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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.
Claudia Procula Wife of Pontius Pilate Friend of Mary Magdalene
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The book is a brief historical biography of Claudia Procula, the Roman Princess who married Pontius Pilate, the Roman Prefect of Judea who judged Jesus Christ and crucified him. Claudia knew Jesus and tried to save him, and later converted her Roman husband.
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
Coup D’état Oman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,900. 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 academics innocently repeat and so perpetuate what might be termed the official approved version of events, while some other writers repeat rumors, fantasize or lie . Read on to learn the truth.
Kittyhawk Pilot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011 and represented by Ebook Launch. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the true story of “Stocky” Edwards, Canada’s top living fighter pilot. The story begins in Battleford, Saskatchewan where Stocky grew up. During his childhood, shooting partridge, and working hard, Stocky learned the lessons that would serve him well during the Desert War. This is the incredible story of a young Canadian who goes to war and becomes a superior pilot and leader of men.
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.
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.
Like It's 1999: Diary of a Teenager in Love with a Teacher
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
True confessions of a real-life high school student on the cusp of a new millennium. On the eve of the year 2000, Giselle struggles with spirituality, ambiguous friendships, a family dealing with the aftermath of substance abuse and deepening feelings of attraction toward her English teacher, a married man more than twice her age. LIKE IT’S 1999 is the diary of a teenager in love with her teacher.
"¡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.
Hip Hop
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
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.
Warrior's Way & The Soldier's Soul
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,450. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The book covers in condensed format the wisdom gleaned from across 26 years and 3 wars. It was written not for academia, but for the common soldier. The book covers PTSD, TBI, WAR, guilt, and loss, as well as returning from war and learning to live again. It is a brief outline into the mind of a special operations soldier who mastered war and in so doing mastered himself.
The Friend From Mexico (Greek Edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,170. Language: Greek. Published: August 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Hello, my name is Apostolos and I was born again on the sixth of February 2009 in a hospital in Mexico. These are the somewhat intense memories from the first one and a half months of my new life.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
MAINSTREAM MYSTIC - The True Story about the Struggle to Blend Everyday Life with a Destined Path of Enlightenment
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
MAINSTREAM MYSTIC-The True Story about the Struggle to Blend Everyday Life with a Destined Path of Enlightenment: Anyone seeking meaning in their life will benefit from this autobiography of a skeptic's journey through a series of spontaneous spiritual experiences; which led her to have the faith and courage to follow her own path to God. Magical Stories! You will look at life very differently!
Don't Get Sidetracked
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A story of one man's refusal to allow the waves of life to drown him, Matthew Creighton defies the odds stacked against him in a riveting true story of how he goes from Marine, to guardian of his siblings, to law enforcement officer, to convict, and finally he becomes a messenger. Matthew's story is astonishing, heart-wrenching, and uplifting all in one.
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.
Lester Levenson's Secret Comeback - Will I am
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
“Masters really help when you ask and Angels work upon request!” was Karin's revelation after having written complaint letters for years to a famous Indian sage. An answer never came, but years later her life was saved miraculously and a personal messenger sent to her. In her spiritual journal she describes these experiences and her amazing intuitive insights about two modern American masters.
Производные Нуля: Дневник Структуратора
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,260. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Путеводитель по миру финансового инжиниринга и структурных продуктов от лица русского инсайдера. Влад Горячев проработал 15 лет в западных банках - в Нью Йорке, Лондоне и Москве - в роли структуратора и трейдера деривативов. Начиная с простейших инструментов, автор объясняет устройство и механизмы действия все более сложных производных, эволюцию банковских продуктов и причины кризиса 2008 года.
Philanthropy & Sport - A Real Game Changer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,460. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business
Lyn Watner redefines philanthropy, making it a part of community life. She grew up not knowing that there were things a woman wouldn’t do and became the first female pro sports agent. She takes that approach to everything she does and now focuses her attention to helping people give back to their community, in any way they can.