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Tomorrow's Road Home by Mel Carney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
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.
The Testimony of Satan by Jeremy Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,930. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » New Age » Dream interpretation(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Testimony of Satan is an extremely thought provoking novel about a man who had an out of body experience and was able to remember every single detail of that experience. In doing so he uncovers some of the greatest mysteries of the universe.You will discover where Satan gets his power from,see how he has consistently been the great divider throughout history and so much more....
You Could Be Prime Minister One Day Son - Memoir of a Baby-Boomer by Dennis Harrison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: Australian English. Published: August 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Dennis is brutally honest, open and frank in this memoir. The big themes of family relationships, sense of spirituality and refusal to see himself as a victim are interweaved in the story and all told with great humour. The importance of male mentors to advance a boy into manhood can be observed as the story unfolds. Through their guiding hands and leadership wisdom is gained. Love wins through.
The Postie And The Priest A Look At Father Bob Maguire Through His Letterbox by Ron Burrows
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,780. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The Postie And The Priest is an unlikely collaboration between a priest and his postie whose alter ego demands that he write. Whilst penning the priest's story, laced with the postie's interjections, he allows his alter-ego some latitude resulting in a biography about the iconic Father Bob Maguire whose message could well be: "Love thy neighbour but don't become holier than thou whilst doing it."
A Promise Fulfilled by C J Rock
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A PROMISE FULFILLED is a story about CJ Rock's adopted daughter from Korea and her struggle for normalcy.
Two Sides by Angela Hope
Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Sometimes it helps to write things down, when I've done that I feel vindicated. But the pain comes back and makes me feel sick. Not physical pain more mental anguish.
Monique by Fox Emerson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,680. Language: British English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Prostitution(5.00 from 1 review)
Monique is based on the true story of a former North London prostitute and drug-mule. It is a gritty and often violent account of one woman's struggle through adolescence and abuse. It is the life of one woman who struggled to free herself from a prison of fear.
Lebanese Immigrant's Daughter by Sophia Baldwin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,360. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family relationships(5.00 from 1 review)
Mother was pleased with her daughter's birth. Father cried because a daughter's dowry costs money. What does a girl do when her parents plan to marry her off to a stranger in Lebanon when she turns twelve? World War II comes to her rescue until her father makes another marriage contract. A serious car accident frees the girl to attend nursing school, travel, and find her own true love.
Craving Normal: An Ordinary Life Veers Off Track...Way Off by Michele Miles Gardiner
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Sociology(5.00 from 1 review)
Living in a rock hut on a nude beach. Staying in a religious commune. Facing an angry man with a gun. Riding camels. Hiding freaky health food lunches from lucky Twinkie eaters. Michele didn’t experience these things living in the suburbs of San Francisco. Then came the counterculture revolution. Her entire life changed.
ΑΣΠΑΣΙΑ. Για το παιδί και την όπερα by Ioannis Develegkas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: Greek. Published: August 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers(5.00 from 1 review)
To βιβλίο που κρατάτε στα χέρια σας, είναι μια σύντομη συνάντηση με την Ασπασία Ζέρβα. Μια πρωινή κουβεντούλα, που σφιχταγκαλιασμένη με το άρωμα της στιγμής και του ελληνικού καφέ ξεδιπλώνεται αβίαστα, άλλοτε με οδηγό το χιούμορ κι άλλοτε πάλι με τις θύμησες εκείνες που δεν συμφιλιώθηκαν ποτέ με τη φθορά του χρόνου, γιατί έσμιξαν με το πάθος της δημιουργίας και το βαθύ συναίσθημα του καλλιτέχνη.
Gutter Queen's Royal Rumble - Round Two by Jessica Barber
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,390. Language: British English. Published: September 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
If you enjoying laughing at someone else’s expense, then this is the book for you. Join me on a tragically humorous adventure where I share stories of my life with you. From killing a baby pigeon by accident to pepper-spraying my husband’s genitals one rambunctious night. An honest account of my eclectically outrageous life so far. Not for the faint of heart - you have been warned.
Dear People in the Yellow House by Dave Kardee
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Life stages / adolescence, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian(5.00 from 1 review)
Just when Dave thought things couldn't get any worse, the world proved him wrong. Dear People in the Yellow House is a story of childhood tragedy that reveals the dark side of Australia and its education business. Dave Kardee has written a coming of age story like no other.
Without Script by Pierluigi Conti
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 1 review)
Al Cliver aka Pierluigi aka Biondo, encases several lifetimes into one. His coming of age via a vagabond childhood, tossed from one boarding school to another, then an early escape to freedom. In the background, the cultural and social upheavals of the 70's and 80's.The discovery of being '' beautiful '' and his numerous adventures in the world of Italian cinema. A glimpse into an incredible life
Old McLarsen Had Some Farms - a memoir by Christine Larsen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies(5.00 from 1 review)
A memoir with a difference, the first book in the 'Old McLarsen Had Some Farms' series tells the tales of a 'tree change' made last century before that expression was even a glimmer in its creator's eye. 40+ years later, Old McLarsen and his Missus still farm - on a small retirement property in South Australia, still laughing and crying, and remembering all the survival skills they have learned.
Gilding the Coucal by James W Gibson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
Alligators and Me by Molly Milner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,300. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
A young woman faces danger—and finds courage and community—in Alabama during the 1960s.
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist by John P. Hornung
Price: Free! Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
Dancing in my Nightgown by Betty Auchard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement(5.00 from 1 review)
Married when she was barely 19, Betty Auchard went straight from her parent's home to her husband's bed. She raised four children, returned to college, taught art in public school, and became a grandmother, published artist, a retiree and then a widow.
Unlucky In Love - Confessions of a Die Hard Romantic by Orlena Cain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
A personal memoir about childhood trauma, relationships and journey of self-healing.