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Sweet Sour Bitter
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Sweet Sour Bitter: A Tale of a Friendship, a Transplant, and a Lemonade Stand, lifelong friends tell their story of how an impending liver transplant shaped their lives. It’s a tale offered to readers with the hope of inspiring them to see the richness of their own stories, friendships, and lives.
Fire Sail: A Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream – Part 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
Barack Obama: The Unauthorized Biography
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 274,140. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Progressive Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
A massive, devastating exposé of the influences behind Obama - a creature of the Ford Foundation, utterly without principles. In his career in the most corrupt turf in the USA, the Chicago political machine, fraud and graft reach dizzying depths. His close cronies are multimillionaire felons. Obama and his guru Brzezinski will take us to the cleaners like we've never been before.
Are We Normal? “Funny, True Stories From an Everyday Family”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Life is way too short,” says Christina Scalise, “so try to enjoy every minute of it with a sense of humor!” Scalise’s book, “Are We Normal?” started as a journal of their family’s funny and challenging moments, meant for her own kids to enjoy. Then she decided to share the stories with the world. If others can’t relate to them, she says, “I hope readers at least get a good laugh out of them.”
Hiding in Water: A Memoir Based Mostly in Reality
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,730. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when your father claims to be a prophet from another planet? Hiding in Water uses its unique platform to share a universal story of reconciling belief with reality: belief in ourselves, in others, in our chosen religions, and even in those who lead our countries. (EPUB version)
Stokesified!
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 157,890. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
Frank A. Stokes (1954-2010) said "Stokesified" to describe how any sound he heard he made his own. Raised in Brooklyn NY, he saw the rock and roll shows of Alan Freed and Murray The K. Playing in the 1970's CBGB's underground, emerging after meeting Jaco Pastorius as a jazz composer on fretless bass and recording, Frank Stokes honored his Native American heritage by offering each note as a prayer.
How My Ordinary Became Extraordinary
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I thought I needed some excitement in my life. Rushing to the hospital for eighteen hours of open-heart surgery wasn’t what I had in mind. This is the true story of my recovery from an aortic dissection and the people and mindsets that pulled me through it. Whether you are standing atop your personal mountain or still scaling the cliffs, this book is for you.
Wilhelm Reich: A Personal Biography
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011 by Peter Reich. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Written by his wife of 14 years, this biography of Wilhelm Reich captures the story of Freud’s brilliant trainee who declared the Sexual Revolution and described the Function of the Orgasm in the 1920s, but ran afoul of the U. S. Government in the 1950s with his claims about Orgone Energy. His books were burned by the U. S. Government in 1956.
Frank Sidebottom - Out of His Head
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The true story of the character that inspired the movie 'Frank', 'Out of His Head' is the authorised biography of the late Chris Sievey, whose life was considerably stranger than fiction.
The Gay Face of God
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Fountain Blue Publishing fountainbluepublishing@gmail.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Archbishop Bruce J Simpson talks from the heart and lets you into a world you may not know exists or understand. Take a walk with the Archbishop and listen as he tells you about his life as the child of rape, a military man, and a man of the cloth, and a gay man.
Wilhelm Reich: una biografía personal
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,350. Language: Spanish. Published: May 22, 2012 by Peter Reich. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Esta biografía de Wilhelm Reich capta la historia del brillante aprendiz de Freud quien declaró La revolución sexual y describió La función del orgasmo en la década de 1920, pero cayó en desgracia con el gobierno de los Estados Unidos en la década de1950 con sus afirmaciones sobre la energía orgón. El fue sentenciado a prisión y sus libros fueron quemados por el gobierno en 1956. Murió en 1957
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global community follows the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today's digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.
Love Poured Out for Viet Nam
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Living Stones Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Chester and Mary Travis were Christian & Missionary Alliance missionaries to French Indo-China (today known as Viet Nam) between 1925-1975. They experienced an abundant measure of Christ’s indwelling and overflowing life. One of the aims of this book is to share the unusual experiences and their unshakable faith in their Lord and Saviour.
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
A Clear Water Stream
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 11. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
This is a newly illustrated edition of a much-loved classic of country and angling literature. Set in the first half of the 1930s, it tells of the time when the Williamson family lived at Shallowford in Devon. A two-mile stretch of fishing came with the cottage, on the River Bray, which runs through the deer park close by, and the book tells the story of Williamson's relationship with the river.
Reclaiming Lives: Rediscovering Myself While Educating Kolkata's Poor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,040. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I'm bent on empowering children here in the Kolkata slums, reclaiming their lives. But, of course, I'm also, really, reclaiming my own. The journey hasn't been easy. At each juncture, I was beset with fears and doubts, never given room for complacency or ease. Though scarred by mistakes and misgivings, the journey has been made, not a single step has been wasted.
Fire Sail: The Journey Continues – Part 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fire Sail: The Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream– Part 1 describes the 7 yrs of trials & tribulations as the Marins build a 40-foot sailboat from a bare hull in Maine. Not a travelogue, the story follows their lives and events on a two-year live-aboard adventure. Part 2 finds the Marins sailing deep into exotic seas. Along the way they make new friends and experience new adventures.
Millennium - A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,010. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
It’s December 1999, the cusp of a new millennium. The tiny Pacific Kingdom of Tonga will be first nation in the world to usher it in. Our narrator takes us there to see the sun set on the old and the dawn rise on the new. We discover much more.
House of Goats
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Wyrd Goat Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
Five acres, a couple of goats grazing in the pasture, with chickens pecking around a bountiful garden .... It sounded like heaven to city girl Tammy Owen. What she found instead of heaven was life.
Tales From The Parlour and The Trenches
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Historical novel mainly set during the First World War. Elicited from a biography, this true story is a rude, politically incorrect insight into the war deeds, occurred on the Italian front, through the eyes of Enea, a young aristocrat who'll become adult and wise (or perhaps precociously old) after his baptism of fire and blood