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Early Retirement; The Real Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,660. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Retirement is a strange culture and way of life compared to a working life. People have different values. For instance the work ethic can be a handicap. This book provides 18+ years of insight and humor into this social environment. See the attempts of this very early retiree to have fun by motorhome travel, travel eastern North America by boat, wintering in Florida and various other challenges.
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.
The Pink Nectar Café
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The Pink Nectar Café offers myths and mysteries and is richly draped in the patina of Southwestern lore, but Bishop is respectful enough not to lift the veil too far. As he reminds us, “Let the mystery be.”
Ex-Lawyer: 21 Concise Biographies of Former Attorneys and Law Students Who Found Success in Another Profession
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This ebook consists of twenty-one concise biographies of former attorneys and law students who found success in another profession.
Elvis Fans Share Memories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,480. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Elvis Fans Share Memories of how he influenced their lives threw his music and movies. He also touched their lives by the way he lived. Personal encounters with him were unforgettable. This book shares many of those touching stories. His legacy still influences today's fans decades after he left us.
La medianoche del cordero
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Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: Spanish. Published: July 14, 2012 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
La trágica historia de un cubano que, buscando una mejor vida, se dedica en Estados Unidos a la venta de drogas con consecuencias amargas para su vida y de los que le rodean.
Sit Down! Listen To This!
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,700. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
Roger Eagle was a towering figure in British popular music. Uniquely his influence straddled the cultural divide separating Manchester and Liverpool.
The Oldest Son of a Miner
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,990. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Raider Publishing International. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Raider Publishing International presents a book by Jim Telford.
The Missouri Connection: Profiles of the Famous and Infamous
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The Missouri Connection is a multi-cultural book which includes more than fifty short profiles of men and women who once lived in Missouri. Through their stories, the reader will learn how politicians,entrepreneurs, scientists,and others overcame obstacles, allowing them to contribute to our nation. Read about people during the Civil War, World War I & II, Women's Right Movement, and other events.
The Vernons of Hanbury
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,440. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
An account of the Vernon family of Hanbury, Worcs, from 1577 to 1961. The first member of the family in Hanbury was the rector, Richard Vernon, and his descendants bought the manor, and in about 1706, built Hanbury Hall. They became the largest landowners in Hanbury, but in the C20th the estate went into decline, and the family story ended in tragedy in 1940.
Horncastle's Suitcase
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,510. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
My life growing up on the West Coast NZ in a poor farming family of 12. A quick paced read that takes you into my personal life- my alcoholic father, making do out of nothing, finding wealth in business, losing a daughter to cancer, attempted suicide, depression, alcoholism, and coming back out the other side to an amazing family and supportive friends. Still here and I want to make a difference.
Mending Matthew
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Price: Free! Words: 54,260. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the story of a child’s first ten years of a life he was not supposed to have. Born with severe FASD, he has suffered cranio-facial deformities, respiratory problems, cardiac problems, brain damage and more. It is also my story: of my relationship with this child, as his foster mother and advocate; and my battle to keep him alive despite the odds.
Trucker
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,990. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the true story of trucking in the United States. It's not like in the funny papers or on TV. It's a way of life that will surprise most people. Follow a year with Merlin and Jo as they drive their semi across the country.
Preserved Ginger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Preserved Ginger is a kind of loose biography, being the life stuff of a retired orchestral musician. (Old enough to know better and too old to give a s…) I’ve developed some reasonably firm views over the years, and being utterly unknown I enjoy the complete freedom to have a stab at anything I feel like - right or wrong
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
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In 2008, I had the opportunity to listen to the story of a victim of the Minamata tragedy. Here is her story.
Inspiration to Live Your MAGIC!™
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Price: Free! Words: 35,190. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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Inspiration to Live Your MAGIC!™ contains 75 biographical introductions of about 400 words each. Every person in this collection is an inspiration to others, through their response to challenges (and some of them faced incredible challenges), by their commitment to serving humanity and their fidelity to their values. A book of inspiration for everyone.
If it wasn't for bad luck, I'd have no luck at all
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,490. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Through my life I've been plagued by the most ridiculous bad luck you can imagine. This is a short book detailing those events making for a very funny read.
Jonny Kennedy. The Story of the Boy Whose Skin Fell Off
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,970. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the biography of Jonny Kennedy: The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off, written by his best friend, who's idea it was that led to the successful chan4 documentary of the same name which has won numerous awards, not least an EMMY.
Who is Muhammad?
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Price: Free! Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
- Have you ever read about the religion of over 1.5 billion people on this planet? - Have you ever thought about why those thousands of people all over the globe are converting every day? - Have you ever heard about the true story of the prophet of Muslims, what is the meaning of the word Islam and how and when it has all started?
Fugitive of Injustice: The Biographical True Story of Two Brothers' Exemption, Induction, Suspension, Investigation, Escape and Presidential Pardon from the US Army Draft
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
As a full time university student, Matthew Douglas is exempt from the Vietnam War. But he's cast into the life of a fugitive which all starts after an unknown school counselor convinces him to drop a class.