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I Saw Them Die: Diary and Recollections of Shirley Millard
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
An unprepared nurse from the U.S. volunteering in World War I France shares her diary and reflections of the horrific, poignant events of 1918. And in the process reveals more about the fascinating people and times, and especially herself, than she apparently realized writing it. Presented to modern readers--expanded and introduced with a new Foreword--by Prof. Elizabeth Townsend Gard of Tulane.
A Brief Moment in Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A child grows up during the Great Depression of the nineteen thirties in Dust Bowl Oklahoma, and becomes a man just when Pearl Harbor in Hawaii is bombed. Trials, both good and bad, are told and the unusual adventures of the child stir the heart of anyone who shares them.
Sangin - A Glance through Afghan Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,430. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The British Army handed over responsibility for Sangin District to US Marines in late 2010. Set in the heart of Afghanistan's Helmand Province, UK forces left that troubled town after four bloody years fighting against a determined and ruthless insurgent threat. This is the story of Sangin as it was in the summer of 2009, told from a foreigner's perspective, but seen through Afghan Eyes.
Liongold
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,590. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Liongold is a vivid chronicle of the life of a troubled white surburban family in Johannesburg during South Africa's pivotal years of apartheid. The story is told against the background of race relations governed by harsh laws - a society in which gross injustice appears normal.
In the Company of Heroes: Life-Shaping People, Life-Changing Moments
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Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you were lucky, mentors showed up to guide you through life's challenging times. You owe your heroes and need to pass their favors along to others. You're invited to meet 15 exceptional people who shaped my life. Most are no longer with us, so this book is part of my pay-back. I hope it will prompt you to remember the heroes in your life, and to keep those gifts alive by sharing them.
Web of Lies - My Life with a Narcissist
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is an auto-biographical novel which describes in graphic (and often harrowing) detail, what it's like to be sucked into the world of a person with a personality disorder. The reader is taken on a journey of what first seems like the perfect love story, but which ends in a nightmare as Sarah describes how her life was almost destroyed by her pathological partner.
Looking Back In Time
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 29,850. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A true story of my childhood in and out of foster and care homes. I have survived the care system were others have sadly failed.
Mission Possible/Миссия возможна
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,930. Language: Russian. Published: February 20, 2011 by Ezdra Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Мерилин Ласло страстно желала донести Евангелие народу сепик-ивам в Папуа-Новую Гвинею. Но как можно было принести свет Слова в культуру, погрязшую в мраке, если у этого народа даже отсутствует пиьменность?
Hooligan: A Mormon Boyhood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the days before sunscreen, soccer practice, MTV, and Amber Alerts, boys roamed freely in the American West--fishing, hunting, hiking, pausing to skinny-dip in a river or pond. Douglas Thayer was such a boy, and in this poignant, often humorous memoir, he depicts his Utah Valley boyhood during the Great Depression and World War II.
The Moratorium of Anya
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,340. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
An adoptive family is forced to abandon their eleven-year-old daughter in Ukraine. In a harrowing and true saga of sacrifice and redemption to secure Anya’s citizenship, a mother fights three governments, as guns are leveled.
Book of Souls
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,070. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this intimate glimpse into the heart of his own creative spirit, Jack Ketchum shares his early career, literary influences, and some of the characters that formed the man he has become. From his early respect and admiration for Henry Miller to the tortured lives of friends, and the aftermath of 9/11...
Приборкання Тигра
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,940. Language: Ukrainian. Published: February 15, 2011 by Ezdra Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Це захоплююча повість колишнього триразового чемпіона світу з кунг-фу.
Daun Village Among the Volcanoes in the Eifel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,700. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In Daun, Village among the Volcanoes in the Eifel author George Lysloff gives us his reflections and musings on his life and times in Daun in the Rheinland-Pfalz region of Germany.
If I Can Do It, You Can Too!
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A heart-wrenching, but ultimately uplifting memoir of a woman who overcame a paralyzing fear of public speaking to eventually host her own talk show.
Vechten tegen het onbekende - deel 2 - Onmogelijke flashbacks
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Series: Vechten tegen het onbekende. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,250. Language: Dutch. Published: February 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Deel 2 - Onmogelijke flashbacks - Vechten tegen het onbekende. Auteur Hans Smedema krijgt als donderslag bij heldere hemel, onmogelijke flashbacks, of hervonden herinneringen. Terwijl hij dacht een redelijk normaal leven te hebben geleefd, blijkt het gruwelijk te zijn geweest voor hem en zijn nog steeds onwetende vrouw. Door het ontkennen van alle betrokkenen, ontstaat een gruwelijke situatie.
A Journey Before You
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,070. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Murdered at the age of seventeen by a Catholic priest, John comes back to life. He sets out on an adventure of discovery. In the pangs of trauma, on the cusp of fiction, John narrates his ordeals on a quest to tell the truth even if it leads to his own death.
Houses in Africa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,780. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I was 10, I was taken from my quiet, safe corner of old Europe and deposited into an exotic new world. Africa, at once breathtaking and soul-destroying, from the snow-capped mountains and teeming game plains of Kenya and Tanzania to the haunted hunger-stalked dustbowls of Ethiopia and the Sudan – the hideous and the magnificent have always gone hand in hand there.
Daveland
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,450. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Daveland is a darkly humorous memoir written like a novel about a man who leaves everything to write and travel. He thought he would chase a little Spanish and tango, only to find that something was chasing him. Welcome to Daveland.
Ain't This Romantic!?!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,350. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adventures of a modern day cowboy on the ranches of Montana.
A Book of Dreams
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,420. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This memoir delivers a vivid portrayal of psychiatrist Wilhelm Reich in the 1950s as he feuds with the US FDA over his concept of Orgone Energy. Told by Reich’s son, the narrative gives a personal glimpse into the last years of Reich’s meteoric career which began with Freud and ended in federal prison. Published in 1973, it inspired songs by Patti Smith (Birdland) and Kate Bush (Cloudbusting).