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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.
Keep Forever (Хранить вечно) by Aleksandr Sokolenko (А. К. Соколенко)
Price: Free! Words: 29,340. Language: Russian. Published: August 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aleksandr Sokolenko wrote his four stories about USSR labor camps in the months before his death, in 1970. His granddaughter, Maria Feht, has now collected them under the title Keep Forever. Александр Соколенко, написал свои четыре рассказа о сталинских лагерях в последние месяцы жизни, в 1970 г. Его внучка, Мария Фет, подготовила сборник этих рассказов под общим заголовком «Хранить вечно».
Adventures of a Taoist Master by Father Axel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
ENCOUNTERS WITH THE PARANORMAL. For the first time, Fr.Axel reveals his memoirs. These are the adventures of a Western Psychologist, who abandons his former life in search of an authentic Taoist Master in Asia. Fr.Axel finally finds his destination in the person of a mysterious Taoist Ritual Master in Southeast Asia. Later he accompanies the Master on his travels in the inscrutable East.
Rosebush by Charles Rogers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,150. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Myrtle Allen was born in Paris, Texas, in 1896. She saw the doughboys go away to fight World War I, survived the flu epidemic after the soldiers came home, had children and raised them during the Great Depression. Over a lifetime of 99 years, she was divorced once and widowed twice. She met presidents and governors, politicians and judges.
Cycling Widows 2 by Alannah Foley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,280. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
CYCLING WIDOWS 2 The Trials & Tribulations of Living with an Obsessive Cyclist... Do you live with an obsessive cyclist? Then find out how to deal with topics like bike porn, fetid laundry, and the Curse of the MAMIL – all these & more are deftly tackled in this long-awaited sequel. Brought to you by the author of The Cycling Widow's Survival Guide & Cyclopathic Tendencies.
A Pilot’s Story by John L Gaston
Price: $3.77 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From an early age, a boy growing up on a farm in Dust Bowl Kansas during the Great Depression dreamed of flying. Hard work, dedication, and the hand of Divine Providence made that dream come true. From accelerated flight training during World War Two, through a career in the service of his country, to a fifteen year career in corporate aviation -- here is the story of his lifelong love affair wi
A War Bride's Memoirs by Audrey Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,530. 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.
Voy a morir. Biografia de Jose Cruz, fundador de Real de Catorce by Juan Pablo Proal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: Spanish. Published: July 31, 2015 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
José Cruz Camargo Zurita es el líder, compositor y fundador de Real de Catorce, el grupo de blues más importante de México. A mediados de la década pasada, los médicos le diagnosticaron una enfermedad crónico-degenerativa que le consume la vida. Y es así, cargando la muerte en cada concierto, que José Cruz continúa consolidando su mito. Es ésta su biografía, una historia honesta, cruda e inédita.
Reflections at Highpoint by JONAH NDIRITU
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
When adversity strikes, life has to move on regardless. We cannot accept the circumstances. The positive law is to grind on. On the concrete jungle, there is no soil to support the life. The resources necessary to survive has been taken away by the time you are born. JoJo finds himself at an unfortunate circumstance searching for happiness from Kenya to US for Happiness. They took all of it. Fight
Alison Nicholas: Walking Tall by Madeleine Winnett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
In this candid and entertaining book, Alison Nicholas explores her years on both the LET and LPGA Golf Tours, the ups and downs, her tournament records, her faith, and – of course – the Solheim Cup.
Olive Trees Around My Table by Cecile Yazbek
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 82,820. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 and represented by LHA Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Olive trees around my table is the warm-hearted and, at times, heart-breaking story of Cecile Yazbek; a Lebanese girl growing up in the 50s and 60s under the shadow of the new apartheid system in South Africa.
Dialysis: a Memoir by Lisa Frieden
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Dialysis: a Memoir describes the year Lisa Frieden spent on dialysis, from her initial hospitalization with kidney failure, through the months on hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, to her successful transplant operation. The memoir explores her experiences and details how she ultimately overcame the physical and emotional challenges of kidney failure to thrive in her new life.
Daughters of Nazareth by Trisha Hughes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For Trisha Gourgaud, life growing up in 50s Australia was a mix of love for her French father and love tinged with uncertainty for her Irish mother. A blissful time was cut short when one day she was taken by the police to the local children's home, Nazareth House, a home for neglected and abandoned children. This event meant she would never see her mother again and rarely see her father.
Short Story Collection by A J Spedding
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
My life story... where's the interest in that, I thought, until I started to put pen to paper... then I realised just how much I had done in my what seemed to be short time in this world. At 93 years of age and finally retired, some would say my life has been interesting, some would say erratic, some would say fulfilling, some would say hectic... I would say immense fun!
Showmanship: The Cinema of William Castle by Joe Jordan
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 108,710. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Author Joe Jordan provides exhaustive scholarly analysis of each of Castle’s directorial efforts, as well as production background, little-known anecdotes, and succinct plot synopses.
O Fim da Guerra na Guiné by Carlos Alberto Martinho
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 34,520. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 30, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Carlos Martinho esteve como Alferes em 1971 a realizar um estágio em Angola onde conheceu, em Gago Coutinho, o médico e grande escritor António Lobo Antunes. Passou na Guiné (Março de 1972 a Julho de 74) a Capitão Miliciano, comandante da Companhia de Cavalaria N.º 3568 (com o Guião ‘Os Fantasmas da Bolanha’) e relata na primeira pessoa o seu quotidiano (...)
The Project 3.7 and Us by Washington Conceicao
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,440. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about the author’s and his family’s experiences during a special period of their lives, as foreigners living in the Chicago area. The stories deal with his work in the city and his family life in suburbia. They address peculiarities of the interaction of colleagues from various countries, which formed an international, multicultural, and very interesting team.
Sukarno - A Biography by Lambert J. Giebels
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 233,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sukarno – a biography is the first English language biography on Sukarno (1901-1970) – the founding father and first president of Indonesia.
A World Ago: A Navy Man's Letters Home (1954-1956) by Dorien Grey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,790. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
A World Ago chronicles, through one young man's journal and vivid letters to his parents, his life, adventures, and experiences at a magical time. It follows him from being a Naval Aviation Cadet to becoming a “regular” sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga on an eight-month tour of duty in the politically tense Mediterranean Sea.