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Picture Perfect?
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Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Picture Perfect? is an honest, soul-bearing memoir that pulls back the curtain on the story behind a family picture that went viral. With inspiring candor, Kordale Lewis describes his struggles with childhood sexual abuse, a drug-addicted mother, suicide, the trials of teen fatherhood, and more. His story provides a bold challenge for readers to redefine their own meaning of a perfect family.
Falling in Love with a Buddha
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Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Frank Berliner met the authentic spiritual master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche just as the Western cultural door opened to receive the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism. In Falling in Love with a Buddha, Frank recalls the world of Rinpoche’s life and teachings. In vivid and often humorous first-person accounts of the founding and evolution of Shambhala, he evokes the presence of this unique teacher.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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"Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA" is Richard Hill's true and intensely personal story of how he pieced together the long-kept secret of his own origins. This highly suspenseful book is a page-turning saga of personal detective work and the first book to chronicle the paradigm-shifting application of genetic genealogy to adoption search.
Long Climb Back: Trekking Through Loss and Beyond
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Long Climb Back, writer Rita Hartley traces her journey through loss after the sudden tragic death of her husband. As part of her healing journey, Rita decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro — a lifetime dream that her husband had before he ran out of time. Her climb also raised money to grant a child’s wish through Make-A-Wish Foundation and inspired that child's parents, and others, to do the same.
Revise Priorities Ahead! Life on a Spiritual Path
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This juicy memoir recalls an idyllic, rural child’s Innocence, N.Y Ganglands, Seattle Rock&Roll-Auto Accidents-Addiction-Out of body-Carrier Success-Violations-Brotherhoods-Seeking Truth&Freedom-Hippy Joys-Romance-Love-Pathos-Poetry&Prose-Sex-Controversy-Religion- Spirituality-Satori-Serendipity-World Travel- Building utopia-Masters&Disciples-Barely Avoiding a Waco all with Open Honesty and Humor.
99 Jobs: Blood, Sweat, and Houses
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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A carpenter can fix the house. But how do you fix a broken home? In this award-winning memoir, Joe Cottonwood recalls a lifetime making repairs. Everybody needs a little help, a little warmth: the blonde in the hot tub—the dying billionaire—the wounded war vet—the rebel teen— the lonely French teacher—and the author himself. "Expertly crafted!"—Kirkus. "Gritty and entertaining."—Publishers Weekly.
Slave To The Farm
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
Fate Brought Me Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Fate Brought Me Home" is a true story about the many times in Jayne's life that she had fallen, and how the universe showed her the way. It's about a greater love, and about fate. In life, things happen for seemingly no reason, but there is always a reason, whether it be a lesson to learn or karma to pay or even as payback. There is always a reason.
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.
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
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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.
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.
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.
Losing the Girls - My Journey Through Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Beyond
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Series: Breast Cancer, Book 1. Price: $1.99 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.
My Butterfly Cancer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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My Butterfly Cancer is the shockingly harsh and honest look into a year in the life of a cancer patient. Walk with her as she takes the grueling trip from diagnosis to remission and beyond, to becoming an independently-published author. 20% of sales goes to cancer charities.
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.