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My Turkish Missile Crisis
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Not all the drama played out in Washington and Cuba. This is an absorbing and frightening account of Joseph Maiolo's experience as a 24-year-old Air Force officer manning NATO missiles in Turkey in October, 1962, on the frontline of the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the tense months that follow until president Kennedy's assassination.
Chasing a World Record
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving
Chasing a World Record is the story of an average skydiver who decides to become a world record holder, participating in Jump For The Cause 2002, a female world record attempt series & benefit for the City of Hope. Told through postings to an internet forum, the story follows the author from flat on her back after back surgery to world record holder. 25% of sales to be donated to cancer research.
Bastard Windows
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From a difficult upbringing of verbal and physical abuse from his father, two nervous breakdowns, four years of post-traumatic stress, two suicide attempts, his life raped in all aspects from the confines of controlled religion, Bastard Windows is the true life story of Reverend Stu Strang on his healing 99-days through Europe to live love. Packed with heart warming confessions and unique humour.
Problem-Solving 101: Can You Solve the Problem?
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Price: Free! Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
On the banks of the Chickahominy River, George Armstrong Custer once listened for a while to his superior officers argue about the depth of the river, then he solved the problem of determining how deep the river was. How did he do it?
Drifting into Oblivion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
You're 39, just got married and everything looks bright until the sudden discovery of colon cancer. A first hand account of the events that follow written by Andrew Ian Dodge and his wife Kim Dodge. A percentage of the proceeds will go to Maine Cancer Foundation.
The Oat Project - Release 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What happens when a 37 year-old, married, mother of three decides to sow 25 wild oats which her upbringing as a preacher’s daughter said would lead straight to hell? Over one summer, Jené Jackson found out. Join her in the first of these adventures: Marijuana. (“Drugs!”)
Confronted by Poverty on a 1st Mission Trip
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,320. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 2001 I set out to visit my first undeveloped (third world) country. I had made friends with some guys from PNG and I really wanted to visit them. Well I was so confronted by the poverty and the struggle of daily life I became determined that I was going to help somehow.
China Tips (or a Blonde's Guide to Teaching in China)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Dapt'd. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
China Tips is Felicia Brings’ very amusing, useful, and brief compendium of practical advice to westerners who expect to travel or work in China.
The first berries
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: Russian. Published: February 12, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Реальная история жизни мальчика, впервые увидевшего другой мир после десяти лет жизни в сталинской ссылке. На фоне рассказов об арестах, жестоких допросах и пытках отца-финна, события первых дней свободы помогли понять, что в жизни у каждого человека, как тест на порядочность, есть своя «первая ягода»
My Not-So-Ordinary Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
"My Not-So-Ordinary Life" is a memoir that tells the author’s life story up to age 28. The book reminisces about her innocent times in childhood, reveals the difficult experiences she faced in adolescence, and shows how she persevered and changed her life as an adult. The message of the book is: Life has its ups and downs but, ultimately, you will be okay, and maybe even good, in the end.
History of Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-On-The-Hill, Norwich, Norfolk.
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You set the price! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-on-the-Hill, located just outside Norwich, served as an Inn from the late C17 through to 1912. References to this hostelry can be found in Parson James Woodforde's country 'Diaries'. A short, history of this now private residence can be found on Kindle. Written by Susy Scott, the author of Finding Jingo.
The Stories of My Youth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012 by Jerome Francis Lusa. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many of these stories share a singular theme, the idea that I've been really lucky. Not lucky in the sense of winning at bingo or the lottery more than the average person, but in that I am still alive after so many mishaps and misadventures where natural selection would normally have selected against a peculiar set of traits.
Celebrity Ghost Stories - Joe Cocker, spooks and the haunted nightclub
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Joe Cocker made his name in the rough, tough, grimy streets and equally grimy nightclubs of Sheffield in northern England, UK, during the early 1960s. Read how Joe Cocker and the club management team had to cope with spooks, mysterious happenings and hauntings, then learn how a stunned and disillusioned Joe Cocker first had contact with the spirits to find out about his first hit record!
Ordinary Wisdom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,890. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This collection of short family stories is heartwarming and genuine.Be prepared to smile, laugh and maybe even cry a little as you enjoy reading of ordinary wisdom.
Ultima dintre iubiri (poveste)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: Romanian. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a true story Iubirea apare intre doi oameni oricand, pe neasteptate si-ti poate schimba total viata. O poveste despre lucrurile care conteaza, despre familie si rolul persoanelor in varsta in viata copiilor. Pentru pret de cateva minute, te vei intoarce in leaganul copilariei. Aseaza-te comod si savureaza vremurile fara timp ale unui copil.
Life, Dreams and Magical Landscapes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stories, poems, dreams and journal entries written between 1997-2007 but covering a wider space of time. Its sole purpose: to elevate words to mental images that defined us at different periods of our lives. The use of the royal we here is not conceit but evidence that with every entry a different person can be identified, because we all grow and develop into different people as we mature.
Sweet Memories: Tears of a melody
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Price: Free! Words: 18,010. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After the simultaneous death of her parents due to a car accident, ten year old Stella and her two sisters are orphaned. About a year after the tragic loss, Stella and her younger sister are taken illegally and by force, by a maternal uncle, out of South Africa and are brought to a foreign country where they suffer both emotionally and physically for nearly six years...
Baby Boomer
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Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in the '50s in rural Ontario is a rich, learning experience. This autobiography takes you through the swinging 60s and my life as a single mom in the 70s and 80s. It's a beautiful life.
Talking with Kids - Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know about Blindness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
In his first nonfiction book, children's author Brian K. Nash recounts his experiences speaking to schoolchildren in the 1980s about his lifelong blindness, to which he has adapted with determination, optimism, and humor. Join him as he tells about barbecuing, bicycling, bowling, scuba diving, jumping from high places, Louis Braille, guide dogs, and much more. Photo: Brian and Arrow in 1983.
The Littlest Caregiver
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
When my father was diagnosed with brain cancer, I could handle the hospital. I'm a doctor. I pushed for faster and better treatment. But the actual caretaking? I fumbled. Luckily, my infant son Max was wiser than me. Here is Max and Dad's story. This essay will also appear in my book, The Unfeeling Doctor, Unplugged. "Beautiful...one of your best pieces ever."-Medical Post editor David Hodges