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Renunciation: My Pilgrimage from Catholic Military Chaplain, Hawk on Vietnam, and Medal of Honor Recipient to Civilian Warrior for Peace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,850. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017 by Thomas Fenton. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Renunciation" tells the story of Chaplain (Capt.) Charles Liteky, a Catholic chaplain who was awarded and then renounced and returned the Medal of Honor. As he became aware of the true nature and reasons for the war in Vietnam and after seeing the effects of U.S. government policies in Central America (and, later, Iraq), he became the only Medal of Honor recipient to renounce this honor.
At Home in Many Worlds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,620. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
“At Home in Many Worlds” is a memoir by Sister Jane Fell, a Catholic Medical Mission Sister who devoted nearly 50 years to providing health services primarily to rural communities in emerging nations. Missions in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Ghana, Uganda, and the United States are recalled with several photos. Sister Jane’s missions include countries making headlines today.
Trying Not to Drown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,380. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On a rainy night while his neighbors watched Billy Graham on television, my brother Ken stood outside their living room window, raised his hunting rifle and fired. Four victims and two houses later he was arrested for murder, thrusting my family and me into horror. Viewed through time-laced lenses this is an honest account of what happened to him, my sister, our loving parents and especially me.
Robin Williams Biography - The Truth Behind The Comedian Genius
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
What happened to Robin Williams? Why he attempted a suicide? What's the reason behind it? Clearly, Robin was in pain. He successfully managed to hide it all with his indisputable talent as a comedian. This book is about his life, about his embarrassments, about his victories and legacy. We'll always remember a great man of courage, generosity and spirit...
Johnny De Silver FDA: Reflections of a Candy Cop
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 121,610. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
You would think working for the Food and Drug Administration would be humdrum and routine... but it seldom was. From assignments that included inspections of the cosmetic industry, to white-collar violations and even undercover investigations, no two assignments were the same. This is the true story of the life of investigator #768 in the FDA from 1960 to 1964.
Russian Documents Mongolian Dust
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 135,210. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An adventure travelogue. Driving overland from Australia to the Netherlands via Korea, Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, across a stormy Black Sea to Bulgaria and onwards. I fell in love with Mongolia, land of blue sky and nomads. In freezing temperatures, there's nothing like camping in the wild to stretch you way out of your comfort zone. Jump into this story with me and you'll experience it.
Austin Bound
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
November 1996 through May 2000 was a very dark time for the author. This book details her challenges, the people involved, and their lasting effects. In hindsight, the author sees herself as having been driven by determination and pride, rather than allowing herself to be guided by God. Now she can see that those years helped her to change and grow, to learn anew how to trust in and go with God.
The Golden Gringo Chronicles - Part 3
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Essay » Author profile
True story of an American who moved to Costa Rica for retirement. Part three is about living there in his third, fourth and fifth years and his experiences establishing formal residency, adjusting to Costa Rican culture and discovering and enjoying all the aspects of living in a wildly beautiful country. Follow our hero as he encounters the various challenges and rewards of becoming an ex-pat.
Driving Ambition - Memoirs Part One
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
From a childhood of poverty in a London slum to command of one of Her Majesty's Ships, the first part of this tale takes us through three wars and to most of the world's oceans, with a happy ending.
Lady Master Pearl - My Teacher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fascinating biography of a modern American lady master who played a pivotal role in transmitting a new form of spiritual teachings during the 70s-80s. Unlike the theoretical teachings that had characterized esotericism up to that point, her open heart transformed people through a direct transmission of consciousness. An ordinary appearing woman who achieved liberation in the midst of daily life.
Becoming Americans
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Refugees...Immigrants...Americans...an inspirational story about a Vietnamese boat people family's journey of escaping communism, finding freedom in the United States, and achieving their American Dream.
Legacy of the Blue Heron: Living with Learning Disabilities
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: American English. Published: June 7, 2010 by Oxton House Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A moving personal account of coping with learning disabilities by a severe dyslexic who became an engineer, businessman, boat-builder, and president of the Learning Disabilities Association of America. This entertaining storyteller's experiences lead to wise, common-sense advice for solving many problems faced by students, parents, and educators. (The Introduction explains the book's title.)
Fred Trump Builder of Trump Village
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
Fred Trump began his career as a builder of single family homes in the 1920s. For a time he was a supermarket owner in Woodhaven. He started this profitable venture during the Great Depression in 1933. Fred sold out to a supermarket chain and by World War II he was constructing homes for the U.S. Navy from the northeast to Norfolk Virginia. He expanded his work as a builder after the war ended.
Madame Pedamamaki
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Madame Pedamamaki takes us into the world of a smiling ‘girl’ who secretly mourns, throughout her long life, the lack of ‘a corner of her own’. Born and raised in Alexandria (Little Paris) Egypt in an overcrowded family apartment and onwards through her three marriages, she constantly yearns for just ‘a small corner and plenty of time’ in which to indulge her greatest pleasure – reading!
The Girl Next Door...And How She Grew
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was the sweet-faced gal who won our hearts as the spunky heroine of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS…the all-American beauty who kicked up her heels with Fred Astaire in ROYAL WEDDING. Jane Powell grew up alongside Elizabeth Taylor, Roddy McDowall and Ann Blyth…and she and Liz were bridesmaids at each other’s weddings. But MGM’s golden-voiced girl realized she’d never found happiness...
Living With God
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2015 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This book details the life experiences of eighteen students and teachers of Bhagawan’s educational system, which ranges from ‘KG to PG’ (kindergarten to post-graduation). This is just a sample of those that have received ‘Higher’ learning from their Swami – a learning for life. But, this sample will give us a glimpse into what Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba stands for and what He exhorts.
Love And Suffering: My Road To Liberation
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 63,070. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2015 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Nooshin Mehrabani, the author of this book is a native of Iran. The author takes the readers through a guided tour of her life – her happy moments and travails seem to go hand-in-hand. Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba has been her Guru and God, guiding her through every moment of her life.
Bogart: In Search of My Father
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.
A Checkered Past
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.
Ever Faithful to His Lead; My Journey Away From Emotional Abuse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
How does a young woman from a stable, loving family make so many poor choices when it comes to love? Kathy must face her self-defeating patterns before she and her children become a statistic. The lives of her two children depend upon the choices she makes. Join Kathy on her roller-coaster ride of self-discovery, from shame and guilt to inner strength in her tears to triumph story.