Books tagged: true story

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An Adventure in Customer Service (A.K.A. Adventures in the Workforce)
Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » General
Based on an actual occurrence, this comic is a super accurate and totally true account of one day at one of my former jobs.
Coffee and Chocolate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
A passenger on board a fast-moving train glimpses a couple of brown horses in an unkempt field. She wonders if they are neglected or loved by their owner. A short but haunting true story by Michèle Laframboise, Canadian multi-award winner author.
Michele
Price: $16.97 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Your flaws make you who you are; don’t deny your imperfections, embrace them. This is the root of Mandy Boreskie's biographical tale which recounts her mother’s life and struggles with a very rare and deadly syndrome called “Sturge-Webbers”, as seen through multiple perspectives and the eyes of the one man who knew her best.
Living With Lisa
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 117,460. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lisa Keepence grew up playing football, climbing trees and racing pushbikes with the lads. Lisa knew that she was a boy. When her world was plunged into disaster she drifted into a life of despair. This is the true story of a young man who grew up locked inside the wrong body, and the agonising ordeal he endured in order, eventually, to escape.
California's Child: Inspired by a True Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,250. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016 by Kamel Press. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » General
Just when Scott Reynolds thought things couldn’t get worse, the unspeakable happened… At the age of nine, convinced he had accidentally killed a bully trying to molest him, he jumped the fence and headed out into the vast wilderness, alone. Could he make it through the blistering cold or would his asthma finally do him in? Would they catch him and throw him in prison? He was... California's Child.
Pulpits and Plain Sailing
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 130,810. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
After leaving the Merchant Navy Kevin Cooney started out on his own with a humble engineering shop. A chance encounter led him to specialise in manufacturing stainless steel components for yachts, and it wasn't long before he caught the sailing bug himself. Thanks to ingenuity and determination Kevin managed to make Cooney Marine successful.
Spitfire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Biographical
Born in Belgium, trained in Texas. The true story of an aspiring pilot seeking to fulfil his childhood dream.
Secret Diaries Past & Present
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Anne Lister (1791–1840) and Natasha Holme (1969–) are two lesbian diarists, two centuries apart, who conceal their sexuality behind an esoteric code of their own devising. Helena Whitbread and Natasha Holme investigate.
Memoir of M.H. Khan
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 112,150. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Musharraf Husain Khan, born in 1931 in Pakistan. He became a leading figure in the government of Bangladesh, and as Chief of the Naval Staff in the 1970s he even served briefly as Acting President. In this autobiography he tells his story and reflects on issues, from religion and education to shipping, fishing and international relations.
Stirling Work: The Story of the SAS During WWII
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,420. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Stirling Work is the amazing true story of the fledgling SAS from its inception in July 1941 under its charismatic leader David Stirling to the end of World War 2. The SAS’s first raid, ended without a single hit on the enemy, along with 34 men dead, injured or missing; only 21 returned to base. Using their motto ‘Who Dares Wins’ the SAS continued to dare with big losses and small gains.