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JobJoy: Finding Your Right Work Through the Power of Your Personal Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,800. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I want to show you that there is another way to approach your career. You don’t need to roll the dice and gamble away your life force. We can approach career choice systematically, with deliberate intentions to make the most of our talents and motivations. The clues are in your own story! Learn how to mine it for golden nuggets that reveal where to work and what to do there--jobjoy for life!
A Christmas Miracle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A slight movement in the corner of the room caught my attention.I shined my flashlight in that direction and my eyes beheld an amazing sight. There crouched in the corner was a young very thin blond girl protectively holding a tiny baby all swaddled in a raggedy blanket. I could tell this frail girl was afraid and she appeared to be on the verge of panic.
Testify
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Price: Free! Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is my life story, of a young girl subject to the cruelty of molestation and rape and eventually falling into a drug hell hole. Life can be cruel, but can turn out to be a blessing if you believe.
The Flaming Marshmallow - Part 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had many adventures when I was young. Running from the police, wild women, egging houses, breaking windows, getting away, getting caught, winning fights, losing fights, making out with girls, skipping school, sneaking out at night, summer camp,leeches, outhouses, falling in love, falling out of love, first striptease show , wild women, wilder women and then I turned thirteen.
Diary of an Original Soul: Shaman Assisted, Creator Approved
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,340. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What a lot of us don’t realize is that WE have another life, in another world. Not everything about US in that world is as it is in this world. That world is our nocturnal world in which life begins shortly after we hit that realm of sleep. We are wiser, make better decisions, and our ego is in check. Deceased family and friends visit us in this other world.Sometimes so do those yet to be born.
Sure, I Can Do That: a twentieth century american memoir
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Price: Free! Words: 32,100. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My father grew up in the poverty of Dust Bowl Kansas during the Great Depression. Sure, I Can Do That is a collection of stories that he told about his life on the farm and his adventures riding the rails as a teenage hobo. These are true stories of an American life, told with humor and honesty. They paint a colorful portrait of a man who overcomes the limitations of his circumstances.
Weezie A Palm Beach Story: Fraud, Lies & A Columbian Mystery
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You set the price! Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The darker aspects of life are inflicted upon Weezie, and her family. The suffering inflicted upon her father, fraud, lies and an undisputed charge of bigamy are the sins of the step mother. But heart wrenching story will not get you down, as it is full of funny upbeat stories from Weezie's unusual life.
Autobiography of Red Cloud
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,970. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Montana Historical Society Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Red Cloud—the only Native American leader ever to win a war against the United States Army. Here, for the first time in print, is the story of Red Cloud’s early years as he told it to a white friend in the 1890s. This manuscript brings us closer than the historical record ever has before to understanding the life of the Lakotas’ greatest war leader until the rise of Crazy Horse.
The Unfeeling Wannabe Surgeon: A Med School Memoir
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,430. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The hours are inhumane. The people are insane. But you literally hold someone's life in your hands. And the one thing that nobody told me before I plunged hands-first into my surgical rotation, the thing I had to discover for myself, was that, compared to anything else in medicine, every blood-spattered second of surgery is so much fun.
Love Your Traumatic Brain Injury
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Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A twenty-year-old suffers a traumatic brain injury, and within five months starts freshman year at college over again. Here: Enter the mind and body of that boy the first few days waking up - unaware of suffering a TBI, falling into dreams that steal yesterdays in his sleep. This memoir cuts cleanly through these moments alive in a foreign world, with a foreign self, and reappearing family ghosts.
Escape to an Orphanage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,630. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the early 1940s a family is embroiled in scandal and a boy’s life turned upside down when his Orthodox Jewish mother leaves his father for her lesbian lover and becomes a Pentecostal Christian. Cruelly abused at the hands of his mother's sadistic lover, he is returned to a father who no longer wants him. Rejected by both his parents, he finds acceptance and dignity in an orphanage.
An Old Man Who Lives Alone and Talks To His Cat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,000. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of slightly fictionalized, autobiographical short stories from one man's life.
Flying Colors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jonathan cracks open many doors for an intimate yet revealing look at a world most people never get to see; Apartheid, civil aviation, Israel, gay rights & more “I really enjoyed [your book]. I read it in one sitting and found it absolutely riveting. You’re both a strong writer and a gifted story teller. Many thanks for sharing it with me.” Matt Mills, Editorial Director, Pink Triangle Press.
Spread Thin & Moving Fast
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tale of adventure, exploring new worlds, and meeting crazy characters. After growing up in an Irish-Mexican family, Ed became a restless street kid and adventurous teen. As a young adult he was thrown out of schools, became a golf hustler, hung out with artists, pimps, and actors, got drugs for friends, escaped from many petty scrapes, and followed his first love to the University of California.
Melissa's Gift
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 143,860. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Bay Tree Publishing/Ardenwood Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A poignant, personal memoir, Melissa’s Gift recounts how a deeply solitary man discovers he has fathered a daughter while traveling years before in Central America. She evokes a capacity to love in him he has never known, even while she slowly wastes from the dreadful disease of cystic fibrosis.Written with beauty and power, Melissa’s Gift is an unforgettable story and a deeply moving read.
Roy Acuff and Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A tribute to Roy Acuff and his fiddle. Childhood memories of listening to Roy Acuff on battery powered radio in the late 1930's and how he instilled in me a lasting love of fiddle music. Includes my memorable and inspiring visit with Mr Acuff in the 1980's at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
The Highest Peak
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Price: $1.27 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miracles or Coincidences A powerful and captivating memoir of a woman’s determination to push past the obstacles that should have defeated her.
Memories from Canada to Colorado
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Taking a small boy on the train to Denver from Toronto was not an easy decision but we had the time of our lives! We learned how to ride horses and ski in the Rockies.
Shouting for Justice: The Journey of a Jewish Journalist
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,450. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir of Herb Brin reveals a truly unique American life, the story of a courageous journalist, publisher, and poet, who was a tireless fighter, both for his people and for justice. Born in 1915 to a poor Chicago family of immigrants, Herb became a gangland reporter in 1930s Chicago, served as an army reporter during World War II, then covered top stories of the century.
13 Years in America
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Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.94 from 33 reviews)
The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.