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Please God, Which Side is Up?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Please God, Which Side is Up?" is the memoir of an ordinary family man, who relates here snatches of his life from his invalid childhood in Scotland to training as a commando in the Royal Marines, to working as a journalist in Africa in the unsophisticated ‘50s and '60s; and latterly as a public relations specialist in South Africa.
My Guarded Secrets
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Price: Free! Words: 48,930. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Greg grows up on a farm in Charles City, Iowa. The son of alcoholic parents, neglected and left to fend for himself, Greg is drinking and driving at the age of thirteen. Never getting an allowance, he finds an easy way to access cash...once he masters his father’s signature.
My Radio Interview with Jesus
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,930. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
While preparing for his next nationally syndicated, radio show, America Talks Health with Dr. Keith Robinson, his producer announced a change in the guests for the next two days. The guest claimed to be Jesus, Son Of God. Keith sent his producer off for in depth research, preparing to expose the guest as a fraud, but, at the end of the second show, he found his world shaken like never before.
Plant Water Grow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,070. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
Ian Gold [Former NFL Pro Bowl Linebacker] reveals his weaknesses, indiscretions, and flaws, as he discusses paying prostitutes, child abuse charges, and bribing a woman to have an abortion? In "Plant Water Grow", we get an insight into how one lonely, insecure child found redemption and Gold shows the path to consider, for us as well. Without judgment. Only love. -Khurum Sheik
Shining Light, Revealing Conversations with Dedicated People
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,180. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Shining Light is a collection of 22 revealing conversations, including black and white portraits, with people who share amazing stories about their lives. As Muriel Rukeyser once said, "The universe is made of stories, not atoms."
From Hindsight to Insight: A Traditional to Metaphysical Memoir
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Amazing true experiences from one woman's life, from suicide, Hells Angels, bi-polar disorder, families, congressman, alzheimers, kittens, ghosts, animal communication, children, autism, building a business, National Association of Professional Women, reincarnation, cancer, dealing with death, business failure, spirituality, business success, Syda Yoga, knife wielding hitchhikers, and more.
Holy Candy: Why I Joined A Cult And Married A Stranger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,340. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What is the purpose of life? Is there a spiritual world? Does true love exist? The desire to find answers to these questions led Yolande Brener to enter a bizarre, 15-year odyssey in a cult and to participate in one of the largest mass marriages in history. Spooky, riveting, and utterly believable, this beautifully written memoir will keep you reading well into the night.
It's Only a Life -- But It's My Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A glorious cornucopia of real life adventures. She shares the mantra which carried her through difficult times. Her description of travels paint pictures of wondrous sights in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Men were attracted to her colorful way of life. Their stories add space to the later years. At 92 years Esther is still going strong.
Shan Hai Jing - A Book Covered With Blood: About Authors Of The Catalog Of Human Population
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Price: Free! Words: 20,790. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Human Population Academy & HPA Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
For those interested in personal story of researchers of the Catalog of Human Souls (Catalog of human population), this book contains some information about their life & work. Currently it is impossible to find authentic information about A. Davydov & O. Skorbatyuk from other sources except from lab’s works, books published by HPA Press, & other information distributed by Human Population Academy.
All Around
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,450. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This true contemporary story reads like pages ripped from a dime novel. All-Around rodeo cowboy, Mac Griffith, is gunned down after a barroom brawl. The shooter is arrested and charged with murder. At the ensuing trial, a cast of truly colorful western characters parade to the witness stand. It is their testimony—what they have to say and what they are not allowed to say—
Eat Sleep Cook School!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,400. Language: British English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » French
I became a dishwasher in a gastronomic restaurant in Avignon, giving up a successful 25-year career as a national newspaper journalist in England. This is the story of how I went to catering college in the South of France and qualified as a professional chef in one of the toughest professions in the world.
I Dreamed, I Ran, I Conquered
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
“I Dreamed, I Ran, I Conquered” captures Filipino runner Ben Gaetos’ quest for his goals in life and his bumpy ride along the way. Ben’s adventures led him to dream of running a herculean race, considered by many as the world’s toughest, the Badwater Ultramarathon. At Badwater, Ben relived the struggle of David vs. Goliath, facing 135 miles of furnace-like heat, endless roads, and heavenly climbs.
Under the Old Railway Clock: Reminiscences of a time, a place, and a very dear brother, William Marshall
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,680. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
UNDER THE OLD RAILWAY CLOCK deftly illuminates for readers a time and place - England from the 1930S through to 2007. William Marshall was a sailor, hero, husband, father, gambler, coin collector, cook, flirt with the ladies... and a very dear brother.
A Cautious Descent Into Respectability: The Collected Essays
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
This is the story of how I came to accept who I am. This is a story of fear, hate, depression, and hope. There will be tears and there will be pain, I lay my soul bare and tell the truth no matter how bad it makes me look. This story is a therapy session. This story is my truth, and I make no apology.
Legacy: The Hemophilia of Yesterday
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,650. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ralph Dean Rytting was diagnosed with hemophilia in 1943 at age sixteen. With the limited treatment available at that time, he endured debilitating bleeds. Yet he never let the disease crush his desire to be educated, work, and raise a family. Faithfully recording his thoughts and feelings, Ralph reveals how he overcame life's unpredictable challenges with faith, humor, and irrepressible optimism.
Standing In My Own Shadow
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 48,230. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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This is my autobiography, the story of a life not unlike many others, except that I have carried within me from my earliest days a mental illness which at its worst is terrifying and debilitating, and at its best is a dark cloud which spreads its shadow over every aspect of my life. I have been for most of my life in the grip of Depression.
Broken Bones: New True Noir Essays From the Emergency Room by the Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
New, blistering, darkly funny essays breaking bones. And fixing them. And the seamy underside of life in the emergency room, with its cornucopia of crazy cases, not just bone-centred ones. For example, the man who tried to eat his own thumb and the case of bleeding brains. Warning: 1. Broken Bones bears no authorized resemblance to any TV show. Rated R. Medical noir. With cussing. Don’t read it.
Small Town Cop/Big City Crimes {A Man, His Dogs and a Badge}
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 151,040. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The true story of a man that went the distance in Law Enforcement. His K-9 unit, his Dogs and his badge gave him the strength and courage to bring down the biggest of criminals. It might have been a small town but the crimes were anything but.
The Philosophy of Shaving: Reflections on the Death of My Father
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,290. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Philosophy of Shaving is a book about overcoming grief. It connects one man's loss of his father as a boy to the fact that he was never taught how to shave. Rooted in the author's own experience, it is an exhaustive attempt to learn about every aspect of shaving as a way to talk about subjects like father figures and manhood.
Lessons Learned - Five Years; The Start of My Growth as a Human Being
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Lemon Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Growing up is tough. Even tougher when your parents have it out for you. Ranger Bill bravely opens up his past to allow us to peek into the horrors lying in wait. Horrors that taught him from an early age that evil does exist. And sometimes, we call it “Mother.” Five Years is the first book in a series on Ranger Bill’s remarkable life.