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Journal of a Novel
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Harry Mark Petrakis's Journal of a Novel, begun while Petrakis was engaged in writing his historical novel on the Greek War of Independence, "The Hour of the Bell," the writer reveals personal aspects of his life and work, and the complex relationship between writing and living, and the creative process by which a writer turns his raw experience into art.
Stelmark: A Family Recollection
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,900. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stelmark: A Family Recollection is a celebration of family life as few of us know it today: joyous, triumphant, often wildly humorous, often starkly dramatic, rich with love, margined by a code of duty and respect. It is an elegy to growing up as Harry Mark Petrakis did — a first-generation American in a tightly knit and colorful community.
My Marian Year
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You set the price! Words: 123,640. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A fictional auto-biography describing the daily life of a ten-year-old boy growing up in a Catholic working class family in suburban Auckland, New Zealand, in 1954. The suthor's simple, unvarnished, plain language gives the reader a taste of daily life in suburban New Zealand in 1954. Full of detail and always informative, entertaining and amusing.
Tales of the Heart
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,790. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Tales of the Heart, Harry Mark Petrakis - whose books have twice been short-listed for the National Book Award - describes people and landscapes and the dreams and memories that reveal the essence of our lives. He begins in the intimate province of the family, with episodes from childhood, young love, and early marriage; the experience of raising children; the aging and death of parents.
Reading Brother Lawrence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011 by Hickey's Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Practice of the Presence of God is a classic of Christian literature, loved by Catholics and Protestants, praised by the likes of John Wesley and A.W. Tozer. During a troubled time, novelist Ken Kuhlken discovered the book helped him find some peace and promised even more if he could fully understand. Reading Brother Lawrence chronicles his search for understanding.
Nora 102 1/2: A Lesson on Aging Well
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,720. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an ordinary woman’s journey toward blossoming into personal fulfillment that began during her senior years. Nora Shaw, widowed former teacher and social worker and my mom, found her days ignited after she reached sixty. Her vision decreased but her enthusiasm lasted well into her one hundredth year. Countless people said she inspired them. Her senior years show us all how to age well.
A Passage To Neem Dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 61,310. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Partly a memoir about writing Neem Dreams, partly a critical study of her own novel, themes include the creation of a novel, travels and research in India, neem as a symbol of the clash between globalisation and tradition, and the influence of EM Forster. Neem Dreams was published in India in 2003 to widespread critical acclaim.
My Only Crime Was Being Born, Vol. 3
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Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,490. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Volume 3 of my autobiography continues the misadventures of Jeffee in a world he doesn't belong. Unlike Frodo in Lord of the Rings, Jeffee still hasn't found the Fire of Mordor to destroy the ring...yet. Learn about my Artic adventures in Michigan, about a lot of other crazy, funny, sad stuff, some of my insights into the Bible - it's all there, I lived it all & want to share it with you.
Tales from my Stethoscope
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,900. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by Quickfox Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Entertaining. Touching. Shocking. A paramedic takes you behind the scenes of accidents, sudden illness, shootings and human revelry­ gone wrong in the busy streets and hospitals of South Africa. Infused with a dash of humour, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the human condition and renewed admiration and gratitude for those who listen and act when we call out in distress.
Diary of a Witchcraft Shop
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,210. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by NewCon Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
“When you find yourself on a London platform shouting into your mobile, ‘We haven’t got enough demons! Do you want me to order some more?’ as folk quietly edge away from you – you know you’re running a witchcraft shop.” 12 months of running a quirky, magical shop in the unique community that is Glastonbury.
In Sickness and In Health
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Price: Free! Words: 31,490. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My personal journey with my best friend.
My Mormon Life; A Boy's Struggle With Polygamy, Magic Underwear,and Racism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,680. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Mormon Life tells the story of a boy, raised as a Mormon, who struggles with the beliefs of the church, which seem in conflict with reality. Follow this boy's journey on a tour of Mormonism: baptism of the dead, Mormon underwear, golden plates, and polygamy. All aspects this religion that make it unique are explored, often to humorous effect, until, the young mind crashes into Mormon racism.
A Deadly Path To Treasure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of the incredible adventures of one man that led him to be part of the richest Spanish treasure finds in the history of the New World. It's estimated that the total value of the 1715 and the 1622 Spanish Fleet treasure recoveries could approach $800 million dollars and more is still being found by the divers today. (Includes over 130 photos.)
Kalahari Dream
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,480. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A book for animal lovers. From the authors of the critically acclaimed book 'For the Love of Wildlife' comes a compelling true story of one couple's struggle against overwhelming opposition from conservation authorities, to set up a wildlife rehabilitation centre in the Kalahari.
Deer, Pigs and a Little Bit of Bull
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011 by Bev Robitai. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
A New Zealand story that follows two young men, Rolly and Jim, as they’re hired and fired by hard-case bosses after spectacular mishaps. They find an injured dog and learn how to hunt pigs in the bush, but it’s down at the pub that the tales really fly, fuelled by plenty of the amber nectar, as real blokes out-do each other’s yarns about fishing, hunting, and the ones that got away.
Reclaiming Magdalen: A Memoir of Sexual Healing
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 123,270. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
At twenty-seven, when the label “incest survivor” first crash-landed in the author’s awareness, she was living the perfect suburban life. For a while it had made her happy, content. But more often than not, she was running. Running from a truth that crept around the shadows of her mind: the trauma of early childhood sexual abuse. Join her for a wild ride of healing, compassion, and grace.
Forgetting to Fly
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 78,430. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Tamlin Allbritten has been an Expressive Art Teacher for over 30 years. She is well aware of the healing power of art, working her magic with brain-injured clients, teens with eating disorders and patients with addictions. Follow Tamlin's life journey as ART and SPIRIT come together to show her the way. Color examples of artwork by students are empowering and lessons for YOU to follow as well.
Counsel for the Deceived: Case Studies in Consumer Fraud
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,790. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Business and commercial law
Memoirs and witty case studies of fraud schemes and consumer protection from an insider who helped to found New York City's first consumer watchdog agency. This is a funny, candid account of fraud and institutional paralysis written by a then-newby lawyer, the city's "Consumer Advocate." Philip Schrag was appointed by former Miss America Bess Myerson to defend consumers. Easier said than done.
Far Beyond the Borderlands of Scotia
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Price: Free! Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An incredibly informative compendium of writings...essays, verses, memoirs...a thrilling voyage through history, culture, literature, poetry, art and far more besides, all from a Christian point of view.
Her Candle Burns at Both Ends
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,680. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In April of 2008, Deirdre Porter, a twenty-five-year-old Canadian, was teaching in Japan and had just fallen in love when she was suddenly diagnosed with acute leukemia. Her mother, Ann Costello, through moving anecdotes, provides a glimpse into Deirdre’s battle with the disease, all while highlighting Deirdre’s amazing sense of humour, courage and her ability to live for today.