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The Find
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 61,840. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is the true story of a World War two Croatian child, given away at four to an aunt and uncle and imprisoned with her relatives at thirteen. Her father managed to secure her freedom, only to be imprisoned himself and shot three weeks later. The others perished in Auschwitz. She spent the rest of the war hungry, in a convent orphanage, not knowing what lay ahead...
Snapshots...Growing up Behind the Iron Curtain
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 63,410. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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While this is Eva's personal story, it reflects the minutiae of everyday life in post war Hungary until the 1956 Revolution when thousands felt compelled to flee to the west to seek a freer life in democratic countries such as Canada. Eva kept her stories free of political bias so you, the reader, may draw your own conclusions.
An Accidental Advocate: A mother's journey with her exceptional son
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A health care consultant turned education advocate, Kathryn Burke is the parent of a son with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. An Accidental Advocate chronicles her journey to identify her son's challenges and obtain supports necessary to address his needs. Also described are the steep learning curve and emotions that accompany being her son's advocate.
Nickels for the Plate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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Whiskeypalians and country Baptists fight for the soul of the young David Davis during his summer trips to mid-fifties East Texas--with hilarious results...And who says you can't fight the preacher for the last piece of white meat at Sunday dinner?
A Grandfather's Legacy
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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A story about a families sacrifice during the civil war and the funny conclusion that makes their abolitionists sacrifices moot.
Midnight at OASIS
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,980. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Fontaine Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Told with endearing honesty, Trevor Fearnley’s journey takes us along a path strewn with some unexpectedly funny but frequently challenging obstacles, which he overcomes with ingenuity, hard work and incredible luck.
My Best Friend Georja
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Price: Free! Words: 200. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is a poem I wrote a few years ago, when my best friend Georja died, I'm posting it now because it is a few days away from her 3rd anniversary. She was an unbelievable friend, and a wonderful person. She was the first person who ever treated me like a friend, I owe her so much.
Daddy's Home: A Memoir of Fatherhood and Laughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Fresh off his appearance in Essence, award-winning parenting columnist Solomon Jones releases his hilarious memoir, Daddy’s Home. While taking readers on a comical ten-year journey from wedded bliss to panhandling kids, Jones reveals the links between fatherhood and poverty. Funny, endearing and true, Daddy’s Home is a loving tribute to fatherhood—a must-read for dads and kids alike.
The Onion Peeler
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Price: Free! Words: 71,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This book navigates the life of Malcolm Whyman, depicting a captivating view of wartime britain, the hungry 50's, the swinging 60's , the turbulent 70's and the free for all of the early 1980's . As biographical books swamp the shelves, this book offers a refreshing take on the genre. Ultimately Whyman shows that you dont have to be famous to have a life full of twists and turns.
Swimming Up the Sun: A Memoir of Adoption
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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At age 22, the author set out to find her English birth parents, a Jewish father and a mother believed to be an artist. The adventure led to parents, grandparents, and siblings, a kaleidoscope of relationships with one dark secret at its center.
Song of Fire
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,620. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Music infuses everything around us. Could music be the essence of the universe itself? The narrator is on a journey to discover this fundamental truth. The interconnected, real-life stories (with links to original songs) are a rhapsody on the elements that constitute how we experience the world: the moments of humor, sorrow, passion and revelation that give significance to our origins and endings.
Ranting of a Psychic Grandmother
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Price: Free! Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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An astute visionary grandmother has psychic visitations from indigenous grandmothers who mirror her outrage at the problems facing today’s children. After feeling inspired and haunted to somehow be part of the solution for today’s children and families and address the dire needs and consequences of a society out of touch with its tribal roots, this grandma gets creative.
Loving Hannah
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,490. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Loving Hannah: Childhood Cancer Treatment from the Other Side of the Bed is a memoir which chronicles a Nurse Practitioner's experience with her eleven-year-old daughter’s childhood cancer. This upbeat story of survival will touch anyone who has had a family member afflicted with childhood cancer, knows a community member with cancer, or is a nurse or doctor working with cancer patients.
Cooking up Happy
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,040. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Indian
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Ancient wisdoms in modern times. “Hina tells her amazing story from a rare perspective and with moving honesty” Martin Toseland, former Publishing Director. “Whether your path comes from the East or the West,... Hina pours out honest wisdom to remind you of the miraculous.” Randine Lewis, The Infertility Cure. An inspiring odyssey in to food fertility and faith through 25 spicy recipes.
Scalpel in the Sand
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You set the price! Words: 95,450. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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When friends and colleagues learn that I had worked in Arabia for ten years, they throw up their hands in horror. This book will change their minds and hopefully will contribute towards better understanding between the West and Muslims and Arabs .
Shadow Scorpion Memoirs of an Assassin
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 217,500. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Shadow Scorpion by White Wolf Von Atzingen is an autobiography of a young man who was taken into the CIA and trained in the elite and shadowy methods of assassination. Through many years he survives severe mind control, programming, and experiences that can only be described as a living hell. Living through the unlivable, and triumphing, Wolf is able to begin the long, toilsome path of healing.
Songs of the Universal Vagabond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011 by Flying With Red Haircrow. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
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From dropping the Christmas goose in Berlin, Germany to surviving tornadoes in Alabama, and recounting the stories of WW2 survivors, Red Haircrow also takes the reader into the oral tradition of storytelling among their Native American friends and family, and how life is as a "two spirit" individual. A photo and literary work.
The Hooker's Daughter - A Boston Family's Saga
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 56,980. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A child’s journey into womanhood reveals a Jewish family embroiled in prostitution, shoplifting, stolen cars, homelessness, homosexuality, and terminal illness. This candid and shocking memoir delivers a stunning account of shame, survival, and triumph.
Indiana Canticle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Indiana Canticle is a set of autobiographical essays that resemble snapshots from my memory. Each chapter is an isolated event which allows the reader to glimpse my childhood life from 1944 to 1951, circumscribed, as it was, by music and books and the forested hills of Southern Indiana.
One Migrant Experience
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Raider Publishing International. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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By Martin Kari