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The Clod
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,050. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A true story of the struggle faced by young soulmates in 1970s England. When Zahra, a Pakistani Muslim, introduces her intended marriage partner, fellow Mental Health Nursing colleague, Luke, to her family there ensues a dramatic clash of cultures, family tragedy and a desperate struggle against all the odds to reunite across continents and convention in a tale of love, loss and faith.
Wilderness Life DIY: A City Family Bumbles Towards Self-Sufficiency
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Can a clueless city couple learn to build a house in the wilderness completely by themselves? What is life like on 525 watts of power? When is the right time to change a toilet bucket? The answers to these questions and more are in 'Wilderness Life DIY', the tale of a city family who leaves a comfortable city existence to make a home in the Australian Tasmanian wilderness.
Surviving Tracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
In 1974, the most destructive tropical cyclone recorded in Australia’s history devastated Darwin on Christmas Eve, turning the city into a war zone. This book is a collection of survivor stories.
The Ups And Downs Of My Business Career
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,650. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is a collection of five biographical stories of success and failure in business, starting with Nortel Networks. I believe that each story reveals the good, the bad and the ugly of the business world.
Querido Serrat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,820. Language: Spanish. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Este es el relato de Lucía, una muchacha que crece en una familia típica de los años sesenta-setenta. Nos cuenta su paso por la escuela Preparatoria y la Facultad de Medicina en los años setenta. Lucía nos comparte sus angustias y alegrías. Nos narra sus “amores platónicos”, sus amores reales y la que se convierte en su gran ilusión desde los catorce años, conocer al “Querido Serrat"
Do These Work Boots Make My Feet Look Fat?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The 1970’s was a daunting time for women working in non-traditional jobs. Kathleen McLaughlin obtained a position with a local utility as the first woman mechanic’s helper. The reaction of the men on the job was unexpected. This book is a humorous collection of snippets of her non-traditional life: personal time, work time and her promotion into the curious world of corporate administration.
Memories from Maple Street U.S.A: Pawprints on My Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 1 review)
A pet can leave indelible pawprints, hoofprints, or even web-foot duck prints on our hearts. No matter how many years go by, we remember our animal friends we rescued—and those who rescued us. Anatole France once said, “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” This collection of true animal stories will serve to prove him right!
Knock, Knock, Can Coleen Come Out?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,770. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Take a journey with Coleen as she strives to break free from the conformity of her childhood. After following the expectations of family, church and society for years, she finally begins questioning the beliefs that were ingrained in her. The more she questions and begins to trust herself, the more she starts to free her own Soul from its confines.
Coleshanger
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
“If it can be said a village has a life, then this is a biography.” Norman Williams (1908-1969)
The Adventures of Space and Hobo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,870. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
the Adventures of Space and Hobo is the story of two Vietnam Vets who took up the hippie lifestyle by allowing fate to be their guide while navigating through the spiritual maze of the 1970s. They hopped freight trains and hitchhiked from one city to another while using their wits and street knowledge as they traveled as vagabonds looking for the next free ride to nowhere in particular.
First Eighty-five Poems 1959-1963
Series: The Poetry of Paul David Robinson: An Autobiography in Poetry. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,600. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
First Eighty-five Poems is a book of poetry written between January 1, 1959 and August 1, 1963 while the author was in junior high and high school. He shares what he was feeling and thinking when he wrote some of his poems. It is an autobiography in poetry. The author often considered taking his own life, but decided not to do that. He became a Christian through philosophy and not the church.
Natalae... From Across The Universe
Series: Social Awareness, Book 1 ยท , Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 162,910. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Lessons learned from a personal journey and struggle for peace A memoir Natalae Jaennae Alluneedis This book is about my personal journey through life from James to me, Natalae, how the expression of who I am has affected those around me, and ultimately how all of us are impacted… even you.
Lady Master Pearl - My Teacher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fascinating biography of a modern American lady master who played a pivotal role in transmitting a new form of spiritual teachings during the 70s-80s. Unlike the theoretical teachings that had characterized esotericism up to that point, her open heart transformed people through a direct transmission of consciousness. An ordinary appearing woman who achieved liberation in the midst of daily life.
Letters From Montana
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,250. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hearing that Montana is the last best place to hide, a couple flee San Diego with young children to escape the atrocities of family court.
Same Track, Different Track: One Adjunct's Alternative Route to the Tenure Track
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Gone Dog Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
"I was never supposed to be where I am today. In academia, the route to the tenure track has on it a terminal degree, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and other what-everybody-else-has-done things.” So begins author Isaac Sweeney as he chronicles his unlikely path from a newspaper staff writer to his coveted tenure-track position in higher education.
Life In A Bong, How Pot Ruined My Life & How I Got It Back
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life In A Bong is the story of one man’s insidious relationship with marijuana addiction and his struggle to quit and find sobriety from a ‘benign’ drug. Ecstasy turns to darkness as his pot habit shatters his health, career, marriage, and friendships. The author’s life is almost extinguished, after suicide bouts, living on the street, having a heart attack, all followed by taking another toke.
Growing up on Eddie's Island
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiography is of my experiences in the wilderness of Canada as I was growing up. This was a time before cellphones and the internet. We lived and worked much like our ancestors did prior to the modern technological development.
WESTERNS: A Guide to the Best (and Worst) Western Movies on DVD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A feast for western movie fans, this book looks at over 400 of the 2,000 DVDs on sale. In addition to detailed reviews of classics (The Big Country, Broken Arrow, The Searchers, Stagecoach, Shane, etc., the author focuses on William Boyd (the entire 66 Hopalong Cassidy series), John Wayne, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Buck Jones and Alan Ladd. Finally, some of Hollywood's worst westerns are examined.
Les Pensees Dangereuses: Dangerous Thoughts about Life, Love, Pets, Friends and Depression
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,920. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Part autobiography and part inspiration, "Les Pensees Dangereuses" (French for "dangerous thoughts") is a series of essays on friendship, spirituality, education, bullying, animals, clinical depression and more. Author Sharon E. Cathcart ("In The Eye of The Beholder") shares her thoughts, including an unfinished autobiography, "Unmasking My Phantoms: My Dance With Madness," in this new book.
A Brief History Of Pink Floyd
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,620. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Pink Floyd’s rock music legacy is second to none. This account traces the group’s career from “See Emily Play” and other quirky mid ’60s compositions by initial singer Syd Barrett to their defining albums of the ’70s, The Dark Side Of The Moon and The Wall, and their swan song in the ’90s. Over four decades Pink Floyd made a distinctive and influential contribution to their times.