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How an Engineering Professor Becomes a Spiritual Philosopher: Diary of a 21st Century Human Soul by Tommy S. W. Wong
Series: Wisdom of Life and Living. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,380. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
Have you met an engineering professor who is deep into spirituality and writes spiritual books? I have, and he is me. In this book, there are ten chapters in which I share my journey from engineering to spirituality. You are invited to join me on this journey. I hope this sharing is beneficial to you.
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.
Mister Psykonaut by Kris Ayrton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One day on a beach in Spain I met a guy called Adonai. He was a dread-locked young hippy and I'm a tattooed punk. He asked me to tell him about the meanings behind all of my tattoos; I spent the whole sunny day with him lying on the sand and swimming in the Mediterranean sea recalling my life to him. The is the story of that day, the story behind my ink and it is my story.
Reading Brother Lawrence by Ken Kuhlken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity(5.00 from 1 review)
The Practice of the Presence of God is a classic of Christian literature, loved by Catholics and Protestants, praised by the likes of John Wesley and A.W. Tozer. During a troubled time, novelist Ken Kuhlken discovered the book helped him find some peace and promised even more if he could fully understand. Reading Brother Lawrence chronicles his search for understanding.
Mister Psykonaut's Songbook by Kris Ayrton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small sequel to 'Mister Psykonaut' that takes a journey through another dimension. I am visited by my beautiful Guardian Angel named Blue and she guides me through heaven and we go over the meaning of life. It includes some songs or poetry and paints a picture of the other dimension and life in the universe and being human.
Dueling the Dragon - Adventures in Chinese Media and Education by Abdiel LeRoy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 42,670. 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.
Ad Man: True Stories from the Golden Age of Advertising by Robert C. Foster III
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 1 review)
With martini glass in hand, Ad Man rips the top off the Wheaties box and plucks the tail fins off the Caddy to tell the true story of what really went on in those offices high above Madison Avenue during the 1960s, the storied age of advertising.
The Cotton Mill Country Boy by Michael Carter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,240. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a memoir of an ordinary boy who grew up in a cotton mill village in northern Alabama , he was a boy full of adventure , mischief , and everything that comes along with country living . Some of the things he found himself in was fun and exciting and others got him just in plain trouble . This book is to bring your attention to when you was coming up with the simple things as well.
Destination: Freedom (part 1 from 3) by Lily Amis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,770. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Destination: Freedom: a memoir based on the true life story of a young girl Lily and her mom is the first part of a trilogy and was nominated for the "Summer Indie Book Awards 2016" and is nominated NOW for the "Independent Authors Award"!
Adventures of an Idaho Mountain Pilot by Harold Dougal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 and represented by Kathryn Judson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America(5.00 from 1 review)
Back country pilot Harold Dougal shares true tales gleaned from decades flying in a region known for rough terrain, dangerous weather, interesting residents, and a few airstrips that can only be successfully approached one way. Illustrated with photos and line drawings.
Four Seasons of Loneliness: A Lawyer's Case Stories by J. W. Freiberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,800. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
A prominent lawyer looks back on his career to explore the moving true stories of four individuals whose lives and law cases were deeply affected by their chronic loneliness.
Les Pensees Dangereuses: Dangerous Thoughts about Life, Love, Pets, Friends and Depression by Sharon E. Cathcart
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,920. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Part autobiography and part inspiration, "Les Pensees Dangereuses" (French for "dangerous thoughts") is a series of essays on friendship, spirituality, education, bullying, animals, clinical depression and more. Author Sharon E. Cathcart ("In The Eye of The Beholder") shares her thoughts, including an unfinished autobiography, "Unmasking My Phantoms: My Dance With Madness," in this new book.
Book of Souls by Jack Ketchum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this intimate glimpse into the heart of his own creative spirit, Jack Ketchum shares his early career, literary influences, and some of the characters that formed the man he has become. From his early respect and admiration for Henry Miller to the tortured lives of friends, and the aftermath of 9/11...
My Thai Story by Guy Lilburne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
We all have a dream of how we would like our life to be, but most of us compromise and settle for far less. I was guilty of the doing the same. Stuck in a rut. A burnt out and washed up police detective who drinks and smokes too much and was just letting life pass me by, hoping one day it would all change and life would get better.
Bogart: In Search of My Father by Stephen Humphrey Bogart
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,010. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For countless millions, Humphrey Bogart’s screen performances and real-life persona merged to make him one of the world’s most fabled figures—a legend of mythic proportions. But for his only son, Stephen, eight years old in 1957 when his father died of lung cancer, Humphrey Bogart’s giant shadow was a burden he carried until he finally came to understand the private man.
Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz by Luke St Germaine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 8 reviews)
The true story of how I was recruited by a notorious door-to-door sales organization, and traveled across the country in pursuit of success. My goal of making millions took some unexpected setbacks as I mastered the art of cold-calling, mouse-killing, and "ringing the bell." A rare look into the culture of Cydcor/DS-Max, this memoir is both harrowing and humorous.
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.
The Horror... The Horror: An Autobiography by Rick Hautala
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Available for the first time, The Horror... The Horror provides a look into the life and mind of author Rick Hautala. From his days as a child in Massachusetts, to his days in college at the University of Maine in Orono, to the early days of his writing career along with Stephen King's involvement, and ultimately to where his life and career stood in 2009, his autobiography is a compelling read.
A Checkered Past by William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
One and One Make Five by Mavis Gunter
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
‘One and One Make Five’ is a collection of stories and anecdotes based on the experiences of a family living in a wattle and daub house on a small farm in the bush between the years of 1932 to 1942. It illustrates the challenges of living without water or electricity and the hardships encountered due to a ten year drought and The Depression.