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A Pirate Smiles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,300. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Within these pages, Mark takes you a on a journey of self realization and enlightenment. The tells of Mark Crawford's spiritual awakening, that all of us can appreciate if you are also on this path of releasing the ego. This is about a man coming to terms with his life and where he is now and what he must do in order to survive, not only as a man but also as a lifer convict,where no one hears you.
In The Early Morning Rain
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 64,910. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A military memoir detailing the experiences of the Worst Army Recruit Ever as he passes through Army Infantry Basic Training at Fort Benning, GA in 1985.
History, Heroism and Home
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Series: History Comes to Life, Book 2. Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
History, Heroism & Home is the second in a quartet of books by Terence Kearey. It deals with life in Britain through the centuries from the perspective of his family. It relates how the Ciardha (‘Ciar’s people’) in the Ireland of the Dark Ages evolved into the modern Keareys, how holders of that name laboured, loved and fought through the centuries.
The Unfeeling Doctor Betwixt Birthing Babies: Poems About Love, Loss, and More Love
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This is the story about a plucky emergency doctor giving birth to two healthy babies—and all the whacked-out stuff that happens in between. Death and disease stalk and smite my family; I'm trying to save lives in the ER and conceive another baby. Warning: this book is less about official doctor-ing and more about my unbalanced life (but funny! And plucky! Did I mention plucky?).
Spiritual Truth & Life Journeys: Biography of Don Kemp
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,630. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
At 35 years old a normal midwestern man, barely literate, who grew up bouncing between two families, enduring poverty, rough farm life, grueling army experiences, and challenging medical ordeals, discovers he can talk with a dead Indian girl. Police detectives, politicians, corporate moguls, sports figures, socialites and celebrities consult with him, making him the most popular medium in Indiana.
Constable for Life: Chronicles of a Canadian Mountie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
(4.00 from 1 review)
This collection of short stories presents the reader with a refreshing view of policing. Entwined with the many humorous tales are some that tell of the darker realities of life. The Constable for Life anecdotes relate how a common sense, well-rounded individual attempts to police in the square mould of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
As Good As It Gets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,760. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
"AS GOOD AS IT GETS" From 150 MPH TO MACH 3  2100 MPH A glimpse of Air Force assignments that certainly places them in the category of the title of the book. A career that started by  flying 30 sorties over Europe in a  B-17 bomber during WWII then a tour in B-29 bombers flying alert sorties, which was followed up by flying worldwide RB-47 recon missions around Soviet territories.
James Jesus Angleton: was He Right
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
A new biography of James Jesus Angleton by Edward Jay Epstein that asks the question: was he right after all? Angleton was the legendary head of CIA counterintelligence during most of the Cold War.his rise, fall, and the astounding revelations that emerged in the CIA after his death. Epstein .spent hundreds of hours interviewing him to understand the mind of this unique mind warrior.
Foy Short, A Life in Southern Africa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Biography of Foy Short, a pioneer evangelist who lived in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe from 1922 through 1995. The book explores not only the traditional hazards he faced as a “missionary” (wild animals, primitive tribesmen and dangerous travel) but also the doctrinal and spiritual challenges that he had to battle in establishing churches of Christ and training African teachers.
Sick
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,170. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A riveting memoir about drug dealing, addiction, and surviving abuse.
The Life and Times of Edith Wharton
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Edith Wharton is one of the most influencial American female writers; her works have inspired thousands of writers, but who inspired her? Find out in this short work about her life and times.
China Tips (or a Blonde's Guide to Teaching in China)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Dapt'd. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
China Tips is Felicia Brings’ very amusing, useful, and brief compendium of practical advice to westerners who expect to travel or work in China.
Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Maddelana is a loyal and enthusiastic young fascist in Mussolini's Italy, but her world is about to be smashed and broken beyond all recognition by World War Two. This is a true account of a teenager that lived in Italy during World War Two. Through the eyes of Maddelana, we see the struggle of ordinary Italians under the oppressive rule of Mussolini's Fascist State.
Brewed
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Price: Free! Words: 29,550. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.89 from 9 reviews)
Brewed is the story of how a fat, poor kid with a big nose, from a council house in Essex ended up living and working on what used to be the famous Lipton's Tea Estate in the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. Brewed is the personal journey of the author and demonstrates that starting out with nothing can often be a good way to learn the value of future riches to come.
Adventures with Knives, Surviving 1000 Hours of Culinary School
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Staring down a milestone age, Bob Foulkes was not content to experience life from the comfort of his easy chair. 60 years old, semi-retired, restless, and yes, bored, Bob was ready for his next adventure when he enrolls in a 6 month culinary program — 1,000 hours of intensive training in the art of classical French cooking. This behind the scenes account is humorous, eye-opening and inspiring.
I Almost Died in the Grand Canyon
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Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(4.00 from 1 review)
Originally written as a travel blog for Backpacker Magazine, this article is the exciting story about how the author faced a wildlife attack while hiking Bright Angel Trail in the Grand Canyon. Poignant and harrowing, a must read for adventurers and armchair adventurers alike.
Wretched, Pitiful, Poor, Blind and Naked
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I don't really know what to say about the book with the exception that the phenomenal chain of events occured just as I say they have. Never would I have ever imagined that I would have to share a story so personal and of such magnitude with the entire world. Wretched...tells of my highest highs and my lowest lows. - Gene Thornton
Fencing Out Rain
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
FENCING OUT RAIN is the true account of a young man growing up on a remote Colorado cattle and horse ranch without telephone, electricity, or in-door plumbing. Although he must leave the ranch and attend college before joining the corporate business world, he never loses his love for the high plains, wildlife, Indian artifacts, dramatic weather, and general beauty. This is his story.
The first berries
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: Russian. Published: February 12, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Реальная история жизни мальчика, впервые увидевшего другой мир после десяти лет жизни в сталинской ссылке. На фоне рассказов об арестах, жестоких допросах и пытках отца-финна, события первых дней свободы помогли понять, что в жизни у каждого человека, как тест на порядочность, есть своя «первая ягода»
The MoJo Guide to Coco Chanel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Chanel was shrewd, chic and cutting edge. She had it all. The ability to design, to work a social network, to manage a business and to give women what they wanted - even if they didn’t know it themselves 'The MoJo Guide to Coco Chanel’ is a short distillation of all you need to know about this exceptional woman.