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Kalahari Dream by Chris Mercer & Chris Mercer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,340. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A book for animal lovers. From the authors of the critically acclaimed book 'For the Love of Wildlife' comes a compelling true story of one couple's struggle against overwhelming opposition from conservation authorities, to set up a wildlife rehabilitation centre in the Kalahari.
Meantime: The Aesthetics of Soldiering by Stephen Paul Register
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 67,590. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A military memoir detailing accounts of border patrol in Yuma, Arizona, Hurricane Katrina relief efforts on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and war-fighting in Baghdad, Iraq as a part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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.
What a Trip! - Out of the shadow...into the light by Francis Xavier Aloisio
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,440. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The book is a self-reflective autobiography whereby the author dares to write on such a personal subject and in such an open manner about sexuality and spirituality. He shares his journey on the long road towards inner happiness and emotional maturity. Francis’ story is also our own story and personal journey towards fulfilment and realisation of self.
Gotta Go by Geoff Rawson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,030. Language: Australian English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 3 reviews)
the true adventures of a naive young australin travelling overseas for the first time in the early 60's
Horse Vet - Chronicles of a Mobile Veterinarian by Courtney Diehl
You set the price! Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Gunshot injuries. Breeding disasters. Controlling trainers, nutty horse owners, warm hearted clients and “laugh-out-loud-funny stories that you just can’t make up”- Dr. Courtney deals with it all in this lively series of tales about the life of a mobile vet in the Colorado Rockies. Diehl makes us laugh, cry and smile, and shows what it’s really like to be a mobile veterinarian.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CIA War Bride by TD Barnes
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Family history(5.00 from 1 review)
CIA War Bride is a biography of the life of Velma and Werner Weiss, a CIA family. They meet during World War II when he and Velma are working for the CIA in England. Their work takes them to Japan where Werner managed the U-2 surveillance plane detachment deployed from Area 51. The author worked with Werner Weiss at Area 51 and was a close friend of Velma Weiss until her death