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The First Book of Michael
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Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Syl Mortilla uses Michael Jackson’s art as a window to an understanding of the man largely considered an enigma. The book explores Michael’s evolution from pop star to global figure, with Mortilla questioning whether the people of planet Earth can afford to dismiss the totemic value of Michael Jackson’s unrivalled fame and legacy apropos its potential as an opportunity for promoting world peace.
Quaintance: The Short Life of an American Art Pioneer
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
George Quaintance pioneered a trail in American culture of sweeping range, from study at the Art Students League, to vaudeville, to ballet and modern dance, to becoming a hairstylist to the stars and portrait artist of socialites and diplomats, eventually rising to international recognition as the first modern artist of the male physique. Here is the authoritative record of his remarkable life.
"Mummy where are you"?
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 66,300. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a non fiction memoir written by the Author which tells a remarkable story of betrayal to a two year old boy who was left alone on the 15th October 1936 Newcastle Australia. Police and child welfare were unable to solve a mystery that still exists today where are the parents? Political hurdles and no legislation existing to adopt a child without parent consent at that time created havoc.
Der Traumvater
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: German. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diese Memoiren zeichnen ein lebhaftes Bild des Psychiaters Wilhelm Reich, der in den 1950ern wegen seines Orgonenergiekonzepts mit den US-Behörden im Clinch lag. Sein Sohn erzählt die persönliche Geschichte der letzten Jahre der Karriere Reichs, die mit Freud begann und im Gefängnis endete. 1973 erschienen, inspirierte dieses Buch Lieder von Patti Smith(Birdland); Kate Bush(Cloudbusting).
Coming Together
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 132,410. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Coming together is a memoire of my healing journey, filled with my stories and life lessons. Join me as I lead you through my personal spiritual journey to an honest healing of my heart; through my decent into abandonment, abuse, death, drugs and deep sadness, followed by my ascension into healing. I grow with the evolution of my true story, and as it comes together, we come together.
A Real Apprentice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Retired Aircraft Engineer progressed from apprentice to Planning, Production Engineer to Senior Prod: Engineer, following 5 year diversion into Traffic Management. From early retirement became a sub contract consultant using engineering experience in Space Engineering, Aircraft, Nuclear. During the cold war I traveled East & West Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Belgium, Ardenne by motorcycle.
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.
She's No Turnip
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 70,490. Language: Australian English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Blue Wings. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
She’s No Turnip is the true story of a mother’s journey from conception, miscarriages and eventually the birth of her baby and the months that follow. A warm and deeply personal account as the mother shares her memories of a baby born with a chromosome abnormality – Trisomy 18, Edward’s Syndrome.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
Raven's Flight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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This autobiography tells the fascinating tale of a woman's life through 7 decades from World War II into the 21st century, a journey of growing up and growing wiser in America.
Ain't This Romantic!?!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,350. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
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Adventures of a modern day cowboy on the ranches of Montana.
Transcending Illusion: Theadora’s Journey Through Time
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The journey in search of truth, God-realization and ascension has been a long and winding road. In Transcending Illusion,” author, Thea Ivie shares her inspiring spiritual biography with such rich detail and lively storytelling that she has created an inspiring page-turner - a pure pleasure to read.
Oxford: Son of Queen Elizabeth I
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,300. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
On July 21, 1548, Princess Elizabeth Tudor gave birth to a son at Cheshunt, England. The father of the child was Thomas Seymour, her stepfather. The child was placed in the home of John de Vere, 16th Earl of Oxford and raised as Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, better known to the world by his pen name "William Shakespeare." This is his story.
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
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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).
Gold Mine to Gold Medal and Beyond
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,870. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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From "the best seat in the house", former goalie Ivan McLelland recounts his life journey from the gold mines of Ontario to the gold medal round of the 1955 World Ice Hockey Championship vs. Soviet Russia. "Gold Mine to Gold Medal and Beyond" is more than a book for hockey fans or Canadian history buffs. It's the life story of a man who created a life of love, integrity and accomplishment.
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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"Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA" is Richard Hill's true and intensely personal story of how he pieced together the long-kept secret of his own origins. This highly suspenseful book is a page-turning saga of personal detective work and the first book to chronicle the paradigm-shifting application of genetic genealogy to adoption search.
Long Climb Back: Trekking Through Loss and Beyond
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Long Climb Back, writer Rita Hartley traces her journey through loss after the sudden tragic death of her husband. As part of her healing journey, Rita decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro — a lifetime dream that her husband had before he ran out of time. Her climb also raised money to grant a child’s wish through Make-A-Wish Foundation and inspired that child's parents, and others, to do the same.
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.
Surprised to be Standing: A Spiritual Journey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
In "Surprised to be Standing: A Spiritual Journey," Steven E. Brown explores living with a disability from the age of five, becoming a pioneer in promoting Disability Culture, and finding himself on an unexpected and astounding healing journey.
First Person Plural: My Life as a Multiple
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 94,860. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this classic New York Times bestselling memoir, Cameron West tells the story of his struggle to come to terms with having multiple personalities. West, who earned a doctorate in psychology in the years following his diagnosis, offers a remarkably poignant account of his efforts to understand the workings of his fragmented mind.