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The War Poets and the Diary of an Ordinary Tommy: Convergence, Class and Transmission by Margaret Parry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,910. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book is a highly original and personal response to the diary of an RAMC soldier recording his experiences at the Somme and Arras. Written by his granddaughter, who never knew him
Out Takes by James Cuomo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,750. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are the essays and radio commentary that was left out of -Why I Don't Read Fiction- so as not to break its anecdotal flow. -Out Takes- includes essays on African-American music as well as Unicameralism. Complete newsletters from -Cuomo on KKEY- a game with Smyslov and Italian broth.
Flying Colors by Jonathan Danilowitz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Sociology(5.00 from 1 review)
Jonathan cracks open many doors for an intimate yet revealing look at a world most people never get to see; Apartheid, civil aviation, Israel, gay rights & more “I really enjoyed [your book]. I read it in one sitting and found it absolutely riveting. You’re both a strong writer and a gifted story teller. Many thanks for sharing it with me.” Matt Mills, Editorial Director, Pink Triangle Press.
Man of Many Hats by Elmer Kauk
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The youngest of 9 children traces his family’s journey from Catherine the Great’s Russia to life on a farm in Oklahoma and Montana in the 1900s. He journeys to California at 26 with his wife and 3 small children to work in construction. Their lives were filled with adventure, hardships, a lot of hard work, and happiness. This memoir was written for his children, grandchildren and extended family.
Connected: How a Cochlear Implant Made Me More Deaf by John Cradden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
Born deaf, John Cradden grew up as a 'hearing' person - mainstream schools, no sign language, no deaf friends. In his late thirties he went almost completely deaf and chose to get a cochlear implant. In this honest account, he describes the long but fascinating process of getting one and its success. But, in a curious twist, he also writes about how he ended up feeling more 'Deaf' than hearing.
Our Name Wasn't Written - A Malta Memoir (1936-1943) by David Vernon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.60 from 10 reviews)
This is the memoir of a young mother struggling to feed, clothe and house her family on “the most bombed island on earth” — Malta, during World War II. Written by two generations of eye-witnesses to the destruction wrought on the strategically vital island of Malta by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.
The Tao of Cob: How a Kansas Grandmother Built Her Own Natural Home in the Woods by Dorethy Hancock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Tao of Cob is a how-to book on earthen-house building, written as a memoir in Dorethy's pithy, homespun philosophical voice.
Fighting Against Failure: Memories and Thoughts of a Black Autistic Woman by Arlinda Jackson
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A black autistic woman discusses her thoughts and memories in this heartfelt read.
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography by Cathy Scott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography is an intimate look at the day-to-day dealings of a drug kingpin in the heart of the ghetto. It's also the story of a boy born in poverty Texas who grew up in a single-parent household in the heart of South Central Los Angeles, pushed through the school system each year and ended up illiterate. His options were few, and he turned to drug dealing.
Under Pressure: Buried Alive and Other Ordinary Miracles by Paul Brennan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,090. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Come ride along with me on my journey from a life of dysfunction and chaos to self discovery and abundant joy.
The Good Russians by Artem Medvedev
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This book is meant as an attempt to reframe the discussion and point out that by fuelling further Russophobia, the media and other influencers are playing right into Putin’s hands.
Hope in the Valley by Kevin Fischer
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 18,120. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hope in the Valley is a memoir written by Elizabeth Fischer and her husband, Kevin. At 26 years old, Elizabeth was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma cancer which flipped everything she knew upside down. From medical uncertainty to eternal promise, these pages are an intimate look at the life of Elizabeth and the Hope of Christ above everything the world could throw at her.
Beyond the Gray Leaf: The Life and Poems of J.P. Irvine by Dustin Renwick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Walt Whitman, John Burroughs, and J.P. Irvine all worked as clerks in Washington, D.C., after the Civil War. But Irvine, a small-town poet from Illinois, was the one selected to address President Grant and 10,000 spectators. Those words were lost, along with Irvine's legacy. Until now.
Under the Influence of Evil - A Brutally Abusive Childhood Exposed by Darlene Deacon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,410. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
Isolated from the outside world, Darlene had no idea how brutally abusive her life was. She just thought it was normal. Her mother, Jean, beat her from infancy, mentally abused her, and later sold her to men to use as they pleased. All the while, Darlene suffered sexual abuse at the hands of her father since a toddler as Jean looked the other way. Leaving home as a young teen, Darlene ended up in
The Innocence Of Guilt by Reggie Karam
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,920. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This book tells the story of the author growing up in Mayfair, a tough cosmopolitan suburb, where Lebanese, Greeks, Italians, Portuguese, Jews, Indians, Coloureds, Blacks and of course Afrikaners, all mingled together to create the famous history and tremendous amount of character of the area.
Room for Two: A Memoir by Abel Keogh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,060. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
At some point, each of us face devastating afflictions and must eventually cope with loss. Regardless of how it happens, the outcome is still the same - we are left isolated, alone, wondering what we could have done differently, and where we can turn for peace. Abel's search for peace and the miracle that follows is proof that love and hope can endure, despite the struggles that shape our lives.
El santo que libertó una raza by Angel Valtierra
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: Spanish. Published: September 16, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
La vida y la obra de San Pedro Claver constituyen admirable ejemplo de dedicación, amor a la humanidad, defensa de los derechos humanos y absoluta fidelidad a Dios. Como sacerdote jesuíta enviado desde España a la Nueva Granada, para de evangelizar esclavos africanos secuestrados y luego vendidos por codiciosos e inescrupulosos comerciantes de seres humanos. Su labor fue excepcional y sin par.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West by Tim Blevins, Dennis Daily, Chris Nicholl, Calvin P. Otto, & Katherine Scott Sturdevant
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.