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"But Sir" by Merv McRae
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This is the autobiography of Mervyn Alexander McRae, Australian, born 27th November, 1914. The book describes his early life as one of fourteen children, as a young man establishing a farm under very difficult conditions, joining the army and as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War 11. After that terrible ordeal, he became a soldier settler and raised his own family on his own farm.
DutyBound by David Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » War
A true story of a police inspector who becomes a spy for the Allies during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore in World War II. He is tasked to smuggle classified documents out from a POW camp which could prevent another major invasion. This book was written based on the notes Halford Boudewyn left behind shortly before his death. Now for the first time, his complete story can be told.
In and Out of the Limelight: Ann Matilda Distin Her Life and Times by Margaret Christopoulos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,550. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The story of ann matilda distin chronicles the life of a minor 19th century celebrity, 1790 – 1848. Part of the musical loder family she started on the bath stage as miss loder, danced and acted in london for a decade as mrs ridgway, then emerged as mrs distin and toured the UK for seven years as the pianist to the famed distin band – described as the 'beatles of their day'.
Ever Faithful to His Lead; My Journey Away From Emotional Abuse by Kathleen Pooler
Price: $3.99 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.
Don't You Know Who I Am Yet? by Jonathan Jaxson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
"Don't You Know Who I Am Yet?" is about a young man searching desperately for the acceptance and attention that his family could never provide. As a confused teenager, he eventually became addicted to the heightened atmosphere of Reality TV and was featured on countless shows. Jonathan shares those stories and his celebrity experiences as a publicist to the stars.
The Blows of Yesteryear: An American Saga by John Y. Le Bourgeois
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
We recall a family of real but largely forgotten women in American history. All were descendants of Elizabeth Taylor and Peter Blow. Their lives were full, far-flung and unscripted, emblematic of the nation’s course over five generations. Our women are mostly fortunate in love, and marry good men. They are motivated. They know death, even murder; and they live with slavery and its aftermath.
The Dunce At The Back Of The Class by Ian Johnstone
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Fiction » Inspirational
William was an unwanted child, mistreated, beaten and mentally abused. He had to learn to look after himself, to stand up against those who abused him, and to become self-reliant emotionally and physically. William’s story is of a child desperate to reach out to someone or something to find an escape from the cruelty around him. It is a story that he has waited more than sixty years to tell.
Guy Logsdon: Award-winning Folklorist by Stan Paregien, Sr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Guy Logsdon graduated from Ada (Okla.) High School, rom East Central State Univ., and worked in two of the family businesses in Ada before becoming the owner of the former Stall Photography Studio. He went on to earn a doctorate, to become a folklore professor at the University of Tulsa, and to become a leading authority on Woody Guthrie's life and music, Western Swing and cowboy music.
The Vernons of Hanbury by Andrew Harris
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,440. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
An account of the Vernon family of Hanbury, Worcs, from 1577 to 1961. The first member of the family in Hanbury was the rector, Richard Vernon, and his descendants bought the manor, and in about 1706, built Hanbury Hall. They became the largest landowners in Hanbury, but in the C20th the estate went into decline, and the family story ended in tragedy in 1940.
Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood by William Poy Lee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.
Recipes and Road Stories: Life on the Road with Sisters Hannah and Caroline Melby of the duo HanaLena by Hannah and Caroline Melby
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 47,590. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Sartoris Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / Southern States
Sisters Hannah and Caroline Melby are country music artists who perform under the name HanaLena. A popular Nashville-based touring band, they perform all over the United States. This book is a collection of their adventures, along with recipes they have gathered. It will make you laugh, it will make you cry, and it will make you hungry for deep-fried Oreos.
After The Bombs - My Berlin by Heidi Sieg-Smith
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This recollection begins with the life of a German family at the beginning of the First World War and continues with their struggles in the aftermath of the Second World War. After the war Berlin was mostly rubble and the Cold War was heating up. The Berlin Blockade and the construction of The Wall placed the city in the center of the Cold War.
The Woman on the Inside is Greater Than the Woman You See: What Do You See? by DEBRA TURNER
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 40,090. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
I am a woman who have had many issues in life. My issues started in my childhood, and it ran until my adult life. For many years I did not love myself, because I thought I was unattractive and too thin. As a woman that loves the Lord, I now know that looks are not what we should be dwelling on. It is good to look and dress nice, but our inner part is what we should be focusing on.God is a Healer.
The Cockney Commando by Anthony Collins
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,350. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Motherless and sent to an orphanage by his out-of-work father, Tony Collins found the odds were stacked against him as he started life in the rough East End of London. But by joining the Royal Marines, Tony escaped into a new world, fraught with danger and tragedy, but also with the chance for love, friendship and success. A story of triumph in adversity and of challenges overcome.
In the Shadow of an Artist: The Heidelberg Project by Karen Guyton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by DLW Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Karen Guyton has stepped out from the shadow of her former husband to tell her story. “In the Shadow of an Artist: The Heidelberg Project” is Guyton’s account of how she and then husband, Tyree, started a neighborhood art development. Guyton tells of the mental and physical contributions she made to the Detroit project which has become internationally known.
A Wedding Invitation by Mike Jones
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: British English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A short story for adults. You may not believe it, but this story is true. A wedding invitation that came out of the blue. The wedding was in a place with memories so sad. And in that place, were stories funny, waiting to be had.
Tomorrow's Road Home by Mel Carney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
The Quiet Radical - The Biography of Samuel Longfellow by Joe Abdo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Quiet Radical: The Biography of Samuel Longfellow grew out of my first book, On the Edge of History, about the Dabney family in the Azores for whom Samuel was the children’s tutor. Samuel is better known as the youngest brother of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, but he was an important personality during the 19th century and this book provides a glance at life in Boston during his lifetime.
Dangling Without A Rope, A Life Discovered by Barbara Belmont
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,470. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Dangling Without a Rope is about a woman who travels the globe, engaging in daring and dangerous adventures in search of her true self. From sled dog racing in Alaska to the wilds of Nepal, her tales will keep you on the edge of your seat. Her evolution as a woman and spiritual seeker is woven intimately and honestly into her accounts, reminding us of the unlimited possibilities of life.