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Finding a Road to Somewhere by Louise Narvick
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Life does not always go as planned. This is a story about me and my family, what happened when things suddenly made a drastic change into an emergency situation. Seemingly when life could not be worse we found our way to a new rewarding life and career. I hope you enjoy our story and also that it may give you or someone else courage to keep going when things go bad.
It Was Worth It by Kazimir Ladny
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,380. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The Adventures of A Polish POW in World War II 1939-1945. He survived drowning in the Baltic Sea, freezing in Siberia and bombing from both sides during the war. In most books written about wars, the authors depict knights in shining armor riding forth in glory and bravery. In this book I am just an ordinary soldier who went through the horror of war. I was scared and prayed a lot,
Mr. Joe: Tales from a Haunted Life by Joseph Barnett
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,320. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Do you believe in ghosts? Joseph Barnett didn’t until he became a school custodian in a midlife career change when working nights in a school, he’d be forced to confront his darkest fears. "Ghosts are part of my story," says Joe. "After you’ve seen one ghost, after you’ve looked a couple in the eye like I have, you believe. But that is just the half of my story…not all of my ghosts were dead."
Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt - Diaries and Letters of a First World War Officer in the 19th Hussars and 1st Coldstream Guards by William Bridge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Diary and letters of Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt including his time at Eton, Sandhurst and in the First World War. He describes life in the Hussars and Coldstream Guards, how he was gassed in May 1915, and life in the trenches. He was killed near Ypres in May 1916. The book is illustrated with maps and photographs, and includes biographies of his wife, son, brother and parents.
Evolution: Weaving in and out of Consciousness while the Truth is Somewhere in the Middle by Felene Cayetano
Price: Free! Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A collection of ten years of poetry by a transplanted Belizean Garifuna woman experiencing life in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Baltimore, Belize and Honduras.
The Hooker's Daughter - A Boston Family's Saga by Dale Stanten
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 56,980. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
A child’s journey into womanhood reveals a Jewish family embroiled in prostitution, shoplifting, stolen cars, homelessness, homosexuality, and terminal illness. This candid and shocking memoir delivers a stunning account of shame, survival, and triumph.
The Funniest People in Music, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Series: The Funniest People in Music, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,720. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Giacomo Puccini enjoyed hunting pheasant. While living in the country so he could work on composing a new opera, he used to hire someone to go to his composing room and play the music he had written so that his wife would think that he was working on the opera when he was really out hunting.
If I Could Paint the Moon Black by Nancy Burke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
We know The Diary of Anne Frank. Now, we have Imbi's story, If I Could Paint the Moon Black. A child and her mother in occupied Estonia, caught in the nowhere land between two warring dictators, Hitler and Stalin in the years 1939-1945. You will fall in love with the spirit of this young girl; a story of escape and love, delightfully told despite the reminders of war and devastation.
Roe's India: Adventures in Surat by Abhilash Gaur
Price: Free! Words: 10,730. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sir Thomas Roe, the first English ambassador to India, has left behind a lively account of his stay in the country. But reading Roe’s memoir is not easy as the English of his time is almost a different language. The modern reader who is not a student of history may not be able to keep at it. I have tried to interpret Roe’s writing for her.
Lost and Found in France by Rita Clements Lee and Brian Lee
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 18,090. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Rita Clements Lee. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The parallel memoirs of two students separated by the English Channel. In a pithy, humorous manner, Rita recounts the most vivid experiences of her student days as an assistant at a School in Albi, Southern France. 1969/70. Brian, meanwhile, relates his trials and tribulations over the intervening period.
Morelos. Sacerdote y general del Mexico insurgente by Fernando Lopez
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este libro narra la vida de José María Morelos, religioso, político y militar mexicano, caudillo de la independencia de México y gran organizador de la segunda etapa de la lucha independentista mexicana.
Sir Allen & Me: An Insider's Look at R. Allen Stanford and the Island of Antigua by Robert Hoffman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,800. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Author Robert Hoffman went to work for R. Allen Stanford in the late 90s to start up a newspaper on the island of Antigua. This book tells the story of the rise and fall of "Sir Allen" and one of the most spectacular financial collapses in modern history. Later convicted of several counts of fraud, the ego-obsessed Stanford will spend the rest of life in federal prison.
My Story by Craig Lock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,070. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
The "Diary of a Rolling Stone": Craig is an extensive world traveller (on a "shoestring budget") and failed professional emigrater who has spent most of his lifes savings on airfares. He is still sliding down the razor blade of life on the beautiful undiscovered island that is New Zealand, somewhere near the bottom (rude!) of the world near Antarctica. There he talks to the 60 million sheep!
Paris je t'aime by Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: French. Published: November 24, 2014 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
Cesse-t-on jamais d’être de son village ? En « vingt arrondissements et deux rives de fleuve », Colette a cherché à retrouver à Paris sa province perdue, un village en somme avec ses autochtones, ses habitants anonymes ou illustres (Cocteau, Bérard, Bove etc.), ses lieux de rencontres, ses boutiques et ses restaurants (le Grand Véfour).
Brazilian Saddle Sores by Bruce Vaughan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bruce Vaughan provides an entertaining and informative overview of Brazilian cattle ranching during the fifties. This is one man’s personal journey from the British Army to the open ranges of a foreign country. Here and throughout, the author provides essential hooks that keep me engaged as a reader. As readers, we follow the author as he learns Portuguese and adapts to a different culture.
The Man Behind The Brand - In The Bathroom by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. 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 we see in our bathroom.
Through the Storms of Life! by Kottia Tsotsi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,900. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Knocked down is permitted, Knocked out is not! This is my real life story and teaching. It is my biography and a testimony of my ailment involving muscle and nerve failure in my legs that lasted 7 years. I hope this book becomes encouragement and inspiration to those who go through real storms in life.
Five Strands of Hope by Laura Hubbard Casey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,590. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
FIVE STRANDS OF HOPE is about my journey from infertility, a horrendous triplet pregnancy to the birth of healthy triplets. Along the way, we faced varicocele surgery, miscarriages, failed IUIs, IVF, a quadruplet pregnancy that naturally reduced to triplets, preterm labor, incompetent cervix, gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia that occurred after the delivery.
So you want to 'B' a Beekeeper? by David/Max Curtis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,300. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Thrills and Spills of a beekeeping family. First volume of a trilogy, this volume covers the family beginning beekeeping years between 1960-1972. Located in Southern Oregon, during a time of innocence and wild natural bounty,in a backwoods environment.
We All Have a Voice: My Mother's Story by Maha Al Fahim
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,720. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
At the age of 14, Maha Al Fahim skillfully brings her mother's story to life in these pages, creating an inspiring testament to the power of speaking the truth, of bringing meaning to suffering, and of discovering what truly matters in this life. Her mother’s experiences highlight the denigrating effects of discrimination, the abuse of labor laws, and the corrupting power of greed.