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The Chalkface & Beyond
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 40,010. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Eve Osborne taught in a primary school as a young woman and enjoyed working with teachers who ranged from the inspirational to the incompetent and teaching children of all abilities and backgrounds. In this book she looks back on her time at the ‘chalkface’ and how her attitude to life were moulded by personal experiences away from the classroom.
The Way We Were
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,470. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
I can only say that I have been privileged to have been just one of those fortunate evacuees during World War Two, while others possibly suffered. I was enjoying the very best of my childhood, and of my life.
My Beautiful Flower
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jean Murray takes the reader through the changing face of Ireland from the post war years to the present day. And the journey, described with a lyrical Irish voice, is seen through the eyes of her family, through drink addiction, violence, poverty, success, love and fear and eventually the overcoming of depression.
Rancid Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
You can't live without food, but you can live without this book. . .but why should you? These are my true-life crazy tales of woe from my many years in the Food Processing Industry.
Adorado Abominado
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 26, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Este fabuloso livro conta-nos um impressionante e inigualável registo real de crianças deixadas à mercê dos perigos, contando bizarros e inconvenientes acontecimentos.
King Kwong: Larry Kwong, the China Clipper Who Broke the NHL Colour Barrier
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Who broke the colour barrier in the NHL? A man whose professional hockey career statistics include leading the senior leagues for scoring and for low penalty minutes – and a single shift on the ice in an NHL game.
Lester B. Pearson
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Series: The Prime Ministers of Canada, Book 14. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Canada’s 14th Prime Minister was a statement in contrasts. He was an academic, and an athlete. He was a politician who hated politics. He had powerful friends throughout the world – and he was an everyman who preferred the quiet solitude of home and hearth, and intimate gatherings with friends. He spoke with a lisp and favoured bow ties. And yet when he spoke, the entire world listened.
Portraits of Passion: Aging Defying the Myth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These interviews are a testament that traditional upbringing of families working together for the common good produce offspring who pursue life choices without parental interference. Allowing children to engage in trial and error activities enhanced their instincts to pursue their passions.
If I Could Paint the Moon Black
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
We know The Diary of Anne Frank. Now, we have Imbi's story, If I Could Paint the Moon Black. A child and her mother in occupied Estonia, caught in the nowhere land between two warring dictators, Hitler and Stalin in the years 1939-1945. You will fall in love with the spirit of this young girl; a story of escape and love, delightfully told despite the reminders of war and devastation.
That's What Women Do
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The often hilarious journey of a French woman through life.
Dirty
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
MC Flux, AKA Carl Rodney Thomas, is a top drum and bass MC. Talent-spotted for top clubs, he was soon the MC of choice. But Flux has spent plenty of time on the dark side and dicing with the law. This is his raw, colourful story, written with the help of his close friend Peter Spence. Vivid and explicit, this is not a story for the faint-hearted.
Confessions of a Wrestler
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Martin Gillott, better known in the wrestling world as Jackie 'Glitterboy' Evans, knew early in his career that life in the ring would be no walk in the park. Now he tells all, including hilarious accounts of adventures in and out of the ring.Confessions Of A Wrestler will have you in stitches - just like 'Glitterboy'.
From The Eagle's Nest: Growing Up In Goldthwaite
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Growing up in the rural Texas town of Goldthwaite in the 50's and 60's was rich, not in material ways, but in the things that really mattered. Family was first; friends and community ran a close second, and life was full of adventure if you only used your imagination. In this coming of age story, a girl explores her past and her roots. It is a look back in time to the way things were then.
Claire K : First Person Singular Private Journals of a Young English Governess in Germany 1929-33
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,640. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My sister and I knew that our mother was an author and poet, but it wasn't until after her death in l991 that we discovered her journals written in her small neat handwriting in black hand bound books.They gave an intriguing and honest look into the young woman that we had never known, while she was a governess in Germany from 1929 to 1933.
Little Prince: The Accidental Life of a Lucky Orphan
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,280. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by WingSpan Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1937, during the Great Depression, the young mother of a two-year-old boy died while giving birth to a baby girl, and the boy's father, victim of severe depression, abandoned the family, leaving the boy an orphan. More than seven decades later, the author, in this personal memoir, relates how he was raised with much love by his late mother's family, and has led a happy, productive life.
Madame Parapluie
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 131,730. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parapluie é um relato de coragem cuja mensagem de esperança, tão importante nos dias de hoje, vai além do tempo dos factos e das pessoas referidas. É um testemunho de sabedoria, um manual de iluminação, e não só uma autobiografia de Elisa Damião.
A Viagem dos Meus Sentimentos
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 23,760. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Desde o meu nascimento procuro constantemente o tesouro da vida. Nesta viagem o tesouro são os sentimentos que guardo desde o fundo do meu coração, sejam eles tristes ou alegres fazem parte da minha viagem, não só da minha mas também da sua viagem porque somos humanidade nascida para os sentimentos da vida.
Queria Ser Doutor
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 36,140. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ao desenrolar a sua história de vida, o autor pretendeu descrever com minicidade essa mesma história. Como todas, ela tem os seus momentos mais e menos agradáveis, não por outras razões mas especialmente partilhando-as com os estimados leitores mais não quis do que induzir neles a vontade de individualmente ou juntos fazermos inverter as negligências tendênciais das culturas modernas.
Lloyd George Knew My Father
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The personal story of a British Private in World War 2 and his challenges to remain sane in the fact of horrendous war atrocities.
Swimming Against the Tide
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.