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Four Thousand Days: My Journey From Prison To Business Success
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Price: $8.79 USD. Words: 65,860. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Duane Jackson grew up in children's homes in the the East End of London, was kicked out of two schools and left the education system with no qualifications. After being arrested in the US in possession of 6,500 ecstasy tablets he served time in prison on both sides of the Atlantic. Four thousand days after his release from prison he sold a business for millions of pounds.
Alice and Me: An Alice Springs Experience
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Having survived over seventy years of life in this land, I have at various times stood with my back to Australia – at Seaford, Scarborough, Townsville and Darwin – and in each place I have felt the bulk of the country behind me like the hand of a protective parent: huge, ancient, wild and inhospitable. I have wandered, I have loitered and I have played ... and so I came to Alice Springs...
Auschwitz #34207 - The Joe Rubinstein Story
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,440. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seventy years ago Joe Rubinstein walked out of a Nazi concentration camp. Until now, his story has been hidden from the world. Shortly before dawn on a frigid morning in Radom, Poland, German soldiers forced twenty-one year-old Icek “Joe” Rubinsztejn onto a crowded, open-air truck. The next day, several around him were dead. From there, things got worse for young Joe—much worse.
Fall Rising: Exile to Odyssey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Fall Rising begins just after AD Miller, a 19-year- old African-American, was exiled from Orangeburg, S.C. for writing a 7-word note to a white clerk:, “I would like to know you better.” We experience with AD the racism in the Navy and throughout his journeys as he refuses to stay within the boxes created for him by the culture; he suffers the consequences of that choice as well as the benefit.
Les sentinelles du rêve - Pourquoi les auteurs ont-ils soif d'écrire ?
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Price: Free! Words: 28,450. Language: French. Published: April 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
L'aventure de ce livre est belle car elle est collective. Elle met en lumière « mille et un chemins » pour arriver à une certitude : l’écriture est un « silence turbulent » que l’on expulse de soi en laissant sa pudeur au vestiaire. À travers ce livre-choral, 107 auteurs se racontent et nous révèlent leur liaison avec cette « voix » qui murmure en eux : la voix des mots.
A Condessa Sem Cheta
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 59,220. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 16, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mulher sem preconceitos, mas marcada pela vida, entregou-se com simplicidade. Confiando em mim foi, aos poucos, se abrindo, entre passeios, chás, cinemas.
La regola dell'eccesso
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: Italian. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Il lavoro, i soldi, i viaggi, il sesso, la coca. Queste erano le cose che contavano. Non necessariamente in quest’ordine.
In and Out of Sync
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Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When the second therapy for his prostate cancer failed, NZ Methodist minister Dave Mullan did another evaluation of his life. As you do. Remembering how much the family had appreciated his father’s prodigious effort in producing his life story, Dave decided to write more than the short stories of The Saga of Wasp.
Desertos
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 13, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Às vésperas de seu 28º aniversário, Adriel recebe da organização em que trabalha – a ONU – uma proposta para iniciar sua carreira internacional, no Sudão. Apesar da depressão, que o assombra há anos, aceita o desafio. Na África, continente contaminado pela guerra e pela pobreza, seu estado psicológico se agrava.
A Pocketful of Monkey-Nuts
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Joyce Taylor grew up on the banks of the Severn in the years during and after the Second World War. As Joyce grew up she was expected to pull her weight around the house. Now entering her 80s, Joyce has painted an enchanting portrait of family life in a rural English community in the 1930s and 40s.
Scooter's Tale: A Rescue Cat's Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Scooter’s life changes when he is abandoned by his feral mother. Rescued by humans, he joins a household of rescued animals. Calicivirus strikes & his life is threatened again. Surviving the disease, and seeing the family grow, he shares his tale – to help other rescued cats. 100% of the author's proceeds of this ebook benefits rescued cats in the DFW Metroplex and Cats of Angel’s Meadow
At Home on the Kazakh Steppe: A Peace Corps Memoir
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Just when her life felt right: new home, new grandchildren, and new career, Givens left it all behind and, with her new husband, joined the Peace Corps. Assigned to Kazakhstan, a country finding its own way after generations under Soviet rule, Givens must also find a way to be in a world different from what she expected. Will it be worth it?
Como Um Sonho Muda a Vida
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 9, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Estendi-me vestida sobre uma cama, que entretanto abriram, ao pé da janela. Podia observar as estrelas. Veio-me à mente o meu cunhado. A neta dizia que ele era uma estrelinha no céu. Ia ter outra estrelinha a acompanhá-lo em breve. Quão difíceis e dolorosos são estes momentos.
Doze Anos num Ilha
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 47,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 9, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Dum lado a imensidão da água, do outro uma cidade de sonho”. Esta foi a visão maravilhosa, à chegada. Mas o que a protagonista aí viveu foram doze anos sofridos, dos quais resta a memória, vertida em catarse nestes fragmentos de história de vida.
Crying Over You - Surviving When Your Family Is Mentally Unstable
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 201,930. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Crying Over You, the true story of surviving unimaginable violence at the hands of a mentally ill father and the mental, emotional and alcoholism damage that created over the course of many years. The 61 year story of the Seaborn family of Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington as told by Christian Seaborn.
A Burmese Heart
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,710. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Burmese Heart is an engrossing account of surviving history as told through the eyes of Tinsa Maw-Naing: a former political prisoner, daughter of a Prime Minister and wife of guerrilla leader. It is also the story of a country and its people - revolutionaries, intellectuals, martyrs, innocent bystanders - who are perpetually caught in the violent cycles of politics, a history silenced until now.
Looking Up at the Great Depression: Funny Things Happen on the Way to Decorum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,440. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author, George L. Andersen, was fortunate enough to be born into the "Great Depression" to a family starting from scratch in "Fish-town"-a poor area of Philadelphia, PA. Today such a start is considered a major handicap; but then, the values and beliefs of all the adults there, were those that made possible the "Greatest Generation."
Under the Influence of Evil - A Brutally Abusive Childhood Exposed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Isolated from the outside world, Darlene had no idea how brutally abusive her life was. She just thought it was normal. Her mother, Jean, beat her from infancy, mentally abused her, and later sold her to men to use as they pleased. All the while, Darlene suffered sexual abuse at the hands of her father since a toddler as Jean looked the other way. Leaving home as a young teen, Darlene ended up in
Gorilla Warfare Against The Bureaucratic State; Confessions of a Lefty Libertarian
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,480. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Kay Wood. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author’s painful (and often painfully funny) encounters with the solar, environmental, parking ticketing, and poetry establishments.
Coming to Las Vegas, A True Tale of Sex, Drugs & Sin City in the 70s
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir tells how the author arrived in Las Vegas in 1973 to join a circus, opened the new MGM Grand Hotel/Casino as a cocktail waitress and, among other adventures, experienced a city-wide Culinary Union strike. Each story told in this memoir—of the Martin Scorsese “Casino” era of Las Vegas—is true, and many of them are humorous as well as outrageous.