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RanDumb: The Adventures of an Irish Guy in LA!
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Series: RanDumb: The Adventures of an Irish Guy in L.A., Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,120. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
RanDumb takes the reader on an unforgettable journey through the real world of LA, seen through a unique Irish perspective: Random. Dumb. Fun. Models. Actors. Parties. Porn. Orgies. Nutters. Producers. Singers. Hippies. Leprechauns. Drink. Drugs. Freaks. Fakes. Stand up. Knocked down. Dressed up. Stripped down. Troughs. Hills. Gutters. Stars. Highest highs! Lowest lows. All trying to make it.
Chasing Aloha - A Skeptic's Hopeful Journey Through Cancer and the Great Recession
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Price: Free! Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
As an environmentalist committed to organic living, Jane Savary never thought she’d get cancer. Unable to support her family after diagnosed with ovarian cancer, Jane is thrust into emotional and financial upheaval, contemplating the causes of her cancer and her family’s future as her recovery collides with the Great Recession.
Rising Above the Wave
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As L. E. Muesch bear-hugged his wife, Helen, vowing to never let go, the surge of the tsunami engulfed them and their lives would never be the same. In Rising Above the Wave, Muesch not only takes readers through how they were able to survive such a horrendous event on Phi Phi Don Island, but, maybe even more importantly, shares how that moment in time has consumed him in many different ways.
Swimming Up the Sun: A Memoir of Adoption
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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At age 22, the author set out to find her English birth parents, a Jewish father and a mother believed to be an artist. The adventure led to parents, grandparents, and siblings, a kaleidoscope of relationships with one dark secret at its center.
Stories From the Forest -- stories by a counselor at a camp for children with special needs
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Price: Free! Words: 21,190. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Because of the people, campers and counselors, on the pages of this story I am a better person. I have been taught the real meaning of courage, perseverance and unconditional love. I have been shown a standard I can only hope to one day live up to and I am deeply indebted to each of them for that.
Hardships of an American Soldier
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I went through the US Army Ranger School with a young West Point Lieutenant. We were Ranger Buddies, joined at the hip. He went on to become the Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. I went on to become a Homeless Alcoholic and Drug Addict. Our paths were rejoined after 9/11. This is my story.
Crossing 13: Memoir of a Father's Suicide
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Crossing 13" is a coming-of-age story about a thirteen-year-old girl whose life is instantly altered after the suicide death of her father. An award-winning story that will open your eyes, break your heart and touch your soul!
Ordinary Aphrodite
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Ordinary Aphrodite is an extraordinary collection of essays that celebrate the woman's journey. Written by a baby boomer who understands how her life of small steps has created spiritual and creative connections and who opens herself so that other women will recognize themselves in her story. Filled with humor, insight and inspiration, this is a life-changer read.
The Onion Peeler
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Price: Free! Words: 71,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This book navigates the life of Malcolm Whyman, depicting a captivating view of wartime britain, the hungry 50's, the swinging 60's , the turbulent 70's and the free for all of the early 1980's . As biographical books swamp the shelves, this book offers a refreshing take on the genre. Ultimately Whyman shows that you dont have to be famous to have a life full of twists and turns.
Agony - A Short Story
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What is agony? Is it an insufferable blind date? The losing end of a physical altercation? Being ignored by the people there to help you? Is agony physical, mental, or something much more?
Daddy's Home: A Memoir of Fatherhood and Laughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Fresh off his appearance in Essence, award-winning parenting columnist Solomon Jones releases his hilarious memoir, Daddy’s Home. While taking readers on a comical ten-year journey from wedded bliss to panhandling kids, Jones reveals the links between fatherhood and poverty. Funny, endearing and true, Daddy’s Home is a loving tribute to fatherhood—a must-read for dads and kids alike.
Tháng Ba Gãy Súng
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 2, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Tháng Ba Gãy Súng Hồi ký chiến tranh Cao Xuân Huy ebook edition Kệ Sách xuất bản - 2011 Smashwords phát hành ISBN 978-1-4524-2439-2
My Best Friend Georja
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Price: Free! Words: 200. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is a poem I wrote a few years ago, when my best friend Georja died, I'm posting it now because it is a few days away from her 3rd anniversary. She was an unbelievable friend, and a wonderful person. She was the first person who ever treated me like a friend, I owe her so much.
I Was A Stranger: Hope for A Hidden World
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,160. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
A man of peace. A vengeful dictator. A priceless gift from America. Held 1,431 days in horrendous conditions, Feliberto Pereira endured for the day freedom would arrive--a morning flight from Cuba to Miami, part of the largest airborne rescue of its kind in U.S. history. On his journey to freedom, hope replaced despair, and for thousands of people this man would meet, life would never be the same.
On The High Seas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A swashbuckling seaman and adventurer, tells some of his true life tales. 'On the High Seas' is a collection of short stories based on true life experiences of Ken Medernach, involving the author’s life on the water. On the High Seas was written to inspire young people to seek their dreams, but only after they have adequately prepared themselves for the task.
Life Is...But A Memory
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a child, I was scared of my dad, mum was threatened many times, all in a "Christian" home. Sexually abused at 12yrs.
Tattle Tale Talk #2
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Francis Edwards again writes another turn pager. He writes in his second book about his beginning life in Delaware that goes wrong. How could all this happen to one family. Is there an unexplanable undercurrent in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware? The author lets his readers enter a contest to win his family home in Lakeland, Florida.
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
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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.