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Confessions of an Instinctively Mutinous Baby Boomer and her Parable of the Tomato Plant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,990. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Roberts takes the reader on a captivating journey where real life collides with real miracles. Stories range from candidly intimate to wonderfully adventurous, each uncovering a puzzle piece. The picture that emerges reflects a life-affirming belief in God and her secret formula for happiness. A charming read, you feel as if you're with a trusted friend, sharing life lessons over a cup of coffee.
The Price of Wisdom
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 81,900. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Kate Townsend grew up with such a profound sense of rejection that she plunged into a self-destructive life of promiscuity and alcoholism. This is her story of the painful climb back to peace and self-esteem. She grew up unloved by her father, resented by her sister and looking for an escape route. She turned to the wrong kind of men for affection so Kate’s mission was to heal her broken heart.
Hannelore: kind van een Duitse moeder in oorlogstijd, 1940-1947
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,330. Language: Dutch. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Toen de Tweede Wereldoorlog uitbrak woonde Hannelore Meijaard in het Zuid-Bevelandse dorp Oudelande. Haar moeder was een Duitse. Het huis van de Meijaards brandde in 1941 af, brandstichting werd vermoed... Een waargebeurd verhaal over vermeende collaboratie en wantoestanden bij de Bijzondere Rechtspleging na de bevrijding. Tekst: Jan J.B. Kuipers, interviews: Gert P. Kuipers
Choices: Lemons or Chocolate
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author's journey of self-discovery, diligence and coping with the symptoms, stigma, pain and depression associated with chronic illness and the simple ideas that empowered her to survive day by day and year to year. A shocking discovery would test my courage and fortitude. Will I succeed this time in implementing my principles which are outlined in this book?
The Big German: Dirk Nowitzki's journey to NBA champion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
By being himself and becoming a champion, Dirk Nowitzki rose from 10-time All-Star and 2007 league MVP and being arguably the best European-born player in NBA history to transcendent athlete.
Sophia Grantham aka Kezia Tregilgus
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Price: Free! Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The true story of a female convict transported to Van Diemens Land aboard the Rajah in 1841. She married a seaman known as Handspike Jack Tregilgus and together they pioneered the settlement of central Queensland. They built the first hotels at Taroom and Rolleston, then moved to Rockhampton where she ran bushranger-friendly hotels before she died at the age of 52.
The Oat Project - Release 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What happens when a 37 year-old, married, mother of three decides to sow 25 wild oats which her upbringing as a preacher’s daughter said would lead straight to hell? Over one summer, Jené Jackson found out. Join her in the first of these adventures: Marijuana. (“Drugs!”)
OSAMA BIN LADEN, LA ESPADA DE ALA
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: Spanish. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Este libro, en el que Eric Frattini ha trabajado desde 1995 y para el que ha consultado más de 270 documentos de Agencias Federales de EE.UU, analiza documentos del FBI que, tras los atentados del 11 de septiembre, fueron de nuevo clasificados como secretos y es el único libro que analiza la gestación y ejecución de los ataques, con una información actualizada hasta el día 30 de octubre de 2001.
Confronted by Poverty on a 1st Mission Trip
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,320. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 2001 I set out to visit my first undeveloped (third world) country. I had made friends with some guys from PNG and I really wanted to visit them. Well I was so confronted by the poverty and the struggle of daily life I became determined that I was going to help somehow.
LawCrossing’s Judges Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
LawCrossing’s Judges Guide features profiles of inspirational and influential judges who apply the law and oversee the legal process in courts around the country. They have presided over cases everywhere from superior courts to television courts—and there’s even a potential Supreme Court nominee thrown in.
Coppin' the Chemo
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,070. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
‘Sitting in the rainforest, my mind lost in cascades, the world was wet ... I thought back to that awful wet and windy day in July, when I was told by a nurse with a deadpan expression that I definitely had IT. I realised, in my busy life, that now could be my Down Time. Would I not be gently cared for … cushions appearing for my head and stools for my feet ... But how wrong could I be?’
Please Help Me Lift Something Heavy. Thank You!
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,310. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
. . . Raw! Real! Righteous! Radioactive — and so readable! True Stories To Amuse And Inspire You. And Maybe Bring A Joyous Tear Or Two.
Mission Possible: A Missionary Doctor's Journey of Healing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,200. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
Drama, humor, tears and the joy of traveling around the world to help others -- whether in the devastation of a tsunami, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, or in the jungles of South America, the very people Dr. Obrecht helps teach her, in turn, much about life, living and the value of relationships. Through DocDawn's experiences, you may discover more about yourself and your purpose in life.
Living Through a War
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 38,290. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The true story of a family in World War 2, seen through the eyes of a boy who was just six and a half years old at the outbreak of war. It is the amusing and sometimes poignant story of the actual experiences of the author as he grew up amidst the dangers of the blitz,and the anxiety of his relatives in danger in the forces.The events all took place, with actual dates added from his research.
Ad Man: True Stories from the Golden Age of Advertising
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
With martini glass in hand, Ad Man rips the top off the Wheaties box and plucks the tail fins off the Caddy to tell the true story of what really went on in those offices high above Madison Avenue during the 1960s, the storied age of advertising.
The Gauntlet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,800. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Imagine being nineteen years old, leaving family friends, and boarding a plane for the horror of Vietnam. The first book in the "Letters to Brian” series, "The Gauntlet," puts you into the boots of a boy’s wrenching journey. Follow his experience from Marine Boot Camp to the jungles of Vietnam.
The Chrysanthemum Throne [Kindle Edition]
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
With all the recent Japanese quake and tragic tsunami and nuclear problem now in the forefront of the news, and THE CHRYSANTHEMUM THRONE book to movie now in the works this new novel is now more relevant than ever! This rich, superbly written tale is a colorful, dramatic account of the workings and inner sanctum of Japanese life and culture during Emperor Hirohito’s reign in The Imperial Court.
Cancer Un Mensaje de Esperanza
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Price: Free! Words: 37,670. Language: Spanish. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cáncer - Un Mensaje de Esperanza es un recuento preciso de las experiencias personales del autor durante seis años como paciente exitoso que ha sobrevivido al cáncer de próstata. Por largo tiempo ha sido un observador y un estudioso de esta área y es un  convencido de que su testimonio puede ser de gran ayuda para la humanidad.
The Life and Times of Mary Roberts Rinehart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Mary Roberts Rinehart was often called the American Agatha Christie. Her "Had-I-But-Known" mysteies created a formula for writing that has inspired thousands of writers. But who was Rinehart? Find out in this short biography.
Learning to Love the Peso; How to Move to Mexico and Why
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,150. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
There are many American, Canadians and Europeans who have thought of moving to Mexico or another Latin American country but have no idea how to accomplish such a change. This book is an account of the author's move to Baja California in Mexico. Included in the book is an index of information one will need to know in order to make the transition.