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Cancer Un Mensaje de Esperanza
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Price: Free! Words: 37,670. Language: Spanish. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cáncer - Un Mensaje de Esperanza es un recuento preciso de las experiencias personales del autor durante seis años como paciente exitoso que ha sobrevivido al cáncer de próstata. Por largo tiempo ha sido un observador y un estudioso de esta área y es un  convencido de que su testimonio puede ser de gran ayuda para la humanidad.
The Life and Times of Mary Roberts Rinehart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Mary Roberts Rinehart was often called the American Agatha Christie. Her "Had-I-But-Known" mysteies created a formula for writing that has inspired thousands of writers. But who was Rinehart? Find out in this short biography.
One For The Gipper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,080. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Patrick Chelland takes a look at the Gipp legend and examines what made the Gipper run. The only official biography, with an imprimatur from Notre Dame. Includes photographs.
The Simple Guide To Selena Gomez
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Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Selena Gomez really has lived a fairy tale. Growing up in an average neighborhood, going through the divorce of her parents and being an only child could have been lonely, she did grow up with many other children. She got the inspiration for acting from her mother. After being in a band she has now decided to concentrate on her acting. Has she now met her prince charming, how will this story end?
True Psychic Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,160. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a short selelection of strange and psychic events that happpened to me over the years. All the events described are true.
Chili Pimping in Atlantic City: The Memoir of a Small-Time Pimp
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,760. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012 by Strategic Media Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The controversial autobiography of Michael "Mick-Man" Gourdine pulls no punches and provides an honest and shocking look at what one man from the wrong side of tracks felt compelled to do to achieve the American Dream. Gourdine became a pimp who operated primarily on the streets of Atlantic City, while working as a corrupt NYPD cop who specialized in narcotics trafficking and prostitution.
The Sandy Creek Boys
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,420. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This entertaining memoir contains nearly 100 stories about the Matney boys, four brothers who found inventive and rambunctious ways to have fun around the Big Sandy Creek. From the 1930s to the 1950s, these brothers and boyhood friends entertained each other, whether in or out of trouble. These stories range from intimate to hilarious to hair raising as the boys try to outdo each other.
The Life and Times of Franz Kafka
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The founder of Kafkaesque literature, Franz Kafka is one of the most influencial writers who ever lived. But who was he really? Find out here in this short biography.
The Only Living Man With A Hole In His Head
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
One man. One Tamping Iron. One medical marvel. Based on a true story, “The Only Living Man With A Hole in His Head” tells the tale of railroad foreman Phineas Gage.
Finding Your Own Inner Strength
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One woman's struggle to work past her pain and desire to end her life as she realized she had a purpose; that she needed to stay and find out who she was meant to be.
The Story of Mary MacLane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author was a 19-year-old girl from the raw, masculine mining town of Butte, Montana. With the publication of this book, Mary MacLane became an overnight sensation. She was called the ‘Wild Woman of Butte,’ a Bohemian, a radical, a feminist, a rebel. Although MacLane went on to write other books, none had the impact of this one, which remains a tour de force about life, love, and longing.
Constable for Life: Chronicles of a Canadian Mountie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
(4.00 from 1 review)
This collection of short stories presents the reader with a refreshing view of policing. Entwined with the many humorous tales are some that tell of the darker realities of life. The Constable for Life anecdotes relate how a common sense, well-rounded individual attempts to police in the square mould of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Foy Short, A Life in Southern Africa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Biography of Foy Short, a pioneer evangelist who lived in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe from 1922 through 1995. The book explores not only the traditional hazards he faced as a “missionary” (wild animals, primitive tribesmen and dangerous travel) but also the doctrinal and spiritual challenges that he had to battle in establishing churches of Christ and training African teachers.
The Life and Times of Edith Wharton
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Edith Wharton is one of the most influencial American female writers; her works have inspired thousands of writers, but who inspired her? Find out in this short work about her life and times.
China Tips (or a Blonde's Guide to Teaching in China)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Dapt'd. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
China Tips is Felicia Brings’ very amusing, useful, and brief compendium of practical advice to westerners who expect to travel or work in China.
Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Maddelana is a loyal and enthusiastic young fascist in Mussolini's Italy, but her world is about to be smashed and broken beyond all recognition by World War Two. This is a true account of a teenager that lived in Italy during World War Two. Through the eyes of Maddelana, we see the struggle of ordinary Italians under the oppressive rule of Mussolini's Fascist State.
Brewed
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Price: Free! Words: 29,550. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.89 from 9 reviews)
Brewed is the story of how a fat, poor kid with a big nose, from a council house in Essex ended up living and working on what used to be the famous Lipton's Tea Estate in the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. Brewed is the personal journey of the author and demonstrates that starting out with nothing can often be a good way to learn the value of future riches to come.
Adventures with Knives, Surviving 1000 Hours of Culinary School
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Staring down a milestone age, Bob Foulkes was not content to experience life from the comfort of his easy chair. 60 years old, semi-retired, restless, and yes, bored, Bob was ready for his next adventure when he enrolls in a 6 month culinary program — 1,000 hours of intensive training in the art of classical French cooking. This behind the scenes account is humorous, eye-opening and inspiring.
I Almost Died in the Grand Canyon
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Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(4.00 from 1 review)
Originally written as a travel blog for Backpacker Magazine, this article is the exciting story about how the author faced a wildlife attack while hiking Bright Angel Trail in the Grand Canyon. Poignant and harrowing, a must read for adventurers and armchair adventurers alike.
The MoJo Guide to Coco Chanel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Chanel was shrewd, chic and cutting edge. She had it all. The ability to design, to work a social network, to manage a business and to give women what they wanted - even if they didn’t know it themselves 'The MoJo Guide to Coco Chanel’ is a short distillation of all you need to know about this exceptional woman.