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Nerves of Steel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a story about my mother, Dr. Shi Ming Hu, and her extraor-dinary journey from China to America, her heartbreaking separation from her husband and family, her lonely days of struggle, her re-markable accomplishments, and a profound love for her children and friends that transcended time and space.
Whisper of Truth
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 47,330. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born in 1918, Mary joined the Special Operations Executive at the outbreak of the Second World War, meeting Sir Winston Churchill and dealing with top-secret documents. She went on to carry out vital work preparing undercover agents for dangerous missions in France. After the war Mary married a member of a prominent family of French architects and spent most of the rest of her life in France.
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.
Stories for Oliver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,080. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Wrightson’s goal with this memoir was to provide a look at his life, from childhood to present, so that his grandson would have an understanding of who his grandfather was. The book contains 40 humorous, eye-opening, reminiscent, and thoughtful tales, plus ten beautiful poems. I give Stories for Oliver a solid five stars and I recommend it to readers of all ages." Charline Ratliff
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.
Hello Dolly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had begun to notice little things, strange little things. I was in the grocery store couple of days ago, just walking around with the damn song going through my head. I remember I was looking at the cans of sweet baby peas, when an older guy with a white beard strolled by pushing his cart. As he passed I could hear him humming “Hello Dolly” to himself. It freaked me out.
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
Billy Idol Gone Wrong
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I have been called many things in my time, but "Billy Idol gone wrong" surely takes the cake! Look beyond the differences in fashion sense and demeanour, however, and his fans might be surprised to discover that my supposed antithesis and I actually have some things in common. A reflection on how we expatriates come to assimilate physically in our adopted countries either by accident or design.
Une Goutte de Vie dans l'Amer
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Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: French. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
L'histoire vraie d'un enfant insouciant, dans le Paris des années 30, élevé dans l'amour de la France et de ses valeurs républicaines par ses parents immigrés juifs polonais. Brusquement éveillé de son enfance par la guerre, il va découvrir le coté sombre des hommes. Miraculé du camp de Drancy, il assiste, impuissant, au départ de ses parents vers Auschwitz, devient résistant et tente de survivre.
Please eat… A mother's struggle to free her teenage son from anorexia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,540. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Bright, popular and a star on the rugby pitch, 15 year old Ben had everything he could want. But then food-loving Ben began to systematically starve himself. In a matter of months Ben lost one quarter of his bodyweight as he plunged into anorexia nervosa, an illness that threatened to destroy him. This is his mother's story.
My life: In 100 poems
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
a detailed description of my life through 100 poems. the book contains a large variety of poems including haikus, cinquains, diamantes and limericks. i wanted to write this book as a sense of expression of the things that have happened in my life. i have been through quite a lot of bad experiences in life but this book symbolises hope and will hopefully give inspiration to other people
Wearing Yesterday's Underpants - Again
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I promised Servane that our honeymoon would be really different to our previous adventures. She expected a relaxing shopping tour of Paris. Instead she got dragged across the world on a budget overland trip from Beijing to Barcelona, forced to eat flea-ridden Mongolian mutton, fire an AK-47 in a Soviet bunker and spent a night locked in a Polish toilet.
Three Score Years and Ten
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Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This, Elizabeth Love's fifth published book, is a condensed profile of the man she met 14 years ago and a short record of their friendship.
The Joys and Perils of Serving Abroad: Memoirs of a U.S Foreign Service Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by MAP. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diego's first overseas assignment was to Mexico, where he assisted jailed or troubled Americans and shipped dead Americans home, tasks that were "an effective introduction to the Foreign Service," he opines. Diego went on to assignments in Panama, Portugal, Brazil, and Venezuela, was appointed ambassador to Colombia and Brazil, and also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.
41 Lashes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of one woman's struggle to deal with the emotional scars left from an abusive childhood. Through her life, she encounters many abusive situations and she has to learn how to cope with the memories that she has buried deep in her brain for so many years. She finally crawls out of the depressive sewer from whence she was stuck and now she hopes to inspire others who face abuse.
India Unplugged. What Really Happens When You Are Traveling, Living and Working in India
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Price: $2.99 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.
My Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoir from the pre- school days to the retirement containing pictures of interesting places, history of sites visited, pre-war period of british india and the freedom movement, Riot, indepedence, Partition of indai. all these turbulent period written as seen by the author..
Tutte le parole che non ho detto
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Price: $6.58 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A voler sintetizzare in breve il presente libro, già da subito c’è da dire che tre sono i termini di lettura su cui incentrare la nostra attenzione: Fede, Speranza, Amore. Mentre, per dar seguito al percorso narrativo, è bene seguire la freccia direzionale di un percorso umano che da subito porta dalla morte alla Vita.
Like A Criminal - (A Memoir)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 2012 the author himself was arrested on false felony charges. This is the story of how that arrest came about, and details time in a very large facility as seen by a sixty year old with no serious jail experience.
The Mom Who Took Off On Her Motorcycle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,010. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When New York Times writer Diana Bletter sets off on a motorcycle journey from New York to Alaska, she has no idea what she's in for. After all, she only has six motorcycle lessons under her belt. How will she fight off her fears, winds, rains,grizzly bears, bison and...helmet hair? In this spellbinding tale, Bletter shares humor and passion of her and her husband's ride that changes them forever.