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Memoir from the Flash
Price: Free! Words: 126,440. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about the author’s early years of growing up in a dysfunctional family with a spoiled, underachieving father and an insecure mother who lost both parents to suicides at different times and suffered from an intense fear of thunderstorms. Yet through it all he managed to rise above it all to turn out fairly normal.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
Price: Free! Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
Sailing Through Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,320. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The unshakeable bond between human spirits. A memoir. Con warned me on our third date that he planned to sail in his retirement; I fell hard for him anyway. In the blink of an eye we're tossing off the lines in Finland, and sailing into wild seas, testing my courage. Life and death revisit my world and fate plays the final card.
The Right Thing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
This is a true account of a four-month period in Dr. Banting’s life, where she was faced with a life or death choice after lodging with strangers she “met” on the Internet. Dr. Banting highlights the plight of the forgotten who suffer silently in homes that could be in your neighborhood.
Woody Guthrie: His Life, Music & Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,670. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This ebook is a carefully researched study of the life, music and myth of famed singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie.
The Work of Human Hands
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
THE WORK OF HUMAN HANDS is a timeless medical journey through pioneering surgeon Dr. Hardy Hendren’s legendary operating room that the Los Angeles Times called “impossible to forget.” The new edition includes a fresh introduction and a greatly expanded epilogue updating readers on Hendren and patient Lucy Moore today.
Nửa Đời Nhìn Lại
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,600. Language: Vietnamese. Published: September 24, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Nửa Đời Nhìn Lại Copyrighted by Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Published by Kệ Sách - 2012 Distributed by Smashwords ISBN: 9-781-3016-8143-3
Old Geezer's Memoirs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,800. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Joe, an elderly gentleman in his eighties, sat listening to a speaker on TV. The speaker asked his audience, "Where has your journey in life taken you? What were your challenges? How did you overcome these challenges? What are your happy memories? Have you written down your journey for your posterity to enjoy?
Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works
Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
English translation of Dieter Südhoff's PhD thesis on the life of forgotten Czech Jewish writer, Hermann Ungar, who died in 1929.
Hope Tastes Like Chocolate - Musings 2002-2012
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A selection of essays, poetry, reviews and commentary by Center for Digital Storytelling founder Joe Ed Lambert. From 2002 - 2012, Lambert wrote online commentaries on numerous issues including the arts, politics, movie and theater reviews, travel writing, culture and society, mindfulness,and the nature of story and storytelling, and the comings and goings of his personal life.
"¡Papi, Quiero Ser Un Menudo!"
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,830. Language: Spanish. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
(4.00 from 1 review)
La veridica historia de como un niño de 12 años de edad se atrevió a soñar con un imposible, pertenecer a la grupación Menudo. Con el apoyo de su familia se enfrentó a los retos que conllevaba esta ilución y lograr con exito llegar a su meta. Luego el enfrentamiento con Padosa y Edgardo Díaz, manejadores del grupo, y su forma peculiar chocante de conducir los negocios de los Menudos.
Company of Stone: A Memoir
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Best-selling author, and movie actor, John Rixey Moore explores the unexpected lessons learned in the strange but rich monasticism of forgotten men a brotherhood housed in crumbling medieval masonry, and, one shared in the dangerous rocky depths of the gold mine. An engaging adventure of discovery is full of unexpected surprises, a call to adventure that lives at the heart of human nature.
Notes of Sakhalin hunter. Selected stories
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 115,950. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Фирсово – Чехов. Зимний туристический маршрут, сквозь два хребта. Первый соболь. Таёжно-промысловые охотничьи будни. Что такое соболь, как его брать. Красная икра -3. Подготовительные операции и заготовка лососевой красной икры браконьерским способом. Встречи с хозяином тайги.
Revise Priorities Ahead! Life on a Spiritual Path
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This juicy memoir recalls an idyllic, rural child’s Innocence, N.Y Ganglands, Seattle Rock&Roll-Auto Accidents-Addiction-Out of body-Carrier Success-Violations-Brotherhoods-Seeking Truth&Freedom-Hippy Joys-Romance-Love-Pathos-Poetry&Prose-Sex-Controversy-Religion- Spirituality-Satori-Serendipity-World Travel- Building utopia-Masters&Disciples-Barely Avoiding a Waco all with Open Honesty and Humor.
Russian Documents Mongolian Dust
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 135,210. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
An adventure travelogue. Driving overland from Australia to the Netherlands via Korea, Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, across a stormy Black Sea to Bulgaria and onwards. I fell in love with Mongolia, land of blue sky and nomads. In freezing temperatures, there's nothing like camping in the wild to stretch you way out of your comfort zone. Jump into this story with me and you'll experience it.
Oh Uganda, may God uphold thee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
two lives, two voices, one ugandan, one british, both christian, both educators and with a friendship across cultures, time and distance, this is their story from uganda's troubled west nile region, trying to serve God and uganda under idi amin, obote and museveni, facing violence and misunderstanding and learning to forgive and to triumph over adversity; a joint memoire to mark uganda's 50th year
Sihpromatum: I Grew my Boobs in China
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 127,300. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
True Story: One Family, 4 Years, 80 Countries. 14-year-old Savannah Grace's perfect world is shattered when her mother unexpectedly announces that the family would embark on the adventure of a lifetime.
I Touched the Hands of God and Was Held Safe for a Lifetime as I Walked and Talked with Jesus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,770. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
By the grace of God, I was held safe in his loving hands for a lifetime. This book tells how I reached up and touched the hands of God as I walked and talked with Jesus and was given courage, belief and protection through guidance and direction from the Archangels. And the Angels abound, with healing, peace and love at hand.
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 » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
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.