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Make It Your Business: Dare To Climb the Ladder of Leadership
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,230. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business
Filled with “Norman Rockwell” scenes, except with arroz con pollo on the stove,” Sylvia Montero tells the story of her journey from the plantation shack in Puerto Rico and the Projects of the Lower East Side to a “beyond dreams” career at Pfizer Inc which she capped by becoming the highest ranking Latina in the history of the company, as S.V.P./head of global Human Resources.
Vermont Wild, Adventures of Vermont Fish & Game Wardens, Vol.1
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Hilarious, true Vermont game warden encounters with lovesick moose, hungry bears, raucous raccoons, wily poachers, a nutty hunting dog and the most ingenious use of dynamite you’ll ever read! Anyone of any age who enjoys reading or listening to well-written outdoor stories will love this book.
Actress in Spite of Herself: The Life of Anna Cora Mowatt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Anna Cora Mowatt holds an important place in American theater history. She was the first woman to give public readings; she wrote the first social satire for the stage; and, having become a star overnight without previous acting experience, she was the first American to make the acting profession for women respectable--proving that a lady could be an actress and an actress a lady. Ages 12 up.
Movies International: America's Best, Britain's Finest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,770. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
British moviegoers love U.S. films. Why? A cinema manager in London's East End told me: "People come to the movies to get lost. They don't want to see Frank Sinatra in a U.K. movie, treading the same dreary streets they live in, day in, day out. They want Frank transported to a magic world, or a different world. That's what Hollywood supplies. British films are too realistic, too down-to-earth."
Life Writer's Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 13,870. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Life Writer's Guide is a simple guide to writing about your own or anyone else's life. A fun little book for any memoir, autobiography or biography writer who is looking for practical advice or a bit of inspiration. With chapters on research, how to get started and how to keep going this is a lovely addition to anyone's collection.
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, Conspiracy and The Sting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
"Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era" is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature. "Conspiracy" and "The Sting" are two chapters that involve calculated attempts to depose or otherwise destroy this brilliant politician and the battles that ensued.
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, The Speakership Battles
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,740. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature. "The 1974 Speakership Battle," "The 1980 Speakership Battle" and "The Willie Brown Show" are three chapters that involve the contest to become the Assembly Speaker, perhaps the most powerful politician in the State of California.
Coming in to Land – the memoirs of Wing Commander Bill Malins DFC
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 65,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
'Coming in to land' is the story of an Oxfordshire boy who grew up to be a war hero. It starts with his early life on his parents’ farm in the 1920s, it goes on to where he fights for his country in the RAF during the Second World War. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery in action whilst flying behind enemy lines following a daring reconnaissance mission over Belgium.
Never work with children or animals
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 51,780. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
John Stirling starred in early TV shows such as 'The Four Just Men' and 'The Quatermass Experiment'. He was a successful child actor on TV & radio before starting a colourful career backstage working with a host of stars of the 1960s, 70s and 80s as a producer/director, including Jimmy Edwards, Marti Caine, Billy Fury, Bob Monkhouse, Dusty Springfield, Danny La Rue and The Beatles.
The Emigrant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,950. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011 by Artemis Publishers Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the moving story of George, his years in China from his birth in 1934 up to 1957 and his quest to be reunited with his family whom he had not seen for many years.