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My Home Away from Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,320. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the ages of 12 to 19, the author attended a school for the blind. He tells about life in the "cottages," academics, sports, field trips, vocational training, and more. He had good and bad teachers, followed wise rules and absurd ones, met good friends and bullies, and welcomed administrative changes. Perkins educated him very well; this book will surely educate and entertain many others.
Nomad
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: Australian English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An exciting novel, non fiction, about the establishment of an aviation company in Papua New Guinea in the post independence era. Jealousy of the existing operators and a Company Secretary endeavouring to wrest control from the founder provides a story of conflict, determination and intrigue. The result of which keeps the reader in suspense from cover to cover.
Boomer Down: From Fast Lane to Crashed Lane
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Quintessential Boomer Steve Meltzer was living the limo-licious life of a Mad Men-style ad executive in Hong Kong. Great money, eye-popping travel, blue-chip clients. Teak-paneled suites, top-shelf martinis and speaking gigs all over Asia. When his firm died, he returned, jobless but hopeful, to the US--and crashed. Here is his witty, brutally honest, before-during-after story (some heard on NPR).
Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools
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Series: Old Fools, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,590. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.70 from 23 reviews)
*New York Times bestselling author* If Joe and Vicky had known what relocating to a tiny mountain village in Andalucia would be like, they might have hesitated...  They have no idea of the culture shock in store. No idea they'll become reluctant chicken farmers and own the most dangerous cockerel in Spain. No idea they'll help capture a vulture or be rescued by a mule.
Foreign Service Family Style
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,220. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Narc and his family travel to a foreign land, Paraguay, where he sets up a DEA office in the American Embassy. The family enjoys and experiences new customs. Conflict comes when the Narc's idea of personal responsibility clashes with the Ambassador's policy on collateral damage.
Love Your Traumatic Brain Injury
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Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A twenty-year-old suffers a traumatic brain injury, and within five months starts freshman year at college over again. Here: Enter the mind and body of that boy the first few days waking up - unaware of suffering a TBI, falling into dreams that steal yesterdays in his sleep. This memoir cuts cleanly through these moments alive in a foreign world, with a foreign self, and reappearing family ghosts.
A Checkered Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Finding, Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes: Trading Religion for Amazing Grace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Finding Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes is the story of a Jewish girl who struggles as a child to fit in with her peers and, as a woman, to find love, purpose, and a sense of belonging. In her early twenties, Marsha finds acceptance when she becomes a Christian during a trip to Idaho, but it comes with a price.
Tales of Phan Rang
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Series: Tales of Viet Nam, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,270. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An account of the author's one year tour of duty flying C-123 cargo aircraft in Viet Nam. Provides descriptions of life in country and the missions that were flown. Presented not as a political view but rather simply as an account of that year and what it was like to be there.
On the Surface
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 129,950. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two young entertainers elude the mob and serendipitously stumble upon a livelihood performing at sea. It was the 1970s, when Captains were kings and pretty dancers made them beg, when passengers read books in deck chairs facing the ocean spray, and when solid ships, unfazed by rough seas, turned disaster into romance.
The Greatest Investment of the 21st Century
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Price: $2.19 USD. Words: 16,680. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This ebook is the second time in 24 years that the author has communicated with the public about an investment that can generate a large sum of money on a few dollars. The last time was the author's recommendation to buy Bitcoin at $13.00. (original price $0.75). Bitcoin hit a peak price of $1,200 per coin. Mr. Haim is the former business manager to the pop singers Michael Jackson and Madonna.
Living at Twice the Speed of Sound
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Dov Silverman. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you read the Best Seller, "Start-Up Nation" by Dan Senor and Saul Singer then you must read "Living at Twice the Speed of Sound" The Senor/Singer book reveals a broad picture of Israel's Economic Miracle. Eitan (Eddie) Shapiro gives you a sharply focused view of one who contributed to this miracle. He trains for war, visits the Lebanese battle field and storms the boardroom of one of the world'
To Love a Hound
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“TO LOVE A HOUND”, is a collection of my experiences and memories of having owned and loved a beagle. She was not a pet, but a best friend and in her short six year life, we really lived.
The Beach House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A wind-swept ocean shore, an old cabin where time seems to stand still and fond memories of family at the beach. A short story from the author of "The Wading Pool."
Life with Autism Middle School and Bullies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by Amber Ink Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Tanner writes about his experiences with middle school bullies. Tanner never quite fit in with the other kids but when it was time to transition to middle school the gap between him and his peers grew. The other kids knew Tanner was different and Tanner himself was beginning to pick up on it. He had no idea why he was not like the other kids and endured physical and emotional abuse in junior high.
Book a Week with Jen: 1 Year, 52 Books and a Year of Starting a New Chapter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,570. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 2007, freelance journalist Jen A. Miller got dumped, lost her grandfather, wrote a book and bought a house - all in a four month span. She couldn't run, she couldn't write, and spent most of her time lying on her office floor. To break herself out of her depression, she decided to read 52 books in 52 weeks, and write about them all - and that series is now Book a Week with Jen.
Undercover Girl: Growing up transgender
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1966, on the edge of a puberty she doesn't want, a transgender girl hears a news story, and knows there are other people like her. Will she ever become her true self? A story of love, hope, friendship, growing up, and acceptance, with some comedy and terror thrown in.
After the Fire: A Personal Essay
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A young writer struggles to find his voice in a long ago writing workshop. Years later the teacher's lessons still provide inspiration.
Talking with Strangers
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Why would a woman travel on her own through the Middle East? With an interest in alternate travel and ancient history, she ignores pulped opinion and terrorist hype and goes to find the truth. This book is a journey from Athens to Cairo on local transport; through towns, markets and ancient ruins. It confronts trusted opinions and demands a greater respect for all people.
The Simple Man Chronicles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,450. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
A collection of work over a five year span of self reflection. Heartfelt writing that expresses an entire lifetime of tragedy and discovery, put into poems,songs and true life short stories. Share joy, sorrow, politics, faith and philosophy. The contents and work contained within this book is all that of one man. Every word summoned by my soul and poured into print.