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Standing In The Shadows "The Light"
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The long-awaited and much-requested autobiography of Canadian psychic medium Ray R. Ellis. A fascinating story of a man with extraordinary gifts, including previously unpublished stories involving major celebrities
See You Further Down the Road
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dorothea and Nancy are two best friends of thirty years: bellydancers, psychic readers, observers of the mystical in the mundane. In their lives and in dance, spontaneity often creates magic! Follow these amazing ladies to find the magic of fun and adventure in their wild, wonderful journeys through life and the American bellydance culture.
A Book of Dreams
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,420. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This memoir delivers a vivid portrayal of psychiatrist Wilhelm Reich in the 1950s as he feuds with the US FDA over his concept of Orgone Energy. Told by Reich’s son, the narrative gives a personal glimpse into the last years of Reich’s meteoric career which began with Freud and ended in federal prison. Published in 1973, it inspired songs by Patti Smith (Birdland) and Kate Bush (Cloudbusting).
What's Wrong With You! (What You, Your Children, and Our Students Need To Know About My 15 Year Imprisonment From Age 20 to 35)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
“….prison is not the trembling, “What’s that noise; somebody’s going to hurt me” fear. It’s the fear of being kept, treated, and controlled like an animal. It’s the fear of losing your human dignity.” It is a must that young people understand this. It must register in their minds that in prison are men in their 50's still serving time for something stupid that they were convicted of as teens.
Encounters with an Inexplicable Man: Stories of Osho as Told by his People
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Price: $14.90 USD. Words: 111,420. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Osho, then known as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, drew world attention by driving Rolls Royces, dressing in otherworldly robes and attracting vast numbers of red-clothed followers. Savita Brandt brings together stories of those who lived through extraordinary times close to this man whose views so challenged Indian and Western society and whose hundreds of books continue to sell in scores of languages.
It's Only a Life -- But It's My Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A glorious cornucopia of real life adventures. She shares the mantra which carried her through difficult times. Her description of travels paint pictures of wondrous sights in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Men were attracted to her colorful way of life. Their stories add space to the later years. At 92 years Esther is still going strong.
Spiritual Blackmail: My Journey Through A Catholic Cult
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The changes brought about by Vatican Council II caused a great deal of consternation for Sherri’s parents. Their well-meaning choice to escape from what they believed was the "corruption" of their beloved Church and to join a renegade traditionalist group and its charismatic, abusive leader had significant, long-term effects on Sherri. Her story testifies to the triumph of the human spirit.
No-one in Particular
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,320. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in a Victorian country town in the 50's was fascinating for Graham Jones - the challenges of post war economics and lifestyle of an ordinary family who shared a passion for music and entertaining. Graham lived in the shadow of his older, more talented brother, who would later commit suicide. This sibling rivalry instilled in him the drive to succeed in anything he turned his hand to.
Life with Big Green: A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,360. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why is the environmental movement so ineffective? Here is an insider’s poignant look at his life with one of the biggest environmental organizations in the U.S. After a 30-year relationship with the National Wildlife Federation, including 13 years on its staff, the author learned why environmental groups will never save the earth, however noble their intent.
"¡Papi, Quiero Ser Un Menudo!"
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,830. Language: Spanish. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
(4.00 from 1 review)
La veridica historia de como un niño de 12 años de edad se atrevió a soñar con un imposible, pertenecer a la grupación Menudo. Con el apoyo de su familia se enfrentó a los retos que conllevaba esta ilución y lograr con exito llegar a su meta. Luego el enfrentamiento con Padosa y Edgardo Díaz, manejadores del grupo, y su forma peculiar chocante de conducir los negocios de los Menudos.
Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,030. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by SturdyGrace Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Reverend Dave became Daffy Dave, but it wasn't easy. Years of struggle and lots of hard work lay between the two. Dave wasn't able to do it alone, but he didn't have to, and neither do you. Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown is the story one man's journey from despair to contentment, and is a road map for anyone else trying to do the same.
The First Time Without You
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
"The First Time Without You" is based on a one-year journal maintained after my husband's death. I chose to share my journal in the hopes of helping other going through the same grieving process.
If I Can Dream, the Story of "Being Elvis" for 50 Years
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
A 3 yr. old boy sings into an imaginary microphone (hairbrush) and grows up to spend a half century “being Elvis”, performing during the terms of 10 U.S Presidents. Memoirs of wild road trips, clinging women, lost love, found love, lost friend, midnight visits from the mysterious “Ava”, advice from Elvis on being Elvis, schmoozing with Oprah, battles w/drugs, negotiations /alcohol and more.
Falling in Love with a Buddha
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Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Frank Berliner met the authentic spiritual master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche just as the Western cultural door opened to receive the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism. In Falling in Love with a Buddha, Frank recalls the world of Rinpoche’s life and teachings. In vivid and often humorous first-person accounts of the founding and evolution of Shambhala, he evokes the presence of this unique teacher.
The Goodbye Cookie; A Memoir About Never Giving Up
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,690. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a young girl, Marcia Meislin craved much more than food. But as her weight escalated, she kept feeding this hunger with cookies and snacks. The heavier she became (eventually 300 pounds), the more she felt like an outsider. This tearful and triumphant memoir chronicles Marcia Meislin’s liberation from the hell of food addiction and obesity into a life of joy, health, and hope.
I Will Try
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Rivonia Media Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Legson Kayira was just 16-years old when he set out on his epic journey from a small rural Malawian village to the United States of America in his quest to realise his seemingly impossible dream. Walking barefoot, and carrying food for five days, an axe and two books, he travelled more than 2,500 miles through the African bush. This is his story.
Adventures of an Idaho Mountain Pilot
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 and represented by Kathryn Judson. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Back country pilot Harold Dougal shares true tales gleaned from decades flying in a region known for rough terrain, dangerous weather, interesting residents, and a few airstrips that can only be successfully approached one way. Illustrated with photos and line drawings.
Marlon Brando: A Memoir
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,410. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"...a fascinating must-read for Brando fans." --Publishers Weekly "Nancy K. Peardon reveals the notoriously private face of Marlon Brando, sharing intimate memories and experiences with the man himself, offering vivid anecdotes from their twenty-eight year relationship, while lending a fresh, unique perspective, and one that's never been seen before, of the legendary Hollywood icon.
Charlie & Me: A Memoir
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,600. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Hollywood memoir by the first wife of actor Charles Bronson which details their high profile marriage and divorce, and her life as the "ex" Mrs. Famous who reinvents herself as a talk radio host. Many never-before-seen family photos. In a publishing environment where celebrity tell-all and tell-on books seem to flourish, Charlie & Me reads more like a Hollywood love story than a revenge tale.
Pride Over Pity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,920. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Kailyn Lowry is the feisty, tattooed beauty whose determination to raise her son on her own terms has been documented on MTV’s hit series Teen Mom 2. In this raw memoir, Kailyn opens up about her painful past, from her desperate stay at a homeless shelter to the traumatic secrets she’s guarded for years. Pride Over Pity is the inspiring story of a young girl’s resolve to survive and succeed.