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Pigtails & Penny Loafers
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Price: $2.96 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 and represented by Docs2eBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
I was raised on a farm. My early memories were waking up to the smell of bacon and the sound of my mother in the kitchen humming a gospel tune as she made biscuits and gravy and scrambled the eggs. After breakfast, my dad and brothers went to work and I helped mother and then went outside to play. Not once did she ask me, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" She just let me grow up...
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.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
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.
Mulatto Baby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Mulatto Baby" provides a firsthand look into my life so far as a mixed race young woman in the modern world.
Written While I Still Remember
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,410. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Catherine A. MacKenzie. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Written While I Still Remember" is a history of the times, as well as a personal portrait composed during the last thirty years. This is a collection of sometimes true stories and poems that can be enjoyed by anyone.
She's All Caught Up
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
She's All Caught Up is a cautionary tale based on the life of Jamila T. Davis, a federal prisoner serving a 12 1/2 year sentence. Jamila grew up in a loving middle class home, raised to become her parent's ideal star child. All was copacetic until high school years. Jamila rebels and chooses to live life in the fast lane. When this good girl goes bad, it seems there is no turning back!
Citizen of Two Worlds: Remembering Gary DeHaan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,630. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Pelican Wings. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
He was singing in churches and as a guest on radio broadcasts even as a child. Here his assistant and friend of twenty years, Kenny Frontz, recounts Gary DeHaan's story including the encounters they had along the way with other Christian singers and ministers like Andre Crouch, Bill Gaither and Billy Graham. He also shares the inside story of Gary's final struggle with terminal heart disease.
Fifty Shades of Arugula at the Psychiatric Salad Bar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a diverse collection of short satirical pieces. There are rants against the Social Security Admin ; the customer service of Comcast, the perks of being a monopoly and a story about the shared horror of a trip to the RMV. Stories of life experiences include my first visit to an ashram: being one of the last people on earth to get a cell phone; and a trip to the Nervous Hospital.
Growing up Snook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Growing up Snook is the story of my life from my earliest memory to that of the end of my Senior year in high school. It is a humorous memoir, and it deals with a very large family of 11 children sharing one bathroom and a kindred spirit. It is about friendships, childhood and memories that endure a lifetime.
Reading Brother Lawrence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011 by Hickey's Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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The Practice of the Presence of God is a classic of Christian literature, loved by Catholics and Protestants, praised by the likes of John Wesley and A.W. Tozer. During a troubled time, novelist Ken Kuhlken discovered the book helped him find some peace and promised even more if he could fully understand. Reading Brother Lawrence chronicles his search for understanding.
Screefing: A Tree Planter's Reflection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
'Screefing' tells of a group of tree-planters working on the clear-cuts of the northern forest, tracing their development as they become increasingly removed from the urban society in which they have lived. The book is both a narrative and a meditation on individual work, relationships, spirituality, and the human interaction with a rough, fragile, and profoundly ancient landscape.
The Sable Provenance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,760. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
This 200-year saga (1790 – 1990) is a close-to-true novel that began with a criminal family in England, another in Scotland, and a family of nobles in Ireland. It is the story of how they came to be in Australia and how the progress of convicts and aristocrats resulted in the SABLE siblings of Western Australia.
Without A Mother
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010 by Linda Phillips. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
June migrated from England to Australia in 1954, married an Australian and had two sons. After completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and journalism she worked in the specialised field of corporate communications. In the mid seventies she joined the International Information Bureau of the ICRC in Geneva as foreign correspondent.
Female Kundalini
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,660. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Life Force Books. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
As a young girl, Margaret Dempsey's turn towards “something spiritual" appeared to be a source of comfort in a confusing and bewildering world. As she describes her upbringing in Catholic Ireland, her days in a boarding school run by nuns, her training as a nurse, and her escape to London, New York and India, we understand how the challenges she faced brought about a spiritual longing.
Storia di un pilota, dal funerale di Alitalia alla fuga dal Qatar
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Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 46,780. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un racconto in prima persona di un pilota di Md80 Alitalia sul suo lavoro considerato ricco di privilegi,ma che è solo passione e sacrificio e che finisce improvvisamente nel dicembre 2008. Tra le vicende degli equipaggi,la disoccupazione e gli sforzi per trovare un nuovo lavoro ci porterà lontano fino in Qatar, ricco Paese, ma gabbia dorata per gli stranieri che ci lavorano.
The First Time Without You
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Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
"The First Time Without You" is based on a one-year journal maintained after my husband's death. I chose to share my journal in the hopes of helping other going through the same grieving process.
Poems From The Lost World - That Fabled Land Discovered By Percy Fawcett And Immortalised By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by S & S P Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Did you know that Arthur Conan Doyle’s Lost World, really exists? Would you have liked to explore and map this legendary plateau? In 1980–81, Martin Litherland did just that. He tells his story in poems, a linking narrative and stunning photographs, manifesting the emotions as he and his indigenous companions tackle this unexplored and uninhabited tableland.
The First Merry Widow A Biography of Carrie Moore
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,370. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Born near the docks in Geelong,Carrie Moore was destined to become the queen of the Edwardian stage. From the bright lights of London to the vaudeville halls of Hobart, Carrie captivated audiences around the world. She danced across stages adorned in diamonds, but died penniless and alone in Sydney. This is the story of Australia's own Carrie Moore, the Merry Widow.
The Algerian Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Christian-Yves Georges. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Algerian Stories – The Ghost in the Well; The Last Caravan; The Ancient Enemy and Mirage – recount four unique and memorable events from the author’s life as a child born and raised in Algeria. The poetic prose and beautiful illustrations bring these exotic tales to life.