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Portraits of Passion: Aging Defying the Myth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These interviews are a testament that traditional upbringing of families working together for the common good produce offspring who pursue life choices without parental interference. Allowing children to engage in trial and error activities enhanced their instincts to pursue their passions.
Chef Interrupted: Discovering Life’s Second Course in Ireland with Multiple Sclerosis
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 76,630. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Trevis Gleason, a former chef at the top of his culinary career, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, he lost everything, including his job and his marriage. Surveying the ruins of his former life, he decided to fulfill a long-postponed dream. He’d travel from Seattle to west Kerry, Ireland for the winter. There he found that his dreams weren’t lost, just waiting to be rediscovered.
Little Prince: The Accidental Life of a Lucky Orphan
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,280. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by WingSpan Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1937, during the Great Depression, the young mother of a two-year-old boy died while giving birth to a baby girl, and the boy's father, victim of severe depression, abandoned the family, leaving the boy an orphan. More than seven decades later, the author, in this personal memoir, relates how he was raised with much love by his late mother's family, and has led a happy, productive life.
Madame Parapluie
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 131,730. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parapluie é um relato de coragem cuja mensagem de esperança, tão importante nos dias de hoje, vai além do tempo dos factos e das pessoas referidas. É um testemunho de sabedoria, um manual de iluminação, e não só uma autobiografia de Elisa Damião.
Vision-Quest: A Saga of the 1960s
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,150. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the woods of New England a youth copes with childhood fantasies and begins a search for his identity. When the period of the turbulent sixties begins, Paul, is just out of college, a zoology major. His wandering pits the logic of his scientific background against an uncontrollable urge of the artist within. The artist is trying to get free to find and express an uncertain meaning in life.
Segredo inTemporal
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 88,100. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 10, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Quando sonhar pouco mais é do que estar ausente da realidade. Quando relembrar o sonho não passa de um despertar admirado para essa realidade.
The Grown-Ups Wouldn’t Like It
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 200,240. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"For the first five years of my life I was brought up by someone my mother happened to meet on the beach. 'I'm going back to Nigeria next week to rejoin my husband,' she mentioned to this woman, 'but I've got a baby of six months and I don't know what to do with her..."
Straight Walk: A Supermodel's Journey to Finding Her Truth
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The riveting story of a Latina actress and supermodel, and her rise from a poor neighborhood in Venezuela to the fashion runways of Milan, Paris, New York, and London. Patricia Velasquez worked tirelessly to help lift her family out of poverty, but she spent years hiding her true self from those she loved most. In this intimate memoir, she finally reveals the naked truth about her life.
Tak Trzymać. cz.2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: Polish. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Książka "Tak trzymać!" cz.2 jest opisem wydarzeń z lat 1991-1999 kiedy pływałem na statkach na stanowisku kapitana statku. Dyplom Kpt. Ż. W. (Master Mariner) otrzymałem w styczniu 1971 r. mając 32 lat i zaokrętowałem jako kapitan na statek s/s "Wieczorek". W czasie 26 lat (1971-98) byłem kapitanem na 30 statkach. Część 1 obejmuje wspomnienia z lat 1955-90.
Young Gigolo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,340. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Llumina Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Welcome to the world of Christian, a young Long Island native who scrapes by selling drugs, just a statistic among the thugs and small time hustlas.
Lot Albatrosa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,680. Language: Polish. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Książka "Lot Albatrosa" jest opisem wybranych wydarzeń podczas nauki w Szkole Morskiej (1955-60 r.), na praktykach na żaglowcach oraz z lat 1961-1999 kiedy pływałem na statkach handlowych: w latach 1962-70 jako oficer pokładowy, a w latach 1971-99 na stanowisku kapitana statku. Dyplom Kpt. Ż. W. (Master Mariner) otrzymałem w styczniu 1971 r. mając 32 lat. Byłem kapitanem na 30 statkach.
A Different Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,790. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author was born in Scotland in 1946 to a large family of 11 children. At the age of 16 Alice moved to London to work for the Royal Household, whilst there she met her future husband, a member of the Household Cavalry. Alice has three grandchildren.
For the Love of Long Shots: A Memoir on Democracy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Bones Kendall. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Shawn Casey O'Brien's literary memoir For The Love Of Long Shots looks at the off-beat, humane possibilities as a rag tag group of disabled rebels lay the groundwork for a bloodless, democratic revolution by getting out the vote. Follow the true story of how O'Brien registered 100,000 disabled voters as well as their friends and family members in California in the 1990s.
Scholars and Gentlemen
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Price: $1.57 USD. Words: 147,980. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There are a number of remarkable families who have made their mark on Australian life in the 20th century — Street, Kent-Hughes, Bonython, Cilento, Durack, Mackerras — are some that spring instantly to mind. It has been my purpose to illustrate this by tracing the diverse careers of the Mackerras family and assessing the contribution they have made to the development of this country.
My Military Years
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The incredibly true story of a daring and cunning band of rogue army clerks working with the anti-war underground to shuffle family men and unrecognized conscientious objectors away from combat in Vietnam. Private Feeney, the groups leader, flew weekly from Boston to Oakland Army Base and put men into the trunks of cars and helped them escape - five minutes after delivering them as his prisoner.
A Pearl Necklace
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,320. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Pearl Necklace is the compelling true story of a Chinese American's struggles and victories strung together throughout life, weaving sorrows, joys, and lessons learned to create a beautiful masterpiece of inspiration and brilliance. MiXue reaches beyond the depths of her Chinese roots and the heights of the American dream to find her most profound identity and fulfillment beyond herself.
As Algemas de Ouro
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 151,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 26, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ao longo da História da Humanidade, sempre nos disseram, que quando nasce um ser humano, seja homem ou mulher, ele tem o seu destino traçado. Como eu sou igual a todo o mundo vou seguir assim as mesmas regras.
Taken for a Ride: Chasing a Young Lance Armstrong
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
I met Lance Armstrong in 1992 and began a journalist-athlete relationship that lasted, roller-coaster style, for eight years. This is the story of the young Lance, before he became world famous, and later, infamous. Lance influenced a lot of people. He changed a lot of lives. Some for good. Some not for good. I only know that he changed mine for the better. I can’t change that. I wouldn’t want to.
Separation Anxiety: A Coming-of-Middle-Age Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,020. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miji Campbell grew up in a close-knit, middle-class family in the 1960s and ’70s. In early adulthood, her orderly life began to unravel. In this insightful memoir, Miji describes how she wrestled with increasing anxiousness – feelings that haunted her through career, marriage, and the birth of her children. It’s not until middle age that she found ways to quiet her mind and stand on her own.
Sisters Born, Sisters Found: A Diversity of Voices on Sisterhood
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sisters Born, Sisters Found: A Diversity of Voices on Sisterhood reveals the core of female hearts, divulges secrets, and captures poignant, compelling, complex relationships. This vibrant collection of memoirs, short stories, essays and poems features seventy-six gifted writers from across the globe who explore the female bond (or lack thereof) in a refreshing array of tones and styles.