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Carrying Autism, Feeling Language
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Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures takes a closer look at what language means to her and the way she views the world. A great insight for everyone. N.B. This book is still under construction and sections are added or edited every couple of weeks. Please re-visit.
For the Love of Beirut
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is a serious story of war told with both humor and gravity from a young boy's perspective, a perspective that matures and broadens as he comes of age. Boyhood escapades that rival Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are part of everyday life in Lebanon along with more daring deeds and just-in-time Houdini escapes. When Sam moves to show all in America what is happening in Beirut, he pays dearly.
Horse Vet - Chronicles of a Mobile Veterinarian
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You set the price! Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: 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.
A Life Less Lost
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 78,270. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a mother faces the ultimate threat, the suffering and potential loss of her child, every human resource kicks in, including faith. A Life Less Lost charts the author’s journey through white coats, misdiagnoses, endless appointments & more. KB Walker connects stories from her American childhood to the traumas that face her English family to explain the hope that helps hold her life together.
Bread From the Sky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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How many cat heads do you have to eat before you acquire the characteristics of a cat? Why do you hang a snail shell in a tree? How do you get a curse removed? And who buried a gri-gri in the yard? These and other questions are answered in Bread From the Sky, a Peace Corps memoir.
A Book of Dreams
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,420. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This memoir delivers a vivid portrayal of psychiatrist Wilhelm Reich in the 1950s as he feuds with the US FDA over his concept of Orgone Energy. Told by Reich’s son, the narrative gives a personal glimpse into the last years of Reich’s meteoric career which began with Freud and ended in federal prison. Published in 1973, it inspired songs by Patti Smith (Birdland) and Kate Bush (Cloudbusting).
The Last Stand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A 22 year olds tale of drugs, deceit, and gambling; I take you through my life's adventures. Growing up with a drug trafficking father and a bi-polar, split personality mother, my life was in shambles. This was my struggle out, my way to a better future; unfortunately this was no smooth task. Escaping death in drug and arms deals, surviving off of stolen food because I couldn't afford to eat...
33 Days: Touring In A Van. Sleeping On Floors. Chasing A Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
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This coming of age memoir follows an indie rock band's first tour by van across the U.S. and Canada. No roadies, no soundmen - all they have is their music and each other's friendship. It's a now or never moment-take a shot at your dream or regret it for the rest of your life. They set out on the road to discovery to drink in all they could and maybe sell a few records. They grew up instead.
Kalahari Dream
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,480. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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.
The Girl Nobody Wants
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
You only get one chance to live your life as a child but Lily was never given that chance; her childhood was taken from her before it ever begun. From the age of four, when she was first sexually abused, her life changed forever and when she walked through the Catholic Church run institution's doors in Ireland, her life continued along the same path that has destroyed her soul. This is Child abuse
Sliding on the Snow Stone
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Price: $4.15 USD. Words: 98,810. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Stefan grows up in the grip of a raging famine (Ukraine, 1932-33).To free themselves from the daily terrors of Soviet rule, Stefan and his friends fight imaginary battles in nearby woods to defend their land. The games they play are their only escape. ‘Sliding on the Snow Stone’ is the true story of Stefan's extraordinary journey across a landscape of hunger, fear and devastating loss.
The Boy Died In Vietnam
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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A raw portrayal of Don’s experience during the Vietnam War, dealing with dead and dying children. He exposes his soul discussing events in his life while coping with PTSD issues, not knowing for 40 years that he was suffering from the disorder. As conditions worsen he moves into a tent in the woods. Through treatment he returns to Vietnam and in a matter of a few months his whole life has changed.
Sick
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,170. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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A riveting memoir about drug dealing, addiction, and surviving abuse.
Holy Hell
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
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Inspired by a true story, Holy Hell paints an intimate and gripping portrait of what happens when a good Catholic boy discovers that he is gay. At the age of 15, Tom leaves his family on a journey that takes him to a cloistered religious institution in the Ozark foothills and ends up in the slums of St. Louis. Along the way, he learns that to find himself he must lose sight of God altogether.
Musikana, Women of Zimbabwe
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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 Class President's Son
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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‘Petey’ Powell’s memoir is the brilliantly illustrated story of how a son's love for his father and family, inadvertently resulted in him making millions in the drug trade in rural North Carolina.
In His Shelter: A Christian in the British Army
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
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Smith’s gripping and humorous memoir details his time in the British Army as a Humanitarian Aid Officer. The story follows Smith from day one of Basic Training to his last day in Afghanistan, a decade later. Thrilling accounts of surviving ambushes, riots and suicide bombs make In His Shelter an entertaining and inspiring tale of faith, adventure and friendship.
I'm (No Longer) a Mormon: A Confessional
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,500. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the circumstances surrounding the publishing of this book, it is subject to be removed from print AT ANY TIME (based on the reaction of the church, etc). Please download your copy IMMEDIATELY upon purchase! This is a confessional-style memoir intended to be relate-able to those leaving the LDS faith, and to educate non-Mormons about the difficulties of leaving.
The Pencil Case
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
Lives Shattered: One Mother's Loss at the Hands of the Legal System
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,240. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An incredible tale of survival, this shocking story shows how one woman overcame soul-crushing pain and loss at the hands of an inept legal system while refusing to leave hope behind.