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My Mormon Life; A Boy's Struggle With Polygamy, Magic Underwear,and Racism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,680. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Mormon Life tells the story of a boy, raised as a Mormon, who struggles with the beliefs of the church, which seem in conflict with reality. Follow this boy's journey on a tour of Mormonism: baptism of the dead, Mormon underwear, golden plates, and polygamy. All aspects this religion that make it unique are explored, often to humorous effect, until, the young mind crashes into Mormon racism.
A Deadly Path To Treasure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of the incredible adventures of one man that led him to be part of the richest Spanish treasure finds in the history of the New World. It's estimated that the total value of the 1715 and the 1622 Spanish Fleet treasure recoveries could approach $800 million dollars and more is still being found by the divers today. (Includes over 130 photos.)
The River
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
On January 12, 1998, writer Mariellen Ward found her mother's body. She had died in the night of heart failure. The River is a free e-story about how the lilting waters of India's most sacred river helped her heal from the irreconcilable loss.
Kalahari Dream
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,480. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A book for animal lovers. From the authors of the critically acclaimed book 'For the Love of Wildlife' comes a compelling true story of one couple's struggle against overwhelming opposition from conservation authorities, to set up a wildlife rehabilitation centre in the Kalahari.
Deer, Pigs and a Little Bit of Bull
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011 by Bev Robitai. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
A New Zealand story that follows two young men, Rolly and Jim, as they’re hired and fired by hard-case bosses after spectacular mishaps. They find an injured dog and learn how to hunt pigs in the bush, but it’s down at the pub that the tales really fly, fuelled by plenty of the amber nectar, as real blokes out-do each other’s yarns about fishing, hunting, and the ones that got away.
Paid in Plates
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Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A short autobiographical story about me and the mob. Paolo was a wanted man in hiding. He was wanted by mafia families in at least two American cities. He was running for his life. What I couldn't figure out was why he wanted me to write a movie script about it.
Ch@t si gira
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: Italian. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
... tutto quello che non avrei mai immaginato.
Far Beyond the Borderlands of Scotia
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Price: Free! Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An incredibly informative compendium of writings...essays, verses, memoirs...a thrilling voyage through history, culture, literature, poetry, art and far more besides, all from a Christian point of view.
Her Candle Burns at Both Ends
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,680. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In April of 2008, Deirdre Porter, a twenty-five-year-old Canadian, was teaching in Japan and had just fallen in love when she was suddenly diagnosed with acute leukemia. Her mother, Ann Costello, through moving anecdotes, provides a glimpse into Deirdre’s battle with the disease, all while highlighting Deirdre’s amazing sense of humour, courage and her ability to live for today.
A Staffordshire Boy: Tales of Fishing and Other Fun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,250. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Funny tales about the author's years growing up in a small village in the English countryside. Written to entertain; it also provides a record of what a group of young boys did to amuse themselves in a decade that spanned the fifties and sixties. The author came from a large family, had little money and his father drank for England, but that didn't stop him and his friends having a good time .
Voluntary Nomads: A Mother's Memories of Foreign Service Family Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,440. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this engaging memoir Nancy LaTurner recalls how the Foreign Service whisked her family from New Mexico to Washington, DC and onward to assignments in Iran, Cameroon, New Zealand, Somalia, Dominican Republic, Austria, and Bolivia. Voluntary Nomads: A Mother's Memories of Foreign Service Family Life celebrates the resilience, adaptability, and resourcefulness of a spirited American family.
I Am A Southerner
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short memior about what it means to be a Southerner from a Floridian's perspective.
A Florida Bird Dog ~ REX
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This eBook is a snapshot of the late 1920’s - 30’s in Florida through its Boom, Panic and Bust. It is entwined with a child’s love of a bird dog who loves to hunt quail. From a ruined Easter feast, brought on by the book's hero, Rex, to losing their home and starting over in the woods without running water, they faced each situation with a "can do" innovative attitude.
Vanida's Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 34,090. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I decided to get help to figure out why I have always struggled with wanting to be a woman and decided to confront my misery, I embarked on the beginning of journey I did not expect to go on. This is an honest look at the beginning of my journey towards womanhood.
Maggie: The Civil War Journals of Margaret Nichol Vaulx
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,610. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Margaret Nichol Vaulx was 17 and living in Nashville, Tennessee in 1862. Her journals vividly demonstrate her coming of age during the American Civil War. They embody the "ornament to society" she prophetically spoke of, and have been described as both national and state treasures.
Rainbow in my Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,370. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
This is the incredible true love story of John and Jeannie - how John returned home from work one day to find his wife, Jeannie, lying on the floor unable to move. Jeannie was paralysed from the neck down and the story that follows is of this brave couple’s fight to stop the authorities from placing her in an aged care facility.
black and (A)broad: traveling beyond the limitations of identity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Don't be fooled by the title. This book is NOT about race. Rather, it's an inspiring account of how traveling and living abroad have transformed how the author sees herself in today's global world.
black and (A)broad: traveling beyond the limitations of identity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,230. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Don't be fooled by the title. This book is NOT about race. Rather, it's an inspiring account of how traveling and living abroad have transformed how the author sees herself in today's global world.
Sirens and Grey Balloons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,050. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of a small boy living in a London suburb which sustained heavy damage from enemy bombing where over a hundred of its citizens were killed and only ten percent of its buildings survived the war unscathed. He recalls the terror of lying in a cupboard under the stairs as the Luftwaffe bombed his suburb and later devastation caused by V1 flying bombs and long range V2 rockets.
Confessions of a '60s Moonchild
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Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A brief memoir of life in the 60s' in Toronto including drugs and finding my self through spiritual seeking, finding a guru and walking the streets raising funds for a cult. Marriage and divorce and life again.