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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.
Família Salem
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Carlos Eduardo Calfat-Salem conta-nos sobre os primórdios da República, o fim da Escravidão e da a história da industrialização do Brasil iniciada com a chegada dos imigrantes de várias regiões do mundo - através da história da origem de sua própria família, vinda da Síria: os Salem.
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.
Black Knights of the Panhandle - Dumas Demons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Black Knights of the Panhandle is a memoir about life, seen through eyes of youngsters growing up in the panhandle town of Dumas, Texas during the 1950s and early 1960s. It captures lifestyles shortly after soldiers returned home at the end of World War II, as they wanted to forget about war and begin a new life.
Snapshots of a War Bride's Life
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by Joy A. Beebe. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A 1940s account of a young English girl and her family living and working during WWII. After an eternity of scary bomb sounds, sleeping under a table, and watching London burn, 22-year-old Joy marries American soldier Carl and leaves Britain behind. Traveling first by troop ship, then by train the couple arrives in Salem with $10 to their name and a two-year-old son to begin their life in America.
Reflections...Tales from Nanna
Price: Free! Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern
Ms Canning has already published on Smashwords her searing account of deceit and betrayal in the memoire A Tree Change…at any age—and the risks/rewards of meeting a man on the Internet. Now we have a chance to discover a little more about this writer’s background and experiences, through short stories, poems and reflections written over four decades.
Ballad of Big Nothing: The Unofficial Biography of Elliott Smith
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
By his untimely death at 34, Elliot Smith had contributed more to the indie music scene then almost any artist. Despite all he contributed, there is little known about him. This book examines his life, his music, his death, and his legacy. LifeCaps is an imprint of BookCaps™ Study Guides. With each book, a lesser known or sometimes forgotten life is recapped.