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Das (Alp) Traumschiff
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: German. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Ein augenzwinkender Blick hinter die Kulissen der Kreuzfahrtindustrie. Es es nicht alles Gold was glänzt...Aus eigenen Erfahrungen und Erinnerungen niedergeschrieben. Vor Gericht und auf hoher See ist man allein. Dieser Satz beinhaltet viel Wahrheit.
Great White Hunters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,820. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
True stories from yesteryear's famous Great White Hunters. Enthralling tales of their daring and dangerous exploits in Africa and India. Real ripping yarns from the days of yore.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
Poland's Daughter: How I Met Basia, Hitchhiked to Italy, and Learned About Love, War, and Exile
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,740. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A double memoir of the Second World War and its aftermath. Basia is a colonel's daughter in eastern Poland, only to have her father murdered and herself sent into Russian captivity; Dan grows up in an America wracked by the Great Depression. They meet at a British university in 1955, and each learns a great deal about the other, in Manchester, Paris, and Lerici.
Voyage to Wild Africa
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,410. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Follow Brian Dawtrey and his family as they adventure from rural England to the wilds of Africa; meeting foxes, chickens, elephants and lions along the way. Brian Dawtrey shares his witty and informative memoirs of a life less ordinary; joined by a colourful cast of friends and acquaintances, both human and otherwise.
But for the Grace of God
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,220. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The amazing memoir of astronaut Bill Pogue, long-time holder of the world record for most days in space.
Deserving Of Love: A Woman's Journey in Search of Happiness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Deserving of Love is a tell-all, uninhibited look at one woman's determination to break the family cycle-to stop hating and fighting-and find the love she was desperately seeking. With a burning will to survive, Amanda starts a journey that will not only bring tears to your eyes but also make you laugh along the way.
When The Wind Blows, Extraordinary Adventures With A Deadly Twist
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,980. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Buying an ex drug-smuggling boat in Grand Cayman is the start of crazy escapades. Maggi & Robin quit work to set sail across the South Pacific to Australia. From the Caribbean and perils of Panama, to exotic South Sea islands and a devastating cyclone in the Coral Sea peaking in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the ocean. Powerfully told, it’s funny, tragic, romantic and gripping.
My Cancer Has Many Faces
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,880. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a busy single mother, leasehold manager, and law student, Alero Dabor at first thought the exhaustion that plagued her through the summer of 2006 needed no further explanation. But a chance examination lead to a diagnosis of breast cancer. Through journal entries, Alero explores the many faces of her cancer from the initial shock at her diagnosis until she takes command of her treatment.
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.
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!'
Re-Run: My 30-day Experiment to Fall Back in Love with Running
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,440. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
"I was a youthful Zephyr, flying with the wind in my face, fleet of foot and bold of spirit. But 35 years later I have a sorrowful confession to make: I hate running." Tony Markey sucks at running, and he knows it. Follow his 30-day challenge to see if he can fall back in love with running. Starting with 30 minutes of running every day and finishing on day 30 with the Seattle Half-Marathon!
Joe Bruno's Mobsters - Three Volume Set - "Mobsters, Gangs, Crooks, and Other Creeps Volumes 1, 2, & 3"
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Price: $4.77 USD. Words: 167,540. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
SAVE MORE 50% OVER BUYING THE BOOKS INDIVIDUALLY!! According to famed New York City criminal attorney Mathew J. Mari, "Joe Bruno's Mobsters - Three Volume Set" is a composite of characters and events that entwine the Denizens of the underworld with the rich history of America from the early 1800's until today."
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.
Echoes From the Family Kitchen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,040. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The discovery of two hundred letters between his mom and dad during WWII (while serving with the Seabees in North Africa and Guam) leads a son on a journey of discovery 200,000 years in the making. Their story brings him in close contact with Sicily in the 1800s to the American shores, revealing glimpses of Depression-Age America in Western NY to the present.
Walking on Ice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Walking on Ice is part romantic memoir, part travelogue and part “girl’s own adventure”. The tale begins in the warm climes of New Zealand in the South Pacific when an on-line friendship between an American & a New Zealander blossoms into romance, and concludes among the Eskimo in the wintry wilds of remote Alaska. A book for adventurous romantics and arm-chair travellers alike.
The Eleanor Venture: A Memoir by Eleanor Carlson Flanders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Eleanor Venture tells a coming-of-age story informed by The Dust Bowl and the Great Depression—two events that create hardship in the author’s early years. Eleanor Carlson, oldest of seven and spunky farm girl, forges her unique path into adulthood. A fearless seeker of new places, people, and parties, hers is a humorous, blunt, and self-analytic woman’s voice in the “Greatest Generation.”
The Last Tour: Love, Laughter, and Tears
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,560. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Last Tour: Love, Laughter, and Tears is the story of retired music manager Ron Eckerman who found love and happiness and then was diagnosed with AML, a fast growing bone marrow cancer. His career included managing bands of the 70's. He survived the Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash of 1977 and wrote the book "Turn it up! My years with Lynyrd Skynyrd." He lost his battle with cancer in May of 2014.
Confessions of a Hostie 3 - More true stories of an International Flight Attendant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fasten seatbelts, ensure your seat is fully upright, tray-table stowed and come fly with Danielle in this third installment of turbulent tales of life in the sky: With thrilling crew and passenger stories, valuable tips for potential 'hosties', revelations of her own initial (failed) attempts to join airlines, and perceptive insights into life above and below the clouds - prepare for takeoff...
Nichijo: The Testimony of John Provoo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,240. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1940, John David Provoo, a young American Buddhist studying in Japan, was urged by the U.S. Embassy to return home. In 1942, as a US Army Sergeant in the Philippines, he was among those captured on Corregidor. After years of POW camps on Taiwan and Japan, he was forced to make propaganda broadcasts from Radio Tokyo. He was convicted in a 1952 NYC treason trial, the decision overturned in 1954.