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My Beautiful Flower
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jean Murray takes the reader through the changing face of Ireland from the post war years to the present day. And the journey, described with a lyrical Irish voice, is seen through the eyes of her family, through drink addiction, violence, poverty, success, love and fear and eventually the overcoming of depression.
Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by TS Poetry Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
A life of books. A life of soul. Professor Karen Swallow Prior poignantly and humorously weaves the two, until you can't tell one life from the other. Booked draws on classics like Great Expectations, delights such as Charlotte's Web, the poetry of Hopkins and Donne, and more.
The Risk of Sorrow: Conversations with Holocaust Survivor, Helen Handler
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
What can the few remaining survivors of the Holocaust teach us before they are gone? What is it that hasn’t yet been said? A high school teacher is given the opportunity to find out when one such survivor chooses her to preserve her final testament. In The Risk of Sorrow, Valerie Foster, takes us on a compelling journey through her complex relationship with Helen Handler, a survivor of Auschwitz.
We Were Soldiers Too
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,510. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
We Were Soldiers Too is about life as an infantry soldier during Ronald Reagan's presidency. A critical time of the Cold War as the nation faced the threat of nuclear war with the Soviet Union. This period saw the infantry transition from the slower, heavy armor vehicles to more technologically advanced armor and a lighter infantry
The Woman I Was Born To Be
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Told with truth, humor and flair, this is the autobiography of one transsexual's wild ride from boyhood as Alfred Brevard ("Buddy") Crenshaw in rural Tennessee to voluptuous female entertainer in Hollywood. This memoir is a rare pre-Women's Movement account of coming to terms with gender identity.
Portraits of Passion: Aging Defying the Myth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These interviews are a testament that traditional upbringing of families working together for the common good produce offspring who pursue life choices without parental interference. Allowing children to engage in trial and error activities enhanced their instincts to pursue their passions.
If I Could Paint the Moon Black
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
We know The Diary of Anne Frank. Now, we have Imbi's story, If I Could Paint the Moon Black. A child and her mother in occupied Estonia, caught in the nowhere land between two warring dictators, Hitler and Stalin in the years 1939-1945. You will fall in love with the spirit of this young girl; a story of escape and love, delightfully told despite the reminders of war and devastation.
Dirty
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
MC Flux, AKA Carl Rodney Thomas, is a top drum and bass MC. Talent-spotted for top clubs, he was soon the MC of choice. But Flux has spent plenty of time on the dark side and dicing with the law. This is his raw, colourful story, written with the help of his close friend Peter Spence. Vivid and explicit, this is not a story for the faint-hearted.
Confessions of a Wrestler
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Martin Gillott, better known in the wrestling world as Jackie 'Glitterboy' Evans, knew early in his career that life in the ring would be no walk in the park. Now he tells all, including hilarious accounts of adventures in and out of the ring.Confessions Of A Wrestler will have you in stitches - just like 'Glitterboy'.
From The Eagle's Nest: Growing Up In Goldthwaite
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Growing up in the rural Texas town of Goldthwaite in the 50's and 60's was rich, not in material ways, but in the things that really mattered. Family was first; friends and community ran a close second, and life was full of adventure if you only used your imagination. In this coming of age story, a girl explores her past and her roots. It is a look back in time to the way things were then.
Chef Interrupted: Discovering Life’s Second Course in Ireland with Multiple Sclerosis
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 76,630. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Trevis Gleason, a former chef at the top of his culinary career, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, he lost everything, including his job and his marriage. Surveying the ruins of his former life, he decided to fulfill a long-postponed dream. He’d travel from Seattle to west Kerry, Ireland for the winter. There he found that his dreams weren’t lost, just waiting to be rediscovered.
Shifting Gears
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,660. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
That 1977 banana-yellow VW camper bus just sat there facing the road looking out at us as if asking, "What took you so long?" She was beautiful in all of her dusty, rusty "I've seen better days" splendor. We had talked for the past year about buying an old VW camper bus.
Little Prince: The Accidental Life of a Lucky Orphan
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,280. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by WingSpan Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1937, during the Great Depression, the young mother of a two-year-old boy died while giving birth to a baby girl, and the boy's father, victim of severe depression, abandoned the family, leaving the boy an orphan. More than seven decades later, the author, in this personal memoir, relates how he was raised with much love by his late mother's family, and has led a happy, productive life.
Madame Parapluie
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 131,730. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parapluie é um relato de coragem cuja mensagem de esperança, tão importante nos dias de hoje, vai além do tempo dos factos e das pessoas referidas. É um testemunho de sabedoria, um manual de iluminação, e não só uma autobiografia de Elisa Damião.
Pleasant Valley Lost
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 138,020. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Set amid the turbulent times of the late 1960s, Pleasant Valley Lost chronicles the last days of a family dairy farm condemned to destruction by a federal dam project. As the family struggles to find a new home and build their future, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers moves into Pleasant Valley, ruthlessly destroying a community and its history.
Swimming Against the Tide
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.
Taxi Driver To Doctor
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,980. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The journey of an ordinary person with learning constraints, disease affected rising to the top of personal and academic achievement, against considerable odds. A story of persistence, commitment and dedication.
The Faceless Man
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 88,420. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Aurora House. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a saga of two close friends who let it all go, packed their meagre possessions onto two motorbikes and rode across Australia for the sake of doing so. Along the way they crossed jungles, traversed mountains, fought storms, went hungry, were thirsty, slept wild and yelled their defiant freedom into the face of the sun. This is a tale of self-definition through travel.
Tall Poppies Along the Yarra
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Price: Free! Words: 91,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Port Campbell Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Many individuals with vision and drive made Victoria's Yarra Valley the vibrant place it is today. The stories of William Barak, Robert Hoddle, John Monash, Neil Doutlas, John Landy, Ian Penrose and seven others are told here. Many people don't know them, but young and old will be inspired by their stories.
Vision-Quest: A Saga of the 1960s
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,150. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the woods of New England a youth copes with childhood fantasies and begins a search for his identity. When the period of the turbulent sixties begins, Paul, is just out of college, a zoology major. His wandering pits the logic of his scientific background against an uncontrollable urge of the artist within. The artist is trying to get free to find and express an uncertain meaning in life.