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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.
Subterranean Emerald City Blues
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You set the price! Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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A short memoir from the authors life as a homeless teenager in Seattle during the late 1980's through early 1990's and the sad tale of encountering young prostitutes on the streets.
Have You Ever Considered Modeling? This Is My Scam Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Somehow on my way to pursuing a modeling career I got scammed. Now I am sharing my story to help raise awareness of how easy it is for aspiring models to be tricked.
The Shiny Red Honda
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Growing up in rural County Waterford in the 1950/60's with my beautiful red Honda. The Mass path, crossroad dancing, travelling shows, being an Altar Boy, memories of an age of innocence. It is also about dreams and aspirations; a young man's entry into the world of work, and his brief flirtation with the music business. A story told as it was - warts and all
The Rise and Fall of A Modern-Day Icarus
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Price: Free! Words: 136,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Are you lifting weights because you want to develop more muscle mass? Why do most think that more muscle mass leads to an increase of resting fat metabolism? When you hypertrophy your muscles, you are enlarging Type IIb muscle fibres, which are glycolytic. There is an increase of carbohydrate metabolism, not fat metabolism. I have had problems with stress. Read my life-struggle to understand why.
Above the Lake:Tuscany, the artist's journey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The artist/fool with one foot suspended above the abyss, never looking to the future as six months morph into twenty years; Cortona, Camelot-like rising above the lake, casting her spell but lurking in the wings is a parallel universe threatening a rude awakening-welcome to the life of the artist.
Trucking in English
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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This is the tale of what happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to actually drive 18-wheelers across North America instead of just dreaming about it. She learns how to hit a moose correctly and how to be hijacked. She is almost arrested in Baltimore Docks and survives a terrifying winter tour of The Rockies. Nothing goes well, but that’s why there’s a book.
Holiday Recollections & Recipes from Grandma Peggy's Kitchen
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Holiday
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'Love and joy come to you, and a Merry Christmas, too' from Grandma Peggy's kitchen! This quick collection of time-tested recipes includes Savory Roast Beef with Red Wine, Spicy Cocoa Mocha Mix, Dad's Never-Fail Dressing and Grandma's 'old faithful': Hungry Boys Casserole. Also seasonal reminiscences + easy, inexpensive craft ideas. Special bonus section: 'Simply Celebrate!
The Dream Matrix: A Memoir of Connection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Nancy J. Myers takes us on her journey of discovery into the deep, rich world of communal dreaming. The two women in the story Nancy tells find and forge a spirituality that is their own as individuals but becomes shared in their friendship as they tell their dreams, then grows far beyond that to become a gift to their communities.
On One Occasion ... Ivory Tower and Road Warrior Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The author, a retired electronics consultant engineer, spent eleven years as a researcher and lecturer at Southampton University (the Ivory Tower) and a further twenty-eight years in industry, mostly as a one-man-band consultant roving the world (the Road Warrior). These are his stories: some funny, some sad, and some just interesting.
Six Years From Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Six Years From Home tells of the events and atrocities a young American boy experienced when he was caught in Yugoslavia (Croatia) at the outbreak of World War II.
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Kiwi born and bred, happily married for 36 years, leaving the country of their birth, their friends and family for a new country, new lifestyle, and the chance to watch their grandchildren on their journey through life. Over the Hill and Across the Ditch is a humorous view on the Australian way of life by Mike & Vicki Lynn
Following Moira: Indigo Fragment
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Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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The Incredibly Multi-Dimensional Story of Being HUman. This is my novel, in shattered pieces, each fragment reflecting a different perspective, a different lens. We are whole, yet we are also in pieces. We are multi-dimensional. Please don8 to support my art - see my bio. (Hug)Official Order of Fragments: Scarlet Rose Fire Gold Azure Indigo Violet Sunset ♥ Paperback to cherish COMING SOON!
Becoming a Superhero: Based on a True Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,500. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Oliver was a lost child. Even though he had a good background, he managed to screw up his life. He was a military brat. His father served 24 years in the US Navy. His mom was loving and kind, but very strict. Maybe too much discipline was too much for him?
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk
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Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk recounts the author's early days on the San Francisco punk scene, and tells the tale of a young Catholic boy who escapes his conservative Texas upbringing to live the life of a free-spirited punk rocker in the San Francisco of the 1970's.
Base Jumping: The Vagabond Life of a Military Brat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Military families make great sacrifices for their country. While the soldiers wear the uniform and risk their lives, the families live like gypsies with all the responsibilities of holding the family unit together, and receive only a fraction of the recognition they deserve. This is the story of my life growing up in a military family.
Honest Sid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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If you're going to live outside the law, you'd better be honest. This seeming paradox was the operating principle of Sid Probstein's life. Guileless and endlessly optimistic, he was known as Honest Sid around his stomping ground of New York's Broadway. Sid wasn't a tough guy, or even a bad guy.
Adrian Timofeev. My Lectures for the Soldiers of the General Staff in 1902. Part 2.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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This is an extract from my prison diary of 1903-1906. I was 20 and I did a propaganda work among the workers and soldiers in St. Petersburg in 1902.
Do These Work Boots Make My Feet Look Fat?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The 1970’s was a daunting time for women working in non-traditional jobs. Kathleen McLaughlin obtained a position with a local utility as the first woman mechanic’s helper. The reaction of the men on the job was unexpected. This book is a humorous collection of snippets of her non-traditional life: personal time, work time and her promotion into the curious world of corporate administration.
Everything I Needed to Know About Parenting I Learned in Prison
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
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When Leslie got a job as a prison guard, her friends called her a female Barney Fife. But it turned out to be unique on-the-job training for motherhood. This non-fiction short will take you inside the prison and share tips on how to avoid riots in your own home. Leslie is the mother of five children (three teenagers, heaven help her!). Her youngest is seven so parole is a long way off.