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Fire Sail: A Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream – Part 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
Without A Song
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: Australian English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
a jazz life; intimate and inspirational. saxophone, sydney jazz, heroin addiction, buddhism. awakening.
Hip Hop
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 ยท Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,980. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
Summer with the Indians
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Summer with the Indians is my personal memoir as a boy working in the migrant orchards of the Okanogan in 1961. The book also provides an opportunity to see the Native American from a different perspective as I share some additional insight and experiences in the years that followed.
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.
Gail Devers My Life In Story: Stronger
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,220. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Cosby Media Productions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Life in Story: Stronger by three-time Olympic Champion in track and field, Gail Devers, is a rousing story of trials and triumphs. She gives readers an intimate look at her life, never before revealed, and shares how she overcame setback after setback during the height of her career.
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.
The Last Great Outlaw
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Tom Forcade came roaring out of the Arizona desert to become the most overlooked figure in the history of the American counterculture. He founded High Times while becoming one of the biggest pot dealers of his time.
Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life
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Price: $0.99 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.
Storia di un pilota, dal funerale di Alitalia alla fuga dal Qatar
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Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 46,710. 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.
How Much More?
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Truth House Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 2001 a family murder was committed that shocked the neighbourhood to the core. Newspapers followed events and the ensuing court cases closely, but these reports covered merely the superficial facts. Here for the first time is Penny’s story. There were times when she asked, “How much further, how much more can I take?” until she was able to see the panoramic of the Lord's bigger picture.
All the Blessings of Life: The Best Stories of F. W. Boreham (Revised)
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 88,840. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010 by John Broadbanks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Throughout his life F. W. Boreham wrote and refined his stories in order to master the difficult art of telling a story well. Such diligence was awarded as Dr. Boreham became recognized as one of the leading Christian preachers and writers in the first half of the twentieth century.
Unbreakable Spirit Arises: From Broken Girl to Resilient Woman
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Unbreakable Spirit Arises is a message of hope, healing, strength, and letting go while giving yourself a gift of forgiveness and soaring for your dreams in the midst of your trauma and pain.
The Ada Cambridge Biographical Prose Prize 2014 The Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize 2014
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 29,800. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
The Ada Cambridge Prize for Biographical Prose and The Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize are open to writers and poets of the western suburbs of Melbourne and are an integral aspect of the Williamstown Literary Festival. This volume contains ten short stories and ten poems, including the winners of each competition.
From Iran to America: Changes, Choices, and Challenges
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Journey with the author from his youth in a small village in Iran, to two larger cities there, and then to America, blindness, and happiness. Now an American citizen and a proud resident of Boston, Mortazavi has much to say about Iran vs. America, volunteerism, American culture and humor, and what makes this country a true home for him. His gratitude and optimism shine throughout the book.
Fire Sail: The Journey Continues – Part 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fire Sail: The Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream– Part 1 describes the 7 yrs of trials & tribulations as the Marins build a 40-foot sailboat from a bare hull in Maine. Not a travelogue, the story follows their lives and events on a two-year live-aboard adventure. Part 2 finds the Marins sailing deep into exotic seas. Along the way they make new friends and experience new adventures.
Combat Crew
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,060. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Combat Crew is one of the best memoirs about the air war over Europe ever written. John Comer kept a journal of the 25 missions he flew in 1943 when the casualty rate on his base was close to 80%. After each raid Comer gathered the crew together and pieced together the air battle from a 360-degree perspective. His book is handwritten history, recorded within hours after the battles occured.
Intended for Mature Audiences
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,370. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The true crime story of the rise and deadly spiral of adult film star Timothy J. Boham
A Sky Full of Challenges
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Extraordinary test pilot, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying early to recent jet aircraft in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for pilots. You will learn about many unique challenges encountered in the successes and tragedies of fighter development during the "Golden Age of Aviation." All proceeds are sent to Catholic Missions.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.