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Mission Abandoned: A Corporate News Blackout, A Life Intersected
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » War
The 2003-2004 journey of Maureen A. Griswold, former Army nurse, former journalist, and sister of a Vietnam War casualty, with corporate and independent U.S. news media regarding the virtually blacked-out story of George W. Bush's own wartime AWOL/desertion. Stark revelations, ironies, and lessons about journalism, U.S. news media, and war emerge and inform.
The Other Hidden Wound: Uncovering the Effect of Patriarchy on the Male Psyche
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In his 1970 book "The Hidden Wound," Wendell Berry presented the hidden effect of racism on white people. Today Travis Mamone proposes a similar hidden wound--the hidden effect of patriarchy on men. In this e-book, Mamone takes a look at his life and discovers the way patriarchy made him view women as less than human.
A Stretcher Bearer's Story
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 45,150. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
A stretcher bearers story details how the Red Cross was formed and why. It highlights heroes from past and present conflicts who helped wounded comrades on the battlefield. The author then describes his role as a stretcher bearer during the Falklands War in 1982 during the battles for Darwin Hill & Goose Green.
Second Spring
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hoping not to retire at 60, Ellen buys a house in France with views of the Pyrenees. Living on a shoestring, she describes the day to day dilemmas of life as a second homer, with an aged cat. A picture is painted where spin is not yet King and traditional values linger on in a community close to the earth beneath vibrant skies. An entertaining guide for anyone who shares a similar dream.
Bland Bybor I Västra Rajasthan
Price: Free! Words: 42,110. Language: Swedish. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Självbiografisk berättelse om vänskapsrelationer och kulturkrockar i Indien mellan 1977 och 2008. Min kontakt med byliv och växtodling i enkla genuina miljöer, där man klarar sitt vardagsliv genom strävsamt arbete. Med små marginaler och många att försörja. Vad familjerna gör för att säkra sin framtid. Hur samhällsförändringarna påverkar deras tillvaro. Samtal med byborna om deras livssyn.
Beyond the Spotlight: On the Road With Phyllis Diller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013 by Wigeon Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
As Robin Skone-Palmer approached the mansion on Rockingham Avenue, she didn’t know what to expect. “Ask for Phyllis Diller,” the employment agent had said. Curious as much as nervous, she studied the beautiful house. Three-and-a-half hours later, she walked away wondering if she’d just stepped into Alice’s Wonderland. Join Robin as she recalls her days as personal secretary for the comedienne.
Man in a Mud Hut
Series: African Memoir, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,170. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca
A true-life memoir from West Africa. The culture shock experienced by a London-based government trouble-shooter when he travels to Africa only deepens when he is hit by tropical fever, mysterious forces and the ramifications of corruption at high level. His gradual coming to terms with Africa opens a window on the colour, vibrancy and richness of rural life in Africa in the 1970s.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Oh Boy, It's Hot!
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The mid 1970s witnessed huge wealth being amassed from the extraction of oil from deep below the shifting sands of the vast Arabian deserts. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia underwent an amazing metamorphosis, unparalleled in human history. Chaos ruled! With lily white knees and flapping shorts, Robin Shea appeared in the Red Sea port of Jeddah to stake a claim in the oil boom.
Why Me? The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,330. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Why Me? is the self-portrait of one of the extraordinary men of our time, who became a figure of controversy because he dared to live his life not as a Negro but as a man.
Meeting My Twin Flame
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is my personal account of meeting my twin flame. Initially our meeting struck penetrating fear into my heart. Simultaneously my powerful draw to him had me wondering if I had a death wish. Ultimately the intensity of our encounter catapulted me into spiritual awakening and a journey of self discovery.
D-Wack's Last Ride: The Story of Derek Harr
Price: Free! Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A short story about a short kid.
The Quantum Leap: Facing Fear, Trusting God
Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Katherine Anthenat wants to let you know that in spite of having post-traumatic stress disorder, brain injury, and dissociative disorder due to childhood trauma that God's grace is sufficient.
Do Not Cage Me In: Memoirs From the Bedroom
Price: Free! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a bold account of one woman's detailed reflection of the consequences emotional emptiness of her childhood had on every aspect of her adult living. It took an out of town, mid life experience to really challenge her beliefs, face her fear of intimacy and allow love to grow.
Dipping Your toes in the Water
Price: Free! Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book, whilst written by a Martial Artist, is not about Martial Arts. Sure, the chapter ‘Dipping My Toes In The Water’ tells of the very personal battles I encountered on my way to success in the Martial Arts, but I feel it best demonstrates how success can be achieved in various stages, until your ultimate goal is met.
White House Butlers: A History of White House Chief Ushers and Butlers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
They work in the shadow of America’s greatest leaders; without them, the White House could not function. They are the ushers and butlers of the White House. This short book traces the history of White House staff from the very beginning. It includes profiles of some of the most influential members, including Alonzo Fields and Eugene Allen. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. Wit
Serendipity on the Water
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A collection of short stories, essays and poems about journeying to Southeast Alaska for a seasonal job and remaining for twenty-six years. I connected deeply to this far-away land finding adventure along every trail hiked, every fjord sailed.
Varuna - a Thames Barge that was Home
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 45,040. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 by 7-books.net. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author and her new husband give up high-flying media lives in London's famous Fleet Street to make a home on an old Thames Barge lying in the mud in Essex. Life on the Varuna turns out to be a long way from 'cocktails on deck at sundown', and Caroline writes about it all with a distinctively dry and laconic wit. Even the tragic ending fails to dim her ability to 'keep on keeping on'.
Mom, I Want to Speak to Marie Antoinette: A Story About Traumatic Brain Injury, Abuse, Death, Divorce, Love & Laughter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A call from the police telling single mom Wendy Gaynor that her 18-year old daughter, Ruby, had been in an extremely serious car accident changed an ordinary fall day to an extraordinary one. Mom, I Want to Speak to Marie Antoinette is a powerful and poignant account of one family’s struggle to turn tragedy into triumph, setbacks, turmoil and disharmony into serenity and success.
Palace in the Fields (Growing up on a Farm)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
PALACE IN THE FIELDS Growing up on a Farm is the firsthand recollections of the youngest member of a family of six, in an organized anecdotal style, who moved from suburbia to a tobacco farm in southern Maryland during a ten-year period in the 1940's and 1950's. The farmhouse turned out to be "Dent's Palace", a former colonial plantation manor that the parents restored to an elegant showplace.