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Bi Parchamaan: The Flagless Ones by Hassan Faramarz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,030. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The true life story of a refugee and his family fleeing from the wrath of the government of Iran.
After the Bitter Comes the Sweet by Dori Jones Yang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After growing up in poverty in wartime China, Yulin Wang married Sidney Rittenberg, an idealistic American who had stayed in China to help the Communists after 1949. Working for Radio Peking, they had four children and a good life until the Cultural Revolution, when her husband was jailed on false charges. Her memoir is a tale of determination, resilience, and struggle.
A Journey of Pride: From Mauritius to Melbourne by Jacques Coosh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian
When his older brother asks him if he is gay, Jacques is first stunned by the question. Soon after he’s come out, Jacques leaves behind the idyllic island of Mauritius, and embarks on a journey of self-discovery. This is a poignant story of resilience and hope. Despite the challenges, Jacques finds fulfilment, happiness and success, living the life he wanted.
With My Head In The Clouds – Part 2 by Gwyn Mullett
You set the price! Words: 148,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
“It was in the March that I nearly met my maker. I was in the descent and as we passed 10,000ft I brought the speed down to the required two hundred and fifty knots. We had just cleared the cloud cover and into clear skies and I was just changing a radio frequency when I suddenly looked up and saw a light aircraft about half a mile ahead coming straight at me descending at the same rate as I was.
The Diary of John Banfield 1983-90 by Robert Banfield
Price: Free! Words: 482,900. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
John Banfield retired from the teaching profession in 1983 when he and his wife, Dorothy, moved from Lincoln to Eccleshall, Staffordshire, to enjoy their retirement together. John began a diary which recounts their many and varied interests and culminates in his tragic death from cancer. Both mundane and moving, it will be of particular interest to his descendants.
Sixteen Vs, Book Five, Surviving Vietnam by Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 5. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 157,070. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Victor's adventures getting to, during, and getting home from Vietnam are more unusual than most. Trials and turmoil continue in the exciting and dangerous events he deals with. Boot camp and technical school provide unique situations, but nothing like the challenges in Vietnam. Amid the chaos of war, he deals with racial hatred. Even during play his exploits turn potentially life threatening.
In A Different World: A Teenager's Battle With Autism And Mental Health (Parts One, Two and Three) by Hannah Barlett
Price: Free! Words: 109,100. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
A memoir about a young woman who suffers from autism and poor mental health struggling through secondary school, work and beyond. Hannah deals with suicide, police threats, discrimination and abuse from the people who are meant to help her. A compelling true story.
Jungle Birds in the Living Room by Howard Voren
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An intriguing series of adventures that will interest people from all walks of life. It contains a cultural, political and natural history education that is enriching to everyone. Regardless as to whether they have ever had a curiosity or interest in birds, the ordeals endured and the true stories about how they got from the jungles of Central & South America to our living rooms is captivating.
Dirty by M C Flux
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
MC Flux, AKA Carl Rodney Thomas, is a top drum and bass MC. Talent-spotted for top clubs, he was soon the MC of choice. But Flux has spent plenty of time on the dark side and dicing with the law. This is his raw, colourful story, written with the help of his close friend Peter Spence. Vivid and explicit, this is not a story for the faint-hearted.
Swimming Against the Tide by George P Raven
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.
The Grown-Ups Wouldn’t Like It by Delia Despair
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 200,240. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"For the first five years of my life I was brought up by someone my mother happened to meet on the beach. 'I'm going back to Nigeria next week to rejoin my husband,' she mentioned to this woman, 'but I've got a baby of six months and I don't know what to do with her..."
A Lot of Loose Ends - A Vet in Africa by Roland Minor
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
A Lot of Loose Ends is Roland's account of his experiences in treating animals of all shapes and sizes in Africa and his many encounters with farmers, pet owners and politicians. Some of the tales he has to tell are hilarious, others hair-raising and a few horrific, but all are fascinating.
The Journey That Never Was by Jeanne de Ferranti
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 105,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Back in the early 1960's, as two young women in their twenties, they drove one of the first Minis right round the world, and made it home in one piece. The pair survived and the journey took 2 years. This, half a century on, is Jeanne’s enthralling account of the round-the world adventure which at the time was simply swept under the carpet.
Scholars and Gentlemen by Joan Priest
Price: $1.57 USD. Words: 147,980. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There are a number of remarkable families who have made their mark on Australian life in the 20th century — Street, Kent-Hughes, Bonython, Cilento, Durack, Mackerras — are some that spring instantly to mind. It has been my purpose to illustrate this by tracing the diverse careers of the Mackerras family and assessing the contribution they have made to the development of this country.
As Far As I Remember by Michael Bawtree
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 121,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Michael Bawtree owes his cultured start in life to the country house hotel his parents owned and managed in the 1950s. Michael developed a talent for literature and drama, after he had read English Language and Literature at Oxford took him to Canada, where he embarked on a career in the theatre. As Far As I Remember is part 1 of Michael’s story
Roads Taken by Alan R Young
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 121,470. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alan Young developed two passions early in life; music and literature. In his twenties he sought adventure in East Africa, using his academic experience to teach native Kenyans. Roads Taken is his account of those vividly remembered days in a strange land which became a second home to him and where he made friends from all races and backgrounds.
Electricity Supply, The British Experiment by David Porter
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1987, David Porter found himself at the centre of the energy supply revolution when he helped to form a new body created to fight for the UK’s independent electricity producers. Battles were fought and often won. Politics, rather than the paying customers, drove the industry. This book is David’s story of those eventful years
When The Wind Blows, Extraordinary Adventures With A Deadly Twist by Maggi Ansell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Buying an ex drug-smuggling boat in Grand Cayman is the start of crazy escapades. Maggi & Robin quit work to set sail across the South Pacific to Australia. From the Caribbean and perils of Panama, to exotic South Sea islands and a devastating cyclone in the Coral Sea peaking in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the ocean. Powerfully told, it’s funny, tragic, romantic and gripping.
Residual Trace: The Taleworthy Catastrophes of a Thrillseeking Child by Tracy Mansfield
Price: Free! Words: 107,150. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
This collection of loosely autobiographical short stories, essays, and recipes reflects on human diversity and the effects of a thrillseeking childhood on an adult's personality.
Another Fool's Paradise by Roger J Burke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 178,460. Language: Australian English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dreams of adventure become reality when, in 1961, nineteen-year-old Roger J Burke gets a job in New Guinea as a Cadet Patrol Officer. Come with Roger as he tackles the clash of cultures; the harshness and humor of colonial administration; patrolling in country; earthquakes, tropical diseases, and other nasties; investigating murders and suicides; and just missing death by a spear in the gut....