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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coming Up for Air: My Journey with Bipolar Disorder
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,740. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Melany Woods was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 19. She has been through six manic episodes and depression, one hypomanic episode, three hospitalizations. Melany brings you on her journey from a somewhat normal life to the roller coaster life of bipolar disorder. She will bring you into the experience of bipolar disorder from the eyes of the patient.
Finding, Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes: Through The Religious Maze Into Amazing Grace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,790. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Finding Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes is the story of a Jewish girl who struggles as a child to fit in with her peers and, as a woman, to find love, purpose, and a sense of belonging. In her early twenties, Marsha finds acceptance when she becomes a Christian during a trip to Idaho, but it comes with a price.
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.
Weight
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010 by Concrete Jungle Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the 1980’s, Darryl “Lil’ D” Reed became the youngest and most successful rock-cocaine dealer on the mean streets of Oakland, California. Darryl was raised in and taught the street hustle game at an early age, by the most noteworthy street legend in the history of the Bay Area, Felix Mitchell. Felix gave young Darryl the codes of the streets.
For the Love of Beirut
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a serious story of war told with both humor and gravity from a young boy's perspective, a perspective that matures and broadens as he comes of age. Boyhood escapades that rival Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are part of everyday life in Lebanon along with more daring deeds and just-in-time Houdini escapes. When Sam moves to show all in America what is happening in Beirut, he pays dearly.
In Bed With Gore Vidal
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,630. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Gore Vidal claimed there was no such thing as “gay,” only gay sexual acts. But what was the truth about his sex life and sexuality—and how did it affect and influence his writing and public life?
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.
Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man (or It seemed like a good idea at the time!)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,100. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Not all stunt men are six-feet tall. Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man is the thrilling saga of a five-foot-four, 18 year old kid who became a stunt double for Hollywood’s most famous short men, women and children.
Fire Sail: The Journey Continues – Part 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fire Sail: The Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream– Part 1 describes the 7 yrs of trials & tribulations as the Marins build a 40-foot sailboat from a bare hull in Maine. Not a travelogue, the story follows their lives and events on a two-year live-aboard adventure. Part 2 finds the Marins sailing deep into exotic seas. Along the way they make new friends and experience new adventures.
Monkey on the Wing
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the true story of the life of a loveable Aussie larrikin, tracing his wild and exuberant, often shocking, youthful adventures and travels all over the world, up until the accident that took his eyesight and should have taken his life.
Mama Say's It's Hogwash: A Texas Woman Comes of Age in Rosebud
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book reveals one little girl’s struggle to maturity in a small town and in a large family, her parents and seven siblings. The times of 1930s and 1940s encompassed such disasters as the Great Depression and World War II.
The Vernons of Hanbury
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,440. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
An account of the Vernon family of Hanbury, Worcs, from 1577 to 1961. The first member of the family in Hanbury was the rector, Richard Vernon, and his descendants bought the manor, and in about 1706, built Hanbury Hall. They became the largest landowners in Hanbury, but in the C20th the estate went into decline, and the family story ended in tragedy in 1940.
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.