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The Rubber Knife Gang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.
A Voyage Of Self Discovery
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 139,620. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
My unbelievably incredible adventures as a United States Army dentist in the Pacific theater of World War Two, the path that led to my being there, and how the experiences helped me discover who I am.
The Notebook of a Nature-lover
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 12. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 30,710. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An enchanting anthology originally written as a regular column for the Sunday Referee that reflects Henry Williamson’s unique ability to communicate his passion for the English countryside, whether it be observing salmon leaping in the River Bray, watching partridges in his field and a spider in its web, walking on Dartmoor and Exmoor, or tales of his young children exploring the natural world.
Two in a Million
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Ben is a normal, bright, ambitious student. The only difference between his life and yours is that he has a rare blood disease – Fanconi anaemia – which gives sufferers a life expectancy of 22 years. Two in a Million describes what it’s like to live with a life-threatening illness, to undergo a life-saving procedure, to recover slowly and try to live normally as a student in Dublin.
Doing Time In Hell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Class Act Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Doing Time in Hell is the memoir of J. Bodie, a prison guard at the Nebraska State Penitentiary from 1979-1991. Within these pages are recorded incidents that occurred during his employment, as well as various characters, some infamous, some not, whom he met while he also “did his time.”
My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stephen Nasser somehow dug deep within his soul to survive the brutal and inhumane treatment his captors inflicted on the Jews. He was the only one of his family to survive--but the memory of his brother's dying words compelled him to live. Stephen's account of the Holocaust is told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy.
Game: The Resurrection of Tim Tebow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,950. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Tim Tebow had the world on a string. An all around nice guy with mad, albeit unorthodox, football skills that saw him shattering high school and college records on the way to the most coveted award in intercollegiate sports, The Heisman Trophy. There was not a cloud in the sky. But then something happened.
Wasted
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,420. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
I don't expect you to care about my life. I expect you to laugh at it. This book is a collection of stories about misadventures I've had traveling around the world, meeting colorful degenerates, learning valuable life lessons and killing brain cells. Think of it as Aesop's Fables, except they aren't fables and I'm not Aesop.
Somewhere in the Northwest
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Contained within these pages are more than thirty of Wilkins’ favorite stories collected from thousands of miles of travel, with subjects ranging from a red rooster that captured the heart of a town a man who defied a volcano, from a desert cave that reveals ancient secrets to an underground city that shelters the homeless, from a herd of goats that predict the weather...
Dear Nathan: A Young Man's Journey to Fatherhood
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Richer Life, LLC DBA RICHER Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Dear Nathan: A Young Man's Journey to Fatherhood" was first published in 2001. "Dear Nathan" is the true story of Vance's triumph over his fatherless childhood, his out-of-control adolescence, and his becoming a father to his oldest son Nathan at the young age of twenty-two. With the odds against him, he fought to be the father to his son that he did not have growing up.
Life Is Love, Enjoy It!
Series: Life Is..., Book 4. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 48,430. Language: American English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The author of the book 'Life Is Love, Enjoy It!' Mrs. Joy Thomas and her husband ventured to India, looking for a living Master. When they first heard of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba in 1983, they felt that the ultimate grace that could be won in a life time was showered on them by a miracle. The words of Bhagawan Baba prompted her to write a series of four books, with His inspiration and grace.
Sheep Tales
Price: Free! Words: 20,750. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A woman's story about living in the country in and looking after sheep on a small New Zealand 20 hectares farm in recent times. The care of the sheep during and the uncovering of their personalities over a year and their needs during that time...
Steinbeck: Citizen Spy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,580. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
After languishing in the CIA’s archives for 60 years, a letter is uncovered in John Steinbeck’s own hand that shatters everything history tells us about the author’s life. Written in 1952, to CIA Director Walter Bedell Smith, Steinbeck makes an offer to become an asset for the Agency during a trip to Europe later that year. More shocking than Steinbeck’s letter is Smith’s reply accepting.
Somlandela
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,270. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was a young, unmarried missionary arriving in Africa. He was a battle hardened marine who had been torpedoed by a German U-boat off the Coast of Africa. Both were Norwegian, and both met in Africa. This is the true biographical story of two lives fully committed to following Gods call to Africa. Ella and Olav Sörensen, Norwegian missionaries to Swaziland, Mozambique and South Africa
The Dreamer's Road
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Dreamer's Road (Part 1) tells the story of Jack Jordan. A bright and adventurous boy, struggling to realise his dreams and his potential growing up in a 1980's repressed, Thatcherite Britain. His solution: expand his horizons and flourish. This book tells the tale of a young man’s journey to emotional, intellectual and sexual freedom.
Under Fire: An American Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,160. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In this candid book, Oliver North, the man who has been at the centre of the Iran-Contra controversy tells the story of his life. He reveals the inside story behind the headlines and stresses the importance of his family and his enduring faith, which have seen him through the toughest times.
Holding Back the Tears
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 69,500. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Follows Susan’s incredible life and her continued search for answers and information about her tormented childhood when she and her brother were given away by their mother and subsequently sent to Australia under the Child Migrant Scheme..
Suharto, Farewell to the King
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 12. Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
DURING his 32 years in power Suharto had plenty of opportunities to do good and bad—which he did, alternately. However, there was a process which seemed to go on forever under his administration, the length of which could only be outdone by Cuba’s Fidel Castro. This process was centralization, and even personalization, with figurehead Suharto as the nucleus of the entire nation.
Misfit: Changemaker with an Edge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,320. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
From scared, shy, gay, immigrant, geek with Aspergers genes all the way to prominent social entrepreneur and global changemaker. The raw story of a very unlikely and colorful journey.
Kathleen 1-4-3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Condensing our 50+ years of marriage so that you will understand your grandmother’s many abilities and unique personality is a difficult challenge. You should want to learn a little bit of your ancestry on both Donnie’s and Pop’s side along with what life was like growing up in the 1940’s and 1950’s and much more. In 1961, when we got married there was no how-to book on married life!