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Musikana, Women of Zimbabwe
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Through the eyes of a young idealistic development worker Musikana journeys into post colonial Zimbabwe. From the demise of a young maid’s life, witnessing the harsh realities at a preschool for disabled children to sharing burgeoning dreams of two young teens, the author encounters the life of musikana, the young women of Zimbabwean.
The Class President's Son
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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‘Petey’ Powell’s memoir is the brilliantly illustrated story of how a son's love for his father and family, inadvertently resulted in him making millions in the drug trade in rural North Carolina.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Web of Lies - My Life with a Narcissist
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is an auto-biographical novel which describes in graphic (and often harrowing) detail, what it's like to be sucked into the world of a person with a personality disorder. The reader is taken on a journey of what first seems like the perfect love story, but which ends in a nightmare as Sarah describes how her life was almost destroyed by her pathological partner.
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.
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.
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.