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The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 2)
Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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When Jamie Farr's father died, Jamie was broke and needed money to get to Phoenix, Arizona, for the funeral. Jamie started to tell a long-time friend, Andy Fenady, his problem, and before Jamie was able to finish, Andy gave him a signed blank check and said, “Fill it out for whatever amount you need.” Jamie filled it out for $50 — at the time that was enough money for a round-trip air ticket.
Story of a Texas Marine : The Autobiography of Nick Quintanilla
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Autobiography of Nick Quintanilla, now blighted by Parkinson's disease. Follow his colorful childhood in the racial hotbed of Texas, his hilarious introduction to the Marine Corps at boot camp, his upward progression traveling the world, & his newsworthy post-military career in construction project management. Please help Nick & buy this great family book, a remarkable effort given his condition.
Tomorrow?
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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Now that I am older I have learned much from many yesterdays and tomorrows and even so, I am still looking forward to my next tomorrow.
Nosotros los salvados
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry
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En «Nosotros los salvados» el testimonio se convierte en Poesía documental a partir de las dolorosas voces de supervivientes de la Shoá radicados en Venezuela. Los poemas buscan el registro de una belleza diferente, en la que desaparecen entrevistador, transcriptor, escritor y autor para despejar el cauce de una escritura venida del desastre, de lo esencial, de lo más terrible.
Lying on the Ground Looking Up
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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A story of thirty years of drug and alcohol abuse while simultaneously managing a successful career and raising a family. Richard strives to balance the road to success with his insatiable need to medicate himself with the use of alcohol and prescription drugs. Ultimately the devils catch up with him and he is forced to deal with the reality he is a hopeless drunk, proving there is hope for all.
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk
Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk recounts the author's early days on the San Francisco punk scene, and tells the tale of a young Catholic boy who escapes his conservative Texas upbringing to live the life of a free-spirited punk rocker in the San Francisco of the 1970's.
Dipping Your toes in the Water
Price: Free! Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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This book, whilst written by a Martial Artist, is not about Martial Arts. Sure, the chapter ‘Dipping My Toes In The Water’ tells of the very personal battles I encountered on my way to success in the Martial Arts, but I feel it best demonstrates how success can be achieved in various stages, until your ultimate goal is met.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
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After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Base Jumping: The Vagabond Life of a Military Brat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,000. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Military families make great sacrifices for their country. While the soldiers wear the uniform and risk their lives, the families live like gypsies with all the responsibilities of holding the family unit together, and receive only a fraction of the recognition they deserve. This is the story of my life growing up in a military family.
My Personal Journey of Discovery
Series: Journalism, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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In 1960 my parents moved from Nairobi in Kenya to Cape Town, and I enrolled at the University of Cape Town, with Zoology and Botany being major subjects
Honest Sid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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If you're going to live outside the law, you'd better be honest. This seeming paradox was the operating principle of Sid Probstein's life. Guileless and endlessly optimistic, he was known as Honest Sid around his stomping ground of New York's Broadway. Sid wasn't a tough guy, or even a bad guy.
A Fool's Journey Book I
Series: A Fool's Journey Volume I, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Book One is the first of an ongoing book series where the Author takes pause to reflect upon his life as a jigsaw puzzle. It is a mystery where he begins to fit the pieces of the puzzle together in the hope of achieving greater understanding of why he is here. "I share with Roland Barthes the opinion that the text is formed by the reader rather than by the author." — Rain-walker
Andrew's Angels: A Volunteer's Story of Hurricane Andrew
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
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Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in August 1992. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Nancy Pelletier was one of many Red Cross volunteers who felt called to do whatever they could to ease the suffering. This is the moving story of the horrendous destruction she witnessed, the grateful people she aided, and the lifelong friends she made. With photos.
One Dead Crow: Personal Accounts of the Paranormal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
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One Dead Crow, Personal Accounts of the Paranormal is part autobiography, part journalism, part mystery, part history and a peek into real-life supernatural events that occurred in the life of the author.
Rough Mix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
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Johnette Napolitano was born in Hollywood, California and has toured the world as the main voice and bassist of the Los Angeles rock band Concrete Blonde. A respected and prolific songwriter and recording artist, Napolitano is also a gallery artist and has studied art in Mata Ortiz, Mexico and Flamenco in Spain.
Queens Nurse to Godzone
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Tales of real life district nursing in London in the sixties and New Zealand in the seventies. Follow Chris as she cycles round the rough streets of London and later drives around a large rural area, visiting her patients. There is pathos and humour.
Adrian Timofeev. My Lectures for the Soldiers of the General Staff in 1902. Part 2.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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This is an extract from my prison diary of 1903-1906. I was 20 and I did a propaganda work among the workers and soldiers in St. Petersburg in 1902.
Letters Home: The Story of an Air Force Wife
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
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In the 1970's, Glenda met the love of her life, Michael, a Sgt. in the Air Force. She left her family and all that was familiar to follow him to Italy where they married. During the next eight years, they were sent to Italy and Germany where their lives were filled with adventure, travel, hardships, and homesickness as they experienced the magic of Europe together.
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.
Do These Work Boots Make My Feet Look Fat?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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The 1970’s was a daunting time for women working in non-traditional jobs. Kathleen McLaughlin obtained a position with a local utility as the first woman mechanic’s helper. The reaction of the men on the job was unexpected. This book is a humorous collection of snippets of her non-traditional life: personal time, work time and her promotion into the curious world of corporate administration.