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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.
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.
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.
Me: A Rewrite
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,280. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A comedic snippet of Anna’s alias life as she comes face-to-lasered-face with her aging face, furrowing brow, sagging butt and lack of “the one." Searching for authenticity, she considers Botox®, tests male-female friendships and tries to rev up to switch from Gucci to Goodwill in pursuit of creativity and… well, anything else! Warning: Swears, sarcasm, politically incorrect ramblings and TMI.
Getting Away With Murder
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,450. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Darren Rainey was murdered. Darren Rainey's soul is not at rest. His presence on the front cover is a grim reminder there is much to do in the area of prison reform and the treatment of the mentally ill. He died horrifically at the hands of sadistic guards in the psychiatric ward at the Dade Correctional Institution located in Florida City, Florida.
Shining Light, Revealing Conversations with Dedicated People
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,180. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Shining Light is a collection of 22 revealing conversations, including black and white portraits, with people who share amazing stories about their lives. As Muriel Rukeyser once said, "The universe is made of stories, not atoms."
Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder is the first book to comprehensively detail the involvement of Laura Ingalls Wilder and each member of her family in the ancient fraternity of Freemasonry and the related Order of the Eastern Star, offering a new and unique perspective on the beloved author of the Little House on the Prairie series of books.
Leaving Little Havana: A Memoir of Miami’s Cuban Ghetto
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
While most memoirs by Cuban-Americans revolve around childhood scenes in Cuba and explore the experiences of a young man, Leaving Little Havana is the first refugee memoir to focus on a Cuban girl growing up in America, rising above the obstacles and clearing a path to her own American Dream.
Painted Devils and the Land of Ordinary Men
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Price: $7.75 USD. Words: 62,370. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014 by Storyline Studio. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This book tells the story of a boy’s journey through the turbulent waters of his own young life during these urgent moments in Equatorial East Africa and Southern Africa. It is a tale of love and loss.
Arthur a Louisiana Man
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,710. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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A semi-biography of Arthur Racine; a cajun man who grew up on the Bayous of Louisiana amid the colorful culture and folk tales of the Indians battling swamp monsters. A way of life that was dangerous and also peaceful where family came first and good fresh food from the Bayou was a necessity to survival.
Trying to Understand Brazilian Culture: Memoir of a Brit in São Paulo
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Price: $6.91 USD. Words: 34,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Within this book, some incredibly highbrow questions are explored about Brazil. Does it really resemble a giant, dangerous game of Grand Theft Auto? What’s it like to live in a football-mad country? Are ALL Brazilian women beautiful? What is it like to teach here? And perhaps the most important question of all is addressed within these pages: why, oh why, do Brazilians wear so little on the beach?
Lung Cancer - My Story
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Peter, a non-smoker, was diagnosed in February 2010 with stage 4 lung cancer after visiting the doctor complaining of a sore back. His life changed dramatically, as did his family’s. ‘Lung Cancer- My Story ‘ tells Peter’s story from the day of diagnosis to his passing in November 2012.
Calling All Women “Your Chariot Awaits You”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,260. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dr. Carballo-Perelman challenges women to become empowered and asks, “Why haven’t women achieved equality with men? How can we change these realities forever, creating a new world for future generations?” If you’re ready to shatter the glass ceiling and change your internal perceptions, here are practical tips, encouragement, and motivation to move toward empowerment.
Stokesified!
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 157,890. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
Frank A. Stokes (1954-2010) said "Stokesified" to describe how any sound he heard he made his own. Raised in Brooklyn NY, he saw the rock and roll shows of Alan Freed and Murray The K. Playing in the 1970's CBGB's underground, emerging after meeting Jaco Pastorius as a jazz composer on fretless bass and recording, Frank Stokes honored his Native American heritage by offering each note as a prayer.
Love Poured Out for Viet Nam
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Living Stones Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Chester and Mary Travis were Christian & Missionary Alliance missionaries to French Indo-China (today known as Viet Nam) between 1925-1975. They experienced an abundant measure of Christ’s indwelling and overflowing life. One of the aims of this book is to share the unusual experiences and their unshakable faith in their Lord and Saviour.
The Devil Wears Clogs
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,460. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
What happens when you plunk down a thirty year-old culturally unaware management consultant in Heidelberg, Germany? I didn’t speak German. I didn’t have any experience working with Europeans. The Twin Towers had just collapsed, and I had no idea whether I would sink or swim. When I met my good-looking Dutch colleague and decided to take my next assignment in the Netherlands, I nearly drowned.
The Rubber Knife Gang
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.
Man On The Mountain; a true story of survival at 13,000 feet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Caught in a sudden blizzard at the crest of Mt. Lady Washington, Colorado, White Wolf realizes he is without protection or direction. Wind-chill temperatures drop each moment and are deadly as he blindly tries to stay alive. Biting winds drive White Wolf’s extremities to freezing in minutes. He can no longer move, with the fierce blizzard limiting his sight to zero. Every second counts.
Storia di un pilota, dal funerale di Alitalia alla fuga dal Qatar
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Price: $2.66 USD. Words: 54,880. 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.
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.