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The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fifteen years of intense government harassment leads a psychiatrist, single mother and social activist to close her 25-year Seattle practice to begin a new, safe life in New Zealand. What starts as phone harassment, stalking and illegal break-ins quickly progresses to six attempts on her life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroads her into a psychiatric hospital.
Left by the Indians: Story of My Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This the eyewitness story of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train massacre. It is the single worst pioneer massacre in US history. Much like the Donner Party and the Paraguay soccer team, the 16 survivors of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train had to resort to cannibalism in order to survive their 45-day ordeal.
This Force of Memory: a Surgeon's Story of Addiction and PTSD
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This Force of Memory chronicles the spiral of a surgeon into PTSD and eventual addiction. It is a memoir of a physician who becomes an addict after experiencing the horrors of medical error first hand. It is the memoir of a surgeon who discovers a healing mechanism quite removed from the operating room.
Memoirs of a Mischievous Schoolboy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: British English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Wiltshire, England. 1956 - 1963. At almost five years old I attended my local Primary school in a small town, little bigger than a village, in Wiltshire, England. I was, without doubt, a mischievous child more than capable of testing the patience of a saint. These are memories of my early school years.
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ten-year-old Helga is forced to join the Hitler youth movement's weekly meetings, where lies and tasty treats are used to entice her allegiance to the Fuhrer. As the war draws nearer to her home in Berlin, Helga is sent away to a Hitler Youth training camp. Her gradual disillusionment, followed by her harrowing escape home, is a coming-of-age story of a young girl's survival of Nazi mind control
Battlefield Colloquialisms of World War I (1914-1918)
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Series: Dictionaries, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Battlefield slang is a colourful glimpse at the lives of British soldiers in 'The Great War'. Despite the horrors of daily life, they injected sardonic humour into everything. This book records for posterity the language of the trenches before it disappears altogether. Includes first hand account of Albert Money of the King’s Royal Rifles Corps who was wounded in action at Aubers Ridge in May 1915
Leif Erikson: Was He The First Man To Discover America?
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Why do we celebrate Columbus Day? Christopher Columbus wasn't the first man to discover America. He wasn't even the first European to set up a town in America. In fact, there were lots of people here before him. Many people think that the first man to explore North America was Leif Erikson. Leif's father was Erik Thorvaldson. He was also known as Erik the Red. Read about Leif's life in this book.
Horses, Critters, and Other Tales of a Cowboy's life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
These are the stories of my life... That the statute of limitations have run out on anyway! A number of short stories detailing a few of my 'finer' moments... and a couple... uh... less than fine.! I hope reading them will provide you as much enjoyment as dusting off the memories and putting them down on paper has brought me. I Vow! These are all true... with little need for embellishment!
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.
Gift of the Dreamtime Reader's Companion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
A reading guide to the groundbreaking shamanic memoir, "Gift of the Dreamtime - Awakening to the Divinity of Trauma," by S. Kelley Harrell. First published in 2004, still no other modern shamanic work shares an experience of soul healing told from within the shamanic narrative, bringing relatable and credible insight to contemporary soul healing.
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
Two Dogs And A Suitcase: Clueless In Charente
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The title says it all: what we have and where we are. This book, the sequel to Glass Half Full: Our Australian Adventure, follows our French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in Australia.
A Luminous Future
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
Tháng Ba Gãy Súng
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 2, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Tháng Ba Gãy Súng Hồi ký chiến tranh Cao Xuân Huy ebook edition Kệ Sách xuất bản - 2011 Smashwords phát hành ISBN 978-1-4524-2439-2
I'd Trade Him Again: Wayne Gretzky & Peter Pocklington
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,490. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
THE TRADE! 25 years later, in the annals of professional hockey, no incident has resulted in such furor, such angst among Canadians as did the decision by team owner Peter Pocklington to trade Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings. Pocklington's biographers focus on the relationship between the two men, today and during the heady heydays of the five-time Stanley Cup champion team.
Confessions of an Instinctively Mutinous Baby Boomer and her Parable of the Tomato Plant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,330. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Roberts takes the reader on a captivating journey where real life collides with real miracles. Stories range from candidly intimate to wonderfully adventurous, each uncovering a puzzle piece. The picture that emerges reflects a life-affirming belief in God and her secret formula for happiness. A charming read, you feel as if you're with a trusted friend, sharing life lessons over a cup of coffee.
The Wrong Shade of Yellow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I was middle aged and homeless, soon to be penniless, and really and truly no different from that bag lady sitting on the bench over there. I couldn’t jack it in and go home, because I didn’t have a home to go to anymore. The bicycle and the tent were now home. Wherever I found myself on any given night was now home. And that meant, for tonight, Genoa Piazza Principe Railway Station was home.
Glass Half Full
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
Donald Sterling, Racist Team Owner: 100 Questions & Answers about the Scandal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
L.A. Clippers basketball team owner & billionaire Donald Sterling is involved in a scandal related to a conversation his mistress taped. On that tape, he reveals himself to be a racist. This book pulls together information from diverse sources to answer frequently asked questions about the case, such as: “Who is Donald Sterling?” “Who is his wife?” “Who is his girlfriend?" and "What happens next?"