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Confessions of a Horse Crazy Girl
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,660. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
The career of a horse trainer comes with a revolving door of horses. In my relatively short lifetime, I've ridden more horses than I can remember. Some of them have carved their own little place in my heart. Some are just brief touches in my memory. Then, there are the horses that have had a hand in shaping me into the person I am today. This is a collection of their stories.
AN AMERICAN SAGA - Juan Trippe and his Pan Am Empire
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 232,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Juan Trippe, first and last aviation tycoon in history—Roosevelt called him a “Yale educated gangster”--learned to fly in World War I. In 1927 Pan Am had one 90 miles route. By 1935 at great risk Trippe’s flying boats regularly crossed the Pacific. Buying up or driving out of business anyone who got in his way, he built Pan Am into a colossus that dominated the world.
Small Town Cop/Big City Crimes {A Man, His Dogs and a Badge}
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 151,040. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The true story of a man that went the distance in Law Enforcement. His K-9 unit, his Dogs and his badge gave him the strength and courage to bring down the biggest of criminals. It might have been a small town but the crimes were anything but.
A Day in A Life
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Janet Andrews has enjoyed a happy and fulfilled life, as packed with adventure and drama, love and laughter as she could have wished. But it has not been a carefree one. As a young woman she developed an acute form of multiple sclerosis, which has progressed until Janet, now in her sixties, is largely paralysed with the exception of partial movement in one arm and hand.
Houses of Sand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Judy MacDonnell recounts her experiences working as a Physical Therapist for the largest oil company in the world, in Saudi Arabia. Open the pages and peek into a world most can never experience, a world expatriates called the Magic Kingdom.
Fritz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She took a deep breath and sort of sobbed it out, “Last Wednesday night I met him at the Glenwood baseball park after it had closed like I usually did when he is on second shift. We made love on a piece of cardboard in the baseball dugout. We had done this several times before, but this time it was different.” This time he hurt me.
Six Thousand miles (What the hell happened, True stories of a Gen X cowboy)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Number four in the series that recalls the life of an adventurous if not lucky man. If you enjoy edgy comedic drama this series is for you!
The Marilyn Monroe Story. (60 Year Anniversary Edition)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,600. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Campfire Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The original 1954 book! This is the Official digital release of the rare and very collectable first book entirely devoted to Marilyn Monroe. This edition includes all of the original text and photos.  This is the first time this book has been available since 1954.   The book was originally written by talk show legend Joe Franklin.
Assisted Living: An Insider's View
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,240. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is it like to live in assisted living? The available literature (slick brochures, dry professional surveys) is of little help to prospective residents who want a preview of the experience. This book is a unique combination of personal impressions, observations of fellow residents and descriptions of day-to-day operations. And it is written by a resident who is also a trained psychologist.
With Sai Baba by My Side
Price: $11.85 USD. Words: 88,150. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Erik Istrup Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Devotional
Marguerite Jalving, stands firm in her own opinions. She gives vent to spontaneous anger as well as enthusiasm and sometimes less humble thoughts to Sai Baba, when He goes too far. At the same time, she feels the deepest affection and humble surrender for the divine, which is this book’s paradox. The book is both humorous and deeply devotional. Illustrated with Sai Baba’s artwork via Jalving.
Porcelain Soldier: Discovering Gratitude in Cancer
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 20,590. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At age twenty-eight, Kelli Davis is young, in a promising relationship, and has just embarked on an exciting, fulfilling career that she is passionate about and is taking her places. Then, one night, she is rushed to the emergency room for severe pain in her arm, and is discharged three hours later with a completely unexpected diagnosis: cancer.
Memoirs of an American Family in Occupied Japan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a unique account by two Americans of their experiences in the vastly different culture of post-war Japan, during an exhilarating time of renewal, with insights into the economic reconstruction of Japan, and the common bonds of humanity that transcended the cultural divide.
Chatsworth and the Duchesses of Devonshire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
As individuals, the Duchesses of Devonshire have made their mark on history, politics, and English high society. Collectively, they are a force which has made an indelible print on the conservation of their home at Chatsworth. With this book you will unlock the stories of these amazing women and get a room by room tour of Chatsworth.
The Search for Lady Godiva
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Lady Godiva’s naked ride through Coventry as a protest against oppressive tax entered history! Did it really take place? Historian and Godiva descendant Robert Hendry offers compelling evidence from 1000 years ago that it did! Discover the social and religious background to this famous event and unravel the mystery of where she was laid to rest. 120,000 words + 100 illustrations, appendices.
Stuff Like Marbles 'n Things
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,400. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
An anthology of memories and musings that may have you laughing hysterically, crying uncontrollably, or melting with deep, abiding affection. At times having you wonder if such things could be true, while triggering, or perhaps more accurately, spontaneously exhuming similar memories of your own. Yeah, they're true, like Garrison Keillor's powder milk bisquits are pure, mostly.
St Patrick to Grattan - Selected Irish Lives
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A short glimpse into some selected Irish Lives, from St Patrick to Grattan, to celebrate St Patrick's Day.
The Life of a Bipolar Depressive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a memoir documenting the journal entries of a young woman battling through bipolar depression. Her life may seem ordinary, but what goes on inside her mind is another story.
Bahau, the Elephant & the Ham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
During World War II many civilians in Singapore were starving under the Japanese Occupation. A farming community in Bahau, Malaya was formed for Eurasians. Largely inept at working the land, many fell victim to disease and malnutrition. 'Bahau, the Elephant & the Ham' charts with stark vividness and a touch of humor, the day-to-day struggles of one family to endure against the odds.
Life Is a Book And It's Time to Write It! An A-to-Z Guide to Help Anyone Write Their Life Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
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.
Bombs and Butterflies: Over the Hill in Laos
Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 32,260. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jo Carroll knew too little about Laos when she stepped off the long boat in Huay Xai. Did you know that Laos is the most bombed country in the world? She didn't. Yet the sight of a flock of butterflies, rising again and again to flutter at sunset, reflect the courage of Laos and her people as they pick themselves up and dares to share their secrets.