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Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
Harry Houdin: "The Great Polynational Mimic"
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Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Introducing Harry Houdin—one of the most versatile performers you've never heard of. Born decades before the great Harry Houdini, he toured Australia and New Zealand between 1860 and 1863 with a one-man act featuring drawing-room magic and international impersonations done to song and dance. Students of magic history will enjoy this first formal work of research on the "polynational" entertainer.
Tomorrow's Road Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
Heiress Strangled in Molten Chocolate at Nazi Sex Orgy! – A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,640. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Portnoy’s Complaint” meets “The Front Page.” A naïve kid with oppressive Jewish parents gets into journalism for all the wrong reasons, finds himself in over his head on a big city daily, but manages a modest success anyway. It’s a true story populated with swashbuckling 1960s newspaper types, parents with nutty hang-ups, a few celebrities, and an occasional scoundrel.
Fra Aalborg Til Hollywood
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Price: $26.00 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: Danish. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lisa Aybike Kir brændte sig fast på danskernes nethinde, da hun delte sit liv med seerne i TV3's Danske Hollywoodfruer. Kom med bag facaden på en ægte, dansk Hollywoodfrues rejse mod stjernerne. Fra Aalborg til Hollywood er en barsk og ærlig beretning om en ung piges jagt på berømmelse, kærlighed og selvtillid. Ekstra bonus: Insider-tips til dig, der gerne vil slå igennem i Hollywood!
American Presidents - Incredible Facts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
Incredible facts and pictures of all the American Presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama. This book will tell you all about the presidents. Great images and fun facts about each president ensure that this book is an entertaining and enlightening addition to any library. Entertaining, up-to-the minute, and easy-to-use.
Boat Girl: A Memoir of Youth, Love, & Fiberglass
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Boat Girl” is the heart-breaking memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. Melanie paints a vivid picture of the trials and tribulations of family life aboard a sailboat without drowning the reader in the technical details of sailing. “Boat Girl” strikes a perfect balance between a coming of age story and a sea tale, enjoyable for boaters and land-lovers alike.
Blues Discovery: Reaching Across the Divide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
The excitement of discovery and the passion for music can be a potent force in a person's life. Blues Discovery: Reaching Across the Divide (Revised Edition) tells the stories of half a dozen Americans who defied the dictates of segregation in the 1940s to the 1960s and followed their passion for the blues across the color lines.
Woody Guthrie: His Life, Music & Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,670. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This ebook is a carefully researched study of the life, music and myth of famed singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie.
Dr. Shyam Singha, The Master Behind the Mustard Bath
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Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mustard Bath Formulator Dr. Shyam Singha, the Great Himalayan Master of natural medicine, was one of the most sought-after doctors of the 20th century. A Bodhisattva and master healer, Dr. Singha formulated the world-renowned mustard bath, pioneered the Food As Medicine movement, and taught the value of alkaline practices to balance the body's pH level.
True Calling: Life and Times of Revd JA Okesiji, JP
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This is the biography of my maternal grandfather. A Revd gentleman who works in one of the pioneer Baptist churches in Nigeria, First Baptist Church, Oke-elerin, Ogbomoso. There are contributions from many elderly ones
Through A Mother's Eyes, The Dana White Story
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Dana's mom worked hard to give him a better life, she raised him as a single mom to be a powerful and wealthy man. The man known by many as the king of mma. But now she questions at what cost.. "Sometimes in the pursuit of greatness we get lost. Dana's mom says the cost was too great." Marc Anthony, Ringside Report
Dangling Without A Rope, A Life Discovered
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,470. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dangling Without a Rope is about a woman who travels the globe, engaging in daring and dangerous adventures in search of her true self. From sled dog racing in Alaska to the wilds of Nepal, her tales will keep you on the edge of your seat. Her evolution as a woman and spiritual seeker is woven intimately and honestly into her accounts, reminding us of the unlimited possibilities of life.
His Words
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“His Words” is a memoir about a man who paid the ultimate price for his country. He was a West Point graduate, a Gulf War veteran, a Captain in the Army and my husband. I relate how he was able to give me the courage to keep moving on as I read his letters from the past. The advice and encouragement he gave me as I raised our children can now inspire all who struggle through life's hardships.
Mirror Image
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,460. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When the silence of my childhood was let out in the sun everything exploded around me and I was propelled back to the bastard child living in poverty stricken rural Ireland during and after WWII.
A Year in the Life of a Student Teacher
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,700. Language: British English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This is the diary of an office worker who decided to become a school teacher. I attempted the transition from quiet IT professional to loud scary school teacher. I left behind good friends interested in knowing what happened to me, so I began writing this diary. I had no idea it would be such an emotionally charged, powerful, funny, compelling, upsetting and profoundly life altering voyage.
Roll: A Collection of Personal Narratives
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Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A collection of short personal narratives and memoirs. This collection features the work of over fifty authors telling the stories of their lives, one short narrative at a time.
Lost Decency
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Seattle Book Company. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
IBPA Ben Franklin Award 2013 Silver Medalist Atta’s thrilling and inspiring story uncovers the truth about how his beloved and once-peaceful nation turned into one of the deadliest and most dangerous in the world.
The Work of Human Hands
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
THE WORK OF HUMAN HANDS is a timeless medical journey through pioneering surgeon Dr. Hardy Hendren’s legendary operating room that the Los Angeles Times called “impossible to forget.” The new edition includes a fresh introduction and a greatly expanded epilogue updating readers on Hendren and patient Lucy Moore today.
All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres showcases her disastrous first year of teaching in rural Hawaii. Somehow her teacher training didn't prepare her for The Monster Copier, Matthew the Plane-Hurler, and 80-hour workweeks. At the end of each chapter, she explains where her New Teacher Self went wrong and offers time-saving, practical hints and tricks you don't learn in teacher college.