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Unsettling Life Revised & Updated by Tony Lockhart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,950. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I wrote Unsettling Life when, and because, I was emotionally insecure. I'm happy to say that I haven't changed.
The Way It Was by Daphne Olivier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,930. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Way it Was gives a vivid account of growing up “Poor-White” in South Africa during the first half of the Twentieth Century. Scandals in the family, camping trips in the company of happy-go-lucky relatives, learning about sex, blind dates, family quarrels and an unconventional wedding make this an extraordinary and poignant coming-of-age story.
Soviet_Air_Force by Bridget Sevigny, Sr
Price: $22.00 USD. Words: 81,390. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Crew skill of Soviet Air Forces is 5+. Combined formations (used with 'Formations' module) Soviet Air Forces may combine different types of two-engine low-level bombers within one formation.
Jungle Birds in the Living Room by Howard Voren
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An intriguing series of adventures that will interest people from all walks of life. It contains a cultural, political and natural history education that is enriching to everyone. Regardless as to whether they have ever had a curiosity or interest in birds, the ordeals endured and the true stories about how they got from the jungles of Central & South America to our living rooms is captivating.
The Enterprise “Testimony” by Antonio Berry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Read Part-2 of Coast Playa’s and a true continuation of the story that led to Antonio “Tony” Berry’s demise. After the building of one of the largest drug “Enterprises” to ever originate in the Southern District of Mississippi between the mid 80’s and early 90’s as detailed in the book “It Is What it Is” by Gerald H. Duffy, Tony is confronted with a soul-searching decision that has him in turmoil
The Unauthorized Autobiography of W.B.: The War Years (1933-1945) by Walter Bodlander
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,120. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This memoir by Walter Bodlander, in his 90s, reflects on his odyssey as young German Jew in the 1930s fleeing to Switzerland, France, Palestine and returning to his native Germany as an officer in the US Army. The book explores some of the psychological adjustments of a boy, raised in a fully assimilated German family, coming to terms with his Jewish ancestry. Full of self reflection and humor.
It's Always Friday by Richard Youens
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 114,300. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Richard Youens' worked in film insurance. His work took him around the world, from Switzerland to Singapore, involved him in multi-million-dollar claims and brought him into contact with an array of Hollywood stars. It's Always Friday is a light-hearted account of his adventures before, during and after his career in film insurance.
Survival Manual: A Memoir of Near Death, Illness and Survival by Ronsteinman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This memoir is my story of how I survived a near fatal illness, had many surgeries, spent almost 30 days in hospital, lived on pain killers and survived against all odds. During those days I recall many of my adventures in TV news covering stories around the world for NBC News. In some ways,it may inspire others to keep going when everything seems darkest.
Muhammad: When Dementia Created the God of Insanity by James Creamwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Muhammad is the Prophet of the Moon God Allah, and is the mold of every true believer of his system. He was an epileptic who had a vision and thought he was possessed by evil spirits, but others convinced him that he was a prophet of God. He assembled a band of cutthroats and murdered, raped, robbed, and even beheaded hundreds of innocent victims, while leaving a legacy of hatred and intolerance
Shattered China Dream by Paul Pellew
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 245,870. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
For 100 years, three generations of the author’s Anglo-Chinese family lived in China. They were unfairly treated due to their mixed blood, particularly in the era of Mao. After more than 20 years of studying, researching and verifying Chinese Modern History as well as family history, the author tells a remarkable true story of three generations living in China and tracing their British ancestry.
A Good Place to Come From by Morley Torgov
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.
Houses in Africa by Alma Alexander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,780. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I was 10, I was taken from my quiet, safe corner of old Europe and deposited into an exotic new world. Africa, at once breathtaking and soul-destroying, from the snow-capped mountains and teeming game plains of Kenya and Tanzania to the haunted hunger-stalked dustbowls of Ethiopia and the Sudan – the hideous and the magnificent have always gone hand in hand there.
A Wander in Vetland by John Hicks
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks has spent much of his working life as a vet in New Zealand. A Wander in Vetland is an insider's look at his changing profession. These lively tales draw the reader into the more curious aspects of medical and veterinary history - ideal reading for those curious about borborygmi, the use eunuchs made of goose quills, or the potion favoured by Italian women to seduce their lovers...
My Father's Guru by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a child growing up in the Hollywood Hills during the 1950s, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson thought it was perfectly normal that a guru named Paul Brunton lived with his family and dictated everything about their daily rituals, from their diet to their travel plans to his parents’ sex life. But in this extraordinary memoir, Masson reflects on just how bizarre everything about his childhood was.
A Luminous Future by Teodor Flonta
Price: $2.99 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.'
Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz by Luke St Germaine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 8 reviews)
The true story of how I was recruited by a notorious door-to-door sales organization, and traveled across the country in pursuit of success. My goal of making millions took some unexpected setbacks as I mastered the art of cold-calling, mouse-killing, and "ringing the bell." A rare look into the culture of Cydcor/DS-Max, this memoir is both harrowing and humorous.
Buckingham's Man: Balthazar Gerbier by Lita-Rose Betcherman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Balthazar Gerbier, an artist and architect, connoisseur and curator, secret agent and diplomat, a friend of Rubens and counsellor to kings, his life offers a window into dazzling 17th century England and Europe. Gerbier assembled the famous art collection for the Duke of Buckingham at London's York House. Lita-Rose Betcherman has written the definitive and long-awaited biography of Gerbier.
Shadow Scorpion Memoirs of an Assassin by White Wolf Von Atzingen
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 238,090. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Shadow Scorpion by White Wolf Von Atzingen is an autobiography of a young man who was taken into the CIA and trained in the elite and shadowy methods of assassination. Through many years he survives severe mind control, programming, and experiences that can only be described as a living hell. Living through the unlivable, and triumphing, Wolf is able to begin the long, toilsome path of healing.
So Far, So Good: The Saga of a Broken Neck, and the Good Life that Can Follow by Lee D. Goldstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Every year, 40,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries. Lee Goldstein is one of them. Lee has been living with his injury for 66+ years, making him unofficially the longest living quadriplegic in history. The story of his injury and the reasons for his survival are chronicled in this stunning book. Lee tells of his terrible injury, his fight for life, & the amazing life he has led ever since.
Dreaming of Hope Street by Eder Holguin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,180. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Living On The Streets of Medellin, Colombia To Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur in New York Overcoming the odds to find happiness Dreaming of Hope Street is the story of how he went from living in the streets to become a successful entrepreneur. The book is in the classic Coming-of-Age tradition, and proves that, though life can be ugly and brutal, even the most disadvantaged can overcome