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On One Occasion ... Ivory Tower and Road Warrior Stories by Ben Bennetts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
The author, a retired electronics consultant engineer, spent eleven years as a researcher and lecturer at Southampton University (the Ivory Tower) and a further twenty-eight years in industry, mostly as a one-man-band consultant roving the world (the Road Warrior). These are his stories: some funny, some sad, and some just interesting.
Final Analysis: The Making and Unmaking of a Psychoanalyst by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,760. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » History
He was the rising star of psychoanalysis, an intimate associate of Anna Freud and Kurt Eissler, a member of the Freudian “inner circle” with unrestricted access to the Freud Archives. And then Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson threw it all away because he dared to break the psychoanalytic community’s deepest taboo: he told the truth in public.
Finding My Way: A Harvest of Memories by Edgar Stoesz
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 2 reviews)
From growing up on a Minnesota farm in the great depression, Stoesz traveled the world (70 countries) performing ministries of compassionate with Mennonite Central Committee and Habitat For Humanity International. He tells his life story with humility, bold courage and a great sense of humor. More than an autobiography, Finding My Way includes a snapshot of the volatile times in which we live.
Fear Of Failure by James E. Aarons DVM
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,540. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The autobiographical work “Fear of Failure” documents the life and times of James Aarons, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. It is a bold, uncensored look at the struggles of a young man looking for fulfillment in his profession and love in his life. Dr. Aarons pulls no punches and makes no excuses as he charmingly writes his way through his life’s journey.
How to Catch an African Chicken ~ A Canadian Woman’s Outrageous but True Story of Marriage Fraud by Lainie Towell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
A dancer named Lainie traveled to West Africa and fell in love with a drummer named Keza. After several trips, they got married. Lainie then sponsored him to come to Canada. Soon after Keza arrived, he disappeared. If he collected welfare, Lainie would be responsible for reimbursing the government. She went public with her story and sparked a movement that helped to change an entire system
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness by David B. Oliver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
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.
The Husband Swap: A True Story of Unconventional Love by Louisa Leontiades
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Thorntree Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Four ordinary people challenge monogamy to pursue a utopia of limitless love.
Over the Hills by Peter Steele
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,690. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Over the Hills, Peter Steele recounts the story of his turbulent childhood in England and his student years at Cambridge University. There he learned mountaineering and medicine, culminating in his selection as medical officer to the ill-fated 1971 International Expedition to Mount Everest.
Under the Influence of Evil - A Brutally Abusive Childhood Exposed by Darlene Deacon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Isolated from the outside world, Darlene had no idea how brutally abusive her life was. She just thought it was normal. Her mother, Jean, beat her from infancy, mentally abused her, and later sold her to men to use as they pleased. All the while, Darlene suffered sexual abuse at the hands of her father since a toddler as Jean looked the other way. Leaving home as a young teen, Darlene ended up in
A Luminous Future by Teodor Flonta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
Worlds Torn Asunder: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir of Hope and Resilience by Dov Beril Edelstein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
More than a Holocaust survivor memoir. More than just a harrowing tale of survival and hope. What makes this story special is its unique three-dimensional depth. A retired Rabbi and educator, the author masterfully weaves personal memoir into historical context, with a deep appreciation for Jewish lore and tradition. Dov Beril Edelstein was Auschwitz inmate #A7868. This is his story.
On the Periphery: David Sylvian - A Biography by Christopher Young
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 243,900. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
At last, the definitive biography of David Sylvian. This book — which has taken 3 years to complete — tracks the period of Sylvian’s solo career from 1982 to 2015. As well as being one of popular music’s most innovative and influential composers, Sylvian is an enigmatic and complex man, and the musical, personal, and spiritual journey he has undertaken over the last three decades is profound.
The First Book of Michael by Syl Mortilla
Price: $17.77 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Syl Mortilla uses Michael Jackson’s art as a window to an understanding of the man largely considered an enigma. The book explores Michael’s evolution from pop star to global figure, with Mortilla questioning whether the people of planet Earth can afford to dismiss the totemic value of Michael Jackson’s unrivalled fame and legacy apropos its potential as an opportunity for promoting world peace.
A Sky Full of Challenges by Joseph Dobronski SR.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Extraordinary test pilot, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying early to recent jet aircraft in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for pilots. You will learn about many unique challenges encountered in the successes and tragedies of fighter development during the "Golden Age of Aviation." All proceeds are sent to Catholic Missions.
Vote Tekno Party by A. E. Elliott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,380. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Displaced and prematurely cynical, 24 year-old Selene arrives in London in 1997 with one goal in mind: to erase herself. Moving through the capital's gigs, clubs, parties and squats, she sheds her old identity piece by piece, in search of a part of her life that hasn't been tainted by superficiality. But will there be anything left when she's done?
The First Floor: Autobiography of a High-Class Call Girl by Rachael Webster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Prostitution
Engaging, charming, yet disturbing true story of a girl who sinks to the depths of society working on the dangerous London West End call-girl circuit for celebrities and gangsters. She battles alcoholism and prescription drug dependency, suffering life-threatening injury and tragedy whilst trying to reinvent herself. Featured by Liverpool Echo, Wigan Post, Chat Magazine and Radio City Merseyside.
Foy Short, A Life in Southern Africa by Gardner Hall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Biography of Foy Short, a pioneer evangelist who lived in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe from 1922 through 1995. The book explores not only the traditional hazards he faced as a “missionary” (wild animals, primitive tribesmen and dangerous travel) but also the doctrinal and spiritual challenges that he had to battle in establishing churches of Christ and training African teachers.
Love and Madness: My Private Years with George C. Scott by Karen Truesdell Riehl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,240. 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.
From The Eagle's Nest: Growing Up In Goldthwaite by Glenda Geeslin Helms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Growing up in the rural Texas town of Goldthwaite in the 50's and 60's was rich, not in material ways, but in the things that really mattered. Family was first; friends and community ran a close second, and life was full of adventure if you only used your imagination. In this coming of age story, a girl explores her past and her roots. It is a look back in time to the way things were then.