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Ecstasy of the Deep
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The astonishing autobiography of an Englishman who spent his whole life chasing his dreams. Most of them were either underwater exploring far off unknown reefs in Asia and the Pacific or living it up with the rich and famous who shared his passion for diving. Tony Buxton’s charmed life takes him from the French Riviera and Rome in its 1950s and 1960s heydays to years operating an underwater touris
The Diary of John Banfield 1983-90
Price: Free! Words: 482,900. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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John Banfield retired from the teaching profession in 1983 when he and his wife, Dorothy, moved from Lincoln to Eccleshall, Staffordshire, to enjoy their retirement together. John began a diary which recounts their many and varied interests and culminates in his tragic death from cancer. Both mundane and moving, it will be of particular interest to his descendants.
By His Side - Tales of Love and Loyalty Between a Man and His Dogs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 152,060. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true story of the love between a mother and son, life and death, and unflinching loyalty as it recounts the warm, spiritual relationships between BK, the human, and his string of canine companions during his 33-year journey from college days to family man. Laugh yourself silly at the mis-steps, antics and unbelievable coincidences of this heart warming story. Beautifully written
By the Scruff of the Neck - A Suitcase of Memories
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 124,640. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Told through the eyes of a young boy, ‘By the Scruff of the Neck’ begins its tale in post-WWII Holland of the 1940s and gives a candid and often humorous account of a Catholic childhood and the dynamics of family life. In contrast, the impact of the German occupation of Holland provides an insight into the privations of the time, as well as the subsequent decision to migrate to Australia in 1952.
Sixteen Vs, Book Five, Surviving Vietnam
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 5. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 157,070. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Victor's adventures getting to, during, and getting home from Vietnam are more unusual than most. Trials and turmoil continue in the exciting and dangerous events he deals with. Boot camp and technical school provide unique situations, but nothing like the challenges in Vietnam. Amid the chaos of war, he deals with racial hatred. Even during play his exploits turn potentially life threatening.
In A Different World: A Teenager's Battle With Autism And Mental Health (Parts One, Two and Three)
Price: Free! Words: 109,100. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
A memoir about a young woman who suffers from autism and poor mental health struggling through secondary school, work and beyond. Hannah deals with suicide, police threats, discrimination and abuse from the people who are meant to help her. A compelling true story.
Fleeing The Hijab, A Jewish Woman's Escape From Iran
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A true account of Sima Goel, the Iranian teenager who crossed the most dangerous desert in the world rather than accept the restrictions of life in Iran of the early1980s. Her quest for freedom is a thrilling, timely inspiration for people longing to create a life of meaning.
Jungle Birds in the Living Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An intriguing series of adventures that will interest people from all walks of life. It contains a cultural, political and natural history education that is enriching to everyone. Regardless as to whether they have ever had a curiosity or interest in birds, the ordeals endured and the true stories about how they got from the jungles of Central & South America to our living rooms is captivating.
Leg the Spread: Adventures Inside the Trillion-Dollar Boys' Club of Commodities Trading
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,300. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / futures, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
“A Plimptonesque revel, one of the most entertaining business books to come around in a long while.” —KIRKUS REVIEWS (STARRED)
Because of the Money
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 296,690. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A 32 year story about the hard knocks and dues I have paid as an employee and then an independent consultant in the Information Technology Field. Its a story of good times, bad times, some great people and some very bad people. Its a story about struggle, frustration and finally triumph into retirement on the beaches of Normandy France in February of 2013.
"The Holiness of the Real": The Short Verse of Kenneth Rexroth
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,160. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Literature
With this e-edition of Donald Gutierrez's masterful "The Holiness of the Real," students and lovers of American poetry will now have an in-depth analysis of the short works of San Francisco's most iconic poet at their fingertips. Here is the exact text of Amador Publishers' 2014 2nd Edition of Gutierrez's authoritative guide to the works of Kenneth Rexroth, revised for convenience and ease of use.
Dirty
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
MC Flux, AKA Carl Rodney Thomas, is a top drum and bass MC. Talent-spotted for top clubs, he was soon the MC of choice. But Flux has spent plenty of time on the dark side and dicing with the law. This is his raw, colourful story, written with the help of his close friend Peter Spence. Vivid and explicit, this is not a story for the faint-hearted.
Little Prince: The Accidental Life of a Lucky Orphan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,280. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by WingSpan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1937, during the Great Depression, the young mother of a two-year-old boy died while giving birth to a baby girl, and the boy's father, victim of severe depression, abandoned the family, leaving the boy an orphan. More than seven decades later, the author, in this personal memoir, relates how he was raised with much love by his late mother's family, and has led a happy, productive life.
Madame Parapluie
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 131,730. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parapluie é um relato de coragem cuja mensagem de esperança, tão importante nos dias de hoje, vai além do tempo dos factos e das pessoas referidas. É um testemunho de sabedoria, um manual de iluminação, e não só uma autobiografia de Elisa Damião.
MAFIA WIFE: Love, Murder & Madness
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 123,440. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Lynda Lustig met Louie Milito, she was a sixteen-year-old high-school dropout with a taste for adventure and an agonizing childhood. When they were married two years later, he was not yet a “made man” in the powerful Gambino crime family. Louie was a hairdresser who dabbled in petty thievery. But Lynda was so happy to be out of her domineering mother’s loveless house.
Swimming Against the Tide
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.
I Am Not Garbage
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 182,010. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
I Am Not Garbage is an inspiring account of one woman's journey to redemption, restoration, and revolution. Not only will the reader learn about hers, they will be compelled to find their own healing. Readers will be taken on a journey of tragedy to triumph as the author spins her tale of molestation, rape, and abuse, to redemption and transformation.
The Grown-Ups Wouldn’t Like It
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 200,240. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"For the first five years of my life I was brought up by someone my mother happened to meet on the beach. 'I'm going back to Nigeria next week to rejoin my husband,' she mentioned to this woman, 'but I've got a baby of six months and I don't know what to do with her..."
A Lot of Loose Ends - A Vet in Africa
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
A Lot of Loose Ends is Roland's account of his experiences in treating animals of all shapes and sizes in Africa and his many encounters with farmers, pet owners and politicians. Some of the tales he has to tell are hilarious, others hair-raising and a few horrific, but all are fascinating.
Time Grooves and Travel Records
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,800. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are some of the stories of my life – just your average Englishman (pommie) – beginning from birth, childhood, schooldays, adolescence and then service life with its world travels, through to leaving the Royal Air Force and England to re-unite with my family in Australia after almost five years. It continues on with my life and travels again during and after my (officially) 21 years of marria