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Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Open Books Press. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Bobbi Carducci’s life was about to change. Her ill father-in-law 's odd behavior was a mystery when he came to live with her and Mike. For the next seven years Bobbi did everything she could to save him from himself—while he tried to convince everyone that he didn’t need her and that she was crazy. Caregiver Bobbi took on “the system” and Rodger’s Schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, dementia...
Boots Poffenberger: Hurler, Hero, Hellraiser
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
What is a "Boots Poffenberger"? You mean "The Baron"? The "Prince of Pilsner"? Only one of baseball's original Wild and Crazy Guys, that's who. The one with the major league record for laughs per career innings pitched. Travel with Boots on his journey across the baseball landscape - from Detroit to Brooklyn to Nashville to the Marines in WWII to years as a local hero in the semi-pros.
Royal Air Force Coastal Command
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 143,420. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the decades after the Second World War, John Campbell served as a Coastal Command navigator and crew captain on Shackleton aircraft in the Maritime Patrol role. Having studied in great detail the history and development of Coastal Command, he has researched and written this thorough account of its activities throughout its years of operation.
The Lullaby Illusion: A Journey of Awakening
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Doug DuBosque. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Lullaby Illusion details the harrowing personal journey of a young American woman facing seemingly insurmountable situations while living in the Middle East and Europe. After miscarriages, a stillbirth, revolt, and war, and divorce, Susan seeks solace by creating art, and recording her vivid dreams. Through difficult life changes she discovers her ticking clock is not biological but creative.
The Old Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Old Man came about after a 70th birthday gathering at Cowra in 2001. My brothers were recalling growing up with our father, Ross Bernard Lamond, or as he became known, RB, RBL and The Old Man. The boys said to me, “You had better do something about getting some of them into a story before one of us passes away.’’ So, here they are.
Spirit Matters - A Memoir
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,380. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
*1st Place - San Diego Book Awards - Best Spiritual Book* *Award Winning Finalist - National Best Book Awards - Memoir* Spirit touches us in every moment of our existence; only most of us are caught up in the dramas that we have created in our lives, blinding us to a reality far greater than anything we can imagine with our rational minds. It is simply a matter of awareness.
Simple Man
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Learning to live without a father, from generation to generation.
Beautifully Broken
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,530. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A story showing God's love to His children.
Muhammad: When Dementia Created the God of Insanity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Muhammad is the Prophet of the Moon God Allah, and is the mold of every true believer of his system. He was an epileptic who had a vision and thought he was possessed by evil spirits, but others convinced him that he was a prophet of God. He assembled a band of cutthroats and murdered, raped, robbed, and even beheaded hundreds of innocent victims, while leaving a legacy of hatred and intolerance
To Sark and Beyond
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chris Davies Curtis has combined her first 3 books: first she is a District Nurse in London in the 1960's. Then she and her husband move to the Feudal Island of Sark to run a guest house and smallholding of 200 hens, goat and a donkey; they travel to NZ by ship, touring in a delivery van they explore work there for 2 years, finally emigrating and Chris gets a job as a rural District Nurse.
Funny Bones - My Life in Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Freddie 'Parrotface’ Davies was a superstar of British television, radio and variety theatre before, in the twilight of a packed career, he began to act in films such as the cult classic Funny Bones, alongside Lee Evans and Jerry Lewis. With a foreword by Ken Dodd, this unique autobiography is a poignant and hilarious evocation of a vanished world and a rich nostalgic treat for comedy connoisseurs
Celebrity Hotel: True Inside Gossip, Scandal and Intrigue
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This book is a triumphant story of hard work overcoming adversity to achieve success, at the same time lifting the lid on the activities of celebrities. It is the story of how Neil Kirby went from washing dishes at 15 to owning his own hotel, and on the way becoming General Manager of the Grosvenor Hotel and Rocco Forte's blue eyed boy. Inspirational and revealing.
Tea and Me
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 214,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rod set sail for a new life in India after applying to work as an engineer. During his career in the tea industry he fell in love with the country and its way of life. Tea and Me is the story of Rod Brown’s colourful early years in West Bengal in the 1950s, complete with encounters with tigers, leopards and poisonous snakes and some hilarious adventures with the local people.
The Wrong Shade of Yellow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I was middle aged and homeless, soon to be penniless, and really and truly no different from that bag lady sitting on the bench over there. I couldn’t jack it in and go home, because I didn’t have a home to go to anymore. The bicycle and the tent were now home. Wherever I found myself on any given night was now home. And that meant, for tonight, Genoa Piazza Principe Railway Station was home.
Vote Tekno Party
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You set the price! Words: 137,510. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
July 1999: Anti-capitalists worldwide aim to bring capitalism to its knees with a global street party, and its no accident that its soundtrack is techno. This is the story of Selena, one of millions in her generation who thought the world could be changed with a 4/4 beat and high ideals. But is she riding for a fall?
The world in my fist
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Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 85,710. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by AIDIF Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the spring of 1967, Nino Benvenuti was the first Italian to keep the entire nation awake all night for an event taking place on the opposite side of the ocean, in New York, when the six hour time lapse collapsed under the enthusiasm for his victory over Emile Griffith in the old Madison Square Garden stadium.
Il mondo in pugno
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Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 76,890. Language: Italian. Published: July 7, 2014 by AIDIF Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nino Benvenuti è stato il primo italiano, nella primavera del '67, a tenere desta per un'intera notte la nazione per un evento che si svolgeva dall'altra parte dell'oceano, a New York, annullando le sei ore di differenza oraria con l'entusiasmo per la sua vittoria contro Emile Griffith sul ring del vecchio Madison Square Garden.
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ten-year-old Helga is forced to join the Hitler youth movement's weekly meetings, where lies and tasty treats are used to entice her allegiance to the Fuhrer. As the war draws nearer to her home in Berlin, Helga is sent away to a Hitler Youth training camp. Her gradual disillusionment, followed by her harrowing escape home, is a coming-of-age story of a young girl's survival of Nazi mind control
Autobiography of a Zen Master
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Price: $999.99 USD. Words: 63,640. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir and guide to the author's unique approach to Zen practice, covering such topics as psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, hypnosis, meditation and enlightenment.
The Enigma of Felix Frankfurter
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,960. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
A recognized, fascinating classic of judicial biography and the Supreme Court, now available as an ebook--featuring active contents, linked notes, proper formatting, and a fully-linked Index. Felix Frankfurter was perhaps the most influential jurist of his century--and one of the most complex men ever to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. Mysteries and apparent contradictions abound, and are explored.