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The Trains We Rode
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
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The dramatic true-life adventures of recreational collegiate freight train riding. Personal recollections of dodging railroad police (sometimes unsuccessfully); bone numbing cold, walking zombie tiredness, what the #@!$% moments and beautiful scenery you can only see seated in a lawn chair in the open doors of a boxcar.
See You Further Down the Road
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Dorothea and Nancy are two best friends of thirty years: bellydancers, psychic readers, observers of the mystical in the mundane. In their lives and in dance, spontaneity often creates magic! Follow these amazing ladies to find the magic of fun and adventure in their wild, wonderful journeys through life and the American bellydance culture.
Me: A Rewrite
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,280. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A comedic snippet of Anna’s alias life as she comes face-to-lasered-face with her aging face, furrowing brow, sagging butt and lack of “the one." Searching for authenticity, she considers Botox®, tests male-female friendships and tries to rev up to switch from Gucci to Goodwill in pursuit of creativity and… well, anything else! Warning: Swears, sarcasm, politically incorrect ramblings and TMI.
How I Accidentally Started the Sixties
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“This is a monumental, epic, glorious literary achievement. Every page, every paragraph, every sentence sparkles with captivating metaphors, delightful verbal concoctions, alchemical insights, philosophic whimsy, absurd illogicals, scientific comedy routines, relentless, non-stop waves of hilarity. The comparisons to James Joyce are undeniable. Wow! Whew! Wild! Wonderful!”" Timothy Leary
Skapegoat - The FHTM Blame Game Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,350. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This compelling, true and personal, story is about a successful semi-retired 30+ year entrepreneur that turned whistle-blower after getting involved with an illegal Ponzi style MLM called FHTM in 2009. Top FHTM leaders and its founder Paul Orberson tried to destroy his life. This story will keep you mesmerized by the deceit, sexual harassment, lies, judicial manipulation and drama that unfolds.
Whatever Happened to Patient 2410
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,640. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
At age 15, Minda Lazarov became Patient 2410 at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital when diagnosed with Hodgkin's - a disease of the lymph nodes. The "C word" was never spoken that day in 1970. The fact that Minda survived into her 50's is remarkable in itself, but what makes her story so compelling is the intelligence of her writing, the humor of her humanity, and the resilience of her spirit.
Fire Sail: A Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream – Part 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
Another Fool's Paradise
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,470. Language: Australian English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dreams of adventure become reality when, in 1961, nineteen-year-old Roger J Burke gets a job in New Guinea as a Cadet Patrol Officer. Come with Roger as he tackles the clash of cultures; the harshness and humor of colonial administration; patrolling in country; earthquakes, tropical diseases, and other nasties; investigating murders and suicides; and just missing death by a spear in the gut....
Raven's Flight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
This autobiography tells the fascinating tale of a woman's life through 7 decades from World War II into the 21st century, a journey of growing up and growing wiser in America.
Freak Show Without A Tent: Swimming with Piranhas, Getting Stoned in Fiji and Other Family Vacations
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Price: $6.25 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Possibilities Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Fishing for piranhas in the Amazon, getting stoned at Fijian kava ceremonies, and witnessing the ancient ritual of land diving on Pentecost Island is the stuff of National Geographic cover stories – and Nevin Martell’s childhood vacations.Freak Show Without a Tent is a grandly hilarious memoir-misadventure that is equal parts National Lampoon’s Vacation, Romancing the Stone and Crocodile Dundee.
How My Ordinary Became Extraordinary
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I thought I needed some excitement in my life. Rushing to the hospital for eighteen hours of open-heart surgery wasn’t what I had in mind. This is the true story of my recovery from an aortic dissection and the people and mindsets that pulled me through it. Whether you are standing atop your personal mountain or still scaling the cliffs, this book is for you.
Tsunami Reflections - Otsuchi Remembered
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book details the fate of Otsuchi, the author’s retirement home, as a microcosm of the horrific tsunami that destroyed Japan’s Sanriku Coast on March 11, 2011. The narrative provides geographical and historical context and reflects on the tsunami’s aftermath, loss of family members and home, mass funerals, cultural aspects, humanitarian efforts, and plans for recovery.
Summer with the Indians
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Summer with the Indians is my personal memoir as a boy working in the migrant orchards of the Okanogan in 1961. The book also provides an opportunity to see the Native American from a different perspective as I share some additional insight and experiences in the years that followed.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
Fire Sail: The Journey Continues – Part 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Fire Sail: The Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream– Part 1 describes the 7 yrs of trials & tribulations as the Marins build a 40-foot sailboat from a bare hull in Maine. Not a travelogue, the story follows their lives and events on a two-year live-aboard adventure. Part 2 finds the Marins sailing deep into exotic seas. Along the way they make new friends and experience new adventures.
Like It's 1999: Diary of a Teenager in Love with a Teacher
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
True confessions of a real-life high school student on the cusp of a new millennium. On the eve of the year 2000, Giselle struggles with spirituality, ambiguous friendships, a family dealing with the aftermath of substance abuse and deepening feelings of attraction toward her English teacher, a married man more than twice her age. LIKE IT’S 1999 is the diary of a teenager in love with her teacher.
Spirit of the Stones: A Retrieval of Earth Wisdom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,040. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Earth shares the spirit of its wisdom with us at all times. All we have to do is stop, be still and listen to the silent voice of the EarthSpeak! In this true story, the author completes an ancient Earth assignment as a “secretary to the stones” to tap into the vital storehouse of wisdom to access the wealth of knowledge crucial to living in resonance with ourselves, our planet and beyond.
Against The Flow - A True Story Beginning in 1930s Outback Australia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life growing up in outback Queensland was tough in the 1930's. Ruth Ann Jellet should know, she lived it. In Against The Flow, her first book written just shy of her 80th birthday, she recalls the hardship and memories of a Queensland long gone.
Girl with the Crooked Smile - Stuck in a Moment
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,040. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A riveting tale of courage, faith, hope, and survival, Girl with the Crooked Smile takes readers on an intense and moving journey that begins in Panama when a pregnant American mother of three is diagnosed with a massive brain tumor. Revealing what it really takes to weather life's storms, this inspiring page-turner will leave you with a fresh new optic as you tackle your own life challenges.
Used To Be: Life After The Glass Ceiling
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,410. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Experience the humor of life as a top female executive and the thought provoking growth which happens after a midlife decision to leave it all behind and find true happiness. With hilarious career anecdotes and questions about life beyond it, Nora will have you bouncing between laughing out loud and contemplating your own future. A great read for a generation of women facing these decisions.