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When The Thin Blue Line Begins To Blur
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
In light of the increase in tensions between our nations' police departments and the urban communities they serve, this book offers a timely remedy for citizens and officers alike. The author skillfully takes us on a journey of his struggles to start the healing process between the Atlanta Police Department and the urban communities it's sworn to serve and protect.
Начало трудовой деятельности: уральская шахта - смоленский карьер - асфальтобетонный завод на колесах
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,200. Language: Russian. Published: February 11, 2015 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
В книге рассказывается о начале трудовой деятельности главного героя - горным инженером на шахте Северного Урала, затем в песчаном карьере на Смоленщине, и наконец работа в передвижном асфальтобетонном заводе Московской железной дороги. Пассионарный характер личности автора толкает его к постоянному поиску новых знаний и сфер приложения своих возможностей. Адресуется людям старшего поколения
Mike Resnick’s Worldcons
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,820. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of articles, from 5-time Hugo winner and Worldcon Guest of Honor Mike Resnick, about the Worldcons he attended—and with an introduction by Worldcon Guest of Honor and Nebula Grand Master Robert Silverberg.
Following Henry Williamson’s Footsteps as He Walked the Coasts of North and South Devon in 1933 in ON FOOT IN DEVON
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Henry Williamson. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
'Following Henry Williamson’s Footsteps' is an explanatory commentary on Williamson's 'On Foot in Devon', his quirky mock travel guide published in 1933. A detailed knowledge or prior reading of 'On Foot in Devon' is not a prerequisite, for the numerous and sometimes lengthy quotations mean that the commentary can be read and enjoyed independently of the book itself.
The Orwell Brigade
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 43,800. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Essay » Literature
Author: John Burdett, Mike Lawson, John Lantigua, Gary Phillips, Ernesto Mallo, Ruth Dudley Edwards, Matt Rees, Christopher G. Moore, Colin Cotterill, Barbara Nadel, Quentin Bates, George Fetherling. Twelve authors have banded together under the Orwell banner: “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
Survival Manual: A Memoir of Near Death, Illness and Survival
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This memoir is my story of how I survived a near fatal illness, had many surgeries, spent almost 30 days in hospital, lived on pain killers and survived against all odds. During those days I recall many of my adventures in TV news covering stories around the world for NBC News. In some ways,it may inspire others to keep going when everything seems darkest.
Segredo inTemporal
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 88,100. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 10, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Quando sonhar pouco mais é do que estar ausente da realidade. Quando relembrar o sonho não passa de um despertar admirado para essa realidade.
Prisioneiros de Caxias
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 43,160. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 10, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aos 17 anos, acusado de ser “sinistra personagem que assumira altas funções no regime fascista” e “notório fascista” sou preso, simulam o meu fuzilamento, levam-me para Caxias onde permaneci 53 dias.
Behind the Seens
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,580. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Over the course of the last 12 years, Unforeseen has been published three times. This is a behind-the-scenes look at how a book went from being sold out of the back of a maroon Volkswagen Passat to becoming the #1 book on Amazon. It's packed with hilarious stories, random lost writings, embarrassing photographs, personal emails, and industry secrets.
Shipwrecked in Paradise
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For some the call of adventure is just too much. Julie Waterman never had a quiet life. One of 7 children, her life was always busy. At 23 she was running a cleaning company, employing over 400 people. But at 35 a new challenge beckoned. After buying a yacht, Julie gave it all up for an once-in-a-lifetime voyage across the world, single-handed.
To Africa with a Dream
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,840. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Boissevainbooks. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the late 1950s, Opus Dei sought to begin apostolic work in Africa. A group of young women from various countries moved to Kenya with the aim of starting a school, one open to women of all races and beliefs, the first of its kind. Olga Marlin, who was one of those young women, tells the story of how the women’s faith in their mission was sustained despite obstacles and ultimately bore fruit.
A Small House in France
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A magical holiday to rural France with their children had sowed the seeds of a daring plan for Brenda and Ray Barrington - to spend the early years of their retirement buying and restoring a cottage in the French countryside for use as a maison secondaire. Their budget and time were limited, but their enthusiasm and determination were boundless.
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.
Straight Walk: A Supermodel's Journey to Finding Her Truth
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The riveting story of a Latina actress and supermodel, and her rise from a poor neighborhood in Venezuela to the fashion runways of Milan, Paris, New York, and London. Patricia Velasquez worked tirelessly to help lift her family out of poverty, but she spent years hiding her true self from those she loved most. In this intimate memoir, she finally reveals the naked truth about her life.
We're Just Not That Into You: Dating Disasters from the Trenches
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Dancing with the Stars pro Karina Smirnoff and her best friend and manager, Lindsay Rielly, dish about their dating escapades with A-listers and average Joes, the craziest pickup lines they’ve ever heard, and the unbelievable moves guys have tried to land them both.
Inside Grey’s Anatomy: The Unauthorized Biography of Jamie Dornan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,270. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Jamie Dornan came to the role of Christian Grey in the motion picture Fifty Shades of Grey as Hollywood's answer to a prayer when the original actor, Charlie Hunnam, left the picture a scant three weeks before production was set to begin. But the reality was that Dornan's being thrust into “Instant” celebrity was more than a decade in the making chronicled in entertaining depth in the Inside Gre
The Real Steele: The Unauthorized Biography of Dakota Johnson
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,890. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Those who don't believe in miracles should take a look at what brought Dakota Johnson from obscurity to the pinnacle of stardom as Anastasia Steele in the motion picture Fifty Shades of Grey. But who is Dakota Johnson? A surprisingly accomplished and driven actress. This is not some celebrity kid given a plum role because of her connections to old-world Hollywood.
Whenever I Fall
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
Over the years I’ve been asked what it is like raising a child with special needs, how we cope, how we manage to battle on through the tough times, so I decided to write it all down on paper in the hopes that it raises awareness and may even help someone who is going through the same journey. This is my true account about a life with a special boy.
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