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Memories of the Great Divide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,710. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A memoir of two guys ride along the Continental Divide. Their route followed the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route from Banff Canada to the Mexican Border and is listed as the longest mountain bike ride in the world traversing the lower Canadian Rockies, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico ending at the border area of Antelope Wells
Becoming a Superhero: Based on a True Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,500. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Oliver was a lost child. Even though he had a good background, he managed to screw up his life. He was a military brat. His father served 24 years in the US Navy. His mom was loving and kind, but very strict. Maybe too much discipline was too much for him?
How I am Learning to Live with Autism without Intervention
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
This is a story about how I have been struggling and learning to overcome a late diagnosis along with receiving no intervention while living with Autism. This book shows you first hand struggles and triumphs. It will provide hope and give insight into the reality that many adults with Autism face.
The Man Behind The Brand - At The Store
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: December 1, 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, Maytag, Kellogg. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s look at the men behind the names where we shop.
Somewhere Over the Rainbow, I've Lost My Damn Mind: A Manic's Mood Chart
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.
A Hot Time in the Cold War, Moscow 1967-68
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
The author describes what it was like living in the American Embassy in Moscow, USSR, from 1967-68 in the middle of the Cold War. He was a staff sergeant in the Defense Intelligence Agency who was also the part time editor of TWIM (This Week in Moscow) the only free press in the USSR.
Sleeping with Lions
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,060. Language: American English. Published: March 2, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Searching for an answer to the question, What is love?, Netta Pfeifer journeys from Hollywood, California to Africa, where she works with Joy and George Adamson of Born Free fame, their cheetahs and lions. Her safari ends at an ashram in India where she learns about bhakti, the yoga of love and devotion, meets the beautiful man in her childhood vision, and he becomes her teacher, her guru.
Not What We Were Expecting
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,610. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
An adoption agency and birth mother want to take back a 3-month old baby boy from a couple who wanted to give him a loving home after learning that the adoptive mother was pregnant. The 22-year old biological mother (who had signed away all parental rights) said that she wanted the parents who adopted her son to not have their own biological children.
Carry on Padre - Memoir of an Army Chaplain in Apartheid South Africa
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.
An Iranian at Home and Abroad
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 127,690. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. 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.
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.
When the Sun Comes Up
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
'When the Sun Comes Up' is a series of stories about my journey, from a devastating childhood, through teenage alcoholism, a heart-wrenching love relationship, to my near-death-experience, and the insights that were gained. Her strength and determination to overcome came from an awareness of something greater than herself.
Bodily Disfunctions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Your author is not a brave man; that will become all too clear in the recounting of his treatment in the hands of the Great British National Health Service. You will learn why he unexpectedly turns left surprisingly often; you will learn of the blood-soaked horror resulting from a not-so-simple accident and of his battle with skin cancer. It's not for the uncaring!
The White House Queen: The Elegance and Strength of Michelle Obama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
First Lady Michelle Obama is a remarkable figure, and author Raymond Sturgis carefully selected the words of this book to highlight the passion and life of Michelle Obama. Many know of her many achievements, however, what about her agenda to help change the nutritional conditions of America’s children.
Four-Star Leadership for Leaders
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,000. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Tried. Tested. Proven. Their decisions mean the difference between life and death, victory and defeat. Their actions determine the fates of nations and place an indelible stamp upon history. They are four-star generals and admirals, our country’s top-ranking military leadership, and in Four-Star Leadership for Leaders, they offer their hard-won expertise to you.
Boomer Down: From Fast Lane to Crashed Lane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Quintessential Boomer Steve Meltzer was living the limo-licious life of a Mad Men-style ad executive in Hong Kong. Great money, eye-popping travel, blue-chip clients. Teak-paneled suites, top-shelf martinis and speaking gigs all over Asia. When his firm died, he returned, jobless but hopeful, to the US--and crashed. Here is his witty, brutally honest, before-during-after story (some heard on NPR).
Simon Ships Out: How one brave, stray cat became a worldwide hero
Price: Free! Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
When Simon, a mischievous young cat, is smuggled on board HMS Amethyst, his simple life amidst the streets of Hong Kong is transformed into an adventure fit for heroes. Based on the true events of Amethyst’s ‘Yangtze Incident’, Simon quirky yet emotional cat’s eye narrative is sure to move and entertain all who read it.
Unexpected Tales and Feel Good Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
Life does not come with an instruction manual. When I found skunks in my crawl space, I could not refer to page 98 to see what to do about it. I couldn't find a chapter about how to tell your neighbor that you accidentally burned up his yard. There was also no instruction on not climbing on a firetruck in the dark, because you might fall and break your finger off. You may not be able to laugh at
Guru Dutt and Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam
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.
Royal Air Force Coastal Command
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 143,420. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the decades after the Second World War, John Campbell served as a Coastal Command navigator and crew captain on Shackleton aircraft in the Maritime Patrol role. Having studied in great detail the history and development of Coastal Command, he has researched and written this thorough account of its activities throughout its years of operation.