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Beautifully Broken
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,530. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A story showing God's love to His children.
Funny Bones - My Life in Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Freddie 'Parrotface’ Davies was a superstar of British television, radio and variety theatre before, in the twilight of a packed career, he began to act in films such as the cult classic Funny Bones, alongside Lee Evans and Jerry Lewis. With a foreword by Ken Dodd, this unique autobiography is a poignant and hilarious evocation of a vanished world and a rich nostalgic treat for comedy connoisseurs
Tea and Me
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 214,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rod set sail for a new life in India after applying to work as an engineer. During his career in the tea industry he fell in love with the country and its way of life. Tea and Me is the story of Rod Brown’s colourful early years in West Bengal in the 1950s, complete with encounters with tigers, leopards and poisonous snakes and some hilarious adventures with the local people.
The world in my fist
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Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 85,710. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by AIDIF Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the spring of 1967, Nino Benvenuti was the first Italian to keep the entire nation awake all night for an event taking place on the opposite side of the ocean, in New York, when the six hour time lapse collapsed under the enthusiasm for his victory over Emile Griffith in the old Madison Square Garden stadium.
Il mondo in pugno
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Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 76,890. Language: Italian. Published: July 7, 2014 by AIDIF Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nino Benvenuti è stato il primo italiano, nella primavera del '67, a tenere desta per un'intera notte la nazione per un evento che si svolgeva dall'altra parte dell'oceano, a New York, annullando le sei ore di differenza oraria con l'entusiasmo per la sua vittoria contro Emile Griffith sul ring del vecchio Madison Square Garden.
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ten-year-old Helga is forced to join the Hitler youth movement's weekly meetings, where lies and tasty treats are used to entice her allegiance to the Fuhrer. As the war draws nearer to her home in Berlin, Helga is sent away to a Hitler Youth training camp. Her gradual disillusionment, followed by her harrowing escape home, is a coming-of-age story of a young girl's survival of Nazi mind control
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,720. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope is the compelling true story of a family’s struggle with the sudden onset of their father’s severe mental illness and subsequent homelessness. The perspectives of his three children, his spouse, and his own distorted reality combine to offer readers a glimpse of a world that will feel hauntingly familiar or dramatically eye-opening.
Pardon Me for Protruding and Other True Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Young attorney Bolo Jackson has his hands full: Wacky cases and clients, nutty law partners, and a steamy secretary. Laugh-out-loud funny, touching, and true, you’ll love these stories of Bolo’s early years practicing law in North Carolina.
Reclaiming Lives: Rediscovering Myself While Educating Kolkata's Poor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,040. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I'm bent on empowering children here in the Kolkata slums, reclaiming their lives. But, of course, I'm also, really, reclaiming my own. The journey hasn't been easy. At each juncture, I was beset with fears and doubts, never given room for complacency or ease. Though scarred by mistakes and misgivings, the journey has been made, not a single step has been wasted.
Donutheads and Dilettantes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,730. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Melange Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why would the rich need a social worker? Who would ever believe it? Yet, Michael, a newbie social worker, would soon find out. And in doing so, would uncover a world of wisdom, stamina, laughter, and friendship. Life lessons for all.
A Small House in France
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A magical holiday to rural France some years before had sowed the seeds of a daring plan for Brenda and Ray Barrington – to spend the early years of their retirement buying and restoring a cottage in the French countryside for use as a maison secondaire. Their budget and time were limited, but their enthusiasm and determination were boundless.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago"
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Price: Free! Words: 67,000. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.
Anatomy of a Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 223,030. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
Anatomy of a Life is a haunting and heart-rending memoir, a truly inspirational story strongly recommended to anyone struggling to find their place in this world. It brings to light what most people bury deep inside and never speak of; raw emotion expressed in a unique and captivating style as well as including little known facts on abuse and the diverse effects ill-treatment has on one's psyche
Why Do Lettuces Grow
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 139,990. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiography of an ordinary man's life, starting from his earliest memories as a child until his mid-seventies. It includes his experiences, thoughts that worried him deeply, his different careers, his travels to many different countries both for work and pleasure and the quest for some understanding of the intriguing mysteries surrounding life, the world we live in and human behaviou
Second Time Lucky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like thousands of others, Derek Paterson was incarcerated in Chile's notorious National Stadium following the coup of 11 September 1973. Politically and economically it was a different country when he returned to live 36 years later. This time he travelled throughout the country, reaffirming his love for the people and the landscape.
Outwitting Death, Book One in the Crying Over You Trilogy and True Story
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 95,990. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This amazing true story of surviving terrors beyond imagining, combined with deep love and compassion, covers sixty-two years. Outwitting Death is the first book in a trilogy under the title Crying Over You and is the first sixteen years of the story. Written by the surviving son, it is the account, rich in vivid details, of one of the better-known and wealthy families of Seattle and Portland.
Someone's Father Someone's Son
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 209,300. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Someone’s Father Someone’s Son written with insight and reflection tells of Thea Fietje’s childhood after leaving war-torn Europe to settle with her family in Australia; the shame she felt at having a father addicted to alcohol; her travel adventures since leaving home at sixteen and her roller-coaster rides with three troubled men and the valuable lessons she learnt along the way.
Follow My Heart
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A series of negative events forces Frances to refocus on what she wants from life. Despite the risks, she sets off with hope in her heart to make a new life in France. What she finds is more than she imagined. Changing a life to this extent means there is no going back to a former life. Even her birthplace is irrevocably changed forever. Contains photographs of France.
Adventures of an Idaho Mountain Pilot
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 and represented by Kathryn Judson. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Back country pilot Harold Dougal shares true tales gleaned from decades flying in a region known for rough terrain, dangerous weather, interesting residents, and a few airstrips that can only be successfully approached one way. Illustrated with photos and line drawings.
Confessions of a Barrister
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The life of a barrister - what is required for professional judgment and courage.