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Old Geezer's Memoirs
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,800. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Joe, an elderly gentleman in his eighties, sat listening to a speaker on TV. The speaker asked his audience, "Where has your journey in life taken you? What were your challenges? How did you overcome these challenges? What are your happy memories? Have you written down your journey for your posterity to enjoy?
Still Having Fun: A Portrait of the Military Marriage of Rex and Bettie George 1941-2007
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This remarkable biography of a military marriage which lasted from 1941 until 2007 includes everything from letters written in war zones to photographs that chronicle the lives and romance of Rex and Bettie George. Written by their daughter, Candace George Thompson, after their deaths, "Still Having Fun" is a moving testament to the character and resilience of American military families.
Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works
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Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
English translation of Dieter Südhoff's PhD thesis on the life of forgotten Czech Jewish writer, Hermann Ungar, who died in 1929.
Stirling
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
A short, yet rewarding tale of faith, hope and especially love, together with many of my various articles on my great passion motor racing and the human mind . Anyway. ENJOY. My meeting Stirling Moss and other things.
A Matter of Conduct: The Man who Battled a Bank and Won
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Sassy Sunflower Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dalton Yap was a young, enthusiastic professional, enjoying a promising career. With a wife and two children, he had plans set in place for a bright future. His reality changed forever when he was falsely accused of fraud and negligence by his employer, Jamaica Citizens Bank. A Matter of Conduct is the true story of Dalton’s ten-year legal battle the fight of his life to clear his family name.
Transformed Life with Cancer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Diagnosed with an incurable form of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma at 39, Andrea looked for answers as the vitality was drained from her. She felt ill prepared for the long battle ahead and struggled to find the information she needed. Through her journey she gained significant knowledge about this disease which she shares in this book so that others can be better prepared for their fight.
White River Junctions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This fascinating look at White River Junction relates the history of this Vermont river town to the country at large. Norman puts faces, names, and anecdotes to the forces that shaped the American Century. The opening chapters tell the town's story through histories of the railroad and several buildings. The final chapters introduce residents whose lives show a town--and country--in transition.
Reflections of Connie: Memories of a Sundered Love
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 33,060. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Shawn Michel de Montaigne, author of the beloved epic fantasy Melody and the Pier to Forever, takes a look back at his first love and his fourth-grade school year, 1972-73, both of which changed his life and worldview forever.
Mumma, Can You Hear Me?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This fascinating autobiography introduces a woman who was born into poverty in Auburn, Maine, and who followed her faith—-and her teenage husband—-into mission work in Brazil. Though often sorely tested, Betty’s faith and remarkable sense of humor remained strong through a fascinating life spent helping children and raising two families of her own. This edition includes Betty's poetry as well.
Hidden Tiger Raging Mountain: Over the Hill in Nepal
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Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 28,040. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Jo Carroll decided it was time to pack her rucksack and get back to the mountains. Little things like a pension and bus pass were not enough to put her off. Besides, after her gap year, she knew all about travelling now. But Nepal had other ideas. Storms raged in the mountains; strikes made transport impossible. And then there was the tiger …
Josef Mengele - A Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012 by Sascha von Bornheim. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Studying under world-renowned scientists, Josef Mengele rose from being a medical student to becoming the commanding doctor at the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp. His experiments on twins and others included purposely infecting his victims with diseases, injecting them with drugs, live vivisections, and even sowing twins together by their blood vessels. After the war he fled...
Tangled Up In Jesus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,990. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tangled up in Jesus is a compilation in short story form, of events and experiences in the author's Christian journey.
Now That's Livin'!
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 79,200. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is Captain Alex Kane's first book, illustrating his family's history and his life's journey to where he is today. A second book is forthcoming shortly with a more in depth look at aviation and how it affected his life and the world. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Rotary International.
The Mysterious Mind of Opal Whiteley: Four Unique Lives Compared
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Opal Whiteley (1897-1992) remains a mysterious figure. Her life began as a brilliant girl with a passion for nature living in logging camps in Oregon, and ended as a psychiatric patient in the Napsbury Hospital in England after decades of institutionalization. How did this happen? Can the riddle of multi-synaesthete Whiteley be solved by comparing her life with other famous and enigmatic people?
The Men Behind Mob Wives: 10 Part Series
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 11. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,530. Language: American English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
All Ebooks in This Series * Father of Karen Gravano * Father of Renee Graziano * Uncle of Angela “Big Ang” Raiola * Ex-husband, Father and Uncle of Carla Facciolo * Grandfather of Ramona Rizzo * Husband of Drita D'Avanzo * Ex-Husband of Renee Graziano * Uncle of Angela “Big Ang” Raiola * Father of Nora Schweihs * Uncle of Renee Fecarotta
Adventures in The Lake Disctrict
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Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From abseiling 150 feet down into an abandoned quarry, to climbing the tallest mountain in England, this short book recounts the adventures of twelve friends in a mountain school in The Lake District, one the most beautiful areas in England.
The Men Behind Chicago Mob Wives: Vincent Rizza
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012 by Kiesha Joseph. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Vincent Rizza is the father of Pia Rizza of the reality series VH1 Mob Wives Chicago. He was a long-serving Chicago police officer well known for his controversial activities as a member of “The Outfit”, a Chicago division of La Cosa Nostra AKA The Mob. Today, he's famous for becoming a “mob rat”, who was a government witness in the trial of his fellow mobsters.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Joseph Ferragamo, Louis Facciolo and Bruno Facciolo
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This ebook contains the biographies of the men behind VH1 Mob Wives Carla Facciolo, who are her claim to fame as one of the La Cosa Nostra stars of the hit reality TV show. Carla's qualifications come from three different directions. Carla's ex-husband, Joseph “Joe” Ferragamo. Carla's father, Louis “Louie” Facciolo. Carla's Uncle Bruno Facciolo.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Benjamin “Lefty Guns” Ruggiero
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Benjamin Ruggiero is the late grandfather of Ramona Rizzo of VH1 Mob Wives. He was well known in La Cosa Nostra as “Lefty Two Guns”, “Lefty Guns” and “Lefty.” He was given the nickname, Lefty, because when he shot dice, he always roll them with his left hand. The nickname, Two Guns, came from the observation that whenever he shot someone, he always did it with one gun in each hand.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Frank “The German” Schweihs
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This is the biography of Frank “The German” Schweihs, the deceased father of Nora Schweihs, one of the stars of the VH1 Mob Wives Chicago, a spinoff of VH1 Mob Wives. The German was an alleged La Cosa Nostra hit man for the Chicago Mob known as The Outfit. Frank Schweihs was a killer by nature. A loaded six-shooter would even feel intimidated around him. He was an alleged mob assassin.