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Mourning Has Broken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
Giving herself a year of mourning after her sister's untimely death, the author goes about her life as memories and myriads of emotions assail her. Through it all, she explores the meaning of life and the changing of her beliefs, taking the reader through a journey of sorrow, grief, regret, joy and hope.
Dust of the Danakil
Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A gripping memoir of the 1974 humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, Dust of the Danakil is a true story of an ill-conceived project in the violent, drought-stricken Danakil region. The author, sent by UK government pen-pushers to harness seasonal flood water and turn the notoriously aggressive Afar herdsmen into farmers, discovered a hostile environment that almost cost him him his life.
Slave To The Farm
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
Dear Instant Family
Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dear Instant Family is this widowed dad’s true story of what happened when 400 women responded to his personal ad in New York magazine seeking a wife and a mother for his young children. The memoir ranges from hysterically funny to desperately poignant as the author searches for happiness for himself and his kids. It includes some of the actual letters he received.
Amar atmojiboni (1944-1959)
Series: My stories in Bengali script, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,800. Language: Bengali. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
autobiographical memoirs of the writer in Bengali script. আমার শিক্ষা জীবনের কথা
On Giants' Shoulders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,080. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by WEC Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bringing new life to Japan. The inspiring story of a lad from southeast London, who became a missionary in Japan and today is an authority on Japanese literature.
The Hooker in the Lobby
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 13, 2013 by PubliBook Ireland. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The Hooker in the Lobby captures the essence of working in the hospitality industry – no two days are ever the same!
A Candid Look Inside the Minds of Chinese University Freshmen
Series: Candid Look, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This is a very candid look inside the minds of Chinese Freshmen in College. They were all asked to write a speech and then give the speech concerning the most important things they learned in class. These are those speeches, corrected only for easier reading and grammar. I hope you enjoy finding out what they think about the world and Americans.
Supper with the President
Series: African Memoir, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
West Africa in the 1970s: volatile years immediately following independence brought the author in contact with a number of Presidents, Kings, Emperors, village and tribal chiefs and a succession of extraordinary people. Circumstances contrived to place him at dinner with four heads of state whose rule had immense impact, positive and negative, on their countries and on West Africa.
The Heart of a Hero
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
How do you keep going forward when hope and a miracle are nowhere in sight? From the dust and rubble of Ground Zero on 9/11, Clarence Singleton takes readers on a harrowing emotional journey to hope and starting over. From the jungles of Vietnam, where he was awarded a Purple Heart, to the ash of that unspeakable day in our history, from a hard-scrabble childhood, to a new marriage and the promise
My Personal Journey of Discovery
Series: Journalism, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1960 my parents moved from Nairobi in Kenya to Cape Town, and I enrolled at the University of Cape Town, with Zoology and Botany being major subjects
Base Jumping: The Vagabond Life of a Military Brat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Military families make great sacrifices for their country. While the soldiers wear the uniform and risk their lives, the families live like gypsies with all the responsibilities of holding the family unit together, and receive only a fraction of the recognition they deserve. This is the story of my life growing up in a military family.
Home Again in Paris: Oscar, Leo and Me
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,750. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A lively, insightful, and poignant memoir about daily life in the France of myth and reality. The book is an inspirational personal journey and a portrait of modern France combining observation, anecdote, and a cast of colourful characters in a rich narrative that takes the reader on an eye-opening adventure into the French soul. Above all, it’s a book about faith, hope and the meaning of home.
Yes Thailand! A Bittersweet Second Attempt at Teaching English Overseas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,620. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Yes Thailand! is one part memoir, one part travelogue, and five parts humor, tying together funny stories from Nielsen's childhood with the amusing obstacles inherent to working and living in Thailand. Written as a series of interconnected essays, Yes Thailand! covers everything from the humid weather to the Thai language, holidays, public restrooms, ladyboys, and visas.
Heist and High
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by Dane Batty. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Nonviolent
Heist and High is the true story of Anthony Curcio’s decent from a life full of promise as a future football star into the hell of prescription drug addiction, the destruction it caused, and his willingness to do anything- even rob an armored truck- for what he thought would be that one last fix. Only after he turned his life around after prison can he give back to his community and start over.
Boomer Down: From Fast Lane to Crashed Lane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Quintessential Boomer Steve Meltzer was living the limo-licious life of a Mad Men-style ad executive in Hong Kong. Great money, eye-popping travel, blue-chip clients. Teak-paneled suites, top-shelf martinis and speaking gigs all over Asia. When his firm died, he returned, jobless but hopeful, to the US--and crashed. Here is his witty, brutally honest, before-during-after story (some heard on NPR).
For the Love of Beirut
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a serious story of war told with both humor and gravity from a young boy's perspective, a perspective that matures and broadens as he comes of age. Boyhood escapades that rival Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are part of everyday life in Lebanon along with more daring deeds and just-in-time Houdini escapes. When Sam moves to show all in America what is happening in Beirut, he pays dearly.
Queenie, Letters from an Australian Army Nurse, 1915-1917
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Queenie is the evocative, moving and at times entertaining story, told through her letters home, of a young Army nurse’s perceptions of the events, people and places she experienced during the cataclysmic years of the First World War. Queensland’s youngest hospital matron at the age of 25, Gympie-born Edith Florence Avenell, usually known by her nickname Queenie, enlisted in the Australian Army Nu
Oltre il Peccato
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: Italian. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
(3.00 from 1 review)
Qual è il legame tra un’adultera palestinese vissuta nel 33 d.C, e una giovane milanese ventenne alla fine degli anni ottanta? Come può l’incontro tra quell’adultera e Gesù aver inciso sulle scelte di Lucia? L’attualità sconcertante del Vangelo rivive nella storia di Lucia, nel suo amore per Diego, nella sua scelta di portare avanti una gravidanza improvvisa alla ricerca di sé.
Shark Tank Bios
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Go behind the scenes of ABC's Shark Tank and enter the world of The Sharks. Read about their rags-to-riches tales and learn from their mistakes. You will be inspired as you see how these remarkable entrepreneurs have made their fortunes and gained financial freedom. Shark Tank Bios is a must read book for anyone wanting to achieve success in business, personal finances or in life.