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Confessions of a Fast Food Worker (Part 1)
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Price: $2.11 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Confessions of a Fast-Food Worker (Part 1) is George Dwight's debut tell-all on his five-year career with a fast-food chain he refers to as "Ronny's." The nineteen non-fiction short stories that make up Part 1 illustrate the writer's "tricks of the trade" working in the industry—tricks he used to get even with customers, coworkers, and even the "Ronny's" corporation.
I Am Hutterite: The Fascinating True Story of a Young Woman's Journey to Reclaim Her Heritage
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,740. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1969, Ann-Marie Dornn's parents did the unthinkable. They left a Hutterite colony near Portage la Prairie, Manitoba with seven children and little else, to start a new life. Overnight, the family was thrust into a society they did not understand and which knew little of their unique culture. The transition was overwhelming.
The Horror... The Horror: An Autobiography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Available for the first time, The Horror... The Horror provides a look into the life and mind of author Rick Hautala. From his days as a child in Massachusetts, to his days in college at the University of Maine in Orono, to the early days of his writing career along with Stephen King's involvement, and ultimately to where his life and career stood in 2009, his autobiography is a compelling read.
To Sark and Beyond
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chris Davies Curtis has combined her first 3 books: first she is a District Nurse in London in the 1960's. Then she and her husband move to the Feudal Island of Sark to run a guest house and smallholding of 200 hens, goat and a donkey; they travel to NZ by ship, touring in a delivery van they explore work there for 2 years, finally emigrating and Chris gets a job as a rural District Nurse.
250 Anecdotes About Opera
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 31,200. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Opera
This book contains 250 anecdotes about opera, including this one: Theater director Tyrone Guthrie was a fan of opera — and especially of Verdi’s Requiem. Often, he would sing along with his recording and shout, “Yes! Yes!” His wife, Judy, occasionally asked him, “Tony, can we just listen to it?” Mr. Guthrie always replied by shouting, “No — get involved.”
Out of the Blue
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
PC David Watson was a policeman of the old school. He patrolled the towns and cities of England's north by car and on foot, where a fight against crime lurked around every corner. Until, one day, disaster struck. Out of the Blue is an inspiritational inside take on policing at the sharp end - the dangers, the frustrations, the thrills and dark humour. Policing the streets was only the start...
Spread Thin & Moving Fast
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tale of adventure, exploring new worlds, and meeting crazy characters. After growing up in an Irish-Mexican family, Ed became a restless street kid and adventurous teen. As a young adult he was thrown out of schools, became a golf hustler, hung out with artists, pimps, and actors, got drugs for friends, escaped from many petty scrapes, and followed his first love to the University of California.
Adventure, The Story of My Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was born in Hungary and grew up under the communist regime. After I was married, my husband and I made the difficult decision to flee our homeland with our 2 children because we believed there were better opportunities for us elsewhere. The escape in 1987 was dangerous, stressful and the following months were also difficult while we waited in Austria to see where we could emigrate to.
Two Grown Men
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Travel with the author in this short story illustrating a harsh lesson he learned in dealing with his brother. The short story deals with two brothers who struggle to make a living and the problems they encounter in living with each other.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies, 1931-1943: Vol VIII, Lupe Velez
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lupe Velez was the poster child for “Hollywood Girls Go Wild” during the golden age of Hollywood moviemaking. She was renowned for her hair-trigger temper, uncontrollable violence, and erratic actions. She was known for throwing the wildest parties in Hollywood and loved to be the center of attention. She lived life her way and died in a way she thought that a star of her stature should.
As You Don't Like It (Shakespeare didn't write Shakespeare)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,140. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This book reveals a four-hundred-year old code, hidden within the works of Shakespeare, that illuminates the fact that William Shakespeare is a penname.
Finding My Way: A Harvest of Memories
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
From growing up on a Minnesota farm in the great depression, Stoesz traveled the world (70 countries) performing ministries of compassionate with Mennonite Central Committee and Habitat For Humanity International. He tells his life story with humility, bold courage and a great sense of humor. More than an autobiography, Finding My Way includes a snapshot of the volatile times in which we live.
Of Dreams and Faith
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,660. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Pursuing God-given dreams is a futile effort unless we are doing so in faith. Many of us neglect to go to God with our dreams because we think they are too small or too insignificant to bother Him with them. But what we forget is that some of these dreams that are burning within us were planted there by God Himself, and He’s waiting fervently for us to partner with Him to fulfill these dreams.
Not An Angel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I discovered that I liked girls one afternoon that summer. I was on my way home after mowing a couple of yards, when I ran into two older girls from my elementary school. I could tell that they were far wiser than I was. They were very pretty and I was impressed, because they were both smoking cigarettes. I thought that was very cool. They actually stopped and started a conversation with me.
Confessions of a Babyboomer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,660. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A snapshot of the boyhood of an Australian babyboomer highlighting the differences between his generation and that of his parents and that of his children.
Years Without Hope
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,370. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1955, Werner I Juretzko was accused of and tried for anti communist activities. He was sentenced to 13 years of incarceration for so-called ”crimes against Article 6 of the Constitution” of the German Democratic Republic. This is his story.
Ole Harv: Livin' the Blues
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,430. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Harvey is about the blues. He’s about the music. He’s about the feelings of love, pain, compassion, and hope that encompass the blues.
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 4: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 4 ยท The Funniest People in Families, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Travelers must often be problem solvers. While traveling in Russia, Betty Clabaugh (the sister of Doris Jadan, wife of tenor Ivan Jadan) knew that she shouldn’t drink the water. Therefore, she brushed her teeth with champagne.
Marianne Hofmann
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Marianne Jerke-Hofmann was born in May, 1917 in Berlin, Germany during the height of World War I. Perhaps her birth at such a tumultuous time, prior to the new birth of Berlin, played an important role in shaping her equally tumultuous personality. Marianne survived the First World War and struggled through the Second, even finding employment that benefitted the rise of the Third Reich.
As I See It: From a Blind Man's Perspective
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,520. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this book, Robert Branco, who has been blind from birth, discusses numerous issues pertaining to blindness, including legislation, discrimination, employment, myths about blindness, and adaptive technology. This second edition includes two dozen new essays on website accessibility, relationships, Beep Baseball, personal care issues, and much more.