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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.
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.
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.
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.
Second Time Lucky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like thousands of others, Derek Paterson was incarcerated in Chile's notorious National Stadium following the coup of 11 September 1973. Politically and economically it was a different country when he returned to live 36 years later. This time he travelled throughout the country, reaffirming his love for the people and the landscape.
Coup D’état Oman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,700. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Oman on 23 July 1970, Ray Kane led the only coup d’état executed by British Officers in living memory. All accounts of the coup by writers and academics repeat and so perpetuate what might be termed the British government – approved version of events. Read on to learn the truth.
On the Surface
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 129,950. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two young entertainers elude the mob and serendipitously stumble upon a livelihood performing at sea. It was the 1970s, when Captains were kings and pretty dancers made them beg, when passengers read books in deck chairs facing the ocean spray, and when solid ships, unfazed by rough seas, turned disaster into romance.
Wewak Mission
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 150,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Lionel Veale's story of the Wewak Mission provides readers with an authentic image of the hazardous missions that were factors in every Coastwatcher party assignment as they penetrated and worked behind enemy lines, seeking vital information which ultimately played an important part in the winning of the war.
Follow My Heart
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A series of negative events forces Frances to refocus on what she wants from life. Despite the risks, she sets off with hope in her heart to make a new life in France. What she finds is more than she imagined. Changing a life to this extent means there is no going back to a former life. Even her birthplace is irrevocably changed forever. Contains photographs of France.
The Singing Elms - The Autobiography of Lauris Elms
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 124,400. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sir Charles Mackerras: Lauris in her day was one of the great Australian Singers. now she has added writing to her achievements. Dame Joan Sutherland: i am sure this book will be avidly read by the opera and concert going public, and that they will have almost as much pleasure from it as i have.
Born Yesterday: The True Story of a Girl Born in the 20th Century but Raised in the 19th
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,610. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The book is a memoir of growing up in physical and social isolation stemming from a one-family, cult-like version of Seventh-day Adventism, yet shaking free from family dysfunction and spiritual abuse to develop a wholesome life grounded in faith.
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.
Barack Obama: The Unauthorized Biography
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 274,140. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Progressive Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
A massive, devastating exposé of the influences behind Obama - a creature of the Ford Foundation, utterly without principles. In his career in the most corrupt turf in the USA, the Chicago political machine, fraud and graft reach dizzying depths. His close cronies are multimillionaire felons. Obama and his guru Brzezinski will take us to the cleaners like we've never been before.
Outwitting Death, Book One in the Crying Over You Trilogy and True Story
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 95,990. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This amazing true story of surviving terrors beyond imagining, combined with deep love and compassion, covers sixty-two years. Outwitting Death is the first book in a trilogy under the title Crying Over You and is the first sixteen years of the story. Written by the surviving son, it is the account, rich in vivid details, of one of the better-known and wealthy families of Seattle and Portland.
"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.
Le Quêteur d'âmes
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Price: $10.29 USD. Words: 160,940. Language: French. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Voici une version autobiographique de la vie de Zamor, selon son angle de vue, sa perspective face à l'existence, face au passé, au présent et au futur.
Drunk on Sports
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,550. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Far be it from Tim Cowlishaw to advise against drinking, as he admits that it got him the inside track on some of the best stories of his sports writing career. But Tim has learned the hard way the hazards of over-doing it, and shares his highs and lows in the entertaining, yet poignant Drunk on Sports. Follow along with amusing accounts of sports history, from head coach drama to Super Bowl wins.
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).
Firelight of a Different Colour: The Life and Times of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
When Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing threw himself to his death from the terrace of Hong Kong’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel in 2003, he was the greatest star of his generation in the city. At the forefront of almost all the cultural changes Hong Kong saw during his lifetime, Leslie came to embody the unique spirit of the city. Firelight of a Different Colour commemorates a life that continues to inspire.
The Dream Pushers: A Nightmare of Death, Lies,and Deceit
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,100. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
Rags Anderson was one of the six million who faithfully obeyed the teachings of Jehovah's Witnesses until the day he opened his son's history book and discovered a contradiction between world history and a Jehovah's Witness core religious teaching. Who had the most to lose,his religion, or academia? The answers is a tangled mass of deaths,lies,and deceit that will haunt him forever.