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What's Wrong With You! (What You, Your Children, and Our Students Need To Know About My 15 Year Imprisonment From Age 20 to 35)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
“….prison is not the trembling, “What’s that noise; somebody’s going to hurt me” fear. It’s the fear of being kept, treated, and controlled like an animal. It’s the fear of losing your human dignity.” It is a must that young people understand this. It must register in their minds that in prison are men in their 50's still serving time for something stupid that they were convicted of as teens.
The Rubber Knife Gang
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.
Encounters with an Inexplicable Man: Stories of Osho as Told by his People
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Price: $14.90 USD. Words: 111,420. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Osho, then known as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, drew world attention by driving Rolls Royces, dressing in otherworldly robes and attracting vast numbers of red-clothed followers. Savita Brandt brings together stories of those who lived through extraordinary times close to this man whose views so challenged Indian and Western society and whose hundreds of books continue to sell in scores of languages.
Where Eagles Soar
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A heartless act by her father, leaves Lily brokenhearted and strips away any thread of hope that one day he might love her. She vows to never forgive him and turns to the powerful bond of love she shares with her sweet-spirited mother and her many sisters. Together they share the adventure, beauty and heartache of their wilderness life.
No-one in Particular
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,320. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in a Victorian country town in the 50's was fascinating for Graham Jones - the challenges of post war economics and lifestyle of an ordinary family who shared a passion for music and entertaining. Graham lived in the shadow of his older, more talented brother, who would later commit suicide. This sibling rivalry instilled in him the drive to succeed in anything he turned his hand to.
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 19 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.'
Last Man Standing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three hundred prisoners are marched out of Auschwitz, only one returns. This is a factual story about a death march endured by a prisoner of Auschwitz during World War II. It was told to the author by the survivor who is still alive today, he turns 95 years old in 2014. He is the grand father of the author’s wife and endearingly known to all as “oppi”.
Storia di un pilota, dal funerale di Alitalia alla fuga dal Qatar
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Price: $2.66 USD. Words: 54,880. 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.
Unexpected Wilderness Rescues on Mt Katahdin and the Loyalsock Trail
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Here are two true tales of heroic wilderness rescues by White Wolf Von Atzingen. Learn how he aided in the airlifting of his friend off of Mt Katahdin's knife edge ridge after a knee injury. Also, find out in detail how he saved someone from stage 3 hypothermia at night in the woods in the middle of a rainstorm. These are just two of the many heroic adventures from White Wolf's life.
Memories of Edmund Klepps: A Story of War and Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,290. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Edmund Klepps was a true hero. He grew up during the Great Depression. He was aboard the USS Helena at Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked on December 7, 1941. He found his way to the USS Detroit, where he saw the end of the war in Tokyo Bay. He was then discharged from the Navy, and started on a new adventure - family.
Gift of the Dreamtime Reader's Companion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
A reading guide to the groundbreaking shamanic memoir, "Gift of the Dreamtime - Awakening to the Divinity of Trauma," by S. Kelley Harrell. First published in 2004, still no other modern shamanic work shares an experience of soul healing told from within the shamanic narrative, bringing relatable and credible insight to contemporary soul healing.
"¡Papi, Quiero Ser Un Menudo!"
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,830. Language: Spanish. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
(4.00 from 1 review)
La veridica historia de como un niño de 12 años de edad se atrevió a soñar con un imposible, pertenecer a la grupación Menudo. Con el apoyo de su familia se enfrentó a los retos que conllevaba esta ilución y lograr con exito llegar a su meta. Luego el enfrentamiento con Padosa y Edgardo Díaz, manejadores del grupo, y su forma peculiar chocante de conducir los negocios de los Menudos.
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.
Coup D’état Oman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,700. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Oman on 23 July 1970, Ray Kane led the only coup d’état executed by British Officers in living memory. All accounts of the coup by writers and academics repeat and so perpetuate what might be termed the British government – approved version of events. Read on to learn the truth.
Lucie Aubrac - the Schoolteacher who fought the Gestapo
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 85,820. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Never before fully told in English, this is the inspiring biography of Lucie Aubrac, one of the leaders of the French Resistance in Lyon. A true love story involving sabotage, subterfuge and prison escapes, it provides a living example of boundless courage in the face of Nazi terror.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
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.
The Old Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Old Man came about after a 70th birthday gathering at Cowra in 2001. My brothers were recalling growing up with our father, Ross Bernard Lamond, or as he became known, RB, RBL and The Old Man. The boys said to me, “You had better do something about getting some of them into a story before one of us passes away.’’ So, here they are.
The Prodigy - A Biography of William Sidis
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
William James Sidis (1898-1944) was born to a psychologist with some unorthodox ideas about child rearing, attended Harvard at an absurdly young age, only to fail to reach his potential. Wallace's book, the only biography of this most enigmatic of prodigies, gives us a balanced look at Sidis' up-bringing and a somewhat revisionist look at his later life.
Alfred John North: In Justice and Fairness to Myself
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Alfred John North was one of Australia's pioneer ornithologists. He was the author of Nests and Eggs of Birds Found Breeding in Australia and Tasmania (1901-1914), which remains a standard reference work today. While often maligned by his critics, the discovery of North's diary and private papers show him to have been a scientist of the highest calibre.
Stretcher Bearer
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 41,060. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Stretcher Bearer tells of the harrowing journey from the battlefield to a place of peace and tranquillity. The battlefield in question is Darwin Hill and Goose Green and touches on those brave men who carried their comrades from the field of battle and eventually immortality in our countries National Memorial. A truly honest and incomprehensible account of conventional warfare at its worst.