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From the Ganges to the Snake River
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,250. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the Ganges to the Snake River, an East Indian in the American West is a tender, often amusing, account of the landscape and people of Idaho written with an outsider’s perspective. It interweaves East Indian culture with Northwestern reality, reflecting on the difficulties, discoveries, and delights of being a stranger in a strange land.
All My Georgias: Paris-New York-Tbilisi
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Price: Free! Words: 72,550. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Redjeb Jordania is the son of the first president of Georgia, Noé Jordania. All my Georgias is a book of memoirs structured as a compilation of real life stories that paint a vivid picture of the author's lifelong journey through the hectic 20th century . These stories are told in a masterful manner, fascinating, sometimes comical, with historical and cultural insights as background.
History of Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-On-The-Hill, Norwich, Norfolk.
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You set the price! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-on-the-Hill, located just outside Norwich, served as an Inn from the late C17 through to 1912. References to this hostelry can be found in Parson James Woodforde's country 'Diaries'. A short, history of this now private residence can be found on Kindle. Written by Susy Scott, the author of Finding Jingo.
Sadguru Sri Nanna garu.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Sadguru Sri Nana garu is a Self-realized master from South India.He propagates the teachings of Bhagawan Sri Ramana Maharshi who is an exponent of self-inquiry.He is a simple person and his language is so simple that even uneducated ladies understand the difficult subject of self-inquiry.He is 78 years old and living in Jinnuru village of Andhra Pradesh in India.
The Stories of My Youth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012 by Jerome Francis Lusa. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many of these stories share a singular theme, the idea that I've been really lucky. Not lucky in the sense of winning at bingo or the lottery more than the average person, but in that I am still alive after so many mishaps and misadventures where natural selection would normally have selected against a peculiar set of traits.
"So, Why Have You Never Been Married?": A Memoir of Love, Loss and Lunacy
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Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 153,400. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"So, Why Have You Never Been Married?": A Memoir of Love, Loss and Lunacy" is the hilarious - and heartbreaking - new memoir from Alan Stransman, author of "Don't Let Your Dream Business Turn Into a Nightmare: A Cautionary Tale for Would-Be Entrepreneurs". Anyone who has ever fallen in love, endured an interminable blind date or suffered a broken heart will love the new book by Alan Stransman.
Grace's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sentenced to life in a men’s prison for killing her former therapist in self-defense, a transgendered woman battles for 20 years for gender-affirming surgery. The memoir begins with the author realizing that she is a girl at age three, and culminates in a legal victory made possible by what can only be described as Grace in action. This beautiful memoir is not only an expose, but a story of hope.
Celebrity Ghost Stories - Joe Cocker, spooks and the haunted nightclub
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Joe Cocker made his name in the rough, tough, grimy streets and equally grimy nightclubs of Sheffield in northern England, UK, during the early 1960s. Read how Joe Cocker and the club management team had to cope with spooks, mysterious happenings and hauntings, then learn how a stunned and disillusioned Joe Cocker first had contact with the spirits to find out about his first hit record!
Under the Banana Moon: Living, Loving, Loss and Asperger's
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,200. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by InkWell Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kim Tucker describes her life, from childhood through marriage and beyond, with Asperger's, in this hilarious, heart-breaking, and fascinating memoir.
Snapshots of Fictionalized Facts
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a memoir. I am frequently asked why this title? I liked the idea of snapshots because this book is not told from start to finish. The memories are in no particular order, and I do move back and forth in time. Every event is true to the best of my knowledge, but they may be fictionalized due to my age at the time or due to the time that has elapsed.
Ordinary Wisdom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,890. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This collection of short family stories is heartwarming and genuine.Be prepared to smile, laugh and maybe even cry a little as you enjoy reading of ordinary wisdom.
Keiko-san's Story: An Account of the Minamata Tragedy
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Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(2.00 from 1 review)
In 2008, I had the opportunity to listen to the story of a victim of the Minamata tragedy. Here is her story.
Death Valley Madam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,680. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The story of a woman during the Great Depression who left her family farm in Missouri, at the age of 16 to make her way in life in San Francisco. Instead of finding legitimate work, however, she worked as a prostitute and then a madam -- for the next 60 plus years.
My China Eye
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,690. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The final work of Israel Epstein (1915-2005), one of the very few Westerners to experience the Chinese Communist Revolution firsthand, from its earliest days to the highest levels of power.
Promises That I Broke
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,450. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Vietnam Veteran Dewayne Mitchell returns home after his discharge from the army with no job and no plans for the future as he struggles to readjust to civilian life through a maze of drugs, alcohol and broken relationships.
Calvin and Courage - Under the cross
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Book shows how Calvin, in 1553, displayed courage in the face of Servetus's heresy, the poor behaviour of the Libertines, and all while ministering to five young student ministers facing martyrdom. Establishes his credentials as a loving, caring pastor who refused to provide simplistic answers to life's most perplexing challenges. His letters to the young martyrs reveal a warm-hearted pastor.
A Merchant Seaman's Survival - An Autobiography - An Escape Story of World War II
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Price: $6.89 USD. Words: 53,510. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012 by Allan J. Sweeney. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a true-life World War 2 escape story. Edward J Sweeney’s merchant ship was sunk by a German raider, which led to hair-raising escapes from jails in France and Spain. He was re-captured and escaped from a German troop train on the way to a labour camp; a concentration camp in Argeles Sur Mer, France; and from the notorious labour concentration camp at Miranda de Ebro, in Spain...
Out of the Bag: A Search for Missing Pieces
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,880. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
We begin in the secreted, all-boys world of a Catholic seminary in the 1950s and progress through Vietnam protests, race riots, and the sexual revolution. A young would-be priest crosses his fingers during the oath of celibacy, moves to the Haight Ashbury, gets his girlfriend pregnant, and finally wakes up naked and sore in a padded cell. It's the boomer tutorial, all about change and humor.
I, the People: How Marvin Zindler Busted the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,200. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Behind the scenes of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas lies an authentic true crime history yarn just as entertaining and as much a part of the Lone Star State’s many fabled legends. In I, the People, veteran Houston journalist Gary Taylor recreates the real story behind the closing of the Chicken Ranch and explains the forces that unleashed TV icon Marvin Zindler upon the national scene.
Undercover Girl: Growing up transgender
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1966, on the edge of a puberty she doesn't want, a transgender girl hears a news story, and knows there are other people like her. Will she ever become her true self? A story of love, hope, friendship, growing up, and acceptance, with some comedy and terror thrown in.