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Signing with A Heavy Hand and Heart, Love Mommy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,890. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I take my FAS and turn it into a teaching tool to help others learn what I go through every day of my life. If one person listens to what I have to say, then I have done my job. This is what I was born to do. I have won many awards for my work. The awards I’ve won have been great, but my biggest award is knowing that my message is being delivered and knowing I might make a difference for 1 child
Behind These Eyes: One Agoraphobic's Journey To A Meaningful Life
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 117,330. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author takes us with her on her journey through a non-traditional life filled with adventure, pain and life affirming experiences. She suffers from a severe form of agoraphobia that does not keep her out of the game of life. While her story may not have the end we anticipate in a book about overcoming a disability, overcoming a disability is what she has achieved. We can all learn from her!
Man of a Million Fragments: The True Story of Clay Shaw
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 405,560. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A biography of Clay Shaw, the New Orleans man implicated in the assassination of President Kennedy. It tells of Shaw’s life as playwright and telegraph employee, public relations man, his service during World War II, his spectacular career at the International Trade Mart in New Orleans, life as a gay businessman and CIA information source, through his arrest, trial, and ongoing litigation. Unique!
Unbreakable Spirit Arises: From Broken Girl to Resilient Woman
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Unbreakable Spirit Arises is a message of hope, healing, strength, and letting go while giving yourself a gift of forgiveness and soaring for your dreams in the midst of your trauma and pain.
Born in Sarajevo
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Series: Born in Sarajevo, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1992, what remained of the once diverse and peaceful Yugoslavia began to dissolve. The war that followed presented a picture that was much different than the normal depiction of good verses bad. The casualties ran deeper than the physical wounds and no one escaped unscathed. This is my story of a search for a new home and the separation from those I love... a story of being uprooted.
Nebulous Mooch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,080. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Nebulous Mooch. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life is what you make it, and H. Lovelyn Bettison thinks it's one big laugh. Explore the sillier side of daily life with her in Nebulous Mooch. Bettison is a humor blogger who has combined the best of six years of blogging into a book for you to enjoy. Her unique perspective allows her to find the humor in even the most ordinary circumstances.
Mourning Has Broken
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Giving herself a year of mourning after her sister's untimely death, the author goes about her life as memories and myriads of emotions assail her. Through it all, she explores the meaning of life and the changing of her beliefs, taking the reader through a journey of sorrow, grief, regret, joy and hope.
Dust of the Danakil
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Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A gripping memoir of the 1974 humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, Dust of the Danakil is a true story of an ill-conceived project in the violent, drought-stricken Danakil region. The author, sent by UK government pen-pushers to harness seasonal flood water and turn the notoriously aggressive Afar herdsmen into farmers, discovered a hostile environment that almost cost him him his life.
Dear Instant Family
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Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dear Instant Family is this widowed dad’s true story of what happened when 400 women responded to his personal ad in New York magazine seeking a wife and a mother for his young children. The memoir ranges from hysterically funny to desperately poignant as the author searches for happiness for himself and his kids. It includes some of the actual letters he received.
On Giants' Shoulders
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,080. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by WEC Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bringing new life to Japan. The inspiring story of a lad from southeast London, who became a missionary in Japan and today is an authority on Japanese literature.
The Hooker in the Lobby
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 13, 2013 by PubliBook Ireland. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The Hooker in the Lobby captures the essence of working in the hospitality industry – no two days are ever the same!
Supper with the President
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Series: African Memoir, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
West Africa in the 1970s: volatile years immediately following independence brought the author in contact with a number of Presidents, Kings, Emperors, village and tribal chiefs and a succession of extraordinary people. Circumstances contrived to place him at dinner with four heads of state whose rule had immense impact, positive and negative, on their countries and on West Africa.
The Heart of a Hero
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
How do you keep going forward when hope and a miracle are nowhere in sight? From the dust and rubble of Ground Zero on 9/11, Clarence Singleton takes readers on a harrowing emotional journey to hope and starting over. From the jungles of Vietnam, where he was awarded a Purple Heart, to the ash of that unspeakable day in our history, from a hard-scrabble childhood, to a new marriage and the promise
Base Jumping: The Vagabond Life of a Military Brat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Military families make great sacrifices for their country. While the soldiers wear the uniform and risk their lives, the families live like gypsies with all the responsibilities of holding the family unit together, and receive only a fraction of the recognition they deserve. This is the story of my life growing up in a military family.
Home Again in Paris: Oscar, Leo and Me
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,750. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A lively, insightful, and poignant memoir about daily life in the France of myth and reality. The book is an inspirational personal journey and a portrait of modern France combining observation, anecdote, and a cast of colourful characters in a rich narrative that takes the reader on an eye-opening adventure into the French soul. Above all, it’s a book about faith, hope and the meaning of home.
Yes Thailand! A Bittersweet Second Attempt at Teaching English Overseas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,620. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Yes Thailand! is one part memoir, one part travelogue, and five parts humor, tying together funny stories from Nielsen's childhood with the amusing obstacles inherent to working and living in Thailand. Written as a series of interconnected essays, Yes Thailand! covers everything from the humid weather to the Thai language, holidays, public restrooms, ladyboys, and visas.
Heist and High
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by Dane Batty. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Heist and High is the true story of Anthony Curcio’s decent from a life full of promise as a future football star into the hell of prescription drug addiction, the destruction it caused, and his willingness to do anything- even rob an armored truck- for what he thought would be that one last fix. Only after he turned his life around after prison can he give back to his community and start over.
Boomer Down: From Fast Lane to Crashed Lane
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Quintessential Boomer Steve Meltzer was living the limo-licious life of a Mad Men-style ad executive in Hong Kong. Great money, eye-popping travel, blue-chip clients. Teak-paneled suites, top-shelf martinis and speaking gigs all over Asia. When his firm died, he returned, jobless but hopeful, to the US--and crashed. Here is his witty, brutally honest, before-during-after story (some heard on NPR).
For the Love of Beirut
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a serious story of war told with both humor and gravity from a young boy's perspective, a perspective that matures and broadens as he comes of age. Boyhood escapades that rival Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are part of everyday life in Lebanon along with more daring deeds and just-in-time Houdini escapes. When Sam moves to show all in America what is happening in Beirut, he pays dearly.
Queenie, Letters from an Australian Army Nurse, 1915-1917
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Queenie is the evocative, moving and at times entertaining story, told through her letters home, of a young Army nurse’s perceptions of the events, people and places she experienced during the cataclysmic years of the First World War. Queensland’s youngest hospital matron at the age of 25, Gympie-born Edith Florence Avenell, usually known by her nickname Queenie, enlisted in the Australian Army Nu