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Witness to War: Truk Lagoon's Master Diver Kimiuo Aisek
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,830. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Kimiuo Aisek was a seventeen-year old witness to “Operation Hailstone,” the U.S. attack on Truk, “the Gibraltar of the Pacific.” Dianne M. Strong's biography recognizes a humble islander who put Truk Lagoon on the world map for scuba divers, by founding Blue Lagoon Dive Shop in 1973. Through Aisek's eyes readers learn about the Japanese mandate, WW2 in the Pacific, and Aisek's unique legacy.
Diana Inquest: How & Why Did Diana Die?
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 288,620. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Princess Diana survived the 12.23 a.m. crash in Paris - witness and photographic evidence clearly showed she was alive, conscious and talking in the back of the Mercedes. Yet just after 4 a.m. Diana was pronounced dead. What occurred in the intervening 3½ hours that brought on her premature death? Are there people who should be held accountable for what occurred on that final tragic night?
Diamond in the Dark: Leaving the Shadow of Abuse
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A remarkably honest memoir of abuse, lies, and murder. Phyllis Hain's ultimate escape from a life of domestic violence into the role of survivor and advocate is an inspiration for anyone. With frank description and southern humor, Phyllis tackles the best and worst of her life experiences.
Tornado Warning: The Extraordinary Women of Joplin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Summer approaches and the residents in Joplin anticipate the fun activities that will follow. What they don’t anticipate is the mile-wide tornado that will devastate the town on May 22, 2011. The tornado kills over a hundred people and leaves thousands homeless. In the face of this tragedy, seven women must gather their courage. Each makes different choices as Joplin recovers from the destruction.
33 seconds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
A book about hollywood con man Brenton Robert Jarrett who managed to convince a lot of people including journalists, producers and television personalities and celebrities that he was Skeet Ulrich and brother to Johnny Depp.
Jenny's Daughter
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by The Electric Scroll. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jaqi Wade, raised in depression-era California, wasn’t prepared for life in her new home, Brazil, but she managed. She’d been expecting surprises. The biggest surprise was how hard it was to come home again after twenty years!
#Livingmydream
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
My name is Pam and I'm living my dream! But... it wasn't always that way. My background is German and I'm an 80's girl. I grew up in East Berlin before moving to Munich, Germany in 1997. I gave up everything I had and worked hard to make my dream come true. I'm now #livingmydream because I #deserveit! I make every day count. Come back with me on my journey of life.
War, Prison and Liberation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
During WWII Gino was active with the Italian resistance movement building radios for the partisans. He was arrested, imprisoned and ended up in the concentration camo in Bolzano, on his way to Dachau. This is the story of how his technical knowledge avoided him the otherwise fatal leg of the trip, how the German commander of the camp wanted him to build a radio to illegaly receive Radio London.
Charles C. Ryrie: The Man, His Ministry, and His Method
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Charles C. Ryrie is one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century, and this book is dedicated to investigating his life and writings. It examines the formative years of Ryrie’s childhood, his education, and the influential figures in his life. It surveys the important roles in which Ryrie ministered, and concludes with a description of the theological method he employed.
Kaufman's Hill
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A PROFOUND AND INTENSELY MOVING BOYHOOD MEMOIR: Novelist Tim O’Brien says that “Kaufman’s Hill is among the most touching, sensitive, and spellbinding memoirs I’ve encountered in many years. Beautifully and exactly written, this book will surely reach into the hearts of its readers. I was deeply moved.”
Perdue en France
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,420. Language: French. Published: April 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dans un mémoire concis et plein d'humour, l'auteur raconte les expériences les plus vives de ses années d'études comme assistant dans une école à Albi, sud de la France. 1969-1970.
Life Memories, A Memoir of Surving Life and Preserving Memories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of surviving life and preserving memories! Life can sometimes be overwhelming. This book is an account of the two years during which I looked after my mother, who had dementia, and the stress it entailed. It is about learning to cope and how to preserve happy memories and banish any bad ones so we can carry on with our lives.
Find Your Own Happiness
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Find Your Own Happiness is the heartrending story of a teacher who after the death of her abusive husband and facing unimaginable grief sets off on a journey of discovery about herself, the world, and how to live well. On the road to happiness she faces deaths and adversity, but instead of letting these life events sink her into depression and grief, she emerges stronger and is determined to live
Flying on the Ground
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
After a harsh initial training as a Boy Entrant at RAF Cosford in the 1950s, Gerry Davis went on to serve 15 years in the RAF. His account of the adventures of a career spanning more than 44 years covers a wide range of experiences, from the amusing to the astonishing. A fascinating glimpse of the flying business from the inside.
Chansons de Kamal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: French. Published: April 21, 2015 by Erik Istrup Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Comme Neale Donald Walsch dans “Conversations avec Dieu”, Kamal nous donne, dans son style poétique, une rare opportunité d’avoir un aperçu de l’expérience d’un chercheur, à travers ces pages d’un journal personnel, de son dialogue avec l’Un. Nous sommes témoin de son amour profond et de sa compassion pour l’humanité et de son honnêteté et de sa dévotion pour le divin.
Four Thousand Days: My Journey From Prison To Business Success
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Price: $8.79 USD. Words: 65,850. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Duane Jackson grew up in children's homes in the the East End of London, was kicked out of two schools and left the education system with no qualifications. After being arrested in the US in possession of 6,500 ecstasy tablets he served time in prison on both sides of the Atlantic. Four thousand days after his release from prison he sold a business for millions of pounds.
Alice and Me: An Alice Springs Experience
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Having survived over seventy years of life in this land, I have at various times stood with my back to Australia – at Seaford, Scarborough, Townsville and Darwin – and in each place I have felt the bulk of the country behind me like the hand of a protective parent: huge, ancient, wild and inhospitable. I have wandered, I have loitered and I have played ... and so I came to Alice Springs...
Memos from Midlife: 24 Parables of Adult Adjustment
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,940. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“... It’s the most entertaining book I’ve read this year.” — Steve Chapman, Columnist and Editorial Writer, The Chicago Tribune There are no pretentious arguments about policy or social science in these pages, rather humorous essays — because it is a report from what Frank Zimring calls "my second career, and everybody else’s second career, the hard work of becoming an adult in the modern world."
Auschwitz #34207 - The Joe Rubinstein Story
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,440. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seventy years ago Joe Rubinstein walked out of a Nazi concentration camp. Until now, his story has been hidden from the world. Shortly before dawn on a frigid morning in Radom, Poland, German soldiers forced twenty-one year-old Icek “Joe” Rubinsztejn onto a crowded, open-air truck. The next day, several around him were dead. From there, things got worse for young Joe—much worse.
The 25 Lessons I Learned at 25
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Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Deluxe Life founder Greg Ux chronicles his 25th year of existence, and recounts many of the lessons he learned along the way while traveling the world, changing residences, getting fired and starting his own business. With subsections on Life, Work/Business and Health/Wellness/Relationships, follow his learning curve as he sorts through his successes and failures along the way.