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Powerhouse Road
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 40,190. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For one seven-year old bi-racial boy, it led to being torn from the home he loved and sent to a "colored orphanage", where he was told he was "in denial of being a Negro". This is my story. It is a gripping story that depicts my thirteen- year soical and emotional adjustment to insitutional childcare, post transitional and survival. It will inspire and motivate discussions for abandonment.
S/Sgt. Harold F. Scott My Experiences as a POW during WWII
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011 by Two His Glory Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book tells the experiences of Harold Scott (Scotty) as a tailgunner on a B17. He tells of his injury and capture by the Germans and life as a POW in a concentration camp. He also tells of the struggle to survive on a death march that took him across Germany. This book was made from a talk Harold Scott gave his family many years after the war ended. It is all true as he remembered it.
Three Years In Starch.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An account of general nurse training in a large teaching hospital in the West of England from 1959 to 1962.Read about the haunted ward,the man on the hospital balcony with a gun, the day Sister's muslin cap fell in the bathwater, and much more.Sometimes sad, sometimes hilarious. fast paced and full of anecdotes.
The Clumber Love Story
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Series: Historical Love Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
the 4th duke of newcastle was a sad and unhappy man until he met and married 18 year-old georgiana in 1807. he took his 18 year old bride to clumber house, a fine mansion in the middle of sherwood forest. tragically their idyllic marriage ended with her death at the age of 33 but his thoughts and plans remain vividly in the diaries he wrote at the time. these form the basis for this ebook
Glenn Davis Doctor G
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Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Glenn Davis Doctor G
How I Learned
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is an autobiography of an autodidact, a personal story of one boy's meandering path through the American educational system.
Walking The Tightrope
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A very personal memoir of one woman's quest to discover who she was meant to be, to uncover her life purpose and to find peace within.
Songs for Joss: part two 1991-2000
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by bozar books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The ongoing musical story of two ageing baby-boomers as they trot through life. It started in 1981 when he crawled to her door with a Valentine's Day poem and a song. They've had a few adventures along the way, and there's a song, a poem and a story for each year. Internet connection required to access the songs and videos.
The Birth of the "Blue Missile"
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Price: Free! Words: 39,210. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The coming of age true story of a young man and his car in the 1970s. This story will take you from Fast Times in South Florida to Deliverance in the Tennessee mountains and back with an amazing cast of characters.
My Life Through A Broken Windshield
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,800. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Life Through A Broken Windshield is a collection of truck driving tales from Canada's wild and rugged British Columbia. If you've ever been a truck driver, or are thinking of making truck driving your profession, this book is a must read!
Surprised to be Standing: A Spiritual Journey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
In "Surprised to be Standing: A Spiritual Journey," Steven E. Brown explores living with a disability from the age of five, becoming a pioneer in promoting Disability Culture, and finding himself on an unexpected and astounding healing journey.
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 6: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 6 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 6. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: It took decades for sculptor Louise Nevelson to become recognized as a major American artist. After she had become famous, a museum executive arrived 10 minutes late for a meeting with her, and he apologized. Ms. Nevelson replied, “What’s 10 minutes? Where were you 10 years ago?”
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 5: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 5 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 5. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: One Sunday, Texas preacher Edwin Porter was preaching when his three-year-old grandson grew tired. The grandson stood up on the pew and said in a loud voice, “Granddaddy, that will be about enough.” Mr. Porter immediately said, “We will close the service by singing, ‘Praise God from whom all blessings flow.’”
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 4: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 4 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Travelers must often be problem solvers. While traveling in Russia, Betty Clabaugh (the sister of Doris Jadan, wife of tenor Ivan Jadan) knew that she shouldn’t drink the water. Therefore, she brushed her teeth with champagne.
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 3 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: In 1968, the New York Radical Women protested the Miss America pageant because they regarded it as being sexist. The activists filled a trash can with objects that they believed oppressed women, including bras, girdles, stiletto heels, and tweezers, and they chose—and put a crown on—their own, alternative Miss America: a live sheep.
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 2 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 21,850. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Patricia Cockburn’s mother once discovered the butler drunk and under the dining room table moments before a dinner party was to begin. She told him, “Stay where you are, Jones, and don’t touch any of the ladies’ ankles.”
The Most Interesting People Who Live Life, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Most Interesting People Who Live Life, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Jimmy Piersall was an amazing center fielder who could both make seemingly impossible catches and rifle the baseball to home plate. Manager Casey Stengel was once asked if his team would run on Mr. Piersall. Mr. Stengel replied, “Oh, sure. We’ll run on him—every time somebody hits the ball over the center-field fence.”
Read Write [Hand]: A multi-disciplinary Nick Cave reader
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011 by Silkworms Ink. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Read Write [Hand]: A multi-disciplinary Nick Cave reader is a provocative new e-collection of illustrated essays, accompanied by illustrative online mixtapes, which interrogates Nick Cave’s literary undertones and emphases, false-starts and fixations, achievements and overall credentials.
Iceberg Tea
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Iceberg Tea, a collection of 50 personal stories about life in the Canadian North will touch your heart and make you laugh. Reading them is like sitting down with an old friend over a cup of tea.
The Most Interesting People Who Live Life: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Most Interesting People Who Live Life, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Nancy Cartwright, the voice of TV’s Bart Simpson, owns these vanity license plates: ELBARTO and DNTHVCW (short for Don’t Have a Cow). Before she could afford to buy good cars, she owned a 1968 Opel Kadette, paying $350 for it although it could barely go 45 mph. Because people got so angry at how slowly she drove, she put this bumper sticker on it: “It’s floored.”