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Bleachers In the Bedroom: the Swampoodle Irish and Connie Mack
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,960. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like Woody Allen’s Radio Days and Jean Shepherd’s Christmas Story, the author takes us on a nostalgic and humorous trip back to his childhood home. His is in a Philadelphia neighborhood, across the street from Shibe Park, where Connie Mack’s A’s are challenging the Yankee dynasty of Ruth and Gehrig.
Inside Those Walls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When my mother's body was found dumped on the side of a river road, I was just a year old. As difficult as that was to deal with, the child abuse we would endure made things that much worse. But when my sister brutally murdered her 15 year old daughter in 2009, I realized just how much worse our upbringing was for her. Come read what happened inside our walls.
Forty Short Stories to Read on a Plane
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,870. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This collection of forty obscure tales automotive, travel and food tales came from life experiences a bunch of fellow travelers and my own travels. This first-edition covers themes including automotive, food, clothing and the grand world of travel. I hope these will make you smile, or even better laugh recalling incidents from your own life or family times. Look for Volume II coming soon!
Gift of the Dreamtime - Awakening to the Divinity of Trauma
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,740. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
With a foreward by shaman Christina Pratt, in the second edition of this fantastical memoir, Harrell chronicles a modern shamanic journey from pain, to healing and accepting a calling to work as a soul healer of others. Groundbreaking at the time of its first publication in 2004, still no other modern shamanic work shares an experience of soul healing told from within the shamanic narrative.
The Oldest Son of a Miner
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,990. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Raider Publishing International. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Raider Publishing International presents a book by Jim Telford.
A Call From France
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Price: $6.28 USD. Words: 84,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Every parent believes their child will grow up to be somebody really special, somebody to be proud of ... so how do you cope when it starts to all go horribly wrong ? This true story of a British family living in France is told with enormous wit, and though it will sometimes have you laughing it will also have you in tears. A story that will stay on your mind long after you've finished reading.
Thomas, The Friendly Ghost
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you enjoy ghost stories, you'll love my true story about ghostly encounters. I had my first supernatural experience when I was ten years old. I've seen apparitions and felt the presence of ghosts many times.
From Kansas to Kalimantan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,220. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is an amazing description of a journey from the humble beginnings in Kansas to one of the most strategic international missionary impacts that I have personally witnessed. Arny and Wanda Humble truly embodied the incarnation of Christ as they became Indonesian. I have watched them in action with national Indonesian leaders and have seen the enormous respect as those leaders look to Arny.
Unremembered Wings
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Get out!” Looking out on the sweeping lawns of McDonnell’s Methodist Children’s Home in the spring of 1974, eight-year-old Paul Wayne Buras had no idea of the implications those two words would have on his life. That day, Paul’s gruff, abusive father took his three youngest children to the nearest orphanage, herded them to the administration building, and drove away.
The Three Lives of Ged
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ged has lived three lives, each of them quite different from the other two. This is a story similar to any number of tens of thousands of such stories of migrants who have travelled to Australia to make it their home, while still retaining a love of their homeland. It is, therefore, a remarkable story.
The Real Conrad "Black"
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
The Real Conrad "Black" is a sociological analysis of one's life through the lens of race, faith and popular culture.
Surf Warrior
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Series: Steve's Here's How 2!. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing
In this memoir the author recounts his efforts to become a surfer at 65 by compensating his complete lack of sporting talent with sheer determination. Along the way he gets a new body, and a whole new outlook on life. This book takes the reader on the inside track to longboard surfing in middle age by focusing on the journey itself to that first amazing ride.
Never Ever Buy a Yacht!
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Series: Steve's LOL!. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This hilarious memoir touches all bases of what can and does go wrong with yachts at sea! In a fit of madness the Author bought a 45 foot 15 ton ocean yacht to go cruising round the world. This tracks the mind numbing journey between the 2 best days of his life (the day he bought it and the day he sold it).
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 1: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 1 features James Crumley, Lester Goran, Floyd Salas, James Scott Linville, Noel King, Vanessa Berry, Mimi Lipson, Peter Doyle, and poetry by Elias Greig, Pip Muratore, Lindsay Tuggle, Tessa Lunney, Chris Oakey, Fiona Yardley, and Paolo Totaro.
From Football to Fig Newtons: 76 American Inventors and The Inventions You Know By Heart
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Who invented football, bluegrass music, Mr. Potato Head, the Kentucky Derby, Sesame Street and the telephone? If you said Walter Camp, Bill Monroe, George Lerner, William Meriwether Lewis Clark Jr, Joan Ganz Cooney, and Antonio Meucci, respectively, then, you are smarter than this book. The answers and stories, along with 70 others, can be found within. Forgotten American inventors get recognized!
So Long, It's Been Good To Know You
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bert Brun’s restlessness has kept him moving all his life from one occupation to another, sometimes in such far-flung countries as Indonesia and New Zealand. He tells of his life experiences, as well as his checkered personal life. He concludes with his take on how life in America has changed over the last 80 years.
Mola mola!
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The school of enormous ocean sunfish came out of nowhere. 10 feet tall, a couple yards long, and they were possibly the most bizarre-looking creatures I had ever seen. My crewmates could hardly believe it when I stripped down to my shorts, grabbed a mask and fins, and went over the side with a plan to ride one, bronco style.
The Worst Country in the World
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Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 90,310. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 1801 a Dorsetshire widow ups sticks and travels across the world with her five children to settle in a penal colony called New South Wales, then commonly regarded as the worst country in the world. Two hundred odd years later her descendant sets off to Australia to discover the story behind this extraordinary voyage.
Dragons and Butterflies 2: War With Her Father
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
#2 in the Jean Ridgeway series from Marie Jensen. Jean's battle with her abuser becomes a war, & there can only be 1 winner. But in adolescence, she must also face family, boyfriend & school issues, deceit, jealousy, heartbreak & tragedy. In the end, her physical and mental well-being are threatened, as her visions of the future become as heart-wrenching as her experiences of the past & present.
Sir Allen & Me: An Insider's Look at R. Allen Stanford and the Island of Antigua
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,800. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Author Robert Hoffman went to work for R. Allen Stanford in the late 90s to start up a newspaper on the island of Antigua. This book tells the story of the rise and fall of "Sir Allen" and one of the most spectacular financial collapses in modern history. Later convicted of several counts of fraud, the ego-obsessed Stanford will spend the rest of life in federal prison.