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The Real Verdict, My Quest for the Freedom I Never Had
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Price: $3.51 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A woman finally says ‘no’ to those who would exploit, undermine and demean her. This is a story of courage, perseverance, and the achievement of dignity. This is… The Real Verdict
From Roaring Hate to Ramrod Straight A Journey from Hitler’s Germany to the US Marine Corps
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 202,210. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This story tracks the life of an immigrant German Jew who was able to escape the clutches of Nazi Germany, fleeing Berlin, with his family in 1939, shortly after the horrific events of “Kristallnacht” when the Nazi Party in Germany finally showed its’ true colors. Left without a country and nowhere to go, the family manages to get to Genoa where transportation to Ecuador is arranged.
A New Forest Childhood 1903-1916
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Price: Free! Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The memoirs of Thomas Gilbert Scott growing up in Sway in the New Forest before the Great War. This ebook version does not contain the photographs, family tree or map of the print edtion.
Helen: A Psychic Gift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling
This book is a memoir of Helen Gilman, a long time resident of Boulder, Colorado. She was more than 90 years old when she died. She was deaf for most of her life and worked as a psychic reading the tea leaves of thousands of residents during the many years of her practice. This book contains many remarkable stories telling of Helen's uncanny ability to see things invisible to others.
On my way to Samarkand - memoirs of a travelling writer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Garry Kilworth is a varied and prolific writer who has travelled widely since childhood, living in a number of countries, especially in the Far East. His books include SF and fantasy, historical novels, literary novels, story collections, children's books and film novelisations. This autobiography covers family history, travels and his experiences in publishing. 'a master of his trade' (Punch)
America Redux: Impressions of the United States After Thirty-Five Years Abroad
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1976 John Walters left the United States in search of adventure and literary inspiration. He lived for many years in India, Bangladesh, Italy, and Greece. Finally, faced with the economic catastrophe in Greece and the lack of opportunities for his sons, he returned to the land of his birth. Without home, without job, without resources, he confronted his own country as if for the first time.
Who Decides? A Journey out of the Shadows
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by BWM Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young child faces the unknown. The tragic death of her mother from Tuberculosis. The uncertainty of the war years. The hateful treatment of her sadistic stepmother not only to herself but to her father and her two sisters. Yet still giving her the strength to grow into a capable person, with great hopes for the future.
A Hairdresser's Diary
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,960. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hairdressing: an act of transformation. We search for the right hairdresser. Telling them stories about our lives that we don’t share with everyone. They become the keeper of our diary. Sometimes we wonder what the world looks like from their eyes.
The Cathy Harris Story: A Whistleblower's Victorious Journey to Justice
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Courage is that rare trait that requires the unusual strength to do what is right - not what is popular in the face of personal harm and at great risk. Susan B. Anthony had the courage to guide thousands of women through that era of U.S. history when women were treated as second-class citizens despite the threats to her personal safety.
The Soulshard Chronicles - Book 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Imalion Soulstone grew up in Midpas. He was part of a noble family; his father was the lord of a town and its surrounds. But his life has just turned around.
Coming to Astoria: An Immigrant's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(3.00 from 5 reviews)
Why do children growing up together in the same household turn out so completely different? How can a child raised in a family of twelve be so lonely? Coming to Astoria takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery which is humorous, entertaining, and educational. This is a fascinating human interest story filled with poignant memories about growing up alone in a large family.
Twice Afflicted and Gifted: Balancing Bipolar and Breast Cancer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What is it like to experience 2 life threatening illnesses? Marcia Weisbrot who has been diagnosed with both bipolar and breast cancer, shares her story of balancing a life with one, then the other and finally both, bipolar and breast cancer together. Her struggles and ultimate triumph form a compelling story with humor and grace that will touch your heart.
Abseiling Spiders
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine a man who's outlook on life is similar to Don Quixote, who's approach to life is similar to Spike Milligan's and who's drinking habits mirror those of the late and much loved George Best. If he could speak French he would probably say Non,je ne regrette rien. Fall about funny, belly laughs by the bucket load.
Two Old Fools on a Camel ~ From Spain to Bahrain and back again
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Series: Old Fools, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
*New York Times Bestseller* Vicky and Joe leave their Spanish mountain village to work for a year in Bahrain. How could they know that the Arab Spring was poised to erupt, throwing them into violent events? Teaching Arab kids, working with crazy teachers, forming life-long friendships and being placed under house arrest, Vicky and Joe laugh and lurch through their year in Bahrain.
Taking Fog to Nantucket
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 98,870. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is a true life account of a nomad boy who grew up alcoholic, suffered injury and struggled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and who remained shackled by lack of insight until empowered by love.
The Halo of the Jungle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Carl Aron. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Halo of the Jungle is the true story of the Aron family's forced emigration from Nazi Germany to Ecuador in 1939, and the 10 years they lived on their farm homestead in the eastern rainforest.
Running Beyond the Marathon: insights into the longest footrace in the world
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,010. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Loaded with training tips, anecdotes and race stories, join four-time 3100 mile race finisher Grahak Cunningham as he takes you on the journey from his first race in 2007 as a multiday novice to his ultimate victory in 2012, and discover what he learnt along the way in the world's longest ultra marathon.
Maureen White – A Biography
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: Australian English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From growing up on an island in the Pacific, to being taken captive by German raiders in World War II, through to becoming a Red Cross warrior and working around the world, Maureen’s life was never dull or lonely.
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Series: Born in Sarajevo, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When wars end, violence stays alive. The roads toward peace and significance still lead nowhere.Perhaps the aftermath is the best time to blame those who refused to carry guns and take sides.How do you deaden the pain of trusting somebody who is trying to destroy you? How are you to know the difference when your enemy says he loves you? And so begins the battle for survival.
Mending Broken: A Personal Journey Through the Stages of Trauma + Recovery
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,740. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After four years in the darkness of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Teresa woke up--in slow and painful fits and starts. Like a process of birthing and with the sensation of tearing wide open, she was given life again. In the essays and reflections in mending broken Teresa takes you on the journey of one woman trying to find her way out of painful darkness, and into the light of recovery.