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Series: Travel Memoirs. Price: Free! Words: 49,090. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
Living the dream! For many Australians that dream is travelling around this great land of ours. How much better if we can take the comforts of home with us? That's just what my wife and I did. We bought a caravan to take with us on our journeys. Some people thought we were mad; others would have loved to be bold enough to do the same thing. Come along, strap yourself in and join us.
John Lennon: Music, Myth and Madness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Arguably the most famous musician of all time, John Lennon was enormously successful when it came to selling records and filling concert halls, but a failure in certain aspects of his private life.
Marjorie Klemp: Her Spiritual Journey Through Service
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Marjorie Klemp is petite, standing only five foot one in height. She could be anybody’s grandmother, but she is a spiritual giant and an adventurer at heart. Learn about Marjorie’s past lives and amazing journeys. Stitching these experiences together is what Marjorie calls the Golden Thread, the spiritual flow that acts through persons and events to bring greater love and freedom into the world.
From Fear To Love: My Journey Beyond Christianity
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Series: Biography & Memoir ยท Harry Willson Humanist Philosophy, Book 3. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 75,700. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012 by Amador Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
WINNER! Philosophy Book, 2013 NM-AZ Book Awards! The "philosophical memoir" of Harry Willson, former clergyman and committed writer-teacher-activist. Those who come for the first time to Harry's work will discover an informed, irreverent voice of reason in a world gone mad on dogma, hype, guilt trips and power trips. Above all, Harry's commitment to personal and mutual liberation shines through.
The Blood Cried Out
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Price: Free! Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A poignant, true story filled with raw emotion and suspense. This story details the events that took place in and out of the hospital after my only son was brutally stabbed due to Gang Violence. Journey with a family to hell and back and read of the miracle that God performed. With medical records, crime scene photos and newspaper articles included. Written by Deborah Stewart.
Una Vida en Perspectiva
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,830. Language: Spanish. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
De origen Judío, aun adolescente de 16 años, escapó de Alemania Nazi para Sudamérica, pobre e ignorando la lengua local. Disfrutando una feliz vida familiar hasta interrumpida por un cáncer sufrido de integrantes de su familia además de él propio. Analizando su larga vida llena de incidencias trágicas y hilarantes, juzga “Si, valía la pena!”, al llegar a la longevidad contento y satisfecho.
Boxer Hobo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,390. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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When a homeless alcoholic boxer wakes up in a Tasmanian Neuro-Trauma ward with a fractured skull, doctors inform him he won't be able to box or drink alcohol ever again. That's not an option for this thirsty pugilist, after all, he took up boxing to keep off the grog. In his determination to get well and fight again, Johnny Noctor, The Hobo, regularly runs to the top of Mt Wellington.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
Tomorrow's Road Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
Heiress Strangled in Molten Chocolate at Nazi Sex Orgy! – A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,640. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Portnoy’s Complaint” meets “The Front Page.” A naïve kid with oppressive Jewish parents gets into journalism for all the wrong reasons, finds himself in over his head on a big city daily, but manages a modest success anyway. It’s a true story populated with swashbuckling 1960s newspaper types, parents with nutty hang-ups, a few celebrities, and an occasional scoundrel.
Fra Aalborg Til Hollywood
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Price: $26.00 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: Danish. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lisa Aybike Kir brændte sig fast på danskernes nethinde, da hun delte sit liv med seerne i TV3's Danske Hollywoodfruer. Kom med bag facaden på en ægte, dansk Hollywoodfrues rejse mod stjernerne. Fra Aalborg til Hollywood er en barsk og ærlig beretning om en ung piges jagt på berømmelse, kærlighed og selvtillid. Ekstra bonus: Insider-tips til dig, der gerne vil slå igennem i Hollywood!
Boat Girl: A Memoir of Youth, Love, & Fiberglass
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Boat Girl” is the heart-breaking memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. Melanie paints a vivid picture of the trials and tribulations of family life aboard a sailboat without drowning the reader in the technical details of sailing. “Boat Girl” strikes a perfect balance between a coming of age story and a sea tale, enjoyable for boaters and land-lovers alike.
Blues Discovery: Reaching Across the Divide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
The excitement of discovery and the passion for music can be a potent force in a person's life. Blues Discovery: Reaching Across the Divide (Revised Edition) tells the stories of half a dozen Americans who defied the dictates of segregation in the 1940s to the 1960s and followed their passion for the blues across the color lines.
Woody Guthrie: His Life, Music & Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,670. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This ebook is a carefully researched study of the life, music and myth of famed singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie.
True Calling: Life and Times of Revd JA Okesiji, JP
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This is the biography of my maternal grandfather. A Revd gentleman who works in one of the pioneer Baptist churches in Nigeria, First Baptist Church, Oke-elerin, Ogbomoso. There are contributions from many elderly ones
Through A Mother's Eyes, The Dana White Story
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Dana's mom worked hard to give him a better life, she raised him as a single mom to be a powerful and wealthy man. The man known by many as the king of mma. But now she questions at what cost.. "Sometimes in the pursuit of greatness we get lost. Dana's mom says the cost was too great." Marc Anthony, Ringside Report
Dangling Without A Rope, A Life Discovered
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,470. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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Dangling Without a Rope is about a woman who travels the globe, engaging in daring and dangerous adventures in search of her true self. From sled dog racing in Alaska to the wilds of Nepal, her tales will keep you on the edge of your seat. Her evolution as a woman and spiritual seeker is woven intimately and honestly into her accounts, reminding us of the unlimited possibilities of life.
His Words
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“His Words” is a memoir about a man who paid the ultimate price for his country. He was a West Point graduate, a Gulf War veteran, a Captain in the Army and my husband. I relate how he was able to give me the courage to keep moving on as I read his letters from the past. The advice and encouragement he gave me as I raised our children can now inspire all who struggle through life's hardships.
Mirror Image
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,460. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When the silence of my childhood was let out in the sun everything exploded around me and I was propelled back to the bastard child living in poverty stricken rural Ireland during and after WWII.
A Year in the Life of a Student Teacher
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,700. Language: British English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This is the diary of an office worker who decided to become a school teacher. I attempted the transition from quiet IT professional to loud scary school teacher. I left behind good friends interested in knowing what happened to me, so I began writing this diary. I had no idea it would be such an emotionally charged, powerful, funny, compelling, upsetting and profoundly life altering voyage.