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Papá Era Carpintero
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,010. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
** Ganador del Premio Nacional de Escritores Autopublicados de Estados Unidos ** No, su padre no era carpintero realmente. El padre de Kenny Kemp era farmacéutico, y le gustaba hacer bricolaje en casa. Era un hombre que siempre sabía sacar provecho de las cosas viejas y olvidadas. El resultoado es este libro: la historia de un padre manitas que ayudó a su hijo a convertirse en un hombre bueno.
Trucking in English
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the tale of what happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to actually drive 18-wheelers across North America instead of just dreaming about it. She learns how to hit a moose correctly and how to be hijacked. She is almost arrested in Baltimore Docks and survives a terrifying winter tour of The Rockies. Nothing goes well, but that’s why there’s a book.
Madame Pedamamaki
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Madame Pedamamaki takes us into the world of a smiling ‘girl’ who secretly mourns, throughout her long life, the lack of ‘a corner of her own’. Born and raised in Alexandria (Little Paris) Egypt in an overcrowded family apartment and onwards through her three marriages, she constantly yearns for just ‘a small corner and plenty of time’ in which to indulge her greatest pleasure – reading!
Confessions of a Horse Crazy Girl
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,660. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The career of a horse trainer comes with a revolving door of horses. In my relatively short lifetime, I've ridden more horses than I can remember. Some of them have carved their own little place in my heart. Some are just brief touches in my memory. Then, there are the horses that have had a hand in shaping me into the person I am today. This is a collection of their stories.
Gift of the Dreamtime Reader's Companion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
A reading guide to the groundbreaking shamanic memoir, "Gift of the Dreamtime - Awakening to the Divinity of Trauma," by S. Kelley Harrell. First published in 2004, still no other modern shamanic work shares an experience of soul healing told from within the shamanic narrative, bringing relatable and credible insight to contemporary soul healing.
Shpadoinkle: The Making of Cannibal! The Musical
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,090. Language: American English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This “Making of” book takes the reader on a journey with producer, Jason McHugh, who embarks on a quest to create the soon to be cult movie; Cannibal! The Musical with his college buddies Trey Parker, Matt Stone and a first class crew of CU Boulder film geeks.
Give Me Tomorrow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,080. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir chronicles the early life and tragedies of a young German girl during WWII in Pomerania, as the Soviet Union expelled thousands of eastern Europeans from their homelands and reshaped countries’ borders as part of an Allied agreement near the end of the war.
Memoirs: Early Childhood 1929-1943
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Laura Nunn. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bette James shares with us her early childhood memories of growing up during the Great Depression. Bette writes candidly about the events of her life and her feelings towards her parents, grandparents and her siblings. Memories: Early Childhood, 1929-1943, includes numerous photographs of Bette and her family, and the house where they all lived, in Mt. Wayte, Framingham, MA.
The Lost Society: The Prison Memoirs of Tyreese Malloy
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Over the course of 22 months in state prison and county jail, King Thai documented his experience in journal entries, philosophical essays, and poems. He offers an intimate look into the mind of a prisoner, the horrendous conditions of modern day chattel slavery (aka the Prison Industrial Complex),religion, and Hip Hop culture.
Grandpa's Stories: The 20th Century As My Gradfather Lived It
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,460. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My grandfather grew up in Arizona during the 1920s and 1930s. One week after the attack on Pearl Harbor he joined the Navy. During the summer of 2012, my mother visited him and recorded his stories about growing up, World War Two, and time as an employee at the Pacific Bell Telephone Company. This is the history of the 20th century as he lived it.
Back To Sea (British Merchant Navy)
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Price: $7.40 USD. Words: 38,220. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a year at Leith Nautical College to obtain a 1st Class PMG Certificate in Radiotelegraphy, the author returns to sea on the old Blue Funnel ship Atreus which carries Muslim pilgrims to Jeddah on the homeward passage.
Outward Bound (Merchant Navy post ww2)
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Price: $7.84 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author describes his first post-war year in the Merchant Navy, on the Liberty Ship Samnesse, with detailed information about the different countries visited and numerous interesting photographs. Outward Bound is the sequel to "Life Aboard a Wartime Liberty Ship" published by Amberley and which received excellent reviews.
Above the Lake:Tuscany, the artist's journey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The artist/fool with one foot suspended above the abyss, never looking to the future as six months morph into twenty years; Cortona, Camelot-like rising above the lake, casting her spell but lurking in the wings is a parallel universe threatening a rude awakening-welcome to the life of the artist.
Tubob: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
TUBOB: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps is a memoir of a newly married couple who discover themselves in new light as they work and learn about a different culture in a third-world country. They find strength and frustration trying to make a difference. Caught up in a military coup, they seek refuge in a house with 116 other people and wonder if their lives will ever be the same.
Ruff Love: True Tails of Rescue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Breathless Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
In animal rescue, no story ever has a happy beginning, but can they have a happy end?
9 Lives of a Fighter Pilot: One pilot’s personal story as an American patriot
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A pilot's life is never dull, especially when you're a jet fighter pilot in the Marines flying assault missions in Iraq during Saddam Hussein's reign and then when you work at the White House under President Clinton! Sometimes you have close calls with Death. Sometimes you get nine lives. You better live the ninth to its fullest! This is Colonel Greg Raths' life... a roadmap for success.
Goodbye, Sagebrush
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Goodbye, Sagebrush is a semi-autobiographical tale of one young girl's experience moving from the Wyoming frontier of her upbringing to the "big city" of Salt Lake, at the tail end of the Great Depression. As Dottie 'Rie travels the long road to Utah's capital city, her mind drifts back to the good life she enjoyed back in the old log cabin and at the ranch.
Seriously Mum, What's an Alpaca?
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Series: Seriously Mum, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,210. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.86 from 7 reviews)
Leaving England and moving to Spain to set up an alpaca breeding farm was never going to be easy… 'Seriously Mum, What’s an Alpaca?’ is the frank and charming story of a brave couple who risk everything to move to Spain to follow their dream.
Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt - Diaries and Letters of a First World War Officer in the 19th Hussars and 1st Coldstream Guards
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Diary and letters of Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt including his time at Eton, Sandhurst and in the First World War. He describes life in the Hussars and Coldstream Guards, how he was gassed in May 1915, and life in the trenches. He was killed near Ypres in May 1916. The book is illustrated with maps and photographs, and includes biographies of his wife, son, brother and parents.
Ataka: My Life Story
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This ebook contains my life experiences so far. All the information in it are real life experiences. Nothing was fabricated.