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Nine Months in Uruguay: Past, Present, Progress
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
While my husband and I lived in Uruguay, I wrote. Not only did I maintain our blog, “Because the World is Round...,” but I found myself composing poetry, to my own surprise. It was a contemplative time, and as I tried to identify what it was about Uruguayan culture that I found so beguiling, as I dealt with loss, as the birds, the ocean, the sun and the moon spoke to me, a philosophy became.
My Brother's Unknowable World
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Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my brother, Leonard, who was born blind and profoundly "retarded" and is now 59 years old. I began writing this memoir in 1987 to reveal grim truths about people who had no choices. By the time there were laws to protect my brother’s human rights, he had already been a victim of immeasurable neglect in two institutions. Eventually, Leonard prevailed, and this is my tribute.
Confessions Rants and Exploits of a Civil Servant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,690. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ramona Swann's 30-year career spanned assignments at the Departments of Defense, Transportation, Agriculture and Energy in a navigation up the civil service career ladder that plays out like a dark comedy. Ramona's world was one of excessive waste, tangled rules, indecipherable regulations and, of course, ever present politics. Confessions offers a view inside government.
The Grief Manifesto
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
A memoir by Melanie Clare Peut. Both cutting and gentle, this ultimately uplifting account about surviving grief after the loss of a child is set against the background of a fertile, rural Australian landscape. 'The Grief Manifesto' is a deliberate celebration of love and of beauty and of the struggle we all sometimes face in life.
Chidren And Fools
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,830. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Set against the breathtaking scenery of Vienna shortly before the outbreak of the Gulf War, Children and Fools is a tour de force of rib-tickling antics, all designed to answer The Three Immortal Questions: The Meaning of Life The Purpose of Existence How to Ride Around on Austrian Public Transportation Without Paying For It Witty, charming, insightful, yet psychologically intense and gripping...
A Titanic Survivor’s Story: The Fredericksburg, Va Connection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
It's been a century since the greatest disaster in maritime history, the sinking of the Titanic. This is the moving heretofore untold story of tragedy, survival and reincarnation passed down through generations of my family, the story of my grandfather, Mike Nassef Balman, who was the reincarnation of a 12 year old boy whom my great grandfather, Nassef Cassem tried, but failed to save.
You Had to Be There: Three Years of Mayhem and Bad Decisions in the Portland Music Scene
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Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
During her teenage years, author Sharon E. Cathcart dreamed of working in the music business. She lived that dream for seven years, beginning at age 18. Unfortunately, she learned that sometimes dreams turn quickly to nightmares.
Beyond My Odyssey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,360. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Beyond My Odyssey is the fourth book in a the Odyssey Series, the travels and memoirs of Professor Roger R. Fernández.
Odyssey Resumed
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,490. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Second in the Odyssey Trilogy,Odyssey Resumed is the memoir of an American Don Quixote. A thinking man, a passionate man, for Roger Fernández, life is an adventure. Here his great passion for travel rises to the fore in fascinating detail. His love of life and world cultures he relates in language lyrical as it is candid.
The Inventor’s Fortune Up For Grabs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,140. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
In 1913, Art Hadley invented the expansion bracelet and amassed considerable wealth. When Art's children died, his fortune was up for grabs. Told from that of the attorney, who negotiated a $1.8 million settlement, and one of the heirs he represented - this true story tells how a group of cousins, could unite and journey on a six-year odyssey of setbacks, divisive stubbornness and victories.