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Surfer, Soldier, Outlaw, Saint
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Price: Free! Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I sat straight up in bed, the sweat flowing from every pore in my shaking body. Terrified, looking around the darkened room, I could see my club jacket (colors) hanging from a hook on the wall. The nightmares and flashbacks had become more intense. So much so, that I dreaded to succumb to sleep. I reached under the pillow, pulled out my .45 caliber automatic and placed the barrel on my temple.
The Gospel According to Casey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,460. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The GOSPEL ACCORDING TO CASEY is the ultimate Casey Stengel book for lovers and admirers of "The Ol' Perfessor." It is part collection of hilarious stories and 1-liners by and about Casey, and half an analysis of his managerial genius. Dozens of resources and interviews were done by Ira Berkow and Jim Kaplan, two highly esteemed baseball writers. The result is nothing short of AMAZIN'!
What I Know about Jumping
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Have you ever made a major life decision and felt the tremendous fear, worry, and excitement that goes along with it? That is what is referred to as “jumping” in this book, and it is a natural and necessary part of life. But there’s no need to do it alone. Get “What I know about Jumping” for the support, guidance, and insight you need to make your next major life change!
Singing Magic: Memoir of a Girl Who Thought Singing Was Life
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Price: Free! Words: 86,860. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Memoir of a girl raised in rural Ontario and French Canada in the 1940s and 1950s, who then moved to South Africa in the late 1960s and witnessed the tumultuous dismantling of apartheid. Rich descriptions of people and places in rural Canada and remote regions in South Africa.
Torn: The Story of an Undeserving Wallaby Drowning in a Septic Tank.
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 91,480. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The funniest, most heartfelt book ever written, one that every one will love to read. At some time in my life I was young, carefree and reckless with my whole life ahead of me. Then one day I woke up and realized that everything had changed. All the things that I loved dearly about my life have been torn from me and I was challenged with putting the pieces back together one laugh at a time.
Cabbages and Kings
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A prerequisite to the development of any and every child is a secure, loving relationship with both their mother and father, but not every child is so blessed. Cabbages and Kings documents my experiences after the untimely death of my father, which profoundly affected the course of my life, and follows the consequences of a fatherless household during my formative years. Set against a background o
Winds of Valor
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,580. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Winds of Valor is the second book in historian Carol Harp Norman's "The Texas Wind" series. It is the story of James Campbell, one of the first Texas Rangers. He worked valiantly during the conflict of The War of Independence from Mexico in his mission to bring justice to Texas between 1831-1840. Here is an up close, authentic look at Texas' fight against Mexico and the battle of the Alamo.
Passing Along A Dream - The Story Behind the Center Lovell Inn Essay Contest
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Passing Along A Dream” is the true story behind the first Center Lovell Inn Essay Contest. Bil and Susie Mosca spent twenty years at the Inn and then began the search for a new innkeeper through a unique essay contest. The winning essay and a sampling of the entries are included. The winner and current innkeeper, Janice Sage tells of her dream and how fate stepped in and brought her to Maine.
Caught In A Web:Changed by Destiny
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ethel Oden lived a life of horror from her childhood. She escaped the life she lived and when she became an adult, her life became more difficult to endure. Her life was filled with deception and twisted love. She overcame her past by escaping the web she once lived, by making decisions for her life to fulfill her destiny.
Mike Brant - Le Chant du désespoir
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 41,980. Language: French. Published: March 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
L'étrange destin de Mike Brant, le jeune Israélien qui, devenu une star en France, a mis fin à sa vie en se jetant du haut d'un immeuble. The strange fate of Mike Brant, the young Israelian who, after becoming a star in France, put an end to his life by jumping from the top of a building.
Aren’t You Glad That It’s Not Christmas Everyday? Memoirs of a Wizzard Drummer. Ex Drummer of Roy Woods Wizzard. Charlie Grima
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a few years of friends encouraging me to write about my times in this business of showing off, I decided to give it a go. I’ve started from the humble beginnings of emigrating to the UK, in the hope that you get a grasp of the culture shock of change that I have experienced. For the better of course. I like to think that I have grasped the “Brummie” sense of humour along the way. Oroight?
Last Train to Cooperstown
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,960. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Banned from Major League baseball for nearly the first half of the 20th Century due to racial discrimination, African Americans formed their own professional teams. In 2005 there were 24 former Negro League players in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. However, this did not give Negro League baseball the recognition deserved for its contribution to the sport. A committee of baseball historians re
Orange County Women's Jail: A Journey Behind Bars with the Women of Sector 14
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,120. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Jennifer Sweet provides a rare, real behind-the-scenes look at the lives and crimes of women doing time in Orange County, California as she shares her experiences as an inmate for two years at Orange County Women’s Jail. From murder to sexual deviance, from absurdity to tragedy, from the mundane to the monstrous, Jennifer saw, and tells, it all in "Orange County Women’s Jail."
Fear of Failure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The autobiographical work “Fear of Failure” documents the life and times of James Aarons, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. It is a bold, uncensored look at the struggles of a young man looking for fulfillment in his profession and love in his life. Dr. Aarons pulls no punches and makes no excuses as he charmingly writes his way through his life’s journey.
Resistance 101: 26 Points Of Contention
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,730. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
By the year 2050, we will need 27 planet Earths to sustain our population. Every day, 200 species are driven extinct. Non-stop war threatens not only our lives, but the survival of all life on the planet. The dominant culture is doing its part to keep these alarming facts hidden as it facilitates the largest threat to life in the past 65 million years.
Behind the Mic
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A true story of one broadcaster's meandering, fast-paced, roller-coaster, up and down career through the convoluted and on occasion unpredictable maze of the radio and television news business.
Before, Afdre, and After (my stroke ... oh what fun)
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Before, Afdre, and After, Twomey offers a sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes comical, and ultimately inspiring account of what it is to lose everything when you’re supposed to be in the prime of your life—and what it takes to get it back, piece by tiny piece.
A Life In Bits
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 20,130. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A Life in Bits is the moving story of one man's battle with bipolar disorder, a condition whose devastating consequences are still not fully appreciated by the world at large. This inspirational book will be of great interest to anyone who is afflicted by bipolar disorder, or knows one of the many people who are.
lov1978...This Is My Testimony
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
It's not just a book of poetry, it's a journey illustrated by words and designed to meet you right where you are. God is calling for transparency in the body of Christ in order to help those both inside and outside of the Body begin to face what they have only been fixing, masking and hiding for so long. Read along as this first time Author steps outside the box.
Sixteen Vs, Book Five, Surviving Vietnam
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Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 5. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 157,070. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Victor's adventures getting to, during, and getting home from Vietnam are more unusual than most. Trials and turmoil continue in the exciting and dangerous events he deals with. Boot camp and technical school provide unique situations, but nothing like the challenges in Vietnam. Amid the chaos of war, he deals with racial hatred. Even during play his exploits turn potentially life threatening.