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The Emily Updates (Vol. 5): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 4): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 3): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 2)): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,040. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
Story of a Broken Handmaiden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,170. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A true story of struggle, hope, and faith, told by the woman who lived it.
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.
Paranoia
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Price: Free! Words: 25,880. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Paranoia” is a personal life story constructed of memoirs in the form of short essays. It reveals my primitive complexes, inmost emotions and cracked dreams. A tale about an escape from the elemental impulses and social cliches through a journey. A path that rambles between the unbearable hypocrisy of the sentiment-free society, an self-destructive self-denial and an awe of the natural insanity.
If You Fly... Don't Crash!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“There are old pilots, and there are bold pilots, but there are no old bold pilots.” — W.W. Windstaff The author piloted Air Force heavy jets for over two decades, in peacetime and wartime. IF YOU FLY… DON’T CRASH! (Confessions of a White-knuckle Pilot) highlights some of the good, the bad, and the simply silly aspects of aviation experienced during his thousands of hours airborne.
Grandfather (A Memoir)
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Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Written as a memorial to the author's grandfather, this short memoir starts by telling a brief history of his grandfather's life, and then goes on to recount the events and circumstances surrounding his death and funeral. The author concludes by reflecting on what happened and stating the lessons he learnt from the loss.
Average Joe: An Autobiography of a Working Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many years ago we gave my parents a computer. When they asked, “What will we do with it?” we suggested that they write their life stories. This is Dad’s life story, in his own words.
A Life in Perspective
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Jewish adolescent of 16 years escaping from Nazi Germany, landing in South America poor and unknowing the local language. Enjoying an happy family life until disrupted by cancer of family members and his own. Looking back on his long life, though full of tragic and hilarious experiences, he judges: “Yes, it was worthwhile!”, last but not least due to his regular practice of Meditation.
Have You Ever Considered Modeling? This Is My Scam Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Somehow on my way to pursuing a modeling career I got scammed. Now I am sharing my story to help raise awareness of how easy it is for aspiring models to be tricked.
Closed On Tuesdays
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Series: Travel Memoirs. Price: Free! Words: 49,090. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
Living the dream! For many Australians that dream is travelling around this great land of ours. How much better if we can take the comforts of home with us? That's just what my wife and I did. We bought a caravan to take with us on our journeys. Some people thought we were mad; others would have loved to be bold enough to do the same thing. Come along, strap yourself in and join us.
Going Bare!
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Price: Free! Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(2.00 from 1 review)
I have always wanted to try naturism and in August 2012 I got my wish as my terrified wife and excited kids joined me as we went to a naturist resort in southern France for a few days. This book offers a light-hearted look at our first family holiday in five years, when I persuaded them to go bare in public for the first time.
Una Vida en Perspectiva
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,830. Language: Spanish. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
De origen Judío, aun adolescente de 16 años, escapó de Alemania Nazi para Sudamérica, pobre e ignorando la lengua local. Disfrutando una feliz vida familiar hasta interrumpida por un cáncer sufrido de integrantes de su familia además de él propio. Analizando su larga vida llena de incidencias trágicas y hilarantes, juzga “Si, valía la pena!”, al llegar a la longevidad contento y satisfecho.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres showcases her disastrous first year of teaching in rural Hawaii. Somehow her teacher training didn't prepare her for The Monster Copier, Matthew the Plane-Hurler, and 80-hour workweeks. At the end of each chapter, she explains where her New Teacher Self went wrong and offers time-saving, practical hints and tricks you don't learn in teacher college.
The Mighty Cobra & The Pink Rabbit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get the inside scoop on what it really takes to survive Bikram's Hot Yoga teacher training. The author, a former trading desk worker, roars loudly in her entertaining illustrated memoir of a pear-shaped type-A gal struggling to reclaim her self image in the hottest place on earth: yoga teacher boot camp.
Zythom T1 L'âge d'or est devant nous
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Price: Free! Words: 43,210. Language: French. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general
Sur un ton impertinent et plein d'humour, le blog de Zythom fourmille d'anecdotes vécues, tant sur sa vie personnelle ou professionnelle que sur ses activités d'expert judiciaire. Elles sont réunies dans cet essai pour participer à l'éclairage du public à travers le point de vue rarement exprimé de l'homme de l'art.
Mumma, Can You Hear Me?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This fascinating autobiography introduces a woman who was born into poverty in Auburn, Maine, and who followed her faith—-and her teenage husband—-into mission work in Brazil. Though often sorely tested, Betty’s faith and remarkable sense of humor remained strong through a fascinating life spent helping children and raising two families of her own. This edition includes Betty's poetry as well.