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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Leaving Moose Jaw
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,440. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The second book by Taylor Lambert takes the reader on a wild ride across the Indian subcontinent with no plan, plenty of whisky, and a journalist's sharp eye. Spanning five months and thousands of kilometres, this is India as seen through the eyes of an itinerant, itchy-footed journalist who just wanted to get out of Moose Jaw.
Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,030. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by SturdyGrace Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Reverend Dave became Daffy Dave, but it wasn't easy. Years of struggle and lots of hard work lay between the two. Dave wasn't able to do it alone, but he didn't have to, and neither do you. Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown is the story one man's journey from despair to contentment, and is a road map for anyone else trying to do the same.
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.
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.
The Lid is Lifted
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 129,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.
Coup D’état Oman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,900. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Oman on 23 July 1970, Ray Kane led the only coup d’état executed by British Officers in living memory. All accounts of the coup by academics innocently repeat and so perpetuate what might be termed the official approved version of events, while some other writers repeat rumors, fantasize or lie . Read on to learn the truth.
Losing the Girls - My Journey Through Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Beyond
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Series: Breast Cancer, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Delve into the breast cancer journey and beyond in Losing the Girls, a unique memoir differentiated by the author’s cutting-edge nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM)―a little-known breast cancer surgery technique that leaves the breast completely whole. Shirley Alarie shares her story to boost awareness of this specialized procedure so women facing mastectomies will know all of their options.
Vote Tekno Party
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,380. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Displaced and prematurely cynical, 24 year-old Selene arrives in London in 1997 with one goal in mind: to erase herself. Moving through the capital's gigs, clubs, parties and squats, she sheds her old identity piece by piece, in search of a part of her life that hasn't been tainted by superficiality. But will there be anything left when she's done?
The Wrong Shade of Yellow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I was middle aged and homeless, soon to be penniless, and really and truly no different from that bag lady sitting on the bench over there. I couldn’t jack it in and go home, because I didn’t have a home to go to anymore. The bicycle and the tent were now home. Wherever I found myself on any given night was now home. And that meant, for tonight, Genoa Piazza Principe Railway Station was home.
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
Saying Goodbye Without Saying Hello
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,150. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when all of those dreams are shattered in a moment’s notice? How does one cope with the loss of their child? This is the story of their journey and of the devastating grief of the loss of her daughter, Dakota Emily Buda.
Glass Half Full
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception.