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Surviving The Slammer: Learning the Ropes by Jeff DeGiovanni
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,570. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Are you, a family member, or a friend on their way to jail or prison? Do you know what to expect? Do you know the rules? Do you know how to prepare yourself for what goes on behind prison walls? This book is a manual for those entering jails and prisons. It is a guidebook to help people understand the processes of jail and prison and hopefully make doing time easier.
Soldier On by Ian Johnstone
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Fiction » Romance » General
Following “The Dunce at the Back of the Class” this book tells of William’s time in the Parachute Regiment, his postings to trouble spots and on manoeuvres, sometimes hilariously funny yet often troubled and poignant. It also tells of his life after the Army, of those who helped him and those who tried to make his life a misery, and of the passing of his only true love.
Ever Faithful to His Lead; My Journey Away From Emotional Abuse by Kathleen Pooler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
How does a young woman from a stable, loving family make so many poor choices when it comes to love? Kathy must face her self-defeating patterns before she and her children become a statistic. The lives of her two children depend upon the choices she makes. Join Kathy on her roller-coaster ride of self-discovery, from shame and guilt to inner strength in her tears to triumph story.
Diary of My Bilateral Total Knee Replacement (Bilateral TKR) by Helen Krasner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This short (approx 12,000 words) book is an account of my Total Knee Replacement operation and subsequent recovery. Some of it was written at the time, mainly in diary form on-line on the forums of Arthritis Care (www.arthritiscare.org.uk ). It documents the immediate time before the operation, the operation itself and my time in hospital, and my recovery to total fitness.
Letters from Home: Adventures with Mad Mother, Lemonade Man and the Kid by Anne Tezon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,480. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Want to laugh out loud? Want to be entertained by the hilarious and sometimes pathetic experiences most of us face in growing up and growing old gracefully? Take a look at "Letters from Home: Adventures with Mad Mother, Lemonade Man and the Kid." This unique memoir is a collection of the personal newspaper columns of a small town Midwestern publisher over the course of her 30 year career.
My Search for the Grave of June Miller by Tamworth Grice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
June Miller was wife of American "pornographic” author, Henry Miller. This book discusses June as Henry Miller’s muse, answers the question “Who was June Miller?,” & discusses June’s life with Henry, June’s life after Henry, & the discovery by author Tamworth Grice, a lifetime Henry Miller fan, of June Miller’s grave in a small rural cemetery in Northern Arizona. A must-read for Henry Miller fans!
Sour Milk and Stolen Honey by Marianne Azizi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
One woman's fight to save her husband, held hostage by Israel's brutal family laws. She races against time to save a man as he disintegrates into PTSD. Her journey takes her even to the UN. A gripping read told in real time which gives an insight into the civil and human rights injustices inside Israel itself where a narcissist can be allowed to destroy a life using the corrupt domestic laws.
Walter Mepham by M. Stow11
Price: Free! Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Personal family histories intermingle with scenes of life before, during and beyond The Great War, the First World War 1914-18, to present day conflict across the globe in the 21st century. Decisions to be made to fight or not to fight, to kill, or be killed. The role of political, religious and military leaders, and the populations they send to war, the inglorious, and tragic consequences of war.
Buddy System by A.D. Fitzsimons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Buddy System is a humorous, in depth account of my transition from using a cane to learning how to operate a guide dog. It contains a hundred dollars worth of laughs, for only $4.99.
Expatriate: A Biography of Ezra Pound by Paul Brody
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ezra Pound was one of the most important figures of Modernism in English literature. Ironically, it was his work on behalf of other more so than his own contributions that created this reputation. James Joyce, T.S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway all owed an enormous debt to the redheaded, loudmouthed scholar whose life began on the Idaho frontier. On the other hand, Ezra made barely a dent in the p
TEI, a Memoir of the End of War and Beginning of Peace by Nanako Mizushima
You set the price! Words: 84,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In a nation devastated by World War II, Tei Fujiwara wrote her memoir 流れる星は生きている (Nagareru Hoshiwa Ikiteiru) about her harrowing journey home with her three young children. Tei’s memoir began in August 1945 in Manchuria and has continued in Japan through 46 printings, a movie, TV series and recognition from the Imperial Family. Now her story continues in English for another new generation.
Eashwaramma The Chosen Mother by N Kasturi
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 51,520. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book is a humble tribute to the historic role that Eashwaramma was invested with, as the mother of the Avatar Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, and the steadfast courage, with which she enacted the role and encountered the challenge.
Pennies In The Grass by Doreen Holt
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of a Liverpudlian woman who reluctantly followed her husband to Vancouver, Canada, in the 1960s in pursuit of a better life. The book deals with the author’s experiences as a child in England growing up in the Great Depression of the 1930s and World War II, the many challenges to her health after she sailed to Canada, the sadness, stresses and struggles of a homesick immigrant.
Eighth Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji by Rajkumar Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 108 · Sikh Gurus: Biographies. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sikhism
Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji was declared as Eighth Nanak Guru by his father Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji before his death in 1661. Ram Rai, the eldest son of Guru Har Rai Sahib, was inflamed with jealousy. He had long cherished a desire to be the next Guru of the Sikhs.
Through the Eyes of a Poet: The Life and Writings of Kate Fort Codington by Dory Codington
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,600. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Kate Fort Codington was a gracious lady of old-line Atlanta society whose roots were deeply embedded in the Victorian concept of dignity and decorum that characterized the aristocratic “Old South.” Using her poems and short stories, and a few memoirs of friends and family, Dory Codington has narrated the width and breadth of the life of this amazing woman, and the century in which she lived.
Born Yesterday: The True Story of a Girl Born in the 20th Century but Raised in the 19th by Rachel Williams-Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,260. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The book is a memoir of growing up in physical and social isolation stemming from a one-family, cult-like version of extreme religion, yet shaking free from family dysfunction and spiritual abuse to develop a wholesome life grounded in faith.
Eight Ten to Charing Cross by Jean Hendy-Harris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,820. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the second part of her memoir of growing up in industrial North Kent, Jean continues her story now as a teenager in the 1950s. Yearning to escape the confines of her working class family and a mundane future as an office worker via a fast track to fame and fortune she settles for the reflected glory of typing for the rising stars of popular music and her rich fantasy life remains.
Breaking the Color Barrier: The Story of the First African American NFL Head Coach, Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard by Frank Foster
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The history of sports and race is messy. In baseball Jackie Robinson is universally touted as the first black major league player, which conveniently forgets Moses Fleetwood Walker and other players of color who appeared on 19th century diamonds. Football deals with the messiness a different way. The sport employs the term "modern era" instead. So Kenny Washington is the first black player of th
Strange Boat - Mike Scott & The Waterboys by Ian Abrahams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,680. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Strange Boat charts the twisting and meandering journey of Mike Scott, describing the literary and spiritual references that inform his songwriting and exploring the multitude of locations and cultures in which his band, The Waterboys, have assembled and reflected in their recordings.
The Tapestry of Life : Biographies of My Grandparents by Shukoor Ahmed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like most of us, I have always had the powerful desire to learn about my family history. Knowing about our past, our ancestors, and experiences that mould our lives can give us a deeper understanding of who we are and how we fit into the greater tapestry of life.