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Sub-categories: Autobiographies & Memoirs | Personal memoir | Celebrity biography | Woman biographies | Historical biography | Criminals & outlaws | Religious biography | Adventurers & explorers | Military biography | Literary biography | Other biographies | Business biography | All sub-categories >>
Ya Wanna Go?
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,140. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
United States Hockey Hall of Fame Inductee Paul Stewart is a tough-as-rawhide sports legend with a heart of gold and tireless will to survive. More than just another hockey book, Stewart inspires by his living example of grit: that "stick-to-itness," and never-say-die attitude that earned him longevity in the highly competitive world of professional sports.
My Name Is Jack Johnson, But I'm Not The Singer
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 246,140. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2018 by Two Peas Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of a family’s love, perseverance, and determination in the face of unpredictable difficulties. Through Jill Johnson’s journal writings and memories, we get an insightful view into autism, childhood cancer, and the strength of a unique young man. Often touching, sometimes funny, and occasionally heartbreaking, this memoir is Jack’s walk through a life well-lived.
The Wind Has Weight: Neither Wind Nor Fate Bears Malice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,530. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There are many adventures and epic challenges that people of all ages can aspire to complete.
a tear in my life: The Brutal Truth
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,730. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The incredible true story of two high school sweethearts who mystified the U.S. and Canadian authorities for 24 years after their elaborate elopement ended in tragedy. Read about their love, the accident, and what happened a quarter century later in the small town of Kalispell, where their innocent elopement accident was turned into a crime by a town that would not be denied its scapegoat.
That Good Night: More Memoirs of a Nurse Teacher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,040. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In That Goodnight: More Memoirs of a Nurse Teacher, Shirley Phillips, nurse, ward sister, teacher and carer almost into her 70th year, recounts episodes from her career.
The Sand Pig and the Slippery-headed Fish
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 190,940. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A debut novel chronicling the adventures (and misadventures) of this author’s magical, tumultuous two winters living in Jamaica with a man she’d only known for 10 days.
Veronica, Hidden Harm
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,700. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Hidden Harm, Veronica Cook writes a biographical account of the difficulties of life growing up with parents who are drug addicts.
From Communist To Capitalist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,170. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born in Russia in the time of Stalin, growing up in the prime Soviet years, suffering during the corrupt early capitalist period of Glasnost
An Everyday Warrior
Price: $6.35 USD. Words: 122,930. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Conflict resolution
In the stunning sequel to From Bullied to Black Belt Simon Morrell tells of even more adversity he has faced in his life, this time almost ending him. Achieving his lifetime ambition of becoming a Black Belt he thought he had faced all his demons and his life was on track.
Golden Orchid: The True Story of an Only Child in Contemporary China
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,150. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Amid the hustle and bustle of teeming contemporary Guangzhou (also known as Canton), capital of Guangdong province, an ordinary blue-collar Chinese family
PRINCE The Life The Genius The Legend
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,710. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2018 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Often described as the greatest Musician of his generation Prince remained at the very top of the game, a multi-instrumentalist with the ability to write cutting edge songs at will, his talent ability and influence were simply unmatched.
I Will Not Grow Downward - Memoir Of An Eritrean Refugee
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 116,870. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2018 by Saul Tanpepper. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
An exceedingly rare glimpse inside the highly secretive and brutally repressive regime known as Africa's North Korea. After winning freedom from Ethiopia, a young Eritrean dreams of starting a new life, building a home, and teaching his children what it means to be the masters of their own fate. But a new war tears one man from his family, and he'll do everything to get it all back again.
From Murder Incorporated To the PGA Tour The Remarkable Untold Story of Charlie “The Bug” Workman & His Son PGA Pro Chuck Workman
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 125,030. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2018 by Peter Cimino. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
PGA Tour player, Chuck Workman’s autobiography, details his life growing up as the son of Charlie “The Bug” Workman, notorious enforcer for the mob’s Murder Incorporated, who was incarcerated over 24 years for the murder of Mob Boss Dutch Schultz.
How We Survive Here: Families Across Time
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 115,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2018 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The discovery of 19th-century letters propels Claire Gebben on a challenging quest spanning two centuries and five generations, weaving together a compelling memoir of how we must strive to survive.
சத்திய சோதனை - மகாத்மா காந்தியின் சுயசரிதை
Price: Free! Words: 135,150. Language: Tamil. Published: October 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
மகாத்மா காந்தியின் சுயசரிதையான சத்திய சோதனை
Sarge! Cases of a Chicago Police Detective Sergeant in the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,680. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
“SARGE!” is a fascinating memoir by the late Chicago Police Detective Sergeant John A. DiMaggio, one of the most decorated officers on the force during a career that spanned the years 1957 to 1991. Among his awards are two Superintendent’s Awards of Valor and Mayor Richard J. Daley’s Praiseworthy Acknowledgment Plaque for Exceptional Act of Bravery Involving Risk of Life.
Severing Ties-A True Story and A Story of Truths
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,680. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born in post-war London in the late 40s, into a working-class Anglo-Irish, devout Catholic family where the “Church” was firmly placed centre stage.
I Was a London Firefighter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,480. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What is a firefighter? They are the person next door… They are like you and me with warts and worries and unfulfilled dreams.
Lucky Dog: The True Story of a Little Mexican Street Dog Who Goes International
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 125,480. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2018 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The humorous, heart-warming and adventurous true story of love, friendship and survival, as only an endearing little Mexico City street dog named Lucky could tell it. A yellow mutt with more stamps in his passport than most Americans, he's considered winner of the 'doggie lotto' by all who meet him.
Tirofijo: Los sueños y las montañas
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,900. Language: Spanish. Published: October 25, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Biografía de la extensa carrera criminal del terrorista colombiano Manuel Marulanda Vélez alias Tirofijo fundador y cabecilla de las Farc durante 44 años continuos.Relata desde su militancia en las guerrillas liberales, los atroces crímenes que cometió, sun inmersión en el narcotráfico y describe la personalidad de un asesino famoso en todo el mundo.