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How to Be Rich, Thin and Happy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,960. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
“How to Be Rich, Thin and Happy” tells the story of Sharon Mitchell’s global journey of self-discovery, through which the secrets of health, wealth and wisdom unfolded before her. The answers for every woman are woven through this amazing story that takes place in some of the world’s most intriguing and exotic locations.
John Mullan: Soldier, Explorer, Road Builder
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,290. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016 by Bygone Era Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Captain John Mullan is one of the unsung heroes of the American northwest. At a time when the Union was coming unglued, Capt. Mullan lead a team of engineers and road-builders through the Cascade and upper Rocky Mountains to form the first system of roads. The groundwork he laid later became the U.S. highway system and even part of Interstate 90.
Peaceful Freeman
You set the price! Words: 49,310. Language: English (Welsh dialect). Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
A story by me a Peaceful Freeman. This book will explain why I made a life changing decision also to go in search for what was missing in my life. What took 23 countries,2 continents,4 ferries,1 desert and many years to find,Then I found what I was looking for in the most unusual place. If interested,there is only one way to find out. So please enjoy Peaceful Freeman. Stay Safe Peaceful Freeman
Uriah Levy: From Cabin Boy to Commodore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Uriah Phillips Levy declared himself “an American, a sailor, and a Jew." On his way to achieving the Navy's highest rank of Commodore, Levy faced pirates, a mutinous crew, and six courts-martial, which led to three dismissals from service. He helped abolish flogging as a means of punishment and saved Monticello (President Jefferson’s estate) from destruction.
Travelers Together
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,600. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Experience the sights and sounds of missionary adventure, as well as the danger and excitement that come with it. You won't even need a passport as Becky Dornhecker takes you along through her many journeys. It's not the love of travel and adventure that compels them, but God's love for all the people along the way. Reading this book will awaken your heart to that same love!
Icefall: The True Story of a Teenager on a Mission to the Top of the World
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A suspenseful memoir marked by adventure, hardship, and achievement, Alex Staniforth’s "Icefall" is the remarkable true story of a teenager’s journey to conquer Mount Everest.
Not Another Danger Boy: Post Sequel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Book three in a series of autobiographical short stories based on life-changing events: first unicycle, first psychedelic journey, surviving a superstorm. You know; the exciting stuff!
Leaving America
Series: Alexander County Abroad. Price: Free! Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
It is a story about an American married couple leaving the United States to live and work in the United Arab Emirates, a small oil rich Muslim country located in the Persian Gulf. Follow the couple as they experience cultural differences and language barriers while adjusting to their new environment. Travel abroad in Europe on weekends and holidays to experience a taste of the old world.
I Did It My Way
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Scrivener Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Captured in the early days of WWII, Corporal Wally Hill made thirteen escape attempts while in German POW camps before finally making his long way home. Wally's life story exemplifies the grit and determination of his generation and his strong hold on hope.
How I Became an American Socialist
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016 by Misfit Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Garry Leech takes the reader on an exciting and thought-provoking journey from Britain to the US to Colombia to the Amazon and to Cuba that challenges many of the beliefs he had grown up with. No longer able to ignore the many injustices he has witnessed over the years, Leech concludes that socialism offers us our only hope to achieve a more compassionate, democratic and sustainable world.
Five Years a Mesowarrior
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 155,300. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A woman is given the news that she has Terminal Cancer and has 3 months to live. This story is her battle to get treatment and to beat this disease.
The Feet of a Princess
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Set in a middle class neighborhood in Wilmington, Delaware during the time of Sputnik, fall-out shelters, desegregation and the civil rights movement, “The Feet of a Princess” is a front-row seat to a different type of Negro family during an era that history has yet to address. Second Editionl
Still Floating: Book III - Alone on My Detour to Two on Lucky
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,470. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Sharon sails out alone on in My Detour, and meets the sailor who will change everything. There are setbacks, both in boat and body, but together Sharon and Richard work out a new adventure in the Florida Keys and the Bahamas.
His Life Worth Living
Series: Memoirs. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Every adversity carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. ≈ Napoleon Hill ≈ Courage, determination, independence are some of the words to describe George Burtenshaw. His passing, aged one hundred and two years and a half truly showed inspiration with such self-determination, willpower and a ‘what he wanted attitude’ combined with a deep love for his huge family. Born in 1911
Surging To Success: The 25 Entrepreneurs, Authors, Entertainers, Innovators, And Straight-Up Nerds Who Are Following Their Passions And Finding Success
Price: Free! Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
From profiles with Oscar-winning screenwriters and New York Times Bestselling authors, to Q&As with the entrepreneurs behind products you use every day, we have spent the last year pulling back the curtain on success, ambition and finding happiness through your career. In short: surging to success. This book represents the best of our efforts. Read. Enjoy. Surge On.
Working North - Dew Line to Drill Ship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The chapters that became Working North are stories either told to me by trusted fellow workers or I personally experienced working in the Canadian and American arctic.
Paddling South: Winnipeg to New Orleans by Canoe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The stories that became Paddling South, Winnipeg to New Orleans by Canoe stem from a voyage a high school friend and I took in the fall of 1969. Although there was a forty year wait between voyage and publication, the book retains its accuracy because both John Van Landeghem and I kept separate journals.
The Day I Died. True Tales of my Deadly Encounters with Dangerous Snakes, Animals and People
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,170. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015 by Rosslyn Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Real-life encounters with wild animals in South Africa, like lions, deadly black mambas, cobras and pythons. Frederick Sterzel is a wise, humorous narrator in total empathy with nature. His fascination with snakes and other dangerous creatures, including a shark and a crocodile, brought him into danger frequently. Attacked and bitten numerous times, he once entered a coma, and was declared dead.
Connecting Dors
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Connecting Dors – the legacy of sex symbol and superstar Diana Dors, Britain's Marilyn Monroe
On a Wing and a Prayer: A True Story by A Survivor of a Tragic Crash in the Pacific Ocean
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,790. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Plane crash in the Pacific. Two of us. Seats torn loose from the floor. Water rising. Jammed exit door. Shark-infested waters. Separated by currents, grievously injured. Night looming. Untrustworthy life vests. Rescue unlikely. Six-foot waves: inhaling and ingesting salt water. Hypothermia winning. Facing death, seeing death …

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