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Should I Forgive?
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 64,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The courageous few Zimbabweans who dared to stand up to President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF party in the election campaigns of 2008 were persecuted, assaulted and in many cases brutally murdered. Should I Forgive? is based on the experiences of a young wife and mother, Nyasha Gapa, who was raped and beaten for daring to campaign for Morgan Tsvangirai’s opposition party MDC
Paris je t'aime
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).
Forty Short Stories to Read on a Plane
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,870. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This collection of forty obscure tales automotive, travel and food tales came from life experiences a bunch of fellow travelers and my own travels. This first-edition covers themes including automotive, food, clothing and the grand world of travel. I hope these will make you smile, or even better laugh recalling incidents from your own life or family times. Look for Volume II coming soon!
Juilliard to Jail
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Leah Joki was a Juilliard-trained actress looking for fame and fortune in Hollywood, but her path took a one hundred and eighty degree turn when she fell in love with teaching theater in prisons.
Screwed From Birth: Smiling in the Face of Adversity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Christina appears to be just another average teen, but she hides a dark past. This book shows her journey from birth up until now. Her poetry offers an insight to her life. feel free to use coupon code cz77r for 40% off of your purchase
Pigtails & Penny Loafers
Price: $2.96 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 and represented by Docs2eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
I was raised on a farm. My early memories were waking up to the smell of bacon and the sound of my mother in the kitchen humming a gospel tune as she made biscuits and gravy and scrambled the eggs. After breakfast, my dad and brothers went to work and I helped mother and then went outside to play. Not once did she ask me, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" She just let me grow up...
The Sandy Creek Boys
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,420. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This entertaining memoir contains nearly 100 stories about the Matney boys, four brothers who found inventive and rambunctious ways to have fun around the Big Sandy Creek. From the 1930s to the 1950s, these brothers and boyhood friends entertained each other, whether in or out of trouble. These stories range from intimate to hilarious to hair raising as the boys try to outdo each other.
Climb Up the Steel Mountain
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Kay was still alive and he had to save her now, right away. That was his duty as a cardiologist. He had read about the latest surgical procedures and went over them in his mind, but he had never really done one.
The Rise and Fall of the Silent Film Era, Vol II: The Silent Film Actresses
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
They are all gone now but what a trail they blazed across the night-time sky. They had entered a new and exciting industry and single-handedly elevated it into an art form (at least for a while). The way they dressed, the way they acted, the way they lived became the object of the greatest interest to their millions of fans who sought to emulate them in every way they could.
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.
Shania Twain Biography Her Life and Career
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Essential Information Arising in the mid - '90s, Shania Twain became the most preferred nation songs artist given that Garth Brooks. Skillfully fusing mainstream, AOR rock manufacturing with country-pop, Twain and her producer/husband, Robert John "Mutt" Lange, produced a commercial juggernaut with her 2nd album, The Woman in Me.
Somlandela
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,270. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was a young, unmarried missionary arriving in Africa. He was a battle hardened marine who had been torpedoed by a German U-boat off the Coast of Africa. Both were Norwegian, and both met in Africa. This is the true biographical story of two lives fully committed to following Gods call to Africa. Ella and Olav Sörensen, Norwegian missionaries to Swaziland, Mozambique and South Africa
The "Dust Bowl" Era Bank Robbers, Vol I: Bonnie & Clyde
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 18,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Bonnie & Clyde were dealt a bad hand in the beginning and unlike many other people who took new cards hoping for a better one, they decided to play theirs out. Both of them foresaw that the road would get dimmer and dimmer as time went on and their end was going to be a bad one. And whether from courage or false hope, they played their cards out to the end.
Prisoner of War (POW) #74324
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Real heroes aren’t born. Rather, they are ordinary people who have risen to meet seemingly insurmountable challenges in the face of adversity. What really defines a person is the way they face those obstacles and overcome them. We don’t have to look to Hollywood to find examples; in fact, we need look no further than our backyards. My backyard, that is. My father, my dad, John Stermscheg, is such
I am a Dirty Immigrant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Riots, revolution, invasion, this island boy thought he had experienced everything, that is until he migrated to the Kentucky mountains. Blacks, he could not understand, whites, well that mountain twang was another language to him. From state to state, big city to little towns being slapped by culture shock as he tries to assimilate.
We All Have a Voice: My Mother's Story
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.
Naked Communication
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Japanese naked communication was once too much for prudish American sailors to take, but attitudes had changed significantly by the time Marilyn Monroe arrived in Tokyo on her honeymoon. Today, people come from all over the world to engage in the practice, often unaware that there is more to it than just hot water. Here, I discuss the dynamics of communal bathing from a multicultural perspective.
Manhood From The Hood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As I continue to navigate life as a mature man, I wonder: With all my efforts, am I truly leaving a vital legacy for the next male generation? Should I, could I do more? Or is my influence running out of strength and time? I’m just one man. Then again, so was my grandfather. So are millions of men throughout our land—grandfathers, fathers, uncles, brothers.
Out of my Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of short stories, some true, often reflecting aspects of my early upbringing in rural Nelson, New Zealand. The rest are from my imaginings - 'out of my mind'. There are ten stories in this book and a further ten in the second, 'Further Out'. A third book isn't 'Far Out'.
Walter Butler Fight Club
Price: Free! Words: 15,010. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Walter Butler Fight Club is a raw, unedited account of a sister’s devotion to her ailing brother. At times hilarious and always witty, the inspirational passages give the reader insight into how she stayed so strong and focused during the prolonged ordeal, and her faith and optimism will encourage those struggling through similar circumstances.