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From Hell and Back: Survive and Thrive
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was brutally victimized first as a child and then as a wife: both her mother and her first husband made numerous attempts to kill her. But author Gussie McRobert was determined to not only survive, but to recover and thrive. And that is just what she did. She was elected, and then twice re-elected, as mayor of Gresham, Oregon. You too can survive and thrive, regardless of your past.
Things That Work: A No-Nonsense Guide to Recovery by One Who Knows
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Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011 by Idyll Arbor. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book is for the alcoholic who is beginning to come to terms with his problem. It contains no generalities behind which you can hide, no Pollyanna solutions that will let you believe that you can sidestep the tough times ahead. Instead, you will have the principles that worked for me in spite of any predisposition for, inclination toward, and background of alcoholism I might have had.
I Visited Heaven, But Lived In Hell
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Red Willow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book makes the perfect gift to send to any soldier, whether in active duty or retired. Follow the surprising life of Nelson Peregoy as he goes from very successful salesman to highly decorated Army combat pilot in Vietnam, to two-star general, to multimillionaire jet setter—to a drunk, broke, and homeless derelict who ends up spending three years in a federal psychiatric prison hospital
My A Plus Alcoholic Father!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
My father was an angel when he was not drinking, but was a monster when drunk, beating my mom so badly and brutally. This narrative nonfiction tells the story of my father and how he became an alcoholic. I discovered that my father was the victims of TWO deadly bloody beatings. Dig up untold stories through my grandma’s eyes...
Breaking the Rules
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 180,280. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011 by Axiom11. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
It so happens this is a true story. How do you reconcile your passion when your own rules do not align with the law? How do you align virtue with a duplicitous woman, a duplicitous government, and unprincipled society? Talking about marijuana doesn't gain the proper perspective, but living the secret life of a marijuana grower reveals the world to be upside down.
My Name is Lillian and I’m an Alcoholic (and an Atheist): How I got and stayed sober in AA without all the God stuff
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,290. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
My Name is Lillian and I’m an Alcoholic (and an Atheist) is about sobriety from a secular perspective. In a series of short, fun, “warts and all” essays, Lillian describes how she uses the tools of AA without dependence on God or a Higher Power. Anyone looking for help, but uncomfortable with AA’s use of Judeo-Christian spirituality will find a refreshing take on sobriety.
100 Things You Can Do, To Change Your Life
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Have you ever wanted to do something, but were afraid to try? Have you ever wondered why someone else has accomplished something, but you never have? Are you having problems with your marriage, dealing with divorce, children, parents, death, life, your job, school, etc.? Well this book isn't going to answer all of your questions, but it will provide you with plenty of inspiration.
Gulf Coast Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 30,330. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An exciting yet touching short story collection — page-turners illuminating the volatility of the human character in six different, literary shades of good and evil. Adventure, taboo sex, dysfunctional parents, murder, cargo theft, and fervid love — all in rarely seen locations with endearing characters who often live outside the law. Literary pulp fiction!
Little Wild Flower: Unto Others, Amish Fiction, Christian Fiction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,410. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
WARNING: Book Four contains some mildly unsuitable language and disturbing situations in order to maintain the authenticity of the story of Jane's stormy childhood. Find out what events brought her family to the Amish community so many years ago.
Conversations With Verbs of Prey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life is not always what we expect. Your vision and what is doesn’t always align. Do you fold into yourself and let your wishing get the best of you? Or do you look around and find that friend? Conversations With Verbs of Prey is Connor Nicolas’ latest short story exploring loneliness and how the need for connection causes one woman to exchange in dialog with an inanimate object.