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The Wandering Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The best creepy campfire stories are always the ones that end with the words, "...And it’s all true, because I have the damned documentation here to prove it!" In that spirit, here's the story of Elmer McCurdy, proving once and for all that nothing is more terrifying than everyday life.
Tales From a One-Alley Town
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A collection of short stories by Bill Dickey. Bill Dickey was born in Belen, Mississippi in 1939. His stories encompass a sampling of the many experiences he has had over the years as he met and made new friends wherever he went. He is a true storyteller and has had a wide audience for his stories as he traveled the world. He has come full circle, back to Belen, the one alley town.
El Guerrillero
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: Spanish. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
El Guerrillero es la revelación de una gran vida. El personaje es real. Está vivo. Trabaja en cualquier cosa. Tuvo la experiencia de ser entrenado en todas las técnicas de la lucha armana en la selva, el uso de todo tipo de armas, estrategias de ataque, ideología comunista y sobrevivencia. Actualmente se mueve y vive en el sur de los Estados Unidos. No tiene ninguna pretención de nada.
Kat Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kat Tales is a compilation of nine simple stories derived from a childhood in Kansas City and family connections.This is Volume I of more to come. The stories in Kat Tales are memories everyone can relate to, those memories embedded in each of our souls.
iJuba A South African Journey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,160. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The author has drawn together his recollection of his youthful experiences on a farm in rural Natal, South Africa during the apartheid years. The narrative is a thought provoking blend of racism, humour, horror, sex, violence and social observation set in a time of social and political upheaval. The final chapter recalls the author's subsequent trip to the SA weather station on Marion Island.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part Four
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
The Beach House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A wind-swept ocean shore, an old cabin where time seems to stand still and fond memories of family at the beach. A short story from the author of "The Wading Pool."
Like A Criminal - (A Memoir)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Legal
In 2012 the author himself was arrested on false felony charges. This is the story of how that arrest came about, and details time in a very large facility as seen by a sixty year old with no serious jail experience.
The Monkees - Caught In A False Image
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,500. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The press wrote: "I was impressed. I would highly recommend this book to fans and I would rate it in my top 5 Monkees books." – Monkeemania Downunder, Australia. "Falkenberg's book would be a nice addition to any Monkees fan's collection. It's analysis is more thorough than any other book available on the market." – Band 6, The Monkees Official UK Fan Club, England.
High Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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 » Psychology » Neuropsychology
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 » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Middle Eastern
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 » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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 » History » Modern / 19th Century
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.