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The Unbreakable Child
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
The Unbreakable Child: a story about forgiving the unforgivable is a riveting journey inside the secretive underbelly of the St. Thomas / Saint Vincent Orphan Asylum in rural Kentucky.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part Five
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
When Goodbye Begins: Sharing Life With Dementia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,980. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012 by MetaPlume. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
John and I had been married a little over ten years when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. To the observer, life is unchanged, but not so for the carer. Having come through this period, observed others, and talked to many, I believe there is a vital need to acknowledge the mental and emotional trauma that is experienced by the carer during those early days.
A Life Less Ordinary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when an American from a small, rural town goes overseas to live and teach in one of the biggest cities in South Korea? Follow me on my one year journey to find out!
How to write INTERESTING Family Histories
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,490. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Keen to write an engaging family history? Stuck with little more than names and dates? Uncertain how to begin? This book provides advice ranging from how you can structure a simple family history and begin writing, through to how you can use simple words and sentences to evoke drama and tension. It will help you turn your dusty piles of notes and photocopies into a riveting family history.
The Shiny Red Honda
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in rural County Waterford in the 1950/60's with my beautiful red Honda. The Mass path, crossroad dancing, travelling shows, being an Altar Boy, memories of an age of innocence. It is also about dreams and aspirations; a young man's entry into the world of work, and his brief flirtation with the music business. A story told as it was - warts and all
Subject to Change
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A hybrid metafictional memoir by a prescient Vietnam veteran. He was in Morocco on 9/11. It blends journalism, history, creative nonfiction and world travel. It incorporates abandonment, loss, exile, renewal, creativity, diversity, kindness and gratitude.
Seriously Mum, What's an Alpaca?
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Series: Seriously Mum, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,210. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Leaving England and moving to Spain to set up an alpaca breeding farm was never going to be easy… 'Seriously Mum, What’s an Alpaca?’ is the frank and charming story of a brave couple who risk everything to move to Spain to follow their dream.
9 Lives of a Fighter Pilot: One pilot’s personal story as an American patriot
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A pilot's life is never dull, especially when you're a jet fighter pilot in the Marines flying assault missions in Iraq during Saddam Hussein's reign and then when you work at the White House under President Clinton! Sometimes you have close calls with Death. Sometimes you get nine lives. You better live the ninth to its fullest! This is Colonel Greg Raths' life... a roadmap for success.
Tubob: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
TUBOB: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps is a memoir of a newly married couple who discover themselves in new light as they work and learn about a different culture in a third-world country. They find strength and frustration trying to make a difference. Caught up in a military coup, they seek refuge in a house with 116 other people and wonder if their lives will ever be the same.