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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.
Querido Serrat by Bertha A. Alonso Castillo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,820. Language: Spanish. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Este es el relato de Lucía, una muchacha que crece en una familia típica de los años sesenta-setenta. Nos cuenta su paso por la escuela Preparatoria y la Facultad de Medicina en los años setenta. Lucía nos comparte sus angustias y alegrías. Nos narra sus “amores platónicos”, sus amores reales y la que se convierte en su gran ilusión desde los catorce años, conocer al “Querido Serrat"
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.
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.
Unsettling Life Revised & Updated by Tony Lockhart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,950. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I wrote Unsettling Life when, and because, I was emotionally insecure. I'm happy to say that I haven't changed.
Pages from a lost diary by Sithembeni Mahlalela Dos Santos
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,710. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book is made up of real life diary entries that hold a very dark secret. Buhle is a driven young woman from rural Swaziland who longs for life outside her poverty struck village, and strict Christian home, so when the opportunity for her to go and make a life in the city presents itself, she takes it with both hands, but soon realizes that there is more to city life than meets the eye.
Storia di un pilota, dal funerale di Alitalia alla fuga dal Qatar by Ivan Anzellotti
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,840. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un racconto in prima persona di un pilota di Md80 Alitalia sul suo lavoro considerato ricco di privilegi,ma che è solo passione e sacrificio e che finisce improvvisamente nel dicembre 2008. Tra le vicende degli equipaggi,la disoccupazione e gli sforzi per trovare un nuovo lavoro ci porterà con molta ironia lontano fino in Qatar, ricco paese, ma gabbia dorata per gli stranieri che ci lavorano.
Same Track, Different Track: One Adjunct's Alternative Route to the Tenure Track by Isaac Sweeney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Gone Dog Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
"I was never supposed to be where I am today. In academia, the route to the tenure track has on it a terminal degree, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and other what-everybody-else-has-done things.” So begins author Isaac Sweeney as he chronicles his unlikely path from a newspaper staff writer to his coveted tenure-track position in higher education.
Caminar y Cavilar: Cuentos bajo el signo de la Cruz y a la sombra de la cruz gamada by Robert Salomon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Lejos de Metz y su familia y solo en España durante la Primera Guerra Mundial. Vivió la vorágine de la Guerra Civil de España, y cárceles y campos de Concentración en la Francia ocupada por los Nazis - hasta poder reunirse con su familia en Cuba después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
And I Thought I’d Be a Nun by Georgianne Landy-Kordis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,450. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
"We are less damaged by the traumas of childhood than by the traumatic way we remember childhood." Psychologist James Hillman ‘And I thought I’d Be a Nun’ is a heart-wrenching, true, family drama about the life, trials, and tribulations of author, Georgianne Landy-Kordis. No book comes closer to exposing the depths of a woman’s soul. Forced to deal with extraordinary hardships, death, rejection."