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Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global community follows the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today's digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.
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.
Journey of a Caregiver
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Have you ever seen someone with special needs in a public place, and then taken a good look at the Caregiver who is with them? Do you ever wonder what that person has gone through, or how they manage to function on a day to day basis? "Journey of a Caregiver" gives you a very close encounter of just some, and I do mean some of the things a Caregiver may go through on a daily basis.
How to Catch an African Chicken ~ A Canadian Woman’s Outrageous but True Story of Marriage Fraud
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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A dancer named Lainie traveled to West Africa and fell in love with a drummer named Keza. After several trips, they got married. Lainie then sponsored him to come to Canada. Soon after Keza arrived, he disappeared. If he collected welfare, Lainie would be responsible for reimbursing the government. She went public with her story and sparked a movement that helped to change an entire system
Straight Walk: A Supermodel's Journey to Finding Her Truth
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The riveting story of a Latina actress and supermodel, and her rise from a poor neighborhood in Venezuela to the fashion runways of Milan, Paris, New York, and London. Patricia Velasquez worked tirelessly to help lift her family out of poverty, but she spent years hiding her true self from those she loved most. In this intimate memoir, she finally reveals the naked truth about her life.
Surviving My Friends: The Kelly Johnson Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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An authorised memoir, started by Kelly Johnson - original lead guitarist of Heavy Rock girl band Girlschool - and completed by her friends and family.
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.
Ellen: a woman of spirit
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,920. Language: Australian English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Network Creative Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ellen: a woman of spirit by Noelene Allen is the extraordinary true story of a woman whose life journey is told with sympathy, compassion and above all honesty. The strength of the women of the Kelly family becomes clear as the reader shares many previously untold anecdotes of the life of the mother of Australia’s most famous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
Wake Up Call: How I Changed my Life and Business--and You Can Too
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,470. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Wake-Up Call: How I Changed My Life and Business—and You Can Too, Harvey Bookstein reveals the secrets behind Therapeutic Accounting®, his innovative and holistic approach to business. But Harvey’s story isn’t just about business: it’s about living a full life while achieving success in the workplace.
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.
Confessions of a Golf Slut
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Here is the funny and heart-warming "Drive, Putt, Love" golf sister to "Eat, Pray, Love." Trailblazing sports journalist Susan Fornoff tells how golf became her warm blanket through the heartbreaking loss of divorce and death, her compass for a hilarious journey through online dating, and her guiding light in the murky tunnel of midlife career change. Reads like fiction, but it's true!
When The Thin Blue Line Begins To Blur
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
In light of the increase in tensions between our nations' police departments and the urban communities they serve, this book offers a timely remedy for citizens and officers alike. The author skillfully takes us on a journey of his struggles to start the healing process between the Atlanta Police Department and the urban communities it's sworn to serve and protect.
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.
Man of a Million Fragments: The True Story of Clay Shaw
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 405,560. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A biography of Clay Shaw, the New Orleans man implicated in the assassination of President Kennedy. It tells of Shaw’s life as playwright and telegraph employee, public relations man, his service during World War II, his spectacular career at the International Trade Mart in New Orleans, life as a gay businessman and CIA information source, through his arrest, trial, and ongoing litigation. Unique!
The Soul of the Condor: A Forgotten Holocaust
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,060. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Of Inca descent, the author describes his childhood in the in the Amazon jungle and his yearning to come to the United States. Through adversity, with tenacity, the young Peruvian immigrant becomes a doctor of medicine. He lives the American way of life, but his past haunts him. Winner, San Diego Book Awards: Best Published Memoir.
Ad Man: True Stories from the Golden Age of Advertising
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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With martini glass in hand, Ad Man rips the top off the Wheaties box and plucks the tail fins off the Caddy to tell the true story of what really went on in those offices high above Madison Avenue during the 1960s, the storied age of advertising.
YO MIZ! (1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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What’s really going on in our public school classrooms? Good question. - Journalists are not allowed in… - Teachers risk punishment if they speak out… - School administrators will only share the good stuff… - Most lawmakers? Clueless. Yo Miz! has the answer. Yo Miz! is the seriously funny memoir of an unconventional “edu-tainer,” assigned to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools. Fa real!
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.
Legends, Labors & Loves: William Jackson Palmer, 1836—1909
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Legends, Labors & Loves reveals a remarkable and modest man and opens every reader’s eyes to a new view of Colorado Springs’ founder William Jackson Palmer. There is no scandal, nor is there deception. Not only will you find integrity, leadership and compassion in this book, but you will witness Palmer’s tenacious conviction, strength, and shrewdness—just how one imagines a true “founding father.”
Gone To Bed
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,120. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
A British migrant family, determined to prosper, created a newspaper to dazzle the forested suburbs east of Perth, Western Australia. Over 21 years it battled media giants to pioneer the state's suburban press. This memoir relates the odd events and zany characters met along the way, starting without capital in a derelect haunted hotel. It shows how any community is a trove of wonder.