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Journals and Letters of Mother Theodore Guerin
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin (Saint Theodora) came from France in 1840 to found the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. A prolific letter-writer and colorful journalist, Guerin comes to life through her writings as an American pioneer, educator, businesswoman and leader. Originally printed in 1937, the new digital edition includes color photographs and a new foreword.
I am Akbar Agha
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,760. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by First Draft Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Akbar Agha’s memoir tells a story of war, friendship and political intrigue. The story starts in the trials of the 1980s jihad. Akbar Agha offers a sometimes-critical account of the post-1994 Taliban administration and reveals his role in the Jaish-e Muslimeen opposition group post-2001. He ends with an analysis of the problems afflicting Afghanistan and a vision for its political future.
Hoi Pap
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Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: Dutch. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A father and a marriage. A marriage that is driven for years by mutual tensions. Tensions he unconsciously ignore or brush aside. Tensions that he does not want to see because it gives too much to his children. When his wife decides her life to a great extent to devote to spirituality, reiki and she pays more attention to her own mother and her husband, he takes a drastic decision. Divorce i
Unsettling Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,480. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
So, I have this thing called Bipolar Affective Disorder, (BAD!!!) and when you read Unsettling Life you will discover that living with BAD can be frequently funny, sometimes sad and often oddball, but never, ever, dull. The most common remarks I get from readers are: What a journey! What a life! What next?
Arthur a Louisiana Man
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,710. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
a semi-biography of arthur racine; a cajun man who grew up on the bayous of louisiana amid the colorful culture and folk tales of the area. a way of life that was dangerous and also peaceful where family came first and independence was a necessity to survival
Absence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What does neglect bear? In free verse, J. Mbonisi describes a childhood of neglect and its far-reaching tentacles into adulthood. Absence is a thought-provoking memoir about coping and functioning in neglect's aftermath uniquely relayed through verse.
Jihad Hobb
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: Spanish. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jihad Amor es una novela romántica que vacila entre un relato de amor, de costumbres y tradiciones de un pueblo que sufrió una guerra atroz y que, a pesar de ello, siguió unido a la generosidad y a la conservación de sus creencias y elegantes actitudes y modalidades.
Fallen Medicine A nurse's dark journey through PTSD, drug abuse and sexual addiction
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,450. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Emergency Room is part war zone, part insane asylum, and not all of the victims are patients delivered by red lights and sirens. Sarah Jones is one of the best ER nurses in the business. Tragedy and mayhem are daily occurrences in her world; shootings, stabbings, motorcycle accidents, spousal beatings, heart attacks; she sees it all. So are split second decisions and life-saving procedures.
10 Sports Scandals That Rocked the Game
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Athletes…they become like heroes. We read about them; talk about them; look up to them…but sometimes heroes let us down. And when they let us down they can change the game. This book looks at ten of the biggest profiles of all time.
Starry Mind: The Life and Times of Vincent van Gogh
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Some of the most famous artists of the world never achieved fame, or even recognition, during their lifetimes. They worked in relative obscurity and often in tragic circumstances. And although those artists produced works that now grace the walls of some of the most hallowed museums, they never lived to enjoy it. Vincent Willem van Gogh was such a man. This biography looks at both the life and
From Picas to Bytes: Four Generations of Seacrest Newspaper Service to Nebraska
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
How one newspaper family made their city and their state a better place to live.
The Wisdom of David Attenborough: Thoughts of a National Treasure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Ben Berger. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Sir David Attenborough perhaps personifies the title of 'National Treasure' better than any other. Having been on our screens for more than sixty years, his groundbreaking documentaries have continually highlighted the true beauty of nature within our own planet. This book brings together some of his most interesting and thought-provoking opinions on a variety of subjects.
The Very Best of Clint Eastwood: Inside the Mind of a Hollywood Legend
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Ben Berger. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Clint Eastwood is one of Hollywood's biggest successes. Originally known for his roles in westerns, he has since demonstrated his versatility in a range of genres and has proven to be as talented a director as he is an actor. This book brings together many of his best quotes and provides an extensive insight into one of the most interesting characters in showbiz.
In The Wake of Lies
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 110,780. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The compelling true story, chronicling the life of renowned psychic Carrie Shubert. A rebellious teen growing up in the hippie music scene, Carrie decides to escape the drug and sex-crazed music culture to settle down and live a 'normal life' with a seemingly ordinary salesman.
Sanity Check: The Dog Ate My Lipstick and My Houseplants Have Fleas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Sanity Check covers everything from shredding pantyhose for stress relief, to the family dog joyfully dancing with flying eggs, to the day Sharon realized she’d lost her lips. Sanity Check’s driving philosophy is that we all goof up... but laughing at those goof-ups with each other
Dates and Dorothy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Since coming of age I wanted to change the world, when, in middle age, the world returned the compliment by changing me. That is when I met my guide and mentor Dorothy Cowlin.
A Schizophrenic Will: A Story of Madness, A Story of Hope
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,470. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many biographies of people with mental illness seem to dwell primarily on the feeling of hopelessness, and they keep expectations for the sufferer's future low. With this autobiography, Mr. Jiang attempts to turn the tables on this litany of sorrow. He shows himself as a result of the miracles that modern medicine can produce. He went from being a basket case to a respected, tech librarian.
Alcohol: Confesiones
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You set the price! Words: 57,450. Language: Spanish. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
He escrito este tratado de salud y cuidado contra las traumáticas consecuencias del abuso y adicción al alcohol que se anticipa nos caerá en tromba en pocos años tras el largo período de "la Marcha" y el ahora vigente Botellón y Macrobotellón, amén de las diversas mezclas de estupefacientes (cocaína y éxtasis) mezclados con la bebida ingerida en discotecas y bares atiborrados de jóvenes hoy día.
Using Kratom, a Mild, Legal Opioid, for Managing Chronic Pain and Restless Legs Syndrome
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
This book is an account of my experience in using kratom. I’ve long been a sufferer of chronic pain and RLS. I had reached the point where non-prescription methods of managing these conditions no longer worked, but was hesitant to use the strong prescription medicines available. I came upon kratom, a mild, legal opioid. After a good deal of research, I decided it was a promising option.
The Road to El Dorado: Percy Fawcett and the Lost World of Z
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In 1925, Percy Fawcett left England for Brazil--he would never return. For his entire life, Fawcett had been fascinated with exploration. The child of an explorer, Fawcett had heard countless wild stories of adventure and it did not surprise anyone that he became an explorer himself. In 1906, Fawcett made his first expedition to South America; for over 15 years, he made several more. It was in