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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 19 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.'
Travels With Grandpaw
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
"Travels With Grandpaw" is "Tuesdays With Morrie" meets "Tom Sawyer"--in Boots. David Davis is known for his award winning children's books. This is a memoir about his 49 year relationship with his "Grandpaw" and Texas. Hunt, fish, laugh, cry, carouse, and hear stories of early 1900's East Texas. Get to know Ray Lacy--The best man David ever knew.
Beamish Boy (I Am Not My Story): A Memoir of Recovery & Awakening
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,430. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
“. . .A beautifully written memoir. . .poignant and inspirational. . ." —Kirkus . . .a fascinating, poetic memoir. . .” —ForeWord Reviews “A compelling story of a boy's climb out of pain and into poetry” —Adair Lara, San Francisco Chronicle, former columnist and author of "Naked, Drunk, & Writing" "an extraordinary story of second chances" —Marci Shimoff, New York Times Bestselling Auth
Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
The true story of how I was recruited by a notorious door-to-door sales organization, and traveled across the country in pursuit of success. My goal of making millions took some unexpected setbacks as I mastered the art of cold-calling, mouse-killing, and "ringing the bell." A rare look into the culture of Cydcor/DS-Max, this memoir is both harrowing and humorous.
Cat On A Leash
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
There is a fine line between admiration and stalking. The story of a persistent cat, the couple she “dated”, and their travels aboard the motor-vessel Wild Blue. The 50-something couple retired early, sold their home & photography business, scooped up the cat, and hit the waterways. Life isn’t always easy onboard a 25 foot boat, but it is an interesting escape. Featuring Molly the cat.
My Coyote Creek
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
My Coyote Creek is an honest and emotional memoir told by the youngest of three children about a mother’s creative struggle to provide a normal upbringing for her children while living with an abusive sociopathic husband. This story shows a mother’s amazing resolve to create secure bliss for her children filled with adventures right out of a modern-day Huck Finn scenario.
Death-Defying Nina
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
A true story about three sisters and a mother of a mid-life crisis.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
Confessions of an Instinctively Mutinous Baby Boomer and her Parable of the Tomato Plant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,990. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Roberts takes the reader on a captivating journey where real life collides with real miracles. Stories range from candidly intimate to wonderfully adventurous, each uncovering a puzzle piece. The picture that emerges reflects a life-affirming belief in God and her secret formula for happiness. A charming read, you feel as if you're with a trusted friend, sharing life lessons over a cup of coffee.
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.
Surviving Amnesia – Mind Over Memory
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,600. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Imagine what it’s like to lose your memory. This is the true story of two people who beat impossible odds.
Window to another World, Joyland Orphanage, The Philippines
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
‘Window to another World’ is a light-hearted collection of anecdotes from an orphanage mum’s experience in Mindanao, Philippines. All proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Joyland Orphanage.
Stretcher Bearer
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 41,060. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Stretcher Bearer tells of the harrowing journey from the battlefield to a place of peace and tranquillity. The battlefield in question is Darwin Hill and Goose Green and touches on those brave men who carried their comrades from the field of battle and eventually immortality in our countries National Memorial. A truly honest and incomprehensible account of conventional warfare at its worst.
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones
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Price: Free! Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
100 Bigfoot Nights: A Chilling True Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Vegas Pulse LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
True story of a family tormented by Bigfoots. They have evidence to accompany their story.
Charlotte Bronte's Thunder
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 214,750. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Charlotte Brontë, author of 'Jane Eyre,' spent most of her life concealing a secret. Like a wizard or magician, she could conjure thousands of anagrams in her mind and then hide them inside the pages of her writing. In her childhood, this talent was a novelty, but later her secret code took on immense proportions and serious consequences when she wrote about corruption and murder in her township.
Conversations With Crystal The Woman Who Fell Off the Bridge
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Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 104,260. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Crystal Manning tells her story of that fateful day, August 1, 2007, the day the I-35W Bridge collapsed in Minneapolis, MN. In her book she tells how she was saved from death in the Mississippi River by her fiancee', Michael Stoner, Jr., only to see him immediately charged with child abuse of her daughter. A journey to the real story of how her family was shattered by a truly American experience.
Pizzles in Paradise
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Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks is an English trained vet. In a quirky yet literate style this memoir describes his education, courtship and subsequent emigration to New Zealand with Viv, his young wife. His numerous anecdotes are lively and good-humoured, occasionally poignant and often hilarious. It will be enjoyed by all those who love animals, have owned a pet, worked on a farm or read James Herriot.
A Wander in Vetland
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Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks has spent much of his working life as a vet in New Zealand. A Wander in Vetland is an insider's look at his changing profession. These lively tales draw the reader into the more curious aspects of medical and veterinary history - ideal reading for those curious about borborygmi, the use eunuchs made of goose quills, or the potion favoured by Italian women to seduce their lovers...
Twice Afflicted and Gifted: Balancing Bipolar and Breast Cancer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What is it like to experience 2 life threatening illnesses? Marcia Weisbrot who has been diagnosed with both bipolar and breast cancer, shares her story of balancing a life with one, then the other and finally both, bipolar and breast cancer together. Her struggles and ultimate triumph form a compelling story with humor and grace that will touch your heart.