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When Cancer is God's Call
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 188,650. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
The book is about a charming mother and an affectionate spouse who battled and fought Breast Cancer for almost seven years. In the end her struggles came to nothing as the demon of the disease overpowered her. Read about her passion to live at the best of times and the pain that gripped her at the worst of times. The book has everything for the ardent reader.
Memoirs of a Fighting Dog
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literature » Educational
See the world of dog fighting through the dogs point of view as he shows you exactly what his life is about and what happens when fighters fail in the pit.
Yes I Can: the story of Sammy Davis Jr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 239,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Yes I Can, his 1965 worldwide Number One Best Selling autobiography, Sammy Davis recounts the extraordinary obstacles he overcame to become the undisputed world’s greatest entertainer. A half century after it became an immediate bestseller, Yes I can is still an intensely absorbing book, full of the vitality and aggressive greatness of Sammy Davis, Jr.
King Without a Kingdom
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,360. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
John Hulbert’s trek through the material world and the New Age, looking for answers surrounding the meaning of life, are vividly explored in this one man’s journey. The great stories of our civil­ization, from Homer’s “Odyssey” to “The Wizard of Oz” are epics of the heroic journey; returning home after an arduous and dangerous trip into foreign and unknown lands facing insurmountable obstacles.
The Real Verdict, My Quest for the Freedom I Never Had
Price: $3.51 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A woman finally says ‘no’ to those who would exploit, undermine and demean her. This is a story of courage, perseverance, and the achievement of dignity. This is… The Real Verdict
From Roaring Hate to Ramrod Straight A Journey from Hitler’s Germany to the US Marine Corps
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 202,210. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This story tracks the life of an immigrant German Jew who was able to escape the clutches of Nazi Germany, fleeing Berlin, with his family in 1939, shortly after the horrific events of “Kristallnacht” when the Nazi Party in Germany finally showed its’ true colors. Left without a country and nowhere to go, the family manages to get to Genoa where transportation to Ecuador is arranged.
A New Forest Childhood 1903-1916
Price: Free! Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The memoirs of Thomas Gilbert Scott growing up in Sway in the New Forest before the Great War. This ebook version does not contain the photographs, family tree or map of the print edtion.
Dave Maynard Spin, The
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012 by Rosstrum Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Dave Maynard spent nearly 50 years in broadcasting. This book contains humorous and historical recollections of his career. Included are interviews with many legendary entertainers and political figures as well as stories gathered from his travels as leader of the first tour groups ever allowed into Russia and China. He also hosted what is referred to as the forerunner to Star Search.
Helen: A Psychic Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is a memoir of Helen Gilman, a long time resident of Boulder, Colorado. She was more than 90 years old when she died. She was deaf for most of her life and worked as a psychic reading the tea leaves of thousands of residents during the many years of her practice. This book contains many remarkable stories telling of Helen's uncanny ability to see things invisible to others.
The Orange Trees of Baghdad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this “powerful and important book” (Vancouver Sun), Leilah Nadir uncovers her lost roots, in the Iraq her father left behind decades ago. In the brutal aftermath of the invasion, a surprise reunion brings east and west together. Orange Trees won the George Ryga Award; Naomi Klein called it “Lovingly woven together … reminds us that Iraq is not just a war; it is a country.”
On my way to Samarkand - memoirs of a travelling writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by infinity plus. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Garry Kilworth is a varied and prolific writer who has travelled widely since childhood, living in a number of countries, especially in the Far East. His books include SF and fantasy, historical novels, literary novels, story collections, children's books and film novelisations. This autobiography covers family history, travels and his experiences in publishing. 'a master of his trade' (Punch)
America Redux: Impressions of the United States After Thirty-Five Years Abroad
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1976 John Walters left the United States in search of adventure and literary inspiration. He lived for many years in India, Bangladesh, Italy, and Greece. Finally, faced with the economic catastrophe in Greece and the lack of opportunities for his sons, he returned to the land of his birth. Without home, without job, without resources, he confronted his own country as if for the first time.
Coming Together
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 132,410. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Coming together is a memoire of my healing journey, filled with my stories and life lessons. Join me as I lead you through my personal spiritual journey to an honest healing of my heart; through my decent into abandonment, abuse, death, drugs and deep sadness, followed by my ascension into healing. I grow with the evolution of my true story, and as it comes together, we come together.
Who Decides? A Journey out of the Shadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by BWM Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
A young child faces the unknown. The tragic death of her mother from Tuberculosis. The uncertainty of the war years. The hateful treatment of her sadistic stepmother not only to herself but to her father and her two sisters. Yet still giving her the strength to grow into a capable person, with great hopes for the future.
A Hairdresser's Diary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,960. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Hairdressing: an act of transformation. We search for the right hairdresser. Telling them stories about our lives that we don’t share with everyone. They become the keeper of our diary. Sometimes we wonder what the world looks like from their eyes.
A Broad Abroad in Iran, An Expat's Misadventures in the Land of Male Dominance
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
It’s July 1977, in Esfahan, Iran, one year before the bloody start of the revolution, and two years before the U.S. Embassy take-over, when expatriate Dodie Cross finds herself in a strange world, some­where between the Old Testament and the Space Age. Her life takes on twists and turns as she tries to acclimate to the soaring changes in temperature and altitude, culture and attitude.
The Cathy Harris Story: A Whistleblower's Victorious Journey to Justice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Courage is that rare trait that requires the unusual strength to do what is right - not what is popular in the face of personal harm and at great risk. Susan B. Anthony had the courage to guide thousands of women through that era of U.S. history when women were treated as second-class citizens despite the threats to her personal safety.
The Soulshard Chronicles - Book 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imalion Soulstone grew up in Midpas. He was part of a noble family; his father was the lord of a town and its surrounds. But his life has just turned around.
Coming to Astoria: An Immigrant's Tale
Price: Free! Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.00 from 5 reviews)
Why do children growing up together in the same household turn out so completely different? How can a child raised in a family of twelve be so lonely? Coming to Astoria takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery which is humorous, entertaining, and educational. This is a fascinating human interest story filled with poignant memories about growing up alone in a large family.
Twice Afflicted and Gifted: Balancing Bipolar and Breast Cancer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What is it like to experience 2 life threatening illnesses? Marcia Weisbrot who has been diagnosed with both bipolar and breast cancer, shares her story of balancing a life with one, then the other and finally both, bipolar and breast cancer together. Her struggles and ultimate triumph form a compelling story with humor and grace that will touch your heart.