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Voluntary Nomads: A Mother's Memories of Foreign Service Family Life by Nancy Pogue LaTurner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,440. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
In this engaging memoir Nancy LaTurner recalls how the Foreign Service whisked her family from New Mexico to Washington, DC and onward to assignments in Iran, Cameroon, New Zealand, Somalia, Dominican Republic, Austria, and Bolivia. Voluntary Nomads: A Mother's Memories of Foreign Service Family Life celebrates the resilience, adaptability, and resourcefulness of a spirited American family.
The Unauthorized Autobiography of Richard Burns by Walt Long
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,450. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 1 review)
at the age of twenty-five he was pulled down from the wall trying to escape from the Gudalajara State Penitentiary...and that wasn't even the lowest point of his life. It was never easy for Richard Burns, from a troubled adolescence through years of incredible and dangerous adventures. The one constant in his life was the apparent truism that life is forgiving, and always offers another chance.
Loving Hannah by Carol Glover
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,480. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Loving Hannah: Childhood Cancer Treatment from the Other Side of the Bed is a memoir which chronicles a Nurse Practitioner's experience with her eleven-year-old daughter’s childhood cancer. This upbeat story of survival will touch anyone who has had a family member afflicted with childhood cancer, knows a community member with cancer, or is a nurse or doctor working with cancer patients.
The Gachi by Susan Salguero
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,110. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010 by Ken Kuhlken, Publisher Hickey & McGee. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(5.00 from 1 review)
She wasn’t the only angry woman at U.C. Berkeley. Edgy but unaware of the reasons, she only knew she had to flee, that she couldn’t save the world until she had first saved herself. A passion for music delivered her to Spain, to Seville, a provincial city fertile with the cry of guitar. There, coveting gypsy power, driven to dance with wild audacity, she staked her life on Flamenco.
Daddy's Home: A Memoir of Fatherhood and Laughter by Solomon Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Fresh off his appearance in Essence, award-winning parenting columnist Solomon Jones releases his hilarious memoir, Daddy’s Home. While taking readers on a comical ten-year journey from wedded bliss to panhandling kids, Jones reveals the links between fatherhood and poverty. Funny, endearing and true, Daddy’s Home is a loving tribute to fatherhood—a must-read for dads and kids alike.
Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz by Luke St Germaine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 9 reviews)
The true story of how I was recruited by a notorious door-to-door sales organization, and traveled across the country in pursuit of success. My goal of making millions took some unexpected setbacks as I mastered the art of cold-calling, mouse-killing, and "ringing the bell." A rare look into the culture of Cydcor/DS-Max, this memoir is both harrowing and humorous.
Echoes of Innocence - Survivor by Stephen Hill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,360. Language: British English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Abuse / general(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Academically gifted and street wise Steve has survived years of family turmoil but has great hopes for the future. When he is raped by two men, everything he knows and values disintegrates. A ground breaking memoir by new author Stephen Hill, charting his own journey as he struggles to come to terms with his own rape experience and battling for his very existence.
The Royal Navy & Me by Frederick Rodgers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,700. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a story told through the eyes of a young sailor who joined the Royal Navy in 1955 as a Boy Seaman 2nd class, the absolute lowest rank in the Navy. Follow his induction at HMS Ganges, the toughest boys training establishment in England if not the world., and his first assignment to HMS Cockade in time to visit Australia for the opening of the 1956 Olympic games. One voyage not to be missed
The Queen's Escape, memoirs of a Lightworker (Book 1 of The Queen's Saga) by Paula Liebe
Price: Free! Words: 108,240. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Dutch Paula Liebe escapes her corporate career and moves to Mexico to start a spiritual center. Paula also escapes the pain from her childhood abuse in continued battles with her addictions. She has traveled the world to learn about spiritual teachings to heal her wounds, but there is a secret that holds the key to her healing process. Will she be able to reveal this secret to her therapist?
Sex, Drugs and Taxi Cabs by Kerlin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,560. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Lower your head and watch your step as you climb aboard. The journey you are about to take has been seven years in the making. It follows the misadventures of a locally respected business man who got mixed up in the world of women, prostitution, strippers and illegal drugs. He was a rock star and was "living the dream". But there was only one way to go from there and that was down.
Trail Ways, Path Wise by John Illig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,340. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What people are saying... "Just in time to counteract Bill Bryson's lumbering: A Walk in the Woods, here is a book by a guy who actually made it through."JHM "The author’s style is breezy, intimate; he talks to you, to himself, to his trail mates. When he describes a day on the AT you see it, feel it, as if you are there. He writes fluidly, always compellingly readable." JW
The White Aborigine by Gerald K Walshe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In the way life imitates art, Gerry Walshe's life began in a way similar to that of Steve Martin's character Navin R. Johnson in the movie 'The Jerk'. Gerry Walshe spent his early years living as an Australian Aborigine. As the illegitimate son of a Roman Catholic woman, he was given away to a tribal Aboriginal woman at the age of four months. This is his story - an Australian story.
Gilliflowers, Bonds of Affection, Memoirs of a Houseboy 2008 by Gillibran Brown
Series: Memoirs Of A Houseboy, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,500. Language: British English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Fasten your seatbelts for another round of domestic adventures with houseboy Gillibran Brown. Gilli walks, talks and quips us through another year with his beloved dictators Dick and Shane. In many respects it's a difficult year for Gilli with some tough decisions to come to terms with.
The Girl Nobody Wants by Lily O'Brien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
You only get one chance to live your life as a child but Lily was never given that chance; her childhood was taken from her before it ever begun. From the age of four, when she was first sexually abused, her life changed forever and when she walked through the Catholic Church run institution's doors in Ireland, her life continued along the same path that has destroyed her soul. This is Child abuse
The Last Stand by Jason Pensill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A 22 year olds tale of drugs, deceit, and gambling; I take you through my life's adventures. Growing up with a drug trafficking father and a bi-polar, split personality mother, my life was in shambles. This was my struggle out, my way to a better future; unfortunately this was no smooth task. Escaping death in drug and arms deals, surviving off of stolen food because I couldn't afford to eat...
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre by Lonna Cunningham
Price: Free! Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies(4.50 from 4 reviews)
When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
Bringing Home the War by Theresa Brandt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,980. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Based on the story of an Army Special Forces wife surviving amid the chaotic homefront during the War on Terror. An insider's perspective into the struggles of the families trying to survive in the shadows of the military are virtually untold. The book reads like a novel, but is all the more powerful because it is based on a true story.
A Tale of Survival: From War-Ravaged Europe to the Promise of America by Tom Kando
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 195,320. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family relationships(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the hair-raising story of a kid growing up in WWII Hungary, and an odyssey afterwards through America. It's an intelligent work, with a great sense of humor. Tom touches on many uncomfortable and realistic themes - adultery, sexuality, poverty, brutality. He is audacious, powerful and honest. His book is a personalized narrative of 20th century history, based on his life.
Mi Gran Amigo by Sol Brillante
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,050. Language: Spanish. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Todo cuanto desees alcanzar en tu vida, es posible para ti, siempre y cuando, Jesucristo sea tu mejor amigo.