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The Sky Behind Me 2nd Edition, Extended Downwind by Byron Edgington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing
The Sky Behind Me is aviation memoir, and instructional matter on Crew Resource Management. TSBM fits on shelves alongside Chickenhawk, What It is Like to Go to War, CW-2, A Final Arc of Sky: A Memoir of Critical Care and Flying: The Aviation Trilogy. Non-fiction readers who love flying and human interest tales will devour The Sky Behind Me.
Diary of a 1st & 6th Airborne Paratrooper (1940-1950) : The Greatest Generation by Albert Jack
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Bert Childs was with the 1st Airborne Division when they made their debut jump in North Africa. He was almost shot down on the way to Sicily and became one of the first recruits into the 6th Airborne Division in 1943. With them he dropped at Pegasus Bridge, battled the Bulge, jumped the Rhine and fought through northern Germany to meet the Russians on the Baltic Coast. These are his memoirs.
Memoir Writing 101 / 10 Steps to Crafting a Compelling Memoir by Denis Ledoux
Price: Free! Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ever wish you had a short guide to outline which most important steps to take—before you invest too much time and energy—to write the best memoir you are capable of? This book is the guide you were looking for! This little book has great must-do suggestions. As a workshop leader, coach and editor, Ledoux has helped many would-be writers to shape memoirs that have found appreciative audiences.
The Technical Progressman by Robert Smith
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In A Dockyard Apprentice’s Story, Robert Smith (‘Nige’ to his mates) told of his formative years as a young trainee in Chatham Dockyard, where he trained as an engine fitter and turner. The Technical Progressman is set in the 1960s, taking up the story from the point where Bob transfers to the Weapons Section as a Technical Progressman.
The Maister by Jean Scott Borthwick
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jean Borthwick and her brother should have enjoyed a happy childhood.Their Father would beat both them for the smallest offence. Somehow both Jean and her brother survived their years of terror to become happy and successful adults, but the shadow of those years will never go away. This is Jean's moving account of a childhood haunted by fear.
Fighting to Function: Tales from British Prison by Stephen G.D Jackley
Price: Free! Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A compendium of stories and articles written inside prison. This book provides unique first-hand insight into the British penal system, with reflections that have bearing on society as a whole.
Giant of the Lord (Life of a Pioneer) by James S. Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by D.A. Thompson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
James S. Brown is an important figure in the westward expansion of the United States. As a member of the Mormon Battalion, he discovered new lands and tamed wild country. He was present at the discovery of gold in California and helped establish new frontiers. As a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he helped bring the gospel to foreign lands.
Parked: My Story Of Living With Parkinson Disease: The First Year Following My Diagnosis by Pdude
Price: Free! Words: 24,060. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Illuminated Impressions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
A man diagnosed with young onset Parkinson's disease starts a website and blog detailing his experiences in the course of a year since his diagnosis. The material in this book is from Pdude and his popular blog, as well as some bonus material.
Far, Far, The Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce by Stewart Hawkins
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Wilfrid Noyce is best known for his mountaineering exploits during the period before the Second World War and until his death in 1962 in the Pamirs; he made a major contribution to the success of the 1953 Everest expedition. This book describes Noyce's life and achievements and seeks to show his motivation and driving force.
A Short Biography of the Astronomer Edwin Hubble by Doug West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Edwin Hubble’s major discoveries in astronomy and cosmology changed our knowledge of our place in the universe forever. His observations and the conclusions from that work resolved an age-old question about the size of the universe. If is for Edwin Hubble and his contributions to science that the Hubble Space Telescope is named.
Ice Cream, Gasmasks and God by Joyce M Lovely
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joyce Lovely grew up in Liverpool during World War 2, her family surviving a blitz which damaged their home and killed two thousand of their fellow Liverpudlians in a week. She and her young friends dreamed of peace and safety, but not as much as they dreamed about ice-cream. A charming memoir of a young woman’s childhood and coming of age.
American Stripper: A True Story of an Exotic Male Dancer by Dion McTavish
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a teenager, Dion McTavish was a nerd. Smart, quiet, and scrawny, he surrounded himself with video games and books. He didn't drink or try drugs and he definitely did not party. But something happened when he got to the University of Florida. He began to work out. Soon, his new physique and a chance visit to a lingerie shop led him to a profession he'd never considered: male stripping.
Elizabeth Barrett of Torquay by Lucy Simister
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Elizabeth Barrett's stay in Torquay was to be catalytic in shaping her output over the rest of her life. The good times - her exposure to the intellectual elite of the day - and the bad times - losing her brother in a boating accident - were pivotal. This book concentrates on her social and domestic life - which gives an intimate insight into the real Elizabeth - the person and the poet.
Sarvashakthante Sakshyapathram by Siby Paul
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: Malayalam. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
David, the second king of Israelites, was called as a Man after God's Own Heart. This book tells the story of David as found in the Holy Bible.
You'll Eat Worse Than That Before You Die- An Anthology of Family, Friendship and Food by Kari O'Gorman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,390. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
This book is your intimate dining experience with award-winning Australian writers. Taste Tim Tams in Thailand, catch a meal from a window in Cyprus, discover delicate differences in a large family, learn how to wrap bakcang, discover why broken biscuits are so addictive and how to plan your lunch outing at a wake. But most of all, learn why 'the language of love should always be food'.
A Ladder In The Dark: My Journey From Bullying To Self-acceptance by Alan Eisenberg
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,070. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This true and inspirational story of Alan Eisenberg's life offers a raw and honest portrait of a bullying survivor. Alan's story takes you on a journey that, in the end, leads to recovery and solutions to help heal from the trauma of the long-term effects of bullying. He tried to suppress the childhood trauma brought on by bullying, but has to confront it when anxiety and depression set in.
Cronache di un tumore - la mia esperienza con la malattia by Matteo Celon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: Italian. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un viaggio nella malattia dell'autore, dalla scoperta, alle chemioterapie, fino ai giorni nostri, ripercorso in questo breve estratto della sua autobiografia.