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Two Dogs And A Suitcase: Clueless In Charente
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The title says it all: what we have and where we are. This book, the sequel to Glass Half Full: Our Australian Adventure, follows our French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in Australia.
Essays & More Straight From The Pen
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You set the price! Words: 35,260. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014 by Mr. D.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
(5.00 from 1 review)
Peek inside the wild life of a man who fought to change. “My salvation came in the form of a concept: fighting poison with poison; the same as using Cobra or Rattlesnake venom to save someone bitten by one of the vipers. I was the viper bitten by itself. ... When living, I used to lose interest in life and then go on sprees capable of causing death. When faced with death I fought to live.....
A Broken Boy On The Broken Road
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The story is set in Canada and winds its way from the nation's capital city, Ottawa, to towns and cities from British Columbia to Quebec. A young male child is born into a world that is dark with hidden secrets of incest and abuse. This story traces that young child's story until he finally breaks free in order to begin a new life in a new place to call home.
A Real Apprentice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Retired Aircraft Engineer progressed from apprentice to Planning, Production Engineer to Senior Prod: Engineer, following 5 year diversion into Traffic Management. From early retirement became a sub contract consultant using engineering experience in Space Engineering, Aircraft, Nuclear. During the cold war I traveled East & West Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Belgium, Ardenne by motorcycle.
My Butterfly Cancer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Metamorph Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
My Butterfly Cancer is the shockingly harsh and honest look into a year in the life of a cancer patient. Walk with her as she takes the grueling trip from diagnosis to remission and beyond, to becoming an independently-published author. 20% of sales goes to cancer charities.
Lady Master Pearl - My Teacher
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fascinating biography of a modern American lady master who played a pivotal role in transmitting a new form of spiritual teachings during the 70s-80s. Unlike the theoretical teachings that had characterized esotericism up to that point, her open heart transformed people through a direct transmission of consciousness. An ordinary appearing woman who achieved liberation in the midst of daily life.
Black Koi Tattoo: Chasing the Dragon, A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Black Koi Tattoo: Chasing the Dragon is a memoir about the endless search for the perfect high. For nearly half of his life, Christopher Padgett struggled with alcohol. Read the dark, yet inspiring, story of how alcohol abuse led to addiction, and the fight to break free and live a life of sobriety. Includes the gut-wrenching journal kept during his attempts at recovery, and two new short stories.
Pigtails & Penny Loafers
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Price: $2.96 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 and represented by Docs2eBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
I was raised on a farm. My early memories were waking up to the smell of bacon and the sound of my mother in the kitchen humming a gospel tune as she made biscuits and gravy and scrambled the eggs. After breakfast, my dad and brothers went to work and I helped mother and then went outside to play. Not once did she ask me, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" She just let me grow up...
My Tattoo
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Price: Free! Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Now when students ask me about my tattoo, I hand them this story. Upon seeing its length, they inevitably ask if I can just sum it up. Then, I and every other person who has read it tells them the same thing. If they don't read it, they won't understand.
Rude Biker Chick
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Codependency
(5.00 from 1 review)
Rude Biker Chick: Lessons From My Daddy tells the story of Sash Walker growing up in the arms of her biker father. Divorce, separation, and death took her away from the one person who taught her to love. Eventually learning to ride her own motorcycle,
The Woman I Was Born To Be
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Told with truth, humor and flair, this is the autobiography of one transsexual's wild ride from boyhood as Alfred Brevard ("Buddy") Crenshaw in rural Tennessee to voluptuous female entertainer in Hollywood. This memoir is a rare pre-Women's Movement account of coming to terms with gender identity.
13 Years in America
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Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.94 from 33 reviews)
The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
Kiss Chronicles
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Price: Free! Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.92 from 12 reviews)
When I turned 30 without getting my first kiss — yes, you read that right. Read over it again if you need to. Anyway, when I turned 30, I decided I had to take action and get a first kiss to be remembered. So I devised a method to get my first kiss in a way that would be guaranteed to make it meaningful: I would auction off my first kiss for charity.
A Story Almost Told
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
(4.91 from 33 reviews)
Everyone's life is a story. Mine became more of one than I ever imagined possible. All I wanted to do was get my movie made. How did I know this dream would take me across three continents? How could I know I'd become part of an IRS sting? I never expected a baby-faced conman would destroy my life nor did I expect to see aparthied in South Africa or be arrested in New Orleans and much more.
Brewed
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Price: Free! Words: 29,550. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.89 from 9 reviews)
Brewed is the story of how a fat, poor kid with a big nose, from a council house in Essex ended up living and working on what used to be the famous Lipton's Tea Estate in the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. Brewed is the personal journey of the author and demonstrates that starting out with nothing can often be a good way to learn the value of future riches to come.
The Greening of Gavin - My First Year of Living Sustainably
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Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
As he walked out of the cinema, Gavin knew that his life would change forever. It was the impact of a documentary that kicked him into action, whereby he decided to lower his family's impact on the planet, in the attempt to live a more sustainable lifestyle. This is the story of his first year of 'The Greening of Gavin'.
Turning a Deaf Ear
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,080. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Despite spending the first three decades of her life in relative silence, Allyson Raphel’s strength and candor is tempered with a biting sense of humor. Not only is this her personal story of getting a cochlear implant, but her perspective on being deaf and the roller coaster transition to becoming what some in the deaf community call a “hearie." Silence, she learned, can be golden.
Confessions Rants and Exploits of a Civil Servant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,690. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Ramona Swann's 30-year career spanned assignments at the Departments of Defense, Transportation, Agriculture and Energy in a navigation up the civil service career ladder that plays out like a dark comedy. Ramona's world was one of excessive waste, tangled rules, indecipherable regulations and, of course, ever present politics. Confessions offers a view inside government.
Finding Fred
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Things change in an instant. One minute a family is whole, the next it is completely and irrevocably altered by tragedy. At the age of sixty-two, the author and his family come to grips with the loss of a father and its profound effect on the lives of his family though a set of remarkable circumstances.
Standing Naked
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,900. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
I wrote a memoir about a six month period of time during 2003-2004 when my entire world turned upside down while my husband was deployed to Iraq. I had a small child to care for, my mother recently had died, my father was currently dying, my sister was autistic and dependent, and my family had a practically condemned house to sell and a financial mess.