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John Laurie and the Rum Hospital
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
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This is a short account of John Laurie, the clerk of works to the merchant-contractors who built Sydney’s 'Rum Hospital'. Transported for larceny, Laurie became a wealthy trader only to lose his fortune, become embroiled in a constitutional crisis, find himself transported to Moreton Bay and re-establish himself in New Zealand.
I Remember December
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Grandparenting, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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I Remember December focuses on the bond between grandchild and grandparent, and the loneliness of losing someone very dear to your heart at a young age. This short story is based on true events from my childhood, as I remember them.
This One Time, In Korea...
Price: Free! Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Many United States Air Force veterans have spent a one year tour at Osan Air Base, South Korea. This memoir is a collection of short stories from a young airman stumbling her way through a year in a foreign country.
A Life Less Lost
Price: Free! Words: 78,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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.
A Grandfather's Legacy
Series: Growing Up Southern ยท The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A story about a families sacrifice during the civil war and the funny conclusion that makes their abolitionists sacrifices moot.
Young Dan and HORROR-able People
Price: Free! Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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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
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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
Price: Free! Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
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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
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
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"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
Jackie Peta Pan
Price: Free! Words: 7,560. Language: Australian English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Special Needs
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Jackie was the youngest child born to a 41 yr old mother. An ultrasound on her mother at 14 weeks gestation, found Placenta Praevia and an abortion was recommended. But her mother was determined to have her baby - even though she would be raising it alone. When Jackie was four, tests revealed that she had Asperger Syndrome - a condition inherited from her father. (PG) Suitable 10yrs onwards
En busca del verdadero mundo
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Esta corta biografia relata un pequeño recorrido de la vida del autor de las obras que aquí yacen publicadas. Cualquier tipo de información vinculante con otras personas ha sido modificada bajo un seudónimo. Espero que lo disfruteis, lectores.
A Baby Boomer - At Any Age
Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
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The open journal and album of Baby Boomer - Joey, and her life in post war Australia during the 1950's and 60's. Beginning with a complete chapter on her great grandparents epic journey to Australia in the 1800's. Share the humour and pains of growing up in the last millennium. When the local creek was your backyard pool and every day was an adventure waiting to be explored!
Up The River
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: Australian English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Author profile
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Sometimes phobias can take over our life, sometimes we can surprise ourselves by overcoming them. The writer overcomes a fear with humorous outcome.
Benjamin Lundy's Last Walk
You set the price! Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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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
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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.
I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1: Born to Roam
Series: I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1 Born to Roam, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 123,210. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A four-book series about a boy's worldwide travel and adventures from age 15 to 84.
Freshet
Price: Free! Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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.
A Little About : Sachin Tendulkar
Series: Cricket series. You set the price! Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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This Book provides a little knowledge about sachin tendulkar.It is his biography.gives his records and his journey of cricket to retirement.It describes his personal life and playing style.the retirement speech is also given in this biography.His journey of success and failure is provided too
My Mother The Woman
Price: Free! Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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My Mother,The woman is a memoir on the life and times of a loving mother as seen through the eyes of her daughter. It is set to keep you in suspense, laughing and shedding tears all at the same time. The true life story of a girl born in the early 50s, her marriage, family, friendships and business are all touched in this emotional saga. The book also teaches life long lessons.
A Mix of Holiday Memories
Price: Free! Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2008. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Authors E. P. Ned Burke, Madonna Dries Christensen and Carrillee Collins Burke share some of their favorite holiday memories with you.