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The Journey That Never Was
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 105,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Back in the early 1960's, as two young women in their twenties, they drove one of the first Minis right round the world, and made it home in one piece. The pair survived and the journey took 2 years. This, half a century on, is Jeanne’s enthralling account of the round-the world adventure which at the time was simply swept under the carpet.
Swimming Against the Tide
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.
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.
Memoirs of My Bipolar Aquarian Son
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,740. 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.
I Have A Message For You
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This down-to-earth account of Chrissie's life in her own words tells a series of heart-warming but incredible stories about her career as a medium and a mother.
A Pirate Smiles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,300. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Within these pages, Mark takes you a on a journey of self realization and enlightenment. The tells of Mark Crawford's spiritual awakening, that all of us can appreciate if you are also on this path of releasing the ego. This is about a man coming to terms with his life and where he is now and what he must do in order to survive, not only as a man but also as a lifer convict,where no one hears you.
A Different Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,790. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author was born in Scotland in 1946 to a large family of 11 children. At the age of 16 Alice moved to London to work for the Royal Household, whilst there she met her future husband, a member of the Household Cavalry. Alice has three grandchildren.
Not Another Flamin' (Love) Travel Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,710. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
THE INCIDENTS IN THIS BOOK ARE BASED ON REAL EVENTS. THE NAMES WERE CHANGED TO PROTECT THE GUILTY. Did you ever dream of taking a year off from work, to travel somewhere different and exciting – Europe perhaps? This book tells the story of a couple who did exactly that and shows how it can be done. Maybe you would not take quite the same approach to the journey that they did, though…
Nomad
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: Australian English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An exciting novel, non fiction, about the establishment of an aviation company in Papua New Guinea in the post independence era. Jealousy of the existing operators and a Company Secretary endeavouring to wrest control from the founder provides a story of conflict, determination and intrigue. The result of which keeps the reader in suspense from cover to cover.
My Home Away from Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,320. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the ages of 12 to 19, the author attended a school for the blind. He tells about life in the "cottages," academics, sports, field trips, vocational training, and more. He had good and bad teachers, followed wise rules and absurd ones, met good friends and bullies, and welcomed administrative changes. Perkins educated him very well; this book will surely educate and entertain many others.
Somewhere in the Northwest
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Contained within these pages are more than thirty of Wilkins’ favorite stories collected from thousands of miles of travel, with subjects ranging from a red rooster that captured the heart of a town a man who defied a volcano, from a desert cave that reveals ancient secrets to an underground city that shelters the homeless, from a herd of goats that predict the weather...
My Radio Interview with Jesus
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
While preparing for his next nationally syndicated, radio show, America Talks Health with Dr. Keith Robinson, his producer announced a change in the guests for the next two days. The guest claimed to be Jesus, Son Of God. Keith sent his producer off for in depth research, preparing to expose the guest as a fraud, but, at the end of the second show, he found his world shaken like never before.
An Avenue in Time
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
An Avenue In Time tells three simultaneous histories - that of the author, the life of his father, and the history of several parts of Scotland. Arthur's father, a church missionary, changed the face of Kenya for its citizens, and Arthur himself was instrumental in the work of the Samaritans in the United Kingdom.
One Woman and Her Dog
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
Boomer Down: From Fast Lane to Crashed Lane
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Quintessential Boomer Steve Meltzer was living the limo-licious life of a Mad Men-style ad executive in Hong Kong. Great money, eye-popping travel, blue-chip clients. Teak-paneled suites, top-shelf martinis and speaking gigs all over Asia. When his firm died, he returned, jobless but hopeful, to the US--and crashed. Here is his witty, brutally honest, before-during-after story (some heard on NPR).
A Teacher on the Yukon - The Rampart Alaska Letters
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In 1969 I fulfilled a childhood dream and moved to Alaska. The Federal government was my travel agent, having accepted my application to become a VISTA Volunteer, an application which I had stamped “Alaska Only! ” With foresight that continues to astonish me, I asked my parents, to keep the letters that I sent home. As a result I have approximately 350 letters covering the years 1969 - 1977.
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.
The Last Apostle
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,180. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
A cajon boy born an apostle and is reluctant to accept his destiny.
Days of Fear
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,540. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A true story of horror, bloodshed and courage… The Irish Republican Army, supported by many Catholic priests, became involved in murderous attacks and bombings. The Troubles in Northern Ireland exploded into outright armed rebellion. In 1970, Britain's MI6 thrust into the bloody fray a young former commando, the ideologue Maurice Tansey. his true story ....
Against The Flow - A True Story Beginning in 1930s Outback Australia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life growing up in outback Queensland was tough in the 1930's. Ruth Ann Jellet should know, she lived it. In Against The Flow, her first book written just shy of her 80th birthday, she recalls the hardship and memories of a Queensland long gone.