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TEI, a Memoir of the End of War and Beginning of Peace
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,200. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In a nation devastated by World War II, Tei Fujiwara wrote her memoir 流れる星は生きている (Nagareru Hoshiwa Ikiteiru) about her harrowing journey home with her three young children. Tei’s memoir began in August 1945 in Manchuria and has continued in Japan through 46 printings, a movie, TV series and recognition from the Imperial Family. Now her story continues in English for another new generation.
Eashwaramma The Chosen Mother
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 51,520. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This book is a humble tribute to the historic role that Eashwaramma was invested with, as the mother of the Avatar Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, and the steadfast courage, with which she enacted the role and encountered the challenge.
Authenic Memoirs of Ellen Schayer 1862-1942 A Well Bred German Lady
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A well educated and literate German Jewess relates her life story in a fascinating way.
Her Whole Darkness In Motion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The author's long and meandering road to find true love takes her from her home in South Africa to California, Alaska, China, and finally to Israel. Along the way she meets more than a few interesting people, has a few encounters with some less than friendly people, and learns more about herself whilst learning about new cultures.
A Painful Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a true story about a woman who is forced to leave her home, north of Kimberley, with five young children at the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899. She undertakes a journey of a 1000 kilometres partly through a war torn country and semi desert area of South Africa to reach the safety of Cape Town.
Ms’ Guided Angel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Caroline Carey survived sexual abuse, violent husbands and single parenting to raise six children and become one of today's most respected teachers of shamanic dance. This is her story.
Know Who You're Working With in Real Estate!: From tips on real estate to working as a team, the Oros sisters let you in on all they have learned from New York City.
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Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management
From personal stories to tips on real estate in NYC, learn how two sisters balance working, living, traveling and spending most of their time together. You will learn the basic information necessary to start the process of apartment hunt and understand the benefits of working together as a team with your real estate broker.
How to Measure Your Life in Men
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After her love life hits an all-time low, a college freshman slips into a dreadful slump of despair. But a semester abroad in Costa Rica enables her to put her worries aside. Eventually she decides to give romance another try and finds herself in a series of turbulent, weird and often hilarious relationships. Alternately funny, insightful and touching, Abby’s story is relatable and inspiring.
Through My Grandmother's Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,650. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Mary and William were German Catholics who were married at the end of the 19th century. In their 47 years together, they witnessed incredible changes in an ever expanding America, including two wars, prohibition and the Great Depression. They were the parents of five children who they raised on a family farm in a small community in northwest Ohio.
Stiletto Spies: 10 Female Spies Who Changed the Course of History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In Hollywood, the world of the spying is a glamorous male driven world full of gadgets and fast cars. But real life isn't Hollywood. It takes more than a bit of charm and whiskey to steal secrets…it takes skill. And skill is often a task left up to a woman! The ten female spies profiled in this book, are largely forgotten in history books; they risked their lives for their country and the honor
Brave Emilia - The Story of Countess Emilia Plater
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Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: British English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The story of Emilia Plater (Emilija Pliateryté), a feminist and revolutionary icon. Retold by Hazel Plater, illustrated by Becky Johnson.
The Nazis - Through the Eyes of a Child
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,780. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
An important autobiography from a different source - the recollections of a young Jewish girl who escaped from Germany with her parents - and in the process came face to face with Hitler. Seeing the horrors of the Holocaust through the eyes of a young girl makes it all the more harrowing, and gives a different insight into life at the time.
To Live On Anyway… A Memoir
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by AuthorMike Ink. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
To Live on Anyway documents one mother's struggle after losing her child in the catastrophic 2004 Tsunami.
Minding Her Manners: The Life and Times of Emily Post
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,370. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
While her name is synonymous with etiquette, that part of Emily Post’s story did not begin until much later in her life – 50 years old to be exact. For the rest of her nearly 88 years, Emily lived a dynamic and colorful life, providing us with a legacy of little known stories of love, loss, humor, and the simple ways to make our lives, and those around us, a little better. This short book tells
Dido Elizabeth Belle: A Biography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Dido Elizabeth Belle was born in 1761. It would be nearly 100 years before slavery was abolished. The date would be of little importance if not for one important factor: Belle's father was white, but her mother was African. It was an unthinkable act for the time, and Belle's life was destined for only bad things. But remarkably bad things did not happen. Belle was sent to live with her
Pride Over Pity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,920. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Kailyn Lowry is the feisty, tattooed beauty whose determination to raise her son on her own terms has been documented on MTV’s hit series Teen Mom 2. In this raw memoir, Kailyn opens up about her painful past, from her desperate stay at a homeless shelter to the traumatic secrets she’s guarded for years. Pride Over Pity is the inspiring story of a young girl’s resolve to survive and succeed.
Daughters of Spain
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 86,800. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This collection of first-hand interviews offers us a snapshot of the lives of women living in Spain from the Spanish Civil War until the present day. Daughters of Spain gives a gripping account of the hard won changes within society for Spanish women, through the eyes and experiences of the interviewees themselves.
Anthea se Reis
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 24,050. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Anthea se Reis is die verhaal van 'n Suid-Afrikaanse vrou se herstel ná haar pa se moord in 'n wrede plaasaanval. Hierdie merkwaardige storie is oor die triomf van die menslike gees oor tragedie. Dit gaan oor die sleutel bepalende oomblikke en insigte wat gelei het tot haar herontdekking van die vreugde van die lewe. Anthea vertel haar baie persoonlike verhaal om hoop en ondersteuning te gee.
A Steak & Potatoes Man
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Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
What do you do when the secret ingredient in hubby's meal is the last thing he wants in there and it's missing what he wants most?
As Ever, Pudd
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,850. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It’s difficult to pretend you love someone when you don’t. It’s even harder to pretend you don’t love someone when you do. To whom do we belong? To our spouses or to each other? My husband, the love of my life, met me when we were married to other people. Unforeseen circumstances gave us the chance to receive and absorb real love. This memoir is the story of our romance, told in letters.