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The Strange and Mysterious Life of Opal Whiteley
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Opal Irene Whiteley was born in 1897 in Washington and was raised in Oregon, and died at the Napsbury Hospital in England as a psychiatric patient, at the age of ninety-four in 1992. How did a brilliant young American girl with a passion for geology and nature study come to end her life institutionalized in England?
Memoirs of The Dream Chaser
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dreams were generated when children actually knew how to play. Follow the true-life shenanigans and misadventures of a young boy in the decades of the forties and fifties, through his memoirs of cowboys, clubhouses and Cathead biscuits.
How To Be Homeless With Grace & Style
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Formerly homeless author offers practical advice on making this difficult and dangerous lifestyle as safe and comfortable as possible. Just because you're at the lowest point of your life doesn't mean you have to be a "bum"! The second half of the book recounts the series of soul-crushing ordeals and astonishing miracles which finally delivered him out of homelessness.
Popcorn Miracles
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,560. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Popcorn Miracles are true, inspirational stories about extraordinary happenings that include healings, finding Mr. Right, money matters, work issues and more.
A Sip, a Bite, a Mouthful: A Memoir of Food and Growing Up in Shiraz
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A story of growing up in Shiraz of the 1960s told through memories of food and cuisine, A Sip, A Bite, A Mouthful contains an account of Iranian customs, passions and rituals; it depicts a vivid picture of life in pre- and post-revolutionary Iran; and it touches on experiences of Iranian expatriates and the migration of their favourite foods, feasts, tastes and eating habits to the west.
The 1950's - A Time To Grow
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Series: Memoirs, Memoirs - Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.00 from 1 review)
The 1950's ushered in a tremendous time of change for Australia. As the decade rolled on, outer western Sydney gradually changed from its rural setting and steadily became urbanised. Some very early recollections of my childhood and then a description of my home town Smithfield set the mood for the rich variety of events that unfold.
Notes of Sakhalin hunter. Selected stories
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 115,950. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Фирсово – Чехов. Зимний туристический маршрут, сквозь два хребта. Первый соболь. Таёжно-промысловые охотничьи будни. Что такое соболь, как его брать. Красная икра -3. Подготовительные операции и заготовка лососевой красной икры браконьерским способом. Встречи с хозяином тайги.
Yellow Days: A Memoir
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Andrew Culver had it all: a USC degree, supportive parents, an idyllic childhood, talent, and the sheer brains he would need to put the world in his pocket and take Hollywood by storm. So how did he end up working for a middle-aged Hollywood reject who made him hold up George W. Bush posters on the street? Why was he working as an underpaid Hollywood extra in an Adam Sandler movie?
Fresh Fields
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Settling in after the flurry of activity involved in our move to France we started to take stock of our local community discovering almost immediately that there were two distinct groups in the area, the French and the British. We were to be surprised how much amusement this engendered, particularly with regard to the curious behaviour of some of our compatriots.
Seven Celebrity Stories, One Ordinary Guy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,540. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Michael-John Wolfe, a Hollywood actor and a professional chauffeur, has compiled seven compelling stories of life-changing encounters with a variety of famous people.
A look at the life or hunting the Bird of Luck
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 60,320. Language: Russian. Published: August 29, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book, based on some secret of life, which I have learned beyond the ordinary life is my attempt to give people a way to personal happiness. It certainly looks too presumptuous on my part, but I do not expect that everyone who reads this book will make themselves happy. But the one who wants happiness- will achive it, I am sure.
Photographer of the Early West, the Story of Arundel Hull
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
This biography recounts the intriguing history of Arundel C. Hull one of the west's earliest photographers. In his early 20’s he captured many early images along the UP Railroad across Nebraska and thru Wyoming. In 1869, Hull and William Jackson followed the railroad on to Promontory, Utah. Later he opened his Gallery in Fremont Nebraska, becoming leader in this early mid-west town.
Revise Priorities Ahead! Life on a Spiritual Path
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This juicy memoir recalls an idyllic, rural child’s Innocence, N.Y Ganglands, Seattle Rock&Roll-Auto Accidents-Addiction-Out of body-Carrier Success-Violations-Brotherhoods-Seeking Truth&Freedom-Hippy Joys-Romance-Love-Pathos-Poetry&Prose-Sex-Controversy-Religion- Spirituality-Satori-Serendipity-World Travel- Building utopia-Masters&Disciples-Barely Avoiding a Waco all with Open Honesty and Humor.
George Orwell: An Introduction to the Man and his Work
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The life and writing of novelist and essayist George Orwell, from his childhood in England to his masterpieces, Animal Farm and 1984, and finally his death from tuberculosis in 1950.
Russian Documents Mongolian Dust
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 135,210. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
An adventure travelogue. Driving overland from Australia to the Netherlands via Korea, Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, across a stormy Black Sea to Bulgaria and onwards. I fell in love with Mongolia, land of blue sky and nomads. In freezing temperatures, there's nothing like camping in the wild to stretch you way out of your comfort zone. Jump into this story with me and you'll experience it.
Following the Troops: Life for an Army Wife 1941-1945
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Eres Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My mother loved to tell stories about her life and I loved to listen. When I grew up and had an opportunity to publish her World War II adventures, I asked her to write these stories for a collection I was working on for Honno, the Welsh Women’s Press, Parachutes & Petticoats.
Tales from Down Under 2
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 1 review)
These are more stories from my past here in Australia, Day to Day living, and how strange some days can turn out. :-) Shela Dingo
To Elsie With Love
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
On their 49th anniversary, Elsie asked Wes to write the story of their marriage for her. The memoir that he wrote takes the reader on a journey from college days at the University of Oregon through WWII and into the years Wes & Elsie spent building a family together, bolstering their community, and exploring spirituality.
My Wife Has Alzheimer's
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly devastating situation.
Cutting the Strings
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This riveting autobiographical account takes the reader on a journey around the globe as Little strikes out on her own at an early age and discovers a world that not only embraces her but transforms her existence. Little does well in telling her story and readers will likely be impressed and moved by the way the author “cut the strings” that were holding her back.