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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.
Finding Compassion in China: A Bicycle Journey into the Countryside
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,440. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
By the time Tim and Cindie entered China, they had been traveling the globe by bicycle for three years. Cindie was ready to explore China’s interior, but what she wasn’t prepared for was the intense isolation that comes with not speaking the language, the scheming tactics of the Chinese government and the unexpected outpouring of kindness from the locals.
How Obama Lost America
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Barack Obama is the world's most popular politician -- except in his own country. There, he faces implacable foes, disappointed supporters and sagging approval ratings. What went wrong? In this smart and highly personal account, journalist Donald Morrison delves into Obama's background, personality and governing style -- with surprising results. Fans and foes alike will find much to enjoy.
A Nourishing Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,930. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Katharine (Kittu) Parker Riddle's captivating account of her extraordinary life journey to nourish the world. Raised in northern India, her ability to love humanity shines through as she traces her work to empower women through nutrition education in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, as well as the U.S., despite the emotional dramas of her physical health.
Life Rolls On; The journey from an AB to a BA
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Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 29,160. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A biography about a person who suffered severe spinal injury and over came adversity by outdoor activitys, sports coaching and gaining a degree
Unstoppable Woman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The almost forgotten story of Mavis Hutchison, first woman to run across America -- at age 53. A mousy housewife 'with no guts and no backbone' until she began running at the late age of 37, she became a national icon as she set records over distances women had never attempted -- and she still runs competitively at 87: "You're only old when you stop growing." She intends to finish life running.
In At The Geek End
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: British English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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The hilarious madcap story of English surfer and computer programmer, James Smith, who finds himself caught up in the conformity of the UK defence business. Totally unsuited to the job, he embarks on a programme of extreme sports activities and tries to escape the rat race. His plans are thwarted, however, by his wayward love life and rocky finances.
I Survived
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get on board for a nail-biting ride. While you were sleeping in the 70s and 80s, when few men of integrity stood tall in Australia’s criminal justice system, John Wayne Ryan – a real life “Lethal Weapon” with a hatred of crime and corruption – was driven to take risks few would ever contemplate in a lifetime. This is the first in a series of books by John W Ryan which will become essential readi
Notes from the Stage Manager's Box
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,100. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is an account of the author’s time with the National Westminster Bank Theatre Club. There are tales of production disasters, memorable performances and the funny side of staging a show from the auditions to first night nerves and mishaps. The book concentrates mainly on the eccentrics and the things that can and usually do go wrong on stage seen from the viewpoint of a Stage Manager.
Five Strands of Hope
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,590. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
FIVE STRANDS OF HOPE is about my journey from infertility, a horrendous triplet pregnancy to the birth of healthy triplets. Along the way, we faced varicocele surgery, miscarriages, failed IUIs, IVF, a quadruplet pregnancy that naturally reduced to triplets, preterm labor, incompetent cervix, gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia that occurred after the delivery.
Adventure Travel - 16 stories from a world traveller hoping to provide little inspiration for your next travel adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 36,030. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details a few of the amazing and unusual experiences found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
Sit Down! Listen To This!
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,700. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
Roger Eagle was a towering figure in British popular music. Uniquely his influence straddled the cultural divide separating Manchester and Liverpool.
Увидимся в Вашингтоне
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Price: Free! Words: 30,910. Language: Russian. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
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Книга повествует о захватывающей истории любви Дастана и Севды, студентов по обмену в США, которая зарождается через их он-лайн переписки во время учебного года. Запретная любовь, особенности культур, приключения в Америке, горечь утраты близкого человека, взаимоотношения друзей и членов семей, виртуальный мир, переплетенный с реальной жизнью легли в основу книги.Могут ли Дастан и Севда быть вмест
Mi legado
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,540. Language: Spanish. Published: July 3, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Este libro reúne la concepcion que tenía la Madre Teresa de Calcuta, ganadora del Premio Nobel de la Paz, sobre la fe, el perdón, el matrimonio y la familia, de modo que su doctrina se adentre en la vida cotidiana del lector.
The Beautiful Beast: The Life & Crimes of SS-Aufseherin Irma Grese
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Price: $9.75 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the amazing story of young girl who rose from obscurity to become the overlord of 30,000 helpless women in the largest of the Nazi factories of death. Irma Grese, blessed with flawless facial features and dazzling blue eyes, grew up as the Nazis seized power in Germany. Once she had the chance the to join the ranks of the female SS corps, she became the most notorious women guards.
Pablo Neruda y Matilde Urrutia. La eterna amante del capitan
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: Spanish. Published: July 2, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Este libro cuenta la historia de amor del poeta Pablo Neruda y la cantante Matilde Urrutia. El era ya un reconocido poeta cuando la conoció, y ella una cantante con gran tesón y relativa fortura. Fue amor a primera vista, y cuando, después de encuentros furtivos y períodos de distancia, pudieron convivir, ya no se separaron hasta la muerte del poeta.
Tapestry Of Love: A Brother, A Sister, And An Odyssey Through Cancer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,590. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Healing is a state of burdenlessness. Tapestry Of Love is a memoir of a journey through cancer by a brother and sister. Michael, dealt with cancer twice in his life and died young, at the age of 34. This is a first person narrative,in both of our voices, describing our experiences in coping with the illness, with life and death, with grief and healing.
Hotfooting it Across Mexico
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by Linda Paul. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It's the early 1970's. Kd Grace interrupts the boredom of college for a grand adventure. Hitchhiking through Mexico with a complete stranger, she finds kindness and generosity in the unforgettable characters she encounters. For every step forward, unfathomable health issues threaten to bury her in the merciless heat. The narrative gallops to the cadence of kd’s indomitable passion for life.
For the People, By the People
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
A collection of short memoirs reflecting lives which are different, unique, Muslim. Do you want to know what it is to hear the voices of a people who haven't been heard, to hear their stories as they want it to to be told? This book has many voices that speak of many lives, each life shares a common enthusiasm to tell their real stories, of pain, of joy, of being different.