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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.
Last Year
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Price: Free! Words: 23,440. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A short tribute to the memory of my best friend, Rocky Russo. We shared slot car racing, war games, wrote war games rules together, argued history, religion sometimes, had a soul mate kind of relationship as pals, yet were as different as two men can be in most things. Closeness in the presence of so much difference is a mysterious thing....
A Pilot Turns 360
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Series: For Compensation or Hire, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,640. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After four years in the Air Force in the early seventies, a young man rejoins the "real" world. He wanted to be a doctor. While in the service he had gotten a taste of what it was like to fly an airplane and wanted that to be an option if the med school acceptance was not forthcoming. This book details the balancing act of going to college full time while flight instructing on the side.
Armazém Colombo
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 48,340. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Short stories about the gorgeous life of a boy who was born and raised in the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. In Portuguese only. Este livro é um pequeno tributo às raízes de uma pessoa. De qualquer pessoa. Mostra a vida de um menino e suas interações com o mundo que o cerca, representado por sua família, amigos e colegas de escola.
A Lucky Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From an inauspicious start, John Tassell's life took a dramatic turn, leading to business and personal success in his extraordinary and Lucky Life.
All My Georgias: Paris-New York-Tbilisi
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Price: Free! Words: 72,550. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Redjeb Jordania is the son of the first president of Georgia, Noé Jordania. All my Georgias is a book of memoirs structured as a compilation of real life stories that paint a vivid picture of the author's lifelong journey through the hectic 20th century . These stories are told in a masterful manner, fascinating, sometimes comical, with historical and cultural insights as background.
History of Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-On-The-Hill, Norwich, Norfolk.
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You set the price! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-on-the-Hill, located just outside Norwich, served as an Inn from the late C17 through to 1912. References to this hostelry can be found in Parson James Woodforde's country 'Diaries'. A short, history of this now private residence can be found on Kindle. Written by Susy Scott, the author of Finding Jingo.
The Stories of My Youth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012 by Jerome Francis Lusa. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many of these stories share a singular theme, the idea that I've been really lucky. Not lucky in the sense of winning at bingo or the lottery more than the average person, but in that I am still alive after so many mishaps and misadventures where natural selection would normally have selected against a peculiar set of traits.
Celebrity Ghost Stories - Joe Cocker, spooks and the haunted nightclub
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Joe Cocker made his name in the rough, tough, grimy streets and equally grimy nightclubs of Sheffield in northern England, UK, during the early 1960s. Read how Joe Cocker and the club management team had to cope with spooks, mysterious happenings and hauntings, then learn how a stunned and disillusioned Joe Cocker first had contact with the spirits to find out about his first hit record!
Snapshots of Fictionalized Facts
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a memoir. I am frequently asked why this title? I liked the idea of snapshots because this book is not told from start to finish. The memories are in no particular order, and I do move back and forth in time. Every event is true to the best of my knowledge, but they may be fictionalized due to my age at the time or due to the time that has elapsed.
Undercover Girl: Growing up transgender
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1966, on the edge of a puberty she doesn't want, a transgender girl hears a news story, and knows there are other people like her. Will she ever become her true self? A story of love, hope, friendship, growing up, and acceptance, with some comedy and terror thrown in.
Excursions in My Mind
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Series: Ghanaman Musings, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this brilliant series of articles, supported by quotations from literary sources, the Bible and contemporary Church leaders, Nana Awere Damoah covers the broad sweep of Christian faith as practised in everyday life.
Finders Losers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a revised edition of the original out of print hardcover book. It is the personal story by the finder of millions of dollars in sunken pirate treasure. Such a discovery is the stuff of dreams that became a nightmare. This is a tale of the tragic results of finding a treasure.
Ultima dintre iubiri (poveste)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: Romanian. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a true story Iubirea apare intre doi oameni oricand, pe neasteptate si-ti poate schimba total viata. O poveste despre lucrurile care conteaza, despre familie si rolul persoanelor in varsta in viata copiilor. Pentru pret de cateva minute, te vei intoarce in leaganul copilariei. Aseaza-te comod si savureaza vremurile fara timp ale unui copil.
Life, Dreams and Magical Landscapes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stories, poems, dreams and journal entries written between 1997-2007 but covering a wider space of time. Its sole purpose: to elevate words to mental images that defined us at different periods of our lives. The use of the royal we here is not conceit but evidence that with every entry a different person can be identified, because we all grow and develop into different people as we mature.
Yes, We Treat Aardvarks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
He's operated on whales, administered antibiotics to performing lions, barely escaped alive after treating unpredictable chimps, cared for every imaginable household pet. Well-known veterinarian, cartoonist, writer, and leading authority on horse behavior - Dr. Robert M. Miller shares his memoirs of a life filled with all the joys and tragic moments that caring for, and loving, animals brings.
Sweet Memories: Tears of a melody
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Price: Free! Words: 18,010. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After the simultaneous death of her parents due to a car accident, ten year old Stella and her two sisters are orphaned. About a year after the tragic loss, Stella and her younger sister are taken illegally and by force, by a maternal uncle, out of South Africa and are brought to a foreign country where they suffer both emotionally and physically for nearly six years...