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Deciphering the Golden Flower One Secret at a Time
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009 by Life Force Books. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
After suffering a childhood injury, JJ Semple finds secret meditation techniques that correct the damage done to his body. A companion piece to The Secret of the Golden Flower, this book is also a detective story. Neither Richard Wilhelm, the translator, nor Carl Gustav Jung, the famous psychologist, were able to plumb the depths of these techniques. An intriguing, original memoir.
Cat On A Leash
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
There is a fine line between admiration and stalking. The story of a persistent cat, the couple she “dated”, and their travels aboard the motor-vessel Wild Blue. The 50-something couple retired early, sold their home & photography business, scooped up the cat, and hit the waterways. Life isn’t always easy onboard a 25 foot boat, but it is an interesting escape. Featuring Molly the cat.
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
"Ghost Trails" is the true story of an ordinary person - timid, nonathletic, raised in the suburbs of Salt Lake City - and her unlikely route to one of the most difficult bicycle races in the world, a 350-mile epic along Alaska's frozen Iditarod trail. Through her struggles and intimate confrontations with her fears and weaknesses, she discovers the surprising destination of her life's trails.
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.
Nearly Knighted: Life after Winning a Pulitzer Prize
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,310. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2009 by Issues Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Eric Newhouse’s diary tells what happens after winning a Pulitzer Prize: the honors, the travels, and the opportunities. And the other side of the coin: lost time and a desperate struggle to continue reporting what is important to him: amplifying the voices of those who normally go unheard, so that policy-makers and citizens know the human consequences of official actions. Uplifting. Caring.
Silent Sorority
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
2010 Team RESOLVE Choice Best Book. Silent Sorority reveals with candor, humor and poignancy the intense and at times absurd experience of adjusting to a life as a "non-mom" when nature and science don't cooperate in the family building department. Snappy and irreverent as well as moving, this book offers a contrarian point of view in an era of mommy blogs, designer babies and helicopter parents.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
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Price: Free! Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
How It Looks Going Back: Growing Up In The Montana Woods
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,410. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Doris Knowles Pulis was a girl to explore her new home in Montana’s remote Yaak Valley, an old-timer offered her this advice about traveling in the woods: “Turn around every once in a while so you know how it looks going back.” Fortunately for readers, she did, and her memoir is a delightful account of quirky neighbors, strange adventures, interesting wildlife, and one loving family.
Letting Go: An Ordinary Woman's Extraordinary Journey of Healing & Transformation
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 156,690. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Letting Go is the extraordinary story of a woman who retires & moves with her husband only to be left when he confesses, “I never wanted any of this….” Abandoned 600 miles from everyone she knows, her dream shattered, without a home or job, she asks “Why?” Join Nancy and her unusual teachers from Nature and the spiritual realms to learn how she lets go and embraces her destiny.
You Don't Know Crazy
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,080. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
From Broadway star to mental patient. Her struggle with mental illness is the underlying and recurring theme in her life until, the day, she walked away from the mental health system and became her own doctor and healer. Wambui shares how mental illness stole her life and how she took it back and re-invented herself.
Dramaville is not a place; it’s a state of mind
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,780. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Brace yourself for this memoir filled with drama, emotional turmoil, and an inspiration to never give up! Dramaville is not a place; it’s a state of mind chronicles the life of Andrea Lewis from birth until the age of forty. She was on a mission to find happiness but instead her life played out like a sitcom series.
Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
The true story of how I was recruited by a notorious door-to-door sales organization, and traveled across the country in pursuit of success. My goal of making millions took some unexpected setbacks as I mastered the art of cold-calling, mouse-killing, and "ringing the bell." A rare look into the culture of Cydcor/DS-Max, this memoir is both harrowing and humorous.
Los guerreros de la libertad (La guerra civil en El Salvador)
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 64,820. Language: Spanish. Published: September 21, 2009 by Ernesto Panamá. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Historia de El Salvador 1932-2008 La llamada: Guerra Civil salvadoreña, fue una guerra impuesta por conflicto Este - Oeste. Este es el único relato histórico, desde el punto de la derecha. La obra resulta profética al consumarse la derrota electoral de ARENA. El genero es histórico testimonial y relata hechos inéditos. La obra es de fácil lectura y mantiene al lector en la trama.
Storm
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Price: Free! Words: 95,100. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true story of a journey of shattered dreams and empty relationships to the victory of a new dawn and new beginnings.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
Taos Soul: Love Stories, Heroes, and Wild Adventure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,960. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"It was Friday afternoon, and the post office was full of Indians..." From the opening sentence, you know you're in a different world. Part memoir, nature writing, black comedy, confession, and journal of spiritual discovery, Taos Soul is a collection of 62 true stories about life in an old adobe at 7,000 feet in northern New Mexico from 2005 to 2010. (See Buffalo Lights book for earlier years)
Sons In The Shadow: Surviving the Family Busines As an SOB (Son of the Boss) Revised 2012 Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,880. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
“Sons in the Shadow is a wonderful book.” – P. J. O’Rourke, Author "It's a gripping human drama." Award-winning author and commentator Robert H. Frank, Professor, Cornell University
How I Learned
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is an autobiography of an autodidact, a personal story of one boy's meandering path through the American educational system.
Poverty and Promise: One Volunteer's Experience of Kenya
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,080. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Author Cindi Brown sold everything to volunteer in Africa. With only her skills and desire to assist others, Brown hit Kenya hard... and then Kenya hit back. Follow Brown's setbacks and victories while getting an insider's view of Barack Obama's Luo homeland, polygamy, cycling past Cape Buffalo, floating past hippos, Sikh weddings, and Luo burials. Book proceeds train Africa's future leaders.
Autobiography by a Former Underage Sex Slave
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Price: Free! Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Incest, forced prostitution, insanity, alcoholism, violence and submission, all in the heart of the Swedish welfare state. After a brutal childhood Niiles Punkari begins a journey towards some form of recovery. It is a journey full of mistakes which are depicted in explicit details, a style which is compensated with intellectual mediation in the most awkward spots - so humor exist also.