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A Family Doctor's Tale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,760. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book traces my journey from a medical student to become a full family and community doctor. It starts with my first entry into the medical faculty of the University of Singapore full of enthusiasm only to see a hall of cadavers all ready for dissection. Finally I became a medical doctor only to realize that it is conditional upon my finishing 1 year of housemanship or internship.
SO LONG: Short Memoirs of Loss and Remembrance
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Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,810. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A heartfelt collection of narratives of various forms and shapes on grief, loss and remembrance.
They're Gonna Murder You - War Stories From My Life at the News Front
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,010. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As an investigative reporter, Clarence Jones was always taking risks. Friends constantly warned: They're Gonna Murder You. His specialties were organized crime, crooked cops and politicians. Who better to kill you than cops who will investigate the homicide? He was the only reporter for a local station to ever win TV's equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize 3 times. A stunning book. A remarkable career.
Living in Limbo: The Beginning of the End
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
It combines a personal story and stories of middle income people with underwater homes and mortgages they can’t pay. It describes the author’s experiences with real estate agents, bankruptcy lawyers, activist groups fighting foreclosures, and others. It concludes with what the author learned in navigating the system, selling her home, renting in San Francisco, and becoming successful again.
Optimistka
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,070. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Galina Briskin's exciting new novel, "Optimistic Woman" is largely a autobiographical novel. "The impossible is possible" - you can determine the life motto of Pauline, the heroine of the book, This is a truly fascinating story about an immigrant from Russia being able to find success and happiness and work towards a free society after walking down a thorny road.
Down the Mississippi
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,530. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
When CNN citizen journalist Neal Moore slid his canoe into the Mississippi River to begin a 2,300-mile odyssey across the middle of the United States, he was doing what every self-respecting Twain-enthusiast wishes to do. He was on The River. And in it. And alongside it. He was in bright sun and harm's way. Neal was attracting characters as they attracted him, and their stories poured forth.
Blood is Water
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,500. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of a family, or better of families, told in an original way. It rebuilds uses, habits, ideas and education in the Italian aristocratic world between 1800 and the first half of the twentieth century. Written with irony and without prejudices, this autobiographical novel deals with Italian, British and Russian ancestors, and it is set between Florence and Lucca in Tuscany and also Venice.
A Life Sold - What ever happened to that guy who sold his whole life on eBay?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,320. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Why would someone decide to put their whole life up for sale… on eBay? When Ian Usher decided that it was time to leave the past behind, that is exactly what he did. But the auction was only the start of the adventure. Ian set off on what could truly be described as the journey of a lifetime - an attempt to complete 100 lifetime goals in 100 weeks. A globe-trotting emotional rollercoaster ride!
Memories of an Alzheimers Night Nurse
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Series: Memories of a mental health nurse, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The rather sad recollection of a nurse who worked on night duty in a hospital that cared for the elderly mentally ill. The account tells of how things developed during the time that the nurse worked at that hospital.
BOOTS: An Unvarnished Memoir of Vietnam
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,170. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A US Army combat Lieutenant shares his experiences from the Vietnam War
Hungry Minds
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Series: Short Stories from "Things That Go Bump In My Head", Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Bullying
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Hungry Minds" is a very short autobiographical tale about bullying, reading, and what lies in the heart of a writer: especially a very young one. In the brief essay, the writer discusses awkward and painful experiences related to entering Junior High School. It is written from the perspective of a literate seventh grader and is appropriate for younger readers
Reality is Fabulous: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Marion Davies once invited teetotaler Calvin Coolidge to one of her parties and deliberately served him sweet wine, telling him that it was fruit juice. Mr. Coolidge liked the beverage so much that he had three servings and told his hostess, “I don’t know when I’ve had anything as refreshing.”
John Toland: Ireland's Forgotten Philosopher, Scholar ... and Heretic
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
An examination of the life and work of John Toland, scholar and philosopher of international renown. A prolific writer on important political and religious issues of his day, he was the first person to be called a freethinker (by Bishop Berkeley). He is chiefly remembered today for his book Christianity Not Mysterious, which was condemned by British and Irish parliaments and publicly burned.
The G 5.0
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Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This book concerns THE POLICE and how to deal with them.I share my personal stories of the repercussions of being on the wrong side of the law. The criminal record, the employment factor, finances, prison and even death, stem from bad choices and police involvement. I also include snippets of actual letters sent to me from people I know who were in the pen. See the real side of it. Avoid the life.
The Search for Lady Godiva
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Lady Godiva’s naked ride through Coventry as a protest against oppressive tax entered history! Did it really take place? Historian and Godiva descendant Robert Hendry offers compelling evidence from 1000 years ago that it did! Discover the social and religious background to this famous event and unravel the mystery of where she was laid to rest. 120,000 words + 100 illustrations, appendices.
Ludwig van beethoven
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Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
this is about beethovens life, from his birth to his death. he was truely a magnificent person and an extraordinary musician.
Lost and Found in France
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,090. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Rita Clements Lee. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The parallel memoirs of two students separated by the English Channel. In a pithy, humorous manner, Rita recounts the most vivid experiences of her student days as an assistant at a School in Albi, Southern France. 1969/70. Brian, meanwhile, relates his trials and tribulations over the intervening period.
The Chieftains: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,960. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
'Joe Jackson on: The Chieftains: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus. "On November 22nd 1991, while working as an interviewer for The Irish Times and an Irish rock magazine, I decided to go to war for the Chieftains because, like its leader Paddy Moloney, I thought his group was needlessly knocked into the media shadows in Ireland by the market dominance of U2."
Memoirs of a Gondolier: Where Do People Find Love?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of true stories & events experienced by a Las Vegas gondolier, Umberto, who over the years has been made privy to countless stories from real couples on where they first met & how they found love. We get a glimpse into the fascinating life of a gondolier, whose remarkable experiences & captivating stories shed light on many issues of love, inspire & entertain along the way!
Two for the Cabinet
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In 1981 President Ronald Reagan selected two individuals from a small Township in Southeastern Pennsylvania as members of his first cabinet. What is the story behind naming Senator Richard Schweiker and Andrew Lewis, Jr. to the cabinet? Why did they come to his attention? Why did their relationship with the President and each other affect America and change the course of history?