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Whistling In The Wind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This autobiography of Rev. Fr. Albert J. McKnight, C.S.Sp., a Black Catholic Priest who helped spearhead the economic development of Afro-Americans in Louisiana, but is now spearheading a spiritual revival seen as the only true means to authentic liberation and real equality.
When Waves Collide: Not "American" Enough, Yet Too "White Washed"?
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,510. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Waves Collide is Phat Le’s call for a deeper embrace in our cultural differences--- starting with an honest assessment of his own life journey. His exploration with the themes of love, relationships, family, and loss reveals the fact that no matter the differences in our cultural background, intense human emotions and the need for connection are universal.
Step By Step
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,510. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Step By Step is a memoir. A collection of short creative non-fiction pieces, which represent segments of my life. They are recollections of people, places and events; some big, some small, some happy, some sad. These stories richly reflect the times and, of course, me and my friends and family.
From Gigolo to Jesus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
FROM GIGOLO TO JESUS A JOURNEY FROM MISOGYNY TO MONOGAMY Life is like walking between parallel universes. One with all the temptations of the world. The other with all of the requirements to live a righteous life. You walk along the middle until you see something on either side that makes you want to jump in and hang out for a while.
Young Man of the Cloth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,700. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Many people have asked me about the costume I wore in the seminary (cassock) and in the monastery (habit). I often thought that was an odd question. Father Brendan, the Director of Students at Holy Cross Seminary once told us that the cassocks we wore and habits we would eventually wear were the most important part of us. What we stood for was more important than who we were. This became a central
Goodbye, Mummy Darling
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1952, the author of this book, and her brother, Roy, were sent to Australia by their mother under the Child Migrant Scheme. Sue and Roy’s mother had remarried, and she had been bullied by their new stepfather into getting rid of them, since he only wanted his own children. As you read Sue’s story, many unanswered questions arise.
Devil You Can't Have My Child!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This inspiring True Story of Ken Johnson's Life Shows how anyone Can go from hate to Love, death to Life and from worst to First!
Walking Ghost: Welcome to Terrorist University
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Witness the true life account of a US anti-terrorism operation that went wrong, was covered up, and potentially resulted in the loss of more than 200 lives. Go inside the mind of a confessed terrorist, and the man who got close to him (a fugitive on the run from the US Government, turned spy). This is not a conspiracy theory, it is the actual account, dictated by the man who infiltrated Al Qaeda.
Wearing Yesterday's Underpants - Again
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I promised Servane that our honeymoon would be really different to our previous adventures. She expected a relaxing shopping tour of Paris. Instead she got dragged across the world on a budget overland trip from Beijing to Barcelona, forced to eat flea-ridden Mongolian mutton, fire an AK-47 in a Soviet bunker and spent a night locked in a Polish toilet.
Holy Hell
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Inspired by a true story, Holy Hell paints an intimate and gripping portrait of what happens when a good Catholic boy discovers that he is gay. At the age of 15, Tom leaves his family on a journey that takes him to a cloistered religious institution in the Ozark foothills and ends up in the slums of St. Louis. Along the way, he learns that to find himself he must lose sight of God altogether.
A Father's Son
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The reality of a hard life for a young boy whose father doesn't believe that the boy is his son.
Ellen: a woman of spirit
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,920. Language: Australian English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Network Creative Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ellen: a woman of spirit by Noelene Allen is the extraordinary true story of a woman whose life journey is told with sympathy, compassion and above all honesty. The strength of the women of the Kelly family becomes clear as the reader shares many previously untold anecdotes of the life of the mother of Australia’s most famous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
Desert Voices
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,250. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
America's strength has always been her people. Never has this strength been more evident than in time of war. From the Revolution on, the history of America at war has always been the history of ordinary men and women doing extraordinary things. But in the past, it has taken years, sometimes even decades, for those heroic men and women to be heard, for their individual stories to be told.
Medal Of Honor:From Antietam To Afghanistan
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 121,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A complete story of the history and intrigue of the valor and bravery of America's men and one glorious woman who were awarded the ultimate honor. It's the story of "The Great Locomotive Chase," and "Old 666". The Medals story is filled with intrigue and mystery. More fascinating than fiction and more awarding than receational reading. This is a must read for every American.
From Dreamer to Dreamfinder
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,150. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Bamboo Forest Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Ron Schneider takes you on a journey through 40 years of personal triumph and corporate challenges. It's an intimate look into the creative worlds of Disney, Universal, and Six Flags Magic Mountain; a no-holds-barred memoir filled with wild characters and wilder concepts, complete with a step-by-step guide to how the magic is made!
Confessions of a Journeyman Typesetter
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 49,100. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Fario. Category: Essay » Literature
Author, printer, and libertine Rétif de la Bretonne ("the French pornographer") was among the most eccentric public figures of eighteenth-century France. Gérard de Nerval, drawn to such eccentrics, examines the life of the extraordinary man whose work the 1911 Britannica deems "unfit for general perusal."
Letters To God
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Price: Free! Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How do I pray? That question inspired this book. When I asked that question. I received several replies to it. The one that made the most sense to me was, “Just talk to Him”. My question to that was, “How do you talk to God”? For me it was easy to put my thoughts down on paper.
Bringing Home the War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,980. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Based on the story of an Army Special Forces wife surviving amid the chaotic homefront during the War on Terror. An insider's perspective into the struggles of the families trying to survive in the shadows of the military are virtually untold. The book reads like a novel, but is all the more powerful because it is based on a true story.
Master Spy: The Life of Robert P. Hanssen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,990. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
For fifteen years, government worker Robert Hanssen passed along to the Soviets over 6,000 pages of top secret and classified information, including information on the U.S. investigation of smuggling nuclear weapons to third world countries and the entire plan for the continuity of the U.S. government if suddenly attacked. This is the story behind the man who so heinously betrayed his country.
Soul's Harbor: True Adventures of Medic-13
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Witness the wild west era of emergency medicine as seen through the eyes of Paramedic-13. In this gritty, pull-no-punches account you will live each call through the people who wrestle with death each and every day to keep the rest of us alive. Every paramedic, firefighter, EMT, and nurse should show this to their families. Because none of us actually have any idea what really goes in inside.