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Behind The Gates With The 1%
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this (slightly) satirical memoir, a worker bee of the 99% finds himself employed amidst the elite rich and happy 1% for years at a World Class Resort in Hawaii. Over time, he becomes convinced that by studious thought and meditation on the moneyed and magnificent 1% he can unravel their secrets, and it might be possible to become one of the de facto 1% – without the money!
The Uncommon Herd
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written in 1853 it tells the hard truth about childhood in rural Aberdeenshire. Schooling clashes with having to earn frugal wages cow-herding or other rural tasks. Intelligence, hard work, honesty and good fortune are rewarded when he becomes the Master’s man-servant. Not Downton Abbey, but a fascinating, amusing account of Upstairs and Downstairs in a branch of Scotland’s renowned Gordon family
The Book Of Abel
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Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I'm Abel. I'm twenty two years old. I'm a Father: Stacey's Father. And this is my story.
A Road Less Travelled - A memoir of a privileged life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Robin Knight reported around the world for American newsmagazines and corporate publications for 40 years. He began covering international events in 1968 when he joined US News & World Report and soon after found himself in Northern Ireland as the civil rights movement began. Over the next 28 years, working for this prestigious American weekly publication, he reported from 50 countries in Europe.
Faking It In France
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,030. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Living semi bankrupt in France wasn't the dream I'd fantasied about. Homesick and disillusioned, I knew something had to change, but what?
Not My Mother: A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,620. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Pagan Writers Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Alternately haunting, humorous, and heart-warming, Not My Mother: A Memoir follows Rae over a nine-month quest to break her family's generational pattern of abuse and victimhood in order to become for her unborn child the mother she had always wanted for herself.
Feeding a Monster
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Price: $11.00 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Concrete Jungle Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Based on a true story, a healing and inspirational true story about a woman, her daughter and their family torn apart by the monsters they attracted and allowed to grow within them. These two women share their painfully honest version of events that transformed their lives, but not before hitting their individual rock bottoms.
Courage Born of Faith
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,120. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Pastis Enterprises. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Courage Born of Faith" is a radically comprehensive story of a Dutch family which survived the NAZI yoke during the occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. Hiding and feeding Jews was the right thing to do, but HARD, since survival was never guaranteed for the one offering aid or the Jew. The author, Edward Boersma, did a compelling job of telling this compelling story.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part Three
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,300. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
Time To Write: 2012 short story prize
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Price: Free! Words: 26,690. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
To celebrate NMIT’s centenary, the Bachelor of Writing and Publishing launched its inaugural Time To Write short story competition offering writers a chance to be published by NMIT’s Yarra Bend Press. In keeping with the centenary, the theme was TIME and we looked for 600 to 1000 word submissions from writers. Winners and selected shortlisted works have been published in this anthology.
Here and Away: Discovering Home on an Island in Maine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,560. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
After years of being drawn to northeast Maine from her native Midwest, Deborah Cummins traveled to Deer Isle, an island in eastern Penobscot Bay. In this gathering of essays and lyrical meditations that span several years Cummins invites readers to join in her journey of discovery, an eloquent exploration of the meaning of home and the differences between being from someplace and of a place.
One Army Wife's Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
One Army Wife's Tale is a no-holds-barred look into the life of one of our nation's heroes, as seen through the eyes of the wife he left behind when he deployed to Iraq. Told through the daily excerpts of the highly popular blog that gave birth to the memoir, Jenn takes you through the highs and lows of Army life; from day one of her husband's deployment to the tragic twist no one saw coming.
A Nourishing Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,930. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Katharine (Kittu) Parker Riddle's captivating account of her extraordinary life journey to nourish the world. Raised in northern India, her ability to love humanity shines through as she traces her work to empower women through nutrition education in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, as well as the U.S., despite the emotional dramas of her physical health.
Life Rolls On; The journey from an AB to a BA
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Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 29,160. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A biography about a person who suffered severe spinal injury and over came adversity by outdoor activitys, sports coaching and gaining a degree
In At The Geek End
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: British English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The hilarious madcap story of English surfer and computer programmer, James Smith, who finds himself caught up in the conformity of the UK defence business. Totally unsuited to the job, he embarks on a programme of extreme sports activities and tries to escape the rat race. His plans are thwarted, however, by his wayward love life and rocky finances.
I Survived
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get on board for a nail-biting ride. While you were sleeping in the 70s and 80s, when few men of integrity stood tall in Australia’s criminal justice system, John Wayne Ryan – a real life “Lethal Weapon” with a hatred of crime and corruption – was driven to take risks few would ever contemplate in a lifetime. This is the first in a series of books by John W Ryan which will become essential readi
Tales of The Mother Load
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,320. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Welcome to motherhood; the most blessed, hilarious, frustrating, daunting and rewarding of adventures. Author Lori-Anne Poirier shares some of her most cherished anecdotes and prized epiphanies as a mom. It’s a book about laughter, forgiveness, sacrifice, living deliberately and just getting through the day. It’s life, it’s love. It’s Tales of The Mother Load.
Nice Guy's^People^Finish Last
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a auto biography and a self help book all in one. The life story of a really nice guy who seems to finish last when it comes to love, and releationships. As the road of life has been tough, he has learned to deal with adversity, and come back stronger then before.
Kill Machine
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You set the price! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Poetry from all over the life span of one human machine as he kills day after day and doesn't really live life at all.
Five Strands of Hope
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,590. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
FIVE STRANDS OF HOPE is about my journey from infertility, a horrendous triplet pregnancy to the birth of healthy triplets. Along the way, we faced varicocele surgery, miscarriages, failed IUIs, IVF, a quadruplet pregnancy that naturally reduced to triplets, preterm labor, incompetent cervix, gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia that occurred after the delivery.