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Long Climb Back: Trekking Through Loss and Beyond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Long Climb Back, writer Rita Hartley traces her journey through loss after the sudden tragic death of her husband. As part of her healing journey, Rita decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro — a lifetime dream that her husband had before he ran out of time. Her climb also raised money to grant a child’s wish through Make-A-Wish Foundation and inspired that child's parents, and others, to do the same.
So...This Is Grace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,180. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
So…This is Grace Short description/smashword so…this is grace is a true story of a woman named grace. it follows her through the school years into adult life. she lived through some difficult times developing a strong character of integrity and survival. She came to recognize God’s unending love and care in her life.
Living in Paradise
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,280. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When John and Heather decided a move to the country would be the perfect lifestyle change, Heather had no idea what an adventure lay ahead. Tossing aside her high-heeled shoes, this management consultant stepped into a world she was ill-prepared to handle. 'Living in Paradise', was interwoven with abundant challenges and demanded skills she had not intended to add to her resume!
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol II: The Al Capone Era
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,710. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Al Capone’s function was to clear the decks and establish supremacy of the Chicago Outfit over the independent gangs in Chicago. He did that in such a spectacular and violent manner that he came to personify what people wanted to believe the quintessential gangster boss to be. His sole claim to fame will be his notoriety as the murderous gangster who ran Chicago during the “Roaring 20s.”
The Work of Human Hands
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
THE WORK OF HUMAN HANDS is a timeless medical journey through pioneering surgeon Dr. Hardy Hendren’s legendary operating room that the Los Angeles Times called “impossible to forget.” The new edition includes a fresh introduction and a greatly expanded epilogue updating readers on Hendren and patient Lucy Moore today.
An Aussie Takes A Punt - Mat McBriar's journey from Australia to the NFL
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,040. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
let's face facts - nfl fans really don't like punters. for a start the punter only comes on when their team's offence has failed. so in this book I've tried to do two things. the easy bit is tracing mat's adventure from australia via hawaii to the nfl. the hard bit is putting the case for why punters deserve a little bit more love from the fans. see if I can convince you to reconsider your view!
Blackie “An Odyssey of Furry Hearts”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Skip and his wife Mary are in for a surprise with their move. Their neighbor has a secret—her pets are neglected. Skip steps in carefully to ensure their safety. The greatest gift comes in the form of Blackie. After some difficulty, Blackie becomes theirs and until the end, they love him unconditionally. What they didn’t expect, was that he would teach them a lesson in love.
250 Anecdotes About Religion: Volume 2
Series: 250 Anecdotes About Religion, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: In the family of Quaker humorist Tom Mullen, as part of the Christmas tradition the youngest child opened her presents first. The youngest child was Ruthie, who was not as materialistic as her siblings. For Ruthie a great part of the pleasure of Christmas lay in making her siblings wait a long time to open their presents.
The Carpe Noctem Interviews - Volume 2
Series: The Carpe Noctem Interviews, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
ZED PRESENTS... The Carpe Noctem Interviews - Volume Two The unequaled second offering of classic Carpe Noctem interviews by Thom Carnell features in-depth conversations with Frank Miller, Clive Barker, Stuart Gordon, David Schow, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Nacho Cerda, Tom Rainone, Viggo Mortensen, and two never-released interviews with Budgie (The Creatures) and artist Hajime Soryama.
Dandelion: A Memoir of a Free Spirit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Catherine James longed to get away from her young, beautiful, and wickedly irresponsible mother: to her beloved grandmother or glamorous Aunt Claire or dashing race-car driver father—who had never been a part of her life. She had not wanted to escape to a California orphanage. It wasn’t until a chance meeting with a very young Bob Dylan that Catherine was inspired to make her escape.
Letters From Montana
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,230. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hearing that Montana is the last best place to hide, a couple flee San Diego with young children to escape the atrocities of family court.
After a Bleeding Brain “Life Goes On”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,560. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Andrew Bloom has overcome more obstacles in a few years than most face in a lifetime. As told in his first book, A Bleeding Brain, he suffered three brain aneurisms and risky surgery, leaving him with nerve damage, paralysis, and weakness on his right side. After a Bleeding Brain continues his story, efforts to recover, and insights into how to successfully deal with life-changing disabilities.
Adventures with the Ancient Crystal Skulls
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 39,000. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This inspirational memoir is about a woman's spiritual awakening through these amazing artifacts. Joky ("YOH-kee") van Dieten is the guardian of a "crystal skull family." Some have paranormal and therapeutic effects on people and animals. Coauthor Jill Gurr shares valuable information on other crystal skulls. Take this motivational journey to learn how the crystal skulls can unleash your power.
The Fisherman of Halicarnassus
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı (1890–1973), known as the Fisherman of Halicarnassus, was the founder of the famous Mavi Yolculuk “BLUE VOYAGES”. A historian, humanist and ecologist, he was one of Turkey’s most popular writers and has been described as a modern Homer. This book explores life of the writer and the history and culture of these beautiful Aegean and Mediterranean sailing waters
Thirty Years in September
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,720. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When sixteen year old Kate Genovese went to visit her sister Denise in the hospital in 1968, she claims "something clicked that very moment, I wanted to make Denise better again, heal her shattered body and make her laugh ... I couldn't put words to my feelings, but I knew I wanted to do more then just visit" That day Kate discovered her calling in life, nursing.
Pangaea: Confessions of an Erstwhile Mermaid
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,070. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
This memoir is my journey through psychosis, involuntary commitment and bipolar disorder.
All Is In a Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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This epic allegory is a story about a fellow who dies in his sleep, while having a dream that he is in a boat, on a journey to Heaven. Our character does not realize at most points of his dream that he actually is dying. As you READ my story, let your Mind drift with the Thought that Life, in itself, IS a Dream and all that you see and hear is only an extension of your OWN dying self.
Room for Two: A Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,060. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
At some point, each of us face devastating afflictions and must eventually cope with loss. Regardless of how it happens, the outcome is still the same - we are left isolated, alone, wondering what we could have done differently, and where we can turn for peace. Abel's search for peace and the miracle that follows is proof that love and hope can endure, despite the struggles that shape our lives.
Первый Показательный процесс 1931. Союзное Бюро Меньшевиков. Часть 1. Адриан Тимофеев.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,100. Language: Russian. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Дело Союзного Бюро Меньшевиков было сфабриковано по прямому указанию Сталина в 1931 году. Здесь представлены ПОДЛИННЫЕ ДОКУМЕНТЫ ДАННОГО ПРОЦЕССА. Открытый судебный процесс над членами вымышленного Союзного Бюро состоялся с 01 по 09 марта 1931 года в Москве в Колонном Зале Дома Союзов. Обвиняемым вменялся саботаж и вредительство в области планирования, торговли и снабжения.
Sirens and Grey Balloons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,050. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The life of a small boy living in a London suburb which sustained heavy damage from enemy bombing where over a hundred of its citizens were killed and only ten percent of its buildings survived the war unscathed. He recalls the terror of lying in a cupboard under the stairs as the Luftwaffe bombed his suburb and later devastation caused by V1 flying bombs and long range V2 rockets.