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Cabbages and Kings
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A prerequisite to the development of any and every child is a secure, loving relationship with both their mother and father, but not every child is so blessed. Cabbages and Kings documents my experiences after the untimely death of my father, which profoundly affected the course of my life, and follows the consequences of a fatherless household during my formative years. Set against a background o
Go Ask Your Father: One Man's Obsession with Finding His Origins Through DNA Testing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Shortly before his father's death, Lennard Davis received a cryptic call from his uncle Abie, who said he had a secret he wanted to tell him one day. When finally revealed, the secret--that Abie himself was Davis's father, via donor insemination--seemed too preposterous to be true. Born before the wide use of such technologies, Davis was filled with doubt about the truth.
Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,630. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by FitCat Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes contains the true-life stories of 12 rescue cats, each one told through the feline’s own perspective. Funny, tragic, earthy and inspiring, this artfully-compiled anthology was edited by Janiss Garza, renowned author and columnist for CatChannel online.
Send Me A Parcel With A Hundred Lovely Things
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,690. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In her memoir Carry Gorney considers how her own life was shaped by her refugee antecedents’ experience of displacement and reinvention - ordinary people caught up in extraordinary times in the twentieth century.
The Captain in Me (combo)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In Love With a Sailor and The Captain in Me is a full collection of narrative-based poetry and stories that happened over a two year period from March 2013 - June 2014. In the book, Maeby shares about her dream of a very determined love, the characters in her life, an endless love for jazz music and all things vintage, life’s philosophies, Pirate adventures, life on the Sea and so much more.
Horse & Rabbit Stew
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,310. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This stunning memoir tells the true story of a Vietnam veteran who squandered his advantages and endured a lifetime of inner struggle until he finally discovered why true happiness had eluded him for so long.
A Marvelous Mustang: Tales from the Life of a Spanish Horse
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,560. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This fascinating memoir is the true story of the taming, gentling, and training of a wild and fearful colt through his first four years. Written from the horse's point of view, it takes the reader inside the head and into the world of a real Spanish Mustang. As he struggles to accept life with humans, he lets the reader know what he thinks and how he feels about everything we do with him.
Capturing Divinity
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Series: Sai Student Memoirs. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: British English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a collection of divine moments – moments that arose at the most unexpected times and in the most beautiful ways to assure him that his beloved Bhagawan always has him in His sight.
Dirty
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
MC Flux, AKA Carl Rodney Thomas, is a top drum and bass MC. Talent-spotted for top clubs, he was soon the MC of choice. But Flux has spent plenty of time on the dark side and dicing with the law. This is his raw, colourful story, written with the help of his close friend Peter Spence. Vivid and explicit, this is not a story for the faint-hearted.
Shifting Gears
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,660. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
That 1977 banana-yellow VW camper bus just sat there facing the road looking out at us as if asking, "What took you so long?" She was beautiful in all of her dusty, rusty "I've seen better days" splendor. We had talked for the past year about buying an old VW camper bus.
Pleasant Valley Lost
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 138,020. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Set amid the turbulent times of the late 1960s, Pleasant Valley Lost chronicles the last days of a family dairy farm condemned to destruction by a federal dam project. As the family struggles to find a new home and build their future, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers moves into Pleasant Valley, ruthlessly destroying a community and its history.
Swimming Against the Tide
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.
Mike Resnick’s Worldcons
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,820. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of articles, from 5-time Hugo winner and Worldcon Guest of Honor Mike Resnick, about the Worldcons he attended—and with an introduction by Worldcon Guest of Honor and Nebula Grand Master Robert Silverberg.
Survival Manual: A Memoir of Near Death, Illness and Survival
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This memoir is my story of how I survived a near fatal illness, had many surgeries, spent almost 30 days in hospital, lived on pain killers and survived against all odds. During those days I recall many of my adventures in TV news covering stories around the world for NBC News. In some ways,it may inspire others to keep going when everything seems darkest.
To Africa with a Dream
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,840. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Boissevainbooks. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the late 1950s, Opus Dei sought to begin apostolic work in Africa. A group of young women from various countries moved to Kenya with the aim of starting a school, one open to women of all races and beliefs, the first of its kind. Olga Marlin, who was one of those young women, tells the story of how the women’s faith in their mission was sustained despite obstacles and ultimately bore fruit.
A Small House in France
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A magical holiday to rural France with their children had sowed the seeds of a daring plan for Brenda and Ray Barrington - to spend the early years of their retirement buying and restoring a cottage in the French countryside for use as a maison secondaire. Their budget and time were limited, but their enthusiasm and determination were boundless.
Time Grooves and Travel Records
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,800. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are some of the stories of my life – just your average Englishman (pommie) – beginning from birth, childhood, schooldays, adolescence and then service life with its world travels, through to leaving the Royal Air Force and England to re-unite with my family in Australia after almost five years. It continues on with my life and travels again during and after my (officially) 21 years of marria
Warrior Patient: A Memoir About Survival, Hope, Love & Laughter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Warrior Patient" is about a person who uses laughter, love, good doctors and guts to completely recover from cancer, kidney failure, dialysis, deadly infections, partial blindness, shingles, open wounds, a hernia and a little amputation. It takes almost three years, but today he is back to normal, playing tennis, biking and enjoying life. He laughs a lot. So will you. How did he do it?
The Journey That Never Was
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 105,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Back in the early 1960's, as two young women in their twenties, they drove one of the first Minis right round the world, and made it home in one piece. The pair survived and the journey took 2 years. This, half a century on, is Jeanne’s enthralling account of the round-the world adventure which at the time was simply swept under the carpet.
The Dancing Debutante
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Elfrida Eden was born into a distinguished family – her uncle was a Prime Minister, Sir Anthony Eden. As one of the last true ‘debs’ she mingled with the stars. She auditioned for Judy Garland and turned down Norman Wisdom’s offer of a film role. She also turned Sean Connery down when he made a pass at her at a party after being cast as James Bond.