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Listening For Coyote
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An American classic, this adventure memoir tells the story of a 1000-mile hike across Oregon's wilderness in 1985. Sullivan is held at gunpoint by a marijuana grower, poisons himself with mushrooms, and hikes 40 miles a day through Hells Canyon trying to outrun snowstorms. But he also encounters the spirit of the wilderness -- Coyote, the legendary trickster god.
Don't Get Sidetracked
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A story of one man's refusal to allow the waves of life to drown him, Matthew Creighton defies the odds stacked against him in a riveting true story of how he goes from Marine, to guardian of his siblings, to law enforcement officer, to convict, and finally he becomes a messenger. Matthew's story is astonishing, heart-wrenching, and uplifting all in one.
What the Freak Did I Hit?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Wandering Bard Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tommy Fergerson intertwines the story of his life and what prepared him for the hard decisions that he would face after a tragic skydiving accident. His straightforward attitude and ability to laugh at his own situation brings out his unique humor and internal strength. “What the Freak Did I Hit?” tells of the people and the behind the scenes details that his helmet camera could not capture.
Latin Quarter
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Young Pablo Picasso's early, wild years in Paris
Due anni al volante su piste di neve e fango
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Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: Italian. Published: October 26, 2012 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
I sacrifici degli autieri in guerra in un volume che ha origine dal diario e dall’album fotografico del caporale Lino Sassaro del 188° Autoreparto pesante: immagini e note preziose, capaci di documentare non solo la vita militare dell’autore, ma anche paesaggi, città e popolazioni. Uno sguardo diverso sulla tragica campagna di Russia.
Uma Vida em Perspectiva
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,170. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
De origem Judaica, ainda um adolescente de 16 anos, escapo de Alemanha Nazi para Sudamérica, pobre e desconhecendo o idioma local, Desfrutando uma feliz vida familiar até interrompida por um câncer sofrido por vários familiares, fora de ele próprio. Analisando sua longa vida farta de incidências trágicas e hilariantes, julga “Sim, valia a pena!”, chegando à longevidade contente e satisfeita.
Screwed From Birth: Smiling in the Face of Adversity
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Christina appears to be just another average teen, but she hides a dark past. This book shows her journey from birth up until now. Her poetry offers an insight to her life. feel free to use coupon code cz77r for 40% off of your purchase
Flight for Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Journey of a Child Holocaust Survivor The enormity of the destruction of six million Jews in a span of less than a decade is a challenge for most to conceptualize. As a young boy born into a privileged life in Europe, Lou Gross had a rich quality of life. With the onset of World War II though, all Slovakian Jews found themselves equally at risk of losing their lives. Lou’s young, carefr
Cold River Spirits
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 51,350. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
Cold River Spirits is a wryly humorous and inspirational story about a proud Alaska Native family struggling to survive in two worlds. Sam and Louise Harper and their ten children make a soul-grinding transition into a modern white-dominated society where they face bigotry, poverty and illness. The author explores her family's powerful conflicts between the past and the future.
The Shiny Red Honda
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Growing up in rural County Waterford in the 1950/60's with my beautiful red Honda. The Mass path, crossroad dancing, travelling shows, being an Altar Boy, memories of an age of innocence. It is also about dreams and aspirations; a young man's entry into the world of work, and his brief flirtation with the music business. A story told as it was - warts and all
Real Life Heist
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The true story of a multi-state, 75 banks and $2 Million Split Deposit bank frauding one man crime wave. Professional Blackjack player, drug store burglaries, methadone clinics, doing time and kickin dope in New Orleans. The underside of the American Dream. Real Life Hustler with outright barazen balls. Where Elmore Leonard meets Tennessee Williams an original American life to remember.
The Mindset of a Champion: Your Favorite Rapper's Least Favorite Book
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,680. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Memoir by the legendary hip-hop blogger, charting the rise and fall of his career as a semi-professional hip-hop journalist.
A Life Less Ordinary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when an American from a small, rural town goes overseas to live and teach in one of the biggest cities in South Korea? Follow me on my one year journey to find out!
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal
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Price: Free! Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish is a personal memoir of the author's tour of duty in Vietnam during the war that tore America's heart in half. It is a tale of his adventures and misadventures while serving in the rear echelons of the 9th Infantry Division. This telling of the Vietnam story is not politically correct, just true.
Наши в Лондоне или Исповедь гастарбайтера
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: Russian. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Легко ли покинуть обжитое место и начать жизнь с нуля в новой стране-без знания языка, без документов и денег? Какие препятствия будут ждать вас на пути к успеху? Вам придется столкнуться с обманом и предательством, пренебрежением и открытой враждой...
Porch It
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,200. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
PORCH IT is an unflinching humorous look at growing up in the 80's. The dangerous tale of standing up to bullies, learning right from wrong, and delivering the news in San Jose, California during the birth of Silicon Valley. The fight for that one goal every young boy desires...the ultimate gaming machine, the Commodore 64.
I Hate to Say Goodbye
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 116,330. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Conflict resolution
Fascinating stories of growing up during an historical and momentous time --the rebirth and rise of a nation. Threats from everywhere: Arab neighbors and hardship of nature which the war refugees faced in the uncultivated promised land. Forbidden young love among foes, bliss and abysmal gloom and valuable life lessons are interwoven into this stormy, tumultuous and tragic-comic family drama.
When Goodbye Begins: Sharing Life With Dementia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,980. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012 by MetaPlume. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
John and I had been married a little over ten years when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. To the observer, life is unchanged, but not so for the carer. Having come through this period, observed others, and talked to many, I believe there is a vital need to acknowledge the mental and emotional trauma that is experienced by the carer during those early days.
To Fly!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,270. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
"To Fly!" is a compendium of stories about flying adventures of a father and son, the father in the RAF and the son in Zimbabwe. Bill Igoe learned to fly an aeroplane in 1934, forty years after the death of the Wright Brothers' inspiration Lilienthal. And Bill’s son Brian learned to fly forty years after that, when the Concorde was around. Both had a lot of stories to tell.
Jewish Sailor, Harvard Lawyer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,210. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this mellow memoir, the Author revives memories of war: defending democracy and the Navy with injections of the miracle clap cleanser, penicillin; and of peace: attending law school, and acquiring talents to crush Jim Crow; and of pater familias: delighting in the charms of his children. Boswell done, Author shifts to Fable and Farce, to trash the cant and humbuggery of American politics.