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Another Thursday's Child
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,310. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sardonyx, the fiery green gemstone created by volcanic eruption, describes Another Thursday’s Child’s unique life. The tales that chronicle the life of the author Elaine Abramson prove just how true that is. Throughout her life, adversity and misfortune frequently led to hilarity as she struggled to overcome the myriad of obstacles life dropkicked in her path including headhunters, crazed bosses,
One Woman and Her Dog
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
1985, An Atlantic Crossing Memoir
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
A pseudo autobiographical account of my Atlantic circumnavigation written in third person. It was where I found redemption and peace, coming to terms with the death of my father, injustices I endured, and anger and resentment which drove me to lose myself and make serious and costly life mistakes, and how I found redemption, forgiveness, and resolve to life by my conscience without regrets.
1978, Crossing America And Back:
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Autobiographical account of my trip circumventing the United States in 1978 taken when I was 17, after losing my father, and trying to come to terms with his death.
Most Treasured Thankful Quotes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
A beautifully illustrated book, with 78 hand picked pictures and 123 famous quotes on Gratitude. Kindness, Marriage and many other subjects which you can use in a card to show your appreciation, toast a special occasion or just to read and reflect on feelings of gratitude and joy. The careful combination of pictures and quotes makes this book very unique and one of a kind! Uplifting & Inspiring.
The Ongoing Relevance of the Sixties and Seventies and Other Essays and Memoirs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Essays and memoirs on the sixties and seventies, rock music, writing, travel, science fiction, and other topics. Includes: "The Ongoing Relevance of the Sixties and Seventies", "A Tales of Two Jackets", "Reflections on The Who's Performance of Quadrophenia in San Diego, February 5th 2013", "Loneliness Versus Solitude", "Standing Up to Intimidation", "On Attending ConDor 2013, San Diego
The Good Vibrations of Brian Wilson: The Unofficial Biography of Brian Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Brian Wilson is one of the original Beach Boys members and is most well known for his genius in song writing. Brian, along with his two brothers Dennis and Carl, were teenagers in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. They formed a band with their cousin Mike Love and high school friend Al Jardine, a band which would later take the nation by storm with their passionate surf songs and California dream
In Which Milne's Life Is Told: A Biography of Winnie the Pooh Author A.A. Milne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Few authors achieve fame in their lifetime and then have that fame compound and grow long after their death. Fewer still spend much of their lives harboring resentment for the work that made them famous. Such was the case for Alan Alexander Milne. Long before he wrote Winnie-the-Pooh, Milne had established a career as a humorist and playwright. When his son, Christopher Robin, was born, it led
Sirocco: A French Girl Comes of Age in War-Torn Algeria
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,770. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Algerian War of Independence begins in 1954, forever changing the lives of the French colonials, including 10-year-old Nanna and her family. The conflict lasts for 8 years, but despite the constant threat of terrorist attacks, Nanna confronts the usual challenges of growing up--helping to raise her spirited siblings, struggling with math, and defying her harsh father by falling in love.
Echoes From An Unexamined Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,760. Language: American English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
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Friendship, love, regret, history, reflection...how many lives does it take to save just one? This is the question underlying Echoes From An Unexamined Life, a journey of spiritual humanism concentrated on the existent presence of our mortal lives and the connections we make over a lifetime.
Diary of a Cornish Fisherman: Newquay, 1962–1967
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Life in a Cornish fishing community in 1960s is the subject of this absorbing memoir, told in a style that is warm, engaging, humorous and packed full of incident. A book that will appeal to anyone who has gone to sea or wishes that they had. Generously illustrated, complete with a glossary of nautical and fishing terms, it doesn’t just introduce us to the life of the seafarer; it invites us in.
1913-1916. Служба в банках. Санкт-Петербург. Часть I. Адриан Тимофеев.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: Russian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
На Невском проспекте в Санкт-Петербурге в начале XX века были сосредоточены основные банковских и финансовых учреждений Российской Империи. Невский проспект практически представлял собой российский вариант WALL STREET. Я жил, учился и работал на Невском проспекте в течение 15 лет с 1902 по 1916 год. Мне посчастливилось начинать свою банковскую карьеру в крупнейших российских банках на Невском.
A Green Hill Far Away
Price: $5.30 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Gingernut Books Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Green Hill Far Away is a collection of Joan's earlier memoirs, a delightful and poignant mix harking back to the latter days of the war years. Never self-pitying, the stories have elements that will draw a smile or a tear and sometimes a full belly-laugh.
Un viitor luminos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,170. Language: Romanian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial s-a sfârşit dar vieţile ţăranilor din Lupoaia, un sătuc din Transilvania, sunt răvăşite de impunerea unor schimbări draconice şi fără sens de către un nou regim care doreşte să creeze un om nou, pentru o societate nouă. Guvernul totalitar recent instalat ameninţă să elimine familia Flonta, declarându-l pe Pavel, tatăl lui Teodor, chiabur – “duşman al poporului”.
Van Goghs Vrouwen: Tragische Liefdes door Nienke Bos en Liesbeth Heenk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: Dutch. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Van Gogh koesterde altijd het verlangen naar een vrouw bij wie hij liefde en aandacht kon vinden en die hem de geborgenheid van een gezin zou geven. Zij zou ook een belangrijke rol bij zijn kunstenaarschap vervullen. Verschillende vrouwen passeren de revue: een rouwende weduwe, een zwangere prostituee, een labiele buurvrouw en een café eigenaresse. Alle relaties waren tot mislukken gedoemd.
After a Bleeding Brain “Life Goes On”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,560. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Andrew Bloom has overcome more obstacles in a few years than most face in a lifetime. As told in his first book, A Bleeding Brain, he suffered three brain aneurisms and risky surgery, leaving him with nerve damage, paralysis, and weakness on his right side. After a Bleeding Brain continues his story, efforts to recover, and insights into how to successfully deal with life-changing disabilities.
Sri Lankan and Zimbabwean Memories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book is a collection of autobiographical reminiscences of the author’s life, mainly in Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, written in a humorous, satirical style that makes the book interesting reading.It also relates, how in Zimbabwe, the author overcame racial prejudices and formed intimate, lasting friendships with members of the other communities.
Firebrand: Politics, Arson, Perjury, and an Embattled American City in 1912
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » American
In early 1912, the city of Fort Worth, Texas found itself in a firestorm, one that had political, religious, and criminal undertones. At the center of the controversy was a local minister, J. Frank Norris. Determined to make a name for himself, he adopted a sensational approach to preaching. Norris was the predecessor of the all culturally crusading clergymen agitators to come.
Indie Authors Naked
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,900. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by IndieReader Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Essay » Author profile
Comprised of a series of essays and interviews by indie authors, booksellers and publishers, readers will get a look at the many aspects of the indie community, where publishing professionals of all types come together with the simple goal of creating something unique; something that speaks directly to the reader, no middleman necessary.
Genius of Friendship: T. E. Lawrence
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 15. Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
'Genius of Friendship', long out of print, is a memoir by Henry Williamson recounting his friendship with T. E. Lawrence – ‘Lawrence of Arabia’. This was a friendship chiefly through correspondence, and the memoir quotes extensively from Lawrence’s letters to Williamson, which are both literary and personal in content, and make for fascinating reading.