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Sonya's War
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2010. Category: Screenplays » Biographical
Leo Tolstoy’s last days: The world watches as Russia’s most famous writer escapes his wife. Sonya’s War tells it all.
Zigzag: Flashbacks of a Painter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An erratic journey through fifty short stories and illustrations by artist Gym Halama. Pulp, fiction, autobiographical sketches and oil on canvas brought together in a fascinating book. ‘It's a great read, atmospheric and witty.’ Peter Capaldi ‘Her book is a little gem...’ Sam Cutler ‘A fascinating memoir of a fascinating life.’ Paolo Hewitt ‘Terrific.’ Chris Stewart
A Soldier's Friend, Civil War Nurse Cornelia Hancock
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,950. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Superintendent of Army Nurses, Dorthea Dix, took one look at Cornelia Hancock and told her to go back home. Rather than argue with "Dragon Dix" Cornelia hid in a baggage car. The date was July 5, 1863, and the train was headed for Gettysburg, where the Civil War's bloodiest battle had just ended.
The Journal of A Perimeter Man Vol. IV Metaphor Bridge
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
The purpose of a Metaphor Bridge is to communicate commonly held knowledge in an uncommon manner so that by the time the "reader" passes over the bridge they will be closer to "owning" that which they already know and posses. Reality, after all, is merely a group consensus. We give something a "name", and as a culture, we agree on that symbolic name, and so…it IS valued.
SHERLOCK HOLMES: MY LIFE
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 83,320. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A memoir in which Sherlock Holmes discloses the conspiracy between Dr. Watson, who is proven to be a fraud, and his associate, Dr. Arthur Doyle, to publish his real life adventures as works of fiction. Mycroft Holmes, his brother, aided by the British Secret Information Services, is solicited to resolve the most infamous literary fraud in history!
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds: Volume 1
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Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: Actor/writer/director Paul Bern often gave money to the poor. One day, an impoverished woman waited in his office to see him. Because he was busy, he sent her some money and a note of apology for being unable to see her. He also told a friend about the money: “It’s mine no more than hers.”
Stand Alone: The Films of Mickey Rourke
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 84,180. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Combining reviews and analytical discussion of all his films (including rare short movies and unreleased TV pilots), the book takes a critical and detailed look at his career, acting performances and lifeworks. Included are interviews with cast and crew from some of his lesser known features and rare interviews from the man himself.
Flying Stories II
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 155,660. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Flying Stories II - How I came to be a pilot and engineer and what happened after that. An all new revised, expanded edition eBook version with over a hundred images and photos relating to the stories and the era. The flying adventures of an aviation centered life told with humor and rich sarcasm.
Ocean Boulevard - An epic journey all the way... from a boy to a man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,180. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." TalkSport "A seriously funny man with a great gift for story-telling. One of the funniest books I have ever read." City Talk "Baboulene is like a Bryson who has really played the field. Truly adventurous, truly hilarious and funny enough to burst your stitches!" Borders Books "Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." Maxim
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.