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Stretcher Bearer
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Stretcher Bearer details how the Red Cross was formed and why. It highlights heroes from past and present conflicts who helped wounded comrades on the battlefield. The author then describes his role as a stretcher bearer during the Falklands War in 1982 during the battles for Darwin Hill & Goose Green.
Citizen of Two Worlds: Remembering Gary DeHaan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,630. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Pelican Wings. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
He was singing in churches and as a guest on radio broadcasts even as a child. Here his assistant and friend of twenty years, Kenny Frontz, recounts Gary DeHaan's story including the encounters they had along the way with other Christian singers and ministers like Andre Crouch, Bill Gaither and Billy Graham. He also shares the inside story of Gary's final struggle with terminal heart disease.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
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.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
Falling in Love with a Buddha
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Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Frank Berliner met the authentic spiritual master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche just as the Western cultural door opened to receive the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism. In Falling in Love with a Buddha, Frank recalls the world of Rinpoche’s life and teachings. In vivid and often humorous first-person accounts of the founding and evolution of Shambhala, he evokes the presence of this unique teacher.
Oxford: Son of Queen Elizabeth I
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,300. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
On July 21, 1548, Princess Elizabeth Tudor gave birth to a son at Cheshunt, England. The father of the child was Thomas Seymour, her stepfather. The child was placed in the home of John de Vere, 16th Earl of Oxford and raised as Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, better known to the world by his pen name "William Shakespeare." This is his story.
Poems From The Lost World - That Fabled Land Discovered By Percy Fawcett And Immortalised By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by S & S P Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Did you know that Arthur Conan Doyle’s Lost World, really exists? Would you have liked to explore and map this legendary plateau? In 1980–81, Martin Litherland did just that. He tells his story in poems, a linking narrative and stunning photographs, manifesting the emotions as he and his indigenous companions tackle this unexplored and uninhabited tableland.
The Algerian Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Christian-Yves Georges. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Algerian Stories – The Ghost in the Well; The Last Caravan; The Ancient Enemy and Mirage – recount four unique and memorable events from the author’s life as a child born and raised in Algeria. The poetic prose and beautiful illustrations bring these exotic tales to life.
99 Jobs: Blood, Sweat, and Houses
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A carpenter can fix the house. But how do you fix a broken home? In this award-winning memoir, Joe Cottonwood recalls a lifetime making repairs. Everybody needs a little help, a little warmth: the blonde in the hot tub—the dying billionaire—the wounded war vet—the rebel teen— the lonely French teacher—and the author himself. "Expertly crafted!"—Kirkus. "Gritty and entertaining."—Publishers Weekly.
Surviving My Friends: The Kelly Johnson Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An authorised memoir, started by Kelly Johnson - original lead guitarist of Heavy Rock girl band Girlschool - and completed by her friends and family.
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA" is Richard Hill's true and intensely personal story of how he pieced together the long-kept secret of his own origins. This highly suspenseful book is a page-turning saga of personal detective work and the first book to chronicle the paradigm-shifting application of genetic genealogy to adoption search.
The First Merry Widow A Biography of Carrie Moore
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,370. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Born near the docks in Geelong,Carrie Moore was destined to become the queen of the Edwardian stage. From the bright lights of London to the vaudeville halls of Hobart, Carrie captivated audiences around the world. She danced across stages adorned in diamonds, but died penniless and alone in Sydney. This is the story of Australia's own Carrie Moore, the Merry Widow.
Flying Colors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jonathan cracks open many doors for an intimate yet revealing look at a world most people never get to see; Apartheid, civil aviation, Israel, gay rights & more “I really enjoyed [your book]. I read it in one sitting and found it absolutely riveting. You’re both a strong writer and a gifted story teller. Many thanks for sharing it with me.” Matt Mills, Editorial Director, Pink Triangle Press.
Memories of Pinecrest
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 20,190. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true history of Pinecrest, California as well as stories about camping, the dances, adventures, and what life was like growing up in the 1950's and 1960's in a small resort town that many believe to be "magical".
Mulatto Baby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Mulatto Baby" provides a firsthand look into my life so far as a mixed race young woman in the modern world.
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.
Long Climb Back: Trekking Through Loss and Beyond
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Long Climb Back, writer Rita Hartley traces her journey through loss after the sudden tragic death of her husband. As part of her healing journey, Rita decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro — a lifetime dream that her husband had before he ran out of time. Her climb also raised money to grant a child’s wish through Make-A-Wish Foundation and inspired that child's parents, and others, to do the same.
Rethinking The Law of Attraction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Getting what you want may be easier than you think. It may only take rethinking! In Rethinking The Law of Attraction, P.R. Young reveals how you can get what you want more often. From decades of research and experience, Young highlights this ancient law in an easily understood historical perspective showing how it has been successfully applied throughout time. Now you can do it, too!
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
Dreams Really Do Come True
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,970. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
‘Dreams Really Do Come True’ is a light-hearted and sometimes serious collection of escapades that chart the journey to the fulfilment of Cherryl and Ian’s dream - to live on a narrowboat and explore the English canal system.The diagnosis of cancer and subsequent treatment threatened to turn the dream into a nightmare but patience and persistence won the day and they took to the waters.