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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.
Hip Hop
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 ยท Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
The Stars Beneath My Feet - My spiritual journey after my soulmate’s suicide
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
The Stars Beneath My Feet is a diary Gunda Hardegen-Brunner wrote for herself and to her husband Michael to share with him what happened to her after he had committed suicide. It’s the story of an inspiring, very personal spiritual journey that touches on the universal questions – what are life and death all about?
Wayfaring Traveler: Earth Whisperers
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 41,800. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
I had a farm, an organic farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Friends who loved it called it Magic Valley–curving into another world of bright-water trout streams, rich bottom land, flower meadows and woodland, their fragrance rising to meet you. How would it be, I’d wondered, to circle the arc of solstice and equinox living as an earth-whisperer, not a brutalizer?
Dammit, I Learned a Lot from That Son-of-a-Gun
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What happens when someone shares a story with us—a true story, a story from their heart-of-hearts? We feel connected. We realize the commonality of our emotions. How we are, as human beings, all the same. We all falter. We all fear. We all stumble. And we can all come back stronger. This book contains those stories.
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.
Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder is the first book to comprehensively detail the involvement of Laura Ingalls Wilder and each member of her family in the ancient fraternity of Freemasonry and the related Order of the Eastern Star, offering a new and unique perspective on the beloved author of the Little House on the Prairie series of books.
I Survived
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get on board for a nail-biting ride. While you were sleeping in the 70s and 80s, when few men of integrity stood tall in Australia’s criminal justice system, John Wayne Ryan – a real life “Lethal Weapon” with a hatred of crime and corruption – was driven to take risks few would ever contemplate in a lifetime. This is the first in a series of books by John W Ryan which will become essential readi
The Widow Wave: A True Courtroom Drama of Tragedy at Sea
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,970. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Tort and liability
Real courtroom story that reads like a suspense novel. "An intelligently told true story of honor, integrity and justice. The Widow Wave reminded me of The Perfect Storm, played out in a taut courtroom thriller. Jacobs masterfully weaves the harrowing tale of the last voyage of Aloha, and courtroom battle that followed. A great read." -- Robert Dugoni, NYT bestselling author of 'My Sister's Grave'
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.
Disguised as a Man: Malachi Martin & Me
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,140. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Father Malachi Martin, a Roman Catholic priest, scholar and exorcist, was a best-selling author and media celebrity in the mid-1970's. At the peak of his career, a fifty-seven year-old Martin began a disastrous Abelard-Heloise-style love affair with a troubled teenager who had seen him on TV. She now recounts the story of her decade-long romance with the controversial cult figure and pop-prophet.
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.
Shining Light, Revealing Conversations with Dedicated People
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,180. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Shining Light is a collection of 22 revealing conversations, including black and white portraits, with people who share amazing stories about their lives. As Muriel Rukeyser once said, "The universe is made of stories, not atoms."
Dare I Call It Murder?
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,280. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by Wigeon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Larry Edwards unmasks the emotional trauma of violent loss as he ferrets out new facts to get at the truth of how and why his parents were killed. “. . . chilling . . . palpable . . . powerful . . .” —Kirkus Reviews Pulitzer Prize nominee - 2014 Benjamin Franklin Award nominee - 2014
Someone's Father Someone's Son
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 209,490. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Someone’s Father Someone’s Son written with insight and reflection tells of Thea Fietje’s childhood after leaving war-torn Europe to settle with her family in Australia; the shame she felt at having a father addicted to alcohol; her travel adventures since leaving home at sixteen and her roller-coaster rides with three troubled men and the valuable lessons she learnt along the way.
Lying on the Ground Looking Up
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A story of thirty years of drug and alcohol abuse while simultaneously managing a successful career and raising a family. Richard strives to balance the road to success with his insatiable need to medicate himself with the use of alcohol and prescription drugs. Ultimately the devils catch up with him and he is forced to deal with the reality he is a hopeless drunk, proving there is hope for all.
W.I.F.E. (woman in fun environment) WITH HORSES
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Read about life experiences while living with and loving horses. Read about my life before horses, the influences that gave me a passion and love for horses. Let me tell you outrageous stories of our passions, horseback riding and camping.
An Accidental Advocate: A mother's journey with her exceptional son
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A health care consultant turned education advocate, Kathryn Burke is the parent of a son with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. An Accidental Advocate chronicles her journey to identify her son's challenges and obtain supports necessary to address his needs. Also described are the steep learning curve and emotions that accompany being her son's advocate.
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.
Surviving The Slammer: Learning the Ropes
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,570. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
Are you, a family member, or a friend on their way to jail or prison? Do you know what to expect? Do you know the rules? Do you know how to prepare yourself for what goes on behind prison walls? This book is a manual for those entering jails and prisons. It is a guidebook to help people understand the processes of jail and prison and hopefully make doing time easier.