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Music, Mayhem, and Bad Decisions by Sharon E. Cathcart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
During her teenage years, award-winning author Sharon E. Cathcart dreamed of working in the music business. She lived that dream for seven years, beginning at age 18. Unfortunately, she learned that dreams can turn quickly to nightmares.
Memoirs: Life on the Farm for the Seven Jordan Sisters 1890 to 1919 by Ella P. Jordan Dale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016 by Carolyn Dale. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In thirty-one episodes that read like short stories, Ella P. Jordan Dale writes with charm and humor authentic to the era about the Jordan family's farm near Mount St. Helens from 1890 to 1919. Vivid details recount daily life and adventures, and accompanying essays place the farm and family within the pioneer history of Washington State.
Screefing: A Tree Planter's Reflection by Rodger Wilkie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'Screefing' tells of a group of tree-planters working on the clear-cuts of the northern forest, tracing their development as they become increasingly removed from the urban society in which they have lived. The book is both a narrative and a meditation on individual work, relationships, spirituality, and the human interaction with a rough, fragile, and profoundly ancient landscape.
Open Wide: Dr. Mark Manhart's Journey in Dentistry, Theatre, Education, Family, and Life by Leo Biga
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Mark Manhart's memoir takes the reader through his "open life" and his "secret life". A highly trained dentist who is actively engaged in developing new treatments and therapies, his inner passion, which keeps him charged, is his involvement in theatre as a playwright, director, and sometimes an actor.
Odyssey Uncharted – a World War II Childhood Adventure and Education Wrapped in mid-20th Century History by Flemming Heilmann
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Japanese invasion forces Flemming's evacuation from Malaya to Australia and eventually a perilous voyage home to Denmark. At school in England he leads a mutiny. Vacations surviving terrorist attacks in Malaya, meeting King Sobhuza of Swaziland, confronting apartheid. Cambridge years trigger rejection of religion, popular preconceptions and dogma before tackling the world of reality and risk.
Fill The Cup - Memoirs Part two by Charles Wylie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
From the opening fiery interview with a Commander-in-Chief the second half of this tale roams through events at sea, in NATO and UK Headquarters, and to transition into a civvy street of finance, gasp-making charity work and a family life never without drama of some kind or another. It has a happy ending.
How To Survive the Passing of Your Partner by Tania Neskovic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: Australian English. Published: May 30, 2017 and represented by TAT Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In 2006, I was told my husband’s lung disease was terminal. This is the story of our journey in my own words. I wrote this to get down on paper what this experience had been to go through. I am hoping that I can give others who are going through or gone through the loss of their partner the courage to be brave, to face the awful truth and come out the other end and face the future.
The Secret Life of Captain X: My Life with a Psychopath Pilot by MrsXNomore
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Marriage to an airline pilot seemed a dream come true. She ignored the red flags, abuse, continually hearing “You’re so lucky to be married to him!” Never empathic, putting them in serious debt, he promised to fix things. Instead he divorced her. When she uncovered his prostitution habit, he left her, taking their child. The horror finally ended when she realized he was a socialized psychopath.
Love Letters From My Mother by D.C. Potter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Years passed and as I finally reread the letters I saved from my mother, I relive my teenage years with honest clarity, as if it were yesterday. This is a coming of age memoir written with the hope of finding love lost. I am shocked and disappointed by the outcome ~ but I remain hopeful.
Sterling Place; a haunted house by William Jervis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a true story of a huanted house set in brooklyn new york where the author grew up and set out on a spiritual journey that brought him full circle with the death of his brother and how that house twenty years after leaving it, still had it's hooks in his family.
Surprised to be Standing: A Spiritual Journey by Steven Brown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In "Surprised to be Standing: A Spiritual Journey," Steven E. Brown explores living with a disability from the age of five, becoming a pioneer in promoting Disability Culture, and finding himself on an unexpected and astounding healing journey.
George Bailey's Got Nothing on Me: A Narrative History of the Holliday Family by Cy Holliday
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,530. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Growing up on a traveling carnival surrounded by Damon Runyan and O Henry characters has proven to be a wonderful life. The author’s grandfather, father, and mother provided him a firm foundation for all of life’s challenges. From Broadway to carnival midways to the Atlantic City Boardwalk, these stories speak of a simpler time, but the life lessons are as applicable today as they were then.
Diary of a Zulu Girl Part 2 by Nkululeko Maphoto
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,940. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A universal story is a story that in any place at any time people can relate to. Thandeka Mkhize's is one adventure that so many girls across the world identify with! It's is not about liking things, but a basic need to survive and be relevant that drives her story and the people around her.
Inside Those Walls by George Feusi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When my mother's body was found dumped on the side of a river road, I was just a year old. As difficult as that was to deal with, the child abuse we would endure made things that much worse. But when my sister brutally murdered her 15 year old daughter in 2009, I realized just how much worse our upbringing was for her. Come read what happened inside our walls.
My Villa by Antoine R Rahil
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,730. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Moving to a new land out of choice is one thing. Forced to flee and never being permitted back to your homeland is quite another. Rahil weaves his melodic memories of growing up in Palestine, his early life as a refugee in Egypt, and later, his daring move to Canada, alone. “I felt that my wings were not good enough to fly.”
Grace's Daughter by Michelle Lynne Kosilek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sentenced to life in a men’s prison for killing her former therapist in self-defense, a transgendered woman battles for 20 years for gender-affirming surgery. The memoir begins with the author realizing that she is a girl at age three, and culminates in a legal victory made possible by what can only be described as Grace in action. This beautiful memoir is not only an expose, but a story of hope.
Just an Ordinary Woman by Myriam Donin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,570. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My life is curiously riveting, not because it involves wars or celebrities, quite the opposite. I'm just an ordinary woman, who thanks to unwise decisions and some plain old bad luck, has spent the last forty years stumbling from one disaster to the next. This is my story.
The General vs. the President | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Military
Summary of The General vs. the President From H.W. Brands MacArthur and Truman At the Brink of Nuclear War By Summary Station Truman relieving General Douglas MacArthur caused a bit of an uproar amongst the American public. His motives were to limit the conflict in Korea, resulting in his decision to remove MacArthur. General MacArthur was full of ego and flair...
All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too by Katrina Ayres
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education(5.00 from 1 review)
Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres showcases her disastrous first year of teaching in rural Hawaii. Somehow her teacher training didn't prepare her for The Monster Copier, Matthew the Plane-Hurler, and 80-hour workweeks. At the end of each chapter, she explains where her New Teacher Self went wrong and offers time-saving, practical hints and tricks you don't learn in teacher college.