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Memories of Edmund Klepps: A Story of War and Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,290. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Edmund Klepps was a true hero. He grew up during the Great Depression. He was aboard the USS Helena at Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked on December 7, 1941. He found his way to the USS Detroit, where he saw the end of the war in Tokyo Bay. He was then discharged from the Navy, and started on a new adventure - family.
The Tool of the Sea: The Life and Times of Anna May Wong
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
We remember Hepburn, Monroe, and West. They were the queens of Hollywoods Golden Era. But there's one star that's often left out even though in her time there were few more famous: Anna May Wong. She was a symbol of grace and beauty, but more importantly she broke barriers and became the first Asian American actress to be not just a star, but have international recognition. This book covers th
Always Forever (Chinese Edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: Chinese. Published: September 20, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the depths of sorrow begins a journey of hope. 從悲傷深淵出發,展開希望之旅。
It's About Living
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small collection of big hearts including Carl “Papa” Palmer, Chantal Bellehumeur, Connie Langhorst, Duane L. Herrmann, James Penha, Julia Rose Grey, Linda Harris Sittig, Myra Biernat Wells, Pat Romito LaPointe, Patricia D’Innocenzo, Susan M. Tyrrell, April J. Durham, and Patrick Durham.
Man On The Mountain; a true story of survival at 13,000 feet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Caught in a sudden blizzard at the crest of Mt. Lady Washington, Colorado, White Wolf realizes he is without protection or direction. Wind-chill temperatures drop each moment and are deadly as he blindly tries to stay alive. Biting winds drive White Wolf’s extremities to freezing in minutes. He can no longer move, with the fierce blizzard limiting his sight to zero. Every second counts.
Las Vegas Sins and Scams – Appendix to Book 2 – Old Casinos
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Many write-ups about the early casinos of interest to readers of Las Vegas Sins and Scams, by Paul Winquist. Lots of color and B&W pictures
The Very Best of Friedrich Nietzsche: Quotes from a Great Thinker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Ben Berger. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Though some may not know his name, there are few alive today who will not have heard some variation of at least one of Friedrich Nietzsche's many quotes. This book brings together some of Nietzsche's finest thoughts on a variety of subjects, including religion, life, marriage and general philosophy.
Inside the Mind of George Bernard Shaw
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Ben Berger. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
George Bernard Shaw was known for many things. Perhaps most notably a prolific playwright, Shaw was also a staunch socialist and devoted much of his life to politics, as a fierce advocate for human rights and social equality. This insightful character has been much quoted, both during his life and since his death in 1950. This book comprises many of his thoughts on a variety of subjects.
The Night Watchman Adventures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
From 2005 to 2009 I worked Security overnight. While there are a lot of misconceptions about what security can “actually” do compared to Law Enforcement I am here to tell you, I will not be clearing up ANY of those misconceptions. All these misadventures are 100% true. So sit back, relax, and prepare to have your funny bone tickled with the lighter side of Law Enforcement.
Memoirs of a Mischievous Schoolboy
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You set the price! Words: 35,820. Language: British English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Wiltshire, England. 1956 - 1963. At almost five years old I attended my local Primary school in a small town, little bigger than a village, in Wiltshire, England. I was, without doubt, a mischievous child more than capable of testing the patience of a saint. These are memories of my early school years.
Mean Streets - Life in the Apartheid Police Book 3 - The Laughs
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Series: The Mean Streets, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 59,070. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The third book in the Mean Streets Series, it is not as serious as the first two books. This one recalls the laughs and the amusing incidents during the Author's time with the South African Police Force (1985-1991). Though not everyone will agree with the policemen's sense of humor, it is fun to read.
"Dear Darling Loulie"
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Series: Genealogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.
Mother Teresa (A Brief Biography)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Mother Teresa was able to start an open air school and established a home for the destitute who were dying unattended in the city. For this, she was able to convince the city authorities to donate her dilapidated building.
iQuit: The Book of Job(s)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Author Vincent Yanez never planned on working more than a couple of jobs in his life. Unfortunately, he was born with a short attention span and an inability to stay anywhere that annoyed him. The result is iQuit: The Book of Job(s), a snarky look at one man's refusal to put up with anything he found aggravating, disgusting or downright horrifying.
Two dogs and a suitcase: Clueless in Charente
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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The title says it all: what we have and where we are. This book, the sequel to Glass Half Full: Our Australian Adventure, follows our French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in Australia.
This Force of Memory: a Surgeon's Story of Addiction and PTSD
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This Force of Memory chronicles the spiral of a surgeon into PTSD and eventual addiction. It is a memoir of a physician who becomes an addict after experiencing the horrors of medical error first hand. It is the memoir of a surgeon who discovers a healing mechanism quite removed from the operating room.
Unsettling Life - What did I do wrong?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,500. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
So, I have this thing called Bipolar Affective Disorder, (BAD!!!), it is an illness which prevents me from settling down. I have moved home over 100 times, so far. Unsettling Life is the story of those moves and the adventures that came with them. When you read it, you will discover that living with bipolar can be frequently funny, sometimes sad and often oddball, but never, ever, dull.
10 Sports Scandals That Rocked the Game
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Athletes…they become like heroes. We read about them; talk about them; look up to them…but sometimes heroes let us down. And when they let us down they can change the game. This book looks at ten of the biggest profiles of all time.
Starry Mind: The Life and Times of Vincent van Gogh
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Some of the most famous artists of the world never achieved fame, or even recognition, during their lifetimes. They worked in relative obscurity and often in tragic circumstances. And although those artists produced works that now grace the walls of some of the most hallowed museums, they never lived to enjoy it. Vincent Willem van Gogh was such a man. This biography looks at both the life and
From Picas to Bytes: Four Generations of Seacrest Newspaper Service to Nebraska
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
How one newspaper family made their city and their state a better place to live.