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After Suicide by Charlotte Underwood
Price: Free! Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide(5.00 from 8 reviews)
After Suicide is Charlottes personal account of her fathers suicide, including before and after the event. This books main purpose is to be a support aid for people in a similar situation or people wanting to understand more about suicide and how it affects the survivor, it is not however meant to be a replacement for your doctors recommendations. This book is help from someone that understands.
Strike! Quitting is Not an Option, Neither Quitting is a Choice by Aimsy McNamara
You set the price! Words: 37,350. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Desperate to provide a better future for her kids, Megan takes a risk by leaving them in the care of their grandparents, while she takes every opportunity to advance herself by taking any job she can in London. Despite working hard, success eludes Megan. And so failures come with debts, which threaten to finish all her dreams. And there is yet worse to confront. Megan fights against all the odds.
Stretcher Bearer The Butchers Bill by Tony Kid Yarwood
Price: Free! Words: 46,910. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Stretcher Bearer the butcher’s bill begins within the Northwest of England in the mid-sixties when the author was a boy growing up. It touches on his Army training and some unbelievable heroics by stretcher bearers of the past to present day. He then briefly covers the formation of the Red Cross and more importantly why? Including his own role as a stretcher bearer during the Falklands War.
Team Ben: A Year as a Professional Gamer by Chris Fabiszak
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography(5.00 from 6 reviews)
From cramped basements to Las Vegas hotels, follow the journey of a few competitive video game players as professional gaming gained momentum in the late 2000s. This story takes the reader through a formative time in the author’s life, focusing on the unlikely hobby that gave him new purpose in the wake of the murder of his best friend.
The Old Man in the Hospital by Van Allen
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Another short simple memoir from my life. In this very short story, I find myself stuck in the hospital, sharing a room with an irate and bitter old man. Location: Centennial Medical Center in Frisco, Texas. Warning...contains a few uses of profanity.
Twice Afflicted and Gifted: Balancing Bipolar and Breast Cancer by Marcia Weisbrot
Price: Free! Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What is it like to experience 2 life threatening illnesses? Marcia Weisbrot who has been diagnosed with both bipolar and breast cancer, shares her story of balancing a life with one, then the other and finally both, bipolar and breast cancer together. Her struggles and ultimate triumph form a compelling story with humor and grace that will touch your heart.
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.
Carrying Autism, Feeling Language by Lucy Blackman
Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Categories: 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.
Производные Нуля: Дневник Структуратора by Влад Горячев
Price: Free! Words: 47,260. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography(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.
Specks of Happiness by Keerti Garg
Price: Free! Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
'Specks of happiness' is about the remarkable moments of joy in our everyday life. We all experience them but often tend to bypass them.I am sharing some of these moments from my life.If after reading my stories, you are able to recognize the specks of ecstasy in your life, the purpose of my book would be served
A True Childhood Haunting by Diana R. Gomez
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It took me years to decide how I was going to design my non-fiction horror book. Because I have so many ghost encounters I can discuss, in different scenarios and with different spectators (Yes, I do have witnesses!), I decided to break it up into short stories. I want my audience to be able to embrace each individual account to the fullest and at the end bring it all together. Stay tuned.
World War II in Antwerp, Belgium. - Experiences of a Young Boy. by William LeMaire
Price: Free! Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In a series of anecdotes I describe my experiences living in Antwerp, Belgium during the German occupation of WW II. I was 7 years old when the war broke out and 11 at the end. While I experienced some of the hardships of that era, I also have memories that made me think of it being an "adventure". Realizing now the darkness of that era, I apologize for the lighthearted tone in the book .
What I Learned from Jane by Mollie Player
Price: Free! Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What I Learned From Jane is the true story of how a child born with severe brain damage changed her mother's life. Here is an excerpt: "And I have no other explanation for how it feels to have given birth to a person and then spent a few days with them before letting them go other than that: It feels like being a mother probably feels every day. It felt like being a mother."
The Power of Acceptance: One Year of Mindfulness and Meditation by Mollie Player
Series: Mystical Memoir. Price: Free! Words: 31,660. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
For a day, a week, even a month at a time, she had the feeling continuously. It was the feeling of connection with the Divine, and Mollie Player wanted to hold on to it forever. But how? The Power of Acceptance is a year-long journal in which she shares her attempt to do a sitting meditation each day, then remain in the state of meditation as much as possible after that.
Young Dan and HORROR-able People by Dan Clyburn
Price: Free! Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of true stories, starting seventy years ago in 1941. I was four years old, starting school. The teacher turned school into the house of horror for me. The big kids were a bad bunch, that made it worse. I never got over the fear of going to school. This takes you though my years of school and tells you how I handled, the teachers and the bullies. Learning grammar at 75 years old.
The Year Mom Died by Matt Chatelain
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This short autobiographical story examines the year when my Mom died. The lessons she learned and those I learned by being there, taught me more about living than about dying.
The Way of the River: My Journey of Fishing, Forgiveness and Spiritual Recovery by Randy Kadish
Price: Free! Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This collection of memoirs reflect Randy Kadish’s journey of fly fishing and spiritual recovery that began when he admitted his life had become unmanageable. Then, he asked for help and relived the deep pain of his very traumatic childhood. To soothe himself, he turned to fishing. Finally, after an unexpected crisis, he found a way to forgive and connect to the good in the world.
Hungry Minds by Sumiko Saulson
Series: Short Stories from "Things That Go Bump In My Head", Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2012 by Iconoclast Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Bullying(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Hungry Minds" is a very short autobiographical tale about bullying, reading, and what lies in the heart of a writer: especially a very young one. In the brief essay, the writer discusses awkward and painful experiences related to entering Junior High School. It is written from the perspective of a literate seventh grader and is appropriate for younger readers
Benjamin Lundy's Last Walk by Charlotte Lyter Mankin
You set the price! Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
One man’s story of the struggle to help end slavery. His life was an example to other abolitionists. Slaves came to him in the dark of the night to plead for help. Every waking moment his goal was before him. Anti-slavery societies used his ideas before the Civil War. Lundy was a mentor to many abolitionists.
Memoirs of the Basement Steps by Lucas Gentry
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
2662 words. A short tale showing the changes in viewpoint from childhood to adulthood. Memories centered around the basement steps, and how they represent a journey into the unknown.