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Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Readers will learn about some of the formidable health challenges of our region, challenges often overcome by advancements in medical science; about the early development of health care as a thriving industry; and about the scientists, doctors, nurses, and other concerned professionals who have led the cause for a better quality of life in the Pikes Peak area.
Create, Then Take a Break: 250 Miscellaneous Anecdotes and Stories
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 27,640. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes about various creative activities. A sample: Corey Ford’s writings were widely plagiarized—especially his short humorous piece “How to Guess Your Age.” Whenever this happened, Mr. Ford would sue, winning every case. He once said about his lawsuits, “I find this a much easier way to make a living than by writing.”
Crazy: My Seven Years at Bruno Bettelheim's Orthogenic School
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author resided at the Orthogenic School for seven years and shares her most personal experiences there. The world-renowned Bruno Bettelheim was the director, and she shows him for the tyrant he was, bullying the children both mentally and physically and telling them they were crazy when they clearly were not.
Tú también puedes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,580. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Una mujer casada, con dos hijas y una buena vida, un día a través de la red se enamora de una mujer. Su vida cambiará para siempre dejándolo todo: su ciudad, su marido y su familia. Decide marcharse con sus hijas a vivir a Barcelona y empezar una nueva vida junto a la mujer que ama.
The Bucko Mate: Twenty Years in the Merchant Marine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,710. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Bucko Mate describes the author's seafaring experiences sailing as an officer in the American merchant marine. Mates lived a colorful life few have ever experienced. From the storms, fog, waterfront bars and union halls, to the near collisions, deaths at sea, fights, dangerous cargo and foreign lands, it is an exciting life. This is my way of getting some of that colorful era written down.
Sendebudet 2012 epub
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 124,330. Language: Danish. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Hostorien om Sendebudet
Jump! Guida pratica per atterrare in Inghilterra (senza farsi male)
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Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: Italian. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Questa è la versione e-book della prima versione (Apr 12) di Jump!, una guida pratica per il trasferimento - definitivo - in Inghilterra con tanti consigli pratici vissuti in prima persona. Non è una traduzione o un bricolage di suggerimenti trovati su internet, ma il frutto di tre anni di vita inglese.
The Son of the Crisis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Seattle Book Company. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The Son of the Crisis follows Marco Stefanini from 1984, when the young geology student stepped into a business world of uncertainty and chaos, through many crises to 2012, when his IT company estimated revenues at US$1 billion and spanned 30 countries. In every obstacle, Stefanini saw opportunity and seized it. Every impediment became a chance for improvement.
I Have What??? - One Man's Journey Through Breast Cancer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my discovery and treatment of BREAST CANCER. Only 1 percent of all breast cancers occur in men. I knew that men could get breast cancer but I personally knew of no one who had it. It is my hope that this book will make more people aware.
The Complete Princess Trilogy: Princess; Princess Sultana's Daughters; and Princess Sultana's Circle
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 228,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
For the first time, the bestselling PRINCESS books are available in one ebook. PRINCESS describes the true life of a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia where she lives in a "gilded cage" with no control over her own life. DAUGHTERS recounts Princess Sultana's battle to secure freedoms for her daughters. In the final book CIRCLE, Sultana saves other women from servitude.
Trucking in English
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the tale of what happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to actually drive 18-wheelers across North America instead of just dreaming about it. She learns how to hit a moose correctly and how to be hijacked. She is almost arrested in Baltimore Docks and survives a terrifying winter tour of The Rockies. Nothing goes well, but that’s why there’s a book.
Madame Pedamamaki
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Madame Pedamamaki takes us into the world of a smiling ‘girl’ who secretly mourns, throughout her long life, the lack of ‘a corner of her own’. Born and raised in Alexandria (Little Paris) Egypt in an overcrowded family apartment and onwards through her three marriages, she constantly yearns for just ‘a small corner and plenty of time’ in which to indulge her greatest pleasure – reading!
Confessions of a Horse Crazy Girl
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,660. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The career of a horse trainer comes with a revolving door of horses. In my relatively short lifetime, I've ridden more horses than I can remember. Some of them have carved their own little place in my heart. Some are just brief touches in my memory. Then, there are the horses that have had a hand in shaping me into the person I am today. This is a collection of their stories.
Escape Story
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Price: $14.38 USD. Words: 36,000. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Imaginative Minds. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This child's view of the holocaust is a unique and moving story as well as an important historical record.
Shpadoinkle: The Making of Cannibal! The Musical
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,090. Language: American English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This “Making of” book takes the reader on a journey with producer, Jason McHugh, who embarks on a quest to create the soon to be cult movie; Cannibal! The Musical with his college buddies Trey Parker, Matt Stone and a first class crew of CU Boulder film geeks.
Give Me Tomorrow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,080. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir chronicles the early life and tragedies of a young German girl during WWII in Pomerania, as the Soviet Union expelled thousands of eastern Europeans from their homelands and reshaped countries’ borders as part of an Allied agreement near the end of the war.
The Lost Society: The Prison Memoirs of Tyreese Malloy
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Over the course of 22 months in state prison and county jail, King Thai documented his experience in journal entries, philosophical essays, and poems. He offers an intimate look into the mind of a prisoner, the horrendous conditions of modern day chattel slavery (aka the Prison Industrial Complex),religion, and Hip Hop culture.
Grandpa's Stories: The 20th Century As My Gradfather Lived It
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,460. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My grandfather grew up in Arizona during the 1920s and 1930s. One week after the attack on Pearl Harbor he joined the Navy. During the summer of 2012, my mother visited him and recorded his stories about growing up, World War Two, and time as an employee at the Pacific Bell Telephone Company. This is the history of the 20th century as he lived it.
Back To Sea (British Merchant Navy)
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Price: $7.40 USD. Words: 38,220. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a year at Leith Nautical College to obtain a 1st Class PMG Certificate in Radiotelegraphy, the author returns to sea on the old Blue Funnel ship Atreus which carries Muslim pilgrims to Jeddah on the homeward passage.
Outward Bound (Merchant Navy post ww2)
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Price: $7.84 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author describes his first post-war year in the Merchant Navy, on the Liberty Ship Samnesse, with detailed information about the different countries visited and numerous interesting photographs. Outward Bound is the sequel to "Life Aboard a Wartime Liberty Ship" published by Amberley and which received excellent reviews.