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A Hot Time in the Cold War, Moscow 1967-68
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Russian
(4.00 from 1 review)
The author describes what it was like living in the American Embassy in Moscow, USSR, from 1967-68 in the middle of the Cold War. He was a staff sergeant in the Defense Intelligence Agency who was also the part time editor of TWIM (This Week in Moscow) the only free press in the USSR.
Vision-Quest: A Saga of the 1960s
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,150. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"A wonderful, introspective yet entertaining romp through the 1960s as seen through the eyes and sensitivity of an artist, yet interpreted and recounted by a scientist with a great respect for nature and native culture." -George Winship, The Village Wordsmith. Layers of adventure, romance, cultural shock, psychology, philosophy fill this off-beat, but true, journey of awakening in the sixties.
This Force of Memory: a Surgeon's Story of Addiction and PTSD
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This Force of Memory chronicles the spiral of a surgeon into PTSD and eventual addiction. It is a memoir of a physician who becomes an addict after experiencing the horrors of medical error first hand. It is the memoir of a surgeon who discovers a healing mechanism quite removed from the operating room.
Ecstasy of the Deep
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,320. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The astonishing autobiography of an Englishman who spent his whole life chasing his dreams. Most of them were either underwater exploring far off unknown reefs in Asia and the Pacific or living it up with the rich and famous who shared his passion for diving. Tony Buxton’s charmed life takes him from the French Riviera and Rome in its 1950s and 1960s heydays to years operating an underwater touris
Chanel No 5
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Romanian girl struggles with her life in America. She goes from being bullied to getting involved in dangerous relationships.
Reversible Skirt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,880. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Reversible Skirt recounts the heartrending decade after one young mother’s suicide, as seen through the eyes of her youngest child, Laura, who was a toddler at the time of the tragedy. It also reveals what Laura and her sisters discovered that led them out of darkness and into productive adult lives.
The First Floor: Autobiography of a High-Class Call Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Engaging, charming, yet disturbing true story of a girl who sinks to the depths of society working on the dangerous London West End call-girl circuit for celebrities and gangsters. She battles alcoholism and prescription drug dependency, suffering life-threatening injury and tragedy whilst trying to reinvent herself. Featured by Liverpool Echo, Wigan Post, Chat Magazine and Radio City Merseyside.
La última marcha. El capitán Scott en el Polo Sur
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 187,100. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Hace un siglo tuvo lugar en la lejana Antártida un drama que conmocionó a sus contemporáneos y cautivó la imaginación de varias generaciones. El destino del capitán Scott y sus compañeros es parte de una historia épica de lucha y muerte, triunfo y fracaso, ambición, amistad, esperanza y decepción.
The People Under the House
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Very few escaped the death camps of Nazi Germany. Of those who survived, nearly all had been successfully hidden by friends. A handful had no such friends and co-conspirators, but managed to stay alive through a rare combination of wits, intuition and luck. Werner Hellman was one of the latter. This is their story, completed by Dene after Werner’s death.
Gone To Bed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,120. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
A British migrant family, determined to prosper, created a newspaper to dazzle the forested suburbs east of Perth, Western Australia. Over 21 years it battled media giants to pioneer the state's suburban press. This memoir relates the odd events and zany characters met along the way, starting without capital in a derelect haunted hotel. It shows how any community is a trove of wonder.
Swift Boat Down
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,190. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
A Swift Boat is sunk by two rockets from an unidentified aircraft near the border between North and South Vietnam. It is June 15/16th, 1968, around midnight, and now five sailors are dead or missing. Two survivors and several witnesses report seeing lighted aircraft that move and hover like helicopters flying in the area. U.S. Jets are scrambled to the scene and report hits on enemy aircraft.
Making Weight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,050. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Did you ever wonder what it's like to be blind? This book is about the life of a 65-year-old blind athlete. There will be happy stories, sad stories, and funny stories and there will be problems and their solutions. The intent of this book is to educate the sighted world regarding situations as they relate not only to blind people, but also to all society.
Vote Tekno Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,380. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Displaced and prematurely cynical, 24 year-old Selene arrives in London in 1997 with one goal in mind: to erase herself. Moving through the capital's gigs, clubs, parties and squats, she sheds her old identity piece by piece, in search of a part of her life that hasn't been tainted by superficiality. But will there be anything left when she's done?
The Art of Trapeze: One Woman's Journey of Soaring, Surrendering, and Awakening
Series: The Awakening Consciousness Series, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With nothing to lose and only a dream to gain, Molly McCord moves to Paris to follow the courageous call of her heart. She arrives in a city she has never visited before and builds her dream life until a bigger purpose unfolds. Filled with love, authenticity, adventure, and laughter, this bestselling memoir is an unexpected journey to deeper levels of personal consciousness and soul growth.
Impact: An Anthology of Short Memoirs
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,050. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A literary collection showcasing the art of short memoir with a variety of personal narratives of varying voices and artistic form.
Diary of a Cold War Patriot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diary of a Cold War Patriot, takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the United State’s nuclear weapons complex with a view from behind the curtain of secrecy that was prevalent for more than forty years during the Cold War.
Legends, Labors & Loves: William Jackson Palmer, 1836—1909
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Legends, Labors & Loves reveals a remarkable and modest man and opens every reader’s eyes to a new view of Colorado Springs’ founder William Jackson Palmer. There is no scandal, nor is there deception. Not only will you find integrity, leadership and compassion in this book, but you will witness Palmer’s tenacious conviction, strength, and shrewdness—just how one imagines a true “founding father.”
Tales of Bien Hoa
Series: Tales of Viet Nam, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,910. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Always wanting to be a fighter pilot, Bob Chappelear volunteered for a second tour of duty in Viet Nam. This is the story of that second tour. It is a telling of what it was like to fly the A-37 Close Air Support Fighter. This airplane was "the worlds smallest fighter, the fastest gun!" The airplane only weighted roughly 6000 pounds but the gun shot 6000 rounds a minute.
Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Right Hand to the Champ is the highly anticipated memoir chronicling twelve years Tasha Robinson-White spent working for the iconic boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. As she became the CEO of Mayweather Music and the President of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation, her life and career were forever changed by the complicated working environment she was a part of.
Buddy System
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Buddy System is a humorous, in depth account of my transition from using a cane to learning how to operate a guide dog. It contains a hundred dollars worth of laughs, for only $4.99.