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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit by Jane Morris
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
Cat On A Leash by James Bathurst
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,190. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 8 reviews)
There is a fine line between admiration and stalking. The story of a persistent cat, the couple she “dated”, and their travels aboard the motor-vessel Wild Blue. The 50-something couple retired early, sold their home & photography business, scooped up the cat, and hit the waterways. Life isn’t always easy onboard a 25 foot boat, but it is an interesting escape. Featuring Molly the cat.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders by Chip Langston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
Girl, Taken: A True Story of Abduction, Captivity and Survival by Elena Nikitina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
"An astonishing, inspiring true story of abduction, war and survival" - Brian Whitney, author of SUBVERSIVE. In the fall of 1994, 21-year-old Elena Nikitina disappeared. Drugged and kidnapped by a group of Chechen gangsters, she was taken to Chechnya and held in a tiny room. Through eight horrifying months of captivity, and the outbreak of a genocidal war, all that kept her alive was hope.
Making the Connection: A Training Book for Bouviers and Their Owners and The Unexpected Memoir of an Exceptional Dog Trainer by Donna Rioux
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A posthumous compilation of the writings of a remarkable and gifted dog trainer describing her adventures, her successes, and her training methods. Both wise and humorous, Donna Rioux talks about what it is like to train the smart and strong-willed Bouvier des Flandres. Her style is conversational yet clear and highly motivating, reaching owners and trainers at all levels.
Who Killed the Archbishop by Ezekiel Atenaga
Price: $14.59 USD. Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2017 by Literal Guide Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Nineteen years have passed. There has been an uncomfortable silence about the facts surrounding his mysteriousdu demise. I have decided to chronicle the events and circumstances that made the late Archbishop what he was.
Caminar y Cavilar: Cuentos bajo el signo de la Cruz y a la sombra de la cruz gamada by Robert Salomon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Lejos de Metz y su familia y solo en España durante la Primera Guerra Mundial. Vivió la vorágine de la Guerra Civil de España, y cárceles y campos de Concentración en la Francia ocupada por los Nazis - hasta poder reunirse con su familia en Cuba después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist by John P. Hornung
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Deciphering the Golden Flower One Secret at a Time by JJ Semple
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009 by Life Force Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After suffering a childhood injury, JJ Semple finds secret meditation techniques that correct the damage done to his body. A companion piece to The Secret of the Golden Flower, this book is also a detective story. Neither Richard Wilhelm, the translator, nor Carl Gustav Jung, the famous psychologist, were able to plumb the depths of these techniques. An intriguing, original memoir.
Claude Ranger: Canadian Jazz Legend by Mark Miller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Claude Ranger: Canadian Jazz Legend presents a sympathetic portrait of this remarkable musician and offers a perceptive overview of the Canadian jazz scene during the 35 years in which, by turns, his career flourished, faltered and flourished again.
On My Road to Heaven : A Bold and Joyful Life by John Cawley
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,210. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Mexico. Juárez in the ‘40s, watch out! Better be nimble, tough, and clever. Ozzie is all that with charm and charisma. He has bold conquests in business, money, romance, and mystical adventures. Through spirit, he does miracles of healing. Later, in his hero’s journey, he loses it all. He surrenders to unconditional love, finds joy and riches within. He fulfills his life purpose—enlightenment.
Have I Become My Father? by Gene Piotrowsky
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I was living in Biloxi, MS, I started to see the similarities of growing up in a small town, and growing up in Brooklyn, a large Borough of one of the largest cities in the world, New York City. I finally realized that growing up on one block in Brownsville in the forties and fifties was like growing up in a small town somewhere in the United States, of course without all the grass.
Life Check A Human Journey by H David Whalen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,910. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was rescued from drowning twice, stood face-to-face with a bear, and almost crushed by a dump truck before age six. My teen and adult life not much better. Not all of the stories are tragic. Many are funny and some are amazing. I’m no stranger to juvenile hall, jail or mental ward. I retired after thirty-four years of being a serial entrepreneur, with numerous licensed inventions.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika by Robert Salomon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
Turbulent Times & Clear Skies by Nazie El Masry & Jane Warren
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a senior aeronautical engineer with Britain's airlines in the 60s, 70s & 80s, it was engineer and playboy Nazie El Masry's job to keep these man-made birds in perfect condition. Turbulent Times and Clear Skies is the story of his exploits in the most glamorous industry of all, as he defeated the odds to build an aviation business of his own.
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.
A Checkered Past by William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
15 Minutes With… Forty Years of Interviews by G. Michael Dobbs
Price: $7.40 USD. Words: 127,610. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Journalist G. Michael Dobbs has been fortunate to have spoken with dozens of newsmakers and celebrities during his almost 40 year career.
A Charmed Life in Ceylon by Tony Buxton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,100. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
The author's fascinating adventures in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in the early 50's portray an adventurous lifestyle that most of us dream about, but would be impossible today. He set himself up as an underwater guide attracting the wealthy and famous to this new sport. They repaid him by inviting him to their homes in Europe where he experienced a lavish lifestyle he hardly knew existed.
Bread From the Sky by Marie McCarthy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How many cat heads do you have to eat before you acquire the characteristics of a cat? Why do you hang a snail shell in a tree? How do you get a curse removed? And who buried a gri-gri in the yard? These and other questions are answered in Bread From the Sky, a Peace Corps memoir.