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Never Too Late
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,390. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Amber Portwood is famous for her shocking behavior on the MTV reality shows 16 & Pregnant and Teen Mom. But the wild outbursts, drug abuse, suicide attempts and jail stints are only part of the story. Never Too Late is a brutally honest account of how the sarcastic teen from Indiana nearly lost everything to depression and addiction, and found herself just in time to change her life.
Legacy: The Hemophilia of Yesterday
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,650. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ralph Dean Rytting was diagnosed with hemophilia in 1943 at age sixteen. With the limited treatment available at that time, he endured debilitating bleeds. Yet he never let the disease crush his desire to be educated, work, and raise a family. Faithfully recording his thoughts and feelings, Ralph reveals how he overcame life's unpredictable challenges with faith, humor, and irrepressible optimism.
Tending The Fire: Through War and The Path of Meditation
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,000. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tending The Fire is the gripping, enlightening, and very human story of Ralph Steele's transformative journey through war and meditation to a sense of wholeness, responsibililty, peace, and compassion.
Standing in my own Shadow
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 48,490. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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This is my autobiography, the story of a life not unlike many others, except that I have carried within me from my earliest days a mental illness which at its worst is terrifying and debilitating, and at its best is a dark cloud which spreads its shadow over every aspect of my life. I have been for most of my life in the grip of Depression.
No-one in Particular
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,320. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in a Victorian country town in the 50's was fascinating for Graham Jones - the challenges of post war economics and lifestyle of an ordinary family who shared a passion for music and entertaining. Graham lived in the shadow of his older, more talented brother, who would later commit suicide. This sibling rivalry instilled in him the drive to succeed in anything he turned his hand to.
The Real Story of the Exodus: Examining the Historic Truth Behind the Hebrew Exodus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The story of the Exodus is one of the defining tales in the Old Testament. It tells of how the bond between God and the Israelites was forged, through His rescue of them from slavery and their long journey to the promised land of Israel. In Jewish culture it’s the event that connects them to that land, and even today many people cite it as justification for Israel’s politics – sometimes even for
The High Price I Had To Pay 3: From The White House To Federal Prison: Sentenced to 11 Years As a Non-Violent Offender
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Price: Free! Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Voices International Publications Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The High Price I Had To Pay 3, is a captivating true story about the life of Gwendolyn Hemphill. Rising from humble beginnings, Hemphill worked relentlessly to overcome barriers of poverty and racism. Climbing to the top of the political ladder, as a rising star, Hemphill made her way to the White House under the Carter Administration. Despite her accomplishments and her stellar career, one bad de
Broken Bones: New True Noir Essays From the Emergency Room by the Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
New, blistering, darkly funny essays breaking bones. And fixing them. And the seamy underside of life in the emergency room, with its cornucopia of crazy cases, not just bone-centred ones. For example, the man who tried to eat his own thumb and the case of bleeding brains. Warning: 1. Broken Bones bears no authorized resemblance to any TV show. Rated R. Medical noir. With cussing. Don’t read it.
Pope Linus and the Formation of the Early Catholic Church
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The origins of the Catholic Church are as mysterious, cavernous, and deep as the ancient archives housed in the Vatican, the church’s capital in Rome. Over a billion Catholics believe that the line of Papal succession for Popes, stretching back nearly two thousand years, begins with Jesus Christ and his first Apostle, St. Peter. However, it is there that historians and theologians begin to greatl
Kanye West Superstar
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
Kanye West is the self-proclaimed Steve Jobs of the Internet, downtown, fashion and culture. He doesn't just produce critically acclaimed rap albums, he has ideas for water bottle design and architecture. He aspires to design a leather jogging pant for a European clothing line. Kanye West Superstar is the story of how Kanye West became such an important person to himself and also to America.
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.
Small Town Cop/Big City Crimes {A Man, His Dogs and a Badge}
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 151,040. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The true story of a man that went the distance in Law Enforcement. His K-9 unit, his Dogs and his badge gave him the strength and courage to bring down the biggest of criminals. It might have been a small town but the crimes were anything but.
Jeffrey Dahmer, the Killer Cannibal: 100 Questions & Answers about the Case
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Murderer Jeffrey Dahmer kept a head in his fridge, hands & genitals in cooking pots, & body parts in his freezer. He also tried to create zombies for sex slaves. Dahmer came from a good family, had been to college, and was liked by neighbors, who called him “the nice, quiet, good-looking white guy”—even though a foul smell came from his apartment. How did such a man become a cannibal & a murderer?
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.
The Philosophy of Shaving: Reflections on the Death of My Father
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,290. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Philosophy of Shaving is a book about overcoming grief. It connects one man's loss of his father as a boy to the fact that he was never taught how to shave. Rooted in the author's own experience, it is an exhaustive attempt to learn about every aspect of shaving as a way to talk about subjects like father figures and manhood.
Through the Back Porch Door
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,260. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
JR Eason is a third generation farm woman. Eason invites you to walk with her Through the Back Porch Door of a farm house set during post-war years on an Idaho homestead. Picking potato's provided time to dream, and it took guts and grit through all the years, but at age 42, Eason had fulfilled her dream as a self-taught professional artist.
If I Can Dream, the Story of "Being Elvis" for 50 Years
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 48,300. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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A 3 yr. old boy sings into an imaginary microphone (hairbrush) and grows up to spend a half century “being Elvis”, performing during the terms of 10 U.S Presidents. Memoirs of wild road trips, clinging women, lost love, found love, lost friend, midnight visits from the mysterious “Ava”, advice from Elvis on being Elvis, schmoozing with Oprah, battles w/drugs, negotiations /alcohol and more.
Sea Tales: The Guardianship
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Llumina Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
People travel through many different stages on the road of life. Many philosophies underscore our identities and help us rationalize our good fortune. Sometimes, productive professionals forget that they are able to live the American dream because of little more than a bit of talent and a bit of luck.
Lessons Learned - Five Years; The Start of My Growth as a Human Being
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Lemon Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Growing up is tough. Even tougher when your parents have it out for you. Ranger Bill bravely opens up his past to allow us to peek into the horrors lying in wait. Horrors that taught him from an early age that evil does exist. And sometimes, we call it “Mother.” Five Years is the first book in a series on Ranger Bill’s remarkable life.
Sarah's Tree
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Sarah’s Tree” is my story. I wrote it from memory and it’s as I remember it. While I have embellished parts of it in the hope it allowed the story to flow, it’s still the story my friend insisted I write, and now, I hope you will allow me to share it with you. Some of it is sad. Some of it might seem unusual, but hopefully, some of it will also make you laugh.