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Alice and Me: An Alice Springs Experience
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Having survived over seventy years of life in this land, I have at various times stood with my back to Australia – at Seaford, Scarborough, Townsville and Darwin – and in each place I have felt the bulk of the country behind me like the hand of a protective parent: huge, ancient, wild and inhospitable. I have wandered, I have loitered and I have played ... and so I came to Alice Springs...
Auschwitz #34207 - The Joe Rubinstein Story
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,440. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seventy years ago Joe Rubinstein walked out of a Nazi concentration camp. Until now, his story has been hidden from the world. Shortly before dawn on a frigid morning in Radom, Poland, German soldiers forced twenty-one year-old Icek “Joe” Rubinsztejn onto a crowded, open-air truck. The next day, several around him were dead. From there, things got worse for young Joe—much worse.
Fall Rising: Exile to Odyssey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Fall Rising begins just after AD Miller, a 19-year- old African-American, was exiled from Orangeburg, S.C. for writing a 7-word note to a white clerk:, “I would like to know you better.” We experience with AD the racism in the Navy and throughout his journeys as he refuses to stay within the boxes created for him by the culture; he suffers the consequences of that choice as well as the benefit.
Paranormal Persistence ~ Caveat ~ True Experiences
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by SynergEbooks. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Twenty-seven true stories about one man’s paranormal and spiritual encounters that began for him when he was very young and continue to this day. You may want to turn on the lights before you begin reading.
A Condessa Sem Cheta
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 59,220. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 16, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mulher sem preconceitos, mas marcada pela vida, entregou-se com simplicidade. Confiando em mim foi, aos poucos, se abrindo, entre passeios, chás, cinemas.
La regola dell'eccesso
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: Italian. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Il lavoro, i soldi, i viaggi, il sesso, la coca. Queste erano le cose che contavano. Non necessariamente in quest’ordine.
For Love of a Dangerous Girl
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A true story of timeless love... Innocent, young Charlotte Corday assassinates the radical leader Jean Paul Marat hoping to save her beloved country from the violent turn the revolution had taken. Adam Lux, an idealistic young member of the Revolutionary Convention, is so awed by her courage and beauty that he demands to join her in death — a demand that is granted. Love blooms amid bloody chaos.
Science & Politics
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Brian Iddon discovered a passion for chemistry as an eleven-year-old schoolboy. He went on to study it at university, obtaining a BSc, PhD and DSc, and taught and researched his subject at the highest level before making his name in the wider world. In retirement, in addition to voluntary work, Dr Iddon has finally found time to write his memoirs
In and Out of Sync
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Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When the second therapy for his prostate cancer failed, NZ Methodist minister Dave Mullan did another evaluation of his life. As you do. Remembering how much the family had appreciated his father’s prodigious effort in producing his life story, Dave decided to write more than the short stories of The Saga of Wasp.
Dear Hanna: A biography of pacifist Martin J. Zimmer based on his letters from the Eastern Front during World War II
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 165,250. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Dear Hanna - is a rare eyewitness account of the plight of both civilians and soldiers affected by the military operations in the mud and freezing temperatures of the Eastern Front during WW II. Hanna’s husband, Martin J. Zimmer, is a pacifist who, through his observations, reveals a profound understanding of what it should mean to be human.
Ecstasy of the Deep
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,320. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The astonishing autobiography of an Englishman who spent his whole life chasing his dreams. Most of them were either underwater exploring far off unknown reefs in Asia and the Pacific or living it up with the rich and famous who shared his passion for diving. Tony Buxton’s charmed life takes him from the French Riviera and Rome in its 1950s and 1960s heydays to years operating an underwater touris
At Home on the Kazakh Steppe: A Peace Corps Memoir
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Just when her life felt right: new home, new grandchildren, and new career, Givens left it all behind and, with her new husband, joined the Peace Corps. Assigned to Kazakhstan, a country finding its own way after generations under Soviet rule, Givens must also find a way to be in a world different from what she expected. Will it be worth it?
Crying Over You - Surviving When Your Family Is Mentally Unstable
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 201,930. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Crying Over You, the true story of surviving unimaginable violence at the hands of a mentally ill father and the mental, emotional and alcoholism damage that created over the course of many years. The 61 year story of the Seaborn family of Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington as told by Christian Seaborn.
Two Fat Ladies and Hercules Tom: The Story of the Australian Giant Family
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Clara, Anna and Tom Snell, from Gippsland, travelled the world as the Australian Giant Family, and were acclaimed as the most famous and familiar figures in Australia during the late 1800s. Following their ‘discovery’ in 1886 by Max Kreitmayer, proprietor of the Melbourne Waxworks, they appeared as ‘prodigies’ at various venues in America, Great Britain, South Africa, Ceylon and New Zealand.
A Burmese Heart
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,710. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Burmese Heart is an engrossing account of surviving history as told through the eyes of Tinsa Maw-Naing: a former political prisoner, daughter of a Prime Minister and wife of guerrilla leader. It is also the story of a country and its people - revolutionaries, intellectuals, martyrs, innocent bystanders - who are perpetually caught in the violent cycles of politics, a history silenced until now.
Under the Influence of Evil - A Brutally Abusive Childhood Exposed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Isolated from the outside world, Darlene had no idea how brutally abusive her life was. She just thought it was normal. Her mother, Jean, beat her from infancy, mentally abused her, and later sold her to men to use as they pleased. All the while, Darlene suffered sexual abuse at the hands of her father since a toddler as Jean looked the other way. Leaving home as a young teen, Darlene ended up in
What the Private Saw: The Civil War Letters & Diaries of Oney Foster Sweet
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015 by Wigeon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The previously unpublished letters, diaries, and retrospective pieces of Pvt. Oney Foster Sweet, 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery, 43rd Pennsylvania Volunteers (14th Reserves) Battery F (Ricketts’ Battery), 1861-1865. This first-hand account of what the private saw is a distinctive addition to the many existing volumes on the American Civil War.
Biografía Espiritual de un Discípulo Iberoamericano
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Price: Free! Words: 51,250. Language: Spanish. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Spiritual biography of Vicente Beltrán-Anglada (1915-1988), an accepted disciple in a Second Ray Ashram of a Master of Wisdom. In Spanish. Un relato cronológico de sucesos significativos en la vida discipular del místico catalán Vicente Beltrán Anglada (1915-1988).
Nyayo Za Obama
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,980. Language: Swahili. Published: April 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Nyayo za Obama follows Barack Obama through his history making success in US politics. It is written in Swahili - language spoken by most people in Obama's ancestral home country Kenya and most of the region around it. In this book Swahili language, the most promising non-tribal and truly pan-African language, has been enriched vastly by a glossary of new words and terminology.
Coming to Las Vegas, A True Tale of Sex, Drugs & Sin City in the 70s
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir tells how the author arrived in Las Vegas in 1973 to join a circus, opened the new MGM Grand Hotel/Casino as a cocktail waitress and, among other adventures, experienced a city-wide Culinary Union strike. Each story told in this memoir—of the Martin Scorsese “Casino” era of Las Vegas—is true, and many of them are humorous as well as outrageous.