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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.
There is no excuse needed for basing this biography of Sir Henry Rider Haggard on the personal account of his literary life given in his own words in his autobiography, The Days of My Life. There can be no truer biography than that given by the first
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,630. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
There is no excuse needed for basing this biography of Sir Henry Rider Haggard on the personal account of his literary life
Rider Haggard: His Extraordinary Life and Colonial Work
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,630. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
There is no excuse needed for basing this biography of Sir Henry Rider Haggard on the personal account of his literary life given in his own words in his autobiography, The Days of My Life. There can be no truer biography than that given by the first hand witness, the author himself.
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.
Isolated World
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When she was two years and ten months old, Susan Eastwood scrambled up on to a table. She fell, sustaining two black eyes and a broken nose. It was only months later that her parents realised that the fall had also rendered her completely deaf. Since then Susan has had to learn to survive in a world and overcome her sense of isolation.
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.
Um Grande Menino
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 21,810. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 26, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
O menino que nasceu em uma humilde família O menino que mal possuía vestes na meninice O menino que teve uma infância dura e traumática O menino que se tornou operador
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.
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.
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.
The Last Protégée
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: American English. Published: January 24, 2015 by Rebel ePublishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dreams of a career as a classical pianist erode and wither, destroyed through a relationship with the famous and forceful Antonia Brico, renowned pianist and the first woman to conduct the New York Philharmonic.
Fate Brought Me Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Fate Brought Me Home" is a true story about the many times in Jayne's life that she had fallen, and how the universe showed her the way. It's about a greater love, and about fate. In life, things happen for seemingly no reason, but there is always a reason, whether it be a lesson to learn or karma to pay or even as payback. There is always a reason.
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.
I Used to Be Normal, But Then I Got Bored. : Trusting There's More
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 41,980. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I Used to Be Normal, Then I Got Bored is a journey of one woman from a place of total insecurity and lack of self-worth into a strong, spiritual woman who travels in faith knowing that each step is Divine. It is a story, a guidebook and an inspiration for others who may be suffering, or who know they want to break out of a life that no longer serves them but are still to afraid to take the leap.
Breaking Out of Show Business: What I've Discovered by Not Being Discovered
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"You have probably never heard of me. There may be a very slight possibility you recognize my name or maybe my face. But I have no delusions. I've always said, 'I’ve sky-rocketed to the middle.' This is a little taste of my attempts to move up the ladder. I hope you like it. These are the highlights of my life...so far." - Michael Paul Ziegfeld
The Faded Green Door
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 24,310. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Remembering and reflecting on times past... the simplicity of the early years, the upheaval of emigration and the bittersweet experience of revisiting the home of childhood days... through the faded green door.