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World War II in Antwerp, Belgium. - Experiences of a Young Boy. by William LeMaire
Price: Free! Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In a series of anecdotes I describe my experiences living in Antwerp, Belgium during the German occupation of WW II. I was 7 years old when the war broke out and 11 at the end. While I experienced some of the hardships of that era, I also have memories that made me think of it being an "adventure". Realizing now the darkness of that era, I apologize for the lighthearted tone in the book .
What I Learned from Jane by Mollie Player
Price: Free! Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What I Learned From Jane is the true story of how a child born with severe brain damage changed her mother's life. Here is an excerpt: "And I have no other explanation for how it feels to have given birth to a person and then spent a few days with them before letting them go other than that: It feels like being a mother probably feels every day. It felt like being a mother."
The Power of Acceptance: One Year of Mindfulness and Meditation by Mollie Player
Series: Mystical Memoir. Price: Free! Words: 31,660. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
For a day, a week, even a month at a time, she had the feeling continuously. It was the feeling of connection with the Divine, and Mollie Player wanted to hold on to it forever. But how? The Power of Acceptance is a year-long journal in which she shares her attempt to do a sitting meditation each day, then remain in the state of meditation as much as possible after that.
RT! - Reflections on a Career in Respiratory Therapy by Jeff Maurer
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
As a Respiratory Therapist, I had over thirty years of fascinating Health Care experience ranging from resuscitation of extremely premature babies to rehabilitation of older folks with chronic lung disease. The tales I tell may seem tall, but they are all true. Here you will find life, death, altruism, tragedy, and miracles. At times, I criticize perceived wrongs, but also embrace forgiveness.
John Laurie and the Rum Hospital by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a short account of John Laurie, the clerk of works to the merchant-contractors who built Sydney’s 'Rum Hospital'. Transported for larceny, Laurie became a wealthy trader only to lose his fortune, become embroiled in a constitutional crisis, find himself transported to Moreton Bay and re-establish himself in New Zealand.
Big Bottom Blues by Lucie B Lindner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders(5.00 from 2 reviews)
BIG BOTTOM BLUES is a gripping and emotional story about a woman’s traumatic childhood riddled with sexual and physical abuse and its devastating effects in her adult life. Lucie B takes us through the pain of body dysmorphia, isolation, addiction to food, binge eating disorder, shame, guilt and self-loathing that tormented her long after the abuse stopped.
Becoming Americans by Robert N. H. Duong
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Refugees...Immigrants...Americans...an inspirational story about a Vietnamese boat people family's journey of escaping communism, finding freedom in the United States, and achieving their American Dream.
Paramedic Girl by Jessica Beale-Roberts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jessica swings the ambulance door wide open and invites us along for an exciting ride. Paramedic Girl is the memoir of a South African EMT. It’s a personal account of the harrowing and occasionally humorous events that she experienced during the early 2000’s. Jessica shares her honest experiences with death, trauma, workplace discrimination, and PTSD with a straight to the point writing style.
A Voyage Of Self Discovery by Walter Areinoff
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.
Gift Card Guy by Gary T. Dinkin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Gift Card Guy reads like the business version of Rocky vs. The Wolf of Wall Street in this new blockbuster book. In his debut book, Gary T. Dinkin, founder of the world's largest closed loop self-hosted gift card software company chronicles his journey about becoming an entrepreneur.
Benjamin Lundy's Last Walk by Charlotte Lyter Mankin
You set the price! Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
One man’s story of the struggle to help end slavery. His life was an example to other abolitionists. Slaves came to him in the dark of the night to plead for help. Every waking moment his goal was before him. Anti-slavery societies used his ideas before the Civil War. Lundy was a mentor to many abolitionists.
Memoirs of the Basement Steps by Lucas Gentry
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
2662 words. A short tale showing the changes in viewpoint from childhood to adulthood. Memories centered around the basement steps, and how they represent a journey into the unknown.
A Boy From Down East by Larry B. Gray
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Growing up in eastern North Carolina in a small rural community during the 1950’s and 1960’s was the best possible childhood you could wish for. Family, church, friends, school, and working on the farm was the center of my world. This is a collection of stories of my childhood. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I have enjoyed remembering them.
No Girls Allowed by C K Blair
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,120. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In Hessville, Indiana, Kevin Blair learns that the girls around him are not all they seem to be as he finds himself in one disaster after another. When the onset of puberty strikes, he is left at the mercy of all things feminine and his naive view of the world; a cross between Curious George and Godzilla. A humorous recollection of events that made growing up in the Sixties so unforgettable.
My Wife Has Alzheimer's by J. Wesley Sullivan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly devastating situation.
Screwed From Birth: Smiling in the Face of Adversity by Christina Stokes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Poetry » Biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Christina appears to be just another average teen, but she hides a dark past. This book shows her journey from birth up until now. Her poetry offers an insight to her life. feel free to use coupon code cz77r for 40% off of your purchase
Running Beyond the Marathon: Insights Into the Longest Footrace in the World by Grahak Cunningham
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Loaded with training tips, anecdotes and race stories, join four-time 3100 mile race finisher Grahak Cunningham as he takes you on the journey from his first race in 2007 as a multiday novice to his ultimate victory in 2012, and discover what he learnt along the way in the world's longest ultra marathon.
This Is What We Are by Jack Fenwick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: British English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This Is What We Are catapults you into experiencing the unaskable — What happens to you if your club dies? — while including broader reflections on rugby and football around Europe and even the States. It’s compulsive reading for fans. And if you’re close to one of those splendid lunatics who seem to live only for their team, this book will give you a unique insight into what makes them tick.
Musikana, Women of Zimbabwe by Lisa Jane Dyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Through the eyes of a young idealistic development worker Musikana journeys into post colonial Zimbabwe. From the demise of a young maid’s life, witnessing the harsh realities at a preschool for disabled children to sharing burgeoning dreams of two young teens, the author encounters the life of musikana, the young women of Zimbabwean.
The Films of Rolf de Heer (Third Edition) by Dr D. Bruno Starrs
Price: $99.00 USD. Words: 47,630. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rolf de Heer is Australia’s most successful and unpredictable film-maker, with 15 feature films of widely varying style and genre to his name. This comprehensive auteur analysis of his oeuvre (first published in 2009), suggests that there is a signature world view to be detected in most of his work, and that he promotes unlikely protagonists who are non-hyper masculine, child-like and nurturing.