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Richard Kauffman St. Louis Browns First Baseman
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You set the price! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Richard Kauffman was a multi-sport athlete at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. He played with several minor league baseball teams and briefly in the American League, with the St. Louis Browns. His tenure in the majors was curtailed when Hall of Fame 1st Baseman, George Sisler, joined the St. Louis Browns in 1915. Kauffman became a flour mill executive for a time in Atlanta, Georgia.
Windows Into the Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,490. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Windows Into the Past" is my recollection of growing up on a farm in south Mississippi during the depression. In a series of connected short stories, it highlights the part I played as a young girl and the hard work and pleasures of farm life. It shows how kids can not only survive, but thrive, under unthinkable conditions while doing chores that were dangerous but expected.
Virazon
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 43,170. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a story about voyages
Why Won't Someone Help Me?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
I always knew there was something wrong with me healthwise, but trying to get a diagnosis or getting doctors to listen to me was becoming a nightmare. This is my own journey to diagnosis and treatment for Hyperparathyroidism and Hypothyroidism.
БП. Между Прошлым и будущим. Книга вторая
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 183,040. Language: Russian. Published: January 30, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Я листаю эту книгу не первый вечер под часами, идущими вспять. Я и сама – на мосту, взгорбленном над Настоящим. Вздыбленном поверх него. Но опоры- то моста – именно здесь, рядом со мной, с нами, в нашем сегодняшнем дне.
The Mom Who Took Off On Her Motorcycle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,010. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When New York Times writer Diana Bletter sets off on a motorcycle journey from New York to Alaska, she has no idea what she's in for. After all, she only has six motorcycle lessons under her belt. How will she fight off her fears, winds, rains,grizzly bears, bison and...helmet hair? In this spellbinding tale, Bletter shares humor and passion of her and her husband's ride that changes them forever.
Threshold: A Memoir
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A series of eighteen stories about one American family’s struggle to thrive across race and through time and space. From five-year-old Joseph Swope kidnapped and adopted by a war chief to Cecil Colburn, blasting up U.S. 41 with a turtle as co-pilot, trying to save a marriage, this memoir reveals what happens when communities fail and how they thrive.
БП. Между Прошлым и будущим. Книга первая
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 186,660. Language: Russian. Published: January 30, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Я листаю эту книгу не первый вечер под часами, идущими вспять. Я и сама – на мосту, взгорбленном над Настоящим. Вздыбленном поверх него. Но опоры- то моста – именно здесь, рядом со мной, с нами, в нашем сегодняшнем дне.
Classical Considerations: Musings Prompted by the Late Harvard Master John H. Finley, Jr.
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Series: Soul*Sparks, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
Life’s foundational questions come elegantly to the fore in this skillfully crafted nonfiction story about the late John H. Finley, Jr. For 51 years Finley was the celebrated and erudite Eliot Professor of the Classics at Harvard. Luminous and compellingly relevant, his story leads readers directly into engagement with the fundamental wisdom questions of any worthwhile life.
Jingle Bell Rock by Lisa E. Brown - David Ward Davis
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
"Jingle Bell Rock" is the story of Bobby Helms the 50's Pop/Country icon who sang the monstrous hit song. The Authors present a warm and touching profile of this iconic recording artist. "Jingle Bell Rock" will touch you deeply - you will not even know why. David Ward Davis & Lisa E. Brown bring life to this tragic, yet compelling story of love and heartbreak. You'll love Bobby’s story.
When the Band has Ceased to Play, American Presidents After Leaving Office
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,840. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
What happened to Millard Fillmore, or Martin van Buren, or Theodore Roosevelt, for that matter? Thirty-four men have lived to the end of their service and retired from the most powerful office in the nation. What did they do then? Here are a series of vignettes about their post-presidential lives that capture the personalities and the times they lived in.
9:17 a.m., a collection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
9:17 a.m., Amber Jerome~Norrgard's second collection of autobiographical essays chronicles the Indie Author's life as a mother, podcast personality, and Independent Author with her characteristic style of straight, to-the-point and honest reflections on life, motherhood, and moving on
Salvador Dalí y Gala. Enemigos íntimos
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Este libro relata la historia de amor de Salvador Dali y Gala, itinerario de un amor hecho por igual de atracciones y rechazos, de brillo y de miserias. El pintor retrató a su musa por 5 décadas y exalto su belleza y sabiduria en libros, ensayos y declaraciones públicas. Compartieron hambre y privaciones, superaron el desprecio de la cúpula surrealista y vivieron de acuerdo a sus reglas y deseos.
Sartre y Simone de Beauvoir. Atados por la libertad
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,270. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
La historia que narra este libro es una relación atípica, que no evita detalles escabrosos ni deja de resaltar lo extraordinario y duradero de un amor. Esta es la historia de dos de los más importantes y controversiales escritores y pensadores del Siglo XX: Sartre y Simone de Beauvoir.
Napoleon y Maria Walewska. La fiel amante del emperador
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,920. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Esta es la conmovedora historia del amor de Napoleon y Maria; la historia de dos seres, con todas las debilidades de que estamos hechos, los cuales se prodigaron un amor singular. Napoleón y María se separaron y se volvieron a unir en diferentes etapas de sus vidas, ella fue su esposa polaca, aunque nunca se casaron.
Morelos. Sacerdote y general del Mexico insurgente
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Este libro narra la vida de José María Morelos, religioso, político y militar mexicano, caudillo de la independencia de México y gran organizador de la segunda etapa de la lucha independentista mexicana.
One Man's War - the RAF from 1939-46
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The experiences of an ordinary country boy joining the RAF in September 1939, at 18, and within months retrieving crashed planes at the Battle of Britain, then the deserts of North Africa, El Alamein, and invading Sicily, Italy, Corsica and France at D-Day of the South, in August 1944. Along the way getting blown up, bombed, burnt and ill.
Facing up to it
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013 by The Author Incubator. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
One woman’s transformational journey from craving acceptance to accepting herself.
Oil Paint and Greece
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Peter Hemming's motto is 'Everything is Possible' and as he stepped off the plane onto the runway of Kefalonia Airport he had to quickly start believing it. What lay ahead was a 6 month painting holiday in which he would sell some paintings, then at the end of the summer, return to England and an ordinary life; things though didn't happen that way and life turned out to be anything but ordinary.
Manhasset Stories - More Baby Boomer Memories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The second book in the Manhasset Stories series in which the beloved town is regaled. From the Park Avenue canopy of sycamores to the day the Yankees beat the Dodgers at St. Mary's, Rosenwasser's stories recall the Baby Boomer days with love and humor.