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I've Been in Your Bedroom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,750. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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I'm a real estate broker. It's a fudged memoir, all about selling houses and what it's like from my side of the desk. I've been fooling around with names, actual happenings, some of them borrowed, to protect the innocent and not-so-innocent. However, my tale is true enough so that if you're interested in getting into real estate sales, don't say I didn't warn you.
My Name is Frankie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Frankie Maio was never expected to amount to much. The oldest son of an alcoholic, it was no surprise when he turned to alcohol as well. Forty-seven years of heavy drinking and drug abuse should have been the end of him ... but Frankie's mother believed in miracles, and that's what Frankie got.
Im No Hero
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I’m No Hero is an autobiography of Captain Charlie Plumb’s life; it is the story of the Vietnam POW’s who faced an isolated world of degradation, loneliness, tedium, hunger and pain; most significantly, it is a story of hope, for it deals directly with how the techniques used by the POW’s just to survive are the same techniques you and I apply in daily life.
Badges, Bears, and Eagles: The True Life Adventures of a California Fish and Game Warden
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 89,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Over his 30 years as a wildlife protection officer for the California Department of Fish and Game, Steve Callan and his working partner, Dave Szody, conducted some of the most fascinating, complex and highly successful wildlife investigations in California history. They also collected a wealth of true stories—action-packed, suspenseful and often humorous.
Martha's Vineyard: My Island, My Memories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This is an anthology of short stories about my youth on the Island of Martha's Vineyard back in the 1960's and 70's. These are stories of riding carousels, flying kites, going fishing, and times at the beach. Stories of simple childhood joys and sadness.
Juan Patrón: A Fallen Star in the Days of Billy the Kid
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Juan Patrón lived through one of the bloodiest chapters of the American West. Reputed for his heroics, Patrón tried to tame a frontier plagued with violence, illiteracy and greed - first as a teacher, then as a desperado hunter, and eventually as a speaker of the territorial house of New Mexico - before meeting his fate at the hands of a Texas cowboy in a dramatic showdown.
The Little Website That Could
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 173,590. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
This is the book the National Australia Bank does not want you to read. Although written for an Australian audience, this book is a must read for all bank customers who believe their bank can be trusted. After losing at Summary Judgement, Rosie launched the ihatethenab.com website and so began her journey of discovery into the dark underbelly of Australian banking.
Going Out a “Winner”– and a “Loser”…
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,850. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
A dual citizen of Canada and the United States, Dr. Zeigler has taught, coached, researched, and administered programs at four universities. In this autobiography Dr. Zeigler tells his life story to the present. He describes the “ups” and “downs” of both his personal and professional experiences. He is now “actively” semi-retired, still “writing away” in British Columbia at age 93.
Franco and Anna Gennusa “Their Journey”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,090. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The love between a man and wife is tested by the threat of war and raising their six daughters. Franco Gennusa must provide for his family while secretly working with the Resistance Party. Franco’s involvement may mean protection for his wife and daughters, but the burden of war and financial stress, in addition to Franco’s drinking problem, may be more dangerous to them than the German soldiers.
A Long Time Ago: Growing up with and out of Star Wars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,580. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the summer of 1977, sitting in the back seat of a borrowed station wagon at the only drive-in in town, Gib van Ert saw the first ninety minutes of a film that changed his world—and the world in general—forever. Then he fell asleep. So began a torrid thirty-five-year love affair with Star Wars, complete with infatuation, lust, devotion, jealousy, betrayal, despair, separation and reconciliation.
Finally Reid: The Extraordinary Testimonies of an Ordinary Woman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by WheelMan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Finally Reid: The Extraordinary Testimonies of an Ordinary Woman is the life journey of a little girl from the poor and rural hills of the island of Jamaica, chronicling her struggles with epilepsy as a young girl, as a student with Attention Deficit Disorder; as a child who was ashamed of her mother’s occupation...
Me & U2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
‘Me And U2’ is an account of Cathal's life set to the backdrop of his love affair with U2's music. For all U2 fans who have ever disliked an album, loved a single, struggled to get a ticket, camped outside an arena, worn out favourite videotapes or simply just sometimes got lost in the music, this book will have at least one reference that will make you say, ‘That could have been me!’.
Bloguear a ciegas
Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: Spanish. Published: February 17, 2013 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Selección de textos periodísticos del escritor Ángel Santiesteban. Son apenas una porción y no guardan más orden que el valor del testimonio que gana fuerza frente a un poder omnímodo que impide la palabra.
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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Kiwi born and bred, happily married for 36 years, leaving the country of their birth, their friends and family for a new country, new lifestyle, and the chance to watch their grandchildren on their journey through life. Over the Hill and Across the Ditch is a humorous view on the Australian way of life by Mike & Vicki Lynn
Twelve Seconds
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A mixture of reality and fantasy greets us as we read the fourth book. Here, Phil recounts the fantasy tale of Ella, a girl who encounters a beast, dragons, and unicorns. Here we read of an alternate future, a world where death and disease sweep the world. Switching gears, Phil tells us of the horrors he encountered during Army Basic Training. A complete departure from previous works.
So you want to 'B' a Beekeeper?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,300. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Thrills and Spills of a beekeeping family. First volume of a trilogy, this volume covers the family beginning beekeeping years between 1960-1972. Located in Southern Oregon, during a time of innocence and wild natural bounty,in a backwoods environment.
Journey To Josie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A Chinese-American adopts a child from China and, along the way, addresses some long-buried issues from being raised in a small California town where his family was the sole Chinese family.
The Lesson of the Lost Horse: A Chinese-American Journey of Hope and Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An exhilarating, inspirational page-turner of poignant childhood memories, culture shock, high-tech revolution, global travels, corporate intrigue, uncompromising love, and one woman's search for her Chinese-American identity—set in rural Portuguese Macau and modern-day Chicago.
Choices
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A brutally honest search for psychological self-awareness. One mans’ story of battling drug addiction, alcohol abuse, incarceration and his own demons. Autobiographically, the writer invites us to share a disturbingly frank journey, living on the streets of England, surviving horrors and committing horrific acts upon him self and others.
The Singing Elms - The Autobiography of Lauris Elms
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 124,400. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Sir Charles Mackerras: Lauris in her day was one of the great Australian Singers. now she has added writing to her achievements. Dame Joan Sutherland: i am sure this book will be avidly read by the opera and concert going public, and that they will have almost as much pleasure from it as i have.