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A Pearl Necklace
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,320. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Pearl Necklace is the compelling true story of a Chinese American's struggles and victories strung together throughout life, weaving sorrows, joys, and lessons learned to create a beautiful masterpiece of inspiration and brilliance. MiXue reaches beyond the depths of her Chinese roots and the heights of the American dream to find her most profound identity and fulfillment beyond herself.
As Algemas de Ouro
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 151,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 26, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ao longo da História da Humanidade, sempre nos disseram, que quando nasce um ser humano, seja homem ou mulher, ele tem o seu destino traçado. Como eu sou igual a todo o mundo vou seguir assim as mesmas regras.
A More Simple Time: How Cycling Saved My Soul
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,710. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
By twist of fate cycling became more than a hobby. It became my beat. As America's top journalist covering US cycling (1989-96), I watched the rise of extraordinary athletes from Linda Brenneman, Alison Dunlap and Dede Demet to Steve Hegg, Bobby Julich and Kent Bostick. They shared their quests, one pedal stroke at a time. It's a ride to the Atlanta Olympics that changed my life and saved my soul.
You Can't Cook a Dead Crab and Eat It
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,070. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Imagine spending 85 days living in a popup tent camper while driving 8,000 miles around the American West in search of a place to call home. We didn't imagine it. We lived it. This is the story of that journey. An unforgettable time when we taught our daughters an important lesson: When your life isn't going the way you envisioned, take control and make your life what you want it to be.
Taken for a Ride: Chasing a Young Lance Armstrong
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
I met Lance Armstrong in 1992 and began a journalist-athlete relationship that lasted, roller-coaster style, for eight years. This is the story of the young Lance, before he became world famous, and later, infamous. Lance influenced a lot of people. He changed a lot of lives. Some for good. Some not for good. I only know that he changed mine for the better. I can’t change that. I wouldn’t want to.
Separation Anxiety: A Coming-of-Middle-Age Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,020. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miji Campbell grew up in a close-knit, middle-class family in the 1960s and ’70s. In early adulthood, her orderly life began to unravel. In this insightful memoir, Miji describes how she wrestled with increasing anxiousness – feelings that haunted her through career, marriage, and the birth of her children. It’s not until middle age that she found ways to quiet her mind and stand on her own.
Stubborn Soul
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 82,540. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
The autobiography of a repressed transgender girl, struggling to find meaning and answers to life through the haze of sickness, abuse and depression.
As Far As I Remember
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 121,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Michael Bawtree owes his cultured start in life to the country house hotel his parents owned and managed in the 1950s. Michael developed a talent for literature and drama, after he had read English Language and Literature at Oxford took him to Canada, where he embarked on a career in the theatre. As Far As I Remember is part 1 of Michael’s story
Roads Taken
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 121,470. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alan Young developed two passions early in life; music and literature. In his twenties he sought adventure in East Africa, using his academic experience to teach native Kenyans. Roads Taken is his account of those vividly remembered days in a strange land which became a second home to him and where he made friends from all races and backgrounds.
Electricity Supply, The British Experiment
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1987, David Porter found himself at the centre of the energy supply revolution when he helped to form a new body created to fight for the UK’s independent electricity producers. Battles were fought and often won. Politics, rather than the paying customers, drove the industry. This book is David’s story of those eventful years
Sisters Born, Sisters Found: A Diversity of Voices on Sisterhood
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sisters Born, Sisters Found: A Diversity of Voices on Sisterhood reveals the core of female hearts, divulges secrets, and captures poignant, compelling, complex relationships. This vibrant collection of memoirs, short stories, essays and poems features seventy-six gifted writers from across the globe who explore the female bond (or lack thereof) in a refreshing array of tones and styles.
Foreign Service Family Style
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,220. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Narc and his family travel to a foreign land, Paraguay, where he sets up a DEA office in the American Embassy. The family enjoys and experiences new customs. Conflict comes when the Narc's idea of personal responsibility clashes with the Ambassador's policy on collateral damage.
The First Book of Michael
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Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Syl Mortilla uses Michael Jackson’s art as a window to an understanding of the man largely considered an enigma. The book explores Michael’s evolution from pop star to global figure, with Mortilla questioning whether the people of planet Earth can afford to dismiss the totemic value of Michael Jackson’s unrivalled fame and legacy apropos its potential as an opportunity for promoting world peace.
Gracie an English Bull Terrier: A Handbook for Being Dog's Best Friend
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
30 years rehabilitating dogs barely prepared Christy for her first Bull Terrier. Add a Collie and Labrador to the mix and life could be chaotic; when it came to medical crisis and stress, these same dogs provided the encouragement to keep going. Including tips on temperament testing, feeding, and training, this memoir/handbook will resonate with dog lovers, affirming why we are dog-people.
Not Another Flamin' (Love) Travel Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,710. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
THE INCIDENTS IN THIS BOOK ARE BASED ON REAL EVENTS. THE NAMES WERE CHANGED TO PROTECT THE GUILTY. Did you ever dream of taking a year off from work, to travel somewhere different and exciting – Europe perhaps? This book tells the story of a couple who did exactly that and shows how it can be done. Maybe you would not take quite the same approach to the journey that they did, though…
Our Life Off the Grid: An Urban Couple Goes Feral
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,250. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
“Let’s do this! How hard can it be?” And, with that, David and his wife Sally, in their mid-fifties, went from being white collar urbanites to living off the grid on a remote island in the wilds of west coast British Columbia, Canada.
A Surgeon's Story. The Autobiography of Robert T. Morris
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
The amazing story of a New York doctor who pioneered surgery against a tide of professional opposition. As a leading naturalist and horticulturist, he also used his gifts of writing and poetry as an early advocate of nature. “Far more of a human and social portrait than a medical text, this reissue fills the prescription for fascinating reading.” Kirkus (2014)
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan'lı Yıllar
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 565,440. Language: Turkish. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Bu kitapta Türkiye Cumhuriyeti'nin Atatürk'ten sonra gelen en başarılı lideri Recep Tayyip Erdoğan'ın siyasi hayatı ve özellikle icraatın başında olduğu Başbakanlık dönemi yer almaktadır. Başbakanlık döneminde yaşanan siyasi ve gündemi oluşturan olaylar kronolojik olarak sıralanmıştır.
How They Murdered Princess Diana: The Shocking Truth
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Price: $8.40 USD. Words: 257,390. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
This explosive book blows the lid on one of the most shocking crimes of our modern era. But it does more than that. How They Murdered Princess Diana is the most complete evidence-based account of the assassination of Princess Diana yet written. It delivers on providing answers to many of the key questions: Who did it? Why was Diana assassinated? How was it carried out?
Reaching for Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Following an eleven-year cocaine addiction and a dangerous career as a dancer in Atlanta’s sex industry, Victoria Teague experienced what can only be called a miraculous rescue. Discover her story of God's grace and strength, and enjoy personal or group discussion questions that will help you apply eternal truths to your life as well.