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1920, Shots Fired, Officer Down
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,140. Language: American English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
(5.00 from 1 review)
Honolulu Motorcycle Police Officer Stan Cook, during a traffic stop, is confronted by a driver high on crystal meth and a AK-47 assault rifle. The outcome is a shootout where the drive fires 20 rounds from the AK-47 and Officer Cook fires 18 rounds from his Smith & Wesson 5906 9MM pistol.
Hiding in Water: A Memoir Based Mostly in Reality
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,730. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when your father claims to be a prophet from another planet? Hiding in Water uses its unique platform to share a universal story of reconciling belief with reality: belief in ourselves, in others, in our chosen religions, and even in those who lead our countries. (EPUB version)
A Place in the Shower Schedule: 101 Favorite Columns
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For over two decades Roger Aylworth has written a weekly humor column based on his own large family. Over time he has gathered hundreds of columns on all kinds of subjects from the "death" of the family washer to the passing of a beloved granddaughter. Each has been warmly welcomed by readers who have laughed and cried with the Aylworth family. This book is a collection 101 of those favorites.
Heart of England: Contributions to the Evening Standard, 1939-1941
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 4. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: British English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written originally as a way of paying off unexpectedly high bills during his early years of farming in Norfolk, these beautifully written articles by Henry Williamson, set in both Norfolk and Devon, are counterpointed and given immediacy by the inclusion of the evening’s headlines after each article, depicting the deteriorating international situation as the Second World War begins.
Auf dem Weg zu West Egg: Die flüchtige Beziehung von F. Scott und Zelda Fitzgerald
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: German. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Glamour, Alkohol, rücksichtsloses und sorgloses Verhalten - alle Themen von einem großen F. Scott Fitzgerald Roman? Ja. Aber im Fall von Fitzgerald imitiert die Romanliteratur das Leben. Fitzgeralds Ehe mit Zelda war flüchtig von Anfang an - es wurde durch Alkoholmissbrauch, Schulden und psychische Krankheit geplagt. "Der große Gatsby" könnte Fitzgeralds am meisten gelesene Geschichte sein,
Senior Showers: 99 More Favorite Columns
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Price: $3.83 USD. Words: 58,800. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For over two decades Roger Aylworth has written a weekly humor column based on his own large family. Over time he has gathered hundreds of columns on subjects from the sudden appearance of a possum in his yard to the death of "Davy Crockett," Fess Parker. Each has been warmly welcomed by readers who have laughed and cried with his family. This second volume includes 99 hand-picked favorites.
But I Did Everything Right
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This collection of personal essays on prematurity reveals one mother's experience coping with the extremely premature birth of her first son, Mikan, who weighed a mere 1 lb. 12 oz.
The Class President's Son
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
‘Petey’ Powell’s memoir is the brilliantly illustrated story of how a son's love for his father and family, inadvertently resulted in him making millions in the drug trade in rural North Carolina.
Margaret Forster: A Life in Books
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Price: $3.70 USD. Words: 24,300. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Margaret Forster is one of the UK's most prolific and respected authors. Born in Cumbria to working class parents in 1938, she wrote her first novel at the age of twenty two. Since then she has published 24 novels as well as 9 non-fiction titles - a mixture of award-winning biography and memoir. A Life in Books sets out to answer many of the questions that readers most often want to ask.
Walking The Path
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 117,590. Language: British English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Everyone has a journey through life. In the esoteric world it is known as 'walking the path'. For those who step willingly on the path, they agree to a speeding up of internal growth. Shane P Ward took that step and the result may be considered controversial; was it just life unfolding and did implausible events really happen? Whatever you may think, be prepared for an emotional roller coaster.
Overthinking the Marathon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,810. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Overthinking the Marathon is an intimate look at one man's preparation for his 21st marathon, covering the details that make running interesting and fun, even – no, especially – when it hurts. "Ray's loaning himself out as a thoughtful, veteran, and funny training partner. You couldn't find a better one as you get ready for your next 26.2-miler." -Amby Burfoot, 1968 Boston Marathon winner
Becoming Warrior Woman: My Journey Through Three Cancers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A mastectomy for breast cancer shatters a social worker's complacency. Diagnoses for cervical and stomach cancer follow. Will she accept or fight her "certain" death as predicted by medical experts? A somber, frank and humorous account of the author's cancer journey while living in California, Russia and Texas, this memoir also gives critical advice to all the relevant players in the cancer drama.
Music of the Spheres: An Unfinished Journey
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Price: $5.20 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"The rain bounced off the bonnet of the car, the wipers working at a furious speed did little to improve my vision and reflected my inner agitation. Orange patches of light shed a comfortless glow on the road. As the red traffic lights loomed in the mist, I applied the brakes. Nothing happened. I pumped the pedal, and panicked."
After Everest: The Experiences of a Mountaineer and Medical Missionary
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Alan Jones. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The memoir of the remarkable T. Howard Somervell, best known for his role in the British expeditions to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s, including the legendary second attempt during which George Mallory and Sandy Irvine vanished on their way to the peak. Somervell also recounts his early climbing days in Europe, the horrors of the front during WWI, and his medical work among the poor of India.
The Testimony of Satan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,930. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Testimony of Satan is an extremely thought provoking novel about a man who had an out of body experience and was able to remember every single detail of that experience. In doing so he uncovers some of the greatest mysteries of the universe.You will discover where Satan gets his power from,see how he has consistently been the great divider throughout history and so much more....
New York City Circus And Amusement Park Directory, 1930
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
My eBook is a useful directory of companies in the Circus and Amusement Park industry of Metropolitan New York City in 1930. The text can be used for ancestry research of deeds, defunct firms, family trees, maps, and urban studies. 1930 was the first full year of the Great Depression in the United States. Circus and Amusement Parks firms vied for what little most families spent on entertainment.
Boney & I Anorexia, Ustrasana and the Lost Apple Core
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,820. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Boney & I: Anorexia, Ustrasana and the Lost Apple Core,” is a true story of a young woman’s successful battle to overcome anorexia. Lou and ‘Boney’—the voice inside Lou that makes her starve herself—embark on a journey together that takes them across the world in search of an elusive ‘paradise’. But the real journey is within.
Shoulder Patch
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Price: Free! Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The author describes his father's service with the Royal Canadian Regiment and the First Special Service Force (the Devils Brigade) during World War II. Particular emphasis is placed upon the beachhead established at Menton, France where after two days of fighting his father's platoon is very nearly wiped out to the last man. This is an excerpt from the ebook, "Haywire My Life in the Mines"
The Devil in Me,
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
My mother’s traumatically true story will show you that sometimes what breaks your heart might also be the very thing that will transform it from its dark wreckage into something brave and beautiful. Her story will help you find the courage to trust love one more time, but first, you must start the journey with me from the beginning...
We Need To Talk About Adam
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,460. Language: British English. Published: January 13, 2013 by Adam Croft. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Adam Croft is a successful crime thriller author with a number of best-selling books to his name. His works have been adapted as audio plays starring some of Britain's best-known actors. Underneath this success, though, Adam has been battling severe clinical depression for most of his life. This is not a depression self-help book, yet Adam helps to provide insight and help where possible.