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Find Your Own Happiness
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Find Your Own Happiness is the heartrending story of a teacher who after the death of her abusive husband and facing unimaginable grief sets off on a journey of discovery about herself, the world, and how to live well. On the road to happiness she faces deaths and adversity, but instead of letting these life events sink her into depression and grief, she emerges stronger and is determined to live
Flying on the Ground
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
After a harsh initial training as a Boy Entrant at RAF Cosford in the 1950s, Gerry Davis went on to serve 15 years in the RAF. His account of the adventures of a career spanning more than 44 years covers a wide range of experiences, from the amusing to the astonishing. A fascinating glimpse of the flying business from the inside.
Alice and Me: An Alice Springs Experience
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Having survived over seventy years of life in this land, I have at various times stood with my back to Australia – at Seaford, Scarborough, Townsville and Darwin – and in each place I have felt the bulk of the country behind me like the hand of a protective parent: huge, ancient, wild and inhospitable. I have wandered, I have loitered and I have played ... and so I came to Alice Springs...
Memos from Midlife: 24 Parables of Adult Adjustment
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,940. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“... It’s the most entertaining book I’ve read this year.” — Steve Chapman, Columnist and Editorial Writer, The Chicago Tribune There are no pretentious arguments about policy or social science in these pages, rather humorous essays — because it is a report from what Frank Zimring calls "my second career, and everybody else’s second career, the hard work of becoming an adult in the modern world."
Auschwitz #34207 - The Joe Rubinstein Story
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,440. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seventy years ago Joe Rubinstein walked out of a Nazi concentration camp. Until now, his story has been hidden from the world. Shortly before dawn on a frigid morning in Radom, Poland, German soldiers forced twenty-one year-old Icek “Joe” Rubinsztejn onto a crowded, open-air truck. The next day, several around him were dead. From there, things got worse for young Joe—much worse.
Fall Rising: Exile to Odyssey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Fall Rising begins just after AD Miller, a 19-year- old African-American, was exiled from Orangeburg, S.C. for writing a 7-word note to a white clerk:, “I would like to know you better.” We experience with AD the racism in the Navy and throughout his journeys as he refuses to stay within the boxes created for him by the culture; he suffers the consequences of that choice as well as the benefit.
Playing in the Puddles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,000. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Type 1 diabetic and stroke survivor Barnaby Howarth was three-quarters of the way through writing his autobiography in 2005 when he had a stroke and was placed on life support after being bashed outside a nightclub in Sydney. He has teamed up with author Julie Lewthwaite to tell his story - that of a man who is proud to be living a "normal" life.
Paranormal Persistence ~ Caveat ~ True Experiences
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by SynergEbooks. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Twenty-seven true stories about one man’s paranormal and spiritual encounters that began for him when he was very young and continue to this day. You may want to turn on the lights before you begin reading.
Off the Grid: Living Blind Without the Internet
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by SynergEbooks. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Journalist Robert Kingett accepts a dare: one that at first seems simple… to adapt to his blindness without the Internet. This account is a cozy diary of battling with an FM radio, hooking up a landline phone and the journey of adapting to a brand new way of living from someone who has never disconnected from the World Wide Web.
Les sentinelles du rêve - Pourquoi les auteurs ont-ils soif d'écrire ?
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Price: Free! Words: 28,450. Language: French. Published: April 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
L'aventure de ce livre est belle car elle est collective. Elle met en lumière « mille et un chemins » pour arriver à une certitude : l’écriture est un « silence turbulent » que l’on expulse de soi en laissant sa pudeur au vestiaire. À travers ce livre-choral, 107 auteurs se racontent et nous révèlent leur liaison avec cette « voix » qui murmure en eux : la voix des mots.
Grégory Lemarchal, le petit prince au destin brisé
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,370. Language: French. Published: April 16, 2015 by Alain-Guy Aknin. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Il a franchi en un éclair la distance séparant l’anonymat du vedettariat, et pourtant , Grégory Lemarchal n’était pas né sous une bonne étoile. Harcelé par la mucoviscidose, il a finalement succombé au sommet de sa notoriété. Sa carrière, cependant, ne s’est pas arrêtée ce jour-là et il n’a pas quitté le cœur de ses fans.Par-delà les nuages, il continue à vivre à travers ses chansons.
A Condessa Sem Cheta
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 59,220. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 16, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mulher sem preconceitos, mas marcada pela vida, entregou-se com simplicidade. Confiando em mim foi, aos poucos, se abrindo, entre passeios, chás, cinemas.
La regola dell'eccesso
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: Italian. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Il lavoro, i soldi, i viaggi, il sesso, la coca. Queste erano le cose che contavano. Non necessariamente in quest’ordine.
For Love of a Dangerous Girl
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A true story of timeless love... Innocent, young Charlotte Corday assassinates the radical leader Jean Paul Marat hoping to save her beloved country from the violent turn the revolution had taken. Adam Lux, an idealistic young member of the Revolutionary Convention, is so awed by her courage and beauty that he demands to join her in death — a demand that is granted. Love blooms amid bloody chaos.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to Barack Obama
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
George Washington had a dog named 'Tipsy?' Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? This volume covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets, their favorite books and much more, and combines in one volume all 4 books on the presidents previously produced by the author.
Illustrated Biography of William Shakespeare
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,340. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Azeem Khan. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Hundreds of years have passed since William Shakespeare's time. He has left behind nearly a million words of text, but his life is still a mystery. This book is an engaging introduction to a subject that students will certainly encounter many times throughout their education—and their lives.
Science & Politics
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Brian Iddon discovered a passion for chemistry as an eleven-year-old schoolboy. He went on to study it at university, obtaining a BSc, PhD and DSc, and taught and researched his subject at the highest level before making his name in the wider world. In retirement, in addition to voluntary work, Dr Iddon has finally found time to write his memoirs
In and Out of Sync
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Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When the second therapy for his prostate cancer failed, NZ Methodist minister Dave Mullan did another evaluation of his life. As you do. Remembering how much the family had appreciated his father’s prodigious effort in producing his life story, Dave decided to write more than the short stories of The Saga of Wasp.
Desertos
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 13, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Às vésperas de seu 28º aniversário, Adriel recebe da organização em que trabalha – a ONU – uma proposta para iniciar sua carreira internacional, no Sudão. Apesar da depressão, que o assombra há anos, aceita o desafio. Na África, continente contaminado pela guerra e pela pobreza, seu estado psicológico se agrava.
Dear Hanna: A biography of pacifist Martin J. Zimmer based on his letters from the Eastern Front during World War II
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 165,250. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Dear Hanna - is a rare eyewitness account of the plight of both civilians and soldiers affected by the military operations in the mud and freezing temperatures of the Eastern Front during WW II. Hanna’s husband, Martin J. Zimmer, is a pacifist who, through his observations, reveals a profound understanding of what it should mean to be human.