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The Uncommon Herd
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written in 1853 it tells the hard truth about childhood in rural Aberdeenshire. Schooling clashes with having to earn frugal wages cow-herding or other rural tasks. Intelligence, hard work, honesty and good fortune are rewarded when he becomes the Master’s man-servant. Not Downton Abbey, but a fascinating, amusing account of Upstairs and Downstairs in a branch of Scotland’s renowned Gordon family
Creación y bendición: Dios me habló para ti
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,760. Language: Spanish. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
A sus 33 años, Miriam publica este libro tras una trayectoria y recorrido de viajes físicos constantes que la llevaron al mejor de los viajes: el conocimiento espiritual de la mano de Dios. El 10% de los beneficios de este libro se destinará al crecimiento de una organización guiada por Miriam Brit para el pobre y el afligido.
In Kindling Flame: the Story of Hannah Senesh 1921-1944
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 61,340. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the gripping story of a young woman who is an icon of resistance to the Holocaust and an enduring symbol of courage. Born in Budapest in 1921, Hannah Senesh dreamed of becoming a writer. But she was Jewish, and by the time she was a teenager, the Nazis were coming to power in Europe. In 1939, at just18, she left for Palestine. Later she returned on a rescue mission that cost her life.
A Road Less Travelled - A memoir of a privileged life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Robin Knight reported around the world for American newsmagazines and corporate publications for 40 years. He began covering international events in 1968 when he joined US News & World Report and soon after found himself in Northern Ireland as the civil rights movement began. Over the next 28 years, working for this prestigious American weekly publication, he reported from 50 countries in Europe.
Faking It In France
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,030. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Living semi bankrupt in France wasn't the dream I'd fantasied about. Homesick and disillusioned, I knew something had to change, but what?
Minutes of Heaven Miles of Hell
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Price: Free! Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
At age 20, Mitch Webb awoke from an alcohol-induced coma only to return to the demons that put him there. Webb continued to abuse drugs and alcohol to the point of dying twice before being revived by paramedics. Driven by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand, Webb put his thoughts to paper intentionally while intoxicated to gain better understanding of chemical prison.
Not My Mother: A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,620. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Pagan Writers Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Alternately haunting, humorous, and heart-warming, Not My Mother: A Memoir follows Rae over a nine-month quest to break her family's generational pattern of abuse and victimhood in order to become for her unborn child the mother she had always wanted for herself.
Feeding a Monster
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Price: $11.00 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Concrete Jungle Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Based on a true story, a healing and inspirational true story about a woman, her daughter and their family torn apart by the monsters they attracted and allowed to grow within them. These two women share their painfully honest version of events that transformed their lives, but not before hitting their individual rock bottoms.
Conversations with a Small Boy
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 133,820. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book recalls the life and times of a small boy who grew to early manhood in Leeds, principle city of the English county of Yorkshire. The period 1939 to 1945 that became known as “The war that changed the world”, forms the backdrop to this record about life and living as experienced by his family and millions of other English working class folk across the north of England who struggled throug
Courage Born of Faith
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,120. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Pastis Enterprises. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Courage Born of Faith" is a radically comprehensive story of a Dutch family which survived the NAZI yoke during the occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. Hiding and feeding Jews was the right thing to do, but HARD, since survival was never guaranteed for the one offering aid or the Jew. The author, Edward Boersma, did a compelling job of telling this compelling story.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part Three
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,300. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
La medianoche del cordero
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Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: Spanish. Published: July 14, 2012 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
La trágica historia de un cubano que, buscando una mejor vida, se dedica en Estados Unidos a la venta de drogas con consecuencias amargas para su vida y de los que le rodean.
Time To Write: 2012 short story prize
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Price: Free! Words: 26,690. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
To celebrate NMIT’s centenary, the Bachelor of Writing and Publishing launched its inaugural Time To Write short story competition offering writers a chance to be published by NMIT’s Yarra Bend Press. In keeping with the centenary, the theme was TIME and we looked for 600 to 1000 word submissions from writers. Winners and selected shortlisted works have been published in this anthology.
Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo. El amor entre el elefante y la paloma
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,860. Language: Spanish. Published: July 12, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Por estas páginas desfilan el colorido Coyoacán y el ambiente bohemio de París o Nueva York. Personajes como León Trosky y Tina Modotti, la famosa Casa Azul y las banderas rojas y, por supuesto, la famosa historia de amor entre Frida y Diego, como arquetipo de una época tumultuosa y aventuras transitorias.
Here and Away: Discovering Home on an Island in Maine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,560. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
After years of being drawn to northeast Maine from her native Midwest, Deborah Cummins traveled to Deer Isle, an island in eastern Penobscot Bay. In this gathering of essays and lyrical meditations that span several years Cummins invites readers to join in her journey of discovery, an eloquent exploration of the meaning of home and the differences between being from someplace and of a place.
Runaway Mind: My Race with Bipolar, New Edition with Maggie's Tips for Coping with Bipolar
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,800. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Transmedia Books. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Runaway Mind, My Race with Bipolar, chronicles author, Maggie Reese's journey with bipolar disorder. In her memoir, Maggie reveals her battle with the illness, which came to light during her teen years as an Olympic hopeful competitive runner and almost claimed her life. She shares her harrowing struggle with being bipolar through her own words and her friends and family.
Second Chance
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Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 37,340. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Indicted on 23 counts and convicted of four, multimillionaire Martha Marie Preston faced 40 years in federal prison! Just how her life of Rolls Royces and golf course living had come to this, she wasn’t sure. But she knew she had to find a way out. And so began her Second Chance.
One Army Wife's Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
One Army Wife's Tale is a no-holds-barred look into the life of one of our nation's heroes, as seen through the eyes of the wife he left behind when he deployed to Iraq. Told through the daily excerpts of the highly popular blog that gave birth to the memoir, Jenn takes you through the highs and lows of Army life; from day one of her husband's deployment to the tragic twist no one saw coming.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 6)
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Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 75,260. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 stories about heroes and Good Samaritans.
Nero-bianco-nero. Un viaggio tra le montagne e la storia del Caucaso
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Price: $7.40 USD. Words: 69,410. Language: Italian. Published: July 11, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Il giornalista e guida alpina Mario Casella, accompagnato dall’alpinista russo Alexey Shustrov, ha attraversato con gli sci, da est a ovest, i mille e più chilometri della catena caucasica, crogiuolo di etnie e di pericolosa instabilità politica. Al racconto dell’avventura si alternano i ritratti di personaggi e situazioni sorprendenti, incrociati dall’autore nei suoi viaggi nella regione.