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A Wonderful Woman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This brief memoir describes aspects of family life during and after the Second World War. It is offered in memory of my mother, Rose, a truly wonderful woman. Nowadays, similar living conditions are often portrayed in TV shows where a family may suffer a month in such poverty. My wonderful mother coped for ten hard years and ensured that her three children survived, and often thrived.
The Wages of Gin
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,150. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Wages of Gin is a work of fiction and any resemblance to actual people is purely coincidental. Yeah, sure. It is indeed concerned with people the author has known and jobs he has held. But unlike Jack Collins, the murderous character who confesses here, the author has never killed anyone.
THE PRINCE OF WALES by Kirby Wright
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The two brothers from the novels MOLOKA'I NUI AHINA and PUNAHOU BLUES resurface in this hunting episode set on the east end of Moloka'i island. Ben and Jeff are camped above Brownie's Gulch when Ben fires across Kainalu Valley at a buck. Jeff is about to discover the underpinnings of his brother's relationship with their grandmother.
Sala, More Than a Survivor
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 33,920. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the inspirational true story of Sala Lewis, who at age 10 saw her family taken away by the Nazis. Her uncompromising determination led her to the same camp as her sister Dora, and together the two young sisters fought to keep themselves and their fellow prisoners alive.
Growing Up With Shanghai- 10 Shanghai Soundwalks
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,610. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“Growing Up With Shanghai” is a series of soundwalks with young Shanghainese who were born and raised during the rapid modernization of their city in the 1980s and 1990s. These recordings capture not only their most intimate memories of the locations where they grew up, but also the progress and growth Shanghai has undergone in the past 30 years.
The Dogtown Chronicles: Our Life and Times with Sheep, Goats, Llamas, and Other Creatures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A middle-aged couple of escaped New Yorkers become shepherds in the rural outpost of West Marin, California, and learn much about life—and about death—from the experience. The Dogtown Chronicles is a memoir, a love story, and true animal tales featuring two Scottish Highland steer, Jacob sheep, San Clemente Island goats, llamas, a horse, and a dog; with cameo appearances by many other animals.
Preserving Memories: How to Write a Family History
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Families often lose their histories through the generations, which may explain why genealogy — the process of trying to trace and recapture that history — is hugely popular. Learn how to preserve your precious family memories for future generations, whether you simply want to print a few copies on your computer or publish a hardcover book to sell to the general public
Mousetrapped: A Year and A Bit in Orlando, Florida
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The only memoir about working in Walt Disney World, Space Shuttle launches, the town that Disney built, religious theme parks, Bruce Willis, humidity-challenged hair and the Ebola virus, MOUSETRAPPED is the hilarious story of what happened when one Irish girl went searching for happiness in the happiest place on earth.
I Want to Show You: Poems
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Through poetry, Jane Gilgun tells the story of one woman’s life. Inspired by Carolyn Heilbrun’s Writing a Woman’s Life, Jane writes in imagistic, lyric, and narrative styles to convey the rhythms of a life fully lived that includes the wonder of erotic love, the intrigues of bodily changes, and the warmth and com-fort of everyday life.
Turkish Tapestry--A Traveller's Portrait of Turkey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Portrait of a contemporary Middle Eastern society--Muslim but not Arab or Persian. Extensive material on food, folk art,bazaars, and markets, ancient ruins,quirky personalities, ethnic groups, flora, fauna, and language will engage both old hands and first-time visitors.