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A Diplomat's Wife at the Court of the Tsar
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You set the price! Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs of the wife of a Danish diplomat who was the last Ambassador at the Court of the Tsar in St Petersburg at the time of the Russian revolution. She had unique experiences of the Tsar and his family and provides many insights into the events of the time.
Under An African Sky
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Julene Hodges Schroeder was raised in an Ethiopia that was beginning to emerge from centuries of isolation. Under An African Sky is a story you can read to your children and grandchildren, about a girl who lived an unusual life and loved it.
Strip Roads and Sports Cars
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
To many, the three decades recounted in this book can be described as the golden era' of motoring life in southern africa.
Mourning Has Broken
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Giving herself a year of mourning after her sister's untimely death, the author goes about her life as memories and myriads of emotions assail her. Through it all, she explores the meaning of life and the changing of her beliefs, taking the reader through a journey of sorrow, grief, regret, joy and hope.
Jewish Sailor, Harvard Lawyer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,210. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this mellow memoir, the Author revives memories of war: defending democracy and the Navy with injections of the miracle clap cleanser, penicillin; and of peace: attending law school, and acquiring talents to crush Jim Crow; and of pater familias: delighting in the charms of his children. Boswell done, Author shifts to Fable and Farce, to trash the cant and humbuggery of American politics.
Dancing with Demons - Life with my Father
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is not an "oh woe is me" victim's testimony; this e-book attempts to awake the truth in all sufferers, and give hope!
Once Upon A Road Trip
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,580. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
*Think 'Eat, Pray, Love'...the teen version. A pre-life crisis on a shoestring budget. *A geeky girl goes on an unlikely 8-week adventure--encountering unexpected danger, wonderment, grief, and love. *A fiction-like retelling of a young woman's true story--made up of 3rd person narrative and actual journal entries.
Knives, Lipstick, and Liberty One Woman's Journey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,360. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Five years after moving to New Hampshire with a simple plan to live in a state where liberty still exists and to raise my son in a better environment. It seemed like a simple plan at the time, a good move to make. So how did I end up a New Hampshire state representative? Good question, and one that not one person who knew me before the move would have ever seen coming, and yes,that includes me.
MILE 1202: Life Along The Alaska Highway
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Stuart Channel Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life in a small isolated town set in the spectacular panorama of the Yukon, delivered with detailed, factual incisiveness.
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.
I Bit the Silver Spoon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"I read Will James, and dreamed of becoming a cowboy." John Duncklee shared the dream of many young boys. Growing up during the depression was difficult and his father had other plans for John. Through a multitude of jobs, college, and the military, the desire to be a cowboy lived in John's heart. An emotional, sometimes humorous, always entertaining memoir of one man's life lived on his terms.
Manicdotes - There's Madness In His Method
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,990. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Madness and genius are often said to be close bedfellows, although the link between the two is little understood.Chris Joseph has known both extremes, and in Manicdotes: There’s Madness in His Method, he lays bare his struggle with bi-polar disorder and the condition’s pendulum-like swing between creative dynamism and dark despair.
The Other Hidden Wound: Uncovering the Effect of Patriarchy on the Male Psyche
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
In his 1970 book "The Hidden Wound," Wendell Berry presented the hidden effect of racism on white people. Today Travis Mamone proposes a similar hidden wound--the hidden effect of patriarchy on men. In this e-book, Mamone takes a look at his life and discovers the way patriarchy made him view women as less than human.
Dear Director of Pensions
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 720. Language: British English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dear Director of Pensions is just a cry. It is a cry of no significance. You are not obliged to act on it.
Three Years In Starch.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An account of general nurse training in a large teaching hospital in the West of England from 1959 to 1962.Read about the haunted ward,the man on the hospital balcony with a gun, the day Sister's muslin cap fell in the bathwater, and much more.Sometimes sad, sometimes hilarious. fast paced and full of anecdotes.
My Name Is Ross: An Alcoholic's Journey
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: Australian English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a compelling book for anyone suffering from alcoholism, seeking to understand it, or wanting to warn loved ones and friends of its affects. Brutally honest and inspiring, it tells the life story of one of Australia's well-known writers as an alcoholic and his struggle to become and stay sober.
Mayuco - Un Migrante Afortunado
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: Spanish. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mayuco es un migrante afortunado. Tuvo la oportunidad de legalizar su estancia en los Estados Unidos gracias a una ley emitida en 1987. Este relato es un tributo ofrecido a su excelente manera de ser, su sinceridad y sus buenas intenciones que lo destacan como una persona ejemplar. El libro está escrito en un lenguaje sencillo y fácil de comprender por toda la familia.
Don't Let Your Dream Business Turn Into a Nightmare: A Cautionary Tale for Would-Be Entrepreneurs
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,600. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
In 2004, Alan Stransman set out to create his dream business, one of the first day spas in the world for men, by raising money from investors. The result was a classic confrontation between a visionary entrepreneur and hard-headed investors - a recipe for sheer disaster. Hilarious and heartbreaking, "Don't Let Your Dream Business Turn Into a Nightmare" is a must read for would-be entrepreneurs
The Life and Times of a 'Gotcha'
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: June 1, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Back in the 80s and 90s, when this book is set, a Gotcha was Dublin slang for a security guard. This book is based on actual events but "how much is true and how much actually happened? You wouldn’t believe me if I told you." Amid the boredom of a mind numbing job, sometimes emerged a madness and events which you really could not invent; you really just had to be there.
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.