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Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish
Price: Free! Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish is a personal memoir of the author's tour of duty in Vietnam during the war that tore America's heart in half. It is a tale of his adventures and misadventures while serving in the rear echelons of the 9th Infantry Division. This telling of the Vietnam story is not politically correct, just true.
Stripped: Twenty Years of Secrets From Inside the Vegas Strip Club by Brent Kenton Jordan
Price: Free! Words: 74,730. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sex, cash, violence, greed –– nude women, crazed customers, degenerate owners, dirty cops corrupt politicians –– bloody knuckles and shattered teeth. The dark underbelly of Sin City exposed. The premise for a hard-boiled crime drama? No, just another night in the strip club. The only book ever written about the strip club industry by a man who was actually in the strip club industry.
The Medical Detectives: Cases from the Original CSI Investigators by Paulette Cooper (Noble)
Price: Free! Words: 68,600. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This award-winning book was the first book on CSI or forensic medicine written for the layman. It includes hundreds of fascinating cases along with interviews (and their best cases) of the major forensic pathologists such as Dr. Milton Helpern, Dr. Michael Baden and Dr. Cyril Wecht.
Autobiography by a Former Underage Sex Slave by Niiles Punkari
Price: Free! Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Incest, forced prostitution, insanity, alcoholism, violence and submission, all in the heart of the Swedish welfare state. After a brutal childhood Niiles Punkari begins a journey towards some form of recovery. It is a journey full of mistakes which are depicted in explicit details, a style which is compensated with intellectual mediation in the most awkward spots - so humor exist also.
Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works by Vicky Unwin
Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
English translation of Dieter Südhoff's PhD thesis on the life of forgotten Czech Jewish writer, Hermann Ungar, who died in 1929.
Black Sheep and Gold Diggers by Barry Allan
Price: Free! Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The personal stories of two men, Richard Venvill and Joseph Allen who were transported to Australia as convicts. Both were pardoned for very different reasons. The book spans the years from 1830 to 1902 and follows them through their convict years, the settlement of Port Philip, the beginnings of Melbourne,the gold rush,and other events that affected their lives.
13 Years in America by Melanie Steele
Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.94 from 34 reviews)
The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
ENIGMA: St Francis of Assisi by Chris Park
Price: Free! Words: 51,520. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / General
This biography of St Francis views him as an enigma. He was was born into wealth and privilege, yet he chose a life of extreme poverty and simplicity. His early life was defined by a carefree attitude to everything, yet he grew into a person of enormous religious conviction and spiritual focus. He had little education but became a highly influential teacher. What lessons can he teach us today?
Belonging by Robert W. Fuller
Price: Free! Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Belonging traces Robert Fuller’s personal evolution and suggests that taking one’s questions seriously will lead to a life of meaning and purpose. Accompany Fuller as he meets with “somebodies” like Robert Oppenheimer, Indira Gandhi, Mikhail Gorbachev, David Bowie, John Denver, and President Jimmy Carter, and share in the wisdom he finds in people whom the world writes off as “nobodies.”
John Dee and Edward Kelley by Tom Morris
Price: Free! Words: 119,200. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The biography of the lives and strange relationship of John Dee, Elizabethan savant and student of the occult and Edward Kelley who acted as his medium.
Destructive Silence: Based on a True Story by L.U. Ann
Price: Free! Words: 84,190. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If you never speak of the past, can it be erased? Lacey Edwards has a past. A past that changed her life forever. A past she wants desperately to forget. ***Warning***This novel contains explicit language, sexual situations and abuse that some might find offensive.
Minor: Volume One by Meghan McDonnell
Series: The Journals of Meghan McDonnell. Price: Free! Words: 63,040. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Screenplays » Action Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
Minor is the first of the journals that writer Meghan McDonnell has chronicled from age 8 to now - almost 30 years. Her candid musings on daily life and family, social and romantic relationships coalesce in a unique commentary on growing up, facing down passion and fear, and American life. Volume 1 spans her 8th year through age 17: reflections on family, friends, school & survival camp.
Carrying Autism, Feeling Language by Lucy Blackman
Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures takes a closer look at what language means to her and the way she views the world. A great insight for everyone. N.B. This book is still under construction and sections are added or edited every couple of weeks. Please re-visit.
Fingerprints of God by O.A. Fish & Linda Tomblin (contributing author)
Price: Free! Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2019 and represented by SouthMountainChristianCamp. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
This inspiring, autobiographical account of the life of O.A. Fish shares his journey from rural North Carolina, to a successful career as an airline pilot and the establishment of a summer camp ministry. Along the way, O.A. shows you how to put faith into practice, respond to the prompting of the Holy Spirit, and find healing when your world comes crashing down.
Prophet Muhammad: A man of Peace and Behavior by P. Zainul Abideen
Price: Free! Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014 by Sanria. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This book will serve Muslim and non-Muslim brothers and sisters with answers to questions that remain unanswered in their minds for obvious reasons such as bias, prejudice, inhibition, hate and misconception. Even prominent scholars like Michael H. Hart narrates as God speaking to Muhammad direct, and confounds Muhammad as the author of Quran, when he is the conveyor ofthe Quran...
Haley, A Novel by John A Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
This is the story of two ambitious baby boomers who met and became parents of a little girl. The mother had a psychotic hatred of men, especially successful professionals like a psychiatrist. The mother succeeded in trapping the father in a crime and he was imprisoned and never saw his daughter again.
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre by Lonna Cunningham
Price: Free! Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies(4.50 from 4 reviews)
When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 2) by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book contains 250 stories about heroes and good Samaritans.
In A Different World: A Teenager's Battle With Autism And Mental Health (Parts One, Two and Three) by Hannah Barlett
Price: Free! Words: 109,100. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
A memoir about a young woman who suffers from autism and poor mental health struggling through secondary school, work and beyond. Hannah deals with suicide, police threats, discrimination and abuse from the people who are meant to help her. A compelling true story.