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A Checkered Past by William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. 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.
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...
A Cry for Justice by Daniel Cummings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The story of Daniel Cummings was highlighted and given national exposure 20 years ago on the Geraldo Rivera Show entitled “Spouses of Rape Victims... ” When the heinous crime of rape has been per¬petrated upon a man’s wife, and the culprit has been identified by the victim, and that identity made known to the agents of law enforcement, it is reasonably expected that justice will occur.
Beads on a String-America's Racially Intertwined Biographical History by Ey Wade
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 170,040. 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.
I'm Taking My Eggs and Going Home: How One Woman Dared to Say No to Motherhood by Lisa Manterfield
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,630. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This award-winning memoir traces Manterfield’s descent from rational 21st century woman to desperate mama-wannabe. She examines the siren song of motherhood and the truth about being childless in a mom-centric society. This is a story about love, desire, and choices; it is the story of a woman who escapes her addiction, not with a baby, but with her sanity, marriage and sense-of-self intact.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders by Chip Langston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,420. 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
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.
How I Learned by Shamus Young
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is an autobiography of an autodidact, a personal story of one boy's meandering path through the American educational system.
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.
Monkey on the Wing by Steven Adams
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the true story of the life of a loveable Aussie larrikin, tracing his wild and exuberant, often shocking, youthful adventures and travels all over the world, up until the accident that took his eyesight and should have taken his life.
Eagles In The Flesh by Erik B. Kaye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Based on a true story about men who experience the adventure of a life time. Men who become birds at will, and soar with wings over Mountains and Jungles, who dance among Mother Natures up drafts. Feel what it is like to fly free as a bird flying over exotic lands and strange cultures while soaring like Eagles and Partying like Vultures. Soar in the days sun and party wild in the stars.
One Army Wife's Tale by Jenn Carpenter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
One Army Wife's Tale is a no-holds-barred look into the life of one of our nation's heroes, as seen through the eyes of the wife he left behind when he deployed to Iraq. Told through the daily excerpts of the highly popular blog that gave birth to the memoir, Jenn takes you through the highs and lows of Army life; from day one of her husband's deployment to the tragic twist no one saw coming.
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 and 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.