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Floating Point by Shelley Buck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine running away to sea without giving up your day job! In Floating Point, the author and her family seek to shorten a daunting commute to Silicon Valley by moving to a boat. This travel memoir chronicles an adventure lived beneath the radar of suburban life as the new owners of the Egret learn the ropes and are transformed by their life on the water. Published by ePicaro Press.
Maude (1883-1993): She Grew Up With the Country by Mardo Williams
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,920. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010 by Calliope Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Maude started farm life as a pregnant bride of 19. By age 110, she’d lived through half of America’s history. With poetry and human dramas (two murders and a suicide), written by her son, a master journalist, the book shows the impact of the changing times on shy, unassuming Maude, her fun-loving husband Lee, and their four active children. An award-winning biography, with over 70 photographs.
Charlotte Bronte's Thunder by Michele Carter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 214,750. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Charlotte Brontë, author of 'Jane Eyre,' spent most of her life concealing a secret. Like a wizard or magician, she could conjure thousands of anagrams in her mind and then hide them inside the pages of her writing. In her childhood, this talent was a novelty, but later her secret code took on immense proportions and serious consequences when she wrote about corruption and murder in her township.
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921 by Ernest Lycette
Price: Free! Words: 103,090. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921. This covers his time as a soldier in the British Army in such places as Gallipoli, Somme, Italy, Egypt, Vimy Ridge, Dardanelles, Amiens among many others. His memoirs also cover his time post-war in the army of occupation of Rhineland, and also the Auxiliary Division in Ireland.
Broken Birds, The Story of My Momila by Jeannette Katzir
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,970. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
World War II has long since ended,and yet Jacyln and her siblings grow up learning to survive it.Having lived through the Holocaust on the principle of constant distrust, their mother, Channa, dutifully teaches her children to cling to one another while casting a suspicious eye to the outside world.When Channa dies the contents of her will will force her children to fight . . each other.
I Saw Them Ride Away by Harry Arthur Gant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,210. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Castle Knob. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
Harry Arthur Gant lived at the intersection of the Old West and the New West. He was a cowboy in Colorado during the 1890s and a silent-film cameraman in Hollywood. He tells his story with a distinctive mix of Old West plain speaking and New West sophistication, with the rough edges left on. This memoir spans two of the most fascinating parts of America's past.
Maverick Pilot, Volume One by Dave Case
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Minnow to mercenary, volume one, tells of learning to fly, dealing with engine failure, smuggling seafood off beaches in Mexico and going to jail, flying corporate, fighting in the Congo, timber spraying, getting shot at in Laos, and Vietnam. Captain Case’s destiny was life-on-the-edge adventure.
Stories of the Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho by Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 121,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Mohammad Amin Sheikho - Birth: 1890 A.D. - Death: 1964 A.D. - Precept: Interpretation of the Holy Qur’an. Scholar M. A. Sheikho was born in al-Ward district in Sarouja Quarter, one of the historical districts of Damascus, in Syria which was called mini-Istanbul during the period of the Ottoman rule. He was raised in an Arab style house situated opposite the famous public al-Ward Bathhouse.
Coming Together by Sky TwoRivers
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 132,410. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Coming together is a memoire of my healing journey, filled with my stories and life lessons. Join me as I lead you through my personal spiritual journey to an honest healing of my heart; through my decent into abandonment, abuse, death, drugs and deep sadness, followed by my ascension into healing. I grow with the evolution of my true story, and as it comes together, we come together.
Getting Down to Brass Tacks - My Adventures in the World of Jazz, Rio, and Beyond by Amy Duncan
Price: Free! Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the 1950's a young teenage piano student is given an LP of a jazz pianist and is struck with a major epiphany while listening to his music: this was what she wanted to do with her life! This riveting autobiography of a woman in the world of jazz takes us on Amy Duncan’s adventures as a struggling musician and writer in Boston and New York to her exotic life in Rio de Janeiro
A Checkered Past by William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Rolling Stoned by Andrew Loog Oldham
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,750. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Andrew Loog Oldham was the original manager of the Rolling Stones, created their image, and made Mick Jagger and Keith Richards into songwriters. Without Andrew Loog Oldham, the Rolling Stones would not have become "The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World." This is his story.
The Divine Mistake by Theresa Byrnes
Price: $13.91 USD. Words: 106,920. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
From Sydney, then the Aboriginal community of Yirrkala, then South America, then New York, the artist Theresa Byrnes experiments with Iyengar yoga, acupuncture, psychic massage, tantric sex and even bondage. And while moving into a wheelchair on July 27, 1996, was “one of the saddest days in my life,” Byrnes later concedes the greater mobility “liberated me from my awkwardness.”
An Eagle's Sky: My Life as a Birdman by John Stokes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,840. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a true story of a man, John Stokes, who wields his lifelong passion for birds and flight to overcome adversity to ultimately free himself and a one-winged Bald Eagle from its earthly bonds.
Well Wishers-Second Edition by Danny E. Allen
Series: The M.I. autobiograpy.... Price: Free! Words: 133,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Become aware of what is entailed about mental illness in this revealing, accurate and insightful story. A autobiography about living and surviving the very incurring and irascible condition. Exploring and delineating the exaction and experience from being institutionalized and what came to create it that way. It is a true expose on the encounter and eventuality...
Oxford: Son of Queen Elizabeth I by Paul Streitz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
On July 21, 1548, Princess Elizabeth Tudor gave birth to a son at Cheshunt, England. The father of the child was Thomas Seymour, her stepfather. The child was placed in the home of John de Vere, 16th Earl of Oxford and raised as Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, better known to the world by his pen name "William Shakespeare." This is his story.
Three Lives of a Warrior by Phillip Butler
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,750. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Few men have literally been blown out of the sky and lived to tell about it. If you can call being starved, beaten and otherwise tortured living. But not only did Phil Butler survive, he came out of the experience a new man...a war hero, a loving husband, a warrior for peace and justice.
The Last Campaign: Robert F. Kennedy and 82 Days That Inspired America by Thurston Clarke
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
The bestselling definitive account of Robert Kennedy's exhilarating and tragic 1968 campaign for President.
Cocky's Boy by Bert Clayton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,780. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
“Not since Kirk Douglas’ memoir, The Ragman’s Son, has a memoir spoken so clearly to “The Greatest Generation.”” Night Owl Reviews Through humor intermingled with drama and with nearly total recall, Bert Clayton tells the story of struggling his way through life, joyful, triumphant, sometimes crushed in the process.
Diary of a Young Musician — Final Days of the Big Band Era 1948-1962 by Felix Mayerhofer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,880. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Felix Mayerhofer grew up fast when he went from Juilliard School of Music in New York City to the professional "dog eat dog" world of big bands. It was there he encountered drugs, drinking, and women while traveling on the road. After a couple of years in an air force band during the Korean War, it was back on the road with more jazz groups. A fast read, filled with humor and excitement.