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The Wisdom of David Attenborough: Thoughts of a National Treasure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Ben Berger. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Sir David Attenborough perhaps personifies the title of 'National Treasure' better than any other. Having been on our screens for more than sixty years, his groundbreaking documentaries have continually highlighted the true beauty of nature within our own planet. This book brings together some of his most interesting and thought-provoking opinions on a variety of subjects.
The Very Best of Clint Eastwood: Inside the Mind of a Hollywood Legend
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Ben Berger. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Clint Eastwood is one of Hollywood's biggest successes. Originally known for his roles in westerns, he has since demonstrated his versatility in a range of genres and has proven to be as talented a director as he is an actor. This book brings together many of his best quotes and provides an extensive insight into one of the most interesting characters in showbiz.
In The Wake of Lies
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 110,780. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The compelling true story, chronicling the life of renowned psychic Carrie Shubert. A rebellious teen growing up in the hippie music scene, Carrie decides to escape the drug and sex-crazed music culture to settle down and live a 'normal life' with a seemingly ordinary salesman.
Sanity Check: The Dog Ate My Lipstick and My Houseplants Have Fleas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Sanity Check covers everything from shredding pantyhose for stress relief, to the family dog joyfully dancing with flying eggs, to the day Sharon realized she’d lost her lips. Sanity Check’s driving philosophy is that we all goof up... but laughing at those goof-ups with each other
Dates and Dorothy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Since coming of age I wanted to change the world, when, in middle age, the world returned the compliment by changing me. That is when I met my guide and mentor Dorothy Cowlin.
A Schizophrenic Will: A Story of Madness, A Story of Hope
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,470. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many biographies of people with mental illness seem to dwell primarily on the feeling of hopelessness, and they keep expectations for the sufferer's future low. With this autobiography, Mr. Jiang attempts to turn the tables on this litany of sorrow. He shows himself as a result of the miracles that modern medicine can produce. He went from being a basket case to a respected, tech librarian.
Alcohol: Confesiones
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You set the price! Words: 57,450. Language: Spanish. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
He escrito este tratado de salud y cuidado contra las traumáticas consecuencias del abuso y adicción al alcohol que se anticipa nos caerá en tromba en pocos años tras el largo período de "la Marcha" y el ahora vigente Botellón y Macrobotellón, amén de las diversas mezclas de estupefacientes (cocaína y éxtasis) mezclados con la bebida ingerida en discotecas y bares atiborrados de jóvenes hoy día.
Using Kratom, a Mild, Legal Opioid, for Managing Chronic Pain and Restless Legs Syndrome
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
This book is an account of my experience in using kratom. I’ve long been a sufferer of chronic pain and RLS. I had reached the point where non-prescription methods of managing these conditions no longer worked, but was hesitant to use the strong prescription medicines available. I came upon kratom, a mild, legal opioid. After a good deal of research, I decided it was a promising option.
The Road to El Dorado: Percy Fawcett and the Lost World of Z
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In 1925, Percy Fawcett left England for Brazil--he would never return. For his entire life, Fawcett had been fascinated with exploration. The child of an explorer, Fawcett had heard countless wild stories of adventure and it did not surprise anyone that he became an explorer himself. In 1906, Fawcett made his first expedition to South America; for over 15 years, he made several more. It was in
Journal intime d'un schizophrène
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,850. Language: French. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Comment la pornographie peut amener à la schizophrénie et comment j'en suis sorti. Un témoignage chrétien des temps modernes où Internet et le monde virtuel sont placés en relation avec la vie réelle. Voyage au coeur de l'imaginaire d'un enfant confronté malgré lui à la sexualité et sa victoire par la foi, qui l'amène à rencontrer Dieu face à face et à reconstruire sa personnalité selon Christ.
The Unofficial History of the Paddington Bear
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In this world of superheroes, bells-and-whistles gadgetry, and mind blowing techno-magic, isn’t it amazing that the elements of a simple story can still capture the imagination and appeal to the senses? Well, maybe not just any simple story, but a well written one that extols the very best in human nature while at the same time exposing weaknesses and meeting problems head on, with characters who
Long Climb Back: Trekking Through Loss and Beyond
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Long Climb Back, writer Rita Hartley traces her journey through loss after the sudden tragic death of her husband. As part of her healing journey, Rita decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro — a lifetime dream that her husband had before he ran out of time. Her climb also raised money to grant a child’s wish through Make-A-Wish Foundation and inspired that child's parents, and others, to do the same.
The Devil Wears Clogs
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,460. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
What happens when you plunk down a thirty year-old culturally unaware management consultant in Heidelberg, Germany? I didn’t speak German. I didn’t have any experience working with Europeans. The Twin Towers had just collapsed, and I had no idea whether I would sink or swim. When I met my good-looking Dutch colleague and decided to take my next assignment in the Netherlands, I nearly drowned.
Tending The Fire: Through War and The Path of Meditation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,000. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tending the Fire is the gripping, enlightening, and very human story of Ralph Steele's transformative journey through war and meditation to a sense of wholeness, responsibilities, peace and compassion.
The Illusion of "Me": Rediscovering my identity with the rest of the world
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the following chapters, I reveal how I found myself and my purpose in life, after traveling and working abroad, in dozens of different countries.
Семь тысяч четыреста семьдесят четыре
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 79,890. Language: Russian. Published: September 4, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Хотите увидеть Нью-Йорк глазами 27-летней московской модницы и подсмотреть ее личную жизнь? Как изменилась судьба москвички после года, проведенного в Большом Яблоке? Вам интересно, почему книга называется «Семь тысяч четыреста семьдесят четыре»? Полсотни свиданий, расставаний и одна свадьба...
Manon Mission - Life of St. Francis Xavier by Dr. C. Drago
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,580. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Francis Xavier is man on mission. He is complex individual with sharply contrasting traits of character. He could spend hours together on the beach praying alone in the stillness of the night and he also moved restlessly from place to place. Francis Xavier was an extremely rich personality, but very human saint who retained some of the features of his Basque character till the very end.
How I Doomed My Ventures: Celebrating Failure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
The book is a true story about entrepreneurship and confronting failure.Aman the protagonist is a 15 year old boy with entrepreneurial dreams.He starts his first venture which is an education portal which is unsuccessful.He is not deterred by his failure and instead goes on to launch another venture which fails too. It describes about his struggles and perseverance.
Tales of an All-Night Town
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,310. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The riveting story of the charismatic James Bollinger, law enforcer and desperado, who was shot to death in 1973 on the main street of Brooklyn, Illinois, the oldest all-black town in America, “Tales…” is also an electrifying, documentary-style portrayal of Seventies street life that has been compared to “The Executioner’s Song,” “In Cold Blood,” “The Friends of Eddie Coyle,” and “The Wire.”
1000 Days Between: From Corporate America To South America
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,130. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
1000 Days Between is the inspirational true story of a man who leaves a promising career to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey through South America. How far will he go? Only time will tell.