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Yes, We Treat Aardvarks by Robert M Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,420. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
He's operated on whales, administered antibiotics to performing lions, barely escaped alive after treating unpredictable chimps, cared for every imaginable household pet. Well-known veterinarian, cartoonist, writer, and leading authority on horse behavior - Dr. Robert M. Miller shares his memoirs of a life filled with all the joys and tragic moments that caring for, and loving, animals brings.
I Have Asperger’s (I Just Never Knew It) by John Foltin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
All my life, I knew I was different from everyone else. I was very shy. I had weird eating habits. I was smart, yet immature. It wasn’t until much later in life that I discovered the reason. I had Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of autism. This is my story of how I dealt with it growing up and the changes I’ve made since my diagnosis. $1 from every book sold will be donated to Autism Speaks.
Be a Work of Art: 250 Anecdotes and Stories by David Bruce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample anecdote: Very often, an actor would have trouble with part of his role, whether it was speaking a line or performing some piece of business, and he would go to theatrical director Tyrone Guthrie for help. Often, Mr. Guthrie would have the answer at hand, but if he did not, he would tell the actor, “Go home, think about it, come back, and astonish us in the morning.”
Somewhere Over the Rainbow, I've Lost My Damn Mind: A Manic's Mood Chart by Derek Thompson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Somewhere Over the Rainbow will be the first humorous memoir about bipolar by a member of the Millennial Generation—today’s young adults. More than an account of coming to terms with a mental health condition, it’s a story of being young and feeling lost, dealing with heartbreak and still finding plenty to laugh about, no matter what happens.
Collectively Yours - Tales from the Borderline by david merron
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,930. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Kibbutz - a true to life personal account in short story and anecdote of an Israeli collective settlement on a 'live' border during a turbulent period.
Carry on Padre - Memoir of an Army Chaplain in Apartheid South Africa by Pierre van Blommestein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,980. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Carry on Padre" is the inside story of a young man’s journey through National Service in Apartheid South Africa. This memoir reveals the doubts, fears and uncertainties that were all too common for many in South Africa of that era. What was the right thing to do? By doing National Service, did you condone official policies of discrimination? "Very highly recommended" Peter Chapman, SADF Veteran.
Singing to the Goldfish by Bev Pettifar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,810. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a teenage encounter with a clairvoyant reading her tarot cards Beverley Pettifar ran off to marry a dashing, handsome army sergeant major, only to be ostracised by her family. The eloping couple then embarked on a colourful odyssey around the world, seeing the British Empire in its dying days and collecting recipes for the dishes of Empire. And to eventual healing of the family rift.
Living in Limbo: The Beginning of the End by Gini Graham Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
It combines a personal story and stories of middle income people with underwater homes and mortgages they can’t pay. It describes the author’s experiences with real estate agents, bankruptcy lawyers, activist groups fighting foreclosures, and others. It concludes with what the author learned in navigating the system, selling her home, renting in San Francisco, and becoming successful again.
Guru Dutt and Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam by Sagarika Publication
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone, popularly known as Guru Dutt, was an Indian film director, producer and actor.
Cüneyt'in Öyküsü by Murat Yildirimoglu
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: Turkish. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Cüneyt, Osmanlı tarihindeki en ilginç kişilerden birisi. Yıldırım Beyazıt'ın ölümünden sonraki dönemde önemli roller oynayan bir kişi. Yaşamı sürekli olarak ittifaklar kurmak ve sonra da birlikte olduğu kişilere ihanet etmekle geçiyor. Sonunun pek parlak olmamasına şaşmamak gerek. Tarihten hoşlananlar kadar iş yönetimi ile ilgilenen kişilerin de, Cüneyt'in hikayesini öğrenmelerinde yarar var.
A Christmas Miracle by William T. Moyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A slight movement in the corner of the room caught my attention.I shined my flashlight in that direction and my eyes beheld an amazing sight. There crouched in the corner was a young very thin blond girl protectively holding a tiny baby all swaddled in a raggedy blanket. I could tell this frail girl was afraid and she appeared to be on the verge of panic.
Boomers in Blue Jeans by Karen Farley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Calling all baby boomers and all others that want to read about the "old days". I have shared a recollection of my memories as a golden baby boomer growing up in the 50's and 60's in a small town in the rural midwest.
An Iranian at Home and Abroad by Cyrus Kamrani
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 127,690. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine visiting a tourist town for a break and being picked up by the police because you are not a local, then finding yourself with a rope around your neck in a public execution? Iran comes under close scrutiny as the author tries to come to terms with life where freedom of speech, movement and to wear the clothing of one's choice does not exist.
Tarantulas Fudge and Altered Reality by Karen Banfield
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
a collection of raw, funny and loving reflections on life. the author takes us through her experience of boarding school, surviving music teachers, travels abroad, being a tarot card reader, mental health therapist and a hitch-hiking encounter with the mafia, to name a few. I guarantee that karen's honesty and tenderhearted insights will leave you laughing, crying and wantin
My Journey by Jim Woods
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Born by the side of the road, Jim Woods went on to be a writer and an adventurous big game hunter.
Choices: Lemons or Chocolate by Susan Flam
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The author's journey of self-discovery, diligence and coping with the symptoms, stigma, pain and depression associated with chronic illness and the simple ideas that empowered her to survive day by day and year to year. A shocking discovery would test my courage and fortitude. Will I succeed this time in implementing my principles which are outlined in this book?
Dear Anne Frank by Karen Maeby Bates
Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dear Anne Frank is a narrative-based short story set up in a "dear diary" format. It was written in reference to a weekend trip to Washington, DC that the author took in 2010. What is shared is an unique mixture of thoughts ranging from personal feelings in relation to Anne Frank's spirit, details about the trip to DC, updates since that trip, a poem and more!
Off to Save the World: How Julia Taft Made a Difference by Ann Blackman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,050. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
For more than three decades, Julia Taft was one of the United States’ top humanitarian relief experts, friend and ally of the world’s most impoverished people. She was, simply put, a legend in her field.
Remember Me? by MMonaghan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
‘Where is John? Did he intend to desert her?’ These questions haunt Mary as the date for her husband’s return from Australia passes without any contact. Supported by her faith, her family, friends and colleagues, she is able slowly, painfully, to move on. This candidly recounted, moving story will resonate in the lives of readers, inspiring many to move beyond their own dire circumstances