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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Flight of the Spirit
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Price: Free! Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Homer Shoup, arrested in 2004 and charged with attempting to assassinate Vice President Dick Cheney, writes about his life-changing experience immediately afterward. Shoup writes about the man he was and the man he has become since.
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.
Stories From the Forest -- stories by a counselor at a camp for children with special needs
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Price: Free! Words: 21,190. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Because of the people, campers and counselors, on the pages of this story I am a better person. I have been taught the real meaning of courage, perseverance and unconditional love. I have been shown a standard I can only hope to one day live up to and I am deeply indebted to each of them for that.
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.
Vanida's Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 34,090. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I decided to get help to figure out why I have always struggled with wanting to be a woman and decided to confront my misery, I embarked on the beginning of journey I did not expect to go on. This is an honest look at the beginning of my journey towards womanhood.
Les Pensees Dangereuses: Dangerous thoughts about life, love, pets, friends and depression
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Part autobiography and part inspiration, "Les Pensees Dangereuses" (French for "dangerous thoughts") is a series of essays on friendship, spirituality, education, bullying, animals, clinical depression and more. Author Sharon E. Cathcart ("In The Eye of The Beholder") shares her thoughts, including an unfinished autobiography, "Unmasking My Phantoms: My Dance With Madness," in this new book.
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.
Cancer: A Message Of Hope
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Price: Free! Words: 35,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cancer: A Message of Hope is a Pulitzer Prize Nonfiction finalist written by Jairo Alvarez. The book concentrates on the author's struggles with the "silent killer" and his eventual "new-life" after radical surgery. The book contains both an inspirational story as well as medical facts that have the potential to better inform those dealing with prostate cancer.
Gathering Flowers for the Master's Bouquet
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Price: Free! Words: 30,290. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The True Story of One Woman’s Walk of Love
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.
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.
Sure, I Can Do That: a twentieth century american memoir
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Price: Free! Words: 32,100. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My father grew up in the poverty of Dust Bowl Kansas during the Great Depression. Sure, I Can Do That is a collection of stories that he told about his life on the farm and his adventures riding the rails as a teenage hobo. These are true stories of an American life, told with humor and honesty. They paint a colorful portrait of a man who overcomes the limitations of his circumstances.