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Aussie Rogue
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,290. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
True stoy of Raymond D. Clements who was born into a large family in a goldmining town in Central Queensland, Australia, after the end of the Second World War. He grew up with miners, stockman, drovers, and took to the road early in his life.
Where Eagles Soar
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A heartless act by her father, leaves Lily brokenhearted and strips away any thread of hope that one day he might love her. She vows to never forgive him and turns to the powerful bond of love she shares with her sweet-spirited mother and her many sisters. Together they share the adventure, beauty and heartache of their wilderness life.
Once Upon A Road Trip
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,580. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
*Think 'Eat, Pray, Love'...the teen version. A pre-life crisis on a shoestring budget. *A geeky girl goes on an unlikely 8-week adventure--encountering unexpected danger, wonderment, grief, and love. *A fiction-like retelling of a young woman's true story--made up of 3rd person narrative and actual journal entries.
Horncastle's Suitcase
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,510. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
My life growing up on the West Coast NZ in a poor farming family of 12. A quick paced read that takes you into my personal life- my alcoholic father, making do out of nothing, finding wealth in business, losing a daughter to cancer, attempted suicide, depression, alcoholism, and coming back out the other side to an amazing family and supportive friends. Still here and I want to make a difference.
The Philosophy of Shaving: Reflections on the Death of My Father
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,290. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Philosophy of Shaving is a book about overcoming grief. It connects one man's loss of his father as a boy to the fact that he was never taught how to shave. Rooted in the author's own experience, it is an exhaustive attempt to learn about every aspect of shaving as a way to talk about subjects like father figures and manhood.
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.
Survivor on Death Row
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,080. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013 by Clare Nonhebel. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
30 years on Death Row, 1 failed execution, 2 non-matching dna profiles, no lawyer... Romell Broom, who has spent three decades on Ohio’s Death Row, tells his own story: a ‘throwaway’ boy from a disadvantaged background, hastily convicted for a crime he has always protested he didn’t do. Having survived a two-hour execution attempt in 2009 he is still asking, ‘Will anybody listen to the truth?'
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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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).
Animals Don't Blush
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,320. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers is a region of the USA steeped in the history of the northern upper plains nomadic tribes, fur traders and the mountain men. I joined a veterinary practice there in 1960, directly out of veterinary school. These are the stories of the people and animals I encountered.
This Is Why I Cry
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,370. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Jonah Wolfe. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
"This Is Why I Cry" is my personal memoir of my struggles going up as a victim of childhood sexual abuse and how it impacted my adult life. I am honest and open about what happened to me and what I did to others. This is a no holds barred look at the life of a convicted sex offender and the path that got me there. This is also the story of what path I am on now.
Weeds in the Garden of Eden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,830. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Barbara Unković, a proud New Zealand-born writer of Croatian and English descent, travels to the village that was her grandfather's birthplace to begin a new life. There, amidst the timeless beauty of this idyllic Adriatic island, things are not quite as they seem...
Wayfaring Traveler: Whale Rider of the Tide
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Series: The Wayfaring Traveler, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,620. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Wayfaring Traveler is the book that launches you into the heart of America and planetary change. Homeless and scared witless, Wafarer went plummeting into fiscal hemorrhage of downsizing and diaspora. Made long journey in old car; met interesting characters; lived in a tent. What mattered finally? Meet-your-eye people, truth in a handshake, the call of the wild, and seize-the-day.
Wayfaring Traveler: Earth Whisperers
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 41,800. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
I had a farm, an organic farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Friends who loved it called it Magic Valley–curving into another world of bright-water trout streams, rich bottom land, flower meadows and woodland, their fragrance rising to meet you. How would it be, I’d wondered, to circle the arc of solstice and equinox living as an earth-whisperer, not a brutalizer?
The Prodigy - A Biography of William Sidis
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
William James Sidis (1898-1944) was born to a psychologist with some unorthodox ideas about child rearing, attended Harvard at an absurdly young age, only to fail to reach his potential. Wallace's book, the only biography of this most enigmatic of prodigies, gives us a balanced look at Sidis' up-bringing and a somewhat revisionist look at his later life.
The Adventures of an International Woman of Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In stories and poems, Eliza tells of Electrical adventures working in Afghanistan, Iraq in the Middle East, and China in the Far East. While Eliza is working hard, wandering and following stories, she is listening to the workers. Elisa remains a mystery to many of her coworkers, but shares her International story that speaks to us clearly about the theory and reality of it all in her book.
Campbell's Rambles: How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,090. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
How the author obtained her first guide dog, Campbell: what motivated her, the extensive training she had, the special relationship she developed with her trainer, and the good friends she made. Challenges awaited her back home, including domestic abuse. With honesty, courage, and humor, Patty Fletcher tells an inspiring and informative story of personal development.
Cripin Place
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,610. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010 by Heather Mackay. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
David’s life story isn’t for the faint hearted, feeble minded or humourless. It exposes how life is for persons living with MS, dependant on the vagaries and mindless inconsistencies of State funded care and oft times compassionless bureaucracy. A gripping and roller-coaster read, you will be outraged, humbled, overwhelmed, angered, nourished and inspired in turn, sometimes on the same page.
Miracles and Fate on 78: A 9/11 Story of Inspiration
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,210. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A gripping, inspiring first-hand account of the miracles and fate that allowed Ari Schonbrun to make it out from the 78th floor of the World Trade Center on 9/11 – a story of courage, heroism, and rebirth in the wake of the greatest attack on America in the 21st century. A truly unforgettable story of hope that will force the reader to re-examine what matters most in life.
Производные Нуля: Дневник Структуратора
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,260. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Путеводитель по миру финансового инжиниринга и структурных продуктов от лица русского инсайдера. Влад Горячев проработал 15 лет в западных банках - в Нью Йорке, Лондоне и Москве - в роли структуратора и трейдера деривативов. Начиная с простейших инструментов, автор объясняет устройство и механизмы действия все более сложных производных, эволюцию банковских продуктов и причины кризиса 2008 года.
Alfred John North: In Justice and Fairness to Myself
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Alfred John North was one of Australia's pioneer ornithologists. He was the author of Nests and Eggs of Birds Found Breeding in Australia and Tasmania (1901-1914), which remains a standard reference work today. While often maligned by his critics, the discovery of North's diary and private papers show him to have been a scientist of the highest calibre.