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Minor Incident
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,830. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
The eighty-eight year old author chose this period of time in her life to write a memoir that necessitated her going back sixty-eight years to an event in 1944, a happening that burned a hole in her consciousness. In doing so, a fantastic host of memories were uncovered, memories long forgotten. The author had a nearly fatal accident where she broke her back, in Woodstock, NY.
Lost and Found in France
Price: $1.75 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.
The Story of Railroading’s Most Remarkable Brothers: W. Graham Claytor, Jr. and Robert B. Claytor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The story of two major leaders in American railroading who also happened to be brothers. The book covers the lives and accomplishments of Graham Claytor, Jr. and Robert Claytor. The brothers were presidents of two major railroads. Later, Bob became Chairman and CEO of Norfolk Southern. Graham was Secretary of the Navy under President Jimmy Carter. He also was chosen President of Amtrak.
Live to Give: My Journey From Despair to Fulfillment by Jane Frances Thompson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,530. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jane Thompson shares her true adventure of growing up in an overwhelmed alcoholic Irish Catholic household to the wilds of Alaska! She shares her healing journey with her mother and father. Her beloved teacher in India, Sathya Sai Baba, came to her in dreams and visions and led her to full Self-Realization. She ventures to India to see Him seven times.
PRINCE OF THE CITY -The True Story of a Cop Who Knew Too Much
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,270. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Young, enthusiastic, NYPD Det. Bob Leuci was part of the elite Special Investigating Unit which operated only against major drug dealers. Like all SIU detectives he and the team he led chose their own targets, roamed the city at will, made big seizures and were virtually unsupervised. They were great detectives. But all was not exactly as it seemed on the surface. Nor was Leuci the perfect cop.
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."
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.
JobJoy: Finding Your Right Work Through the Power of Your Personal Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,800. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I want to show you that there is another way to approach your career. You don’t need to roll the dice and gamble away your life force. We can approach career choice systematically, with deliberate intentions to make the most of our talents and motivations. The clues are in your own story! Learn how to mine it for golden nuggets that reveal where to work and what to do there--jobjoy for life!
Conversations with a Goddess On life, love and business
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,320. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
"I AM A GODDESS!" Adopt this as your daily mantra- acknowledge who you are- an empowered and beautiful woman. Through the Enlightened Goddess network, Natalie McIvor has had 1000’s of conversations with Goddesses. Reinvent your life! Enjoy these stories from ordinary women, all goddesses, just like you!
Come Back Early Today
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 98,750. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Come Back Early Today tells the powerful true love story of Marie’s remarkable 30-year relationship with a delightfully colorful, wickedly eccentric Romanian gentleman and scholar. The book is also a valuable resource for Alzheimer’s caregivers, illustrating how Marie solved numerous problems that typically arise when caring for someone with dementia.
Tjokroaminoto, Freedom’s Leading Light
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
SUKARNO, the nation’s first president, acknowledged that Haji Oemar Said Tjokroaminoto changed his life around. He was not only Sukarno’s father-in-law, he was also his political guru and of other independence movement leaders, such as Semaoen, Musso, Alimin and Kartosoewirjo. But in the end, the mentor of our founding fathers stood alone....
Muj Pribeh - Nevyzpytatelne Cesty Osudu
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,840. Language: Czech. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The incredible story of a great love that overnight turned into a nightmare. About one amazing woman who had a fight with the adversity of fate from the first steps of birth until today, but she did not loose nothing of her beauty, courage, believe for good and strong faith to the God, who became as her spare father, guide and protector
Das Tagebuch der Wunder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,010. Language: German. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Ein englischer Vorort im 21. Jahrhundert; ein ungewöhnlicher Ort für Heilungen, erneuertes Leben und Befreiung von Dämonen ...? 'Das Tagebuch der Wunder' belehrt uns eines Besseren. Keine Grossveranstaltung und kein Medien-Hype sondern einfach nur ein Herz das danach hungert zu erleben, wie die Liebe und Kraft Gottes das Leben von Menschen wie dir und mir berührt und verändert.
Through the Storms of Life!
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.
Kristen Stewart Report: International Twilight Star
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Life and Career Born on April 9, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, Kristen Stewart is an actress best recognized for her functions in Panic room, Twilight, Catch That Children, and Into the Wild. The daughter of a stage manager and producer and a scriptwriter, she went to school till she reached the seventh grade. After which, she simply continued her education by means of correspondence.
Footprints: A Memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
This memoir is a collection of stories and thoughts that I had written for my sons. I am publishing this “lightly-edited” version for those who may have interest in knowing more about my life after reading any or all of my PD-related books. Additionally, I hope it might stimulate ideas for those who may be thinking about writing their own memoir.
Sir Allen & Me: An Insider's Look at R. Allen Stanford and the Island of Antigua
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.
The Kid in Me: A Personal Account of My Teen Pregnancy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,410. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Two minutes after peeing in a cup, the consequence of having unprotected sex paralyzed Maggie. The words, "You're pregnant" reverberated on the bare walls of the clinic. Fifteen years old, class president, honor student, dumped by her boyfriend, Maggie had few options. She decided to hide the pregnancy. This an honest account of the emotional journey a teenager travels when hiding her pregnancy.
Following the Drum
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
'Following the Drum' is the story of the trials and tribulations of an armed forces wife.Told with humour, it details the problems of juggling children, a carreer, constant relocations and living amongst gun toting Cypriot soldiers, plus the threat of the Red Army at our door. Also supporting military familiies as their men were deployed in the Gulf, and later, the Falklands.