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Love Your Traumatic Brain Injury
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Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A twenty-year-old suffers a traumatic brain injury, and within five months starts freshman year at college over again. Here: Enter the mind and body of that boy the first few days waking up - unaware of suffering a TBI, falling into dreams that steal yesterdays in his sleep. This memoir cuts cleanly through these moments alive in a foreign world, with a foreign self, and reappearing family ghosts.
Diarios de Rafael Hoffman: Los mercenarios
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Series: Reminiscencias Oscuras, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,680. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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Relata la vida de un joven asesino inusual, profesor de refuerzo durante el dia, bohemio durante la noche. Rafael Hoffman vive por intereses, despreciando los grandes lujos pero amante de los placeres carnales. Su vida dará un giro brutal en cuanto conozca a Cristina, pues ella también esconde oscuros secretos...
Das Tagebuch der Wunder
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,010. Language: German. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ein englischer Vorort im 21. Jahrhundert; ein ungewöhnlicher Ort für Heilungen, erneuertes Leben und Befreiung von Dämonen ...? 'Das Tagebuch der Wunder' belehrt uns eines Besseren. Keine Grossveranstaltung und kein Medien-Hype sondern einfach nur ein Herz das danach hungert zu erleben, wie die Liebe und Kraft Gottes das Leben von Menschen wie dir und mir berührt und verändert.
A Journey to Hell and Back
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A Journey: To Hell and Back is a gripping saga of a young woman’s journey from adolescence to adulthood at an accelerated pace. This book is an exploration of a troubled teen’s journey into the underworld to emerge as an independent, confident and self-assured woman. Pitfalls, tragedy and trials that lure a young honor student into the mean streets of Atlanta and New York mark the story.
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.
Nacido Patria o Muerte.
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,790. Language: Spanish. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nacido Patria o Muerte es un libro autobiográfico que narra la experiencia vivida por un joven nacido bajo la llamada ‘Revolución Cubana’ liderada por Fidel Castro desde 1959 en esa isla caribeña.
Born Motherland or Death.
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,200. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book consist in a biography narrating author's life since childhood in Havana City, Cuba after being born under a Socialist-Communist dictatorship, then the years on communist boarding schools with interesting and funny stories, later becoming a jet military fighter pilot in the ex Soviet Union: flight training narratives, some poems, and confronting the Cuban Gestapo. With many pictures.
Europe '76
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Price: Free! Words: 14,760. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jump from a moving train like a 1930s hobo, kiss a bashful girl on an icy ferry boat, take in Shakespeare's Henry the IV, Part I, and arrive in Venice during a rare snowstorm: these are just some of the experiences that will confront you in Europe '76, Garden Urthark's memoir of his solo trip through Europe during the winter of 1976.
Flying Colors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
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..