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Gilding the Coucal by James W Gibson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
Heartland Verses by Jeanne Treat
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs, stories, and poems from the heart of Clara A. Bastien Treat, one of America’s Rosie-the-Riveters. About the author - Clara Treat was a wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a well-known antique dealer, inventor, and WWII Rosie-the-Riveter. Her writing was inspired by love of family, freedom, and country. She passed away in 2010.
The Temerity of Hope by Wesbrook Bay Books
Price: $9.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kidnapped, gagged and locked in a closet, Beverley Boissery hoped for rescue with the fierce, bitter longing of a wounded child. That experience taught her a life-long lesson. We must have the temerity to hope, otherwise life can be futile and we will be overcome by despair. The Temerity to Hope is funny, poignant, electrifying and, at times, desolate. "Boissery's memoir is electrifying in its tr
A Cut Above Discrimination by Christine Hannon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is the story of one woman's fight against discrimination towards the homeless and needy. Helena fought back by offering hair care and grooming services FREE of charge to all in need. Only to have her plans and ideas thwarted by government regulations.
Monkey on the Wing by Steven Adams
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: 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.
Memoir Of A Psychic: Trust Your Intuition & Thrive by Amanda McHugh
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,530. Language: Australian English. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
‘Memoir of a Psychic Medium’ is the story of Amanda McHugh, who has been seeing spirits and angels, predicting future events and talking to the deceased ever since childhood. If you have ever wondered whether there is a life after death or whether future events can be predicted, this is the book for you. This book is a rare glimpse into a world where nothing is as it seems.
My Trials by Owen Cowherd
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From an early age, Owen Cowherd, professionally known as “Mr. Testimony,” was destined to live his life in front of an audience. Few would have imagined that his performance would be a new brand of gospel hip-hop and his audience… anyone who would be saved.
Monster Love by Vincent Sassone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,910. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(3.00 from 1 review)
In a falling down cabin overhanging Topanga Creek, 75 year old Jackie Boyle Blaisdell lived alone without heat, electricity, plumbing or phone guarding the memory of her late husband, Paul Blaisdell, 1950's B-movie king Roger Corman's brilliant, forgotten monster maker. Jackie and Paul's love was immense, defying Hollywood's betrayal of Paul and his death from cancer at 53. This is her story.
Paramedic Girl by Jessica Beale-Roberts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jessica swings the ambulance door wide open and invites us along for an exciting ride. Paramedic Girl is the memoir of a South African EMT. It’s a personal account of the harrowing and occasionally humorous events that she experienced during the early 2000’s. Jessica shares her honest experiences with death, trauma, workplace discrimination, and PTSD with a straight to the point writing style.
Odyssey Uncharted – a World War II Childhood Adventure and Education Wrapped in mid-20th Century History by Flemming Heilmann
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Japanese invasion forces Flemming's evacuation from Malaya to Australia and eventually a perilous voyage home to Denmark. At school in England he leads a mutiny. Vacations surviving terrorist attacks in Malaya, meeting King Sobhuza of Swaziland, confronting apartheid. Cambridge years trigger rejection of religion, popular preconceptions and dogma before tackling the world of reality and risk.
Finding My Way: the torn years by Sheldon Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Adolescence
Finding My Way: the torn years: a memoir that reflects upon the rites of passage through which every teen must travel on his or her journey to adulthood. Sheldon's account will inspire teens who are suffering the pain of not fitting in, peer pressure, bullying, and wrestling with societal expectations, while also encouraging adults feeling that they missed their chance to explore their dreams.
Oh! What An Outback Show! by Les Pickering
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
True stories from Outback Australia. Tales of swimming cattle across flooded rivers, dodging saltwater crocodiles, hunting feral pigs, droving trips over wild country, catching scrub bulls, brave and loyal dogs, country racing capers and other mishaps, adventures and misdemeanors of young men in the wild untamed Gulf Country of Australia of not so long ago.
Trail Angel Mama: Tales of a California Trail Angel by Trisha Faye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
See the Pacific Crest Trail from the other side – from the viewpoint of ‘Trail Angel Mama’. Trail angels dispense trail magic to hikers; from a bottle of water or a ride into town, to a hot meal and a bed for the night. The Holman’s discovered a new world in this journey as hiker’s touched their hearts in an unexpected way. They set out to share blessings. Instead, they were the ones blessed.
The Adventures of Silly Billy: Sillogy: Volume 1. by Greg McVicker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,860. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Irish Author and Poet, Greg McVicker, brings us on three, true life adventures from his childhood while growing up in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. These hilarious, heartwarming stories will have readers laughing continuously, all the while reflecting on their own memories of yesterday. Suitable for all ages, each story ends with its own moral!
A Little School On A Farm In Africa by Rob McIntyre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,340. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Little School on a Farm in Africa This book describes four idyllic years spent running a little farm school in Africa. You will get to know the children, the farming community and the hilarious goings on that helped to make my time there so memorable.
Dancing in the Bamboo Forest: A Travel Memoir by Djahariah Mitra
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,780. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
In the candid and inspiring memoir, Dancing in the Bamboo Forest, yoga teacher Djahariah Mitra takes the reader on an adventurous journey through South Indian temples, ashrams, beaches, and night clubs. She explores vast cultural differences, obstacles to traveling as a woman alone, and her own internal journey to self-acceptance.
Running Water : A thirst quenching 2,960 mile solo run across America by Abraham Clark
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,120. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young man sets out on a 2,960 miles across america with nothing but a baby jogger full of gear and the open road ahead. Running Water is an inspiring read for runners and non runners alike. Full of humor and wild adventure you will likely not put this book down until he reaches the Atlantic!
Escapee from Sandbed Hell by Gordon Long
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Escapee from Sandbed Hell" chronicles the life of a young man from rural Georgia as he begins exploring the world. It starts in 1950, when he enlists in the Air Force as the Korean War heats up. Poignant and humorous vignettes capture his footsteps as they change from bare feet on the farm through military boots to dress shoes of academia. What a ride! See also: "Livin' PO in Sandbed Hell Redux."
Life In A Bong, How Pot Ruined My Life & How I Got It Back by Tim Krass
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life In A Bong is the story of one man’s insidious relationship with marijuana addiction and his struggle to quit and find sobriety from a ‘benign’ drug. Ecstasy turns to darkness as his pot habit shatters his health, career, marriage, and friendships. The author’s life is almost extinguished, after suicide bouts, living on the street, having a heart attack, all followed by taking another toke.
Deployment Kosovo by Shawn Hendricks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,040. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1999, Serbia attacked Kosovo with genocide its goal. KFOR (Kosovo FORce - coalition NATO peacekeepers) had brought peace before I deployed there with the US Army. I spent my free time exploring.
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