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It's About Living
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small collection of big hearts including Carl “Papa” Palmer, Chantal Bellehumeur, Connie Langhorst, Duane L. Herrmann, James Penha, Julia Rose Grey, Linda Harris Sittig, Myra Biernat Wells, Pat Romito LaPointe, Patricia D’Innocenzo, Susan M. Tyrrell, April J. Durham, and Patrick Durham.
Two Dogs And A Suitcase: Clueless In Charente
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The title says it all: what we have and where we are. This book, the sequel to Glass Half Full: Our Australian Adventure, follows our French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in Australia.
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fifteen years of intense government harassment leads a psychiatrist, single mother and social activist to close her 25-year Seattle practice to begin a new, safe life in New Zealand. What starts as phone harassment, stalking and illegal break-ins quickly progresses to six attempts on her life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroads her into a psychiatric hospital.
Memories of Edmund Klepps: A Story of War and Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,290. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by The Family of Edmund G. Klepps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Edmund Klepps was a true hero. He grew up during the Great Depression. He was aboard the USS Helena at Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked on December 7, 1941. He found his way to the USS Detroit, where he saw the end of the war in Tokyo Bay. He was then discharged from the Navy, and started on a new adventure - family.
Finding, Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes: Through The Religious Maze Into Amazing Grace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Finding Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes is the story of a Jewish girl who struggles as a child to fit in with her peers and, as a woman, to find love, purpose, and a sense of belonging. In her early twenties, Marsha finds acceptance when she becomes a Christian during a trip to Idaho, but it comes with a price.
Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
The true story of how I was recruited by a notorious door-to-door sales organization, and traveled across the country in pursuit of success. My goal of making millions took some unexpected setbacks as I mastered the art of cold-calling, mouse-killing, and "ringing the bell." A rare look into the culture of Cydcor/DS-Max, this memoir is both harrowing and humorous.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
Prisoner of War (POW) #74324
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Real heroes aren’t born. Rather, they are ordinary people who have risen to meet seemingly insurmountable challenges in the face of adversity. What really defines a person is the way they face those obstacles and overcome them. We don’t have to look to Hollywood to find examples; in fact, we need look no further than our backyards. My backyard, that is. My father, my dad, John Stermscheg, is such
Finding My Way: A Harvest of Memories
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
From growing up on a Minnesota farm in the great depression, Stoesz traveled the world (70 countries) performing ministries of compassionate with Mennonite Central Committee and Habitat For Humanity International. He tells his life story with humility, bold courage and a great sense of humor. More than an autobiography, Finding My Way includes a snapshot of the volatile times in which we live.
A Checkered Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Not Like My Mother - Becoming a sane parent after growing up in a CRAZY family.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
“This is a “how to” manual that reads like a smart funny novel. Get ready for a wisdom ride.” - Nancy Slonim Aronie – Author of WRITING FROM THE HEART/ NPR commentator Have you ever said I am not going to do to my kids what my parents did to me? Being the parent you always wanted is not necessarily the parent your kids need. Become the parent your kids need and heal your history.
Hooligan: A Mormon Boyhood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the days before sunscreen, soccer practice, MTV, and Amber Alerts, boys roamed freely in the American West--fishing, hunting, hiking, pausing to skinny-dip in a river or pond. Douglas Thayer was such a boy, and in this poignant, often humorous memoir, he depicts his Utah Valley boyhood during the Great Depression and World War II.
On the Surface
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 129,950. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two young entertainers elude the mob and serendipitously stumble upon a livelihood performing at sea. It was the 1970s, when Captains were kings and pretty dancers made them beg, when passengers read books in deck chairs facing the ocean spray, and when solid ships, unfazed by rough seas, turned disaster into romance.
In the Shadow - Vol 2, The FraKctured Zone Diaries (2006 - 2012)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How do composers compose? And why? Andrew Keeling's diaries at The FraKctured Zone offer insight into the secret mechanics that power the creative process by disclosing the intellectual concerns, emotional impulses and habitual actions that constitute the daily grind of a composer-musician in the 21st Century and reveal how the harmonies, counterpoint and rhythms of life fuel the creative act.
Lelicleidy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the story of a girl who lived through the Salvadoran Civil War and her parent's separation. Dixie Marroquin was born in El Salvador and grew up in Washington, DC. She began writing about her life to apply for scholarships for school and now she writes for fun, to share her faith and travel adventures. Dixie did her undergraduate studies at American University in Washington, DC.
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ten-year-old Helga is forced to join the Hitler youth movement's weekly meetings, where lies and tasty treats are used to entice her allegiance to the Fuhrer. As the war draws nearer to her home in Berlin, Helga is sent away to a Hitler Youth training camp. Her gradual disillusionment, followed by her harrowing escape home, is a coming-of-age story of a young girl's survival of Nazi mind control
How I Learned
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is an autobiography of an autodidact, a personal story of one boy's meandering path through the American educational system.