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Dreaming of Hope Street
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,180. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Living On The Streets of Medellin, Colombia To Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur in New York Overcoming the odds to find happiness Dreaming of Hope Street is the story of how he went from living in the streets to become a successful entrepreneur. The book is in the classic Coming-of-Age tradition, and proves that, though life can be ugly and brutal, even the most disadvantaged can overcome
The Walk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Walk is a unique and optimistic look at life beyond retirement. Unlike some of pensionable age who look forward to ‘sitting back and taking it easy', Jane Burdiak sees it as a time of renewing and growing, to recapture passions and pleasures, and to indulge in new ones.
Vanished Times
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,040. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born in Switzerland before the Second World War into a large and colourful family, she endured hardship and hard work but also love and laughter, all of which are captured in great detail in this memoir.
Mister Townsend’s Lion - A Baby Boomer’s Tale
Price: $9.39 USD. Words: 95,900. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For a child in the 1950s to be part of an adventurous immigrant family in rustic Queensland, Australia was a bit like Swiss Family Robinson meets The Darling Buds of May – with Scottish accents, creepy-crawlies, bushfires, droughts & colloquial language. Highly amusing, beautifully written, Mister Townsend’s Lion – A Baby Boomer’s Tale touches on serious topics, moving from one culture to another.
Lifelines: Things Worth Holding On To
Price: Free! Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Personal essays and poetry from a lifetime of experience and poignant observation.
Loving God
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 145,280. Language: British English. Published: July 30, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
This is the biography of Professor N. Kasturi, the chosen biographer of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. This book is his autobiography, his story, his journey to the feet of the Lord, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba.
The Films of Donald Pleasence
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 109,040. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Films of Donald Pleasence includes a full biography, tributes from Pleasence's friends and coworkers, reviews of all his films, and a rare photo gallery.
See You Further Down the Road
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Dorothea and Nancy are two best friends of thirty years: bellydancers, psychic readers, observers of the mystical in the mundane. In their lives and in dance, spontaneity often creates magic! Follow these amazing ladies to find the magic of fun and adventure in their wild, wonderful journeys through life and the American bellydance culture.
War Medic Hero
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Pierre Naya was awarded the Military Medal for his extraordinary bravery and courage while serving as a medic in the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) in the Falklands War in 1982, when he worked heroically to help critically-injured soldiers, despite his own severe injuries, after the bombing of the Sir Galahad. When he died in 2012, he left an aching gap in all their lives. This is his story.
Here, There & Everywhere
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014 by Conrado Maleta'. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
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A world intense travel of a young man, a sailor. This is a non fiction book about the adventures of a young man at the end of 60s and early 70s in a different conceived planet. It is all about learning, discovering and understanding the global dimensions of our life.
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921
Price: Free! Words: 103,090. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921. This covers his time as a soldier in the British Army in such places as Gallipoli, Somme, Italy, Egypt, Vimy Ridge, Dardanelles, Amiens among many others. His memoirs also cover his time post-war in the army of occupation of Rhineland, and also the Auxiliary Division in Ireland.
The Little Flower Vignettes - Story Behind The Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014 by ARC Communications, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Little Flower Vignettes - Story Behind The Story is the newly released book by Author Florita Bell Griffin, PhD, which inspired the upcoming Little Flower and Children of the World Storybook and Educational Series.
Guru Nanak Dev (A Brief Biography)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
One can find a perfect combination of simplicity and spirituality in the personality of Guru Nanak Devji. He was a prophet as well as a universal chief, a devotee and a mentor, a poet and a lyricist, a singer and a composer, a wanderer and a native. It is truly said, ‘Nanak Shah Monk. Hindu’s Guru and Muslim’s sectarian leader.
Surviving The Slammer: Learning the Ropes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,570. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Are you, a family member, or a friend on their way to jail or prison? Do you know what to expect? Do you know the rules? Do you know how to prepare yourself for what goes on behind prison walls? This book is a manual for those entering jails and prisons. It is a guidebook to help people understand the processes of jail and prison and hopefully make doing time easier.
Soldier On
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Fiction » Romance » General
Following “The Dunce at the Back of the Class” this book tells of William’s time in the Parachute Regiment, his postings to trouble spots and on manoeuvres, sometimes hilariously funny yet often troubled and poignant. It also tells of his life after the Army, of those who helped him and those who tried to make his life a misery, and of the passing of his only true love.
Ever Faithful to His Lead; My Journey Away From Emotional Abuse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
How does a young woman from a stable, loving family make so many poor choices when it comes to love? Kathy must face her self-defeating patterns before she and her children become a statistic. The lives of her two children depend upon the choices she makes. Join Kathy on her roller-coaster ride of self-discovery, from shame and guilt to inner strength in her tears to triumph story.
Letters to My Son
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Essays
This book is by my Great Great Grandfather, John Bemrose, who wrote a series of letters, 60 in all to his son, Weightman, who was experiencing as we understand it today a rough time in his teenage years. So his father wrote him this series of letters, based on his own life and times in his own teenage years in England and America, during the early 1800’s.
Diary of My Bilateral Total Knee Replacement (Bilateral TKR)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This short (approx 12,000 words) book is an account of my Total Knee Replacement operation and subsequent recovery. Some of it was written at the time, mainly in diary form on-line on the forums of Arthritis Care (www.arthritiscare.org.uk ). It documents the immediate time before the operation, the operation itself and my time in hospital, and my recovery to total fitness.
Letters from Home: Adventures with Mad Mother, Lemonade Man and the Kid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,480. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Want to laugh out loud? Want to be entertained by the hilarious and sometimes pathetic experiences most of us face in growing up and growing old gracefully? Take a look at "Letters from Home: Adventures with Mad Mother, Lemonade Man and the Kid." This unique memoir is a collection of the personal newspaper columns of a small town Midwestern publisher over the course of her 30 year career.
Broken Rhythms
Price: $9.39 USD. Words: 107,920. Language: Australian English. Published: July 24, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The hopes and aspirations of Beth, born in the sleepy town of Napier in 1903, and then her daughter Laura, born in 1939, are played out against the stifling social atmosphere of post-war New Zealand.