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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.
Cinemanager… Confessions from the Movie Theatre
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,680. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Popcorn, Soda and Showbiz... Meet man in charge in the week running up to the biggest film release of the year as he tells all about the thieving staff, customers who love to queue, vomiting children and badly behaved parents. Missing films, burnt popcorn and a projection booth explosion all have to be handled… The show will go on, but how many more things can go wrong before release day?
Spiritual Blackmail: My Journey Through A Catholic Cult
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The changes brought about by Vatican Council II caused a great deal of consternation for Sherri’s parents. Their well-meaning choice to escape from what they believed was the "corruption" of their beloved Church and to join a renegade traditionalist group and its charismatic, abusive leader had significant, long-term effects on Sherri. Her story testifies to the triumph of the human spirit.
Second Time Lucky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like thousands of others, Derek Paterson was incarcerated in Chile's notorious National Stadium following the coup of 11 September 1973. Politically and economically it was a different country when he returned to live 36 years later. This time he travelled throughout the country, reaffirming his love for the people and the landscape.
My Only Crime Was Being Born - An Autobiography, Volume 1
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Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was born on Friday the 13th, the only Friday the 13th incidently, in the year I was born. I have led an interesting life, with many strange, odd incidents. However some good things happened which you see when I show you the wonderful letters my "Pen Pal" from Hong Kong wrote me and finally after six years we got together. I write about school, college baseball, bad jobs with great satire.
Talking with Strangers
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Why would a woman travel on her own through the Middle East? With an interest in alternate travel and ancient history, she ignores pulped opinion and terrorist hype and goes to find the truth. This book is a journey from Athens to Cairo on local transport; through towns, markets and ancient ruins. It confronts trusted opinions and demands a greater respect for all people.
Doing Better Than Your Best: Recreating Your World through Academic Excellence
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 67,950. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
In Doing Better Than Your Best, Ogugbue offers up his dramatic life story as an example of how to beat the odds and live your dreams. His journey from loss and hardship in Nigeria to life in the United States is a gripping story that combines practical, nitty-gritty advice with exhilarating inspiration. An engaging story filled with the twists and turns, the drama and disappointments, of real life
A Life in the City
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Eaton Centre was Life in the City and the Mall Walkers were the law, but behind the glamorous fashion and bright lights was another world the public would never see: murder, gang brawls, sexual assault and the torching of several city blocks. These were the secrets which would eventually bring the Mall Walkers down. A Life in the City is a true story in the loss of innocence of a young man.
Finding, Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes: Through The Religious Maze Into Amazing Grace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,790. 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.
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.
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.
Outwitting Death, Book One in the Crying Over You Trilogy and True Story
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 95,990. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This amazing true story of surviving terrors beyond imagining, combined with deep love and compassion, covers sixty-two years. Outwitting Death is the first book in a trilogy under the title Crying Over You and is the first sixteen years of the story. Written by the surviving son, it is the account, rich in vivid details, of one of the better-known and wealthy families of Seattle and Portland.
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.
Follow My Heart
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A series of negative events forces Frances to refocus on what she wants from life. Despite the risks, she sets off with hope in her heart to make a new life in France. What she finds is more than she imagined. Changing a life to this extent means there is no going back to a former life. Even her birthplace is irrevocably changed forever. Contains photographs of France.
A Book of Dreams
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,420. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This memoir delivers a vivid portrayal of psychiatrist Wilhelm Reich in the 1950s as he feuds with the US FDA over his concept of Orgone Energy. Told by Reich’s son, the narrative gives a personal glimpse into the last years of Reich’s meteoric career which began with Freud and ended in federal prison. Published in 1973, it inspired songs by Patti Smith (Birdland) and Kate Bush (Cloudbusting).
An Abundance of Miracles:The Autobiography of Charles A. Cofield
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
twenty-year old howard university student, charles cofield, watches people riot in the streets of washington d.c. they are anguished over the assassination of martin luther king in memphis, tennessee. hours later he falls from his dormitory bunk and his neck is severely injured. his life in that very instant is changed forever. his ather and mother pray and place Charles in god's hands.
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
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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.
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany
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Price: $2.99 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
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,720. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope is the compelling true story of a family’s struggle with the sudden onset of their father’s severe mental illness and subsequent homelessness. The perspectives of his three children, his spouse, and his own distorted reality combine to offer readers a glimpse of a world that will feel hauntingly familiar or dramatically eye-opening.
"Mummy where are you"?
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 66,300. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a non fiction memoir written by the Author which tells a remarkable story of betrayal to a two year old boy who was left alone on the 15th October 1936 Newcastle Australia. Police and child welfare were unable to solve a mystery that still exists today where are the parents? Political hurdles and no legislation existing to adopt a child without parent consent at that time created havoc.