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A Luminous Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
A Checkered Past
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.
I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1: Born to Roam
Series: I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1 Born to Roam, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 123,210. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A four-book series about a boy's worldwide travel and adventures from age 15 to 84.
The Pencil Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
A Voyage Of Self Discovery
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 139,620. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
My unbelievably incredible adventures as a United States Army dentist in the Pacific theater of World War Two, the path that led to my being there, and how the experiences helped me discover who I am.
Catching Butterflies
Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(5.00 from 1 review)
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921
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.
The Diary of John Banfield 1983-90
Price: Free! Words: 482,900. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
John Banfield retired from the teaching profession in 1983 when he and his wife, Dorothy, moved from Lincoln to Eccleshall, Staffordshire, to enjoy their retirement together. John began a diary which recounts their many and varied interests and culminates in his tragic death from cancer. Both mundane and moving, it will be of particular interest to his descendants.
Cocky's Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,780. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Elderberry Press. 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.
Flying With My Angel - surviving religion, sex and helicopters
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 170,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Phil, a feral white outback kid speared at age 4, grew up in desert isolation. He ate snakes, lizards, grubs & ants with Aboriginal friends in Central Australia. His frank account of Church boarding school life & morphing into a world-wide chopper mechanic/pilot/manager is an action packed, inspiring adventure story. Society wedding, divorce, ruin, corruption shown, photos. See reviews on Amazon.
Brandy: Portrait Of An Intelligence Officer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,360. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book will take you along on a historical odyssey throughout the world and into many little-known and unpublished events that explain, for better or for worse, why the world situation is what it is today. Frank M. “Brandy” Brandstetter’s incredible life is as an exemplar to the generations to follow as they take up their flag and rendezvous with destiny.
The Rise and Fall of A Modern-Day Icarus
Price: Free! Words: 136,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you lifting weights because you want to develop more muscle mass? Why do most think that more muscle mass leads to an increase of resting fat metabolism? When you hypertrophy your muscles, you are enlarging Type IIb muscle fibres, which are glycolytic. There is an increase of carbohydrate metabolism, not fat metabolism. I have had problems with stress. Read my life-struggle to understand why.
My Story
Price: Free! Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is my life story beginning from 1920 before I was born to the present 2014. Growing up in isolation as a child, battles to become integrated into ordinary society.
Growing Up White Trash
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 172,240. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
“White Trash,” was a phrase Mama often used whenever she had one too many beers to drink.
Revolted
Price: Free! Words: 238,900. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is part 1 of a 10 books suite. In this one I explore different points of views expressing the revolt and frustration of the character at living in the current reality. The subject mostly turns around his personal life while attacking the sources of his problems. It is an initiation to his vision of things too, so the difference between idologies is explained right away.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
Price: Free! Words: 141,760. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
Wavering Between Extremes
Price: Free! Words: 201,390. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Herman's memoir explores the reasons why so many diversity candidates have a difficult time assimilating into mainstream American culture. His special circumstances add value to the discussion. In particular, he has an MBA and was arrested for a drug offense while in law school.
Sons In The Shadow: Surviving the Family Busines As an SOB (Son of the Boss) Revised 2012 Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,790. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
“Sons in the Shadow is a wonderful book.” – P. J. O’Rourke, Author "It's a gripping human drama." Award-winning author and commentator Robert H. Frank, Professor, Cornell University
I Saw Them Ride Away
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.
The Moratorium of Anya
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,330. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
An adoptive family is forced to abandon their eleven-year-old daughter in Ukraine. In a harrowing and true saga of sacrifice and redemption to secure Anya’s citizenship, a mother fights three governments, as guns are leveled.