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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.
Through the Back Porch Door
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,260. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
JR Eason is a third generation farm woman. Eason invites you to walk with her Through the Back Porch Door of a farm house set during post-war years on an Idaho homestead. Picking potato's provided time to dream, and it took guts and grit through all the years, but at age 42, Eason had fulfilled her dream as a self-taught professional artist.
Getting Away With Murder
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,450. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Darren Rainey was murdered. Darren Rainey's soul is not at rest. His presence on the front cover is a grim reminder there is much to do in the area of prison reform and the treatment of the mentally ill. He died horrifically at the hands of sadistic guards in the psychiatric ward at the Dade Correctional Institution located in Florida City, Florida.
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.
Dreaming Bears
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,150. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Epicenter Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dreaming Bears is the true story of the rare friendship that develops between a young medical student with deep roots in the South and an elderly Indian couple in the wilds of northeast Alaska. In 1961, Mike Holloway, his brother Ted, and a college friend set our from South Carolina to spend the summer hiking in Arctic Alaska, intending to live off the land.
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.
Call Me Joe: The Secret World War II Diary of Nello Camilli
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,500. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Defying US military regulations, Nello Camilli kept a diary throughout almost three years overseas during World War II. There are accounts of the movements of the troops and battles being fought, but we also get a glimpse of a young man's fear, homesickness and humanity. This diary provides an opportunity to see the war through the eyes of a regular enlisted man in his early twenties.
Me: A Rewrite
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,280. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A comedic snippet of Anna’s alias life as she comes face-to-lasered-face with her aging face, furrowing brow, sagging butt and lack of “the one." Searching for authenticity, she considers Botox®, tests male-female friendships and tries to rev up to switch from Gucci to Goodwill in pursuit of creativity and… well, anything else! Warning: Swears, sarcasm, politically incorrect ramblings and TMI.
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.
See You Further Down the Road
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dorothea and Nancy are two best friends of thirty years: bellydancers, psychic readers, observers of the mystical in the mundane. In their lives and in dance, spontaneity often creates magic! Follow these amazing ladies to find the magic of fun and adventure in their wild, wonderful journeys through life and the American bellydance culture.
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.
27 Days a Pilgrim on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela
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Price: $7.76 USD. Words: 75,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Despite quadruple heart bypass surgery, hospitalisation due to a complete mental breakdown after losing his younger son to chronic diabetes, and being plagued by self-doubt at having to walk 25 kilometres per day for an entire month, 64 year-old Australian author Michael Thornton sets out to trek the iconic 800km Camino de Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage across northern Spain.
Tales of a Mountain Misfit
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,610. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by EWH Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tales of a Mountain Misfit, written by born storyteller Jerry Newton, is a poignantly honest memoir of a life fully and uniquely lived. In addition to the many engagingly told life tales that will both move and amaze you, it documents in a highly personal way numerous defining events, places and lifestyle transformations in 20th century American culture.
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...
Spirit Matters - A Memoir
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,380. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
*1st Place - San Diego Book Awards - Best Spiritual Book* *Award Winning Finalist - National Best Book Awards - Memoir* Spirit touches us in every moment of our existence; only most of us are caught up in the dramas that we have created in our lives, blinding us to a reality far greater than anything we can imagine with our rational minds. It is simply a matter of awareness.