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The Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World and Other True Tales From the Emergency Room
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Life as an emergency doctor. That teenager puking up two liters of vodka and his stomach lining at triage? Yup. Blood pouring out of a terrified pregnant woman? Call me. Plus the patient who no longer has a nosebleed screaming at me across the department, "You. Are. The Most. Unfeeling doctor. I have ever met!" Come on in. Nominated for the Top 50 Must-Read Books for Nurses in 2012.
Mirror From Stone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,780. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Mirror From Stone is the memoir of Kourosh, as he adjusts to post revolution life in Iran before and during the war.
The Portable Curmudgeon
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,720. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
More than 1000 outrageously irreverent quotations, anecdotes, and interviews on a vast array of subjects, from an illustrious list of world-class curmudgeons
Howard Dean's Police State of Vermont, Sotomayor and Government Crime
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,270. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A terrifying journey into how our legal systems work in the United States taken from the first-hand true experiences of Scott X Huminski. Huminski explores misconduct within the justice system in Howard Dean's Vermont from police, prosecutors and judges with a case ending up before U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, Texas Roots/California Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: July 12, 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.
A Pain in the Toenails
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Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Ah, the innocence of medical school. This is a story from my third year of clinical clerkship, when I started rotating through the hospital wards. One patient taught me about ulcerative colitis...and a few other things. You can also find this essay in my book, The Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World and Other True Tales from the Emergency Room.
Laura: A Life in Progress
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This brief profile chronicles a young woman's successful transformation from rebellious youth to law abiding citizen.
Chronicles of The Josh: A Semi-Biography of South Mississippi's Local Legend
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Every region in the world has its own legend, but only South Mississippi can boast having the greatest legend: The Josh . Did he assist Mary in delivering Jesus or covertly destroy the Soviet Union's internal structure to end the Cold War? Probably, but this is a chronicle of his tales in his homeland. Tales like killing a man, singing in Journey and saving lives during Hurricane Katrina.
I've Never Been To Me
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,390. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Not just an amazing autobiography--a primer on the music industry and what it's like to have a #1 hit. A must-read for anyone considering a career in music. "I've Never Been To Me," the favorite, iconic #1-hit song featured in movies like Shrek the Third and TV shows such as Glee has an even more incredible story behind it and the life of the Motown artist who made it famous, Charlene.
Off The Wings of a Child
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Most times, I would have to jump up and dangle in the air, to turn the doorknob in order to open the door. One time I missed and fell backwards, tumbling down the long stairs. I cannot remember the journey itself, nor the pain of bouncing off each and every step on the long fall down. I do however, remember waking up!