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A Luminous Future
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
An Eagle's Sky: My Life as a Birdman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,840. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a true story of a man, John Stokes, who wields his lifelong passion for birds and flight to overcome adversity to ultimately free himself and a one-winged Bald Eagle from its earthly bonds.
Beads on a String-America's Racially Intertwined Biographical History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
History was written in more than Black and White. With hyperlinks and videos Beads on a String-America’s Racially Intertwined Biographical History never stops celebrating our heritages and lauds loudly the accomplishments of all races that helped make America the great country it has become. (Newest version 5/29/2012)
A Checkered Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Mi Gran Amigo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,050. Language: Spanish. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Todo cuanto desees alcanzar en tu vida, es posible para ti, siempre y cuando, Jesucristo sea tu mejor amigo.
A Tale of Survival: From War-Ravaged Europe to the Promise of America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 195,320. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the hair-raising story of a kid growing up in WWII Hungary, and an odyssey afterwards through America. It's an intelligent work, with a great sense of humor. Tom touches on many uncomfortable and realistic themes - adultery, sexuality, poverty, brutality. He is audacious, powerful and honest. His book is a personalized narrative of 20th century history, based on his life.
The Pencil Case
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
A Voyage Of Self Discovery
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 139,620. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
My unbelievably incredible adventures as a United States Army dentist in the Pacific theater of World War Two, the path that led to my being there, and how the experiences helped me discover who I am.
I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1: Born to Roam
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Price: Free! Words: 123,210. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A four-book series about a boy's worldwide travel and adventures from age 15 to 84.
Cocky's Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,780. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Not since Kirk Douglas’ memoir, The Ragman’s Son, has a memoir spoken so clearly to “The Greatest Generation.”” Night Owl Reviews Through humor intermingled with drama and with nearly total recall, Bert Clayton tells the story of struggling his way through life, joyful, triumphant, sometimes crushed in the process.
Eccentric Explorers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
Brandy: Portrait Of An Intelligence Officer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,360. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book will take you along on a historical odyssey throughout the world and into many little-known and unpublished events that explain, for better or for worse, why the world situation is what it is today. Frank M. “Brandy” Brandstetter’s incredible life is as an exemplar to the generations to follow as they take up their flag and rendezvous with destiny.
Rush To Destiny
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Series: Western, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,330. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Edward Fitzgerald Beale was the quintessential western man, eclipsing John Fremont and even Kit Carson in adventure and accomplishment. No one did more for Manifest Destiny. This is not only an exciting and fascinating tale...but a true one. Don't miss Rush To Destiny, if you love history and the American west.
Kings, Killers and Kinks in the Cosmos
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,940. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Robert Egby’s great-grandmother, an English Seer, predicted his life. A teenage atheist, he refused to believe her until doors started opening like magic. The strange journey took him into the company of kings,journalists, news photographers, in the Middle East, Germany and western Canada where a radical change took place in Cosmic Consciousness. Autobiography with over seventy photographs.
Voluntary Nomads: A Mother's Memories of Foreign Service Family Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,440. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this engaging memoir Nancy LaTurner recalls how the Foreign Service whisked her family from New Mexico to Washington, DC and onward to assignments in Iran, Cameroon, New Zealand, Somalia, Dominican Republic, Austria, and Bolivia. Voluntary Nomads: A Mother's Memories of Foreign Service Family Life celebrates the resilience, adaptability, and resourcefulness of a spirited American family.
The Lid is Lifted
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 129,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.
Revolted
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Price: Free! Words: 192,580. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is part 1 of a 10 books suite. In this one I explore different points of views expressing the revolt and frustration of the character at living in the current reality. The subject mostly turns around the personal life of the character while attacking the sources of his problems. It is an initiation to my vision of things too.
In At The Geek End
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: British English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The hilarious madcap story of English surfer and computer programmer, James Smith, who finds himself caught up in the conformity of the UK defence business. Totally unsuited to the job, he embarks on a programme of extreme sports activities and tries to escape the rat race. His plans are thwarted, however, by his wayward love life and rocky finances.
The Rise and Fall of A Modern-Day Icarus
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Price: Free! Words: 136,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you lifting weights because you want to develop more muscle mass? Why do most think that more muscle mass leads to an increase of resting fat metabolism? When you hypertrophy your muscles, you are enlarging Type IIb muscle fibres, which are glycolytic. There is an increase of carbohydrate metabolism, not fat metabolism. I have had problems with stress. Read my life-struggle to understand why.
Trucking in English
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the tale of what happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to actually drive 18-wheelers across North America instead of just dreaming about it. She learns how to hit a moose correctly and how to be hijacked. She is almost arrested in Baltimore Docks and survives a terrifying winter tour of The Rockies. Nothing goes well, but that’s why there’s a book.