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Red Lipstick and How It Saved My Life My journal from the year I was crazy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,620. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
One woman's story of her journey to sanity with a little help from the cosmetics aisle.
Worlds Torn Asunder: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir of Hope and Resilience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
More than a Holocaust survivor memoir. More than just a harrowing tale of survival and hope. What makes this story special is its unique three-dimensional depth. A retired Rabbi and educator, the author masterfully weaves personal memoir into historical context, with a deep appreciation for Jewish lore and tradition. Dov Beril Edelstein was Auschwitz inmate #A7868. This is his story.
Maverick Pilot, Volume Three
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Freight dog to freelance, is flying freighters around the world. Then, becoming an independent international instructor, a test pilot, and the director of flight operations for a flag carrier in the Pacific. It's all PG rated, just a bunch of hangar-flying stories. It's a grand run I'm sharing with you. One that allowed me to taste many of the flavors life offers; for that I'm forever thankful.
A Bricklayer's Tales
Series: The Ray Dennis Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of ten tales that include: Angel Dust, the peculiar story of a man whose new life in America leads to conversations with Ancient Greek philosophers. Mrs McClintock, an absurd farce in which a Glaswegian couple retire to Spain, and A Bricklayer's Tale, the story of a disillusioned, alcoholic bricklayer.
Taking Fog to Nantucket
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 98,870. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
This book is a true life account of a nomad boy who grew up alcoholic, suffered injury and struggled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and who remained shackled by lack of insight until empowered by love.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Hector “Junior” Pagan
Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Hector Pagan, Jr is the ex-husband of Renee Graziano of Mob Wives. He grew up as a street thug in the streets of Brooklyn, New York. Hector had fallen in love with boxing when he was a teenager. He spent most of his time training, and never cared to finish the last five years of school. His promising boxing career came to an abrupt end when in a nightclub one evening. And, a mobster was born.
Rebel with a Cause. The amazing true stories of an urban partisan in WWII
Price: $13.79 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
True stories of Andrew Stevens' (formerly Steinberger Endre) partisan activity as a member of the Jewish underground fighting the Nazis in Budapest during the winter of 1944. With some untold heroic acts of Righteous among the Nations Raoul Wallenberg.
To Dwell in the Power of Truth.
Series: Sunderland P. Gardner Lectures, Book 49. You set the price! Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Canadian Quaker Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Quaker
In the 1999 Sunderland P. Gardner lecture, Jack Ross describes his inspiring, life-long spiritual journey which led him to misery and transcendent joy in maximum security prisons as part of his non-violent witness to the power of truth.
Was it Worth It? Fifteen and Pregnant; before it was cool.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Poodles Doodles. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
A short memoir of a teenage mom. The struggles, the mistakes, the joy and the tears. Fifteen and pregnant before it was made cool by MTV. Teenage pregnancy is anything but cool. It leaves you with a life that is harder than you think. Domestic violence, being a single mom, raising a boy to be a man with little to no life experience.
Nelson, Unleashed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The exclusive interview with the author of the runaway smash hit, If I Had Wings.
Soliciting from Home
You set the price! Words: 31,020. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2015 by M L Eaton. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young lawyer. 1970s England. Packed with authentic and endearing characters, unexpected romance and good old fashioned country town drama, Soliciting from Home is an amusing, occasionally sad, but always warm-hearted fictionalised account of a young woman setting up a legal practice in a small community in 1970s England
Swimming Upstream: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,300. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Living in Paris with titled relatives one year, and then in a small college in Vermont the next, the author was already learning to swim upstream in this memoir that covers Richardson’s life from the early 1950s into the 1970s.
Living with the Mafia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,610. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The true story of an ordinary working-class Englishman that gave up life in the UK and moved to the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Sicily - land of the Mafia. The story is packed with hints, tips and experiences both bitter and sweet, making it essential reading for anyone even vaguely considering living abroad. Light-hearted, humorous and at times perhaps irreverent also.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 8: Shaheed Bhagat Singh
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
“Shaheedon ki chitaon par lagenge har varsh mele, Watan pe mitne walon ka yahi baki nishaan hoga.” (There will be fairs at the tombs of the martyrs every year; this is what will remain of those who die for their country.)
Stevie's Big Adventure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
An autobiography which is about recovering from an abusive childhood, and overcoming addictions. Perhaps the most readable recovery book yet, simply told, profoundly stirring. A self help book with a hero. Lively, provocative reading, by a hypnotherapist, pilot, and inventor, who has done his own recovery work. With easy to do, effective healing exercises.
Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt - Diaries and Letters of a First World War Officer in the 19th Hussars and 1st Coldstream Guards
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.
Mr. Joe: Tales from a Haunted Life
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,320. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. 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."
Desert Voices
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
America's strength has always been her people. Never has this strength been more evident than in time of war. From the Revolution on, the history of America at war has always been the history of ordinary men and women doing extraordinary things. But in the past, it has taken years, sometimes even decades, for those heroic men and women to be heard, for their individual stories to be told.
Papá Era Carpintero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,010. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
** Ganador del Premio Nacional de Escritores Autopublicados de Estados Unidos ** No, su padre no era carpintero realmente. El padre de Kenny Kemp era farmacéutico, y le gustaba hacer bricolaje en casa. Era un hombre que siempre sabía sacar provecho de las cosas viejas y olvidadas. El resultoado es este libro: la historia de un padre manitas que ayudó a su hijo a convertirse en un hombre bueno.
Love Life, with Parrots
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,010. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Men come and go; parrots are forever. A woman struggles with loss, feelings of inadequacy, and a head injury while looking for her life partner in all the wrong places. As the number of birds in her life increases, so do the complications and delights. In this heart-lifting tale of love and redemption, the birds impact the author all out of proportion to their combined one-pound weight.