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"But Sir"
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is the autobiography of Mervyn Alexander McRae, Australian, born 27th November, 1914. The book describes his early life as one of fourteen children, as a young man establishing a farm under very difficult conditions, joining the army and as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War 11. After that terrible ordeal, he became a soldier settler and raised his own family on his own farm.
Catching Butterflies
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Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
Childhood Memories of Gorebridge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Gorebridge, just ten miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland, is a typical village. "Childhood Memories" is a look back at the author's early memories, growing up in the 1960's and 1970's. Family, friends, school, leisure, and local tradition play their part in shaping a youngster. Each chapter is a personal accounts of adventures, interactions and memories of childhood life 'back in the day'.
Hidden Footprints of Unity: Beyond Tribalism and Towards a New Australian Identity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by William R. Potter. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This book is the third in the series triggered by advice from the spirit world, that the author "could contribute to building a bridge" from where he came to where he now is. It is essentially about the inter-connectedness of mankind....
Run, Run, Run: A Young Boy's Journey through the Cambodian Tragedy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,950. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Survival is the game - death must be avoided. How to avoid the genocide? Even more problematic, how does a five year old boy escape starvation, execution, and fatal illness? How can a young boy maintain family ties when Pol Pot is cutting families apart by assignment to different, far removed camps? This is the story. It is a true story and is utterly amazing. In the survivor's own words.
The White Aborigine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In the way life imitates art, Gerry Walshe's life began in a way similar to that of Steve Martin's character Navin R. Johnson in the movie 'The Jerk'. Gerry Walshe spent his early years living as an Australian Aborigine. As the illegitimate son of a Roman Catholic woman, he was given away to a tribal Aboriginal woman at the age of four months. This is his story - an Australian story.
Journey To Josie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
A Chinese-American adopts a child from China and, along the way, addresses some long-buried issues from being raised in a small California town where his family was the sole Chinese family.
Coming to Astoria: An Immigrant's Tale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(3.00 from 5 reviews)
Why do children growing up together in the same household turn out so completely different? How can a child raised in a family of twelve be so lonely? Coming to Astoria takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery which is humorous, entertaining, and educational. This is a fascinating human interest story filled with poignant memories about growing up alone in a large family.
White River Junctions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This fascinating look at White River Junction relates the history of this Vermont river town to the country at large. Norman puts faces, names, and anecdotes to the forces that shaped the American Century. The opening chapters tell the town's story through histories of the railroad and several buildings. The final chapters introduce residents whose lives show a town--and country--in transition.
Beatles: The Untold Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
An investigative reporter delves into the rumor of the death and replacement of Paul McCartney
Just Us Two: Ned and Rosie's Gold Wing Discovery
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Series: Just Us Two Travel, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,490. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An exhilarating journey of discovery, adventure, and fun as ‘born-again bikers’ Ned and Rosie discover long-lost family in Ireland, and explore France, Spain, Andorra, Italy, Switzerland, and Belgium on their Honda Gold Wing 1500cc motorbike. An inspirational true story of profound emotional experiences and challenges. Winner 2010 International Book Awards (Travel:Recreational)
Boredom is Anti-Life: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A Sample: Ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq paid no attention to the superstition that it is bad luck to whistle in a dressing room, but she once shared a dressing room with a ballerina who did. Because the only way to get rid of the bad luck is to go outside the dressing room and twirl three times, Ms. Le Clercq says that “for one whole season I spent more time twirling off stage than on.”