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Unsinkable: Find a Job, Create a Career, Build a Business
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting
How can you create less stress, more time to enjoy family & friends, and a good paycheck? Molly uses "Irish Story Telling" to give readers spirited advice on how to stay afloat during job interviews and swim upstream through office fiascos and business blunders. She has made the mistakes so you don't have too! Molly's stories are your hot toddy and warm blanket so you can JUMP in with both feet!
Spread Spectrum: Hedy Lamarr and the mobile phone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
Welcome to a world of secret communication, arms trading, mobile phones, film stars, piano players, nudity in the woods and one of the most unusual sources of revolutionary new technologies ever. This is the story of the birth of a new communication technique called spread spectrum together with the story of a forgotten patent and its two unlikely inventors.
Life Is a Book And It's Time to Write It! An A-to-Z Guide to Help Anyone Write Their Life Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Do you have a desire to write your life story, as a gift for loved ones or a source of inspiration and hope? "Your Life Is a Book And It's Time to Write It!" by personal historian and autobiographical writing teacher Kevin Quirk provides the tools, resources, support, and encouragement to make it happen. Readers of any age or writing experience will benefit from this hands-on guide.
The Convenient Wife And Lessons Learned
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This first part of a four-part book)covers the first 15 years of my marriage. It is not so much about me as it is about him. Before marriage, this man was so sweet, so appreciative and so grateful. He knew all the nice words too. After marriage, he lost all those vocabularies and the transformation of his character was out of this world.
Simón Bolívar y Manuela Sáenz. La Coronela y el Libertador
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: Spanish. Published: January 23, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Esta es la historia de un amor entre dos seres que se amaron por sobre las obligadas distancias y los peligros, por sobre las críticas y los propios demonios.
The Funniest People in Comedy: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A sample anecdote: Lou Costello of Abbott and Costello fame really got into Christmas, setting up an elaborate Christmas display each year with angels, music, reindeer, and many hundreds of Christmas lights. Comedian George Gobel lived across the street from Mr. Costello. Mr. Gobel did nothing for Christmas except to put up a sign that said, “See our display across the street.”
The Who: Before They Were Famous The loudest Rock Band in the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Who! Every true rock fan’s No.1 Band. The true story of how the band actually got started on the road of damage, destruction and Maximum R&B.
Grey Blue Water
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,450. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Grey-Blue Water traces the life of John Douglas Taylor, the son of a wealthy Southern gentleman, from his childhood on a Tennessee plantation, to his adventures in the newly-formed Republic of Texas, and later to his time as a riverboat captain on the Mississippi. Author Daniel Mabrey Taylor has based his novel on true accounts taken from family letters, journals, and other historical documents.
Si nada cambia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 184,410. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Seventh-Day Adventist
Una historia de perseverancia, cambios y lealtad a Dios de una esposa y madre acosada, afligida, maltratada, abandonada y perseguida por el esposo y por las autoridades de su pueblo; traicionada por su madre y por su hijo mayor por leer y aceptar las enseñanzas de la Biblia en una época cuando era prohibida su lectura por la misma iglesia a la cual pertenecía. Cómo, finalmente, el hijo, el esposo.
Zimbabwe a passion shared
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 83,570. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Zimbabwe, a passion shared gives some insight on what life is like in Zimbabwe today. The book pictures the daily life of the author and includes contributions of some of her Belgian, Dutch and Zimbabwean friends who portray their lives as well.
Mary Upton Ferrin - Earliest Massachusetts Pioneer In Woman Suffrage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Biography of Mary Upton Ferrin, credited with taking the first step for Woman Suffrage in Massachusetts. To Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Woman Suffrage 1920-1995.
Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man (or It seemed like a good idea at the time!)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,100. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Not all stunt men are six-feet tall. Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man is the thrilling saga of a five-foot-four, 18 year old kid who became a stunt double for Hollywood’s most famous short men, women and children.
From Roaring Hate to Ramrod Straight A Journey from Hitler’s Germany to the US Marine Corps
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 202,210. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This story tracks the life of an immigrant German Jew who was able to escape the clutches of Nazi Germany, fleeing Berlin, with his family in 1939, shortly after the horrific events of “Kristallnacht” when the Nazi Party in Germany finally showed its’ true colors. Left without a country and nowhere to go, the family manages to get to Genoa where transportation to Ecuador is arranged.
Sixteen Vs, Book Three, The Adolescent Years
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Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 3. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 128,180. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Amazing life lessons, broken bones, getting shot at, and several other ‘firsts’ in Victor’s life make this an exciting phase of learning. A typical experimenting teenager trying to dodge the pitfalls of life while having fun. Breaking his vow, Victor is forced to quit school. Several life-threatening events will keep you glued to the pages, holding you in suspense, as you search for the outcome.
Guy Logsdon: Award-winning Folklorist
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Guy Logsdon graduated from Ada (Okla.) High School, rom East Central State Univ., and worked in two of the family businesses in Ada before becoming the owner of the former Stall Photography Studio. He went on to earn a doctorate, to become a folklore professor at the University of Tulsa, and to become a leading authority on Woody Guthrie's life and music, Western Swing and cowboy music.
French Sketches: Monaco, Onassis, and Prince Rainier
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Series: French Sketches, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
In 1950, Prince Rainier became ruler of Monaco while shortly afterwards tanker baron Aristotle Onassis sailed in as the city-state’s largest investor. The two men had different visions for Monaco’s future: should it be a haven for the ultra-rich or a tax haven for a rising class of international millionaires? Ultimately, Prince Rainier prevailed; Onassis sailed away to marry Jackie Kennedy.
Looking Back In Time
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 29,850. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A true story of my childhood in and out of foster and care homes. I have survived the care system were others have sadly failed.
Unstoppable Woman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The almost forgotten story of Mavis Hutchison, first woman to run across America -- at age 53. A mousy housewife 'with no guts and no backbone' until she began running at the late age of 37, she became a national icon as she set records over distances women had never attempted -- and she still runs competitively at 87: "You're only old when you stop growing." She intends to finish life running.
Ebony and Spica
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
I rescued two baby birds, a blackbird and a starling. Over time, first Ebony and then Spica became an important part of my life here in France. I describe their growth from helpless fledglings to confident adults, their antics, quirks and highly distinctive characters, and how I had to adapt my working life to their needs and demands. Birds are so unlike us, yet trust and affection can flourish.
Profiles of Women Murdered by the Boston Strangler
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
My e-book is a close examination of the lives of women who were murdered by the Boston Strangler in 1962-63. I researched the women's ethnic backgrounds, their families, immigration history, employment, living places, and death circumstances. Different than other true crime books, I focused on the people who were victims instead of the criminal. Each of the women was noteworthy in her own right.