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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!
My Life On The Ocean Waves
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Douglas Freeman was in the Royal Navy from 1966 to 1976. Is this the funniest Royal Navy Auto-biography ever? Well my family and friends seem to think so. The people I loaned my book to said they were in stitches with all the funny stories I had to tell about my journeys around the world and "My Life On The Ocean Waves".
O Projeto 3.7 e Nós
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Neste livro o autor narra experiencias, dele e de sua familia, em um período especial de suas vidas, como estrangeiros residentes na Grande Chicago. In this book the author tells stories about his and his family's experience during a special period in their lives, as resident foreigners in the Great Chicago area.
Where'd I Put My Boobs? Life Goes On During Breast Cancer
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Just days before Sarah Ball, who had the BRCA2 gene, was attempting to save her breasts by having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed, she was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer. Talk about timing.
Preserved Ginger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Preserved Ginger is a kind of loose biography, being the life stuff of a retired orchestral musician. (Old enough to know better and too old to give a s…) I’ve developed some reasonably firm views over the years, and being utterly unknown I enjoy the complete freedom to have a stab at anything I feel like - right or wrong
Naked in Budapest - Travels with a passionate nomad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,370. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Whether naked in Budapest, canoeing down the Zambesi, sailing the Great Barrier Reef, eating durian in Malaysia, cooking in Athens, shaking hands with the King of Cambodia, watching bear cubs in Alaska, visiting Gracelands or having a young Egyptian lover, Heather says she feels most alive when on the road. A slow traveler, Heather gets to know locals, eat their food & learn something as she goes.
Last Year
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Price: Free! Words: 23,440. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A short tribute to the memory of my best friend, Rocky Russo. We shared slot car racing, war games, wrote war games rules together, argued history, religion sometimes, had a soul mate kind of relationship as pals, yet were as different as two men can be in most things. Closeness in the presence of so much difference is a mysterious thing....
A Pilot Turns 360
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Series: For Compensation or Hire, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,640. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After four years in the Air Force in the early seventies, a young man rejoins the "real" world. He wanted to be a doctor. While in the service he had gotten a taste of what it was like to fly an airplane and wanted that to be an option if the med school acceptance was not forthcoming. This book details the balancing act of going to college full time while flight instructing on the side.
Corporate Fall Guy
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,440. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life and times of a TV Anchor, turned National Skydiver
Armazém Colombo
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 48,340. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Short stories about the gorgeous life of a boy who was born and raised in the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. In Portuguese only. Este livro é um pequeno tributo às raízes de uma pessoa. De qualquer pessoa. Mostra a vida de um menino e suas interações com o mundo que o cerca, representado por sua família, amigos e colegas de escola.
In Chariots Of Iron
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,420. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Chariots of Iron is the personal memoir of Corporal Ray W. Lane, an Alberta boy, during WW II in the Canadian Army. It begins with his training on Vancouver Island, an eye-opening view of army life in Eastern Canada and Britain and bloody front-line experience in Normandy and Northern Europe.
Through Christina's Eyes
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,250. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
The rippling effects of choices made in a family…A mother’s love for her children…Unspoken communication… This inspirational, true-life story explains a mother’s choices, struggles, and beliefs. The life experiences of a family are creatively weaved through Christina’s history in Sweden and her children’s lives in early 1900’s Chicago. The book culminates with the true life, present day experie
Years Without Hope
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,370. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1955, Werner I Juretzko was accused of and tried for anti communist activities. He was sentenced to 13 years of incarceration for so-called ”crimes against Article 6 of the Constitution” of the German Democratic Republic. This is his story.
My Not-So-Ordinary Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
"My Not-So-Ordinary Life" is a memoir that tells the author’s life story up to age 28. The book reminisces about her innocent times in childhood, reveals the difficult experiences she faced in adolescence, and shows how she persevered and changed her life as an adult. The message of the book is: Life has its ups and downs but, ultimately, you will be okay, and maybe even good, in the end.
A Lucky Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From an inauspicious start, John Tassell's life took a dramatic turn, leading to business and personal success in his extraordinary and Lucky Life.
From the Ganges to the Snake River
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,250. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the Ganges to the Snake River, an East Indian in the American West is a tender, often amusing, account of the landscape and people of Idaho written with an outsider’s perspective. It interweaves East Indian culture with Northwestern reality, reflecting on the difficulties, discoveries, and delights of being a stranger in a strange land.