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Tales From The Parlour and The Trenches by Gregorio Giungi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Historical novel mainly set during the First World War. Elicited from a biography, this true story is a rude, politically incorrect insight into the war deeds, occurred on the Italian front, through the eyes of Enea, a young aristocrat who'll become adult and wise (or perhaps precociously old) after his baptism of fire and blood
Dairy Cows and Duck Races - The Tale of a Young Farmer by Philip Dixon
Series: Earlswood Press Life Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,830. Language: British English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Earlswood Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / agribusiness
After years of hard work and study, Philip Dixon's dream of owning and running his own dairy farm came true. Along the way he met some fascinating characters - good, bad and plain strange. Even personal tragedy never phazed him and he continued to work hard and play hard. And he was one of the group of people who claim to have invented the plastic duck race!
Confessions of a Barrister by Geoffrey Gibson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Law » Trial Practice
The life of a barrister - what is required for professional judgment and courage.
Finding, Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes: Trading Religion for Amazing Grace by Marsha Susan Tracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Finding Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes is the story of a Jewish girl who struggles as a child to fit in with her peers and, as a woman, to find love, purpose, and a sense of belonging. In her early twenties, Marsha finds acceptance when she becomes a Christian during a trip to Idaho, but it comes with a price.
Spiritual Blackmail: My Journey Through A Catholic Cult by Sherri Schettler
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults
The changes brought about by Vatican Council II caused a great deal of consternation for Sherri’s parents. Their well-meaning choice to escape from what they believed was the "corruption" of their beloved Church and to join a renegade traditionalist group and its charismatic, abusive leader had significant, long-term effects on Sherri. Her story testifies to the triumph of the human spirit.
Catching Butterflies by Maurice Puyau
Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage(5.00 from 1 review)
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
Poker Tilt by Dutch Boyd & Laurence Samuels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,740. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Laurence Samuels. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
DUTCH BOYD is a two-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner who has won and lost millions. Read his amazing true story of the sky highs and cavernous lows living the life of a professional poker player, and his struggle to hang on to his bankroll and his sanity.
My Four World Cups 1998 2002 2006 2010 by Myles Palmer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This sparkling collection of football blogs is the second book spawned by ANR, a website with 120,000 readers worldwide The first was The Professor Arsene Wenger at Arsenal, published by Virgin in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2008. These descriptions of the last four tournaments will refresh your memories, make you laugh, and contradict what you think you know. Hilarious, edgy and unique.
On the Surface by Connie Dickmeyer
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 129,950. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Two young entertainers elude the mob and serendipitously stumble upon a livelihood performing at sea. It was the 1970s, when Captains were kings and pretty dancers made them beg, when passengers read books in deck chairs facing the ocean spray, and when solid ships, unfazed by rough seas, turned disaster into romance.
Prescription for Disaster: The funny side of falling apart by Candace Lafleur
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get ready to split your stitches! A book about the hilarious side of being ridiculously diseased - laughing at life and encouraging others to do the same.
Coup D’état Oman by Ray Kane
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,740. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In Oman on 23 July 1970, Ray Kane led the only coup d’état executed by British Officers in living memory. All accounts of the coup by academics innocently repeat and so perpetuate what might be termed the official approved version of events, while some other writers repeat rumors, fantasize or lie . Read on to learn the truth.
People Who Knew Jack-As Opposed to People Who Don't Know Jack by Jack Kenworthy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,900. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was inspired to recollect some of my acquaintances and life experiences and to record them in the form of an autobiography. My primary reason for undertaking this project was for my own satisfaction with the assumption that some family and friends might be interested in reading the book. Others may also find this book to be interesting and humorous.
Jam on the Ceiling by J. Wesley Sullivan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by Mary E. Lowd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » North America
As a newspaper columnist of many years, Wes talked about writing a book but didn't realize he'd already written one until his sons went through more than 700 of his columns and compiled the best into Jam On The Ceiling. In this book, Wes talks about Oregon history and politics, the changing times and technology, traveling, hiking, and building a log cabin with his son William L. Sullivan.
Fire Sail: The Journey Continues – Part 2 by Roger A. Marin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 1 review)
Fire Sail: The Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream– Part 1 describes the 7 yrs of trials & tribulations as the Marins build a 40-foot sailboat from a bare hull in Maine. Not a travelogue, the story follows their lives and events on a two-year live-aboard adventure. Part 2 finds the Marins sailing deep into exotic seas. Along the way they make new friends and experience new adventures.
Weeds in the Garden of Eden by Barbara Unkovic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,830. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Barbara Unković, a proud New Zealand-born writer of Croatian and English descent, travels to the village that was her grandfather's birthplace to begin a new life. There, amidst the timeless beauty of this idyllic Adriatic island, things are not quite as they seem...
Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Genders by Diane Anderson-Minshall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,550. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine if, after fifteen years as a lesbian couple, your partner turned to you and said, "I think I'm really a man." What would you do? How would you respond? For Diane and Jacob (née Suzy) Anderson-Minshall this isn't a hypothetical question. It's what really happened.
I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 4: Worldwide Backpacker until Age 84 by Arnold Mountcastle de Wees
Series: I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1 Born to Roam, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,220. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A four-book series about a boy's worldwide travel and adventures from age 15 to 84.
I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 3: In Pursuit of My Dreams by Arnold Mountcastle de Wees
Series: I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1 Born to Roam, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,940. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A four-book series about a boy's worldwide travel and adventures from age 15 to 84.