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Fastest Man In the World: The Tony Volpentest Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Tony Volpentest was born without hands and feet—a condition so rare it does not have a name. Doctors said he would never be able to walk without prosthetics or special accommodations; Tony proved them all wrong. In high school he took up the least likely sport for someone with­out feet—track. Through sheer will and perseverance he went from last place in every race to the pinnacle of his sport.
Anzacs Betrayed The Story of the 2nd D&E Platoon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,800. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Atrocities, Corruption, Murder. The Falsification of History. May 1969, the Vietnam War. Don Tate now provides an in-depth analysis of one of the most sordid matters in Australian military history, the deletion of the 2nd D&E Platoon from all the histories of the Vietnam War and his 38 year battle to have it reinstated. It is a story of many parts- but at its heart, it is a story of betrayal.
Tarantulas Fudge and Altered Reality
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
An Iranian at Home and Abroad
Price: $2.85 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.
My Journey
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.
Open Windows - A Story of Postpartum Anxiety and Depression
Price: Free! Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
From pregnancy to the hell that is postpartum depression and anxiety, June discloses intimate detail from her journal, medical records and family history. Amidst the savage depression and crushing panic attacks, she finds strength and solace in family, the art of storytelling and the mystery of faith.
Finding My Way: A Harvest of Memories
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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From growing up on a Minnesota farm in the great depression, Stoesz traveled the world (70 countries) performing ministries of compassionate with Mennonite Central Committee and Habitat For Humanity International. He tells his life story with humility, bold courage and a great sense of humor. More than an autobiography, Finding My Way includes a snapshot of the volatile times in which we live.
Conversations with a Small Boy
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 133,820. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book recalls the life and times of a small boy who grew to early manhood in Leeds, principle city of the English county of Yorkshire. The period 1939 to 1945 that became known as “The war that changed the world”, forms the backdrop to this record about life and living as experienced by his family and millions of other English working class folk across the north of England who struggled throug
The Storm Before the Calm: The Early Lives of Venus and Hiro
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The wedding that Thanksgiving weekend 1958 in Chicago should never have happened. Venus Ballesteros should have been on her way back to the Philippines. Hiro Tanamachi should have died in the war. Somehow, the man who had trained to die as a suicide submarine pilot in the Japanese Navy, and the woman whose hometown had been occupied by the Japanese, met 8,000 miles away from their homelands.
What has President Obama done while in office?
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
“What has President Obama done while in office?” is a list of accomplishments of a man who cares more about his country and the people than most past Presidents. President Barack Obama is one who works so Americans can have good jobs, food, clean drinking water, health care, shelter and are safe from terrorists.
Reality is Fabulous: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Marion Davies once invited teetotaler Calvin Coolidge to one of her parties and deliberately served him sweet wine, telling him that it was fruit juice. Mr. Coolidge liked the beverage so much that he had three servings and told his hostess, “I don’t know when I’ve had anything as refreshing.”
John Somerset Pakington: his first 50 years
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,440. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A biography of the Sir John Pakington of Westwood Park, Droitwich, born in 1799, who was MP for Droitwich, Worcestershire for 37 years. At Westminster he served on many select committees, including that investigating the Andover Union scandal. He was also much involved in Worcestershire affairs..
Rum, Bum & Whacky
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Not so much about ships, more about the eccentrics and oddballs that used to grace the British Merchant Navy. Twenty five years of roaming around the oceans of the world have given the author an insight into the qualities needed to deal with natures most demanding mistress without getting too wet.
The Man Behind The Brand - Fun and Games
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...
My Sundays with Henry Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jeanne Rejaunier chronicles the many interesting Sundays she spent with world- famous Tropic of Cancer author Henry Miller, at informal gatherings in the sixties.
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.
Autobiography of a Love Shy Man: Preoccupations and Unresolved Issues in My Life with Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
In first part I dwelt with the issue in all its detail on how attraction to women developed and shaped. In the second part one gave an account of resolving the issue. One had critically appraised oneself on how attractive one is to women, one’s choice of women, and life situation of having no social access to women of one’s liking.
Once Upon A Road Trip
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,700. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
*Think 'Eat, Pray, Love'...the teen version. A pre-life crisis on a shoestring budget. *A geeky girl goes on an unlikely 8-week adventure--encountering unexpected danger, wonderment, grief, and love. *A fiction-like retelling of a young woman's true story--made up of 3rd person narrative and actual journal entries.
Noah: A History of Noah's Ark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
For thousands of years, the story of Noah has been one of the greatest epics ever wrote. This compelling book looks into the Biblical story from an historical standpoint. It looks at what the ark would have looked like, what society looked like, and the several archaeological quests to discover the ark. The book looks at the story from an unbiased viewpoint; it presents both sides (those who bel
Trees In My Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This short memoir is a homage to the trees that I have touched and that have sustained me.