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She's No Turnip
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 70,490. Language: Australian English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Blue Wings. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
She’s No Turnip is the true story of a mother’s journey from conception, miscarriages and eventually the birth of her baby and the months that follow. A warm and deeply personal account as the mother shares her memories of a baby born with a chromosome abnormality – Trisomy 18, Edward’s Syndrome.
Confessions of a Hostie 3 - More true stories of an International Flight Attendant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fasten seatbelts, ensure your seat is fully upright, tray-table stowed and come fly with Danielle in this third installment of turbulent tales of life in the sky: With thrilling crew and passenger stories, valuable tips for potential 'hosties', revelations of her own initial (failed) attempts to join airlines, and perceptive insights into life above and below the clouds - prepare for takeoff...
Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Right Hand to the Champ is the highly anticipated memoir chronicling twelve years Tasha Robinson-White spent working for the iconic boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. As she became the CEO of Mayweather Music and the President of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation, her life and career were forever changed by the complicated working environment she was a part of.
Check Please, Your Highness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Bygone Era Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Archduke Ernst of Austria (1824–1899), a cousin of Emperor Franz Joseph, is recorded in the official genealogies as having died unmarried and without issue. This is not true. He fathered four children with the lovely Laura Skublics de Bessenyö, a noblewoman from rural western Hungary. Did Ernst and Laura ever marry? What became of their children? Those questions have remained unanswered: until now
Prattleings of an old man!
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Price: Free! Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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PRATTLEINGS OF AN OLD MAN! (Volume I - Things I Remember About My Life As A Military Officer’s military BRAT.)
Nichijo: The Testimony of John Provoo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,240. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1940, John David Provoo, a young American Buddhist studying in Japan, was urged by the U.S. Embassy to return home. In 1942, as a US Army Sergeant in the Philippines, he was among those captured on Corregidor. After years of POW camps on Taiwan and Japan, he was forced to make propaganda broadcasts from Radio Tokyo. He was convicted in a 1952 NYC treason trial, the decision overturned in 1954.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
Things My Kids Have Said and Done That Have Amused Me
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Price: Free! Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A lightly edited treasury of quotes, anecdotes, and other memories of a family that always makes me, and I hear others, smile.
Trajectory
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 153,600. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born of Armenian parents in 1924, Paul Malcolm lived his first 20 years in Bombay. He first visited Australia in 1944 while in the Merchant Navy, and settled there three years later. After exotic Bombay he found the Fremantle of 1947 dull, but went on to a much livelier Sydney, then to Broken Hill & in 1959 joined Weapons Research Establishment in South Australia.
Swami Soup
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tap dance with Valerie on her raucous journey up steep inclines and down sudden drops with pedophiles, weird witches, day court, night nurses and plain old crazy New Yorkers at her side. Her insight and silliness will tickle your funny bone while lightening your load with irreverent and magical perspectives on the sad, the wonderful, and the inexplicable.
A Thousand Sparks of Light
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Shining a light on the appalling issue of medical error, this stirring memoir tells of one health professional's empowering story from the hospital mishap to the courtroom battle that catalyzed her now public crusade. More than the legal battle, this is an intimate spiritual journey, an unforgettable story about not giving up on yourself — and also provides advice on taking charge of your safety.
Growing up on Eddie's Island
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Price: Free! Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiography is of my experiences in the wilderness of Canada as I was growing up. This was a time before cellphones and the internet. We lived and worked much like our ancestors did prior to the modern technological development.
She's Not Herself
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Young Linda grew up with a mother who was “not herself.” Years later, as a psychotherapist, the author looks back on her childhood in an effort to understand her mother’s mental illness and make sense of the effects of multi-generational traumas. The result is a memoir of love, loss, loyalty, and healing.
Tears of Innocence
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From a loving family this five year old girl is thrown into a world of abuse and torture leading to attempted suicide, near insanity and the contemplation of murder. A true life drama.
DutyBound
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,490. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A true story of a police inspector who becomes a spy for the Allies during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore in World War II. He is tasked to smuggle classified documents out from a POW camp which could prevent another major invasion. This book was written based on the notes Halford Boudewyn left behind shortly before his death. Now for the first time, his complete story can be told.
Bahau, the Elephant & the Ham
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
During World War II many civilians in Singapore were starving under the Japanese Occupation. A farming community in Bahau, Malaya was formed for Eurasians. Largely inept at working the land, many fell victim to disease and malnutrition. 'Bahau, the Elephant & the Ham' charts with stark vividness and a touch of humor, the day-to-day struggles of one family to endure against the odds.
A Call to Serve: A Story of Faith and Adventure in the Peace Corps
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Call to Service: A Story of Faith and Adventure in the Peace Corps is Kenneth Watt's personal story of faith and adventure as a Peace Corp Volunteer in the turbulent country of Guatemala from 1988 to 1991.
Edith's Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by van Horton Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The moving story of 'the Anne Frank who lived,' Edith's Story is based on the diaries of a young Dutch girl who survived the Nazi Occupation hiding in plain sight, having found shelter with a courageous Protestant family. The rest of her family perished in the Holocaust. Winner of the Jewish Quarterly's Wingate Award, the audio-book Talkies Award, and translated into eight languages. A classic
A Flowershop in Baghdad
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,510. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A vivid, powerful description of the United States Air Force's efforts to build a credible Iraqi Air Force during 2007-2008. Major Mike Banzet describes his year on the ground advising the Iraqi Air Force through compelling vignettes and societal observations that take the reader on a emotional roller coaster. Kirkus reviews states that "...Banzet's wit is a WMD itself". A deeply touching read.
Among The Spirits
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,960. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Mark Johnson. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Among The Spirits tells the story of Irene Allen-Block who discovered at a very early age that she wasn’t like the other children she played with while growing up in England -- she could see and communicate with spirits! This would lead Irene down a unique and sometimes lonely path of self discovery.