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Ayn Rand Universe: The Unofficial Guide to Her Life, Books, and Philosophy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ayn Rand is one of the most polarizing authors of the 20th century. Best known for novels “The Fountainhead” and “Atlas Shrugged,” which used characters intent on exercising their individualism over conformity, Rand became a pop philosopher in the 1950s. Her work upholds the virtues of a philosophy that she and Nathaniel Branden called Objectivism.
Black Knights of the Panhandle - Dumas Demons
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Black Knights of the Panhandle is a memoir about life, seen through eyes of youngsters growing up in the panhandle town of Dumas, Texas during the 1950s and early 1960s. It captures lifestyles shortly after soldiers returned home at the end of World War II, as they wanted to forget about war and begin a new life.
Snapshots of a War Bride's Life
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by Joy A. Beebe. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A 1940s account of a young English girl and her family living and working during WWII. After an eternity of scary bomb sounds, sleeping under a table, and watching London burn, 22-year-old Joy marries American soldier Carl and leaves Britain behind. Traveling first by troop ship, then by train the couple arrives in Salem with $10 to their name and a two-year-old son to begin their life in America.
Reflections...Tales from Nanna
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Price: Free! Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Ms Canning has already published on Smashwords her searing account of deceit and betrayal in the memoire A Tree Change…at any age—and the risks/rewards of meeting a man on the Internet. Now we have a chance to discover a little more about this writer’s background and experiences, through short stories, poems and reflections written over four decades.
Eli Record Eli Queen
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You set the price! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Maybe in some way or fashion, for some reason I think I walk the harder roads and make things harder on myself through personality choices and stupid mistakes as I go forward to my goals to prove to myself that I am the person I have always thought myself to be… that or I’m just a fucking idiot. C.
Ballad of Big Nothing: The Unofficial Biography of Elliott Smith
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Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
By his untimely death at 34, Elliot Smith had contributed more to the indie music scene then almost any artist. Despite all he contributed, there is little known about him. This book examines his life, his music, his death, and his legacy. LifeCaps is an imprint of BookCaps™ Study Guides. With each book, a lesser known or sometimes forgotten life is recapped.
Rattle and Drum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,130. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'Rattle and Drum' is the story of drummer Scott Hunter's musical adventures, from early days in his garden shed playing along to Deep Purple and Zeppelin albums to recording with internationally successful British rock band, Jethro Tull.
Orion's Cartwheel
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first arc he carved with his thumb stopped a little red pickup that took him over the horizon. Like his mythical hunter companion, Orion, he was on a vision quest, propelled toward the dawn to have his sight restored. This is the story of that five-year odyssey to discover his Destiny.
The Real Wizard of Oz: The Life and Times of L. Frank Baum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
For over 100 years, L. Frank Baum's classic fantasy series "The Wizard of Oz" has inspired films, books, and even fan clubs. Despite the success of the series, not a lot has been written about the author: L. Frank Baum.
ENA'S WAR
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,600. Language: British English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An amusing story of a little girl and her family in unusual times. Everyday life in a Scottish city is revealed as an ordinary working-class family come to life in this memoir. This will appeal to ex-pats all round the world as well as to more local readers.
A Romance with the Heart
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 39,460. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
This true story of a journey from small-town boy to highly respected heart specialist, is filled with life’s insights and triumphs—and an insider’s look at how heart medicine developed and evolved in the 20th century. The book’s genuineness and honesty will engage you; its historical revelations will fascinate you.
25 Years in the Rearview Mirror: 52 Authors Look Back
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Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Inspired by Stacy Juba's bestselling novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, this collection of poignant and uplifting essays is the perfect book to enjoy over your morning coffee. Read about school days, quirky jobs, romance, raising a family, hard times, the writing journey, and much more in these slice of life vignettes from 52 writers. Reflect upon the small defining moments that shape your life.
Robert Vesco From Wall Street to Castro's Cuba The Rise, Fall, and Exile of the King of White Collar Crime
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,050. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Today's high-flying, high-rolling congolmarateurs and corporate raiders are a tame lot compared to their immediate predecessors. The most notorious of these is Robert Vesco, the Kingfish himself, who in 1973 fled the United States accused of looting $250 million from investors Overseas Services.
Il sangue è acqua
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,730. Language: Italian. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
La storia di una famiglia, o meglio di famiglie, raccontata in modo originale. Ricostruisce usi, costumi, idee ed educazione nel mondo aristocratico italiano fra il 1800 e la prima metà del ventesimo secolo. Scritto con ironia e senza pregiudizi, questo racconto autobiografico descrive antenati italiani, inglesi e russi, ed è ambientato fra Firenze e Lucca, in Toscana, e Venezia.
Tales From Down Under
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dear Readers, I hope you enjoy my little stories about life and growing up here in Australia. They cover different ages in my life, from young and at play in the town where I was born, then to young adult hood, also at play. Farm life, some things we dream up to stop being bored.
Tales of Our Youth “Generations of Love & Hope”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: American English. Published: August 5, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An inspirational semi-autobiographical story of the lives of a family growing up on a farm in the nineteen thirties and forties. Written in a style reminiscent of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House Series, Brown’s work opens the door to a rich American history. This is a superbly written story of the trials, tribulations, love, hope, and happiness of farm life.
Si nada cambia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 184,410. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Seventh-Day Adventist
Una historia de perseverancia, cambios y lealtad a Dios de una esposa y madre acosada, afligida, maltratada, abandonada y perseguida por el esposo y por las autoridades de su pueblo; traicionada por su madre y por su hijo mayor por leer y aceptar las enseñanzas de la Biblia en una época cuando era prohibida su lectura por la misma iglesia a la cual pertenecía. Cómo, finalmente, el hijo, el esposo.
Almost The Preacher's Wife
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,140. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Almost The Preacher's Wife is a personal look into the life of Ayana Elon. She shares intimate testimonies from her connections with a select group of men from different seasons in her life. She shares lessons learned; All of them making her appreciate real love much more.
Lost Among The Marigolds: A Diary of India
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this engaging memoir, a homeless American artist flees New York to backpack across India. Armed with a wry sense of humor and boundless curiosity, he crisscrosses a dazzling, fragile, complicated country. Alternately joyous and wistful, "Lost Among The Marigolds" describes an unforgettable journey, an amazing land, and the wondrous complexities of the human condition.
Down Home
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memories of growing up in small town Oklahoma