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Behind The Gates With The 1%
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this (slightly) satirical memoir, a worker bee of the 99% finds himself employed amidst the elite rich and happy 1% for years at a World Class Resort in Hawaii. Over time, he becomes convinced that by studious thought and meditation on the moneyed and magnificent 1% he can unravel their secrets, and it might be possible to become one of the de facto 1% – without the money!
The Uncommon Herd
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written in 1853 it tells the hard truth about childhood in rural Aberdeenshire. Schooling clashes with having to earn frugal wages cow-herding or other rural tasks. Intelligence, hard work, honesty and good fortune are rewarded when he becomes the Master’s man-servant. Not Downton Abbey, but a fascinating, amusing account of Upstairs and Downstairs in a branch of Scotland’s renowned Gordon family
A Road Less Travelled - A memoir of a privileged life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Robin Knight reported around the world for American newsmagazines and corporate publications for 40 years. He began covering international events in 1968 when he joined US News & World Report and soon after found himself in Northern Ireland as the civil rights movement began. Over the next 28 years, working for this prestigious American weekly publication, he reported from 50 countries in Europe.
Faking It In France
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,030. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Living semi bankrupt in France wasn't the dream I'd fantasied about. Homesick and disillusioned, I knew something had to change, but what?
Feeding a Monster
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Price: $11.00 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Concrete Jungle Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Based on a true story, a healing and inspirational true story about a woman, her daughter and their family torn apart by the monsters they attracted and allowed to grow within them. These two women share their painfully honest version of events that transformed their lives, but not before hitting their individual rock bottoms.
Here and Away: Discovering Home on an Island in Maine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,560. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
After years of being drawn to northeast Maine from her native Midwest, Deborah Cummins traveled to Deer Isle, an island in eastern Penobscot Bay. In this gathering of essays and lyrical meditations that span several years Cummins invites readers to join in her journey of discovery, an eloquent exploration of the meaning of home and the differences between being from someplace and of a place.
One Army Wife's Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
One Army Wife's Tale is a no-holds-barred look into the life of one of our nation's heroes, as seen through the eyes of the wife he left behind when he deployed to Iraq. Told through the daily excerpts of the highly popular blog that gave birth to the memoir, Jenn takes you through the highs and lows of Army life; from day one of her husband's deployment to the tragic twist no one saw coming.
A Nourishing Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,930. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Katharine (Kittu) Parker Riddle's captivating account of her extraordinary life journey to nourish the world. Raised in northern India, her ability to love humanity shines through as she traces her work to empower women through nutrition education in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, as well as the U.S., despite the emotional dramas of her physical health.
I Survived
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get on board for a nail-biting ride. While you were sleeping in the 70s and 80s, when few men of integrity stood tall in Australia’s criminal justice system, John Wayne Ryan – a real life “Lethal Weapon” with a hatred of crime and corruption – was driven to take risks few would ever contemplate in a lifetime. This is the first in a series of books by John W Ryan which will become essential readi
Five Strands of Hope
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,590. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
FIVE STRANDS OF HOPE is about my journey from infertility, a horrendous triplet pregnancy to the birth of healthy triplets. Along the way, we faced varicocele surgery, miscarriages, failed IUIs, IVF, a quadruplet pregnancy that naturally reduced to triplets, preterm labor, incompetent cervix, gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia that occurred after the delivery.
Rasurgam I shall rise again
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,060. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rasurgam is a story of loss and reclamation. The story begins when Jeff Rider, an executive for a Chicago agency, leaves his job and the next day flies to Boston to watch his daughter receive her doctorate from Harvard. Jeff chronicles how life spirals downward to where he finds himself doing the deadliest of jobs, commercial fishing. Follow Jeff as he struggles to find equilibruim in his life.
Natalae... From Across The Universe
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Series: Social Awareness, Book 1 ยท , Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 162,910. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lessons learned from a personal journey and struggle for peace A memoir Natalae Jaennae Alluneedis This book is about my personal journey through life from James to me, Natalae, how the expression of who I am has affected those around me, and ultimately how all of us are impacted… even you.
A Life in the City
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Eaton Centre was Life in the City and the Mall Walkers were the law, but behind the glamorous fashion and bright lights was another world the public would never see: murder, gang brawls, sexual assault and the torching of several city blocks. These were the secrets which would eventually bring the Mall Walkers down. A Life in the City is a true story in the loss of innocence of a young man.
Portraits Of Passion: Aging Defying The MythThis
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
this book is a series of interviews of people over 65 who had continued to work. these individuals discovered their passion early on and never stopped producing, here are a few of them: i.e.,steve allen, dave brubeck, melvin belli, a.w. clausen, norman cousins, alice faye,john gardner, robert mondavi, linus pauling, charles m. schulz(snoopy), mayor lionel wilson, john wooden, and many others.
An Ugly Secret
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The candid story of D.A. Ayer's struggle with Body Dysmorphic Disorder, also known as BDD.
Bleachers In the Bedroom: the Swampoodle Irish and Connie Mack
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,960. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like Woody Allen’s Radio Days and Jean Shepherd’s Christmas Story, the author takes us on a nostalgic and humorous trip back to his childhood home. His is in a Philadelphia neighborhood, across the street from Shibe Park, where Connie Mack’s A’s are challenging the Yankee dynasty of Ruth and Gehrig.
From Kansas to Kalimantan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,220. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is an amazing description of a journey from the humble beginnings in Kansas to one of the most strategic international missionary impacts that I have personally witnessed. Arny and Wanda Humble truly embodied the incarnation of Christ as they became Indonesian. I have watched them in action with national Indonesian leaders and have seen the enormous respect as those leaders look to Arny.
Dragons and Butterflies 2: War With Her Father
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
#2 in the Jean Ridgeway series from Marie Jensen. Jean's battle with her abuser becomes a war, & there can only be 1 winner. But in adolescence, she must also face family, boyfriend & school issues, deceit, jealousy, heartbreak & tragedy. In the end, her physical and mental well-being are threatened, as her visions of the future become as heart-wrenching as her experiences of the past & present.
TURNS: A Collection of Memoir Chapbooks
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Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A volume of short memoir chapbooks comprised of compelling narratives. The following authors and titles are featured: Deep Blue: Poems of a Navy Life by Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot; My Life in Shoes by Pamela L. Laskin; The Enigma by Gerri Luce; Scenes from My Life on Hemlock Street: A Brooklyn Memoir by Arlene L. Mandell; Learning from Lady Chatterley by Gloria Nixon-John; My Two Years in Priest Corp
Bad taste, poor judgement and a complete inability to act responsibly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,220. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The modern World is undoubtedly a young man's oyster, with freedom and opportunities like never before. Follow the real life travels, travails and, most of all, the wonderfully entertaining misadventures of an ordinary young man with a taste for beer and a tidy piece of skirt, against whom the good things in life conspire to prevent him from growing up and acting responsibly.