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The Boy Died In Vietnam by Don P. Bick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Holy Hell by Ted Lorenz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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 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 Class President's Son by 'Petey' Powell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
‘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 by Brendan Smith
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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 by Regina Samuelson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,500. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(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 by Lorraine Cobcroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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 by Celine Zabel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,240. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Law » Family law(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.
Meeting My Twin Flame by Dagmar Oktabcova
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is my personal account of meeting my twin flame. Initially our meeting struck penetrating fear into my heart. Simultaneously my powerful draw to him had me wondering if I had a death wish. Ultimately the intensity of our encounter catapulted me into spiritual awakening and a journey of self discovery.
Investigative Medium - the Awakening by Laine Crosby
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mystery, murder, suspense, and a passionately romantic love story set in a time that history forgot. Laine moved to an 18th Century Maryland plantation and found herself suddenly psychic. Since then, life has never been the same. Join Laine as she journeys from her first clairvoyant experience to acceptance of her gift, with the help of the spirit Jannette, a slave she meets along the way.
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.
Freshet by Eva Nilsson
Price: Free! Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This story is about mid-life change. Eva Nilsson returns to college and lives on a small boat in the city. She shares her stories about the metamorphosis into the second half of a meaningful life.
Cocky's Boy by Bert Clayton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,780. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
“Not since Kirk Douglas’ memoir, The Ragman’s Son, has a memoir spoken so clearly to “The Greatest Generation.”” Night Owl Reviews Through humor intermingled with drama and with nearly total recall, Bert Clayton tells the story of struggling his way through life, joyful, triumphant, sometimes crushed in the process.
Silent Sorority by Pamela Tsigdinos
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
2010 Team RESOLVE Choice Best Book. Silent Sorority reveals with candor, humor and poignancy the intense and at times absurd experience of adjusting to a life as a "non-mom" when nature and science don't cooperate in the family building department. Snappy and irreverent as well as moving, this book offers a contrarian point of view in an era of mommy blogs, designer babies and helicopter parents.
From Death Do I Part: How I Freed Myself From Addiction by Amy Lee Coy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
"From Death Do I Part" is written for all addicts and their loved ones, but especially for those who have not been helped by Alcoholics Anonymous or drug and alcohol rehab. Amy shares with us in such a way that not only is the reader engaged in her often gripping, always revealing stories, but they are also warmly invited into her healing process so that they may learn to heal themselves as well.
Eccentric Explorers by Michael Buckley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies(5.00 from 1 review)
Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
Brandy: Portrait Of An Intelligence Officer by Chuck Render
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,360. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 1 review)
This book will take you along on a historical odyssey throughout the world and into many little-known and unpublished events that explain, for better or for worse, why the world situation is what it is today. Frank M. “Brandy” Brandstetter’s incredible life is as an exemplar to the generations to follow as they take up their flag and rendezvous with destiny.
The Gachi by Susan Salguero
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
She wasn’t the only angry woman at U.C. Berkeley. Edgy but unaware of the reasons, she only knew she had to flee, that she couldn’t save the world until she had first saved herself. A passion for music delivered her to Spain, to Seville, a provincial city fertile with the cry of guitar. There, coveting gypsy power, driven to dance with wild audacity, she staked her life on Flamenco.
Survive to Live Free by Christa Schmid-Wappler
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,820. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a heart-breaking insight into the personal experiences of a little girl growing up during World War II in East Germany. The author's memories reveal through a child's eyes the effect the war had on herself, her family and her friends and their struggle to survive and adapt to the lack of food, the Hitler Regime and the bombings.