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Camp Fire Girls Roots And Remembrances In New York State
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The Camp Fire Girls is an organization that offers young women a chance to excel and learn without the pressure of competition. My book also appreciates the different county chapters in New York. Each has benefited the Camp Fire Girls nationally. Eliza Laub became the first president of the Buffalo Camp Fire Girls Council. She is among the many leaders and members that I have profiled in my ebook.
"Dear Darling Loulie"
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Series: Genealogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.
The “Gold Special” Train Robbery: Deadly Crimes of the D’Autremont Brothers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
From award winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and the bestselling author of Murder of the Banker’s Daughter and Murder at the Pencil Factory, comes a powerful new historical true crime short, The “Gold Special” Train Robbery: Deadly Crimes of the D’Autremont Brothers.
Carlos Paula
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Carlos Paula, a Cuban, had a brief career in the major leagues with the Washington Senators. He was exceptional for he became the first dark-skinned Cuban to play for the Washington American League baseball franchise. Earlier Cubans with lighter skin color had made the grade for the Nationals. In 1954 race was a big issue because most of the teams fans were born south of the Mason-Dixon line.
Mother Teresa (A Brief Biography)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Mother Teresa was able to start an open air school and established a home for the destitute who were dying unattended in the city. For this, she was able to convince the city authorities to donate her dilapidated building.
iQuit: The Book of Job(s)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Author Vincent Yanez never planned on working more than a couple of jobs in his life. Unfortunately, he was born with a short attention span and an inability to stay anywhere that annoyed him. The result is iQuit: The Book of Job(s), a snarky look at one man's refusal to put up with anything he found aggravating, disgusting or downright horrifying.
The People Under the House
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Very few escaped the death camps of Nazi Germany. Of those who survived, nearly all had been successfully hidden by friends. A handful had no such friends and co-conspirators, but managed to stay alive through a rare combination of wits, intuition and luck. Werner Hellman was one of the latter. This is their story, completed by Dene after Werner’s death.
Two dogs and a suitcase: Clueless in Charente
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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The title says it all: what we have and where we are. This book, the sequel to Glass Half Full: Our Australian Adventure, follows our French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in Australia.
Recipes and Road Stories: Life on the Road with Sisters Hannah and Caroline Melby of the duo HanaLena
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 47,590. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Sartoris Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Sisters Hannah and Caroline Melby are country music artists who perform under the name HanaLena. A popular Nashville-based touring band, they perform all over the United States. This book is a collection of their adventures, along with recipes they have gathered. It will make you laugh, it will make you cry, and it will make you hungry for deep-fried Oreos.
The Grown-Ups Wouldn't Like It
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 200,240. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Delia Despair, as she is now known to her many blog fans, survived a turbulent if privileged childhood as the daughter of a globe-trotting diplomat and was blessed (or cursed) with a confusion of mummies and a string of convents and smart schools before attending a Swiss business school and managing to become an extremely junior journalist on the Daily Telegraph. These are her memoirs.
This Force of Memory: a Surgeon's Story of Addiction and PTSD
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This Force of Memory chronicles the spiral of a surgeon into PTSD and eventual addiction. It is a memoir of a physician who becomes an addict after experiencing the horrors of medical error first hand. It is the memoir of a surgeon who discovers a healing mechanism quite removed from the operating room.
Journals and Letters of Mother Theodore Guerin
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin (Saint Theodora) came from France in 1840 to found the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. A prolific letter-writer and colorful journalist, Guerin comes to life through her writings as an American pioneer, educator, businesswoman and leader. Originally printed in 1937, the new digital edition includes color photographs and a new foreword.
I am Akbar Agha
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,760. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by First Draft Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Akbar Agha’s memoir tells a story of war, friendship and political intrigue. The story starts in the trials of the 1980s jihad. Akbar Agha offers a sometimes-critical account of the post-1994 Taliban administration and reveals his role in the Jaish-e Muslimeen opposition group post-2001. He ends with an analysis of the problems afflicting Afghanistan and a vision for its political future.
Hoi Pap
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Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: Dutch. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A father and a marriage. A marriage that is driven for years by mutual tensions. Tensions he unconsciously ignore or brush aside. Tensions that he does not want to see because it gives too much to his children. When his wife decides her life to a great extent to devote to spirituality, reiki and she pays more attention to her own mother and her husband, he takes a drastic decision. Divorce i
Unsettling Life - What did I do wrong?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,570. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
So, I have this thing called Bipolar Affective Disorder, (BAD!!!) and when you read Unsettling Life you will discover that living with BAD can be frequently funny, sometimes sad and often oddball, but never, ever, dull. The most common remarks I get from readers are: What a journey! What a life! What next?
Arthur a Louisiana Man
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,710. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(4.00 from 1 review)
A semi-biography of Arthur Racine; a cajun man who grew up on the Bayous of Louisiana amid the colorful culture and folk tales of the Indians battling swamp monsters. A way of life that was dangerous and also peaceful where family came first and good fresh food from the Bayou was a necessity to survival.
Absence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What does neglect bear? In free verse, J. Mbonisi describes a childhood of neglect and its far-reaching tentacles into adulthood. Absence is a thought-provoking memoir about coping and functioning in neglect's aftermath uniquely relayed through verse.
Jihad Hobb
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: Spanish. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jihad Amor es una novela romántica que vacila entre un relato de amor, de costumbres y tradiciones de un pueblo que sufrió una guerra atroz y que, a pesar de ello, siguió unido a la generosidad y a la conservación de sus creencias y elegantes actitudes y modalidades.
Fallen Medicine A nurse's dark journey through PTSD, drug abuse and sexual addiction
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,450. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Emergency Room is part war zone, part insane asylum, and not all of the victims are patients delivered by red lights and sirens. Sarah Jones is one of the best ER nurses in the business. Tragedy and mayhem are daily occurrences in her world; shootings, stabbings, motorcycle accidents, spousal beatings, heart attacks; she sees it all. So are split second decisions and life-saving procedures.
10 Sports Scandals That Rocked the Game
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Athletes…they become like heroes. We read about them; talk about them; look up to them…but sometimes heroes let us down. And when they let us down they can change the game. This book looks at ten of the biggest profiles of all time.