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The Butchers Bill a 'Stretcher Bearer's Story' by Tony Yarwood
Price: Free! Words: 45,470. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 7 reviews)
The Butchers Bill a 'stretcher bearers story' begins with the Red Cross and how it took a dedicated enthusiastic Swiss businessman (not a government official or military person) with humanity in his heart to find a solution to help wounded comrades on the battlefield. The author and ex Paratrooper then describes his role as a stretcher bearer during the Falklands War in 1982.
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.
How to Say Goodbye by Chandra Jayne
Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A healing 9-11 memoir, "How to Say Goodbye" by Chandra Jayne Copyright 2007, relates terrorism to family violence. For most people, 9-11 was purely tragic, but for one woman, 9-11 was a catalyst to healing suppressed grief from childhood violence and reuniting with a mentally ill father that she feared. Treatment for suppressed grief has skyrocketed since 9-11. It's time to heal America's Soul.
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 4 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I Remember December by Lawrence Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Grandparenting, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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... by Kitty Pitman
Price: Free! Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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 Grandfather's Legacy by Joe C Combs 2nd
Series: Growing Up Southern · The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A story about a families sacrifice during the civil war and the funny conclusion that makes their abolitionists sacrifices moot.
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. 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
Jackie Peta Pan by Trevi Formea
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(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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 by Albert Gamundi, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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 by Trevi Formea
Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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 by Janice Gallen
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: Australian English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Author profile(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sometimes phobias can take over our life, sometimes we can surprise ourselves by overcoming them. The writer overcomes a fear with humorous outcome.
The Author's Experience by John Monyjok Maluth
Series: Journalism, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Author's Experience, is the indie author's story. He writes books because he has something to share with readers. There are many challenges to face as an Indie Author. If you are one, you have already encountered some in your writing career. This book tells the story of how the author got started with his Indie Author's job. It's the story of an Indie Author from South Sudan.