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Eaten by the Japanese: The Memoir of an Unknown Indian Prisoner of War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,980. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011 by Richard Crasta. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
John Baptist Crasta's only mistake was to be in the wrong place at the wrong time--Singapore, when the Japanese invaded--and to be a man of "rectitude and courage". His memoir tells of his miraculous survival through 3.5 years as a POW of the Japanese. The memoir itself miraculously survives 51 years until it is published by his son, just before his death!
The Immigrant
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by National Pacific Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Immigrant is the fascinating true story of George Tamer, a man who truly knew the meaning of hardship. Growing up in Lebanon during the early part of the 20th century, George, his family, and many of their fellow citizens endured extreme poverty and great suffering under Turkish occupation during the First World War, before embarking on a journey to begin a new life in far-away New Zealand..
Driving Ambition - Memoirs Part One
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From a childhood of poverty in a London slum to command of one of Her Majesty's Ships, the first part of this tale takes us through three wars and to most of the world's oceans, with a happy ending.
The Sea of Talmud: A Brief and Personal Introduction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Talmud
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Scholarly yet readable, The Sea of Talmud combines basic, authoritative information on the Talmud with the author’s unique and personal journey to traditional Judaism. Tracing the history of the Talmud from its origins in ancient Israel and Babylon to Internet-based texts, Dr. Abramson describes the excitement and thrill of studying Talmud from an insider’s perspective.
Wayfaring Traveler: Call to Adventure
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Series: The Wayfaring Traveler, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 15,960. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Readers of Wayfaring Traveler, Whale Rider of the Tide, the first book in this series, have “pulled up a chair, and set awhile.” A cheery hey, and set ye down, if you’ve just arrived. You’ll find a hearth fire welcome here, stories of land, deep sea, deep space, and our humanity.
Not Another Danger Boy: Volume One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,620. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A light-hearted collection of autobiographical short stories centered on life-changing events: first skydive, first drug overdose, first experience as a primary caregiver. You know, the simple things!
The Cat, Some Seeds and Fifteen Books
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An english woman's voyage into the virgin and sometimes bizarre Spain of 1950 and her double life existence between the UK and Catalunya until the present day. The local characters, obscure Spanish laws, evening folk dances, a family run hotel, stray dogs, Catalan nationalists, the plumber, the butcher and the baker all take their part in a cacophony of unpredictable philosophising.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Who Am I? ~ How My Daughter Taught Me to Let Go and Live Again
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,060. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Megan Cyrulewski is an ordinary person who has faced extraordinary challenges and now wants to inspire people and show them that hope gives them the power to survive anything. Who Am I? is about her journey into post-partum depression, anxiety disorder, panic attacks, visits to the psych ward, divorce, domestic violence, law school, and her courageous struggle to survive with her sanity intact...
How To Make A Social Justice Warrior
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,810. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014 by CatYelling. Category: Essay » Sociology
Will Shetterly may be the only person who has gotten death threats from both racists and anti-racists. This is his history of of flamewars, black lists, and mobbing by science fiction fans who believe they will make a better world by raging on the internet.
Grace's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sentenced to life in a men’s prison for killing her former therapist in self-defense, a transgendered woman battles for 20 years for gender-affirming surgery. The memoir begins with the author realizing that she is a girl at age three, and culminates in a legal victory made possible by what can only be described as Grace in action. This beautiful memoir is not only an expose, but a story of hope.
Living in the Dark
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories and some poems written in Africa; some are real and some fictional. Most of them are based on events that happened far below the surface of the earth in a world that is in fact stranger than fiction. They are of random events and thoughts with no particular theme.
Almas Gêmeas em Busca da Luz
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,980. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Almas Gêmeas em Busca da Luz é a história real de um amor vivido 800 anos atrás por Clarissa Lúcia, que hoje habita o corpo físico de Dulce Regina, astróloga kármica e especialista em regressão a vidas passadas. Neste livro a autora estimula o leitor a refletir sobre a existência de uma Força Maior, capaz de transformar o padrão vibratório do Planeta.
Time To Let Go And Be Happy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: British English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A true account of a schizophrenic's past memories about growing up. This is my description of my journey as a young girl living with domestic violence and growing up in a troubled household.
Going Blind I See More Clearly
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography
(4.00 from 1 review)
Only Eva Rutland could make the experience of going blind funny. The 90-year-old Harlequin romance writer, who wrote 20 novels after losing her sight, tells her story with humor and poignancy.
The True Story of the Jersey Boys: The Story Behind Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Throughout the 1960s, there's was one band that ruled the charts and defined the sound of a generation: The Four Seasons. On stage, they were clean cut kids from New Jersey—off stage there was an entirely different story. You’ve heard the music, now find out the stories behind the music. This book takes you inside the life of Frankie Valli and the history of The Four Season. While the contents
Vidas que se Repetem
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,270. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Neste livro a autora revela suas vidas passadas em Portugal, Espanha, França e Egito, associando essas vivências com sua vida atual. Comprova, através de suas experiências, que as histórias se repetem, reforçando as lições a serem aprendidas.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
Tales of Bien Hoa
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Series: Tales of Viet Nam, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,910. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Always wanting to be a fighter pilot, Bob Chappelear volunteered for a second tour of duty in Viet Nam. This is the story of that second tour. It is a telling of what it was like to fly the A-37 Close Air Support Fighter. This airplane was "the worlds smallest fighter, the fastest gun!" The airplane only weighted roughly 6000 pounds but the gun shot 6000 rounds a minute.