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Rattle and Drum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,130. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'Rattle and Drum' is the story of drummer Scott Hunter's musical adventures, from early days in his garden shed playing along to Deep Purple and Zeppelin albums to recording with internationally successful British rock band, Jethro Tull.
The Real Wizard of Oz: The Life and Times of L. Frank Baum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
For over 100 years, L. Frank Baum's classic fantasy series "The Wizard of Oz" has inspired films, books, and even fan clubs. Despite the success of the series, not a lot has been written about the author: L. Frank Baum.
ENA'S WAR
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,600. Language: British English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An amusing story of a little girl and her family in unusual times. Everyday life in a Scottish city is revealed as an ordinary working-class family come to life in this memoir. This will appeal to ex-pats all round the world as well as to more local readers.
A Romance with the Heart
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 39,460. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
This true story of a journey from small-town boy to highly respected heart specialist, is filled with life’s insights and triumphs—and an insider’s look at how heart medicine developed and evolved in the 20th century. The book’s genuineness and honesty will engage you; its historical revelations will fascinate you.
25 Years in the Rearview Mirror: 52 Authors Look Back
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Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Inspired by Stacy Juba's bestselling novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, this collection of poignant and uplifting essays is the perfect book to enjoy over your morning coffee. Read about school days, quirky jobs, romance, raising a family, hard times, the writing journey, and much more in these slice of life vignettes from 52 writers. Reflect upon the small defining moments that shape your life.
Robert Vesco From Wall Street to Castro's Cuba The Rise, Fall, and Exile of the King of White Collar Crime
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,050. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Today's high-flying, high-rolling congolmarateurs and corporate raiders are a tame lot compared to their immediate predecessors. The most notorious of these is Robert Vesco, the Kingfish himself, who in 1973 fled the United States accused of looting $250 million from investors Overseas Services.
Remembering
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Price: Free! Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is comprised of a collection of short stories describing events in the author’s long life. The stories begin in about 1930 and the last one dates to about 1970. The author hopes that at least some of the stories trigger the reader’s personal memories. If so the work will have been worthwhile
Il sangue è acqua
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,730. Language: Italian. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
La storia di una famiglia, o meglio di famiglie, raccontata in modo originale. Ricostruisce usi, costumi, idee ed educazione nel mondo aristocratico italiano fra il 1800 e la prima metà del ventesimo secolo. Scritto con ironia e senza pregiudizi, questo racconto autobiografico descrive antenati italiani, inglesi e russi, ed è ambientato fra Firenze e Lucca, in Toscana, e Venezia.
Tales From Down Under
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dear Readers, I hope you enjoy my little stories about life and growing up here in Australia. They cover different ages in my life, from young and at play in the town where I was born, then to young adult hood, also at play. Farm life, some things we dream up to stop being bored.
Tales of Our Youth “Generations of Love & Hope”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: American English. Published: August 5, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An inspirational semi-autobiographical story of the lives of a family growing up on a farm in the nineteen thirties and forties. Written in a style reminiscent of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House Series, Brown’s work opens the door to a rich American history. This is a superbly written story of the trials, tribulations, love, hope, and happiness of farm life.
Si nada cambia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 184,410. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Seventh-Day Adventist
Una historia de perseverancia, cambios y lealtad a Dios de una esposa y madre acosada, afligida, maltratada, abandonada y perseguida por el esposo y por las autoridades de su pueblo; traicionada por su madre y por su hijo mayor por leer y aceptar las enseñanzas de la Biblia en una época cuando era prohibida su lectura por la misma iglesia a la cual pertenecía. Cómo, finalmente, el hijo, el esposo.
Almost The Preacher's Wife
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,140. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Almost The Preacher's Wife is a personal look into the life of Ayana Elon. She shares intimate testimonies from her connections with a select group of men from different seasons in her life. She shares lessons learned; All of them making her appreciate real love much more.
Lost Among The Marigolds: A Diary of India
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this engaging memoir, a homeless American artist flees New York to backpack across India. Armed with a wry sense of humor and boundless curiosity, he crisscrosses a dazzling, fragile, complicated country. Alternately joyous and wistful, "Lost Among The Marigolds" describes an unforgettable journey, an amazing land, and the wondrous complexities of the human condition.
Down Home
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memories of growing up in small town Oklahoma
Out of The Transylvania Night
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“I’d grown up in the land of Transylvania, homeland to Dracula, Vlad the Impaler, and worse, dictator Nicolae Ceausescu,” writes the author. “Under his rule, like vampires, we came to life after sundown, hiding our heirloom jewels and precious documents deep into the earth.” Fleeing to the US to rebuild her life, Aura discovers that attaining the American dream is easier than “being” an American.
Ani­bal. El general cartagines que estremecio a Roma
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,700. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Aníbal Barca fue uno de los más grandes estrategas de la historia, en múltiples batallas dejó en claro sus dotes de general apasionado y racional a la vez. He aqui una semblanza de ese ilustre y altivo general, quien supo alcanzar las cumbres de la historia militar a partir de su consecuente oposición a Roma.
A Family Doctor's Tale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,760. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book traces my journey from a medical student to become a full family and community doctor. It starts with my first entry into the medical faculty of the University of Singapore full of enthusiasm only to see a hall of cadavers all ready for dissection. Finally I became a medical doctor only to realize that it is conditional upon my finishing 1 year of housemanship or internship.
SO LONG: Short Memoirs of Loss and Remembrance
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Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,810. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A heartfelt collection of narratives of various forms and shapes on grief, loss and remembrance.
They're Gonna Murder You - War Stories From My Life at the News Front
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,010. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As an investigative reporter, Clarence Jones was always taking risks. Friends constantly warned: They're Gonna Murder You. His specialties were organized crime, crooked cops and politicians. Who better to kill you than cops who will investigate the homicide? He was the only reporter for a local station to ever win TV's equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize 3 times. A stunning book. A remarkable career.
Living in Limbo: The Beginning of the End
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
It combines a personal story and stories of middle income people with underwater homes and mortgages they can’t pay. It describes the author’s experiences with real estate agents, bankruptcy lawyers, activist groups fighting foreclosures, and others. It concludes with what the author learned in navigating the system, selling her home, renting in San Francisco, and becoming successful again.