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Camp Fire Girls Roots And Remembrances In New York State
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The Camp Fire Girls is an organization that offers young women a chance to excel and learn without the pressure of competition. My book also appreciates the different county chapters in New York. Each has benefited the Camp Fire Girls nationally. Eliza Laub became the first president of the Buffalo Camp Fire Girls Council. She is among the many leaders and members that I have profiled in my ebook.
The “Gold Special” Train Robbery: Deadly Crimes of the D’Autremont Brothers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
From award winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and the bestselling author of Murder of the Banker’s Daughter and Murder at the Pencil Factory, comes a powerful new historical true crime short, The “Gold Special” Train Robbery: Deadly Crimes of the D’Autremont Brothers.
Carlos Paula
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Carlos Paula, a Cuban, had a brief career in the major leagues with the Washington Senators. He was exceptional for he became the first dark-skinned Cuban to play for the Washington American League baseball franchise. Earlier Cubans with lighter skin color had made the grade for the Nationals. In 1954 race was a big issue because most of the teams fans were born south of the Mason-Dixon line.
Mother Teresa (A Brief Biography)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Mother Teresa was able to start an open air school and established a home for the destitute who were dying unattended in the city. For this, she was able to convince the city authorities to donate her dilapidated building.
Absence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What does neglect bear? In free verse, J. Mbonisi describes a childhood of neglect and its far-reaching tentacles into adulthood. Absence is a thought-provoking memoir about coping and functioning in neglect's aftermath uniquely relayed through verse.
10 Sports Scandals That Rocked the Game
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Athletes…they become like heroes. We read about them; talk about them; look up to them…but sometimes heroes let us down. And when they let us down they can change the game. This book looks at ten of the biggest profiles of all time.
Starry Mind: The Life and Times of Vincent van Gogh
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Some of the most famous artists of the world never achieved fame, or even recognition, during their lifetimes. They worked in relative obscurity and often in tragic circumstances. And although those artists produced works that now grace the walls of some of the most hallowed museums, they never lived to enjoy it. Vincent Willem van Gogh was such a man. This biography looks at both the life and
The Wisdom of David Attenborough: Thoughts of a National Treasure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Ben Berger. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Sir David Attenborough perhaps personifies the title of 'National Treasure' better than any other. Having been on our screens for more than sixty years, his groundbreaking documentaries have continually highlighted the true beauty of nature within our own planet. This book brings together some of his most interesting and thought-provoking opinions on a variety of subjects.
The Very Best of Clint Eastwood: Inside the Mind of a Hollywood Legend
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Ben Berger. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Clint Eastwood is one of Hollywood's biggest successes. Originally known for his roles in westerns, he has since demonstrated his versatility in a range of genres and has proven to be as talented a director as he is an actor. This book brings together many of his best quotes and provides an extensive insight into one of the most interesting characters in showbiz.
Using Kratom, a Mild, Legal Opioid, for Managing Chronic Pain and Restless Legs Syndrome
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
This book is an account of my experience in using kratom. I’ve long been a sufferer of chronic pain and RLS. I had reached the point where non-prescription methods of managing these conditions no longer worked, but was hesitant to use the strong prescription medicines available. I came upon kratom, a mild, legal opioid. After a good deal of research, I decided it was a promising option.
The Unofficial History of the Paddington Bear
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In this world of superheroes, bells-and-whistles gadgetry, and mind blowing techno-magic, isn’t it amazing that the elements of a simple story can still capture the imagination and appeal to the senses? Well, maybe not just any simple story, but a well written one that extols the very best in human nature while at the same time exposing weaknesses and meeting problems head on, with characters who
The Illusion of "Me": Rediscovering my identity with the rest of the world
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the following chapters, I reveal how I found myself and my purpose in life, after traveling and working abroad, in dozens of different countries.
The Spiritual Gifts of Health Problems
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Price: Free! Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Every now and then, and it doesn’t happen often, it suddenly hits you, as if for the first time, that this isn’t going to go away in an hour. It occurs to you that you will not find relief. That you are not just enduring through it for a little while until it gets better – this may never get better! So this is your new life. Learn more from the life of Clint Goodman...
В теле нестандарта
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: Russian. Published: September 1, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Эту книгу я посвящаю своей семье – самым близким людям - спасибо, что вы верите в меня; а также друзьям, которые поддерживают новые начинания – спасибо, что вы есть. «В теле нестандарта» - книга о судьбе провинциальной девушки, не обладавшей стройной фигурой, но мечтавшей жить под прицелом камер. О моем пути к мечте и трудностях, которые подстерегали. Я надеюсь, что прочитав эту книгу, многие де
Robin Williams: A Biography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Robin Williams: A Biography is a tribute to Williams' career of entertaining audiences in various ages and times. He was nominated for an Oscar for best actor award three times, and won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor who reached the hearts of his audience personally in all of his characters. He lived a great life, rest in peace Robin Williams.
Before The Descent: The Collected Annotated Essays (2006-2012)
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Series: The Descent, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Warning! These are collected blog posts from the years 2006 -2012 with light commentary. If that is not your kind of thing please DO N OT BUY THIS BOOK! If you have read and liked my previous Descent books and wanted to know a little more back story then please proceed.
A Leap of Faith.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
We had just finished our primary school education and now it was the summer holidays. It was hot, and we were bored. My best friend had this great idea. It was a dumb idea, but it was a great idea.
Expectations: Maleness, Whiteness and Me
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Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
This is a short story about a personal examination of my life as a White Male and what it means to have privilege and the awareness of that privilege.
Creed's Car
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Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Ride along with Creed, Uncle Henry, and Bob in a 1929 Ford during a short-lived hunting adventure.
The Saint of the Impossible: Everything You Wanted to Know About Saint Jude
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Saints & Sainthood
Many know of Saint Jude, but few know about him. This is the story of the Patron of Desperate Cases, the Saint of Last Resort. It tells about his family, travels, miracles, petitions, prayers of thanks. It’s all here, at last; Details of his life that waited 2000 years to be told.