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The Grown-Ups Wouldn't Like It
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 200,240. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Delia Despair, as she is now known to her many blog fans, survived a turbulent if privileged childhood as the daughter of a globe-trotting diplomat and was blessed (or cursed) with a confusion of mummies and a string of convents and smart schools before attending a Swiss business school and managing to become an extremely junior journalist on the Daily Telegraph. These are her memoirs.
This Force of Memory: a Surgeon's Story of Addiction and PTSD
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This Force of Memory chronicles the spiral of a surgeon into PTSD and eventual addiction. It is a memoir of a physician who becomes an addict after experiencing the horrors of medical error first hand. It is the memoir of a surgeon who discovers a healing mechanism quite removed from the operating room.
Journals and Letters of Mother Theodore Guerin
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin (Saint Theodora) came from France in 1840 to found the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. A prolific letter-writer and colorful journalist, Guerin comes to life through her writings as an American pioneer, educator, businesswoman and leader. Originally printed in 1937, the new digital edition includes color photographs and a new foreword.
I am Akbar Agha
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,760. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by First Draft Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Akbar Agha’s memoir tells a story of war, friendship and political intrigue. The story starts in the trials of the 1980s jihad. Akbar Agha offers a sometimes-critical account of the post-1994 Taliban administration and reveals his role in the Jaish-e Muslimeen opposition group post-2001. He ends with an analysis of the problems afflicting Afghanistan and a vision for its political future.
Hoi Pap
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Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: Dutch. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A father and a marriage. A marriage that is driven for years by mutual tensions. Tensions he unconsciously ignore or brush aside. Tensions that he does not want to see because it gives too much to his children. When his wife decides her life to a great extent to devote to spirituality, reiki and she pays more attention to her own mother and her husband, he takes a drastic decision. Divorce i
Unsettling Life - What did I do wrong?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,500. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
So, I have this thing called Bipolar Affective Disorder, (BAD!!!) and when you read Unsettling Life you will discover that living with BAD can be frequently funny, sometimes sad and often oddball, but never, ever, dull. The most common remarks I get from readers are: What a journey! What a life! What next?
Fallen Medicine A nurse's dark journey through PTSD, drug abuse and sexual addiction
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,450. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Emergency Room is part war zone, part insane asylum, and not all of the victims are patients delivered by red lights and sirens. Sarah Jones is one of the best ER nurses in the business. Tragedy and mayhem are daily occurrences in her world; shootings, stabbings, motorcycle accidents, spousal beatings, heart attacks; she sees it all. So are split second decisions and life-saving procedures.
From Picas to Bytes: Four Generations of Seacrest Newspaper Service to Nebraska
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
How one newspaper family made their city and their state a better place to live.
In The Wake of Lies
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 110,790. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The compelling true story, chronicling the life of renowned psychic Carrie Shubert. A rebellious teen growing up in the hippie music scene, Carrie decides to escape the drug and sex-crazed music culture to settle down and live a 'normal life' with a seemingly ordinary salesman.
Sanity Check: The Dog Ate My Lipstick and My Houseplants Have Fleas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Sanity Check covers everything from shredding pantyhose for stress relief, to the family dog joyfully dancing with flying eggs, to the day Sharon realized she’d lost her lips. Sanity Check’s driving philosophy is that we all goof up... but laughing at those goof-ups with each other
Dates and Dorothy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Since coming of age I wanted to change the world, when, in middle age, the world returned the compliment by changing me. That is when I met my guide and mentor Dorothy Cowlin.
A Schizophrenic Will: A Story of Madness, A Story of Hope
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,470. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many biographies of people with mental illness seem to dwell primarily on the feeling of hopelessness, and they keep expectations for the sufferer's future low. With this autobiography, Mr. Jiang attempts to turn the tables on this litany of sorrow. He shows himself as a result of the miracles that modern medicine can produce. He went from being a basket case to a respected, tech librarian.
Alcohol: Confesiones
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You set the price! Words: 57,450. Language: Spanish. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
He escrito este tratado de salud y cuidado contra las traumáticas consecuencias del abuso y adicción al alcohol que se anticipa nos caerá en tromba en pocos años tras el largo período de "la Marcha" y el ahora vigente Botellón y Macrobotellón, amén de las diversas mezclas de estupefacientes (cocaína y éxtasis) mezclados con la bebida ingerida en discotecas y bares atiborrados de jóvenes hoy día.
Long Climb Back: Trekking Through Loss and Beyond
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Long Climb Back, writer Rita Hartley traces her journey through loss after the sudden tragic death of her husband. As part of her healing journey, Rita decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro — a lifetime dream that her husband had before he ran out of time. Her climb also raised money to grant a child’s wish through Make-A-Wish Foundation and inspired that child's parents, and others, to do the same.
The Devil Wears Clogs
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,460. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
What happens when you plunk down a thirty year-old culturally unaware management consultant in Heidelberg, Germany? I didn’t speak German. I didn’t have any experience working with Europeans. The Twin Towers had just collapsed, and I had no idea whether I would sink or swim. When I met my good-looking Dutch colleague and decided to take my next assignment in the Netherlands, I nearly drowned.
Tending The Fire: Through War and The Path of Meditation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,000. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tending the Fire is the gripping, enlightening, and very human story of Ralph Steele's transformative journey through war and meditation to a sense of wholeness, responsibilities, peace and compassion.
Семь тысяч четыреста семьдесят четыре
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 79,890. Language: Russian. Published: September 4, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Хотите увидеть Нью-Йорк глазами 27-летней московской модницы и подсмотреть ее личную жизнь? Как изменилась судьба москвички после года, проведенного в Большом Яблоке? Вам интересно, почему книга называется «Семь тысяч четыреста семьдесят четыре»? Полсотни свиданий, расставаний и одна свадьба...
The Colonial Vet
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
'The Colonial Vet in Fiji, Ceylon and Africa' is the colourful story of pioneering Australian veterinary surgeon, Charles Turbet, who after serving in WW1, spent most of his working life in Fiji, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and Nyasaland (Malawi) as a government vet. An adventurous and intellectually curious man, Turbet made lasting impacts on stock breeding and animal husbandry everywhere he worked.
An Aussie Takes A Punt - Mat McBriar's journey from Australia to the NFL
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 58,040. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
mat mcbriar grew up in melbourne, australia. virtually no-one in australia knew anything about gridiron but somehow mat got from there to be named as the best punter in the history of the dallas cowboys. how is that possible? this book traces mat's journey and shows what can be achieved with perseverance, a dose of good fortune - and the willingness to ignore people telling you it can't be done.
How I Doomed My Ventures: Celebrating Failure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
The book is a true story about entrepreneurship and confronting failure.Aman the protagonist is a 15 year old boy with entrepreneurial dreams.He starts his first venture which is an education portal which is unsuccessful.He is not deterred by his failure and instead goes on to launch another venture which fails too. It describes about his struggles and perseverance.