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Finishing Year
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Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A 48-year-old single father takes a gap year to finish his university education as an international exchange student in Europe.
Hold on to Your Butts: Adventures in Following the White Feathers
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Price: Free! Words: 22,870. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What if you felt God tell you to up and go to a place you had no connections, no money for somewhere to stay, and no cell phone to call anyone? After discerning if it was really God or not, having a good hunch that it was, would you go? What might happen on this journey? What lessons would you learn and how would it change your outlook on life? In the summer of 2012, God did just that with me...
The Captain in Me: Scrapbook
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Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
This is the free scrapbook / preview-teaser for The Captain in Me, of which, also will include my previous book In Love With a Sailor. The Captain in Me takes your soul for a walk down a long pier on the beach where the only guide is the sunset right before your eyes. It’s the moment where you wake to see that you are no longer dreaming and you are given the chance to take charge.
Nobody Told Me
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Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 93,580. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Cassie’s childhood was one of cruelty and sexual abuse; suffered for as long as she could remember. Her story tells of how Cassie’s life was a life full of a dependency that began in her teens and ended in her 40’s.
A Most Unusual Era
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
When the author of these short stories, Effie Munday entered the world, Agatha Christie books had just hit the shelves, Charlie Chaplin was big star and work had just begun on Sydney Harbour Bridge. She has welcomed the invention of the radio, mastered the technology of the television and now taps away at a computer. She lived in an era that most of us can now only read about.
Five Days In The Blue Mountains
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A great travel companion. An easy on your mind, light weight travel oriented book that essays my five days in the blue mountains. Among many other things, the journey made me realize that romance is very much alive in me and that I can still appreciate the finer things in life.
Thirty Men & a Girl: A Singer’s Memoirs of War, Mountains, Travel, and always Music
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 176,750. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a wonderful book, tracing the life of an extraordinary and inspirational woman - her wartime experiences, travelling throughout the Middle East during the War performing for the troops with a small orchestra, and becoming a WW2 forces sweetheart. Then follows her post war career as an opera singer, Elisabeth Parry's fascinating memoir fills an important gap in British operatic history.
Letters To a Lover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A pretty 24-yr-old single young woman left the big city of Berkeley, CA, to go to her first teaching job in the little country town of Tulare. She met a young man in her college art classes, at the U of C, Berkeley. She wrote regularly to this friend, who saved all her letters. The letters are here, exactly as she wrote them, except names are changed for privacy. A true love story of the 1930s.
My Life, The Puzzle.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
from a discombobulated past, inclusive of hurts,pains, drug abuse and jail to preaching of the gospel. this book speaks of a young mans battle with poverty, drugs and a physically abuse past and how he used those things to make him better. what he thought church was about and the great problems he ran into going there and how those were overcome.
THE AMAZING YOU
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
There is something we are born to be and do. We are meant to live an amazing life, but at times we get entangled and distracted by life. This book is about finding yourself and realizing that purpose, unique to each and everyone of us. It's about embarking on the journey, and learning how to ask the right questions to fulfill our mission. It's about living our greatest dream.
Queen of the Blues: The Life and Times of Bessie Smith
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,300. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Nicknamed the Queen of the Blues, Bessie Smith rose up from poverty in the American South to become one of the most famous and respected recording artists of her generation. Smith was at the forefront of transitioning blues music from a rural novelty to a legitimate art form that critics and audiences took seriously. Behind the scenes of her success, though, Bessie navigated a story family and p
Night Witches: A History of the All Female 588th Night Bomber Regiment
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From 1942 until the end of World War II, the Soviets had a secret weapon: women. The 588th Night Bomber Regiment was one of the most decorated units; each member had flew more than 800 missions by the end of the war, and twenty-three were awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union (the highest distinction). Despite all the awards, the unit is largely forgot now. This book looks at the history of one o
Respect: The Life and Times of Aretha Franklin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Aretha Franklin has recorded 39 studio albums, had 20 number-one R&B singles, 44 Grammy nominations and 18 wins. It’s a career that’s legendary. Franklin was not a groundbreaker. She just did what she does better and longer than anyone else. She recorded her first major label album when Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White House and then sang at the inauguration of Barack Obama. This book loo
Tales of an Enchanted Boyhood
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by We Green Solutions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The 3rd outstanding memoir by Dr Philip G Veerasingam covers the period 1940 to 1960, a revolved era of a simpler life in Ceylon and follows closely on his previous work, Remembered Vignettes – the life of a medical student in Ceylon of the early 1960s and Cry of the Devil Bird – incidents in the life of a surgeon working in Ceylon from 1965 to 2005.
Literature Help: Diary of a Young Girl
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 112 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 317. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The diary was kept by Anne Frank during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. It was a very hard time for Anne Frank and her family. They had to remain in hiding for two years.
The Mayor: How I Turned Around Los Angeles After Riots, an Earthquake and the O.J. Simpson Murder Trial
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The only Republican to be elected mayor in Los Angeles in the last 40 years, the core of Richard J. Riordan’s success as a politician, philanthropist, and businessman has always been empowering people and getting things done with clear-eyed, compassionate pragmatism. In this book, he shares how he brilliantly turned around L.A. after it faced near disaster.
I'll Blame It On The Wind
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 163,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Austin Macauley Publishers are honoured to announce the publication of ‘I'll Blame it on the Wind' by Mathew Colbert. This heart wrenching story details horrific physical and sexual abuse, and is at its core, a tale of survival.
A Thailand Diary 1 January - 31 December
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
One of a series of books on Thailand culture and lifestyle, written in a diary format and introducing real Thai people. Read what the Thais feel about the culture shock that foreigners usually experience during their visits here and be entertained by the surprises that Westerners find in their contact with the Thais. A readable and often humourous book with entries that are fun to browse. . .
Baby Steps: A Personal Journey with God through a Lifetime of Pain and Heartache
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
"Baby Steps: A Personal Journey with God through a Lifetime of Pain and Heartache," is a book about the author's journey through many years of pain and heartache...a journey that led her through twenty-one painful knee surgeries...counseling for sexual abuse and the loss of many things. Come and see how God took a life of despair and exchanged it for a heart that could reach out to others in need.
Robin Williams: Biography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is devoted to America's best actor and best comedian. Robin Williams was a celebrated actor and comedian. Robin McLaughlin Williams was born in Chicago, Illinois, July 21, 1951; he received the prestigious degree at the Juilliard School of Music and Performing Arts in New York.