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Swinging on the Garden Gate: A Spiritual Memoir
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
A woman's coming-of-age journey through the rugged landscape of Wales to the reflective quiet of a retreat center. Along the way she questions and explores the depth of her Methodist faith as she comes to terms with her bisexual identity. Andrew skillfully and seamlessly weaves the threads of spirituality, sexuality and the creative process out of the compelling events of her life.
Please May I Leave The Room ?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,340. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
ken griffin recounts educating antics from his days on the west riding of yorkshire teaching supply staff during the 1950's, 60's and 70's. his own inimitable style is enhanced with illustrations penned by himself.
Marbles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Frontiers of Mortality, the singular memoir by Robert Biederman, is a collection of 21 unforgettable and extravagantly diverse personal experiences. Biederman examines life at inception, at death, and the many moral choices in between. His focus is on family relationships, their evolution and devolution as well as a few comic moments that reflect some of the absurdity in our judgment.
In and Out of the Limelight: Ann Matilda Distin Her Life and Times
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,550. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The story of ann matilda distin chronicles the life of a minor 19th century celebrity, 1790 – 1848. Part of the musical loder family she started on the bath stage as miss loder, danced and acted in london for a decade as mrs ridgway, then emerged as mrs distin and toured the UK for seven years as the pianist to the famed distin band – described as the 'beatles of their day'.
Travesía en el Tapón del Darién
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Narra los acontecimientos que le ocurrieron al autor durante el mes de febrero del año 2008 en la selva conocida como: El Tapón del Darién, ubicada en la frontera entre Colombia y Panamá.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
The Importance of Being Ernest: The Life of Actor Jim Varney (Stuff that Vern doesn't even know)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,320. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Ernest, the lovable blue-collar buffoon, was a staple of pop culture in countless commercials, movies and a Saturday-morning TV show. Jim Varney was the actor who portrayed the unforgettable homespun character. Jim's nephew, Justin Lloyd, traces Jim’s journey from a talented young actor in Kentucky to an iconic entertainment figure who gained worldwide stardom.
Then and Now - Part 2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues
Bestseller, “Then and Now,” touched the hearts of thousands who testified that “It happened to me, too.” There was much Bonnie did not tell. Part 2 continues her gut wrenching accounts of sexual, physical, and substance abuse. “Then and Now – Part 2” is a perfect example of God the Potter transforming a broken life into a beautiful work of art.
Episodes And Experiences
Price: Free! Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Mrugank Patel. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Man can learn more from their own experiences than other sources. In his previous years Swami Krishnanand was narrating the experiences and the episodes of his pilgrimage to his visitors. In its mortal Swamiji is not with us but by his writing we feel his immortal and appealing presence with us.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
Confesiones. San Agustin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,480. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Discipleship, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Esta selección contiene la sustancia de la obra con la que San Agustín logró un análisis penetrante respecto a las más complejas impresiones del alma, a la elevación del sentimiento y a la profundidad de sus visiones filosóficas.De todos los trabajos del llamado santo doctor de la Iglesia católica, ninguno ha sido más leído y admirado universalmente, como este.
Chronicles of a Believer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,410. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Chronicles of a Believer is a story about love and loss, powerful enemies and more powerful allies, simple faith that moves mountains and simple faith that accepts when mountains won’t move. And it is a true story – a story about the full life that is available to everyone who believes.
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher chronicles the learning curve of a white middle class professional over two decades in an urban high school in Providence, Rhode Island. While teaching students who desperately need an education, her life is radically enriched by them. It concludes with an inside look at the struggles to improve education and the disastrous effects of recent reforms.
Coming Out Könyv
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,600. Language: Hungarian. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ez az írás egy meleg ifjúsági lelkész előbújásának története, napjaink Magyarországában. Marcell megosztja tapasztalait, amelyeket szerzett ezen az úton.
Confessions of a Golf Slut
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Here is the funny and heart-warming "Drive, Putt, Love" golf sister to "Eat, Pray, Love." Trailblazing sports journalist Susan Fornoff tells how golf became her warm blanket through the heartbreaking loss of divorce and death, her compass for a hilarious journey through online dating, and her guiding light in the murky tunnel of midlife career change. Reads like fiction, but it's true!
From Here To Paris -- Get laid off. Buy a barge in France. Take it to Paris.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
The corporate world had dumped me; given me a pat on the back and said, "have a nice life." I thought, "why the hell not?" So I bought an ancient canal barge in France and set off to live a dream. This is the story of how we dragged that old tub all the way through France and into Paris, to live in the shadow of Notre Dame. It was kicking and screaming, laughing and crying, but we made it. Voila!
I frullati da Viel
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: Italian. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Prendere per tutta la vita delle fregature è un record poco invidiabile. Un record che l'autore ha riportato con cura di particolari in questo racconto. Ma si sa, la vita è così e quando dopo anni uno si guarda indietro scopre che, alla fin fine, più che una tragedia quella che è passata è una commedia che vorrebbe raccontare per evitare ad altri di fare gli stessi errori, che però...
Turn Left at the Devil Tree
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In the remote Top End outstations of Arnhem Land, Derek Pugh, teacher, naturalist and bushman, founded several schools and joined a lifestyle as old as time.
Higher Than Eagles: The Tragedy and Triumph of an American Family
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,270. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
He was the first in a family of six children, with parents who initially balked at his fantasies. Prevailing against all the people who called him impractical, a dreamer, Bobby Wills became a legend in the fledgling sport of hang gliding. A family saga written by a mother and one of her six children.
Stepping Through the Recipes of Life...Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
At the time it didn’t seem like a good thing—moving seven times in the first seventeen years of my life. The moves always seemed to come at awkward times of development for me—first grade, sixth grade, ninth grade; but the last was the most exasperating because it was just before my senior year in high school.