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Renunciation: My Pilgrimage from Catholic Military Chaplain, Hawk on Vietnam, and Medal of Honor Recipient to Civilian Warrior for Peace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,850. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017 by Thomas Fenton. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Renunciation" tells the story of Chaplain (Capt.) Charles Liteky, a Catholic chaplain who was awarded and then renounced and returned the Medal of Honor. As he became aware of the true nature and reasons for the war in Vietnam and after seeing the effects of U.S. government policies in Central America (and, later, Iraq), he became the only Medal of Honor recipient to renounce this honor.
Ever Faithful to His Lead; My Journey Away From Emotional Abuse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
How does a young woman from a stable, loving family make so many poor choices when it comes to love? Kathy must face her self-defeating patterns before she and her children become a statistic. The lives of her two children depend upon the choices she makes. Join Kathy on her roller-coaster ride of self-discovery, from shame and guilt to inner strength in her tears to triumph story.
Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bobbi Carducci’s life was about to change. Her ill father-in-law 's odd behavior was a mystery when he came to live with her and Mike. For the next seven years Bobbi did everything she could to save him from himself—while he tried to convince everyone that he didn’t need her and that she was crazy. Caregiver Bobbi took on “the system” and Rodger’s Schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, dementia...
Tears of Innocence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From a loving family this five year old girl is thrown into a world of abuse and torture leading to attempted suicide, near insanity and the contemplation of murder.
It'll Feel Better when it Quits Hurting
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,830. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Many years ago my friends and I would sit around and play what we called "Jerry Springer: the Home Game". The object of the game was to see how many upcoming shows we qualified for, and whoever had the most at the end of the program won. I was the reigning champion. For better or for worse, this is the mostly true, fairly accurate, and almost completely factual account of my life.
The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,670. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Russian
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia is a luminous memoir that describes the coming of age of a young Jewish girl in an oppressive totalitarian society rife with hypocrisy and Antisemitism.
Reiki - One Student to Another
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017 by BadgerDesign. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Reiki - One Student to Another invites readers into the life and continued learning & development of its author Phillip Hawkins. Many of you will be familiar with Phillips work this book gives an insight into how he came to be a Teacher, mentor, and student of Reiki. Developing his own style challenging others to re-assess their own belief systems.
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.
Living with a Dead Man: A Story of Love
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,850. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Tara Alemany. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
Sitting in an oncologist’s waiting room is one of life’s more sobering experiences. The first thing that hit her was that she was there, not as a doctor, but as a cancer patient’s wife. It didn’t matter that Marianne was a family practitioner, or that her husband, Thom, was a death and dying therapist. Cancer, and all that went with it, had found them.
A Love Undeniable, A Life Unforgettable: A Memoir
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It was ‘severe like’ at first sight. Chris Conlon was a bright light in Scott Howard's life from the first moment he laid eyes on her. What started out as a chance meeting over mini golf ended as a deeply touching journey through life, love and battling bone cancer. In this book, Scott shares how love is the one thing that gets you through it all.
Pure Ambition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
The struggle of a poor migrant boy, determined to become wealthy. Also to overcome the brainwashing of being born and raised by deeply religious parents into a Protestant cult which greatly clashed with his ability to communicate with the spirit world almost from birth. He also tells many details of his secret life as an undercover agent for over 30 years, under various guises.
Lost Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,440. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Naivety and Innocence under siege. - The on-going saga of an inspirational life. Will the abuse, inconsideration and manipulation continue? Shock, surprise, tears and laughter will all be yours as this innocent woman seeks to re-align and reorganise her life. You will be amazed at how strong our human spirits may be.
The Power of Faith When Tragedy Strikes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,370. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
Told through alternating chapters, this inspiring father-son memoir recounts a young man’s seemingly insurmountable quest to regain movement in every part of his body, and a father’s struggle to be the rock his son and family lean on in the face of their worst nightmare. Chris Norton was given a 3 percent chance of ever moving anything below the neck...
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.
Negative Beauty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,050. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Having gained her freedom from an abusive violent husband this naive woman looked forward to a peaceful and successful life. But this was not to be. Violent behaviour had not been left behind as she hoped with her, amongst many other situations, having to face a gunman, pimps, aggressive lesbians and lascivious men.
Mister Psykonaut
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One day on a beach in Spain I met a guy called Adonai. He was a dread-locked young hippy and I'm a tattooed punk. He asked me to tell him about the meanings behind all of my tattoos; I spent the whole sunny day with him lying on the sand and swimming in the Mediterranean sea recalling my life to him. The is the story of that day, the story behind my ink and it is my story.
Love and Madness: My Private Years with George C. Scott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Film and theater audiences were attracted to George C. Scott's powerful stage presence and charisma, as was Karen Truesdell, a Stephens College theatre student. After performing with him on stage, a long term love relationship developed. Her liaison with Scott spanned 30 years as his hidden mistress and mother of his child. Truesdell Riehl's account makes a compelling page turner.
Confessions of a Golf Slut
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Here is the funny and heart-warming "Drive, Putt, Love" golf sister to "Eat, Pray, Love." Trailblazing sports journalist Susan Fornoff tells how golf became her warm blanket through the heartbreaking loss of divorce and death, her compass for a hilarious journey through online dating, and her guiding light in the murky tunnel of midlife career change. Reads like fiction, but it's true!
Old McLarsen Had Some Farms - a memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A memoir with a difference, the first book in the 'Old McLarsen Had Some Farms' series tells the tales of a 'tree change' made last century before that expression was even a glimmer in its creator's eye. 40+ years later, Old McLarsen and his Missus still farm - on a small retirement property in South Australia, still laughing and crying, and remembering all the survival skills they have learned.
I Saw Them Ride Away
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,210. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Castle Knob. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Harry Arthur Gant lived at the intersection of the Old West and the New West. He was a cowboy in Colorado during the 1890s and a silent-film cameraman in Hollywood. He tells his story with a distinctive mix of Old West plain speaking and New West sophistication, with the rough edges left on. This memoir spans two of the most fascinating parts of America's past.