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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: $2.99 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.
Born Minus
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,280. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Armand Miele's autobiography and selected musings for the Rockland County Times tell the American struggle from every angle, from growing up in the Depression-era Bronx, to building and re-building successful businesses, to battling terminal cancer and winning, and surviving the crushing loss of a child. Miele revived the weekly Rockland County Times from bankruptcy in his senior years, saving a l
Finders Losers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a revised edition of the original out of print hardcover book. It is the personal story by the finder of millions of dollars in sunken pirate treasure. Such a discovery is the stuff of dreams that became a nightmare. This is a tale of the tragic results of finding a treasure.
At Home Wherever the Road Leads
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by Leonard Flachman. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
After a long career as a journalist and communication specialist, Sanda Horeis and her husband, Willie (a longtime educator and guidance counsellor, sometimes referred to as “The German”), sold their home and much of the items inside, gathered all their belongings into a motorhome, and started out on their retirement adventure. As they crisscrossed the country, Sanda wrote wonderfully insightful a
Disguised as a Man: Malachi Martin & Me
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,140. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Father Malachi Martin, a Roman Catholic priest, scholar and exorcist, was a best-selling author and media celebrity in the mid-1970's. At the peak of his career, a fifty-seven year-old Martin began a disastrous Abelard-Heloise-style love affair with a troubled teenager who had seen him on TV. She now recounts the story of her decade-long romance with the controversial cult figure and pop-prophet.
Yes, We Treat Aardvarks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
He's operated on whales, administered antibiotics to performing lions, barely escaped alive after treating unpredictable chimps, cared for every imaginable household pet. Well-known veterinarian, cartoonist, writer, and leading authority on horse behavior - Dr. Robert M. Miller shares his memoirs of a life filled with all the joys and tragic moments that caring for, and loving, animals brings.
The Boy Died In Vietnam
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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A raw portrayal of Don’s experience during the Vietnam War, dealing with dead and dying children. He exposes his soul discussing events in his life while coping with PTSD issues, not knowing for 40 years that he was suffering from the disorder. As conditions worsen he moves into a tent in the woods. Through treatment he returns to Vietnam and in a matter of a few months his whole life has changed.
Dragonfly Wings for Emmalee
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,560. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The cancer was taking its toll on her frail body. Smiling proved difficult on that summer morning for what were to be our last photographs taken together. A dragonfly appeared and hovered directly above her head. She giggled. “I can feel the wind of its wings on my head. It tickles.” A tiny dragonfly lifted her spirits that day. Her story will strenghthen, teach and inspire.
The Corner
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was Sunday, December 7, 1941. The boys and girls that hung around The Corner in Brooklyn were about to embark on an adventure. They were about to grow up. These were tumultuous times, which shaped the future of the colorful and sometimes humorous characters who lived near Sammy’s luncheonette on The Corner. Sterling Place became known for the numerous gold stars hanging in its windows.
Astoria Story
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
You cannot eat, you have no money. You cannot pray, you don't believe anything anymore. You cannot love, you're too busy surviving. What do REAL people do when their world falls apart? They move to Astoria.
The Box of Daughter
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,280. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Box of Daughter is an eloquent, compassionate portrayal of the author’s quest to heal from the strain of coping with a dysfunctional family and rediscover her authentic self.
That's How It Goes: The Way of the 90-Year Life Journey of a Singapore Eurasian
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011 by We Green Solutions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this engrossing and heartwarming autobiography, Jock Oehlers brings readers with him on his life’s journey, from a carefree young boy growing up in Colonial Singapore, through the terror and hardship of the Japanese Occupation, to becoming a respected Professor of Oral Surgery and successful oral surgeon in modern-day Singapore.