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Drifting into Oblivion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
You're 39, just got married and everything looks bright until the sudden discovery of colon cancer. A first hand account of the events that follow written by Andrew Ian Dodge and his wife Kim Dodge. A percentage of the proceeds will go to Maine Cancer Foundation.
Manga Poverty
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Junta Ueno. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Manga Poverty" is a frightening word. A publishing recession with no end in sight, combined with new technology and media that changes everything. In Japan, manga artists find themselves in debt despite working hard week after week. What does this spell for the manga industry? Follow as Sato Shuho stands up to the Japanese manga industry, and find out where his struggle leads him. Autobiography.
Disguised as a Man: Malachi Martin & Me
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,140. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Father Malachi Martin, a Roman Catholic priest, scholar and exorcist, was a best-selling author and media celebrity in the mid-1970's. At the peak of his career, a fifty-seven year-old Martin began a disastrous Abelard-Heloise-style love affair with a troubled teenager who had seen him on TV. She now recounts the story of her decade-long romance with the controversial cult figure and pop-prophet.
Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools
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Series: Old Fools, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,590. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.70 from 23 reviews)
*New York Times bestselling author* If Joe and Vicky had known what relocating to a tiny mountain village in Andalucia would be like, they might have hesitated...  They have no idea of the culture shock in store. No idea they'll become reluctant chicken farmers and own the most dangerous cockerel in Spain. No idea they'll help capture a vulture or be rescued by a mule.
As I Walked Out Through Spain in Search of Laurie Lee
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Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by SilverWood Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One man's search through Spain in the footsteps of writer Laurie Lee.
Handcuff Secrets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by A. Datta. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Performing-arts items
In this volume, Houdini demonstrates with photographs, the various methods of undoing locks, handcuffs, straitjackets and kindred devices. He travels to various countries of the world and takes on the greatest performers in his sphere, of many lands. The man whom no lock could restrain wrote seven books, all of them bestsellers and was very unbiased and objective with his pen.
Bonus Materials (The Beloved Daughter)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"The Beloved Daughter: Bonus Features" contains a mini memoir recounting Alana's experiences writing her award winning novel, character studies, deleted scenes, sneak peaks, and more. It is not the novel but contains supplemental materials meant to be enjoyed after reading "The Beloved Daughter."
I Survived
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get on board for a nail-biting ride. While you were sleeping in the 70s and 80s, when few men of integrity stood tall in Australia’s criminal justice system, John Wayne Ryan – a real life “Lethal Weapon” with a hatred of crime and corruption – was driven to take risks few would ever contemplate in a lifetime. This is the first in a series of books by John W Ryan which will become essential readi
What Were You Thinking?
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 93,240. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written in her perspective, the child chronicles her life from toddler to teenager, then young adult. When her two alcoholic parents were so inattentive to their toddler that a pedophile uncle found his way into her life, while the adults partied in the next room… When her parents put him into her child’s bed when he was home from a tour at sea in the merchant marine…
No Girls Allowed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,120. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Hessville, Indiana, Kevin Blair learns that the girls around him are not all they seem to be as he finds himself in one disaster after another. When the onset of puberty strikes, he is left at the mercy of all things feminine and his naive view of the world; a cross between Curious George and Godzilla. A humorous recollection of events that made growing up in the Sixties so unforgettable.
All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres showcases her disastrous first year of teaching in rural Hawaii. Somehow her teacher training didn't prepare her for The Monster Copier, Matthew the Plane-Hurler, and 80-hour workweeks. At the end of each chapter, she explains where her New Teacher Self went wrong and offers time-saving, practical hints and tricks you don't learn in teacher college.
Working to Support My Problem Until I Die
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Price: $4.96 USD. Words: 135,890. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Working to Support My Problem Until I Die is Book Two in the true story trilogy, Crying Over You, of the Seaborn family drama, continued from Book One, Outwitting Death, both written by the surviving son, Christian.
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.
Eightysixed: Life Lessons Learned
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,800. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by Pandamoon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Chicagoan Emily Belden has no idea what to do with her twenty-something life — particularly as it pertains to love — which is a tough problem for a hopelessly romantic half-Jew who's fresh out of a failed relationship. But if “figuring it all out” and “wanting it all” were Olympic sports, Emily would have been a gold medalist in both categories.
An Accidental Advocate: A mother's journey with her exceptional son
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A health care consultant turned education advocate, Kathryn Burke is the parent of a son with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. An Accidental Advocate chronicles her journey to identify her son's challenges and obtain supports necessary to address his needs. Also described are the steep learning curve and emotions that accompany being her son's advocate.
Gift of the Dreamtime Reader's Companion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
A reading guide to the groundbreaking shamanic memoir, "Gift of the Dreamtime - Awakening to the Divinity of Trauma," by S. Kelley Harrell. First published in 2004, still no other modern shamanic work shares an experience of soul healing told from within the shamanic narrative, bringing relatable and credible insight to contemporary soul healing.
Armazém Colombo
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 48,340. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Short stories about the gorgeous life of a boy who was born and raised in the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. In Portuguese only. Este livro é um pequeno tributo às raízes de uma pessoa. De qualquer pessoa. Mostra a vida de um menino e suas interações com o mundo que o cerca, representado por sua família, amigos e colegas de escola.
For the Love of Beirut
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a serious story of war told with both humor and gravity from a young boy's perspective, a perspective that matures and broadens as he comes of age. Boyhood escapades that rival Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are part of everyday life in Lebanon along with more daring deeds and just-in-time Houdini escapes. When Sam moves to show all in America what is happening in Beirut, he pays dearly.
Someone's Father Someone's Son
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 209,490. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Someone’s Father Someone’s Son written with insight and reflection tells of Thea Fietje’s childhood after leaving war-torn Europe to settle with her family in Australia; the shame she felt at having a father addicted to alcohol; her travel adventures since leaving home at sixteen and her roller-coaster rides with three troubled men and the valuable lessons she learnt along the way.
So You Want To Be A Marine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,170. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014 by Solstice Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Marine Corps immortalized by Hollywood hardly resembles the dysfunctional organization I joined in 1967, just as the Vietnam War was heating up. Incompetence, arrogance, sadism—all was rampant from the top down in an indifferent hierarchy that rewarded obedience over competence and sycophancy over truth-telling.