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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: $6.99 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.
This is me - a monkey in the music
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Is it possible that a photographer's hiding beyond a journalist? A writer beyond a photographer and beyond a drop-out someone who's quite willing to have a career - but by his own rules and at his own time and place?
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.
Soul Survivor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The soul survives when the child realizes he has never been abandoned by his heavenly Father. Lon Flippo's gripping personal account-seen through a child's eyes-takes readers on an emotional journey through abandonment, abuse, hopelessness, anger, search for identity, grace and healing. Walk with Lon as he finds, not only lessons, but answers, redemption and restoration.
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
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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.
Marriages, Mixes and Mess-ups
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
95-year-old African American author Eva Rutland tells her views on the changing social, racial, religious and sexual attitudes in the United States.
Matters of the Heart
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014 by Faith by Grace Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An introduction to author Sharon Jones.
Going Blind I See More Clearly
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography
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Only Eva Rutland could make the experience of going blind funny. The 90-year-old Harlequin romance writer, who wrote 20 novels after losing her sight, tells her story with humor and poignancy.
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.
Time To Let Go And Be Happy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: British English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A true account of a schizophrenic's past memories about growing up. This is my description of my journey as a young girl living with domestic violence and growing up in a troubled household.
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.
To Love a Hound
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“TO LOVE A HOUND”, is a collection of my experiences and memories of having owned and loved a beagle. She was not a pet, but a best friend and in her short six year life, we really lived.
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.
Lifelines: Things Worth Holding On To
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Price: Free! Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Personal essays and poetry from a lifetime of experience and poignant observation.