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Alice and Me: An Alice Springs Experience
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Having survived over seventy years of life in this land, I have at various times stood with my back to Australia – at Seaford, Scarborough, Townsville and Darwin – and in each place I have felt the bulk of the country behind me like the hand of a protective parent: huge, ancient, wild and inhospitable. I have wandered, I have loitered and I have played ... and so I came to Alice Springs...
The 25 Lessons I Learned at 25
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Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Deluxe Life founder Greg Ux chronicles his 25th year of existence, and recounts many of the lessons he learned along the way while traveling the world, changing residences, getting fired and starting his own business. With subsections on Life, Work/Business and Health/Wellness/Relationships, follow his learning curve as he sorts through his successes and failures along the way.
Playing in the Puddles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,990. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Type 1 diabetic and stroke survivor Barnaby Howarth was three-quarters of the way through writing his autobiography in 2005 when he had a stroke and was placed on life support after being bashed outside a nightclub in Sydney. He has teamed up with author Julie Lewthwaite to tell his story - that of a man who is proud to be living a "normal" life.
Les sentinelles du rêve - Pourquoi les auteurs ont-ils soif d'écrire ?
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Price: Free! Words: 28,450. Language: French. Published: April 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
L'aventure de ce livre est belle car elle est collective. Elle met en lumière « mille et un chemins » pour arriver à une certitude : l’écriture est un « silence turbulent » que l’on expulse de soi en laissant sa pudeur au vestiaire. À travers ce livre-choral, 107 auteurs se racontent et nous révèlent leur liaison avec cette « voix » qui murmure en eux : la voix des mots.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to Barack Obama
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
George Washington had a dog named 'Tipsy?' Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? This volume covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets, their favorite books and much more, and combines in one volume all 4 books on the presidents previously produced by the author.
Illustrated Biography of William Shakespeare
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,340. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Azeem Khan. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Hundreds of years have passed since William Shakespeare's time. He has left behind nearly a million words of text, but his life is still a mystery. This book is an engaging introduction to a subject that students will certainly encounter many times throughout their education—and their lives.
In and Out of Sync
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Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When the second therapy for his prostate cancer failed, NZ Methodist minister Dave Mullan did another evaluation of his life. As you do. Remembering how much the family had appreciated his father’s prodigious effort in producing his life story, Dave decided to write more than the short stories of The Saga of Wasp.
Summer Breeze
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Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Silver Jade Ink. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The summer sunshine. An amusement park. An all-too-serious child and her whimsical father. Skee Ball, that old wooden roller coaster, and the summer breeze, making memories to last
Short Stories from a Boat Kid "The Photograph" and 13 other Summer Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,970. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
Ronnie’s a regular Florida boat kid; the problem is that things always get edgy quickly and unexpectedly. What hidden meaning is there in an old worn-out photo he finds? Whether surrounded by sharks, recovering lost silver, or battling the perils on the lake, life is scarier and funnier than ever. Be on the family boat in the Bahamas, Florida Keys, and the hydroplane racing scene, ages 10+
Diary of a Farmer’s Wife in 1908
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a diary of a farmer’s wife written in 1908 by my great-great grandmother whom lived in central Pennsylvania and spoke Pennsylvania Dutch. Minerva was a proud woman that went to church every Sunday, even if her husband didn’t. Hauling ice during the winter and using that ice to make ice cream during the summer is one example of their day’s events. I hope you enjoy this diary as much as I.
Editing Can Kill An Idiot: A Short Memoir
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This humorous memoir details Michael Kroft's five days leading up to the heart of the story, his then first-time ten-day stay in a hospital. With the actual situations almost too surreal to be called non-fiction, the memoir’s many anecdotes are presented with such a Devil-may-care attitude that it can only be told by a man so humbled by his years that he is forthcoming regarding his ignorance.
El Traductor
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You set the price! Words: 25,990. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Memorias sobre mi oficio como traductor en una agencia de matrimonio, los engaños que se perpetraron en ella.
Crying Over You - Surviving When Your Family Is Mentally Unstable
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 201,930. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Crying Over You, the true story of surviving unimaginable violence at the hands of a mentally ill father and the mental, emotional and alcoholism damage that created over the course of many years. The 61 year story of the Seaborn family of Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington as told by Christian Seaborn.
Looking Up at the Great Depression: Funny Things Happen on the Way to Decorum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,440. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author, George L. Andersen, was fortunate enough to be born into the "Great Depression" to a family starting from scratch in "Fish-town"-a poor area of Philadelphia, PA. Today such a start is considered a major handicap; but then, the values and beliefs of all the adults there, were those that made possible the "Greatest Generation."
Biografía Espiritual de un Discípulo Iberoamericano
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Price: Free! Words: 51,250. Language: Spanish. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Spiritual biography of Vicente Beltrán-Anglada (1915-1988), an accepted disciple in a Second Ray Ashram of a Master of Wisdom. In Spanish. Un relato cronológico de sucesos significativos en la vida discipular del místico catalán Vicente Beltrán Anglada (1915-1988).
Ruby
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When my grandmother died, there was no one with her, and no tears were shed. I started to question why her life was so sad. A few questions with surprising answers put everything into perspective. This is the story of where her sadness began.
Ultimate Tragedy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,000. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Ultimate Tragedy is gripping, compelling and inspiring. There is no greater tragedy that one can experience than the death of one's child. Feel the emotional turmoil that is felt by bereaved parents as author Doreen Pchajek shares her story of devastation and loss.
Church Triumphant: 25 Men and Women who Gave Their Lives to Christ
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: American English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
In Church Triumphant, you can read the lives of 25 men and women who dedicated their lives to God and the Catholic Church. These men and women are heroes of virtue and prayer who helped change the world for Christ. The biographies are written concisely with the goal of giving you the chance to learn about great saints in a short amount of time.
Nyayo Za Obama
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,980. Language: Swahili. Published: April 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Nyayo za Obama follows Barack Obama through his history making success in US politics. It is written in Swahili - language spoken by most people in Obama's ancestral home country Kenya and most of the region around it. In this book Swahili language, the most promising non-tribal and truly pan-African language, has been enriched vastly by a glossary of new words and terminology.
Lost My Jock
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Price: Free! Words: 20,990. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Do you like reading underdog sports stories? Do you enjoy stirring tales about unheralded athletes who overcame insurmountable odds to accomplish greatness? Do you need something to read while sitting on the toilet? This is the story of how I lost my jock. It isn’t a very inspiring underdog story. After all, it’s a story about a jockstrap. But it’s great for reading on the toilet!