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The Oat Project - Release 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What happens when a 37 year-old, married, mother of three decides to sow 25 wild oats which her upbringing as a preacher’s daughter said would lead straight to hell? Over one summer, Jené Jackson found out. Join her in the first of these adventures: Marijuana. (“Drugs!”)
Confronted by Poverty on a 1st Mission Trip
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,320. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 2001 I set out to visit my first undeveloped (third world) country. I had made friends with some guys from PNG and I really wanted to visit them. Well I was so confronted by the poverty and the struggle of daily life I became determined that I was going to help somehow.
Please Help Me Lift Something Heavy. Thank You!
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,310. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
. . . Raw! Real! Righteous! Radioactive — and so readable! True Stories To Amuse And Inspire You. And Maybe Bring A Joyous Tear Or Two.
Ad Man: True Stories from the Golden Age of Advertising
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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With martini glass in hand, Ad Man rips the top off the Wheaties box and plucks the tail fins off the Caddy to tell the true story of what really went on in those offices high above Madison Avenue during the 1960s, the storied age of advertising.
9/11 Truther: The Fight for Peace, Justice and Accountability
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
9/11 Truther is the story about an everyday American who saw that something was wrong with what we were told about 9/11, and tried to do something about it.
The Sandy Creek Boys
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,420. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This entertaining memoir contains nearly 100 stories about the Matney boys, four brothers who found inventive and rambunctious ways to have fun around the Big Sandy Creek. From the 1930s to the 1950s, these brothers and boyhood friends entertained each other, whether in or out of trouble. These stories range from intimate to hilarious to hair raising as the boys try to outdo each other.
The Road Less Travelled
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 247,910. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the epic tale of a real-life journey that began by mistake way back last century in a quiet European backwater, spanning three continents in a largely unexpected fashion: a fifty-year walk. It includes triumphs, adventure, excitement and dissappointments, heart-rending losses, love, death, discovery, wonderment and hope. Retrace the journey as you too wander along The Road Less Travelled.
Finding Your Own Inner Strength
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One woman's struggle to work past her pain and desire to end her life as she realized she had a purpose; that she needed to stay and find out who she was meant to be.
The Story of Mary MacLane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author was a 19-year-old girl from the raw, masculine mining town of Butte, Montana. With the publication of this book, Mary MacLane became an overnight sensation. She was called the ‘Wild Woman of Butte,’ a Bohemian, a radical, a feminist, a rebel. Although MacLane went on to write other books, none had the impact of this one, which remains a tour de force about life, love, and longing.
The Unfeeling Doctor Betwixt Birthing Babies: Poems About Love, Loss, and More Love
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This is the story about a plucky emergency doctor giving birth to two healthy babies—and all the whacked-out stuff that happens in between. Death and disease stalk and smite my family; I'm trying to save lives in the ER and conceive another baby. Warning: this book is less about official doctor-ing and more about my unbalanced life (but funny! And plucky! Did I mention plucky?).
Spiritual Truth & Life Journeys: Biography of Don Kemp
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,630. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
At 35 years old a normal midwestern man, barely literate, who grew up bouncing between two families, enduring poverty, rough farm life, grueling army experiences, and challenging medical ordeals, discovers he can talk with a dead Indian girl. Police detectives, politicians, corporate moguls, sports figures, socialites and celebrities consult with him, making him the most popular medium in Indiana.
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.
Fencing Out Rain
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
FENCING OUT RAIN is the true account of a young man growing up on a remote Colorado cattle and horse ranch without telephone, electricity, or in-door plumbing. Although he must leave the ranch and attend college before joining the corporate business world, he never loses his love for the high plains, wildlife, Indian artifacts, dramatic weather, and general beauty. This is his story.
The first berries
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: Russian. Published: February 12, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Реальная история жизни мальчика, впервые увидевшего другой мир после десяти лет жизни в сталинской ссылке. На фоне рассказов об арестах, жестоких допросах и пытках отца-финна, события первых дней свободы помогли понять, что в жизни у каждого человека, как тест на порядочность, есть своя «первая ягода»
Repairing the Quilt of Humanity: A Metaphor for Healing and Reparation
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
The quilt of humanity is in a tattered state, says Deborah Howard, A New York City coach and consultant. We suffer too much as a result of racism, oppression, and the various ways that power and privilege affect us. Drawing on her own cultural background, she employs the Jewish concept of tikkun olam-healing and repairing the world-to present a provocatively insightful way out of our dilemma.
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 View from the Summit
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 146,770. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by Melissa Bowersock. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Howard Munns (1911-2002) was a gifted self-taught artist. Born in a homesteader's sod hut on the barren plains of Montana, orphaned by the age of 17, his early life was tempered by poverty and hardship and annealed by the Great Depression. The View from the Summit is his story in his own words.
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.
Letters from India 1932-1945
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 93,170. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Set against the backdrop of momentous world events, the letters--vivid, perceptive, compassionate,witty and informative--draw the reader into a world which remains forever fascinating.
A Difficult Passage
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life on the Canadian prairies in the 1930s and 40s had special challenges. The Great Depression drove Fred Stone from early retirement back to the farm with his young wife and two sons: Fred Jr. and Stan. Poverty, vicious winds, blistering to frigid temperatures, and dust storms ravaged the prairies. Crops failed. Then came an unpredictable change in circumstances. Things got immeasurably worse!