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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.
Memoirs of an American Family in Occupied Japan by John and Marion Allison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a unique account by two Americans of their experiences in the vastly different culture of post-war Japan, during an exhilarating time of renewal, with insights into the economic reconstruction of Japan, and the common bonds of humanity that transcended the cultural divide.
The Secret Truth About Santa by Samuel St Nicholas
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Essay » Literature
There are historical truths about the St. Nicholas family which are the root foundations to the myths and legends surrounding St. Nicholas and Santa Claus. In these pages I have attempted to explain as much as I can about my immediate family, clan, the Antares tribe, and how we have worked for the betterment of humanity for over 1,300 years.
Summer Camp by William T. Moyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
We finally arrived at summer camp and it was sort of impressive at first glance. The long winding gravel driveway went through acres of wheat fields. We passed a small lake and some large low houses that I assumed were where we campers stayed for the summer. I thought these long low dormitories looked a lot like the chicken houses we passed in the south.
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.
Russian Documents Mongolian Dust by Rensina van den Heuvel
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 135,210. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An adventure travelogue. Driving overland from Australia to the Netherlands via Korea, Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, across a stormy Black Sea to Bulgaria and onwards. I fell in love with Mongolia, land of blue sky and nomads. In freezing temperatures, there's nothing like camping in the wild to stretch you way out of your comfort zone. Jump into this story with me and you'll experience it.
I Wish I Lived There Again by Candace Hennekens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a collection of personal essays about a Midwestern childhood in the mid-twentieth century. They detail the pastimes of children and adults back when life was simpler. The author is one of four daughters and writes about putting on a circus with her sisters, the birth of her baby sister, her father's near fatal car accident, homemade bread, movies, bigamists, pickle vats, and even hair.
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.
The MoJo Guide to Coco Chanel by Mojo Guides
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Chanel was shrewd, chic and cutting edge. She had it all. The ability to design, to work a social network, to manage a business and to give women what they wanted - even if they didn’t know it themselves 'The MoJo Guide to Coco Chanel’ is a short distillation of all you need to know about this exceptional woman.
Dreaming Bears by J. Michael Holloway
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,150. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
Dreaming Bears is the true story of the rare friendship that develops between a young medical student with deep roots in the South and an elderly Indian couple in the wilds of northeast Alaska. In 1961, Mike Holloway, his brother Ted, and a college friend set our from South Carolina to spend the summer hiking in Arctic Alaska, intending to live off the land.
Getting Pregnant The Hard Way - Surviving Subfertility & IVF by Hannah Machluf
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,220. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Fertility and Conception
It took Hannah 3 operations and 5 cycles of IVF to have her longed for twin girls. This is her story. She has written it to inspire hope in other women that are facing similar problems and who may need to know that a happy ending can be possible.
250 Anecdotes About Religion by David Bruce
Series: 250 Anecdotes About Religion, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Andrew Carnegie was a very wealthy man who had a reputation for donating money to charitable causes. Mark Twain wrote him to say that he wanted to buy a $2 hymnbook, pointing out that “I will bless you, God will bless you and it will do a great deal of good.” Mr. Twain then added a postscript: “Don’t send the hymn-book—send me the two dollars.”
Why Do Lettuces Grow by Vernon W. Wilson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 140,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiography of a curious man, starting from his earliest memories as a child until his mid-seventies. It includes his experiences, war stories from elder relatives, thoughts that worried him deeply, his interpretations & possible solutions, the countries he has visited both for work & pleasure, & the quest for some understanding of the intriguing mysteries of life & religion.
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.
The Man Behind The Brand - Fun and Games by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Kellogg, Chevrolet, Kraft, Gerber. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s take a look at the men behind the names on the games we play...
Until Now: My Walk with God... So Far by Roland Filbrun
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,220. Language: American English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Let’s go back to the garden, where we can dance with our Papa God. Do you remember what it was like? In Until Now: My Walk with God... So Far, Roland Filbrun takes us on a poetic journey through his own experiences with love, with disappointment, and most of all with the faithfulness and fierce love of our amazing God.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 3 by N Kasturi
Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: British English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This third volume of “Sathyam Sivam Sundaram” narrates the life history of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, covering the period 1969 to 1972.
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.