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The Lid is Lifted
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 129,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.
The Opa Legacy
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 78,340. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
1880's Willem Albert van Komen survives the Typhoid and Yellow Fever plagues in the West Indies plus the unexplained death of a friend. Upon his return to the Netherlands he finds a wife, a faith, and a family, leaving them a simple but profound legacy. This fictionalized history reveals the greatness of an understated life.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Miracles and Fate on 78: A 9/11 Story of Inspiration
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,210. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A gripping, inspiring first-hand account of the miracles and fate that allowed Ari Schonbrun to make it out from the 78th floor of the World Trade Center on 9/11 – a story of courage, heroism, and rebirth in the wake of the greatest attack on America in the 21st century. A truly unforgettable story of hope that will force the reader to re-examine what matters most in life.
Chili Pimping in Atlantic City: The Memoir of a Small-Time Pimp
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,760. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012 by Strategic Media Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The controversial autobiography of Michael "Mick-Man" Gourdine pulls no punches and provides an honest and shocking look at what one man from the wrong side of tracks felt compelled to do to achieve the American Dream. Gourdine became a pimp who operated primarily on the streets of Atlantic City, while working as a corrupt NYPD cop who specialized in narcotics trafficking and prostitution.
The thin ice of life, ( What the hell happened? True stories of a Gen X cowboy )
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The first in a series of short stories that recount the life of an adventurous if not extremely lucky man. If you enjoy edgy, dark comedy this series is one you may certainly enjoy.
Armazém Colombo
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 48,340. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Short stories about the gorgeous life of a boy who was born and raised in the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. In Portuguese only. Este livro é um pequeno tributo às raízes de uma pessoa. De qualquer pessoa. Mostra a vida de um menino e suas interações com o mundo que o cerca, representado por sua família, amigos e colegas de escola.
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.
The Immigrant
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by National Pacific Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Immigrant is the fascinating true story of George Tamer, a man who truly knew the meaning of hardship. Growing up in Lebanon during the early part of the 20th century, George, his family, and many of their fellow citizens endured extreme poverty and great suffering under Turkish occupation during the First World War, before embarking on a journey to begin a new life in far-away New Zealand..
Confessions from the Massage Couch: A Massage Therapist's Musings on the Meaning of Life
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Price: $8.43 USD. Words: 30,150. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
What's the meaning of life? The intimacy and comfort of the massage room brings out amazing insights. This book is a collection of thoughts from conversations between a massage therapist and her clients.
Sojourn in Silesia: 1940 - 1945
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Price: $5.11 USD. Words: 32,570. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Writer's Block Author Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Sojourn in Silesia is a book by Arthur Evans CBE, in which he recounts his experiences of his time, between 1940 and 1945, in the prisoner-of-war camp, Stalag VIIIB.
Driving Ambition - Memoirs Part One
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From a childhood of poverty in a London slum to command of one of Her Majesty's Ships, the first part of this tale takes us through three wars and to most of the world's oceans, with a happy ending.
Miracles - The Magic of Life!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,900. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
This is a book about self-development, abundance and spiritual healing. In its teachings—interwoven through my life story—I hope you will find concepts, or even one concept, that will make a change in your life and set you on the road to your full potential.
Calling All Women “Your Chariot Awaits You”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,260. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dr. Carballo-Perelman challenges women to become empowered and asks, “Why haven’t women achieved equality with men? How can we change these realities forever, creating a new world for future generations?” If you’re ready to shatter the glass ceiling and change your internal perceptions, here are practical tips, encouragement, and motivation to move toward empowerment.
How Much More?
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Truth House Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 2001 a family murder was committed that shocked the neighbourhood to the core. Newspapers followed events and the ensuing court cases closely, but these reports covered merely the superficial facts. Here for the first time is Penny’s story. There were times when she asked, “How much further, how much more can I take?” until she was able to see the panoramic of the Lord's bigger picture.
Seven Centuries of Diepenbrocks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The author documents the fascinating personal history of the Diepenbrock clan from the 1300s to present day and chronicles its involvement in European and American history.
Working to Support My Problem Until I Die
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Price: $4.96 USD. Words: 135,890. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Working to Support My Problem Until I Die is Book Two in the true story trilogy, Crying Over You, of the Seaborn family drama, continued from Book One, Outwitting Death, both written by the surviving son, Christian.
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ten-year-old Helga is forced to join the Hitler youth movement's weekly meetings, where lies and tasty treats are used to entice her allegiance to the Fuhrer. As the war draws nearer to her home in Berlin, Helga is sent away to a Hitler Youth training camp. Her gradual disillusionment, followed by her harrowing escape home, is a coming-of-age story of a young girl's survival of Nazi mind control
The Wrong Shade of Yellow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I was middle aged and homeless, soon to be penniless, and really and truly no different from that bag lady sitting on the bench over there. I couldn’t jack it in and go home, because I didn’t have a home to go to anymore. The bicycle and the tent were now home. Wherever I found myself on any given night was now home. And that meant, for tonight, Genoa Piazza Principe Railway Station was home.
The Brilliant Women Collection
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
‘It is simply a celebration of those unselfish women who have forged ahead in their chosen field and raised awareness of women’s issues in the process. The consistent message in this book is: ‘be yourself’ and ‘never give up’. A nice inspiring read.’ ‘It’s a tonic for young and old… one to recommend to your daughters when they are making life decisions.’