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One Silken Thread: Poetry's Presence in Grief by Lee D. Scheingold
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
Lee Scheingold’s rich, painful intellectual and personal journey—following the death of her husband—is described from viewpoints that have informed her life: psychoanalysis, clinical social work, Buddhism and family medicine. Yet it is poetry that is the connecting thread, beginning with the Russian poems which she studied in college. Turning to poetry allowed her to face her grief and a new life.
Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa by Julie R. Dargis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,850. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The life of a humanitarian aid worker in stories and verse from around the world--inspired by war-affected populations rebuilding their lives with unbreakable spirit. From Rwanda to Cote d'Ivoire, Congo to Serbia, Morocco to South Sudan "Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa" depicts one woman's journey living and working in the face of adversity.
Where the Cranes Fly by Uri Palti
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,310. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Uri Palti begins his book “Where the Cranes Fly” with the immigration of his family to Australia in 1975 and takes us through his first years in Australia. He then goes back to the year he was born and continues to tell us about his interesting life until this very day. However, this isn’t just “another” biography...
Come Back Early Today by Marie Marley, PhD
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 98,750. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Come Back Early Today tells the powerful true love story of Marie’s remarkable 30-year relationship with a delightfully colorful, wickedly eccentric Romanian gentleman and scholar. The book is also a valuable resource for Alzheimer’s caregivers, illustrating how Marie solved numerous problems that typically arise when caring for someone with dementia.
The Man I Was by Dave Tripiciano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,250. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Men’s Issues, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
View A Very Touching Video Of An Actual Scene From This Book On YouTube @ http://youtu.be/Vjh7RTT9Va8 As a musician playing in clubs, he led a life of sin, adultery and divorce. But even after he become the “happily” married father of three; he lived for years as a self-centered workaholic focusing mainly on his career, his hobbies and his schedule. Until the tragic morning that he and
My Home Away from Home by Robert T. Branco
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,320. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the ages of 12 to 19, the author attended a school for the blind. He tells about life in the "cottages," academics, sports, field trips, vocational training, and more. He had good and bad teachers, followed wise rules and absurd ones, met good friends and bullies, and welcomed administrative changes. Perkins educated him very well; this book will surely educate and entertain many others.
Crazy Bitch: Living with Canine Compulsive Disorder by Peggy Tibbetts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,750. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013 by Natalie Collins. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Meet Venus, a beautiful white mixed breed. Part Akbash, part Lab, part clown, part escape artist, part guard dog, part wild dog ... she had more personalities than Sybil, the most famous psychiatric patient in the world. And the people that tried to save her from a world gone crazy, both outside and in her mind.
50 Tales of Flight: From Biplanes to Boeings by Owen Zupp
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In “50 Tales of Flight”, the reader is not simply taken aloft in everything from biplanes to Boeings as the title may suggest. True, the flight deck door has been cracked ajar and the canvas cover pulled back from the open cockpit, but this book is built from the ground up. From the alarm clock buzzing to begin the airline pilot’s day to the sound of silence when a light aircraft engine fails...
Daniel Tammet: the Boy with the Incredible Story by Lili Marlene
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,320. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / autism spectrum disorders
New Edition June 2013. Many people have known for a long time that the life story of the author, celebrity and performer of intellectual feats Daniel Tammet which has been told countless times in books, TV and scientific publications is incomplete in ways that matter and questionable in too many ways to count. Let Lili Marlene show you the alternative story hiding in plain sight.
Far From Breaking Waves by Brad P Vincent
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,570. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the true narrative of a military diver and bomb disposal operator who, after a dynamic career being one of the select few British Royal Navy Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving (MCD) specialists, finds himself Far From Breaking Waves in the land locked country of Afghanistan serving as a member of the Royal Australian Navy. There are even fewer Australian MCDs.
It Puts Muscles On Your Eyebrows by Mick Power
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The book gives the views and life of a common squaddie in the British Army infantry regiment during the early 1950’s.
From Dusk Till Dawn by Dawn Power
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am 47 years old and have been searching for my whole life for true happiness an sometimes thinking I may have found it, yet every adventure is short lived and I find myself back at the drawing board. My history has been that of depression, destruction and debt but finally I have found my nieche and wow is my life changing.
A Desperate Journey by D.H.. Clark
Series: A Desperate Journey by D.H.Clark, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,750. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a desperate journey is based on a true story of a womans' struggles through life. It's an eye-opening story about the use of drugs and the dealing of drugs. The story shows that a life involving drugs and any type of crime is very dangerous.This story is aimed at helping those who may be in similar situations,I also hope to give those in better circumstance a greater apprreciation for their life
Wayfaring Traveler: Whale Rider of the Tide by Wayfarer
Series: The Wayfaring Traveler, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,620. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Wayfaring Traveler is the book that launches you into the heart of America and planetary change. Homeless and scared witless, Wafarer went plummeting into fiscal hemorrhage of downsizing and diaspora. Made long journey in old car; met interesting characters; lived in a tent. What mattered finally? Meet-your-eye people, truth in a handshake, the call of the wild, and seize-the-day.
Moving With God Past the Pain... of Divorce, Death or Any Parting of Lives Once Joined by Pamela Carlquist
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One morning nine months after she and her husband had separated, Pam Carlquist began a dialogue that would change her life forever. In a moment of desperation, she sat down with pen and paper and cried out to God for help. To her surprise, she received a response so comforting and wise that she continued the correspondence for over a year. The answers launched her on a journey of healing and love.
How You Can Get a Job at Walt Disney Studios Without a College Degree by Eric Muss-Barnes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 154,270. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Working for Walt Disney is a childhood dream, shared by millions of people, from all across the world. Since the founding of the studios in 1923, only a small fraction of individuals have ever experienced the bliss of making that dream coming true. After working at the illustrious Studio for more than 6 years, author Eric Muss-Barnes shares his story of how that wish-upon-a-star came true for him.
I've Been in Your Bedroom by Janet Russell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,750. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
I'm a real estate broker. It's a fudged memoir, all about selling houses and what it's like from my side of the desk. I've been fooling around with names, actual happenings, some of them borrowed, to protect the innocent and not-so-innocent. However, my tale is true enough so that if you're interested in getting into real estate sales, don't say I didn't warn you.
Im No Hero by Charlie Plumb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I’m No Hero is an autobiography of Captain Charlie Plumb’s life; it is the story of the Vietnam POW’s who faced an isolated world of degradation, loneliness, tedium, hunger and pain; most significantly, it is a story of hope, for it deals directly with how the techniques used by the POW’s just to survive are the same techniques you and I apply in daily life.
Badges, Bears, and Eagles: The True Life Adventures of a California Fish and Game Warden by Steven T. Callan
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 89,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Over his 30 years as a wildlife protection officer for the California Department of Fish and Game, Steve Callan and his working partner, Dave Szody, conducted some of the most fascinating, complex and highly successful wildlife investigations in California history. They also collected a wealth of true stories—action-packed, suspenseful and often humorous.
Juan Patrón: A Fallen Star in the Days of Billy the Kid by Paul Tsompanas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Juan Patrón lived through one of the bloodiest chapters of the American West. Reputed for his heroics, Patrón tried to tame a frontier plagued with violence, illiteracy and greed - first as a teacher, then as a desperado hunter, and eventually as a speaker of the territorial house of New Mexico - before meeting his fate at the hands of a Texas cowboy in a dramatic showdown.