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The Who: Before They Were Famous The loudest Rock Band in the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Who! Every true rock fan’s No.1 Band. The true story of how the band actually got started on the road of damage, destruction and Maximum R&B.
A Satin Place/Hope After Abortion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Millions of women suffer from the aftermath of abortion. It's our country's best kept secret. This author shares her story. Nineteen, single and pregnant, those she loved and trusted the most told her she should have an abortion. No one cared what she wanted. Little did she know the impact it would have on her for the rest of her life.
The Highest Peak
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Price: $1.27 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miracles or Coincidences A powerful and captivating memoir of a woman’s determination to push past the obstacles that should have defeated her.
Journey to Destination Next: Peace in the midst of any storm
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The purpose of this book is to inspire and encourage anyone who is facing adversity and hard times in their life. In reading about the constant storms and tribulations that I had to endure seemingly back to back in my life, will give you the strength to journey forward into your future victoriously.
Memories from Canada to Colorado
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Taking a small boy on the train to Denver from Toronto was not an easy decision but we had the time of our lives! We learned how to ride horses and ski in the Rockies.
Shouting for Justice: The Journey of a Jewish Journalist
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,450. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir of Herb Brin reveals a truly unique American life, the story of a courageous journalist, publisher, and poet, who was a tireless fighter, both for his people and for justice. Born in 1915 to a poor Chicago family of immigrants, Herb became a gangland reporter in 1930s Chicago, served as an army reporter during World War II, then covered top stories of the century.
13 Years in America
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Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.94 from 33 reviews)
The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
The Protected Will Never Know: 10th Anniversary Edition
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Two Peas Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Entering the Army in June of 1969 and “In Country” by November, there began the journey. Vietnam was more than just a war. Vietnam was also the oppressive heat of the jungle, the bugs and mosquitoes, the snakes, the swamps and rice paddies, the monsoon rains and the constant grind of “Humping the Boonies.”
A Genteel Spy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,650. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Two Peas Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Betsey Royce knows better than to say anything on that day in 1862 when she peeks around the upstairs bedroom door to discover her mother staring out the window with a pair of field glasses. Martha Royce sits watching and counting as men in blue uniforms march up Columbia Turnpike and into Franklin, Tennessee. For Betsey, that can mean only one thing: the war has come to her doorstep.
Mending Matthew
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Price: Free! Words: 54,260. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the story of a child’s first ten years of a life he was not supposed to have. Born with severe FASD, he has suffered cranio-facial deformities, respiratory problems, cardiac problems, brain damage and more. It is also my story: of my relationship with this child, as his foster mother and advocate; and my battle to keep him alive despite the odds.
Boom Town Boy: Coming of Age on Alaska's Lost Frontier
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A newspaper reporter recalls his youth in Fairbanks, Alaska, a dying gold-rush town that comes alive again with a wild mix of Russian and American pilots, a busy red-light district, and a round-the-clock bar scene in the 1940s war years.
Escape From Critical Confusion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Escape From Critical Confusion is an autobiography that has a focus on a dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency and the life of a drug addicted person. It also demonstrates how to escape the thinking that has been molded by these experiences.
Bluejacket: A Sailor's Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
From World War II to Korea to Vietnam, Chet Bright handled some of the Navy’s most dangerous jobs. He faced the prospect of death at sea many times, but he lived for the adventure. Bluejacket is the story of those adventures, from his days at war to his post-military years sailing the Caribbean. He gave his life to the sea. In return, it gave him these memories.
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir is a portrait of a country that no longer exists, addressing the generations who have no idea about what Yugoslavia was like. The author travelled extensively in the former republics: both as a foreign service wife in the socialist period, and an international relief worker during the subsequent collapse of the society leading to all out civil war.
Ultramarine and Yellow Dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
A short, humorous essay describing the author's acceptance as an art student in post-war Austria to a foreign exchange program in the United States.
Mr. Olcott's Skies: An Old Book and a Youthful Obsession
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The story of how an old book and a small telescope shaped a passion for stargazing, and how that passion was lost and then rediscovered over the course of a lifetime.
Barfußkinder: Eine Kindheit in der Zwischenkriegszeit
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: German. Published: April 6, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Berta Margreiter zählt zu den bekanntesten Mundartdichterinnen Tirols. In diesem Buch beschreibt sie die Zeit ihrer Kindheit und Jugendzeit während der Zwischenkriegsjahre in der Wildschönau.
Visions of My Father: Ode to Killer Joe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
His hand gripped my bicycle seat as he ran alongside me that warm summer day. Even though he was young and strong, he was breathing heavily, keeping me upright while we made our way down the street. “Don’t let go me go, Daddy,” I said as I steadied myself. “I won’t let go of you; not until you can do it on your own.” I want to share my Dad, Joe Romano, with you and what a wonderful father he was!
John Wayne: The Westerns
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Few film actors had the lasting popularity of John Wayne, especially when he appeared in westerns. In this comprehensive essay, Rambo-creator David Morrell analyzes Wayne’s career in westerns and explores his fascinating, complex personality, including his Latin studies in high school and his skills as a chess player. Even Wayne’s most knowledgeable fans will be surprised by this insightful essay.
Anne of the Borders - The Story of Anne Hepple, Author, 1877-1959 - by Mary Rawnsley & Wendy Bell Scott
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Written to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Anne Hepple, novelist, who lived most of her life in Northumberland and Berwickshire. Her books, which often feature thinly-disguised local places have been read and enjoyed worldwide. Print Version Published 2009.