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Along the Shores of Lake Superior
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Price: Free! Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A series of narratives of canoeing and rowing adventures along the shores of Lake Superior from 1906 to 1951 by Wallace L. Quimby & friends.
Kiss Chronicles
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Price: Free! Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.92 from 12 reviews)
When I turned 30 without getting my first kiss — yes, you read that right. Read over it again if you need to. Anyway, when I turned 30, I decided I had to take action and get a first kiss to be remembered. So I devised a method to get my first kiss in a way that would be guaranteed to make it meaningful: I would auction off my first kiss for charity.
I was a drummer she was a dancer
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Price: Free! Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
"In just a few minutes, my life would be changed forever," the author explains. "It was like the Beatles." A fascinating journey through punk rock and new wave, love and loss, and finally joy and closure.
Jackie - What's in a Name?
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Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: Australian English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Special Needs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jackie was the youngest child born to a 41 yr old mother. An ultrasound on her mother at 14 weeks gestation, showed Placenta Praevia and an abortion was offered. Her mother was determined to have her baby - even though she would be raising it alone. When Jackie was four, tests revealed that she had Asperger Syndrome - a condition inherited from her father. (PG)- Suitable 10yrs onward.
Conversations With My Childhood Self - A Japanese Girl’s Life
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Price: Free! Words: 48,070. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
True stories of a Japanese girl from a poor family in the 1970s, followed by fictional talks via meditation between the girl and her adult self about each event. Using her experience and spiritual beliefs, the adult is able to console and provide explanations for her childhood self that help overcome painful times. This healing of the child then reaches into the future to also heal the adult.
I,Win
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Price: Free! Words: 20,280. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At age 24 I decided to tell my story. Writing this autobiography gave me the opportunity to pay tribute to my family members who are passionate about life and have instilled this passion in me. My parents' extraordinary support, encouragment, and pure love were my foundation as I navigated life, overcame obstacles, and achieved successes as a young woman with cerebral palsy.
Storm
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Price: Free! Words: 95,100. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true story of a journey of shattered dreams and empty relationships to the victory of a new dawn and new beginnings.
Um Sonho de Vida
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Price: Free! Words: 10,670. Language: Unknown language. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Para que você me entenda, sou Kátia Santana, 30 anos, portadora de paralisia cerebral. Esse quadro me torna susceptível a momentos de alegria e tristeza, pois me encontro limitada fisicamente na minha cadeira de rodas, um péssimo automóvel.
The Fishing Trip That Never Was
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You set the price! Words: 3,920. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
It was summer 2012, It had been raining for months and I was bored, I wanted to go on a fishing trip. So I answered an ad I found on the internet and ended up going fishing with two strangers in a rather dodgy fishing boat. This is the hilarious true story of what happened. This story is ideal for a quick read on the train or on a daily commute to work
一棵树爱上了一个人
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You set the price! Words: 40. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
老人俯下身,去捡那份报纸的时候,看到报纸特殊的报头《找啊找报》。而此时报纸的报头恰好也看到了老人像树皮一样的皱纹。老人叹息一声,费劲地直起身来,拍一拍报纸上面的落叶,报纸的心一动,但是它不知道,老人恰好是90年前的今天出生。
I Wanted To Tell You
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Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
No one can ever understand what it means for a child to see his/her Dad behind bars, the best one can do is to relate. I Wanted To Tell You, is written by a boy twelve years later after his Dad was imprisoned-and he hopes that his Dad would find it somewhere in his heart to forgive him for all those years he never visited him. He also has something important he's always wanted to tell his Dad.
Summer Of My Silence
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You set the price! Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A daylong trip to Trieste, Italy elicits memories of the summer spent in this coastal town fifty years earlier. An autobiographical short story about the summer of my 13th birthday.
Born Young - The Life & Loves of Tom Standard; Beginnings
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Price: Free! Words: 24,030. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Born Young - The Life & Loves of Tom Standard" is an autobiography specifically written as a love letter to my Great-Grand Children and their descendants. You, too, are welcome to peruse it; I hope you find a snippet or two you can relate to and enjoy. When I read my Great Granddad's Civil War diary, I felt near him. That's why this love letter to those who follow me.
Extraordinary The Power Of Believing
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Price: Free! Words: 34,390. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about Bran 7's life, it's about him not getting along with his mom and some family members. being in a group home and he found extraordinary supernatural connections to Tupac Shakur, supernatural stuff kept on happening to Bran 7 and he had mild autism, that made it hard for him to communicate, with Bran 7 keeping on trying to heal it, God and him healed it, this book is extraordinary
The Autobiography of Amos G. Gona: More Than Luck
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Price: Free! Words: 55,070. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book, The Autobiography of Amos G. Gona, relates experiences of Amos G. Gona during the eighty years that he has lived so far. It was researched, compiled, and written for him by Ophelia De Laine Gona.
April 27, 2011 Alabama Tornado Outbreak - A Short Story of Survival
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Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
On April 27, 2011 sixty two tornadoes touched down in Alabama, seven of those in Limestone County alone. This is Jennifer Adair's story of survival from one of those seven tornadoes, a deadly EF5 that left a 132 mile path of destruction across Northern Alabama and Southern Tennessee.
Gathering Flowers for the Master's Bouquet
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Price: Free! Words: 30,290. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The True Story of One Woman’s Walk of Love
Mean Streets - Life in the Apartheid Police
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Series: The Mean Streets, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 100,480. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
A brutally honest and unconventional account of life in the Apartheid Police in the five years before Mr Nelson Mandela was released from jail in South Africa. It tells the story of a young cop finding his way on the mean streets of South Africa dealing with violent crime, political uprising and counter insurgency. This is the first book of two and about his training at the Police College.
Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat Part One - Persian Gulf
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Series: Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat, Part 1. Price: Free! Words: 8,080. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
An autobiography capturing the early years of the author's experience-rich career in the Indian Foreign Service. Part One is a vivid narrative based in the British political residencies and agencies of the Persian Gulf of the 1940s.
Born In 1924 My Granny's Journal
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Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.50 from 4 reviews)
Journal of my Granny, written for me, before she died.