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The Trains We Rode
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The dramatic true-life adventures of recreational collegiate freight train riding. Personal recollections of dodging railroad police (sometimes unsuccessfully); bone numbing cold, walking zombie tiredness, what the #@!$% moments and beautiful scenery you can only see seated in a lawn chair in the open doors of a boxcar.
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.
A Luminous Future
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
Finding My Way: A Harvest of Memories
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
From growing up on a Minnesota farm in the great depression, Stoesz traveled the world (70 countries) performing ministries of compassionate with Mennonite Central Committee and Habitat For Humanity International. He tells his life story with humility, bold courage and a great sense of humor. More than an autobiography, Finding My Way includes a snapshot of the volatile times in which we live.
If I Can Dream, the Story of "Being Elvis" for 50 Years
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
A 3 yr. old boy sings into an imaginary microphone (hairbrush) and grows up to spend a half century “being Elvis”, performing during the terms of 10 U.S Presidents. Memoirs of wild road trips, clinging women, lost love, found love, lost friend, midnight visits from the mysterious “Ava”, advice from Elvis on being Elvis, schmoozing with Oprah, battles w/drugs, negotiations /alcohol and more.
See You Further Down the Road
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dorothea and Nancy are two best friends of thirty years: bellydancers, psychic readers, observers of the mystical in the mundane. In their lives and in dance, spontaneity often creates magic! Follow these amazing ladies to find the magic of fun and adventure in their wild, wonderful journeys through life and the American bellydance culture.
Summer with the Indians
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Summer with the Indians is my personal memoir as a boy working in the migrant orchards of the Okanogan in 1961. The book also provides an opportunity to see the Native American from a different perspective as I share some additional insight and experiences in the years that followed.
A Florida Bird Dog ~ Rex
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This short non-fiction eBook is a snapshot of the late 1920’s - 30’s in Florida through its Boom, Panic and Bust. It is entwined with a child’s love of a bird dog who loves to hunt quail. From a ruined Easter feast, brought on by the book's hero, Rex, to losing their home and starting over in the woods without running water, they faced each situation with a "can do" innovative attitude.
Standing In The Shadows "The Light"
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The long-awaited and much-requested autobiography of Canadian psychic medium Ray R. Ellis. A fascinating story of a man with extraordinary gifts, including previously unpublished stories involving major celebrities
Glass Half Full
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception.
Un viitor luminos
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: Romanian. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial s-a sfârşit dar vieţile ţăranilor din Lupoaia, un sătuc din Transilvania, sunt răvăşite de impunerea unor schimbări draconice şi fără sens de către un nou regim care doreşte să creeze un om nou, pentru o societate nouă. Guvernul totalitar recent instalat ameninţă să elimine familia Flonta, declarându-l pe Pavel, tatăl lui Teodor, chiabur – “duşman al poporului”.
A Book of Dreams
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,420. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This memoir delivers a vivid portrayal of psychiatrist Wilhelm Reich in the 1950s as he feuds with the US FDA over his concept of Orgone Energy. Told by Reich’s son, the narrative gives a personal glimpse into the last years of Reich’s meteoric career which began with Freud and ended in federal prison. Published in 1973, it inspired songs by Patti Smith (Birdland) and Kate Bush (Cloudbusting).
Another Fool's Paradise
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,470. Language: Australian English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dreams of adventure become reality when, in 1961, nineteen-year-old Roger J Burke gets a job in New Guinea as a Cadet Patrol Officer. Come with Roger as he tackles the clash of cultures; the harshness and humor of colonial administration; patrolling in country; earthquakes, tropical diseases, and other nasties; investigating murders and suicides; and just missing death by a spear in the gut....
Storia di un pilota, dal funerale di Alitalia alla fuga dal Qatar
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Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 46,710. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un racconto in prima persona di un pilota di Md80 Alitalia sul suo lavoro considerato ricco di privilegi,ma che è solo passione e sacrificio e che finisce improvvisamente nel dicembre 2008. Tra le vicende degli equipaggi,la disoccupazione e gli sforzi per trovare un nuovo lavoro ci porterà lontano fino in Qatar, ricco Paese, ma gabbia dorata per gli stranieri che ci lavorano.
Me: A Rewrite
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,280. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A comedic snippet of Anna’s alias life as she comes face-to-lasered-face with her aging face, furrowing brow, sagging butt and lack of “the one." Searching for authenticity, she considers Botox®, tests male-female friendships and tries to rev up to switch from Gucci to Goodwill in pursuit of creativity and… well, anything else! Warning: Swears, sarcasm, politically incorrect ramblings and TMI.
Tales of Phan Rang
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Series: Tales of Viet Nam, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An account of the author's one year tour of duty flying C-123 cargo aircraft in Viet Nam. Provides descriptions of life in country and the missions that were flown. Presented not as a political view but rather simply as an account of that year and what it was like to be there.
Doing Better Than Your Best: Recreating Your World through Academic Excellence
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 67,950. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
In Doing Better Than Your Best, Ogugbue offers up his dramatic life story as an example of how to beat the odds and live your dreams. His journey from loss and hardship in Nigeria to life in the United States is a gripping story that combines practical, nitty-gritty advice with exhilarating inspiration. An engaging story filled with the twists and turns, the drama and disappointments, of real life
Ellen: a woman of spirit
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,920. Language: Australian English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Network Creative Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ellen: a woman of spirit by Noelene Allen is the extraordinary true story of a woman whose life journey is told with sympathy, compassion and above all honesty. The strength of the women of the Kelly family becomes clear as the reader shares many previously untold anecdotes of the life of the mother of Australia’s most famous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
Spirit of the Stones: A Retrieval of Earth Wisdom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,040. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Earth shares the spirit of its wisdom with us at all times. All we have to do is stop, be still and listen to the silent voice of the EarthSpeak! In this true story, the author completes an ancient Earth assignment as a “secretary to the stones” to tap into the vital storehouse of wisdom to access the wealth of knowledge crucial to living in resonance with ourselves, our planet and beyond.
Fire Sail: A Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream – Part 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.