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Mary Upton Ferrin - Earliest Massachusetts Pioneer In Woman Suffrage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Biography of Mary Upton Ferrin, credited with taking the first step for Woman Suffrage in Massachusetts. To Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Woman Suffrage 1920-1995.
Escape to an Orphanage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,630. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the early 1940s a family is embroiled in scandal and a boy’s life turned upside down when his Orthodox Jewish mother leaves his father for her lesbian lover and becomes a Pentecostal Christian. Cruelly abused at the hands of his mother's sadistic lover, he is returned to a father who no longer wants him. Rejected by both his parents, he finds acceptance and dignity in an orphanage.
An Old Man Who Lives Alone and Talks To His Cat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,000. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of slightly fictionalized, autobiographical short stories from one man's life.
Adventures With Oinkie
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by 4E Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Follow Oinkie on some of his adventures meeting new people, exploring new places plus learn about Oinkie.
Flying Colors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Jonathan cracks open many doors for an intimate yet revealing look at a world most people never get to see; Apartheid, civil aviation, Israel, gay rights & more “I really enjoyed [your book]. I read it in one sitting and found it absolutely riveting. You’re both a strong writer and a gifted story teller. Many thanks for sharing it with me.” Matt Mills, Editorial Director, Pink Triangle Press.
Bitter Freedom: Memoir of a Holocaust Survivor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Gihon River Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Remarkable first-person story of survival in Nazi occupied Poland. Narrowly escaping the Nazi sweep in Southern Poland, Jafa Wallach and her husband, Natan, a physician, were able to send their four-year-old daughter to safety (they prayed) while they themselves—along with two of Jafa's brothers—managed to dig a shallow hole in the ground beneath the cellar of an heroic Polish mechanic's shop.
Spread Thin & Moving Fast
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tale of adventure, exploring new worlds, and meeting crazy characters. After growing up in an Irish-Mexican family, Ed became a restless street kid and adventurous teen. As a young adult he was thrown out of schools, became a golf hustler, hung out with artists, pimps, and actors, got drugs for friends, escaped from many petty scrapes, and followed his first love to the University of California.
Melissa's Gift
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 143,860. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Bay Tree Publishing/Ardenwood Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A poignant, personal memoir, Melissa’s Gift recounts how a deeply solitary man discovers he has fathered a daughter while traveling years before in Central America. She evokes a capacity to love in him he has never known, even while she slowly wastes from the dreadful disease of cystic fibrosis.Written with beauty and power, Melissa’s Gift is an unforgettable story and a deeply moving read.
Roy Acuff and Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A tribute to Roy Acuff and his fiddle. Childhood memories of listening to Roy Acuff on battery powered radio in the late 1930's and how he instilled in me a lasting love of fiddle music. Includes my memorable and inspiring visit with Mr Acuff in the 1980's at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
Shute the Messenger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Compelling biography of a remarkable achiever, successful author and aviator Nevil Shute. Fricke interweaves the sweep of 20th Century history with Shute’s life and writing career. A lifelong passion for flying led Shute to fly a tiny plane to Australia where he settled in 1948 His diverse experiences fuelled and inspired his many books including A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.
Blessed Returns
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Camden, New Jersey, is quite possibly the most troubled and dangerous city in America. Blessed Returns is the moving, deeply personal account of a young man's coming-of-age amidst a life-changing summer. Albright worked at a youth facility in the heart of Camden's blighted, industrial core, and he discovered a community governed by faith and resilience in the face of unimaginable despair.
Walking Through The Pain
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,460. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Walking Through The Pain is based on a true story of a baby given up for adoption in Barbados by parents who think it has a better chance of surviving in a middle class family. His adopted father whom he grows to love very much dies when he is eight. After ten months, adverse circumstances force his adopted mother to sell up and downgrade to a much smaller shop far away from his friends.
John Somerset Pakington: his first 50 years
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,440. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
A biography of the Sir John Pakington of Westwood Park, Droitwich, born in 1799, who was MP for Droitwich, Worcestershire for 37 years. At Westminster he served on many select committees, including that investigating the Andover Union scandal. He was also much involved in Worcestershire affairs..
Midnight Sun, Arctic Moon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,090. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A young upstate New York woman begins an adventure of a life-time as she moves away from her safe and conventional path. She is unable to resist the excitement and challenge of a chance to become a geological explorer in Alaska, where she maps remote wilderness areas and journeys to the depths of her own heart.
Mama and Me
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 300,220. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Includes many of the “Mama and Me” and “Bette’s Barbs” columns written for The Martinsville Reporter and The Reporter-Times in Martinsville, IN, for the last half century. The columns talk about things that happened—births, deaths, schools, store openings, fires, crimes, store closings, historical events, tragedies, wars, events in Martinsville and Morgan County, and stories about local people.
Marilyn Monroe: Legend and Tragedy, an essay (The David Morrell Cultural-Icon Series)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Few movie stars made as great an impact as Marilyn Monroe. Two of the men she married made a powerful cultural impact. In this moving essay, David Morrell analyses Monroe’s poignant life, which had more significance than any movie in which she appeared. Even her most knowledgeable fans will find something new in this in-depth homage to a star whose luster outshone her films.
One Bite Of The Cherry
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,530. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1964, a young Australian mother is plunged into a land of servants, markets, crazy traffic and endless heat when her Army Officer husband is posted to Bangkok. A Bite of the Cherry, gives a courageous, candid, but often humourous view, of Jacqui's experiences living in a new country.
John Lennon: Quick Quips, Cryptic Quotes & Cool Comments!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012 by Dragon Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Like John Lennon? You’ll love this! It’s a positive reminder to true genius. No matter how many books you have about Lennon, don’t miss this – it celebrates his quick wit, sense of humour and undoubted wisdom, and his ability to kill with one word at 50 paces!
The Who: Before They Were Famous The loudest Rock Band in the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012 by Dragon Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Who! Every true rock fan’s No.1 Band. The true story of how the band actually got started on the road of damage, destruction and Maximum R&B.
A Satin Place/Hope After Abortion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Millions of women suffer from the aftermath of abortion. It's our country's best kept secret. This author shares her story. Nineteen, single and pregnant, those she loved and trusted the most told her she should have an abortion. No one cared what she wanted. Little did she know the impact it would have on her for the rest of her life.