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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. 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.
The Journeys of my life by Jordi Querol
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 43,180. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jordi Querol, in The Journeys of my life, tells us many of the varied adventures that he has had during his pilgrimage around the world. Sometimes, the distinctive trait of these experiences lies in his irony, some in his poetry, and others in his bitterness. Together they form a single storyline, since behind all of them is the life of the narrator: the life of Jordi Querol.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bombs and Butterflies: Over the Hill in Laos by Jo Carroll
Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 32,260. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jo Carroll knew too little about Laos when she stepped off the long boat in Huay Xai. Did you know that Laos is the most bombed country in the world? She didn't. Yet the sight of a flock of butterflies, rising again and again to flutter at sunset, reflect the courage of Laos and her people as they pick themselves up and dares to share their secrets.
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.
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.
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.
Weight by Darryl Reed
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010 by Concrete Jungle Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the 1980’s, Darryl “Lil’ D” Reed became the youngest and most successful rock-cocaine dealer on the mean streets of Oakland, California. Darryl was raised in and taught the street hustle game at an early age, by the most noteworthy street legend in the history of the Bay Area, Felix Mitchell. Felix gave young Darryl the codes of the streets.
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones by Jean Hendy-Harris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
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.
Follow Your Dog: A Story of Love and Trust by Ann Chiappetta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Follow the author as she moves from an unhappy early life and her unstoppable loss of vision to happiness and fulfillment as a guide dog user, wife, and mother who works as a V.A. counselor. This touching, informative, beautifully written book will surely resonate with many besides guide dog raisers, trainers, and handlers. Includes stories and photos of her most beloved dogs, past and present.
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.
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.
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!
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