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Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Right Hand to the Champ is the highly anticipated memoir chronicling twelve years Tasha Robinson-White spent working for the iconic boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. As she became the CEO of Mayweather Music and the President of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation, her life and career were forever changed by the complicated working environment she was a part of.
Picture Perfect?
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Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Picture Perfect? is an honest, soul-bearing memoir that pulls back the curtain on the story behind a family picture that went viral. With inspiring candor, Kordale Lewis describes his struggles with childhood sexual abuse, a drug-addicted mother, suicide, the trials of teen fatherhood, and more. His story provides a bold challenge for readers to redefine their own meaning of a perfect family.
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...
Black Koi Tattoo: Chasing the Dragon, A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Black Koi Tattoo: Chasing the Dragon is a memoir about the endless search for the perfect high. For nearly half of his life, Christopher Padgett struggled with alcohol. Read the dark, yet inspiring, story of how alcohol abuse led to addiction, and the fight to break free and live a life of sobriety. Includes the gut-wrenching journal kept during his attempts at recovery, and two new short stories.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
Raven's Flight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
This autobiography tells the fascinating tale of a woman's life through 7 decades from World War II into the 21st century, a journey of growing up and growing wiser in America.
A Real Apprentice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Retired Aircraft Engineer progressed from apprentice to Planning, Production Engineer to Senior Prod: Engineer, following 5 year diversion into Traffic Management. From early retirement became a sub contract consultant using engineering experience in Space Engineering, Aircraft, Nuclear. During the cold war I traveled East & West Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Belgium, Ardenne by motorcycle.
Memoirs of My Bipolar Aquarian Son
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Deceased bipolar Aquarian son, Cal. Complicated disposition during elementary/teen years. Diagnosed bipolar at age 29. Remarkable IQ in certain arenas; lacked common sense in others. Witty, quick, and loved to write poetry/songs [some included in this book]. A variety of music was his world; heavy metal was his style. Endured void of musically accomplished biological father.
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.
Walking on Ice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Walking on Ice is part romantic memoir, part travelogue and part “girl’s own adventure”. The tale begins in the warm climes of New Zealand in the South Pacific when an on-line friendship between an American & a New Zealander blossoms into romance, and concludes among the Eskimo in the wintry wilds of remote Alaska. A book for adventurous romantics and arm-chair travellers alike.
The Return Ticket
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,940. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the story of a 1941 British Rail ticket and its journey from the UK to Singapore, Malaya and Thailand, eventually returning back to the UK four years after issue. Along the way, it sampled the delights of Cape Town, the hostile environment of the Malayan jungle, the horrors of working and surviving in various Japanese POW camps, and the joy of reunion with its owner’s wife and child.
Bringing Home the War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,980. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Based on the story of an Army Special Forces wife surviving amid the chaotic homefront during the War on Terror. An insider's perspective into the struggles of the families trying to survive in the shadows of the military are virtually untold. The book reads like a novel, but is all the more powerful because it is based on a true story.
Love Poured Out for Viet Nam
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Living Stones Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Chester and Mary Travis were Christian & Missionary Alliance missionaries to French Indo-China (today known as Viet Nam) between 1925-1975. They experienced an abundant measure of Christ’s indwelling and overflowing life. One of the aims of this book is to share the unusual experiences and their unshakable faith in their Lord and Saviour.
Jacob's Tails . . . (Back-to-the-Land)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
"Jacob's Tails"-a collection of stories with over 50 photographs highlighting the adventures of Jacob (the eldest dog)and his humans, Lynne and Fred over seven years going back-to-the-land in the 60s and 70s. Armed with how-to books and little experience: they had chickens that wouldn't lay; a goat that wouldn't milk; and a horse that avoided work. They built a dome; used wind power and survived.
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.
Revise Priorities Ahead! Life on a Spiritual Path
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This juicy memoir recalls an idyllic, rural child’s Innocence, N.Y Ganglands, Seattle Rock&Roll-Auto Accidents-Addiction-Out of body-Carrier Success-Violations-Brotherhoods-Seeking Truth&Freedom-Hippy Joys-Romance-Love-Pathos-Poetry&Prose-Sex-Controversy-Religion- Spirituality-Satori-Serendipity-World Travel- Building utopia-Masters&Disciples-Barely Avoiding a Waco all with Open Honesty and Humor.
Twice Afflicted and Gifted: Balancing Bipolar and Breast Cancer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What is it like to experience 2 life threatening illnesses? Marcia Weisbrot who has been diagnosed with both bipolar and breast cancer, shares her story of balancing a life with one, then the other and finally both, bipolar and breast cancer together. Her struggles and ultimate triumph form a compelling story with humor and grace that will touch your heart.
Life with Big Green: A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,360. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why is the environmental movement so ineffective? Here is an insider’s poignant look at his life with one of the biggest environmental organizations in the U.S. After a 30-year relationship with the National Wildlife Federation, including 13 years on its staff, the author learned why environmental groups will never save the earth, however noble their intent.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
99 Jobs: Blood, Sweat, and Houses
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A carpenter can fix the house. But how do you fix a broken home? In this award-winning memoir, Joe Cottonwood recalls a lifetime making repairs. Everybody needs a little help, a little warmth: the blonde in the hot tub—the dying billionaire—the wounded war vet—the rebel teen— the lonely French teacher—and the author himself. "Expertly crafted!"—Kirkus. "Gritty and entertaining."—Publishers Weekly.