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A Marvelous Mustang: Tales from the Life of a Spanish Horse
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,570. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This fascinating memoir is the true story of the taming, gentling, and training of a wild and fearful colt through his first four years. Written from the horse's point of view, it takes the reader inside the head and into the world of a real Spanish Mustang. As he struggles to accept life with humans, he lets the reader know what he thinks and how he feels about everything we do with him.
Capturing Divinity
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Series: Sai Student Memoirs. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: British English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a collection of divine moments – moments that arose at the most unexpected times and in the most beautiful ways to assure him that his beloved Bhagawan always has him in His sight.
Dirty
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
MC Flux, AKA Carl Rodney Thomas, is a top drum and bass MC. Talent-spotted for top clubs, he was soon the MC of choice. But Flux has spent plenty of time on the dark side and dicing with the law. This is his raw, colourful story, written with the help of his close friend Peter Spence. Vivid and explicit, this is not a story for the faint-hearted.
Shifting Gears
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,660. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
That 1977 banana-yellow VW camper bus just sat there facing the road looking out at us as if asking, "What took you so long?" She was beautiful in all of her dusty, rusty "I've seen better days" splendor. We had talked for the past year about buying an old VW camper bus.
Pleasant Valley Lost
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 138,020. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Set amid the turbulent times of the late 1960s, Pleasant Valley Lost chronicles the last days of a family dairy farm condemned to destruction by a federal dam project. As the family struggles to find a new home and build their future, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers moves into Pleasant Valley, ruthlessly destroying a community and its history.
Swimming Against the Tide
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.
Mike Resnick’s Worldcons
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,820. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of articles, from 5-time Hugo winner and Worldcon Guest of Honor Mike Resnick, about the Worldcons he attended—and with an introduction by Worldcon Guest of Honor and Nebula Grand Master Robert Silverberg.
Survival Manual: A Memoir of Near Death, Illness and Survival
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This memoir is my story of how I survived a near fatal illness, had many surgeries, spent almost 30 days in hospital, lived on pain killers and survived against all odds. During those days I recall many of my adventures in TV news covering stories around the world for NBC News. In some ways,it may inspire others to keep going when everything seems darkest.
To Africa with a Dream
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,840. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Boissevainbooks. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the late 1950s, Opus Dei sought to begin apostolic work in Africa. A group of young women from various countries moved to Kenya with the aim of starting a school, one open to women of all races and beliefs, the first of its kind. Olga Marlin, who was one of those young women, tells the story of how the women’s faith in their mission was sustained despite obstacles and ultimately bore fruit.
A Small House in France
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A magical holiday to rural France with their children had sowed the seeds of a daring plan for Brenda and Ray Barrington - to spend the early years of their retirement buying and restoring a cottage in the French countryside for use as a maison secondaire. Their budget and time were limited, but their enthusiasm and determination were boundless.
Time Grooves and Travel Records
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,800. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are some of the stories of my life – just your average Englishman (pommie) – beginning from birth, childhood, schooldays, adolescence and then service life with its world travels, through to leaving the Royal Air Force and England to re-unite with my family in Australia after almost five years. It continues on with my life and travels again during and after my (officially) 21 years of marria
Warrior Patient: A Memoir About Survival, Hope, Love & Laughter
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Warrior Patient” -- an uplifting memoir about surviving the best medical system civilization has ever known. Written with humor, it gives life-saving lessons to patients, doctors and caregivers. "17 Warrior Patient rules can give patients a loving gift of extra sunrises and sunsets." Enjoy, and laugh, while you read. "Don't let your doctors refer you to a Higher Authority. Read this book."
The Journey That Never Was
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 105,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Back in the early 1960's, as two young women in their twenties, they drove one of the first Minis right round the world, and made it home in one piece. The pair survived and the journey took 2 years. This, half a century on, is Jeanne’s enthralling account of the round-the world adventure which at the time was simply swept under the carpet.
The Dancing Debutante
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Elfrida Eden was born into a distinguished family – her uncle was a Prime Minister, Sir Anthony Eden. As one of the last true ‘debs’ she mingled with the stars. She auditioned for Judy Garland and turned down Norman Wisdom’s offer of a film role. She also turned Sean Connery down when he made a pass at her at a party after being cast as James Bond.
A More Simple Time: How Cycling Saved My Soul
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,710. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
By twist of fate cycling became more than a hobby. It became my beat. As America's top journalist covering US cycling (1989-96), I watched the rise of extraordinary athletes from Linda Brenneman, Alison Dunlap and Dede Demet to Steve Hegg, Bobby Julich and Kent Bostick. They shared their quests, one pedal stroke at a time. It's a ride to the Atlanta Olympics that changed my life and saved my soul.
You Can't Cook a Dead Crab and Eat It
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,070. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Imagine spending 85 days living in a popup tent camper while driving 8,000 miles around the American West in search of a place to call home. We didn't imagine it. We lived it. This is the story of that journey. An unforgettable time when we taught our daughters an important lesson: When your life isn't going the way you envisioned, take control and make your life what you want it to be.
As Far As I Remember
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 121,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Michael Bawtree owes his cultured start in life to the country house hotel his parents owned and managed in the 1950s. Michael developed a talent for literature and drama, after he had read English Language and Literature at Oxford took him to Canada, where he embarked on a career in the theatre. As Far As I Remember is part 1 of Michael’s story
Roads Taken
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 121,470. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alan Young developed two passions early in life; music and literature. In his twenties he sought adventure in East Africa, using his academic experience to teach native Kenyans. Roads Taken is his account of those vividly remembered days in a strange land which became a second home to him and where he made friends from all races and backgrounds.
Electricity Supply, The British Experiment
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1987, David Porter found himself at the centre of the energy supply revolution when he helped to form a new body created to fight for the UK’s independent electricity producers. Battles were fought and often won. Politics, rather than the paying customers, drove the industry. This book is David’s story of those eventful years
Sorcerers and Orange Peel
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethnic & Tribal
Sorcery is a fact of life in many African societies; the supernatural is taken for granted. ‘Sorcerers and Orange Peel’ is a true story of witchcraft, spells, Poro devils and frightening apparitions in a remote and inhospitable corner of West Africa – an eventful journey through the haze where science meets superstition.