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Honest Sid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
If you're going to live outside the law, you'd better be honest. This seeming paradox was the operating principle of Sid Probstein's life. Guileless and endlessly optimistic, he was known as Honest Sid around his stomping ground of New York's Broadway. Sid wasn't a tough guy, or even a bad guy.
A Fool's Journey Book I
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Series: A Fool's Journey Volume I, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Book One is the first of an ongoing book series where the Author takes pause to reflect upon his life as a jigsaw puzzle. It is a mystery where he begins to fit the pieces of the puzzle together in the hope of achieving greater understanding of why he is here. "I share with Roland Barthes the opinion that the text is formed by the reader rather than by the author." — Rain-walker
Bettered by a Dead Crustacean
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
“Prepare yourself for a wildly entertaining jaunt through the witty psyche of the author, as she shares odd and humorous thoughts on a wide range of subjects, proving once again her ability to make us think, laugh and question our own sanity.” ~KIWI Club Reviews
Finding Gloria - Special Edition
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,800. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Author Marianne Curtis reveals her own personal, heart-wrenching, and, ultimately, inspiring story in Finding Gloria. Her past is laid bare in achingly honest detail, and her willingness to share her story with resonate with readers everywhere.
The Walkabout
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
With depth and humor, novelist J. Richard Singleton describes how he dealt with the ennui after high school and looked for a job during one of the darker periods of his life.
Downsized
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Author Mark O'Neal embarks on a journey of mental exploration and soul searching after being laid off from his job of sixteen years. O'Neal's short narrative (5000 words) chronicles the first three months of his unemployment in Chicago, Illinois; and this gripping account of the everyday challenges a displaced worker faces is something that people from all walks of life can comprehend.
Under the Tucson Moon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For nine winters, writer Kim Antieau traveled to the Sonoran Desert where she wrote novels and a series of deeply personal essays about borderlands: those in-between places where creativity thrives or dies, those places profane or sacred, joyful or despairing. These pieces provide a unique window into the life of a creative artist as she writes about nature, illness, healing, family, and more.
The Day That Changed My Life - For the Rest of My Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by Micah 6:8 Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Compelling story of how an active single mother and career woman ended up medically retired at age 38.
Did I Say That Out Loud?: Conversations About Life
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
We've all had it - the "uh-oh" of wishing we could take back the comment that somehow escaped the filter between our brains and our mouths. Did I Say That Out Loud? is the tell-all account of the author's misadventures in the daily experience that is life.
Autobiography of an Unknown Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 157,930. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of one man's life from his birth in war torn England in 1941, emigration to Namibia in 1951, school and University in Namibia and South Africa, creation of a major construction company during the Border War in Namibia, the company's collapse under apartheid and its effect on his family, making a new start as a contracts manager in the Far and Middle East and his retirement to Thailand.