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A Cautious Descent Into Respectability: The Collected Essays
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
This is the story of how I came to accept who I am. This is a story of fear, hate, depression, and hope. There will be tears and there will be pain, I lay my soul bare and tell the truth no matter how bad it makes me look. This story is a therapy session. This story is my truth, and I make no apology.
Legacy: The Hemophilia of Yesterday
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,650. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ralph Dean Rytting was diagnosed with hemophilia in 1943 at age sixteen. With the limited treatment available at that time, he endured debilitating bleeds. Yet he never let the disease crush his desire to be educated, work, and raise a family. Faithfully recording his thoughts and feelings, Ralph reveals how he overcame life's unpredictable challenges with faith, humor, and irrepressible optimism.
The Philosophy of Shaving: Reflections on the Death of My Father
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,290. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Philosophy of Shaving is a book about overcoming grief. It connects one man's loss of his father as a boy to the fact that he was never taught how to shave. Rooted in the author's own experience, it is an exhaustive attempt to learn about every aspect of shaving as a way to talk about subjects like father figures and manhood.
Beneath the Bamboo: A Vietnam War Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,820. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Excerpt: "Some of the events I witnessed during that moment were beyond comprehension. I watched a young, courageous black medic take an 80-millimeter round to his head, and his whole body instantly turned to smoke. Young nineteen and twenty year old kids were crying like children, but fighting like someone had raped their sisters."
Where Eagles Soar
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A heartless act by her father, leaves Lily brokenhearted and strips away any thread of hope that one day he might love her. She vows to never forgive him and turns to the powerful bond of love she shares with her sweet-spirited mother and her many sisters. Together they share the adventure, beauty and heartache of their wilderness life.
My Rehab Diary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dive into the diary of my 12 week stay in an addiction treatment centre, written at the time and in full graphic detail.
The Stars Beneath My Feet - My spiritual journey after my soulmate’s suicide
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
The Stars Beneath My Feet is a diary Gunda Hardegen-Brunner wrote for herself and to her husband Michael to share with him what happened to her after he had committed suicide. It’s the story of an inspiring, very personal spiritual journey that touches on the universal questions – what are life and death all about?
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.
The Witches Within Westminster
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,430. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
Peter Buckland, a father of a wonderful young man who tragically and unfairly died of an incurable brain wasting disease, caused by a catalogue of terrible events; a tainted NHS blood transfusion and the shocking disregard of public health by the Conservative Government, who allowed herds of cattle to be fed a cannibalistic, mechanically separated feed of other cows.
MOONEY The Life of the World's Master Carver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,330. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A biography/memoir of Mooney Warther, the world's master carver, whose museum in Dover, Ohio attracts tens of thousands of visitors annually to see what the Smithsonian Institution calls "priceless works of art". During 50 years of carving, Mooney recreated the history of the steam engine and major events in American history, including the Driving of the Golden Spike and the Lincoln Funeral Train.
Ever Faithful to His Lead; My Journey Away From Emotional Abuse
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Open Books Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
How does a young woman from a stable, loving family make so many poor choices when it comes to love? Kathy must face her self-defeating patterns before she and her children become a statistic. The lives of her two children depend upon the choices she makes. Join Kathy on her roller-coaster ride of self-discovery, from shame and guilt to inner strength in her tears to triumph story.
Born Yesterday: The True Story of a Girl Born in the 20th Century but Raised in the 19th
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,610. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The book is a memoir of growing up in physical and social isolation stemming from a one-family, cult-like version of Seventh-day Adventism, yet shaking free from family dysfunction and spiritual abuse to develop a wholesome life grounded in faith.
Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Open Books Press. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
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Bobbi Carducci’s life was about to change. Her ill father-in-law 's odd behavior was a mystery when he came to live with her and Mike. For the next seven years Bobbi did everything she could to save him from himself—while he tried to convince everyone that he didn’t need her and that she was crazy. Caregiver Bobbi took on “the system” and Rodger’s Schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, dementia...
To Sark and Beyond
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chris Davies Curtis has combined her first 3 books: first she is a District Nurse in London in the 1960's. Then she and her husband move to the Feudal Island of Sark to run a guest house and smallholding of 200 hens, goat and a donkey; they travel to NZ by ship, touring in a delivery van they explore work there for 2 years, finally emigrating and Chris gets a job as a rural District Nurse.
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.
Vote Tekno Party
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You set the price! Words: 128,880. 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?
Titanic Odyssey of 'Becoming'
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,600. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book sets out to bring an awareness in regard to the conscious reality base - the thought structure - that life experience is drawn from. It highlights the mind’s choices of alignment but, before an informed decision can be made, one has to know the possibilities of such choice.
Pony Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Breedles Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Pony Tales is based on the true life adventures of Peta, a young woman trying to establish a riding school in the wilds of Canada. Read about her escapades and those of her students as they battle their way through eccentric characters, and the treachery of those mothers willing to do anything to win! If you love ponies, funny characters and mischief this is an entertaining read that will delight.
The Uses of Adversity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,710. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of my mother, who, in 1939, discovered her husband was suffering from tertiary syphilis – an affliction which could be cured then only by long years of treatment. The horror with which syphilis was surrounded was similar to that provoked by HIV/AIDS in the 1980s.
Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother's Wisdom Triumphs Over the Harmful Practices of Her Medical Profession
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Surgeon Adrienne Carmack, MD, shares the personal and professional experiences that led her to become an advocate for natural childbirth, breastfeeding, and genital autonomy.