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Gilding the Coucal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
Horncastle's Suitcase
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.
The Fine Art of Being Difficult
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 172,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Alternative history
"What's it called?" asked Lydia. Bill chuckled to himself, "The Fine Art of Being Difficult . It's about a guy who goes into hospital to undergo chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant to cure his leukemia. The odds against survival just going in were so bad that he believes he died in the hospital but woke up into a different world as a homeless man living in his car; It's a Hero's Journey.
I Took Both Roads: My Journey as a Bisexual Husband
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,910. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
David Matteson’s memoir is both eye-opening and inspiring. It is a timely, sensitive exploration of a topic through a loving and accepting lens. He first became aware of his sexuality in the early 1950s, and his bisexuality in the ‘60s – dangerous times to be seen as different from the norm.
From Faith to Freedom: A Gay Man’s Escape from Christian Fundamentalism
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of one man who survived the Bible Belt and came to terms with his homosexuality via a zig-zagging journey of sexual and spiritual exploration.No matter your orientation, the ups and downs within these pages are sure to offer insight into the joys and struggles of one queer journey through fundamentalism into freedom.
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
Le Vent d'Avezan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: French. Published: December 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ebook de 210p en francais. Premier amour impossible. Marine, jeune fille des 60' partagée entre deux frères, fascinée par l'aîné, aimée du benjamin. Echec à l'examen de la Fac de Droit Assas Paris. Vacances en Gers. Rentrée difficile. Travail d'institutrice à St-Leu. Dépression. Essais vains de littérature. Sortie du film de Godard Pierrot le fou. Articles de Michel Cournot. Libération
Dark Ops: An Anonymous Story
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,710. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Over a decade after Anonymous first appeared, it has grown from a small band of hacktivists to a Global Collective with organized National Cells in half the countries on Earth & 2.5 million dedicated participants worldwide. Dark Ops explores four years in the history of the global and viral meme of revolution called Anonymous, as it continues to battle the forces of evil bent on world domination.
Growing Up White Trash
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 172,240. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
“White Trash,” was a phrase Mama often used whenever she had one too many beers to drink.
The Lions Roar and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Rose Slater. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a story of lions and their escapades in a game park outside nairobi, kenya
Apple Pie Beds and Eggy Bread
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 64,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Many of us look back on our schooldays with loathing, but not Diane Langdon. Her years at Fyfield County Boarding School in Essex were among the happiest of her life. From the pranks and the punishments to the various subjects and the teachers who taught them, the formidable Matron and the fun and comradeship of school life.
Through the Dragon's Gate
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 83,460. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jean O'Hara is now a prominent psychiatrist in London, but she grew up in a humble tenement flat in Hong Kong in the 1960s. Jean developed a fascination for medicine and moved to the UK to attend medical school. This book is her account of a childhood steeped in the culture of China, and first steps in a career in medicine.
Marching Orders
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 53,720. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Clive Hopkins's parents were Salvation Army Officers. When finally at the age of 14 Clive was coerced into becoming a Soldier himself, it was a step too far, and like his older brother he rebelled and became a 'backslider'. He has now written this moving memoir of a youth spent trying to balance the desire to enjoy a normal boyhood.
Au Loin un Phare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: French. Published: December 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ebook de 215p en francais. Début de 50 ans d'écriture en cahiers, du pensionnat à l'ermitage itinéraire d'une femme libre, entre XXe et XXIe siècle. Arrivée à Paris d'une jeune bretonne, Marine au lycée Hélène Boucher, découvre à 14 ans la vie en communauté dans un pensionnat de jeunes fille. Amitiés amoureuses. Les garçons au cours de théâtre de Saint-Leu. Années lycée et fac.
Old McLarsen Had Some Farms - a memoir
Price: $2.99 $0.99 USD. (67% off!) Words: 56,790. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A memoir with a difference, the first book in the 'Old McLarsen Had Some Farms' series tells the tales of a 'tree change' made last century before that expression was even a glimmer in its creator's eye. 40+ years later, Old McLarsen and his Missus still farm - on a small retirement property in South Australia, still laughing and crying, and remembering all the survival skills they have learned.
Death Valley Madam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,680. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Prostitution
The story of a woman during the Great Depression who left her family farm in Missouri, at the age of 16 to make her way in life in San Francisco. Instead of finding legitimate work, however, she worked as a prostitute and then a madam -- for the next 60 plus years.
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fifteen years of intense government harassment leads a psychiatrist, single mother and social activist to close her 25-year Seattle practice to begin a new, safe life in New Zealand. What starts as phone harassment, stalking and illegal break-ins quickly progresses to six attempts on her life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroads her into a psychiatric hospital.
Un viitor luminos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,170. Language: Romanian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial s-a sfârşit dar vieţile ţăranilor din Lupoaia, un sătuc din Transilvania, sunt răvăşite de impunerea unor schimbări draconice şi fără sens de către un nou regim care doreşte să creeze un om nou, pentru o societate nouă. Guvernul totalitar recent instalat ameninţă să elimine familia Flonta, declarându-l pe Pavel, tatăl lui Teodor, chiabur – “duşman al poporului”.
The Richest Girl in England
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Katherine Manners was the richest girl in England, a Catholic, and wife to the notorious George Villiers, the Duke of Buckingham. George's reputation spiralled until his bloody assassination. Kate's second marriage to Randal, Earl of Antrim, lead to her participation in the 1638 rebellions against the king. She was a woman behind great men, and this is her definitive biography.
A Luminous Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'