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La catedral de Chartres, Gaudí i la Sagrada Família
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: Catalan. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Notre-Dame de Chartres i la Sagrada Família de Barcelona són dues fites de l’arquitectura i de la humanitat que, malgrat els sis segles que les separen, tenen una sorprenent relació. Ambdós monuments amaguen un profund missatge que pot passar desapercebut al turista superficial, però que pot ser desxifrat per les persones cultes que en coneguin els codis, seguint la llum del sol.
Talking with Strangers
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Why would a woman travel on her own through the Middle East? With an interest in alternate travel and ancient history, she ignores pulped opinion and terrorist hype and goes to find the truth. This book is a journey from Athens to Cairo on local transport; through towns, markets and ancient ruins. It confronts trusted opinions and demands a greater respect for all people.
Windows Into the Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
"Windows Into the Past" is my recollection of growing up on a farm in south Mississippi during the depression. In a series of connected short stories, it highlights the part I played as a young girl and the hard work and pleasures of farm life. It shows how kids can not only survive, but thrive, under unthinkable conditions while doing chores that were dangerous but expected.
Drunk & Crying on Stilts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,680. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Drunk & Crying on Stilts is a birds-eye view of an unforgettable family out of whack, told through the eyes of a pugnacious child who holds out hope that one of the TV families she worships will one day adopt her. Part nod to her drunken but well-intentioned father, and part trip through her mother's demon battleground, Payne is a master at blending heartbreak and hilarity.
Six Years From Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Six Years From Home tells of the events and atrocities a young American boy experienced when he was caught in Yugoslavia (Croatia) at the outbreak of World War II.
Up, Up and Away
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,050. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Have you ever had a problem and you just couldn’t get it solved? When you feel like you’re making a difference, do more roadblocks seem to be placed in your way? Do you believe that no matter what you do, someone is always trying to hinder your progress? This is a harrowing tale of someone trying to do right but continually butting up against multiple roadblocks that will make the reader cringe.
The Journey Of Darly Estinval
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Rhonda Turpin. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Griot Series is an imprint of World Books Etc. that tells the story of extraordinary people, both deceased and alive. THE JOURNEY OF DARLY ESTINVAL is her story while in Danbury Federal Prison Camp, from the perspective of a woman, mother, daughter of the Mayor of Haiti, and Party Promoter. The story is funny, entertaining, and informative.
Lunita Caraveo, la del Niño Jesús
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: Spanish. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spanish Poetry
Poem about the life of Refugio Caraveo Aguilar, in Arte Mayor Verses. The poem is a biography of Mrs. Caraveo written by the poet José Tlatelpas. Introduction bvy the Andaluz poet Juan Cervera Sanchís. Written in Spanish. Poema sobre la vida de doña Refugio Caraveo Aguilar en versos de arte mayor. El poema es una biografía de la Sra. Caraveo escrita por el poeta José Tlatelpas, en español.
Arabian Knights - Volume 1
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 1 · Arabian Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
An interesting collection of stories about the adventures and misadventures of ordinary, famous and infamous real Arabian Knights. Included are the stories of Antarah bin Shaddad, a slave who became a legend; Hatim Al-Taaee, a bedouin who set the standard for generosity; Al-Numan bin Al-Munthir, a king whose boredom causes him to toy with people's lives. Come glimpse some Middle Eastern history!
The Importance of Being Shine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mamma named me Shine not just because of my sunshine colored fur, but because the day she came to get me I was shining with excitement. There I lived all my days: just me and Mamma, a dog named Luna, 59 cats, a one winged pigeon and an infamous rodent. This is my story...
The Last Great Outlaw
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Tom Forcade came roaring out of the Arizona desert to become the most overlooked figure in the history of the American counterculture. He founded High Times while becoming one of the biggest pot dealers of his time.
Unsinkable: Find a Job, Create a Career, Build a Business
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting
How can you create less stress, more time to enjoy family & friends, and a good paycheck? Molly uses "Irish Story Telling" to give readers spirited advice on how to stay afloat during job interviews and swim upstream through office fiascos and business blunders. She has made the mistakes so you don't have too! Molly's stories are your hot toddy and warm blanket so you can JUMP in with both feet!
Mariuzza, A Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Mariuzza, A Life is the story of Maria Bellino Amato who was born in Sicily, emigrated to the United States when she was 16, and experienced numerous family tragedies. Nevertheless, she prospered and eventually died in the garden in her suburban home near New Brunswick NJ in 1979 at the age of 84.
The Sun Shines Again
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by BWM Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Enjoying a well off comfortable life with her family in Australia, the author looks back at the life she endured during occupied Hungary in WWII and later. Mari takes us back to the years after that very dark period and allows us to travel through some parts of Europe, including the ruins of Pompeii, then to free, but austere Australia of the 1950s.
On One Occasion ... Ivory Tower and Road Warrior Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The author, a retired electronics consultant engineer, spent eleven years as a researcher and lecturer at Southampton University (the Ivory Tower) and a further twenty-eight years in industry, mostly as a one-man-band consultant roving the world (the Road Warrior). These are his stories: some funny, some sad, and some just interesting.
Born Young - The Life & Loves of Tom Standard; Beginnings
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Price: Free! Words: 24,030. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Born Young - The Life & Loves of Tom Standard" is an autobiography specifically written as a love letter to my Great-Grand Children and their descendants. You, too, are welcome to peruse it; I hope you find a snippet or two you can relate to and enjoy. When I read my Great Granddad's Civil War diary, I felt near him. That's why this love letter to those who follow me.
Where Destiny Leads
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
this is the story of an adventurous young man, that bored with main stream Britain headed off to travel the world, finally working on a huge cattle station in Northern Australia. The world was a very different place than we see today. It offers fascinating insights into life that seems long ago and shares many of the experiences with memorable pen portraits, of people and events.
Встречи со сверхчеловеком по имени Вольф Мессинг
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: Russian. Published: February 1, 2013 by Wiener Literat. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Имя Вольфа Мессинга было окружено легендами еще при жизни. Телепат и ясновидящий, Мессинг работал с Фрейдом и Эйнштейном. За его голову Гитлер назначил награду. Сталин и Хрущев позаботились о его карьере «артиста». Венскому писателю Игорю Малаху посчастливилось не только быть индуктором великого телепата на его публичных выступлениях, но и общаться с ним вне концертных залов.
Trees In My Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This short memoir is a homage to the trees that I have touched and that have sustained me.
Red Lipstick and How It Saved My Life My journal from the year I was crazy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,620. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One woman's story of her journey to sanity with a little help from the cosmetics aisle.