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Ho Chi Minh, Johnsy and I
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Follow "Shorty" an Australian soldier, on his tour of duty in the war in Vietnam. No blood, gore or guts in this work - just a collection of simple,fascinating and quirky stories that could only come from one who was there. A soldier's experiences of the ridiculous events and situations in which he found himself. He survives to return to a hostile land and questions himself as to his involvement
Before, With, After, My Life With The Legendary Jackson5 Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
America is certainly the land of opportunity, and perhaps no one knows that better than Stanley Johnson. His life story is chronicled in “Before With After” My Life With The Legendary Jackson5 Family.
Burned Balls and Other Good Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,510. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Burned Balls and Other Good Times is an account of twenty-five years of the life of a Toronto firefighter. The stories are written much like a diary. It's unedited,opinionated and raw. But the stories are true. Some are funny. Some are disturbing as hell,but all are the things the author has lived through,by the grace of God some just barely, and how he's paid in both physical and mental pain.
Letters to My Sons
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children
"Oedipus Rex," "King Lear," and the terrors of a Greek tragedy, Kafka's definition of the perfect book, silly humor: all these come together in this journal of a father's soul. For 16 years, the author raised his three children in Long Island, New York, often as a stay-at-home father, taking his sons out for ice creams, walks in the park, bicycling, car rides . . . until something happened.
EINSTEIN, HOUDINI, JEHOVAH & other disturbed souls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Einstein, Houdini, Jehovah (the dark side of God), Charlie Sheen & 12 others are discussed.
Swimming Upstream: A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,300. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Living in Paris with titled relatives one year, and then in a small college in Vermont the next, the author was already learning to swim upstream in this memoir that covers Richardson’s life from the early 1950s into the 1970s.
The Fathers We Find
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Charles Ries' novel The Father's We Find reminds me of Frank McCourt's (Angela's Ashes, "Tis, Teacher Man) memoirs with their keen attention to character and strong voice. Ries' characters' voices are ring loud and clear, I can hear them calling, long after putting the book down." ---- Karla Huston Winner of The Main Street Rag 2003 Chapbook Contest
My Journey with Carli
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this story, the author shares his personal experiences during his many visits with Carli Ward, a 25-year-old woman with Asperger’s Syndrome, who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. The author covers his emotional first meeting with Carli through to her eventual death eight months later, adding details of her background and life story.
The Surprising Benefits of Being Unemployed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's all here: My 2003 satirical essay on unemployment which got hundreds of responses, details of my 40-year work history, why it's probably not your fault if you're laid off, some unconventional advice on resume writing, and lots of encouragement for anyone who is currently job hunting.
A Luminous Future
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 19 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
And Then It Rained: Lessons for Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,970. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Evolved Publishing brings you a story of friendship, family, and coming of age, in Megan Morrison's memoir, "And Then It Rained: Lessons for Life." ~~~~~~~~~~ Would you do it again… would you give Maya the letter? Some who know about it have asked me, as if I could actually turn back time. Would I give her the letter, knowing it would push her away?
Brain Wreck
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When her husband, Ken, is devastated by a traumatic brain injury, Barbara is thrust into the role of caregiver and must confront the fear that he will never again be the vibrant man he was. The chaos and unrelenting tension take a toll as she suffers the ripple effects of a loved one's TBI. Finding comfort by writing daily in her journal, she vows they will find a way to recover together.
The Simple Man Chronicles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,450. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
A collection of work over a five year span of self reflection. Heartfelt writing that expresses an entire lifetime of tragedy and discovery, put into poems,songs and true life short stories. Share joy, sorrow, politics, faith and philosophy. The contents and work contained within this book is all that of one man. Every word summoned by my soul and poured into print.
Nine Lives Short Story Collection, Book 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
This is the second collection of hilariously funny true police adventures. "The Biscuit" concerns a particularly grisly car accident. "Fun With winos" is just as it sounds. "The Bionic man" is amazing. "Fritz" is a humorous dog story. "Kung Fu" is about the unusual training of officer "Killer Diller". Each is true and each is edgy and fun.
Why Martin Luther King Jr had to die and will Barack Hussein Obama suffer the same fate
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,780. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
An investigative reporter takes a hard, deep look into the true motives behind Martin Luther ing's death and the possiblity of an attempt to assassinate Barack Hussein Obama.
Hard Luck Larry
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
His wounds were nearly healed from the unfortunate beating he had suffered at the hands of an old blind man with his white cane in the bus station waiting room last month. He was still getting a hard time about it from the other officers. A sharp pain briefly crossed his forehead over his left eye. Larry rubbed the small lump on his forehead that was almost invisible now.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Sammy "The Bull" Gravano
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Salvatore “Sammy” Gravano, AKA “Sammy the Bull”, is the father of Karen Gravano of VH1 Mob Wives. He's a La Cosa Nostra mobster who turned into a mob rat. Sammy was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 12, 1945 and grew to be a drug dealer, mob underboss and Mafia hitman. Sammy the Bull went against the omerta code, changing the course of his life forever. Image: Simon Howden/FreeDigitalPhoto
My Way Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,510. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
My Way Home is a true story. Greg thinks he has the world on a string. He is a teenager, with his whole life ahead of him, when a devastating illness snatches it all away. Once the crisis ends, his real struggle begins. My Way Home is an honest and unflinching look at a catastrophe that hits without warning, told by Greg himself as it happens. Fighting against death, Greg finds a new way to live.
Influentia: 50 Years on Earth as it is in Carolyn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,180. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A cleverly written memoir comprised of a collection of colorful essays, "Influentia: 50 Years on Earth as it is in Carolyn" celebrates the 50 most influential people, places and things in the life of award winning producer Carolyn McDonald.
Wilhelm Reich: una biografía personal
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,350. Language: Spanish. Published: May 22, 2012 by Peter Reich. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Esta biografía de Wilhelm Reich capta la historia del brillante aprendiz de Freud quien declaró La revolución sexual y describió La función del orgasmo en la década de 1920, pero cayó en desgracia con el gobierno de los Estados Unidos en la década de1950 con sus afirmaciones sobre la energía orgón. El fue sentenciado a prisión y sus libros fueron quemados por el gobierno en 1956. Murió en 1957