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Little Heroes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Guenter Heyes. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
n the book “Little Heroes” you will meet a simple 10 year old shoe shine boy. Soon you will learn that there is nothing simple about him. In just a few pages you will understand just how special this shoe shine boy is.
Escape From Serfdom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,130. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The memories of boy growing up in a small town in central Cuba, reaching adulthood during Batista dictatorship, living for almost four years in the suffocating Castro’s revolution, and finally leaving behind everything he and his family ever knew to find freedom in the United States.
Thankful and Not So Thankful
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This book tells the story of three Lancashire villages and their contrasting fortunes in the Great War. The stories of these villages and the triumphs and tragedies war brought to them have been researched by the author, who has painted portraits of some of the men who returned, and some of those who did not. A fascinating historical adventure.
A Journey of Pride: From Mauritius to Melbourne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian
When his older brother asks him if he is gay, Jacques is first stunned by the question. Soon after he’s come out, Jacques leaves behind the idyllic island of Mauritius, and embarks on a journey of self-discovery. This is a poignant story of resilience and hope. Despite the challenges, Jacques finds fulfilment, happiness and success, living the life he wanted.
Bogart: In Search of My Father
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,010. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For countless millions, Humphrey Bogart’s screen performances and real-life persona merged to make him one of the world’s most fabled figures—a legend of mythic proportions. But for his only son, Stephen, eight years old in 1957 when his father died of lung cancer, Humphrey Bogart’s giant shadow was a burden he carried until he finally came to understand the private man.
The Girl Next Door...And How She Grew
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was the sweet-faced gal who won our hearts as the spunky heroine of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS…the all-American beauty who kicked up her heels with Fred Astaire in ROYAL WEDDING. Jane Powell grew up alongside Elizabeth Taylor, Roddy McDowall and Ann Blyth…and she and Liz were bridesmaids at each other’s weddings. But MGM’s golden-voiced girl realized she’d never found happiness...
A Midlife Night's Dream
Price: Free! Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
LIke most people, Thomas Biehl wondered from time to time how his life could have turned out differently, so he decided to write a short story about himself in the third person to explore the idea.
The Yellow Rose And Other Folk Heroes
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: British English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Johnny Dod Copyright Johnny Dod 2015 The Storys behind six folk Legends The Yellow Rose of Texas Davy Crockett king of the wild frontier, Johnny Appleseed, Wild Bill Hickok,Tom Dula, and Annie Oakley
The Elvaston Love Story
You set the price! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
He was an aristocrat and a confirmed bachelor She was a successful London actress their affair was the talk of the town but their marriage outraged society, so he took her to his castle in derbyshire here he created a fantasy world, a tribute to their love.
See You Now: A Memoir of Shane's Triumph Over SMA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book is a memoir of triumph and miracles. You always have the choice to either give up or fight. This is the story of the fight to live in spite of insurmountable odds. Maybe giving up is the easiest choice, but we never picked the easy way. Shane received a death diagnosis at the tender age of 8 weeks old. According to the medical books, death by age 2. Fortunately, Shane couldn't read.
Things I Like
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a picture book of things I like. I like a lot of other things, these are just of few of them.
Station Identification: Confessions of a Video Kid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This is a memoir by a thirty-one-year-old man who has just given up the most meaningful, heartwarming and enduring relationship in his life—his television set. The tale begins with Donald Bowie’s discovery of Howdy Doody, and ends as he bids farewell to television after the last episode of the Mary Tyler Moor Show.
Three Stages: Special Selections Edition
Price: Free! Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of my first thirty-seven years – from a small Tennessee town to Hollywood and New York. It comprises my adventures at Hollywood High, Whittier College (where I played football under future NFL greats, George Allen and Don Coryell), in the USAF then as an actor in theatre, TV, Las Vegas, National tours the Metropolitan Opera and Broadway: the great and not-so-great stars I worked with.
Disarmed: An Exceptional Journey
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 47,260. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Disarmed is the story of John Manley, a Disabled American Veteran who lost his left arm in pilot training in the US Air Force in 1965. Hardly missing a beat, he has continued for fifty years to be a competitive athlete, successful businessman, and father and husband, but his "damn artificial arm" has a mind of its own, often causing hilarious and seemingly unbelievable but hilarious events.
Wang Yang - a memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,850. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Accompany Ryan, as he becomes familiar with the intricate Chinese culture and traditions. He makes his new home in Xi'an, one of the oldest cities in the new China. In days gone by, Xi'an marked the starting point of the Silk Road and is home to the majestic Terracotta Warriors. Wang Yang, a memoir follows the gripping story of Ryan Andrew Peters, an ESL teacher from South Africa.
No Reserves, No Retreats, No Regrets (The Life and Ministry of Ed Erny)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,550. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by LIFE SENTENCE Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
My desire is that you will be inspired and motivated to serve the Lord as freely and willingly as I was privileged to do for many years. May you, by God’s grace, determine to live with no reserves, no retreats, and no regrets.
Fatherless
Price: $21.85 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: British English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The infant Phil lives with his poverty stricken mother Annie in a 1950s Yorkshire mill town. But Annie's mental state frequently breaks apart as she is burned by loss and desertion. Sent to a distant orphanage Phil struggles for identity and belonging. With love and humour Phil Barber tells the fascinating story from the dark earth of his tangled roots into a troubled adolescence.
A Fool For An Attorney
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Los Angeles County jail was infested with drug dealers and addicts, gangs, & racist of all kind, even the public defender’s office. Erroll was falsely accused & arrested. He was no stranger to crime & jail; he had been in trouble many times before & was in every juvenile facility in Los Angeles as a youth. State & Federal prison also became familiar terrain, but this time he was innocent.
Daybook -- Swedish Musings 1967-1969
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
Between the summers of 1967 and 1969 I jotted down many a stray thought in the black notebook(s) that I carried with me just about everywhere I went, often taking a time out to note what I had just observed or what just occurred to me. Some years later I typed up an extract of these notes, and some years after that I translated these Swedish entries to English. This is the result.
Footprints: A Memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
This memoir is a collection of stories and thoughts that I had written for my sons. I am publishing this “lightly-edited” version for those who may have interest in knowing more about my life after reading any or all of my PD-related books. Additionally, I hope it might stimulate ideas for those who may be thinking about writing their own memoir.