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A Lifetime of Small Adventures
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,840. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An adventurer’s stories from childhood to senior years including crash landing in a small plane in rural Mexico and surviving numerous close-call hitchhiking experiences. At age 64, when turned down by the Peace Corps’ medical department, Bill and his wife sold their home and moved to Peru where they created their own volunteer opportunities. If you love adventure, this book's for you.
Nothing Vanishes, Memoir of a Life Transformed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nothing Vanishes offers an intimate exploration of family history in which the searing question persists: Am I Enough?
Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,030. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The day after his thirty-ninth birthday JoAnn Flanery’s husband had a massive heart attack and died in her arms.  While trying to adjust to a new life alone and facing the unique challenges of raising a disabled daughter by herself, she moved across the country to get the special help needed for her child while fighting breast cancer herself.  Tears blend with laughter in this inspirational story.
The Summit Seeker
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,380. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
In The Summit Seeker, Vanessa Runs explores trail and ultra running on an emotional, psychological, and spiritual level. Her vivid descriptions of spectacular trails call you into wild places where you will find rugged beauty, expansive wilderness, and deep personal insights. Vanessa's stories of struggle, hunger, and adventure appeal to our most primitive drive as a species: to survive.
Kolleblommen
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,610. Language: Dutch. Published: February 13, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Verbijstering, vertwijfeling, angst voor de dood, aanvaarding en verzet: de emoties waarmee Noëlla Danckaert te maken kreeg nadat de diagnose "borstkanker" werd gesteld. Dit dagboek is het relaas van haar strijd tegen de gevreesde ziekte, voor velen nog steeds een taboewoord. Maar "Kolleblommen" (dialect voor klaprozen) straalt ondanks de beladen inhoud een positieve boodschap uit.
Twilight Zone Curse of the Stars Volume 3 Resigned to Suicide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,410. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Fresh on the heels of his other riveting "Twilight Zone Curse" of the Stars books, investigative journalist Wayne Rollan Melton uncovers the shocking details of why and how dozens of former stars of the iconic series and their closest friends have committed suicide. The suicide curse began during the iconic series from 1959 to 1964, still continuing today without letup.
Memoirs of Living With an Asshole Or How I Was Rear-ended by Ulcerative Colitis, J-Pouchitis, and the Medical Profession
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,320. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tippy Casey writes of a long personal battle with IBD. It is described through journal memoirs, emails, and other various communications made throughout the fight.
Mine 42 år i søværnet 1940 - 1982 af kommandør Jørgen Vilhelm Stilling.
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Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 21,250. Language: Danish. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Biografi om søofficeren Jørgen V. Stilling, hvis karriere i søværnet fra 1940-1982 indbefattede både 9. april 1940, 29. august 1943, modstandskampen og genopbygningen af søværnet efter befrielsen. Stilling var bl.a. først chef for de topmoderne fregatter PEDER SKRAM og HERLUF TROLLE. En god kilde til søværnet historie under 2. Verdenskrig og den Kolde Krig, fortalt med et usvigeligt godt humør.
God in the ICU
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 38,580. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
biography of a praying anesthesiologist facing his own personal trials yet seeing lives profoundly impacted in response to prayer as well as intensive medical care. dramatic case histories of patients in the intensive care unit combine with moving human stories of a compassionate doctor calling on a god who cares and responds to prayer to make an un-put-downable read.
The Early Years
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
THE EARLY YEARS is a biography about growing up in New York City during the 1930's and 40's. This part spans approximately 80 years, including the 1930’s depression years, the rise of the mafia, and the author's brush with it. The first immigrants came from Caggiano, a small Italian village in the south of Italy, near Pompeii and Sorrento. Settling in the East side of NYC along the East River.
The Gunners of Shenyang
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
"George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang" is the first complete biography of a colorful and influential physicist who instigated the modern Big Bang theory of the universe's birth. The book, rich in anecdotes reflecting Gamow's humorous and clowning side, is a detailed account of his scientific insights and contributions.
Just A Couple Of Chickens
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,970. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
“Just A Couple of Chickens” is a genuinely enjoyable read. Laugh out loud funny, informative and utterly timely. Getting a couple of chickens was Andrew’s idea, but Corinne took it over the top with thirty fluffy pheasant, five and twenty chickens, over forty chukar, and fifteen ducklings. There were twelve smelly quail, nine girl geese, two roosters, and a partridge in a pine tree.
Storia di un pilota, dal funerale di Alitalia alla fuga dal Qatar
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Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 46,780. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un racconto in prima persona di un pilota di Md80 Alitalia sul suo lavoro considerato ricco di privilegi,ma che è solo passione e sacrificio e che finisce improvvisamente nel dicembre 2008. Tra le vicende degli equipaggi,la disoccupazione e gli sforzi per trovare un nuovo lavoro ci porterà lontano fino in Qatar, ricco Paese, ma gabbia dorata per gli stranieri che ci lavorano.
Talking with Strangers
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Why would a woman travel on her own through the Middle East? With an interest in alternate travel and ancient history, she ignores pulped opinion and terrorist hype and goes to find the truth. This book is a journey from Athens to Cairo on local transport; through towns, markets and ancient ruins. It confronts trusted opinions and demands a greater respect for all people.
Windows Into the Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
"Windows Into the Past" is my recollection of growing up on a farm in south Mississippi during the depression. In a series of connected short stories, it highlights the part I played as a young girl and the hard work and pleasures of farm life. It shows how kids can not only survive, but thrive, under unthinkable conditions while doing chores that were dangerous but expected.
Drunk & Crying on Stilts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,680. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Drunk & Crying on Stilts is a birds-eye view of an unforgettable family out of whack, told through the eyes of a pugnacious child who holds out hope that one of the TV families she worships will one day adopt her. Part nod to her drunken but well-intentioned father, and part trip through her mother's demon battleground, Payne is a master at blending heartbreak and hilarity.
Six Years From Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Six Years From Home tells of the events and atrocities a young American boy experienced when he was caught in Yugoslavia (Croatia) at the outbreak of World War II.
Up, Up and Away
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,050. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Have you ever had a problem and you just couldn’t get it solved? When you feel like you’re making a difference, do more roadblocks seem to be placed in your way? Do you believe that no matter what you do, someone is always trying to hinder your progress? This is a harrowing tale of someone trying to do right but continually butting up against multiple roadblocks that will make the reader cringe.