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High Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
A true account of three rockers having a high time on the road. The High Life, a rock trio, tours the rough and tough northern mining and logging towns in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. But what do the boys do when the gigs run out? When they have no work, no home, no bath, and no bed?
Lessons My Mother Taught Me: A Memoir
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What makes a great mother? Is it her smile? The way she cares for her children? Or is it the life she lived, the battles she fought, and the legacy she left behind?
The Strange and Mysterious Life of Opal Whiteley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Opal Irene Whiteley was born in 1897 in Washington and was raised in Oregon, and died at the Napsbury Hospital in England as a psychiatric patient, at the age of ninety-four in 1992. How did a brilliant young American girl with a passion for geology and nature study come to end her life institutionalized in England?
Memoirs of The Dream Chaser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dreams were generated when children actually knew how to play. Follow the true-life shenanigans and misadventures of a young boy in the decades of the forties and fifties, through his memoirs of cowboys, clubhouses and Cathead biscuits.
How To Be Homeless With Grace & Style
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Formerly homeless author offers practical advice on making this difficult and dangerous lifestyle as safe and comfortable as possible. Just because you're at the lowest point of your life doesn't mean you have to be a "bum"! The second half of the book recounts the series of soul-crushing ordeals and astonishing miracles which finally delivered him out of homelessness.
A Sip, a Bite, a Mouthful: A Memoir of Food and Growing Up in Shiraz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A story of growing up in Shiraz of the 1960s told through memories of food and cuisine, A Sip, A Bite, A Mouthful contains an account of Iranian customs, passions and rituals; it depicts a vivid picture of life in pre- and post-revolutionary Iran; and it touches on experiences of Iranian expatriates and the migration of their favourite foods, feasts, tastes and eating habits to the west.
The 1950's - A Time To Grow
Series: Memoirs, Memoirs - Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.00 from 1 review)
The 1950's ushered in a tremendous time of change for Australia. As the decade rolled on, outer western Sydney gradually changed from its rural setting and steadily became urbanised. Some very early recollections of my childhood and then a description of my home town Smithfield set the mood for the rich variety of events that unfold.
Yellow Days: A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Andrew Culver had it all: a USC degree, supportive parents, an idyllic childhood, talent, and the sheer brains he would need to put the world in his pocket and take Hollywood by storm. So how did he end up working for a middle-aged Hollywood reject who made him hold up George W. Bush posters on the street? Why was he working as an underpaid Hollywood extra in an Adam Sandler movie?
Fresh Fields
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Settling in after the flurry of activity involved in our move to France we started to take stock of our local community discovering almost immediately that there were two distinct groups in the area, the French and the British. We were to be surprised how much amusement this engendered, particularly with regard to the curious behaviour of some of our compatriots.
A look at the life or hunting the Bird of Luck
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 60,320. Language: Russian. Published: August 29, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book, based on some secret of life, which I have learned beyond the ordinary life is my attempt to give people a way to personal happiness. It certainly looks too presumptuous on my part, but I do not expect that everyone who reads this book will make themselves happy. But the one who wants happiness- will achive it, I am sure.
Photographer of the Early West, the Story of Arundel Hull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
This biography recounts the intriguing history of Arundel C. Hull one of the west's earliest photographers. In his early 20’s he captured many early images along the UP Railroad across Nebraska and thru Wyoming. In 1869, Hull and William Jackson followed the railroad on to Promontory, Utah. Later he opened his Gallery in Fremont Nebraska, becoming leader in this early mid-west town.
Following the Troops: Life for an Army Wife 1941-1945
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Eres Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My mother loved to tell stories about her life and I loved to listen. When I grew up and had an opportunity to publish her World War II adventures, I asked her to write these stories for a collection I was working on for Honno, the Welsh Women’s Press, Parachutes & Petticoats.
Tales from Down Under 2
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 1 review)
These are more stories from my past here in Australia, Day to Day living, and how strange some days can turn out. :-) Shela Dingo
My Wife Has Alzheimer's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly devastating situation.
Twelve Inventors Who Changed the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,000. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This book discusses several virtually unknown but amazing inventors and also provides incredibly impressive but little known histories of some recognized inventors. The entire technology of the world we live in today is quite literally built on the work of these individuals. A study of their achievements and the reasons for their achievements despite huge obstacles is worthwhile for anyone.
GELA de Ihuatzio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: Spanish. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans, Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
GELA es la mujer mística, la sabia, la chamana que convive con todos los grupos gnósticos. De sangre azul, es purépecha. Guardiana de costumbres y conocimientos ancestrales. Facilitadora de temascales a 300 metros de las Yácatas, pirámides del Sol y la Luna. Es madre de dos niñas preciosas y esposa sacerdotisa. Conócela en estas breves páginas.
Laddie and Fips
Price: $1.18 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A bilingual book in English and German with vocabulary and additional materials. Ein zweisprachiges Buch in Englisch und Deutsch mit zusätzlichen Materialien.
Unexpected Tales and Feel Good Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life does not come with an instruction manual. When I found skunks in my crawl space, I could not refer to page 98 to see what to do about it. I couldn't find a chapter about how to tell your neighbor that you accidentally burned up his yard. There was also no instruction on not climbing on a firetruck in the dark, because you might fall and break your finger off. You may not be able to laugh at
Chronicle May 13, 2012 - August 24, 2012
You set the price! Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It's the new opus of the my writer's "dairy", that i am still writing from France. Wisdom & Facts & Lauren Sivan
A Diplomat's Wife at the Court of the Tsar
You set the price! Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs of the wife of a Danish diplomat who was the last Ambassador at the Court of the Tsar in St Petersburg at the time of the Russian revolution. She had unique experiences of the Tsar and his family and provides many insights into the events of the time.