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Departures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The is a moving book of poetry by an upstate New York hospice Chaplain. The poems about true experiences from working with terminally ill patients. Most of the poems are written in an Ancient Japanese style called a Haibun. A Haibun is a combination of a brief narrative plus a Haiku. As you might expect many of the stories are moving but surprisingly there is also humor. Enjoy
In the Company of Heroes: Life-Shaping People, Life-Changing Moments
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Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you were lucky, mentors showed up to guide you through life's challenging times. You owe your heroes and need to pass their favors along to others. You're invited to meet 15 exceptional people who shaped my life. Most are no longer with us, so this book is part of my pay-back. I hope it will prompt you to remember the heroes in your life, and to keep those gifts alive by sharing them.
Book of Souls
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,070. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this intimate glimpse into the heart of his own creative spirit, Jack Ketchum shares his early career, literary influences, and some of the characters that formed the man he has become. From his early respect and admiration for Henry Miller to the tortured lives of friends, and the aftermath of 9/11...
Leukemia One Woman’s Battle For Survival
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Come with me and journey down the most amazing path of a leukemia warrior’s battle against the horrendous and mysterious blood cancer, Leukemia. I have been in a battle for my life for over 6 years now. Leukemia One Woman's Battle For Survival is the amazing real true story of my battle with leukemia and my struggle for survival.
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle
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Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
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The author, a novice sailor, and her husband set out from Juneau, Alaska on a sailboat headed for Seattle, WA. Though early spring, winter weather prevailed in the far north making the voyage long and stressful. Storms, rough seas, frigid temperatures, dense fog, intense rain squalls test their abilities, stamina and their marriage.
Ella and Boss: My Agrarian Grandparents of Van Buren County, Iowa
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Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This short nonfiction piece reveals the character of rural Iowa through the eccentricities of loving grandparents. It is a story of agrarian grandparents told by one of their thirteen grandchildren. Though anecdotal in nature, this work somehow reveals a good synopsis of what growing up in Van Buren County, Iowa during the 1980s was really like.
Tattle Tale Talk #1 Win My Family Home FREE
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Francis Edwards and his extended family members try everybody's dream; living in New England. He writes an engaging story that includes all the trials and tribulations. His family hits too many stone walls that finally turn their heads away. Maybe he can influence you to stay away. Enter to Win My Family Home Free
2010 Hindsight: A Year of Personal Growth, In Spite of Myself
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Author Sharon E. Cathcart started 2010 with two resolutions: take more exercise and learn French cookery. Instead, she found herself on a journey of personal growth as she rose to unanticipated challenges.
Life as ET
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Several short tales of unusual and unexpected events concerning a woman and a horse. Stranger than fiction at times.
Auto-Biography Outline
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
GENERAL INFORMATION When following this outline below give a lot of facts and descriptions so the reader can follow you and understand your train of thought. Once you have given the reader a good beginning with following this outline, you can then broaden it into detail adding pictures along the way. If you do not want to type this information, you can have somebody ask you the
Surprise Christmas Present
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My account of a surprise Christmas present that Frightened me,excited me.Challenged me. A dice with Death. Was it worth it. Yes I think it was. Would I do it again?,Yes I would.
Moved Out of Our Comfort Zone
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Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
We moved three times in twelve months! From Boynton Beach, Fl To Palm Beach, FL To West Palm Beach, FL To Townsend, TN From a 3-bedroom ranch to two condos to a log cabin--in the Smoky Mountains--with black bears as visitors. After 24 years in the same job, Ron changed jobs two times those 12 months. Ron’s sister also passed away, in Detroit, and he was the executor of her estate.
Next of Kin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Every expatriate holds a special dread of an unexpected middle-of-the-night phone call. It usually means a loved one is gone and because of the distance, there's nothing the expat can do about it. American Priscilla Lalisse-Jespersen learned that lesson the hard way. Lalisse-Jespersen, author of the novel Stockdale, is back, this time with the account of losing her father while living in Paris.
He Made a Difference
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
To know H.K. Park, you must understand that he lived and fought for the cause that consumed his entire being. When he and his bride were forced to flee Korea in 1921, he was determined to see his beloved homeland freed of its brutal Japanese occupation. Even as he built a good life for his family in American, he worked continually to ensure that Sygman Rhee, another exile, would lead Korea.
My 1953 Nash Four-Door Sedan: I Shouldn't Have Taken Seconds on the Pie
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author writes, "This story is one of a collection, "Forty Cars that Owned Me," that I published in April of 2007. My original intention was to write a brief history of some of the more interesting cars I have owned. What I ended up with was a collection of stories about people: the people involved with these cars and myself.
Memoir of Latoya Rogers
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the events that unfolded before the phone call in wee hours on the morning of May 8, 2010. Latoya's life endured many personal triumphs and tradigies in order to recieve her diploma.
Back to College after the War
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs of a World War II veteran and publishing industry professional (and founder of Worthy Shorts). A story of the colorful urban ethnic street and campus life of the depression and war-time era in New York City, and of a multicultural experience of military and college life that began the rapid dismantling of the invisible discriminatory barriers.
Bred in Chicago to Be A Catholic Women's College Activist
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This reflection on growing up during the Depression, her college days and later teaching career, is an adaptation of a memoir by Sister Perkins that appeared in an anthology published by Praeger in 2006 (American Students Organize).
I Wandered from New Orleans: Poems from the South
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This collection of verses leads through the author's travels around the South as well as the explorations of life's celebrations and shortcomings. Experience the trials of months spent homeless on the city streets to the ruin left behind by Hurricane Katrina. Meet intriguing characters and delve into the lives of individuals who were parted too soon from this world.
Bubble Gum in Disguise
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When does a child's earliest memory become a life lesson? For author Georgiann Baldino, it's when a troublemaker offers her a bite of very suspicious looking bubble gum.