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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.
Left by the Indians: Story of My Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This the eyewitness story of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train massacre. It is the single worst pioneer massacre in US history. Much like the Donner Party and the Paraguay soccer team, the 16 survivors of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train had to resort to cannibalism in order to survive their 45-day ordeal.
Confessions of an Instinctively Mutinous Baby Boomer and her Parable of the Tomato Plant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,330. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Roberts takes the reader on a captivating journey where real life collides with real miracles. Stories range from candidly intimate to wonderfully adventurous, each uncovering a puzzle piece. The picture that emerges reflects a life-affirming belief in God and her secret formula for happiness. A charming read, you feel as if you're with a trusted friend, sharing life lessons over a cup of coffee.
The Pied Piper of Hip Hop
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 2 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This extensive profile of Afrika Bambaataa was the first time the words "hip hop" appeared in the Village Voice and this story woke many people up to the fact that rap music, break dancing and graffiti were all artistically connected.
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.
This Force of Memory: a Surgeon's Story of Addiction and PTSD
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This Force of Memory chronicles the spiral of a surgeon into PTSD and eventual addiction. It is a memoir of a physician who becomes an addict after experiencing the horrors of medical error first hand. It is the memoir of a surgeon who discovers a healing mechanism quite removed from the operating room.
I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 3: In Pursuit of My Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,940. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A four-book series about a boy's worldwide travel and adventures from age 15 to 84.
W.I.F.E. (woman in fun environment) WITH HORSES
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Read about life experiences while living with and loving horses. Read about my life before horses, the influences that gave me a passion and love for horses. Let me tell you outrageous stories of our passions, horseback riding and camping.
"¡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.
Jingle Bell Rock by Lisa E. Brown - David Ward Davis
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
"Jingle Bell Rock" is the story of Bobby Helms the 50's Pop/Country icon who sang the monstrous hit song. The Authors present a warm and touching profile of this iconic recording artist. "Jingle Bell Rock" will touch you deeply - you will not even know why. David Ward Davis & Lisa E. Brown bring life to this tragic, yet compelling story of love and heartbreak. You'll love Bobby’s story.
Battlefield Colloquialisms of World War I (1914-1918)
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Series: Dictionaries, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Battlefield slang is a colourful glimpse at the lives of British soldiers in 'The Great War'. Despite the horrors of daily life, they injected sardonic humour into everything. This book records for posterity the language of the trenches before it disappears altogether. Includes first hand account of Albert Money of the King’s Royal Rifles Corps who was wounded in action at Aubers Ridge in May 1915
Leaving Moose Jaw
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,440. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The second book by Taylor Lambert takes the reader on a wild ride across the Indian subcontinent with no plan, plenty of whisky, and a journalist's sharp eye. Spanning five months and thousands of kilometres, this is India as seen through the eyes of an itinerant, itchy-footed journalist who just wanted to get out of Moose Jaw.
Without A Song
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: Australian English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
a jazz life; intimate and inspirational. saxophone, sydney jazz, heroin addiction, buddhism. awakening.
Singing My Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Bapalar. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Valentina Süzükei takes readers on a journey through the life of legendary throat singer Kongar-ool Ondar. When he came onto the scene in 1989, Ondar was one of the pioneers of Tuvan throat singing in the West. Süzükei tells stories of his childhood, his first travels abroad, his collaborations with Frank Zappa, and his work on the Genghis Blues motion picture.
Eightysixed: Life Lessons Learned
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,800. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by Pandamoon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Chicagoan Emily Belden has no idea what to do with her twenty-something life — particularly as it pertains to love — which is a tough problem for a hopelessly romantic half-Jew who's fresh out of a failed relationship. But if “figuring it all out” and “wanting it all” were Olympic sports, Emily would have been a gold medalist in both categories.
Tell Tales - The Sailing Adventures of Norlee
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 103,510. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Ever felt like stepping off the treadmill, taking a year off work and sailing a yacht around Australia? Well, if you are reading this then it’s a good chance you have, during an occasional daydream, let go the mooring lines of work and family and quietly left the harbour to see what lies around the next headland or what white sandy bay awaits.
Not Like My Mother - Becoming a sane parent after growing up in a CRAZY family.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
“This is a “how to” manual that reads like a smart funny novel. Get ready for a wisdom ride.” - Nancy Slonim Aronie – Author of WRITING FROM THE HEART/ NPR commentator Have you ever said I am not going to do to my kids what my parents did to me? Being the parent you always wanted is not necessarily the parent your kids need. Become the parent your kids need and heal your history.
Ich aber erforsche das Leben. Die Lebensgeschichte des Jean-Henri Fabre
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: German. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Lange Zeit vergessen, gilt der Naturforscher Jean-Henri Fabre (1823-1915) heute als Vorbild einer sanften Wissenschaft und eines anderen Umgangs mit der Natur. Vom Töten und Sezieren im Dienste der Wissenschaft hielt er wenig; Fabre praktizierte vielmehr das geduldige und unermüdliche Beobachten des Verhaltens von Insekten. Focus Bestenliste 27/95
TEI, a Memoir of the End of War and Beginning of Peace
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,200. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In a nation devastated by World War II, Tei Fujiwara wrote her memoir 流れる星は生きている (Nagareru Hoshiwa Ikiteiru) about her harrowing journey home with her three young children. Tei’s memoir began in August 1945 in Manchuria and has continued in Japan through 46 printings, a movie, TV series and recognition from the Imperial Family. Now her story continues in English for another new generation.
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fifteen years of intense government harassment leads a psychiatrist, single mother and social activist to close her 25-year Seattle practice to begin a new, safe life in New Zealand. What starts as phone harassment, stalking and illegal break-ins quickly progresses to six attempts on her life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroads her into a psychiatric hospital.