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The Lost Society: The Prison Memoirs of Tyreese Malloy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist
Over the course of 22 months in state prison and county jail, King Thai documented his experience in journal entries, philosophical essays, and poems. He offers an intimate look into the mind of a prisoner, the horrendous conditions of modern day chattel slavery (aka the Prison Industrial Complex),religion, and Hip Hop culture.
Above the Lake:Tuscany, the artist's journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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The artist/fool with one foot suspended above the abyss, never looking to the future as six months morph into twenty years; Cortona, Camelot-like rising above the lake, casting her spell but lurking in the wings is a parallel universe threatening a rude awakening-welcome to the life of the artist.
Tubob: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
TUBOB: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps is a memoir of a newly married couple who discover themselves in new light as they work and learn about a different culture in a third-world country. They find strength and frustration trying to make a difference. Caught up in a military coup, they seek refuge in a house with 116 other people and wonder if their lives will ever be the same.
9 Lives of a Fighter Pilot: One pilot’s personal story as an American patriot
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Military
A pilot's life is never dull, especially when you're a jet fighter pilot in the Marines flying assault missions in Iraq during Saddam Hussein's reign and then when you work at the White House under President Clinton! Sometimes you have close calls with Death. Sometimes you get nine lives. You better live the ninth to its fullest! This is Colonel Greg Raths' life... a roadmap for success.
Subject to Change
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A hybrid metafictional memoir by a prescient Vietnam veteran. He was in Morocco on 9/11. It blends journalism, history, creative nonfiction and world travel. It incorporates abandonment, loss, exile, renewal, creativity, diversity, kindness and gratitude.
The Shiny Red Honda
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Growing up in rural County Waterford in the 1950/60's with my beautiful red Honda. The Mass path, crossroad dancing, travelling shows, being an Altar Boy, memories of an age of innocence. It is also about dreams and aspirations; a young man's entry into the world of work, and his brief flirtation with the music business. A story told as it was - warts and all
How to write INTERESTING Family Histories
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,490. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Keen to write an engaging family history? Stuck with little more than names and dates? Uncertain how to begin? This book provides advice ranging from how you can structure a simple family history and begin writing, through to how you can use simple words and sentences to evoke drama and tension. It will help you turn your dusty piles of notes and photocopies into a riveting family history.
A Life Less Ordinary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when an American from a small, rural town goes overseas to live and teach in one of the biggest cities in South Korea? Follow me on my one year journey to find out!
When Goodbye Begins: Sharing Life With Dementia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,980. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012 by MetaPlume. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
John and I had been married a little over ten years when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. To the observer, life is unchanged, but not so for the carer. Having come through this period, observed others, and talked to many, I believe there is a vital need to acknowledge the mental and emotional trauma that is experienced by the carer during those early days.
The Unbreakable Child
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
The Unbreakable Child: a story about forgiving the unforgivable is a riveting journey inside the secretive underbelly of the St. Thomas / Saint Vincent Orphan Asylum in rural Kentucky.