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United Press Invades India: Memoirs of a Foreign Correspondent, 1944-1952
By John Hlavacek
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 127,900. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How does a Midwestern boy end up reporting world events from India for United Press? He comes by way of boat, after reporting from China during the Communist takeover. Such is the life story of John Hlavacek, correspondent for NBC and Time-Life. John left his career reporting from China to join United Press as a war correspondent. He reported world events from India from 1944-1952.
Letters Home: An American in China: 1939-1944
By John Hlavacek
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After graduating from Carleton College in Northfield, MN in 1939, John Hlavacek sailed to China to the Carleton-in-China Middle School in Fenchow, Shansi Province. As John describes it, many Midwesterners had little knowledge of China, other than famine, disease, and war. After weeks of training in Chinese in Peking, John traveled to the compound in what was then Japanese-occupied China.
Freelancing in Paradise:The Story of Two American Reporters Who Supported Their Family by Covering Turbulent Times in the Caribbean, 1958-1963
By John Hlavacek
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 129,890. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After living and working in India during the first years of their marriage, John and Pegge Hlavacek moved their children and Indian nanny to New York when John accepted a fellowship from the Council on Foreign Relations. When the fellowship ended, the Hlavaceks moved to Jamaica and supported the family by providing news and photography services to print, radio, and TV.
Journey to Freedom - Moroccan Stories
By Sascha von Bornheim
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In 'Journey to Freedom - Moroccan Stories' Sascha von Bornheim tells of his childhood, which came to an abrupt end when his family -including his certifiably insane stepfather- moved from his native Germany to Rabat, Morocco. Adapting to life in the Muslim country with its unfamiliar customs and traditions was made almost unbearable by Sascha's mother and stepfather.
Bread From the Sky
By Marie McCarthy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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How many cat heads do you have to eat before you acquire the characteristics of a cat? Why do you hang a snail shell in a tree? How do you get a curse removed? And who buried a gri-gri in the yard? These and other questions are answered in Bread From the Sky, a Peace Corps memoir.
(2004/11: Phil Duse versus the Tyranny of DoD/DOJ) and its Intelligence and Investigative Agencies
By Phillip M. Duse Sr.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,700. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A David vs Goliath story, this book is directed towards law-abiding people of the Western world, particularly teachers and students. It shares horrific experiences of its author who was forced to deal with and intellectually counter unlawful actions of U.S. Government and local investigative entities. They continue to perpetrate an amalgamation of ruse scenarios in attempts to harm him. Why?
Next of Kin
By Priscilla Lalisse-Jespersen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Every expatriate holds a special dread of an unexpected middle-of-the-night phone call. It usually means a loved one is gone and because of the distance, there's nothing the expat can do about it. American Priscilla Lalisse-Jespersen learned that lesson the hard way. Lalisse-Jespersen, author of the novel Stockdale, is back, this time with the account of losing her father while living in Paris.
My Billion Year Contract: Memoir of a Former Scientologist
By Nancy Many
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,990. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Scientology seemed to be just what the author was looking for; a way to attain spiritual enlightenment. But after she joined the elite inner circle and signed a Billion Year contract she discovered a dark world of fanaticism. A shocking story of abuse, imprisonment, espionage, lies, mental torture and suicide- vital reading for anyone who wants to know what goes on behind Scientology’s curtain.
The Confession : Magazine Slave
By George V. Bush
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,510. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A behind the scenes tell all book about the corrupt magazine industry. What the magazine publishers do not want you to know. True stories of a young salesman that found a job that was worse than his abusive childhood. Trapped and living in a prison of his own accord since the age of seventeen.
A Decade of Fear
By Norma McCluskie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,220. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Red Willow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Chicago in the 1950s and1960s was a city riddled with crime. This is a true story of a young couple, Norma and Bernard, who owned a small tavern on the north side of Chicago. They unknowingly hire a hitman as bartender and end up crossing paths with Sam De Stefano, a man labeled as the worst torturer in the history of the United States. One day a holdup changed their lives forever.
He Made a Difference
By Alyce Park Breshears
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
To know H.K. Park, you must understand that he lived and fought for the cause that consumed his entire being. When he and his bride were forced to flee Korea in 1921, he was determined to see his beloved homeland freed of its brutal Japanese occupation. Even as he built a good life for his family in American, he worked continually to ensure that Sygman Rhee, another exile, would lead Korea.
MAINSTREAM MYSTIC - The True Story about the Struggle to Blend Everyday Life with a Destined Path of Enlightenment
By Patti Zarn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
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MAINSTREAM MYSTIC-The True Story about the Struggle to Blend Everyday Life with a Destined Path of Enlightenment: Anyone seeking meaning in their life will benefit from this autobiography of a skeptic's journey through a series of spontaneous spiritual experiences; which led her to have the faith and courage to follow her own path to God. Magical Stories! You will look at life very differently!
Flight of the Spirit
By David Young
Price: Free! Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Homer Shoup, arrested in 2004 and charged with attempting to assassinate Vice President Dick Cheney, writes about his life-changing experience immediately afterward. Shoup writes about the man he was and the man he has become since.
Le Vent d'Avezan
By Gaelle Kermen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,130. Language: French. Published: December 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ebook de 210p en francais. Premier amour impossible. Marine, jeune fille des 60' partagée entre deux frères, fascinée par l'aîné, aimée du benjamin. Echec à l'examen de la Fac de Droit Assas Paris. Vacances en Gers. Rentrée difficile. Travail d'institutrice à St-Leu. Dépression. Essais vains de littérature. Sortie du film de Godard Pierrot le fou. Articles de Michel Cournot. Libération
Dream Chasers of the West: A Homestead Family of Glacier Park
By B. L. Wettstein
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,920. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Dream Chasers of the West is the true story of Clara Augusta Miller. In 1913, unmarried and alone at the age of thirty, Clara headed to Montana to file a homestead on free land, settling on the remote southern border of Glacier National Park. In many ways, Clara's story is the story of countless settlers who were destined to leave their impact on the West.
Shorn: Toys to Men
By Dennis Milam Bensie
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 83,390. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Bensie chronicles his journey from damaged boy to confused young man paying hustlers to shave their heads. The world of theater is his sanctuary, where he spins fantasy into reality and turns his private sexual conflict over haircutting into a career as a wig designer. Humorous and honest, this is a uniquely tangled love story—a triumphant quest for love, forgiveness and self-acceptance.
StoneKicker
By Mark Romanow
Price: $4.71 USD. Words: 53,350. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Magna Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A friendless child often seen in the playground, hands in pockets, kicking stones. In a 1980s boarding school for undesirables, the boys’ nicknames defined them. Duped into believing that boarding school was a posh holiday camp where you come home at weekends and enjoy midnight feasts, the titular Stonekicker has a huge shock when he discovers it’s anything but.
Seven Days of Hospice: A Memoir
By D.M. Wilmes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,360. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Seven Days of Hospice: A Memoir, chronicles the emotional last seven days of life for Elaine, the authors mother, while in hospice care. Through hospice care, the family was able to release Elaine to the great beyond as quietly, painlessly, and lovingly as possible and witness her passing with renewed hope and in a profound and life-changing way.
From Hell and Back: Survive and Thrive
By Gussie McRobert
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was brutally victimized first as a child and then as a wife: both her mother and her first husband made numerous attempts to kill her. But author Gussie McRobert was determined to not only survive, but to recover and thrive. And that is just what she did. She was elected, and then twice re-elected, as mayor of Gresham, Oregon. You too can survive and thrive, regardless of your past.
Callout: Responding to Haiti's Earthquake
By Richard Davis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,780. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Callout is the story of one individual's actions in response to the earthquake of 12 January 2010 outside of Port-au-Prince Haiti. Join Rick Davis on the ground real-time via his blog. Read comments on Haiti today. Discover the inside processes of disaster response.