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Joy and Sorrow: The life story of an Exclusive Brethren survivor
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 80,720. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015 and represented by LHA Productions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Joy and Sorrow is the true story of a young woman who escapes from a religious cult in Australia in the 1970s. She subsequently does her best to build a life for herself, knowing she will never have contact with her family again.
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.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
Lady Master Pearl - My Teacher
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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A fascinating biography of a modern American lady master who played a pivotal role in transmitting a new form of spiritual teachings during the 70s-80s. Unlike the theoretical teachings that had characterized esotericism up to that point, her open heart transformed people through a direct transmission of consciousness. An ordinary appearing woman who achieved liberation in the midst of daily life.
Passing Along A Dream - The Story Behind the Center Lovell Inn Essay Contest
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Passing Along A Dream” is the true story behind the first Center Lovell Inn Essay Contest. Bil and Susie Mosca spent twenty years at the Inn and then began the search for a new innkeeper through a unique essay contest. The winning essay and a sampling of the entries are included. The winner and current innkeeper, Janice Sage tells of her dream and how fate stepped in and brought her to Maine.
Separation Anxiety: A Coming-of-Middle-Age Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,020. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miji Campbell grew up in a close-knit, middle-class family in the 1960s and ’70s. In early adulthood, her orderly life began to unravel. In this insightful memoir, Miji describes how she wrestled with increasing anxiousness – feelings that haunted her through career, marriage, and the birth of her children. It’s not until middle age that she found ways to quiet her mind and stand on her own.
Making the Connection: A Training Book for Bouviers and Their Owners and The Unexpected Memoir of an Exceptional Dog Trainer
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
A posthumous compilation of the writings of a remarkable and gifted dog trainer describing her adventures, her successes, and her training methods. Both wise and humorous, Donna Rioux talks about what it is like to train the smart and strong-willed Bouvier des Flandres. Her style is conversational yet clear and highly motivating, reaching owners and trainers at all levels.
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.
Dirty
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
MC Flux, AKA Carl Rodney Thomas, is a top drum and bass MC. Talent-spotted for top clubs, he was soon the MC of choice. But Flux has spent plenty of time on the dark side and dicing with the law. This is his raw, colourful story, written with the help of his close friend Peter Spence. Vivid and explicit, this is not a story for the faint-hearted.
The Black Tuna Diaries
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a true account of the life of America's most written about marijuana smuggler. Between the accounts of his smuggling adventures, Robert tells his life story. Life as a member of "The South St. Gang", his years as an actor, a famous pitchman, a successful entrepreneur in America and England, Bull Fighter in Spain, TV producer, smuggling pilot, big game fisherman, and federal inmate.
Queens Of Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
They are comedy legends: Lucille Ball, Phyllis Diller, Carol Burnett, and Joan Rivers! Cinderella had a glass slipper, but comics have clown shoes that leave footprints on our fannies and handprints on our hearts. Queens of Comedy includes Dr. Sue’s personal interviews with great stars, show business advice, comedy secrets, and insights into humor and gender.
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.
A Lifetime in the Eye of the Storm
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Hiep lived her life, from earliest childhood, at the center of the war. This is her story of love and loss, triumph and tragedy. It is the story of all women who have lived through a war, with only their steadfast love, hope and faith in God to give them the strength to go on living.
shorts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,540. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
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"Short stories on the world of ideas written on my BlackBerry @ 30,000 feet from the ground." This book belongs to a new world, one of digital globalization, geographically boundless stories that travel across the planet without limits. Its objective was for it to be written entirely on my BlackBerry, and that is how it came to be.
Malcolm is a little unwell
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
‘Malcolm is a little unwell’ is the shocking, gripping narrative of Malcolm Brabant’s descent into madness caused by a routine yellow fever vaccination. The book chronicles a Kafkaesque journey through insanity during which Brabant first believes he is the Messiah and later, the Devil. Brabant, an award winning veteran BBC foreign correspondent, attempts suicide in order to save the world.
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?
How I Accidentally Started the Sixties
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“This is a monumental, epic, glorious literary achievement. Every page, every paragraph, every sentence sparkles with captivating metaphors, delightful verbal concoctions, alchemical insights, philosophic whimsy, absurd illogicals, scientific comedy routines, relentless, non-stop waves of hilarity. The comparisons to James Joyce are undeniable. Wow! Whew! Wild! Wonderful!”" Timothy Leary
From Death Do I Part: How I Freed Myself From Addiction
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
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"From Death Do I Part" is written for all addicts and their loved ones, but especially for those who have not been helped by Alcoholics Anonymous or drug and alcohol rehab. Amy shares with us in such a way that not only is the reader engaged in her often gripping, always revealing stories, but they are also warmly invited into her healing process so that they may learn to heal themselves as well.
Shadow Scorpion Memoirs of an Assassin
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 226,870. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Shadow Scorpion by White Wolf Von Atzingen is an autobiography of a young man who was taken into the CIA and trained in the elite and shadowy methods of assassination. Through many years he survives severe mind control, programming, and experiences that can only be described as a living hell. Living through the unlivable, and triumphing, Wolf is able to begin the long, toilsome path of healing.
...And Then They Won Gold: Stepping Stones to Swimming Excellence - Volume 1
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
Learn how eight of the greatest male swimmers in recent swimming history progressed from summer league swimming to collectively win 28 Olympic Gold Medals. Included are technique tips from the swimmers themselves and practice samples from each stage of their development.