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Confesiones. San Agustin by San Agustin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,480. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Discipleship, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Esta selección contiene la sustancia de la obra con la que San Agustín logró un análisis penetrante respecto a las más complejas impresiones del alma, a la elevación del sentimiento y a la profundidad de sus visiones filosóficas.De todos los trabajos del llamado santo doctor de la Iglesia católica, ninguno ha sido más leído y admirado universalmente, como este.
Confessions of a Golf Slut by Susan Fornoff
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Here is the funny and heart-warming "Drive, Putt, Love" golf sister to "Eat, Pray, Love." Trailblazing sports journalist Susan Fornoff tells how golf became her warm blanket through the heartbreaking loss of divorce and death, her compass for a hilarious journey through online dating, and her guiding light in the murky tunnel of midlife career change. Reads like fiction, but it's true!
From Here To Paris -- Get laid off. Buy a barge in France. Take it to Paris. by Cris Hammond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
The corporate world had dumped me; given me a pat on the back and said, "have a nice life." I thought, "why the hell not?" So I bought an ancient canal barge in France and set off to live a dream. This is the story of how we dragged that old tub all the way through France and into Paris, to live in the shadow of Notre Dame. It was kicking and screaming, laughing and crying, but we made it. Voila!
Turn Left at the Devil Tree by Derek Pugh
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In the remote Top End outstations of Arnhem Land, Derek Pugh, teacher, naturalist and bushman, founded several schools and joined a lifestyle as old as time.
Higher Than Eagles: The Tragedy and Triumph of an American Family by Maralys Wills
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,270. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
He was the first in a family of six children, with parents who initially balked at his fantasies. Prevailing against all the people who called him impractical, a dreamer, Bobby Wills became a legend in the fledgling sport of hang gliding. A family saga written by a mother and one of her six children.
It's Good by Linda Higgins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,380. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Drawing from her own experiences living in Indonesia for 20 years, Linda Higgins writes about an adventure of a lifetime, bringing this colorful part of the world to life in a way that will stay with you long after you finish reading.
Leaving Little Havana: A Memoir of Miami’s Cuban Ghetto by Cecilia M. Fernandez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
While most memoirs by Cuban-Americans revolve around childhood scenes in Cuba and explore the experiences of a young man, Leaving Little Havana is the first refugee memoir to focus on a Cuban girl growing up in America, rising above the obstacles and clearing a path to her own American Dream.
Dysfunctional: The Rick Langlais Story by Andrew Fehr
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Richard Langlais. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Rick emerged from a childhood of horrific abuse to become a powerful street fighter, drug dealer and enforcer, only to spiral into the depths of addiction and despair. At his lowest point Rick gave his life to Jesus. This was the beginning of the hardest battle of his life as he fought to overcome the addictions and demons of his past and learned to fit into a world that he knew nothing about.
The Koran and the life of the prophet Muhammad by Kåre Bluitgen
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Biography for the whole family based on the Koran and the first Islamic accounts of the prophet Muhammad’s life. It tells about the time before the prophet’s birth, his upbringing and prophetic calling. The migration from Mecca to Medina became a turning point. Muhammad founded his new religion there and the biography traces his life as the head of the family, statesman and military commander.
Infidelity - Exploding the Myths by Julia Hartley Moore
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,890. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013 by Bay Road Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Sexual behavior, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
International expert on infidelity Julia Hartley Moore explodes the myths on infidelity. Using dozens of real life examples from her she explains how and why people cheat, and why it is often possible to rebuild your relationship after the devastation caused by an affair. As a private investigator she has a professional interest in the subject, but she has also experienced infidelity firsthand.
Conversations with a Goddess On life, love and business by Natalie McIvor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,320. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
"I AM A GODDESS!" Adopt this as your daily mantra- acknowledge who you are- an empowered and beautiful woman. Through the Enlightened Goddess network, Natalie McIvor has had 1000’s of conversations with Goddesses. Reinvent your life! Enjoy these stories from ordinary women, all goddesses, just like you!
Survivor on Death Row by Romell Broom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,080. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013 by Clare Nonhebel. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
30 years on Death Row, 1 failed execution, 2 non-matching dna profiles, no lawyer... Romell Broom, who has spent three decades on Ohio’s Death Row, tells his own story: a ‘throwaway’ boy from a disadvantaged background, hastily convicted for a crime he has always protested he didn’t do. Having survived a two-hour execution attempt in 2009 he is still asking, ‘Will anybody listen to the truth?'
Anzacs Betrayed The Story of the 2nd D&E Platoon by Don Tate
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,800. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Atrocities, Corruption, Murder. The Falsification of History. May 1969, the Vietnam War. Don Tate now provides an in-depth analysis of one of the most sordid matters in Australian military history, the deletion of the 2nd D&E Platoon from all the histories of the Vietnam War and his 38 year battle to have it reinstated. It is a story of many parts- but at its heart, it is a story of betrayal.
Fastest Man In the World: The Tony Volpentest Story by Tony Volpentest
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Tony Volpentest was born without hands and feet—a condition so rare it does not have a name. Doctors said he would never be able to walk without prosthetics or special accommodations; Tony proved them all wrong. In high school he took up the least likely sport for someone without feet—track. Through sheer will and perseverance he went from last place in every race to the pinnacle of his sport.
Angels on My Shoulders by Catherine Anne Ball
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by NewsHooks 2 NewsBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Canadian author Catherine Anne Ball shares her pain and triumph over years of abuse by her father within a fraternal social system that still abuses children.
Messages from Jesus and the Transpersonal Realms: Journals of Out-of-Body Experiences, Akashic Record Readings, Past Life Regressions and Apparitions by Craig Kelley
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 89,860. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Messages from Jesus and the Transpersonal Realms is the record of a soul seeking eternal truth. It is also a precise report of messages the author received in the course of his spiritual journey. Taking the form of an abbreviated autobiography, this volume records several crucial years in Craig Kelley's life. It can serve as a signpost for other seekers--a guide to their own spiritual progress.
Bobby Troughton and the Kendal Otter Hounds by Ron Black
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
This book attempts to tell the story of Robert ‘Bobby’ Troughton, 1835-1912, and his reknowned pack of Otter Hounds, using material written at the time. Bobby was a remarkable man. In a time of poverty and hardship, he achieved fame but not perhaps great fortune, leaving a legacy of the buildings and bridges he built which are still visible in Kendal today.
The Hero Among Us: Memoirs of an FBI Witness Hunter by Jim Ingram
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 77,440. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Sartoris Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Jim Ingram is to the FBI what Elliot Ness was to the Treasury Department—a larger-than-life symbol of American justice, a Klan-busting crime fighter who was involved with some of the highest profile FBI cases of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
Bye-Bye America: I've Found a Better Home by Earle F. Zeigler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The title of this book means what it says — I say “goodbye” to living and working in America. I had indeed “found a better home” in a country (Canada!) where the academic position I aspired to at that time was available. Hence, what I have done by writing and publishing this book is to unofficially—but literally in many ways—publish my “goodbye” to the country of my birth.