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Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.
Donutheads and Dilettantes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,730. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Melange Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why would the rich need a social worker? Who would ever believe it? Yet, Michael, a newbie social worker, would soon find out. And in doing so, would uncover a world of wisdom, stamina, laughter, and friendship. Life lessons for all.
Letters from Home: Adventures with Mad Mother, Lemonade Man and the Kid
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,480. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Want to laugh out loud? Want to be entertained by the hilarious and sometimes pathetic experiences most of us face in growing up and growing old gracefully? Take a look at "Letters from Home: Adventures with Mad Mother, Lemonade Man and the Kid." This unique memoir is a collection of the personal newspaper columns of a small town Midwestern publisher over the course of her 30 year career.
And I Thought I’d Be a Nun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,450. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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"We are less damaged by the traumas of childhood than by the traumatic way we remember childhood." Psychologist James Hillman ‘And I thought I’d Be a Nun’ is a heart-wrenching, true, family drama about the life, trials, and tribulations of author, Georgianne Landy-Kordis. No book comes closer to exposing the depths of a woman’s soul. Forced to deal with extraordinary hardships, death, rejection."
Who Am I? ~ How My Daughter Taught Me to Let Go and Live Again
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,060. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Megan Cyrulewski is an ordinary person who has faced extraordinary challenges and now wants to inspire people and show them that hope gives them the power to survive anything. Who Am I? is about her journey into post-partum depression, anxiety disorder, panic attacks, visits to the psych ward, divorce, domestic violence, law school, and her courageous struggle to survive with her sanity intact...
Remembrance of Dingbats
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,170. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memories as written down for posterity, some funny, some heartbreaking, some in the form of dreams.
Cuentos y Recuerdos: La Colección Latina
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: Spanish. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
La Colección Latina incluye "Recuerdos de Antes y Entonces", "Una Noche con B.B.", "El Velorio de Maya", y "La Chancleta".
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,580. 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
Who Turned Out The Lights?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,640. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hold on for a bumpy ride! For Ron Wilde, it’s like a 24/7 roller coaster with eyes closed. Every turn brings new challenges like blindness, and new joys and adventures including forbidden hospital love. Ron will make you laugh one second at the characters he meets and gasp the next at the gut wrenching details of his epic health struggles.
Being Down, Looking Up: The Adventures of an Itinerant Shoeshiner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,790. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book is about an unusual journey. A few years ago Rob Walters decided to become a shoeshine boy. He stowed his shoeshine kit, a tent, and a few items of clothing in a trailer, connected the trailer to his push bike and set off from Oxford to visit the old shoe-making cities of middle England. Along the way he polished many shoes and gained a fascinating insight into his own country.
Depot Street Memories---The Lawler Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,690. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in the small northeast Iowa town of Lawler in the 1950s, the author shares marvelous short tales that relate to anyone of that era. Whether you're from a huge city like New York or a small village in Wyoming, you will laugh and cry as you read both funny and poignant real life stories of a simpler time and world. Lawler...a town of character and a town of characters.
Devil Walk: A True Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Warfare
Come along for the ride as Clint Byars bares his heart and tells of the dark night when he descended into the demonic realm-and encountered Satan face-to-face. Experience with him the months of unremitting mental torment when he simply went through the motions of daily life even as he believed he was actually dead and in hell.
Kiss and Tell
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Discretion may be my middle name, but it would be a disservice to some of my younger and more impressionable readers not to share at least one celebrity kiss-and-tell story of my own. Although the contents will almost certainly not be what you expect, they should still leave you feeling warm and fuzzy in a Hollywood sort of way. The lesson to be learned is that a single kiss can change a life.
Using Kratom, a Mild, Legal Opioid, for Managing Chronic Pain and Restless Legs Syndrome
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
This book is an account of my experience in using kratom. I’ve long been a sufferer of chronic pain and RLS. I had reached the point where non-prescription methods of managing these conditions no longer worked, but was hesitant to use the strong prescription medicines available. I came upon kratom, a mild, legal opioid. After a good deal of research, I decided it was a promising option.
Aдриан Тимофеев Лукьяновская тюрьма. Киев.Украина.1903 – 1906.Изготовление бомб и попытка побега.Часть 2.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: Russian. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The revolution started in Russian Empire in 1905. Russian Revolution was a wave of mass political and social unrest. Adrian Feodorovich Timofeev was born in Kursk in 1882 and participated in all these events in 1902-1917. Русские ключевые слова: террор,анархизм, революционер,народник,Адриан Тимофеев, Лукьяновская тюрьма, лекция, библиотека, взрыв,подкоп, побег, бомба, фотографический аппарат.
Ebony and Spica
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
I rescued two baby birds, a blackbird and a starling. Over time, first Ebony and then Spica became an important part of my life here in France. I describe their growth from helpless fledglings to confident adults, their antics, quirks and highly distinctive characters, and how I had to adapt my working life to their needs and demands. Birds are so unlike us, yet trust and affection can flourish.
Freedom! Escaping the Prison of the Mind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After going absent without leave from the British army, Ozay Rinpoche begins down a path that leads to solitary confinement in prison. There he establishes a disciplined program of exercise, Bible-reading, and meditation. Pushing himself to meditate for four hours at a time, he arrives at a point of liberation.
In the Shadow - Vol 2, The FraKctured Zone Diaries (2006 - 2012)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How do composers compose? And why? Andrew Keeling's diaries at The FraKctured Zone offer insight into the secret mechanics that power the creative process by disclosing the intellectual concerns, emotional impulses and habitual actions that constitute the daily grind of a composer-musician in the 21st Century and reveal how the harmonies, counterpoint and rhythms of life fuel the creative act.
For Joy
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You set the price! Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of intense lessons from life, this book is an emotional kaleidoscope of events that might make you laugh, cry, reflect, or become inspired. This is a fast-paced compilation of short stories and songs, almost entirely true, written while residing on a compact wildlife sanctuary, in a nearly unknown jewel of a town in north Georgia.
Aдриан Тимофеев. Лукьяновская тюрьма. Киев.Украина.1903 – 1906. Мой арест. Долой самодержавие. Да здравствует вооруженное восстание!.Часть1.).
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: Russian. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The revolution started in Russian Empire in 1905. Russian Revolution was a wave of mass political and social unrest. Adrian Feodorovich Timofeev was born in Kursk in 1882 and participated in all these events in 1902-1917. Русские ключевые слова: террор,анархизм, революционер,народник,Адриан Тимофеев, Лукьяновская тюрьма, лекция, библиотека, взрыв,подкоп, побег, бомба, фотографический аппарат.