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My Trials
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From an early age, Owen Cowherd, professionally known as “Mr. Testimony,” was destined to live his life in front of an audience. Few would have imagined that his performance would be a new brand of gospel hip-hop and his audience… anyone who would be saved.
Suharto, Farewell to the King
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 12. Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
DURING his 32 years in power Suharto had plenty of opportunities to do good and bad—which he did, alternately. However, there was a process which seemed to go on forever under his administration, the length of which could only be outdone by Cuba’s Fidel Castro. This process was centralization, and even personalization, with figurehead Suharto as the nucleus of the entire nation.
Kathleen 1-4-3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Condensing our 50+ years of marriage so that you will understand your grandmother’s many abilities and unique personality is a difficult challenge. You should want to learn a little bit of your ancestry on both Donnie’s and Pop’s side along with what life was like growing up in the 1940’s and 1950’s and much more. In 1961, when we got married there was no how-to book on married life!
Losing the Girls - My Journey Through Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Beyond
Series: Breast Cancer, Book 1 · Lemons to Lemonade. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Delve into the breast cancer journey and beyond in Losing the Girls, a unique memoir differentiated by the author’s cutting-edge nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM)―a little-known breast cancer surgery technique that leaves the breast completely whole. Shirley Alarie shares her story to boost awareness of this specialized procedure so women facing mastectomies will know all of their options.
Small Boy in the Sunshine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Robert Brien grew up in the warm sunshine in South Africa before immigrating to Rhodesia and then further north to England. Bob's passion for life and desire to experiment in all manner of things makes you wonder how he has managed to survive through to such a ripe old age! His friends and family never quite know what he’s going to do next … Life is never boring in such company!
Sjam Kamaruzaman, A Ghost in the G30S Machine
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 11. Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
WHO was Sjam, a man with five aliases? Who was this native of Tuban, East Java, who was an atheist yet known to be good at reciting verses from the Qur’an? Was he a double agent or just a loyal follower of PKI Chairman D.N. Aidit? The G30S tragedy is a mystery whose secrets have never been fully uncovered. Sjam Kamaruzaman is an important figure in the chaos....
Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat Part Two - Iran
Series: Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat, Part 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,290. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The long awaited second volume in the series, "Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat" is now here. This book is about the Author's stay in Iran as an Indian foreign services career official during the years 1948 - 1950. It is written in the author's characteristic style of recounting interesting real life anecdotes of an age bygone.
Stevie's Big Adventure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
An autobiography which is about recovering from an abusive childhood, and overcoming addictions. Perhaps the most readable recovery book yet, simply told, profoundly stirring. A self help book with a hero. Lively, provocative reading, by a hypnotherapist, pilot, and inventor, who has done his own recovery work. With easy to do, effective healing exercises.
Bib Overalls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Ken Cannon remembers a childhood summer in 1936, in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California.
Autobiography of a Love Shy Man: Preoccupations and Unresolved Issues in My Life with Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
In first part I dwelt with the issue in all its detail on how attraction to women developed and shaped. In the second part one gave an account of resolving the issue. One had critically appraised oneself on how attractive one is to women, one’s choice of women, and life situation of having no social access to women of one’s liking.
The Trek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,360. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In The Trek, David Schachne takes readers with him on his harrowing attempt to reach the summit of Kala Patthar, in the Himalayas. It is a riveting, gut-wrenching account of his physical, emotional and spiritual odyssey, where you will encounter the most spectacular, awe-inspiring scenery on the planet, along with some of the most horrific physical conditions imaginable.
Worlds Torn Asunder: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir of Hope and Resilience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
More than a Holocaust survivor memoir. More than just a harrowing tale of survival and hope. What makes this story special is its unique three-dimensional depth. A retired Rabbi and educator, the author masterfully weaves personal memoir into historical context, with a deep appreciation for Jewish lore and tradition. Dov Beril Edelstein was Auschwitz inmate #A7868. This is his story.
Gurudev
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: British English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
Prof. N. Kasturi describes how Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, the Lord Incarnate, captured his heart and soul and guided him ever onward on his spiritual journey, towards the Lotus Feet of the Divine.
Kartosoewirjo, An Impossible Dream
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
FIFTY years after his death, Sekarmadji Maridjan Kartosoewirjo continues to inspire groups who dream of an ‘Islamic State’ in this country—both by peaceful and violent means. Ironically, the Kartosoewirjo family was classified as gentry, feudal and not a strict follower of Islam. His youth was not spent in religious education but in colonial Dutch schools.
Musso and the Madiun Movement
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Many know him as an Indonesian Communist Party leader during the rebellions of 1926 and 1948, the first of which was against the Netherlands Indies colonial government, while the second, in Madiun, East Java, was against the newly established Indonesian government. His name was Musso, a son of Kediri known for his religious diligence as a child.
Amidst the Shadows of Trees: A Holocaust Child’s Survival in the Partisans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miriam M. Brysk’s memory is remarkably sharp, distinguishing this memoir from many others. At 7, she and her parents escaped the Lida ghetto to join Jewish partisans in the Lipiczany Forest. Hunted by German soldiers, she experienced childhood terror that lingers with her. Her father, a surgeon, saved hundreds of lives and helped build and supervise a partisan hospital in the swamps of the forest.
Sutan Sjahrir, Little Brother’s Lasting Legacy
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,970. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Sutan Sjahrir was one of the seven Fathers of Indonesian Revolution. He urged Sukarno and Hatta to declare Indonesian independence although he himself was not present on the big day. He chose an elegant way to drive the Dutch out of Indonesia, a way which was opposed by the other Fathers of Indonesian Revolution. His anti-fascist, anti-military ideology was criticized.....
Confessions of a Fast Food Worker (Part 1)
Price: $2.11 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Confessions of a Fast-Food Worker (Part 1) is George Dwight's debut tell-all on his five-year career with a fast-food chain he refers to as "Ronny's." The nineteen non-fiction short stories that make up Part 1 illustrate the writer's "tricks of the trade" working in the industry—tricks he used to get even with customers, coworkers, and even the "Ronny's" corporation.
A Servant
Price: Free! Words: 68,270. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Scott Ehm. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
A Servant: Nothing More, Nothing Less, and Nothing Else is about the dramatic change in Reverend Art Ehm’s life that took place when he left all behind to fully serve the Lord. To follow his example, to walk in his footsteps as he followed Jesus, will take us on an equally exciting, interesting and challenging journey into new horizons in our own lives.
Letters From Paris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a short personal history in the form of letters written by my mother while we lived in France for a year and a half in 1959 and '60. As the editor, I've added a few comments and clarifications, but for the most part, the letters tell, all by themselves, an interesting narrative of a young woman, wife, and mother struggling to raise a family of three young children in an unfamiliar setting.