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Trucking in English
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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This is the tale of what happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to actually drive 18-wheelers across North America instead of just dreaming about it. She learns how to hit a moose correctly and how to be hijacked. She is almost arrested in Baltimore Docks and survives a terrifying winter tour of The Rockies. Nothing goes well, but that’s why there’s a book.
Madame Pedamamaki
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Madame Pedamamaki takes us into the world of a smiling ‘girl’ who secretly mourns, throughout her long life, the lack of ‘a corner of her own’. Born and raised in Alexandria (Little Paris) Egypt in an overcrowded family apartment and onwards through her three marriages, she constantly yearns for just ‘a small corner and plenty of time’ in which to indulge her greatest pleasure – reading!
Give Me Tomorrow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,080. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir chronicles the early life and tragedies of a young German girl during WWII in Pomerania, as the Soviet Union expelled thousands of eastern Europeans from their homelands and reshaped countries’ borders as part of an Allied agreement near the end of the war.
The Lost Society: The Prison Memoirs of Tyreese Malloy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist
Over the course of 22 months in state prison and county jail, King Thai documented his experience in journal entries, philosophical essays, and poems. He offers an intimate look into the mind of a prisoner, the horrendous conditions of modern day chattel slavery (aka the Prison Industrial Complex),religion, and Hip Hop culture.
Above the Lake:Tuscany, the artist's journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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The artist/fool with one foot suspended above the abyss, never looking to the future as six months morph into twenty years; Cortona, Camelot-like rising above the lake, casting her spell but lurking in the wings is a parallel universe threatening a rude awakening-welcome to the life of the artist.
Tubob: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
TUBOB: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps is a memoir of a newly married couple who discover themselves in new light as they work and learn about a different culture in a third-world country. They find strength and frustration trying to make a difference. Caught up in a military coup, they seek refuge in a house with 116 other people and wonder if their lives will ever be the same.
9 Lives of a Fighter Pilot: One pilot’s personal story as an American patriot
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Military
A pilot's life is never dull, especially when you're a jet fighter pilot in the Marines flying assault missions in Iraq during Saddam Hussein's reign and then when you work at the White House under President Clinton! Sometimes you have close calls with Death. Sometimes you get nine lives. You better live the ninth to its fullest! This is Colonel Greg Raths' life... a roadmap for success.
My Longest Round
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
’I’ve been fighting since the day I was born. No, I’ve been fighting from the time I was curled up inside my mother’s belly. The day my father shot himself in the head, that’s when my fight started’ Wally ’Wait-a-While’ Carr is an Australian and Commonwealth champion boxer who held twelve titles in six divisions.
David Norris: Trial By Media
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,890. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
During the lead up to the 2011 Irish presidential election Joe Jackson published David Norris: Trial By Media, which tells the story of, arguably, Ireland's most controversial presidential candidate that year, Senator David Norris. The Senator has since written his autobiography, which, sadly gives only one chapter to the 2011 Irish Presidential election and omits 99% of this material.
The Rise and Fall of A Modern-Day Icarus
Price: Free! Words: 136,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Are you lifting weights because you want to develop more muscle mass? Why do most think that more muscle mass leads to an increase of resting fat metabolism? When you hypertrophy your muscles, you are enlarging Type IIb muscle fibres, which are glycolytic. There is an increase of carbohydrate metabolism, not fat metabolism. I have had problems with stress. Read my life-struggle to understand why.
"Dad I Want To Be A Menudo!"
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,940. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The true story of a member of the famous group (Boy Band) Menudo, Raymond Acevedo, who at 12 years of age was determined to enroll and belong to the group Menudo. His struggles, determination and faith led him to do what at that moment was impossible. His experiences and that of his family with the struggles with the organization of Padosa America who wielding a very tight control of the group.
Subject to Change
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A hybrid metafictional memoir by a prescient Vietnam veteran. He was in Morocco on 9/11. It blends journalism, history, creative nonfiction and world travel. It incorporates abandonment, loss, exile, renewal, creativity, diversity, kindness and gratitude.
Tales from my Bicentennial Year - Baseball, Hotdogs, Apple Pie and a Plymouth Fury III
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,590. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Humorous look at childhood in the Seventies. Relive the life, the music, the parenting. Go back when Baseball ran the sports world.
El progreso del Peregrino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,260. Language: Spanish. Published: October 30, 2012 by Editorialimagen.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Fiction » Anthologies » Graphic novels/comics/manga
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Under the Influence, New Edition of the Unauthorized Story of the Anheuser-Busch Dynasty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,480. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » History » American
"Under the Influence" is the compellingly readable and completely unauthorized saga of the Busch family and the Anheuser-Busch brewery it controlled for more than a century. This New York Times best seller is the first book to tell the whole story behind the All-American red, white and blue logo--an amazing tale of opportunism unbridled power, family conflict, sex scandals and violent death.
The Dream Pushers: A Nightmare of Death, Lies,and Deceit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,100. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rags Anderson was one of the six million who faithfully obeyed the teachings of Jehovah's Witnesses until the day he opened his son's history book and discovered a contradiction between world history and a Jehovah's Witness core religious teaching. Who had the most to lose,his religion, or academia? The answers is a tangled mass of deaths,lies,and deceit that will haunt him forever.
Listening For Coyote
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An American classic, this adventure memoir tells the story of a 1000-mile hike across Oregon's wilderness in 1985. Sullivan is held at gunpoint by a marijuana grower, poisons himself with mushrooms, and hikes 40 miles a day through Hells Canyon trying to outrun snowstorms. But he also encounters the spirit of the wilderness -- Coyote, the legendary trickster god.
Cold River Spirits
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 51,350. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cold River Spirits is a wryly humorous and inspirational story about a proud Alaska Native family struggling to survive in two worlds. Sam and Louise Harper and their ten children make a soul-grinding transition into a modern white-dominated society where they face bigotry, poverty and illness. The author explores her family's powerful conflicts between the past and the future.
The Shiny Red Honda
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Growing up in rural County Waterford in the 1950/60's with my beautiful red Honda. The Mass path, crossroad dancing, travelling shows, being an Altar Boy, memories of an age of innocence. It is also about dreams and aspirations; a young man's entry into the world of work, and his brief flirtation with the music business. A story told as it was - warts and all
A Life Less Ordinary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when an American from a small, rural town goes overseas to live and teach in one of the biggest cities in South Korea? Follow me on my one year journey to find out!