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Being Down, Looking Up: The Adventures of an Itinerant Shoeshiner by Rob Walters
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.
Journey from San Rocco by Rosalind Cuschera
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,440. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In post WWI Italy, a widow with four children is given the opportunity to travel to America to marry a wealthy widower. This may be her only chance for prosperity and happiness, but is she willing to accept his terms that she is to bring only one child for now to America? Based on the author’s family history, from 1918 to 2006, the dynamics of a family, separated and rejoined.
My Wild Ride: The Untamed Life of a Girl with No Self-esteem by Susan Bump
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 119,900. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013 by All Star Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
"I am the daughter of the town drunks in a small town in upstate New York and this is my story. Life started off well enough. In the beginning there wasn’t even a hint of the chaos that would eventually swallow us all." My Wild Ride is the life story of Susan Bump, which is ultimately a story of triumph. The former California trainer overcame a severely dysfunctional family to...
Autobiography of an Unknown Man by Christopher Bruce
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 by Tommy Womack
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 by T. Michael Fox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,570. 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.
Nomad by Winston Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: Australian English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An exciting novel, non fiction, about the establishment of an aviation company in Papua New Guinea in the post independence era. Jealousy of the existing operators and a Company Secretary endeavouring to wrest control from the founder provides a story of conflict, determination and intrigue. The result of which keeps the reader in suspense from cover to cover.
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa by Sophie Neville
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
Why Me? The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story by Burt Boyar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,330. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Why Me? is the self-portrait of one of the extraordinary men of our time, who became a figure of controversy because he dared to live his life not as a Negro but as a man.
Speed Kills: Who killed the Cigarette Boat King, the fastest man on the seas? by Arthur Jay Harris
Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,180. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Ocean racing superstar Don Aronow loved it when writers called him a living legend. His life of adventure is well known. It is his death that baffles police. He was afraid of nothing, no one. In his final hour, when a stranger talked about killing, Aronow laughed. He felt no fear until he lowered the window of his white Mercedes and looked death in the face. And then it was too late. —Miami Herald
Regrets - Maybe Just A Few by Murray Raynes
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 122,260. Language: Australian English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
After a normal adolescence; equally adept in the classroom and on the sporting fields, Murray moved out into the world with a feeling that whatever needed to be done, he could do it or at the very least he’d give it a try.
Nelsegno dello Zodiaco by Mario Zodiaco
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,070. Language: Italian. Published: May 10, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Copertina Nel segno dello Zodiaco L'incredibile storia di un appassionato, fantasioso, insuperabile organizzatore di eventi, istrionico uomo di spettacolo, playboy, proprietario di auto e barche da sogno, pilota, viaggiatore ed esperto conoscitore del Sudamerica, ma anche galeotto senza colpe.
The Imposters by Marta Szabo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Imposters is the memoir of a young would-be writer making her way in Manhattan in the early 1980s. With no long-term friends and a family going bankrupt, she finds friendship and community in a tiny yoga school on Eighth Avenue run by a dynamic leader of a merry band of outsider yogis. Here, she thinks, she will find meaning and purpose. With little hesitation, she gives it her all.
The Patriotic Art by Martin Rickerd
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 126,870. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
The FCO gave Martin Rickerd a fascinating career, which took him to some wonderful parts of the world – and some less wonderful, but they too were immensely interesting and memorable. No retired member of the Diplomatic Service can claim to have been entirely happy about everything throughout their career. But neither can they say they did not enjoy some marvellous benefits in terms of experience.
Gewetenlose Strate - Lewe in die Apartheid Polisie by Jacobus Kotze
Series: The Mean Streets, Book 4. Price: $4.99 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 Polisiemag 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! by Jaimi Taylor
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.
Prisoner of Japan by Sir Harold Atcherley
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 125,360. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
In the latter part of WW2, more than a ¼ million European and American soldiers were taken prisoner by the Japanese in Malaysia. They went on to suffer deprivation and brutality, most of them failing to survive. I was fortunate enough to be one of the survivors. During my time as a prisoner I kept a diary, which I was able to bring home with me. This is my story.
Parenting A Parent: The Sequel to Accepting the Unacceptable Alone by JoAnn Flanery
Series: Accepting the Unacceptable, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parenting A Parent is an autobiographical story that begins when JoAnn’s mother, who has dementia, moves in with her. JoAnn found herself caring for her aging parent and her disabled daughter. This is the inspiring true story of what happened during the next five years of intensely difficult trials and hardships, the ultimate triumph of perseverance, love, and the strength that resides within us.
Letters To Friends by Meira bat Erachaim
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.