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Silence: My Worst Stand-Up Comedy Performances and Experiences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,420. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Silence: My Worst Stand-Up Comedy Performances and Experiences chronicles Tim Boyle's most cringe worthy stories about the times when things in his comedy career didn't go as planned. Honest, mean-spirited, and sometimes embarrassingly sad, this collection of stories is about one man's failed attempt at bringing joy to the world through laughter. Who said the pain of others can’t be funny?
Prisoner of Japan
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 125,360. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the latter part of WW2, more than a ¼ million European and American soldiers were taken prisoner by the Japanese in Malaysia. They went on to suffer deprivation and brutality, most of them failing to survive. I was fortunate enough to be one of the survivors. During my time as a prisoner I kept a diary, which I was able to bring home with me. This is my story.
No Poverty Between the Sheets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,320. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"If you were so poor why did you have ten children?" "To be certain, there was no poverty between the sheets!" This book flows like a river, spanning four generations. It shares characters, voices, & hilarious stories of a large half Irish and half French Canadian family. It is full of gems. A horse theme and song lyrics are nicely woven throughout. It is straight from the hip aimed at the heart.
From Cocktail to Chemo
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The inspiring true story of a 27-year-old woman diagnosed with cancer.
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover is the second volume in a series of short biographies regarding notable pilots. After spending 15 months as a POW in WWII, Hoover served as Yeager's backup pilot on the X-1 project. He later became a test pilot and a legendary aerobatic pilot who flew popular demonstrations in aircraft including a Shrike Commander and P-51.
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager is the first volume in Passion for Flight, a series of short biographies (20,000 words or less) regarding notable pilots who inspire young and old alike to take to the skies. Brig. Gen. Charles Elwood “Chuck” Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier, on Oct. 14, 1947.
Hitler The Dictator
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,490. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Adolf Hitler’s 12 years a ruler of Germany led to the deaths of millions in World War II and earned him the crown of one of history’s most hated villains. With a passion for art and the penchant to be an architect, young Adolf Hitler spent many years in Vienna. After dropping out of school at the age of 16, he earned his bread by selling paintings on postcards to locals and tourists alike.
Parenting A Parent: The Sequel to Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parenting A Parent is an autobiographical story that begins when JoAnn’s mother, who has dementia, moves in with her. JoAnn found herself caring for her aging parent and her disabled daughter. This is the inspiring true story of what happened during the next five years of intensely difficult trials and hardships, the ultimate triumph of perseverance, love, and the strength that resides within us.
Larger Than Life: The Exploits of the Miner and Adventurer David E. Buel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Mariner, soldier, prospector, sheriff, legislator, Indian agent, politician, town founding father, mining district developer, mining magnate, bon vivant, civic leader, philanthropist, explorer, businessman, promoter…. David E. Buel did it all in his lifetime.
The Last Campaign: Robert F. Kennedy and 82 Days That Inspired America
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 and represented by David Halpern. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
The bestselling definitive account of Robert Kennedy's exhilarating and tragic 1968 campaign for President.
A Life in the Academy
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 263,750. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
A delightful journey that takes the author from his second year of life to his seventy-fourth. Along the way, Wolff gives us an inside look at Harvard, the University of Chicago, Columbia, the University of Massachusetts, and a variety of other institutions of higher learning in the United States and South Africa.
Shirdi Sai Baba
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Sai Baba assured his devotees that those devotees who would with full dedication, faith and devotion remember me, in his house there would never have any lack of food, clothing and facilities of luxuries. His life’s entire responsibility and needs would be on Shri Sai Baba, and he would always help them.
Social Disability: One Person's Recovery Journey
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
This is the story of the recovery struggle from brain injury by a rehabilitation specialist whose professional experience includes working in brain injury recovery programs.
The Other Island - A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,850. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by ASJ Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
THE OTHER ISLAND is an American success story, which at the same time, chronicles the existence of one of the U.S.’s most important (and least recognized) minorities. It is also a coming-of-age tale, with the stormy 1960’s as its backdrop. Forget West Side Story, Piri Thomas’ Down These Mean Streets, and Esmeralda Santiago’s When I Was Puerto Rican.
Mi Vida en Cuentos
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Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 28,950. Language: Spanish. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nacemos, crecemos, nos reproducimos y morimos, Eso nos enseñan en la escuela, lo que no nos dicen es que pasa en cada etapa. Mi vida en cuentos, es una muestra de lo que pasa en el ínterin- Vivimos.
Tutte le parole che non ho detto
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Price: $6.58 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A voler sintetizzare in breve il presente libro, già da subito c’è da dire che tre sono i termini di lettura su cui incentrare la nostra attenzione: Fede, Speranza, Amore. Mentre, per dar seguito al percorso narrativo, è bene seguire la freccia direzionale di un percorso umano che da subito porta dalla morte alla Vita.
Rattlesnake Dreams: An American Warrior's Story
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 171,140. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of war, journalism, and growing up in the US Pacific Northwest. Spans the second half of the 20th century, and into the 21st. True stories, nightmares and dreams; and one essay.
Lives Shattered: One Mother's Loss at the Hands of the Legal System
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,240. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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An incredible tale of survival, this shocking story shows how one woman overcame soul-crushing pain and loss at the hands of an inept legal system while refusing to leave hope behind.
William Ross Bozman: Poems & Autobiography
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Price: Free! Words: 13,320. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of original poetry and an interesting autobiography filled with anecdotes and personal reflection, Bozman's work showcases the life, memories, and character of his life.
As of Now
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Price: Free! Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An account of my life today and some of the forces that I believe contributed to forging the person I am as of now.