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A Genteel Spy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,650. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Two Peas Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Betsey Royce knows better than to say anything on that day in 1862 when she peeks around the upstairs bedroom door to discover her mother staring out the window with a pair of field glasses. Martha Royce sits watching and counting as men in blue uniforms march up Columbia Turnpike and into Franklin, Tennessee. For Betsey, that can mean only one thing: the war has come to her doorstep.
Escape From Critical Confusion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Escape From Critical Confusion is an autobiography that has a focus on a dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency and the life of a drug addicted person. It also demonstrates how to escape the thinking that has been molded by these experiences.
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir is a portrait of a country that no longer exists, addressing the generations who have no idea about what Yugoslavia was like. The author travelled extensively in the former republics: both as a foreign service wife in the socialist period, and an international relief worker during the subsequent collapse of the society leading to all out civil war.
From Snow to Sand
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,130. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Valentin Lycho’s "From Snow to Sand" is an autobiography written simply and honestly, and provides a unique insight into the life of a civilian family at the Eastern Front of World War II. Surviving the devastation and terrifying horrors of war, they later found themselves as immigrants on the other side of the world where they faced the difficulties of beginning a new life in a new country.
Of Course! How Many Light Bulbs Does It Take to Change?
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 72,940. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by D. Patrick Miller. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
In his first book, Ian Patrick frankly discusses some of the toughest challenges known to students of A Course in Miracles. Now, in one volume, Fearless Books presents the best of Ian’s insights and personal revelations selected from over 100 editions of the United Kingdom's highly respected Course newsletter, Miracle Worker.
Girl from the Gulches
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,210. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Montana Historical Society Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This detailed memoir recalls a young pioneer’s journey from the Great Plains to childhood on the Western frontiers to life on the Flathead Indian Reservation as wife of the Indian agent. A forbidden sled ride, the creaking of the hangman’s rope, her father giving the last of their water to his dying mule; Ronan recounts her experiences with vivid clarity and warmth.
Life in the Old Neighborhood...And Beyond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Chester Parks was born into a Polish immigrant family in one of the poorest neighborhoods on the northwest side of Chicago, IL during the Great Depression. He and his brother were raised by their mother. Hard work, determination, and the love of a good wife and children were the ingredients for Chester's happy life.
Latresse
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 74,640. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Analyse de la fonction de l’absence que l’écriture permet à la conscience humaine de comprendre. A la place de cette absence la lettre compose la nomination. Le nom permet alors tabou et refoulement (nom d’Akhnaton tabou, nom d’Œdipe refoulé). Rédigé la veille de prendre connaissance du caractère historique d’Œdipe ; examen clinique de ne "parier que du père" (selon Lacan).
Beamish Boy (I Am Not My Story): A Memoir of Recovery & Awakening
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,430. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
“. . .A beautifully written memoir. . .poignant and inspirational. . ." —Kirkus . . .a fascinating, poetic memoir. . .” —ForeWord Reviews “A compelling story of a boy's climb out of pain and into poetry” —Adair Lara, San Francisco Chronicle, former columnist and author of "Naked, Drunk, & Writing" "an extraordinary story of second chances" —Marci Shimoff, New York Times Bestselling Auth
Melanoma Mama: On Life, Death, and Tent Camping
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Stage IV cancer patient finds joy while entangled in a tango with death. In this witty and wise tale, the author fills the spaces between her medical dramas with her zest for life. During her solo, cross-country tent camping adventure she learns that when life and death no longer matter, true joy is possible. The author's honesty will impact you forever.
Men from the Adverts Telly
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Price: $4.56 USD. Words: 79,980. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Broadcasters behave outrageously in “Men from the Adverts Telly,” a Welsh journalist’s personal recollection of the Golden Age of Independent Television. Greedy bosses, bolshie unions and hell-raising hacks are recalled in a first book described by top literary agent James Gill as “intriguing and hair-raising stuff - Life on Mars meets Drop the Dead Donkey.”
Monkey on the Wing
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the true story of the life of a loveable Aussie larrikin, tracing his wild and exuberant, often shocking, youthful adventures and travels all over the world, up until the accident that took his eyesight and should have taken his life.
From Rags to Rags
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 101,340. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Rags To Rags is Tina Morrison's true story of wasted childhood back in Poland during 60’s and 70’s. It portrays a painful journey through neglect, despair, horrors of domestic violence and poverty inflicted by alcohol abuse.
Malinki the Medic
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Price: Free! Words: 89,790. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Peter A. Brandt. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Malinki The Medic: From Child 'Prisoner Of War" to Old Age - The Life of Gerd J. Brandt
Cream From Butterflies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a personal story that reveals life in the mid-twentieth century that is mainly peaceful, mostly prosperous, when Americans dreamed big and dreams came true. And on a smaller scale, the story of how a writer can be formed: by commitment to a diary. The writer's five year diary written between 1959 and 1963 is included between essays about growing up in a small Wisconsin town.
The Making of a Two-bit Mystic: Motorcycle Days
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two-bit Mysticing (verb): prospecting the stream of our surroundings for buried nuggets in the graveled bottom. This is the story of keeping two wheels on the road while learning to gather moments that shine—like brain-cell gold. This mental gold is the marrow of our spiritual and artistic lives.
A Promise Fulfilled
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A PROMISE FULFILLED is a story about CJ Rock's adopted daughter from Korea and her struggle for normalcy.
1309 Days to Freedom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the autobiography of Dietrich W. Geschke, who was born in pre-war East Prussia. Kept along with his mother and sister on Russian collective farms in post-war Kaliningrad Oblast (pre-war East Prussia) for 3 1/2 years and eventually escaped from East Germany to West Germany. His family immigrated to the U.S. in 1952.
Veronica's Diary III, Awakening the Woman Within
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 126,340. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like its predecessors, The Journey of Innocence and Braving a New World, Awakening the Woman Within has been translated from the original Portuguese journals Veronica kept throughout her life. After thirty years of marriage she finds the courage to ask for a divorce. Chronologically she is 47 years old but physiologically she is a youthful college student with a new career in mind.
Who the hell is Stokey Woodall?
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 73,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Woodall's credentials as a writer are that he has lived and is a natural storyteller. He's sailed over 300,000 miles including 30 trips across the Atlantic,survived being ship wrecked in the Red Sea,been locked in a bordello in Caracas and was pursued by angry Argentinean sailors during the Falklands war.His English teacher, who said "you will not go far" would be proud. Paul Gelder YM.