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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.
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."
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.
Portraits Of Passion: Aging Defying The MythThis
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
this book is a series of interviews of people over 65 who had continued to work. these individuals discovered their passion early on and never stopped producing, here are a few of them: i.e.,steve allen, dave brubeck, melvin belli, a.w. clausen, norman cousins, alice faye,john gardner, robert mondavi, linus pauling, charles m. schulz(snoopy), mayor lionel wilson, john wooden, and many others.
Gift of the Dreamtime Reader's Companion
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
A reading guide to the groundbreaking shamanic memoir, "Gift of the Dreamtime - Awakening to the Divinity of Trauma," by S. Kelley Harrell. First published in 2004, still no other modern shamanic work shares an experience of soul healing told from within the shamanic narrative, bringing relatable and credible insight to contemporary soul healing.
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.
Spirit of the Stones: A Retrieval of Earth Wisdom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,040. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Earth shares the spirit of its wisdom with us at all times. All we have to do is stop, be still and listen to the silent voice of the EarthSpeak! In this true story, the author completes an ancient Earth assignment as a “secretary to the stones” to tap into the vital storehouse of wisdom to access the wealth of knowledge crucial to living in resonance with ourselves, our planet and beyond.
Please May I Leave The Room ?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,340. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
ken griffin recounts educating antics from his days on the west riding of yorkshire teaching supply staff during the 1950's, 60's and 70's. his own inimitable style is enhanced with illustrations penned by himself.
Coming Up for Air: My Journey with Bipolar Disorder
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,740. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Melany Woods was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 19. She has been through six manic episodes and depression, one hypomanic episode, three hospitalizations. Melany brings you on her journey from a somewhat normal life to the roller coaster life of bipolar disorder. She will bring you into the experience of bipolar disorder from the eyes of the patient.
Belonging in Africa - An Autobiographical Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,900. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sara finds love with her perfect man, dismissing the fact that he is black and she is white. After all, these are the liberated 1970s, life in newly independent Kenya is wild and wonderful, and young love conquers all. Sam and Sara embrace a future they know will fulfill their dreams. But before long they discover that the world is a complicated place, and horror lurks where it is least expected.
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.
Claudia Procula Wife of Pontius Pilate Friend of Mary Magdalene
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The book is a brief historical biography of Claudia Procula, the Roman Princess who married Pontius Pilate, the Roman Prefect of Judea who judged Jesus Christ and crucified him. Claudia knew Jesus and tried to save him, and later converted her Roman husband.
Profiles of Women Murdered by the Boston Strangler
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
My e-book is a close examination of the lives of women who were murdered by the Boston Strangler in 1962-63. I researched the women's ethnic backgrounds, their families, immigration history, employment, living places, and death circumstances. Different than other true crime books, I focused on the people who were victims instead of the criminal. Each of the women was noteworthy in her own right.
Bradbury/Matheson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This unique volume collects two remarkable conversations. Ray Bradbury, one of America's most widely-read authors, speaks eloquently about his intense love of writing – and for the first time goes on the record about his adventures and misadventures in Hollywood. Richard Matheson was a major writer in science fiction, fantasy and horror, whose novel I Am Legend spawned the current zombie craze.
Pilgrim in the New Retirement
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,070. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Who writes about retirement? Usually it is insurance companies, travel agents, and medical professionals. And what do these outsiders say? "Live the dream!" or "Don't do that!" This diary is the real thing. A noted journalist writes with love and humor about his first "Golden Years," a time full of opportunity and discovery.
The Days I Knew
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,670. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
She was the most sought after professional beauty in Victorian London, the favorite of artists, photographers and the literati. She soon caught the eye of the Prince of Wales and became his acknowledged mistress. But, realizing that her relationship with the future king of England could not and would not last forever, she became a stage actress and in no time
Steve Reeves Legends Never Die
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,810. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is about my life with Steve ("Hercules") Reeves, during the last seven years of his life. It is written from the perspective of a woman who was (and will always be) deeply, madly in love with Steve Reeves, the incomparable, world class bodybuilder, larger-than-life actor and last, but not least, rancher, horse breeder and author. Dozens of heretofore unpublished pictures included
Never Admit to Having a Senior Moment
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
Motors For Nothing, Kicks For Free
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
"Motors For Nothing (Kicks For Free)" is not a typical motorcycle book. It's a non-fiction anthology by motorcycle journalist, racer and enthusiast Dain Gingerelli about the bikes he's ridden, raced, tested, and even crashed, since he took up the two-wheel sport in 1965.
Twelve Inventors Who Changed the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,000. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This book discusses several virtually unknown but amazing inventors and also provides incredibly impressive but little known histories of some recognized inventors. The entire technology of the world we live in today is quite literally built on the work of these individuals. A study of their achievements and the reasons for their achievements despite huge obstacles is worthwhile for anyone.