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Were You Born Stupid? Tales of an Hispanic-American Family by Michael Franco
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 by John P. Hornung
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 by Jeffrey Weber
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.
Love Letters From My Mother by D.C. Potter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Years passed and as I finally reread the letters I saved from my mother, I relive my teenage years with honest clarity, as if it were yesterday. This is a coming of age memoir written with the hope of finding love lost. I am shocked and disappointed by the outcome ~ but I remain hopeful.
My Journey With Aladin by Dinka Dekaris
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.
Letter from Alabama: The Inspiring True Story of Strangers Who Saved a Child and Changed a Family Forever by David Workman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
"Letter from Alabama" is the inspiring true story of two children orphaned and abandoned, then saved by grace and a family's love -- and by a startling letter that traveled hundreds of miles and changed everything. The book richly and intimately portrays what life in America was like over several decades of the 20th century before era of the Internet and instant communication.
Filosofía contemporánea: Autorreflexion.- Musica del Espiritu by Leopoldo Eduardo Umpierrez Camus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,650. Language: Spanish. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
El pensamiento reflexivo va dirigido a objetivos propios: facilitar nuevos caminos al conocimiento personal, arrojando luz sobre la actividad y regulación del subconsciente a nivel del Sistema Limbico y de las vías de asociación en la corteza cerebral, e inundar nuestro ámbito vital por actividad pensada Tálamo - Cortical que proporcione sentido de realidad con propósito de vida.
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.
Flashbacks (an unreliable memoir of the '60s) by Morgan Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of memories about growing up hippie in Toronto, during one of the most interesting periods of the 20th century. Not to mention the sex, drugs and rock and roll…
A War Bride's Memoirs by Audrey Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,650. 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.
Glass Half Full by Sarah Jane Butfield
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.
Quaintance: The Short Life of an American Art Pioneer by Ken Furtado & John Waybright
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.
Barbara Newhall Follett: A Life in Letters by Stefan Cooke
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.
This Funny Earth of Mine by Chris Federico
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.
Mileposts by Roy Le Croisette
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.
#Livingmydream by Pamela Gerstmann
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My name is Pam and I'm living my dream! But... it wasn't always that way. My background is German and I'm an 80's girl. I grew up in East Berlin before moving to Munich, Germany in 1997. I gave up everything I had and worked hard to make my dream come true. I'm now #livingmydream because I #deserveit! I make every day count. Come back with me on my journey of life.
Shadow Scorpion Memoirs of an Assassin by White Wolf Von Atzingen
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.
Trans Boomer: A Memoir of My Journey from Female to Male by Lee Jay
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.
All the Blessings of Life: The Best Stories of F. W. Boreham (Revised) by F. W. Boreham
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 88,840. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010 by John Broadbanks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Throughout his life F. W. Boreham wrote and refined his stories in order to master the difficult art of telling a story well. Such diligence was awarded as Dr. Boreham became recognized as one of the leading Christian preachers and writers in the first half of the twentieth century.
Ohio Portraits Vol. 1: A Midwestern Micromemoir by Erika Price
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Researchers call it the Cleveland Brain Drain. We grow, we suck all the nutrients from the dirt, we learn, we save our money, and we leave. We are statistics. We move by trends, like the grandparents and parents who brought us here. They placed their roots beside the veins of salt that ran beneath the lake. We have placed thin roots in the air. A huge hunk of us stays. But not the brain.