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Ecstasy of the Deep
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,320. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The astonishing autobiography of an Englishman who spent his whole life chasing his dreams. Most of them were either underwater exploring far off unknown reefs in Asia and the Pacific or living it up with the rich and famous who shared his passion for diving. Tony Buxton’s charmed life takes him from the French Riviera and Rome in its 1950s and 1960s heydays to years operating an underwater touris
Greta Nissen Norwegian Star of Stage and Film
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Greta Nissen's career took a nose dive with the advent of sound motion pictures. The transition to sound came quickly in 1929 and there was little time for actors and actresses who weren't prepared for the new medium. Greta's biggest problem was her thick Norwegian accent. If not for this flaw she might have become one of film's greatest early stars. My e-book chronicles her stage and film career.
Scooter's Tale: A Rescue Cat's Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Scooter’s life changes when he is abandoned by his feral mother. Rescued by humans, he joins a household of rescued animals. Calicivirus strikes & his life is threatened again. Surviving the disease, and seeing the family grow, he shares his tale – to help other rescued cats. 100% of the author's proceeds of this ebook benefits rescued cats in the DFW Metroplex and Cats of Angel’s Meadow
At Home on the Kazakh Steppe: A Peace Corps Memoir
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Just when her life felt right: new home, new grandchildren, and new career, Givens left it all behind and, with her new husband, joined the Peace Corps. Assigned to Kazakhstan, a country finding its own way after generations under Soviet rule, Givens must also find a way to be in a world different from what she expected. Will it be worth it?
Como Um Sonho Muda a Vida
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 9, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Estendi-me vestida sobre uma cama, que entretanto abriram, ao pé da janela. Podia observar as estrelas. Veio-me à mente o meu cunhado. A neta dizia que ele era uma estrelinha no céu. Ia ter outra estrelinha a acompanhá-lo em breve. Quão difíceis e dolorosos são estes momentos.
Doze Anos num Ilha
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 47,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 9, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Dum lado a imensidão da água, do outro uma cidade de sonho”. Esta foi a visão maravilhosa, à chegada. Mas o que a protagonista aí viveu foram doze anos sofridos, dos quais resta a memória, vertida em catarse nestes fragmentos de história de vida.
Editing Can Kill An Idiot: A Short Memoir
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This humorous memoir details Michael Kroft's five days leading up to the heart of the story, his then first-time ten-day stay in a hospital. With the actual situations almost too surreal to be called non-fiction, the memoir’s many anecdotes are presented with such a Devil-may-care attitude that it can only be told by a man so humbled by his years that he is forthcoming regarding his ignorance.
El Traductor
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You set the price! Words: 25,990. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Memorias sobre mi oficio como traductor en una agencia de matrimonio, los engaños que se perpetraron en ella.
Crying Over You - Surviving When Your Family Is Mentally Unstable
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 201,930. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Crying Over You, the true story of surviving unimaginable violence at the hands of a mentally ill father and the mental, emotional and alcoholism damage that created over the course of many years. The 61 year story of the Seaborn family of Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington as told by Christian Seaborn.
Two Fat Ladies and Hercules Tom: The Story of the Australian Giant Family
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Clara, Anna and Tom Snell, from Gippsland, travelled the world as the Australian Giant Family, and were acclaimed as the most famous and familiar figures in Australia during the late 1800s. Following their ‘discovery’ in 1886 by Max Kreitmayer, proprietor of the Melbourne Waxworks, they appeared as ‘prodigies’ at various venues in America, Great Britain, South Africa, Ceylon and New Zealand.
A Burmese Heart
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,710. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Burmese Heart is an engrossing account of surviving history as told through the eyes of Tinsa Maw-Naing: a former political prisoner, daughter of a Prime Minister and wife of guerrilla leader. It is also the story of a country and its people - revolutionaries, intellectuals, martyrs, innocent bystanders - who are perpetually caught in the violent cycles of politics, a history silenced until now.
Looking Up at the Great Depression: Funny Things Happen on the Way to Decorum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,440. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author, George L. Andersen, was fortunate enough to be born into the "Great Depression" to a family starting from scratch in "Fish-town"-a poor area of Philadelphia, PA. Today such a start is considered a major handicap; but then, the values and beliefs of all the adults there, were those that made possible the "Greatest Generation."
Under the Influence of Evil - A Brutally Abusive Childhood Exposed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Isolated from the outside world, Darlene had no idea how brutally abusive her life was. She just thought it was normal. Her mother, Jean, beat her from infancy, mentally abused her, and later sold her to men to use as they pleased. All the while, Darlene suffered sexual abuse at the hands of her father since a toddler as Jean looked the other way. Leaving home as a young teen, Darlene ended up in
Titans of The Muses
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,390. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
A fascinating, heretofore unseen portrait of two of the most noteworthy cultural figures of the 20th century. Jean Renoir, one of the foremost film directors of all time, and Henry Miller, topping the list of most controversial figures in American literature, were both close friends of Noreen Nash and her husband, Hollywood “Physician to the Stars” Lee E. Siegel, M.D, and yet the two men had never
Gorilla Warfare Against The Bureaucratic State; Confessions of a Lefty Libertarian
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,480. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Kay Wood. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author’s painful (and often painfully funny) encounters with the solar, environmental, parking ticketing, and poetry establishments.
What the Private Saw: The Civil War Letters & Diaries of Oney Foster Sweet
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015 by Wigeon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The previously unpublished letters, diaries, and retrospective pieces of Pvt. Oney Foster Sweet, 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery, 43rd Pennsylvania Volunteers (14th Reserves) Battery F (Ricketts’ Battery), 1861-1865. This first-hand account of what the private saw is a distinctive addition to the many existing volumes on the American Civil War.
Biografía Espiritual de un Discípulo Iberoamericano
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Price: Free! Words: 51,250. Language: Spanish. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Spiritual biography of Vicente Beltrán-Anglada (1915-1988), an accepted disciple in a Second Ray Ashram of a Master of Wisdom. In Spanish. Un relato cronológico de sucesos significativos en la vida discipular del místico catalán Vicente Beltrán Anglada (1915-1988).
Ruby
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When my grandmother died, there was no one with her, and no tears were shed. I started to question why her life was so sad. A few questions with surprising answers put everything into perspective. This is the story of where her sadness began.
Ultimate Tragedy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,000. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Ultimate Tragedy is gripping, compelling and inspiring. There is no greater tragedy that one can experience than the death of one's child. Feel the emotional turmoil that is felt by bereaved parents as author Doreen Pchajek shares her story of devastation and loss.
Life in the ER After Midnight Book 9
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a book about my life as a flight nurse and a veterinarian. All the traumas ar real as well as the stories about my veterinary business.