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Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones by Jean Hendy-Harris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
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.
How to Say Goodbye by Chandra Jayne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A healing 9-11 memoir, "How to Say Goodbye" by Chandra Jayne Copyright 2007, relates terrorism to family violence. For most people, 9-11 was purely tragic, but for one woman, 9-11 was a catalyst to healing suppressed grief from childhood violence and reuniting with a mentally ill father that she feared. Treatment for suppressed grief has skyrocketed since 9-11. It's time to heal America's Soul.
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.
Conversations With Crystal The Woman Who Fell Off the Bridge by Crystal Manning, B.P. Storm
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 104,260. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Crystal Manning tells her story of that fateful day, August 1, 2007, the day the I-35W Bridge collapsed in Minneapolis, MN. In her book she tells how she was saved from death in the Mississippi River by her fiancee', Michael Stoner, Jr., only to see him immediately charged with child abuse of her daughter. A journey to the real story of how her family was shattered by a truly American experience.
Pizzles in Paradise by John Hicks
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks is an English trained vet. In a quirky yet literate style this memoir describes his education, courtship and subsequent emigration to New Zealand with Viv, his young wife. His numerous anecdotes are lively and good-humoured, occasionally poignant and often hilarious. It will be enjoyed by all those who love animals, have owned a pet, worked on a farm or read James Herriot.
A Wander in Vetland by John Hicks
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks has spent much of his working life as a vet in New Zealand. A Wander in Vetland is an insider's look at his changing profession. These lively tales draw the reader into the more curious aspects of medical and veterinary history - ideal reading for those curious about borborygmi, the use eunuchs made of goose quills, or the potion favoured by Italian women to seduce their lovers...
Twice Afflicted and Gifted: Balancing Bipolar and Breast Cancer by Marcia Weisbrot
Price: Free! Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What is it like to experience 2 life threatening illnesses? Marcia Weisbrot who has been diagnosed with both bipolar and breast cancer, shares her story of balancing a life with one, then the other and finally both, bipolar and breast cancer together. Her struggles and ultimate triumph form a compelling story with humor and grace that will touch your heart.
A Tough Cookie Christmas: a true tale of sobriety, the holidays and baked goods by Sean Paul Mahoney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Playwright and blogger Sean Paul Mahoney recounts his first holiday season sober. With a biting sense of humor and a ton of baked goods, can this former hot mess survive "the most wonderful time of the year"?
Sermon At Deadman's Bend by Charles Rogers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Methodist(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Hiram Enlow was raised in Adams County, Mississippi, near Deadman’s Bend. As a young man he moved to Wilkinson County where he married Nancy Ann Enlow. He became a regionally famous Methodist Episcopal clergyman. This book tells his story from the time of his birth until he was granted License to Preach. It highlights Hiram Enlow’s early years as an exhorter.
The Blue Suit - (A 9/11 Memoir) by Michaela DiBernardo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This true story/memoir of a young, working mother in New York's financial district relates her experience as she becomes an eyewitness to perhaps the most tragic day in the City's history. Told in the third person, "The Blue Suit" provides a personal perspective of a collective experience, as well as a brief oral history of the weeks and months following, and the indelible mark left behind.
Here, There & Everywhere by Conrado Maleta' & Naama Sarid
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014 by Conrado Maleta'. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A world intense travel of a young man, a sailor. This is a non fiction book about the adventures of a young man at the end of 60s and early 70s in a different conceived planet. It is all about learning, discovering and understanding the global dimensions of our life.
Beads on a String-America's Racially Intertwined Biographical History by Ey Wade
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 170,520. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 3 reviews)
History was written in more than Black and White. With hyperlinks and videos Beads on a String-America’s Racially Intertwined Biographical History never stops celebrating our heritages and lauds loudly the accomplishments of all races that helped make America the great country it has become. (Newest version 5/29/2012)
A Journey of a Bouncing Czech by Natasha Novotny
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,840. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A story of a Czech girl who finds herself after the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia in London, her subsequent departure for Canada, her adventures, travels and survival in the world of retail, her sicknesses, triumphs and setbacks she handles and retains with her drive and a sense of humor. Part memoir, part history lesson and the enjoyment of the story of the woman who lived it.
Cripin Place by David Ashton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,600. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010 by Heather Mackay. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
David’s life story isn’t for the faint hearted, feeble minded or humourless. It exposes how life is for persons living with MS, dependant on the vagaries and mindless inconsistencies of State funded care and oft times compassionless bureaucracy. A gripping and roller-coaster read, you will be outraged, humbled, overwhelmed, angered, nourished and inspired in turn, sometimes on the same page.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders by Chip Langston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
Under My Roof -- A Mother's Story of the Heinous Crime of Incest--Second Edition by Emalou King
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,950. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by Six Degrees Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Second Edition with Reader Conversation Guide and new Intro. It was midnight in her hell and, without realizing it, she just destroyed all the evidence...Under My Roof is a memoir written through the eyes of a mother, an RN, who discovers the terrible crime of incest has been perpetrated in her own home. This story is a mother's personal triumphant journey of discovery, tragedy, pain and healing
Specks of Happiness by Keerti Garg
Price: Free! Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
'Specks of happiness' is about the remarkable moments of joy in our everyday life. We all experience them but often tend to bypass them.I am sharing some of these moments from my life.If after reading my stories, you are able to recognize the specks of ecstasy in your life, the purpose of my book would be served
Reversible Skirt by Laura McHale Holland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,880. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Reversible Skirt recounts the heartrending decade after one young mother’s suicide, as seen through the eyes of her youngest child, Laura, who was a toddler at the time of the tragedy. It also reveals what Laura and her sisters discovered that led them out of darkness and into productive adult lives.
Haddie's in Our Closet! by J. H. Soeder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,760. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A true story about a 150 year old African American nanny ghost that follows a young couple home from a haunted southern plantation home to Los Angeles. It's a story that shatters all accepted beliefs about ghosts and the afterlife.