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Hemingway In Paris: A Biography of Ernest Hemingway’s Formative Paris Years
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In 20th century American literature, few individuals stand as tall as Ernest Hemingway. He singlehandedly defined Modernist fiction with his short, simple, declarative writing style. His years in Paris during the 1920s were his “apprenticeship,” when he made the transition from newspaper writer to bona fide fiction writer and from an unknown to a celebrity. He also rubbed elbows with some of th
A Highly Successful Partnership
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Towards the end of a very successful career in the engineering manufacturing industry, Mike Tanner joined forces with his wife Barbara.Now peacefully retired, having notched up nearly 60 years of happy marriage, Mike looks back and reflects that success and happiness are largely about attitude, and that what you achieve in life is up to you – and not what other people tell you may not be possible
A Small House in France
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A magical holiday to rural France some years before had sowed the seeds of a daring plan for Brenda and Ray Barrington – to spend the early years of their retirement buying and restoring a cottage in the French countryside for use as a maison secondaire. Their budget and time were limited, but their enthusiasm and determination were boundless.
Trust Me - I'm Your Tour Manager!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,750. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up during WWII the author had few chances to travel from his small Northamptonshire town for his first 15 years. On National Service he discovered much more of England and Wales and then Germany, finally discovering exotic places on a troopship "cruise" to Korea and back.
Memoir by a Father: Three Extraordinary Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"With Invisible Escort" describes the early adventures of the author's eight year old son and author's anxiety about the son's safety. "An Elastic on Wallet" is an explanation of the author's odd habit of carrying his wallet wrapped in an elastic band. "Missed Thanksgiving" is about regrets and joys of family experience at a Thanksgiving dinner which the author missed.
Skid Marks
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Price: Free! Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The three stars lined up vertically and to the naked eye, looked like lights in a block of flats. The vertical celestial line up was directly above Coventry bus station and was an indication from the Lyra Constellation several light years away. This special line up was telling the people of the West Midlands (and England, probably the world) that the greatest bus driver was to start his training.
Get Up: The Life and Times of James Brown
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of music in the United States of America is a long and colorful one. With so many different nationalities blending together to form a single nation they’ve all added their own musical traditions to the mix, and the results have been remarkable. Probably the biggest single contribution has come from the African-American community. Rhythms developed from traditional African music have evo
The Uses of Adversity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,710. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of my mother, who, in 1939, discovered her husband was suffering from tertiary syphilis – an affliction which could be cured then only by long years of treatment. The horror with which syphilis was surrounded was similar to that provoked by HIV/AIDS in the 1980s.
Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother's Wisdom Triumphs Over the Harmful Practices of Her Medical Profession
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Surgeon Adrienne Carmack, MD, shares the personal and professional experiences that led her to become an advocate for natural childbirth, breastfeeding, and genital autonomy.
Paper Dragons
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Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
What would do with time that you didn’t think you'd have? In the wake of an illness that rocked their lives, Faith tries to pick up pieces of the past in an attempt to make life whole for herself and her brother John. Paper Dragons examines the kind of grief that is created by lost time, and the stories that break relationships apart—and puts them back together.
101 Fun Facts All About Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Over 101 facts on the inner workings of a simple yet complex mind.
Stories of the Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho
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Price: Free! Words: 121,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Mohammad Amin Sheikho - Birth: 1890 A.D. - Death: 1964 A.D. - Precept: Interpretation of the Holy Qur’an. Scholar M. A. Sheikho was born in al-Ward district in Sarouja Quarter, one of the historical districts of Damascus, in Syria which was called mini-Istanbul during the period of the Ottoman rule. He was raised in an Arab style house situated opposite the famous public al-Ward Bathhouse.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago"
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Price: Free! Words: 67,000. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.
This Is My Story
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 43,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“This is My Story” is a touching autobiography about a gifted young child who rose from obscurity and poverty to stardom, legendary status and wealth. With millions of album sales and a chart topping music career, came a life of heart-brokenness, loneliness and despair. This book will make you both cry and laugh as you witness one woman's search for success and love.
Anatomy of a Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 223,030. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
Anatomy of a Life is a haunting and heart-rending memoir, a truly inspirational story strongly recommended to anyone struggling to find their place in this world. It brings to light what most people bury deep inside and never speak of; raw emotion expressed in a unique and captivating style as well as including little known facts on abuse and the diverse effects ill-treatment has on one's psyche
My Holy Spirit Experience Vol 1
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
In this book you will discover my experiences with the Holy Spirit. One of such was during a time of my prayer and fasting. I had an unusual spiritual experience. As I closed my eyes to pray over my food to break my fast, I saw the glory of God for the very first time. It appeared as a thick bright shining cloud moving as if it were a heavy smoke folding itself as described in Ezekiel chapter one.
Ms’ Guided Angel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Caroline Carey survived sexual abuse, violent husbands and single parenting to raise six children and become one of today's most respected teachers of shamanic dance. This is her story.
Breathe
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Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A short story about a young man's seven life-threatening heart conditions. Breathe was a winner in Marlboro Colleges Beautiful Minds Challenge!
Ninja Warrior: 10 Ninjas That Changed History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ninjas have been protecting Japan in the shadows for hundreds of years. No warrior has ever operated with such honor and skill. The ten ninjas profiled here are amongst the greatest Japan has ever known. They forever shaped both the history and folklore of the Ninja. Profiles are included of the following Ninja’s: Kirigakure Saizo, Mochizuki Chiyome, Ishikawa Goemon, Fuma Kotaro, Kato Danzo, H
Montana Air Views From A Transplant
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These views from a transplant from civilization, if read by native Montanans, will either bore them to tears or cause hysterical laughter. It’s all normal and routine to them. But to other transplants and foreigners, there may be some small amusement. Montana is a magical and gorgeous place. I think only a foreigner can recognize that with true depth. We have lived so long outside of paradise.