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Knowing Alma
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,140. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Knowing Alma is a vibrant return to the classical American memoir. Susan Pastorius weaves the threads forming the fabric of a loving family and the times she spent growing up with her grandparents that helped to mold her personality and gave her strength of character. She openly and honestly reveals herself, and those around her, in this coming of age tale of her life from ages five to eighteen.
Darlinghurst Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,360. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Darlinghurst Road is a journey through the streets of a red-light district after dark. It is the true story of a strange, parallel universe filled with sex, drugs, criminals and violence. Gritty, disturbing and written without compromise, Darlinghurst Road is a book that will stay with you long after you have put it down.
Sunshine & Shadow: Memories From A Long Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the personal recollections of a hard-working man from the American mid-west who grew up in the time between two world wars. Born to a 14-year-old-mother and an abusive father, his life journey is a compelling testament to the power of personal integrity and dedication to family. Despite many years of abuse by his father, he was then, and is now, a man of deep honor and respect for others.
I Dreamed, I Ran, I Conquered
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
“I Dreamed, I Ran, I Conquered” captures Filipino runner Ben Gaetos’ quest for his goals in life and his bumpy ride along the way. Ben’s adventures led him to dream of running a herculean race, considered by many as the world’s toughest, the Badwater Ultramarathon. At Badwater, Ben relived the struggle of David vs. Goliath, facing 135 miles of furnace-like heat, endless roads, and heavenly climbs.
Tak Trzymać. cz.2
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: Polish. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Książka "Tak trzymać!" cz.2 jest opisem wydarzeń z lat 1991-1999 kiedy pływałem na statkach na stanowisku kapitana statku. Dyplom Kpt. Ż. W. (Master Mariner) otrzymałem w styczniu 1971 r. mając 32 lat i zaokrętowałem jako kapitan na statek s/s "Wieczorek". W czasie 26 lat (1971-98) byłem kapitanem na 30 statkach. Część 1 obejmuje wspomnienia z lat 1955-90.
Confessions of a Hostie 3 - More true stories of an International Flight Attendant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Fasten seatbelts, ensure your seat is fully upright, tray-table stowed and come fly with Danielle in this third installment of turbulent tales of life in the sky: With thrilling crew and passenger stories, valuable tips for potential 'hosties', revelations of her own initial (failed) attempts to join airlines, and perceptive insights into life above and below the clouds - prepare for takeoff...
Finding Frank: Full Circle in a Life Cut Short
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Finding Frank is a personal journey of one man’s incredible life until his untimely passing at a very young age. Frank Buncom was an All American at the University of Southern California and played professionally for seven years with the San Diego Chargers and Cincinnati Bengals. At his sudden death, he left his wife and seven week-old son, Frank Buncom III.
How I Came to Be Here
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Take an ordinary Australian boy, add some breakfast cereal, send him to school, and see what happens… Was it fate that led me to become a permanent resident of Japan, or am I simply another example of permissive parenting gone wrong? One man’s story of how he became a pioneering, expatriate law professor in Japan despite having no family connections to this country.
New Age Meditations...Life's Hidden Secrets.(Vol-49)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
New Age Meditations are synonymous with uplifting the consciousness of the individual. These meditations are written by Bhagavan Shree Prasannaji (first spiritual guru in the world to create over 6000 New Age Meditations) while in a state of Samadhi. These meditations are going to surely shed light on the ways we perceive life & give us a chance to see something great which belongs to the unknown.
John Laurie and the Rum Hospital
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a short account of John Laurie, the clerk of works to the merchant-contractors who built Sydney’s 'Rum Hospital'. Transported for larceny, Laurie became a wealthy trader only to lose his fortune, become embroiled in a constitutional crisis, find himself transported to Moreton Bay and re-establish himself in New Zealand.
Square Peg in a Round Hole
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In 1956, at eight-years of age, I left a small town in Ohio for the capital of Great Britain. My mother was taking me and my two brothers back to her hometown—the city of London. What I didn't know was that my mother had no intention of ever returning to America...
A Less Than Golden Life: Finding Meaning in the Average Life Story
Price: Free! Words: 26,600. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
In A Less Than Golden Life, author Jason Golden invites you along a journey through his 'average' life. With honest humor and hilarious self-revelation, he shows that both beauty and meaning can be found in even the most average life stories. And the need for this beauty to be shared with the world. Whether you are searching for more to life, or just looking for a fresh story you can relate to.
Under His Watchful Eye
Price: Free! Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had a feeling my husband was secretly watching me. With a peep-hole in the bathroom wall, a hidden surveillance camera, a mirror under the door to catch my reflection. Now I know that he really was watching me and these are only a few of the things that I discovered. This is a true story about my marriage and how I fought to keep it together - until I realized it was not worth fighting for.
Brass Bands and Rice Pudding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,350. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A heartfelt remembrance of times past. Growing up on the East Coast of England before and during the Second World War, it's the story of an evacuation to the country, and the onwards journey through life in a era now forgotten.
Doing Time In Hell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Class Act Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Doing Time in Hell is the memoir of J. Bodie, a prison guard at the Nebraska State Penitentiary from 1979-1991. Within these pages are recorded incidents that occurred during his employment, as well as various characters, some infamous, some not, whom he met while he also “did his time.”
Ned Kelly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ned Kelly is Australia's Robin Hood. Born in 1854 into a poor Irish Catholic family, he and his brother Dan were always in trouble with the police even as kids. With their two friends Joe Byrne and Steve Hart, they eventually became outlaws, robbing banks but giving the money they took to help the poor and oppressed people of Victoria Colony. Read all about the adventures of Ned and his gang.
From Here To Paris -- Get laid off. Buy a barge in France. Take it to Paris.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
The corporate world had dumped me; given me a pat on the back and said, "have a nice life." I thought, "why the hell not?" So I bought an ancient canal barge in France and set off to live a dream. This is the story of how we dragged that old tub all the way through France and into Paris, to live in the shadow of Notre Dame. It was kicking and screaming, laughing and crying, but we made it. Voila!
Tales From Down Under
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dear Readers, I hope you enjoy my little stories about life and growing up here in Australia. They cover different ages in my life, from young and at play in the town where I was born, then to young adult hood, also at play. Farm life, some things we dream up to stop being bored.
Yellow Days: A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Andrew Culver had it all: a USC degree, supportive parents, an idyllic childhood, talent, and the sheer brains he would need to put the world in his pocket and take Hollywood by storm. So how did he end up working for a middle-aged Hollywood reject who made him hold up George W. Bush posters on the street? Why was he working as an underpaid Hollywood extra in an Adam Sandler movie?
Of dictators and aristocrats: with some common characteristics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fleeting Moments takes the reader on a journey through the remarkable life and times of Walter Gordon Fischer. These autobiographical stories are told in Gordon's inimitable wry style as he journeys through the world in the search of adventure under the guise of making a living.