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The Good-Bye Man
By Linda Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,070. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
The clandestine career choices made by her father, Thomas Townsend Brown, and by the man who was her first love, would affect Linda Brown's life for years. Her memoir, THE GOOD-BYE MAN, offers an unusual perspective of the Cold War era from NICAP to General Curtis LeMay and the RAND Corp. It is her love song to her parents, and to some unusual companions, seen and unseen along the way.
SitRep Negative: A Year In Vietnam
By G. J. Lau
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(4.00 from 1 review)
In April 1968, we were a country at war with ourselves and increasingly with a small country halfway around the world: Vietnam. I don’t recall ever thinking about Vietnam when I started college in 1963. By 1968, it was all any of us could think about. This memoir was written for my grandchildren, but it will give anyone some sense of what it was like to serve a tour of duty in Vietnam.
Travels With Grandpaw
By David Davis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
"Travels With Grandpaw" is "Tuesdays With Morrie" meets "Tom Sawyer"--in Boots. David Davis is known for his award winning children's books. This is a memoir about his 49 year relationship with his "Grandpaw" and Texas. Hunt, fish, laugh, cry, carouse, and hear stories of early 1900's East Texas. Get to know Ray Lacy--The best man David ever knew.
Skivvy Girl: The Love of a Post WWII Japanese Pleasure Girl
By Earnest Mercer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A historical fiction set in Japan after WWII. A young fatherless girl facing an intolerable life becomes a prostitute in Yokosuka though she has no sexual experience beyond high school petting. After rigorous training she begins to accommodate clients when she is visited by a young American sailor with whom she forms a close bond. They survive calamity, but their affair is doomed by fate.
Lessons Learned on the Farm
By Phyllis Porter Dolislager
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The family farm provides the backdrop for hard work, innovation and overcoming tragedy. Filled with nostalgia from the 50’s and 60’s, this family memoir includes over 70 photos. Enjoy a step back in time when life was simpler and family was celebrated. School, church, and family provide the training ground for developing discipline, integrity, and work ethic.
Peace Far Away
By Mark Howard
Price: $2.39 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small family decided to leave the land they loved. Their search was for something very simple, although they never knew it at the time. This story is true. Only the names of a few of the people in it have been changed. Their memories may still be a little raw, and they do not need reminders of what happened.
The Simple Guide To Justin Bieber
By Chris Scott
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Justin Bieber is an amazing young man who has gone from buskin outside the Avon Theatre to world superstar. This is a simple guide to Justin, his fans, music and background. You should take this guide as an inspiration on how a regular guy can make it, and you can too, maybe not as a musician but in whatever field you love and enjoy.
Driving Minnie's Piano: Memoirs of a Surfing Life in Nova Scotia
By Lesley Choyce
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Pottersfield Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Novelist Lesley Choyce weaves together his real-life adventures living by the sea at Lawrencetown Beach on Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore. He writes of his love for the rugged coast and tells tales of the ordinary and the extraordinary. His story involves accounts of what it's like surfing in the Canadian North Atlantic through all four seasons, including the frigid depths of winter.
Twice Queen of France: Anne of Brittany
By Mildred Allen Butler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Anne of Brittany was only 12 when, in 1488, she became its Duchess, but already she was among the best-educated women of her era and she was determined to preserve the duchy’s independence. At 15 she averted takeover by France when she married its king, Charles VIII, and after he died she married his successor, Louis XII, becoming the only person ever twice crowned Queen of France. Ages 12 up.
33 Days: Touring In A Van. Sleeping On Floors. Chasing A Dream
By Bill See
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This coming of age memoir follows an indie rock band's first tour by van across the U.S. and Canada. No roadies, no soundmen - all they have is their music and each other's friendship. It's a now or never moment-take a shot at your dream or regret it for the rest of your life. They set out on the road to discovery to drink in all they could and maybe sell a few records. They grew up instead.
Vodka On My Wheaties
By Ann Lloyd
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 153,890. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011 by John Guevin. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
"Vodka On My Wheaties" is like no other book you have ever read. The events that have happened to Ann Lloyd are only seen on the silver screen, but all of her stories are non-fiction. Her book reads like a novel even though it's an autobiography. "Vodka On My Wheaties" is filled with a humorous potpourri of real life happenings for a wide range of people to enjoy.
Memorias De Claude Couffon
By Lina Zerón
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 50,820. Language: Spanish. Published: March 19, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Al escribir este libro sentí que convivía con los poetas y narradores del boom latinoamericano, casi como si estuvieran vivos. Ha sido un placer ir descubriendo nombres, obras, sentimientos, anécdotas simpáticas de los favoritos, con su traductor el francés, Claude Couffon.
Faithful through Hard Times
By Jean Gill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,440. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is not a WW2 memoir. It is a riveting reconstruction from an eye-witness account written at the time in a secret diary, a diary too dangerous to show anyone and too precious to destroy. The true story of four years, 3 million bombs, one small island out-facing the might of the German and Italian airforces - and one young Scotsman who didn't want to be there.
The Elvis I Remember- Sharing the Truth and Life of Elvis Presley (4th expanded edition)
By Elizabeth Williams
Price: $12.54 USD. Words: 58,820. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Elvis, I wish the world really knew you... as I knew you. I remember everything about you: Your laugh, your smile, your shyness, your gentleness, your sincerity, your honesty, your sensitivity, your clumsiness, your temper, your teasing, your eyes and most of all your love. I feel that I loved you more than any other women except your dear mother. You were my soul mate, my friend, and my heart...
A Marvelous Paranoia (A Memoir)
By Terry Simons
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A narrative of growing up in rural Oregon.
Grand Theft Auto
By Marshall J. Pierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Your family's treasured blue Chevy Cavalier has been stolen. You're to blame, but you have no idea how. What do you do? Escape!
The Last Stand
By Jason Pensill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A 22 year olds tale of drugs, deceit, and gambling; I take you through my life's adventures. Growing up with a drug trafficking father and a bi-polar, split personality mother, my life was in shambles. This was my struggle out, my way to a better future; unfortunately this was no smooth task. Escaping death in drug and arms deals, surviving off of stolen food because I couldn't afford to eat...
Divalia's Imago, Flutter to Higher Ground and Success
By Carol'Ann Tappaz
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 98,840. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
(4.00 from 1 review)
Divalia is the living proof that miracles exist. Her journey is at times a bewildering and shocking adventure but also full of fun and laughter. She is like a rolling stone tumbling through all the highs and lows of simply living. We can all relate to and find lessons to be used in our personal life struggles.A true inspiration for those seeking spiritual strength, courage and determination.
It's Not a Tuba
By Marshall J. Pierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
1) Life was relentlessly embarrassing as a kid 2) I played a number of instruments but never got to play tuba 3) I only pretended to care about things most of the time 4) Innocent but not innocent 5) Being a band teacher must be terrible
Der Traumvater
By Peter Reich
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: German. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diese Memoiren zeichnen ein lebhaftes Bild des Psychiaters Wilhelm Reich, der in den 1950ern wegen seines Orgonenergiekonzepts mit den US-Behörden im Clinch lag. Sein Sohn erzählt die persönliche Geschichte der letzten Jahre der Karriere Reichs, die mit Freud begann und im Gefängnis endete. 1973 erschienen, inspirierte dieses Buch Lieder von Patti Smith(Birdland); Kate Bush(Cloudbusting).