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Pressing My Luck: A Doctor's Lottery Journey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 2001, Dr. Shirley Press won 56 million dollars (17.5 million take home) in the Florida Lottery. In her memoir, Pressing My Luck, Dr. Press takes readers on a tour of her life and looks back on how the lottery windfall affected it. With insight and candor, Dr. Press recounts her decisions, daily struggles as well as post-lottery observations on family, friends and life in general.
Reflections of a Lifetime
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Price: Free! Words: 30,150. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoir after being born in a tenement section of New York City during the Great Depression and WWII. Contributions to emerging aerospace, semiconductor and computer industries. Extensive tourist travel to six continents.
Signing with A Heavy Hand and Heart, Love Mommy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,890. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I take my FAS and turn it into a teaching tool to help others learn what I go through every day of my life. If one person listens to what I have to say, then I have done my job. This is what I was born to do. I have won many awards for my work. The awards I’ve won have been great, but my biggest award is knowing that my message is being delivered and knowing I might make a difference for 1 child
Behind These Eyes: One Agoraphobic's Journey To A Meaningful Life
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 117,330. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author takes us with her on her journey through a non-traditional life filled with adventure, pain and life affirming experiences. She suffers from a severe form of agoraphobia that does not keep her out of the game of life. While her story may not have the end we anticipate in a book about overcoming a disability, overcoming a disability is what she has achieved. We can all learn from her!
Man of a Million Fragments: The True Story of Clay Shaw
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 405,560. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A biography of Clay Shaw, the New Orleans man implicated in the assassination of President Kennedy. It tells of Shaw’s life as playwright and telegraph employee, public relations man, his service during World War II, his spectacular career at the International Trade Mart in New Orleans, life as a gay businessman and CIA information source, through his arrest, trial, and ongoing litigation. Unique!
Unbreakable Spirit Arises: From Broken Girl to Resilient Woman
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Unbreakable Spirit Arises is a message of hope, healing, strength, and letting go while giving yourself a gift of forgiveness and soaring for your dreams in the midst of your trauma and pain.
Sacajawea: Lewis and Clark Interpreter and Guide
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Many people have heard of Sacajawea and how she helped to lead the Lewis and Clark Expedition. But many people have not heard of her life before or after this time. Sacajawea had a very hard life, and she died young. Find out about the life of the 17-year-old girl who helped to lead Lewis and Clark to the Pacific in this 15-minute biography.
The Sons of Zebedee: A Biography of the Apostle James and John
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Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
They are known as the Sons of Thunder; they are perhaps the best known brothers who ever lived; collectively, they converted more people to the gospel than few others. There are, of course, accounts of the brothers in the Bible, but they tell us little about who they actually were. This book investigates the historical evidence out there and gives a rare glimpse into the lives of the famous brot
Born in Sarajevo
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Series: Born in Sarajevo, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1992, what remained of the once diverse and peaceful Yugoslavia began to dissolve. The war that followed presented a picture that was much different than the normal depiction of good verses bad. The casualties ran deeper than the physical wounds and no one escaped unscathed. This is my story of a search for a new home and the separation from those I love... a story of being uprooted.
Havasu Palms, A Hostile Takeover
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true story of one hard working pioneering family in the 20th century, and how their life’s work was stolen – a theft sanctioned by the United States Government and the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe. Includes over 70 photographs.
Nebulous Mooch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,080. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Nebulous Mooch. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life is what you make it, and H. Lovelyn Bettison thinks it's one big laugh. Explore the sillier side of daily life with her in Nebulous Mooch. Bettison is a humor blogger who has combined the best of six years of blogging into a book for you to enjoy. Her unique perspective allows her to find the humor in even the most ordinary circumstances.
That Lonely, Sinking Feeling: A Memoir of Love, Friendship, and Letting Go
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
San Francisco, mid-1990s. In this poignant short personal memoir, Gabriella West goes back to her twenties to explore a confusing friendship with a married couple that started promisingly, but became a painful and obsessive love. Readers who have found themselves lost in destructive and addictive relationships will find it compelling reading.
Mourning Has Broken
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Giving herself a year of mourning after her sister's untimely death, the author goes about her life as memories and myriads of emotions assail her. Through it all, she explores the meaning of life and the changing of her beliefs, taking the reader through a journey of sorrow, grief, regret, joy and hope.
Dust of the Danakil
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Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A gripping memoir of the 1974 humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, Dust of the Danakil is a true story of an ill-conceived project in the violent, drought-stricken Danakil region. The author, sent by UK government pen-pushers to harness seasonal flood water and turn the notoriously aggressive Afar herdsmen into farmers, discovered a hostile environment that almost cost him him his life.
Slave To The Farm
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
Dear Instant Family
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Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dear Instant Family is this widowed dad’s true story of what happened when 400 women responded to his personal ad in New York magazine seeking a wife and a mother for his young children. The memoir ranges from hysterically funny to desperately poignant as the author searches for happiness for himself and his kids. It includes some of the actual letters he received.
আমার আত্মজীবনী (১৯৪৪-১৯৫৯)
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Series: My stories in Bengali script, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,800. Language: Bengali. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
autobiographical memoirs of the writer in Bengali script. আমার শিক্ষা জীবনের কথা
On Giants' Shoulders
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,080. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by WEC Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bringing new life to Japan. The inspiring story of a lad from southeast London, who became a missionary in Japan and today is an authority on Japanese literature.
The Hooker in the Lobby
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 13, 2013 by PubliBook Ireland. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The Hooker in the Lobby captures the essence of working in the hospitality industry – no two days are ever the same!
A Candid Look Inside the Minds of Chinese University Freshmen
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Series: Candid Look, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This is a very candid look inside the minds of Chinese Freshmen in College. They were all asked to write a speech and then give the speech concerning the most important things they learned in class. These are those speeches, corrected only for easier reading and grammar. I hope you enjoy finding out what they think about the world and Americans.