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Madame Pedamamaki
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Madame Pedamamaki takes us into the world of a smiling ‘girl’ who secretly mourns, throughout her long life, the lack of ‘a corner of her own’. Born and raised in Alexandria (Little Paris) Egypt in an overcrowded family apartment and onwards through her three marriages, she constantly yearns for just ‘a small corner and plenty of time’ in which to indulge her greatest pleasure – reading!
Confessions of a Horse Crazy Girl
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,660. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The career of a horse trainer comes with a revolving door of horses. In my relatively short lifetime, I've ridden more horses than I can remember. Some of them have carved their own little place in my heart. Some are just brief touches in my memory. Then, there are the horses that have had a hand in shaping me into the person I am today. This is a collection of their stories.
Escape Story
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Price: $14.38 USD. Words: 36,000. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Imaginative Minds. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This child's view of the holocaust is a unique and moving story as well as an important historical record.
Shpadoinkle: The Making of Cannibal! The Musical
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,090. Language: American English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This “Making of” book takes the reader on a journey with producer, Jason McHugh, who embarks on a quest to create the soon to be cult movie; Cannibal! The Musical with his college buddies Trey Parker, Matt Stone and a first class crew of CU Boulder film geeks.
Give Me Tomorrow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,080. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir chronicles the early life and tragedies of a young German girl during WWII in Pomerania, as the Soviet Union expelled thousands of eastern Europeans from their homelands and reshaped countries’ borders as part of an Allied agreement near the end of the war.
The Lost Society: The Prison Memoirs of Tyreese Malloy
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Over the course of 22 months in state prison and county jail, King Thai documented his experience in journal entries, philosophical essays, and poems. He offers an intimate look into the mind of a prisoner, the horrendous conditions of modern day chattel slavery (aka the Prison Industrial Complex),religion, and Hip Hop culture.
Grandpa's Stories: The 20th Century As My Gradfather Lived It
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,460. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My grandfather grew up in Arizona during the 1920s and 1930s. One week after the attack on Pearl Harbor he joined the Navy. During the summer of 2012, my mother visited him and recorded his stories about growing up, World War Two, and time as an employee at the Pacific Bell Telephone Company. This is the history of the 20th century as he lived it.
Back To Sea (British Merchant Navy)
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Price: $7.40 USD. Words: 38,220. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a year at Leith Nautical College to obtain a 1st Class PMG Certificate in Radiotelegraphy, the author returns to sea on the old Blue Funnel ship Atreus which carries Muslim pilgrims to Jeddah on the homeward passage.
Outward Bound (Merchant Navy post ww2)
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Price: $7.84 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author describes his first post-war year in the Merchant Navy, on the Liberty Ship Samnesse, with detailed information about the different countries visited and numerous interesting photographs. Outward Bound is the sequel to "Life Aboard a Wartime Liberty Ship" published by Amberley and which received excellent reviews.
Tubob: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
TUBOB: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps is a memoir of a newly married couple who discover themselves in new light as they work and learn about a different culture in a third-world country. They find strength and frustration trying to make a difference. Caught up in a military coup, they seek refuge in a house with 116 other people and wonder if their lives will ever be the same.
Goodbye, Sagebrush
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Goodbye, Sagebrush is a semi-autobiographical tale of one young girl's experience moving from the Wyoming frontier of her upbringing to the "big city" of Salt Lake, at the tail end of the Great Depression. As Dottie 'Rie travels the long road to Utah's capital city, her mind drifts back to the good life she enjoyed back in the old log cabin and at the ranch.
My Longest Round
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
’I’ve been fighting since the day I was born. No, I’ve been fighting from the time I was curled up inside my mother’s belly. The day my father shot himself in the head, that’s when my fight started’ Wally ’Wait-a-While’ Carr is an Australian and Commonwealth champion boxer who held twelve titles in six divisions.
Параноя
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Price: Free! Words: 22,920. Language: Bulgarian. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Тази книга ще отвори пред теб вратата към един анормален дори параноичен вътрешен свят, който, за разлика от твоя, е истински. От този свят ти нищо няма да разбереш, защото не би могъл да го докоснеш. Затова - презирай ме и захвърли тази книга далече!
Subject to Change
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A hybrid metafictional memoir by a prescient Vietnam veteran. He was in Morocco on 9/11. It blends journalism, history, creative nonfiction and world travel. It incorporates abandonment, loss, exile, renewal, creativity, diversity, kindness and gratitude.
The Triangle Route
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,520. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The extraordinary journey of an ordinary man. In this enjoyable autobiography the Jamaican born Errol Samuels looks back on the first 27 years of his life during which he travelled between the Caribbean, the USA and the UK. It is an inspiring story of determination interwoven with interesting and amusing anecdotes on many subjects from mento and ska, to food and family life.
The Dream Pushers: A Nightmare of Death, Lies,and Deceit
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,100. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
Rags Anderson was one of the six million who faithfully obeyed the teachings of Jehovah's Witnesses until the day he opened his son's history book and discovered a contradiction between world history and a Jehovah's Witness core religious teaching. Who had the most to lose,his religion, or academia? The answers is a tangled mass of deaths,lies,and deceit that will haunt him forever.
Listening For Coyote
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An American classic, this adventure memoir tells the story of a 1000-mile hike across Oregon's wilderness in 1985. Sullivan is held at gunpoint by a marijuana grower, poisons himself with mushrooms, and hikes 40 miles a day through Hells Canyon trying to outrun snowstorms. But he also encounters the spirit of the wilderness -- Coyote, the legendary trickster god.
Don't Get Sidetracked
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A story of one man's refusal to allow the waves of life to drown him, Matthew Creighton defies the odds stacked against him in a riveting true story of how he goes from Marine, to guardian of his siblings, to law enforcement officer, to convict, and finally he becomes a messenger. Matthew's story is astonishing, heart-wrenching, and uplifting all in one.
What the Freak Did I Hit?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Wandering Bard Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tommy Fergerson intertwines the story of his life and what prepared him for the hard decisions that he would face after a tragic skydiving accident. His straightforward attitude and ability to laugh at his own situation brings out his unique humor and internal strength. “What the Freak Did I Hit?” tells of the people and the behind the scenes details that his helmet camera could not capture.
Uma Vida em Perspectiva
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,170. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
De origem Judaica, ainda um adolescente de 16 anos, escapo de Alemanha Nazi para Sudamérica, pobre e desconhecendo o idioma local, Desfrutando uma feliz vida familiar até interrompida por um câncer sofrido por vários familiares, fora de ele próprio. Analisando sua longa vida farta de incidências trágicas e hilariantes, julga “Sim, valia a pena!”, chegando à longevidade contente e satisfeita.