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Dreaming of Hope Street
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
From Living On The Streets of Medellin, Colombia To Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur in New York Overcoming the odds to find happiness Dreaming of Hope Street is the story of how he went from living in the streets to become a successful entrepreneur. The book is in the classic Coming-of-Age tradition, and proves that, though life can be ugly and brutal, even the most disadvantaged can overcome
The Walk
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Walk is a unique and optimistic look at life beyond retirement. Unlike some of pensionable age who look forward to ‘sitting back and taking it easy', Jane Burdiak sees it as a time of renewing and growing, to recapture passions and pleasures, and to indulge in new ones.
Vanished Times
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,040. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born in Switzerland before the Second World War into a large and colourful family, she endured hardship and hard work but also love and laughter, all of which are captured in great detail in this memoir.
The Witches Within Westminster
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,430. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
Peter Buckland, a father of a wonderful young man who tragically and unfairly died of an incurable brain wasting disease, caused by a catalogue of terrible events; a tainted NHS blood transfusion and the shocking disregard of public health by the Conservative Government, who allowed herds of cattle to be fed a cannibalistic, mechanically separated feed of other cows.
Mister Townsend’s Lion - A Baby Boomer’s Tale
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Price: $9.39 USD. Words: 95,900. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For a child in the 1950s to be part of an adventurous immigrant family in rustic Queensland, Australia was a bit like Swiss Family Robinson meets The Darling Buds of May – with Scottish accents, creepy-crawlies, bushfires, droughts & colloquial language. Highly amusing, beautifully written, Mister Townsend’s Lion – A Baby Boomer’s Tale touches on serious topics, moving from one culture to another.
Lifelines: Things Worth Holding On To
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Price: Free! Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Personal essays and poetry from a lifetime of experience and poignant observation.
Loving God
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 145,280. Language: British English. Published: July 30, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the biography of Professor N. Kasturi, the chosen biographer of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. This book is his autobiography, his story, his journey to the feet of the Lord, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba.
MOONEY The Life of the World's Master Carver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,330. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A biography/memoir of Mooney Warther, the world's master carver, whose museum in Dover, Ohio attracts tens of thousands of visitors annually to see what the Smithsonian Institution calls "priceless works of art". During 50 years of carving, Mooney recreated the history of the steam engine and major events in American history, including the Driving of the Golden Spike and the Lincoln Funeral Train.
Working to Support My Problem Until I Die
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Price: $4.96 USD. Words: 135,890. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Working to Support My Problem Until I Die is Book Two in the true story trilogy, Crying Over You, of the Seaborn family drama, continued from Book One, Outwitting Death, both written by the surviving son, Christian.
The Films of Donald Pleasence
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 109,020. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Films of Donald Pleasence includes a full biography, tributes from Pleasence's friends and coworkers, reviews of all his films, and a rare photo gallery.
See You Further Down the Road
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dorothea and Nancy are two best friends of thirty years: bellydancers, psychic readers, observers of the mystical in the mundane. In their lives and in dance, spontaneity often creates magic! Follow these amazing ladies to find the magic of fun and adventure in their wild, wonderful journeys through life and the American bellydance culture.
War Medic Hero
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Pierre Naya was awarded the Military Medal for his extraordinary bravery and courage while serving as a medic in the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) in the Falklands War in 1982, when he worked heroically to help critically-injured soldiers, despite his own severe injuries, after the bombing of the Sir Galahad. When he died in 2012, he left an aching gap in all their lives. This is his story.
Here, There & Everywhere
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014 by Conrado & Naama Maletá-Sarid. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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A world intense travel of a young man, a sailor. This is a non fiction book about the adventures of a young man at the end of 60s and early 70s in a different conceived planet. It is all about learning, discovering and understanding the global dimensions of our life.
Benjamin Graham: The Father of Value Investing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Benjamin Graham was undoubtedly one of the most profound financial thinkers. His contribution to the field is invaluable. A good testimony to his achievements is the outstandingly successful group of disciples he spawned.... Warren Buffett, William J. Ruane, Jean-Marie Eveillard, Hani M. Anklis, Irving Kahn, and Walter J. Schloss.
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921
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Price: Free! Words: 103,090. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921. This covers his time as a soldier in the British Army in such places as Gallipoli, Somme, Italy, Egypt, Vimy Ridge, Dardanelles, Amiens among many others. His memoirs also cover his time post-war in the army of occupation of Rhineland, and also the Auxiliary Division in Ireland.
Wayfaring Traveler: Earth Whisperers
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 41,800. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
I had a farm, an organic farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Friends who loved it called it Magic Valley–curving into another world of bright-water trout streams, rich bottom land, flower meadows and woodland, their fragrance rising to meet you. How would it be, I’d wondered, to circle the arc of solstice and equinox living as an earth-whisperer, not a brutalizer?
The Little Flower Vignettes - Story Behind The Story
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014 by ARC Communications, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Little Flower Vignettes - Story Behind The Story is the newly released book by Author Florita Bell Griffin, PhD, which inspired the upcoming Little Flower and Children of the World Storybook and Educational Series.
Guru Nanak Dev (A Brief Biography)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
One can find a perfect combination of simplicity and spirituality in the personality of Guru Nanak Devji. He was a prophet as well as a universal chief, a devotee and a mentor, a poet and a lyricist, a singer and a composer, a wanderer and a native. It is truly said, ‘Nanak Shah Monk. Hindu’s Guru and Muslim’s sectarian leader.
Surviving The Slammer: Learning the Ropes
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,570. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
Are you, a family member, or a friend on their way to jail or prison? Do you know what to expect? Do you know the rules? Do you know how to prepare yourself for what goes on behind prison walls? This book is a manual for those entering jails and prisons. It is a guidebook to help people understand the processes of jail and prison and hopefully make doing time easier.
Soldier On
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Following “The Dunce at the Back of the Class” this book tells of William’s time in the Parachute Regiment, his postings to trouble spots and on manoeuvres, sometimes hilariously funny yet often troubled and poignant. It also tells of his life after the Army, of those who helped him and those who tried to make his life a misery, and of the passing of his only true love.