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Adventure on Minimum Wage
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
One of my all time favourite adventures was hitchhiking with a friend around outback Australia for less than $5. We covered over ten thousand kilometres. We were often hungry, tired, dirty and happy. This adventure taught us to give up control and to appreciate every single day as if it was our last.
A Life in Perspective
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Jewish adolescent of 16 years escaping from Nazi Germany, landing in South America poor and unknowing the local language. Enjoying an happy family life until disrupted by cancer of family members and his own. Looking back on his long life, though full of tragic and hilarious experiences, he judges: “Yes, it was worthwhile!”, last but not least due to his regular practice of Meditation.
My Uncle Was Involved in Revolutionary Activities in Russia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This chapter and this book are dedicated to the memory of my uncle Alexander a teacher of Zemstvo school, a member of Narodnaya Volya party and revolutionary terrorist .My father was named in honor of Alexander. He was the youngest brother of my GrandPa Adrian. Alexander was actively involved in revolutionary activities in 1904 -1917. This book is dedicated to his memory.
A Most Unusual Era
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
When the author of these short stories, Effie Munday entered the world, Agatha Christie books had just hit the shelves, Charlie Chaplin was big star and work had just begun on Sydney Harbour Bridge. She has welcomed the invention of the radio, mastered the technology of the television and now taps away at a computer. She lived in an era that most of us can now only read about.
This Is Why I Cry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,370. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Jonah Wolfe. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"This Is Why I Cry" is my personal memoir of my struggles going up as a victim of childhood sexual abuse and how it impacted my adult life. I am honest and open about what happened to me and what I did to others. This is a no holds barred look at the life of a convicted sex offender and the path that got me there. This is also the story of what path I am on now.
Departures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The is a moving book of poetry by an upstate New York hospice Chaplain. The poems about true experiences from working with terminally ill patients. Most of the poems are written in an Ancient Japanese style called a Haibun. A Haibun is a combination of a brief narrative plus a Haiku. As you might expect many of the stories are moving but surprisingly there is also humor. Enjoy
Reading My Mind - A Personal Journal: From Retired School Teacher to Professional Remote Viewer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,160. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Join Nancy on an extraordinary journey as she becomes a Professional Remote Viewer and teacher. Experience the training classes as she did and meet the five U.S. Star Gate original remote viewers: Skip Atwater, David Morehouse, Paul H. Smith, Lyn Buchanan and Joe McMoneagle. Inside: Full color images! Autographed book interiors. Never before seen instruction courses. Sample work and more.
Siberian Travels: An Oklahoma girl's journey from Moscow to the Sea of Japan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,610. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Oklahoma Girl's Adventures, Volume 1. In the fall of 2000, 20-year-old Pamela Olson took her first trip abroad to study in Moscow. In December, she and two friends took the Trans-Siberian Railroad all the way across Asia to the port city of Vladivostok in the Russian Far East. This is an account of their colorful, enlightening, and often hilarious adventures, with several full-color photographs.
Joe Zameret, an Unknown Family Hero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This e-book is a memorial for Joe Zameret, a ‘forgotten’ family hero, who volunteered to fight against the fascists in Spain, and killed there.
The Witches Within Westminster
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,430. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Peter Buckland, a father of a wonderful young man who tragically and unfairly died of an incurable brain wasting disease, caused by a catalogue of terrible events; a tainted NHS blood transfusion and the shocking disregard of public health by the Conservative Government, who allowed herds of cattle to be fed a cannibalistic, mechanically separated feed of other cows.
Наши в Лондоне или Исповедь гастарбайтера
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: Russian. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Легко ли покинуть обжитое место и начать жизнь с нуля в новой стране-без знания языка, без документов и денег? Какие препятствия будут ждать вас на пути к успеху? Вам придется столкнуться с обманом и предательством, пренебрежением и открытой враждой...
The Man Behind The Brand - In The Closet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,540. 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, 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 we see when we open our closets.
After the Glitter Fades: War Time Poems and Other Musings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce
After the Glitter Fades is a collection of poetry and advice from Lynny Prince's mother Betty Jean Goff, who passed away in 2007. She wrote beautiful poetry about her love and loss during and after the Korean War, Vietnam, and divorce. Her writings lay unpublished for over 50 years - until now.
The Blue Lady of Ada'Hi
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
tales of visits from "the Blue Lady and other spirits" to our Georgia mountain home.
The Funniest People in Comedy: 250 Anecdotes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample anecdote: Lou Costello of Abbott and Costello fame really got into Christmas, setting up an elaborate Christmas display each year with angels, music, reindeer, and many hundreds of Christmas lights. Comedian George Gobel lived across the street from Mr. Costello. Mr. Gobel did nothing for Christmas except to put up a sign that said, “See our display across the street.”
The Man Behind The Brand - At the Candy Counter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. 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, Kraft, Kellogg, 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 our favorite treats.
Who the hell is Stokey Woodall?
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 73,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Woodall's credentials as a writer are that he has lived and is a natural storyteller. He's sailed over 300,000 miles including 30 trips across the Atlantic,survived being ship wrecked in the Red Sea,been locked in a bordello in Caracas and was pursued by angry Argentinean sailors during the Falklands war.His English teacher, who said "you will not go far" would be proud. Paul Gelder YM.
Things My Mother Used to Say
Price: Free! Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A multi-chapter journey through our shared past, Things My Mother Used to Say tries to recapture my mother's most important sayings and figure out not only why she said them, but how they relate to my life today.
Marching Orders
Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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Military service and life in the Kingdom of God have a great deal in common. The author explores some of the similarities by drawing on his own experiences in the United States Air Force and his life as a Christian.
Letters To a Lover
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A pretty 24-yr-old single young woman left the big city of Berkeley, CA, to go to her first teaching job in the little country town of Tulare. She met a young man in her college art classes, at the U of C, Berkeley. She wrote regularly to this friend, who saved all her letters. The letters are here, exactly as she wrote them, except names are changed for privacy. A true love story of the 1930s.