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Dueling the Dragon - Adventures in Chinese Media and Education by Abdiel LeRoy
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.
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!
Deep Water by Shakita R. Dixon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,530. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A riveting memoir, Deep Water, was finally penned by Shakita in late 2015. Shakita, growing up on the Southside of Montgomery, AL, never thought that she would grow up to have a story that would touch and heal so many people, while also providing healing for herself. Grab some tissue, a blanket, a big slice of Red Velvet cake and dive into Deep Water.
Long Tussle with Dearth by Kennedy Siboe
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 by Rosemary J. Peel
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 by Heather Allen
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.
We Don't Talk About That - A Riveting Story of Survival WWII by Giselle Roeder
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.
Hope in the Valley by Kevin Fischer
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.
Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant: Undercover & Overwhelmed as a CIA Wife and Mother by Lillian McCloy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017 by Bordertown Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant by Lillian McCloy is an engrossing, decades-long memoir of foreign life under deep cover for the CIA. McCloy reveals the intrigue, danger, and humor of clandestine life in her thoroughly entertaining account of a CIA family's nomadic lifestyle."- Alan B. Trabue, CIA (Ret.), author of A Life of Lies and Spies
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee by Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
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.
Love and Madness: My Private Years with George C. Scott by Karen Truesdell Riehl
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.
Growing up on Eddie's Island by Charles Kaluza
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.
Grace & Moons: A Memoir by Roni Nicole Henderson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Grace and Moons chronicles the string of miracles that surrounded the filming of Roni Nicole Henderson's short film, Grace.
Happy Life. Memoirs of a Lucky Man. by Vlad Zeit
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Short life story of a lucky man who was born and lived half of his happy life in the USSR and now is coming close, with a luck, to live as many years, or more, in the USA. Observations of and contemplation on the troubling sickening developments in Gilded Age America for almost forty years. Chapter "American Melodrama" is attempt to express thoughts about disastrous political event of 2016.
The Midnight Express Letters: From a Turkish Prison 1970-1975 by Billy Hayes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,680. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The annotated letters that Billy Hayes wrote to his family, girlfriend, and friends during his 5 years in a Turkish prison, are the compelling raw source material from which Midnight Express--the worldwide best-selling book that became an Academy Award-winning film--is drawn. They tell Billy's story of both the events and the inner journey, with the urgency and intimacy of the moment.
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived by Claire Ohlsson Geheb
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 by Clem van Vliet
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
Midnight Return: Escaping Midnight Express by Billy Hayes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,820. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Billy Hayes leapt from prison isolation to international notoriety when Midnight, the book about his 5 years in and escape from a Turkish prison, became a worldwide bestseller, and an Academy Award-winning film. Midnight Return chronicles his struggles and triumphs in that transition, tracing Billy's journey from desperation to freedom, self-knowledge, and healing.
Pass Me The Rat-Hat Carlo by Leslie Brix-Nielsen
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
One Woman and Her Dog by Viv Billingham
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.
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