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Dancing in Heaven — a sister's memoir
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
Born with severe brain damage, my sister Annie never out grew the needs of an infant. She didn’t walk or talk. Our parents fed her, changed her clothes, and lifted her from her bed to her wheelchair and back for her entire life of 51 years. A window into my family’s life with a severely disabled member, Dancing in Heaven is a testimony to the basic intrinsic value of human life.
The Flying Phone Booth: My 3 years behind the Candid Camera
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Price: $4.77 USD. Words: 197,420. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Come back to the sixties. Come back and meet Mr. Candid Camera himself, Allen Funt. Meet the self proclaimed genius whose one great idea became America's favorite television show. Meet the man who invented "Smile, you're on Candid Camera." Join the crew and produce the comic sequences that made America laugh every Sunday night on CBS.
Odyssey in China
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,060. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An interesting and entertaining story of how one man overcame the day-to-day difficulties in the midst of rural China while helping university students learn the English language.
Fulton Avenue - Growing Up in the San Fernando Valley in the 1970's
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Price: Free! Words: 52,660. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
My parents moved my brother and I from Minneapolis to LA in 1968. Little did they know what would happen. This story are the highlights of my childhood, the good the bad and the traumatic. My parents were party animals. My father was a drummer and my mother was secretary. They both loved to drink and smoke and listen to Sinatra. Living with them and seeing them divorce and growing up.
Two Mad Dogs & An Englishman!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Think 'Marley & Me' times two and you'll have some idea! This is a true, wickedly funny and entertaining story about how life changed but love grew when my wife and I added two outrageously out of control dog’s into the scene!
What the Immigrant Saw
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Britain as seen through the eyes of an immigrant from Belgium. Amusing, serious, incisive, but always affectionate, JP Floru brings an outsider’s eye to look at Britain.
Life Was Just an Accident
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Price: $11.15 USD. Words: 95,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One rainy night in 1998, Philip Donaghy was paralysed in a car crash. It was just an accident, a stroke of bad luck that shattered a young man's dreams and ambitions. Against the odds, Philip left hospital and now lives in his own home and works tirelessly as a road safety and disability awareness campaigner.
John Pio Came to Maine
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Price: Free! Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a biography of Madeiran immigrant John Pio and his wife, Margaret Ordway, and of most of their descendants. It cites a website where you can find family-related photos and documents, and provides instructions for finding the items you want to access. This book provides a glimpse of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts history as it relates to the Pio line.
No Minute Hand to My Clock
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 102,970. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Henry Bossau was a staunch but intelligent, opinionated but enlightened Afrikaner. He was a farmer, writer, painter, philosopher and scholar who lived in the first half of the 20th century. He was also an alcoholic. Experience his rollercoaster life as he tussles with the questions of life and riches. Yet, all too often the answers seem to linger at the bottom of a brandy bottle.
The Carpe Noctem Interviews - Volume 2
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Series: The Carpe Noctem Interviews, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,570. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
ZED PRESENTS... The Carpe Noctem Interviews - Volume Two The unequaled second offering of classic Carpe Noctem interviews by Thom Carnell features in-depth conversations with Frank Miller, Clive Barker, Stuart Gordon, David Schow, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Nacho Cerda, Tom Rainone, Viggo Mortensen, and two never-released interviews with Budgie (The Creatures) and artist Hajime Soryama.
Sweet Times, Sweet Places
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,330. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The modern generation could hardly believe there was quality life without the social and technological innovations of the new millennium. But my generation(1930s-1950s)made out quite nicely, thank you, without these innovations. Come let me tell you through the childhood adventures of a southern country bumpkin about a more laid back, less complicated, and some would say, less contaminated era.
Fred Who?
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 69,730. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Fred Karger is not your average Republican candidate for president in 2012. For one thing, he's moderate. For another, he's Jewish. And for another, he's gay. In FRED WHO, Karger--with uncommon candor and poignant humor--answers the question that everyone from Sir David Frost to Rachel Maddow, from the New York Times to Politico, has been asking: Who the hell is Fred Karger?
Beyond the Beyond
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is the story of Paul "Doc" Gaccione, reputed mobster currently under indictment for murder. It is a story of his journey to destiny and the afterlife. A series of phenomenal occurrences throughout his life created his inspiration to write this story and through it the reader will learn about life’s most important subject “the mystery of death” which will forever change them.
Kings, Killers and Kinks in the Cosmos
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,940. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Robert Egby’s great-grandmother, an English Seer, predicted his life. A teenage atheist, he refused to believe her until doors started opening like magic. The strange journey took him into the company of kings,journalists, news photographers, in the Middle East, Germany and western Canada where a radical change took place in Cosmic Consciousness. Autobiography with over seventy photographs.
Ghetto Plainsman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 195,480. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Gritty, raw and spiritual, Ghetto Plainsman chronicles one man’s triumph over humiliation, self-hatred, anger and violence in a chaotic journey between urban survival and the life-or-death struggles of the ravaged American Great Plains. This gripping parable takes us from the streets to the even more devastated American West and finally into a place of deeper healing for us all.
Till the Cows Come Home - A must-read for anyone dealing with Brain Injury
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,090. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is the story of how J.T. Blakemore took an ill-advised ride in a ’59 Hot Rod Chevy in 1963 and regained consciousness twenty-eight days later. He was 21 years old. “You might say I threw my life away for a dozen cans of beer. The prognosis was simple: brain damage. The effects were not so simple. Not by a long shot.”
A Lark Ascending
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,720. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life is sweet. Everything is in its place. A young beautiful wife and twins, a boy and girl. Suddenly the girl is struck down with Leukaemia and the family move into a new dimension, another world. This is a story of love and hope, of the battle against the ultimate destiny of us all. It is told through the father and daughter but is about the whole family. They try to answer the eternal question.
Teaching With Chopsticks: TEFL From The Frontline
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Looking to ‘do something totally random and out of character’, recent graduate Jonathan Last took his lack of classroom experience and wariness about children onto a plane heading for Sanbon, South Korea and into a job teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL). How hard could it be?
War at the Top (The Clock with Four Hands)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,610. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Based on the experiences of General Sir Leslie Hollis, who served at the centre of British power for nine years from 1936 to 1945. It includes first-hand accounts of the most momentous moments of WW2 with personal recollections of meetings held underground in the Cabinet War Rooms, in the USA, at the major conferences – Cairo, Tehran, Yalta and Potsdam – from the position of a true insider.
Ten Bob an Hour
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 133,690. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Five years of dirt and grind, practical jokes and 60-hour weeks turned Steve Philips into the man he is today. Now retired to sunny Cyprus, Steve tells his story, warts and all. How he started as a 15-year-old apprentice in a Birmingham factory when a pint of mild cost one bob and engineering was still done the hard way.