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Four Parallel Lives of Eight Notable Individuals
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The parallel lives of Edward I and Andrew Jackson, William Wallace and Osceola, Theodore Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln and Alexander II of Russia are inaugural essays in what will be a series of essays paralleling the lives of significant people. The major inspiration for this project is Plutarch’s Lives, also known as Parallel Lives, written in Greek around 100 C.E.
When Angels Travel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,690. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 by Steve Challis. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Angels Travel is a fictionalized account of the international business travels of Richard F. Challis during the 1960's. It starts with his visit to Moscow. He visited many countries in 4 continents. His style is very personal and easily readable. This story follows on from his business autobiography, "Time and Chance".
Blinded by the Sun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,330. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Scott Ferarra is struggling to make it in the music industry. Suffering from bipolar disorder and sensing there is more to life than just the evenings of sex, drugs, and rock n’ roll, he desperately seeks ways to change his complacent routine. It is only after he falls for fellow rock singer Amanda Campbell that he realizes the magnitude of the challenge he's taken on.
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.