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Making Lemonade With Ben: The Audacity to Cope
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seven-year-old Ben is found in a coma, suffers myriad disabilities and, later, mental health issues. Yet, love wins. Narrated with irrepressible humor by the quirky mom, this award- winning tale culminates with Ben’s victorious invitation to Washington D.C., to represent Madison Children’s Museum at a national award ceremony.
From Dusk Till Dawn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am 47 years old and have been searching for my whole life for true happiness an sometimes thinking I may have found it, yet every adventure is short lived and I find myself back at the drawing board. My history has been that of depression, destruction and debt but finally I have found my nieche and wow is my life changing.
Me & U2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
‘Me And U2’ is an account of Cathal's life set to the backdrop of his love affair with U2's music. For all U2 fans who have ever disliked an album, loved a single, struggled to get a ticket, camped outside an arena, worn out favourite videotapes or simply just sometimes got lost in the music, this book will have at least one reference that will make you say, ‘That could have been me!’.
Mean Streets - Life in the Apartheid Police
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Series: The Mean Streets, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 100,510. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
A brutally honest and unconventional account of life in the Apartheid Police in the five years before Mr Nelson Mandela was released from jail in South Africa. It tells the story of a young cop finding his way on the mean streets of South Africa dealing with violent crime, political uprising and counter insurgency. This is the first book of two and about his training at the Police College.
Grandpa Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It all started one day, when BJ and Darrian giggled at me and made fun of how I started so many things that I said to them with the phrase, " When I was a boy .. ". But Grandpa Stories is not about being their grandpa so much as a collection of stories of how I was lucky enough to grow up to be their Grandpa. I have always loved great story telling and I hope you do as well
Crazy: My Seven Years at Bruno Bettelheim's Orthogenic School
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author resided at the Orthogenic School for seven years and shares her most personal experiences there. The world-renowned Bruno Bettelheim was the director, and she shows him for the tyrant he was, bullying the children both mentally and physically and telling them they were crazy when they clearly were not.
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
(4.50 from 2 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.
Almost Total Recall
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Price: Free! Words: 388,440. Language: British English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Almost Total Recall an Autobiography by Terry Aspinall. From 1943 to 2014. Who served in the Royal Marines in Borneo during the Emergency Campaign. Became involved in Hang Gliding during 1973-74 and several Rock n Roll bands around the world. The highlight being when he and a couple of friends managed to change the history of the Modern Hang Glider. 388,455 Words and 1091 Pages.
In At The Geek End
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: British English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The hilarious madcap story of English surfer and computer programmer, James Smith, who finds himself caught up in the conformity of the UK defence business. Totally unsuited to the job, he embarks on a programme of extreme sports activities and tries to escape the rat race. His plans are thwarted, however, by his wayward love life and rocky finances.
I'm Living My Destiny Don't Miss Yours
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 110,490. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I'm Living My Destiny is Lorna Woods personal story of walking in the miracle working power of God. Caught in a cult she escaped and later found her destiny in the remote villages of Northern Thailand. Laying her hands on the sick she saw them recover, the lame walk, the deaf hear, the blind see. Learn how you too can experience the thrilling, fulfilling, power-filled life God created you for.
Cream From Butterflies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a personal story that reveals life in the mid-twentieth century that is mainly peaceful, mostly prosperous, when Americans dreamed big and dreams came true. And on a smaller scale, the story of how a writer can be formed: by commitment to a diary. The writer's five year diary written between 1959 and 1963 is included between essays about growing up in a small Wisconsin town.
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.
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.
IN TE LIFE AND MIND OF A PHYSICALLY, MENTALLY, SEXUALLY & VERBALLY ABUSED WOMAN
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,150. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Breaking the cycle.” I am a casualty of Pandora's Box. As a result, I began to cover my pain by walking down" A Path of Destruction.
My Marian Year
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You set the price! Words: 123,640. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A fictional auto-biography describing the daily life of a ten-year-old boy growing up in a Catholic working class family in suburban Auckland, New Zealand, in 1954. The suthor's simple, unvarnished, plain language gives the reader a taste of daily life in suburban New Zealand in 1954. Full of detail and always informative, entertaining and amusing.
My Only Crime Was Being Born, Vol. 3
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Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,490. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Volume 3 of my autobiography continues the misadventures of Jeffee in a world he doesn't belong. Unlike Frodo in Lord of the Rings, Jeffee still hasn't found the Fire of Mordor to destroy the ring...yet. Learn about my Artic adventures in Michigan, about a lot of other crazy, funny, sad stuff, some of my insights into the Bible - it's all there, I lived it all & want to share it with you.
A Lark Ascending
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,720. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life is sweet. Everything is in its place. A young beautiful wife and twins, a boy and girl. Suddenly the girl is struck down with Leukaemia and the family move into a new dimension, another world. This is a story of love and hope, of the battle against the ultimate destiny of us all. It is told through the father and daughter but is about the whole family. They try to answer the eternal question.
My Only Crime Was Being Born, Volume 2
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Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 134,710. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Volume 2 continues the adventures of Jeffee as he bravely does battle with a world he was never cut out for. Volume 2 focuses mainly on the strange and unusual adventures Jeffee had in the land of work. You will read about many strange (and bad) adventures I had as I entered the work force. The strangest "job" I ever had was my time in the Army starting with getting drafted - amazing!
In Black In White
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,900. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Among several other themes, In Black In White looks at the idea of nature versus nurture. It's the true story of the "two educations" of a black youth; an education derived from attendance in the Baltimore City Public Schools (and surviving that city's streets); and an education acquired from time spent inside the ivy-covered Halls of the prestigious St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire.
Los Desengaños
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,710. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Cuba to 1959 - This is not the Cuba of Havana tourists, politicians and prostitutes. This is a candid first person account of life as it was on the other end of the island. Of life on a cattle ranch, the tradition bound city of Camaguey, and later, the mining town of Nicaro in Oriente province. The author describes living with political unrest in the background that exploded into a revolution.