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Blues Discovery: Reaching Across the Divide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
The excitement of discovery and the passion for music can be a potent force in a person's life. Blues Discovery: Reaching Across the Divide (Revised Edition) tells the stories of half a dozen Americans who defied the dictates of segregation in the 1940s to the 1960s and followed their passion for the blues across the color lines.
Woody Guthrie: His Life, Music & Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,670. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This ebook is a carefully researched study of the life, music and myth of famed singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie.
True Calling: Life and Times of Revd JA Okesiji, JP
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This is the biography of my maternal grandfather. A Revd gentleman who works in one of the pioneer Baptist churches in Nigeria, First Baptist Church, Oke-elerin, Ogbomoso. There are contributions from many elderly ones
Dangling Without A Rope, A Life Discovered
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,470. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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Dangling Without a Rope is about a woman who travels the globe, engaging in daring and dangerous adventures in search of her true self. From sled dog racing in Alaska to the wilds of Nepal, her tales will keep you on the edge of your seat. Her evolution as a woman and spiritual seeker is woven intimately and honestly into her accounts, reminding us of the unlimited possibilities of life.
His Words
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“His Words” is a memoir about a man who paid the ultimate price for his country. He was a West Point graduate, a Gulf War veteran, a Captain in the Army and my husband. I relate how he was able to give me the courage to keep moving on as I read his letters from the past. The advice and encouragement he gave me as I raised our children can now inspire all who struggle through life's hardships.
Mirror Image
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,460. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When the silence of my childhood was let out in the sun everything exploded around me and I was propelled back to the bastard child living in poverty stricken rural Ireland during and after WWII.
A Year in the Life of a Student Teacher
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,700. Language: British English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This is the diary of an office worker who decided to become a school teacher. I attempted the transition from quiet IT professional to loud scary school teacher. I left behind good friends interested in knowing what happened to me, so I began writing this diary. I had no idea it would be such an emotionally charged, powerful, funny, compelling, upsetting and profoundly life altering voyage.
Roll: A Collection of Personal Narratives
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Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A collection of short personal narratives and memoirs. This collection features the work of over fifty authors telling the stories of their lives, one short narrative at a time.
Lost Decency
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Seattle Book Company. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
IBPA Ben Franklin Award 2013 Silver Medalist Atta’s thrilling and inspiring story uncovers the truth about how his beloved and once-peaceful nation turned into one of the deadliest and most dangerous in the world.
The Work of Human Hands
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
THE WORK OF HUMAN HANDS is a timeless medical journey through pioneering surgeon Dr. Hardy Hendren’s legendary operating room that the Los Angeles Times called “impossible to forget.” The new edition includes a fresh introduction and a greatly expanded epilogue updating readers on Hendren and patient Lucy Moore today.
Nửa Đời Nhìn Lại
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,600. Language: Vietnamese. Published: September 24, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Nửa Đời Nhìn Lại Copyrighted by Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Published by Kệ Sách - 2012 Distributed by Smashwords ISBN: 9-781-3016-8143-3
Running for President on $10 a Day
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,450. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a disarmingly honest and engaging story of a 35-year old man's experiences on the road across the country from Venice, California; chock full of characters and new ideas for democracy and for the future of the nation in his bid for the Presidential office.
From Malan to Mbeki - The memoirs of an Afrikaner with a conscience
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 91,490. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Benedic Books / Benedic Boeke. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Some people said he was a traitor of the Afrikaner politics. Others regarded him as a courageous senior politician who was willing to relinquish the National Party (NP), to embrace and help build the New South Africa.
The Mighty Cobra & The Pink Rabbit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get the inside scoop on what it really takes to survive Bikram's Hot Yoga teacher training. The author, a former trading desk worker, roars loudly in her entertaining illustrated memoir of a pear-shaped type-A gal struggling to reclaim her self image in the hottest place on earth: yoga teacher boot camp.
Old Geezer's Memoirs
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,800. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Joe, an elderly gentleman in his eighties, sat listening to a speaker on TV. The speaker asked his audience, "Where has your journey in life taken you? What were your challenges? How did you overcome these challenges? What are your happy memories? Have you written down your journey for your posterity to enjoy?
Still Having Fun: A Portrait of the Military Marriage of Rex and Bettie George 1941-2007
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This remarkable biography of a military marriage which lasted from 1941 until 2007 includes everything from letters written in war zones to photographs that chronicle the lives and romance of Rex and Bettie George. Written by their daughter, Candace George Thompson, after their deaths, "Still Having Fun" is a moving testament to the character and resilience of American military families.
Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works
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Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
English translation of Dieter Südhoff's PhD thesis on the life of forgotten Czech Jewish writer, Hermann Ungar, who died in 1929.
A Matter of Conduct: The Man who Battled a Bank and Won
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Sassy Sunflower Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dalton Yap was a young, enthusiastic professional, enjoying a promising career. With a wife and two children, he had plans set in place for a bright future. His reality changed forever when he was falsely accused of fraud and negligence by his employer, Jamaica Citizens Bank. A Matter of Conduct is the true story of Dalton’s ten-year legal battle the fight of his life to clear his family name.
White River Junctions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This fascinating look at White River Junction relates the history of this Vermont river town to the country at large. Norman puts faces, names, and anecdotes to the forces that shaped the American Century. The opening chapters tell the town's story through histories of the railroad and several buildings. The final chapters introduce residents whose lives show a town--and country--in transition.
Mumma, Can You Hear Me?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This fascinating autobiography introduces a woman who was born into poverty in Auburn, Maine, and who followed her faith—-and her teenage husband—-into mission work in Brazil. Though often sorely tested, Betty’s faith and remarkable sense of humor remained strong through a fascinating life spent helping children and raising two families of her own. This edition includes Betty's poetry as well.