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Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
Just A Couple Of Chickens
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,970. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
“Just A Couple of Chickens” is a genuinely enjoyable read. Laugh out loud funny, informative and utterly timely. Getting a couple of chickens was Andrew’s idea, but Corinne took it over the top with thirty fluffy pheasant, five and twenty chickens, over forty chukar, and fifteen ducklings. There were twelve smelly quail, nine girl geese, two roosters, and a partridge in a pine tree.
Drunk & Crying on Stilts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,680. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Drunk & Crying on Stilts is a birds-eye view of an unforgettable family out of whack, told through the eyes of a pugnacious child who holds out hope that one of the TV families she worships will one day adopt her. Part nod to her drunken but well-intentioned father, and part trip through her mother's demon battleground, Payne is a master at blending heartbreak and hilarity.
Six Years From Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Six Years From Home tells of the events and atrocities a young American boy experienced when he was caught in Yugoslavia (Croatia) at the outbreak of World War II.
On One Occasion ... Ivory Tower and Road Warrior Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The author, a retired electronics consultant engineer, spent eleven years as a researcher and lecturer at Southampton University (the Ivory Tower) and a further twenty-eight years in industry, mostly as a one-man-band consultant roving the world (the Road Warrior). These are his stories: some funny, some sad, and some just interesting.
Born Young - The Life & Loves of Tom Standard; Beginnings
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Price: Free! Words: 24,030. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Born Young - The Life & Loves of Tom Standard" is an autobiography specifically written as a love letter to my Great-Grand Children and their descendants. You, too, are welcome to peruse it; I hope you find a snippet or two you can relate to and enjoy. When I read my Great Granddad's Civil War diary, I felt near him. That's why this love letter to those who follow me.
Where Destiny Leads
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
this is the story of an adventurous young man, that bored with main stream Britain headed off to travel the world, finally working on a huge cattle station in Northern Australia. The world was a very different place than we see today. It offers fascinating insights into life that seems long ago and shares many of the experiences with memorable pen portraits, of people and events.
Facing up to it
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013 by The Author Incubator. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
One woman’s transformational journey from craving acceptance to accepting herself.
Miscarried
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 430. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I wrote this short story as part of a contest on Lulu in 2011. The book was about myself, after having two miscarriages.
Diary of a Barking Mad Dog Owner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,450. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Due to his obsession with hedgehogs, Mr Mac was lead walked in the garden first thing in the morning before the sun was quite up and as soon as it was dusk when hedgehogs are likely to be around searching for food. Thus, you can imagine how mad I was when I arrived home from work on Friday, drove toward my gate and saw this half flat, brown, spiky lump in the middle of the road. “Arrrgggghhhh!” I
The Dream Matrix: A Memoir of Connection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Nancy J. Myers takes us on her journey of discovery into the deep, rich world of communal dreaming. The two women in the story Nancy tells find and forge a spirituality that is their own as individuals but becomes shared in their friendship as they tell their dreams, then grows far beyond that to become a gift to their communities.
A Nostalgic Look at Mail Ships, Lost Hotels, Classic Cars, and Drive In Cinemas
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Series: Steve's Essays. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I'm nostalgic for things past...life moves so quickly and not always for the better. I reminisce about pipes, hats, hotels, flying boats,mail boats, and stamps. Enjoy! [Article - 1500 words]
Hiding in Water: A Memoir Based Mostly in Reality
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,730. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when your father claims to be a prophet from another planet? Hiding in Water uses its unique platform to share a universal story of reconciling belief with reality: belief in ourselves, in others, in our chosen religions, and even in those who lead our countries. (EPUB version)
A Place in the Shower Schedule: 101 Favorite Columns
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For over two decades Roger Aylworth has written a weekly humor column based on his own large family. Over time he has gathered hundreds of columns on all kinds of subjects from the "death" of the family washer to the passing of a beloved granddaughter. Each has been warmly welcomed by readers who have laughed and cried with the Aylworth family. This book is a collection 101 of those favorites.
Senior Showers: 99 More Favorite Columns
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Price: $3.83 USD. Words: 58,800. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For over two decades Roger Aylworth has written a weekly humor column based on his own large family. Over time he has gathered hundreds of columns on subjects from the sudden appearance of a possum in his yard to the death of "Davy Crockett," Fess Parker. Each has been warmly welcomed by readers who have laughed and cried with his family. This second volume includes 99 hand-picked favorites.
Becoming Warrior Woman: My Journey Through Three Cancers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A mastectomy for breast cancer shatters a social worker's complacency. Diagnoses for cervical and stomach cancer follow. Will she accept or fight her "certain" death as predicted by medical experts? A somber, frank and humorous account of the author's cancer journey while living in California, Russia and Texas, this memoir also gives critical advice to all the relevant players in the cancer drama.
The Devil in Me,
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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My mother’s traumatically true story will show you that sometimes what breaks your heart might also be the very thing that will transform it from its dark wreckage into something brave and beautiful. Her story will help you find the courage to trust love one more time, but first, you must start the journey with me from the beginning...
Mảnh Trời Xanh Trên Thung Lũng
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 283,750. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
TIÊU DAO BẢO CỰ MẢNH TRỜI XANH TRÊN THUNG LŨNG Hồi Ký – Tự Truyện Copyrighted @2013 Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords Edition ISBN 978-1-3017-2853-4
Senfbrote
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: German. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Als 13-jähriger zieht Sascha von Bornheim mit seiner Familie nach Marokko. Was sich nach Urlaub anhört, entpuppt sich schnell als eine Hölle, in der Hunger, Depression und Vernachlässigung nur noch von der absurden Dummheit seiner zynischen Eltern übertroffen werden. Es ist eine Geschichte voller Wahnsinn, Verzweiflung und Dunkelheit. Aber es ist auch die Geschichte eines persönlichen Erwachens.
Jack Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,260. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jack Jordan Ammann Jr. touched many lives with his generosity, strong personality, loyalty, kindness, and humor. After Jack's death, friends shared their favorite “Jack stories,” funny and serious, short and long. Enjoy favorite memories of a special man.