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Senfbrote
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: German. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Als 13-jähriger zieht Sascha von Bornheim mit seiner Familie nach Marokko. Was sich nach Urlaub anhört, entpuppt sich schnell als eine Hölle, in der Hunger, Depression und Vernachlässigung nur noch von der absurden Dummheit seiner zynischen Eltern übertroffen werden. Es ist eine Geschichte voller Wahnsinn, Verzweiflung und Dunkelheit. Aber es ist auch die Geschichte eines persönlichen Erwachens.
Guy Logsdon: Award-winning Folklorist
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Guy Logsdon graduated from Ada (Okla.) High School, rom East Central State Univ., and worked in two of the family businesses in Ada before becoming the owner of the former Stall Photography Studio. He went on to earn a doctorate, to become a folklore professor at the University of Tulsa, and to become a leading authority on Woody Guthrie's life and music, Western Swing and cowboy music.
Der Urgrossvater
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,290. Language: German. Published: January 12, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Seit frühester Jugendzeit, hörte der Autor von den Verwandten erzählen, dass sein Urgroßvater um das Jahr 1870, unter Zurücklassung von Frau und Kind, aber mit einem beachtlichen Vermögen nach Amerika ausgewandert ist, aber danach nie mehr von sich hören ließ!Neugierig geworden, machte sich der Autor auf die Spuren des Urgroßvaters, und siehe da, was er an Land zog, war mehr als eine große Überras
The Fixer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,970. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
After more than 50 years in journalism, Bob Andrews decided it was time to come clean and disclose the tricks of his often maligned trade. Andrews—author of “Boom Boom Baby”: and “Sticky Rice at the Orchid Café—takes the reader on a tour of his old haunts in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. “It reads like a detective story,” said a writer for Le Monde, Paris.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part II Don't Worry Until I Tell You To
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section.
Poetic Whispers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Anthology of poems written by my mother and me. We are both published authors of fiction and non-fiction. Poetry portrays our personal emotions: love, sadness, joy, anguish and happiness. Poetry is our beginning and our end.
The Black Tuna Diaries
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a true account of the life of America's most written about marijuana smuggler. Between the accounts of his smuggling adventures, Robert tells his life story. Life as a member of "The South St. Gang", his years as an actor, a famous pitchman, a successful entrepreneur in America and England, Bull Fighter in Spain, TV producer, smuggling pilot, big game fisherman, and federal inmate.
Film and Photography on the Front Range
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Film and Photography on the Front Range will acquaint the reader with the stories of many photographers of this Colorado region. From the earliest Rocky Mountain daguerreotypist in 1851, landscape pioneers, portraitists, silent filmmakers, theater commercial producers, fine arts photographers, to photojournalists, you will discover a picturesque history of Colorado image making.
The Memory List Question Book
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Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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The Memory List Question Book is chock full of questions. It includes some of the most useful questions you can ask yourself as you write about your own life or your subject's life. This book will direct you to recover information that will make your lifestories accurate and vivid.
Devil Walk: A True Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Warfare
Come along for the ride as Clint Byars bares his heart and tells of the dark night when he descended into the demonic realm-and encountered Satan face-to-face. Experience with him the months of unremitting mental torment when he simply went through the motions of daily life even as he believed he was actually dead and in hell.
Almazan. El unico general revolucionario
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 174,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Mucho se ha silenciado la presencia del único general revolucionario Juan Andreu Almazán, con el propósito, entre otros, de preservar la imagen de Lázaro Cárdenas. Ésta es una biografía que da voz a quien, después de Zapata y Villa, ha sido el único verdadero revolucionario que ha tenido México.
April 27, 2011 Alabama Tornado Outbreak - A Short Story of Survival
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Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
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On April 27, 2011 sixty two tornadoes touched down in Alabama, seven of those in Limestone County alone. This is Jennifer Adair's story of survival from one of those seven tornadoes, a deadly EF5 that left a 132 mile path of destruction across Northern Alabama and Southern Tennessee.
Vagabond Boy: Memoir of a Youth's Journey Through a Heartland of Chaos
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,440. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A boy navigates through a chaotic childhood while traveling throughout 1950s America with his restless parents. The author's encounters with strange landscapes, curious people, and dubious caretakers dangle lessons he must choose or discard. He is swept toward an emotional chasm that threatens to swallow and imprison him forever, and he must decipher secrets in a local pond to secure his future.
Each One Must Shine: The Legacy of Vasily Sukhomlinsky
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,090. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
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An account of the life and ideas of the holistic Ukrainian educator Vasily Sukhomlinsky. This study introduces English speakers to the work of a very signficant educator, who has influenced the practices of many teachers in Ukraine, Russia, China and other parts of the world.
Broken Ground: An Explosive Account Of The Haiti Earthquake
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,350. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Broken Ground is a gripping new novel that takes the reader on an extraordinary journey into the heart of an impoverished nation. Told through the words of first time writer Patrick Doyle, the young Irishman delivers a personal, honest and sometimes harrowing testament on his experiences of life in Haiti.
Elsie at Ebb Tide: Emerging from the Undertow of Alzheimer's
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
elsie nurmi begins school in minnesota speaking no english yet becomes a u.s. protocol officer escorting dignitaries such as astronaut borman abroad on air force two. when diagnosed with alzheimer's, she begins a dreaded-yet transcendent-journey. as she becomes increasingly nonverbal, her daughter explores psychic communication proving soul-to-soul communication and love are never lost.
Günther Rall: A Memoir
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Gunther Rall, fighter ace and NATO general, waited fifty years before authorizing this first biography that chronicles almost a century of his life and coincides with some of the most dramatic moments in the history of the twentieth century.
Clara Luper: Civil Rights Pioneer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Though a school teacher by profession and proud of it, Clara Luper courageously began early in her career a life-long battle against racism. She made local and national news in 1958 when she organized a small group of teenagers (including her own children) and led them in a sit-in a drugstore diner which did not serve Black people. They persisted, day after day, and were successful.
You Might As Well Be Singing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Musical Memoir - A retired couple's singing career with different choral groups and orchestras, their favorite conductors, their favorite music, and their unusual experiences.
The Adventures of Lucky Mike - All at Sea (Book Three)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Without a penny in his pocket, Lucky set out at the age of twenty to build a yacht and sail around the world. Two years later, he made the money, built the yacht and sailed away to begin the voyage of a lifetime! From a five-year circumnavigation, to exciting tales on some of the largest and fastest yachts afloat, Lucky offers a unique insight into living life as a free spirit upon the ocean.