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Beautifully Broken
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,530. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A story showing God's love to His children.
Muhammad: When Dementia Created the God of Insanity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Muhammad is the Prophet of the Moon God Allah, and is the mold of every true believer of his system. He was an epileptic who had a vision and thought he was possessed by evil spirits, but others convinced him that he was a prophet of God. He assembled a band of cutthroats and murdered, raped, robbed, and even beheaded hundreds of innocent victims, while leaving a legacy of hatred and intolerance
To Sark and Beyond
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chris Davies Curtis has combined her first 3 books: first she is a District Nurse in London in the 1960's. Then she and her husband move to the Feudal Island of Sark to run a guest house and smallholding of 200 hens, goat and a donkey; they travel to NZ by ship, touring in a delivery van they explore work there for 2 years, finally emigrating and Chris gets a job as a rural District Nurse.
Funny Bones - My Life in Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Freddie 'Parrotface’ Davies was a superstar of British television, radio and variety theatre before, in the twilight of a packed career, he began to act in films such as the cult classic Funny Bones, alongside Lee Evans and Jerry Lewis. With a foreword by Ken Dodd, this unique autobiography is a poignant and hilarious evocation of a vanished world and a rich nostalgic treat for comedy connoisseurs
Celebrity Hotel: True Inside Gossip, Scandal and Intrigue
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This book is a triumphant story of hard work overcoming adversity to achieve success, at the same time lifting the lid on the activities of celebrities. It is the story of how Neil Kirby went from washing dishes at 15 to owning his own hotel, and on the way becoming General Manager of the Grosvenor Hotel and Rocco Forte's blue eyed boy. Inspirational and revealing.
Tea and Me
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 214,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rod set sail for a new life in India after applying to work as an engineer. During his career in the tea industry he fell in love with the country and its way of life. Tea and Me is the story of Rod Brown’s colourful early years in West Bengal in the 1950s, complete with encounters with tigers, leopards and poisonous snakes and some hilarious adventures with the local people.
The Wrong Shade of Yellow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I was middle aged and homeless, soon to be penniless, and really and truly no different from that bag lady sitting on the bench over there. I couldn’t jack it in and go home, because I didn’t have a home to go to anymore. The bicycle and the tent were now home. Wherever I found myself on any given night was now home. And that meant, for tonight, Genoa Piazza Principe Railway Station was home.
The world in my fist
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Price: $6.70 USD. Words: 85,710. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Giorgio Aldo Maccaroni, Sr. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the spring of 1967, Nino Benvenuti was the first Italian to keep the entire nation awake all night for an event taking place on the opposite side of the ocean, in New York, when the six hour time lapse collapsed under the enthusiasm for his victory over Emile Griffith in the old Madison Square Garden stadium.
Il mondo in pugno
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Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 76,890. Language: Italian. Published: July 7, 2014 by Giorgio Aldo Maccaroni, Sr. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nino Benvenuti è stato il primo italiano, nella primavera del '67, a tenere desta per un'intera notte la nazione per un evento che si svolgeva dall'altra parte dell'oceano, a New York, annullando le sei ore di differenza oraria con l'entusiasmo per la sua vittoria contro Emile Griffith sul ring del vecchio Madison Square Garden.
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ten-year-old Helga is forced to join the Hitler youth movement's weekly meetings, where lies and tasty treats are used to entice her allegiance to the Fuhrer. As the war draws nearer to her home in Berlin, Helga is sent away to a Hitler Youth training camp. Her gradual disillusionment, followed by her harrowing escape home, is a coming-of-age story of a young girl's survival of Nazi mind control
Autobiography of a Zen Master
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Price: $999.99 USD. Words: 63,640. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir and guide to the author's unique approach to Zen practice, covering such topics as psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, hypnosis, meditation and enlightenment.
The Enigma of Felix Frankfurter
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,960. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
A recognized, fascinating classic of judicial biography and the Supreme Court, now available as an ebook--featuring active contents, linked notes, proper formatting, and a fully-linked Index. Felix Frankfurter was perhaps the most influential jurist of his century--and one of the most complex men ever to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. Mysteries and apparent contradictions abound, and are explored.
Her Whole Darkness In Motion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The author's long and meandering road to find true love takes her from her home in South Africa to California, Alaska, China, and finally to Israel. Along the way she meets more than a few interesting people, has a few encounters with some less than friendly people, and learns more about herself whilst learning about new cultures.
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,720. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope is the compelling true story of a family’s struggle with the sudden onset of their father’s severe mental illness and subsequent homelessness. The perspectives of his three children, his spouse, and his own distorted reality combine to offer readers a glimpse of a world that will feel hauntingly familiar or dramatically eye-opening.
Pardon Me for Protruding and Other True Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Young attorney Bolo Jackson has his hands full: Wacky cases and clients, nutty law partners, and a steamy secretary. Laugh-out-loud funny, touching, and true, you’ll love these stories of Bolo’s early years practicing law in North Carolina.
The Life and Career of Dr. William Palmer of Rugeley
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
In 1856, Dr. William Palmer became the first man to be hung for using strychnine to kill and rob a fellow gambler. This biography, published in 1925, draws on George Fletcher's lifetime of research, including interviews with many of witnesses and residents of Rugeley, England. The edition also comes with extensive footnotes and essays that brings the story to life for modern readers.
It Was Worth It
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,380. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The Adventures of A Polish POW in World War II 1939-1945. He survived drowning in the Baltic Sea, freezing in Siberia and bombing from both sides during the war. In most books written about wars, the authors depict knights in shining armor riding forth in glory and bravery. In this book I am just an ordinary soldier who went through the horror of war. I was scared and prayed a lot,
Reclaiming Lives: Rediscovering Myself While Educating Kolkata's Poor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,040. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I'm bent on empowering children here in the Kolkata slums, reclaiming their lives. But, of course, I'm also, really, reclaiming my own. The journey hasn't been easy. At each juncture, I was beset with fears and doubts, never given room for complacency or ease. Though scarred by mistakes and misgivings, the journey has been made, not a single step has been wasted.
Donutheads and Dilettantes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,730. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Melange Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why would the rich need a social worker? Who would ever believe it? Yet, Michael, a newbie social worker, would soon find out. And in doing so, would uncover a world of wisdom, stamina, laughter, and friendship. Life lessons for all.
A Small House in France
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A magical holiday to rural France some years before had sowed the seeds of a daring plan for Brenda and Ray Barrington – to spend the early years of their retirement buying and restoring a cottage in the French countryside for use as a maison secondaire. Their budget and time were limited, but their enthusiasm and determination were boundless.