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Franco and Anna Gennusa “Their Journey”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,090. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The love between a man and wife is tested by the threat of war and raising their six daughters. Franco Gennusa must provide for his family while secretly working with the Resistance Party. Franco’s involvement may mean protection for his wife and daughters, but the burden of war and financial stress, in addition to Franco’s drinking problem, may be more dangerous to them than the German soldiers.
A Long Time Ago: Growing up with and out of Star Wars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,580. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the summer of 1977, sitting in the back seat of a borrowed station wagon at the only drive-in in town, Gib van Ert saw the first ninety minutes of a film that changed his world—and the world in general—forever. Then he fell asleep. So began a torrid thirty-five-year love affair with Star Wars, complete with infatuation, lust, devotion, jealousy, betrayal, despair, separation and reconciliation.
Finally Reid: The Extraordinary Testimonies of an Ordinary Woman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by WheelMan Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Finally Reid: The Extraordinary Testimonies of an Ordinary Woman is the life journey of a little girl from the poor and rural hills of the island of Jamaica, chronicling her struggles with epilepsy as a young girl, as a student with Attention Deficit Disorder; as a child who was ashamed of her mother’s occupation...
Me & U2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
‘Me And U2’ is an account of Cathal's life set to the backdrop of his love affair with U2's music. For all U2 fans who have ever disliked an album, loved a single, struggled to get a ticket, camped outside an arena, worn out favourite videotapes or simply just sometimes got lost in the music, this book will have at least one reference that will make you say, ‘That could have been me!’.
Bloguear a ciegas
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Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: Spanish. Published: February 17, 2013 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Selección de textos periodísticos del escritor Ángel Santiesteban. Son apenas una porción y no guardan más orden que el valor del testimonio que gana fuerza frente a un poder omnímodo que impide la palabra.
The Love of a Mother - A Daughter's Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
“The Love of a Mother - A Daughter's Story” is an emotional story of a young girl and her need for acceptance and love from her mother. As a first-time author, Emily Hawk shares her story to encourage other young people to stay true to their heart, break the abusive cycle and go on to live a wonderful life.
Mr.Taxi's Idea
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Price: Free! Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Memoir of a long time N.J. cab driver and how he helped a tv producer create a hit show on a chance ride to Newark airport . The book took just about a year to write and is a true story.
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kiwi born and bred, happily married for 36 years, leaving the country of their birth, their friends and family for a new country, new lifestyle, and the chance to watch their grandchildren on their journey through life. Over the Hill and Across the Ditch is a humorous view on the Australian way of life by Mike & Vicki Lynn
Twelve Seconds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A mixture of reality and fantasy greets us as we read the fourth book. Here, Phil recounts the fantasy tale of Ella, a girl who encounters a beast, dragons, and unicorns. Here we read of an alternate future, a world where death and disease sweep the world. Switching gears, Phil tells us of the horrors he encountered during Army Basic Training. A complete departure from previous works.
So you want to 'B' a Beekeeper?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,300. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Thrills and Spills of a beekeeping family. First volume of a trilogy, this volume covers the family beginning beekeeping years between 1960-1972. Located in Southern Oregon, during a time of innocence and wild natural bounty,in a backwoods environment.
Greatest Bowlers: Anil Kumble
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 1. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Kumble bagged 619 Test wickets, and he is the third-highest wicket taker in the world. He is only behind Muttiah Muralitharan and Shane Warne, as of 2012.
Journey To Josie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
A Chinese-American adopts a child from China and, along the way, addresses some long-buried issues from being raised in a small California town where his family was the sole Chinese family.
The Lesson of the Lost Horse: A Chinese-American Journey of Hope and Love
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An exhilarating, inspirational page-turner of poignant childhood memories, culture shock, high-tech revolution, global travels, corporate intrigue, uncompromising love, and one woman's search for her Chinese-American identity—set in rural Portuguese Macau and modern-day Chicago.
Against Heavy Odds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Against Heavy Odds is the story of how little guy Eddie Swanson ended up becoming a world champion power lifter. This “little guy makes it big” tale will make you an Eddie Swanson fan and have you cheering for all the things he stands for in life.
Choices
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A brutally honest search for psychological self-awareness. One mans’ story of battling drug addiction, alcohol abuse, incarceration and his own demons. Autobiographically, the writer invites us to share a disturbingly frank journey, living on the streets of England, surviving horrors and committing horrific acts upon him self and others.
Vivekananda For You
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Price: $10.00 USD. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
Vivekananda For You is a compilation of some of Swami Vivekananda's masterpieces in the forms of lectures, writings, poems and letters that will add value and meaning to our lives.
The Singing Elms - The Autobiography of Lauris Elms
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 124,400. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sir Charles Mackerras: Lauris in her day was one of the great Australian Singers. now she has added writing to her achievements. Dame Joan Sutherland: i am sure this book will be avidly read by the opera and concert going public, and that they will have almost as much pleasure from it as i have.
Leftovers - Remembrance of Duty
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Memoirs of a combat veteran and the brothers and sisters at arms he served with.
A Few Choice Words: The Fine Art of Talking to People Who Don't Speak Your Language
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign languages
THIS COLLECTION of anecdotes and stories has been adapted from journals the author kept in the 70s while traveling abroad with her husband, Harry, then an out-of-work musician who came up with a unique idea for how to be paid to travel abroad with all expenses reimbursed. The book humorously illustrates how Harry communicated with people in many different countries who had little or no English.
O homem que sabia perdoar
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 14, 2013 by Francisco Faus, Jr. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Um homem havia perdido vários parentes, assassinados durante a Guerra Civil espanhola por milícias do grupo republicano. Estava desconsolado, e queria erguer no local do assassinato – um cruzamento de estradas – uma grande cruz, como memória do crime ali cometido. Entendia-o como um ato de justiça: não deixar cair no esquecimento a barbárie promovida contra os seus familiares.