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How to Know - Spirit Music - Crazy Wisdom, Shamanism And Trips to The Black Sky
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a memoir of a musician from Dundee, Scotland who began exploring spiritual energy before his teens when he embarked on a lifetime journey of connecting spirit through music. Ken Hyder’s musical explorations took him through over 30 albums of jazz and various ethnic musics. The spiritual path included encounters with Japanese and Tibetan Buddhist monks and finally, in Siberia with shamans.
Reasonable Malice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A little life lesson involving drug dealers, stolen video equipment, revenge, kidnapping and a pair of Nikes. Kids, don't try this at home. Includes sneak peek of How To Survive When the Bottom Drops Out.
Beset: The Pursuit of Happiness in Times of Crisis
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Price: Free! Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The true story of a single father who embarks on a personal journey like no other following a slide into emotional and financial crisis. As problems mount, internal chaos grows and his young son’s autism worsens, he realises that he himself is his own worst enemy and begins to unearth the true meaning to his life...
99 Jobs: Blood, Sweat, and Houses
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A carpenter can fix the house. But how do you fix a broken home? In this award-winning memoir, Joe Cottonwood recalls a lifetime making repairs. Everybody needs a little help, a little warmth: the blonde in the hot tub—the dying billionaire—the wounded war vet—the rebel teen— the lonely French teacher—and the author himself. "Expertly crafted!"—Kirkus. "Gritty and entertaining."—Publishers Weekly.
Recess Is My Best Subject
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What if, in order to survive, you were thrown into a teaching job with young children and no training? Recess Is My Best Subject tells the true story of a professional woman who, after a family tragedy, plunges into the world of substitute teaching in the public schools of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
This Life of Mine: A Collection of Short Stories by J.E. Gilbert
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This largely autobiographical series of vignettes captures the grimness, wildness and unpredictability of an era when times were tough and people were tougher. Gilbert’s simple, yet masterful storytelling frequently leads the reader in very unexpected directions. These human narratives ring with honesty and humor and contribute to preserving a unique part of the past.
In and Out of Arkansas
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 46,890. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Read along as Donna Mott shares stories of her family’s move in 1972 from Kansas City to Brother Adam’s Mountain in Arkansas. Join the family as they learn to live in a very different culture, far away from a town and grocery stores. Donna tells of meeting FBI men, hippies, Jesus, past life experts and former prisoners from Alcatraz.
How I Accidentally Started the Sixties
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“This is a monumental, epic, glorious literary achievement. Every page, every paragraph, every sentence sparkles with captivating metaphors, delightful verbal concoctions, alchemical insights, philosophic whimsy, absurd illogicals, scientific comedy routines, relentless, non-stop waves of hilarity. The comparisons to James Joyce are undeniable. Wow! Whew! Wild! Wonderful!”" Timothy Leary
Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family's Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,810. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"A suburban family discovers that trading materialism for a simple life on a tropical island helps them reconnect in unexpected ways."
Green Suede Shoes: An Irish-American Odyssey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,810. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This rock 'n' roll Angela's Ashes begins in County Wexford, Ireland, a then womb-like theocracy. After emigrating Kirwan finds himself with the Ramones at CBGBs and the brothers McCourt & Lester Bangs at The Bells of Hell. He forms Black 47 under the watchful eye of Joe Strummer. Green Suede Shoes remembers three decades of a lost New York, and the people who have made it what it is.
Everything I Needed to Know About Parenting I Learned in Prison
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Leslie got a job as a prison guard, her friends called her a female Barney Fife. But it turned out to be unique on-the-job training for motherhood. This non-fiction short will take you inside the prison and share tips on how to avoid riots in your own home. Leslie is the mother of five children (three teenagers, heaven help her!). Her youngest is seven so parole is a long way off.
Wise Men and Other Stories: Lessons from the Holidays on Santa, God, Heaven, Death and More Fun Stuff from Someone Who Still Has a Lot to Learn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Wise Men and Other Stories" is a collection of holiday-related essays that blends humor and poignancy in the tradition of Robert Fulghum, Dave Barry, Bill Bryson, P.J. O'Rourke and other great American humorists. "O'Mary has a gift for simple, frank exposition of life's most poignant moments," says author Stephen Parrish. In Wise Men and Other Stories, O'Mary shares that gift with all of us.
Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful?
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,910. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this funny and moving memoir, Walsh recounts an idiosyncratic childhood that included an attempt to track down a crazed serial killer, a First Amendment battle with his fourth-grade principal, running the local KKK (that’s Kenny’s Kid Kare) babysitting service — and the mysterious disappearance of his father.
Down the Shore - Tales From the Beaches and Boards of New Jersey Volume II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,580. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Trent Redman’s second in the Down the Shore series, a few more fun tales from the author’s life and times at the Shore, an update on the progress made so far, a quick look at how the first season fared in terms of revenue and tourism, and some little known facts and figures about New Jersey and the Shore. Among other tidbits “Shore” to please and entertain.
Down the Shore - Tales From the Beaches and Boards of New Jersey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This little book is all about fun, good times, parties and great places to be.Take a ride with me "down the shore" while I share some truly fun experiences with you. Heartbroken by the events of Hurricane Sandy, Trent will continue to donate 50% of the profit from this book to the ongoing cleanup and rebuilding effort along the Jersey Shore. (Larry Gray writes as Trent Redman for this series).
Aquarian Revolution: Back to the Land
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
"Aquarian Revolution: Back to the Land" reveals the guts, glory, and grief of 1960s social upheaval and documents the real accomplishments wrought when dreams are forged into reality. In turn funny, heart-rending, and inspiring, these thirty-two interviews reflect not only the flavor of those times but also the continuing ethic so deeply embedded in the Baby Boom generation’s consciousness.
O Valor da Liberdade: Compreendendo a Democracia em Diferentes Perspectivas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 28, 2013 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Durante 6 anos vivi num país Comunista, a China, e até me custa a acreditar. Não é um país que aconselhe para viver. No entanto, aprendi bastante com a experiência. Ao longo desta obra perceber-se-á porquê que os estilos de vida na Europa e China podem ser tão diferentes, ainda assim mantendo os mesmos parâmetros condicionalistas.
A Consciência da Desilusão: Desencontrando o propósito da vida para aceitar a verdade
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 27, 2013 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ainda que se trate dum relato auto-biográfico, existem muitas aprendizagens a reter perante a leitura reveladora dos pensamentos mais completos que se pode desenvolver sobre a existência humana e a condição da mente face ao propósito de vida que todos temos.
Dear Susie: Tales from the Mill Village
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a series of short stories taking place in a small mountain town in Western North Carolina, revolving around life in a textile/cotton mill village. The stories center around the author's family and friends. It is a humorous look back at what life was like in a small town in scenes from the 1930's through the 1960's.
The Invisible Prison: Scenes from an Irish Childhood
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Dedalus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Irish poet and broadcaster Pat Boran's bestselling prose memoir is an evocative and humorous portrait of small-town Ireland in the late 1960s and early '70s, made up of short self-contained scenes which combine to form a unique record of a time. "Gentle... affectionate... good-humoured... heart-breaking..." - The Irish Times