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Lady Gaga - Born This Way! The Making of an Icon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Colin Phillips. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Imagine waking up one morning, only to find out Lady Gaga has stopped her career…” Wouldn’t that be a tremendous loss for the music community? If you have not heard a song from Lady Gaga, you probably have been living in a bunker deep underground. Currently, Lady Gaga is one of those rare performers who dares to be completely original in her clothing, music composition, as well as performances.
Maverick Pilot, Volume One
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Minnow to mercenary, volume one, tells of learning to fly, dealing with engine failure, smuggling seafood off beaches in Mexico and going to jail, flying corporate, fighting in the Congo, timber spraying, getting shot at in Laos, and Vietnam. Captain Case’s destiny was life-on-the-edge adventure.
Maverick Pilot, Volume Two
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Props to Jets, volume two takes me from Honolulu to Hong Kong (where I met and married Vickie.) Flying a dc-3 round trip, once a week to Vung Tau and Cam Ranh bay during the war. I then hired on to fly jets with overseas national airways, a growing supplemental airline. Before deregulation put the airline out of business I learned how to span oceans carrying passengers and cargo.
Maverick Pilot, Volume Three
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Freight dog to freelance, is flying freighters around the world. Then, becoming an independent international instructor, a test pilot, and the director of flight operations for a flag carrier in the Pacific. It's all PG rated, just a bunch of hangar-flying stories. It's a grand run I'm sharing with you. One that allowed me to taste many of the flavors life offers; for that I'm forever thankful.
The Pencil Case
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
Николай Грешный. Троица Андрея Рублева
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Price: Free! Words: 14,050. Language: Russian. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Иконописец Николай Грешный (1912-1985), хорошо известный в Европе и малоизвестный в России, вводит нас в таинство Троицы Андрея Рублева и предлагает ответ на вопрос «кто есть кто?» на этой иконе. Russian orthodox icon painter Nicholai Greschny (1912-1985), well-known in Europe, and almost unknown in Russia, introduces us to the mystery of the Holy Trinity by Andrei Rublev.
Discovering Baptist Beginnings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A spiritual pilgrimage is combined with the history and sites tracing the gradual growth of the Baptist Way. Your faith will mature as you walk with such early Baptists as Thomas Helwys, John Bunyan, Roger Williams, John Clarke, John Myles, Andrew Fuller, and Charles Haddon Spurgeon. Pilgrimage is travel that transforms; may you be renewed in your journey.
Holes in Time
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Price: Free! Words: 69,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
"A very daring expose of prison life and one man's battle with himself to find real meaning to life. I believe anyone will find this book thought-provoking and brutally true, while at the same time warm and excitingly human." -Max Jones, chaplain in the Florida Penal system
King of the Sun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I’m sure you’ve heard this cliché: “Think of your life’s journey as a river.” Therapists and Self-help gurus use it all the time. Well, I have my own cliché: “Rivers are created by God’s tears.” I believe in both cliches. I grew up encircled by rivers – the Missouri and the Sun. I grew up fly-fishing. I grew up dreaming and grew older destroying. For drunks destroy both dreams and lives.
Biographer's Classroom: 27 ideas for people who write
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Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
RIX QUINN believes that constructing a biography can help almost any writer. In this detailed report, he discusses: = How to decide on a subject or theme. = Writing formulas and headline ideas. = Points of view for approaching a biography. = What to put in those critical middle paragraphs.