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The Journey
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Series: The Torn Trilogy, II. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,970. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
"She made thirty suicide attempts before the age of thirty. Some unseen and unknown inner turmoil, created a war within her: a chaotic war that she felt she could not win, but was not sure she wanted to lose" Sara Niles fled for her life in 1987 with five small children in tow: This is the story of their journey
Talking with Kids - Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know about Blindness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
In his first nonfiction book, children's author Brian K. Nash recounts his experiences speaking to schoolchildren in the 1980s about his lifelong blindness, to which he has adapted with determination, optimism, and humor. Join him as he tells about barbecuing, bicycling, bowling, scuba diving, jumping from high places, Louis Braille, guide dogs, and much more. Photo: Brian and Arrow in 1983.
Tro-tros and Potholes, West Africa: Solo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,260. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
During four months of traveling rough in West Africa, Laura Enridge thrilled friends and family back home with her vivid stories, often written in “stinky internet cafés with sticky keyboards.” Here, her unedited emails are mingled with more detailed memoirs. Together they form a wonderful collection of human stories, written straight from the heart.
Crazy Critter Lady
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In a world where animals are often seen as expendable pests, Crazy Critter Lady is the story of one woman's determination to do the right thing for the creatures around her. Kelly Meister goes out on a limb - and sometimes a half-frozen pond - to help injured birds, mice and chipmunks, homeless "Aflac" ducks, cranky horses and a host of others.
Viewing Jasper Mountain
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,070. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Risa Bear and her Beloved live on one acre in the shadow of Jasper Mountain. This journal contains some of her musings on a variety of subjects including gardening, cooking, poultry, and her past life as a tree-planter. If you like tales of real people living as sustainably as they can while still enjoying the beauty and wonder of our world, this book is for you.
Torn From the Inside Out
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Series: The Torn Trilogy, I. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 139,500. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Torn Trilogy covers over five decades, beginning with Torn From the Inside Out, Sara Nile’s story of being forced to disappear with her five children in order to escape a sure death as a domestic violence homicide at the hands of a maniacal psychopath.
The Littlest Caregiver
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
When my father was diagnosed with brain cancer, I could handle the hospital. I'm a doctor. I pushed for faster and better treatment. But the actual caretaking? I fumbled. Luckily, my infant son Max was wiser than me. Here is Max and Dad's story. This essay will also appear in my book, The Unfeeling Doctor, Unplugged. "Beautiful...one of your best pieces ever."-Medical Post editor David Hodges
Saved: Cancer, Katrina Dogs and Me
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,040. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Transformation Media Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Despite her own health challenges, Anne Gurchick follows her passion for animals to Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. Saved through her selfless efforts, Anne finds strength and healing in rescuing stranded dogs. Connect with Anne and her friends on a heartbreaking and heartwarming journey that you won’t soon forget.
Ones a poner time
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,260. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A delightfully entertaining cocktail of short stories born from half a century (and counting) of memories and musings. Two parts comedy and one part drama, with just a dollop of farce, this book is best enjoyed while curled up on the couch with a box of chocolates.
Life Continues: Facing the Challenges of MS, Menopause & Midlife with Hope, Courage & Humor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,580. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system
When multiple sclerosis turns everyday into a scary roller coaster ride, Ambrosio uses laughter to deal with the uncertainty of what lies ahead. Quirky short chapters tell much about the author's uncanny ability to focus on what she can do instead of dwelling on the mounting cannots.
One Night with B.B.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A mini-memoir of a live performance by B.B. King at the legendary Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City's Greenwich Village.
Mi Gran Amigo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,050. Language: Spanish. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Todo cuanto desees alcanzar en tu vida, es posible para ti, siempre y cuando, Jesucristo sea tu mejor amigo.
My Coyote Creek
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Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
My Coyote Creek is an honest and emotional memoir told by the youngest of three children about a mother’s creative struggle to provide a normal upbringing for her children while living with an abusive sociopathic husband. This story shows a mother’s amazing resolve to create secure bliss for her children filled with adventures right out of a modern-day Huck Finn scenario.
Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Granger, Grant, and Grandpa
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
After the disastrous Battle at Chickamauga, the Battle for Chattanooga, was a glorious victory for the North, dealing a severe blow to the dying Confederate Cause. Years later, when reflecting on his Civil War adventure, Union Corporal Henry Annis, 96th Illinois, wrote a stirring account of this heady battle in his memoir: "Our Experiences on Lookout Mountain, November 23, 24, 25, 1863."
Nelson, Unleashed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The exclusive interview with the author of the runaway smash hit, If I Had Wings.
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Daughter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,120. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
How one family fought the myth that you have to destroy childhood in order to raise extraordinary adults.
'Buddhish': The Unfeeling Doctor's Freefall into Buddhism, Grief and Grace
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
So how did this agnostic emergency doctor first find Buddhism, or Buddhish-ness? I had started practicing medicine while pregnant with my first child. Then my life shattered. At 20 weeks, I delivered a stillborn baby girl. A local priest said, "You need to forgive yourself, and I can't help you with that." This is the story of Buddhism leading me on my path to forgiveness.
Songs for Joss: part three 2001-current
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by bozar books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
He crawled from the undergrowth on that Valentine's Day in 1981 with a song, a poem, and a desperate hunger. It took until 2007 to convince her. This is the story of a couple of ageing baby boomers trotting through life together. 'Very funny and at times quite inspiring. It might even be one of the great love stories of our time.' TW. Note: internet connection required to access songs.
Ero venuto da lei per parlare con voi ma tu non c'eri
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Price: Free! Words: 37,750. Language: Italian. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My first and last autobiography. Simply my life with its ups and downs. Post-war years I have done a thousand jobs and many removals. I had joys and sorrows. I describe everything in an ironic tone. Text in Italian.
From the Ground Up: The Life and Times of Jack F. Hooper
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Pilot, cowboy, Ph.D., Jack Hooper has worn many hats over the course of his seventy-five years, but, always, at the heart of his endeavors was a deep abiding love of the land and the historic home he and his late wife saved from destruction to turn into Merced, California's premiere Bed and Breakfast.