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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.
The Mystery Professor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Peter H Pearse, Professor of Economics at Millersville University Pennsylvania was arrested on 21 March 1983 and charged with false identity. The subsequent investigation discovered that this was not his real name and he taught different subjects in at least five other Universities and had over 34 identities. This is a true story of how his deception was uncovered and his true identity revealed.
The Faith of a Saint, St. Julie Billiart, Co-Founder, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
Series: Heavenly Host. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: American English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This biography was written in every-day language. It is not meant to be an all-inclusive recounting of the details of Julie's work. Rather, it introduces readers to the woman who received extraordinary graces from God. Details of what she was like, what her life was like, and the tests of faith she endured are focused on.
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.
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.
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"
Staff, a Necessary Evil
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
A continuation of the Author's thoughts on life, the world and having a disability.
Pressing Matters (Vol 2)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,190. 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.
Life by Satellite
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,890. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
Christine and Linda were professional women, living and working 3,500 miles apart on the opposite sides of the Atlantic in the early 1990s. They were brought together to discuss women's use of computers online, before the World Wide Web appeared. Their friendship blossoms and deepens and their correspondence charts their hopes, dreams and tragedies. But is one revealing everything?
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.
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)
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.
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!
The Adventures of Space and Hobo
Price: $2.99 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.
A Guide to Common Sense: A Disabled Woman's Perspective
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
A contination of the Author's thoughts on life, the world, and having a disability.
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."
Scarred for Life: One Woman's Struggle with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Prescription Drug Addiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Critical Mass Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"This is my testimony and if it [helps] just one person... it will all be worth it." -- Lucy R. Burlington In the late 1970s, Lucy was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Keeping the pain at bay led her to make some unfortunate decisions. So others might benefit, she wrote her story but died before it could be published. Thirty years later, this gripping, concise memoir is as timely as ever.