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Being Down, Looking Up: The Adventures of an Itinerant Shoeshiner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,790. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about an unusual journey. A few years ago Rob Walters decided to become a shoeshine boy. He stowed his shoeshine kit, a tent, and a few items of clothing in a trailer, connected the trailer to his push bike and set off from Oxford to visit the old shoe-making cities of middle England. Along the way he polished many shoes and gained a fascinating insight into his own country.
Autobiography of an Unknown Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 157,930. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of one man's life from his birth in war torn England in 1941, emigration to Namibia in 1951, school and University in Namibia and South Africa, creation of a major construction company during the Border War in Namibia, the company's collapse under apartheid and its effect on his family, making a new start as a contracts manager in the Far and Middle East and his retirement to Thailand.
Cheese Chronicles: The True Story of a Rock 'N' Roll Band You've Never Heard Of
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by Teresa Medeiros. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1985 Tommy Womack and three other guys formed a band called Government Cheese and hitched their sled to the rock and roll dream. Everything they packed for the trip—relationships, standards, their future—will get tossed or bounced off somewhere. They will know they could stop at any time, just by letting go of the dream. Under no circumstances whatsoever will they let go of the dream.
Where's the Good in Living When All That You Loved is Gone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,560. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
T. Michael Fox was born in Elgin Illinois in 1958 and raised in Southern California by a loving family. But he had a deep dark secret that destroyed his life. Now, for the first time, he has exposed that secret to the world in an effort to try and reach out to persons like himself to offer hope.
Gewetenlose Strate - Lewe in die Apartheid Polisie
Series: The Mean Streets, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 188,400. Language: Afrikaans. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Hierdie boek is nie jou gewone "troepie" boek nie maar 'n seldsame blik op die lewe in die Suid Afrikaanse Polisie Mag in die vyf jaar voor mnr Nelson Mandela vrygelaat is in Suid-Afrika. Die Suid Afrikaanse Polisie was toe een van die mees gevreesde polisiemagte in die wêreld en met rede ook. Dit vertel die verhaal van 'n jong straat polisieman wat sy pad vind op die gewetenlose strate.
Derailed - Memoirs of a Botched Hysterectomy - Hysterectomy to Remove Fibroids and Cyst - Really was Endometriosis!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,390. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013 by Aauvi House Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
Endometriosis affects more than 9,000,000 women in the U.S. and many more worldwide - what every woman needs to know! How does an outwardly healthy 47-year old woman's "routine hysterectomy" become an 18-day ordeal spanning two hospitals, four surgeries, and more than $400,000 in medical bills? The answer, undiagnosed endometriosis. A patients perspective on morbidity and mortality.
Letters To Friends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Through letters to her friends, Mia tells the story of her family’s triumphs and heartbreak, her adjustment to life in a new country and her quest to find true love. She travels to Africa, Europe, India, China and the United States and discusses a wide range of topics, from religion to politics to her sex life or frequent lack thereof.
Hồi Ký Nguyễn Hiến Lê
Price: Free! Words: 292,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Năm 1935, hồi mới vào đời, làm ở Sở Thủy lợi Nam Việt, những lúc lênh đênh trên kinh rạch miền Hậu Giang, nhớ mặt nước xanh rêu của Hồ Gươm, con đê thăm thẳm của sông Nhị, tôi viết hồi kí, chép lại những hình ảnh của người thân, những vui buồn của tuổi thơ và tuổi niên thiếu. Viết được khoảng sáu trăm trang vở học trò, không có ý in thành sách mà chỉ để vài người thân đọc. Tập đó còn lại được vài
Sixteen Vs, Book One, The Childhood Years
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 119,130. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / school age
Sixteen Vs in one family? Maybe you thought you had a large family? Imagine sixteen. Read my compelling and exciting collection of life events that will make you wonder how I survived in a large family. Experience my early life trials spanning near-death, to tender and heartwarming moments growing up in the 1950/60s on a Louisiana farm.
The Pencil Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
O Hudd Ei Ddoe Prof Myron Wyn Evans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,570. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the first volume of my autobiography covering the years 1950 to 1968, when I left Pontardawe Grammar School. The book opens with an extensive and rigorously authentic genealogy going back to the mid fourth century in one branch of the family, and genealogy of all the other branches. The book is interwoven with some of my poetry in both languages .
North South North
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 240,330. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Hughes Henshaw Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A powerful, nonfiction, intense saga spanning three generations starting in a small Lithuanian village at the turn of the century. The book covers forced exile, the Holocaust, apartheid, the Texas real estate and banking crisis of the eighties, lawsuits, business mistakes,personal misfortune, love affairs gone awry and the various countries that provided safe harbor for the families. 762 pages
Making Lemonade With Ben: The Audacity to Cope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Seven-year-old Ben is found in a coma, suffers myriad disabilities and, later, mental health issues. Yet, love wins. Narrated with irrepressible humor by the quirky mom, this award- winning tale culminates with Ben’s victorious invitation to Washington D.C., to represent Madison Children’s Museum at a national award ceremony.
From Dusk Till Dawn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am 47 years old and have been searching for my whole life for true happiness an sometimes thinking I may have found it, yet every adventure is short lived and I find myself back at the drawing board. My history has been that of depression, destruction and debt but finally I have found my nieche and wow is my life changing.
Me & U2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
‘Me And U2’ is an account of Cathal's life set to the backdrop of his love affair with U2's music. For all U2 fans who have ever disliked an album, loved a single, struggled to get a ticket, camped outside an arena, worn out favourite videotapes or simply just sometimes got lost in the music, this book will have at least one reference that will make you say, ‘That could have been me!’.
After Everest: The Experiences of a Mountaineer and Medical Missionary
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Alan Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The memoir of the remarkable T. Howard Somervell, best known for his role in the British expeditions to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s, including the legendary second attempt during which George Mallory and Sandy Irvine vanished on their way to the peak. Somervell also recounts his early climbing days in Europe, the horrors of the front during WWI, and his medical work among the poor of India.
5 Narodzin i Requiem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 175,740. Language: Polish. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
'In that book, the author deals with the subject of Man and his Life, in the game of Survival, Conquests and Defeats . He analyzes Life under 'Anatomy of Life' and designs a recipe for 'The Art and the Joy of Life'. W tej to książce, autor porusza temat Człowieka i jego Życia, borykającego się w walce z życiowymi żywiołami, klęskami i szczytami.
5 Narodzin i Requiem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 175,610. Language: Polish. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
'In that book, the author deals with the subject of Man and his Life, in the game of Survival, Conquests and Defeats . He analyzes Life under 'Anatomy of Life' and designs a recipe for 'The Art and the Joy of Life'. W tej to książce, autor porusza temat Człowieka i jego Życia, borykającego się w walce z życiowymi żywiołami, klęskami i szczytami.
When Cancer is God's Call
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 188,650. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
The book is about a charming mother and an affectionate spouse who battled and fought Breast Cancer for almost seven years. In the end her struggles came to nothing as the demon of the disease overpowered her. Read about her passion to live at the best of times and the pain that gripped her at the worst of times. The book has everything for the ardent reader.
Grandpa Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
It all started one day, when BJ and Darrian giggled at me and made fun of how I started so many things that I said to them with the phrase, " When I was a boy .. ". But Grandpa Stories is not about being their grandpa so much as a collection of stories of how I was lucky enough to grow up to be their Grandpa. I have always loved great story telling and I hope you do as well