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Suharto, Farewell to the King
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Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 12. Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
DURING his 32 years in power Suharto had plenty of opportunities to do good and bad—which he did, alternately. However, there was a process which seemed to go on forever under his administration, the length of which could only be outdone by Cuba’s Fidel Castro. This process was centralization, and even personalization, with figurehead Suharto as the nucleus of the entire nation.
Claudia Procula Wife of Pontius Pilate Friend of Mary Magdalene
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The book is a brief historical biography of Claudia Procula, the Roman Princess who married Pontius Pilate, the Roman Prefect of Judea who judged Jesus Christ and crucified him. Claudia knew Jesus and tried to save him, and later converted her Roman husband.
Misfit: Changemaker with an Edge
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,320. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From scared, shy, gay, immigrant, geek with Aspergers genes all the way to prominent social entrepreneur and global changemaker. The raw story of a very unlikely and colorful journey.
Kathleen 1-4-3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Condensing our 50+ years of marriage so that you will understand your grandmother’s many abilities and unique personality is a difficult challenge. You should want to learn a little bit of your ancestry on both Donnie’s and Pop’s side along with what life was like growing up in the 1940’s and 1950’s and much more. In 1961, when we got married there was no how-to book on married life!
Losing the Girls - My Journey Through Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Beyond
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Series: Breast Cancer, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Delve into the breast cancer journey and beyond in Losing the Girls, a unique memoir differentiated by the author’s cutting-edge nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM)―a little-known breast cancer surgery technique that leaves the breast completely whole. Shirley Alarie shares her story to boost awareness of this specialized procedure so women facing mastectomies will know all of their options.
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 26,360. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
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Small Boy in the Sunshine
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Robert Brien grew up in the warm sunshine in South Africa before immigrating to Rhodesia and then further north to England. Bob's passion for life and desire to experiment in all manner of things makes you wonder how he has managed to survive through to such a ripe old age! His friends and family never quite know what he’s going to do next … Life is never boring in such company!
Our Alaska Life
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Peg and Darrel live on the edge of a small community in the interior of Alaska where sled dogs outnumber humans 6 to 1. Our Alaska Life is a compilation of journal entries from 2007 and 2008. Crazy moose, 50 below, forest fires, hauling water, dog sledding on glaciers and of course the dogs - it's all part of their life.
Sjam Kamaruzaman, A Ghost in the G30S Machine
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Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 11. Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
WHO was Sjam, a man with five aliases? Who was this native of Tuban, East Java, who was an atheist yet known to be good at reciting verses from the Qur’an? Was he a double agent or just a loyal follower of PKI Chairman D.N. Aidit? The G30S tragedy is a mystery whose secrets have never been fully uncovered. Sjam Kamaruzaman is an important figure in the chaos....
Savvy Stories 2: The Terrible Two's
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Series: Savvy Stories, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Even better than the original! “Savvy Stories 2: The Terrible Two’s” picks up right where “Savvy Stories” left off. Enjoy more of our favorite little girl as she learns to feed the cat (almost), gives herself a haircut, decorates the cabinets using Sharpie Markers, and more. Hilarious and heartwarming stories about the lost, magical moments of childhood, viewed through the heart of a father.
Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat Part Two - Iran
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Series: Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat, Part 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,290. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
The long awaited second volume in the series, "Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat" is now here. This book is about the Author's stay in Iran as an Indian foreign services career official during the years 1948 - 1950. It is written in the author's characteristic style of recounting interesting real life anecdotes of an age bygone.
Bonus Materials (The Beloved Daughter)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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"The Beloved Daughter: Bonus Features" contains a mini memoir recounting Alana's experiences writing her award winning novel, character studies, deleted scenes, sneak peaks, and more. It is not the novel but contains supplemental materials meant to be enjoyed after reading "The Beloved Daughter."
Stevie's Big Adventure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
An autobiography which is about recovering from an abusive childhood, and overcoming addictions. Perhaps the most readable recovery book yet, simply told, profoundly stirring. A self help book with a hero. Lively, provocative reading, by a hypnotherapist, pilot, and inventor, who has done his own recovery work. With easy to do, effective healing exercises.
Life on the Line: A Basketball Story
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Series: Life is A Free Throw-Might As Well Make It!, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
In 2005 I had back surgery. At 66, my rehab would be difficult. I joined a local gym and rediscovered the sport of my youth, Basketball. I couldn’t run the court but I could throw up a Free Throw. In doing so I’ve developed my own technique, ”The Net Technique” I invite you to see how my love of Basketball as a boy eventually led me to shooting 97% at 73 years young.
Cotton Field of Dreams: A Memoir
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,870. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Presidential Diarist Janis F. Kearney’s love letter to her parents TJ and Ethel Kearney. A coming of age memoir spanning three decades and chronicling the life and struggles of this cotton sharecropping family.
Gracias a la Vida
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Price: $18.00 USD. Words: 196,720. Language: Spanish. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lillian Díaz Sol, desde 1975 dirige Pigmalion, la primera Escuela de Etiqueta, Protocolo e Imagen Personal en El Salvador. Su trabajo en el Servicio Exterior fue realizado en Estados Unidos, siendo Cónsul General para 14 Estados con sede en New Orleans de 1970-974. En la República de Panamá como Consejera Comercial y Cultural y luego como Encargada de Negocios de 2006-10.
Bib Overalls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Ken Cannon remembers a childhood summer in 1936, in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California.
A Secretly Handicapped Man
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,680. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born over 80 years ago without feet & with only one hand, the author faced discrimination because he looked different, then he made the difficult choice to have his legs amputated which provided freedom from pain and a life free from snap judgment.
Sea Travels
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 88,790. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
J. Holger Christensen loved the sea, plain and simple. He learned about life at sea at an early age from the best of teachers—his father. From the early days of crewing on his father’s workboats, rising from sailor to master of old cargo ships and finally World War II Liberty Ships, Holger sailed the world, including the infamous waters of the Bering Sea and the Orient.
Autobiography of a Love Shy Man: Preoccupations and Unresolved Issues in My Life with Women
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In first part I dwelt with the issue in all its detail on how attraction to women developed and shaped. In the second part one gave an account of resolving the issue. One had critically appraised oneself on how attractive one is to women, one’s choice of women, and life situation of having no social access to women of one’s liking.