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Problem-Solving 101: Can You Solve the Problem?
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Price: Free! Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
On the banks of the Chickahominy River, George Armstrong Custer once listened for a while to his superior officers argue about the depth of the river, then he solved the problem of determining how deep the river was. How did he do it?
25 Years in the Rearview Mirror: 52 Authors Look Back
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Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Inspired by Stacy Juba's bestselling novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, this collection of poignant and uplifting essays is the perfect book to enjoy over your morning coffee. Read about school days, quirky jobs, romance, raising a family, hard times, the writing journey, and much more in these slice of life vignettes from 52 writers. Reflect upon the small defining moments that shape your life.
Tricks of Trade - Memories of a Rogue Lawyer
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Series: Legal Books, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 84,070. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The author said in his other book Mean Streets -Life in the Apartheid Police "that it is never good advice to see a lawyer for they are only good at taking your money and give long boring explanations on why you do not see tangible results for your case." It cannot be denied that hard working honest folk is scammed every day. This book is about the scams encountered by his clients in Africa.
This One Time, In Korea...
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Price: Free! Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Many United States Air Force veterans have spent a one year tour at Osan Air Base, South Korea. This memoir is a collection of short stories from a young airman stumbling her way through a year in a foreign country.
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 2)
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Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Jamie Farr's father died, Jamie was broke and needed money to get to Phoenix, Arizona, for the funeral. Jamie started to tell a long-time friend, Andy Fenady, his problem, and before Jamie was able to finish, Andy gave him a signed blank check and said, “Fill it out for whatever amount you need.” Jamie filled it out for $50 — at the time that was enough money for a round-trip air ticket.
Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works
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Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
English translation of Dieter Südhoff's PhD thesis on the life of forgotten Czech Jewish writer, Hermann Ungar, who died in 1929.
A Boy Called Lwazi
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Price: Free! Words: 18,520. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This is my world This is my country This is my life An upcoming sensation Lwazi Nkiwane takes the readers into the journey of his childhood and teenage years and his ambition to become a recording artist, songwriter and story writer. Also in this book it will explore his relationships with both men and women, several incidents, school achievements and a lot more.
An Ordinary Man In An Ordinary World
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Price: Free! Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
I have seen more in 41 years of life than some people would see in many lifetimes. I have lived and loved hurt and suffered. My father was an alcoholic, but I never stopped loving him. This is the story of a messed up childhood, and Micheal Jackson thought he had it bad? No chance. I witnessed, death, rape torture, fighting, hatred and suffered at the hands of bullies. This is my true story
Nikola Tesla: Imagination and the Man That Invented the 20th Century
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Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
If you want to learn about one of history’s most fascinating minds and uncover some of his secrets of imagination—secrets that enabled him to invent machines light years ahead of his time and literally bring light to the world—then you want to read this book. Imagination amplifies and colors every other element of genius, and unlocks our potential for understanding and ability. It’s no coincide
The Onion Peeler
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Price: Free! Words: 71,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book navigates the life of Malcolm Whyman, depicting a captivating view of wartime britain, the hungry 50's, the swinging 60's , the turbulent 70's and the free for all of the early 1980's . As biographical books swamp the shelves, this book offers a refreshing take on the genre. Ultimately Whyman shows that you dont have to be famous to have a life full of twists and turns.
INEZ: An autobiography
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Price: Free! Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this book you'll follow the life of Inez (Faultner, Proffitt) Hanes spanning from 1910 - 2001. This touching and honest look back on her life spans over 90 years. Originally written in her own hand, it is published in limited edition in cooperation with her family members.
Drawing from the Well: For Inspirational Guidance
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Price: Free! Words: 33,960. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How the Power of Prayer and God’s Guiding Hand Has Brought Physical and Mental Healing to Me.
I Remember December
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Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Grandparenting
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
I Remember December focuses on the bond between grandchild and grandparent, and the loneliness of losing someone very dear to your heart at a young age. This short story is based on true events from my childhood, as I remember them.
Peirce, memorie storiche, araldiche e genealogiche di un cognome.
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Price: Free! Words: 40,580. Language: Italian. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Il risultato di alcuni mesi di navigazione in Internet alla ricerca delle più antiche memorie delle principali famiglie inglesi dal cognome Peirce. 'Editing' non frequente.
The Fiery Re-Entry of Boris Volynov
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The amazing yet rarely told true story of a Russian cosmonaut and his trouble-plagued mission.
A Submariners Story (Sinking to Crush Depth)(short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a true account of an unexplained dive in the British submarine HMS Alcide. This frightening event lasted only minutes but it felt like an eternity. It took place in 1964 and by Gods grace I survived to tell you this tale.
天仙玉女碧霞元君傳-天仙玉女碧霞元君传_簡体中文
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Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: Chinese. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
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The Bloody Countess
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(1.00 from 1 review)
Elizabeth Bathory was a sadistic, blood driven, noble woman in the 1600's. She tortured young woman for years until their death. This true-story would shock Hungary forever.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 6: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 57,430. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
This book recounts 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: The members of the Lebanon Valley College Rugby Team, a women’s team, stopped by the home of Joe Donley of Lebanon, PA, in November of 2010 and cleaned up his leaves. In a letter to the editor of the "Lebanon Daily News," Mr. Donley wrote, “We should be proud of young people such as these who take the opportunity to do good deeds.”
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Volume 1
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Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In February 2010 in Cordoba, Spain, Vanessa Robinet began to give birth. No one was around except her six-year-old son, Agustin, so he telephoned his father, Caesar, to come, and he stayed with his mother until she gave birth to his healthy baby brother, Matias, who weighed 3.4 kilos. Agustin said, “My mom always says that all women are in pain when they go to have a baby.”