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The Life and Times of Edith Wharton
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Edith Wharton is one of the most influencial American female writers; her works have inspired thousands of writers, but who inspired her? Find out in this short work about her life and times.
China Tips (or a Blonde's Guide to Teaching in China)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Dapt'd. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
China Tips is Felicia Brings’ very amusing, useful, and brief compendium of practical advice to westerners who expect to travel or work in China.
Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Maddelana is a loyal and enthusiastic young fascist in Mussolini's Italy, but her world is about to be smashed and broken beyond all recognition by World War Two. This is a true account of a teenager that lived in Italy during World War Two. Through the eyes of Maddelana, we see the struggle of ordinary Italians under the oppressive rule of Mussolini's Fascist State.
Brewed
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Price: Free! Words: 29,550. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.89 from 9 reviews)
Brewed is the story of how a fat, poor kid with a big nose, from a council house in Essex ended up living and working on what used to be the famous Lipton's Tea Estate in the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. Brewed is the personal journey of the author and demonstrates that starting out with nothing can often be a good way to learn the value of future riches to come.
Adventures with Knives, Surviving 1000 Hours of Culinary School
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Staring down a milestone age, Bob Foulkes was not content to experience life from the comfort of his easy chair. 60 years old, semi-retired, restless, and yes, bored, Bob was ready for his next adventure when he enrolls in a 6 month culinary program — 1,000 hours of intensive training in the art of classical French cooking. This behind the scenes account is humorous, eye-opening and inspiring.
I Almost Died in the Grand Canyon
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Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(4.00 from 1 review)
Originally written as a travel blog for Backpacker Magazine, this article is the exciting story about how the author faced a wildlife attack while hiking Bright Angel Trail in the Grand Canyon. Poignant and harrowing, a must read for adventurers and armchair adventurers alike.
Wretched, Pitiful, Poor, Blind and Naked
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I don't really know what to say about the book with the exception that the phenomenal chain of events occured just as I say they have. Never would I have ever imagined that I would have to share a story so personal and of such magnitude with the entire world. Wretched...tells of my highest highs and my lowest lows. - Gene Thornton
Fencing Out Rain
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
FENCING OUT RAIN is the true account of a young man growing up on a remote Colorado cattle and horse ranch without telephone, electricity, or in-door plumbing. Although he must leave the ranch and attend college before joining the corporate business world, he never loses his love for the high plains, wildlife, Indian artifacts, dramatic weather, and general beauty. This is his story.
The first berries
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: Russian. Published: February 12, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Реальная история жизни мальчика, впервые увидевшего другой мир после десяти лет жизни в сталинской ссылке. На фоне рассказов об арестах, жестоких допросах и пытках отца-финна, события первых дней свободы помогли понять, что в жизни у каждого человека, как тест на порядочность, есть своя «первая ягода»
The MoJo Guide to Coco Chanel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Chanel was shrewd, chic and cutting edge. She had it all. The ability to design, to work a social network, to manage a business and to give women what they wanted - even if they didn’t know it themselves 'The MoJo Guide to Coco Chanel’ is a short distillation of all you need to know about this exceptional woman.
A Distance Travelled
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Series: History Comes to Life, Book 4. Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A Distance Travelled is the fourth in a quartet of books by Terence Kearey dealing with aspects of life in Britain through the centuries from a family perspective. Caught up in the greed and restrictive practices of post-war industry, he came near to total collapse. Helped by friends and family he was able to recover, remarry and rebuild his life
Charles Manson
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Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
'If Charles Manson is ever let out into society, hide your children! I think we may have another Hitler on our hands' - so ran a message posted on an internet notice board in 2002 as Manson again came up for a parole hearing – it wasn't granted.
Repairing the Quilt of Humanity: A Metaphor for Healing and Reparation
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
The quilt of humanity is in a tattered state, says Deborah Howard, A New York City coach and consultant. We suffer too much as a result of racism, oppression, and the various ways that power and privilege affect us. Drawing on her own cultural background, she employs the Jewish concept of tikkun olam-healing and repairing the world-to present a provocatively insightful way out of our dilemma.
My Odyssey To Area 51
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 80,010. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
An account by an Area 51 veteran on how he became selected to serve at Area 51 with a 23-man Special Projects team for CIA A-12 Project OXCART, America's first stealth plane and still the fastest and highest flying air breathing plane ever flown. His odyssey covered X-15 flights on the NASA High Range, the A-12, Soviet MiG exploitation programs, and the early stealth HAVE BLUE prototype.
Lady Law "The Story of Supreme Court Justice Lorna Lockwood"
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,610. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Lady Law is the story of a woman born in 1903 on the southern border of the Arizona Territory, who decided at the age of ten to grow up to be a lawyer and judge like her father, and who, against all odds, did exactly that. This is the story of one woman’s rise to the top of the judicial ladder and breaking the glass ceiling by becoming the first woman justice on the Arizona State Supreme Court.
I Was Attacked by a Shark
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Price: Free! Words: 930. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
This article was originally a blog post that was reprinted in Caribbean Travel + Life Magazine. It's a fun little article. Enjoy.
Fighting the Effects of Gravity: A Bittersweet Journey Into Middle Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,310. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fighting the Effects of Gravity could be considered a "Bible for the Baby Boomer." Witty, engaging, and oftentimes poignant, fighting the Effects of Gravity examines the physical and mental aspects of middle age. The book is filled with humorous anecdotes and life lessons that will resonate with the young, the old and everyone in between. Never has mortality been so much fun.
La dieta del Rambam
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Price: Free! Words: 30,000. Language: Spanish. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Orthodox
Manual básico basado en las enseñanzas del Rambam y otros Jajamim acerca de qué, cómo y cuándo comer, aplicado a nuestros días. Incluye una reseña de la biografía del Rambam y anécdotas sobre él. De acuerdo con el Rambam, el Kitzur Shulján Aruj, Rab Yehezkel Ishayek y libros de medicina contemporáneos.
North of Hollywood
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 78,040. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
More than just an ordinary Hollywood insider story, Lenz is a terrific writer with a wicked sense of humor. A gifted artist and widely produced playwright, Rick uses his extraordinary storytelling skills to take you into his personal experiences with actors and entertainers we hear about through the rumor mills, and to reveal real-life experiences of heartbreak, suspense, discovery and joy.
Combat Support
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,330. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Combat Support: The True Burden of Sacrifice is an open and honest portrayal of a soldier, a husband, and a father, with the courage to put his life in print, without false bravado or hope for glory. It is, indeed, a soldier’s story and an account of the author’s life leading up to and through his military service, in the truest sense of what it means to be a soldier.