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Hungry Minds
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Series: Short Stories from "Things That Go Bump In My Head", Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Bullying
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"Hungry Minds" is a very short autobiographical tale about bullying, reading, and what lies in the heart of a writer: especially a very young one. In the brief essay, the writer discusses awkward and painful experiences related to entering Junior High School. It is written from the perspective of a literate seventh grader and is appropriate for younger readers
Tales From Down Under
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Dear Readers, I hope you enjoy my little stories about life and growing up here in Australia. They cover different ages in my life, from young and at play in the town where I was born, then to young adult hood, also at play. Farm life, some things we dream up to stop being bored.
My Wife Has Alzheimer's
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
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The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly devastating situation.
Musikana, Women of Zimbabwe
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Through the eyes of a young idealistic development worker Musikana journeys into post colonial Zimbabwe. From the demise of a young maid’s life, witnessing the harsh realities at a preschool for disabled children to sharing burgeoning dreams of two young teens, the author encounters the life of musikana, the young women of Zimbabwean.
The Devil in Me,
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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My mother’s traumatically true story will show you that sometimes what breaks your heart might also be the very thing that will transform it from its dark wreckage into something brave and beautiful. Her story will help you find the courage to trust love one more time, but first, you must start the journey with me from the beginning...
The Pencil Case
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
En busca del verdadero mundo
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Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Esta corta biografia relata un pequeño recorrido de la vida del autor de las obras que aquí yacen publicadas. Cualquier tipo de información vinculante con otras personas ha sido modificada bajo un seudónimo. Espero que lo disfruteis, lectores.
Up The River
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: Australian English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Sometimes phobias can take over our life, sometimes we can surprise ourselves by overcoming them. The writer overcomes a fear with humorous outcome.
Letting Go and New Beginnings: A Mother's Poetic Journey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
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"Letting Go and New Beginnings: A Mother's Poetic Journey" tells a very personal yet universal story through inspiring poetry and lyrical photographs. Supports parents with teens leaving home, to encourage understanding, heal rifts, and ease the pain of separation by giving voice to a complex and deeply emotional time. Sharing these poems may enrich and deepen family relationships.
Why did Everything Happen?
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Price: $2.77 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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The white stripes on the road are passing by at breakneck speed. The bus driver does not heed our cries "to get off the road and pull over!" The driver is fixed on his path no matter how much you plead for a different path. He just keeps shifting gears and presses down on the accelerator. "We have to get off this road. This isn't the path we chose!" That is only the beginning of the trip.
Indiana Canticle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Indiana Canticle is a set of autobiographical essays that resemble snapshots from my memory. Each chapter is an isolated event which allows the reader to glimpse my childhood life from 1944 to 1951, circumscribed, as it was, by music and books and the forested hills of Southern Indiana.
Dorothea Harfield's Banjer, The Ding Dong Clocks, & Her Love of God
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Dorothea's family from the hills of North Carolina were loggers and followed work to New England. She was not the prettiest of girls but had an inner quality which touched my heart. She was a true Christian and lived her life because of her "Love of God" Without reading a note of music and with her old banjo, broke into "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" by Earl Scruggs. Read on...
Kings, Killers and Kinks in the Cosmos
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,940. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Robert Egby’s great-grandmother, an English Seer, predicted his life. A teenage atheist, he refused to believe her until doors started opening like magic. The strange journey took him into the company of kings,journalists, news photographers, in the Middle East, Germany and western Canada where a radical change took place in Cosmic Consciousness. Autobiography with over seventy photographs.
Simple Green: Confessions of a Former Earthchild
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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"Simple Green," by a semi-lapsed environmentalist, is a rumination on keepsakes and mementos and how best to Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle them after somebody dies and leaves all their stuff behind -- a life's residue, inevitably destined for the landfill, unless a sentimental collector intervenes. A personal essay/memoir by Deborah J. Lightfoot, author of the "Waterspell" fantasy trilogy.
Prisoner #12973 Thoughts and Reflections from Prison by George Martorano
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You set the price! Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The United States of America's Longest Prison Sentence, Life Sentence for First Time Non Violent Offense without possibility of parole and America's most prolific prison writer George Martorano Needs Your Help.
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.
Hand-Dyes For Sale: How I Turned My Hobby Into A Business
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Price: Free! Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
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Have you ever wanted to turn a favorite craft or art-based hobby into a business? Melissa reveals both frustrating and funny experiences with her hand-dyed fabric business. What started as a simple, online shop soon filled her days (and nights) with new challenges, opportunities, and unexpected visitors.
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.
The Gauntlet
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Price: Free! Words: 49,800. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Imagine being nineteen years old, leaving family friends, and boarding a plane for the horror of Vietnam. The first book in the "Letters to Brian” series, "The Gauntlet," puts you into the boots of a boy’s wrenching journey. Follow his experience from Marine Boot Camp to the jungles of Vietnam.
Blessings of Failure: A Transylvanian Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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A memoir of a Transylvanian physician, a child of communism where failure was guaranteed. In a stubborn pursuit of realizing her parents' failed ideals, she keeps changing careers and countries. She excels in three professions, only to lose each as her inner quest drives her toward an ever-changing vision of becoming. Paradoxically, her freedoms and successes have come from failures.