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Singing Magic: Memoir of a woman who thought singing was life
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Price: Free! Words: 86,860. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Memoir of a girl raised in rural Ontario and French Canada in the 1940s and 1950s, who then moved to South Africa in the late 1960s and witnessed the tumultuous dismantling of apartheid. Rich descriptions of people and places in rural Canada and remote regions in South Africa.
Fear of Failure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The autobiographical work “Fear of Failure” documents the life and times of James Aarons, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. It is a bold, uncensored look at the struggles of a young man looking for fulfillment in his profession and love in his life. Dr. Aarons pulls no punches and makes no excuses as he charmingly writes his way through his life’s journey.
Sixteen Vs, Book Five, Surviving Vietnam
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 157,070. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Victor's adventures getting to, during, and getting home from Vietnam are more unusual than most. Trials and turmoil continue in the exciting and dangerous events he deals with. Boot camp and technical school provide unique situations, but nothing like the challenges in Vietnam. Amid the chaos of war, he deals with racial hatred. Even during play his exploits turn potentially life threatening.
In A Different World: A Teenager's Battle With Autism And Mental Health (Parts One, Two and Three)
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Price: Free! Words: 109,100. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir about a young woman who suffers from autism and poor mental health struggling through secondary school, work and beyond. Hannah deals with suicide, police threats, discrimination and abuse from the people who are meant to help her. A compelling true story.
Go Ask Your Father: One Man's Obsession with Finding His Origins Through DNA Testing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Shortly before his father's death, Lennard Davis received a cryptic call from his uncle Abie, who said he had a secret he wanted to tell him one day. When finally revealed, the secret--that Abie himself was Davis's father, via donor insemination--seemed too preposterous to be true. Born before the wide use of such technologies, Davis was filled with doubt about the truth.
If Pets Could Talk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If pets could talk, think of the tales they could tell! Dave Courtice, a veterinarian for over forty years, regales us with what pets have told him. The life of an animal care giver is full of happiness, sorrow and pathos – and Dave has seen everything “in the book” and more. Share his life and experiences as the practice of veterinary science changes throughout his career. Enjoy the humor.
Jungle Birds in the Living Room
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An intriguing series of adventures that will interest people from all walks of life. It contains a cultural, political and natural history education that is enriching to everyone. Regardless as to whether they have ever had a curiosity or interest in birds, the ordeals endured and the true stories about how they got from the jungles of Central & South America to our living rooms is captivating.
Two Gun Hart - Law Man, Cowboy, and Long-Lost Brother of Al Capone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
He was one of the most successful lawmen in the country, arresting bootleggers and catching criminals. He wore a ten gallon hat, wore cowboy boots, and rode a horse, fighting men with Tommy guns with his two six-shooters. He was a war hero, a wild-west performer, a Boy scout leader, and the president's body guard. He was also the brother of the most notorious criminal in the world, Al Capone.
The Enterprise “Testimony”
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Read Part-2 of Coast Playa’s and a true continuation of the story that led to Antonio “Tony” Berry’s demise. After the building of one of the largest drug “Enterprises” to ever originate in the Southern District of Mississippi between the mid 80’s and early 90’s as detailed in the book “It Is What it Is” by Gerald H. Duffy, Tony is confronted with a soul-searching decision that has him in turmoil
The Captain in Me (combo)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In Love With a Sailor and The Captain in Me is a full collection of narrative-based poetry and stories that happened over a two year period from March 2013 - June 2014. In the book, Maeby shares about her dream of a very determined love, the characters in her life, an endless love for jazz music and all things vintage, life’s philosophies, Pirate adventures, life on the Sea and so much more.
Horse & Rabbit Stew
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,310. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This stunning memoir tells the true story of a Vietnam veteran who squandered his advantages and endured a lifetime of inner struggle until he finally discovered why true happiness had eluded him for so long.
Riding With No Hands
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,180. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A biographical memoir of a 12 year old boy struggling alone to find his place in life as he learns about life, death, love, and his sexual awakening, all in the context of an abusive father and the haunting specter of sexual abuse. The secret of his abuse permeates his life, friendships, and relationships.
The Captivity And Triumph of Winnie Davies
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Price: Free! Words: 51,320. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by WEC Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This book reveals how God used Winnie Davies to impact the lives of many people. Jesus Christ dominated her life. He brought meaning into living by a glorious consciousness of forgiveness and love as shown to her in His Cross. She knew God wanted her for Himself and for His purpose... The standards she lived by were down-to-earth interpretations of God's mandate for life as read in the Scriptures.
Tall Poppies Along the Yarra
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Price: Free! Words: 91,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Port Campbell Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Many individuals with vision and drive made Victoria's Yarra Valley the vibrant place it is today. The stories of William Barak, Robert Hoddle, John Monash, Neil Doutlas, John Landy, Ian Penrose and seven others are told here. Many people don't know them, but young and old will be inspired by their stories.
Vision-Quest: A Saga of the 1960s
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,150. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"A wonderful, introspective yet entertaining romp through the 1960s as seen through the eyes and sensitivity of an artist, yet interpreted and recounted by a scientist with a great respect for nature and native culture." -George Winship, The Village Wordsmith. Layers of adventure, romance, cultural shock, psychology, philosophy fill this off-beat, but true, journey of awakening in the sixties.
Survival Manual: A Memoir of Near Death, Illness and Survival
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This memoir is my story of how I survived a near fatal illness, had many surgeries, spent almost 30 days in hospital, lived on pain killers and survived against all odds. During those days I recall many of my adventures in TV news covering stories around the world for NBC News. In some ways,it may inspire others to keep going when everything seems darkest.
Whenever I Fall
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
Over the years I’ve been asked what it is like raising a child with special needs, how we cope, how we manage to battle on through the tough times, so I decided to write it all down on paper in the hopes that it raises awareness and may even help someone who is going through the same journey. This is my true account about a life with a special boy.
Warrior Patient: A Memoir About Survival, Hope, Love & Laughter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Warrior Patient" is about a person who uses laughter, love, good doctors and guts to completely recover from cancer, kidney failure, dialysis, deadly infections, partial blindness, shingles, open wounds, a hernia and a little amputation. It takes almost three years, but today he is back to normal, playing tennis, biking and enjoying life. He laughs a lot. So will you. How did he do it?
Sir Harry Gibbs: Without fear or favour
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Price: $2.36 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
This biography concerns one of Queensland's and Australia's most distinguished lawyers and jurists, Sir Harry Gibbs. Born in Ipswich in 1917, he studied law at the University of Queensland before going on to a legal career of great accomplishment, culminating in his taking the top position in the Australian judicial system. He was Chief Justice of the Australian High Court from 1981-1987.
Scholars and Gentlemen
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Price: $1.57 USD. Words: 147,980. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There are a number of remarkable families who have made their mark on Australian life in the 20th century — Street, Kent-Hughes, Bonython, Cilento, Durack, Mackerras — are some that spring instantly to mind. It has been my purpose to illustrate this by tracing the diverse careers of the Mackerras family and assessing the contribution they have made to the development of this country.