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A World Ago: A Navy Man's Letters Home (1954-1956)
Price: $4.99 $3.49 USD. (30% off until Oct. 1!) Words: 168,790. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
A World Ago chronicles, through one young man's journal and vivid letters to his parents, his life, adventures, and experiences at a magical time. It follows him from being a Naval Aviation Cadet to becoming a “regular” sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga on an eight-month tour of duty in the politically tense Mediterranean Sea.
What Don't Kill Me Just Makes Me Strong
Price: $3.99 $2.79 USD. (30% off until Oct. 1!) Words: 42,560. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What Don't Kill Me Just Makes Me Strong is a survival memoir that recounts Stewart Francke's remarkable journey through leukemia and a bone marrow transplant, complications and recovery. Understanding he is, as a survivor, part of the “lucky unlucky,” Francke finds the silver lining in his struggle and then some.
The Rangity Tango Kids
Price: $4.99 $3.49 USD. (30% off until Oct. 1!) Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The Rangity Tango Kids is the story of a fifth-generation, German Catholic farm family in 1950s and 1960s California, narrated by the eldest of 17 grandchildren. Born into a loving, hard-working, highly competitive family, and united by a strong faith, every day was an adventure growing up on a bucolic American farm, a way of life that is rapidly disappearing.
My Father's Guru
Price: $4.99 $3.49 USD. (30% off until Oct. 1!) Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a child growing up in the Hollywood Hills during the 1950s, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson thought it was perfectly normal that a guru named Paul Brunton lived with his family and dictated everything about their daily rituals, from their diet to their travel plans to his parents’ sex life. But in this extraordinary memoir, Masson reflects on just how bizarre everything about his childhood was.
Station Identification: Confessions of a Video Kid
Price: $4.99 $3.49 USD. (30% off until Oct. 1!) Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This is a memoir by a thirty-one-year-old man who has just given up the most meaningful, heartwarming and enduring relationship in his life—his television set. The tale begins with Donald Bowie’s discovery of Howdy Doody, and ends as he bids farewell to television after the last episode of the Mary Tyler Moor Show.
The Girl Next Door...And How She Grew
Price: $5.99 $4.19 USD. (30% off until Oct. 1!) Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was the sweet-faced gal who won our hearts as the spunky heroine of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS…the all-American beauty who kicked up her heels with Fred Astaire in ROYAL WEDDING. Jane Powell grew up alongside Elizabeth Taylor, Roddy McDowall and Ann Blyth…and she and Liz were bridesmaids at each other’s weddings. But MGM’s golden-voiced girl realized she’d never found happiness...
So Far, So Good: The Saga of a Broken Neck, and the Good Life that Can Follow
Price: $4.99 $3.49 USD. (30% off until Oct. 1!) Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Every year, 40,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries. Lee Goldstein is one of them. Lee has been living with his injury for 66+ years, making him unofficially the longest living quadriplegic in history. The story of his injury and the reasons for his survival are chronicled in this stunning book. Lee tells of his terrible injury, his fight for life, & the amazing life he has led ever since.
Bogart: In Search of My Father
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For countless millions, Humphrey Bogart’s screen performances and real-life persona merged to make him one of the world’s most fabled figures—a legend of mythic proportions. But for his only son, Stephen, eight years old in 1957 when his father died of lung cancer, Humphrey Bogart’s giant shadow was a burden he carried until he finally came to understand the private man.
The Barrios of Manta
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In February 1962, Earle and Rhoda Brooks, a young sales engineer and his schoolteacher wife, left home and friends in Illinois to serve as members of the Peace Corps in Manta, Ecuador. This book is an account of their life in the Peace Corps. The first book ever written by Peace Corps volunteers, it is a revealing chronicle of people from vastly different cultures learning to know one another.
Final Analysis: The Making and Unmaking of a Psychoanalyst
Price: $4.99 $3.49 USD. (30% off until Oct. 1!) Words: 75,760. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » History
He was the rising star of psychoanalysis, an intimate associate of Anna Freud and Kurt Eissler, a member of the Freudian “inner circle” with unrestricted access to the Freud Archives. And then Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson threw it all away because he dared to break the psychoanalytic community’s deepest taboo: he told the truth in public.
Both Sides Now: One Man's Journey Through Womanhood
Price: $5.99 $4.19 USD. (30% off until Oct. 1!) Words: 112,410. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
Both Sides Now is a vivid and compelling account of how one man’s search for wholeness led him through multiple, complex, and life-threatening surgeries that transformed him not only physically, but emotionally and spiritually as well. Born with the body of a female, Dhillon Khosla knew very early on that his true identity was male, yet he spent nearly two decades repressing that knowledge.
Pebbles to Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Oct. 21!) Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2020. Categories: Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A free-verse sample pack of contemporary storytelling poetry. Memoir, real life experiences, love poetry. A rare opportunity to have a taste of six different poetry collections in one volume. This is poetry as you always wished it would be written.
The Salon of Exiled Artists in California: Salka Viertel Took in Actors, Prominent Intellectuals and Anonymous People in Exile Fleeing From Nazism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A biography of Salka Viertel, a Jewish actress who emigrated to Hollywood and was popularly known as the screenwriter of the Swedish actress Greta Garbo. She had a salon in California, which was attended by a large part of the European intelligentsia in exile. Salka was a very modern and interesting woman for her time who should be recognized as such. An extensive and high-quality research project
Brazilian Saddle Sores
Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until Oct. 8!) 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 Case for Chiropractic
Price: $2.99 $2.45 USD. (18% off until Oct. 8!) Words: 19,080. Language: British English. Published: September 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
A look back on 52 years of practice in Hong Kong, as a Doctor of Chiropractic. The good, the bad and the ugly.
KIVLAN ZEN Personal Memoranda, dari Fitnah ke Fitnah
Price: $7.50 $6.00 USD. (20% off until Oct. 10!) Words: 101,760. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: September 23, 2020 by LPMI. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Buku Biografi Mayor Jendral (Purn) Kivlan Zen, seorang tokoh militer di Indonesia, yang menceritakan tentang kehidupan masa kecil hingga sekarang
El salón de los artistas exiliados en California: Salka Viertel acogió en su exilio a actores, intelectuales prominentes y personas anónimas huidas del nazismo
Price: $9.99 $9.49 USD. (5% off until Oct. 14!) Words: 69,110. Language: Spanish. Published: January 26, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Salka Viertel acogió en su exilio a actores, intelectuales prominentes y personas anónimas huidas del nazismo.
Pilgrimage 朝圣之旅
Price: $9.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 11!) Words: 3,370. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Self-realization
This is the Mandarin edition of WALKING FOR PEACE, AN INNER JOURNEY. 朝圣之旅》是一本真实的传记,记录了作者莫妮·多吉和她的丈夫阿尔贝托·阿格拉索历时13个月,徒步穿越13个国家,跨越欧洲大陆去朝圣,在路上寻找自己心灵答案的经历。 她曾订过为期一年的不定期机桑,起点是埃及。她曾晚上爬上金字塔,白天骑着骆驼穿越沙漠。她曾在卡帕多西亚的洞穴里沉思,在伊斯坦布尔跨越欧洲和亚洲。她曾在地中海的沙滩上游荡,听大自然低声诉说它们的秘密,展现它们美丽的瞬间。但只有这场始于罗马的朝圣之旅,让她找到了内心的和平,以及,遇见她一生的伴侣--阿尔贝托。在这长达13个月的徒步旅行中,他们经历了烈日、酷寒、饥饿、疲惫与创伤,他们经历了至亲去世、朋友争执、世人的不理解,他们经历了迷茫、恐惧、悲伤......
Kill Stop Part One Please, Volunteer, They Are Coming To Kill Me Already Killed My Baby Girl
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 29!) Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations & Conspiracies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A real current situation is nonfictional. Macao and Zhuhai's border on March 3, 2020, a Chinese border agent 6' 2'' ish wearing a suit jacket rolled up to his elbows and jeans standing nearby, received an English speaking phone call asking how I looked. I proved they are American agents who wanted to kill me and who threatened the China policeman. I hope the Chinese police catch that American.
Memoirs of a Remarkable Survivor
Price: $4.99 $2.99 USD. (40% off until Dec. 31!) Words: 34,990. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
This book is dedicated to anyone who has earned their diploma from the University of Hard Knocks! Be thankful for your own resilience--not everyone can take a beating and stand up. In 1993, a family counselor told the author it was remarkable that she had not attempted suicide. "You haven't even heard half of it!" Today, the author's life is full of love, peace, joy and harmony. Here is light.