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Little Prince: The Accidental Life of a Lucky Orphan
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,280. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by WingSpan Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1937, during the Great Depression, the young mother of a two-year-old boy died while giving birth to a baby girl, and the boy's father, victim of severe depression, abandoned the family, leaving the boy an orphan. More than seven decades later, the author, in this personal memoir, relates how he was raised with much love by his late mother's family, and has led a happy, productive life.
Madame Parapluie
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 131,730. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parapluie é um relato de coragem cuja mensagem de esperança, tão importante nos dias de hoje, vai além do tempo dos factos e das pessoas referidas. É um testemunho de sabedoria, um manual de iluminação, e não só uma autobiografia de Elisa Damião.
A Viagem dos Meus Sentimentos
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 23,760. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Desde o meu nascimento procuro constantemente o tesouro da vida. Nesta viagem o tesouro são os sentimentos que guardo desde o fundo do meu coração, sejam eles tristes ou alegres fazem parte da minha viagem, não só da minha mas também da sua viagem porque somos humanidade nascida para os sentimentos da vida.
Queria Ser Doutor
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 36,140. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ao desenrolar a sua história de vida, o autor pretendeu descrever com minicidade essa mesma história. Como todas, ela tem os seus momentos mais e menos agradáveis, não por outras razões mas especialmente partilhando-as com os estimados leitores mais não quis do que induzir neles a vontade de individualmente ou juntos fazermos inverter as negligências tendênciais das culturas modernas.
Lloyd George Knew My Father
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The personal story of a British Private in World War 2 and his challenges to remain sane in the fact of horrendous war atrocities.
Swimming Against the Tide
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.
Thank You Mister Bosh That's Close Enough!
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In 1914 Herbert Hoskins joined the British Army and soon found himself as a Major serving in the muddy, disease ridden trenches of the Somme. Carefully collected by his grandson, Major Hoskins' letters are printed alongside startling images and illustrations to provide a fascinating picture of the horrific world these soldiers inhabited.
The Red Star Diary of 1916
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Bygone Era Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This extraordinary work pulls directly from a diary discovered in a flea market in the 1990s. Rena Corey painstakingly tracked down the details of the young man whose diary she obtained, not even knowing his identity until well into her search: Bill Noxon. Intertwining Bill’s own words with her discoveries about his life, Ms. Corey paints a complete picture of this young man.
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.
The Untimely Suicide of Sebastian Goat -- A Cowboy Story
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Essay » Literature
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Sebastian was a highly spirited goat living with other animals on his New Mexico ranch. Over the years the goat had managed to violently assault pretty much all of the cowboys and other animals that worked and lived on the ranch until the day Sebastian finally fell down on to a ledge he couldn't escape from.
To dwell in the power of truth.
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Series: Sunderland P. Gardner Lectures, Book 49. You set the price! Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
In the 1999 Sunderland P. Gardner lecture, Jack Ross describes his inspiring, life-long spiritual journey which led him to misery and transcendent joy in maximum security prisons as part of his non-violent witness to the power of truth.
Share Your Neighbour's Joy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Share Your Neighbour’s Joy is a true short story in which names of characters have been falsified for harmony. Pastor Sekaza is an ordinary servant of God. He is blessed but Mudanya sees him like a miserable helpless creature. He is unaware that God has his own timetable for His people, and above all, His servants.
The Delaplaine Lord Byron - His Essential Quotations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Here are Lord Byron's most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book by that well-known Quote Monger, Andrew Delaplaine. The original illustrations are by his sister, Renee. Learn about the man’s wit and wisdom from his very own words.
The Delaplaine Ray Bradbury - His Essential Quotations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Here are Bradbury's most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book by that well-known Quote Monger, Andrew Delaplaine. The original illustrations are by his sister, Renee. Learn about the man’s wit and wisdom from his very own words.
The Delaplaine Ambrose Bierce - His Essential Quotations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Here are Bierce’s most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book by that well-known Quote Monger, Andrew Delaplaine. The original illustrations are by his sister, Renee. Learn about the man’s wit and wisdom from his very own words.
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
From the woods of New England a youth copes with childhood fantasies and begins a search for his identity. When the period of the turbulent sixties begins, Paul, is just out of college, a zoology major. His wandering pits the logic of his scientific background against an uncontrollable urge of the artist within. The artist is trying to get free to find and express an uncertain meaning in life.
12 Shots: 2014 blog posts
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Price: Free! Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 2013, my son Brian was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. This book traces a four-month journey in which I trained for a 100 mile cycling event to help raise $37,454.13 for blood cancer research and patient assistance programs. This amount is equivalent to the average charge for a single chemotherapy injection delivered to our Little Man. He received 12 of these shots in two months.
Five Days In The Trees Near The Water - Eight Years Into Recovery
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Series: IN THE WORDS OF AN ADDICT. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In this compelling true story the reader is invited inside the journey written in Five Days that will leave the reader speechless, heart warmed, in tears, laughing and inspired.
Robado Virginidad
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,490. Language: Spanish. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Escribí virginidad robada porque quería recuperar mi vida, estaba cansado de sentir que estaba en el mal después de ser violada. Lo tenía difícil crecer porque siempre tenía miedo y enojado.
Daedalus: A Tale of Savannah
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by valhallapress. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
September 19, 2005, the heat waves danced off the teeming, blackened windows of a small wooden house in the city’s Trustee’s Garden section. Inside lay the bodies of Bob and Tina Stoddard, decaying in the Savannah swelter. This is their story.