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My Turkish Missile Crisis
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Not all the drama played out in Washington and Cuba. This is an absorbing and frightening account of Joseph Maiolo's experience as a 24-year-old Air Force officer manning NATO missiles in Turkey in October, 1962, on the frontline of the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the tense months that follow until president Kennedy's assassination.
Chasing a World Record
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving
Chasing a World Record is the story of an average skydiver who decides to become a world record holder, participating in Jump For The Cause 2002, a female world record attempt series & benefit for the City of Hope. Told through postings to an internet forum, the story follows the author from flat on her back after back surgery to world record holder. 25% of sales to be donated to cancer research.
Memoirs of an American Family in Occupied Japan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a unique account by two Americans of their experiences in the vastly different culture of post-war Japan, during an exhilarating time of renewal, with insights into the economic reconstruction of Japan, and the common bonds of humanity that transcended the cultural divide.
Problem-Solving 101: Can You Solve the Problem?
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Price: Free! Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
On the banks of the Chickahominy River, George Armstrong Custer once listened for a while to his superior officers argue about the depth of the river, then he solved the problem of determining how deep the river was. How did he do it?
A Tree Change...at any age--and the risks/rewards in meeting a man on the Internet!
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Price: Free! Words: 46,630. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When Patria and Jack moved to a hobby farm in a beautiful Australian valley, life seemed to get better every year. With Jack constantly affirming his happiness and gaining Australian citizenship, his trusting partner was dumbfounded to discover he had covertly resurrected an old romance and that Stella was coming from USA to share his life, saying, 'I will share my toys, but not my man'!
Drifting into Oblivion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
You're 39, just got married and everything looks bright until the sudden discovery of colon cancer. A first hand account of the events that follow written by Andrew Ian Dodge and his wife Kim Dodge. A percentage of the proceeds will go to Maine Cancer Foundation.
Prisoner of War (POW) #74324
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Real heroes aren’t born. Rather, they are ordinary people who have risen to meet seemingly insurmountable challenges in the face of adversity. What really defines a person is the way they face those obstacles and overcome them. We don’t have to look to Hollywood to find examples; in fact, we need look no further than our backyards. My backyard, that is. My father, my dad, John Stermscheg, is such
What Peace There May Be
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this coming of age memoir, the author recounts six critical years of her life of isolation, polygamy and abuse. After secretly reaching out to someone on the outside, she faces new challenges and finds renewed hope in her struggle to overcome the obstacles to free herself and discover her true worth as a human being.
How To Cope...with life
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Series: Terry Talks, Book 1 ยท CHRISTIAN HELPS, #12. Price: $1.52 USD. Words: 100,340. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How To Cope...with life" is meant to be a Prayer Warrior's Handbook. Many of the stories told here tell about the same kinds of real-life events that active Prayer Warriors pray about every day when on duty. They will bravely stand on the front lines of those worldwide battlefields because this book can give them the endless supply of God's ammunition needed to overcome all attacks of the enemy.
Dragons and Butterflies: Just Like Her Father
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
UK #1 Kindle School-Age Bestseller from Marie Jensen. 1st of 6 books charting the life of Jean Ridgeway, an abused child who survives. A victim to start with, she worked through her issues. Her past haunted her for many years. Time is a great healer. Pain and suffering can give you inner strength, or break you. Once you have read Jean’s story, you will understand more about courage and cowardice.
Confessions of an Instinctively Mutinous Baby Boomer and her Parable of the Tomato Plant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,330. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Roberts takes the reader on a captivating journey where real life collides with real miracles. Stories range from candidly intimate to wonderfully adventurous, each uncovering a puzzle piece. The picture that emerges reflects a life-affirming belief in God and her secret formula for happiness. A charming read, you feel as if you're with a trusted friend, sharing life lessons over a cup of coffee.
The Oat Project - Release 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What happens when a 37 year-old, married, mother of three decides to sow 25 wild oats which her upbringing as a preacher’s daughter said would lead straight to hell? Over one summer, Jené Jackson found out. Join her in the first of these adventures: Marijuana. (“Drugs!”)
Confronted by Poverty on a 1st Mission Trip
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,320. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 2001 I set out to visit my first undeveloped (third world) country. I had made friends with some guys from PNG and I really wanted to visit them. Well I was so confronted by the poverty and the struggle of daily life I became determined that I was going to help somehow.
The Sandy Creek Boys
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,420. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This entertaining memoir contains nearly 100 stories about the Matney boys, four brothers who found inventive and rambunctious ways to have fun around the Big Sandy Creek. From the 1930s to the 1950s, these brothers and boyhood friends entertained each other, whether in or out of trouble. These stories range from intimate to hilarious to hair raising as the boys try to outdo each other.
Finding Your Own Inner Strength
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One woman's struggle to work past her pain and desire to end her life as she realized she had a purpose; that she needed to stay and find out who she was meant to be.
The Story of Mary MacLane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author was a 19-year-old girl from the raw, masculine mining town of Butte, Montana. With the publication of this book, Mary MacLane became an overnight sensation. She was called the ‘Wild Woman of Butte,’ a Bohemian, a radical, a feminist, a rebel. Although MacLane went on to write other books, none had the impact of this one, which remains a tour de force about life, love, and longing.
China Tips (or a Blonde's Guide to Teaching in China)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Dapt'd. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
China Tips is Felicia Brings’ very amusing, useful, and brief compendium of practical advice to westerners who expect to travel or work in China.
Fighting the Effects of Gravity: A Bittersweet Journey Into Middle Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,310. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fighting the Effects of Gravity could be considered a "Bible for the Baby Boomer." Witty, engaging, and oftentimes poignant, fighting the Effects of Gravity examines the physical and mental aspects of middle age. The book is filled with humorous anecdotes and life lessons that will resonate with the young, the old and everyone in between. Never has mortality been so much fun.
The Year My Mother Died
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,720. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Scott portrays a year-long journey from the perspective of a palliative/hospice trained physician. The book is punctuated by nostalgia and quirky behavior and ultimately offers hope to those who grieve. Through humor and reflection, she finds a way to honor her mother's profound contribution to her life.
Naked in Budapest - Travels with a passionate nomad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,370. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Whether naked in Budapest, canoeing down the Zambesi, sailing the Great Barrier Reef, eating durian in Malaysia, cooking in Athens, shaking hands with the King of Cambodia, watching bear cubs in Alaska, visiting Gracelands or having a young Egyptian lover, Heather says she feels most alive when on the road. A slow traveler, Heather gets to know locals, eat their food & learn something as she goes.