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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.
Hour of the Wolf: An Experiment in Ageless Living
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
2 a.m. The hour of the wolf. You wake up filled with regrets, and haunted by dashed dreams, wondering what went wrong. For Paul Lipton, a successful lawyer in his sixties, his mind’s howling in the darkness reminded him that time was slipping away. His solution to these sleepless nights became an adventure, and an experiment in ageless living.
The Making of a Peace Corps Volunteer: From Maine to Thailand
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,600. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a different book about the Peace Corps experience. It shows how the author’s growing up in Acadian French-speaking Maine prepared him for service as one of the first volunteers in Thailand. His unique background in the Acadian French culture of Northern Maine helped him to work effectively in Thailand, and thereby helped to shape the Peace Corps in the vibrant organization it i
Outrageous Fortune
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 214,410. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Controversial, passionate and wittily written account of a leading playwright’s success, marriage, divorce and his encounter with legal stupidity and malice.A young actor/playwright, a nobody from nowhere, met a beautiful aspiring model. They fell in love, married; he wrote an international smash hit play and film comedy and made their fortune with There’s A Girl in My Soup.
Neither Here Nor There
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
A memoir of a 7-decade struggle against guilt and fear to accept myself as both gay and as a Christian. It was a long journey with numerous detours and dead-ends, but in the end I gained some insight of what it means to be fully human and willing to take risks.
Angels & Skunks: Highlights From the Life of Michele Roby Eastman
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,560. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Michele, born 2-2-1970, grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana with her sister and two brothers. Though born last she quickly maneuvered her way to a position of power at the head of the family. It was NOT a hostile takeover. This story is witness to the life she loved, a remembrance of childhood stories, growing up in middle America in the 70s-80s, and a reflection of the many legacies she left behind.
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.
I Thought I Left: A Different Kind of Near Death Experience
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story about an important piece of my life. It is not just about suicide, but rather the events immediately after my attempt to end my life. Have you ever wondered what goes through someone’s mind when they make that decision? At that moment are they happy? Are they sad? What does it feel like? Do they have second thoughts? This book gives you my answers to those questions.
Card City, A Cure for the Crater
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
We have these gatherings on both sides, the light and the dark. Do we need someone to walk with the dead?
The Death Of A Mother
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Go with Lisa as she reflects back and share her thoughts on the death of her beloved mother, at the tender age of 4. She's one of seven children to her mother Constance Marie Frye. Also inside is a letter from Connie's sister that inspired her to write about her mother's death.
When I Was Young
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a collection of pieces, Short Stories and Very short Stories, about some of the experiences that appear on the screen in my brain from time to time. To get the honor of a private screening like that must mean that they are events from my youth that left an impression. I have also been told that it’s so interesting to hear about OLDEN TIMES. These events did happen about sixty years ago.
One Dead Crow: Personal Accounts of the Paranormal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
One Dead Crow, Personal Accounts of the Paranormal is part autobiography, part journalism, part mystery, part history and a peek into real-life supernatural events that occurred in the life of the author.
Leaving Moose Jaw
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,440. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The second book by Taylor Lambert takes the reader on a wild ride across the Indian subcontinent with no plan, plenty of whisky, and a journalist's sharp eye. Spanning five months and thousands of kilometres, this is India as seen through the eyes of an itinerant, itchy-footed journalist who just wanted to get out of Moose Jaw.
I Am, I Did Cora's Story
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is Cora's story. Born from a Japanese father and Filipino mother in the Philippines, surviving World War II, ending up in a prisoner of war camp on Leyte, surviving all the attempts to harm her and her family because of her Japanese/ Filipino background. It was here she was told her brother had been killed.
Żądza Pieniądza
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,170. Language: Polish. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bo pieniądz to “Bόg i ojciec i matka”. Biografia samo zrealizowanej bohaterki i jej wilkiej straty widziane przez krzywe zwierciadło emigracji.
Indian American… Then Indian Again
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It is the tale of an average Indian woman who emigrated to USA, and then returned to settle in India, 18 years later. Whether it is mistaking a cake doughnut for spicy vada, suffering sticker shock at the furniture store or watching the ‘tokey’ get its shot of spices, or being reintroduced to Indian bureaucracy, family gossip or the crazy traffic, this book is chock-full of real experiences.....
A Lifetime In Medicine
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 69,840. Language: American English. Published: July 13, 2013 by G and J Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this memoir, Dr. Al Roberts, who entered medical school in 1950, tells the story of his own development as a physician against the backdrop of the dramatic changes in medicine since the mid-twentieth century, with echoes as far back as the 20`s gleaned from his physician-father`s career.
苇明纪念文集(中文人物追思)
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
苇明,原名为阙伟明,出生于中国江苏常州。1978年考入南京大学。1982年考取CUSPEA项目赴美国攻读博士。1986年转加拿大Simon Fraser University物理系做博士后。1988年,回北京大学物理系工作,为CUSPEA项目学者中第一个学成回国的。1989年,又因春夏之交的重大事件而重返加拿大,并和以前就认识的魁北克法裔姑娘结婚。去世前,在多伦多大学和Ryerson大学任教授,为加拿大注册医学物理学家。从中学起,他就是作文好手,赴美后也笔耕不断,发表过许多诗歌,小说,散文,政论和时评。苇明于2005年不幸离世,编者愿以本书作永远的纪念。 ISBN:9781301261284
Already Written - Absurd Tales of Non-Fiction Volume One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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How does a woman crossing the street get hit by a potato? How can a spiral notebook cause a child lasting mental trauma? What makes a food court so dangerous? Eight million stories could be told from the residents of New York City, most of which could not be made up even by the best Fiction writer. Nobody has time to listen to all eight million accounts, so Already Written will cover just one.
Threshold: A Memoir
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,050. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Award-winning series of creative essays about how a family survives, generation after generation, across race, through time, despite distance. How do communities sustain themselves in the face of enormous change? THRESHOLD provides a pattern gleaned from one American family's struggle to thrive, against the odds.