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Broken Family Bonds: Poems and Stories from Victims of Parental Alienation, 2nd Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,260. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children
Parental Alienation is a form of psychological abuse/domestic violence, where one adult deliberately destroys the relationship between the children and the other parent or grandparent. This book is dedicated to all the families who suffer from the abuse of Parental Alienation. The stories are real. The poems are real. The hurt and anger are real.
Alexander & Anna
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 47,810. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
the factual biography of a 19th century new zealand pioneer farmer, his immigrant parents, and three children from his marriage to a radical swedish christian. business success, mystery, murder, war, tragedy, & treachery all feature.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol III: The Frank Nitti Era
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,980. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Nitti was primarily a businessman and began to restructure the Outfit along the lines of a business. He moved the Outfit out of prostitution and deeper into union racketeering, gambling, and Hollywood movie studio extortions. When the lid blew off the Hollywood extortion racket, Nitti was ordered to take the 'rap' for everyone and instead chose to commit suicide.
Bono: Soul Searching and Uncensored
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Bono told Joe Jackson, in response to a critical profile Jackson wrote "Yours is a critical voice and, please, stick the boot in, [or] praise. We have that kind of relationship. It is one of respect." Now Jackson applies that approach to this book! But it is mostly a book about Bono, soul searching as never before including a 7,000 Q & A about Elvis. Plase note it is an antholgy not a biography
Faces of War: Iraq, the Road to Heaven or Hell
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One young American soldier, a Mortuary Affairs specialist, went to Iraq to bring home fallen soldiers and almost ended up a fallen warrior himself. This is the true story of Michael Foster, his team, and their time spent on the battlefield and in the mortuary retrieving and processing the corpses of allies and hostiles, strangers and friends -- and it is the story of those who can no longer speak.
One Moment: A Memoir of Loss, Stillbirth, Faith, and Hope
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,730. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"One Moment" chronicles the author’s experience with sudden loss in her personal life and inside her classroom. It is also her memoir of growing up in West Virginia, daughter to a working single mother for part of her life. Clearly, it is the loss of her granddaughter to stillbirth that dominates this memoir and helps inform the public about a little known epidemic.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol II: The Al Capone Era
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,710. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Al Capone’s function was to clear the decks and establish supremacy of the Chicago Outfit over the independent gangs in Chicago. He did that in such a spectacular and violent manner that he came to personify what people wanted to believe the quintessential gangster boss to be. His sole claim to fame will be his notoriety as the murderous gangster who ran Chicago during the “Roaring 20s.”
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol I:The "Big Jim" Colosimo Era
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 28,860. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Jim Colosimo began the 1890s as a newsboy, bootblack, and a thief. After becoming a skilled pickpocket at 18, Colosimo acquired a “stable” of girls and became a pimp and before long owned a string of 100 bordellos, gambling joints, and opium dens. He was now king of the Levee pimps and led them in their war against the Chicago's Morals' Squad. Here is his story.
BRANCATO “Mafia Street Boss”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of Frank Brancato. For the better part of half a century, Frank Brancato was one of the most feared men in Ohio. The Sicilian immigrant claimed to be a humble tire salesman, but in reality he was the right-hand man of Cleveland Mafia Boss John Scalish. Brancato—Mafia Street Boss gives an insider look at the rise of the Sicilian Mafia in Ohio in its heyday, from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Letters Home: The Story of an Air Force Wife
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In the 1970's, Glenda met the love of her life, Michael, a Sgt. in the Air Force. She left her family and all that was familiar to follow him to Italy where they married. During the next eight years, they were sent to Italy and Germany where their lives were filled with adventure, travel, hardships, and homesickness as they experienced the magic of Europe together.
Cliff Notes: Fight 50 of 300
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
My life in excerpts is how these stories will unfold. They are the bits and pieces that defined me, the highlights of a life, moving from one fight to the next and meeting each with certainty and perseverance. An unwavering spirit to rise above the life my environment had laid out for me.
You Can't Hurt Me Anymore
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Series: Anthologies, Three. Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fourteen years of perplexity and uncertainty of what to do results in a difficult situation and set of circumstances in which a young man sets himself free.
The Sand Man
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Series: Anthologies, Two. Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
According to tradition, the sandman is a character in many children(s) bedtime stories. He is said to sprinkle sand or dust on or into the eyes of the child at night to bring on dreams and sleep. The grit or "sleep" in one's eyes upon waking is supposed to be the result of the Sandman's work the previous evening.
Searching for Walter
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Walter Bloy, an ex-merchant navy officer, died in 1947 shortly before his son Stephen's second birthday. It was only in 2009, after seeing a television documentary about the role of the Merchant Navy in the North Atlantic convoys of World War 2 that Stephen was inspired to research and write his father's story.
Adrian Timofeev. My Lectures for the Soldiers of the General Staff in 1902. Part 2.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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This is an extract from my prison diary of 1903-1906. I was 20 and I did a propaganda work among the workers and soldiers in St. Petersburg in 1902.
One Puddle Too Many
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Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: Australian English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
this is the story of my son (Ashley) who passed away in 2008 just before his nineteenth birthday. it is a plea for understanding and tolerance towards those with a disability and especially those with a chronic or terminal condition like Ashley suffered.
Elvis From One Fan to Another - The Interactive Elvis Book
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,020. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Elvis Presley was the first modern Rock & Roll star who lived a life stranger than fiction. He took the world by storm becoming the most popular Rock & Roll singer of all time. John Lennon himself declared, “Before Elvis there was nothing!” From One Fan to Another is a candid look at Elvis’ life and music between 1953 and 1978. The book is completely interactive and contains hundreds of links.
Queens Nurse to Godzone
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Tales of real life district nursing in London in the sixties and New Zealand in the seventies. Follow Chris as she cycles round the rough streets of London and later drives around a large rural area, visiting her patients. There is pathos and humour.
I Can Still Drive at Night
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,590. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This book is about a love lost through the death of a spouse. It entails the humorous events that the survivor encountered. Primarily, it deals with all of the widows who came out of the woodwork wanting to make sure that he did not go hungry. There were constant offers of casseroles, briskets, and other exotic dishes. Not wanting him to eat alone, they all asked, "Can you drive at night?"
Black Raspberries
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Plagued by religious friction, violent fights and a belief, "the grass is always greener,"my peripatetic parents dragged their five children in search of the next good farm. From upstate New York to the Mississippi Delta, to the hills of Ohio and West Virginia their dreams led us forward to disillusion and defeat. I was the middle child, unwanted from birth and over-looked while growing up.