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The Singing Elms - The Autobiography of Lauris Elms
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 124,400. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sir Charles Mackerras: Lauris in her day was one of the great Australian Singers. now she has added writing to her achievements. Dame Joan Sutherland: i am sure this book will be avidly read by the opera and concert going public, and that they will have almost as much pleasure from it as i have.
БП. Между Прошлым и будущим. Книга вторая
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 183,040. Language: Russian. Published: January 30, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Я листаю эту книгу не первый вечер под часами, идущими вспять. Я и сама – на мосту, взгорбленном над Настоящим. Вздыбленном поверх него. Но опоры- то моста – именно здесь, рядом со мной, с нами, в нашем сегодняшнем дне.
БП. Между Прошлым и будущим. Книга первая
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 186,660. Language: Russian. Published: January 30, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Я листаю эту книгу не первый вечер под часами, идущими вспять. Я и сама – на мосту, взгорбленном над Настоящим. Вздыбленном поверх него. Но опоры- то моста – именно здесь, рядом со мной, с нами, в нашем сегодняшнем дне.
Jingle Bell Rock by Lisa E. Brown - David Ward Davis
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
"Jingle Bell Rock" is the story of Bobby Helms the 50's Pop/Country icon who sang the monstrous hit song. The Authors present a warm and touching profile of this iconic recording artist. "Jingle Bell Rock" will touch you deeply - you will not even know why. David Ward Davis & Lisa E. Brown bring life to this tragic, yet compelling story of love and heartbreak. You'll love Bobby’s story.
Oil Paint and Greece
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Peter Hemming's motto is 'Everything is Possible' and as he stepped off the plane onto the runway of Kefalonia Airport he had to quickly start believing it. What lay ahead was a 6 month painting holiday in which he would sell some paintings, then at the end of the summer, return to England and an ordinary life; things though didn't happen that way and life turned out to be anything but ordinary.
A Tale of Survival: From War-Ravaged Europe to the Promise of America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 195,320. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the hair-raising story of a kid growing up in WWII Hungary, and an odyssey afterwards through America. It's an intelligent work, with a great sense of humor. Tom touches on many uncomfortable and realistic themes - adultery, sexuality, poverty, brutality. He is audacious, powerful and honest. His book is a personalized narrative of 20th century history, based on his life.
In His Shelter: A Christian in the British Army
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Smith’s gripping and humorous memoir details his time in the British Army as a Humanitarian Aid Officer. The story follows Smith from day one of Basic Training to his last day in Afghanistan, a decade later. Thrilling accounts of surviving ambushes, riots and suicide bombs make In His Shelter an entertaining and inspiring tale of faith, adventure and friendship.
Walking The Path
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 117,590. Language: British English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Everyone has a journey through life. In the esoteric world it is known as 'walking the path'. For those who step willingly on the path, they agree to a speeding up of internal growth. Shane P Ward took that step and the result may be considered controversial; was it just life unfolding and did implausible events really happen? Whatever you may think, be prepared for an emotional roller coaster.
Katherine Mansfield: The Story-Teller
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 215,570. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The compelling, intimate, and often controversial, story of Katherine Mansfield - one of the world's greatest short story writers – the only writer Virginia Woolf confessed to being afraid of. Using previously unavailable material Jones vividly evokes the tragic, but courageous, drama of this fragile yet feisty author: her life, loves and her passion for writing.
After Everest: The Experiences of a Mountaineer and Medical Missionary
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Alan Jones. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The memoir of the remarkable T. Howard Somervell, best known for his role in the British expeditions to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s, including the legendary second attempt during which George Mallory and Sandy Irvine vanished on their way to the peak. Somervell also recounts his early climbing days in Europe, the horrors of the front during WWI, and his medical work among the poor of India.
Mảnh Trời Xanh Trên Thung Lũng
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 283,750. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
TIÊU DAO BẢO CỰ MẢNH TRỜI XANH TRÊN THUNG LŨNG Hồi Ký – Tự Truyện Copyrighted @2013 Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords Edition ISBN 978-1-3017-2853-4
The Black Tuna Diaries
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a true account of the life of America's most written about marijuana smuggler. Between the accounts of his smuggling adventures, Robert tells his life story. Life as a member of "The South St. Gang", his years as an actor, a famous pitchman, a successful entrepreneur in America and England, Bull Fighter in Spain, TV producer, smuggling pilot, big game fisherman, and federal inmate.
Film and Photography on the Front Range
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Film and Photography on the Front Range will acquaint the reader with the stories of many photographers of this Colorado region. From the earliest Rocky Mountain daguerreotypist in 1851, landscape pioneers, portraitists, silent filmmakers, theater commercial producers, fine arts photographers, to photojournalists, you will discover a picturesque history of Colorado image making.
Almazan. El unico general revolucionario
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 174,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Mucho se ha silenciado la presencia del único general revolucionario Juan Andreu Almazán, con el propósito, entre otros, de preservar la imagen de Lázaro Cárdenas. Ésta es una biografía que da voz a quien, después de Zapata y Villa, ha sido el único verdadero revolucionario que ha tenido México.
Vagabond Boy: Memoir of a Youth's Journey Through a Heartland of Chaos
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,440. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A boy navigates through a chaotic childhood while traveling throughout 1950s America with his restless parents. The author's encounters with strange landscapes, curious people, and dubious caretakers dangle lessons he must choose or discard. He is swept toward an emotional chasm that threatens to swallow and imprison him forever, and he must decipher secrets in a local pond to secure his future.
Elsie at Ebb Tide: Emerging from the Undertow of Alzheimer's
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
elsie nurmi begins school in minnesota speaking no english yet becomes a u.s. protocol officer escorting dignitaries such as astronaut borman abroad on air force two. when diagnosed with alzheimer's, she begins a dreaded-yet transcendent-journey. as she becomes increasingly nonverbal, her daughter explores psychic communication proving soul-to-soul communication and love are never lost.
Mean Streets - Life in the Apartheid Police
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Series: The Mean Streets, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 100,480. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
A brutally honest and unconventional account of life in the Apartheid Police in the five years before Mr Nelson Mandela was released from jail in South Africa. It tells the story of a young cop finding his way on the mean streets of South Africa dealing with violent crime, political uprising and counter insurgency. This is the first book of two and about his training at the Police College.
5 Narodzin i Requiem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 175,740. Language: Polish. Published: December 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
'In that book, the author deals with the subject of Man and his Life, in the game of Survival, Conquests and Defeats . He analyzes Life under 'Anatomy of Life' and designs a recipe for 'The Art and the Joy of Life'. W tej to książce, autor porusza temat Człowieka i jego Życia, borykającego się w walce z życiowymi żywiołami, klęskami i szczytami.
5 Narodzin i Requiem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 175,610. Language: Polish. Published: December 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
'In that book, the author deals with the subject of Man and his Life, in the game of Survival, Conquests and Defeats . He analyzes Life under 'Anatomy of Life' and designs a recipe for 'The Art and the Joy of Life'. W tej to książce, autor porusza temat Człowieka i jego Życia, borykającego się w walce z życiowymi żywiołami, klęskami i szczytami.
When Cancer is God's Call
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 188,650. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The book is about a charming mother and an affectionate spouse who battled and fought Breast Cancer for almost seven years. In the end her struggles came to nothing as the demon of the disease overpowered her. Read about her passion to live at the best of times and the pain that gripped her at the worst of times. The book has everything for the ardent reader.