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A Fool's Journey Book II
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Series: A Fool's Journey Volume I, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Book Two is the second 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
Confessions of a Fast Food Worker (Part 1)
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Price: $2.11 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Confessions of a Fast-Food Worker (Part 1) is George Dwight's debut tell-all on his five-year career with a fast-food chain he refers to as "Ronny's." The nineteen non-fiction short stories that make up Part 1 illustrate the writer's "tricks of the trade" working in the industry—tricks he used to get even with customers, coworkers, and even the "Ronny's" corporation.
Amidst the Shadows of Trees: A Holocaust Child’s Survival in the Partisans
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Gihon River Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Miriam M. Brysk’s memory is remarkably sharp, distinguishing this memoir from many others. At 7, she and her parents escaped the Lida ghetto to join Jewish partisans in the Lipiczany Forest. Hunted by German soldiers, she experienced childhood terror that lingers with her. Her father, a surgeon, saved hundreds of lives and helped build and supervise a partisan hospital in the swamps of the forest.
The Long Road to Freedom - A Survivor's Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Dream Write Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author intended initially to present a brief summary of events in his personal life. However, as he wrote he realized he could not ignore major national and international events which had an impact on his country, his family, and his life. WWII, and the imposition and affects of Communism on the population of Eastern and Central Europe, figures prominently into this captivating memoir.
Bib Overalls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Ken Cannon remembers a childhood summer in 1936, in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California.
Innereal Adventures One - The Adventure of Byron and Jacobis
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Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 35,620. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Innereal Adventures are an inviting blend of memoir and adventure story. In them, the magic of oral storytelling is captured in written form.
Fat, Black, and Broke
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,210. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
Cindy knew that the statistics for an obese person successfully losing weight were grim, she also knew that it would take a long time to get to a healthy weight, and she knew that she would have to deal with success and failure. However, Cindy didn't know that one of those very real obstacles would be getting good healthcare to aid her in losing 150lbs.
What Happened to Little League Baseball in the Inner City?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
There are various reasons why Little League Baseball has disappeared in many parts of the Chicagoland area as well as the entire nation. What Happened to Little League Baseball in the Inner City? touches on a variety of provocative issues such as the decline of Black baseball players at all levels of competition or the privatization of Little League Baseball for example.
Naked Jane Bares All
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The 31-year-old newlywed is diagnosed with cancer and “cured” for 10 years until it recurs. Through slice-of-life vignettes, Jane reveals how to embrace life when you’re down for the count.
Doing Time In Hell
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Class Act Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Doing Time in Hell is the memoir of J. Bodie, a prison guard at the Nebraska State Penitentiary from 1979-1991. Within these pages are recorded incidents that occurred during his employment, as well as various characters, some infamous, some not, whom he met while he also “did his time.”