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La regola dell'eccesso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: Italian. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Il lavoro, i soldi, i viaggi, il sesso, la coca. Queste erano le cose che contavano. Non necessariamente in quest’ordine.
Slowly by Slowly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,610. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
Growing up in a small Mississippi town Patrick dreamed of being a missionary to some exotic far away place. Through a series of disappointments, illness and heartbreak he was compelled to follow a narrow path. This would-be adventurer was being called to die to himself and live in Christ.
Passing for Normal: Memoirs of a Cult Child
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Passing for Normal Carl invites you into the mind of an unwitting cult member. With a series of short stories and scenes, he takes you on a journey through the early years of that child’s life, from birth to escape. The point of view ages with the boy, giving the reader a candid insight into what life was really like in the 1980s and 90s as a second-generation member of The Family International
Fleeing The Hijab, A Jewish Woman's Escape From Iran
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A true account of Sima Goel, the Iranian teenager who crossed the most dangerous desert in the world rather than accept the restrictions of life in Iran of the early1980s. Her quest for freedom is a thrilling, timely inspiration for people longing to create a life of meaning.
Reversible Skirt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,880. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Reversible Skirt recounts the heartrending decade after one young mother’s suicide, as seen through the eyes of her youngest child, Laura, who was a toddler at the time of the tragedy. It also reveals what Laura and her sisters discovered that led them out of darkness and into productive adult lives.
The Diaries of Claire K. A Young Governess in Germany 1929-33
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
These are from the diaries of Claire Kinross, my mother.My sister and I knew that our mother was an author and poet, but it wasn't until after her death in l991 that we discovered her journals written in her small neat handwriting in black hand bound books.They gave an intriguing and honest look into the young woman that we had never known, while she was a governess in Germany from 1929 to 1933
Under the Influence of Evil - A Brutally Abusive Childhood Exposed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Isolated from the outside world, Darlene had no idea how brutally abusive her life was. She just thought it was normal. Her mother, Jean, beat her from infancy, mentally abused her, and later sold her to men to use as they pleased. All the while, Darlene suffered sexual abuse at the hands of her father since a toddler as Jean looked the other way. Leaving home as a young teen, Darlene ended up in
A Luminous Future
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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.'
The Husband Swap: A True Story of Unconventional Love
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Thorntree Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Four ordinary people challenge monogamy to pursue a utopia of limitless love.
La última marcha. El capitán Scott en el Polo Sur
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 187,100. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Hace un siglo tuvo lugar en la lejana Antártida un drama que conmocionó a sus contemporáneos y cautivó la imaginación de varias generaciones. El destino del capitán Scott y sus compañeros es parte de una historia épica de lucha y muerte, triunfo y fracaso, ambición, amistad, esperanza y decepción.
Vote Tekno Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,380. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Displaced and prematurely cynical, 24 year-old Selene arrives in London in 1997 with one goal in mind: to erase herself. Moving through the capital's gigs, clubs, parties and squats, she sheds her old identity piece by piece, in search of a part of her life that hasn't been tainted by superficiality. But will there be anything left when she's done?
Ellen: a woman of spirit
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,920. Language: Australian English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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.
On the Periphery: David Sylvian - A Biography
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 243,900. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
At last, the definitive biography of David Sylvian. This book — which has taken 3 years to complete — tracks the period of Sylvian’s solo career from 1982 to 2015. As well as being one of popular music’s most innovative and influential composers, Sylvian is an enigmatic and complex man, and the musical, personal, and spiritual journey he has undertaken over the last three decades is profound.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
A Sky Full of Challenges
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Extraordinary test pilot, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying early to recent jet aircraft in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for pilots. You will learn about many unique challenges encountered in the successes and tragedies of fighter development during the "Golden Age of Aviation." All proceeds are sent to Catholic Missions.
Charles C. Ryrie: The Man, His Ministry, and His Method
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Systematic
Charles C. Ryrie is one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century, and this book is dedicated to investigating his life and writings. It examines the formative years of Ryrie’s childhood, his education, and the influential figures in his life. It surveys the important roles in which Ryrie ministered, and concludes with a description of the theological method he employed.
Fear Of Failure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,540. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The autobiographical work “Fear of Failure” documents the life and times of James Aarons, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. It is a bold, uncensored look at the struggles of a young man looking for fulfillment in his profession and love in his life. Dr. Aarons pulls no punches and makes no excuses as he charmingly writes his way through his life’s journey.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
Golf Ball Hunting - Stories from a Serial On Tree Preneur
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,940. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Business biography Have you ever had a sense there was something you wanted to do but were not sure where to start or whether you had the courage to do it? Bryce Robb is one of life’s originals. From selling golf balls around the neighbourhood as a boy, through growing his first successful business and now to his rapidly expanding business/fitness network, Fit4Busines, let his story inspire you!
Short Stories from a Boat Kid "The Photograph" and 13 other Summer Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,970. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
He’s just a regular Florida boat kid. The problem is that things always get crazy quickly and unexpectedly. What hidden meaning is there in an old worn-out photo he finds? Whether surrounded by sharks, recovering lost silver, or battling the perils on the lake, life is scarier and funnier than ever. Be on the family boat in the Bahamas, Florida Keys, and the hydroplane racing scene, ages 10-100