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Walking The Mile by Jessica Kenley
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 60,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism
In this, the sequel to Kidowed, the author keeps journal entries of what happened AFTER she tried to pick herself up off of the pavement with a new man, a new baby, and a new town. What she didn't account for was misdiagnosed and untreated PTSD resulting in alcoholism, drug addiction, a subsequent divorce, and the abandonment of her family due to social stigma and ignorance.
She's All Caught Up by Jamila Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
She's All Caught Up is a cautionary tale based on the life of Jamila T. Davis, a federal prisoner serving a 12 1/2 year sentence. Jamila grew up in a loving middle class home, raised to become her parent's ideal star child. All was copacetic until high school years. Jamila rebels and chooses to live life in the fast lane. When this good girl goes bad, it seems there is no turning back!
The Girl Next Door...And How She Grew by Jane Powell
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...
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010 by Rory Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
The Postie And The Priest A Look At Father Bob Maguire Through His Letterbox by Ron Burrows
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,780. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The Postie And The Priest is an unlikely collaboration between a priest and his postie whose alter ego demands that he write. Whilst penning the priest's story, laced with the postie's interjections, he allows his alter-ego some latitude resulting in a biography about the iconic Father Bob Maguire whose message could well be: "Love thy neighbour but don't become holier than thou whilst doing it."
Private Svoboda by Steven Roberts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the winter of 1944 a 14-year old Austrian boy and his 8th grade classmates are drafted into Hitler's army and sent directly to boot camp. Scared but excited the boys are soon taught to kill or be killed. On the frozen Russian front the boys are soon relieved of any notions of the romantic adventure and herioics of war as they face the brutal challenges to survive another day, another minute.
Final Analysis: The Making and Unmaking of a Psychoanalyst by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,760. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » History
He was the rising star of psychoanalysis, an intimate associate of Anna Freud and Kurt Eissler, a member of the Freudian “inner circle” with unrestricted access to the Freud Archives. And then Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson threw it all away because he dared to break the psychoanalytic community’s deepest taboo: he told the truth in public.
A Slick Life by Richa Bhatt Badola
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,370. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
A vivid glimpse of India during and soon after its independence viewed from the observant lens of an oilman from Dehra Dun, India. An enjoyable recollection of the sepia days and how the oil industry grew in the country.
Coup D’état Oman by Ray Kane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,900. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In Oman on 23 July 1970, Ray Kane led the only coup d’état executed by British Officers in living memory. All accounts of the coup by academics innocently repeat and so perpetuate what might be termed the official approved version of events, while some other writers repeat rumors, fantasize or lie . Read on to learn the truth.
Horncastle's Suitcase by Graeme Horncastle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,510. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
My life growing up on the West Coast NZ in a poor farming family of 12. A quick paced read that takes you into my personal life- my alcoholic father, making do out of nothing, finding wealth in business, losing a daughter to cancer, attempted suicide, depression, alcoholism, and coming back out the other side to an amazing family and supportive friends. Still here and I want to make a difference.
Fire Sail: A Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream – Part 1 by Roger A. Marin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
Come Back Early Today by Marie Marley, PhD
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 98,750. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Come Back Early Today tells the powerful true love story of Marie’s remarkable 30-year relationship with a delightfully colorful, wickedly eccentric Romanian gentleman and scholar. The book is also a valuable resource for Alzheimer’s caregivers, illustrating how Marie solved numerous problems that typically arise when caring for someone with dementia.
SAT & BAF! Memories of a Tower Rat by Doug DePew
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
In this entertaining and enlightening memoir, the author carries you with him as he provides security for live Pershing II nuclear missiles in Cold War Germany. He takes you up to the towers, out to the field, and out on the town. It includes adventure, history, travel, romance, and a lot of humor. For the first time, someone tells you what it was really like to stand between the Bear & the Eagle.
The Prodigy - A Biography of William Sidis by Amy Wallace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
William James Sidis (1898-1944) was born to a psychologist with some unorthodox ideas about child rearing, attended Harvard at an absurdly young age, only to fail to reach his potential. Wallace's book, the only biography of this most enigmatic of prodigies, gives us a balanced look at Sidis' up-bringing and a somewhat revisionist look at his later life.
Disguised as a Man: Malachi Martin & Me by Sally Hawthorne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 175,950. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Father Malachi Martin, a Roman Catholic priest, scholar and exorcist, was a best-selling author and media celebrity in the mid-1970's. At the peak of his career, a fifty-seven year-old Martin began a disastrous Abelard-Heloise-style love affair with a troubled teenager who had seen him on TV. She now recounts the story of her decade-long romance with the controversial cult figure and pop-prophet.
Sailing with Impunity: Adventure in the South Pacific by Mary E Trimble
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Seattle couple sell their house, buys a sailboat, and sails 13,000 miles throughout the South Pacific.
La regola dell'eccesso by Susanna De Ciechi & Renato Tormenta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: Italian. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Il lavoro, i soldi, i viaggi, il sesso, la coca. Queste erano le cose che contavano. Non necessariamente in quest’ordine.
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.
On One Occasion ... Ivory Tower and Road Warrior Stories by Ben Bennetts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
The author, a retired electronics consultant engineer, spent eleven years as a researcher and lecturer at Southampton University (the Ivory Tower) and a further twenty-eight years in industry, mostly as a one-man-band consultant roving the world (the Road Warrior). These are his stories: some funny, some sad, and some just interesting.
After the Bitter Comes the Sweet by Dori Jones Yang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After growing up in poverty in wartime China, Yulin Wang married Sidney Rittenberg, an idealistic American who had stayed in China to help the Communists after 1949. Working for Radio Peking, they had four children and a good life until the Cultural Revolution, when her husband was jailed on false charges. Her memoir is a tale of determination, resilience, and struggle.