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Man On The Mountain; A True Story Of Survival At 13,000 Feet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Caught in a sudden blizzard at the crest of Mt. Lady Washington, Colorado, White Wolf realizes he is without protection or direction. Wind-chill temperatures drop each moment and are deadly as he blindly tries to stay alive. Biting winds drive White Wolf’s extremities to freezing in minutes. He can no longer move, with the fierce blizzard limiting his sight to zero. Every second counts.
The First Time Without You
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
"The First Time Without You" is based on a one-year journal maintained after my husband's death. I chose to share my journal in the hopes of helping other going through the same grieving process.
鍼灸界の異端者
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: Japanese. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
本来6ヶ月ほど弓道のため来日したが、今34年滞在し、30年鍼灸師として働いている。この本では「どうしてか」とよく聞かれる質問に答えているつもりです。 同時にほぼ30年間翻訳のしごともしている。その組み合わせに基づいて日本の良さ、取り分け鍼灸分野で、をもっと世界に披露すべきと思っています。
The Adventures of an International Woman of Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In stories and poems, Eliza tells of Electrical adventures working in Afghanistan, Iraq in the Middle East, and China in the Far East. While Eliza is working hard, wandering and following stories, she is listening to the workers. Elisa remains a mystery to many of her coworkers, but shares her International story that speaks to us clearly about the theory and reality of it all in her book.
Unexpected Wilderness Rescues on Mt Katahdin and the Loyalsock Trail
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Here are two true tales of heroic wilderness rescues by White Wolf Von Atzingen. Learn how he aided in the airlifting of his friend off of Mt Katahdin's knife edge ridge after a knee injury. Also, find out in detail how he saved someone from stage 3 hypothermia at night in the woods in the middle of a rainstorm. These are just two of the many heroic adventures from White Wolf's life.
Claudia Procula Wife of Pontius Pilate Friend of Mary Magdalene
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The book is a brief historical biography of Claudia Procula, the Roman Princess who married Pontius Pilate, the Roman Prefect of Judea who judged Jesus Christ and crucified him. Claudia knew Jesus and tried to save him, and later converted her Roman husband.
The Pied Piper of Hip Hop
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 2 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This extensive profile of Afrika Bambaataa was the first time the words "hip hop" appeared in the Village Voice and this story woke many people up to the fact that rap music, break dancing and graffiti were all artistically connected.
10 Sports Scandals That Rocked the Game
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Athletes…they become like heroes. We read about them; talk about them; look up to them…but sometimes heroes let us down. And when they let us down they can change the game. This book looks at ten of the biggest profiles of all time.
Benjamin Lundy's Last Walk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
One man’s story of the struggle to help end slavery. His life was an example to other abolitionists. Slaves came to him in the dark of the night to plead for help. Every waking moment his goal was before him. Anti-slavery societies used his ideas before the Civil War. Lundy was a mentor to many abolitionists.
The True Story of the Jersey Boys: The Story Behind Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Throughout the 1960s, there's was one band that ruled the charts and defined the sound of a generation: The Four Seasons. On stage, they were clean cut kids from New Jersey—off stage there was an entirely different story. You’ve heard the music, now find out the stories behind the music. This book takes you inside the life of Frankie Valli and the history of The Four Season. While the contents
Sopra un prato malato - Monologo sul doping, in memoria di Carlo Petrini
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: Italian. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Il testo integrale del monologo teatrale “Sport in vena”, con musiche di Andrea Franchi, sulla piaga del doping. In memoria di Carlo Petrini, ex campione di serie A, uomo perduto che, dopo avere perso tutto, riconquistò se stesso raccontando per primo, contro ogni silenzio ed ogni boicottaggio, tutto il malaffare nel calcio. Carlo che, pure scomparso da due anni, non smette di avere ragione.
Forgotten Stories From Spain: The Ambulance Man And The Spanish Civil War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
There are many stories from the Spanish Civil War that history has forgotten. One such story tells of a Canadian man that came to help a city in exodus. His struggles in the Spanish cities of Madrid, Malaga and Almeria are dramatic, conspiratorial and yet powerfully inspiring. This first book in the "Forgotten Stories" series tells of Norman Bethune, who gave his life for the freedom of others.
The Mystery Behind Jack the Ripper—Serial Killer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Learn all the basic facts and theories about the most famous murder mystery of all time. This little comprehensive guide covers in a nutshell the victims, possible suspects, and explores popular theories such as the Royal Conspiracy Theory,the Maybrick Diary,and Partricia Cornwell’s investigation of Walter Sickert. With all the evidence in, you can cast a vote--who was Jack the Ripper?
The Death Of A Mother
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Go with Lisa as she reflects back and share her thoughts on the death of her beloved mother, at the tender age of 4. She's one of seven children to her mother Constance Marie Frye. Also inside is a letter from Connie's sister that inspired her to write about her mother's death.
Last Man Standing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three hundred prisoners are marched out of Auschwitz, only one returns. This is a factual story about a death march endured by a prisoner of Auschwitz during World War II. It was told to the author by the survivor who is still alive today, he turns 95 years old in 2014. He is the grand father of the author’s wife and endearingly known to all as “oppi”.
Horses, Critters, and Other Tales of a Cowboy's life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
These are the stories of my life... That the statute of limitations have run out on anyway! A number of short stories detailing a few of my 'finer' moments... and a couple... uh... less than fine.! I hope reading them will provide you as much enjoyment as dusting off the memories and putting them down on paper has brought me. I Vow! These are all true... with little need for embellishment!
我给金正日当警卫(上)I am a Guard of Kim Jong Il
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
“我只是金正日的一名普通警卫。 我的父母在北朝鲜都是普通人。命运使然,我被选中,然后在金正日身边呆了11年。” 这是一名脱北者的回忆录的上半部分。
John Kirby and His Orchestra - A Forward Step in The Development of Jazz
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Big Band & Swing
John Kirby is a jazz icon and a forgotten legend. However, between 1937 and 1942 his orchestra had no equals. Notable accomplishments: gained instant superstardom recording a swing version of the Scottish ballad Loch Lomond in 1937; the first jazz band to sponsored their own radio show on CBS "Flow Gently Sweet Rhythm" in 1940, They were affectionately called - The Biggest Little Band in America.
Donald Sterling, Racist Team Owner: 100 Questions & Answers about the Scandal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
L.A. Clippers basketball team owner & billionaire Donald Sterling is involved in a scandal related to a conversation his mistress taped. On that tape, he reveals himself to be a racist. This book pulls together information from diverse sources to answer frequently asked questions about the case, such as: “Who is Donald Sterling?” “Who is his wife?” “Who is his girlfriend?" and "What happens next?"
Memories with Mom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A book dedicated to my mom and what all she means to me. It's a book of memories I share with her.