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Another Chance at Life: A Breast Cancer Survivor's Journey by Leonore H. Dvorkin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my 1998 breast cancer and mastectomy (with no reconstruction). The book deals primarily with the surprising emotional benefits I gained. The five appendices offer a wealth of practical information on risk factors for breast cancer, ways to help prevent it, and much more. "Beautiful, moving, informative, uplifting." "A terrific read – well-written, frank, and honest."
A Montanan's Tales of Teaching and Travelling by Peggy J. Browning
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir is by Peggy J. Browning. She shares her life vignettes, and her experiences, particularly her dedication to teaching 12-year-olds, a career she embarked on when she was almost 50. It includes the texts of speeches she had presented over the decades to enthusiastic audiences in her native Great Falls, Montana, as well as more recent recollections of her travels around the world.
Luzija's Story by Kay Wright
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A true story of the trials and tribulations of a young girl growing up in war-torn Poland. An in-depth look into the life and times of a true heroine.
Divine Favor: God Acts for You When Your Enemies Act Against You by Bernard Boulton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,280. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography(5.00 from 1 review)
Divine Favor: God Acts for You When Your Enemies Act Against You is a spiritual parable written to illustrate an unknown principle about Divine Favor. In this gripping and personal story Pastor Bernard Boulton shares real life examples of his pain and hurt through life and ministry and gives testimony about the hand of God extending favor to him in pivotal moments throughout his life.
Bryan Adams: A Fretted Biography - The First Six Albums by Mark Duffett
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,020. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This detailed but accessible biography explores the meteoric recording career of Bryan Adams and his first six albums. Based on the book, of the same name that was first published in 1994, this lightly updated edition explores Adams’ early meteoric recording career, ‘ordinary guy’ persona, and unfolding political commitment.
Knowing Alma by Susan Pastorius
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,140. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Knowing Alma is a vibrant return to the classical American memoir. Susan Pastorius weaves the threads forming the fabric of a loving family and the times she spent growing up with her grandparents that helped to mold her personality and gave her strength of character. She openly and honestly reveals herself, and those around her, in this coming of age tale of her life from ages five to eighteen.
The Town That Haunted Hemingway: The Slip and Fall of Young Ernie's Spirituality : The Gradual Corruption of America's Literary Genius by David Wyant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
When I say haunting, I mean that in a good way. Unforgettable impressions of Petoskey always persisted in the mind of Hemingway. That's the kind of haunting to which I am referring. This sleepy northern Michigan Hamlet often served as settings and many of it's characters appear in the author's finest works. Probably the most complex person ever to live in Petoskey has been Ernest Hemingway.
Behind the Smile by Gaylean Maynard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Behind the Smile is the riveting life story of Gaylean Maynard, a Bahamian woman of God whose rite-of-passage conveys the message that God will get in the midst of tradegy and cause triumph.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 5) by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 82,050. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 stories about heroic rescues, good deeds, and kindness.
Call-Red-Major by Paul S. Medland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,670. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
a biography of a emergency trained ambulance man. explaining the reasons for joining the services, the training, and the stress incurred and their lasting effects. not a diary or a copy of a blog, but the real thoughts and feelings experienced when dealing with various scenarios within the national health service, private and voluntary sectors.
Why Fly A Sailplane by Joseph Dobronski SR.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Extraordinary 11,000 hour aviator, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying gliders in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for all pilots. He tells how he became involved in this fasinating sport as relaxation while working as a jet fighter test pilot for McDonnell Aircraft. He holds two State Records and the Diamond C Award. All proceeds go to the Catholic Missions.
One Girl's Life in Army Basic Combat Training by Mia Johnson
You set the price! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I never saw myself joining the army. It wasn't even something I'd put on the back burner as a possibility in case my life goals didn't pan out. But after earning BA and MA degrees, I found myself, age 27, hopelessly in debt and working my old part-time job. Worse? I was living in my parent's basement on the spare bed. So I embarked on a crazy adventure... and it all stared in army basic training!
Ho Chi Minh, Johnsy and I by Tony Lourensen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Follow "Shorty" an Australian soldier, on his tour of duty in the war in Vietnam. No blood, gore or guts in this work - just a collection of simple,fascinating and quirky stories that could only come from one who was there. A soldier's experiences of the ridiculous events and situations in which he found himself. He survives to return to a hostile land and questions himself as to his involvement
Before, With, After, My Life With The Legendary Jackson5 Family by Stanley Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
America is certainly the land of opportunity, and perhaps no one knows that better than Stanley Johnson. His life story is chronicled in “Before With After” My Life With The Legendary Jackson5 Family.
Burned Balls and Other Good Times by Bryan Ratushniak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Burned Balls and Other Good Times is an account of twenty-five years of the life of a Toronto firefighter. The stories are written much like a diary. It's unedited,opinionated and raw. But the stories are true. Some are funny. Some are disturbing as hell,but all are the things the author has lived through,by the grace of God some just barely, and how he's paid in both physical and mental pain.
EINSTEIN, HOUDINI, JEHOVAH & other disturbed souls by Richard Rubacher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Einstein, Houdini, Jehovah (the dark side of God), Charlie Sheen & 12 others are discussed.
Swimming Upstream: A Memoir by Constance Richardson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,300. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Living in Paris with titled relatives one year, and then in a small college in Vermont the next, the author was already learning to swim upstream in this memoir that covers Richardson’s life from the early 1950s into the 1970s.
The Fathers We Find by Charles P. Ries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
“Charles Ries' novel The Father's We Find reminds me of Frank McCourt's (Angela's Ashes, "Tis, Teacher Man) memoirs with their keen attention to character and strong voice. Ries' characters' voices are ring loud and clear, I can hear them calling, long after putting the book down." ---- Karla Huston Winner of The Main Street Rag 2003 Chapbook Contest
My Journey with Carli by Curtis Walker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this story, the author shares his personal experiences during his many visits with Carli Ward, a 25-year-old woman with Asperger’s Syndrome, who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. The author covers his emotional first meeting with Carli through to her eventual death eight months later, adding details of her background and life story.
The Surprising Benefits of Being Unemployed by David Dvorkin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing(4.00 from 1 review)
It's all here: My 2003 satirical essay on unemployment which got hundreds of responses, details of my 40-year work history, why it's probably not your fault if you're laid off, some unconventional advice on resume writing, and lots of encouragement for anyone who is currently job hunting.