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The Fiery Re-Entry of Boris Volynov
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The amazing yet rarely told true story of a Russian cosmonaut and his trouble-plagued mission.
2001: A Big Nutter Oddity
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Price: Free! Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Author Mike Sharpe writes about two Christian events, as he is there.
Keiko-san's Story: An Account of the Minamata Tragedy
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Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(2.00 from 1 review)
In 2008, I had the opportunity to listen to the story of a victim of the Minamata tragedy. Here is her story.
JeugdZORG? vergeet het maar!
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Price: Free! Words: 14,640. Language: Dutch. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children
Dit boek is gebaseerd op een waargebeurd verhaal, de ervaringen van een vader en zijn dochter. Het gaat over ongewenste gebeurtenissen bij Bureau Jeugdzorg Overijssel, maar ook over een kind wat haar eigen onvermogen overwint en sterker wordt. Voor ouders die te maken hebben met jeugdzorg biedt het boek tips. De auteur hoopt dat dit boek een positieve bijdrage zal leveren tot betere jeugdZORG.
The Note
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(5.00 from 15 reviews)
The Note is 15-20 minute read. This short story is a hilarious true story about a morning I was five hours late for work on a job I had just started as a 20 y/o kid. My best friend kept me out all night, and I must've turned the alram off. My brilliance thought if I got a doctor's note, everything would be fine. When I got to the hospital, though, ruht roht--see cover. Please rate after this read.
Harry Houdin: "The Great Polynational Mimic"
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Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Introducing Harry Houdin—one of the most versatile performers you've never heard of. Born decades before the great Harry Houdini, he toured Australia and New Zealand between 1860 and 1863 with a one-man act featuring drawing-room magic and international impersonations done to song and dance. Students of magic history will enjoy this first formal work of research on the "polynational" entertainer.
Joseph P. Day: The Great Salesman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales
Joseph P. Day, the great salesman, sold about a third of the Bronx, a third of Queens and large swaths of Brooklyn during his lifetime. In one 12-hour auction he sold 1,574 properties. Day was the quintessential New Yorker. Day's story is a text-book lesson on what it takes to become a great salesman, and his 10 rules for success a menu on the qualities and characteristics he espoused.
The Alchemist of Light: A Biography of Georges Méliès
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Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Georges Méliès was the first sci-fi movie director, not to mention one of the worlds’ first movie directors. He made 552 films between 1896 and 1913--nearly all of which are under twenty minutes in length (many are only one or two minutes long.) His films are some of the most imaginative films ever to be directed, even by today’s standards.
How to Fly
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Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
This eBook is a short story autobiographical in nature. It takes you on a fantastical journey that will have you questioning our understanding of the physical reality that we find all around us.
Dipping Your toes in the Water
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Price: Free! Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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This book, whilst written by a Martial Artist, is not about Martial Arts. Sure, the chapter ‘Dipping My Toes In The Water’ tells of the very personal battles I encountered on my way to success in the Martial Arts, but I feel it best demonstrates how success can be achieved in various stages, until your ultimate goal is met.
Stunted
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Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Here is a short personal narrative (for school mainly) that gives a detailed account about my social anxiety one day at a restaurant.
Secret Diary of a Cat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 7, 2013 by Truth House Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cats
In memory of Fiorella, the fun-filled fluffy furball of a cat with a big personality and considerably more than nine lives.
Following Moira: Gold Fragment
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Price: Free! Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Incredibly Multi-Dimensional Story of Being HUman. This is my novel, in shattered pieces, each fragment reflecting a different perspective, a different lens. We are whole, yet we are also in pieces. We are multi-dimensional. Please don8 to support my art - see my bio. (Hug)Official Order of Fragments: Scarlet Rose Fire Gold Azure Indigo Violet Sunset ♥ Paperback to cherish COMING SOON!
My American Patriot - A Tribute
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Series: My American Patriot, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,470. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The author mentioned his wife in all his books and thus she became known to thousands of readers as his "American Patriot." Regrettably she passed away on 21 May 2014 after a short illness and many readers asked for a tribute - to find out more about this remarkable lady. This then is the tribute to my American Patriot, wife and soul mate.
A Working Man's Road to Weight Loss
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
This is the true story of Mike Sammons, an over-the-road truck driver who lost over 200 lbs. He had no surgery, used no drugs and no special diet plan. Because of his example others have gained a vision for their own life to do what was necessary to improve their lives as well. Hopefully his story can be an encouragement to many others.
Tuffs
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The first third of this short entry is surmised from the attitude, habits, actions and demeanor of this wonderful cat. The balance is based on events that occurred from the time he came into our home. He apparently had a very loving home and was given excellent care, then abandon. A story of survival, adaptions, and acceptance by a caring loving family.
Diary Of The Tweople
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social networking
On June 3rd, 2011, Twitter users from all over the world wrote about their day. This ebook is a collection of the best entries from the hundreds we received!
A Squirrel (ish) Adventure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Life is a learning process, life is an adventure. This is the true story of how a baby squirrel fell from the ‘Tree Trees’ and through instinct, learning and an unerring drive for independence developed into a very wild animal.
Expectations: Maleness, Whiteness and Me
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Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
This is a short story about a personal examination of my life as a White Male and what it means to have privilege and the awareness of that privilege.
You Have To Laugh Or Else You'll Cry
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book is a biography of my late Aunt Alice, who, like millions of other people, developed Alzheimer's disease. I was responsible for her the last few years of her life after she could no longer live alone. She had quite a sense of humor and could also be difficult Anyone who has ever had a loved one with dementia and/or Alzheimer's disease will benefit from and enjoy reading this book.