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The Lost Poem
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Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is an excerpt from the memoir "World Without Pain: The Story of a Search". In the 1970s, while hitchhiking through southeastern Iran on his way to India, another traveler stole Walters' passport. Forced to return to Tehran, totally broke, he begged on the streets for weeks while trying to obtain a new one. The lost poem arose from his despair.
The Rattlesnake Shoot-out
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Read about what happens when my father, who has a proclivity for nearly killing himself when working around the house, encounters two rattlesnakes in the dogs' yard.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Sadhu
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is an excerpt from the memoir "World Without Pain: The Story of a Search". In the 1970s, as a young writer hungering for experience, Walters journeyed from Sri Lanka through India and into the Himalayas in Nepal. Near-penniless and alone, high in the mountains, he was confronted with a life-changing choice.
Fighting the unknown - part 2 - Impossible flashbacks
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Series: Fighting the Unknown. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,920. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Part 2 'Impossible flashbacks' from the book 'Fighting the Unknown'. Part 1 has to be read first, to fully understand how horrifying this 'crime of the century' is. Hans Smedema writes how he suddenly started to get flashbacks after 28 years of suppression of the traumatic rape of his own wife! And how all involved denied and covered up everything. An unbelievable case of horrifying mind control!
True Tails
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 61,490. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Winner of 6 National Book Awards, its the never-before-told story of a boy who discovers he can “hear” the thoughts of birds and animals—tiny insects to the largest living creatures today, whales—and “speak” back to them with his mind. Its “tails” describe the miracle that is life, as the animals’ clearly sentient behavior in response to him and as witnessed by others.
Travels with a Monkey Mind: HOW MY KARMA RAN OVER MY DOGMA
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,600. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Reflective and informed, Graham Shepherd is a student of Buddhism who demystifies it by showing us how the Buddhist life is actually lived - whether through his own life in Britain and his native Ireland, or by travelling through the heartland of Tibet and living among the Buddhist Diaspora in Nepal and North India.
The Emigrant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,950. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the moving story of George, his years in China from his birth in 1934 up to 1957 and his quest to be reunited with his family whom he had not seen for many years.
AMBITION
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Series: HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 706,330. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My struggle to fail and succeed in baseball, politics, Hollywood, writing . . . and the rocky path I've walked with Christ.
Stories for Oliver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,080. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Wrightson’s goal with this memoir was to provide a look at his life, from childhood to present, so that his grandson would have an understanding of who his grandfather was. The book contains 40 humorous, eye-opening, reminiscent, and thoughtful tales, plus ten beautiful poems. I give Stories for Oliver a solid five stars and I recommend it to readers of all ages." Charline Ratliff
Dreams
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: Russian. Published: May 14, 2011 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sometimes I see the dreams which are like plots of another life. Here they are gathered together. Иногда снятся сны, которые являются сюжетом, сюжетом иной жизни. Я их записываю. Часть из них вошла в разные циклы. Но здесь они собраны все вместе.
THE WRITER'S LIFE
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Series: HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 667,620. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
A compilation of the author's works over the years.
Grenada
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Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An account of the Grenada Invasion (Operation Urgent Fury)
Monster Love
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,910. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
In a falling down cabin overhanging Topanga Creek, 75 year old Jackie Boyle Blaisdell lived alone without heat, electricity, plumbing or phone guarding the memory of her late husband, Paul Blaisdell, 1950's B-movie king Roger Corman's brilliant, forgotten monster maker. Jackie and Paul's love was immense, defying Hollywood's betrayal of Paul and his death from cancer at 53. This is her story.
So You want to Live on Sark
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,790. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
An amusing an poignant true story of a couple's move to the tiny car-free Feudal Island of Sark in the British Channel Islands. Chris and Ken Davies opened a guest house and also ended up with 200 hens, hives of bees, milking goats, two cats the dog Hugo and donkey Pedro. Chris nursed in the community mix of Sarkese and English, and we meet many characters. Delighfully illustrated by the author.
Renaissance - A Journal of Discovery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Renaissance is a book for anybody who has found themselves suddenly alone and wondering how to re-build their lives after the breakdown of a dysfunctional marriage. As Sarah struggles to come to terms with what has happened, she finds solace through therapy and friends. Renaissance is a story of hope, love, and the unbreakable bonds between a mother and her children.
A Grandfather's Legacy
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
A story about a families sacrifice during the civil war and the funny conclusion that makes their abolitionists sacrifices moot.
Thirteen Years Old in the Fourth Grade
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An autobiography detailing my experience as a beginning teacher in the public school system. It is my ventilation and my release. Brace yourself as I tell it like it is and reveal some truths about the system that governs pretty much most of the world.
The Red River Pioneers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a true story of a ten year old girl by the name of Beth Taylor who lives in small town of North Fork, Oklahoma in the early 1930's along with her Daddy, Momma,one brother and four sisters. They're share croppers on land leased from the Indians. The lease is not renewed,they have to move to Texas with the promise of new land to lease.The Daddy builts a covered wagon to travel to Texas.
SAT & BAF! Memories of a Tower Rat
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this entertaining and enlightening memoir, the author carries you with him as he provides security for live Pershing II nuclear missiles in Cold War Germany. He takes you up to the towers, out to the field, and out on the town. It includes adventure, history, travel, romance, and a lot of humor. For the first time, someone tells you what it was really like to stand between the Bear & the Eagle.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.