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The High Price I Had To Pay 3: From The White House To Federal Prison: Sentenced to 11 Years As a Non-Violent Offender
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Price: Free! Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Voices International Publications Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The High Price I Had To Pay 3, is a captivating true story about the life of Gwendolyn Hemphill. Rising from humble beginnings, Hemphill worked relentlessly to overcome barriers of poverty and racism. Climbing to the top of the political ladder, Hemphill made her way to the White House under the Carter Administration. One bad decision landed this 73 year old woman an 11 year prison sentence.
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.
Pope Linus and the Formation of the Early Catholic Church
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The origins of the Catholic Church are as mysterious, cavernous, and deep as the ancient archives housed in the Vatican, the church’s capital in Rome. Over a billion Catholics believe that the line of Papal succession for Popes, stretching back nearly two thousand years, begins with Jesus Christ and his first Apostle, St. Peter. However, it is there that historians and theologians begin to greatl
Kanye West Superstar
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
Kanye West is the self-proclaimed Steve Jobs of the Internet, downtown, fashion and culture. He doesn't just produce critically acclaimed rap albums, he has ideas for water bottle design and architecture. He aspires to design a leather jogging pant for a European clothing line. Kanye West Superstar is the story of how Kanye West became such an important person to himself and also to America.
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.
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.
Jeffrey Dahmer, the Killer Cannibal: 100 Questions & Answers about the Case
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Murderer Jeffrey Dahmer kept a head in his fridge, hands & genitals in cooking pots, & body parts in his freezer. He also tried to create zombies for sex slaves. Dahmer came from a good family, had been to college, and was liked by neighbors, who called him “the nice, quiet, good-looking white guy”—even though a foul smell came from his apartment. How did such a man become a cannibal & a murderer?
The Algerian Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Christian-Yves Georges. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Algerian Stories – The Ghost in the Well; The Last Caravan; The Ancient Enemy and Mirage – recount four unique and memorable events from the author’s life as a child born and raised in Algeria. The poetic prose and beautiful illustrations bring these exotic tales to life.
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.
Through the Back Porch Door
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,260. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
JR Eason is a third generation farm woman. Eason invites you to walk with her Through the Back Porch Door of a farm house set during post-war years on an Idaho homestead. Picking potato's provided time to dream, and it took guts and grit through all the years, but at age 42, Eason had fulfilled her dream as a self-taught professional artist.
Sea Tales: The Guardianship
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Llumina Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
People travel through many different stages on the road of life. Many philosophies underscore our identities and help us rationalize our good fortune. Sometimes, productive professionals forget that they are able to live the American dream because of little more than a bit of talent and a bit of luck.
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.
Sarah's Tree
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Sarah’s Tree” is my story. I wrote it from memory and it’s as I remember it. While I have embellished parts of it in the hope it allowed the story to flow, it’s still the story my friend insisted I write, and now, I hope you will allow me to share it with you. Some of it is sad. Some of it might seem unusual, but hopefully, some of it will also make you laugh.
Paradise Found, and Lost: Odyssey in Chile
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Series: Humanist Memoir ยท Krutein Memoirs, Book 2. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Amador Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Eva Krutein's adventure continues with the family's nine years in Chile, where they are warmed by the beauty of the land and the openness of the people. Eva is sensitive to social injustice and machismo, and senses the pending violence of revolution and counter-revolution. As in part 1 of the Krutein memoir, "Eva's War," we see important world events from a new perspective.
Speaking for the Child: An Autobiography and a Challenge
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 111,710. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As the name implies, this is my story. Speaking for the Child depicts my experience going through public schools and facing adulthood with a slowly increasing visual and hearing loss. It spans forty years and offers my unique perspective on many events that happened between the late sixties through the twenty-first century
Sunrise Where My Heart Is
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,240. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Llumina Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
During the final year of World War II, Deborah Little’s father was stationed in Hollandia, New Guinea and Manila, Philippines Island. A series of essays, reflections, and letters her parents wrote to each other from November 1944 to December 1945, these writings are personal, yet have universal appeal as we mourn the passing of the “Greatest Generation.”
This is me - a monkey in the music
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Is it possible that a photographer's hiding beyond a journalist? A writer beyond a photographer and beyond a drop-out someone who's quite willing to have a career - but by his own rules and at his own time and place?
The Widow Wave: A True Courtroom Drama of Tragedy at Sea
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,970. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Tort and liability
Real courtroom story that reads like a suspense novel. "An intelligently told true story of honor, integrity and justice. The Widow Wave reminded me of The Perfect Storm, played out in a taut courtroom thriller. Jacobs masterfully weaves the harrowing tale of the last voyage of Aloha, and courtroom battle that followed. A great read." -- Robert Dugoni, NYT bestselling author of 'My Sister's Grave'
Emilia Clarke
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,120. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Clarke won the 2011 EWwy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for her role as Daenerys. In 2013, she was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. She was voted the most desirable woman in the world by Askmen readers in 2014.
Hugh Hefner - 1926 - Playboy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,530. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"If it was wrong to persecute heterosexuals in a homosexual society then the reverse was wrong, too."