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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.
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA" is Richard Hill's true and intensely personal story of how he pieced together the long-kept secret of his own origins. This highly suspenseful book is a page-turning saga of personal detective work and the first book to chronicle the paradigm-shifting application of genetic genealogy to adoption search.
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
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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).
Surprised to be Standing: A Spiritual Journey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
In "Surprised to be Standing: A Spiritual Journey," Steven E. Brown explores living with a disability from the age of five, becoming a pioneer in promoting Disability Culture, and finding himself on an unexpected and astounding healing journey.
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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An authorised memoir, started by Kelly Johnson - original lead guitarist of Heavy Rock girl band Girlschool - and completed by her friends and family.
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.
Memoirs of My Bipolar Aquarian Son
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Deceased bipolar Aquarian son, Cal. Complicated disposition during elementary/teen years. Diagnosed bipolar at age 29. Remarkable IQ in certain arenas; lacked common sense in others. Witty, quick, and loved to write poetry/songs [some included in this book]. A variety of music was his world; heavy metal was his style. Endured void of musically accomplished biological father.
First Person Plural: My Life as a Multiple
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 94,860. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this classic New York Times bestselling memoir, Cameron West tells the story of his struggle to come to terms with having multiple personalities. West, who earned a doctorate in psychology in the years following his diagnosis, offers a remarkably poignant account of his efforts to understand the workings of his fragmented mind.
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.
Memories of Pinecrest
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 20,190. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true history of Pinecrest, California as well as stories about camping, the dances, adventures, and what life was like growing up in the 1950's and 1960's in a small resort town that many believe to be "magical".
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.
Princess Sultana's Daughters
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,850. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Readers of PRINCESS were gripped by Jean Sasson's powerful indictment of women's lives behind the veil. Now, in the compelling sequel, Jean Sasson and Princess Sultana turn the spotlight on Sultana's two teenage daughters, Maha and Amani.
Walking on Ice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Walking on Ice is part romantic memoir, part travelogue and part “girl’s own adventure”. The tale begins in the warm climes of New Zealand in the South Pacific when an on-line friendship between an American & a New Zealander blossoms into romance, and concludes among the Eskimo in the wintry wilds of remote Alaska. A book for adventurous romantics and arm-chair travellers alike.
The Return Ticket
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,940. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the story of a 1941 British Rail ticket and its journey from the UK to Singapore, Malaya and Thailand, eventually returning back to the UK four years after issue. Along the way, it sampled the delights of Cape Town, the hostile environment of the Malayan jungle, the horrors of working and surviving in various Japanese POW camps, and the joy of reunion with its owner’s wife and child.
A Journey of a Bouncing Czech
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,840. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A story of a Czech girl who finds herself after the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia in London, her subsequent departure for Canada, her adventures, travels and survival in the world of retail, her sicknesses, triumphs and setbacks she handles and retains with her drive and a sense of humor. Part memoir, part history lesson and the enjoyment of the story of the woman who lived it.
My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book reveals Jacqueline Kennedy as a real person, as a wife, as a mother, as a seeker of perfection in art and life. It reveals in depth information only known by the person with the closest relationship to her, as we worked together on a daily basis. It was published in the United States of America and six additional foreign countries in 1969 and rated #1 on TIME Magazine's Best Seller list.
TEI, a Memoir of the End of War and Beginning of Peace
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In a nation devastated by World War II, Tei Fujiwara wrote her memoir 流れる星は生きている (Nagareru Hoshiwa Ikiteiru) about her harrowing journey home with her three young children. Tei’s memoir began in August 1945 in Manchuria and has continued in Japan through 46 printings, a movie, TV series and recognition from the Imperial Family. Now her story continues in English for another new generation.
Love Poured Out for Viet Nam
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Living Stones Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Chester and Mary Travis were Christian & Missionary Alliance missionaries to French Indo-China (today known as Viet Nam) between 1925-1975. They experienced an abundant measure of Christ’s indwelling and overflowing life. One of the aims of this book is to share the unusual experiences and their unshakable faith in their Lord and Saviour.
Jacob's Tails . . . (Back-to-the-Land)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
"Jacob's Tails"-a collection of stories with over 50 photographs highlighting the adventures of Jacob (the eldest dog)and his humans, Lynne and Fred over seven years going back-to-the-land in the 60s and 70s. Armed with how-to books and little experience: they had chickens that wouldn't lay; a goat that wouldn't milk; and a horse that avoided work. They built a dome; used wind power and survived.
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.