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One Army Wife's Tale
By Jenn Carpenter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: 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. Category: 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.
Tomorrow's Road Home
By Mel Carney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
Производные Нуля: Дневник Структуратора
By Влад Горячев
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,260. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Путеводитель по миру финансового инжиниринга и структурных продуктов от лица русского инсайдера. Влад Горячев проработал 15 лет в западных банках - в Нью Йорке, Лондоне и Москве - в роли структуратора и трейдера деривативов. Начиная с простейших инструментов, автор объясняет устройство и механизмы действия все более сложных производных, эволюцию банковских продуктов и причины кризиса 2008 года.
The Testimony of Satan
By Jeremy Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,930. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Testimony of Satan is an extremely thought provoking novel about a man who had an out of body experience and was able to remember every single detail of that experience. In doing so he uncovers some of the greatest mysteries of the universe.You will discover where Satan gets his power from,see how he has consistently been the great divider throughout history and so much more....
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(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.
Carrying Autism, Feeling Language
By Lucy Blackman
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
By Samuel Eloud
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,030. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Sam's idyllic childhood ended in 1975 when a bloody civil war broke out in Lebanon. Sam and his family lived in survival mode, enduring deprivation and danger daily. At seventeen, his father sent him to America to live with relatives. There, tormented by memories of his childhood and fearing for his family, Sam made a drastic decision to call attention to what was happening to his beloved Beirut.
Already Written - Absurd Tales of Non-Fiction Volume One
By Joshua Anderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
How does a woman crossing the street get hit by a potato? How can a spiral notebook cause a child lasting mental trauma? What makes a food court so dangerous? Eight million stories could be told from the residents of New York City, most of which could not be made up even by the best Fiction writer. Nobody has time to listen to all eight million accounts, so Already Written will cover just one.
Once Upon a White Man - a memoir of War and Peace in Africa
By Graham Atkins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,700. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
From the terrors of Rhodesia’s 1970’s bush war, to the final disintegration of Zimbabwe under Robert Mugabe, this is a traumatic account of a conflicted young man who experiences his life and homeland being torn asunder. Honest, revealing and deeply emotional. Offers intriguing insights into the dilemma faced by patriotic white Africans trapped in the march of politics and history
The Royal Navy & Me
By Frederick Rodgers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a story told through the eyes of a young sailor who joined the Royal Navy in 1955 as a Boy Seaman 2nd class, the absolute lowest rank in the Navy. Follow his induction at HMS Ganges, the toughest boys training establishment in England if not the world., and his first assignment to HMS Cockade in time to visit Australia for the opening of the 1956 Olympic games. One voyage not to be missed
A Life Less Lost
By KB Walker
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.
shorts
By Juan Carlos Ortiz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,540. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Short stories on the world of ideas written on my BlackBerry @ 30,000 feet from the ground." This book belongs to a new world, one of digital globalization, geographically boundless stories that travel across the planet without limits. Its objective was for it to be written entirely on my BlackBerry, and that is how it came to be.
Bread From the Sky
By Marie McCarthy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
My Adventures As A Christian Prison Evangelist
By Carl Higgins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,620. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
My life journey from WWII in the South Pacific to South Carolinas Prison Ministry
A Book of Dreams
By Peter Reich
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,420. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
By Jason Pensill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
By Bill See
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
At Ease
By Dianna Calareso
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 37,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The voice of a young woman both optimistic and afraid reveals one family’s secret to staying strong as they watch a mind unravel: humor. At Ease offers an honest and raw glimpse of the sadness and frustration that Alzheimer’s brings, while revealing laughter, light, and levity as the saving graces for one family suddenly at war.
Growing up Snook
By David Snook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Growing up Snook is the story of my life from my earliest memory to that of the end of my Senior year in high school. It is a humorous memoir, and it deals with a very large family of 11 children sharing one bathroom and a kindred spirit. It is about friendships, childhood and memories that endure a lifetime.