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Off the Grid: Living Blind Without the Internet
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by SynergEbooks. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Journalist Robert Kingett accepts a dare: one that at first seems simple… to adapt to his blindness without the Internet. This account is a cozy diary of battling with an FM radio, hooking up a landline phone and the journey of adapting to a brand new way of living from someone who has never disconnected from the World Wide Web.
Les sentinelles du rêve - Pourquoi les auteurs ont-ils soif d'écrire ?
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Price: Free! Words: 28,450. Language: French. Published: April 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
L'aventure de ce livre est belle car elle est collective. Elle met en lumière « mille et un chemins » pour arriver à une certitude : l’écriture est un « silence turbulent » que l’on expulse de soi en laissant sa pudeur au vestiaire. À travers ce livre-choral, 107 auteurs se racontent et nous révèlent leur liaison avec cette « voix » qui murmure en eux : la voix des mots.
Grégory Lemarchal, le petit prince au destin brisé
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,370. Language: French. Published: April 16, 2015 by Alain-Guy Aknin. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Il a franchi en un éclair la distance séparant l’anonymat du vedettariat, et pourtant , Grégory Lemarchal n’était pas né sous une bonne étoile. Harcelé par la mucoviscidose, il a finalement succombé au sommet de sa notoriété. Sa carrière, cependant, ne s’est pas arrêtée ce jour-là et il n’a pas quitté le cœur de ses fans.Par-delà les nuages, il continue à vivre à travers ses chansons.
A Condessa Sem Cheta
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 59,220. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 16, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mulher sem preconceitos, mas marcada pela vida, entregou-se com simplicidade. Confiando em mim foi, aos poucos, se abrindo, entre passeios, chás, cinemas.
La regola dell'eccesso
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: Italian. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Il lavoro, i soldi, i viaggi, il sesso, la coca. Queste erano le cose che contavano. Non necessariamente in quest’ordine.
For Love of a Dangerous Girl
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A true story of timeless love... Innocent, young Charlotte Corday assassinates the radical leader Jean Paul Marat hoping to save her beloved country from the violent turn the revolution had taken. Adam Lux, an idealistic young member of the Revolutionary Convention, is so awed by her courage and beauty that he demands to join her in death — a demand that is granted. Love blooms amid bloody chaos.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to Barack Obama
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
George Washington had a dog named 'Tipsy?' Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? This volume covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets, their favorite books and much more, and combines in one volume all 4 books on the presidents previously produced by the author.
Marian Nixon Hollywood Motion Picture Actress
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Marian Nixon led an eventful life after she left her native Wisconsin for Minneapolis and then Hollywood. She relished the brisk life of vaudeville, the new towns and settings, the different people she met along the way, etc. However, she realized that she would not become a great dancer. She left the stage and her ballet troupe and made it big as a leading lady in early silent and sound movies.
Illustrated Biography of William Shakespeare
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,340. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Azeem Khan. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Hundreds of years have passed since William Shakespeare's time. He has left behind nearly a million words of text, but his life is still a mystery. This book is an engaging introduction to a subject that students will certainly encounter many times throughout their education—and their lives.
Science & Politics
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Brian Iddon discovered a passion for chemistry as an eleven-year-old schoolboy. He went on to study it at university, obtaining a BSc, PhD and DSc, and taught and researched his subject at the highest level before making his name in the wider world. In retirement, in addition to voluntary work, Dr Iddon has finally found time to write his memoirs
The Burton Agnes Disaster
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
On an autumn day in 1947, a truck laden with German prisoners-of-war and their English guards approached a level crossing in a sleepy Yorkshire village. At the same moment, an express train was thundering towards the crossing. For some reason the soldier behind the wheel of the truck did not stop. The scene was set for a terrible tragedy.
In and Out of Sync
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Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When the second therapy for his prostate cancer failed, NZ Methodist minister Dave Mullan did another evaluation of his life. As you do. Remembering how much the family had appreciated his father’s prodigious effort in producing his life story, Dave decided to write more than the short stories of The Saga of Wasp.
Summer Breeze
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Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Silver Jade Ink. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The summer sunshine. An amusement park. An all-too-serious child and her whimsical father. Skee Ball, that old wooden roller coaster, and the summer breeze, making memories to last
Sem Medo do Parkinson
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 13, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Alentejo, montes de prazer... Um estado de alma marcado pelo recolhimento de um quarto e a liberdade de um livro.
Desertos
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 13, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Às vésperas de seu 28º aniversário, Adriel recebe da organização em que trabalha – a ONU – uma proposta para iniciar sua carreira internacional, no Sudão. Apesar da depressão, que o assombra há anos, aceita o desafio. Na África, continente contaminado pela guerra e pela pobreza, seu estado psicológico se agrava.
Dear Hanna: A biography of pacifist Martin J. Zimmer based on his letters from the Eastern Front during World War II
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 165,250. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Dear Hanna - is a rare eyewitness account of the plight of both civilians and soldiers affected by the military operations in the mud and freezing temperatures of the Eastern Front during WW II. Hanna’s husband, Martin J. Zimmer, is a pacifist who, through his observations, reveals a profound understanding of what it should mean to be human.
A Pocketful of Monkey-Nuts
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Joyce Taylor grew up on the banks of the Severn in the years during and after the Second World War. As Joyce grew up she was expected to pull her weight around the house. Now entering her 80s, Joyce has painted an enchanting portrait of family life in a rural English community in the 1930s and 40s.
A Normal Life
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Parental love was in short supply when Aura Angel was growing up. Her father would beat her at the slightest excuse, and when he left home her mother took over, using brooms and kitchen implements to make sure the blows hurt.Now, in her forties, she is at peace with herself.
Short Stories from a Boat Kid "The Photograph" and 13 other Summer Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,970. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
He’s just a regular Florida boat kid. The problem is that things always get crazy quickly and unexpectedly. What hidden meaning is there in an old worn-out photo he finds? Whether surrounded by sharks, recovering lost silver, or battling the perils on the lake, life is scarier and funnier than ever. Be on the family boat in the Bahamas, Florida Keys, and the hydroplane racing scene, ages 10-100
Diary of a Farmer’s Wife in 1908
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a diary of a farmer’s wife written in 1908 by my great-great grandmother whom lived in central Pennsylvania and spoke Pennsylvania Dutch. Minerva was a proud woman that went to church every Sunday, even if her husband didn’t. Hauling ice during the winter and using that ice to make ice cream during the summer is one example of their day’s events. I hope you enjoy this diary as much as I.