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Melanoma Mama: On Life, Death, and Tent Camping
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Stage IV cancer patient finds joy while entangled in a tango with death. In this witty and wise tale, the author fills the spaces between her medical dramas with her zest for life. During her solo, cross-country tent camping adventure she learns that when life and death no longer matter, true joy is possible. The author's honesty will impact you forever.
Men from the Adverts Telly
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Price: $4.56 USD. Words: 79,980. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Broadcasters behave outrageously in “Men from the Adverts Telly,” a Welsh journalist’s personal recollection of the Golden Age of Independent Television. Greedy bosses, bolshie unions and hell-raising hacks are recalled in a first book described by top literary agent James Gill as “intriguing and hair-raising stuff - Life on Mars meets Drop the Dead Donkey.”
Monkey on the Wing
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the true story of the life of a loveable Aussie larrikin, tracing his wild and exuberant, often shocking, youthful adventures and travels all over the world, up until the accident that took his eyesight and should have taken his life.
From Rags to Rags
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 101,340. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Rags To Rags is Tina Morrison's true story of wasted childhood back in Poland during 60’s and 70’s. It portrays a painful journey through neglect, despair, horrors of domestic violence and poverty inflicted by alcohol abuse.
Malinki the Medic
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Price: Free! Words: 89,790. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Peter A. Brandt. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Malinki The Medic: From Child 'Prisoner Of War" to Old Age - The Life of Gerd J. Brandt
Here's to Our Far Flung Empire: An Account of a Colonial Upbringing
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Tony Orchard was a product of the British Empire at a time when Great Britain's rule across an empire that stretched from India to Singapore and Jamaica to Borneo was fast fading into history. Here’s To Our Far-Flung Empire is a fascinating and entertaining account of 17 years of conflict, comradeship, romance, adventure and excitement across the world.
Growing up in spite of Hitler
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,660. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many books have been written about the brutality and atrocities committed by the unbelievably evil government of Nazi Germany. The author, born three years before Hitler came to power has now reached the age of 82 and is therefore part of a generation inevitably and steadily reducing in numbers and feels compelled to write his story as it unfolded within his war-torn country.
Fishing for Freedom -- Life Lessons Learned by a Young Coastal Fisherman in the Summer of '64
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
A young lad of 16, spending a summer aboard his father's coastal fishing boat in the summer of 1964, begins to learn the lessons that will guide him through an active and satisfying life. And in the process, he risks life and limb, spends hours and hours just bored, and has adventures that would rival those of Tom Sawyer -- but in a totally different environment.
Memoirs of a Remarkable Survivor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,090. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is dedicated to anyone who has earned their diploma from the University of Hard Knocks! Be thankful for your own resilience--not everyone can take a beating and stand up. In 1993, a family counselor told the author it was remarkable that she had not attempted suicide. "You haven't even heard half of it!" Today, the author's life is full of love, peace, joy and harmony. Here is light.
Cream From Butterflies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a personal story that reveals life in the mid-twentieth century that is mainly peaceful, mostly prosperous, when Americans dreamed big and dreams came true. And on a smaller scale, the story of how a writer can be formed: by commitment to a diary. The writer's five year diary written between 1959 and 1963 is included between essays about growing up in a small Wisconsin town.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Making of a Two-bit Mystic: Motorcycle Days
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,280. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two-bit Mysticing (verb): prospecting the stream of our surroundings for buried nuggets in the graveled bottom. This is the story of keeping two wheels on the road while learning to gather moments that shine—like brain-cell gold. This mental gold is the marrow of our spiritual and artistic lives.
Cancer: A Message Of Hope
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Price: Free! Words: 35,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cancer: A Message of Hope is a Pulitzer Prize Nonfiction finalist written by Jairo Alvarez. The book concentrates on the author's struggles with the "silent killer" and his eventual "new-life" after radical surgery. The book contains both an inspirational story as well as medical facts that have the potential to better inform those dealing with prostate cancer.
A Promise Fulfilled
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A PROMISE FULFILLED is a story about CJ Rock's adopted daughter from Korea and her struggle for normalcy.
1309 Days to Freedom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the autobiography of Dietrich W. Geschke, who was born in pre-war East Prussia. Kept along with his mother and sister on Russian collective farms in post-war Kaliningrad Oblast (pre-war East Prussia) for 3 1/2 years and eventually escaped from East Germany to West Germany. His family immigrated to the U.S. in 1952.
From Smuggling to Cotton Kings - the Greg Story
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 34,240. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This book covers a period when Britain was the cradle of change and innovation in many fields - commerce, agriculture, manufacturing, finance and the development of democratic political structures and it goes on to portray the slow decline of a family-based industrial enterprise under the political, social and economic pressures of the late 19th and 20th centuries.
A Bridge to the Mountain
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This story of evangelist and musician, Paul Chang, hangs on a background of Chinese history and culture. We meet young Paul (Chang Bao-wha) fleeing China ahead of the Communist army; he reaches Hong Kong and the West. In China, his father died in a communist prison. An educated Paul later returns to China to see his father's memory 'rehabilitated' and to make a mark on the growing Chinese Church.
Notre Dame, Chicago Bears &
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Heartley "Hunk" Anderson is a football legend. He has been enshrined in the Football Foundation Hall of Fame, a coveted honor he richly deserves for his contributions and achievements in the sport. There is no one to equal Anderson as a the living witness of the evolution and development of the wonderful game of football -- both pro and collegiate.
Veronica's Diary III, Awakening the Woman Within
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 126,340. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like its predecessors, The Journey of Innocence and Braving a New World, Awakening the Woman Within has been translated from the original Portuguese journals Veronica kept throughout her life. After thirty years of marriage she finds the courage to ask for a divorce. Chronologically she is 47 years old but physiologically she is a youthful college student with a new career in mind.
Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
(5.00 from 1 review)
Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo is a memoir and travel book that begins with a series of losses that set the author on an uncharted path from suburban Michigan to exotic locations around the world. While her story illustrates the redemptive power of change, it is primarily a primer and guidebook for solo travelers who want to explore affordable and exciting locations.