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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.
Swift Boat Down
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,190. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A Swift Boat is sunk by two rockets from an unidentified aircraft near the border between North and South Vietnam. It is June 15/16th, 1968, around midnight, and now five sailors are dead or missing. Two survivors and several witnesses report seeing lighted aircraft that move and hover like helicopters flying in the area. U.S. Jets are scrambled to the scene and report hits on enemy aircraft.
Meth Uncensored
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,590. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From the anal beads in Mexico to the daily life of an incarcerated meth cook. These are the stories and random thoughts of a long-time meth head and cook. You will be left shaking your head and wondering why these people put themselves in these situations and do these things to themselves and to each other ON PURPOSE!
Caddy Daze
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Caddy Daze is the story of the summers Jim and his high school friends spent toting golf bags at a country club in Westchester, N.Y. The offbeat denizens of the caddy yard are lovingly presented, presided over by a caddy master whose formal education ended in the 6th grade -- but who holds dual degrees from the schools of hard-knocks and street smarts.
Female Kundalini
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,660. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Life Force Books. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
As a young girl, Margaret Dempsey's turn towards “something spiritual" appeared to be a source of comfort in a confusing and bewildering world. As she describes her upbringing in Catholic Ireland, her days in a boarding school run by nuns, her training as a nurse, and her escape to London, New York and India, we understand how the challenges she faced brought about a spiritual longing.
Vision-Quest: A Saga of the 1960s
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,150. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"A wonderful, introspective yet entertaining romp through the 1960s as seen through the eyes and sensitivity of an artist, yet interpreted and recounted by a scientist with a great respect for nature and native culture." -George Winship, The Village Wordsmith. Layers of adventure, romance, cultural shock, psychology, philosophy fill this off-beat, but true, journey of awakening in the sixties.
Love Life, with Parrots
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,010. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Men come and go; parrots are forever. A woman struggles with loss, feelings of inadequacy, and a head injury while looking for her life partner in all the wrong places. As the number of birds in her life increases, so do the complications and delights. In this heart-lifting tale of love and redemption, the birds impact the author all out of proportion to their combined one-pound weight.
Recall! Return of the IRR
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,030. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
They came from cities, farms, and towns all across the country. They had long hair, beards, and bad attitudes. They dropped everything in January of 1991 and reported as the president ordered. They were not happy about it one bit. In this true story, the author relates his experiences as one of 20,000 people recalled to active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm. This is exactly how it was.
A Florida Bird Dog ~ Rex
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This short non-fiction eBook is a snapshot of the late 1920’s - 30’s in Florida through its Boom, Panic and Bust. It is entwined with a child’s love of a bird dog who loves to hunt quail. From a ruined Easter feast, brought on by the book's hero, Rex, to losing their home and starting over in the woods without running water, they faced each situation with a "can do" innovative attitude.
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.
Sir Harry Gibbs: Without fear or favour
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Price: $2.36 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
This biography concerns one of Queensland's and Australia's most distinguished lawyers and jurists, Sir Harry Gibbs. Born in Ipswich in 1917, he studied law at the University of Queensland before going on to a legal career of great accomplishment, culminating in his taking the top position in the Australian judicial system. He was Chief Justice of the Australian High Court from 1981-1987.
Riding With No Hands
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,180. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A biographical memoir of a 12 year old boy struggling alone to find his place in life as he learns about life, death, love, and his sexual awakening, all in the context of an abusive father and the haunting specter of sexual abuse. The secret of his abuse permeates his life, friendships, and relationships.
Pearl River Drama: Dating in China - A Memoir
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Sex, drugs, and Mandarin lessons. Dating in China: A Memoir. The loves and losses of a young American coming of age in China. The bustling metropolises. The years spent wandering Asia. Hong Kong, Shenzhen, the Pearl River. The parties. The dates. The fights. The drama. You may think you know about the Rising East these days, but these stories will still surprise you...
Jungle Birds in the Living Room
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An intriguing series of adventures that will interest people from all walks of life. It contains a cultural, political and natural history education that is enriching to everyone. Regardless as to whether they have ever had a curiosity or interest in birds, the ordeals endured and the true stories about how they got from the jungles of Central & South America to our living rooms is captivating.
The Enterprise “Testimony”
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Read Part-2 of Coast Playa’s and a true continuation of the story that led to Antonio “Tony” Berry’s demise. After the building of one of the largest drug “Enterprises” to ever originate in the Southern District of Mississippi between the mid 80’s and early 90’s as detailed in the book “It Is What it Is” by Gerald H. Duffy, Tony is confronted with a soul-searching decision that has him in turmoil
Stretcher Bearer
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Stretcher Bearer details how the Red Cross was formed and why. It highlights heroes from past and present conflicts who helped wounded comrades on the battlefield. The author then describes his role as a stretcher bearer during the Falklands War in 1982 during the battles for Darwin Hill & Goose Green.
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk
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Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk recounts the author's early days on the San Francisco punk scene, and tells the tale of a young Catholic boy who escapes his conservative Texas upbringing to live the life of a free-spirited punk rocker in the San Francisco of the 1970's.
Scholars and Gentlemen
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Price: $1.57 USD. Words: 147,980. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There are a number of remarkable families who have made their mark on Australian life in the 20th century — Street, Kent-Hughes, Bonython, Cilento, Durack, Mackerras — are some that spring instantly to mind. It has been my purpose to illustrate this by tracing the diverse careers of the Mackerras family and assessing the contribution they have made to the development of this country.
The Coolest People in Comedy: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Starting out as a stand-up comedian can be tough. Dallas comedian Sherry Belle remembers getting laughs her first time on stage; unfortunately, the audience was laughing at all the wrong places. For example, she finished a joke, but the audience didn’t laugh, so she said, “That was the punch line.” That made the audience laugh.
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
A sample: Australians know how to engage in activism. When the Australian prime minister would not apologize to Aborigine peoples because of the removal of Aboriginal children from their homes, 250,000 people in Sydney walked on the Sydney Harbour bridge on May 28, 2000, and a plane above the bridge skywrote the word “Sorry.”