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The Red Flyer
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Memoir of a boy, his dog, a red Flyer wagon, & a shotgun. A short story of a young boy in the late 1920s who sneaks out with his dog to go hunting. A taste of Bob's style & a glimpse into who he is. Entertaining for young and old.
The Brilliant Women Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
‘It is simply a celebration of those unselfish women who have forged ahead in their chosen field and raised awareness of women’s issues in the process. The consistent message in this book is: ‘be yourself’ and ‘never give up’. A nice inspiring read.’ ‘It’s a tonic for young and old… one to recommend to your daughters when they are making life decisions.’
Specks of Happiness
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Price: Free! Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: 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.
I Remember December
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Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Grandparenting
(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...
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Price: Free! Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: 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.
Hungry Minds
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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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(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 - What's in a Name?
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Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: Australian English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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, showed Placenta Praevia and an abortion was offered. 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 onward.
En busca del verdadero mundo
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Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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.
Up The River
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: Australian English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(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
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Series: Personal Journalism, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Author's Experience is my indie author's story. I write books because I have something to share with readers. There are many challenges to face as an Indie Author. If you are one, I guess you already encounter some in your writing career. This book tells the story of how I got started with my Indie Author's job. It is the story of an Indie Author from South Sudan.
Memoirs of the Basement Steps
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Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: 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.
Emigrant for a day
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Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
I moved to Sweden for a PhD from Florence, Italy. I studied neurology and made new experiences in the neurological laboratories of Stockholm. The book is the stoy of a special day in my life in the ice and darkness. Memories from a different time and space.
3:14 am
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Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
3:14 am is based on a real life incident that took place between 3:14 and 4:14 am on 1 June 1998.
My Best Friend Georja
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Price: Free! Words: 200. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a poem I wrote a few years ago, when my best friend Georja died, I'm posting it now because it is a few days away from her 3rd anniversary. She was an unbelievable friend, and a wonderful person. She was the first person who ever treated me like a friend, I owe her so much.
Dorothea Harfield's Banjer, The Ding Dong Clocks, & Her Love of God
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dorothea's family from the hills of North Carolina were loggers and followed work to New England. She was not the prettiest of girls but had an inner quality which touched my heart. She was a true Christian and lived her life because of her "Love of God" Without reading a note of music and with her old banjo, broke into "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" by Earl Scruggs. Read on...
Simple Green: Confessions of a Former Earthchild
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Simple Green," by a semi-lapsed environmentalist, is a rumination on keepsakes and mementos and how best to Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle them after somebody dies and leaves all their stuff behind -- a life's residue, inevitably destined for the landfill, unless a sentimental collector intervenes. A personal essay/memoir by Deborah J. Lightfoot, author of the "Waterspell" fantasy trilogy.
Prisoner #12973 Thoughts and Reflections from Prison by George Martorano
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You set the price! Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The United States of America's Longest Prison Sentence, Life Sentence for First Time Non Violent Offense without possibility of parole and America's most prolific prison writer George Martorano Needs Your Help.