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So You Want Your Kid to Play Pro Hockey?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,200. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
Less than 0.001% of all kids that start playing hockey will play a single game in the NHL. Those lucky enough to come close will experience a world filled with incredible highs and perilous lows. "So You Want Your Kid to Play Pro Hockey" takes the reader on a journey through the various levels of hockey to learn about the cultural intricacies of hockey and all its moving parts.
Dreams Really Do Come True
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,970. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
‘Dreams Really Do Come True’ is a light-hearted and sometimes serious collection of escapades that chart the journey to the fulfilment of Cherryl and Ian’s dream - to live on a narrowboat and explore the English canal system.The diagnosis of cancer and subsequent treatment threatened to turn the dream into a nightmare but patience and persistence won the day and they took to the waters.
Slave To The Farm
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
Pass Me The Rat-Hat Carlo
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,520. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Deep sea diving, commercial oildfield diving, saturation diving; - an autobiographical recollection about experiences and people in commercial diving in Australian waters and the North Sea, the people, the times and the equipment
Stretcher Bearer
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Stretcher Bearer details how the Red Cross was formed and why. It highlights heroes from past and present conflicts who helped wounded comrades on the battlefield. The author then describes his role as a stretcher bearer during the Falklands War in 1982 during the battles for Darwin Hill & Goose Green.
The Trains We Rode
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The dramatic true-life adventures of recreational collegiate freight train riding. Personal recollections of dodging railroad police (sometimes unsuccessfully); bone numbing cold, walking zombie tiredness, what the #@!$% moments and beautiful scenery you can only see seated in a lawn chair in the open doors of a boxcar.
Foreign Service Family Style
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,220. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Narc and his family travel to a foreign land, Paraguay, where he sets up a DEA office in the American Embassy. The family enjoys and experiences new customs. Conflict comes when the Narc's idea of personal responsibility clashes with the Ambassador's policy on collateral damage.
A Deadly Path To Treasure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of the incredible adventures of one man that led him to be part of the richest Spanish treasure finds in the history of the New World. It's estimated that the total value of the 1715 and the 1622 Spanish Fleet treasure recoveries could approach $800 million dollars and more is still being found by the divers today. (Includes over 130 photos.)
Flying Colors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jonathan cracks open many doors for an intimate yet revealing look at a world most people never get to see; Apartheid, civil aviation, Israel, gay rights & more “I really enjoyed [your book]. I read it in one sitting and found it absolutely riveting. You’re both a strong writer and a gifted story teller. Many thanks for sharing it with me.” Matt Mills, Editorial Director, Pink Triangle Press.
Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools
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Series: Old Fools, Book 1. Price: $3.99 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.
In Jupiter's Shadow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,460. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Hiding from others is easy. Hiding from yourself is trickier. Growing up in Western New York in the late ’70s/early ’80s, Greg is a teenage “detective" searching for self-truth. He confronts Heaven and Hell as he struggles -- within a family full of secrets -- to solve the profound mystery he encounters in the bathtub on the second floor.
I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 2: Journey with the Love of My Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,500. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A four-book series about a boy's worldwide travel and adventures from age 15 to 84.
Fate Brought Me Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Fate Brought Me Home" is a true story about the many times in Jayne's life that she had fallen, and how the universe showed her the way. It's about a greater love, and about fate. In life, things happen for seemingly no reason, but there is always a reason, whether it be a lesson to learn or karma to pay or even as payback. There is always a reason.
The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,930. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true-life memoir of a child star. In 1973, Sophie Neville was cast as Titty alongside Suzanna Hamilton and Virginia McKenna in the EMI/Theatre Projects movie of 'Swallows & Amazons'. Made before the advent of CGI or digital technology, the young actors lived out Arthur Ransome's epic adventure, with all of its camaraderie and thrills, on location in the British Lake District.
The Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Coroner's Report and Other Medical Facts About The Causes Of
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Michael Jackson had six different drugs in his body, but he need not have died: a common nontoxic neurohormone could have treated the chronic insomnia that led to his drug abuse and ultimate death.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
Oh! What An Outback Show!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
True stories from Outback Australia. Tales of swimming cattle across flooded rivers, dodging saltwater crocodiles, hunting feral pigs, droving trips over wild country, catching scrub bulls, brave and loyal dogs, country racing capers and other mishaps, adventures and misdemeanors of young men in the wild untamed Gulf Country of Australia of not so long ago.
Coup D’état Oman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,900. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Oman on 23 July 1970, Ray Kane led the only coup d’état executed by British Officers in living memory. All accounts of the coup by academics innocently repeat and so perpetuate what might be termed the official approved version of events, while some other writers repeat rumors, fantasize or lie . Read on to learn the truth.
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.
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.