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Warren! The Bond of Brotherhood
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
General Sir Charles Warren's incredible adventures and struggles, which he undertook in true Masonic spirit, and how he managed to change the world as we know it, through the invisible Bond of Brotherhood... An example of Masonic leadership, to inspire Freemasons all over the world to look into the strengths of our organization and acknowledge the moral support received from our Brotherhood.
Marlon Brando: A Memoir
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,410. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"...a fascinating must-read for Brando fans." --Publishers Weekly "Nancy K. Peardon reveals the notoriously private face of Marlon Brando, sharing intimate memories and experiences with the man himself, offering vivid anecdotes from their twenty-eight year relationship, while lending a fresh, unique perspective, and one that's never been seen before, of the legendary Hollywood icon.
The True Story of the Jersey Boys: The Story Behind Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Throughout the 1960s, there's was one band that ruled the charts and defined the sound of a generation: The Four Seasons. On stage, they were clean cut kids from New Jersey—off stage there was an entirely different story. You’ve heard the music, now find out the stories behind the music. This book takes you inside the life of Frankie Valli and the history of The Four Season. While the contents
Lung Cancer - My Story
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Peter, a non-smoker, was diagnosed in February 2010 with stage 4 lung cancer after visiting the doctor complaining of a sore back. His life changed dramatically, as did his family’s. ‘Lung Cancer- My Story ‘ tells Peter’s story from the day of diagnosis to his passing in November 2012.
Imagination - blessing or curse?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,010. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagination - blessing or curse? by Tony Kirby, Price $2.99 USD. 27,000 words. Language English. This business memoir by America's first computer journalist is packed full of entrepreneurial ideas.
The Adventures of an International Woman of Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In stories and poems, Eliza tells of Electrical adventures working in Afghanistan, Iraq in the Middle East, and China in the Far East. While Eliza is working hard, wandering and following stories, she is listening to the workers. Elisa remains a mystery to many of her coworkers, but shares her International story that speaks to us clearly about the theory and reality of it all in her book.
Trying to Understand Brazilian Culture: Memoir of a Brit in São Paulo
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Price: $6.91 USD. Words: 34,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Within this book, some incredibly highbrow questions are explored about Brazil. Does it really resemble a giant, dangerous game of Grand Theft Auto? What’s it like to live in a football-mad country? Are ALL Brazilian women beautiful? What is it like to teach here? And perhaps the most important question of all is addressed within these pages: why, oh why, do Brazilians wear so little on the beach?
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.
Surviving The Slammer: Learning the Ropes
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,570. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
Are you, a family member, or a friend on their way to jail or prison? Do you know what to expect? Do you know the rules? Do you know how to prepare yourself for what goes on behind prison walls? This book is a manual for those entering jails and prisons. It is a guidebook to help people understand the processes of jail and prison and hopefully make doing time easier.
Charlie & Me: A Memoir
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,600. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Hollywood memoir by the first wife of actor Charles Bronson which details their high profile marriage and divorce, and her life as the "ex" Mrs. Famous who reinvents herself as a talk radio host. Many never-before-seen family photos. In a publishing environment where celebrity tell-all and tell-on books seem to flourish, Charlie & Me reads more like a Hollywood love story than a revenge tale.
The Sea of Talmud: A Brief and Personal Introduction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Talmud
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Scholarly yet readable, The Sea of Talmud combines basic, authoritative information on the Talmud with the author’s unique and personal journey to traditional Judaism. Tracing the history of the Talmud from its origins in ancient Israel and Babylon to Internet-based texts, Dr. Abramson describes the excitement and thrill of studying Talmud from an insider’s perspective.
Night of the living Dead Heads (What the hell happened, True stories of a Gen X cowboy)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The third in a series of shorts recalling the life of an adventurous if not lucky man. If you enjoy edgy, comedic drama this series is for you.
Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
Shadow Scorpion Memoirs of an Assassin
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 217,500. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shadow Scorpion by White Wolf Von Atzingen is an autobiography of a young man who was taken into the CIA and trained in the elite and shadowy methods of assassination. Through many years he survives severe mind control, programming, and experiences that can only be described as a living hell. Living through the unlivable, and triumphing, Wolf is able to begin the long, toilsome path of healing.
Vote Tekno Party
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,880. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
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?
After Everest: The Experiences of a Mountaineer and Medical Missionary
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Alan Jones. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The memoir of the remarkable T. Howard Somervell, best known for his role in the British expeditions to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s, including the legendary second attempt during which George Mallory and Sandy Irvine vanished on their way to the peak. Somervell also recounts his early climbing days in Europe, the horrors of the front during WWI, and his medical work among the poor of India.
Monkey on the Wing
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the true story of the life of a loveable Aussie larrikin, tracing his wild and exuberant, often shocking, youthful adventures and travels all over the world, up until the accident that took his eyesight and should have taken his life.
Dare I Call It Murder?
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,280. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by Wigeon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Larry Edwards unmasks the emotional trauma of violent loss as he ferrets out new facts to get at the truth of how and why his parents were killed. “. . . chilling . . . palpable . . . powerful . . .” —Kirkus Reviews Pulitzer Prize nominee - 2014 Benjamin Franklin Award nominee - 2014
French Fried: one man's move to France with too many animals and an identity thief
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,870. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Book View Cafe. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
* NY Times bestseller * Animals behaving badly, other people's misfortunes and a bizarre true crime story. His identity stolen, life savings gone, and getting nowhere with the police, Chris decides to solve the crime himself. But unlike fictional detectives he has an 80 year-old mother-in-law and an excitable puppy who insist they come along if he's going anywhere interesting - like a stakeout.