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My Story by Les Shipp
Price: Free! Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
This is my life story beginning from 1920 before I was born to the present 2014. Growing up in isolation as a child, battles to become integrated into ordinary society.
MilSpeak: Warriors, Veterans, Family and Friends Writing the Military Experience by Sally Drumm
Price: Free! Words: 167,480. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 1 review)
This collection of true stories is a great volume (for the living room or the class room) to get the conversation started about the wartime experience and military life. What are our troops and their families really enduring to answer the call to duty? Revisit the Korean War and Vietnam War on your way to the Gulf Wars as you learn about military life in the words of those who live it.
Best Forgotten by LL Brand
Price: Free! Words: 134,480. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
As I travelled the twisting pathways of mental illness, I would come upon many revelations about life... from living on the streets, dealing with abusive partners and time spent institutionalized, I would struggle to overcome adversity and pray for a hidden strength to show me the courage of the human spirit.
Two for the Cabinet by Arthur Bustard
Price: Free! Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1981 President Ronald Reagan selected two individuals from a small Township in Southeastern Pennsylvania as members of his first cabinet. What is the story behind naming Senator Richard Schweiker and Andrew Lewis, Jr. to the cabinet? Why did they come to his attention? Why did their relationship with the President and each other affect America and change the course of history?
A Perfect Love to Conquer Perfectionism by Jennifer Z. Wright
Price: Free! Words: 108,000. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dating
Perfectionism robs a young woman of the will to live. Then Christ's love restores her soul. Hearing God's voice and serving in thriving Christian community brings her freedom from anxiety and loneliness. Miraculous provision appears with big steps of faith. After seminary, a makeover leads to perplexing dating where she learns what matters most is not a man's money and status, but a kind heart.
Lingering Ghosts of War and Peace by Neil Landers
Price: Free! Words: 106,900. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A search involving ghosts from World War I and afterwards leads towards some during the Cold War at high levels in Australia, the US, Britain and the Soviet Union
The Days of Guns, & Raz's by Raz Cue
Price: Free! Words: 121,260. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Heavy Metal
"A rollicking account of a paralyzed Gen Xer coming of age in the oft-times sordid Hollywood rock scene of the mid '80s, "The Days of Guns, And Raz's" is a treasure trove of little-known anecdotes from the formative days of Guns N' Roses, LA Guns and other Hollywood hard-rock and heavy metal luminaries. Related in a wry, cynical voice, Raz Cue's memorable memoir is ESSENTIAL reading."
Sixteen Vs, Book One, The Childhood Years by Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 119,130. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Life stages / school age
Sixteen Vs in one family? Maybe you thought you had a large family? Imagine sixteen. Read my compelling and exciting collection of life events that will make you wonder how I survived in a large family. Experience my early life trials spanning near-death, to tender and heartwarming moments growing up in the 1950/60s on a Louisiana farm.
I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1: Born to Roam by Arnold Mountcastle de Wees
Series: I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1 Born to Roam, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 123,210. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A four-book series about a boy's worldwide travel and adventures from age 15 to 84.
Vaguely Vivid by Roze
Price: Free! Words: 100,830. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Vaguely Vivid was 4 years of honesty; the story of surviving sacrificing stability and sanity for a craft with no value. Intimate confessions of the devil's rose. From aspiring poet to struggling novelist in 100,000 words.
Combat Zone Tourist: My 13 Months of Emails from the Sandbox by Mike Belter
Price: Free! Words: 221,930. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Follow the story of an Army Reservist called up in 2004 who served 13 months in Iraq. While there, he begins to write weekly emails to his family and friends back at his civilian job in the United States. He spends 5 months in crazy world of the Baghdad Green Zone - the "world's largest gated community" then 8 months at the Corps headquarters running the war.
Destiny Will Out: The Experiences of a Multicultural Malayan in White Australia by Raja Arasa Ratnam
Price: Free! Words: 154,990. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2018 by William R. Potter. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Destiny Will Out (1997), a memoir, introduces White Australia, as observed (from the late 1940s) by a young coloured student from British Malaya. Observing all, and analysing each facet of observed Australian life neutrally, he offers (in a clear narrative form) an interesting scenario of a somewhat anxious white enclave set in coloured seas, with worrying foreign cultures nearby.
AMERICAN BHOGEE by Tai Oak
Price: Free! Words: 332,670. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
“American Bhogee” - A Hip Oddyssy - By Tai Eagle Oak Is a collection of short but intense events that covers a span of over 30 years in a multitude of countries and exotic locals.
Stories of the Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho by Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 121,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Mohammad Amin Sheikho - Birth: 1890 A.D. - Death: 1964 A.D. - Precept: Interpretation of the Holy Qur’an. Scholar M. A. Sheikho was born in al-Ward district in Sarouja Quarter, one of the historical districts of Damascus, in Syria which was called mini-Istanbul during the period of the Ottoman rule. He was raised in an Arab style house situated opposite the famous public al-Ward Bathhouse.
The Dance Of Destiny by Raja Arasa Ratnam
Price: Free! Words: 135,080. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by William R. Potter. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
An account of personal pilgrimage, through the currents of life which refused a smooth sailing. Observing all neutrally, analyzing with a depth of understanding of matters historical, geo-political, and religio-societal, the author seeks to answer the perennial question – why is it so? With a spiritual insight drawn from the metaphysics of Hinduism and some significant psychic experiences....
Opioid Warrior -- George Chuvalo by Michael C. Hughes
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free until Jan. 31!) Words: 121,750. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
The last thing George Chuvalo wanted as he embarked on an astonishing heavyweight pro boxing career -- where he was called ‘The Toughest Man on the Planet’ by both Muhammad Ali and George Foreman -- was to be remembered as an ‘Opioid Warrior.’ But in retirement, he was thrown into the fight of his life, trying to save four family members – three sons and his wife -- from opioid hell.
Souvenirs 1 by Melchior de Marion Brésillac
Price: Free! Words: 194,750. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017 by SMA publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Souvenirs of Mgr. Melchior de Marion Bresillac, the Founder of the Society of African Missions (SMA) in India. (1841 -1845)
Ecstasy of the Deep by Tony Buxton
Price: Free! Words: 137,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The astonishing autobiography of an Englishman who spent his whole life chasing his dreams. Most of them were either underwater exploring far off unknown reefs in Asia and the Pacific or living it up with the rich and famous who shared his passion for diving. Tony Buxton’s charmed life takes him from the French Riviera and Rome in its 1950s and 1960s heydays to years operating an underwater touris
Getting Down to Brass Tacks - My Adventures in the World of Jazz, Rio, and Beyond by Amy Duncan
Price: Free! Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the 1950's a young teenage piano student is given an LP of a jazz pianist and is struck with a major epiphany while listening to his music: this was what she wanted to do with her life! This riveting autobiography of a woman in the world of jazz takes us on Amy Duncan’s adventures as a struggling musician and writer in Boston and New York to her exotic life in Rio de Janeiro