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I'm (No Longer) a Mormon: A Confessional
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,500. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
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PLEASE NOTE: Due to the circumstances surrounding the publishing of this book, it is subject to be removed from print AT ANY TIME (based on the reaction of the church, etc). Please download your copy IMMEDIATELY upon purchase! This is a confessional-style memoir intended to be relate-able to those leaving the LDS faith, and to educate non-Mormons about the difficulties of leaving.
Jackie - What's in a Name?
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Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: Australian English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Special Needs
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Jackie was the youngest child born to a 41 yr old mother. An ultrasound on her mother at 14 weeks gestation, showed Placenta Praevia and an abortion was offered. Her mother was determined to have her baby - even though she would be raising it alone. When Jackie was four, tests revealed that she had Asperger Syndrome - a condition inherited from her father. (PG)- Suitable 10yrs onward.
Lives Shattered: One Mother's Loss at the Hands of the Legal System
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,240. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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An incredible tale of survival, this shocking story shows how one woman overcame soul-crushing pain and loss at the hands of an inept legal system while refusing to leave hope behind.
En busca del verdadero mundo
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Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Esta corta biografia relata un pequeño recorrido de la vida del autor de las obras que aquí yacen publicadas. Cualquier tipo de información vinculante con otras personas ha sido modificada bajo un seudónimo. Espero que lo disfruteis, lectores.
Boomer Down: From Fast Lane to Crashed Lane
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Quintessential Boomer Steve Meltzer was living the limo-licious life of a Mad Men-style ad executive in Hong Kong. Great money, eye-popping travel, blue-chip clients. Teak-paneled suites, top-shelf martinis and speaking gigs all over Asia. When his firm died, he returned, jobless but hopeful, to the US--and crashed. Here is his witty, brutally honest, before-during-after story (some heard on NPR).
From Darkness To Triumph: Creating Success Amidst Barriers
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A moving account of the life of Anastasia Charalabakos, a writer and teacher of English as a second language. Raised in a traditional Greek household, Anastasia describes the trials and achievements of her life – inspite of blindness and shares her insights for creating a more understanding and peaceful world.
Memoirs of the Basement Steps
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Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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2662 words. A short tale showing the changes in viewpoint from childhood to adulthood. Memories centered around the basement steps, and how they represent a journey into the unknown.
A Boy From Down East
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Growing up in eastern North Carolina in a small rural community during the 1950’s and 1960’s was the best possible childhood you could wish for. Family, church, friends, school, and working on the farm was the center of my world. This is a collection of stories of my childhood. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I have enjoyed remembering them.
Aroma of Orange Pekoe - Non-fiction e-book
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,670. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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The life and living; the entertaining and ways of Tea Planters who made a living in those remote plantations of north-east India in the 1950s. Scots, Brits, and Indians lived in a cohesive society mostly cut off from the rest of the world. They built their own clubs where they danced and entertained; played indoor and outdoor games; drank and lived a rugged life - hunting, fishing and trekking.
Cocky's Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,780. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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“Not since Kirk Douglas’ memoir, The Ragman’s Son, has a memoir spoken so clearly to “The Greatest Generation.”” Night Owl Reviews Through humor intermingled with drama and with nearly total recall, Bert Clayton tells the story of struggling his way through life, joyful, triumphant, sometimes crushed in the process.
Silent Sorority
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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.
Henry's Nursing Notes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,290. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Ian Martin spent three years as a hospital orderly and kept a ward diary chronicling the sights, sounds and smells that assailed him. Based on this record, "Henry Fuckit's Nursing Notes" is an unflinching account of nursing the sick and dying. Looking through the eyes of his disreputable hero, Martin uses a brutal blend of cynicism and dark humour to describe a world of suffering and pathos.
Emigrant for a day
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Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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I moved to Sweden for a PhD from Florence, Italy. I studied neurology and made new experiences in the neurological laboratories of Stockholm. The book is the stoy of a special day in my life in the ice and darkness. Memories from a different time and space.
Fatally Flawed - The Quest to be Deepest (2nd Edition)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,890. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Fatally Flawed is an inside look into the world of deep diving. This is the story of how Verna van Schaik become the deepest woman in one of the most extreme sports in the world, cave diving. Hers in an unusual career, she has dived with Nuno Gomes (deepest man in the world) and was a key part of Dave Shaws 280meter body recovery attempt.
From Death Do I Part: How I Freed Myself From Addiction
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
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"From Death Do I Part" is written for all addicts and their loved ones, but especially for those who have not been helped by Alcoholics Anonymous or drug and alcohol rehab. Amy shares with us in such a way that not only is the reader engaged in her often gripping, always revealing stories, but they are also warmly invited into her healing process so that they may learn to heal themselves as well.
The Gachi
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,780. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
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She wasn’t the only angry woman at U.C. Berkeley. Edgy but unaware of the reasons, she only knew she had to flee, that she couldn’t save the world until she had first saved herself. A passion for music delivered her to Spain, to Seville, a provincial city fertile with the cry of guitar. There, coveting gypsy power, driven to dance with wild audacity, she staked her life on Flamenco.
3:14 am
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Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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3:14 am is based on a real life incident that took place between 3:14 and 4:14 am on 1 June 1998.
MAD MAN KNITTING or The Waiter and The Fly
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,590. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A beer, a ballcap, and mad amounts of knitting infuse this story about one of Savannah's most colorful restaurants as it faces its decline. Colorful characters and unabashed prose make this memoir a supplement to those who enjoyed "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil."
The Paragon Gang
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,740. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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“The Paragon Gang” is the hilarious, touching and inspiring story of five happy kids in the fifties who dreamed of America. It recounts the lives of children growing up in a different era and the aspirations of an entire generation. Their hilarious adventures over 12 years leads them to adulthood but eventually of them one reaches their dream.
Ain't This Romantic!?!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,350. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
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Adventures of a modern day cowboy on the ranches of Montana.