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I Bit the Silver Spoon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"I read Will James, and dreamed of becoming a cowboy." John Duncklee shared the dream of many young boys. Growing up during the depression was difficult and his father had other plans for John. Through a multitude of jobs, college, and the military, the desire to be a cowboy lived in John's heart. An emotional, sometimes humorous, always entertaining memoir of one man's life lived on his terms.
Two Faces of a Gemini
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my life long struggle with bi-polar disease and how I have overcome this horrible monster in my life. I am a retired accountant and an amateur author with a flair for writing. This is my first attempt at writing a book. It is an autobiography with alot of twists and turns that lead me to write this story.
The Wading Pool and A Place on the River
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two short memoirs likely to spark your own youthful memories. A visit to the old library park brings back summer memories of long ago. Bonus: "A Place on the River," recalls the calming and healing powers of a free-flowing stream. From the author of "The Beach House," and "The Stoplight."
My Kind of Town
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,590. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
My Kind of Town chronicles the real life experiences of a Chicago cop during the early 1960s. Anthony Sabatello’s brief career with the Chicago Police Department was spent in the Patrol Division and in the Traffic Division, which enables him to provide different perspectives on being a “copper” in the Windy City.
Loving Me: Reclaiming My Power
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,160. Language: British English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In this book, you are drawn into the life of a young black girl living in Zimbabwe, through which you get a fascinating, sometimes shocking insight into the culture, 'traditions' and true reality of living in this country during massive political changes. The health theme running throughout this book shows how the author cures the chronic headaches and allergies that plagued her life.
Memoirs of a Village Boy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,910. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book narrates the life story of the author from early childhood in a typical village in India to a retired life in the United States. It shows the courage and determination of a father to give the son the best possible education in spite of having no resources to speak of. Still he manages to send him to university. The son gets a respectable Government job but later goes to USA.
Tell Tales - The Sailing Adventures of Norlee
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 103,510. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ever felt like stepping off the treadmill, taking a year off work and sailing a yacht around Australia? Well, if you are reading this then it’s a good chance you have, during an occasional daydream, let go the mooring lines of work and family and quietly left the harbour to see what lies around the next headland or what white sandy bay awaits.
Almost Total Recall
Price: Free! Words: 388,440. Language: British English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Almost Total Recall an Autobiography by Terry Aspinall. From 1943 to 2014. Who served in the Royal Marines in Borneo during the Emergency Campaign. Became involved in Hang Gliding during 1973-74 and several Rock n Roll bands around the world. The highlight being when he and a couple of friends managed to change the history of the Modern Hang Glider. 388,455 Words and 1091 Pages.
My Egg, My Womb, Your Baby: The Tales of a 3X Traditional Surrogate Mother
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,350. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a 3-time traditional surrogate mother genetically related to each surrobaby she carried, Dawn give's a unique perspective and provides an insider's view of traditional surrogacy (TS) based upon her three successful surrogacy journeys. She writes about what TS entails, beginning with the search for her ideal recipients, and resulting in three babies who were destined for three families.
Straightling: A Memoir
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: American English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence
She wasn't a druggie badass. She was just a kid looking for love, a kid who ran away from her violent home. Homeless for a month, she was finally safe…until her mother locked her up in Straight Inc, a warehouse full of teen savages. On the outside, Straight was a drug rehab. On the inside, it was…it was something else. “Compelling. Scary. Totally real." -Ellen Hopkins, bestselling author of CRANK
My Beautiful Jewel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,200. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
After being diagnosed with both Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome and Endometriosis, Author Amber Jerome~Norrgard believed she would never have a biological child. Instead, she was blessed in 2004 with the birth of a daughter. "My Beautiful Jewel" is the story of Amber's journey to motherhood, told from selections from her pregnancy journal.
POW in Siberia
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » European
A true story about a German soldier who endured the extreme conditions of the Gulag system in Siberia after the Second World War. These are his recollections and memories, written shortly after his return home.
The Yin-Yang Life of a Baby Boomer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012 by Rocket Science Productions LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Marilyn Cugel's poignant memoir, The Yin-Yang Life of a Baby Boomer, explores the joys and sorrows of a well-lived, contemporary life. Cugel packs us in her suitcase, briefcase and diaper-bag as she journeys to places unimaginable to a young girl growing up in the fifties.
Death-Defying Nina
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
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A true story about three sisters and a mother of a mid-life crisis.
Prisoner of God
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,210. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Shinning Starr Publicationz. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Doris comes home one day to find that her husband of over 20 years has started receiving instructions directly from God. Her routine life is changed overnight into a chaotic nightmare where she finds herself shunned by friends, her church, and a community that once respected them. Prisoner of God www.shinningstarrpub.com
Una nueva oportunidad a la vida
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: Spanish. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
La historia de mi cáncer de seno y mastectomía sin reconstrucción en 1998. Trata principalmente de los sorprendentes beneficios emocionales que coseché. Los apéndices ofrecen información práctica sobre los factores de riesgo del cáncer de seno, medidas para ayudar a prevenirlo y más. "Hermoso, emotivo, informativo, inspirador." "Una lectura extraordinaria, bien escrita, franca y honesta."
Abe: The Life Story of Abraham Lincoln
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 86,360. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no attempt to write a history of the times in which Lincoln lived and worked. Such historical events as have been narrated were selected solely because they illustrated some phase of the character of Lincoln. In this biography, the single purpose has been to present the living man with such distinctness of outline that the reader may have a sort of feeling of being acquainted.
The Alchemists: Thomas Charnock
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
Intended to be the first in a series of short publications dealing with alchemy and the alchemists this is the biography of Thomas Charnock (1524,6 - 1581)
The Lone Ranger: The Unofficial Biography (Reference)
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
For over 75 years, the Lone Ranger and his companion Tonto have been an active part of pop culture. This book traces the Lone Ranger from his early days on WXYZ radio and continues to the present day with the upcoming release of Disney's "The Lone Ranger" starring Johnny Depp. Along the way it gives plenty of trivia and gossip and the heroic character.
Ayn Rand Universe: The Unofficial Guide to Her Life, Books, and Philosophy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ayn Rand is one of the most polarizing authors of the 20th century. Best known for novels “The Fountainhead” and “Atlas Shrugged,” which used characters intent on exercising their individualism over conformity, Rand became a pop philosopher in the 1950s. Her work upholds the virtues of a philosophy that she and Nathaniel Branden called Objectivism.