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So You want to Live on Sark
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,790. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
An amusing an poignant true story of a couple's move to the tiny car-free Feudal Island of Sark in the British Channel Islands. Chris and Ken Davies opened a guest house and also ended up with 200 hens, hives of bees, milking goats, two cats the dog Hugo and donkey Pedro. Chris nursed in the community mix of Sarkese and English, and we meet many characters. Delighfully illustrated by the author.
Renaissance - A Journal of Discovery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Renaissance is a book for anybody who has found themselves suddenly alone and wondering how to re-build their lives after the breakdown of a dysfunctional marriage. As Sarah struggles to come to terms with what has happened, she finds solace through therapy and friends. Renaissance is a story of hope, love, and the unbreakable bonds between a mother and her children.
The Road Between
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 34,120. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a child living on the Alberta prairies during the 1930s and 1940s, Florence Bell traveled between the influence of three cultures: English morals and manners of her family working as missionaries on the Blackfoot Reserve, her Indian neighbors emerging from their tribal past, and the Canadian people striving for independence. Dust, the Great Depression, and World War II added other dimensions.
Midnight at OASIS
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,980. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Fontaine Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Told with endearing honesty, Trevor Fearnley’s journey takes us along a path strewn with some unexpectedly funny but frequently challenging obstacles, which he overcomes with ingenuity, hard work and incredible luck.
A Grandfather's Legacy
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
A story about a families sacrifice during the civil war and the funny conclusion that makes their abolitionists sacrifices moot.
Thirteen Years Old in the Fourth Grade
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An autobiography detailing my experience as a beginning teacher in the public school system. It is my ventilation and my release. Brace yourself as I tell it like it is and reveal some truths about the system that governs pretty much most of the world.
The Red River Pioneers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a true story of a ten year old girl by the name of Beth Taylor who lives in small town of North Fork, Oklahoma in the early 1930's along with her Daddy, Momma,one brother and four sisters. They're share croppers on land leased from the Indians. The lease is not renewed,they have to move to Texas with the promise of new land to lease.The Daddy builts a covered wagon to travel to Texas.
SAT & BAF! Memories of a Tower Rat
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this entertaining and enlightening memoir, the author carries you with him as he provides security for live Pershing II nuclear missiles in Cold War Germany. He takes you up to the towers, out to the field, and out on the town. It includes adventure, history, travel, romance, and a lot of humor. For the first time, someone tells you what it was really like to stand between the Bear & the Eagle.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
My Father Came From Italy
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Pacific Place Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In his native village of Supino, is a rundown villa bought sight unseen by Mezzabotte Coletta 's daughter Maria - an olive branch after years of family struggle. While she and her husband breathe in the chatter of local tradesmen, fragrant offerings of well-wishing neighbors, and the aroma of fine wine, her father waits in Canada, anticipating the day he will again touch Italian soil.
FUNemployed: Finding the Upside in the Downturn
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,350. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is a woman's story of transformation from overworked and stressed out to passion-seeking and fun-loving. Called “inspirational and witty” by reviewers and “a laugh-out loud manifesto for how to live your life” by readers, this ebook is a must read for anyone recovering from a major life setback, needing a boost or simply wants to get out of a rut--regardless of employment status.
A Good Horse Has No Color: Searching Iceland for the Perfect Horse
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
After several visits to study the medieval sagas, Nancy Marie Brown returns to Iceland to search for the perfect horse. She arrives shaken by tragedy, but finds inspiration in the volcanic landscape, alive with stories. Riding a variety of horses, and meeting horsemen as independent and stubborn as their mounts, she opens herself up to this strange and wonderful world.
Lucia day in Ghedi
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Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A strong memory again from the past. Santa Lucia as celebrated in the north of Italy, in the fog, waiting for Christmas. The celebration is unknown, I think, to the English readers. Undeletable memories from my parents, and particularly of my mother, who recently passed away.
Depot Street Memories---The Lawler Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,690. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in the small northeast Iowa town of Lawler in the 1950s, the author shares marvelous short tales that relate to anyone of that era. Whether you're from a huge city like New York or a small village in Wyoming, you will laugh and cry as you read both funny and poignant real life stories of a simpler time and world. Lawler...a town of character and a town of characters.
Pass Me The Rat-Hat Carlo
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,520. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Deep sea diving, commercial oildfield diving, saturation diving; - an autobiographical recollection about experiences and people in commercial diving in Australian waters and the North Sea, the people, the times and the equipment
Confessions of the Erotica Writer.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sex and health
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
This week I published my one hundredth ebook. To celebrate I thought I might give myself a few hours off my regular writing routine and indulge myself in reflecting about the journey of my first one hundred ebooks, and to make some observations. This ebook does not contain graphic content. I hope you find my insights useful and interesting.
Freedom! Escaping the Prison of the Mind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After going absent without leave from the British army, Ozay Rinpoche begins down a path that leads to solitary confinement in prison. There he establishes a disciplined program of exercise, Bible-reading, and meditation. Pushing himself to meditate for four hours at a time, he arrives at a point of liberation.
Sh*t Magnet: An Autobiography
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,230. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011 by Foremost Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author, Tanker, Soldier...Spy. The life and career of a Spy for the U.S. Army. The author describes a life where the rewards to be earned are as astounding as the price to be paid is devastating. This autobiography reflects the changing world and the United States in the closing decades of the Twentieth Century.
Brazilian Saddle Sores
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bruce Vaughan provides an entertaining and informative overview of Brazilian cattle ranching during the fifties. This is one man’s personal journey from the British Army to the open ranges of a foreign country. Here and throughout, the author provides essential hooks that keep me engaged as a reader. As readers, we follow the author as he learns Portuguese and adapts to a different culture.
Musical Chairs -- A Lesson in Personal Rebranding (A collection of columns and essays)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 22,960. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Sharon Egiebor, a public relations expert and award-winning journalist, pulls together a collection of her columns, essays, and news stories into a pseudo autobiography that details the decision-making and self-discovery that encouraged her to rebrand her career with each life-changing experience.