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Eva's War: A True Story of Survival
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Series: Humanist Memoir ยท Krutein Memoirs, Book 1. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Amador Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Danzig, a Free City between the Great Wars, then seized by Hitler in 1939, is threatened by Soviet troops as Eva Krutein flees with her daughter in January, 1945. It is the beginning of a harrowing year of privation, defeat, moral quandaries, growth and, finally, healing. This compelling account of the hardships and horrors of war remains throughout an uplifting family odyssey.
Canadian Scribbler: Collected Letters of an Underground Writer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Coscom Entertainment. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Always insightful, often witty and consistently inspirational, Canadian Scribbler: Collected Letters of an Underground Writer is a thoughtful collection of letters from one man whose passion for the creative industry—and trying to survive in it—shines through on every page.
Histórias do Terceiro Tempo
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Price: Free! Words: 58,240. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A ideia básica do livro é de que todos nós - e não apenas as celebridades e as pessoas que realizaram feitos extraordinários -fizemos muita coisa na vida e temos histórias para contar. As histórias, contadas em tom de conversa informal, cobrem um período extenso da vida do autor, desde sua infância até a velhice. Estão agrupadas em capítulos, em função de assuntos comuns.
The Rise and Fall of the Silent Film Era, Vol III: The Film Studios & Directors
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
By 1930 all the films being produced were “talkies.” The studios spent $24 million upgrading their studios to make sound movies and another $300 million to wire up their theaters And so with sound the silent film era came to a close. The legendary beauty of the actresses and handsomeness of the actors quickly faded, as did their names and they were forgotten by all but a few.
The Rise and Fall of the Silent Film Era, Vol I: The Actors
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 54,560. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
They are all gone now but what a trail they blazed across the night-time sky. They had entered a new and exciting industry and single-handedly elevated it into an art form (at least for a while). The way they dressed, the way they acted, the way they lived became the object of the greatest interest to their millions of fans who sought to emulate them in every way they could.
The Rise and Fall of the Silent Film Era, Vol II: The Silent Film Actresses
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 46,040. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
They are all gone now but what a trail they blazed across the night-time sky. They had entered a new and exciting industry and single-handedly elevated it into an art form (at least for a while). The way they dressed, the way they acted, the way they lived became the object of the greatest interest to their millions of fans who sought to emulate them in every way they could.
Un Correttore a Roma
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Price: Free! Words: 33,840. Language: Italian. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
L'autore, nato a Roma a "Ponte Mollo" nel 1930 (l'attuale Ponte Milvio), e cresciuto nell’ambiente popolare durante il fascismo, con vari episodi gustosi, riesce a comunicare al lettore l’odore e il sapore delle storie di un intero quartiere. Lasciati gli studi ha iniziato a lavorare per Paese Sera come correttore di bozze. Ci racconta dell'entourage comunista un po' snob, e dei compagni popolari.
Naughty Boys: Ten Rogues of Oxford
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Love them or hate them, rogues mesmerise us. From Bill Clinton, ex-president, to Howard Marks, ex-drug smuggler, this book describes the exploits of the ten top Oxford rogues. All of them have lived and studied in the city and all have had exciting lives: some were womanisers, others big drinkers, most were great fun.
Spread Spectrum: Hedy Lamarr and the mobile phone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
Welcome to a world of secret communication, arms trading, mobile phones, film stars, piano players, nudity in the woods and one of the most unusual sources of revolutionary new technologies ever. This is the story of the birth of a new communication technique called spread spectrum together with the story of a forgotten patent and its two unlikely inventors.
Saint Germain, the mysterious count who never dies
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 67,720. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
The book is about the mysterious Count Saint Germain who never dies, and who has enthralled millions of people worldwide since the 1700's. In this book he reveals for the first time who he really is. The entire earthly civilization is at a crossroads where we must choose path. Either we continue as thus far leading to stagnation or we choose the new path that leads us to a higher consciousness.
Why We Walked Away
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Between 1975 and 2008 the Catholic Church in the United States lost just over 18,000 priests. In ecclesiastical parlance these men were defectors, malcontents, and pariahs. But they weren’t. These men were the heroes of their generation in the church. They struggled for civil rights, they tried to implement the changes of Vatican II, and they refused to call ‘birth control’ a sin.
Knives, Lipstick, and Liberty One Woman's Journey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,360. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Five years after moving to New Hampshire with a simple plan to live in a state where liberty still exists and to raise my son in a better environment. It seemed like a simple plan at the time, a good move to make. So how did I end up a New Hampshire state representative? Good question, and one that not one person who knew me before the move would have ever seen coming, and yes,that includes me.
CICADA on the Firing Line
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,560. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Every profession has its own charm and provides beautiful experience in every day life. Banking is not an exception and when one opted for with great interest as a dream profession, it provides a treasure of wealth to bring cheers and the Golden Moments are captured in this maiden attempt.
Where I Was: A Memoir from the Margins
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,700. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Where I Was is a rich, entertaining and compelling account of the life of an extraordinary woman. Through humorous and moving accounts, Constance captures in words the images of the people, places and events that are the source of her most powerful memories. These images are connected to key turning points in her personal journey, set against or within the context of important historical events.
Multiple Sclerosis, Melanoma and More
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Multiple Sclerosis, an Enigma was the first volume of the story of my unexpected diagnosis of RRMS (relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis) and the nightly injections that contributed to the end of my career. Told in first person point of view, the stories quickly engaged readers who had experienced their own unexpected disappointments in life. Multiple Sclerosis, Melanoma and More is part 2.
Twice a Hero
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 64,640. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The true story of heroism, hardship and horror in the blood and mud seen through the eyes of a teenage volunteer and his comrades in the forgotten conflicts of Salonika and Palestine, during the Great War, fighting for the freedom of small nations and in particular, Home Rule for Ireland. Then in the Irish War of Independence, which helped establish a nation
OSHA 30 Years, 30 Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,340. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ever wonder what it was like to work for OSHA for 30 years? Come along and learn the language of OSHA and see what highlights happened in the agency from 1983-2012 from John Newquist. John started out as a CSHO and worked as a Team Leader, Area Director and Assistant Regional Administrator. Some stories are funny like Chapter 6 and others more serious.
Leaving Moose Jaw
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,440. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The second book by Taylor Lambert takes the reader on a wild ride across the Indian subcontinent with no plan, plenty of whisky, and a journalist's sharp eye. Spanning five months and thousands of kilometres, this is India as seen through the eyes of an itinerant, itchy-footed journalist who just wanted to get out of Moose Jaw.
Bigfoot in New Jersey: The Garden (State) Variety Sasquatch
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Price: $14.40 USD. Words: 25,040. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by Pine Winds Press. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
In this book WR Matts documents 68 recorded sightings from all across the Garden State. In addition, he provides three comprehensive reports about his own research. Matts explains his personal methodology and his encounter with one eight-foot creature at the Godfrey Bridge Campground in the Pine Barrens. Other chapters discuss how studies of Bigfoot are evolving.
A Clear Water Stream
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 11. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
This is a newly illustrated edition of a much-loved classic of country and angling literature. Set in the first half of the 1930s, it tells of the time when the Williamson family lived at Shallowford in Devon. A two-mile stretch of fishing came with the cottage, on the River Bray, which runs through the deer park close by, and the book tells the story of Williamson's relationship with the river.