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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
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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
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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
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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.
Nửa Đời Nhìn Lại
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,600. Language: Vietnamese. Published: September 24, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Nửa Đời Nhìn Lại Copyrighted by Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Published by Kệ Sách - 2012 Distributed by Smashwords ISBN: 9-781-3016-8143-3
Running for President on $10 a Day
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,450. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a disarmingly honest and engaging story of a 35-year old man's experiences on the road across the country from Venice, California; chock full of characters and new ideas for democracy and for the future of the nation in his bid for the Presidential office.
From Malan to Mbeki - The memoirs of an Afrikaner with a conscience
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 91,490. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Benedic Books / Benedic Boeke. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Some people said he was a traitor of the Afrikaner politics. Others regarded him as a courageous senior politician who was willing to relinquish the National Party (NP), to embrace and help build the New South Africa.
The Mighty Cobra & The Pink Rabbit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get the inside scoop on what it really takes to survive Bikram's Hot Yoga teacher training. The author, a former trading desk worker, roars loudly in her entertaining illustrated memoir of a pear-shaped type-A gal struggling to reclaim her self image in the hottest place on earth: yoga teacher boot camp.
Zythom T1 L'âge d'or est devant nous
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Price: Free! Words: 43,210. Language: French. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general
Sur un ton impertinent et plein d'humour, le blog de Zythom fourmille d'anecdotes vécues, tant sur sa vie personnelle ou professionnelle que sur ses activités d'expert judiciaire. Elles sont réunies dans cet essai pour participer à l'éclairage du public à travers le point de vue rarement exprimé de l'homme de l'art.
The Storm Before the Calm: The Early Lives of Venus and Hiro
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You set the price! Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The wedding that Thanksgiving weekend 1958 in Chicago should never have happened. Venus Ballesteros should have been on her way back to the Philippines. Hiro Tanamachi should have died in the war. Somehow, the man who had trained to die as a suicide submarine pilot in the Japanese Navy, and the woman whose hometown had been occupied by the Japanese, met 8,000 miles away from their homelands.
Thrive No Matter What
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,200. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memorable and an adventurous journey from Africa to America that looks at life in its simplest and sometimes winding path as we navigate our way towards a fulfilling and successful life.