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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.
Second Time Lucky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like thousands of others, Derek Paterson was incarcerated in Chile's notorious National Stadium following the coup of 11 September 1973. Politically and economically it was a different country when he returned to live 36 years later. This time he travelled throughout the country, reaffirming his love for the people and the landscape.
Outwitting Death, Book One in the Crying Over You Trilogy and True Story
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 95,990. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This amazing true story of surviving terrors beyond imagining, combined with deep love and compassion, covers sixty-two years. Outwitting Death is the first book in a trilogy under the title Crying Over You and is the first sixteen years of the story. Written by the surviving son, it is the account, rich in vivid details, of one of the better-known and wealthy families of Seattle and Portland.
Finding, Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes: Through The Religious Maze Into Amazing Grace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,790. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Finding Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes is the story of a Jewish girl who struggles as a child to fit in with her peers and, as a woman, to find love, purpose, and a sense of belonging. In her early twenties, Marsha finds acceptance when she becomes a Christian during a trip to Idaho, but it comes with a price.
The Dream Pushers: A Nightmare of Death, Lies,and Deceit
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,100. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
Rags Anderson was one of the six million who faithfully obeyed the teachings of Jehovah's Witnesses until the day he opened his son's history book and discovered a contradiction between world history and a Jehovah's Witness core religious teaching. Who had the most to lose,his religion, or academia? The answers is a tangled mass of deaths,lies,and deceit that will haunt him forever.
Through The Woods
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / General
Find yourself lost in this inspirational memoir, Through The Woods. Brought to Live with her grandparents, Margie settled into a new life at the end of a dirt road in Colby Point, Illinois. There she discovers the magic and wonder of a childhood filled with woods, wildlife and the majestic beauty of the Fox River.
A Clear Water Stream
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 11. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
This is a newly illustrated edition of a much-loved classic of country and angling literature. Set in the first half of the 1930s, it tells of the time when the Williamson family lived at Shallowford in Devon. A two-mile stretch of fishing came with the cottage, on the River Bray, which runs through the deer park close by, and the book tells the story of Williamson's relationship with the river.
This Way Up - Where would I be without a good set of wheels?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,810. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rhett Brown the Life Saver. Now that’s a strange title for a man in a wheelchair. Why is he in a chair? Why is he labelled a ‘tetraplegic’? What does that mean for him? How does he cope with everyday life? One day on a construction site … A near suicide, divorce, rehabilitation – any one of these would stretch a person to the limit, but Rhett had them all to deal with. Read his amazing story.
Millennium - A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,010. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
It’s December 1999, the cusp of a new millennium. The tiny Pacific Kingdom of Tonga will be first nation in the world to usher it in. Our narrator takes us there to see the sun set on the old and the dawn rise on the new. We discover much more.
How have i cheated Death? A Short adn Merry Life with Cystic Fibrosis
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the UK's most common life-threatening diseases, affecting over 10,000 people. Each week, five babies are born with the condition; however, each week, three young lives are also lost to it. Currently, there's no cure.
Reclaiming Lives: Rediscovering Myself While Educating Kolkata's Poor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,040. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I'm bent on empowering children here in the Kolkata slums, reclaiming their lives. But, of course, I'm also, really, reclaiming my own. The journey hasn't been easy. At each juncture, I was beset with fears and doubts, never given room for complacency or ease. Though scarred by mistakes and misgivings, the journey has been made, not a single step has been wasted.
An Abundance of Miracles:The Autobiography of Charles A. Cofield
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
twenty-year old howard university student, charles cofield, watches people riot in the streets of washington d.c. they are anguished over the assassination of martin luther king in memphis, tennessee. hours later he falls from his dormitory bunk and his neck is severely injured. his life in that very instant is changed forever. his ather and mother pray and place Charles in god's hands.
Under the Banana Moon: Living, Loving, Loss and Asperger's
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,200. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by InkWell Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kim Tucker describes her life, from childhood through marriage and beyond, with Asperger's, in this hilarious, heart-breaking, and fascinating memoir.
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.)
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.
Manga Poverty
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Junta Ueno. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Manga Poverty" is a frightening word. A publishing recession with no end in sight, combined with new technology and media that changes everything. In Japan, manga artists find themselves in debt despite working hard week after week. What does this spell for the manga industry? Follow as Sato Shuho stands up to the Japanese manga industry, and find out where his struggle leads him. Autobiography.
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ten-year-old Helga is forced to join the Hitler youth movement's weekly meetings, where lies and tasty treats are used to entice her allegiance to the Fuhrer. As the war draws nearer to her home in Berlin, Helga is sent away to a Hitler Youth training camp. Her gradual disillusionment, followed by her harrowing escape home, is a coming-of-age story of a young girl's survival of Nazi mind control
A Checkered Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.
Memoirs of a Johnny's Fanboy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
(3.00 from 1 review)
The story of one man's exciting, adventurous, and sometimes scary journey into the world of Japanese teen idols, told with the same spirit, humour, and blunt honesty that earned him devoted fans and enemies alike as a blogger and fanboy.