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A Real Apprentice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Retired Aircraft Engineer progressed from apprentice to Planning, Production Engineer to Senior Prod: Engineer, following 5 year diversion into Traffic Management. From early retirement became a sub contract consultant using engineering experience in Space Engineering, Aircraft, Nuclear. During the cold war I traveled East & West Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Belgium, Ardenne by motorcycle.
Black Koi Tattoo: Chasing the Dragon, A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Black Koi Tattoo: Chasing the Dragon is a memoir about the endless search for the perfect high. For nearly half of his life, Christopher Padgett struggled with alcohol. Read the dark, yet inspiring, story of how alcohol abuse led to addiction, and the fight to break free and live a life of sobriety. Includes the gut-wrenching journal kept during his attempts at recovery, and two new short stories.
Memoirs of My Bipolar Aquarian Son
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Deceased bipolar Aquarian son, Cal. Complicated disposition during elementary/teen years. Diagnosed bipolar at age 29. Remarkable IQ in certain arenas; lacked common sense in others. Witty, quick, and loved to write poetry/songs [some included in this book]. A variety of music was his world; heavy metal was his style. Endured void of musically accomplished biological father.
On the Surface
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 129,950. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two young entertainers elude the mob and serendipitously stumble upon a livelihood performing at sea. It was the 1970s, when Captains were kings and pretty dancers made them beg, when passengers read books in deck chairs facing the ocean spray, and when solid ships, unfazed by rough seas, turned disaster into romance.
Walking on Ice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Walking on Ice is part romantic memoir, part travelogue and part “girl’s own adventure”. The tale begins in the warm climes of New Zealand in the South Pacific when an on-line friendship between an American & a New Zealander blossoms into romance, and concludes among the Eskimo in the wintry wilds of remote Alaska. A book for adventurous romantics and arm-chair travellers alike.
An Accidental Advocate: A mother's journey with her exceptional son
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A health care consultant turned education advocate, Kathryn Burke is the parent of a son with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. An Accidental Advocate chronicles her journey to identify her son's challenges and obtain supports necessary to address his needs. Also described are the steep learning curve and emotions that accompany being her son's advocate.
Jacob's Tails . . . (Back-to-the-Land)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
"Jacob's Tails"-a collection of stories with over 50 photographs highlighting the adventures of Jacob (the eldest dog)and his humans, Lynne and Fred over seven years going back-to-the-land in the 60s and 70s. Armed with how-to books and little experience: they had chickens that wouldn't lay; a goat that wouldn't milk; and a horse that avoided work. They built a dome; used wind power and survived.
Twice Afflicted and Gifted: Balancing Bipolar and Breast Cancer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What is it like to experience 2 life threatening illnesses? Marcia Weisbrot who has been diagnosed with both bipolar and breast cancer, shares her story of balancing a life with one, then the other and finally both, bipolar and breast cancer together. Her struggles and ultimate triumph form a compelling story with humor and grace that will touch your heart.
Life with Big Green: A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,360. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why is the environmental movement so ineffective? Here is an insider’s poignant look at his life with one of the biggest environmental organizations in the U.S. After a 30-year relationship with the National Wildlife Federation, including 13 years on its staff, the author learned why environmental groups will never save the earth, however noble their intent.
Pass Me The Rat-Hat Carlo
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,520. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Deep sea diving, commercial oildfield diving, saturation diving; - an autobiographical recollection about experiences and people in commercial diving in Australian waters and the North Sea, the people, the times and the equipment
Foreign Service Family Style
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,220. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Narc and his family travel to a foreign land, Paraguay, where he sets up a DEA office in the American Embassy. The family enjoys and experiences new customs. Conflict comes when the Narc's idea of personal responsibility clashes with the Ambassador's policy on collateral damage.
Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools
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Series: Old Fools, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,590. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.70 from 23 reviews)
*New York Times bestselling author* If Joe and Vicky had known what relocating to a tiny mountain village in Andalucia would be like, they might have hesitated...  They have no idea of the culture shock in store. No idea they'll become reluctant chicken farmers and own the most dangerous cockerel in Spain. No idea they'll help capture a vulture or be rescued by a mule.
The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,930. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true-life memoir of a child star. In 1973, Sophie Neville was cast as Titty alongside Suzanna Hamilton and Virginia McKenna in the EMI/Theatre Projects movie of 'Swallows & Amazons'. Made before the advent of CGI or digital technology, the young actors lived out Arthur Ransome's epic adventure, with all of its camaraderie and thrills, on location in the British Lake District.
In Jupiter's Shadow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,460. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Hiding from others is easy. Hiding from yourself is trickier. Growing up in Western New York in the late ’70s/early ’80s, Greg is a teenage “detective" searching for self-truth. He confronts Heaven and Hell as he struggles -- within a family full of secrets -- to solve the profound mystery he encounters in the bathtub on the second floor.
Oh! What An Outback Show!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
True stories from Outback Australia. Tales of swimming cattle across flooded rivers, dodging saltwater crocodiles, hunting feral pigs, droving trips over wild country, catching scrub bulls, brave and loyal dogs, country racing capers and other mishaps, adventures and misdemeanors of young men in the wild untamed Gulf Country of Australia of not so long ago.
I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 2: Journey with the Love of My Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,500. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A four-book series about a boy's worldwide travel and adventures from age 15 to 84.
Flying Colors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jonathan cracks open many doors for an intimate yet revealing look at a world most people never get to see; Apartheid, civil aviation, Israel, gay rights & more “I really enjoyed [your book]. I read it in one sitting and found it absolutely riveting. You’re both a strong writer and a gifted story teller. Many thanks for sharing it with me.” Matt Mills, Editorial Director, Pink Triangle Press.
A Deadly Path To Treasure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of the incredible adventures of one man that led him to be part of the richest Spanish treasure finds in the history of the New World. It's estimated that the total value of the 1715 and the 1622 Spanish Fleet treasure recoveries could approach $800 million dollars and more is still being found by the divers today. (Includes over 130 photos.)
Um Grande Menino
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 21,810. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 26, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
O menino que nasceu em uma humilde família O menino que mal possuía vestes na meninice O menino que teve uma infância dura e traumática O menino que se tornou operador
India Unplugged. What Really Happens When You Are Traveling, Living and Working in India
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
How do you take a bucket shower? Why are your colleagues offended if you don’t bring chocolate to the office? How do you bargain with a dentist? In her new book, Aurelia shares the most eclectic and personal stories from her life in India. Entertaining, witty, and insightful, India unplugged is an irresistible treat for armchair tourists, experienced expats and adventurous backpackers alike.