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A Lark Ascending
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,720. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life is sweet. Everything is in its place. A young beautiful wife and twins, a boy and girl. Suddenly the girl is struck down with Leukaemia and the family move into a new dimension, another world. This is a story of love and hope, of the battle against the ultimate destiny of us all. It is told through the father and daughter but is about the whole family. They try to answer the eternal question.
Ten Bob an Hour
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 133,690. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Five years of dirt and grind, practical jokes and 60-hour weeks turned Steve Philips into the man he is today. Now retired to sunny Cyprus, Steve tells his story, warts and all. How he started as a 15-year-old apprentice in a Birmingham factory when a pint of mild cost one bob and engineering was still done the hard way.
Kisses from a Distance
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Kisses from a Distance is an engaging, true story that examines the Lebanese ethos through the lives and travails of three families before and after immigration to America. The tale begins in 1895 at a remote convent in the mountains of Lebanon where a young postulant, the author’s grandmother, is abducted and given into an unanticipated, and unwanted, marriage.
Until the Wheels Fall Off
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,220. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A group of young men form a motorcycle club. Vowing to remain together “until the wheels fall off” the Wheel Lords Motorcycle Club adopts the street chopper counterculture lifestyle and the freedom of the open road, as they ride and party with the Hells Angels and Unforgiven Sinners. Told from the perspective of one club member, this is the story of California chopper riders in the 70s.
My Only Crime Was Being Born, Volume 2
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Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 134,710. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Volume 2 continues the adventures of Jeffee as he bravely does battle with a world he was never cut out for. Volume 2 focuses mainly on the strange and unusual adventures Jeffee had in the land of work. You will read about many strange (and bad) adventures I had as I entered the work force. The strangest "job" I ever had was my time in the Army starting with getting drafted - amazing!
Rolling Stoned
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,750. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011 by Gegensatz Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Andrew Loog Oldham was the original manager of the Rolling Stones, created their image, and made Mick Jagger and Keith Richards into songwriters. Without Andrew Loog Oldham, the Rolling Stones would not have become "The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World." This is his story.
Fighting the unknown - part 3 - Outcast
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Series: Fighting the Unknown. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,840. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The unbelievable horrifying "Dutch Queengate" about the life of author Hans Smedema. Part 1 - "Horrifying Betrayal" & 2 - "Impossible Flashbacks" have to be read first to understand this part 3, which covers his gruesome life from January 2004 until January 2007. At the moment this crime and conspiracy is still ongoing!
Ordinary Lives: A Journey Through America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 227,460. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
America…Of the People, By the People, For the People…and what kind of People. A coming-of-age story of a newcomer, from the point of view first of a naïve, innocent young man to that of an adult, battle-hardened by the realities of life he found in his struggle to survive in New Jersey, Canada, Detroit, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.
BLIND JOURNEY A Journalists's Memoirs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,950. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jack Hawn, retired television dramatist and sports journalist, reveals his exciting life as a journalist in the 1950s to 1991, and his personal life. He covered Muhammad Ali title fights, boxing at the 1984 Olympics, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dinah Shore, and other celebrities. You'll enjoy reading this fascinating memoir.
In Black In White
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,900. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Among several other themes, In Black In White looks at the idea of nature versus nurture. It's the true story of the "two educations" of a black youth; an education derived from attendance in the Baltimore City Public Schools (and surviving that city's streets); and an education acquired from time spent inside the ivy-covered Halls of the prestigious St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire.
Los Desengaños
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,710. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Cuba to 1959 - This is not the Cuba of Havana tourists, politicians and prostitutes. This is a candid first person account of life as it was on the other end of the island. Of life on a cattle ranch, the tradition bound city of Camaguey, and later, the mining town of Nicaro in Oriente province. The author describes living with political unrest in the background that exploded into a revolution.
Shadow Scorpion Memoirs of an Assassin
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 217,500. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Shadow Scorpion by White Wolf Von Atzingen is an autobiography of a young man who was taken into the CIA and trained in the elite and shadowy methods of assassination. Through many years he survives severe mind control, programming, and experiences that can only be described as a living hell. Living through the unlivable, and triumphing, Wolf is able to begin the long, toilsome path of healing.
Cruel and Unusual: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 108,220. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Biography
True, gripping 1st-person account of how a small band of determined lawyers, in a 9-year campaign in courts and the public, abolished the death penalty in the U.S. Their plan was as bold as the attempt to land on the moon. And while the victory was as impermanent as man's presence on the moon, the personal tale resonates with readers (not just lawyers or students) today. New Foreword and Preface.
Robin's Double Life: Island to Outback Australia
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Price: Free! Words: 113,880. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Plunged into the depths of a devastating drought, Mitchell in the outback is home to Robin, her husband and menagerie. Month by month, throughout 2007, Robin takes you to the heart of an outback community with its river, warmth and abundance. Will the drought break? What fate befalls Sally, the terrier? Summer on Phillip Island and winter in Mitchell sounds ideal. But the truth is more complex.
The Pinball Theory
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 by Steve Wright Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the story of a British man who overcame difficult early years to enjoy a successful engineering career in Asia. Following divorce, he also developed a successful bar and restaurant business. He was also a keen amateur sportsman, musician and singer. He now lives in the Philippines.
The Nixons: A Family Portrait
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 139,410. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The complexity of Richard Milhous Nixon is legendary. This book unravels some parts of the mystery with a portrait of the 37th President’s ancestral roots and family life that manages to combine fraternal loyalty with human fascination.
My Only Crime Was Being Born - An Autobiography, Volume 1
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Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was born on Friday the 13th, the only Friday the 13th incidently, in the year I was born. I have led an interesting life, with many strange, odd incidents. However some good things happened which you see when I show you the wonderful letters my "Pen Pal" from Hong Kong wrote me and finally after six years we got together. I write about school, college baseball, bad jobs with great satire.
3 Pennies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,530. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the pit of hell through drug addiction and homelessness to the Altar of God. A compelling, dramatic and unbelievable true story of escalating above it all.
Vechten tegen het onbekende - deel 3 - Verstoten
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Series: Vechten tegen het onbekende. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,580. Language: Dutch. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Deel 3 - Verstoten. Lees eerst deel 1 & 2 voor een goed begrip van dit gruwelijke 'misdrijf van de eeuw!' De Dutch Queengate. Hans krijgt overal waar hij om hulp vraagt een weigering om te helpen. Hij wordt dus verstoten in Nederland en maakt zich klaar om naar Spanje te vluchten. Huiveringwekkend is de opstelling van de familie, advocatuur en justitie.
A Checkered Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.