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The Diary of Private AA Bridges by Phyllis Dawson Nicholls
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Alf Bridges, a modest Hertfordshire lad, was rejected for military service several times before in 1916 the Army finally decided he was good enough to fight for his country. It was a wise decision because in the face of danger, Private Alfred Arthur Bridges proved to be as brave as a giant. Private Bridges kept a diary - This is his story.
We Were Not Spoiled, A Franco-American Memoir by Denis Ledoux
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
To read We Were Not Spoiled: A Franco-American Memoir by Lucille Ledoux as told to her son, memoir author and teacher Denis Ledoux, is to travel back in time and place and experience the daily life of a woman from a different generation. When Denis’ mother, Lucille, was in her mid-eighties, he decided to preserve the stories about her life he had heard throughout the years.
That Good Night: More Memoirs of a Nurse Teacher by Shirley Phillips
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,040. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In That Goodnight: More Memoirs of a Nurse Teacher, Shirley Phillips, nurse, ward sister, teacher and carer almost into her 70th year, recounts episodes from her career. The milestone of Project 2000 where nurses training now included the degree qualification at the expense of practical experience in the ward saw a deterioration in care quality.
Misereres y exsultates by Celine Armenta
Price: Free! Words: 56,470. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A través de pequeños ensayos, Celine Armenta, narra la relación que tuvo con las monjas en su infancia y su decisión por ingresar al convento y, diez años después, dejarlo.
Tornado Warning: The Extraordinary Women of Joplin by Tamara Hart Heiner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Summer approaches and the residents in Joplin anticipate the fun activities that will follow. What they don’t anticipate is the mile-wide tornado that will devastate the town on May 22, 2011. The tornado kills over a hundred people and leaves thousands homeless. In the face of this tragedy, seven women must gather their courage. Each makes different choices as Joplin recovers from the destruction.
Jenny's Daughter by Jaqi Wade
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jaqi Wade, raised in depression-era California, wasn’t prepared for life in her new home, Brazil, but she managed. She’d been expecting surprises. The biggest surprise was how hard it was to come home again after twenty years!
Flying on the Ground by Gerry Davis
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
After a harsh initial training as a Boy Entrant at RAF Cosford in the 1950s, Gerry Davis went on to serve 15 years in the RAF. His account of the adventures of a career spanning more than 44 years covers a wide range of experiences, from the amusing to the astonishing. A fascinating glimpse of the flying business from the inside.
Alice and Me: An Alice Springs Experience by Bryan Clark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Having survived over seventy years of life in this land, I have at various times stood with my back to Australia – at Seaford, Scarborough, Townsville and Darwin – and in each place I have felt the bulk of the country behind me like the hand of a protective parent: huge, ancient, wild and inhospitable. I have wandered, I have loitered and I have played ... and so I came to Alice Springs...
Fall Rising: Exile to Odyssey by A. D. Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fall Rising begins just after AD Miller, a 19-year- old African-American, was exiled from Orangeburg, S.C. for writing a 7-word note to a white clerk:, “I would like to know you better.” We experience with AD the racism in the Navy and throughout his journeys as he refuses to stay within the boxes created for him by the culture; he suffers the consequences of that choice as well as the benefit.
A Condessa Sem Cheta by Joaquina Vieira
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 59,220. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 16, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mulher sem preconceitos, mas marcada pela vida, entregou-se com simplicidade. Confiando em mim foi, aos poucos, se abrindo, entre passeios, chás, cinemas.
La regola dell'eccesso by Susanna De Ciechi & Renato Tormenta
Price: $3.62 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: Italian. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Il lavoro, i soldi, i viaggi, il sesso, la coca. Queste erano le cose che contavano. Non necessariamente in quest’ordine.
For Love of a Dangerous Girl by Hank Cox
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
A true story of timeless love... Innocent, young Charlotte Corday assassinates the radical leader Jean Paul Marat hoping to save her beloved country from the violent turn the revolution had taken. Adam Lux, an idealistic young member of the Revolutionary Convention, is so awed by her courage and beauty that he demands to join her in death — a demand that is granted. Love blooms amid bloody chaos.
Science & Politics by Dr Brian Iddon
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Brian Iddon discovered a passion for chemistry as an eleven-year-old schoolboy. He went on to study it at university, obtaining a BSc, PhD and DSc, and taught and researched his subject at the highest level before making his name in the wider world. In retirement, in addition to voluntary work, Dr Iddon has finally found time to write his memoirs
In and Out of Sync by Dave Mullan
Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
When the second therapy for his prostate cancer failed, NZ Methodist minister Dave Mullan did another evaluation of his life. As you do. Remembering how much the family had appreciated his father’s prodigious effort in producing his life story, Dave decided to write more than the short stories of The Saga of Wasp.
Ecstasy of the Deep by Tony Buxton
Price: Free! Words: 137,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The astonishing autobiography of an Englishman who spent his whole life chasing his dreams. Most of them were either underwater exploring far off unknown reefs in Asia and the Pacific or living it up with the rich and famous who shared his passion for diving. Tony Buxton’s charmed life takes him from the French Riviera and Rome in its 1950s and 1960s heydays to years operating an underwater touris
Two Fat Ladies and Hercules Tom: The Story of the Australian Giant Family by Terence Fitzsimons
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Clara, Anna and Tom Snell, from Gippsland, travelled the world as the Australian Giant Family, and were acclaimed as the most famous and familiar figures in Australia during the late 1800s. Following their ‘discovery’ in 1886 by Max Kreitmayer, proprietor of the Melbourne Waxworks, they appeared as ‘prodigies’ at various venues in America, Great Britain, South Africa, Ceylon and New Zealand.
A Burmese Heart by Y.M.V. Han
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A Burmese Heart is an engrossing account of surviving history as told through the eyes of Tinsa Maw-Naing: a former political prisoner, daughter of a Prime Minister and wife of guerrilla leader. It is also the story of a country and its people - revolutionaries, intellectuals, martyrs, innocent bystanders - who are perpetually caught in the violent cycles of politics, a history silenced until now.
Under the Influence of Evil - A Brutally Abusive Childhood Exposed by Darlene Deacon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,410. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
Isolated from the outside world, Darlene had no idea how brutally abusive her life was. She just thought it was normal. Her mother, Jean, beat her from infancy, mentally abused her, and later sold her to men to use as they pleased. All the while, Darlene suffered sexual abuse at the hands of her father since a toddler as Jean looked the other way. Leaving home as a young teen, Darlene ended up in
Biografía Espiritual de un Discípulo Iberoamericano by Jose Becerra
Price: Free! Words: 51,290. Language: Spanish. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Spiritual biography of Vicente Beltrán-Anglada (1915-1988), an accepted disciple in a Second Ray Ashram of a Master of Wisdom. In Spanish. Un relato cronológico de sucesos significativos en la vida discipular del místico catalán Vicente Beltrán Anglada (1915-1988).