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From Rome to Jerusalem by Kenneth Guentert
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 49,140. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was born Catholic: grew up Catholic: was educated Catholic; and served as an editor for U.S. Catholic, the National Catholic Reporter, and Modern Liturgy. Why would someone like me begin moving in the direction of Torah Judaism? This is my story.
Eight Ten to Charing Cross by Jean Hendy-Harris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,820. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the second part of her memoir of growing up in industrial North Kent, Jean continues her story now as a teenager in the 1950s. Yearning to escape the confines of her working class family and a mundane future as an office worker via a fast track to fame and fortune she settles for the reflected glory of typing for the rising stars of popular music and her rich fantasy life remains.
Autobiography of an Unknown Man by Christopher Bruce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 157,930. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of one man's life from his birth in war torn England in 1941, emigration to Namibia in 1951, school and University in Namibia and South Africa, creation of a major construction company during the Border War in Namibia, the company's collapse under apartheid and its effect on his family, making a new start as a contracts manager in the Far and Middle East and his retirement to Thailand.
This Life of Mine: A Collection of Short Stories by J.E. Gilbert by Sarah Quelland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This largely autobiographical series of vignettes captures the grimness, wildness and unpredictability of an era when times were tough and people were tougher. Gilbert’s simple, yet masterful storytelling frequently leads the reader in very unexpected directions. These human narratives ring with honesty and humor and contribute to preserving a unique part of the past.
Taos Soul: Love Stories, Heroes, and Wild Adventure by John Hamilton Farr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,960. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"It was Friday afternoon, and the post office was full of Indians..." From the opening sentence, you know you're in a different world. Part memoir, nature writing, black comedy, confession, and journal of spiritual discovery, Taos Soul is a collection of 62 true stories about life in an old adobe at 7,000 feet in northern New Mexico from 2005 to 2010. (See Buffalo Lights book for earlier years)
Memories of the Great Divide by J. R. Patee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,710. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A memoir of two guys ride along the Continental Divide. Their route followed the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route from Banff Canada to the Mexican Border and is listed as the longest mountain bike ride in the world traversing the lower Canadian Rockies, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico ending at the border area of Antelope Wells
The Eleanor Venture: A Memoir by Eleanor Carlson Flanders by Paul Flanders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Eleanor Venture tells a coming-of-age story informed by The Dust Bowl and the Great Depression—two events that create hardship in the author’s early years. Eleanor Carlson, oldest of seven and spunky farm girl, forges her unique path into adulthood. A fearless seeker of new places, people, and parties, hers is a humorous, blunt, and self-analytic woman’s voice in the “Greatest Generation.”
A Checkered Past by William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. 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.
Our Name Wasn't Written - A Malta Memoir (1936-1943) by David Vernon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,680. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.60 from 10 reviews)
This is the memoir of a young mother struggling to feed, clothe and house her family on “the most bombed island on earth” — Malta, during World War II. Written by two generations of eye-witnesses to the destruction wrought on the strategically vital island of Malta by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.
Diary of a Farmer’s Wife in 1908 by Jeanette Gribble
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a diary of a farmer’s wife written in 1908 by my great-great grandmother whom lived in central Pennsylvania and spoke Pennsylvania Dutch. Minerva was a proud woman that went to church every Sunday, even if her husband didn’t. Hauling ice during the winter and using that ice to make ice cream during the summer is one example of their day’s events. I hope you enjoy this diary as much as I.
Sailin' South by Dave Case
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,490. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
With sextant, sumlog, and a lot of luck the author and his wife set sail in quark, the 29’ sloop they built from a hull-and-deck to chase the sun. There was plenty of fun and excitement as King Neptune toyed with little quark. A few life-long friendships were forged along the 14,000 mile odyssey. Columbus was right; the earth is round.
Ohio Portraits Vol. 1: A Midwestern Micromemoir by Erika Price
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Researchers call it the Cleveland Brain Drain. We grow, we suck all the nutrients from the dirt, we learn, we save our money, and we leave. We are statistics. We move by trends, like the grandparents and parents who brought us here. They placed their roots beside the veins of salt that ran beneath the lake. We have placed thin roots in the air. A huge hunk of us stays. But not the brain.
A Deadly Path To Treasure by Robert C. Moran
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of the incredible adventures of one man that led him to be part of the richest Spanish treasure finds in the history of the New World. It's estimated that the total value of the 1715 and the 1622 Spanish Fleet treasure recoveries could approach $800 million dollars and more is still being found by the divers today. (Includes over 130 photos.)
From Hindsight to Insight: A Traditional to Metaphysical Memoir by Sharon S Darrow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
Amazing true experiences from one woman's life, from suicide, Hells Angels, bi-polar disorder, families, congressman, alzheimers, kittens, ghosts, animal communication, children, autism, building a business, National Association of Professional Women, reincarnation, cancer, dealing with death, business failure, spirituality, business success, Syda Yoga, knife wielding hitchhikers, and more.
Growing up Snook by David Snook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Growing up Snook is the story of my life from my earliest memory to that of the end of my Senior year in high school. It is a humorous memoir, and it deals with a very large family of 11 children sharing one bathroom and a kindred spirit. It is about friendships, childhood and memories that endure a lifetime.