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Were You Born Stupid? Tales of an Hispanic-American Family
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,000. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Were you born stupid?” is a phrase I often heard my father ask me as the eldest of his seven children. This memoir is of what now seems an enchanted childhood, written through a boy’s eyes, set in the 1950’s through 70’s, growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. It relates the trials and triumphs of a large Hispanic family, a life abundantly joyful, at times brutal.
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
My Only Crime Was Being Born - An Autobiography, Volume 1
Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was born on Friday the 13th, the only Friday the 13th incidently, in the year I was born. I have led an interesting life, with many strange, odd incidents. However some good things happened which you see when I show you the wonderful letters my "Pen Pal" from Hong Kong wrote me and finally after six years we got together. I write about school, college baseball, bad jobs with great satire.
Glass Half Full
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception.
Turtle Tushies in the Land of Banana Beer, A Peace Corps Memoir
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,880. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A newly married Texas couple with great teeth join the Peace Corps to teach fish farming among the friendly, hard-working people of Burundi. Grappling with motorcycles, banana beer, bugs, frogs, charcoal-spewing imbabulas, mud, tons of rain, falling down, getting up, political uncertainties, language and cultural barriers, they work with courageous farmers, and learn we are all One in the heart.
Trans Boomer: A Memoir of My Journey from Female to Male
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,170. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
This book tells the story of one Baby Boomer's life: from a religious childhood to teenage rebellion to an adulthood in which he finally is able to live life as his true self.
Quaintance: The Short Life of an American Art Pioneer
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
George Quaintance pioneered a trail in American culture of sweeping range, from study at the Art Students League, to vaudeville, to ballet and modern dance, to becoming a hairstylist to the stars and portrait artist of socialites and diplomats, eventually rising to international recognition as the first modern artist of the male physique. Here is the authoritative record of his remarkable life.
Son of Man: A Biography of Jesus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,570. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Biography / New Testament, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Would You Like to Know Jesus as Those Closest to Him Did? This account of Christ’s ministry years tells the story chronologically and in the context of Jesus’s culture. What emerges is a holistic, historically accurate dramatization that provides a 360-degree view of Jesus and his world. Through this book, you can take a trip through time and sit at the feet of the Son of Man.
My Journey With Aladin
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 62,400. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
“My Journey with Aladin” is a true story about a little girl, her torn family and an extraordinary horse that brought them closer together.
A War Bride's Memoirs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Roger Golden Brown. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Audrey recalls her childhood in London between the two World Wars, painting a picture of English life at that time. World War 2 comes, turning life upside down and she writes extensively about the difficulties and uncertainties. After dating an American serviceman, they marry and after the war, with 400 other war brides, she sails to America, reuniting with her husband, Jake, in Washington State.
Mileposts
Price: $4.66 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Roy’s career had many facets. He was always prepared to have a go at something different if it appeared to open another door, particularly if finances were involved. During the time covered by this screed and with discreet reference to his beloved Log Book, started in 1952 and still going strong, the outstanding impression is one of continued initiative.
Barbara Newhall Follett: A Life in Letters
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 267,360. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
By the age of 14, Barbara Newhall Follett had published two books with Alfred A. Knopf — 1927's enchanting "The House Without Windows" and 1928's "The Voyage of the Norman D." Both books received rave reviews. This lengthy book, lovingly compiled and edited by her half-nephew, tells Barbara's extraordinary story through her letters and those of her correspondents.
Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz
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.
This Funny Earth of Mine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"A ruthlessly inward-looking and intentionally antisocial celebration of solitude...if there's such a thing as cheerful abrasiveness, you'll find it here...it reads like a sort of Walden for the city dweller." (I.Q. Magazine) The author's last two humor books, Read This Instead and the Wacky Adventures of God, have been included after the new material.
Pat Welsh: The Voice of “E. T.” Memoirs Of A Voice, A Diary And Me
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,970. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Screenplays » Biographical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Pat believed in dreams and one should never give up hope. She said. “Dreams do come true.” That day in the camera shop when Ben Burtt heard her voice was the day that her dream finally came true. E.T. was an alien biologist, and Pat Welsh was an avid naturalist. In Feb. of 2015, she would be 100 yrs old, My gift to her to share her life and dreams that she so fondly wrote about in 1931.Phone Home!
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
199th Light Infantry Brigade Redcatcher MP
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,810. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mickey put his heart and soul into his book about his three tours in the Vietnam War. He brings to life the men he served with and treasured as friends as well as the Vietnamese people he grew to know and respect. He describes everything he saw and felt about the country in vivid detail. That includes the horrors of war as well as the men's feverish efforts to block their worries and fears.
The Complete Princess Trilogy: Princess; Princess Sultana's Daughters; and Princess Sultana's Circle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 228,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
For the first time, the bestselling PRINCESS books are available in one ebook. PRINCESS describes the true life of a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia where she lives in a "gilded cage" with no control over her own life. DAUGHTERS recounts Princess Sultana's battle to secure freedoms for her daughters. In the final book CIRCLE, Sultana saves other women from servitude.
Los guerreros de la libertad (La guerra civil en El Salvador)
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: Spanish. Published: September 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
La Guerra Civil salvadoreña, fue una guerra impuesta por el conflicto Este - Oeste. El relato histórico aquí publicado es el único, hecho desde el punto de la derecha hasta el momento. La obra resulta profética al consumarse la derrota electoral de ARENA anunciada por el autor en septiembre del 2008, antes de las elecciones el 15 de marzo de 2009. El genero de la obra es histórico testimo
Shadow Scorpion Memoirs of an Assassin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 237,850. 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.