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Go Ask Your Father: One Man's Obsession with Finding His Origins Through DNA Testing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Shortly before his father's death, Lennard Davis received a cryptic call from his uncle Abie, who said he had a secret he wanted to tell him one day. When finally revealed, the secret--that Abie himself was Davis's father, via donor insemination--seemed too preposterous to be true. Born before the wide use of such technologies, Davis was filled with doubt about the truth.
If Pets Could Talk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If pets could talk, think of the tales they could tell! Dave Courtice, a veterinarian for over forty years, regales us with what pets have told him. The life of an animal care giver is full of happiness, sorrow and pathos – and Dave has seen everything “in the book” and more. Share his life and experiences as the practice of veterinary science changes throughout his career. Enjoy the humor.
Fleeing The Hijab, A Jewish Woman's Escape From Iran
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A true account of Sima Goel, the Iranian teenager who crossed the most dangerous desert in the world rather than accept the restrictions of life in Iran of the early1980s. Her quest for freedom is a thrilling, timely inspiration for people longing to create a life of meaning.
My Love Story in Hindi
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You set the price! Words: 6,860. Language: Hindi. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
यह किताब मेरी जिन्दगी के उन लम्हों को लिए है जिनकी खट्टी मीठी यादे मुझे आज भी मुस्कुराने को मजबूर करती है इन्सान की जिन्दगी में प्यार जिसमे बेइंतिहा शिद्दत हो सब कुछ बदल देता है और यही मेरे साथ भी हुआ | कुछ बेहतरीन Real Events पर based Poems जो मुझे यकीन नहीं होता मैंने ही लिखी है और आज जब उन्हें पढता हूँ तो उन्ही लम्हों में फिर लौट जाता हूँ जैसे ये सब कल ही की सी बात हो |
Jungle Birds in the Living Room
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An intriguing series of adventures that will interest people from all walks of life. It contains a cultural, political and natural history education that is enriching to everyone. Regardless as to whether they have ever had a curiosity or interest in birds, the ordeals endured and the true stories about how they got from the jungles of Central & South America to our living rooms is captivating.
Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,630. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by FitCat Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes contains the true-life stories of 12 rescue cats, each one told through the feline’s own perspective. Funny, tragic, earthy and inspiring, this artfully-compiled anthology was edited by Janiss Garza, renowned author and columnist for CatChannel online.
Those Stories Untold: A Collection of Catastrophes
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Price: Free! Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It all began with mud and blood and unintended results, just as every childhood does. Deception crowded my parents’ relationship. Soon, the puzzle pieces of my existence sprouted legs and detached themselves, destroying the picture perfect family that every young child believes she has. I was left with an absent brother and an alcoholic mom. This is my story: fright, deception, beauty, reality.
Fire Girl
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A true and harrowing story about one of the first female wildland firefighters for California Department of Forestry.
On Wing and Water
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Leslie Colquhoun was a man who flew high in more ways than one. Enlisting with the RAF at the start of World War 2, he had no sooner got his ‘wings’ than he was plunged into the thick of battle. His daughter Jane, has written this affectionate portrait of her ‘modest, gentle’ father, a man who was also exceptionally courageous and skilled.
Our Frugal Summer in Charente: An Expat's Kitchen Garden Journal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / vegetables
Meet Sarah Jane, a woman with a reputation for culinary catastrophe who tries to keep her family fed in challenging circumstances in rural France.
Life Is an Adventure...If You Choose to Make It So
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life is an adventure...if you choose to make it so. These are the words Ken Horsfall has chosen to live his life by. From the jungles of Papua New Guinea to the UN offices of Cambodia, Ken has lived a life of extraordinary adventure. In this book, he shares stories which will give you the inspiration you need to also venture along the road less travelled.
Воспоминания инженера-физика
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: Russian. Published: March 16, 2015 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Окончив в далеком 1955 году Московский инженерно-физический институт автор долгие годы был «засекреченным» физиком. По прошествии многих лет, имея возможность приоткрыть завесу тайны, он рассказывает о работах, связанных с созданием и испытаниями атомного и других видов современного оружия, а также о своей жизни вне работы и событиях, происходивших в стране.
LEG THE SPREAD: Adventures Inside the Trillion-Dollar Boys' Club of Commodities Trading
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,300. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / futures
“A Plimptonesque revel, one of the most entertaining business books to come around in a long while.” —KIRKUS REVIEWS (STARRED)
Kids From Over The Water
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 39,790. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A touching and fascinating window on the way ordinary people lived more than a century ago. This book tells of the lives of working-class Londoners in the early years of the century, the ups and downs of existing on the breadline leap into life from its pages, helped by the authors wit and humour.
Two Gun Hart - Law Man, Cowboy, and Long-Lost Brother of Al Capone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
He was one of the most successful lawmen in the country, arresting bootleggers and catching criminals. He wore a ten gallon hat, wore cowboy boots, and rode a horse, fighting men with Tommy guns with his two six-shooters. He was a war hero, a wild-west performer, a Boy scout leader, and the president's body guard. He was also the brother of the most notorious criminal in the world, Al Capone.
Blessed, Life of Val Kilmer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A Biography of Val Kilmer, his life and movies, his career and his personal life. Watch out for the word blessed - he uses it whenever something important happens to him. He has had a reputation for being difficult, is it true or is he just a misunderstood perfectionist, find out
The Journey of a Lifetime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,610. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
During six magical months my brother and I explored deep jungles, climbed mighty mountains, dived the deep blue tropical oceans, visited pulsating cities, met strange and lovely people, parachuted and bungee-jumped, canoed and trekked. We lived and breathed a dream we had looked forward to ever since we were mere children, and we wrote it all down as the journal that is The Journey of Lifetime.
Inca Treasure - Poems from the Andes of Ecuador
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by S & S P Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
The legend of lost treasure of the last Inca king, Atahualpa, is guarded by remote, mist-veiled mountains in central Ecuador. Martin Litherland was summoned to explore this region and these poems, linking narrative and photos tell the story, as he and his companions tackle this essentially unexplored and uninhabited mountain range. Read about the treasure, gold fever, and the man with one hand.
Joy and Sorrow: The life story of an Exclusive Brethren survivor
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 80,720. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015 and represented by LHA Productions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Joy and Sorrow is the true story of a young woman who escapes from a religious cult in Australia in the 1970s. She subsequently does her best to build a life for herself, knowing she will never have contact with her family again.
No Dogs! No Cats! No Birds! No Fish! ...No Pets
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Price: Free! Words: 8,730. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This is an entertaining accounting of my experiences as a pet owner from childhood through parenthood. It will make you laugh, cry, gasp and shake your head at times.