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Fighting the Effects of Gravity: A Bittersweet Journey Into Middle Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,310. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fighting the Effects of Gravity could be considered a "Bible for the Baby Boomer." Witty, engaging, and oftentimes poignant, fighting the Effects of Gravity examines the physical and mental aspects of middle age. The book is filled with humorous anecdotes and life lessons that will resonate with the young, the old and everyone in between. Never has mortality been so much fun.
The View from the Summit
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 146,770. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by Melissa Bowersock. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Howard Munns (1911-2002) was a gifted self-taught artist. Born in a homesteader's sod hut on the barren plains of Montana, orphaned by the age of 17, his early life was tempered by poverty and hardship and annealed by the Great Depression. The View from the Summit is his story in his own words.
The Year My Mother Died
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,720. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Scott portrays a year-long journey from the perspective of a palliative/hospice trained physician. The book is punctuated by nostalgia and quirky behavior and ultimately offers hope to those who grieve. Through humor and reflection, she finds a way to honor her mother's profound contribution to her life.
Letters from India 1932-1945
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 93,170. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Set against the backdrop of momentous world events, the letters--vivid, perceptive, compassionate,witty and informative--draw the reader into a world which remains forever fascinating.
A Difficult Passage
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life on the Canadian prairies in the 1930s and 40s had special challenges. The Great Depression drove Fred Stone from early retirement back to the farm with his young wife and two sons: Fred Jr. and Stan. Poverty, vicious winds, blistering to frigid temperatures, and dust storms ravaged the prairies. Crops failed. Then came an unpredictable change in circumstances. Things got immeasurably worse!
Where'd I Put My Boobs? Life Goes On During Breast Cancer
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Just days before Sarah Ball, who had the BRCA2 gene, was attempting to save her breasts by having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed, she was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer. Talk about timing.
Preserved Ginger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Preserved Ginger is a kind of loose biography, being the life stuff of a retired orchestral musician. (Old enough to know better and too old to give a s…) I’ve developed some reasonably firm views over the years, and being utterly unknown I enjoy the complete freedom to have a stab at anything I feel like - right or wrong
Naked in Budapest - Travels with a passionate nomad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,370. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Whether naked in Budapest, canoeing down the Zambesi, sailing the Great Barrier Reef, eating durian in Malaysia, cooking in Athens, shaking hands with the King of Cambodia, watching bear cubs in Alaska, visiting Gracelands or having a young Egyptian lover, Heather says she feels most alive when on the road. A slow traveler, Heather gets to know locals, eat their food & learn something as she goes.
In Chariots Of Iron
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,420. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Chariots of Iron is the personal memoir of Corporal Ray W. Lane, an Alberta boy, during WW II in the Canadian Army. It begins with his training on Vancouver Island, an eye-opening view of army life in Eastern Canada and Britain and bloody front-line experience in Normandy and Northern Europe.
Through Christina's Eyes
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,250. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
The rippling effects of choices made in a family…A mother’s love for her children…Unspoken communication… This inspirational, true-life story explains a mother’s choices, struggles, and beliefs. The life experiences of a family are creatively weaved through Christina’s history in Sweden and her children’s lives in early 1900’s Chicago. The book culminates with the true life, present day experie
Years Without Hope
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,370. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1955, Werner I Juretzko was accused of and tried for anti communist activities. He was sentenced to 13 years of incarceration for so-called ”crimes against Article 6 of the Constitution” of the German Democratic Republic. This is his story.
A Lucky Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From an inauspicious start, John Tassell's life took a dramatic turn, leading to business and personal success in his extraordinary and Lucky Life.
From the Ganges to the Snake River
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,250. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the Ganges to the Snake River, an East Indian in the American West is a tender, often amusing, account of the landscape and people of Idaho written with an outsider’s perspective. It interweaves East Indian culture with Northwestern reality, reflecting on the difficulties, discoveries, and delights of being a stranger in a strange land.
All My Georgias: Paris-New York-Tbilisi
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Price: Free! Words: 72,550. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Redjeb Jordania is the son of the first president of Georgia, Noé Jordania. All my Georgias is a book of memoirs structured as a compilation of real life stories that paint a vivid picture of the author's lifelong journey through the hectic 20th century . These stories are told in a masterful manner, fascinating, sometimes comical, with historical and cultural insights as background.
Under the Banana Moon: Living, Loving, Loss and Asperger's
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,200. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by InkWell Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kim Tucker describes her life, from childhood through marriage and beyond, with Asperger's, in this hilarious, heart-breaking, and fascinating memoir.
My China Eye
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,690. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The final work of Israel Epstein (1915-2005), one of the very few Westerners to experience the Chinese Communist Revolution firsthand, from its earliest days to the highest levels of power.
A Merchant Seaman's Survival - An Autobiography - An Escape Story of World War II
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Price: $6.89 USD. Words: 53,510. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012 by Allan J. Sweeney. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a true-life World War 2 escape story. Edward J Sweeney’s merchant ship was sunk by a German raider, which led to hair-raising escapes from jails in France and Spain. He was re-captured and escaped from a German troop train on the way to a labour camp; a concentration camp in Argeles Sur Mer, France; and from the notorious labour concentration camp at Miranda de Ebro, in Spain...
Out of the Bag: A Search for Missing Pieces
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,880. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
We begin in the secreted, all-boys world of a Catholic seminary in the 1950s and progress through Vietnam protests, race riots, and the sexual revolution. A young would-be priest crosses his fingers during the oath of celibacy, moves to the Haight Ashbury, gets his girlfriend pregnant, and finally wakes up naked and sore in a padded cell. It's the boomer tutorial, all about change and humor.
Undercover Girl: Growing up transgender
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1966, on the edge of a puberty she doesn't want, a transgender girl hears a news story, and knows there are other people like her. Will she ever become her true self? A story of love, hope, friendship, growing up, and acceptance, with some comedy and terror thrown in.
Sally Bone
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Blenheim Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
At the age of four Sally gets into the wrong carriage in a train of evacuees and ends up in a little village called Chrishall. Churchill's victory speech was the first real disaster in Sally's life: she had to leave her little Paradise and return to a world she had not known for six years. But although living far away, she promised that one day she would tell the World about her wartime friends.