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Resist Psychic Death: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
All of the rehearsals of the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Serge Koussevitzky were intense. Even very popular and often-played pieces were approached anew each time they were to be played. According to Maestro Koussevitzky, whatever the orchestra was playing was “the greatest of the greatest”—otherwise, they would be playing something else.
Nadia Comaneci: Perfect 10
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This volume is a short biography of Nadia Comaneci, winner of five gold medals at the Olympics.
Up From Down
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,480. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Up From Down" is not a book about gloom and doom, but an inspirational book that offers hope to all who have faltered. Strung out on heroin, Ted Adamson began his journey with a SWAT team descending on a pharmacy to stop his wild rampage in search of drugs. From the cruelty in the county jail to race riots in state prison, the hard gritty life of a drug addict is portrayed in all its ugliness.
Seize the Day: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A sample: Eddie Cantor once asked W.C. Fields why he never went swimming. Mr. Fields explained that while working in Atlantic City, he had to pretend to drown twelve times a day in front of a restaurant so that a huge crowd would gather, then seek refreshment. Mr. Fields told Mr. Cantor, “That’s why I’m against water. I got enough in Atlantic City to last me a lifetime.”
Where We Land
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,830. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
If we ourselves could choose how, where or when we enter this life, I'm not so sure things would be much different for us than they are. We would of course, choose nothing but the best for ourselves and then when things went wrong, as we know they most certainly could, we would not have the character, normally taught us of trying times that it takes to survive in this less than perfect life.
Paid in Plates
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Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A short autobiographical story about me and the mob. Paolo was a wanted man in hiding. He was wanted by mafia families in at least two American cities. He was running for his life. What I couldn't figure out was why he wanted me to write a movie script about it.
Reclaiming Magdalen: A Memoir of Sexual Healing
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 123,270. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
At twenty-seven, when the label “incest survivor” first crash-landed in the author’s awareness, she was living the perfect suburban life. For a while it had made her happy, content. But more often than not, she was running. Running from a truth that crept around the shadows of her mind: the trauma of early childhood sexual abuse. Join her for a wild ride of healing, compassion, and grace.
Ch@t si gira
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: Italian. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
... tutto quello che non avrei mai immaginato.
The Real Napoleon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,380. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In this book Napoleon is shown for what and who he was and not as the caricature described by many bigoted historians, especially of the British persuasion. He was not short, he was often very generous and he seldom forgot a friend, particularly in the early days before he was famous. France was attacked in 1805, 1806, 1807, 1809 and 1814 - yet it is always Napoleon who is blamed for these wars.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 2)
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Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 stories about heroes and good Samaritans.
Forgetting to Fly
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 78,430. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Tamlin Allbritten has been an Expressive Art Teacher for over 30 years. She is well aware of the healing power of art, working her magic with brain-injured clients, teens with eating disorders and patients with addictions. Follow Tamlin's life journey as ART and SPIRIT come together to show her the way. Color examples of artwork by students are empowering and lessons for YOU to follow as well.
Stunted
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Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Here is a short personal narrative (for school mainly) that gives a detailed account about my social anxiety one day at a restaurant.
Counsel for the Deceived: Case Studies in Consumer Fraud
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,790. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Business and commercial law
Memoirs and witty case studies of fraud schemes and consumer protection from an insider who helped to found New York City's first consumer watchdog agency. This is a funny, candid account of fraud and institutional paralysis written by a then-newby lawyer, the city's "Consumer Advocate." Philip Schrag was appointed by former Miss America Bess Myerson to defend consumers. Easier said than done.
Thoughts On Writers
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Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Essay on writers
596 Switch: The Improbable Journey From The Palouse to Pasadena
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
All-American Washington State quarterback Ryan Leaf, who led the WSU Cougars to a Rose Bowl appearance in 1998, shares the ins and outs of a young man from Montana, attending college with dreams of a pro football career.
Far Beyond the Borderlands of Scotia
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Price: Free! Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An incredibly informative compendium of writings...essays, verses, memoirs...a thrilling voyage through history, culture, literature, poetry, art and far more besides, all from a Christian point of view.
Susan Lawrence: The Enigma in the Wright House
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 34,270. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book chronicles the complex life of the woman who commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to "remodel" her deceased father's house in Springfield, Illinois, in 1902. Susan Lawrence assumed several names and many roles as she entertained lavishly, traveled the world, championed the rights of women and African-Americans, shared her time and money, and led seekers of spiritual truths.
Her Candle Burns at Both Ends
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,680. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In April of 2008, Deirdre Porter, a twenty-five-year-old Canadian, was teaching in Japan and had just fallen in love when she was suddenly diagnosed with acute leukemia. Her mother, Ann Costello, through moving anecdotes, provides a glimpse into Deirdre’s battle with the disease, all while highlighting Deirdre’s amazing sense of humour, courage and her ability to live for today.
A Staffordshire Boy: Tales of Fishing and Other Fun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,250. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Funny tales about the author's years growing up in a small village in the English countryside. Written to entertain; it also provides a record of what a group of young boys did to amuse themselves in a decade that spanned the fifties and sixties. The author came from a large family, had little money and his father drank for England, but that didn't stop him and his friends having a good time .
Who am I Really?
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Taken away from her father aged 7, Anna Rosenburg spent the next 12 years in a children's home. All because a nosey neighbour thought her father was incapable of looking after her. She was desperately unhappy and started to rebel against the strict regime. Her misery was compounded by confusion over her own identity. What did her black skin mean?