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Don't Sit Shiva For Me
By Toni Ortner
Price: Free! Words: 58,670. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Don’t Sit Shiva for Me is a memoir about growing up in the Five Towns (Long Island) with their privileged culture, neuroses, art, and love… of not the most nurturing variety. The author uses deadpan humor and honesty to recount scenes that are delightful and sometimes exquisitely painful. For those of us who grew up in the suburbs of the 1950s, there is a gleeful and dismayed recognition.
Mum Is In Charge
By John O'Neill
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,330. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
‘Mum is in Charge' by John O'Neill In ‘Mum is in Charge', John O'Neill takes us back to his adolescent years during the dark and difficult times of the Second World War. The youngest of four children, he describes his wartime experiences and marvels at the way his mother held the family together and ran a Guesthouse in those turbulent times. From the horrors of being trapped in an air raid
Daughters of Spain
By Joan Fallon
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 86,800. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This collection of first-hand interviews offers us a snapshot of the lives of women living in Spain from the Spanish Civil War until the present day. Daughters of Spain gives a gripping account of the hard won changes within society for Spanish women, through the eyes and experiences of the interviewees themselves.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 1
By N Kasturi
Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram, Book 1. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,450. Language: British English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Prof. N. Kasturi, who had the extreme fortune of being close to Bhagawan Baba, has brought out in this volume the life story of the Divine Avatar from His birth in 1926 to 1961. For those, who are unaware of Baba’s might, this book will reveal His mahimas and leelas.
Surviving Bigfoot and the Dixie Mafia
By Dennis Shamblin
Price: Free! Words: 58,120. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Story about growing up in the mafia. Lived in the country mostly and entertained myself playing Tarzan. While my dad was away furry beasts tormented us. Attended Hydro Schools located in the most racist and perverse city in America. Family wiped out most the Democrat leaning newspapers in the USA for Mr Gaylord.
From A Caregiver's Point Of View
By Lindsay Boyd
Series: For One Night Only, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For it is in giving that we receive ... A slowly evolving spiritual quest takes the narrator of From a Caregiver's Point of View to a multitude of intentional communities over a roughly twenty year period, beginning in Glasgow, Scotland and culminating in Jacksonville, Florida. What does he learn from these experiences and how does his search impact the lives of the people he interacts with?
A Successful Landing On Safe Ground - The Dangerous Escape From Khomeini’s Claws To The Land Of Freedom Sweden
By Akram Monfared-Arya
Price: Free! Words: 118,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my life, a life with different dimensions, aspects and prospects from Iran to Sweden The story of a free-fall from the blue sky to the earth by the flying poet, writer, and artist, Akram Monfared-Arya.
A Year of Living Positively, Volume 1
By Barbara Waldern
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,900. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This is a collection of daily autobiographical blog posts on the theme of living positively.Starting the day after my last birthday, I have written for 120 days straight of blogging so far. My goal of is to complete 365 posts. Through this process of reporting and reflecting, I have begun to develop my own concept of positive thinking and arrived at eight steps to live positively.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 2
By N Kasturi
Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram, Book 2. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This second volume of “Sathyam Sivam Sundaram” narrates the life history of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, covering the period 1962 to 1968, when He was at the age of 36 to 42 years, in Prof. N. Kasturi’s inimitable, poetic style.
The Shell of a Person
By Lance Pototschnik
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hell hath baby sea turtles, as Lance Pototschnik will soon find out.
Fire Sail – Part 1 - A Miraculous Attainment of a Family’s Dream
By Roger A. Marin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
Times To Weep, Times To Laugh
By Shirley Phillips
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,390. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From extremely poor beginnings Shirley Phillips worked her way up to the highest levels of the nursing profession.
My Story
By LesShipp
Price: Free! Words: 101,970. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is my life story beginning from 1920 before I was born to the present 2014. Growing up in isolation as a child, battles to become integrated into ordinary society.
It's in you lad
By Alan Smith
Price: Free! Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The true story of Fred Brewer and Gods dealings with him - a biography.
An Avenue in Time
By David Arthur
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
An Avenue In Time tells three simultaneous histories - that of the author, the life of his father, and the history of several parts of Scotland. Arthur's father, a church missionary, changed the face of Kenya for its citizens, and Arthur himself was instrumental in the work of the Samaritans in the United Kingdom.
As Ever, Pudd
By Anita Ann Caruso
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,850. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It’s difficult to pretend you love someone when you don’t. It’s even harder to pretend you don’t love someone when you do. To whom do we belong? To our spouses or to each other? My husband, the love of my life, met me when we were married to other people. Unforeseen circumstances gave us the chance to receive and absorb real love. This memoir is the story of our romance, told in letters.
East
By Shelley Buck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel memoir: Inspired by a slim guidebook purchased at Fred and Pat Cody's legendary Berkeley bookstore, Shelley Buck took off alone in 1972 on a journey she hoped would take her overland from Europe to India and Nepal, using mostly public transit. East chronicles Shelley's emergence into adulthood as she crosses into lands she dreamed of visiting. The journey will make her a feminist.
Zero to Sixty
By Bruce MacMullan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Zero to Sixty perceptively defines the geriatric predicament that we're either already in or will be sooner than we think. At some point, we all begin to take a closer look in that rearview mirror. Bruce simply challenges us to, "Give life its due respect and take it all in with as many laughs as possible...while it is still a laughing matter."
PreDumb: Before I Came To LA
By Mark Hayes
Series: RanDumb: The Adventures of an Irish Guy in L.A., Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,880. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mark Hayes has been dubbed "Ireland's craziest and wittiest writer, a poet at times". Saying that, he has also been called "the runt of Irish litter-ature" so take your pick. Before the #1 Amazon Humour book RANDUMB: THE ADVENTURES OF AN IRISH GUY IN LA there was PREDUMB, the hilarious stories of Mark growing up in Cork, the real capital of Ireland, as they like to call it.
Lost in Transplantation: Memoir of an Unconventional Organ Donor
By Eldonna Edwards
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,370. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Anne Lamott meets Nora Ephron in this entertaining memoir of massage therapist and single mother Ellie's mission to donate a kidney to an ailing stranger. Written with self-effacing humor and warm authenticity, Lost in Transplantation seeks to touch that place in each of us that hopes to find meaning and purpose in our overlapping lives.