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Falling to Minimum Wage Misery: How I survived the Great Recession
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a memoir detailing a period of time when the author worked at a minimum wage job during the recession. She had fallen from a career that required a Bachelor's degree to a part time job that had no education requirement. She speaks of her struggle during this time and how she made her way out.
Old McLarsen Had Some Farms
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir with a difference, the first book in the 'Old McLarsen Had Some Farms' series tells the tales of a 'tree change' made last century before that expression was even a glimmer in its creator's eye. 40+ years later, Old McLarsen and his Missus still farm - on a small retirement property in South Australia, still laughing and crying, and remembering all the survival skills they have learned.
Diary of a Prisoner in World War I
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
An authentic diary of Josef Sramek, a Czech soldier drafted to the Hungaro-Austrian army to fight from the beginning of World War 1. He was captured by the enemy, lived through death marches and concentration camps in Serbia, Albania, Italy, and France before finally returning home to resume his life. The diary is published by his grandson Tomas Svoboda.
Poems From The Lost World - That fabled land discovered by Percy Fawcett and immortalised by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by S & S P Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Did you know that Arthur Conan Doyle’s Lost World, really exists? Would you have liked to explore and map this legendary plateau? In 1980–81, Martin Litherland did just that. He tells his story in poems, a linking narrative and stunning photographs, manifesting the emotions as he and his indigenous companions tackle this unexplored and uninhabited tableland.
Don't Ask Me To Believe
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Price: Free! Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
A wide range of ordinary people tell of the life experiences that led them towards or through or away from faith in God. Issues as diverse as religious teaching, childhood abuse, fear, intellectualism, illness, homosexuality, bereavement and crises of confidence - reveal some of the factors that make someone say, 'I believe this - and maybe this - but don't ask me to believe that!'
American Slave
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You set the price! Words: 36,330. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Deep in the troubled South one man struggles for freedom, for dignity, and respect.
The Phoenix of Hotel Freds
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Price: Free! Words: 54,590. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Whether the resurrection of this unique phoenix can also lead ultimately to his redemption hangs in the balance, and five diversely memorable women have big says in the pitched battle for the soul of Mateo Marquez. It is his distinctive voice we hear throughout, in its insistent allusions, over-the-top tropes, and strangely endearing raunchiness—two parts wise guy and one part pure sage.
The Life Of An Akita-Chow Mix
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,500. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A heartwarming autobiographical memoir told by an Akita-Chow mix dog named Rusty. He tells his story from his early days with his mother,through his hardship times to being adopted into a loving home. He explains how he was judged because of his breeds and how the actions of all humans helped shape his behavior and reminds us why these beautiful animals come into our life
Never Admit to Having a Senior Moment
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
Sassy Jane
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of one man's brief encounter with the Bermuda Triangle and the events that lead up to why it was so personal.
Florence Nightingale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
When Florence Nightingale arrived at Barrack Hospital in Scutari, during the Crimean War, rats ran freely through the corridors. Patients died from disease and infection more often than they died of war wounds. Florence recognized the role of good hygiene and skilled nursing in patient care. Her reforms saved many lives.
Like It’s Fate To Be Teaching
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Series: Surfing the waves of education. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Teaching is a calling. From where I know not. May be if I find the person doing it, I will go after him with a hatchet. What's he doing any way? This ain't no walk in the park. Any way, this book is about teaching and why I got in it. The weird buzz we get from drinking and the hangover we suffer after that? I must be on something then.... and its dealing with the hangover now.
Prattleings of an old man!
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Price: Free! Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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PRATTLEINGS OF AN OLD MAN! (Volume I - Things I Remember About My Life As A Military Officer’s military BRAT.)
Things My Kids Have Said and Done That Have Amused Me
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Price: Free! Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A lightly edited treasury of quotes, anecdotes, and other memories of a family that always makes me, and I hear others, smile.
Swami Soup
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tap dance with Valerie on her raucous journey up steep inclines and down sudden drops with pedophiles, weird witches, day court, night nurses and plain old crazy New Yorkers at her side. Her insight and silliness will tickle your funny bone while lightening your load with irreverent and magical perspectives on the sad, the wonderful, and the inexplicable.
Il sapore della madeleine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,890. Language: Italian. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Alla ricerca del tempo perduto: in questo libro infinito, a mille livelli di seduzione (come la coscienza, come la memoria, come l’amore), riletto con stupore sempre rinnovato, mi chiedo se sia lecito cercare una tenera sfumatura di intimità: i cibi magici dell’infanzia e della giovinezza. Chiedo scusa a Marcel Proust se questo racconto può apparire banale .Io credo, tuttavia, che ne sorriderebbe.
Between Two Lands
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Price: Free! Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
All my thoughts are written in this short book. I want to help people to believe in themselves, to stand up for what they believe in, and not let people step all over them. Each person is a unique creature, given life by God, and created to serve a purpose. He has molded each and everyone one of us.
Growing up on Eddie's Island
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Price: Free! Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiography is of my experiences in the wilderness of Canada as I was growing up. This was a time before cellphones and the internet. We lived and worked much like our ancestors did prior to the modern technological development.
She's Not Herself
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Young Linda grew up with a mother who was “not herself.” Years later, as a psychotherapist, the author looks back on her childhood in an effort to understand her mother’s mental illness and make sense of the effects of multi-generational traumas. The result is a memoir of love, loss, loyalty, and healing.
100 Quotations from Dr. Albert Einstein
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Albert Einstein has always been my favorite physicist/scientist for many, many years. I have compiled his quotations for about 10 years. I hope you enjoy them as much as I have. I have read many of his papers. In my opinion, he is #1 in a scale of 1 to 10.