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Bi Parchamaan; The Flagless Ones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,060. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
After years of struggle and disillusionment, Hassan Faramarz and his family, political refugees from Iran were finally allowed to locate in Ireland. He, his wife and children were denied asylum by country after country. Promises were made only to be broken.
Nomad
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: Australian English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An exciting novel, non fiction, about the establishment of an aviation company in Papua New Guinea in the post independence era. Jealousy of the existing operators and a Company Secretary endeavouring to wrest control from the founder provides a story of conflict, determination and intrigue. The result of which keeps the reader in suspense from cover to cover.
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
Why Me? The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,330. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Why Me? is the self-portrait of one of the extraordinary men of our time, who became a figure of controversy because he dared to live his life not as a Negro but as a man.
Speed Kills: Who killed the Cigarette Boat King, the fastest man on the seas?
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Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,180. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Ocean racing superstar Don Aronow loved it when writers called him a living legend. His life of adventure is well known. It is his death that baffles police. He was afraid of nothing, no one. In his final hour, when a stranger talked about killing, Aronow laughed. He felt no fear until he lowered the window of his white Mercedes and looked death in the face. And then it was too late. —Miami Herald
Flowers for Mrs. Luskin
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Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,650. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDED IN FRONT. VIEW “SAMPLE” A True Story A Millionaire Has An Affair. His Wife Throws Him Out. She Gets The Mansion, The Business, The Cash. His Parents’ Business. His Parents’ Cash. She Gets Shot And Doesn’t Know It. The Bullet Disappears. He Goes To Prison. His Parents Flee The Country. He Weds The Other Woman Behind Bars. Has There Ever Been A Case Like This? —The Miami Herald
Until Proven Innocent
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Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The prosecutor was no longer sure both murder defendants were guilty. So he asked his retired dad—the real-life Kojak: could he help solve the case? A true story. PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDED. VIEW “SAMPLE" Breathless, a woman’s call to 911 interrupted a quiet night in the horse country suburbs: “I’m stabbed to death. Please!” Did somebody stab you? asked the operator. “Yes! And my husband, my baby!"
Regrets - Maybe Just A Few
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 122,260. Language: Australian English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
After a normal adolescence; equally adept in the classroom and on the sporting fields, Murray moved out into the world with a feeling that whatever needed to be done, he could do it or at the very least he’d give it a try.
Nelsegno dello Zodiaco
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,070. Language: Italian. Published: May 10, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Copertina Nel segno dello Zodiaco L'incredibile storia di un appassionato, fantasioso, insuperabile organizzatore di eventi, istrionico uomo di spettacolo, playboy, proprietario di auto e barche da sogno, pilota, viaggiatore ed esperto conoscitore del Sudamerica, ma anche galeotto senza colpe.
The Imposters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Imposters is the memoir of a young would-be writer making her way in Manhattan in the early 1980s. With no long-term friends and a family going bankrupt, she finds friendship and community in a tiny yoga school on Eighth Avenue run by a dynamic leader of a merry band of outsider yogis. Here, she thinks, she will find meaning and purpose. With little hesitation, she gives it her all.
The Patriotic Art
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 126,870. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The FCO gave Martin Rickerd a fascinating career, which took him to some wonderful parts of the world – and some less wonderful, but they too were immensely interesting and memorable. No retired member of the Diplomatic Service can claim to have been entirely happy about everything throughout their career. But neither can they say they did not enjoy some marvellous benefits in terms of experience.
Gewetenlose Strate - Lewe in die Apartheid Polisie
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Series: The Mean Streets, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 188,140. Language: Afrikaans. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Hierdie boek is nie jou gewone "troepie" boek nie maar 'n seldsame blik op die lewe in die Suid Afrikaanse Polisie Mag in die vyf jaar voor mnr Nelson Mandela vrygelaat is in Suid-Afrika. Die Suid Afrikaanse Polisie was toe een van die mees gevreesde polisie magte in die wêreld en met rede ook. Dit vertel die verhaal van 'n jong straat polisieman wat sy pad vind op die gewetenlose strate.
Derailed - Memoirs of a Botched Hysterectomy - Hysterectomy to Remove Fibroids and Cyst - Really was Endometriosis!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,390. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013 by Aauvi House Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Endometriosis affects more than 9,000,000 women in the U.S. and many more worldwide - what every woman needs to know! How does an outwardly healthy 47-year old woman's "routine hysterectomy" become an 18-day ordeal spanning two hospitals, four surgeries, and more than $400,000 in medical bills? The answer, undiagnosed endometriosis. A patients perspective on morbidity and mortality.
From a Shotgun Shack - A Memoir
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 122,690. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From a Shotgun Shack is the memoir of Richard Mason. Richard left a real shotgun shack to become a successful oil exploration geologist, an honored environmentalist---a three-term president of the Arkansas Wildlife Federation, and in 2009, because of his work in downtown El Dorado, the downtown was named the top Main Street town in the U. S. Along the way he became a friend of President Clinton.
Prisoner of Japan
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 125,360. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the latter part of WW2, more than a ¼ million European and American soldiers were taken prisoner by the Japanese in Malaysia. They went on to suffer deprivation and brutality, most of them failing to survive. I was fortunate enough to be one of the survivors. During my time as a prisoner I kept a diary, which I was able to bring home with me. This is my story.
Parenting A Parent: The Sequel to Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parenting A Parent is an autobiographical story that begins when JoAnn’s mother, who has dementia, moves in with her. JoAnn found herself caring for her aging parent and her disabled daughter. This is the inspiring true story of what happened during the next five years of intensely difficult trials and hardships, the ultimate triumph of perseverance, love, and the strength that resides within us.
The Other Island - A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,850. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by ASJ Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
THE OTHER ISLAND is an American success story, which at the same time, chronicles the existence of one of the U.S.’s most important (and least recognized) minorities. It is also a coming-of-age tale, with the stormy 1960’s as its backdrop. Forget West Side Story, Piri Thomas’ Down These Mean Streets, and Esmeralda Santiago’s When I Was Puerto Rican.
Letters To Friends
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Through letters to her friends, Mia tells the story of her family’s triumphs and heartbreak, her adjustment to life in a new country and her quest to find true love. She travels to Africa, Europe, India, China and the United States and discusses a wide range of topics, from religion to politics to her sex life or frequent lack thereof.
Hồi Ký Nguyễn Hiến Lê
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Price: Free! Words: 292,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Năm 1935, hồi mới vào đời, làm ở Sở Thủy lợi Nam Việt, những lúc lênh đênh trên kinh rạch miền Hậu Giang, nhớ mặt nước xanh rêu của Hồ Gươm, con đê thăm thẳm của sông Nhị, tôi viết hồi kí, chép lại những hình ảnh của người thân, những vui buồn của tuổi thơ và tuổi niên thiếu. Viết được khoảng sáu trăm trang vở học trò, không có ý in thành sách mà chỉ để vài người thân đọc. Tập đó còn lại được vài
Raconteur
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,620. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
The Stories and Works of Noel R. Bodenmiller, including: When I Was Difficult To Care For, Firewood and Growing Up Cold, On My Mother's Passing, the novels: Vague Remembrances, Authentic Treasures, Captain Stevenson's Secret and Return To Stevenson's Isle. The poetic journal - Looking For You and song lyrics from Sounds of My Heart.