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Withdrawal
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Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The Hell of withdrawal...the Hell I am living...
The London Bard. One Poet's Olympic Struggle Against Tyranny (Part One)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Azimuth Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In this heart warming piece, L. A. Coltrane drops our first ever Poet Laureate, into his greatest play, to rescue him from his gravest mistake, to solve, once and for all, the longest standing mystery surrounding Benjamin Jonson.
Where'd I Put My Boobs? Life Goes On During Breast Cancer
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Just days before Sarah Ball, who had the BRCA2 gene, was attempting to save her breasts by having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed, she was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer. Talk about timing.
Out of the Void - The Primal Scream Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,510. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Few bands have persevered like Primal Scream. From leather-clad indie icons to electro punk rockers, they have frequently appealed to and surprised their followers in equal measure since their chaotic beginnings in the mid '80's.
An Accidental Cowboy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Not long after Simon & Simon went off the air, the author was shot twice and left for dead. Physically, he recovered fairly quickly. Psychologically, however, the effects were far more severe and long-lasting, sending him into a spiral of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. As a result, almost by accident, he ended up in a world of horses and cattle and ranching that helped him survive.
The Young Romantics: Writers & Liaisons, Paris 1827-37
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Starhaven. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Linda Kelly sketches in the political background as well as the literary beginnings of the French Romantic movement... She traces the rise and decline of Romantic theatre from 'Cromwell' to 'Ruy Blas', with piquant cameos of the famous prima donnas, the most - perhaps the only - independent women of their time, except of course the unique Georges Sand. -- The Washington Post
Preserved Ginger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Preserved Ginger is a kind of loose biography, being the life stuff of a retired orchestral musician. (Old enough to know better and too old to give a s…) I’ve developed some reasonably firm views over the years, and being utterly unknown I enjoy the complete freedom to have a stab at anything I feel like - right or wrong
Naked in Budapest - Travels with a passionate nomad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,370. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Whether naked in Budapest, canoeing down the Zambesi, sailing the Great Barrier Reef, eating durian in Malaysia, cooking in Athens, shaking hands with the King of Cambodia, watching bear cubs in Alaska, visiting Gracelands or having a young Egyptian lover, Heather says she feels most alive when on the road. A slow traveler, Heather gets to know locals, eat their food & learn something as she goes.
Last Year
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Price: Free! Words: 23,440. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A short tribute to the memory of my best friend, Rocky Russo. We shared slot car racing, war games, wrote war games rules together, argued history, religion sometimes, had a soul mate kind of relationship as pals, yet were as different as two men can be in most things. Closeness in the presence of so much difference is a mysterious thing....
Uniform Decisions: My Life in the LAPD and the North Hollywood Shootout
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012 by End of Watch Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
"Uniform Decisions: My Life in the LAPD and the North Hollywood Shootout," by Officer John Caprarelli. February 28, 1997 - Los Angeles was the scene of a botched robbery at a Bank of America. Officer Caprarelli was one of the first officers at the scene. Before a national TV audience, he confronted one of the robbers, provoking a gun battle and exchanging numerous shots before the gunman fell.
Well of Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Well of Life is Roderic Anderson’s memoir up to age 18. Born into affluence until when he is four, his artist father becomes unemployed and the family have to survive the Great Depression on the little he makes from private commissions. At school Rod becomes interested in left wing politics and at puberty realizes he is gay but is scared to reveal his true feelings.
Back Home Again in Indiana
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Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Four men of a certain age make an all-night drive to attend the 2011 Indianapolis 500. This short story provided for your quick reading entertainment by J. Conrad Guest, author of the detective novel series, "One Hot January" and "January's Thaw", and the romantic baseball novel "Backstop, A Baseball Love Story in Nine Innings".
Kara Mia
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Price: Free! Words: 55,440. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Kara Mia is the story of sudden loss and slow recovery in a teenager with Long QT syndrome - a genetic cause of an often fatal heart rhythm disturbance. Told by her mother and her physician the book combines the unique insights of both as Kara slowly recovers from a near fatal cardiac arrest.
The Life and Times of J.M. Barrie (Annotated)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
J.M. Barrie created one of the world's most beloved characters: Peter Pan. But who was the man who created Pan? Find out here in this short book about the life and times of J.M. Barrie
A Pilot Turns 360
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Series: For Compensation or Hire, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 31,400. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After four years in the Air Force in the early seventies, a young man rejoins the "real" world. He wanted to be a doctor. While in the service he had gotten a taste of what it was like to fly an airplane and wanted that to be an option if the med school acceptance was not forthcoming. This book details the balancing act of going to college full time while flight instructing on the side.
Corporate Fall Guy
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,440. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life and times of a TV Anchor, turned National Skydiver
A Changing World
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Series: History Comes to Life, Book 3. Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 62,020. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A Changing World is the third in a quartet of books by Terence Kearey dealing with aspects of life in Britain through the centuries from the perspective of his own family. It focuses on the years from the 1930s through to the 1960s and covers a period when the country was at times in turbulence and chaos and changing faster that it ever has before or since.
All at sea: One Sailor’s Journey
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 29,950. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
From working on a 'dragger' at the age of 12 To skippering survey ships on the Channel Tunnel survey To battling pirates and storms To pleasant sailing in pleasant places. It's in the book.
Confessions of a Grinder
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,850. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
The America's Cup - it was such a big deal back in 1986-87. The Cup had been won by the Aussie's Australia II a few years earlier. We were going to win it back. 'We' in this instance is the syndicate from San Francisco, the USA. Skipper Tom Blackaller at the helm. I was a lowly grinder - the low low low man on the totem pole. So, as you can imagine, I had quite a view.
The Hardwick Love Story
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Series: Historical Love Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Bess of Hardwick's grand daughter was very gifted. She wanted to use her intelligence to study and learn, probably to marry and raise a family. Her grandmother wanted her to be Queen of England. The conflict had the most tragic consequences and ruined Arbella's life.