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Mean Streets - Life in the Apartheid Police
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Series: The Mean Streets, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 100,510. 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.
Yes I Can: the story of Sammy Davis Jr
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 239,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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In Yes I Can, his 1965 worldwide Number One Best Selling autobiography, Sammy Davis recounts the extraordinary obstacles he overcame to become the undisputed world’s greatest entertainer. A half century after it became an immediate bestseller, Yes I can is still an intensely absorbing book, full of the vitality and aggressive greatness of Sammy Davis, Jr.
King Without a Kingdom
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,360. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
John Hulbert’s trek through the material world and the New Age, looking for answers surrounding the meaning of life, are vividly explored in this one man’s journey. The great stories of our civil­ization, from Homer’s “Odyssey” to “The Wizard of Oz” are epics of the heroic journey; returning home after an arduous and dangerous trip into foreign and unknown lands facing insurmountable obstacles.
From Roaring Hate to Ramrod Straight A Journey from Hitler’s Germany to the US Marine Corps
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 202,210. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This story tracks the life of an immigrant German Jew who was able to escape the clutches of Nazi Germany, fleeing Berlin, with his family in 1939, shortly after the horrific events of “Kristallnacht” when the Nazi Party in Germany finally showed its’ true colors. Left without a country and nowhere to go, the family manages to get to Genoa where transportation to Ecuador is arranged.
On my way to Samarkand - memoirs of a travelling writer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Garry Kilworth is a varied and prolific writer who has travelled widely since childhood, living in a number of countries, especially in the Far East. His books include SF and fantasy, historical novels, literary novels, story collections, children's books and film novelisations. This autobiography covers family history, travels and his experiences in publishing. 'a master of his trade' (Punch)
Coming Together
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 132,410. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Coming together is a memoire of my healing journey, filled with my stories and life lessons. Join me as I lead you through my personal spiritual journey to an honest healing of my heart; through my decent into abandonment, abuse, death, drugs and deep sadness, followed by my ascension into healing. I grow with the evolution of my true story, and as it comes together, we come together.
Love Letters
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 162,810. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is proof that love conquers all. In its pages is a record of a young couple in love and their dreams, aspirations and devotion - not just for each other, but also for God whom they both loved with a passion and wholeheartedly desired to serve. In 1949, after meeting and falling in love, Effie and John’s romance was put to the test with John residing and studying at the then Melbourne Bib
Steadily Moving Forward - The Life of Dr. Robert Charles Wallace
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Alder Book Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Dr. R.C. Wallace did more to open up the northern territories of Manitoba and Alberta, in the early 1900's, than any other Canadian, leading its exploration and development. As an educator at some of Canada's top universities and President of Queen's University, he championed the development of the north by inspiring many of his students.
A World Torn Asunder: The Life and Triumph of Constantin C. Giurescu
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,560. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A biography of Constantin Giurescu, Romania’s leading historian who in a war-torn Romania is confined to the notorious Sighet penitentiary. His diary was put in a glass jar, buried, then smuggled out by Dr. Paul E. Michelson—who does the FOREWORD for this book). An account from the turn of the century to the fall of Communism, the sellout of Eastern Europe and finally, the rise of modern Romania.
Tread Softly: Bullying and the Death of Phoebe Prince
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 105,790. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The 2010 suicide of Irish transplant Phoebe Prince in small-town Massachusetts garnered worldwide attention. Her story has been told in thousands of newspaper and magazine stories and television shows. But the true story is only now being told, and it's much worse than anyone knew.
God's On Our Side, Sweetie! But The Devil Has Control!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,020. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Larry and Deborah have been forced, through their tenacity towards justice, to fight for it all alone, while shockingly uncovering federal and other crimes that concern anyone with an account of any type in a financial institution; relies on attorneys, real estate and medical professionals; trusting our USA Constitution or conducting business today.
Grandpa Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It all started one day, when BJ and Darrian giggled at me and made fun of how I started so many things that I said to them with the phrase, " When I was a boy .. ". But Grandpa Stories is not about being their grandpa so much as a collection of stories of how I was lucky enough to grow up to be their Grandpa. I have always loved great story telling and I hope you do as well
3mph: The Adventures of One Woman's Walk Around the World
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,420. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Polly Letofsky left her Colorado home and headed west across 4 continents, by foot, to become the first woman to walk around the world. As an awareness campaign for breast cancer, strangers welcomed her into their homes and the world embraced her. But when 9/11 flung us all into world history she found herself navigating a vastly changing world.
The Wild Boy of Aveyron
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
A generational memoir of troubled youth and redemption
Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Readers will learn about some of the formidable health challenges of our region, challenges often overcome by advancements in medical science; about the early development of health care as a thriving industry; and about the scientists, doctors, nurses, and other concerned professionals who have led the cause for a better quality of life in the Pikes Peak area.
Crazy: My Seven Years at Bruno Bettelheim's Orthogenic School
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author resided at the Orthogenic School for seven years and shares her most personal experiences there. The world-renowned Bruno Bettelheim was the director, and she shows him for the tyrant he was, bullying the children both mentally and physically and telling them they were crazy when they clearly were not.
The Bucko Mate: Twenty Years in the Merchant Marine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,710. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Bucko Mate describes the author's seafaring experiences sailing as an officer in the American merchant marine. Mates lived a colorful life few have ever experienced. From the storms, fog, waterfront bars and union halls, to the near collisions, deaths at sea, fights, dangerous cargo and foreign lands, it is an exciting life. This is my way of getting some of that colorful era written down.