We Don't Talk About That - A Riveting Story of Survival WWII
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,020. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Millions of women were abused and raped during the final stages of WW II, and while the attitude among many survivors is "We don't talk about that," this woman has found the courage to place her memories on record. This book describes the author's life for ten years under Nazi rule, ten years under Communism before escaping to the "Golden West". Another ten years later she contemplated emigrating.
Love and Madness: My Private Years with George C. Scott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Film and theater audiences were attracted to George C. Scott's powerful stage presence and charisma, as was Karen Truesdell, a Stephens College theatre student. After performing with him on stage, a long term love relationship developed. Her liaison with Scott spanned 30 years as his hidden mistress and mother of his child. Truesdell Riehl's account makes a compelling page turner.
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fifteen years of intense government harassment leads a psychiatrist, single mother and social activist to close her 25-year Seattle practice to begin a new, safe life in New Zealand. What starts as phone harassment, stalking and illegal break-ins quickly progresses to six attempts on her life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroads her into a psychiatric hospital.
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,230. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
When opened the contents of an old suitcase revealed the struggles and determination of the German Geheb family as they survived the years from 1914 to 1947.
A Woman in a Man's World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Spanning seventy years, this charismatic autobiography chronicles the rags-to-riches story of a woman determined to succeed in a male dominated world of business. Set in Southern Africa against the back drop of a world war, the savage Rhodesian bush war and turbulent political change, it is a story of raw courage, of disaster and danger, liberally spiced with humour, interesting people and animals
On the Surface
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 129,950. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Two young entertainers elude the mob and serendipitously stumble upon a livelihood performing at sea. It was the 1970s, when Captains were kings and pretty dancers made them beg, when passengers read books in deck chairs facing the ocean spray, and when solid ships, unfazed by rough seas, turned disaster into romance.
Story of a Broken Handmaiden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,170. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
A true story of struggle, hope, and faith, told by the woman who lived it.
Without A Song
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: Australian English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a jazz life; intimate and inspirational. saxophone, sydney jazz, heroin addiction, buddhism. awakening.
Pass Me The Rat-Hat Carlo
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,500. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Deep sea diving, commercial oildfield diving, saturation diving; - an autobiographical recollection about experiences and people in commercial diving in Australian waters and the North Sea, the people, the times and the equipment
Shattered
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,560. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This heart wrenching novel will take you into the cruel world of mental abuse. You will experience the suffering and the pain "Tanya" endured throughout her seventeen year marriage. This novel takes you into the life of one victim...there are
One Woman and Her Dog
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
Three Years Dreaming: A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,750. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Dreams, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three Years Dreaming is a journal told entirely in dreams. Dreams follow their own logic, creating unusual narratives where the impossible becomes commonplace. The memoir is a candid, intimate record of events that never happened. Dive into the unconscious life we live when we are not awake. And when it ends the only way a dream really can, you will have survived the journey.
A Sailor's Story - Autobiography of Vice Admiral N. Krishnan, Padma Bhushan, P.V.S.M.,D.S.C., Indian Navy (1919-1982)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Vice Admiral Nilakanta Krishnan (1919 - 1982) was one of the most decorated officers in the Indian Armed Forces. Flamboyant, charismatic, and a dynamic leader of men, known as 'the Sailors Admiral', this is his story, one that is inextricably linked to the story of India and India’s Navy, spanning 40 years from the Second World War to the 1971 Indo-Pak war that resulted in the birth of Bangla Desh
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
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.

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