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Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo
By Susan Merrill Thomas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
(5.00 from 1 review)
Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo is a memoir and travel book that begins with a series of losses that set the author on an uncharted path from suburban Michigan to exotic locations around the world. While her story illustrates the redemptive power of change, it is primarily a primer and guidebook for solo travelers who want to explore affordable and exciting locations.
doctor Vet
By Brenda Meyers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book is a collection of stories about Dr. Meyers' life as a large animal veterinarian in north-western Ontario, Canada in the late 1970's. She had to deal with many hurdles because of her sex both during her years at the University of Guelph and when she was working in the district. It also includes many chapters about her three daughters as they grew up in that farming communtity.
Unbelievable
By Helma Pietsch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
True events in Europe from 1958 to the middle of 1960, narrated into a humorous and romantic story, also disclosing the background of a scientific discovery, which was then never revealed to the public.
Margaret Fuller: An Uncommon Woman
By Adele Fasick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,320. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Who was Margaret Fuller? She was a 19th century journalist and author who changed the way we think about women. Margaret sympathized with the plight of the Indians and praised the virtues of Irish immigrants. She covered a revolution in Italy and argued for women's rights. Read about Margaret in this concise new biography.
My Journey
By Jean Rolt
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This the story of my journey in faith leading to my becoming an Anglican priest in my old age.
Who the hell is Stokey Woodall?
By Peter Stokey Woodall
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 73,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Woodall's credentials as a writer are that he has lived and is a natural storyteller. He's sailed over 300,000 miles including 30 trips across the Atlantic,survived being ship wrecked in the Red Sea,been locked in a bordello in Caracas and was pursued by angry Argentinean sailors during the Falklands war.His English teacher, who said "you will not go far" would be proud. Paul Gelder YM.
13 miles & walking
By Thomas Ditlhoiso
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book explores the meaning of an audacious journey I undertook as poor, frightened and confused teenager in rural South Africa. With hindsight, I discern the meaning of events building up to and including the trek itself.
Black Sheep and Gold Diggers
By Barry Allan
Price: Free! Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The personal stories of two men, Richard Venvill and Joseph Allen who were transported to Australia as convicts. Both were pardoned for very different reasons. The book spans the years from 1830 to 1902 and follows them through their convict years, the settlement of Port Philip, the beginnings of Melbourne,the gold rush,and other events that affected their lives.
Living in Paradise
By Heather Hughes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,280. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
When John and Heather decided a move to the country would be the perfect lifestyle change, Heather had no idea what an adventure lay ahead. Tossing aside her high-heeled shoes, this management consultant stepped into a world she was ill-prepared to handle. 'Living in Paradise', was interwoven with abundant challenges and demanded skills she had not intended to add to her resume!
A Sky Full of Challenges
By Joseph Dobronski SR.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,050. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Extraordinary test pilot, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying early to recent jet aircraft in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for pilots. You will learn about many unique challenges encountered in the successes and tragedies of fighter development during the "Golden Age of Aviation." All proceeds are sent to Catholic Missions.
I'd Trade Him Again: Wayne Gretzky & Peter Pocklington
By Terry McConnell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,490. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
THE TRADE! 25 years later, in the annals of professional hockey, no incident has resulted in such furor, such angst among Canadians as did the decision by team owner Peter Pocklington to trade Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings. Pocklington's biographers focus on the relationship between the two men, today and during the heady heydays of the five-time Stanley Cup champion team.
Songs for Joss: a sample selection
By Colin Rock
Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
Songs for Joss: a sample collection Being the TRUE, unique and ongoing story of the MAN who wrote the Valentine songs and poems for the WOMAN each year from 1981 until today. Internet connection required to access embedded songs and videos.
El Judío - Salvador de la Raza Negra
By Enrique Alves
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 36,470. Language: Spanish. Published: March 15, 2012 by Cornelius McQuillan. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
El Judío narra la historia de un hombre converso no solamente del Judaísmo al Catolicismo sino también de un niño tímido y delicado hasta ser un valiente y santo varón. Jacobo nació en un pequeño arrabal de Severne de Alsacia Francia, pero llegó a ser responsable por la evangelización del continente africano.
From Blue Collar to Businessman
By Keller Coleman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Keller L. Coleman IV, better known as “Coach Keller,” went from Blue Collar to Businessman because he made a plan and made it happen. Many people have dreams and make plans they don’t know how to execute; hence they never come to fruition. I want to empower you to live the life of your dreams, not just by making a plan, but by seeing it through and making it happen.
Blessings of Failure: A Transylvanian Memoir
By Judit Gellerd
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A memoir of a Transylvanian physician, a child of communism where failure was guaranteed. In a stubborn pursuit of realizing her parents' failed ideals, she keeps changing careers and countries. She excels in three professions, only to lose each as her inner quest drives her toward an ever-changing vision of becoming. Paradoxically, her freedoms and successes have come from failures.
Franciscan Footprints: Pilgrimage to Assisi, Forth From the Garden
By Gloria Pearson-Vasey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,260. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Franciscan Footprints compiles spiritual reflections and inspirational stories in two books. Book I describes a pilgrimage to Assisi in verse and photo imagery. Book II relates the poignant life stories of Third Order Franciscans illustrating courage, perseverance, and the attainment of peace.
The Changing Academic Market: General Trends and a Berkeley Case Study
By Neil J. Smelser
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,890. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Inside story and scholarly analysis of a major sociology department's search, during the mid-70s, to fill many faculty jobs--all attempted in the midst of fundamental changes to the college market that began in the 1960s. That sea change is exposed with candid self-awareness and examined in its practical effects: treatment of candidates, affirmative action, shrinking markets, and recommendations.
Remembering "Star Search"
By Dave Rodway
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
A story about the process of auditioning and performing on the national TV show Star Search with Ed McMahon.
ABC OF THE BACKWARDS
By BISWAJIT BOSE
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
THE backward-classed (OBC) exploited from the ancient to modern age in India. How the rich-budhaism is abolished in india gradually by Hindu and Muslim Rulers. Till in India the OBC is neglected and exploited; though Govt. of India has taken a lot measures to uplift them along with protectionism after the Indipendence.
Grandpa's Short Stories
By Norman Miller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Ever wondered what it would be like to manage an apartment building? How about being a pro-wrestler? What if your house was suddenly surrounded by several feet of mud? The answers to these questions are in Norman Miller's collection of short stories. You will laugh until you cry.