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Creative Potency
By Kayleen Parr
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,140. Language: Australian English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
In order to truly understand the creative force one can be,one needs to know oneself resonantly. In doing so one understands both one’s past and the future one is headed toward. Over and above that, one understands more deeply one's connection to the world, the universe, the greater Life that one is a part of.
Darla's Song
By James Gerard Small
Price: Free! Words: 61,430. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Darla's Song" is the true tale of a senior American Eskimo dog, all but abandoned to die. She is adopted by a loving woman and her reluctant husband. Over the course of time, Darla melts even the coldest of hearts and sets into motion some life-altering experiences for everyone within her reach.
Portraits in Philosophy
By M. James Ziccardi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,210. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / General
Readers of this decorative and informative book will find a treasure-trove of valuable information about many of the greatest thinkers ever to have shaped the Western world. Beginning with Thales of Miletus and ending with Robert Nozick, Portraits in Philosophy examines 50 of the most influential Western philosophers of the past two millenniums.
Petit n'oublie jamais qui tu es
By Ma NaAâ, Sr
Price: $21.99 USD. Words: 53,590. Language: French. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Tout fait Retour". Tel est le secret de l’ancien mysticisme Perse, axé sur la lutte entre le bien et le mal. Secret que découvre progressivement M. Parfait, épithète ironique donnée à ce 'Surhomme' venu de l'Iran actuel, éternel errant qui s'interroge en boucle sur le sens des choses, les contradictions intimes de l'être, le devenir chaotique d'un monde en quête de Grands Hommes et créateurs.
El frio de la medianoche
By Sebastián Jarré, Sr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: Spanish. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
¿Qué se teje en El Frio de Medianoche? Muchas historias verídicas narradas en forma novelada. La dominación de un hombre por su mujer, la agitada vida de los indios de América Latina, la pobreza del East End londinense, y la herencia genética definiendo quienes somos. Las historias tienen un fondo existencialista y abarcan los grandes temas de la vida y la muerte.
A Baby Boomer's Take on Life
By Sylvia Berger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: Australian English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
As a child of the sixties I have seen many changes. This book contains some of my life observations – an “I have learnt...” compilation to stimulate your own memories and opinions.
The Gift
By Ita Willen
Price: Free! Words: 47,230. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
“The Gift is one woman's journey to find an answer from the horror of the past. It is a quest to bring to rest the guilt of the next generation, the children of the survivors and refugees surrounded by an immense family of ghosts...Seen through the cycle of the seasons, she, the first person narrator, tries to put the past not to rest but to life." Barb Radmore
Life in the Margins
By Ed Teja
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011 by Float Street Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
The view from the margins is quite different from that along the main highways and byways of life. These are poems written from a life played out in the margins of the mainstream world. Comments and observations from a poetic perspective.
Mays Window
By Craig Reger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
A true Story....Olivia May is a young girl who has a unique view of the world. Olivia will take you down a winding road of tantalizing possibilities with her literary independence and her unbent morality. Has Olivia's rope of destiny been determined or can she combat her dire physical position with the regenerative power of her mind and the regenerative mercy of her God and her family.
Aristotle eating ice cream and other poems of little gravity
By Glenn Fieber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
a collection of poems, residue from my encounters during the 20 years from (1964-1985)--ok, 21
An Introduction to Western Philosophy
By Matt McGinniss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Biographies and key ideas of twenty of the most important western philosophers, from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to Nietzsche, Foucault and Derrida.
What the Hell Were You Thinking?
By Lawrence J. King
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
"Lawrence King's book illustrates his reinvention from being incarcerated to Head Chef, Buddhist, and caregiver. Like his dissimilar careers, Mr. King's articles and commentaries are distinct and varied offering insight into his complex character. A globally minded, concerned citizen of the world, Mr. King shows us that change can happen." —Rose C. Nardi, VP, Peoples Bank
"Why Did Philip Have to Die?"
By Kathy Wood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
During a single beat of the heart a person's life can change for infinity. Just as the organ continues to pulse, time also proceeds forward. Seven-year old Philip has finished his (final) dinner and is dashing across the street to continue playing with his friends. He never makes it to the other side. His life ends on the dotted line dividing the lanes of traffic. Why did Philip have to die?
Silent Giants: A North American Odyssey
By Ron Gruner
Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Occasionally life presents the opportunity to do something very special. For me that opportunity came in the summer of 1991 when I flew my classic Cessna 195 from St.John's, Newfoundland, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Our story begins just as the cliffs of the Newfoundland coast slowly emerge from the gray ocean mist...