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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
MONKEYS IN THE GARDEN Irven DeVore and the Revolution in the Science of Social Behavior
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Irven DeVore and the Revolution in the Science of Social Behavior
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.
A Good Place to Come From
Series: Morley Torgov Classics. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Winner of the Leacock Medal for Humor, this memoir captures life in a small northern town of Torgov’s youth in the heady era of the 20th C from the Depression to WWII. Here Jewish merchants, English lawyers, Scots bankers, Ukrainian domestics and a few Chinese struggle to make a living in a remote outpost. And it is here that a young man, yearning for a larger life, turns his comic gaze.
Buckingham's Man: Balthazar Gerbier
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Balthazar Gerbier, an artist and architect, connoisseur and curator, secret agent and diplomat, a friend of Rubens and counsellor to kings, his life offers a window into dazzling 17th century England and Europe. Gerbier assembled the famous art collection for the Duke of Buckingham at London's York House. Lita-Rose Betcherman has written the definitive and long-awaited biography of Gerbier.
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
Once Upon An Albatross..., Volume 3 (2007-2008) (Blog Postings)
Series: Once Upon An Albatross... Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: American English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Blogging
The third volume of blog postings from Once Upon An Albatross... about Silicon Valley, California and whatever else, featuring 42 blog postings from 2007 and 2008: "The Problem With Windows Vista," "Ceramics, Code & Macs," "Something About That Beard," "The Harry Potter Line," "The Mythical Wii-Beast of Black Friday," "The Horror of Video Cam Movies," and "Sprint Misplaces A Decimal Point."
30 Stories in 30 years
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016 by LIFE SENTENCE Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Get ready for adventures in faith that will thrill your heart and convince your mind that God is REAL. As you read these stories, you will be challenged to leave a life of apathy and pursue victory and boldness in the name of Jesus Christ.
Seven Trains to World War II
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A personal memoir of Louis B. Martin's time in the US Army during World War II.
Between the Knife and the Sock: Story of an Immigrant Doberman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Depression
It takes a certain amount of insanity to pursue goals not driven by success but by hope to make a difference. Out of the depths of despair arises compassion. From a picturesque town in India, Inder and his Doberman puppy Speed begin their international existential adventure together.
Claudia Procula Wife of Pontius Pilate Friend of Mary Magdalene
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The book is a brief historical biography of Claudia Procula, the Roman Princess who married Pontius Pilate, the Roman Prefect of Judea who judged Jesus Christ and crucified him. Claudia knew Jesus and tried to save him, and later converted her Roman husband.
Pressing Matters (Vol 1)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,940. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
The unique and authoritative history of how Trans rights activism began in the United Kingdom, and the people involved in that struggle. The book is framed as a memoir of the author, working at the heart of the action, and is backed up by original correspondence and plans.
Once Upon An Albatross..., Volume 2 (2006) (Blog Postings)
Series: Once Upon An Albatross... Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Blogging
The second volume of blog postings from Once Upon An Albatross... about Silicon Valley, California and whatever else, featuring 40 blog postings from 2006: "Becoming A Normal Video Gamer," "The Neighborhood Power Transformer Went Kablooey," "The Rattlesnakes of Unix Administration," "Open Season on Escaping Animated Animals," Watching Nature On The Train" and "Finishing School Or Going Bust."
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kiwi born and bred, happily married for 36 years, leaving the country of their birth, their friends and family for a new country, new lifestyle, and the chance to watch their grandchildren on their journey through life. Over the Hill and Across the Ditch is a humorous view on the Australian way of life by Mike & Vicki Lynn
A Writer's Life: How do Successful Writers Really Live
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016 by 22 Lions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a self-biography about my life as a writer. I won’t be dedicating the following pages to explaining how to make money as a writer but merely describe what it really is to be like the 1% in the book industry, how it feels and how I spend my days.
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 Other Side of Philip K. Dick
Price: $7.83 USD. Words: 55,560. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is the truth behind the legend of Science Fiction great, Philip K. Dick? In spring, 1972, Phil Dick moved to Fullerton, CA, where he met Mary (Maer) Wilson. Amid marriage proposals, marathon talk-fests and a love for music and films, they forged a strong friendship that would last the rest of his life. Wilson’s quirky, yet unflinchingly honest, memoir reveals a funny and generous man.
Mostly A Mystic: Reflections on a Spiritual (But Not Religious) Life
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
"a constantly touching and insightful memoir..." — from the Foreword by JACOB NEEDLEMAN Twenty-five years in the making, the spiritual memoir of Fearless Books founder D. Patrick Miller is now available in print. MOSTLY A MYSTIC: Reflections on a Spiritual (But Not Religious) Life tells the story of how a young investigative reporter transformed into a modern mystic.
Humorous Incidents: Short Stories and Essays
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,290. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As the title suggests, this is a series of interconnected stories and chapters, which are (meant to be) humorous in aspect. They are in fact, non-fiction events from the author's own life and experiances.
Lost and Found in France
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 18,070. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Rita Clements Lee. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The parallel memoirs of two students separated by the English Channel. In a pithy, humorous manner, Rita recounts the most vivid experiences of her student days as an assistant at a School in Albi, Southern France. 1969/70. Brian, meanwhile, relates his trials and tribulations over the intervening period.