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Sacada del Polvo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: Spanish. Published: January 30, 2015 by LIFE SENTENCE Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A pesar de un trasfondo de abuso infantil, dislexia e infidelidad matrimonial, Avis realizó su primer viaje internacional de misiones a la edad de cincuenta años. La Iglesia, la Escuela y el Orfanato que ella fundó en el norte del Perú, fue el resultado tanto de su dolor como de su obediencia radical al Señor, sacando del polvo a miles de personas. Esta convincente historia es de una mujer común y
A Different Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,790. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author was born in Scotland in 1946 to a large family of 11 children. At the age of 16 Alice moved to London to work for the Royal Household, whilst there she met her future husband, a member of the Household Cavalry. Alice has three grandchildren.
For the Love of Long Shots: A Memoir on Democracy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Bones Kendall. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Shawn Casey O'Brien's literary memoir For The Love Of Long Shots looks at the off-beat, humane possibilities as a rag tag group of disabled rebels lay the groundwork for a bloodless, democratic revolution by getting out the vote. Follow the true story of how O'Brien registered 100,000 disabled voters as well as their friends and family members in California in the 1990s.
Sir Harry Gibbs: Without fear or favour
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Price: $2.36 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
This biography concerns one of Queensland's and Australia's most distinguished lawyers and jurists, Sir Harry Gibbs. Born in Ipswich in 1917, he studied law at the University of Queensland before going on to a legal career of great accomplishment, culminating in his taking the top position in the Australian judicial system. He was Chief Justice of the Australian High Court from 1981-1987.
Scholars and Gentlemen
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Price: $1.57 USD. Words: 147,970. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There are a number of remarkable families who have made their mark on Australian life in the 20th century — Street, Kent-Hughes, Bonython, Cilento, Durack, Mackerras — are some that spring instantly to mind. It has been my purpose to illustrate this by tracing the diverse careers of the Mackerras family and assessing the contribution they have made to the development of this country.
My Military Years
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The incredibly true story of a daring and cunning band of rogue army clerks working with the anti-war underground to shuffle family men and unrecognized conscientious objectors away from combat in Vietnam. Private Feeney, the groups leader, flew weekly from Boston to Oakland Army Base and put men into the trunks of cars and helped them escape - five minutes after delivering them as his prisoner.
The Dancing Debutante
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Elfrida Eden was born into a distinguished family – her uncle was a Prime Minister, Sir Anthony Eden. As one of the last true ‘debs’ she mingled with the stars. She auditioned for Judy Garland and turned down Norman Wisdom’s offer of a film role. She also turned Sean Connery down when he made a pass at her at a party after being cast as James Bond.
In Search of Oneness - A Memoir of Hope and Healing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,250. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
An attempt to define this memoir is like trying to define life in one breath. You are invited to bear witness to the power of a single vision experienced by a five-year-old girl. Lou’s vision carries, holds and guides her through years of silence and being silenced. Step inside these pages and walk this winding path of hope, healing and transformation with Annette/Lou.
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.