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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.
"¡Papi, Quiero Ser Un Menudo!" by Ramon Acevedo, Sr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,830. Language: Spanish. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(4.50 from 2 reviews)
La veridica historia de como un niño de 12 años de edad se atrevió a soñar con un imposible, pertenecer a la grupación Menudo. Con el apoyo de su familia se enfrentó a los retos que conllevaba esta ilución y lograr con exito llegar a su meta. Luego el enfrentamiento con Padosa y Edgardo Díaz, manejadores del grupo, y su forma peculiar chocante de conducir los negocios de los Menudos.
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.
Stairlift to Heaven by Terry Ravenscroft
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,080. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stairlift to Heaven, the journal of an old age pensioner, is an irreverent, hilarious look at one man’s life after retirement. Although written by an old age pensioner, non-coffin dodgers should not be put off by this.
Intended for Mature Audiences by Donna Thomas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,370. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
The true crime story of the rise and deadly spiral of adult film star Timothy J. Boham
Free Diving to Fame and Fortune by Tony Buxton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The incredible adventures of a pioneer freediver in Sri Lanka in the early 50's. Setting himself up as an underwater guide, he attracted the rich and famous seeking a new interest. They invited him to their homes where the led a glamorous life style he hardly knew existed. Hans Hass and Jaques Cousteau both offered him employment. Later he made a fortune as a commercial diver in Singapore.
Een gave? Of een vloek? | Levensverhaal van Noud Philips by Femke Ronnes-van der Linden
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 24,440. Language: Dutch. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
In 1978 is Boxmerenaar Noud Philips op twintigjarige leeftijd betrokken bij een eenzijdig auto-ongeluk. Noud heeft een bijna-doodervaring. Vanaf dat moment is het leven van Noud niet meer hetzelfde. Hij hoort, ziet en voelt dingen die hij eerder niet hoorde, zag en voelde. De worsteling die hij met zijn gave heeft doorgemaakt, staat beschreven in dit boek. #hoogsensitiviteit
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.
Amerika? America! - From Immigration to Espionage by Eva Krutein & Manfred Krutein
Series: Krutein Memoirs, Book 3 · Biography & Memoir. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 90,210. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Vol.3 of the remarkable autobiographical memoirs of Eva Krutein finds the family moving to California - in the 1960s! - with five teenagers! Suddenly Eva's narrative is interrupted by her husband, Manfred. His secret diary is quoted at length, revealing how his "ocean mining" job for Howard Hughes is really a secret spy project to raise a lost Soviet submarine from the floor of the Pacific.
In Your Wildest ... by Joe Grier
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In Your Wildest ... is a chronicle of ten crazy years in the life of the author: the dramatic transition from rock 'n roll musician to missionary/pastor and his adventures on the road as a Christian gypsy during most of that time. From rock festivals to Russian battleships to Turkish jail cells and shark-infested waters, you're going to enjoy this ride!
Crawl Walk Run by Jennifer Galvin-Anderson, MA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,840. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is Jennifer’s story of overcoming both a Traumatic Brain Injury and Cancer at the age of fourteen. Despite the adversities, Jennifer went on to receive her Masters degree in Holistic Health and now uses her life to empower and inspire others to live their best life.
Encounters with an Inexplicable Man: Stories of Osho as Told by his People by Savita Brandt
Price: $14.90 USD. Words: 111,920. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
Osho, then known as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, drew world attention by driving Rolls Royces, dressing in otherworldly robes and attracting vast numbers of red-clothed followers. Savita Brandt brings together stories of those who lived through extraordinary times close to this man whose views so challenged Indian and Western society and whose hundreds of books continue to sell in scores of languages.
Frank Lloyd: Master of Screen Melodrama by Anthony Slide
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 53,080. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Frank Lloyd: Master of Screen Melodrama is the first book-length study of one of the most prominent of studio directors from Hollywood's "golden age," whose career spanned the years from 1913 through 1955.
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.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans by Ellen Marie Jensen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
Crushed Innocence by Cheryl Welch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
An inspiring true story, Crushed Innocence: Journey into Promise, is a courageous memoir of a woman and her forty-year journey of redemption. It follows her life as a child growing up in a dysfunctional home with an abusive alcoholic father and a mother who should have protected her. This is a story of forgiveness and healing, and how God transformed a young woman and called her to be a missionary
First Person Plural: My Life as a Multiple by Cameron West
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 94,380. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
In this classic New York Times bestselling memoir, Cameron West tells the story of his struggle to come to terms with having multiple personalities. West, who earned a doctorate in psychology in the years following his diagnosis, offers a remarkably poignant account of his efforts to understand the workings of his fragmented mind.