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Daily Meds Should Be Taken Daily “A Journey through Prejudice”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Daily Meds reveals the struggles of a woman with schizophrenia in her search to share God’s kindness and mercy. Although frequently abused by well-meaning individuals who do not understand how to care for the mentally ill, she hopes this book will open a window to their understanding how God may work through them, bringing true relief to others.
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.
鍼灸界の異端者
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: Japanese. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
本来6ヶ月ほど弓道のため来日したが、今34年滞在し、30年鍼灸師として働いている。この本では「どうしてか」とよく聞かれる質問に答えているつもりです。 同時にほぼ30年間翻訳のしごともしている。その組み合わせに基づいて日本の良さ、取り分け鍼灸分野で、をもっと世界に披露すべきと思っています。
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).
Without A Song
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: Australian English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
a jazz life; intimate and inspirational. saxophone, sydney jazz, heroin addiction, buddhism. awakening.
Ich aber erforsche das Leben. Die Lebensgeschichte des Jean-Henri Fabre
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: German. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Lange Zeit vergessen, gilt der Naturforscher Jean-Henri Fabre (1823-1915) heute als Vorbild einer sanften Wissenschaft und eines anderen Umgangs mit der Natur. Vom Töten und Sezieren im Dienste der Wissenschaft hielt er wenig; Fabre praktizierte vielmehr das geduldige und unermüdliche Beobachten des Verhaltens von Insekten. Focus Bestenliste 27/95
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.
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 ....
Night Witches: A History of the All Female 588th Night Bomber Regiment
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From 1942 until the end of World War II, the Soviets had a secret weapon: women. The 588th Night Bomber Regiment was one of the most decorated units; each member had flew more than 800 missions by the end of the war, and twenty-three were awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union (the highest distinction). Despite all the awards, the unit is largely forgot now. This book looks at the history of one o
MAINSTREAM MYSTIC - The True Story about the Struggle to Blend Everyday Life with a Destined Path of Enlightenment
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
MAINSTREAM MYSTIC-The True Story about the Struggle to Blend Everyday Life with a Destined Path of Enlightenment: Anyone seeking meaning in their life will benefit from this autobiography of a skeptic's journey through a series of spontaneous spiritual experiences; which led her to have the faith and courage to follow her own path to God. Magical Stories! You will look at life very differently!
My Pathway to Purpose -- A True Story about Overcoming Obstacles and Finding My Inner Self
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,400. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Learning to overcome self esteem issues, cancer and ultimately finding purpose, this story is a humble, vulnerable depiction of an ordinary girl doing something extraordinary and ultimately finding her reason for being.
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."
Eightysixed: Life Lessons Learned
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,800. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by Pandamoon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Chicagoan Emily Belden has no idea what to do with her twenty-something life — particularly as it pertains to love — which is a tough problem for a hopelessly romantic half-Jew who's fresh out of a failed relationship. But if “figuring it all out” and “wanting it all” were Olympic sports, Emily would have been a gold medalist in both categories.
The Lid is Lifted
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 129,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.
Alexander & Anna
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 47,810. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
the factual biography of a 19th century new zealand pioneer farmer, his immigrant parents, and three children from his marriage to a radical swedish christian. business success, mystery, murder, war, tragedy, & treachery all feature.
Philanthropy & Sport - A Real Game Changer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,460. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business
Lyn Watner redefines philanthropy, making it a part of community life. She grew up not knowing that there were things a woman wouldn’t do and became the first female pro sports agent. She takes that approach to everything she does and now focuses her attention to helping people give back to their community, in any way they can.
No Tears for my Father: Part 2: Learning to Love Myself
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,740. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Learning to Love Myself is the continuation of the true story of incest told in the author's award-winning memoir, "No Tears for my Father". This book is not just a celebration of rebirth and recovery after abuse, but a love story: the love of a husband and wife; the love of children, and that love so important to healing: love of self.
No Girls Allowed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,120. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In Hessville, Indiana, Kevin Blair learns that the girls around him are not all they seem to be as he finds himself in one disaster after another. When the onset of puberty strikes, he is left at the mercy of all things feminine and his naive view of the world; a cross between Curious George and Godzilla. A humorous recollection of events that made growing up in the Sixties so unforgettable.
Loving Hannah
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,490. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Loving Hannah: Childhood Cancer Treatment from the Other Side of the Bed is a memoir which chronicles a Nurse Practitioner's experience with her eleven-year-old daughter’s childhood cancer. This upbeat story of survival will touch anyone who has had a family member afflicted with childhood cancer, knows a community member with cancer, or is a nurse or doctor working with cancer patients.
Princess Sultana's Daughters
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,850. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Readers of PRINCESS were gripped by Jean Sasson's powerful indictment of women's lives behind the veil. Now, in the compelling sequel, Jean Sasson and Princess Sultana turn the spotlight on Sultana's two teenage daughters, Maha and Amani.