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Hever Castle and Anne Boleyn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Hever Castle and Anne Boleyn is part of the Castles and Countesses series of storybook tour guides about UK castles and women in history. The guides are fun, funny, and informative. They are meant to be used as tour guides as readers visit the historic castles as well as provide ample background information on the illustrious women who once called these castles home.
Gold Mine to Gold Medal and Beyond
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,870. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
From "the best seat in the house", former goalie Ivan McLelland recounts his life journey from the gold mines of Ontario to the gold medal round of the 1955 World Ice Hockey Championship vs. Soviet Russia. "Gold Mine to Gold Medal and Beyond" is more than a book for hockey fans or Canadian history buffs. It's the life story of a man who created a life of love, integrity and accomplishment.
The Adventures of an International Woman of Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In stories and poems, Eliza tells of Electrical adventures working in Afghanistan, Iraq in the Middle East, and China in the Far East. While Eliza is working hard, wandering and following stories, she is listening to the workers. Elisa remains a mystery to many of her coworkers, but shares her International story that speaks to us clearly about the theory and reality of it all in her book.
Follow My Heart
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A series of negative events forces Frances to refocus on what she wants from life. Despite the risks, she sets off with hope in her heart to make a new life in France. What she finds is more than she imagined. Changing a life to this extent means there is no going back to a former life. Even her birthplace is irrevocably changed forever. Contains photographs of France.
The Singing Elms - The Autobiography of Lauris Elms
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 124,400. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sir Charles Mackerras: Lauris in her day was one of the great Australian Singers. now she has added writing to her achievements. Dame Joan Sutherland: i am sure this book will be avidly read by the opera and concert going public, and that they will have almost as much pleasure from it as i have.
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.”
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.
Libro de Sueños
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,020. Language: Spanish. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology
Esta memoria ofrece un vívido retrato del psiquiatra Wilhelm Reich. Contada por el hijo de Reich, la narrativa ofrece una visión personal de los últimos años de la carrera meteórica de Reich que comenzó con Freud y terminó en una prisión federal. Publicada en 1973, inspiró las canciones de Birdland de Patti Smith y Cloudbusting de Kate Bush.
For the Love of Beirut
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a serious story of war told with both humor and gravity from a young boy's perspective, a perspective that matures and broadens as he comes of age. Boyhood escapades that rival Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are part of everyday life in Lebanon along with more daring deeds and just-in-time Houdini escapes. When Sam moves to show all in America what is happening in Beirut, he pays dearly.
Firelight of a Different Colour: The Life and Times of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
When Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing threw himself to his death from the terrace of Hong Kong’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel in 2003, he was the greatest star of his generation in the city. At the forefront of almost all the cultural changes Hong Kong saw during his lifetime, Leslie came to embody the unique spirit of the city. Firelight of a Different Colour commemorates a life that continues to inspire.
Assertive Humility : Emerging from the ego trap
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,720. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Stuart Taylor was living the life of his dreams. He had a highly challenging job at the sharp end of town, with a pay packet and benefits to match; a loving family who understand the need for travel and were grateful for what time they did have with him. Then he got sick. Very sick. Brain cancer sick. Life wouldn't be the same again. Stuart discovered that that was a good thing.
Finding Harry
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,340. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
One man’s struggle to rise above his Midwestern Protestant roots to live a fulfilling life despite the attempts to keep him emotionally broken. It’s a journey of self-discovery. It’s a story unlike any other: it’s a coming out story, a coming of age story. It’s the story of his struggle to rise above all those who would entangle him and forever keep him from rising above.
Dismissed: How one woman's intuition ended her addiction and exposed a government cover-up
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this remarkable memoir of courage, determination, and liberation, Gisele's intuition leads her on a fact-finding, soul-searching journey that ends her addiction and helps to expose a government cover-up. It's an inspiring true story filled with serendipitous twists and inspiring moments of strength that will speak to anyone who wishes to overcome the seemingly unconquerable.
What's Wrong With You! (What You, Your Children, and Our Students Need To Know About My 15 Year Imprisonment From Age 20 to 35)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
“….prison is not the trembling, “What’s that noise; somebody’s going to hurt me” fear. It’s the fear of being kept, treated, and controlled like an animal. It’s the fear of losing your human dignity.” It is a must that young people understand this. It must register in their minds that in prison are men in their 50's still serving time for something stupid that they were convicted of as teens.
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.
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.
Fish and Fashion
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 128,940. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'Fish and Fashion' is an action and adventure-packed memoir filled with exciting, real-life experiences in both the international fishing and fashion industries. 'Fish and Fashion' encompasses actual stories about Asian-American history, modern day pirates and numerous high-profile celebrities in Hollywood, and very unusual spiritual encounters.
Investigative Medium - the Awakening
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mystery, murder, suspense, and a passionately romantic love story set in a time that history forgot. Laine moved to an 18th Century Maryland plantation and found herself suddenly psychic. Since then, life has never been the same. Join Laine as she journeys from her first clairvoyant experience to acceptance of her gift, with the help of the spirit Jannette, a slave she meets along the way.
My Father Came From Italy
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Pacific Place Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In his native village of Supino, is a rundown villa bought sight unseen by Mezzabotte Coletta 's daughter Maria - an olive branch after years of family struggle. While she and her husband breathe in the chatter of local tradesmen, fragrant offerings of well-wishing neighbors, and the aroma of fine wine, her father waits in Canada, anticipating the day he will again touch Italian soil.
Behind the Ivy Walls
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,310. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Behind the Ivy Walls is based on the true story of a young boy seemingly born with the proverbial silver spoon in his mouth. It is written in the time-honored tradition of a feel-bad/feel-good story in which someone else's tragedy teaches us life lessons about positive thinking and seizing each day as a gift.