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Eyewitness to History: A Personal Journal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Author Robert Schrage has a lifetime of stories and memories of many of the events that have defined America in the last forty years including the Impeachment of the President of the United States, the execution of a most evil man, the most controversial election in history, inaugurations including the first African American President, and election history too strange to believe.
The Nixons: A Family Portrait
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 139,410. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The complexity of Richard Milhous Nixon is legendary. This book unravels some parts of the mystery with a portrait of the 37th President’s ancestral roots and family life that manages to combine fraternal loyalty with human fascination.
Finding Compassion in China: A Bicycle Journey into the Countryside
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,440. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
By the time Tim and Cindie entered China, they had been traveling the globe by bicycle for three years. Cindie was ready to explore China’s interior, but what she wasn’t prepared for was the intense isolation that comes with not speaking the language, the scheming tactics of the Chinese government and the unexpected outpouring of kindness from the locals.
Dangerous Places
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dangerous Places is the sixth of the Fleeting Moments series. These stories take the reader on a journey through the remarkable life and times of Walter Gordon Fischer. These autobiographical stories are told in Gordon's inimitable wry style as he journeys through the world in the search of adventure under the guise of making a living.
This New Mountain
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012 by Casa de Snapdragon. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Like most private investigators AJ Jackson has more than one foot in the fire to make ends meet – driving a tow truck and serving legal documents for local law firms.
Beyond the Beyond
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is the story of Paul "Doc" Gaccione, reputed mobster currently under indictment for murder. It is a story of his journey to destiny and the afterlife. A series of phenomenal occurrences throughout his life created his inspiration to write this story and through it the reader will learn about life’s most important subject “the mystery of death” which will forever change them.
OSHA 30 Years, 30 Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,340. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ever wonder what it was like to work for OSHA for 30 years? Come along and learn the language of OSHA and see what highlights happened in the agency from 1983-2012 from John Newquist. John started out as a CSHO and worked as a Team Leader, Area Director and Assistant Regional Administrator. Some stories are funny like Chapter 6 and others more serious.
Wiffle Ball Summer: The Ride of the Elmoron
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Price: $9.96 USD. Words: 76,150. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a sun-drenched daydream in London, a 20-something nomad journeys through a "vast Buckeye nowhere" in search of his childhood. Along the way he meets bearded drunkards, delightfully dorky Boy Scouts, and baby-pitchforking spirits while finding that home might not be exactly as he remembers. But the true test of his voyage is around the corner and the wandering Elmoron never sees it coming.
Navy Days
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Musician Harry Hovis was promised a posting to the Navy School of Music when he joined up, but ended up as a Seabee in the bleakest, most unpleasant locations imaginable. His reminiscences are sometimes poignant, often hilariously funny and, never lacking in colorful characters completely incapable of performing the roles the military had assigned them.
The Pastor's Shadow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,270. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Taking advantage of a shelter's Christmas special, Pastor Dave and his wife adopted a sad, thin chocolate Lab. They had to coach Shadow to be a dog—to swim, fetch and bark. She thrived, and became the loving, big-hearted dog Dave had longed for since he was a boy. Pastor Dave's humorous tale of his 10-year relationship with the sweet but stubborn Shadow will tug at your heart and make you smile.
Con Toda Mi Fuerza
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,810. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mi historia es única, las emociones no lo son. Que tendrá eco en muchos ...
Hedda and Bill: The Story of a Mother and her Son
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Short biography of gossip columnist Hedda Hopper and her son, actor William Hopper. In the path to success, each had a different obstacle to overcome: hers was balancing the demands of motherhood and a career; his, the influence of an over-domineering mother. The author chronicles the ups and downs of their often-strained relationship.
Letters to Lyla
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
A Deadly Path To Treasure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of the incredible adventures of one man that led him to be part of the richest Spanish treasure finds in the history of the New World. It's estimated that the total value of the 1715 and the 1622 Spanish Fleet treasure recoveries could approach $800 million dollars and more is still being found by the divers today. (Includes over 130 photos.)
The Testimony of Satan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,930. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Testimony of Satan is an extremely thought provoking novel about a man who had an out of body experience and was able to remember every single detail of that experience. In doing so he uncovers some of the greatest mysteries of the universe.You will discover where Satan gets his power from,see how he has consistently been the great divider throughout history and so much more....
The Pink Nectar Café
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The Pink Nectar Café offers myths and mysteries and is richly draped in the patina of Southwestern lore, but Bishop is respectful enough not to lift the veil too far. As he reminds us, “Let the mystery be.”
From Football to Fig Newtons: 76 American Inventors and The Inventions You Know By Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Who invented football, bluegrass music, Mr. Potato Head, the Kentucky Derby, Sesame Street and the telephone? If you said Walter Camp, Bill Monroe, George Lerner, William Meriwether Lewis Clark Jr, Joan Ganz Cooney, and Antonio Meucci, respectively, then, you are smarter than this book. The answers and stories, along with 70 others, can be found within. Forgotten American inventors get recognized!
A Disney Childhood (Comic Books to Sailing Ships)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
As a child within the Disney Studio family, Cathy's life was anything but ordinary. Her dad, George Sherman, served as Disney's Head of Publications from the late '50s to '74. When Disney foreign reps visted, they would meet this “typical American family,” for hospitality and a tour of Disneyland. Mr. Sherman died at 45 throwing the family into a mix of grief, courage and adventure.
The Orwell Brigade
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
Author: John Burdett, Mike Lawson, John Lantigua, Gary Phillips, Ernesto Mallo, Ruth Dudley Edwards, Matt Rees, Christopher G. Moore, Colin Cotterill, Barbara Nadel, Quentin Bates, George Fetherling. Twelve authors have banded together under the Orwell banner: “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” We are part of the George Orwell intellectual legacy, a dozen
Dogs Ruin Everything
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Price: $3.17 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
First you invite a dog into your home; then they start eating inside too. Next thing you know they're on the furniture... DOGS RUIN EVERYTHING! I have had many experiences as a dog who knows the finer things of life. Especially what not to roll in. This book is somewhat of a memoir, peppered with an illustrious amount of advice and common sense theories.