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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Some Dreams are Worth Keeping
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,010. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bipolar is a condition which is affecting thousands of Americans. Susie Johnson’s book takes you inside the world of bipolar, letting you see what life is really like on the other side of the rainbow.
Margaret Fuller: An Uncommon Woman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Who was Margaret Fuller? She was a 19th century journalist and author who changed the way we think about women. Margaret sympathized with the plight of the Indians and praised the virtues of Irish immigrants. She covered a revolution in Italy and argued for women's rights. Read about Margaret in this concise new biography.
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.
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.
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.
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.
YO MIZ! (1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
What’s really going on in our public school classrooms? Good question. - Journalists are not allowed in… - Teachers risk punishment if they speak out… - School administrators will only share the good stuff… - Most lawmakers? Clueless. Yo Miz! has the answer. Yo Miz! is the seriously funny memoir of an unconventional “edu-tainer,” assigned to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools. Fa real!
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.
My Dyslexic Journey
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A personal view of Dyslexia and associated conditions. Exploring the ups as well as the downs.
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fifteen years of intense government harassment leads a psychiatrist, single mother and social activist to close her 25-year Seattle practice to begin a new, safe life in New Zealand. What starts as phone harassment, stalking and illegal break-ins quickly progresses to six attempts on her life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroads her into a psychiatric hospital.
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.
The Ups And Downs Of My Business Career
Price: $3.00 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.
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.