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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.”
Effective Promotion
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Series: The Literary Midwife Presents, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,220. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Success in today’s brave new publishing world requires effective promotion – you have to make your book visible to readers. Award winning, career author, Mary Rosenblum, the Literary Midwife, uses her two decades of market experience and work with new authors to help you connect effectively with the readers who will love your book – without sacrificing your writing time!
Follow The Joy: A memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,740. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
At 27, I bought a one-way ticket to India. I had no idea what I'd do when I landed, but in the past my most rewarding experiences came when I let intuition be my guide. So I traveled without an itinerary and found myself meditating, teaching English to Tibetan monks, and facing death. Throughout, I followed an inner sense of joy, which led me to the happiness I sought, but didn't know how to find.
The Rubber Knife Gang
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.
Growing Up Golem
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
In the tradition of Alison Bechdel's Fun Home, Donna Minkowitz’s Growing Up Golem is a sharply funny memoir about growing up inspired by the Jewish legend of the golem. The author's mother told Minkowitz that she could do Jewish magic and, growing up, Minkowitz completely believed her.
Justy: Tragedy to Triumph (Memoir)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Takes you on an inspirational journey of the authors life: from a dull, horrible and boring non-existence - to a life full of joy, happiness, prosperity, and an incredibly bright future. Takes you on a journey (based on a true story) of the first 32 years of the authors life - from birth and childhood complications, to drugs and other shits, to a successful full-time freelance editor and writer.
A Memoir of Holstein: An Engineer Traces His Origin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In A Memoir of Holstein, a retired engineer traces his first 18 years growing up on a farm near a small Iowa town founded by Germans. He shares how community, school, friends, relatives, and time spent alone molded his life. Inviting and nostalgic, the wonders of his formative years are examined through the eyes of the boy who lived them with the hindsight of the man who was shaped by them.
Memoir Poetic of a Naked Cop
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Poetic memoir of an ex-cop and Army veteran of Vietnam and West Berlin.