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Wewak Mission
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 150,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Lionel Veale's story of the Wewak Mission provides readers with an authentic image of the hazardous missions that were factors in every Coastwatcher party assignment as they penetrated and worked behind enemy lines, seeking vital information which ultimately played an important part in the winning of the war.
A Successful Landing On Safe Ground - The Dangerous Escape From Khomeini’s Claws To The Land Of Freedom Sweden
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Price: Free! Words: 118,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my life, a life with different dimensions, aspects and prospects from Iran to Sweden The story of a free-fall from the blue sky to the earth by the flying poet, writer, and artist, Akram Monfared-Arya.
La vida de Buda
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,280. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Este libro ofrece un análisis fascinante de la tradición alrededor de la vida de Buda: como leyenda y personaje. Desde sus ancestros, su nacimiento y juventud, hasta sus días finales, esta obra hace una crónica exacta de las primeras prédicas, de los veinte años de peregrinación, del establecimiento de las escuelas rivales de filosofía y mucho más
The Trilogy: Memoirs of Marlayna Glynn Brown
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 290,960. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Three full-length novels in one compilation! Fans of The Glass Castle, The Liar's Club and Angela's Ashes will appreciate this award-winning collection of best-selling memoirist Marlayna Glynn Brown's three tales of survival and resilience. This collection includes three of Glynn Brown's acclaimed memoirs describing her turbulent 1970s Las Vegas childhood, teenage and young adult years in Los An
Times To Weep, Times To Laugh
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,390. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From extremely poor beginnings Shirley Phillips worked her way up to the highest levels of the nursing profession.
My Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is my life story beginning from 1920 before I was born to the present 2014. Growing up in isolation as a child, battles to become integrated into ordinary society.
My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book reveals Jacqueline Kennedy as a real person, as a wife, as a mother, as a seeker of perfection in art and life. It reveals in depth information only known by the person with the closest relationship to her, as we worked together on a daily basis. It was published in the United States of America and six additional foreign countries in 1969 and rated #1 on TIME Magazine's Best Seller list.
Earthbound Misfit
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,520. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Earthbound Misfit is the compelling story of a pioneer of TV news aviation. A story that details his rise to fame, his fall from grace, and his redemption through the outreach of his many fans, and friends.
Encounters with an Inexplicable Man: Stories of Osho as Told by his People
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Price: $14.90 USD. Words: 111,420. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Osho, then known as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, drew world attention by driving Rolls Royces, dressing in otherworldly robes and attracting vast numbers of red-clothed followers. Savita Brandt brings together stories of those who lived through extraordinary times close to this man whose views so challenged Indian and Western society and whose hundreds of books continue to sell in scores of languages.
A Hidden Madness
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book tells the candid story of an accomplished individual--a law professor--who has reached the pinnacle of his profession despite suffering for over 30 years from the severe mental illness bipolar disorder. He has done so mostly in silence because of fear of stigma. He shows that one can enjoy a successful and fulfilling professional and personal life, even with a serious disease.
Against the Grain: A Historian's Journey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
AGAINST THE GRAIN is a collection of challenging and insightful essays from a reflective American historian. Jerold Auerbach, Professor Emeritus at Wellesley (where he taught 40 years), writes in the Foreword how his academic career and his time in Israel "each in its own distinctive way converged to liberate me from my past as a non-Jewish Jew." The historian reflects back on this dilemma.
An Iranian at Home and Abroad
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 127,690. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine visiting a tourist town for a break and being picked up by the police because you are not a local, then finding yourself with a rope around your neck in a public execution? Iran comes under close scrutiny as the author tries to come to terms with life where freedom of speech, movement and to wear the clothing of one's choice does not exist.
Another Yin Oan a Wan Way Tickut
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 131,920. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is Brian Brown's personal diary of his rise from Belisha Boy signalman up to the giddy heights of 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Corps of Signals between 1939 until 1945 and includes 31/2 years as a Prisoner of War after being ordered by CIC Percival to surrender to the Japanese at the fall of Singapore on 15th February 1942.
Presidents' Body Counts: The Twelve Worst and Four Best American Presidents Based on How Many Lived or Died Because of Their Actions
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 162,740. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Endorsed by Thom Hartmann Show! 1000 downloads! Speak No Evil About Presidents. So say most textbooks, journalists, commentators, and even some historians. Not in this book. An eye opening look at all the evil done by presidents, mass murder, incompetence, and terrorism, and the noblest presidents also. The most insightful damning expose of presidents you will ever see, by a historian and professo
Teaching for What?
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 148,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Fountain Blue Publishing fountainbluepublishing@gmail.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
“Teaching for What?” traces my turbulent career as an educator in Connecticut public, vocational and parochial schools, and how that experience drove me into depression and early retirement. It is also a somewhat scathing critique of the system of education, in general.
A Glance in the Mirror
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 125,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Terence Kearey emerged from a wartime Home Counties childhood to enter the world of work at a time of upheaval, technological revolution and trade union militancy. The women in his life helped to shape it, carrying him through the trials of family life, many ups and downs and the occasional disaster. Now retired and at peace, Terence can look back peacefully on a turbulent, but mainly happy time.
Operation Dolby
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 124,940. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Constantine Buller was appalled by the corruption and the callous games some of his colleagues liked to play on unsuspecting members of the public, so he left the Force. But the bent coppers he had snubbed had long memories. A few years later his new life as a successful businessman collapsed in ruins when they set him up by fabricating evidence for a non existent crime.
A Lady in France
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Told with honesty and strength, A Lady in France is a brave heart-stopping story of love, grief, faith, depression, sunshine piercing the gray clouds—and hope that stays in your heart long after it’s finished.
A Lot of Loose Ends - A Vet in Africa
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Roland Minor knew early on that he wanted to become a vet. A Lot of Loose Ends is Rolandʼs account of his experiences in treating animals of all shapes and sizes and his many encounters with farmers, pet owners and politicians. Some of the tales he has to tell are hilarious, others hair-raising and a few horrific, but all are fascinating.
Sadism, Songs and Stolen Liberty
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Price: $8.19 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Stephen Mann writes of his experience as a boy entrant to the British Royal Navy, his despair then anger at finding that he could not escape from a world of arbitrary rules and personal violence. His humour and North London independent spirit however shines through and despite his frustrations, the cracking momentum of the book is maintained as we enjoy adventures with Stephen and his shipmates o