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Dirty
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
MC Flux, AKA Carl Rodney Thomas, is a top drum and bass MC. Talent-spotted for top clubs, he was soon the MC of choice. But Flux has spent plenty of time on the dark side and dicing with the law. This is his raw, colourful story, written with the help of his close friend Peter Spence. Vivid and explicit, this is not a story for the faint-hearted.
Little Prince: The Accidental Life of a Lucky Orphan
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,280. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by WingSpan Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1937, during the Great Depression, the young mother of a two-year-old boy died while giving birth to a baby girl, and the boy's father, victim of severe depression, abandoned the family, leaving the boy an orphan. More than seven decades later, the author, in this personal memoir, relates how he was raised with much love by his late mother's family, and has led a happy, productive life.
Madame Parapluie
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 131,730. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parapluie é um relato de coragem cuja mensagem de esperança, tão importante nos dias de hoje, vai além do tempo dos factos e das pessoas referidas. É um testemunho de sabedoria, um manual de iluminação, e não só uma autobiografia de Elisa Damião.
Swimming Against the Tide
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.
Vision-Quest: A Saga of the 1960s
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,150. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the woods of New England a youth copes with childhood fantasies and begins a search for his identity. When the period of the turbulent sixties begins, Paul, is just out of college, a zoology major. His wandering pits the logic of his scientific background against an uncontrollable urge of the artist within. The artist is trying to get free to find and express an uncertain meaning in life.
The Grown-Ups Wouldn’t Like It
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 200,240. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"For the first five years of my life I was brought up by someone my mother happened to meet on the beach. 'I'm going back to Nigeria next week to rejoin my husband,' she mentioned to this woman, 'but I've got a baby of six months and I don't know what to do with her..."
A Lot of Loose Ends - A Vet in Africa
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
A Lot of Loose Ends is Roland's account of his experiences in treating animals of all shapes and sizes in Africa and his many encounters with farmers, pet owners and politicians. Some of the tales he has to tell are hilarious, others hair-raising and a few horrific, but all are fascinating.
Time Grooves and Travel Records
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,800. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are some of the stories of my life – just your average Englishman (pommie) – beginning from birth, childhood, schooldays, adolescence and then service life with its world travels, through to leaving the Royal Air Force and England to re-unite with my family in Australia after almost five years. It continues on with my life and travels again during and after my (officially) 21 years of marria
The Journey That Never Was
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 105,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Back in the early 1960's, as two young women in their twenties, they drove one of the first Minis right round the world, and made it home in one piece. The pair survived and the journey took 2 years. This, half a century on, is Jeanne’s enthralling account of the round-the world adventure which at the time was simply swept under the carpet.
Scholars and Gentlemen
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Price: $1.57 USD. Words: 147,980. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There are a number of remarkable families who have made their mark on Australian life in the 20th century — Street, Kent-Hughes, Bonython, Cilento, Durack, Mackerras — are some that spring instantly to mind. It has been my purpose to illustrate this by tracing the diverse careers of the Mackerras family and assessing the contribution they have made to the development of this country.
As Algemas de Ouro
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 151,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 26, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ao longo da História da Humanidade, sempre nos disseram, que quando nasce um ser humano, seja homem ou mulher, ele tem o seu destino traçado. Como eu sou igual a todo o mundo vou seguir assim as mesmas regras.
As Far As I Remember
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 121,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Michael Bawtree owes his cultured start in life to the country house hotel his parents owned and managed in the 1950s. Michael developed a talent for literature and drama, after he had read English Language and Literature at Oxford took him to Canada, where he embarked on a career in the theatre. As Far As I Remember is part 1 of Michael’s story
Roads Taken
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 121,470. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alan Young developed two passions early in life; music and literature. In his twenties he sought adventure in East Africa, using his academic experience to teach native Kenyans. Roads Taken is his account of those vividly remembered days in a strange land which became a second home to him and where he made friends from all races and backgrounds.
Electricity Supply, The British Experiment
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1987, David Porter found himself at the centre of the energy supply revolution when he helped to form a new body created to fight for the UK’s independent electricity producers. Battles were fought and often won. Politics, rather than the paying customers, drove the industry. This book is David’s story of those eventful years
Not Another Flamin' (Love) Travel Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,710. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
THE INCIDENTS IN THIS BOOK ARE BASED ON REAL EVENTS. THE NAMES WERE CHANGED TO PROTECT THE GUILTY. Did you ever dream of taking a year off from work, to travel somewhere different and exciting – Europe perhaps? This book tells the story of a couple who did exactly that and shows how it can be done. Maybe you would not take quite the same approach to the journey that they did, though…
Our Life Off the Grid: An Urban Couple Goes Feral
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,250. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
“Let’s do this! How hard can it be?” And, with that, David and his wife Sally, in their mid-fifties, went from being white collar urbanites to living off the grid on a remote island in the wilds of west coast British Columbia, Canada.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan'lı Yıllar
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 565,440. Language: Turkish. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Bu kitapta Türkiye Cumhuriyeti'nin Atatürk'ten sonra gelen en başarılı lideri Recep Tayyip Erdoğan'ın siyasi hayatı ve özellikle icraatın başında olduğu Başbakanlık dönemi yer almaktadır. Başbakanlık döneminde yaşanan siyasi ve gündemi oluşturan olaylar kronolojik olarak sıralanmıştır.
My Auntie Zoya
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,400. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by Tanya Goodwin. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
A novel based on the life of my Aunt Zoya, stage name, Zoya Valevska, a Russian and European star of ballet, theater, film, and opera.
But for the Grace of God
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,210. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The amazing memoir of astronaut Bill Pogue, long-time holder of the world record for most days in space.
When The Wind Blows, Extraordinary Adventures With A Deadly Twist
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Buying an ex drug-smuggling boat in Grand Cayman is the start of crazy escapades. Maggi & Robin quit work to set sail across the South Pacific to Australia. From the Caribbean and perils of Panama, to exotic South Sea islands and a devastating cyclone in the Coral Sea peaking in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the ocean. Powerfully told, it’s funny, tragic, romantic and gripping.