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Pigtails & Penny Loafers
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Price: $2.96 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 and represented by Docs2eBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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I was raised on a farm. My early memories were waking up to the smell of bacon and the sound of my mother in the kitchen humming a gospel tune as she made biscuits and gravy and scrambled the eggs. After breakfast, my dad and brothers went to work and I helped mother and then went outside to play. Not once did she ask me, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" She just let me grow up...
Pathway To Spirituality
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Often in life we get too busy with our routine life that in the process we tend to "forget ourselves" - we forget the significance of spirituality and the importance of finding the true meaning of this life. Through this book, I take you to the journey of honesty and truth - a journey through which I discovered "myself".
Kamala Philips de Silva
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Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a brief appreciation of the life and achievements of Kamala Philips de Silva, mother of Santhusht, Chinthan, Renuk and Jani.
Sheryl Sandberg: From Bossy to Boss
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is the story of how a "bossy" little girl from North Miami named Sheryl Sandberg became one of the world's most successful and influential women by helping Google and Facebook become two of the planet's largest, most valuable companies. At Facebook, she helps run the largest network of humans in history.
Marc Andreessen: The Young Man Who Opened the Web to Everyone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is the story of how Marc Andreessen, a college student from Illinois, led the development of the killer App of all time, the first successful Internet browser that let anyone easily access the World Wide Web. After Andreessen, the Internet exploded with websites and our planet was never the same again.
It's Not You, It's Me
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,110. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A close friendship between two struggling women writers evolves into a passionate love affair. What could go wrong? Well, pretty much everything... San Francisco in the mid-to-late 1990s and two women are trying to build a successful lesbian relationship. But issues of self-image, love, sexuality, and intimacy somehow seem to push them apart just as much as bring them closer.
Matt Mullenweg: The Young Man Who Made It Easy to Publish on the Web
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Biography
This is the story of how Matt Mullenweg, a Houston teenager who had never taken a computer course and who didn't have any connections in Silicon Valley, launched WordPress, an essential part of the Internet that's the backbone of one-quarter of the World Wide Web's sites and home to more than 70 million blogs.
The Daddy Dearest Club
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
We review the crime scene, the evidence, the investigation, the trial and the sentencing. Ripped from the headlines and police files Warning some of the pictures in this book contain graphic crime scene images of murdered people.
Chan Sun - A Life in Pictures
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Price: Free! Words: 190. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is dedicated to Mr. Chan Sun, a father from Hong Kong. It outlines his life stories by including his and family life pictures and wish his offspring and descendants would know more of their ancestors in future.
The Gorge
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Price: Free! Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
This is the true story of a Venturing Crew's harrowing journey through Hellsgate Wilderness and down Tonto Gorge. Follow a well-meaning youth leader as he and his boys set off on a backpacking trip that quickly pushes them to their limits and ultimately forges a bond for life.
A Canadian Girl's Memoir: The Early Years
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Canadian Girl's Memoir: The Early Years, is a story of love in poverty, under the skin life of families surviving with spunk and humor in a time gone by on the St. John River in New Brunswick Canada just before WWII when King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were Canada's Royalty.
Mike DeJohn Heavyweight Boxer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Mike DeJohn fought many of the most recognizable ranked contenders of the 1950s and early 1960s. Among these were Sonny Liston, Eddie Machen, George Chuvalo and Nino Valdes. DeJohn's best punch was a left uppercut. He fought out of a crouch and overpowered numerous boxing adversaries with his superior strength. He was a handsome athlete who looked more like a college student and was well-mannered.
Story Of Rabia Al-Basri Muslim Women Sufi Saint
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Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This book is about story of Rabia Al-Basri one of the greatest muslim women sufi saint from basra. Rābiʻa al-ʻAdawiyya al-Qaysiyya (Arabic: رابعة العدوية القيسية‎) or simply Rābiʿah al-Baṣrī (Arabic: رابعة البصري‎) (717–801 C.E.) was a female Muslim saint and Sufi mystic.She was the one who first set forth the doctrine of Divine Love.
The Iron Lady - Tale of my grandmother
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This book is devoted to my grandmother in whom I discovered a role model, in whom I saw the ideal example of a “mother”, a “grand”mother, a wife, a sister and a “great”grandmother. This book is dedicated to all the grandparents in this world for their selfless love towards their grandchildren.
Out With The Old
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
This touching and direct personal essay about a father’s struggle with ageing and alcohol, and reflections on a daughter’s teen pregnancy, was anthologized in Slice Me Some Truth: An Anthology of Canadian creative nonfiction.
That Story Is Your Mother’s
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
This terrifically moving personal essay about mother whose child is abducted by his father first appeared in Prairie Fire magazine.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 4: Mikhail Bakunin
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Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
He is the founder of collectivist anarchism. Bakunin is undoubtedly one of the most powerful figures of anarchism. He was also one of the main founders of the ‘social anarchist’ tradition.
Killing The Curse
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A biographical short story, written in rhyming verse. A comical look at being an in-patient.
One Night At The Oceanview
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
A quiet night of mother and son camping explodes into a firsthand experience with the SWAT team. Originally published in Geist magazine.
The Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
A series of essays, interviews and book exerpts written by or about a middle aged woman with a disabilitie. Hopefully the reader will get some insight into the world of the disabiled from a woman's perspective.