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With All My Might
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1966, a three-year-old girl makes the journey from an orphanage in Pakistan to a diplomat’s house in the Netherlands. This is the fresh and candid memoir of international activist, author, and speaker, Gabriella van Rij.
Still With Me
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,340. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Writer and consultant Andrea Collier describes with loving frankness her mother’s last year.
From Holocaust to Innovation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,000. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
Biography of Holocaust survivor who lost all his family. He recovered and became a productive industrialist. The story starts at childhood in Poland. The horrible world-war II events terminated at Auschwitz concentration camp. The escape from the camp shortly before the end of the war. Building a new life and family in Israel as a new immigrant. Establishing a factory with innovative products.
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
"Ghost Trails" is the true story of an ordinary person - timid, nonathletic, raised in the suburbs of Salt Lake City - and her unlikely route to one of the most difficult bicycle races in the world, a 350-mile epic along Alaska's frozen Iditarod trail. Through her struggles and intimate confrontations with her fears and weaknesses, she discovers the surprising destination of her life's trails.
Alexandra
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Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
How one father deals with the loss of a child and what he learns from it. From the author of A Grandfather's Legacy, The Art Teacher, and Christmas Patrol.
Not Like My Mother - Becoming a sane parent after growing up in a CRAZY family.
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Price: Free! Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
“This is a “how to” manual that reads like a smart funny novel. Get ready for a wisdom ride.” - Nancy Slonim Aronie – Author of WRITING FROM THE HEART/ NPR commentator Have you ever said I am not going to do to my kids what my parents did to me? Being the parent you always wanted is not necessarily the parent your kids need. Become the parent your kids need and heal your history.
Vechten tegen het onbekende - deel 3 - Verstoten
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Series: Vechten tegen het onbekende. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,580. Language: Dutch. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Deel 3 - Verstoten. Lees eerst deel 1 & 2 voor een goed begrip van dit gruwelijke 'misdrijf van de eeuw!' De Dutch Queengate. Hans krijgt overal waar hij om hulp vraagt een weigering om te helpen. Hij wordt dus verstoten in Nederland en maakt zich klaar om naar Spanje te vluchten. Huiveringwekkend is de opstelling van de familie, advocatuur en justitie.
A Checkered Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Impossible is Nothing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Robert is a traveller, writer and survivor. If you believe in yourself and your abilities then you can achieve anything. Embrace every experience put before you, love the ones you love and live your life right. Impossible is nothing.
The Lost Poem
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Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
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.