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Captain Courageous: My True Story
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Captain Courageous is the autobiography of Martin Skylark, also known as “Captain Sky”: An intrepid ship’s captain who cheated death many times. He survived shipwrecks, typhoons, tsunamis and pirate attacks. He had a girl in every port and danger as a constant companion.
Big Things In Little Packages
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My life told through autobiographical detail, journals and poems.
Growing Up Feminist in a Muslim Land
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir by an Egyptian woman is at once a personal journey and an investigation into the political and social construction of modern Egypt. It casts a humorous, though at times a cynical, look at all those events, refusing to privilege one ideology over another or to pay homage to particular idols, figures or unquestioned modes of thinking.
You Had to Be There: Three Years of Mayhem and Bad Decisions in the Portland Music Scene
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Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
(3.00 from 1 review)
During her teenage years, author Sharon E. Cathcart dreamed of working in the music business. She lived that dream for seven years, beginning at age 18. Unfortunately, she learned that sometimes dreams turn quickly to nightmares.
Floating Point
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine running away to sea without giving up your day job! In Floating Point, the author and her family seek to shorten a daunting commute to Silicon Valley by moving to a boat. This travel memoir chronicles an adventure lived beneath the radar of suburban life as the new owners of the Egret learn the ropes and are transformed by their life on the water. Published by ePicaro Press.
The Gachi
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,780. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
(5.00 from 1 review)
She wasn’t the only angry woman at U.C. Berkeley. Edgy but unaware of the reasons, she only knew she had to flee, that she couldn’t save the world until she had first saved herself. A passion for music delivered her to Spain, to Seville, a provincial city fertile with the cry of guitar. There, coveting gypsy power, driven to dance with wild audacity, she staked her life on Flamenco.
David vs.Goliath: 9/11 and Other Tragedies
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 167,920. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
David vs. Goliath: 9/11 and Other Tragedies, is a combination autobiography and the discovery of corruption in government by former federal agent Rodney Stich.
Confessions Rants and Exploits of a Civil Servant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,690. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Ramona Swann's 30-year career spanned assignments at the Departments of Defense, Transportation, Agriculture and Energy in a navigation up the civil service career ladder that plays out like a dark comedy. Ramona's world was one of excessive waste, tangled rules, indecipherable regulations and, of course, ever present politics. Confessions offers a view inside government.
My Brother's Unknowable World
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Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my brother, Leonard, who was born blind and profoundly "retarded" and is now 59 years old. I began writing this memoir in 1987 to reveal grim truths about people who had no choices. By the time there were laws to protect my brother’s human rights, he had already been a victim of immeasurable neglect in two institutions. Eventually, Leonard prevailed, and this is my tribute.
Nine Months in Uruguay: Past, Present, Progress
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
While my husband and I lived in Uruguay, I wrote. Not only did I maintain our blog, “Because the World is Round...,” but I found myself composing poetry, to my own surprise. It was a contemplative time, and as I tried to identify what it was about Uruguayan culture that I found so beguiling, as I dealt with loss, as the birds, the ocean, the sun and the moon spoke to me, a philosophy became.
The Peach Tree Limb
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010 by UCS PRESS. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author relives adventures he experienced in 1940's and 1950's California as the son of a conman who served six prison terms and was married five times. Ranging from humor to serious, we go from Midnight the nannygoat baby-sitter to nearly driving the pickup off a cliff and getting the truck off the train tracks seconds before a freight train roared by, and a most unusual birthday present.
Through My Eyes
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Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 44,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This story is about my dysfunctional family's journey through my eyes. This is how I saw it happening with the help from my friend's and living relatives. One of the main characters is my Aunt by marriage who inherited the gene for Bipolar Syndrome. She was a key figure in the Civil Rights and Peace Movement. She was followed by the FBI which led to her eventual arrest.
Million Dollar Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,380. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Million Dollar Man, a phone call from a neighbor reporting a suspicious character at his home sends Jared Brown, a family man and Christian psychologist to jail and other places on the outskirts of hell, where he finds a path to redemption for himself and others. A true story of trials and deliverance.
Inspirational Stories - Set 3
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Series: The Inspirational Collection (Stories that touch the heart and the soul). Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » OCD
A New Set of Inspirational Stories. Non-denominational True stories, autobiographical & biographical. Nostalgic, Inspirational, How-to, and some humor. Inspirational Stories, Set 3 contains: The Way It Used To Be ... When We Were Young ... Care-Givers, Guardians of Human Dignity ... She Wore Gardenias In Her Hair ... Embarrassing Moments ... What If? (All Stories Rated "G" for General Audience)
An Ordinary Man In An Ordinary World
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Price: Free! Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
I have seen more in 41 years of life than some people would see in many lifetimes. I have lived and loved hurt and suffered. My father was an alcoholic, but I never stopped loving him. This is the story of a messed up childhood, and Micheal Jackson thought he had it bad? No chance. I witnessed, death, rape torture, fighting, hatred and suffered at the hands of bullies. This is my true story
Cat On A Leash
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
There is a fine line between admiration and stalking. The story of a persistent cat, the couple she “dated”, and their travels aboard the motor-vessel Wild Blue. The 50-something couple retired early, sold their home & photography business, scooped up the cat, and hit the waterways. Life isn’t always easy onboard a 25 foot boat, but it is an interesting escape. Featuring Molly the cat.
Cripin Place
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,610. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010 by Heather Mackay. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
David’s life story isn’t for the faint hearted, feeble minded or humourless. It exposes how life is for persons living with MS, dependant on the vagaries and mindless inconsistencies of State funded care and oft times compassionless bureaucracy. A gripping and roller-coaster read, you will be outraged, humbled, overwhelmed, angered, nourished and inspired in turn, sometimes on the same page.
A Kangaroo Loose in Shetland
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Join Lachlan and Janet who set out from sunny Australia and arrive in Shetland in a blizzard. They travel on to the North Isles, Britain's remotest islands, where Lachlan takes over the Church of Scotland parish. Their lives become full of adventure and interest as they interact with the friendly locals and explore Shetland's wild, lonely beauty. This light hearted account is a 'feel good' book.
Second Chance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010 by Heather Mackay. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
John's a (FtM) transgender man. In 1950s UK, prejudice about sex change was rife. Joan helped, through private surgery, Jo’s change to John. Both emigrated to NZ, married, & lived happily until Joan’s death in 1989. ‘Second Chance’ is the sequel, a new love story. John, now retired, married Zella, who won her own battles with depression and cancer. Anyone can have a second chance.
Hitler's Ear
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,520. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
The true story of one of the three-and-a-half million evacuees, mainly children, who were evacuated from British cities and the Blitz at the outbreak of World War 2. A vivid, detailed insight into both the lighter and darker sides of life as a wartime evacuee far from home and family.