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Leading U: Inspirational Stories from UAlberta Alumni & Students
Price: Free! Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Leading U assembles the stories of incredible University of Alberta alumni and students. Whether it's Randy Boissonnault, Brad Ferguson, Amy Shostak or Ashlyn Bernier, Leading U shares the on-campus experiences and reflections of the university's distinguished leaders. For incoming students looking to make their own mark on campus, this is a must-read.
Dates and Dorothy
Price: Free! Words: 58,450. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Since coming of age I wanted to change the world, when, in middle age, the world returned the compliment by changing me. That is when I met my guide and mentor Dorothy Cowlin.
Lingering Ghosts of War and Peace
Price: Free! Words: 106,900. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A search involving ghosts from World War I and afterwards leads towards some during the Cold War at high levels in Australia, the US, Britain and the Soviet Union
Creed of Assiah
Price: Free! Words: 79,940. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Demonology & Satanism, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
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This is a tell all book by a former Satanist, actually a two time Satanist. leon tells all about his experiences including his magic practices and explains them to you in plain English as to how they work and why they work. This is a must read book for everyone in general as leon shows the corruption in Western societies and how it grows because of apathy. No religious preaching and quite blunt.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 7: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 65,220. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Don Rickles’ father taught him everything he ever needed to know about making car repairs: Pay someone else to make them. His father was a very kind man. He sold life insurance, and when his customers could not afford to pay the premiums, often he would pay the premiums for them. When his father died, his customers showed their respect for him by paying back what they owed him.
My Story
Price: Free! Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is my life story beginning from 1920 before I was born to the present 2014. Growing up in isolation as a child, battles to become integrated into ordinary society.
Haywire My Life in the Mines
Price: Free! Words: 51,560. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This autobiographical book describes the author's family through war and depression, and goes on to relate his experiences underground in the late 1960's and early 1970's. It is written from the point of view of the average Joe who went underground when he was eighteen and didn't know what he was getting into. The author considers himself lucky to have survived those years.
Brief Encounters with Real Life
Price: Free! Words: 71,160. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Like most 0.9 billion citizens in developed countries I felt I was living the “Real Life”. A variety of instances detailed herein proved that this was not so. As an environmental scientist at the University of Toronto and a consultant living and working worldwide it became evident that the “Real Life” belongs to our 6 billion co-inhabitants elsewhere. Here are brief amusing and emotive glimpses.
The Wild Wild West
Price: Free! Words: 78,720. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The story of a young soldier's deployment to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom during the 2003 American invasion. The untamed desert of the Middle East was dubbed "The Wild Wild West" by the troops because of the resemblance to the "Cowboys and Indians" era of the American frontier.
Getting Down to Brass Tacks - My Adventures in the World of Jazz, Rio, and Beyond
Price: Free! Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the 1950's a young teenage piano student is given an LP of a jazz pianist and is struck with a major epiphany while listening to his music: this was what she wanted to do with her life! This riveting autobiography of a woman in the world of jazz takes us on Amy Duncan’s adventures as a struggling musician and writer in Boston and New York to her exotic life in Rio de Janeiro
Sixteen Vs, Book One, The Childhood Years
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 119,130. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Life stages / school age
Sixteen Vs in one family? Maybe you thought you had a large family? Imagine sixteen. Read my compelling and exciting collection of life events that will make you wonder how I survived in a large family. Experience my early life trials spanning near-death, to tender and heartwarming moments growing up in the 1950/60s on a Louisiana farm.
An Accidental Atheist
Price: Free! Words: 87,800. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Australian author, John Kelly gives us this delightfully funny, yet poignant, bittersweet account of life in Australia both past and present as he confronts the challenges he faces and tackles his demons both real and imagined.
Funny Attractive F*cked Up People: Part I
Price: Free! Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
2014. It was a lot of the same with the group of friends I had. Gossip married us like covalent bonds. Love was always the goal. Cupid had more than one arrow in his holster. It was okay to try any drug once. People who made creativity possible often made life impossible. No one judged you, unless it was behind your back. We were all playing the city’s version of chutes and ladders…
Honoré de Balzac
Price: Free! Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » French
First published in 1859, this biography of Honoré de Balzac by his friend and colleague Théophile Gautier is now being released in this dual language edition, with a new English translation by David Desmond followed by the original French text.
Kara Mia
Price: Free! Words: 55,440. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart
Kara Mia is the story of sudden loss and slow recovery in a teenager with Long QT syndrome - a genetic cause of an often fatal heart rhythm disturbance. Told by her mother and her physician the book combines the unique insights of both as Kara slowly recovers from a near fatal cardiac arrest.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 5)
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 82,050. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 stories about heroic rescues, good deeds, and kindness.
I Am... Subject To Change Without Notice (Book One)
Price: Free! Words: 119,410. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A candid journey through a tumultuous time in the writers life- walking through changes of self discovery.
Champions Never Quit: God Is Close By Your Side
Price: Free! Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Champions Never Quit: God Is Close By Your Side is about my journey to make a dream, I received as an answer to a prayer, come true. I prayed and asked God what I should do in my life and he answered my prayer and told me to play basketball and to become the greatest basketball player ever. Although God answered my prayer and gave me my dream, it seemed everything was against me...
Minor: Volume One
Series: The Journals of Meghan McDonnell. Price: Free! Words: 63,040. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Screenplays » Action Adventure
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Minor is the first of the journals that writer Meghan McDonnell has chronicled from age 8 to now - almost 30 years. Her candid musings on daily life and family, social and romantic relationships coalesce in a unique commentary on growing up, facing down passion and fear, and American life. Volume 1 spans her 8th year through age 17: reflections on family, friends, school & survival camp.
MilSpeak: Warriors, Veterans, Family and Friends Writing the Military Experience
Price: Free! Words: 167,480. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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This collection of true stories is a great volume (for the living room or the class room) to get the conversation started about the wartime experience and military life. What are our troops and their families really enduring to answer the call to duty? Revisit the Korean War and Vietnam War on your way to the Gulf Wars as you learn about military life in the words of those who live it.