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Life in the Old Neighborhood...And Beyond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Chester Parks was born into a Polish immigrant family in one of the poorest neighborhoods on the northwest side of Chicago, IL during the Great Depression. He and his brother were raised by their mother. Hard work, determination, and the love of a good wife and children were the ingredients for Chester's happy life.
Malinki the Medic
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Price: Free! Words: 89,790. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Peter A. Brandt. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Malinki The Medic: From Child 'Prisoner Of War" to Old Age - The Life of Gerd J. Brandt
Cream From Butterflies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a personal story that reveals life in the mid-twentieth century that is mainly peaceful, mostly prosperous, when Americans dreamed big and dreams came true. And on a smaller scale, the story of how a writer can be formed: by commitment to a diary. The writer's five year diary written between 1959 and 1963 is included between essays about growing up in a small Wisconsin town.
The Making of a Two-bit Mystic: Motorcycle Days
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"So, what's your book about?" I pause. I've been putting this thing together for 20 years, struggling to get the words right. What's a good ten second answer? "Well, mostly it's about trying to see the world in a way that infuses some magic into life. My framework of motorcycle travel and the stories of native peoples and farmers and prospectors help to illustrate what that way of seeing is.
A Promise Fulfilled
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A PROMISE FULFILLED is a story about CJ Rock's adopted daughter from Korea and her struggle for normalcy.
Memoirs of an American Family in Occupied Japan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a unique account by two Americans of their experiences in the vastly different culture of post-war Japan, during an exhilarating time of renewal, with insights into the economic reconstruction of Japan, and the common bonds of humanity that transcended the cultural divide.
Prisoner of War (POW) #74324
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Real heroes aren’t born. Rather, they are ordinary people who have risen to meet seemingly insurmountable challenges in the face of adversity. What really defines a person is the way they face those obstacles and overcome them. We don’t have to look to Hollywood to find examples; in fact, we need look no further than our backyards. My backyard, that is. My father, my dad, John Stermscheg, is such
What Peace There May Be
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In this coming of age memoir, the author recounts six critical years of her life of isolation, polygamy and abuse. After secretly reaching out to someone on the outside, she faces new challenges and finds renewed hope in her struggle to overcome the obstacles to free herself and discover her true worth as a human being.
How To Cope...with life
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Series: Terry Talks, Book 1 ยท CHRISTIAN HELPS, #12. Price: Free! Words: 100,330. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book can change your life from NEGATIVE to POSITIVE. READ IT NOW and get happy! After reading the stories here you will know how to live your life as a "dyed-in-the-wool" CHRISTIAN! Also useful for group Bible studies. Many short parable-like stories.
Dragons and Butterflies: Just Like Her Father
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
UK #1 Kindle School-Age Bestseller from Marie Jensen. 1st of 6 books charting the life of Jean Ridgeway, an abused child who survives. A victim to start with, she worked through her issues. Her past haunted her for many years. Time is a great healer. Pain and suffering can give you inner strength, or break you. Once you have read Jean’s story, you will understand more about courage and cowardice.
Confessions of an Instinctively Mutinous Baby Boomer and her Parable of the Tomato Plant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,330. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Roberts takes the reader on a captivating journey where real life collides with real miracles. Stories range from candidly intimate to wonderfully adventurous, each uncovering a puzzle piece. The picture that emerges reflects her life-affirming faith, part of her secret formula for happiness. A charming read, you feel as if you're with a trusted friend, sharing life lessons over a cup of coffee.
The Sandy Creek Boys
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,420. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This entertaining memoir contains nearly 100 stories about the Matney boys, four brothers who found inventive and rambunctious ways to have fun around the Big Sandy Creek. From the 1930s to the 1950s, these brothers and boyhood friends entertained each other, whether in or out of trouble. These stories range from intimate to hilarious to hair raising as the boys try to outdo each other.
The Story of Mary MacLane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author was a 19-year-old girl from the raw, masculine mining town of Butte, Montana. With the publication of this book, Mary MacLane became an overnight sensation. She was called the ‘Wild Woman of Butte,’ a Bohemian, a radical, a feminist, a rebel. Although MacLane went on to write other books, none had the impact of this one, which remains a tour de force about life, love, and longing.
The Year My Mother Died
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,720. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Scott portrays a year-long journey from the perspective of a palliative/hospice trained physician. The book is punctuated by nostalgia and quirky behavior and ultimately offers hope to those who grieve. Through humor and reflection, she finds a way to honor her mother's profound contribution to her life.
Naked in Budapest - Travels with a passionate nomad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,370. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Whether naked in Budapest, canoeing down the Zambesi, sailing the Great Barrier Reef, eating durian in Malaysia, cooking in Athens, shaking hands with the King of Cambodia, watching bear cubs in Alaska, visiting Gracelands or having a young Egyptian lover, Heather says she feels most alive when on the road. A slow traveler, Heather gets to know locals, eat their food & learn something as she goes.
A Lucky Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From an inauspicious start, John Tassell's life took a dramatic turn, leading to business and personal success in his extraordinary and Lucky Life.
All My Georgias: Paris-New York-Tbilisi
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Price: Free! Words: 72,550. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Redjeb Jordania is the son of the first president of Georgia, Noé Jordania. All my Georgias is a book of memoirs structured as a compilation of real life stories that paint a vivid picture of the author's lifelong journey through the hectic 20th century . These stories are told in a masterful manner, fascinating, sometimes comical, with historical and cultural insights as background.
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.
Finders Losers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a revised edition of the original out of print hardcover book. It is the personal story by the finder of millions of dollars in sunken pirate treasure. Such a discovery is the stuff of dreams that became a nightmare. This is a tale of the tragic results of finding a treasure.
Yes, We Treat Aardvarks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
He's operated on whales, administered antibiotics to performing lions, barely escaped alive after treating unpredictable chimps, cared for every imaginable household pet. Well-known veterinarian, cartoonist, writer, and leading authority on horse behavior - Dr. Robert M. Miller shares his memoirs of a life filled with all the joys and tragic moments that caring for, and loving, animals brings.